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9 Best Arcades in Orlando

9 Best Arcades in Orlando

While Orlando is known for its fantastic theme parks and thrilling attractions, the City Beautiful also has amazing arcades. They’re the perfect place to hang out when the weather is not cooperating. If you’re looking to entertain the family with some indoor fun, check out the best arcades in Orlando.

Orlando’s Best Arcades

1. Race the Day Away at Andretti Indoor Karting and Games

If you’re looking for fast-paced action, stop by Andretti Indoor Karting and Games.

The main attraction at this indoor family-fun center is fast, electric go-kart racing. For younger drivers aged 4-7, Andretti offers slower mini-Mario karts on a separate track. When they’re not racing, guests can enjoy classic arcade games, award-winning virtual reality games, and competitive games like air hockey and skee-ball. You’ll also find a bowling alley, a 7D movie experience, and a two-level laser tag arena.

Address: 9299 Universal Blvd., Orlando, FL 32819

Hours of Operation: Sunday through Thursday 10 a.m. to 12 a.m., Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 1 a.m.

2. Step Back in Time at Arcade Monsters

Arcade Monsters is the largest arcade in Central Florida.

The two-story attraction boasts seven rooms of classic arcade, pinball, and modern console games. For one low price, gamers of all ages can enjoy unlimited gameplay of arcade favorites. Revisit games from your childhood or check out the latest titles, including fun rhythm games.

Arcade Monsters’ food and drink menu is as impressive as their game selection.

Order cocktails at their anime-themed bar. Fuel up on Cuban food and snacks at their restaurant. Or enjoy throwback sweets at their retro candy and ice cream shop. Arcade Monsters also hosts regular events.

Address: 15 Alafaya Woods Blvd. Suite 117, Oviedo, FL 32765

Hours of Operation: Open daily from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.

3. Take Gaming to the Next Level at District Eat Play Oviedo

Located inside the Oviedo Mall, District Eat Play is an entertainment destination that families are sure to love.

Along with a wide selection of arcade games, the attraction offers immersive activities like escape rooms, bowling, and ax-throwing. District Eat Play also has a restaurant and bar where guests can refuel and relax in between the fun.

Address: 1395 Oviedo Mall Blvd., Oviedo, FL 32765

Hours of Operation: Sunday 12 p.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Thursday 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., Friday 4 p.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

4. Play and Win at Dave & Buster’s

Dave & Buster’s is a national entertainment, arcade, and restaurant chain.

Their Orlando location on International Drive has top-of-the-line arcade, virtual reality, and competition games. It’s the perfect escape for gamers, families, and sports fans alike. Players can also earn tickets from select games and redeem them at the prize wall.

Address: 8986 International Dr., Orlando, FL 32819

Hours of Operation: Sunday through Tuesday 10 a.m. to 12 a.m., Wednesday and Thursday 10 a.m. to 1 a.m., Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 a.m.

5. Spend Some Time at GameTime

GameTime is a 25,000-square-foot entertainment space with more than 100 arcade games, including favorites like air hockey and skee-ball. You can also relax at a restaurant and sports bar equipped with HDTVs.

GameTime has two indoor, air-conditioned locations in Central Florida.

Ocoee Address: 9441 W. Colonial Dr., Ocoee, FL 34761

Kissimmee Address: 3241 Margaritaville Blvd., Kissimmee, FL 34747

Hours of Operation: Sunday through Wednesday 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., Thursday 11 a.m. to 12 a.m., Friday and Saturday 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.

6. Get Lost in the Action at In The Game

Located inside the ICON Park wheelhouse, In The Game has an arcade that is great for keeping families entertained.

But that’s not all you’ll find in this International Drive attraction. There’s an escape room, mirror maze, and 7D motion theater. Stop by for a quick game while you wait to visit ICON Park’s other attractions like Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum, SeaLife Aquarium, or Museum of Illusions. Or spend a whole day exploring all In The Game has to offer.

Address: 8401 International Dr., Suite 130, Orlando, FL, 32819

Hours of Operation: Monday through Thursday 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., Friday through Sunday 11 a.m. to 12 a.m.

7. Enjoy Tons of Fun at Main Event

Main Event is an arcade, food, and entertainment venue at Pointe Orlando on International Drive.

The all-in-one indoor attraction features a massive gaming floor with both classic and current arcade games. Main Event also offers laser tag, bowling, rock climbing, karaoke, glow-in-the-dark mini-golf, and a gravity ropes course.

Address: 9101 International Dr., Suite 1032, Orlando, FL 32819

Hours of Operation: Sunday through Friday 11 a.m. to 12 a.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 12 a.m.

8. Gear Up and Play at Ready Game Begin

Ready Game Begin is a perfect spot for those seeking an immersive experience.

This Ready Player One-style venue is ready to entertain. The gaming lounge consists of six PC stations, eight console stations, and 16 arcade games. There’s also an anime shop and maid café. Check out their calendar for year-round cosplay events and themed parties.

Address: 9938 Universal Blvd., Orlando, FL 32819

Hours of Operation: Sunday through Thursday 3 p.m. to 12 a.m., Friday 3 p.m. to 1 a.m., Saturday 12 p.m. to 1 .a.m.

9. Grab a Craft Beer at Player 1 Video Game Bar

Located minutes from Walt Disney World and next to Rosen Inn Lake Buena Vista, Player 1 Video Game Bar is the only arcade on this list that is age restricted.

Because this gaming bar serves a large selection of craft brews, only gamers 21 and older are allowed entry. For a $5 cover charge, you can enjoy unlimited play of a variety of retro video games on classic gaming consoles. Player 1 also hosts themed events, including trivia and bingo nights. Guests are invited to cosplay while they play.

Address: 8562 Palm Pkwy., Orlando, FL 32836

Hours of Operation: Open daily from 1 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Play Where You Stay

When you book a Rosen Inn through Orlando Hotels 4 Less, you don’t just get the best rate on your clean and comfortable room. You also get access to an on-site arcade and game room so you can keep the fun going at any hour.

For a fun stay in Orlando at an affordable price, call 1-866-337-6736 today.


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