I grew up during the golden age of arcade games (1978-1983). Below are some of my favorites. I'm not even gonna name them. If you're interested in finding out more about the top 100 arcade games of all time, go here.
One time I stole a few quarters from my mom's purse (something I had never done before) to play this:
One evening in '83 at the local pizza place, I made it to the 6th screen of the game pictured below. You wouldn't believe how fast the ghosts moved.
I played this one at the roller rink.
I played these two games at the mall arcade (it was called The Electric Rainbow):