Dave & Buster’s has its roots in the late 1970s in Little Rock, Arkansas, where two businesses were successful in their own right, side by side in the Missouri Pacific Train Station.
One business was Buster’s Restaurant and the other was Dave’s “Slick Willy’s World of Entertainment.”
Today each Dave & Buster’s has a full-service restaurant and a video arcade. There are 133 locations across the United States and Canada. Dave & Buster’s is a subsidiary of Oak Hill Capital Partners, who bought the company in 2010.
The company launched a second IPO on the NASDAQ in 2014 under the ticker symbol: PLAY
Company headquarters are located in Dallas, Texas.