Get a group together and head out for some friendly competition.
It's time to play while you eat! Take a leap back in time at Up Down or peer into the future at REM5 with their virtual reality or sip a cocktail while playing bocce ball. No need to worry about food, we’ve compiled a list of the best gaming and dining spots so you have everything you need under one roof!
It's date night and it’s your turn to make the plans. Should you opt for a nice dinner or something a little more interactive? What if you didn’t have to choose? Enter Bryant Lake Bowl! Their food is locally sourced, sustainable, fresh and they have plenty of healthy and vegan options (this isn’t just bar food!). Grab a bottle of wine, a couple beers or just a refreshing glass of water and enjoy bowling in their retro-style lanes. It’s everything you could want, all in one place. Take advantage of their Cheap Date Night every Monday. Get two entrees, a bottle of wine or a few beers and one round of bowling for only $28 per couple.
Eat, drink, play games and watch sports all under one roof. Get lost in your childhood glory days (or make up for your not-so-glory days) at Dave & Buster's Edina as you hop from one arcade game to the next - this time with a drink in hand and a delicious meal on its way. Here, being an adult doesn't mean you have to settle. At this sports bar/arcade, happy hours, weekday specials and local events will keep you coming back for more! Bring your friend group, your date, or your whole family for a day/night of fun, games and sports galore!
Whether you come for a celebration or simply to have a fun night out, Mystic Lake will dazzle any group with its flashy lights, energetic atmosphere and incredible selection of games and entertainment. With free events, music, food, a golf course, a spa and plenty of games, your attention will be drawn in each and every direction. Mystic Lake has something fun in store for everyone. Check out their calendar to see what’s happening this week!
Pinstripesoffers a more sophisticated take on dining and gaming. They offer seasonal, Italian-American dishes with locally sourced ingredients and offer a full bar with a number of hand crafted cocktails. Sit down for dinner or take advantage of the game-side food and beverage service while you bowl or play bocce ball. Bring your kids and take advantage of #3 kids bowling Monday through Friday. On Sundays, kids eat for half price! Eat and play with the whole family.
Revisit your childhood at this amazing retro arcade bar! With all games being just 25 cents, you don’t have to choose between your favorites. They have a full bar with over 60 beers on tap and delicious house-made pizza so you can replenish after hitting the games hard. Let Up-Down fulfill all your gaming wishes and dreams.
Head to Pat’s Tap for some good, old-fashioned fun. They are known for skee-ball but they also have great happy hour deals and a full menu (including brunch!). They’re committed to supporting local and organic agriculture and offer a variety of quality dishes. If you’re not already convinced,meet Pat.
Punch Bowl Social is where all your favorite games and activities come together. They have table games, bowling, vintage arcade AND karaoke. With a full bar and a scratch kitchen plus some pretty awesome happy hour deals, you really can’t go wrong. Punch Bowl is your next excuse for date night, girl’s night or just an evening for some fun with friends! If you need a place to stay check out these great hotels nearby.
Time to explore the world of virtual reality. Become an eleven assassin, fight your way through a zombie apocalypse or go 80 stories high and test your balance on a thin plank. REM5 has plenty of state-of-the-art virtual reality experience for all ages, experience levels, and interests. Paired with amazing food made in-house and a fantastic selection of local craft brews, the REM5 experience makes VR accessible, comfortable and social.
Enjoy the ride at The Fair on 4, located on the 4th floor of Mall of America. Enjoy hand-dipped corn dogs, house-battered cheese curds, mini donuts, cocktail floats, regional beers and our Blue Horse Pizza. Drive like a pro on the quarter-mile go-kart track, throw axes in the arena, try your favorite vintage arcade games and—most importantly—don’t poke the 8-ft tall stuffed bear.
This immersive experience allows you to play a selection of one-of-a-kind simulations in a comfy lounge where you can also enjoy food and beverages. Games are fun for golfers and non-golfers alike, including signature Topgolf target games, Zombie Dodgeball, Hockey, Baseball and more. Up to 10 people can play, eat, drink, and hang out in each of the two bays. The Topgolf Swing Suite is located on the third floor of the hotel, inside Jolliet House. The Marquette also has a deal running if you book the TopGolf Swing Suite 3 times and get your next visit free!