Drink. Play. Hang.

Raleigh’s ultimate drinking + gaming experience.

See what makes us one of the best bars in Raleigh NC!

Make your way to Raleigh’s famous downtown Warehouse District to experience for yourself why Boxcar Bar + Arcade has been named one of the best bars in Raleigh NC. Our Raleigh bar and arcade is home to over 100 arcade games (including classic and modern arcade cabinets, pinball machines, interactive and console games) a full liquor bar (including an extensive craft draft beer selection) and pocket friendly prices.

Whether you’re an 80s baby, a craft beer enthusiast, an avid gamer or you’re simply in search of a chill, affordable local bar – we’ve got you covered. Join us for free weekly tournaments, live music on our covered patio or come by for some affordable adult beverages and enjoy the nostalgic surroundings. Just check out our events calendar to see what drink specials and events we’ve got lined up at our Raleigh bar and arcade.

We’re passionate about games, good beer and people – and we strive to bring you the best experience possible. Be sure to drop us a line with your questions, send us your game suggestions and let us know how we can help you plan your next event. Come see us soon to get your game on and see why we’re one of the best arcade bars in Raleigh NC!

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Catch daily drink specials and Happy Hour token offers every day of the week!

Specials + Events Calendar.


Do you have what it takes? Show off your skills by competing in a free air hockey tournament every Monday, a free Skeeball tournament every Thursday or one of our occasional pop-up tournaments. Tournaments are fun, they’re FREE to play, we award prizes to the champs and you don’t have to be part of an official league to compete – simply show up on the event date to play! Learn more by visiting our TOURNAMENTS PAGE, then mark your calendars to join us for some friendly competition and see for yourself why we’re one of the funnest bars in Raleigh NC.

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