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“Gutter Ball” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Bowlmor Lanes

Bowlmor Lanes
Ranked #5 of 7 Fun & Games in Bethesda
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Owner description: *Bowlmor Lanes has taken America's favorite pastime and turned it into a luxury experience. Our stunning design features modern, semi-private banquette seating, gourmet cuisine by Celebrity Chef David Burke, and a full service sports bar and restaurant; There is so much to see and do at Bowlmor; every visit is a new experience. Bowlmor Lanes has quickly become ultimate entertainment destination for a night out with your friends. *Our exquisite design and experienced event team make us the ideal location for private parties of any type or size. We specialize in Corporate Events, Children's Birthday Parties, Bar & Bat Mitzvahs, Teambuilding Outings, and more. Please call our Events Office at 212-255-8188 to find out how we can create a customized bowling event just for you!
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42 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Gutter Ball”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2012

I attended a reserved party here last week and had fun. Mostly we bowled, but video games were popular with the kids, too. We had food (sandwiches, pizza, hummus dip, crudites etc.) while we waited for our turn at bowling. Food was prepared well, and restocked as needed. Our wait staff was courteous and helpful.

Visited November 2012
1 Thank Julie237
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English first
Potomac, Maryland
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great Birthday Party”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2012

The inside is really beautiful. The servers are very helpful and they let you bring your cake. We ordered food for the parents which gave them a reason to stay.

Visited November 2011
1 Thank cynthiafrompotomac
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48 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
“Like bowling at a nightclub”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2012

Upscale bowling with an impressive, sports bar and nightclub atmosphere. Two bars with excellent food, service while bowling. Very friendly, efficient staff. Bartender told us they'll be renovating soon while staying open. It's dark and loud with techno music (like disco from my era). Neon lit bowling pins and lighted lanes. Electronic scoring displayed for everyone to see how you're doing ;-D. Kid-friendly bowling with a contraption that allows them to place the ball inside, and the ball slides into the lane. Never saw that before, but I haven't bowled for 20 years! Arcade games.

Visited July 2012
Thank EllKell
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Silver Spring
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“bowling par excellence”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2012

best bowling on the east coast. really good food menu and staff are very helpful and accomodating.

Visited April 2012
Thank Don_DynCorp
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Bethesda, MD
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68 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Lots of fun, but not inexpensive”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2011

Bright lights in a darkened room, TV screens over each lane with different shows, music, and background noise -- this is not a place for people who are intolerant of overstimulation. The bowling lanes are in good shape, the food is pretty good, and it's a lot of fun. But if you want good value, drive out I-270 to AMF or BowlAmerica.

Visited September 2011
2 Thank orangerook
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