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Boardwalk Bowl

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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Fun Spot

Stopped in here on our first night. Seemed like a fun stop with a lot of locals. It was a karaoke... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2018
Jill W
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Seattle, Washington
via mobile
Hidden gem

A relative had her son meet us here when he was done having fun at the boardwalk. This was my first... read more

Reviewed June 9, 2018
MommaAmp
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San Jose, California
via mobile
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“karaoke night”(3 reviews)
“pizza”(6 reviews)
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Next to the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, the Boardwalk Bowl is a state-of-the-art bowling facility, arcade, restaurant, and lounge with plenty of party fun!
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115 Cliff St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5418
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Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in here on our first night. Seemed like a fun stop with a lot of locals. It was a karaoke night with a lot of talented,serious competitors so that was fun to watch.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jill W
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

A relative had her son meet us here when he was done having fun at the boardwalk. This was my first time here. We walked in on the side street across from the boardwalk, ordered a pizza, chicken wings and some beers. After finding a...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank MommaAmp
Reviewed December 23, 2017 via mobile

This is the 4th Birthday party I’ve held here. The staff is great, especially Yolanda and Andrew. The Coasters bar and grill has everything from salads to pizza and sandwiches, and even Marianne’s ice cream!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank SCTreeHugger
Reviewed August 2, 2017

I was robbed at the Santa Cruz Boardwalk Bowl this Monday. Someone snatched my small black Deluci Santa Cruz purse with all of my belongings including an iPhone in a pink wallet case, keys, credit cards, ID, and cash. Bowling alley is a decent place...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 23, 2017

You are at a popular boardwalk and there are a lot of kids so don’t think you’ll get a real game of bowling in. You probably already knew that though. If you were a serious bowler, you’d go to your local bowling alley. There are...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Daniel A
Reviewed November 4, 2016 via mobile

We had one game of bowling and the most delicious cheese pizza. Really clean facility and great friendly staff. Not that busy on a weeknight. Enjoyed our visit

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Alison M
Reviewed January 17, 2016

We went there as a big group after dinner and reserved 3 lanes. The little one bowled for the first time and had a blast, actually everyone did. I couldn't bowl so I sat back and watched everyone enjoying themselves. The place was packed (...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Silvertiger
Reviewed August 31, 2015

The customer was terrible, the person who cleaned up the tables outside threw away our half eaten food and was very rude. The kitchen was backed up for an hour.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank AnnahMarieh
Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

The boardwalk bowl is a nice place to go bowling and the people are very helpful that work their. I like how they have different weights of bowling balls for people to used. I like how there is a place to eat food in the...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank dancegirl12
Reviewed December 27, 2014

If you are not used to this kind of place this is a pretty spot on stereotypical bowling experience. They do disco bowling with music videos and neon sometimes. Bowling is pretty good value. We also enjoyed the karaoke in the bar, with entertainment from...More

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank Andrew A
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