Are you a retro gamer, wishing for simpler times where a handful of quarters and a deft touch could establish your initials in arcade history? Look no further than Bit Bar, the Salem pop-up that has turned into a full functioning arcade, bar and restaurant!
Bit Fest, a pop up arcade that would frequent local pubs and eateries around the Salem area, now has a local spot for you and your friends to grab a drink and try your hand at some classic arcade games.
Bit Bar in Salem, has it all, a simple menu of classic eats such as the Tetris tots appetizer, Basic Bit Burger or a pretzel dog.
Pair these with a selection from the bar, or one of the many local craft beers, and you have yourself a base to get your fingers pumping for the main attraction, the over 35 classic arcade games!
These games include pinball classic such as Terminator 2, and the Adams Family. Or try the joystick classics Super Off Road, Burgertime, Dig Dug, Tetris or Q-Bert.
These retro games and others have been featured in movies and television, so practice hard while enjoying a relaxed atmosphere and maybe you too can find yourself in the next Hollywood blockbuster.
Bit Bar is located at 50 Saint Peter Street, Salem and has operating hours Mon - Thurs 4pm–Midnight, Fri 4pm–1am and weekends Noon–1am. So grab a bunch of friends and a handful of pocket change and try to post your initials onto the leader board and into gaming history.