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Lanes & Games Bowling Alley in Cambridge

The place to go for bowling and booze, in a casual atmosphere

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Sometimes you just want to grab the gang, enjoy plenty of beers, and bowl the night away. Lanes and Games is the place to go to do just that. They offer two floors of bowling lanes, including 20 ten pin lanes and 34 lanes for candle pin bowling.

Lanes and Games

195 Concord Turnpike
Cambridge, Mass. 02140
(617) 876-5533

There are also pool tables, arcade games, air hockey, and even Keno, along with TV’s to watch your favorite local teams. This casual bowling spots allows you to relax and enjoy some good old fashioned bowling and fun, without all the hype of the Boston bowling alleys. Besides just lanes and games, they also offer a long list of drink and food options.

The restaurant serves appetizers perfect for sharing such as potato skins, chicken fingers, nachos, and mozzarella sticks. Burgers and other sandwiches are featured on the menu, along with salads and soups. Pizza is available by the slice or get a whole pie, piled high with your favorite toppings like mushrooms, peppers, hamburger, and pepperoni. They also have a few specials like the Italian pizza, featuring salami and prosciutto or the Buffalo chicken and bacon pizza. For the heartier diner, affordable entrees include steak, BBQ ribs, seafood, and chicken dishes and there are even classic desserts to end the meal, like apple pie and ice cream sundaes, for those with a sweet tooth.

Lane and Games offers affordable bowling options for under $6 per person, per game, plus the cost of shoe rentals. Make sure to bring some cash since they do not accept credit cards and to be patient since there may be a wait to bowl. You can head in there any day of the week; they are open until midnight Monday through Sunday, starting at 4:30 p.m. on weeknights and at noon on weekends this winter. There is also plenty of parking in the area and it is not too far from the Alewife train station on the red line, making this an easy option for bowling in Cambridge. 

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