If you’re looking to strike out in the best way, then Phoenix has you covered. You’re never too far from a good bowling alley in this town. Our top picks also boast more than just slick lanes. From full restaurants to the best bars, live music to laser tag, our favorite bowling alleys have it all. If you’re just looking for a casual night out to get some serious game, we have you covered. Here are six of our top bowling alleys to knock down some pins.
A vintage oasis in the heart of downtown Phoenix’s CityScape, Lucky Strike puts the mod in modern. With 12 lanes, you can knock back pins along with fun drinks. There are two full bars where mixologists can you pour you one of their signature drinks. The menu is also full of delicious food choices like the wings and waffles. Other amenities include four-lane bowling suites which you can rent out and bottle service. Friday and Saturday nights are lit up with DJs spinning hot beats. Plus there’s free Wi-Fi. And if you’re looking for a great spot to host a party, Lucky Strike has a variety of packages with food and drink options to satisfy everyone on your team.
50 West Jefferson Street, #240
Let It Roll Bowl & Entertainment
It’s all in the name, Let It Roll Bowl & Entertainment guarantees a great time. This bowling alley has regular specials and events for kids and adults such as All-U-Can-Bowl and Rock ‘N’ Cosmic Bowl Weekends. If you’re looking to join a league, Let It Roll Bowl & Entertainment can hook you up. With youth, mixed, and ladies leagues you can take your game to the next level. Enjoy fresh drinks at The Lounge, the 1962 historic bar. Amber lighting and a slick black bar will transport you back in time. And with a delicious menu and plenty of drink options, it’s the perfect place to chill after conquering the lanes. Group rates are available for special events and parties as well, and if you join their VIP club you’ll get even more discounts.
8925 North 12th Street
Coming here is like stepping back in time with the Midcentury Modern architecture giving Bowlero Christown that retro bowling alley feel. With 48 bowling lanes, you’ll rarely have to wait for your turn. But if you do, then you can play pool, arcade games, foosball, and more. This bowling alley is the hub for several bowling leagues and even boasts an onsite pro shop. Bowlero keeps the fun rolling with regular theme nights like Monday Mayhem and College Night on Thursdays. Looking for a place to hold a corporate event or party? Bowlero will hook you up with a memorable night.
1919 West Bethany Home Road
If you’re in the West Valley, then Uptown Alley is the best place to bowl, hands down. With 40 bowling lanes, funky black lights, 15-foot projection TVs, live music and more, this bowling alley has everything you’re looking for. For the serious bowler, there are adult and youth leagues, and a special club for bowlers, 55 and older. For adults, there’s The Approach lounge with 10 private lanes and a full-service bar. There’s even a dance floor and pool tables, and a two-story laser-tag area. Uptown Alley has everything you need for a memorable night.
13525 North Litchfield Road in Surprise
Main Event Entertainment
Tucked away in south Tempe is Main Event Entertainment. This bowling alley has more than just lanes. It has a full restaurant, arcade, and laser tag. And nothing says fun like black lights and fog machines, which adds a fun psychedelic funk to your game. Plan your next date night here and enjoy delicious food and drinks from the full bar. Or book your next party or corporate event here for an unforgettable experience. Unique to Main Event Entertainment are its FUNleagues, special eight-week bowling leagues. Sign up and level up your bowling skills. And with weekly specials, Main Event Entertainment isn’t just a bowling alley, it’s a destination.
8545 South Emerald Drive in Tempe
Brunswick Zone Mesa Lanes
Across the street from Mesa Community College and not to from ASU is Brunswick Zone Mesa. A Valley staple, this Brunswick location has 40 bowling lanes to accommodate you and your friends. With an onsite pro shop, you can get all the merch and bowling tips you want before lacing up. Give your fingers a break at the arcade or try your hand at pool. Or if you prefer, just chill out in the lounge and enjoy some nibbles and drinks. There are weekly specials including theme nights like $2 Tuesdays and After Party Fridays. If you’re a morning person then hit up the lanes on Sunday for the Early Bird Bowling.
1754 West Southern Avenue in Mesa