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“Just be ready to wait and hour for no apparent reason” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Bowl-A-Rama

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Bowl-A-Rama
Ranked #3 of 3 Fun & Games in Escanaba
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Owner description: 24 lanes open daily. Leagues available.
Escanaba, Michigan
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Just be ready to wait and hour for no apparent reason”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 29, 2013

Planned to bowl with another couple after dinner a few weeks ago and was surprised to hear that we'd have to wait an hour when there were more than half of the lanes available. I called ahead of time to ask about pricing and to talk about what time they normally get busy so that we could make sure to get there before the crowd. He just failed to mention over the phone that if you arrive within an hour before cosmic bowling starts, you have to wait until it starts to begin a game. We even graciously proposed that we would stop before their cosmic bowling started and then leave so that they'd have the lanes open for their expected crowd. Nope. They didn't want our money and offered no explanation to us four first time guests and residents of the town. Rated average because I'm sure its a good time after the wait, but our service experience was terrible.

Visited February 2013
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Escanaba, Michigan
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“KNM @ Bowl-A-Rama”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 21, 2013

The Bowl-A-Rama has good prices for bowling (some nights they have specials), as well as real food and a bar. Its been awhile since I've been there, but the last time I hung out at the bar with some friends (you can be accompanied by people under the age of 21, no they cant drink) and they have a dance floor in there. Last time I went bowling they had a live band

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Gladstone, Michigan
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Pizza, Beer & Bowling”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2012

Fun place to go with the family or a great game with friends. It's old-school bowling with a twist~!

Visited June 2012
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Gladstone, Michigan
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139 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“A typical Bowling Alley”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2012

I like a Bowling Alley with a place to sit and no smoking. That is great. A friendly staff and there is food available during certain hours. A good place to bring the kids on a weekend. They have bumper bowling available and do have Birthday Party deals.

Visited March 2012
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