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Rock n Bowl - Mid City Lanes

3016 S. Carrollton Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70118-4304
+1 504-861-1700
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Zydeco music

If you're in NOLA, Thursday night's are Zydeco night at the Rocking Bowl! If you like to dance and... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2017
Rangertommy
Always a Good Time

We love coming here to enjoying the atmosphere, great music, and bowling! This place never fails to... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2017
Paige466
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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3016 S. Carrollton Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70118-4304
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

If you're in NOLA, Thursday night's are Zydeco night at the Rocking Bowl! If you like to dance and have a great time - get on over to the Rocking Bowl!!!

1  Thank Rangertommy
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We love coming here to enjoying the atmosphere, great music, and bowling! This place never fails to let us have a great time!

Thank Paige466
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Fun up top, party down below. Once you come here you'll understand what I mean. This place has had some incredible live act over the years. Its one of those hidden gems that mostly only the locals know about. Enjoy!

Thank John C
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Went to rock and bowl for granddaughter's birthday had a blast. Lagniappe a Cajun zydeco band. Loved the time awesome staff and owner! Not to mention consecrated to the Sacred Heart and Immaculate Heart!

1  Thank 1025pm
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We bought tickets in advance to hear the Zydeco band. It was a really good band and there was plenty of room to dance on the beautiful wood floor. I highly recommend you try going here and listening to this beautiful music.

1  Thank babs12858
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Not all the great things are in the French Quarter. We had dinner at Ye Olde College Inn across the way (somehow associated with Rock n Bowl. It was fantastic (if you like duck, try it), lovely staff, great food, very fairly priced, best restaurant...More

1  Thank FriskyTrips
Reviewed 2 January 2017

I have been to the Rock n Bowl multiple times, usually during Jazzfest. It is always fun. Lots of locals and visitors. Great music in an unusual environment. Come prepared to have a good time.

Thank carl507
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Caught the Mixed Nuts band at Rock n Bowl in New Orleans on 12/16. Great live music, good food and bowling, all the best things in life. The dance floor was crowded and the lanes were full of people just having a good time. No...More

1  Thank William C
Reviewed 19 November 2016

My Wife and I love to dance Zydeco. My favorite Zydeco bands that play at the Rock & Bowl are; Geno Delafose, Leroy Thomas, and Little Nathan and the Big Timers. If you visit on Thursday night- you will not be disappointed. Laissez les bons...More

2  Thank X3016XJalanb
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We deliberately went on a Thursday night to experience the famed zydeco dancing. For dinner, their "sister restaurant" around the corner & attached inside) is Ye Olde College Inn. We went there first, & the manager that night, Jordan Williams, couldn't have been more gracious!...More

1  Thank karwalkers
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Jen G
It appears, according to Google Maps, that the ST Charles trolley stops a mile or so from Rock N Bowl? If that's accurate, how far away is it, and do you think its a safe walk to and from the trolley?
3 April 2017|
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Response from Jackomoipa | Reviewed this property |
If you're from out of town and don't necessarily know your way around I would suggest cabbing/ubering it there. It's not far. However, if you're in the mood to ride the streetcar all the way and then walk to Rock N' Bowl... More
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travel4pleasure2015
Is there plenty of seating? My husband can't stand for long stretches.
30 March 2017|
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Response from fabroussard |
We do have picnic tables inside the alley as well as a handful of high boy tables and chairs. If you are bowling, there are benching for you to sit on as well while you wait your turn.
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dornagnew
Is this in a safe part of town to drive to in a rental car for a party of 4? Also, what time do you need to get there on Thursday Zydeco nights to be able to get a seat? Thanks!
15 March 2017|
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Response from fabroussard |
Yes! You can most certainly get to us safely in a rental car. We have ample parking on site. 3 parking lots to chose from so you do not have to worry about finding off-street parking. Zydeco night starts at 8:30pm so... More
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