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Rock n Bowl - Mid City Lanes

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Address: 3016 S. Carrollton Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70118
Phone Number: 504 861 1700
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Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Activities: Nightlife, Drinking

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The first and still the best

Let's be clear - Rock-N-Bowl was the first, they still do it better than everyone else and there is no other place to be during New Years, Family Gras, Mardi Gras, Jazziest... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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120 reviews 120 reviews
20 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Crappiest bowling lanes I have ever played on. Annoying music and crowded atmosphere. The locals like it - I am not sure why. The food was alright and the price was cheap but the experience well let's just say one and done for me.

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New York City, New York
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46 reviews 46 reviews
6 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Let's be clear - Rock-N-Bowl was the first, they still do it better than everyone else and there is no other place to be during New Years, Family Gras, Mardi Gras, Jazziest, Fantasy Fest, etc. It is not on Bourbon Street and you should take a taxi to & from. Have a custom embroidered bowling shirt made while enjoying the... More 

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69 reviews 69 reviews
21 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Thursday night is zydeco night at Rock n Bowl and couldn't be a finer American musical experience. Suggest that you eat before you Rock n Bowl as food is not their strong suit. This place is a must do for any visit we make to NOLA. On our most recent visit the headliner cancelled a few hours before the show... More 

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Saint Francisville, Louisiana
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59 reviews 59 reviews
14 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This place is very unique, on one hand it has bowling but only enough for a birthday party, the rest of use need wait till 10pm. it does have a band at 9pm but it is Cajun music. but a BIG plus is it is two steps from Ye Olde College Inn, one of the best meals in mid city.... More 

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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Gotta say I was a little hesitant when dragged here (maybe that is a little too strong) last Thursday night. So not what I expected! Seems that Thursday night there is a zydeco band. I have to naively say I was not too familiar with this kind of jazz. What fun this was! Very crowded, with people dancing everywhere!! Everyone... More 

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Roanoke, Indiana
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

I dare you not to have fun here! We bowled, we drank, we ate, we danced to a lively Cajun band...what's not to love! Great time!

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Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
36 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

This place is very original; a deli, bar, bowling lanes and dance floor all rolled into one. You need to be careful though about the night you pick to go there; we went when there was a band who were really dull and did loads of ballads. We paid $10 each to get in, but could have seen live music... More 

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Fenton, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We visit every year when we come for Jazz Fest, and we're never disappointed! Only wish we lived closer. Where else does a $25 ticket get you a show that starts at 8pm and ends after 230am!?! The owner John is always a gracious host to our group from St. Louis! Can't wait to visit again!

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northeast US
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126 reviews 126 reviews
13 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

I went here during Jazz fest. Wasn't sure what to expect. First, it is a bowling alley where you can bowl if you wish. Sort of a throwback atmosphere to the sixties. How cool is it to bowl and listen to great live music. There is a large bar with a good selection of beer and any mixed drink you... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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54 attraction reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I've been coming here every time I visit the city for 15 years ( even before the change of location) . NEVER disappointed . They book the absolute best acts . John ( the owner ) is always friendly . Joe ( the manager ) is a real hero . We were stuck tonight at the Amanda Shaw shoe (... More 

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Additional Information about Rock n Bowl - Mid City Lanes

Address: Address: 3016 S. Carrollton Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70118
Phone Number: 504 861 1700
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans
Open Hours:
Monday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 12:00 am

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