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Ground Kontrol Classic Arcade, Portland

#7 of 25 in Fun & Games in Portland
Entertainment Center · Fun & Games
No ordinary video arcade, Ground Kontrol Classic Arcade, ranks as one of the best in the United States, featuring beloved golden-age games and nearly 30 pinball tables. Play classics like Pac-Man, Donkey Kong, Frogger, and Street Fighter, or challenge yourself to pinball madness. Pinball games include a range of themes, from The Addams Family to Twilight Zone. The venue also hosts DJs, comedy shows, trivia nights, tournaments, karaoke, and a full-service bar. Plan your Ground Kontrol Classic Arcade visit and explore what else you can see and do in Portland using our Portland road trip site.
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  • Absolutely awesome!!! Fantastic collection of classic and contemporary games and great drinks at reasonable prices. They have everything from Pac-Man and Space Invaders to Jurassic Park and Aliens...  more »
  • Amazing place with heaps of classic arcade games from the 80s & 90s! I felt like a kid all over again. It seems these are now called barcades because alcohol beverages are served inside. That’s not...  more »
  • Epic arcade full of the best retro and newer games. Great vibes, amazing food. The drinks are worth the price and after 5pm it turns into a 21+ arcade. Always a fun experience.
  • Great place to hang out! Good draft beer selection and basic food options for sharing whilst you check out the arcade. Lots of vintage games and pinball machines, they have all the classics and almost all of them are 25 cents.

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