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Address: 40625 Lakeview Dr, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
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+1 909-878-2695
10:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 23:30

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Great place!!

Awesome place to be with family or friends. Two pool tables and about twenty bowling lanes, along with some arcade machines and a bar.

Reviewed 15 August 2016
Detroit, Michigan
via mobile
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Claremont, California, United States
Level Contributor
51 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This may be exemplary of what bowling lanes have become: Lots of video screens, flashing disco lights, and glowing balls, stuff that distracts from the nature of the game in my opinion. The bathrooms were very dirty. We also wanted to play pool, but both tables had out-of-order signs on them, even though we had seen them being used earlier.... More 

Thank Bob K
Athens, Georgia
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Okay this place be no frills. But wow!!! My husband and I had a blast! From the music to crazy, decor to, friendly and hilarious staff! This place was a breathe of fresh air on a Friday afternoon.

Thank ErinBaker1
Level Contributor
20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

When you drive up it's hard to believe the red building has a bowling alley inside. But it sure does!!! Reasonable prices & fun, even if Austin & his friends won every time.

Thank Wendy P
Taft, California
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177 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

While visiting BIG BEAR LAKE we decided to go to the BOWLING BARN to bowl. We originally came here to enjoy the lake but water level was too low, so we bowled instead. We had such a good time, and it wasn't real crowded, We even met some nice people.

Thank Nanski
Detroit, Michigan
Level Contributor
34 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Awesome place to be with family or friends. Two pool tables and about twenty bowling lanes, along with some arcade machines and a bar.

Thank trippingout613
Big Bear City, California
Level Contributor
37 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Bowling is always a good time with the family. Lanes have bumpers for the children. Arcade games are old, outdated and charge too much. Lots of games to try and win candy. They have a bar with pool tables. Would be nice to walk in one day and see a smiley happy face.

Thank Jason K
Big Bear Lake, California
Level Contributor
31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

I love to bowl. League bowling is a great way for social, competition, and real fun. The Bowling Barn is well equipped, maintained, the people are friendly, helpful , and curtesy. A great place to have fun and get some exercise.

Thank Fritz I
Level Contributor
7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Unfortunately the pizza we had sucked! Arcade is run down!!! Much better places in town for pizza. The bar was under staffed and not friendly at all! They had karaoke, but not recommended for those under 18 after 9:00pm. Gets loud and very adult after 9:00pm...just heads up for families with young children, or those with sensitive ears.

Thank Lisa B
Menifee, California
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

We've visited a couple of times. My husband takes the kids here when I get a tattoo across the street and TattooXtream or vise-versa (yes, we drive 2 hours to get our tattoos, because Ryan is the best). It's good times with the kids, they liked it a lot. It's in a big building that looks like a super giant... More 

Thank Ninjasteve
Level Contributor
332 reviews
125 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Went to Big Bear for a week with family and friends. Went skiing durning and want to do sometime one night. So who doesn't love bowling. Everyone had a great time bowl, playing game, eating and drinking. Was a fun night out...

Thank A. Vinnie V

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