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Board Game Paradise

We stumbled upon this store on our last day in NYC. Leave yourself at least an hour to browse the... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2018
Yarmouth, Canada
Board Game nirvana!

I'm a big board games fan, so naturally when I planned to visit New York I googled to see if the... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2018
Southampton, United Kingdom
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18 Apr 2018
“Board Game Paradise”
27 Mar 2018
“Board Game nirvana!”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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11 E 33rd St, New York City, NY 10016-5002
+1 212-685-3880
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

We stumbled upon this store on our last day in NYC. Leave yourself at least an hour to browse the ceiling to floor games that the store has to offer. From classic board games, mind games and card games to the most recent games, there...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

I'm a big board games fan, so naturally when I planned to visit New York I googled to see if the city had any board game shops. The website looked promising but doesn't do the place justice! Just a few minutes walk from the Empire...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank debbielianne
Reviewed 2 December 2017

This is a true aficionado’s pure nirvana in a tiny space near the Empire State Building. Not a single online or computer game. This is role playing at its finest and board games galore. This store isn’t really big but from the ground all the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

I happened upon this as I was walking back to my hotel from Times Square and was impressed by the selection. There are a lot of very cool strategy, role playing and board games here. I will definitely stop here again.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Rehsinup19
Reviewed 13 July 2016

If your only knowledge of games is the one aisle of the toy store or the one section of the bookstore, come check this place out. It has thousands of games of all sort, ranging from Risk to Dungeons and Dragons, and just about every...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Gates71
Reviewed 6 June 2016

If you like war games or roll playing games you have to visit this store. It reminds me of an old country store crammed full of goodies. It will take you at least an hour for your first pass through the store and you will...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Quality4122
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Shelves and shelves of games. Board games and puzzles. Stacked high, literally. Every single wall had shelves installed. And all down the narrow room that is the shop was more shelving in the middle, with games and paraphernalia on display on either side. We must...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank 740cristinl
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the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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