The Basement Arcade Bar
The Basement Arcade Bar

The Basement Arcade Bar

About Us

A Retro Arcade

  • Classic arcade and pinball games you loved from the 80's and 90's
  • Selection of newer pinball titles like Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead and more
  • Prices are retro too!  25-50 cents per play
  • Located on Union Street in the heart of historic downtown Concord

Great Beverage Selection

  • Wide variety of beer including local favorites from OMB, Birdsong, Cabarrus, Ass Clown, Sugar Creek, Catawba, The Unknown Brewing Co. and more
  • Gluten free cider from NC favorite Bold Rock and England's Samuel Smith's
  • Wine list 
  • Signature mixed drinks
  • Non-alcoholic options for all ages

Membership Details

  • NC ABC laws can be quirky, so we are a Private Club for their purposes (not a restaurant or event venue, etc.)
  • Membership is $1 at the door/bar
  • Members must be 21+ and may bring up to 5 guests under 21 until 9pm.
  • From 9pm on, we are 21+ only
  • Sorry, but no pets, smoking or weapons on the premises

Contact Us

The Basement Arcade Bar

14 Union St S, Concord, NC 28025, United States

(980) 439-8435







5:00 pm – 11:00 pm


5:00 pm – 11:00 pm


5:00 pm – 11:00 pm


1:00 pm – 11:00 pm


1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Send us an email

Good to Know

What's playing now...


Star Wars (Stern)

Medieval Madness


Game of Thrones

The Walking Dead

South Park

The Simpson's Pinball Party

Roller Coaster Tycoon

Jurassic Park


Black Rose

No Fear

Bram Stoker's Dracula

World Cup Soccer

Fish Tales

Arcade Games:

Super Pacman cocktail table

Ms. Pacman cocktail table

Budweiser Tapper

Donkey Kong


Mortal Kombat II

NBA Jam 

NBA Showtime/NFL Blitz

Track & Field

Ivan Stewart's Off Road

Ms. Pacman







Street Fighter II Championship Edition

Nintendo Play Choice

Captain America and the Avengers


Police Trainer 2

Lethal Enforcers

Gauntlet Legends

Rush 2049 (sit down drivers)

Fast & Furious Drift (sit down drivers)

Upcoming events

Nothing to report at this time, but stay tuned


Q.  Where can I park?

A.   Please refer to this link for parking information:

Or, consider downloading the Downtown Concord App for parking, historic walking tour and other business information:

Q.  Do I need to bring quarters?

A:  No, we have tons waiting for you at the bar or via change machine.

Q.  Do you sell food?

A.  A few packaged snacks to take the edge off, but we absolutely encourage you to visit one of the incredible options in our downtown district for more substantial fare. It's fine if you bring something in, but please note that seating/table space is minimal.

Q.  Are all games family friendly?

A.. For the most part, but please pay attention to titles that look more mature if you're bringing a young child.  Some themes may be too frightening/violent for your taste with that age group.