Dave & Buster's Reviews

Updated Jun 30, 2020

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3.3
51%
Recommend to a Friend
72%
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Dave & Buster's CEO and CFO Steve King
Steve King
366 Ratings
Pros
  • "Fun Environment, great staff, pay is great, benefits are great(in 79 reviews)

  • "Free games, and actually encouraged to(in 47 reviews)

Cons
  • "Long hours and can take a toll physically after a while(in 88 reviews)

  • "Overworked with no breaks and worked 14 hour shifts sometimes(in 41 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Great Company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cashier in Kansas City, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Dave & Buster's part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Fun, good pay, friendly, nice people,

    Cons

    fast-paced, stressful sometimes, long hours, night shift

  2. "Great career!"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant General Manager 

    I have been working at Dave & Buster's full-time

    Pros

    High energy, high volume and all arlund fun place to work

    Cons

    pandemic is hard and we are arcade

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Good place"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Senior Manager 

    I have been working at Dave & Buster's full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work love it

    Cons

    Not enough family time. Quality of life.

  4. "Eat, Drink, Play"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Area Operations Manager in Tempe, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Dave & Buster's full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Fun Environment, great staff, pay is great, benefits are great.

    Cons

    50+ hours per week, sometimes 14+ hr shifts

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  5. "Fast Pace"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Server 

    I worked at Dave & Buster's full-time

    Pros

    Good pay, Fast pace and rewarding.

    Cons

    Odd Scheduling, and not consistent.

  6. "Dave and Busters"

    5.0
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Server/Bartender 

    I worked at Dave & Buster's full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Always on the go and never board

    Cons

    None off the top of my head

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  7. "All Around Good Company"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Server in Virginia Beach, VA
    Recommends

    I worked at Dave & Buster's full-time

    Pros

    Flexible Schedule, great relationships with coworkers

    Cons

    communication between management, rude clientele

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  8. "Not the worst, definitely not the best."

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Server/Bartender in San Antonio, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Dave & Buster's full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Easy money, fast paced, opportunities for cross training.

    Cons

    LONG hours, Poor management, hostile working environment.

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  9. "Great General Manager"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - FOHManager 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Dave & Buster's full-time

    Pros

    Excellent GM, great co workers

    Cons

    Challenging size ( mini store )

  10. "Terrible company"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Front Desk 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Dave & Buster's part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    decent pay In store Management was good

    Cons

    benefits are terrible no overtime available completely screwed over employees at all levels when the pandemic hit saying we could borrow against our pto then 2 days later saying we couldn't and canceling employees benefits without warning.

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