Analog Arcade Bar

Analog Arcade Bar, located at 302 Brady Street in downtown Davenport, is filled with old arcade games, pinball machines, and an assortment of other games, like skee ball, all placed in a super cool bar setting.

IMG_1403IMG_1413What a great place this is! The building itself was originally built in 1918 as Scott County Savings Bank; many of the banks’ architectural features are still in tact and add to the charm of your experience. Upon walking in, the space opens up into this gorgeous, grandiose bar, it is a wonderful mix of old concrete and tile work with new woodwork, mimicking the juxtaposition of old toys in a new business.

IMG_1402There are seemingly endless things to do there. I re-lived my childhood with the Simpsons game that used to be out at the old theater on Brady Street!

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IMG_1422I got an amazingly high score playing Ice Ball (which is really skee ball), and got severely beaten at shooting hoops. I also took a moment to enjoy their private seating areas available; two bank vaults have been converted into cozy rooms perfect for cards and conversation.

IMG_1434After $10, or 40 tokens, we decided that enough battles had been won and enough snow had fallen onto the ground that it was time to go. I had such a wonderful time at Analog Arcade Bar and look forward to going again, I highly recommend it to anyone over the age of 21.

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Deborah Davis Deborah Davis, otherwise known as QCAlegirl, was born and raised in Davenport, Iowa, where she currently resides. A self-proclaimed craft beer fanatic, she spends her days either working at a local nano-brewery or researching and writing for her blog, qcalegirl.com. While she’s not traveling around the Midwest in search of new experiences, she also enjoys yoga, reading, and spending time with her friends and family.

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