Inside the Bar that Feels Like a Pinball Machine

December 21, 2016

Despite not having a pinball machine anywhere in sight, Washington, D.C.’s Tilt takes guests on a nostalgic ride they won’t soon forget.

Tilt’s distinction as a pinball bar has plenty of nuance. This isn’t a venue where guests play the nostalgic game with a pint or cocktail fogging up the glass, but rather one where you feel like a steel ball rocketed from one neon attraction to the next. It’s a bar inside a pinball machine, not the other way around.

Jeff Black, the visionary and owner behind the Washington, D.C., venue, which opened in September, even takes it one