Bowling is for anyone who wants to blow off some steam; it is easy, it is fun, and would be a great activity to do with your loved ones! The game doesn’t need you to follow any specific rules and you can just have a gala time without getting into the competitive spirit. All in all, because this fun game interests us so much, and we are sure that you will have a great time too, here is a list of the 10 best bowling alleys that you can find in Los Angeles.
List of Bowling Alleys in LA
1. Highland Park Bowl
Highland Parl Bowl is LA’s oldest bowling alley opening in 1927. It was renamed Mr. T’s Bowl from 1966 until 2014. It reopened in 2016 with its original name. But bowling is not just it at this place! They also have a full-fledged menu containing burgers, pizza, cocktails, desserts, and more! It is a complete package to visit with your friends.
Opening Hours: Mon- Fri 5 pm – 2 am; Sat-Sun 12 pm – 2 am
Address: 5621 N Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90042
Contact: +1 323-257-2695
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2. Bowlero Mar Vista
Bowlero is a retro, hipster-inspired bowling lounge with activities other than bowling too. One can have a laser tag round, cross ropes or just lay back low and enjoy the amazing food and drinks they offer. This is not just your traditional bowling alley as the sports bar is heavily crowded with a lot of fun things to do.
Opening Hours: Mon- Thu 4 pm – 12 am; Fri: 12 pm – 1 am; Sat-Sun 11 am – 1 am
Address: 12125 Venice Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90066
Contact: +1 310-391-5288
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3. XLanes LA
XLanes is known to accommodate a large group of people and the events here like birthdays and other holidays are quite popular. It makes anyone’s experience beyond great by offering not just the bowling alley but a live sports bar too! They have a lot of options to keep everyone engaged and if you need to fuel up before your main game, they have a cool menu for you to choose from!
Opening Hours: Mon- Thu 5 pm – 11:30 pm; Fri 5 pm – 2 am; Sat & Sun 11 am – 2 am
Adress: 333 Alameda St #300, Los Angeles, CA 90013
Contact: +1 213-229-8910
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4. Lucky Strike LA Live
Lucky Strike LA Live is a perfect place for people who want to keep boring at their doorstep. They not only have a bowling alley, but also pool tables, arcades, darts, billiards, ping pong, table shuffleboard, floor shuffleboard, live music, and great food *…and we are tired of reading the list!* The place is very near to other tourist attractions and so after a long day visiting all that the city has to offer you can chill in Lucky Strike!
Opening Hours: Mon- Thu 4 pm – 10 pm; Fri 2 pm – 2 am; Sat 12 pm – 2 am; Sun 10 am – 11 pm
Address: 800 W Olympic Blvd Ste 250, Los Angeles, CA 90015
Contact: +1 213-542-4880
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5. Shatto 39 Lanes
Shatto 39 Lane is great not just for adults but has plenty of things to do for kids too. A great way to spend your Sunday afternoon with friends and family, this place will guarantee you a gala time with its sports bar, delectable menu, and hundreds of other things to do!
Opening Hours: Mon- Thu 5 pm – 2 am; Fri- Sat 1 pm – 2 am; Sun 1 pm – 1 am
Address: 3255 4th St, Los Angeles, CA 90020
Contact: +1 213-385-9475
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6. The Spare Room
The Spare Room is located in the Roosevelt Hotel, Hollywood. It is almost like you are stepping into a very different zone with a retro vibe, classic cocktails, and traditional punch bowls from where you can pour your drinks and have a merry evening ahead. The bowling lounge is perfect for family as well as friends but the prices are a bit on the hefty side. But worry not because The Spare Room has something for everyone – Monopoly, dominoes, Connect Four, Battleship, etc.
Opening Hours: Sun and Tue Closed; Rest of the week 8 pm – 2 pm
Address: 7000 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028, United States
Contact: +1 323-769-7296
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7. Winnetka Bowl
No matter if you are a 10 years old kid or a 70-year-old retired man, Winnetka Bowl will keep you equally engaged and promise the same fun. The Winnetka Bowl was formerly called Canoga Park Bowl which was opened 24 hours. But even currently, their opening timings are pretty great. Besides bowling, they have other activities too like billiards ad an arcade. Tired of playing all evening long? Try their restaurant with a lip-smacking menu! It also promises a lot of special events throughout the week. We highly recommend you don’t miss out on that!
So if you are a serious bowler, you would definitely want to take a look at the 32 lanes that are illuminated with runner lights! But it is not all for professionals! In fact, there are so many fun activities to do right from the sports bar which has air hockey and pool table to th video games station. Not to forget the amazing menu that they have where one can just lounge around after a hectic evening on the floor! You wouldn’t wanna miss out on this one for sure.
The theme of the Montrose Bowl is the 50s era. With the amazing 8-lane bowling alley, the place seems like a perfect venue no matter what time of the day! However, it is quite exclusive. It focuses mostly on parties and events. But the “commoners” can also enjoy the space with up to five people per lane on regular days. The place has been serving happy customers since 1936 and truth be told, it is a popular shooting destination for many TV Shows including Pleasantville and Teen Wolf!
Opening Hours: Mon- Thu 9 pm – 11 pm; Fri & Sat 9 pm – 12 am; Sunday 11 pm – 10:30 pm
Address: 2334 Honolulu Ave, Montrose, CA 91020, United States
Contact: +1 818-249-3895
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10. Jewel City Bowl
Jewel City Bowl has newly been renovated and is all set to charm its customers with a promise of a gala time. The alley is located 15 min. east of Hollywood and just north of Downtown Los Angeles. You will also find so many other things to do besides the game of bowling – the amazing restaurant and bar as well as a sports complex which has other games and activities too. One can also book the alley for special events.
Opening Hours: Mon & Tue 5:30 pm – 1 am; Wed 5:30 pm – 12 am; Thu 5:30 pm – 1 am; Fri 5:30 pm – 2 am; Sat 12 pm – 2 am; Sun 9 am – 1 am
Contact: +1 818-243-1188
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