FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Where is Brooklyn Bowl located?
Brooklyn Bowl is located at 61 Wythe Avenue between N. 11th & 12th streets in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York. We’re just around the corner from Brooklyn Brewery.

How do I get to Brooklyn Bowl?
Please consult our Directions page.

What are Brooklyn Bowl’s hours?
We open each weeknight at 6:00 pm and at noon on Saturday and Sunday.

What sort of food does Brooklyn Bowl serve?
Our partners at Blue Ribbon are responsible for the Brooklyn Bowl menu, which is a mix of comfort food and new twists on old favorites. There is something for everyone, including vegetarian options. For  details, check out our menu.

How many beers do you serve?
Brooklyn Bowl has ten local beers on tap, specifically highlighting offerings from Brooklyn! To see our current selection, please consult our menu.

How many lanes does Brooklyn Bowl have?
Brooklyn Bowl proudly offers 16 QubicaAMF lanes. The technology is the newest and best; for example, our pinspotters use 75% less energy than a typical pinspotter–and do a better job!

Can I reserve a lane at Brooklyn Bowl?
Most of our lanes are sold on a first come, first serve basis. If you are planning a large party, or have something else in mind, we’ll do our best to accommodate you. Please fill out our special event form.

How can I purchase tickets to a show at Brooklyn Bowl?
Tickets to all shows are available via the ticketing links on our calendar, or at our box office (cash only) during regular business hours (for no service fee).

Can I hold an event at Brooklyn Bowl?
Certainly. Simply fill out a special event form on our website.

Can I eat at my lane?
Of course you can! We offer restaurant style service at all of our lanes.

Where else can I eat?
Our comfortable Dining Room offers different seating options.

Can I come to Brooklyn Bowl just to eat and drink?
Be our guest! Please be aware that on evenings with ticketed events, ticket purchases are necessary for entry.

Do you show sporting events?
Our high-definition screens on the lanes and in the performance area show important sporting events during times when there is no live performance, and the screens in the bar show sports nightly.

What shoe sizes do you carry?
Brooklyn Bowl provides shoes appropriate for toddlers up to size 15 shoes.

What if I come to Brooklyn Bowl without socks?  Can I still rent shoes and bowl?
Brooklyn Bowl has socks available for $4/pair.

Does Brooklyn Bowl provide wheel chair access?
Brooklyn Bowl is fully ADA compliant.

Does Brooklyn Bowl host a bowling league?
Yes! Get all the info at NYC SSC.

Can I bring my kids to Brooklyn Bowl?
Brooklyn Bowl is open to all ages on Saturdays and Sundays from noon until 6:00 pm. All other times are 21+ with valid identification.

Is Brooklyn Bowl open on holidays?
Brooklyn Bowl is open nearly every day of the year. Check the calendar for specific holiday closures.

How does Brooklyn Bowl qualify as a ‘green’ building?
Brooklyn Bowl is the first bowling alley in the world built for L.E.E.D. certification. A list of specific information on how Brooklyn Bowl is committed to being green can be found here.

How can my band play at Brooklyn Bowl?
If you are looking to play at Brooklyn Bowl please contact us at booking -at- brooklynbowl.com

Can I bring my camera to shoot photos?

Small consumer point and shoot cameras as well as mobile phone cameras are allowed. Professional grade cameras and photographers must request a photo pass via media@brooklynbowl.com.

What does it cost to bowl?
For current pricing check out our Info Page.

Is Brooklyn Bowl a cash only venue?
Our box office is cash only for ticket purchases, but once inside the venue we welcome all major credit cards for food, beverage, bowling and Brooklyn Bowl merch.

What sort of merchandise does Brooklyn Bowl offer?
We offer a selection of merchandise on site, or check out our webstore!

How do I get a job at Brooklyn Bowl?
Contact us at jobs -at- brooklynbowl.com and tell us why you are Brooklyn Bowl material. If we don’t have an opening right now, we’ll keep you in mind for when we do.

Who are the founders of Brooklyn Bowl and how do I contact them?
Brooklyn Bowl was founded and is owned by Charley Ryan and Pete Shapiro. You can contact them at rock.androll -at- brooklynbowl.com.

How can I help spread the word about Brooklyn Bowl?
You can share Brooklyn Bowl with all of your friends on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, Google PlusFlickr, and Vimeo.

How do I get updates about events at Brooklyn Bowl sent to me?
To get the most current Brooklyn Bowl news, sign up for our mailing list, or check us out on Twitter, FacebookPinterestInstagram, Google PlusFlickr, and Vimeo.. If these sites aren’t for you, you can always check out the Brooklyn Bowl calendar.

What are some hotels that are convenient to Brooklyn Bowl?

Wythe Hotel
80 Wythe Ave (Across the street!)
Brooklyn, NY 11211‎
(718) 460-8001‎

Hotel Jolie
235 Meeker Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11211‎
(718) 625-2100‎

Best Western City View Inn Hotel
33 Greenpoint Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11222
(718) 392-3922