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Wanna Play?




Utica's First Board Game Cafe!


Wanna Play Cafe is Utica's first and only board game cafe! That means delicious food, great coffee, refreshing drinks, and most importantly, Utica's largest selection of available to play board games. 

WE ARE NOW OPEN! So come on in and enjoy some great food and fun games! 

We are going to be trying out new events, and themed nights, so make sure to follow our Facebook and/or Instagram for the latest updates and announcements.

Eat Well and Game On!

15 Auert Ave Entrance

Contact Us

(315) 790-5966



15 Auert Ave
Utica,, NY 13502



Mon-Thu 11am–9pm
Fri-Sat 11am–11pm
Sun Closed


Play Fees are $5 a person without a purchase, $2.50 with a purchase of anything.

Weekday Lunch Special: No Play Fee with purchase of food before 3:00pm!

Interested in working at Wanna Play Cafe?

We're now taking applications!

you can print our application here or email us your resume!