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Address: 244 Thain Rd, Lewiston, ID 83501-4846
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+1 208-743-8883

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great place to eat

We choose the Strike and Spare often because the food is always good. The service is great and they have tables to accommodate larger groups. The sandwiches are pretty large so we... read more

Reviewed February 15, 2017
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20 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed February 15, 2017

We choose the Strike and Spare often because the food is always good. The service is great and they have tables to accommodate larger groups. The sandwiches are pretty large so we often share a serving. There are two section; one is family friendly and the other serves alcohol so no one under 21 allowed. We have eaten in both... More 

Thank TroyCarolyn
Colorado Springs, CO
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed November 23, 2016

I have not been to Lewiston since 1985, but I still remember that this place slow cooked a bunch of turkeys every night though it was not on the menu, I would order a turkey platter w dressing. It was fantastic! Happy Thanksgiving

Thank LeeMilner
Lewiston, Idaho
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50 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed September 27, 2016

Bowling Alleys are not a typical location for a quaint eating establishment. The Strike and Spare is an Exception to the rule. It is away from the alley enough to make it separate and a decent place for small meetings. The food and service are good.

Thank reesrjobs
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed August 22, 2016

This family owned restaurant has been around since 1959. It is famous for it's jumbo sandwiches, but everything on the menu is delicious. The adjoining bowling alley has been recently updated, so make sure you check it out also!! The bar runs a happy hour from 3 to 6, so you can get some great deals during that time.

Thank Mike R
Lewiston, Idaho
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed August 10, 2016

This place used to be pretty awesome but the sandwiches shrunk and the prices went up, Hey maybe the economy maybe less beeswax. The food does not seem to be prepared with as much care as prior years but maybe an off night, huh?

Thank Johnnie M
Lewiston, Idaho
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44 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed June 23, 2016

Local favorite. Incredible/famous sandwiches. (better bring your appetite!) Their famous Turkey Noodle soup is to die for! Alwayw on..ALWAYS hot! Nice laid back environment. Adjacent to bowling alley. Great place to eat!

Thank Idaho4me
Coeur d'Alene, ID
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65 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed July 11, 2015

Excellent food. Try their soup. Nummy. Owner sits in the bar every day. Prices are very reasonable. Cheap drinks. Great burgers. Lots of food to choose from with good portions.

Thank marcea1
San Diego, California
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92 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed May 22, 2015

This is a locals place and hard to find. It's behind the bowering alley. They have good sandwiches and great turkey soup. Then go bowel...Strike and Spare. Good eats and fair value!

Thank SDSunshineKKelly
Clarkston, Washington
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31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed April 21, 2015

This is not just a Restaurant in a bowling alley they have the best sandwiches in town the Turkey comes with dressing and salad or fries you can't eat a whole one by yourself, but you can order a half or share with a friend.

Thank LeslieGher
Clarkston WA
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70 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed March 18, 2015

This is the spot for that terrific homemade turkey noodle soup and Turkey sandwich or a "Cock & Bull" are two of my favorites. You had better bring your hunger with you as these are a huge sandwich (easily made into two meals).

Thank GrandmaBecky

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