Long Island Restaurants With a Retro Vibe For Arcade Video Gamers

Sometimes you want to go back in time and relive the things that made your youth so great. Like video games, outdated fashion and zany characters. We put together this list of spots to eat that give you that retro vibe.

NostalgiaThey say they are all things 90s all the time. The menu features Tommy’s Fried Pickles, Moe’s Pub Pretzel Sticks and they have video games. IYKYK. Location: 380 N. Wantagh Ave, Bethpage.

BurgercadeOne of the newest entries that opened recently in Riverhead. Total 80s vibe. Cheap eats and video games. Location: 87 East Main Street, Riverhead.

Standard RecDoesn’t it seem like Patchogue has one of everything nowadays? Standard Rec is a little more trendy than retro but they got the games. Location: 49 E. Main Street, Patchogue.

Chuck E. Cheese – I mean, we’re not wrong… Locations: 21 Sunrise Hwy, Patchogue; 155 Sunrise Hwy, West Islip; 11-15 Hanover Place, Delco Plaza, Hicksville; 162 Fulton Ave, Hempstead.

Arcadia Retro – Temporarily closed. Noooooooo! [Cue Pac-Man dying sound.] Location: 2890 Hempstead Turnpike, Levittown.

Game On Retro Arcade – OK. We’re cheating but cheat codes are a part of gaming. It’s located inside the food court in the Smith Haven Mall so while technically not a restaurant where you can play games inside, it’s pretty darn close. So this counts. Right? Location: 362 Smith Haven Mall, Lake Grove.

Q-Zar – Not only video games but they serve pub grub, beer, PREMIUM beer, mead and wine. And you can also do ax throwing! Location: 151 Voice Road, Carle Place.

Bowlero – Inside a bowling alley they have a state-of-the-art, deluxe arcade (whatever that means it sounds cool). Grab pizza, burgers, wings and cocktails. And bowling! Location: 5660 Sunrise Highway, Sayville.

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