Dave and Busters looks at first Alabama Location in the ‘Ham

News of the adult entertainment venue eyeing Alabama came last night to the Hoover Sun and the anticipation can now begin.

Based in Dallas, Dave and Busters includes a restaurant and massive arcade area, with 90 locations in 36 states.

Can you guess where they want to place its Alabama location?

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The Riverchase Galleria. I know, perfect right!?

Hoover has quite the assortment of retailers, hotels, restaurants, and more. Adding Dave and Buster is only practical.


Venue Details:
  • 33,000 Sq. foot restaurant and sports bar
  • 150 – 250 arcade games

As of now, the facility will be in the currently operated Forever 21 space, but other locations, inside the mall, are being discussed.

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The sports bar is one of the staples for D&B which differentiates it from any other entertainment option that includes an arcade.
Operation Times:
  •  11 a.m. to midnight (Sunday to Thursday)
  • 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. (Friday and Saturdays)

Dave and Busters is primarily an adult atmosphere. Drinks and arcade games seem to go together pretty well together for the 35 year old company.

“…any employee touching alcohol at Dave and Buster’s would have to be certified as a server.

Also, anyone under the age of 18 would have to be accompanied by a parent, guardian or responsible adult age 25 or older…

One adult can supervise no more than six minors unless in a situation where the business is rented out for a special event.”

– Jill Valachovic, Senior Paralegal for D&B, told the Hoover Sun


Economic Benefit:

As always, when new business steps foot into Birmingham, we reap the rewards through new employment opportunities.

  • 140 – 160 people are expected to be employed.

Stay tuned for more info. on a confirmed location and other details!

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