4.3
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The Madison Bowl

4761 Madison Rd, Cincinnati, Ohio 45227-1425 USA

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Open Now
Sat 12a-11:59p
  • Independent
  • Credit Cards
    Accepted
  • Wheelchair
    Accessible
  • Public
    Restrooms
  • No Wifi

“Bowling in Cincinnati”

Think full entertainment experience with bowling, restaurant and bar with a retro contemporary look and feel. Good food, good drinks and good people makes for good times.

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Reviewed by
Joshua Smibert

  • Road Warrior
  • 125 Reviews
  • 173 Helpful
July 04, 2014
Rated 5.0

A great old bowling alley that you can tell still services hardcore bowlers - smoke scented undertones - it reminds me of similar places I went as a kid. It also houses a great bar and diner in true old school bowling alley style right in the middle of two sets of lanes. Definite must for the nostalgic bowler.

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Reviewed by
Dana Newkirk

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  • 298 Reviews
  • 325 Helpful
July 06, 2014
Rated 4.0

If you're hungry, make sure the amazing diner is open because you're not going to want to pass-up the chance to eat one of the most amazing burgers in the city! If you're an old school bowler, a Lebowski freak, or are looking to have lunch at one of the most authentic diners in the surrounding cities, Madison Bowl is the place for both.

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
James Fisher

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  • 515 Reviews
  • 374 Helpful
June 28, 2014
Rated 5.0

Great bowling alley - possibly the best in town. Why: It's totally retro and awesome, everyone is super friendly, it's open almost all hours, has a full divey bar, and a one of the best diners in town out the back. This place is an essential visit!

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Reviewed by
Anna Hider

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  • 1,280 Reviews
  • 422 Helpful
November 30, 2014
Rated 5.0

Cheap bowling, full bar with craft beer, open 24 hours on weekends, I hear the diner is incredible, always a good crowd. I also love that the place is in a weird 60s time warp.

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Reviewed by
Abe Lincoln

  • 126 Reviews
  • 19 Helpful
November 30, 2014
Rated 4.0

This place is awesome! They have an old bar that probably hasn't been update since the '70s (except for the music and selection of local craft beer). It's all very old school and authentic. I've also heard that the diner here is one of the best in the city!

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Reviewed by
Ken Valuska

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  • 580 Reviews
  • 161 Helpful
October 17, 2014
Rated 4.0

Good ole' Madison Bowl... this feels how you want a bowling alley to feel - like nothing has changed since 1996 (maybe earlier). They have a full bar, they have cheap bowling, they have a vending machine... great spot! and close to a good BBQ joint, the BBQ Revue (https://roadtrippers.com/us/cincinnati-oh/food-drink/barbecue-revue)

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Chris Spinney Long

  • Tour Guide
  • 173 Reviews
  • 198 Helpful
September 30, 2014
Rated 3.0

Authentic is how I'd describe it. I've been bowling at this place as long as I could walk and I don't think it's changed a bit since I was a younging. Prices are good and staff is friendly.

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The Madison Bowl

4761 Madison Rd
Cincinnati, Ohio
45227-1425 USA

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Open 24 hours today
  • Fri, Sat: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
  • Sun - Wed: 8:00 am - 3:00 am
  • Thu: 8:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Independent
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Public Restrooms
  • No Wifi
  • Private Parking
  • Free Parking
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