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“Best bowling alley ever!”

Mel's Lone Star Lanes
Ranked #1 of 5 Fun & Games in Georgetown
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: New smoke free 40 lanes of bowling, arcade, party rooms and sports bar are the perfect place for any birthday party, group or family event big or small. Mel's Lone Star Lanes offers automated scoring, bumper bowling, cosmic bowling and an outstanding snack bar. CJ’s Sports Bar & Grill offers lounge seating on the bowling lanes, TV wall, billiards, shuffle board, darts and a full service restaurant for your enjoyment. Free WIFI available.
Georgetown, Texas
Level 5 Contributor
82 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Best bowling alley ever!”
Reviewed 26 November 2013

Modern, up to date facility. Family oriented with Alley The Gator mascot . Many kid oriented events all year long. Many online specials offered on a regular basis. Summer programs for kids and families. Wide variety of leagues for all ages.Lessons available by professional bowling instructors. Delicious snacks available, includes breakfast, lunch and evening choices from the grill. Conference room available for meetings and parties. Bowling supplies available in pro shop. Helpful, friendly staff. King Pin Club offers many discounts to frequent bowlers. Clean, well maintained rest rooms. Has video arcade games in lobby. C.J.s has comfortable bench seats with coffee tables for more relaxed bowling with drinks available.

Visited November 2013
Thank Ed H
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English first
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Wonderful family fun!!”
Reviewed 25 November 2013

Mel's is a great family entertainment center. There is activity for any age. Great food and drinks.
Great service. Great bowling and games. Noise level better than other bowling centers. Very clean and no bad odors. Employees always helpful and friendly. Family owned business and very professional. Excellent floor plan to accommodate all. Mel's offers great support to our large Special Olympic bowling team. Sunday afternoons in the Fall are delightful!!

Visited October 2013
Thank Nina W
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Georgetown, Texas
Level 6 Contributor
97 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2013

In Georgetown, other than the chain establishments, Mel's is one of the few places you can go and have a drink in a comfortable place. It is by no means a 'quiet, comfortable place' as it is a bowling alley after all....but after a minute or two, I just turn that off. They have a pretty good menu for a bowling alley and what I have tried is good. Try the fried jalepanos.

The staff in BJ's is very good, though a bit short handed at times in mid day to early afternoon but that is understandable.

This appears to be a very well managed, very busy place, successful place. Unless the sound of people having fun bothers you, you should enjoy Mel's.

Visited October 2013
Thank Ron C
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Salado, Texas
Level 6 Contributor
78 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“If bowling ever makes a come back, it will be because of Mel's”
Reviewed 2 September 2013

Best family entertainment in Georgetown!

Exemplary customer service from regular folks (not those bowling counter control freak dweebs of years gone by), food's pretty good as bowling alleys go (try the pizza), and the alleys and pit areas have been thoughtfully planned out, are clean, inviting, well lit and best of all, smoke free. Sports TV is broadcast between bowling score screens for those that don't want to miss the game.

The BEST deal for us is the Sunday Special before 1 pm: 1 1/2 hours of bowling and four shoe rentals will only set you back 25 clams. If you want to bowl longer, it's a reasonable $5.50 for every 15 minutes thereafter.

Keep up the GREAT work Mel's!!! We'll be back again soon!

Visited September 2013
Thank WeRSunshine
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Georgetown, Texas
Level 5 Contributor
87 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Great fun with choice of atmosphere”
Reviewed 14 August 2013

Mels is great. They have done an excellent job of making it fun for everyone. There is the standard bowling experience and then there is lounge bowling experience. Both are a blast. The equipment runs the game for you - all you have to do is roll the ball. Great assortment of balls to choose from. Drinks are very good and food is average - just what you would expect.

Visited April 2013
Thank KathieT35
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