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Bad Axe Throwing

Closed Now: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Open today: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Great time at bachelor party

I was actually surprised at what a good time it was. The games kept it interesting and our coach... read more

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jwolfe444
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Crown Point, Indiana
From skeptical to a big fan!!

My friends have been wanting to go axe throwing for awhile, but I was more skeptical. I grew up in... read more

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Reviewed July 1, 2019
NikiS249
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Featured in the in the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun Times, we're the go-to destination for people looking for a great time. We're the original and only Bad Axe Throwing. Our axe throwing coaches will teach you how to throw an axe while helping...more
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Hours Today: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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2828 N Clark St, Atrium Level, Chicago, IL 60657
Lake View East
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was actually surprised at what a good time it was. The games kept it interesting and our coach was fun to work with, which probably makes all the difference.

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Date of experience: August 2019
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Jesse G, General Manager at Bad Axe Throwing, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the wonderful review and feedback! We're happy you had a great time. We're looking forward to your next visit with us.

Reviewed July 29, 2019

By now I'm sure most of you have seen the YouTube video in which the thrown axe rebounds and flies back toward the thrower. The only thing that crossed my mind when watching the video was: Wow! What an idiot! I can only speak from...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Jesse G, General Manager at Bad Axe Throwing, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2019

Thank you for sharing your experience, frankmattingly70! We are glad that you had a great time with us during your stay. We look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed July 9, 2019

We were unable to have drinks at location (understandable due to safety) but overall great experience.

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Date of experience: July 2019
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Jesse G, General Manager at Bad Axe Throwing, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2019

Thank you for the wonderful review and feedback! We're happy you had a great time. We're looking forward to your next visit with us.

Reviewed July 1, 2019

My friends have been wanting to go axe throwing for awhile, but I was more skeptical. I grew up in Hawaii doing a lot of outdoor stuff, including some tomahawk throwing, so I just didn’t understand the allure to go somewhere indoors and pay to...More

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Date of experience: June 2019
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Jesse G, General Manager at Bad Axe Throwing, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2019

On behalf us all of us at Bad Axe Throwing, I would like to thank you for sharing this great review! We are thrilled that you enjoyed your experience with us. We will be sharing your feedback with our team, they will be pleased to...More

Reviewed July 1, 2019

Staff was friendly and attentive. We booked a lane and our coach was alex. He was very nice, courteous, patient and super helpful. Great activity for a group of people!

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Date of experience: June 2019
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Jesse G, General Manager at Bad Axe Throwing, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2019

Thank you so much for your kind words, Navigate46628763742. We really appreciate you taking the time out to share your experience with us. We can’t wait to have you back at Bad Axe Throwing.

Reviewed June 25, 2019

It was a very cool experience! Our guy Jon was awesome! Thanks for a great time. It is a great venue for all ages! Location was easy to get to and parking garage attached for easy access. We will be back with another group.

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Date of experience: June 2019
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Jesse G, General Manager at Bad Axe Throwing, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2019

Thank you so much for your kind words, Fearless57167426410. We really appreciate you taking the time out to share your experience with us. We can’t wait to have you back at Bad Axe Throwing.

Reviewed June 24, 2019

An amazing Father’s Day gift that I got to share with local residents of our newly co-mingled family. Great instruction and plenty of guided fun even for the doubtful amongst us. Truly unique way to share a new exciting experience. Family of all adults.More

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Date of experience: June 2019
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Jesse G, General Manager at Bad Axe Throwing, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2019

We are incredibly grateful that you took the time out to leave us this review and feedback. Our company values put customer satisfaction as a top priority and we are committed to our customers. Its customers like you that make our job wonderful. We're looking...More

Reviewed June 10, 2019

Gabby was amazing! We walked in and were throwing axes within minutes. After giving us some basic instructions she wat hex us throw and continued to help. She also came back multiple times to check on us and offer suggestions to improve our accuracy. Great...More

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Date of experience: June 2019
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Jesse G, General Manager at Bad Axe Throwing, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2019

Thanks for the awesome review, Bryan! We work hard to meet expectations like yours, and we’re happy to hear we hit the mark for you. Come back and see us soon. Cheers!

Reviewed June 10, 2019

Celebration of a Birthday with family and friends! Staff were very attentive and helpful. Great fun!

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Date of experience: June 2019
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Jesse G, General Manager at Bad Axe Throwing, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2019

Thank you for the wonderful review and feedback! We're happy you had a great time. We're looking forward to your next visit with us.

Reviewed June 7, 2019 via mobile

I was a little hesitant to throw at first but the coaches - Jose and a new young girl - rocked it out for us by making it fun and easy. They patiently stayed by our side and gave us advice as long as we...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Jesse G, General Manager at Bad Axe Throwing, responded to this reviewResponded June 10, 2019

Thanks for the awesome review, Heidi! We work hard to meet expectations like yours, and we’re happy to hear we hit the mark for you. Come back and see us soon. Cheers!

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