Dave & Buster's Reviews

Updated 11 Jan 2021

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3.5
60%
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79%
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Dave & Buster's CEO and CFO Steve King
Steve King
420 Ratings
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  • "Long hours and can take a toll physically after a while(in 103 reviews)

  • "Overworked with no breaks and worked 14 hour shifts sometimes(in 45 reviews)

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  1. "Great Job/ Long Nights"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Server/Waiter in McDonough, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great atmosphere Awesome Management Good schedules

    Cons

    Huge building Lots of walking Low tips

  2. "Dave and Busters game tech"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Game Technician in Marietta, GA

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

    Pros

    The people on staff, and the understanding CERTAIN management

    Cons

    Lots of favoritism, hard to get a raise especially over newer people


  3. "Hectic but fun"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Game Technician in Fort Myers, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Decent pay Ride vr for free

    Cons

    Have to pay for food from the back Under staffed Under trained

  4. "LOVE MY JOB"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Manager in Woburn, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Dave and buster has great values and make working there a fun filled experience. There is always room to grown and advance

    Cons

    Dave and Busters is a different kind of giant. You must be ready to take on major responsibility…I still love my job!

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  5. "Easy"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Hostess in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Easy and straight forward can get hectic on weekends

    Cons

    None I can think of

  6. "Overall, good"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Server in Kansas City, KS
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Dave & Buster's full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities, ability to work a lot of hours and make as much money as you need

    Cons

    Scheduling outside of availability, long hours

  7. "Not bad as far as restaurants go"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Server 

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

    Pros

    Flexible hours Good people Money to be made during season

    Cons

    No money in the off season Some workplace drama Management difficult sometimes Corporate environment No benefits for hourlies/ servers

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  8. "Former Employee"

    4.0
    Former Employee - General Service Support in Florence, KY

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

    Pros

    Family like setting, easy scheduling

    Cons

    The only way to move up in the company is being close to management

  9. "Flexible and friendly"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Chasier 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Staff and managers are the best, the managers really understand family and family emergencies.

    Cons

    Wear comfortable shoes all the time

  10. "Work Review"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Front Desk in Marietta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Dave & Buster's part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good pay, employee benefits, good for families

    Cons

    Long hours, the clientele is okay

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