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Bowlmor Lanes

5353 Westbard Ave, Bethesda, MD 20816-1406
+1 301-652-0955
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Fun Event, Good Food, BUT Terrible & Slow Service

The location is hard to find and the facility is dated and tired. The wait time was estimated to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Panacea_Food
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Bethesda
Awful service

My daughter and friends went there. The waiting time for lanes was very long, which is... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
UE_DC64
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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*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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  • Very good45%
  • Average13%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible13%
21 Nov 2017
“Great Sunday Night Special ”
23 Aug 2017
“Good times”
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5353 Westbard Ave, Bethesda, MD 20816-1406
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The location is hard to find and the facility is dated and tired. The wait time was estimated to be about 30 minutes but was a little longer than an hour, and the entire time there were several open lanes that were not being assigned...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My daughter and friends went there. The waiting time for lanes was very long, which is understandable perhaps on a Saturday evening. But as lanes became empty, the staff made no attempt to get people on the waiting list on them. At one point multiple...More

Thank UE_DC64
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Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

My wife and I recently visited Bowlmor with our friends and had a great time. The facility is clean, although some of the couches are a little worn. On the other hand, they do have couches instead of uncomfortable chairs, so that’s nice. On Sundays...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2017

Bowlmor offers a fun family activity for cold or rainy days. It can be a bit expensive so I recommend going at off-peak times.

5  Thank JSfromDC
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Reviewed 22 May 2017

The bowling is mediocre, everything is slimy and very overpriced. I didn't know that bowling with three people cost over $120. Also, their milkshakes tasted good, but after one sip you were done because it was 90% whipped creme. I would recommend everyone that has...More

1  Thank Jack P
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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...More

Thank Voyager0021
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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...More

1  Thank Panacea_Food
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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
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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...More

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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...More

Thank Megan H
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