Best Bar With Arcade / Video Games

TIE: Beerland, The Ritz

This tie is an interesting one, covering both ends of the bar-game spectrum. On the one hand, you've got the Ritz, a big-league, two-story megadome offering an unparalleled assortment of air hockey tables, pinball machines, foosball, video games, pool, and more. It's a shoo-in, really ... a ringer. Then comes the slightly mystifying Beerland, the hole-in-the-wall underdog that has one pool table with some rickety-ass, busted-up cues, a Ms. Pac-Man or two, and a couple of MegaTouches. Go figure. All we can guess is that the atmosphere of the latter is so pleasing, their booking so good, and their staff so friendly that their small offering of games goes a long way, like a beggar's last penny in a donation pot.

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