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Rock n Bowl - Mid City Lanes

Open Now: 11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
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Fun stop!

More than just bowling. Big bar area and they have a stage and dance floor. Was there on Tuesday... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Franklin, Tennessee
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New Years Eve

This was our first visit to Rock n Bowl and our first Tab Benoit show. First of all Tab was awesome... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
north carrollton ms
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3016 S Carrollton Ave, New Orleans, LA 70118-4304
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

More than just bowling. Big bar area and they have a stage and dance floor. Was there on Tuesday night and they were having dance lessons. Food is just bar food, but everything else was great!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JohnG36
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first visit to Rock n Bowl and our first Tab Benoit show. First of all Tab was awesome even if we never got the chance to meet him or get photos with him. The Rock n Bowl was a great place. Fun...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sharonsmith7277
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for a live Zydeco band and some bowling (we are not bowlers) and everyone had a blast including our teens. Lot of fun!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Voldar15
Reviewed November 23, 2018 via mobile

We went to rock and bowl due to its one of the few places in Nola kids can go to and hear live music. We went on a Wednesday night at 10 - after dinner and we were told no bowling lanes were available. Which...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tigerfan03
Reviewed November 7, 2018

I revisit the Rock n''Bowl each time I come back to New Orleans. Seldom for bowling but always for the bands that play each night. It is a unique place and still a fun experience, though I miss the scary bouncing floor of the old...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Michael H
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Want to go to a fun and interesting place with a unique concept? Stop at Rock n Bowl for a fun time bowling with the family, great music and lots of good eats and drinks!! We attended a special event this afternoon for friends of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank glapril
Reviewed October 10, 2018

Rock-n-Bowl is not just your average bowling alley .. It’s much much more .. We came here recently to bowl but it’s huge and had a DJ playing salsa .. People of all ages were dancing .. Great vibe .. They have live bands through...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LondonLockwood
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

Rock n Bowl has been one of our favorite bars in NOLA since they were in their old location upstairs on N Carrollton. Live music and bowling. How can you beat that! Great for hearing local groups. Thursday is Zydeco night and Sunday afternoon With...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank donchampagne
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

A huge hall with bowling lanes, 4 dollar beer and a great band on Thursday. Pros: great staff, low cover, great music and plenty of single men and woman looking for dance partners. Great over 40 place as well, but all ages danced with all...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank comfieslippers
Reviewed August 5, 2018

Went with a group of eight people of various ages. Had a great time. Happened to be Zydeco night and the music was worth the cover charge. The first space you come to is huge with a large stage, dance floor and service bar. There...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Johnny N
June 3, 2018|
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Response from Susan S | Reviewed this property |
We did not have to pay a cover charge before 7 PM.
Teresa T
April 20, 2018|
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Response from sasnhe | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think so because when I went there were kids bowling during the music and there was no barrier or separate entrance between the music and bowling areas. It’s a great place. Have fun!
Paula B
January 24, 2018|
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Response from B V | Reviewed this property |
cover charge goes to the band, who sets 'their' price well worth it given the quality of the TOP acts who play here and intimacy of the venue imho