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Boardwalk Bowl

115 Cliff St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5418
+1 831-426-3324
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Robbed at the bowling alley

I was robbed at the Santa Cruz Boardwalk Bowl this Monday. Someone snatched my small black Deluci... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2017
Santa Cruz, California
Go with an open mind

You are at a popular boardwalk and there are a lot of kids so don’t think you’ll get a real game of... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2017
Daniel A
Beijing, China
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Next to the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, the Boardwalk Bowl is a state-of-the-art bowling facility, arcade, restaurant, and lounge with plenty of party fun!
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good39%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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“bowling alley” (13 reviews)
“pizza” (4 reviews)
“fun” (16 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 23:00
115 Cliff St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-5418
+1 831-426-3324
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Reviewed 3 August 2017

I was robbed at the Santa Cruz Boardwalk Bowl this Monday. Someone snatched my small black Deluci Santa Cruz purse with all of my belongings including an iPhone in a pink wallet case, keys, credit cards, ID, and cash. Bowling alley is a decent place...More

1  Thank LinaLovePeace
Reviewed 23 July 2017

You are at a popular boardwalk and there are a lot of kids so don’t think you’ll get a real game of bowling in. You probably already knew that though. If you were a serious bowler, you’d go to your local bowling alley. There are...More

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

We had one game of bowling and the most delicious cheese pizza. Really clean facility and great friendly staff. Not that busy on a weeknight. Enjoyed our visit

Thank Alison M
Reviewed 17 January 2016

We went there as a big group after dinner and reserved 3 lanes. The little one bowled for the first time and had a blast, actually everyone did. I couldn't bowl so I sat back and watched everyone enjoying themselves. The place was packed (...More

Thank Silvertiger
Reviewed 31 August 2015

The customer was terrible, the person who cleaned up the tables outside threw away our half eaten food and was very rude. The kitchen was backed up for an hour.

Thank AnnahMarieh
Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

The boardwalk bowl is a nice place to go bowling and the people are very helpful that work their. I like how they have different weights of bowling balls for people to used. I like how there is a place to eat food in the...More

Thank dancegirl12
Reviewed 27 December 2014

If you are not used to this kind of place this is a pretty spot on stereotypical bowling experience. They do disco bowling with music videos and neon sometimes. Bowling is pretty good value. We also enjoyed the karaoke in the bar, with entertainment from...More

Thank Andrew A
Reviewed 7 December 2014

We booked a birthday party there with 20 kids in attendance. It was one of the best parties we've done for many reasons. 1) the kids had a great time ( I was worried they would get bored after a while, and some did take...More

Thank Alison M
Reviewed 17 September 2014

This is a quintessential Santa Cruz fun spot. There is so much going on to have fun with in here. You will never be bored here

Thank Serafina1313
Reviewed 2 September 2014

Don't go if you're expecting to get a serious game of bowling on. Too many beginning bowlers will make it impossible to get a good score, i.e. little kids are walking everywhere with little parent supervision.

Thank T J
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