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Cover Page - shares
9 Months Ended
Nov. 03, 2019
Dec. 04, 2019
Cover [Abstract]    
Document Type 10-Q  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Period End Date Nov. 03, 2019  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2019  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3  
Trading Symbol PLAY  
Entity Registrant Name Dave & Buster’s Entertainment, Inc.  
Entity Central Index Key 0001525769  
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --02-02  
Document Quarterly Report true  
Document Transition Report false  
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes  
Entity File Number 001-35664  
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   30,570,973
Entity Small Business false  
Entity Emerging Growth Company false  
Entity Address, Address Line One 2481 Mañana Drive  
Entity Address, City or Town Dallas  
Entity Address, State or Province TX  
City Area Code 214  
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 75220  
Local Phone Number 357-9588  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Tax Identification Number 35-2382255  
Entity Shell Company false  
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock  
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ