Document and Entity Information (USD $)
12 Months Ended
Feb. 01, 2015
Mar. 26, 2015
Aug. 03, 2014
Document And Entity Information [Abstract]      
Document Type 10-K    
Amendment Flag false    
Document Period End Date Feb. 01, 2015    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2014    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Trading Symbol PLAY    
Entity Registrant Name Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc.    
Entity Central Index Key 0001525769    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --02-01    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   40,269,379  
Entity Public Float     $ 0