Frames Bowling Lounge

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917-338-1438

550 9th Ave

New York, NY

10018

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Sun 11am-11pm Mon-Wed 10am-12am Thu 10am-1am Fri 10am-3am; Sat 11am-3am

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Worst experience ever. A simple night of bowling was the worst experience for my friends and family. We came all the way from New Jersey to have a good time in TimeSquare and was the most unpleasant experience. The staff is rude and hostile; I even spoke to the manager ( Enricko Bessoneo) to make the complaint and was the man was a complete jerk. A manager should ensure all customers are having a good time and leave a lasting impression to make a customer want to come back. This is the first time I ever in my life wrote a review for anything and my visit this bowling was so bitter that I had to share and save anyone who actually is interested in going here.

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Worst experience ever. A simple night of bowling was the worst experience for my friends and family. We came all the way from New Jersey to have a good time in TimeSquare and was the most unpleasant experience. The staff is rude and hostile; I even spoke to the manager ( Enricko Bessoneo) to make the complaint and was the man was a complete jerk. A manager should ensure all customers are having a good time and leave a lasting impression to make a customer want to come back. This is the first time I ever in my life wrote a review for anything and my visit this bowling was so bitter that I had to share and save anyone who actually is interested in going here.

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Leisure Time Bowl at Port Authority is not at all family friendly. They encouraged us to take the $80 one hour "family" package for the 6 of us, and after the first frame, told us that we needed to pay for a total of 7 people, despite the fact that we were only 6 people. Our bowling start was delayed because I had to speak to the very rude cashier and manager. (The manager came over to our lane with 2 big body guards, presumably to intimidate me and my party of two 8 year old girls, two 5 year old boys, and their father.) The waiter was embarrassed by the manager's behavior, and offered us free drinks on him. Bottom line is that only the kids bowled, but they were unable to complete the game because the time ran out after the 6th frame. As far as I am concerned, I lost $80.

I DO NOT RECOMMEND THIS PLACE AT ALL.

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Leisure Time Bowl at Port Authority is not at all family friendly. They encouraged us to take the $80 one hour "family" package for the 6 of us, and after the first frame, told us that we needed to pay for a total of 7 people, despite the fact that we were only 6 people. Our bowling start was delayed because I had to speak to the very rude cashier and manager. (The manager came over to our lane with 2 big body guards, presumably to intimidate me and my party of two 8 year old girls, two 5 year old boys, and their father.) The waiter was embarrassed by the manager's behavior, and offered us free drinks on him. Bottom line is that only the kids bowled, but they were unable to complete the game because the time ran out after the 6th frame. As far as I am concerned, I lost $80.

I DO NOT RECOMMEND THIS PLACE AT ALL.

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I was at Leisure Time Bowl last night and WOW... Who would have thought in the midst of all the element of the Port Authority there would be a really nice place like this. My waitress was great! She was really friendly and fast. And the drinks were strong! I was not sure about bowling for one... And bowling in the port... But it was great

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I was at Leisure Time Bowl last night and WOW... Who would have thought in the midst of all the element of the Port Authority there would be a really nice place like this. My waitress was great! She was really friendly and fast. And the drinks were strong! I was not sure about bowling for one... And bowling in the port... But it was great

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I have had really good times at Leisure Time Bowl. I had my God Daughters 9th birthday and everyone, including adults had a great time. I frequently stop by with friends on my way home to Jersey... Not always bowling... But I really like the martini's... And having one before a bus ride is great. But the last time I went I had a blast in the arcade... they just added it... and a restaurant. But I didnt try the new food... I really like the place. Went to a few others in NYC and they were over priced and annoying... This place is laid back.

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I have had really good times at Leisure Time Bowl. I had my God Daughters 9th birthday and everyone, including adults had a great time. I frequently stop by with friends on my way home to Jersey... Not always bowling... But I really like the martini's... And having one before a bus ride is great. But the last time I went I had a blast in the arcade... they just added it... and a restaurant. But I didnt try the new food... I really like the place. Went to a few others in NYC and they were over priced and annoying... This place is laid back.

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horrible service. they are disrespectful to customers and are over priced. the bartender is an old misrable guy who has no people skills. expect to be a robot there and not be able to enjoy yourselves

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horrible service. they are disrespectful to customers and are over priced. the bartender is an old misrable guy who has no people skills. expect to be a robot there and not be able to enjoy yourselves

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**Please be aware that if you book online, you will be charged a foreign transaction fee because they use an an over seas company to process all transactions. FYI**

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**Please be aware that if you book online, you will be charged a foreign transaction fee because they use an an over seas company to process all transactions. FYI**

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Response to Meg O. Thanks for your comment! That fee is communicated and is not hidden. However, if you receive a "Foreign Transaction Fee" please feel free to contact us and we will refund it. Our company is owned by a Danish company and we are working on streamlining our online billing. Please note that this is not a concern if you are booking via phone or in person. Sorry about the inconvenience. We hope you had an AMAZING time at our facility.

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This place is a lot of fun! Not a big fan of Port Authority, but 100% worth it if you're looking for an air-conditioned place to have a fun evening this summer! I had a blast!

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I thought I would give this place a shot since it I had been to other bowling places in the city and had a so-so experience. It was recommended to me by friend who came for her birthday party.

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I thought I would give this place a shot since it I had been to other bowling places in the city and had a so-so experience. It was recommended to me by friend who came for her birthday party.

Pros: Service

Cons: No more availibilty to extend reservation

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I was in Brooklyn at the Brewery on Saturday afternoon with the intention of going to the bowling alley over there as well for my birthday. When we walked in we were told we'd have to wait a few hours with no guarentee of a lane. I went

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Worst run business in the city. Do not go here unless you want to waste your time and your money. They are running a rip off scam and the manager will do it with a condescending smile on his face. If you are planning on going, you

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Worst run business in the city. Do not go here unless you want to waste your time and your money. They are running a rip off scam and the manager will do it with a condescending smile on his face. If you are planning on going, you

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I know that this place is more than just for bowling, but the lanes are dark and the only area that is lit up are the pins. It's like bowling in the dark. Very difficult if what you want to do is bowl.

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I know that this place is more than just for bowling, but the lanes are dark and the only area that is lit up are the pins. It's like bowling in the dark. Very difficult if what you want to do is bowl.

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We saw this cute guy working their tricycle ads and he definitely recommended it (Not just because it was his job!) Place was a little hard to find, but the entrance is SO impressive compared to the rest of the crappy Port

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Went to an "after work bowling" event and had the MOST AMAZING time ever!! Everyone was so nice, the food was delicious! Never expected to have such a great time bowling, but the venue made it a memorable experience!! Can't wait to go

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Cons: the food could be better...

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i came here for a birthday party and had a great time! the right price for bowling food and beer... plus at the end of the night we stayed at the bar and ordered more drinks. fun atmosphere on the weekends and love the free coat check!

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This is now officially my favorite bowling alley in the city!!!! Bowlmors service is not the finest .. and Lucky Strike is a bit too pretentious for my taste!!!! \r
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Great place to go bowling and have a few drinks. \r
More of an adult crowd.\r
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Great place to go bowling and have a few drinks. \r
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I used their online system to reserve lanes and since they use an international credit processing system, my bank charged me additional foreign fees.

This so shady.

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I used their online system to reserve lanes and since they use an international credit processing system, my bank charged me additional foreign fees.

This so shady.

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we had a crazy party and drunk a lot but it was pretty afordable even for some of us who are students. The staff was really fun and some waitresses really hot.\r
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we had a crazy party and drunk a lot but it was pretty afordable even for some of us who are students. The staff was really fun and some waitresses really hot.\r
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Its a nice place, pretty casual, good food and drinks. The prices are not too high for food, drinks, or the bowling. Its a nice place.

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Its a nice place, pretty casual, good food and drinks. The prices are not too high for food, drinks, or the bowling. Its a nice place.

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I had the greastest bowling experience at this location. I was impressed by the cleanliness and polite hostess.I find the staff are very helpful and often keep a close watch on what is happening on the lanes, on one of my recent visits i

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I had the greastest bowling experience at this location. I was impressed by the cleanliness and polite hostess.I find the staff are very helpful and often keep a close watch on what is happening on the lanes, on one of my recent visits i

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I reside in Brooklyn, and my friends and I were looking for a cool place to chill in the city on a rainy Friday night. A friend told us about this place. Since it was pouring, we decided to go for it. Although, we assumed it would be lame.

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I reside in Brooklyn, and my friends and I were looking for a cool place to chill in the city on a rainy Friday night. A friend told us about this place. Since it was pouring, we decided to go for it. Although, we assumed it would be lame.

Pros: Drinks, Food, Atmosphere, Location

Cons: none?

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I haven't been bowling for a while, I guess I wasn't that into bowling.
But Leisure Time Bow changed my mind about this sport.
I had a really Great Time.
Not just bowling, their atmosphere, people and service was so good that I wouldn't

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I haven't been bowling for a while, I guess I wasn't that into bowling.
But Leisure Time Bow changed my mind about this sport.
I had a really Great Time.
Not just bowling, their atmosphere, people and service was so good that I wouldn't

Pros: Great bowling and atmosphere

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Kids party early-ish on a Sunday morning. Met EVERY mark: didn't spend too much, good fun for kids, viable relaxation for parents, pleasant staff (thanks Enrique), not-too-strict about kids running around, what more could you really ask

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Kids party early-ish on a Sunday morning. Met EVERY mark: didn't spend too much, good fun for kids, viable relaxation for parents, pleasant staff (thanks Enrique), not-too-strict about kids running around, what more could you really ask

Pros: Cost-effective, clean, "acceptable" pizza, good bowling, etc

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So I went to my friend Julija's birthday party at Leisure and we really had a great time. we played for 2 hours on a very cheap package that included shoes and beer and then the manager gave us a free hour as a gift to the birthday girl.

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So I went to my friend Julija's birthday party at Leisure and we really had a great time. we played for 2 hours on a very cheap package that included shoes and beer and then the manager gave us a free hour as a gift to the birthday girl.

Pros: The place is totally redone, wow.

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After spending over $400 at this hole they closed 1 hour early and made us leave down the Fire exit to a construction site on 43st. They also told my friend when he bought the 2nd game that it was a better buy to do the hourly but it

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After spending over $400 at this hole they closed 1 hour early and made us leave down the Fire exit to a construction site on 43st. They also told my friend when he bought the 2nd game that it was a better buy to do the hourly but it

Pros: Leaving

Cons: Poor Management, Rude

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When I stumbled upon Leisure Time, I was very shocked for two reasons: the location, Port Authority, and also the fact that it's unlike most bowling alleys I've ever been to. The atmosphere was amazing; strobe lights, live dj, and it

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When I stumbled upon Leisure Time, I was very shocked for two reasons: the location, Port Authority, and also the fact that it's unlike most bowling alleys I've ever been to. The atmosphere was amazing; strobe lights, live dj, and it

Pros: great drinks and cocktails

Cons: none for me

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My friends and I had gone here before lacking a reservation and smartly learned our lesson for this past weekend, where I chose to celebrate my birthday. Before booking, I had researched Bowlmor Lanes (down on University Place) and Chelsea

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My friends and I had gone here before lacking a reservation and smartly learned our lesson for this past weekend, where I chose to celebrate my birthday. Before booking, I had researched Bowlmor Lanes (down on University Place) and Chelsea

Pros: Convenient, Great looking staff and customers

Cons: hidden

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This place has the best rates in the city for the value. \r
I definitely give this place 5 stars.\r
The bowling was $29 per person with everything included; \r
On top they give you a huge beer tower.\r
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Over all, after all the drinking

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This place has the best rates in the city for the value. \r
I definitely give this place 5 stars.\r
The bowling was $29 per person with everything included; \r
On top they give you a huge beer tower.\r
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Over all, after all the drinking

Pros: Cozy Environment!, Hot bartenders!, Cool beer towers!

Cons: I really need to work on my bowling skills :)

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I'm not really into bowling, but at this place you almost forget you're at a bowling alley, as soon as you walk in you'll see the DJ jammin out in his booth. The decor was very chic and sophisticated, and the service at the lanes was very

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★★★★★

I'm not really into bowling, but at this place you almost forget you're at a bowling alley, as soon as you walk in you'll see the DJ jammin out in his booth. The decor was very chic and sophisticated, and the service at the lanes was very

Pros: great service, awesome drink menu

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I love this place. Have been there a few times and can really recommend it. The staff is friendly and attentive. The music is upbeat and fun. I also like the modern but comfortable decor. It feels like a real New York experience, walking

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★★★★★

I love this place. Have been there a few times and can really recommend it. The staff is friendly and attentive. The music is upbeat and fun. I also like the modern but comfortable decor. It feels like a real New York experience, walking

Pros: Very clean, nice staff, good music

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Hidden Jewel of Times Square! Every time I go with my friends, we end up staying longer than we plan! My suggestion to make a reservation online! Can't wait to go back!

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Hidden Jewel of Times Square! Every time I go with my friends, we end up staying longer than we plan! My suggestion to make a reservation online! Can't wait to go back!

Pros: Great music, attentive staff and tasty white wine sangria!

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My friends love to bowl so recently we have been to Leisure Time Bowl twice. It was great fun! The staff is very attentive & nice. There is an overall nice ambience. Great drinks menu for those not so much interested in bowling.

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My friends love to bowl so recently we have been to Leisure Time Bowl twice. It was great fun! The staff is very attentive & nice. There is an overall nice ambience. Great drinks menu for those not so much interested in bowling.

Pros: professional & attentive staff

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I went there for a staff event and althought I was not thrilled about the idea of going, i was pleasantly suprised. I went there a few years ago and it was your regular mom and pop bowling alley. But when I just recently went there for

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I went there for a staff event and althought I was not thrilled about the idea of going, i was pleasantly suprised. I went there a few years ago and it was your regular mom and pop bowling alley. But when I just recently went there for

Pros: mojitos, at mosphere, dj

Cons: its still in port authority

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I can't emphasize how stuffy and uncomfortable it was in there. They have these $20 rotating standing fans every couple alleys but they don't even put a dent in it. You can feel the heat like a wall when you in the face when you walk in

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I can't emphasize how stuffy and uncomfortable it was in there. They have these $20 rotating standing fans every couple alleys but they don't even put a dent in it. You can feel the heat like a wall when you in the face when you walk in

Pros: Music was fun, environment was fun.

Cons: sooo hot!!

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I went to leisure time bowl with the staff of my company and we really had a good time, they are doing some kind of renovation so the place looked better than the last time I was there, we bought a package that included food and drinks and

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I went to leisure time bowl with the staff of my company and we really had a good time, they are doing some kind of renovation so the place looked better than the last time I was there, we bought a package that included food and drinks and

Pros: cleanliness

Cons: crowded

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We were planning our office holiday party, and decided to have a bowling party for the first time,\r
Not knowing what to expect, we called the first place we saw which was Leisure Time Bowl, \r
fortunately, we were pleasantly surprised,

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We were planning our office holiday party, and decided to have a bowling party for the first time,\r
Not knowing what to expect, we called the first place we saw which was Leisure Time Bowl, \r
fortunately, we were pleasantly surprised,

Pros: Great service and atmoshere

Cons: Hard to find

More about Frames Bowling Lounge

Frames previously Leisure Time Bowl boasts 28 lanes (2 Private) holding up to 208 bowlers and 700 people. We have a state of the art arcade room, two full bars and a brand new bistro serving up New American Cuisine

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