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“Outstanding!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Rock n Bowl - Mid City Lanes

Rock n Bowl - Mid City Lanes
3016 S. Carrollton Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70118
504 861 1700
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Ranked #2 of 201 Nightlife in New Orleans
Type: Bar/ Clubs, Dance Club/ Discos, Bowling Alleys, Clubs
Activities: Drinking, Nightlife
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“Outstanding!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2005

Living in Pensacola, Fl. we have visited New Orleans Many times! We also have been to Rock-n-bowl several times and have wonderful memories of hearing some great bands. From the few negative reviews...well just look where they are from..enough said. To really appreciate the blues, you have to let it creep into your soul. It makes you happy and sad, laugh and cry all at the same time. I would strongly recommend everyone giving this place a try. Don't expect fancy!
Just some really nice and friendly locals... Nice change from the touristy French Quarter.

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Front Royal, Virginia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
“The Best Time Ever!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2005

I will alwys plan my trips to New Orleans around a Thrusday nite at the Rock & Bowl - if you like to dance, and people watch, this is the place to go. I cant wait to go back!!!!

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“Have a ball at the Rock-n-Bowl”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2005

Our family group was a bit surprised at the location and gloomy stairs leading up to the Rock-n-Bowl, but we're fun-loving up-for-anything kind
of people, and we knew the great recommendations we'd read couldn't
be all wrong.

By the time we hit the top step and heard the great sounds of Geno Delafose and his band, we were dancing, and we didn't stop until Geno
stopped!

If your idea of a good time is a beautiful venue, this is not the place to go.
However, if you're out for a good time and great music and dancing, you
will have a ball at the Rock-n-Bowl. I will be back this year with the third
generation of our family to see Geno and the band. We'll be checking your
schedule, Geno!

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Murrieta, California
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Reviews in 32 cities Reviews in 32 cities
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
“Great Time, Super Atmosphere, A Must See”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2005

When we were planning our trip to New Orleans we knew that Rock N' Bowl at Mid-City Lanes was something that we had to do. It's the perfect mix of bowling, drinking, and music.

We were there on a fairly crowded night b/c they had a "name" act who is known throughout the south so there was a $7 cover charge to get in. We didn't let that stop us though. We signed in and only had to wait about 20 minutes to get a lane.

If you are expecting "true bowling" then this is not your place. The balls are chipped and good luck finding a ball that is a decent weight and you have to keep score yourself. Who cares though. We just came up with our own scoring system that worked just fine.

The crowd was a mix of families, college students, and people there to have a Rockin' time. I recomend not wearing any beads to the bowling alley as it seems like it's a "local" place and the beads make you stand out.

Price is very reasonable once we paid the cover. $1 for shoes and $15 hour for the lane. We were there on $1.75 draft night as well which is always a good thing while bowling (vacation or not).

Definately recomend the Rock n' Bowl!!!!! I hope that it's still around the next time we are in New Orleans.

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“Blast to the past”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2004

This is a great place to go. It is different from the French Quarter. The cab ride was 5 minutes and 5.00 from downtown. A very unique experience. Those who gave it a terrible review are nuts. Check it out.

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