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Back Alley Bowling Bar and Grill

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649 N Main St, Bishop, CA 93514
(760) 873-5777
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Today
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good time

This is a small bowling alley, but Bishop is a small town. We had four people in our party and we all had a great time. They have a bar as well and a restaurant. You can also order food and eat it while you bowl. Good place to pass the time.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 8, 2015
kasondrak2015
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Victorville, California
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Karalee, Australia
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

They are not big on Salads or rabbit's food as it is called on the menu but whatever was presented was quite edible. This is probably one of the most popular venues in town so there has to be a reason for this. Always go for the popular restaurants as they must be doing something right!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This is a hidden jewel in downtown Bishop. Their steaks are fantastic. The salad is so fresh. Jake does a great job.

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San Diego, CA
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

What a treat to find a bowling alley next door to the Bishop Creekside Inn. Good menu plus specials that are special. Nice little bar and friendly staff. Wish we had the same down in San Diego.

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Clermont, Georgia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Never thought I would get Grilled Halibut in a Bowling Alley. Food was presented beautifully on the plate and was very tasty. Grill is actually in a separate section from the lanes.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

The restaurant is great. American food, nachos, burgers, stuff like that, but it's all served quickly and our servers were always very cool. Chatted us up, paid attention, that sort of thing. The guy running the bowling alley is even nicer, always there to help when a ball gets stuck or a kid rolls his ball down at the wrong... More 

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Victorville, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015 via mobile

This is a small bowling alley, but Bishop is a small town. We had four people in our party and we all had a great time. They have a bar as well and a restaurant. You can also order food and eat it while you bowl. Good place to pass the time.

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Coarsegold, California
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51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This is behind La Quinta hotel, so we were tired and hungry, so we took a chance. To our surprise we had to wait 20 minutes to be seated. The prime rib was the special, which was very good. My wife ordered to prawns and she enjoyed them. It was a delightful experience, so much that we decided to go... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

The bowling alley was recommended by everyone for the best place to get a steak in Bishop. Judging by the crowd on a Tuesday, it is the go to place for dinner. I had chicken, which was fine and my husband said his steak was very good. Both dinners included a very large salad, potato or rice and veggie. We... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

We stopped by here and decided to grab some grub. The place was full on a Thursday evening so we went to the bar to grab a cold one. We waited about one corona when we were told our table was ready. The waitress was nice, clearly working hard at keeping all her tables happy. The food was good. My... More 

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Bishop, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

This is a really good place to get good diner food! You would think going to a Bowling Alley is kind of a odd place to go for good food, and it is but it does have some of the best food in town. Prices are good and we have always had good service. My husband really loves their fried... More 

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Additional Information about Back Alley Bowling Bar and Grill

Address: 649 N Main St, Bishop, CA 93514
Phone Number: (760) 873-5777
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bishop
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 649 N Main St, Bishop, CA 93514
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bishop
  • Phone Number: (760) 873-5777

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?