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Address: 16615 SE 18th St, Vancouver, WA 98683-3595
Phone Number: (360) 944-6118
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:15 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:15 am

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Big Al's in Vancouver has many different aspects to appeal to singles and families. The main attraction is their bowling center and game area--both are magnets for young children... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
dustoff40
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Puyallup, Washington
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Portland, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to Big Al's for the first time. My first impression was, wow this place looks HUGE inside. The next thing I noticed was how noisy and loud it was inside Big Al's. You have loud music. Loud sounds from the Arcade Center. The bowling lanes were jam packed with bowler. I found that there are many distractions for... More 

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Puyallup, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Big Al's in Vancouver has many different aspects to appeal to singles and families. The main attraction is their bowling center and game area--both are magnets for young children especially during the summer. Kids bowl for free during the summer which is a great incentive to to bring the younger generation into an exciting and long term sport. The downside,... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes, it can be a little spendy but, if you go as a group and EVERYBODY pitches in, your going to enjoy what BIG ALS has to offer. There's an Arcade for the kids, bowling for the family, and a Adult Area aka Bar for the party goers. You can RESERVE the Banquet Room in the Lounge and there's a... More 

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Thank Leanne R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

I came to Big Al's , a few weeks ago on business. Had a excellent time. My waitress named Mariah. So I came back to see if they are great every time. And they R. I had the bacon western cheeseburger and fries. Outstanding. The service was excellent. The quality of the food in the consistency of their service is... More 

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Thank Alan S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

Very clean, non smoking, family friendly. Staff is friendly and helpful! Lots of fun for all ages! Will definitely go there again!

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Beaverton, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

We were introduced to Big Al's bowling thanks to a company event and this has been a reoccurring place to visit with the family. The facilities are modern, moderately priced and great comfort food and drinks to enjoy while having fun. Highly recommended for families and adults alike.

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Michigan City, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

I was with a group of 10 - 12 business travelers and this was a group outing. We had tacos and then bowling in a private area. The food was excellent as was the service. The group of business executives had a great time bowling and this was an excellent venue for a team event. In addition, the facility had... More 

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Camas, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016

We've been here three times and my feelings are mixed. On the bowling side, it's a little expensive, usually crowded, the lanes seem over oiled, and the music is too loud. The people who work there are very friendly. The food is good, but a little pricey. Try the huge plate of nachos they have. The arcade is great for... More 

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Jacksonville, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015 via mobile

While I didn't coordinate it, we reserved a party room, which included catered food (very good although it didn't stay hot for long) and soft drinks. Room was a great location, and we paid extra for two hours of bowling. Reasonably priced, fun time. Also had an arcade and ice cream. Would return.

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Thank Aimee T
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 via mobile

Great fun, only wish the music wasn't so loud or inappropriate for the little children to be present and enjoy. Food is nothing fancy.

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