Best Old School Pinball Places in Seattle
Full Tilt Ice Cream
5453 Leary Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98107
With locations in Ballard, West Seattle/White Center, Columbia City and University District, your trip to Full Tilt is all about artisan ice cream, beer, pinball, vintage video games, live music, and art. Families are welcome to come to play and stay for an ice cream!
Seattle Pinball Museum
508 Maynard Ave S
Seattle, WA 98104
In Seattle’s International District/Chinatown is the home to the Seattle Pinball Museum. Over 30 vintage pinball machines all set to FREE PLAY for your fun and enjoyment! It’s two floors of fun machines, silverballs and flippers, including The Simpsons, King Tut, Star Wars Episode 1, Galaga Arcade, Flipper Football, Tales of The Crypt and much, more! Plus beer, soft drinks and snacks for purchase. Cost is $10.00 general admission, $7.00 Children 12 and under. Bring a group of friends, a birthday party or your kids for some old school fun!
2222 2nd Avenue
Seattle, WA 98121
Shorty’s a 21+ Seattle pub, with their famous Chicago style hot dogs, cocktails and beer. Plus, they have nearly a dozen pinball machines, including AC/DC, Batman, Indiana Jones, Centaur and Elektra. Shorty’s also has lots of arcade games, club seating and a fun, circus style atmosphere. A great place to kick back after work or on the weekend.
Add-a-Ball Amusements Bar and Arcade
315 N 36th Street, Unit 2B
Seattle, WA 98103
Add-a-Ball is Seattle’s newest 21+ arcade. Located in Fremont, they have the largest collection of vintage coin operated arcade machines in Seattle, along with a stunning line up of pinball machines. Play your heart out at games like Baby Pacman, Stars, Nitro Groundshaker, Old Chicago, Twilight Zone and Captain Fantastic. Enjoy beer and snacks in an arcade environment that throws you back a decade or two.
Dorky’s Bar Arcade
754 Pacific Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98402
A great place for kids (before 9:00pm) and adults to hang out and play lots of pinball! Gems from the ’80s and ’90s like Evil Knievel, Space Invaders, El Durado City of Gold, Indianapolis 500, No Fear, Star Trek The Next Generation, Pirates of the Caribbean and many more. Lots of video games, too! They sell soft drinks, ice cream, pizza, sandwiches and beer. After 9:00pm, it’s 21+ only. Video arcade games and vintage pinball machines cost 25 cents to play, and newer pinball machines cost 50 cents.