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Big 20 Bowling Center

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Address: 382 US Rt 1, Scarborough, ME
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Tue 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wed 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm

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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 7, 2016
Orange Park, Florida

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Orange Park, Florida
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5 of 5 stars 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 from out of town and he let us play one game...which was enough to make... More 

Thank tlburch51
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars 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 with sarcasm saying yes. Then he gave us a poor attitude about the shoes not... More 

1 Thank mandi200
Bar Mills, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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 much fun! My three-year old really liked that he could handle the balls with no... More 

Thank acchapp
Portland, Maine
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669 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 441 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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 for the last 3 years. Of course, my sons want to keep going as me... More 

Thank BeeMelissa
Concord, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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, fries, onion rings. Couldn't finish it all between 2 people but it was good. Not... More 

Thank Ellen P
Houston, Texas
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars 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 here and give the food a try along with trying to knock down all 10... More 

Thank Adrian J
Charlotte, North Carolina
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186 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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 the only people in the place. In fact, finding an employee to help us get... More 

Thank jayseae
Scarborough, Maine
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

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

Thank Frauspitz
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

This place is great! It's a vintage bowling alley with a vintage feel, but still in great shape and tons of fun! We make it a point to visit every summer while on vacation to Higgins Beach.

1 Thank HJeffreys
Milford, Massachusetts
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

I like bowling here. I bowled in a TV roll off here about 10 years ago. It's one of the few places around that doesn't use a bunch of silicone or grease on the pindecks. One of the candlepin bowling alleys around where it's still candlepin bowling as it was meant to be.

Thank Kyle B

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