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Updated May 19, 2022

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Found 1,727 of over 1,778 reviews

3.6
59%
Recommend to a Friend
68%
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Dave & Buster's CEO and CFO Steve King
Steve King
576 Ratings

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  • "They would rather hire unexperienced people and promote unexperienced personal to minimize pay... resulting in poor management.(in 171 reviews)
  • "Long hours and some days can be stressful but it's rewarding most of the time.(in 119 reviews)
  • "Managers do not now how to make the specialty drinks on the menu or even basic bar tending recipes.(in 100 reviews)
  • "long hours so always tired(in 25 reviews)
  • "Overworked with no breaks and worked 14 hour shifts sometimes.(in 18 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Loved it

    May 5, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Managers were great, accommodating to schedule

    Cons

    Could easily get over worked

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  2. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great Environment

    May 17, 2022 - Manager 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Benefits, freedom on decisions, not micro managed from above

    Cons

    Tough to hire due to size of building

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  3. 5.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    Pay rate

    May 17, 2022 - Server/Waiter 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Fun, exciting, Easy, commute, clean

    Cons

    No cons what so ever

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  4. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Greatest

    May 17, 2022 - Barber 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Staff/ new food . It was good

    Cons

    One location close to me

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  5. 5.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    good

    May 16, 2022 - Internship in Towson, MD
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    good perfect not terrifying so

    Cons

    flexible lenient good perfect so

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  6. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Great if you are ready to work

    May 16, 2022 - Server 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Hard hard work but it is worth the money if you are willing to put in the effort to your tables. Managers tend to be a little disorganized but it happens when you ar overwhelmed

    Cons

    Long hours, hard work, gossip

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  7. 4.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    floater

    May 15, 2022 - A Little Bit of Everything 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Sometimes I got free food

    Cons

    I usually worked late hours

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  8. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Great place

    May 13, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good money and fast paced

    Cons

    Stressful at times, poor management

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  9. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Good quiet position

    May 13, 2022 - Deposits in Hoover, AL
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Hours aren’t stressful. You don’t have to talk to many non-employees.

    Cons

    Weekend hours can be consuming

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  10. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Good workplace

    May 11, 2022 - Server/Waiter in Scottsdale, AZ
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    good money, fun work life, fast paced, changing positions

    Cons

    interesting clientele, high expectations, loud environment

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Dave & Buster's Reviews FAQs

Dave & Buster's has an overall rating of 3.6 out of 5, based on over 1,778 reviews left anonymously by employees. 59% of employees would recommend working at Dave & Buster's to a friend and 47% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 1% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Dave & Buster's employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.4 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Dave & Buster's. This rating has improved by 1% over the last 12 months.

59% of Dave & Buster's employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Dave & Buster's 3.3 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.6 for culture and values and 3.6 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Dave & Buster's to be career development, benefits, coworkers and the cons to be culture, work life balance, management.

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