Are you a fan of film, games, anime, superheroes, or all of the above? Make the most out of your trip and check out these 8 essential stops for the nerd in every person in Corpus Christi!

Quasar's Arcade

If you’re feeling nostalgic, head out to Quasar’s and enjoy a night of vintage games, music from a jukebox, and more. Choose from their huge selection of pinball games, join tournaments, win prizes, or just hang out and listen to music while sipping on a drink from their full-service bar. 5862 Everhart



RETRO Corpus 

This barcade features tons of new and vintage games, plus a full bar on each floor. Fuel up at the restaurant downstairs with pizza, onion rings, burgers, or hot dogs, then head upstairs for all day play! Choose from pinball games, a giant Pac Man machine, tabletop games, and more. Don’t miss their sparkly see-thru floor that resembles a galaxy and offers a view into the bar downstairs.  326 N. Chaparral 


Cotten's Collectibles

If you’re looking for a new collectible to add to your stash, swing by this shop and explore their selection of Pokémon items, figurines, plushies, cards, games, and other goodies. Buy the latest items and sell or trade existing items. There’s plenty to choose from. 6410 Weber Rd. Ste. 12


Tapology Texas Pub

With more than 40 different beers on tap, classic bar bites, video and arcade games, you’re bound to have an excellent time unwinding here. Come relax on the patio or enjoy a game of pool with your friends. 4334 S. Staples St.  


K Pop Corpus Christi

Offering a wide range of albums, merchandise, and trendy fashion inspired by their favorite K-Pop idols, the store has become a beloved gathering spot where fans can connect, share their love for K-Pop, and explore the latest releases. Swing by and find some unique goodies and meet some new K-pop stans. 5313 Saratoga Blvd., inside H-E-B Plus


Alamo Drafthouse

This Texas-based chain offers up an interactive movie experience. Check out the newest movies or attend a movie party for cult classics, either way, you'll find a great menu, cocktails, and a unique theater experience. 7601 S Staples St.


The Coffee MUGG

This coffee shop will have Harry Potter fans imagining they stepped into Platform 9 and ¾ with their themed décor, books, games, and more. People from all over make this a must see stop on their trip to Corpus Christi, so don’t miss out on a golden snitch and a half-blood latte. 1112 Morgan Ave.



Wild Wolf Halloween Store 

For the nerd and horror enthusiast who anxiously awaits Halloween each year, Corpus Christi brought on its first year-round Halloween store featuring all your horror themed needs. Browse their selection of clothing, home décor, purses, collectibles, and more. Check their social media for celebrity appearances and get a rare, signed item on your trip. 5417 S. Staples, Ste. 101 


In The Game Funtrackers

Try your hand at over 80 different games with the chance to win prizes! With a mini-golf course, bumper boats, go-karts, an indoor arcade, and more, there’s fun for the whole family.  9605 S. Padre Island Dr.


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