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Business Details

57

years

in Business

Hours:

Regular Hours

Extra Phones:

Primary Phone: (773) 472-5902

Phone: (773) 472-5902

Phone: (773) 672-3461

Phone: (773) 672-3463

Primary Phone: (773) 938-0255

Phone: (773) 472-0330

Fax: (773) 472-0330

Services/Products:
  • Automatic Scoring
  • Business Functions
  • Corporate
  • Corporate Services
  • Cosmic Bowling
  • Parking
Payment method:
master card, visa, cash, all major credit cards, amex, debit
Neighborhoods:
Horner Park, North Side, North Center
AKA:

Waveland Bowl Inc

Categories:
Bowling, Amusement Places & Arcades, Pool Halls, Banquet Halls & Reception Facilities, Party & Event Planners, Bars, Bowling Equipment & Accessories, Sporting Goods, Bowling Instruction, Billiard Equipment & Supplies, Recreation Centers, Party Planning, Restaurants
Other Information:

Parking: Lot, Private

Bike Parking: Yes

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Price Range : Average

Outdoor Seating: No

Specialties: Cosmic Bowling, Glow Bowling, Atomic Bowling, Birthday Parties, Laser Bowling, Xtreme, Thunder Alley, Black Lights, Galactic Bowling

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iancole
04/25/2008Provided by Citysearch - 
Overall
Classics never go out of style.

Bowling is the new Black. While Waveland stays true to their roots, they are constantly searching for the ?it? factor: the newest, hottest, flashiest thing around. Whether it?s decoration or music, Waveland has it.\r
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Because Waveland is such a landmark, be prepared to wait or call ahead to see how busy it is. They do not take reservations, so be prepared to wait in line, deli style. While you wait, grab a bite at Alley Dogs ? which is much more than just dogs. They serve gyro
...view mores, Mexican food, and even something for the vegetarians! There are two bars at Waveland, both with exceptional service. (Chris waited on us. Nice guy.)\r
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Did I mention they have pool? These pool tables are incredible! Whether or not you?re actually going to Waveland to bowl or not, you must stop in and see these tables. I have never seen anything like it!\r
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The staff is pretty friendly, for the most part. When our ball got stuck because my girlfriend didn?t throw it hard enough, they were happy to assist. Waveland is also clean every single time I am there. The bathrooms and locker room is spotless.\r
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Bowling at Waveland has changed over the years. Recently, they went to an all pre-pay system, and they now charge per hour instead of per game. Either way, it?s still a fantastic deal.\r
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Have kids? They practically entertain themselves at my daughter?s favorite Disney Movie Theater, down by lane 40. It?s always locked, I think. The front desk can open it for you.\r
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Does anyone remember the ?old? Waveland? It was rough, and had a bad crowd. Now, they have security (Chicago Police) there every night. They strictly enforce Chicago curfew, which is nice, because after a certain hour, it?s mostly adults. (You know, the mature kind.)\r
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I love Waveland. My parents took me there when I was a child, and now I?m taking my daughter there. Tradition, Waveland Bowl style.
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kedvale
01/05/2008Provided by Citysearch - 
Overall
Great value; good times

Recently visited this place with family and friends, we had a great time. The price is very reasonable if you're willing to put up with minor bowling mechanical issues. The bar and fast food restaurant inside provide the basics. However service can improved, we got an attitude from the front desk and shoe rental. Great parking.

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gobowl3
06/05/2007Provided by Citysearch - 
Overall
New pricing!!!!

Waveland Bowl no longer charges by the game. All rates are hourly and now include shoes. No more paying for shoe rental.

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jovonne
08/01/2003Provided by Citysearch - 
Overall
cool place

Since i'v never been to ne other bowling alley I'm not sure about the prices. I thought that they were reasonable. I didn't think that it was too expensive. the food was kinda expensive though.I mean was only $9 a person for a whole day of fun. You get free sock with ur shoes too! When u get tired of bowling there is even more to do. It's open 24 hrs 365 days too!

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frankie99
11/08/2002Provided by Citysearch - 
Overall
WOW

If you have never been to Waveland bowl, you are missing the best bowling center in Chicago and maybe the country!!!

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naryb69
08/29/2002Provided by Citysearch - 
Overall
Over priced!

Waveland Bowl has changed over the past few years. Gone from a classic bowling alley to a pretty flashy funky place. That isn't bad except their prices have followed. If you want flash great but if you want to bowl why pay more for neon lights.

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lucylvsjrnico
07/25/2002Provided by Citysearch - 
Overall
bowling balls

its a cool place to be , everyone is laid back no one bothers u . Its a friendly bowling alley.

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3700 N Western AveChicagoIL 60618

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