Games, Sports and New American Menu add up to REALLY BIG Fun

ALBANY, NY– Dave & Buster’s, America’s leading venue that combines dining and entertainment, opens in Albany on August 24. The 33,000 square foot restaurant and game room is located in Crossgates Mall in Albany, NY.

The company was founded in 1982 to provide a high-quality, high-energy venue where families and adults can “Eat Drink Play®” all in one location. Currently, Dave & Buster’s is the largest national chain offering a full casual dining menu and a wide selection of non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages together with an extensive assortment of entertainment attractions, including skill- and sports-oriented games, video games, interactive simulators and other traditional games.

The Albany restaurant is the 64th store in the chain, which is currently expanding by four to six locations each year. Other locations in New York are in Buffalo, Syracuse, West Nyack, New York City and on Long Island.

“We’re thrilled to bring our unique brand of food and fun to the Capital Region,” said Dan Johnson, Dave & Buster’s Albany general manager. “The new Dave & Buster’s Albany offers something for everyone with a great variety of dining and entertainment options.”

The restaurant, game and special event areas will be open seven days a week Sunday – Thursday: 11 a.m. to midnight and Friday – Saturday: 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.

Dave & Buster’s chef-crafted menus combine fun and flavor as well. Popular items include Black Jack Burgers, Baked Chicken and Shrimp Alfredo, Bacon Wrapped Beef Medallions & Grilled Shrimp and the very popular adult signature cocktails including Snowcones, Walk the Plank and Million Dollar Margarita. The restaurant has special menus for children and people with allergies.

Popular new games include Temple Run, Cut the Rope, Dark Escape, Dream Raiders, Harpoon Lagoon, Dizzy Chicken and Milk Jug Toss. Guests can play to win tickets in the arcade for a variety of prizes including iPods, Nintendo games, grills, sports items, stuffed animals and even an electric guitar. Traditional games like bowling, shuffleboard and billiards are combined with newer games such as Derby Owners Club-World Edition, Fruit Ninja, Guitar Hero, Dance Revolution and Big Bass Wheel.

More than two dozen large-screen, high-definition televisions provide the perfect backdrop for everyone’s favorite college sporting events and professional games. The Albany location is also available for private parties, birthdays and corporate functions. Structured team building activities, company challenges and the ultimate quest are popular programs to help build corporate camaraderie.

About Dave & Buster’s


Dave & Buster’s was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas. Dave & Buster’s operates 63 large-venue, high-volume restaurant/entertainment complexes throughout North America that offer a food- and fun-filled experience to adults and families. The exciting environment of the Dave & Buster’s complex also provides the perfect setting for corporate and group events. Each Dave & Buster’s offers an impressive selection of high-quality food and beverage items, combined with the latest games and attractions. Guests can play state-of-the-art simulators and games of skill they can’t play anywhere else. Visit http://www.daveandbusters.com.

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