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Average bowling, but super slow food

We went to Bowl America with a work group of colleagues and young kids. The bowling was fine. But... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
bluesea182
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
via mobile
The 1970’s is calling!

Came here with a group of about 30 for a charity event. We had a blast. It was like stepping back... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2018
da277
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New Jersey
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140 S Maple Ave, Falls Church, VA 22046-4212
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Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

We went to Bowl America with a work group of colleagues and young kids. The bowling was fine. But wow is the food slow. I went up to the food area to order two turkey sandwiches. I stood there waiting for about 20 minutes. They...More

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Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Came here with a group of about 30 for a charity event. We had a blast. It was like stepping back in time to 1970’s.

Thank da277
Reviewed 22 June 2018

Have used this Bowl America for several B-Day parities for my kids. Basic grille food and services where unfortunately they are sometimes understaffed. If you are the kind that spends $500 a B-Day party and everything is done for you ... this is not the...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Second visit and always the same. So much potential but just so poorly managed and understaffed. The line for food or drinks, 20 - 30 min all Saturday afternoon because they only have one cashier. They could do twice the business in concessions but don’t...More

Thank Kurt F
Reviewed 5 February 2017

It's a bowling alley - a bit old but brings a sort of nostalgic feel to it. What has me giving 2 stars is the customer service. It's horrible. Like one reviewer said, it feels that everyone that works there, seriously hates being there. Every...More

1  Thank Meemers333
Reviewed 12 November 2016

This was my third (and last) negative experience here. I came at 11am on a Saturday morning with my spouse and 3 young kids. We asked for 2 lanes and were told that it was "too busy" and they would only give us one lane....More

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Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We've been going sporadically for years, but only because it's the only bowling option within shouting distance. The place is clean, but the service is mediocre, the food ho-ho hum, the scoring system outdated, and the balls ancient. No complaints about the shoes, however.

1  Thank FamSiam V
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Went here for a company event. This place is seeing it's age. Was not anything spectacular. Old scoring system. Plenty of different weight balls. Shoes had new heels that actually made it more difficult to slide. Customer service was average if not below. Catering staff...More

Thank NMGRRL
Reviewed 13 March 2016

My God father was a good Bowler ; he would take us there as kids . we learned how have fun instead playing football and baseball all the time

Thank Joe C
Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

It's like I'm a kid again. They have some fancy craft beers and of course the basics. Come early on peak nights! It's all you can bowl on Thursday nights so take advantage.

Thank Kevin P
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