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Address: 5353 Westbard Ave., Bethesda, MD 20816
Phone Number:
+1 301-652-0955
16:00 - 23:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon 16:00 - 01:00
Tue - Thu 16:00 - 23:00
Fri 12:00 - 02:00
Sat 11:00 - 02:00

*Bowlmor Lanes has taken America's favorite pastime and turned it into a...

*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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Neon Bowling Alley...Fun zfor Teens

The Bowl or Lanes located near River Road is a great place to take your teens for an afternoon of raucous fun. Neon and black lights create a fun atmosphere for all. Good snack... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 July 2016
bethesda, md.
via mobile
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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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171 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

If you are expecting a classic bowling alley with cheap bowling and cheap games don't come here. This place is so fancy it irritates the crap out of me. This is not how bowling should be. The games are super expensive. Prizes are horrible. And it is always crowded so you have to wait. We ended up going somewhere else.... More 

Thank Voyager0021
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

The bowling alley has all the modern amenities of a new bowling alley...computer scoring, video screens, automated ball bumpers for kids, foodservice lane side and a small arcade. The attendants are all very nice and helpful. The only downside is the expense...the experience is not cheap.

Thank Panacea_Food
bethesda, md.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

The Bowl or Lanes located near River Road is a great place to take your teens for an afternoon of raucous fun. Neon and black lights create a fun atmosphere for all. Good snack bar. Call for lane availability as this place is always busy.

Thank barymad
Rockville, MD
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

Multiple times I have arrived and never got to bowl. A hand-written note on the front door was all. In 2016, you might think that their website could help customers know when they can come bowl. Last straw was when the front desk (young and inexperienced staff) told my small group to return at 6:30. Even took my cell phone... More 

Thank Dble_Inc_Two_Kids
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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147 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

I'd recommend going later at night on the weekends if you're an older group there to drink and play. We had to share space with little kids and teenagers, which ended up being just fine! Everyone was friendly, it just meant coordinating turns between three lanes. The outstanding part of this place is the bar. The bartenders are superb. Katri... More 

Thank Megan H
Glen Echo
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24 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

I just wanted a nice time out bowling with the sister but Bowlmor had too many little annoyances. We ultimately left after one game.. Firstly, i just dont like the low lighting and neon aesthetic. Itd be one thing of it was a disco but in the middle of the day its just off putting. Secondly, all the rental balls... More 

2 Thank Mop Z
Potomac, Maryland
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274 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2015

Our daughter and her guests had a great time bowling and enjoying plenty of pizza and very good chicken tenders.

Thank Potomac_11
Birmingham, Alabama, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2015

Good facility with very nice private party rooms. Very good staff. The food is bar food with lots of breeding and salt, but it is ok.

Thank James W
New York City, New York
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191 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2014

A group of three of us had a great time bowling on a Saturday afternoon. The pricing varies depending on when you decide to go, so if you are price sensitive, make sure to call ahead to find out the details. Per game, per person, it can range from $3.50 to around $9.00, which given its suburban Bethesda, location isn't... More 

1 Thank John W
Bethesda, Maryland
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272 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2014

My daughter wanted to celebrate her 13th Birthday here. Fine...and I knew it was a souped up bowling alley so it would be a little more money. Worked with the "party" planner. Worked up a plan. It was $300 for 2 lanes for 8 people for 2 hours; as much as you can bowl. Shoe rental and food were extra.... More 

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