Pinball mythology dictates that the best pinball machines — and nearly all confirmed pinball wizards — are lurking in darkened corners of forgotten bars, covered in a portentous film of cigarette smoke. That's still the dream — unfortunately, the reality is that most bars have realized they can do better business in that spot with Golden Tee. Phoenix's remaining pinball apprentices, then, have Castles -n- Coasters' arcade to thank for an increasingly rare phenomenon: more than one pinball machine in the same place. Despite culling some of their tables a few years back, Castles -n- Coasters maintains a solid mix of older machines and newer movie tie-in models. So put some credits into The Addams Family (or the less-disappointing-than-the-movie Phantom Menace "Pinball 2000" machine) and, if it helps, try to pretend that the buttons are staining your fingers yellow.

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9445 N. Metro Parkway E.
Phoenix AZ 85051
602-997-7575

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