Where are you located?
We are located on Fremont Avenue. The best landmarks to find us are Lakeview Commons, Hotel Azure and Bear Beach Cafe. Turn on Fremont Avenue at Bear Beach Cafe and we are located directly behind them on Fremont Avenue.Tahoe Bowl 1030 Fremont Ave. South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 Directions
What hours are you open for Public Bowling?
We typically have availability for Public Bowling everyday. Call ahead at 530-544-3700 to check availability or click on the Reserve Your Lanes button on our Home Page to book your Open Play (requires 2 hours advanced booking), Birthday Party (requires 2 weeks advanced booking), or your Group Bowling event (requires 2 weeks advanced booking) to reserve your lanes prior to visiting us.
Is there normally a wait to get lanes?
We get quite busy at different times of the year. If you happen to look outside and see snow or rain coming down, we probably have a wait for lanes. Sometimes the wait can be extremely long so click on “Reserve Your Lanes” button on our Home Page and reserve your lane/s ahead of time.
What type of services do you provide?
We are a full service 16 lane bowling center with a full Sports Bar, for all of your sports viewing pleasure. The Lane 17 Sports Bar also has a video jukebox and one coin operated pool table. We have a full service Pro Shop. An appointment is needed to visit the Pro Shop. We have a small arcade that usually has 7 to 13 video games. And last but not least we are privileged to have 11th Frame here at Tahoe Bowl for all of your pizza and appetizer desires.
What type of equipment do you have?
We currently have Brunswick Vector Plus Scoring, AMF synthetic HPL lanes and Brunswick A-2
Does Lane 17 Sports Bar have a happy hour?
Yes, Lane 17 Sports Bar does have Happy Hour from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM daily. The happy hour specials vary weekly and monthly. We currently have 12 different beers on tap and a large array of alcohol to choose from.
When do you have open lanes?
We are the only bowling center for 30 miles so we are quite busy most of the time. We do have open lanes for public bowling everyday of the week, but we do host leagues so there may be times when our lanes are limited to public bowling. Please be sure to call ahead at 530-544-3700 to check and see what’s going on or reserve your lane/s on the Reserve Your Lanes button on our Home Page.
Do you take reservations?
YES!!! Check out our “Reserve Your Lanes” button on our Home Page. We offer reservation packages for Birthday Parties (requires 2 weeks advanced booking), Group Events (requires 2 weeks advanced booking) , or even just a fun Night Out (requires 2 hours advanced booking)!!
However, we do not take reservations over the phone.
You may call ahead at 530-544-3700 for lane availability, however, lane availability can change very quickly. You must be present to have your name placed on the wait list and all lanes are “First come, First Served” unless you booked a reservation with us.
Do you have parties at Tahoe Bowl?
Yes, we accommodate many parties including birthday parties, team building, corporate or
business outings, wedding rehearsals, bachelor or bachelorette, team sports functions, holiday parties and many others. Whatever the occasion we will work to accommodate your group or groups and help make your party a success just click on the “Reserve Your Lanes” button on our Home Page and reserve your lane/s. Tahoe Bowl can accommodate as few as 6 and as many as 125. If you need more lanes than shown available please give us a call to see if we can possibly accommodate more lanes during your time.
We require a minimum of 2 weeks advance to book a Birthday Parties or Group Events.
Do you allow outside food?
Because we have a restaurant and due to the numerous food allergies, we do not allow outside food except for cake or cupcakes with a proper liability waiver. Just check with our friendly staff at the control desk before bringing in your treats.
Do you allow outside beverages?
Due to California Alcohol Licensing we do not allow any type of outside beverage on our premises.
What type of leagues do you have?
We offer Youth Leagues, morning leagues, evening leagues and senior leagues. All of our leagues are mixed handicapped leagues. Please view our Leagues page for more information.
Do you have bumper bowling?
Yes! We have bumpers on all 16 lanes, but they are not smart bumpers so they are always up or down for all bowlers on the lane.
Have a questions for us? Send us an email!