Bowling in Miami Shores

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Lucky Strike throws state-of-the-art bowling and a pinch of swanky atmosphere into a blender, presses "puree," and serves you a thrillciting bowling smoothie. Saddle up to one of 14 lanes and spend two full hours basking in bowling-induced merriment ($45 per hour). Lace up the Louboutin-designed foot coverings (shoe rental is $4.95 per person) to achieve the ideal footing for perfecting your roll, bagging some turkeys, and settling a long-running score with a shifty-eyed mail carrier. Included in the deal is a $10 food voucher, so when stage fright results in trembling limbs and fingers, you can quell the shakes with some homemade roasted-garlic hummus or mac 'n' cheese bites.

1691 Michigan Avenue
Miami Beach,
FL
US

If not for the occasional clatter of pins, Bowlmor Lanes' bright and modern decor and its full-service dining room could be mistaken for a lively nightclub. The sleek establishment’s gleaming lanes exude a glamorous charm not often found in bowling alleys. Adding to the ambience is a high-end sports bar and glow-in-the-dark lighting that illuminates each bowling pin.

11401 NW 12th St
Miami,
FL
US

Holiday Bowling Center fields spherical competition across 16 lanes where pins collapse to thumping beats on special music nights. Quartets and sextets can slip into a mathematically accurate number of shoes and bowl two games, vying for the most number of pins felled, as well as the most graceful between-the-legs throw. A satellite-radio system ensures that requests for any beloved soundtrack go fulfilled, accompanied by a set of five projectors that pipe in popular music videos, in addition to live hip-hop on Fridays. Though not included with this Groupon, bowled-out groups can retire to the restaurant for a menu of classic diner favorites or to the bar for live entertainment on Friday, free darts and foosball every day, and delicious drinks slung across a bar coated in lane oil for speedier thirst quenching.

106 E Pembroke Rd
Hallandale Beach,
FL
US

Splitsville explores contemporary consumption within a bowling framework, combining swankiness with three bars, and a full-service restaurant. Splitsville’s menu, developed under the guidance of one of Food & Wine magazine's Best New Chefs of 2008 Tim Cushman, stacks up and knocks down a cadre of ville plates ($5–$14) including spicy edamame and three-pepper calamari, stomach-stuffing signature plates ($14–$19) including the mahi mahi with voodoo shrimp and filet mignon, and big bowl drinks ($21) including the rum bowl and voodoo juice bowl. Diners sprinkle the restaurant with chatter as they dive into their choice of sauced steaks, generous pizzas, and rolls from the on-site sushi bar to the musical vibrations blowing from the speakers. After 8 p.m., all diners younger than 21 turn into pumpkin-shaped bowling balls and the fine hobby-sport decorum requests an evening-casual dress code as the crowd usurps the restaurant’s reins for nocturnal nourishment with energetic music.

5701 Sunset Dr
South Miami,
FL
US

Clattering pins echo across Bird Bowl’s 60 well-oiled lanes, underscoring postgame meals at the sprawling facility’s on-site restaurant and two bars. During competitive bowling bouts ($25+/hour), players lace up multicolored kicks before rolling weighty orbs toward pins beneath the kaleidoscopic grandeur of ocean-themed wall murals. Like text messaging, automatic scoring renders pencils and pens obsolete, ensuring wrists stay loose enough to toggle joysticks and sling air-hockey pucks in the on-site game room.

9275 SW 40th St
Miami,
FL
US

New York City's original upscale bowling alley since 1938.

11401 NW 12th St
Miami,
FL
US