Welcome to Arnie's Place!
This page is a placeholder for
what will eventually be my tribute site to Arnie's Place, the
premier arcade of Fairfield County, Connecticut. Located at
1385 East Post Road in Westport, Arnie's Place opened in 1983 after
a long controversy with the town of Westport.
Help Me Build this site!
I've got big plans for this site,
but I need your help. Please email me (admin at
arniesplacearcade.com) with anything you remember
about Arnie's. I'd love stories to post in the Stories
& Memories section (they can be annoymous if you'd like) and I'd
really like your memories of what games Arnie's had and where they
I lived there on the weekends
back in the 80's. I was one of the long hair, leather jacket
crowd. I remember so many things happening at that place, from me accidentally
breaking the neon Arnie's Place light (foosball shot out of
the table and up in
the air. They were not happy!), to one night
Arnie just snapped and everyone with a leather jacket was permanently banned
and thrown out! He had the bat in his hand and everything!
far as the layout goes, I remember the bathrooms were
along the back right wall,
and before you got there, you passed (on the
right) the Tron and Disc Tron games. Also, the Dragon's Lair game
was in that last aisle on the right, where you have the
That's all I got for now. I'd love to see more pics
Good Times! Good Times
Man, I loved that place. I had two of my childhood birthday
The pictures from that article bring back great memories. It's funny because
as a kid you think that everyone had a place like Arnie's
We were really lucky to have that