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“Rainy Day Fun”
Review of OBX Bowling Center

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OBX Bowling Center
Ranked #4 of 7 Fun & Games in Nags Head
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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

When we arrived in the OBX it was raining, so we decided to go bowling. The bowling alley had just opened and the staff were helpful and kind. They explained the hourly lane rate, $35. The bowling balls were wonderfully organized and all down in the alley way which was super convenient. The alley was clean and well kept. The interactive scoring technology was really cool; selfies, custom backgrounds...

Thank SandraM12790
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

I guess they rely upon socking it to the tourists, which is usually not true of most Outer Banks places, but this is a place I would never go back to. First off its expensive. Secondly, the ball return was defective so it took forever to play a game. Seeing they charge by the hour this translates to expensive games (It cost us - 2 couples - $75 to play two games). When we pointed this out to the person at the desk they insulted my wife and told her the malfunctioning ball return was our fault. The only fault of ours was going here in the first place. There are tons of better ways to spend $75 at the OBX then at this dump.

Thank Frank P
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Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Fun indoor activity to do with children when it's rainy and cooler. Also offers a small arcade for games and prizes

1  Thank Jessica W
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Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

If you want something to do on a rainy day... who doesn't love bowling? It's a good change of pace if you need to get out of the house but don't feel like shopping or the movies.
The facility isn't the cleanest, it's a little out dated, and the prices are high. With that being said, as a local, we know to go when they are offering special rates or packages & the kids always enjoy it. We have been many times and will continue to go, but would go more often if the prices where more affordable or they offered a loyalty program.

Thank mimi_dezignz
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

the people working there are the rudest people ever will never go back young lady working there acted all strung out and was nasty to my children

1  Thank stimm0ns
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