Dave & Buster's (D&B) is an American restaurant and entertainment business that offers a full-service restaurant and a video arcade. Items on the Dave & Buster's menu are offered from early lunch until late night and feature a wide variety of food. The selections include pastas, burgers, steaks, seafood, chicken and desserts. The entertainment attractions offer traditional and modern, high-tech games. The Dave & Buster's Power Card replaces traditional tokens and tickets, and is required to activate all the Midway games and can be reloaded for additional play. The Power Card enables customers to activate games more easily and encourages extended play of games to increase customer spending.

Dallas, US
Size (employees)
13,983 (est)
Dave & Buster's Entertainment was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Dallas, US
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Dave & Buster's Entertainment Office Locations

Dave & Buster's Entertainment has offices in Dallas, Clackamas, Ontario, Tulsa and in 105 other locations
Dallas, US (HQ)
2481 Manana Dr
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Dave & Buster's Entertainment Financials and Metrics

Dave & Buster's Entertainment Financials

Dave & Buster's Entertainment's revenue was reported to be $1.01 b in FY, 2017 which is a 15.9% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (Q3, 2018)

250 m

Gross profit (Q3, 2018)

205.4 m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2018), %


Net income (Q3, 2018)

12.2 m

EBIT (Q3, 2018)

19.9 m

Market capitalization (22-Jun-2018)

2 b

Closing share price (22-Jun-2018)


Cash (29-Oct-2017)

15.3 m


2.3 b
Dave & Buster's Entertainment's current market capitalization is $2 b.
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


746.8 m867 m1 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

146.5 m162.8 m180.3 m

Gross profit

600.3 m704.2 m824.9 m
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018


222.7 m217.3 m192.8 m262 m244.3 m228.7 m304.1 m280.8 m250 m

Cost of goods sold

42.5 m41 m36.4 m46.2 m44.1 m42.1 m49 m48.5 m44.6 m

Gross profit

180.1 m176.4 m156.3 m215.8 m200.2 m186.5 m255.2 m232.3 m205.4 m

Gross profit Margin, %

USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


70.9 m25.5 m20.1 m

Prepaid Expenses

10.6 m13 m15.8 m


18.5 m19.5 m21.9 m

Current Assets

143.3 m110.1 m75.6 m
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018


90.1 m23.7 m19.3 m28.1 m23.3 m14.7 m19.9 m20.6 m15.3 m

Prepaid Expenses

12.6 m12 m13.5 m14.9 m13.1 m15.2 m17.8 m16.2 m18.2 m


19 m19.6 m19.6 m18.5 m18.7 m20.6 m23 m23.7 m26.1 m

Current Assets

159.1 m100.2 m99.1 m84.4 m73.4 m65.9 m79.4 m86.7 m79.1 m
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

7.6 m59.6 m90.8 m

Depreciation and Amortization

70.9 m78.7 m88.3 m


(3.1 m)(1.1 m)(2.3 m)

Accounts Payable

8.7 m3.4 m832 k
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018

Net Income

19.5 m32.1 m36.7 m31.2 m52.7 m63.4 m42.8 m73.2 m

Depreciation and Amortization

18.6 m38.2 m58.2 m20.8 m42.2 m65.1 m23.9 m48.8 m


(507 k)(1.1 m)(1.2 m)1 m855 k(1 m)(1.2 m)(1.8 m)

Accounts Payable

2.7 m1.9 m834 k1.7 m1.3 m3 m4.1 m5.5 m
USDY, 2017


117 x


14.7 x


40 x


0.7 x


0.3 x

Financial Leverage

2.7 x
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Dave & Buster's Entertainment Operating Metrics

Dave & Buster's Entertainment's Stores was reported to be 105 in Jan, 2018.
FY, 2016FY, 2017Jan, 2018


81 92 105
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Dave & Buster's Entertainment Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Jillian's Entertainment Holdings May 24, 2004
DANB Texas, Inc.
Dave & Buster’s Holdings, Inc.
Dave & Buster’s I, L.P.
Dave & Buster’s, Inc.
Dave & Buster’s Management Corporation, Inc.
Dave & Buster’s of Alabama, Inc.
Dave & Buster’s of Alaska, Inc.
Dave & Buster’s of Arkansas, Inc.
Dave & Buster’s of California, Inc.
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Dave & Buster's Entertainment Revenue Breakdown

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Dave & Buster's Entertainment revenue breakdown by business segment: 55.0% from Amusement and Other Revenues and 45.0% from Food and Beverage Revenues

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Dave & Buster's Entertainment Online and Social Media Presence

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