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Address: 16615 SE 18th St, Vancouver, WA 98683-3595
Phone Number:
+1 360-944-6118
Today
11:00 - 23:15
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 23:15
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:15

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Big Al's in Vancouver has many different aspects to appeal to singles and families. The main attraction is their bowling center and game area--both are magnets for young children... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 August 2016
dustoff40
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Puyallup, Washington
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Vancouver, Washington
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21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hosted a family birthday on New Years Day and was overwhelmed by the food, service, and fun. The food was amazing; well beyond what we expected from a 'bowling alley'; he catering staff even accommodated our gluten free requests. The host of the event was terrific; focused on our party and made sure we had all that we needed. The... More 

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Thank Andrew W
Anchorage, Alaska
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great Idea, execution was off. While the staff was friendly enough the arcade needed some help. A number of the better arcade games were "temporarily unavailable" all night long. Had I known that I wouldn't have got the unlimited arcade. While the unlimited bowling was fun the music left something to be desired. Was it music videos with girls dancing... More 

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Thank oddwhistle
Lebanon, Oregon
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358 reviews
83 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

This place has so much fun stuff to do for people of all ages! There is of course bowling which is the main attraction. Aside from that they have a huge arcade, a bar, a restaurant, and tons and tons of TVs! My family had a party of about 15 and we spent hours here. Prices are pretty good too... More 

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Thank Michael M
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Not a enjoyable place treated Rudely by manager and call corporate and they were unable concerned bout staffs behavior and my husband and I at the point were asked not to come back.. that's no problem won't be back and would not recommend this sports bar for football games big tvs but bad service

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Thank Dawn D
Olympia, WA
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135 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

I don't expect world class food, but what they had was decent. The bowling was fun, but the lanes had technical issues. It's a fun hangout. I recommend this for a fun outing.

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Portland, Oregon
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180 reviews
116 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

I went to Big Al's for the first time. My first impression was, wow this place looks HUGE inside. The next thing I noticed was how noisy and loud it was inside Big Al's. You have loud music. Loud sounds from the Arcade Center. The bowling lanes were jam packed with bowler. I found that there are many distractions for... More 

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Thank RSNN
Puyallup, Washington
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49 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Big Al's in Vancouver has many different aspects to appeal to singles and families. The main attraction is their bowling center and game area--both are magnets for young children especially during the summer. Kids bowl for free during the summer which is a great incentive to to bring the younger generation into an exciting and long term sport. The downside,... More 

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Thank dustoff40
Vancouver, Washington
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46 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Yes, it can be a little spendy but, if you go as a group and EVERYBODY pitches in, your going to enjoy what BIG ALS has to offer. There's an Arcade for the kids, bowling for the family, and a Adult Area aka Bar for the party goers. You can RESERVE the Banquet Room in the Lounge and there's a... More 

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Thank Leanne R
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24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

I came to Big Al's , a few weeks ago on business. Had a excellent time. My waitress named Mariah. So I came back to see if they are great every time. And they R. I had the bacon western cheeseburger and fries. Outstanding. The service was excellent. The quality of the food in the consistency of their service is... More 

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Thank Alan S
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Very clean, non smoking, family friendly. Staff is friendly and helpful! Lots of fun for all ages! Will definitely go there again!

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