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Ground Kontrol Classic Arcade

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511 NW Couch St Portland OR 97209
Phone
(503) 796-9364
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Business Hours

Status: Open

Sunday
12:00pm-2:00am
Monday
12:00pm-2:00am
Tuesday
12:00pm-2:00am
Wednesday
12:00pm-2:00am
Thursday
12:00pm-2:00am
Friday
12:00pm-2:00am
Saturday
12:00pm-2:00am

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This vintage video game and pinball arcade is a trip through time- you will find a black lit wonderland of 80s video games that still costs a single quarter. DJs or bands entertain on most nights, with a small cover charge on band nights. Minors are allowed during the day, but a recently added bar is opened up at 5p every night to serve beer. Climb the ornate staircase to the largest collection...

Ground Kontrol is the West Coast's premier classic arcade, preserving and celebrating video gaming's golden age by operating over 60 classic video games and 27 pinball machines, and selling refurbished vintage home systems such as the Atari 2600, Nintendo Entertainment System and Super Nintendo. Ground Kontrol also serves beer & wine during evening hours, hosts DJs and Rock Band, and is...

Ground Kontrol offers over 100 classic video games & pinball machines from the ‘70s, ‘80s, ‘90s and beyond, with a full bar and food menu after 5pm every night!

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If you responsibly--but still regrettably--use all your quarters on laundry, wait until the second Thursday of each month when a five dollar cover allows free play of all (ALL!) the games. Mash those buttons to your inner-child's heart's content.

A cheap date here means feeding your sig. other's pinball machine with quarters, and her stomach with cheap fare costing you $6 and under.

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Get out of my head David Bowie!This place is excellent and it made me realize how much I suck at classic arcade games like Paper Boy.Bonus points for...

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I recently visited Portland and did tons of amazing stuff. I put a bird on it, I pickled it, and even got to hang with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles....

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Video Games, Pinball, Full Bar and Food = Ground Kontrol Classic Arcade.

"The West Coast’s premier classic arcade," Ground Kontrol features over 60 classic video games and 27 pinball machines. All ages are admitted until 5:00 p.m., when ID is required. Refurbished vintage home systems are sold.

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It's like stepping into a video game. Check website for monthly unlimited play days! Minors allowed till 5pm.

If you responsibly--but still regrettably--use all your quarters on laundry, wait until the second Thursday of each month when a five dollar cover allows free play of all (ALL!) the games. Mash those buttons to your inner-child's heart's content.

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