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Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Frankies Pizza

Note: current machines are Guns n Roses, Star Trek, Metallica, KISS, Aerosmith and Rob Zombie Spookshow International

Frankies Pizza is located at 50 Hunter Street in the city.   They have five machines at the moment including Metallica Master of Puppets (Limited Edition), ACDC Back In Black Limited Edition, Family Guy, Austin Powers and Pirates of The Caribbean.   They are all $2 a credit and some are $5 for 3 credits.

Frankies has become a bit of a hip joint lately and it's a shame there aren't more places like this in the city, serving food late into the night at a reasonable price, giving an alternative to the high end cocktail and wine bars that seem to have sprung up lately.  The fact there are pinball machines here is really a bonus.  Pizza can be bought by the slice for $5 (there are usually four or five toppings to choose from) or $18 for a whole pizza - check out the menu here.

ACDC backglass featuring guitarist/bikini model Angus Young

The machines themselves are in good condition and thanks to the diverse crowd playing them the free credit score is usually relatively low and easy to get.  I'm not sure what the story is with the black glass for the ACDC machine, it features a bikini model rather than the usual BIB back glass and I can't find any reference to this version at But I assume its some kind of limited edition... not that it effects gameplay in any way, just thought it odd.

Frankies also features free live music on a regular basis so check out what's coming up here.

Overall I definitely give Frankies a thumbs up, It's great to see a venue like this in the city.  So next time your out and about in town and want a snack and a game of Pinball at 1am, head to Frankies.