Dave & Buster’s Opens

Dave & Buster’s – the ultimate destination to eat, drink, play and watch – will open their ninth location in Florida on Monday, February 8th at the Celebration Pointe Mall in Gainesville, FL with new health and safety precautions in place to provide good clean fun for everyone. 

In compliance with CDC and local/state health departments, the location requires all guests to wear a mask (with gloves available upon request). Additionally, all team members have their temperature taken prior to beginning each shift and are required to wear both masks and gloves. Hand sanitizing stations are available throughout the store, along with social distancing standards in place in the bar, restaurant and Midway – and amped up cleaning standards are in place. 

As a token of appreciation for the heroes working on the frontline during this pandemic, along with our armed forces, Dave & Buster’s is offering 20% off Food & Game Play with valid I.D. 

“We’re excited to finally open and bring our eat-ertainment center to Gainesville” said General Manager, Kendrick Smith. “As part of our commitment to the wellbeing of our guests and team members, we’ve enhanced our safety and cleaning protocols. We’re dedicated to providing a good, clean and fun experience for people of all ages.” 

The 18,500 square-foot restaurant and entertainment complex offers tons of the latest and greatest arcade games, a chef-crafted menu, innovative drink offerings and premium sports viewing featuring the 40-foot “WOW” Wall at the D&B Sports Bar. It’s an immersive environment that has something for everyone. The Midway features hundreds of new and classic arcade games where hard-earned tickets can be redeemed for a variety of exciting prizes, including Apple products, Xbox consoles, Beats by Dre and more. 

In addition to traditional games, guests can experience Dave & Buster’s thrilling multi-player virtual reality attraction, featuring Jurassic World VR Expedition™, Dragonfrost™, Star Trek™: Dark Remnant experience, Men in Black: Galactic Gateway™, and the Terminator®: Guardian of Fate. Dave & Buster’s extensive menu offers a dish for every appetite, with fan favorites like Triple Bacon Burger, Fire Grilled Steaks and Salmon, and the all-new Bistro Steak & Shrimp with Lobster Alfredo. “Shareable” items like the Grilled Ancho Chicken Quesadilla, Loaded Philly Cheesesteak Sliders, and the Cantina Nachos are the perfect starters to your dining experience. 

Paired perfectly with the dining options, Dave & Buster’s innovative drink menu features hand-crafted cocktails made with fresh, fruit juices from Simply® such as the Dangerous Waters Island Punch and Strawberry Watermelon Margarita made with strawberry puree ice cubes. Specials include Happy Hour (Monday through Friday from 4-7pm) and Late-Night Happy Hour (Sunday through Thursday from 9pm to close), where diners can enjoy half-priced cocktails, $2.50 domestic pints, $1 off 22 oz. drafts and glasses of wine, and $3 off bottles of wine. 

Dave & Buster’s is located at the Celebration Pointe Mall on 4949 Celebration Pointe Ave, Gainesville, FL 32608. Hours of operation are from 11am to 12am on Sunday through Thursday and from 11am to 1am on Friday and Saturday.

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