Dave and Buster’s is opening their newest location this Monday on International Drive in Orlando. The 40,236-square-foot space features a large arcade, full restaurant and a bar. It’s located on the land formerly occupied by Race Rock, just down and across the street from Pointe Orlando.
As you come in the front doors, you’ll notice a large stairway leading up. There’s plenty of parking around the restaurant and underneath the building. It’ll be great for rainy days. This is the first Dave and Buster’s to feature this elevated design. The inside of the building also has new designers, so even if you’ve been to another Dave and Buster’s, you haven’t seen one like this.
Today’s media preview started with Dave and Buster’s presenting a check for $15,000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Florida. As you can see in the background, it almost feels like you’re entering a casino rather than an arcade.
That’s what it’s all about – the tickets. Here Orlando Attractions Magazine – The Show host Mark Daniel drapes himself in them. Watch episode 34 of “The Show” to see our full report from Dave and Buster’s.
The games at Dave and Buster’s don’t run on quarters. You have to get a card and load it with whatever amount of “chips” you’d like. The more you spend, the cheaper the individual games become. For more photos of the arcade games, check our full photo gallery below.
The restaurant features a large menu. It’s similar to a Fridays or Chili’s. Here’s a look at the basic cheeseburger. Sandwich prices are around $10 with french fries or sweet potato fries. They also have steak and other more pricy meals. Check out the full photo gallery below for more photos of the food.
Dave & Buster’s Orlando is located at 8986 International Drive. It officially opens to the public on Monday, July 18, 2011.
A full photo gallery is below. Be sure to watch episode 34 of “Orlando Attractions Magazine – The Show” to see our full video report from Dave and Buster’s.