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Galloping Ghost

9415 Ogden Ave, Brookfield, IL 60513-1819
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Needs more pinball, more maintenance

Galloping Ghost is the largest retro arcade out there, with over 600 different games to choose... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Christopher T
Gurnee, IL
An awesome place!

Found this arcade online and decided we woukd make the 3 1/2 hour trip to visit and play games... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Harvel, Illinois
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“arcade games” (7 reviews)
“donkey kong” (3 reviews)
“entry fee” (3 reviews)
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9415 Ogden Ave, Brookfield, IL 60513-1819
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Galloping Ghost is the largest retro arcade out there, with over 600 different games to choose from. Unfortunately, there are bound to be a few each trip that are out of commission... which was extremely disappointing for me this time around, as I was looking...More

Thank Christopher T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Found this arcade online and decided we woukd make the 3 1/2 hour trip to visit and play games.. omg it was so worth the trip! Its was 20 admission which at first i was like "20 bucks to play games" but once i got...More

Thank S692IDjessicab
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For $20 you get access to all the great stand up video games from yesteryear for all day! Missile Command, Defender, Rally X, Burger Time, Elevator Action on and on. There were games there I haven't seen in 30 years! Of course there are games...More

Thank Alejandro S
Reviewed 2 May 2017

I was hoping to find a barcade near the place I was staying in Chicago, but when I read online about Galloping Ghost, that was even better! Galloping Ghost looks like a place I would like to own! It looks like they acquire and attempt...More

Thank Scott D
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

I would say this place would be well suited to all ages but will not tolerate people acting up which is nice. You can set records there and find cabinets you never thought you would see again. A pretty fun night with the hubby for...More

Thank Kimberly G
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I feel so lucky to have this place near me. 550 games that are available to play for the entry fee of, as of this writing, $20. Once you pay you can play all day. The games switch out here and there so there is...More

Thank Geoff G
Reviewed 5 April 2017

If you love retro games, come here! Over 500 to choose from! It does get incredibly crowded though, so just be prepared to be packed in with other gamers, it's not bad though and highly enjoyable to play all your old favorites like Galaga, Donkey...More

Thank StanDubar
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Our family of four recently visited on a weekday afternoon. I was surprised to see how many games they have packed in there! We paid our entry fee then games didn't require quarters or tokens. We had a great time looking around and trying as...More

Thank Jenny R
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

I'm a 45 year old mom who took her 6th grade son here for a bonding outing. At first he wasn't too impressed because the games are all the old school 80's games our generation knew. They are horrible graphics compared to today. And a...More

Thank Piaknows
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Was looking to blow 3hrs before my flight back to Texas at Midway airport. Found this online and decided to walk in not knowing what to expect. Bam! I was transported back to the 80s blowing my allowance and the change I stole from my...More

Thank Jason W
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23 March 2016|
Response from Scott D | Reviewed this property |
No, it is a flat rate.
12 October 2015|
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Response from Frank S | Reviewed this property |
Each person, young and old, costs $15 for an all day pass. If you leave and come back, you don't have to pay extra.
20 May 2015|
Response from Ravage7779 | Reviewed this property |
No. Not a toddler friendly environment.