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Big 20 Bowling Center

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Still GREAT Family Fun

We go here often...in fact, we have an ongoing family competition. Lots of fun, lots of laughter... read more

Reviewed September 19, 2016
Portland, Maine
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Family fun!!

Enjoying time in Maine with family and we are candlepin bowling! What a great time and a unique... read more

Reviewed August 16, 2016
Nazareth, Pennsylvania
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Sep 19, 2016
“Still GREAT Family Fun”
Aug 16, 2016
“Family fun!!”
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Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

We go here often...in fact, we have an ongoing family competition. Lots of fun, lots of laughter, and lots of great exercise for all. Staff are all great...you can bring your own bowling shoes, but most rent them here. Nice activity for kids...and adults of...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

Enjoying time in Maine with family and we are candlepin bowling! What a great time and a unique take on bowling. Straight pins, 3 balls with no holes, and no clearing pins between shots! The kids and the adults are having great fun! Bring the...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank DLFamily216
Reviewed June 7, 2016

We love Candlepin bowling and do not have it down south where we live. We play anytime we are on vacation in area where it is available. We walked in without realizing that it was closing in 20 minutes. We told the guy we were...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed my time with my daughter here. Great place and very clean. The man at the counter tonight however could of been a little more nicer. We walked in at 845 and lights were off. I asked if they were still open and he replied...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank mandi200
Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

We are a family who enjoys bowling (not frequent, but we do like it) and after almost a year in the area, made it to Big 20. It's candlepin bowling (smaller balls, three balls per frame, pins are thinner). Harder than ten pin, but so...More

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Reviewed November 17, 2014 via mobile

Have been several times with the entire family and also with my charges as a nanny. Always a terrific time...lots if laughter and best if all...wonderful exercise, without feeling like you are working out. My family goes often as we have a competition in play...More

Thank BeeMelissa
Reviewed October 21, 2014

Balls and lanes were in good condition. Well lit. I liked the seating arrangement - 6 seats for your group plus a row with a table behind it where you can put your food and drink. Had the combo plate of popcorn chicken, mozzarella sticks,...More

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank ellenp525
Reviewed September 25, 2014

We absolutely loved the fun we had at this place trying to learn how to candlestick bowl. Coming from Houston we had never experienced this form of bowling. Big 20 has a great atmosphere and great service. We plan to go again while we are...More

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank Adrian J
Reviewed July 10, 2014

Bowling (in general) probably isn't as big as it once was - which is why it's great to try candlepin bowling. The balls are smaller, the pins are smaller, everything is smaller. Even the crowds - at least when we were there. We were actually...More

Date of experience: March 2014
Thank jayseae
Reviewed June 25, 2014

Great staff, friendly people and wonderful fun for the whole family! Rainy days are the best in summer

Date of experience: June 2014
Thank Frauspitz
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