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Dave and Buster's

Operates chain of restaurants with arcades.

2481 Manana Drive
Dallas, TX 75220
Employees: 8,500
CEO: Steve King
Stock Symbol: PLAY

Website: http://www.daveandbusters.com

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Dave and Buster's operates a chain of restaurants featuring over 200 arcade games. The restaurants are known for: gourmet food; innovative beverages; and the biggest and best arcade games around-all under one roof.

Games offered include: skee ball, basketball and high-tech video games. Some locations have billiards, bowling alley and shuffle board. Customers can win tickets and redeem them for prizes in each location.

There are currently 72 Dave and Buster restaurants in 30 states and Canada.

Dave and Buster's went public in October 2014 on the Nasdaq Stock Market at $16 per share.

In 2014, total revenues increased 17.5% to $746.8 million from $635.6 million. Net income was $7.6 million. Comparable store sales increased 7.3%.

The company opened eight new stores in 2014 and plans to open seven or eight new restaurants in 2015.


In the late 70's in Little Rock, AR, two establishments existed side by side in location but worlds apart in concept. Inside the classic setting of the Missouri Pacific Train Station, two very different establishments enjoyed a brisk trade.

A man named Buster ran a favorite watering hole. Buster's restaurant boasted casual elegance, warm historic ambience and wonderful eclectic food served up by some of the friendliest people in town.

Next door, another man was also enjoying a bustling business. Dave ran "Slick Willy's World of Entertainment." Here people were almost irresistibly drawn by his selection of outrageous fun and games for big people. These two young entrepreneurs and neighbors became fast friends.

The two would open the first Dave and Buster's in December 1982 in a 40,000 square-foot warehouse in Dallas.


Dave & Buster's offers an attractive benefits package for many positions, including medical, dental, vision, 401K, and more.

Updated April 8, 2015