The Best Austin Bars for "Adult Play"
These bars might make you feel like a kid again
By Lisa Gossett,
4:08PM, Fri. Jul. 29, 2016
In this week's issue, we brought you Adult Play. Complete with childhood nostalgia like coloring and activity pages, puzzle rooms, adult summer camps and of course, Pokemon. To round out the grown-kid experience we've listed a few bars that can bring out your youthful side.• Recess Arcade Bar
222 E. 6th Street
Recess is one of those places on Dirty 6th that brings you back, way back. Arcades games like NBA Jam and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles will help you escape your adulting woes.•Kung Fu Saloon
510 Rio Grande
Kung Fu kicks it old school with games like Donkey Kong and Street Fighter II.• Pinballz
8940 Research Blvd
This arcade bar gives 80's babies a way to relive their childhood gaming glory with laser tag and over 100 games at the ultimate spot for large groups.Buffalo Billiards
201 East 6th Street
Shoot the shit with your friends with shuffleboard, pinball, and darts. They cater to foosball enthusiasts with weekly tournaments.• Full Circle Bar
1810 E 12th Street
Let the good times roll and join a skee-ball league with your friends.• Barflys
5420-B Airport Blvd
If you want the throwback feel of a real dive bar, hang out at Barflys, where the drinks are cheap and the bathrooms are dirty. With a pool table and B-grade movies playing on the t.v., you can feel good about this bar.
1120 S Lamar Blvd
consists of seven-themed karaoke rooms and different events throughout the week like Tittie Bingo and Cards Against Humanity.• Punch Bowl Social
11310 Domain Dr
Punch Bowl Social serves up an appetite with bowling, marbles, and private karaoke rooms.
1308 E. 4th Street
Scoot Inn has a lot of history in its walls, but with great live acts, cheap drinks, and skeeball this bar will continue its path to being one of the coolest spots in Austin.• Black Sheep Lodge
2108 S Lamar Blvd
This is the place to go for a great selection of beer while enjoying pool, shuffleboard, and darts.• At Handle Bar
121 E. 5th Street
The mustaches are plenty and the cocktails are crafty. Jenga will keep you pleasantly occupied or grab a pic of your favorite moustache in their photo booth.Lala's
2207 Justin Ln
This bar takes Christmas in July to another level. This year-round themed bar has an old school juke box that plays Christmas music, complete with fake snow and pool.• G&S Lounge
2420 S 1st St
This lounge has everything you need to have a good time; including an extensive beer selection and classic arcade games.Pick up this week's issue to find more ways Austin is keeping things childish.