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Best of Brooklyn: Top 5 Places to Go Bowling

No matter what your group needs, hit a strike every time with this list of local bowling alleys.

Brooklyn is home to some of the best bowling alleys in New York City. Whether you're looking for a casual night out with friends or a more competitive environment, there's a bowling alley in Brooklyn for you. Here are the top five places to go bowling in Brooklyn:

  1. Brooklyn Bowl — Williamsburg

Located at 61 Wythe Ave. in Williamsburg, Brooklyn Bowl is a trendy bowling alley that attracts a diverse crowd. The decor is modern and hip, and they often host live music performances in addition to bowling. It's a great place to go on a date or hang out with friends. The price ranges from $25-$30 per person per hour depending on the time and day.

  1. Fort Hamilton Bowling Center — Dyker Heights

Located at 124 Wainwright Dr. in Dyker Heights, the Fort Hamilton Bowling Center boasts a range of features that cater to bowlers of all skill levels. Whether you're a seasoned pro or a beginner finding your groove, their well-maintained lanes and cutting-edge scoring systems ensure a smooth and enjoyable game every time.

       3. The Gutter — Williamsburg

The Gutter is a hip bowling alley located at 200 North 14th St. in Williamsburg. The vibe is laid-back and quirky, with vintage decor and a dive bar atmosphere. It's a great spot for a night out with friends or a date. Prices start at $7 per game per person, with shoe rentals for an additional $5.

  1. Melody Lanes — Sunset Park

Melody Lanes, located at 461 37th St. in Sunset Park, has been around since 1958. It's a classic bowling alley with a friendly and welcoming vibe, and they offer a variety of leagues for bowlers of all skill levels. Prices start at $50-$55 per game.

  1. Funfest Bar and Lounge — Mill Basin

Funfest Bar and Lounge, located at 6161 Strickland Ave. in Mill Basin, is a family-operated bowling alley that offers various arcade games, a full-service snack bar and private event rooms. For prices, inquire at its website here

There you have it - the top five places to go bowling in Brooklyn!