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“Nice lanes, but way too expensive”
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!
Reviewed August 6, 2013

Bowlmor has cushioned benches, big screens, and a classy arcade area. A menu is left at each lane and someone comes by to take orders. It's a nice place, but since it's not affordable to play more than a couple games, it's not worth the trip. If you actually want to bowl, find some other lanes. If you're just looking for a nice destination for friends or family, AND you don't mind wasting money, then this is your place.

My friends and I went on Saturday afternoon. There were cartoons on the big screens. It was busy, but not too crowded. Since it cost $9 per game, per person, and that didn't even include the $5 for shoes, we left after playing just a couple games. It was a nice facility, but we won't be going back. It's just not worth it.

2  Thank Tamar P
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Reviewed July 29, 2013

Bowlmor Lanes is a fun. clean, new, family friendly bowling alley. It is VERY pricey, though. It is very modern and updated with cool lights. the lanes also have TV's which display the score. and there is TV in the background. It has decent food, and overall is fun

4  Thank Rony S
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Reviewed February 2, 2013

This place is really nice. We had ladies night out and we opted for bowling. I was skeptical especially with the old bowling alley old smoke stench. Boy, am I glad I went. No leftover smoke smell. Parking was on point. The staff were very helpful. The food was pricey but its not your average alley food. It was quite tasty. Although there was this one grumpy waitress, we did not let her ruin our night. We had a ball. I would go again.

1  Thank Dawn R
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Reviewed January 14, 2013

why are shoes $5.25 and games are $9 EACH?! Is it the year 2050 already? cuz that's when I figured shoes and games would cost that much! geez. cool lights, decent food, pretty clean, yada, yada.

2  Thank elissa s
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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.

1  Thank Julie237
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