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Dorky’s Barcade is opening this weekend

As first spotted by Exit 133, the new Dorky’s Barcade has this message up on the venue Facebook page.

Guess What??? We are Opening SATURDAY!!!! 10AM. No food or Beer yet. We will have bottled Drinks and Snack Foods. Come and get you game on!!!!

The new venue will open at 754 Pacific Ave., in the downtown Tacoma, a space previously occupied by the Brick City Project and Destiny’s. It’ll combine a few things we like here on the TRC blog – pinball, old-school video games and brewskis, a la Shorty’s in Seattle

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The skinny on Dorky’s Barcade, coming soon to Pacific Avenue (audio)

There are relatively few places in the Northwest for getting your vintage pinball and old-school arcade fix on. Seattle has Shorty’s, Portland has Ground Kontrol (see video at bottom of this post) and soon Tacoma will have Dorky’s Barcade.

Dorky’s owners Les Bond and Caroline Dennewith are awaiting liquor license approval and putting the finishing touches on their forthcoming arcade, bar and grill (specialty, grilled cheese) which will soon open at 754 Pacific Ave., formerly home to Brick City Project.
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