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SMAAASH Gaming Facility closed in September of 2019. Read more at Twin Cities Business.
The Mall of America was the home of the first US SMAAASH gaming facility. This 40,000 square foot entertainment complex held games, dining, racing and a virtual reality experience. SMAAASH boasted an unmatched range of games to play and strived to bring the best of sports, music and dining into a highly immersive, interactive, innovative and involved entertainment experience.
This restaurant portrayed a mature atmosphere and targeted young-adults in their advertising. The restaurant included a full bar. We recommend that parents make their own informed decisions regarding family appropriateness whenever choosing activities. If you enjoyed this restaurant and are looking for a replacement, we have some ideas below:
What Now? Where to Find SMAAASH-type Fun Now:
- Full service restaurants and sports bars: Find a Full list of MOA Restaurants, including other sports bars, here.
- Sports simulators: You might try GameWorks for this.
- Go Karts: Try Nickelodeon Universe for Rides
- Virtual Reality Games Mall of America: The MOA recommends: Matrix Technology and The VOID as other places for virtual reality games.
- Find More Mall of American Stores in Gianna's Floor by Floor Guide.
Birthday Parties at SMAAASH
SMAAASH offered birthday parties that were "raving carnivals". Parents could choose from theme-party options.
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