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The 1up - Colfax

Closed Now: 3:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Open today: 3:00 PM - 2:00 AM
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A real walk back in time

Wow. What a great place. A must visit for the ones who hung out in arcades as a child. Our... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2018
Gary G
Chicago, Illinois
Arcade for adults

Pinball machines filled about 1/3 of the building, which is bigger than it looks from the outside... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
Phoenix, Arizona
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The 1up - Colfax, the second Denver location of The 1up, is located in the Capitol Hill neighborhood. Opened in 2012, we boast the largest collection of pinball machines in the metro area and one of the largest in Colorado. Our arcade bar features...more
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717 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80203-2005
+1 303-736-2230
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Reviewed 11 October 2018

Wow. What a great place. A must visit for the ones who hung out in arcades as a child. Our bartender Cindy was a trip. Made our visit a true memory. Also, if you enjoy old school beer...they serve Olympia. Glad we stopped in &...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gary G
Reviewed 17 September 2018

If you were a kid in the 70s,80s, or 90s, you will love this place. There are so many Pinball, Video Game machines it is unbelievable. Oh, but wait, there's more. They even have Skeeball. As a side note, when we were there, the bar...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Brian A
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Pinball machines filled about 1/3 of the building, which is bigger than it looks from the outside. There is machine after machine of pacman, pinball, digdug, skeeball, basketball, and everything in between. Games range anywhere from $0.25-$1; and the majority of the machines only accept...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank AZrunner392
Reviewed 25 June 2018

I was visiting friends in Denver, and they decided to take my partner and I to 1up. Boy did we have a great time!! First and foremost, it was 21 and over. So that totally made the atmosphere wonderful. I was able to have a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 23 June 2018

Great spot to go after dinner in the neighbourhood - play some pinball and unwind. There is an amazing selection of pinballs, including the very latest machines all in tip top shape, the best arcade we've been to. It was a fun atmosphere, no pressure,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 25 November 2017

I used to favor the LODO location by far but that has completely changed. I didn't know the Colfax location had expanded as much as it has. Last time I went to the Colfax location is was half the size it is now. There are...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank DenyciaDawn
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Great place for a date night, so much to do and so many retro pinball games! If you like arcade a Games, then you must check this place out!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Melissa M
Reviewed 23 June 2017

I was visiting in Denver and my daughter took me here. We played arcade games and pinball for $.25-50 each game and enjoyed happy hour drinks. Stick to the happy hour menu and you'll have a small bar tab. Well drinks were $2.75 and you...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Kevin L
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

If you like alcohol and games this is the place you need to be at! Love the old arcades it has and nice bar set up. Great place to socialize and have a few with friends.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Biohazards117
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Went on a Monday early evening. Place was quiet at first but was filling up by the time we left. $1 Rolling Rock drafts on Monday night's can't beat that. So many classic arcade games. 21 and up to get in.

Date of experience: January 2017
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