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Address: 1101 Clopper Rd, Gaithersburg, MD 20878-4031
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Low-cost, family-friendly alternative to expensive bowling centers

I take my three kids to Bowl America almost every weekend, because they love to bowl, the location is convenient, the food is solid, staff is friendly and it is so much more... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed February 13, 2017
Zach B
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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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Germantown, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The facility was clean, well lit and all of the staff was very helpful. I asked one guy a few questions, he must have been new and didn't know the answers but he made it a point to get them for me. The ladies at the concession stand were awesome. They do reservations and made everything so easy! Definitely a... More 

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017

I take my three kids to Bowl America almost every weekend, because they love to bowl, the location is convenient, the food is solid, staff is friendly and it is so much more affordable than other Bowling Centers in the are, like Bowlmore or Lucky Strike. In addition, they offer a Family Blast Pass online that gets you extra discounts... More 

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Thank Zach B
Gaithersburg, Maryland
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171 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

This place is a typical 1980s type bowling place! Nothing fancy...just bowling. The prices are good and doesn't get too crowded. Typical bowling alley junk food available! I love it!

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Thank Voyager0021
Gaithersburg, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

We went to the alley for my birthday celebration. It was exciting however we went to late in the evening. There was a private party but we still had enough time to play 2 games

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Thank Adrienne T
Gaithersburg, United States
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2016

Bowling area cleaned well. Lanes sometimes have issues, but staff is very helpful. Food prices are a bit high.

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2016

Went here on a date in early afternoon, had the place almost to ourselves, played 2 games, shared fries and a drink (because we had just eaten). We were in and out in just about an hour, and it cost $82! Yes, I said $8! You can do just about any activity in the world for less than $82/hour. The... More 

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Germantown, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

If just want to bowl w family without a the bells and whistles of the upgraded bowling alleys with over price food then this place is fine. Their grill is like a typical snack bar but nothing special but your their to bowl. Good clean fun.

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MD
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2015

Clean, family friendly fun. Always a good, basic place for bowling and games. They also do a great job with kids parties.

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Thank TravelLMD
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

If you want to go bowling in this area go to bowlmor Bethesda!! The staff is very unfriendly and did not help us at all when our game got messed up. It is also very unkidfriendly. Do not come here.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 11, 2015

Lets be real. Bowling is fun but it isn't as cheap as it use to be. Not sure what happened over the years but its become nearly outrageous to go bowling these days. The simple fact is Bowl America is about average when it comes to prices so here is what you should consider. If your taking your family bowling... More 

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