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South Levittown Lanes

  Name: South Levittown Lanes  
  Address: 56 Tanners Lane  
  City: Levittown  
  State: NY  
  Zip: 11756  
  Phone: (516) 731-5700  
  Lanes: 36  
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  Pro Shop: Yes  
  Food: None  
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Lanes: Actual Value is 0.8
Food: Actual Value is 0.6
Price: Actual Value is 0.8
Fun: Actual Value is 0.8
Overall: Actual Value is 0.8
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Comment Date: 12/2/2018 Name: Cathleen
This bowling alley is old and disgusting. Howard is very rude over the phone and is very unprofessional. Ponytail man is nasty too and yells at employees and customers. This is a nasty, arrogant bowling alley and it needs to be updated.

Comment Date: 11/13/2018 Name: OG
I can remember, not too long ago, when the employees were friendly, capable, mature and customer service minded. Employees were happy and made the customers feel like they were all one big family. Times have certainly changed and not for the better. Go find the people you let go and maybe some of their customers will come back too.

Comment Date: 11/9/2018 Name: Anonymous
They got another new machine, it must be hard to learn to constantly change the shot on a new machine when you're not smart so mad props to the ponytail man.

Comment Date: 10/14/2018 Name: Anonymous
Getting to the point where they must be grabbing people off the street and forcing them to bowl to still have buisiness. Youd think with plainview closing this place would be busier now but luckily everybody on earth is too smart to ever come here. Try to stay as far away as humanly possible from this building.

Comment Date: 10/1/2018 Name: Anonymous
The funny thing is if you go on their website all of the pictures ARE stock photos from other bowling alleys and not pictures from here. Guess they know what they got.

Comment Date: 9/18/2018 Name: Anonymous
I haven't been on their website for a long time (why bother) but it's true, they literally posted a bunch of stock pictures of other bowling alleys! What a joke.

Comment Date: 9/18/2018 Name: Anonymous
I haven't been on their website for a long time (why bother) but it's true, they literally posted a bunch of stock pictures of other bowling alleys! What a joke.

Comment Date: 9/6/2018 Name: Don't do it
I think it's amazing that they actually show on their website, a sign on their dumpster which reads SNACK BAR OPEN. Very appropriately placed. Can they have more burgers on their menu? Very aboriginal and boring. The movie theater does much better than that.

Comment Date: 8/23/2018 Name: Heather
This bowling alley used to be great with great employees who really seemed to enjoy working there. Now it's just a sad reminder of all the good times I used to have here. People make this place, customer service is king and no one cares about south anymore. SAD!!!

Comment Date: 7/17/2018 Name: Anonymous
With these people writing fake positive reviews on other review sites and having the sites scrubbed for bad reviews, it's a shame nobody is allowing reviews to be posted on here anymore. They must have infiltriated bowling2u staff also. - B2U Staff, sorry for getting behind.

Comment Date: 6/14/2018 Name: Anonymous
Do they not accept comments on this website anymore? It's a shame, this is the last place where people can post honest reviews of this place, they get so many that they pay other websites to scrub all the negative reviews they get. - B2U Staff, sorry for getting behind.

Comment Date: 6/11/2018 Name: QuestionableHygeine
I dont want to eat this nasty raw pizza after i see dis gross greasy looking employee mash theyer hands into the pizza chese with no glove. WTF dis place mad ghetto make u wana go back to brooklyn to pay more there. Moldy cheese n my kids dad sawed a mouse.

Comment Date: 6/7/2018 Name: Anonymous
These summer leagues are a joke. They keep changing the shot because apparently they said people were bowling too well

Comment Date: 5/21/2018 Name: KegelBrandDuctTape
They bulldozed half of the old levittown lanes north building and it still looks better then this DUMP. But so do most landfills.

Comment Date: 5/5/2018 Name: Anonymous
They got rid of all the old bartenders and the new ones seem to change every month or 2, the waitresses just stand around on their phone by the bar and if you want a drink you have to walk to the bar and order from them. Why do i have to tip a waitress if i have to walk up to the bar anyway? I guess they just hire any girl who flirts with the managers and let them do whatever they want. But I guess these managers have to go extra to get girls to talk to them.

Comment Date: 4/29/2018 Name: Anonymous
The construction on north levittown looks great, its like whole new building. This place is still a disgusting dump tho. But at least all the rats from the demolished kmart found a place to go.

Comment Date: 4/17/2018 Name: Bill D
This place does not smell like poop at all guysl. stop lying. th new cash registers make the place look amazing so they dont need to make new renovations and now featuring a new set of bartenders with every week so it makes getting free shots easier. they get fired in one week regardless so i guess they figure everybody steel cause tehy gonna get fired anyway but they usually friendly

Comment Date: 4/9/2018 Name: Anonymous
Sure seem to have actually cleaned house of a lot of people, which is a shame because they were the popular people and not ponytail man. Try again til theres no one left. Its a shame the owners husband john with the ponytail will be the last one in the building when it closes cause he scared all the customers away.

Comment Date: 4/2/2018 Name: Michele
I originally saw pictures of this bowling alley on their home page. I'm new to the area and it looked really nice. Upon arrival I realized that they must have taken the pictures of their home page from much nicer places because what I was looking at was a rundown, outdated mess. Beware of their advertising.

Comment Date: 3/31/2018 Name: Anonymous
It's a real shame plainview closed, bowlers might want to be warned to avoid levittown to avoid further disappointment. It's been 10 years running on here and they still haven't fired that ponytail man.

Comment Date: 3/13/2018 Name: Anonymous
I thought that the lack of comments on here were a reflecting that things had inproved here. Of course this is not the case. Sorry guys, this place is still a horrible dump. Was going to go here for the super bowl party but nobody showed up.

Comment Date: 3/7/2018 Name: Anonymous
they offer groupon deals but are extremely unfriendly to people who try to use it, the guy howie hangs up rudely slamming the phone down on anyone who calls asking about anything.

Comment Date: 3/2/2018 Name: Outdated
Jon Sullivan is a nasty employee and is rude to the customers and is arrogant and obnoxious. This bowling alley is gross and need updates.

Comment Date: 2/27/2018 Name: Is_It_2012_Yet?
Cant wait for lanes 37-46 finally open. seems like years. this rennovation is gonna be one for the records, boy howdy. the plans were written down and they said they had all the permits so things must be going well cause its only been a decade so far.

Comment Date: 2/26/2018 Name: Sandy
What a sad place this is. Everyone here seems sad, it looks sad and I'm certainly sad every time I get here.

Comment Date: 2/8/2018 Name: Mary k
Not very nice, very expensive.

Comment Date: 2/4/2018 Name: Anonymous
The sign on hempstead tpke is advertising super bowl on 24 TVs, don't they only have like 6?

Comment Date: 1/20/2018 Name: Anonymous
They need to hire more people and more capable people. When it's busy nobody cleans and the place is filthy. Also, my food was raw in the middle and for what they charge you would think the could cook better.

Comment Date: 1/12/2018 Name: Could've been true
I'm so glad that they made good on all the rennovation plans they made! The 10 brand new lanes out on the other side of the building are awesome and great for private parties! They fired the ponytail man and his crude clique of lunatics, and the employees are friendly now! The brand new rennovated bathrooms and offices on the brand new second floor are truly a sight to behold! I can only imagine the outrage if these promises from 8 years ago were not remotely kept at all!

Comment Date: 1/3/2018 Name: Sam
Sub par food, dirty rugs and floor, overpriced for what you get. The only good thing is that occasionally they have good prices just to get people in but then there's no oil on the lanes.

Comment Date: 12/15/2017 Name: 280AverageBowler
Was trying to practice here to fill a league spot for a friend, so I figured I'd come right after league bowling to practice on the shot they put out. Oh my lord they must oil with a bottle of crisco and a cheese grater. My ball actually hooked off the lane and smashed into the cover over the ball return, and looking around it seems like this is normal because all the ball return covers are cracked up, broken, and splintered apart! Use an old ball you don't mind getting smashed to bits!

Comment Date: 11/28/2017 Name: Jenn
Won't go till they make this place worthwhile. I can go to Hicksville mall and experience a much nicer cleaner bowling/arcade environment which is both child and adult friendly.

Comment Date: 11/13/2017 Name: Vinny c.
Use to bowl here around six years ago and recently brought the grandkids in. Everything looks the same which I don't mind but personnel is clearly inexperienced and downright rude. I don't mind paying their high prices if what I get is worth it but the food was ridiculous and improperly cooked, the lanes and balls were dirty and customer service was not what it used to be. Perhaps they need more professional people working even if it is a bowling alley.

Comment Date: 11/9/2017 Name: Anonymous
The only thing that has changed here is the amount of customers that come in. Check out any picture on their site and you'll see just how empty it is at all times. Drastic updates needed including personnel.

Comment Date: 11/3/2017 Name: Anonymous
If you want additional oil on your lanes, feel free to fresh squeeze it from the french fries right onto the lane! Warning: Fry oil may not be clean.

Comment Date: 10/5/2017 Name: 16yearoldsnackbarfood
I think the only people who really do well here working wise are young girls. They seem to be held in the highest regard by certain creepy manager people and get preference over competent people.

Comment Date: 10/2/2017 Name: Pb&j
So glad to hear that the rats and pigeons appear to be gone, but we all know that they are all in the back room of the kitchen along with the squirrels.

Comment Date: 9/20/2017 Name: Krazy Glue Karl
Everything is an expensive comical downgrade, for how well John, the owners husband, runs a bowling alley, and it really makes me sad. The memories of karaoke, a packed bar, and fun people to goof around with are gone. Only the dust and duct tape remain, laced with toxic ponytail hair, as a sorry reminder of what once was. The pidgeons don't even fly in anymore, the rats can't be bothered. This place has become a rotting zombie of what it once was, and it didn't have to be this way. Frank just had to fire one idiot, that was all it would have taken...

Comment Date: 9/15/2017 Name: They could do better
Anyone who goes here knows there will never be any real improvements. They could and should replace most of the staff. Customer service is non-existent, rude and lazy staff is the norm. However you get what you're willing to pay for and this is a perfect example of what minimum wage gets you.

Comment Date: 9/11/2017 Name: You call that rennovating?
Whats with the new bar door? I give them credit for not using duct tape like usual, but it literally looks like they found some old door and part of a wall in a pile of scrap wood near a half demolished black mold infested abandoned house and then sloppily jammed it into the old bar entrance. What kind of incompetent rennovation crew did that?

Comment Date: 9/9/2017 Name: Anonymous
There are many less rats and pidgeons lately, but the way things are done here you've got to wonder if the new "mystery meat tacos" have something to do with that. The special is the new "expiration date special" stromboli breads made from the old scraps of leftover heros from last weeks league party buffets. This is not a joke people, this is all really happening.

Comment Date: 8/28/2017 Name: Old timer
This is just a sad excuse for a real bowling alley. It has gone down so much in the past few years and improvements are non existent. Amazing that this used to be the best out of the three bowling alleys that they owned but clearly poor ownership and management have destroyed what used to be a thriving business.

Comment Date: 8/18/2017 Name: Anonymous
They have money to put 30 TVs in the bar and give the waitresses ipads to put your drink order in, and the highest paid employee here keeps messing up the shot every time he goes into the lane machine to get lane oil for his hair, but they can't spend $20 on a pack of tiles to replace the urine-reeking filth smeared crumbling ones in the mens room. They are only held to the wall from the puke that covers the entire room.

Comment Date: 7/30/2017 Name: Anonymous
We hate coming here because it's always so empty. Would much rather travel to farmingdale lanes because you never have to guess whether or not they're open. Better food there too.

Comment Date: 7/5/2017 Name: Anonymous
Do people miss the toilets on purpose? Its always like that it must be a reverse method of cleaning? Youd think one toilet in the building wouldnt be puked on on a tuesday at 2pm

Comment Date: 7/5/2017 Name: Ponytail Stan
This place could be cool and could be salvaged if not for the rude staff. The festering floor filth reeking up the place is nowhere near as offensive as the nasty, creepy emplyoees that rudely staff this wreck of a dump. Trying to get on a lane and having the desk attendant interrupted by some greasy maniac yelling at everyone to get out of his way, with his little laptop, because of a 3 team tournament is a winning experience.

Comment Date: 6/28/2017 Name: Gina
Unless you have screaming kids or elderly friends this isn't for you. Way too expensive for what you get.

Comment Date: 6/22/2017 Name: Frank
I never bother to take the time to review anything but this place deserves all the bad reviews I have seen. Terrible attitudes, overpriced and dirty. I haven't been here in 4-5 years and nothing has changed for the better. Where are all the pleasant employees and where did the owners pride go. Now I know why it's always empty.

Comment Date: 6/16/2017 Name: Anonymous
I don't need a fancy place to have a good time, but the bad employees and miserable attitude hear ruin this place for me. I don't want any of my money going into the pockets of people who feel big bullying teenagers all day. Really just the one guy, prime example of go pick on someone your own size.

Comment Date: 6/8/2017 Name: Beth
I believe in supporting small business whenever possible, but when it's on the backs of children and old women than I cannot continue to be a patron there. Abusive adults and inappropriate language should not be tolerated in a business situation and shame on them for running such anot unprofessional center.

Comment Date: 6/6/2017 Name: Anonymous
Oil in the food is right. Motor oil. Is there anything on the menu that can be reasonably assumed has never spent any time in a dumpster? I would not be suprised to find employees from here picking chicken nuggets from the garbages along hempstead turnpike

Comment Date: 5/31/2017 Name: Anonymous
Wow, this was one of the worst centers I have ever been in. Rude lazy staff, dirty balls, bad food and terrible bathrooms. Bar is really dated and dark. Too many other centers in the area to come back here.

Comment Date: 5/29/2017 Name: Anonymous
I feel bad for the people who live near here, it must really tank their property values. Staff appears to be hired directly from the local methadone clinic or prison release programs. Food is what you would expect from that scenario. What confuses me is why the whole staff is so arrogant

Comment Date: 5/8/2017 Name: Anonymous
Nothing ever changes here. Food sucks, customer service is non-existent, oil is only found in the food, bar is horrible. Any employees with half a brain left as did many leagues.

Comment Date: 5/2/2017 Name: Steven
This bowling alley is in such disrepair and I refuse to pay another penny here when the owner refuses to make any changes which would enhance the customers experience. I'm sure the day will come when he just burns it down and takes the insurance money and then sells the land. That would be an improvement for sure.

Comment Date: 4/21/2017 Name: Muscle man john
Why would anyone come to this place expecting to spend less than $102 is beyond me. Its the best place ever and all local bowling center are less good than here. the bets part is all the helpful email jon sends me

Comment Date: 4/18/2017 Name: JoM
Good thing about tournaments here is you can write in your own scores and they don't check

Comment Date: 4/7/2017 Name: Anonymous
LOL @ all the haters on here, think johnny needs to be fired? Go poo in a paper hat. For what your complaints get you here at levittown lanes. Everything is pefrect here and all the people leaving for other centers just dont get that.

Comment Date: 4/5/2017 Name: Anonymous
Came in here one morning, the janitor was actually, this is not a joke, using a leaf blower instead of a vacuum. Nuff said.

Comment Date: 4/4/2017 Name: Al
Way too expensive for what you get. They only have plastic balls so they don't need to oil, make sure you bring your own.

Comment Date: 3/23/2017 Name: Anonymous
Anyone who bowls here knows that consistent is a word that is never used. Try somewhere that is run by professionals.

Comment Date: 3/22/2017 Name: Anonymous
I used to bowl here years ago. There was some nasty guy made me leave, real low class idiot making it out like it was a priveledge to be here, what a loser. Her must be gone by now though, no way any owner could be goofy and foolish engugh to not fire some idiot like that, it must be way better now. That was really my only ever complant or bad experience. I miss karaoke too.

Comment Date: 3/14/2017 Name: the duct tape man
You aren't paying for the bowling, you're paying for the honor of bowling at south levittown lanes, the house of the duct tape god. Count yourselves lucky they don't charge to park on this sacred ground.

Comment Date: 3/13/2017 Name: Anonymous
Dont expect cheap, for the priveledge of being allowed here

Comment Date: 3/1/2017 Name: Anonymous
Did they ever settle on a consistent shot?

Comment Date: 2/22/2017 Name: Anonymous
Ultimate fun pack advertised as 2 hours of bowling with shoes, pizza and a pitcher of soda all for the low, low price of $115.00. Hurry before this deal of a lifetime ends.

Comment Date: 2/9/2017 Name: Anonymous
Came here with lots $$$$ for food but after bowlng prices wound up splitting 1 burger between 11 people. Ever piece managed to be differently cooked and seasoned ranging from ashes to raw beef. Call it inconsistent and overpriced but at least theres something for everybody.

Comment Date: 2/7/2017 Name: Mean bully John
The problem here is all the stupid kids are too stupid to clean or do anything right, and john is a genius and probably the smartest man on earth but all the other idiots keep ruining everything cause theyre all stupid and useless and if they just listened to john he wouldn't have to scream and yell and call them bad names.

Comment Date: 2/5/2017 Name: Anonymous
I like variety in my food soim glad everything here is raw on one end burnt on the other. Something for everyone

Comment Date: 2/5/2017 Name: Anonymous
Had to get a refun because I couldn't even bowl here, It was impossible to find a ball. The place is all either dirty or no balls.

Comment Date: 1/3/2017 Name: to P
Seem to cater to no crowd since nobody is usually whos here

Comment Date: 1/1/2017 Name: You could do better
Congratulations to all who have received a bump in their paycheck due to the minimum wage raise cause you know Frank would never have given you anything. Happy New Year!

Comment Date: 12/30/2016 Name: P
South is a great place to bowl if you are 60 or older. They have many older leagues and a regular following with great prices. However, if you are younger there really is nothing there for you because you would hate the bar, snack bar food, regular bowling price. They really cater to the older crowd who aren't there to bowl well as much as they are there to socialize.

Comment Date: 12/29/2016 Name: You Deserve better
Definitely a poor man's bowling alley. Don't expect much and you won't be too disappointed. Needs major remodeling and could use a more professional attitude from the employees. Not at all up to participate with a business entering 2017.

Comment Date: 12/22/2016 Name: Disappointed
Went to breakfast with Santa. Very expensive for what you get, kids were bored after half an hour. Won't be doing it again, had considered New Years but I can tell that would be done cheaply also.

Comment Date: 12/20/2016 Name: Mom former patron
Worst thing about breakfast with santa is my kids know real santa used to come here but santa would never want to hang out here, ponytail man ran him off cause he said he could do breakfast better. I get they might not want to pay for a real santa but before it was cool for the kids with a real professional santa. Apparently they made that guy mad and having our kids sit in schranks lap who has a cheap santa beard just isnt as convincing for the money. Kids asking why it obviously wasn't really santa and $45 really?

Comment Date: 12/8/2016 Name: Anonymous
I've gone to breakfast with Santa and it was just sad. My kids were bored and we went out for lunch because they were still hungry. Not worth the money.

Comment Date: 12/3/2016 Name: Mary
This bowling alley is old and gross. It needs to be updated and have updated equipment and to fire ponytail man and his arrogant attitude.

Comment Date: 11/28/2016 Name: Jenny
I can't believe I just saw a flyer for breakfast with Santa for $45.00 you get 2 hrs of bowling, bagels, munchkins, juice and coffee. What a Rip off! Much better breakfasts with Santa nearby.

Comment Date: 11/23/2016 Name: Richard
Very old and run down, floor is uneven when you step on it, black and white tiles for decor. Food is sub-part. Very small party room with broken tiles, not big enough for a company party. Overall, needs major improvements to compete with other centers.

Comment Date: 11/23/2016 Name: Richard
Very old and run down, floor is uneven when you step on it, black and white tiles for decor. Food is sub-part. Very small party room with broken tiles, not big enough for a company party. Overall, needs major improvements to compete with other centers.

Comment Date: 11/22/2016 Name: Bobby
They should fire every employee there because their customer service sucks. All they do is stand around looking miserable and being lazy. Not one redeemable person there.

Comment Date: 11/17/2016 Name: Gina
I've only been here a few times but this bowling alley is filled with people over 60. Even in the bar, kind of a deal breaker, sorry.

Comment Date: 11/16/2016 Name: Percy S.
Ill admit something is stranged about the food at the snack counter. I seem to be getting inconsistent loose stool every time I eat here, Last week I brought in a fairly large stool sample in a ziploc bag to show to them to try to explain the problem, they were extremely unfriendly and unhelpful to me in this situation. Terrible customer service.

Comment Date: 11/15/2016 Name: Jason
I think it says it all when you see employees bowling at a different center because the say its so much better than the one they work at.

Comment Date: 11/11/2016 Name: To former south regular
Frank is completely aware of who is and is not stealing from both him AND his customers, but cannot find employees who will continue to work for minimum wage year after year without the possibility of ever receiving a raise so he puts up with it.

Comment Date: 11/8/2016 Name: former south regular
Rumor is when north levitt closed frank (the owner) had to invest a sizeable sum to buy out his family from selling this property too, so i think he must care about this place. Sadly its run by a clique of lazy incompetent theives who dont want competent employees for fear of having people realize its possible not to be stolen from. Attractive young girls who flirt with mgmt are valued more than workers who care. Employees and regular patrons treated like theyre being done a favor to be involved here. John is not the only problem, but hed rather lose buisiness than ever admit he was wrong. Its sad frank does not involve himself in day to day affairs and trusts the people who screw him over and in turn allows them to drive away people who actually used to care about this, all of which reflects badly on him in the end.

Comment Date: 11/7/2016 Name: Schrank-mormando S&M lanes?
Small improvements are being made. But instead of giving John Schrank an office in the "executive suite" of Levittown lanes (Dumbest thing ever) if theyre not gonna fire him like people have been begging for years he should get a dunk tank like at the carnival where you hit the target to drop him in the water and throw rotten fruit at him. Only positive situation I can imagine where that guy is involved with this place.

Comment Date: 11/6/2016 Name: BB
There's no mystery meat, it's the rats that are all over the place there. Cost effective, easy to find, delivery at your doorstep.

Comment Date: 11/2/2016 Name: Cathleen
The food here is awful and John is mean to the bowlers and they should just fire him. Tony and Keith are nice people there.

Comment Date: 10/24/2016 Name: Buzz
You're going to have to be more specific as far as the "weird employee" is since most of the normals left a long, long time ago.

Comment Date: 10/24/2016 Name: Barfmeat
Ew.. Got a picture in my head of some rotting meat bucket with bones now... Dont think theres really a rancid garbage pail of meat for the sandwiches but I mean come on... staff not hygenic enough to say otherwise...

Comment Date: 10/18/2016 Name: Anonymous
Of course they said the mystery meat sandwich was good, how else would they get rid of rotting meat. Elementary school menu.

Comment Date: 10/16/2016 Name: Carmen
The bathrooms need to be bigger because you cannot fit a stroller or a wheelchair in the bathrooms and I have 4 kids and my grandparent needs to use a wheelchair and please have a handicapped toilet or a bathroom in the bowling alley and get better food because one of my kids got sick on the food and it was outdated.

Comment Date: 10/15/2016 Name: Anonymous
Pappas is the only one competent here, if he cared he would refuse to work there until John was fired.

Comment Date: 10/15/2016 Name: Morschrankmando
The "stew burgers" or I forget the name but It wasnt like a real sandwich, look more like vomited old bathroom recycled junk. Some weird worker told me the "meat" sandwiches were off the wall good. Turns out they're off the floor bad.

Comment Date: 10/7/2016 Name: Matt
Someone should pay the excavation crew at k-Mart to come bulldoze this place as a community service.

Comment Date: 10/4/2016 Name: Anonymous
The employees couldn't walk out because they aren't qualified to work anywhere else or they wouldn't be there in the first place to put up with their crap and minimum wage. They could all work at McDonald's for more.

Comment Date: 10/2/2016 Name: DuckTapeMarriage
They're never going to fire john, read back to last year he got married to the owner permanently cementing him into his horrible position of ruining the bowling alley. With centers closing left and right youd think they would be able to get some buisiness in here.

Comment Date: 10/1/2016 Name: Kathy
John is mean to the bowlers and scares them away and is rude and obnoxious. Frank should just fire him and just keep nice employees around and I do miss Mrs. B. She is a sweetheart and is nice just like Tony and Keith.

Comment Date: 9/27/2016 Name: Anonymous
I agree Keith should step up but he can't fire john I think only the owner can? Maybe all the employees should have a walkout and refuse to come in til he's gone. If anyone was left who cared about this place anymore maybe they would.

Comment Date: 9/27/2016 Name: Don
I'm shocked to learn that Frank mormando, the man who ran 2 out of 3 bowling alleys into the ground, is also the Treasurer of the Levittown Chamber of Commerce. OUTRAGEOUS! How could he have anything to do with this particular position.

Comment Date: 9/21/2016 Name: Wish I were somewhere else
New season, same old BS. Lies and more lies, lazy staff, overpriced bar. Bring your own food or you'll regret it later.

Comment Date: 9/20/2016 Name: Anonymous
Its telling how much of a gullible fool the owner is that shank wasn't fired a decade ago. In agree tony and Keith are the only good news left. If the owner had 1 braain cell left he would fire john a and use the moneys to fix and clean the bath rooms. But he is obviously not smart. Only a moron would pay john for scaring business away and watching all the kids leagues for 3 hours at a time. Poor frank

Comment Date: 9/20/2016 Name: To carroll
I agree that Keith is nice but as GM he should make sure that every staff member is nice and no one is rude to the customers or the staff for that matter. He needs to step it up and take control, it's what he is paid to do.

Comment Date: 9/18/2016 Name: Carroll
Tony and Keith are nice people at this bowling alley. I do not like Jennifer, Kym, Paul, or Shrank at this bowling alley. These four people are rude, nasty, snotty, and arrogant and they should make the bathrooms bigger and they are tiny and you can't fit a baby carriage or a wheelchair in the bathrooms and the bathrooms are very gross.

Comment Date: 9/9/2016 Name: BETTER OFF
Still hearing rumours of laspina taking over is this true???

Comment Date: 8/25/2016 Name: Anonymous
I think the one shining star in this place is Keith but I do believe that as GM he is responsible to make sure that customers and staff are respected and since he puts his name out there with John and Frank he should also be held accountable. So many people bowl here because of Keith and his good name in the industry, and I just believe that he should put his customers and staff a little higher up on his priority list.

Comment Date: 8/20/2016 Name: Owner
Yes its true all of the dirty balls at south will be polished by jon in time for fall leagues and the busy season.

Comment Date: 8/17/2016 Name: Lustre King
Frank must of read all the comments about the dirty hands from the unwashed bowling balls cause I heard John's been polishing lots of balls every day now and even on the weekend

Comment Date: 8/12/2016 Name: Anonymous
The waitresses and bartenders are eye candy, maybe if your over 65.

Comment Date: 8/8/2016 Name: Steven
I guess even the painting parties aren't working because Saturday night they didn't even turn on all the house lights and no cars in parking lot.

Comment Date: 7/26/2016 Name: rat brat
Maybe the rats are visiting the building and then coming HOME to south Levitt snack bar? I feel bad for rats that have to live at south. They do less damage to the business than people who are paid to work here

Comment Date: 7/24/2016 Name: Anonymous
Im convinced when they hire waitresses and bartenders they only worry about "eye candy" for the managers. Most seem to flirt with the managers and have them all wrapped around their fingers but they are horrible at waiting and bartending.

Comment Date: 7/21/2016 Name: Anonymous
Anyone else notice the rats in the parking lot at night? I read that they were coming from the land across the street where the new building was put up in the lot on Bowling Lane but when I go to my car after my league you see them scampering. Be careful. L

Comment Date: 7/15/2016 Name: Mark
How do they expect you to bowl when they keep the temperature at a balmy 95. Turn on the air!

Comment Date: 7/12/2016 Name: easy pleased
The black fingers from balls are a turnoff for me. The whole place all has dirty balls they should clean their balls.

Comment Date: 7/11/2016 Name: Anonymous
HA. There is no leadership or professionalism here just yelling and complaining. True how wantagh east meadow and farmingdale do well catering to ex south bowlers. Why wont the fire the owners idiot stooge clown of a husband an d FIX THIS PLACE???

Comment Date: 7/11/2016 Name: Anonymous
$48.00 for 2 games of bowling and shoes. That's considered a family fun special. That took us about 1/2 hour to do. What a rip off.

Comment Date: 7/6/2016 Name: To kenny
I agree wholeheartedly that management completely takes advantage of the young kids who try their hardest on what is probably their first job. John was, is, and always will be nothing more than a bully and I commend you for not supporting this type of behavior. By the way, I am a parent of one of the hundreds of young workers that have passed through the job who was mistreated by that idiot.

Comment Date: 6/23/2016 Name: Rosemarie
Outrageously expensive for what you get. Hands were black from dirt on balls, approach was sticky, needs a lot of updating to compare to even the worst lanes, food selection was a joke compared to most places. Save your money.

Comment Date: 6/10/2016 Name: Kenny
I read on here that there is a lack of leadership, I think the problem is the leadership is there, but its incompetent and doesnt know how to conduct itself in public. All you need to do is see how the head guy treats his employees and its no wonder they have a revolving door of 14 year olds working for free bowling. Last time I came with my family John was screaming and cursing at a 16 year old employee, wow it takes a lot of guts to bully teenagers all day. I just left. I won't support a buisiness that allows this kind of unprofessional drunken conduct, its pathetic.

Comment Date: 6/8/2016 Name: Anonymous
I've bowled in the area since Nick built up a nice little mini empire. What a shame it is that he has to see how his son has dessimated all that he spent his life accomplishing. It certainly didn't take too long either. Something to note, other lanes in the area haven't closed since all of Westbury, North and South customers keep them open and thriving.

Comment Date: 6/5/2016 Name: non student
No thanks south I will not be taking your painting class. I saw what your painting skills were at north.h

Comment Date: 5/31/2016 Name: Jim
I totally agree that their shot is insanely easy. This used to be known for its difficulty, drawing in the really good bowlers. Now anyone bowling here has a higher average than anywhere else making them feel like they are better bowlers.

Comment Date: 5/25/2016 Name: Bob Ross
Painting classes at south? Maybe they're training the new rennovation squad. Sounds kinda ironic to me that the people talking about rennovations for 5 years are teaching painting classes but I mean at least something at south is getting painted.

Comment Date: 5/25/2016 Name: Anonymous
Not the best shot, just the easiest.

Comment Date: 5/24/2016 Name: gambling man
My friends and I like to play a game where we go to south and each bet $1000 to see who can stand this place the longest without running out of the building screaming in horror. I'm the current record holder with a time of 7 seconds

Comment Date: 5/22/2016 Name: Anonymous
South has the best shot ever thanks to the second coming of Christ aka john schrank

Comment Date: 5/17/2016 Name: Priyah
First time customer and I was very disappointed. The food was a level below elementary school cafeteria food, it's 2016 guys! The bar was old and poorly lit hiding the dirty floor but the stickiness told it all. Drinks were watered down and overpriced. I think the fact that this bowling alley is now offering painting lessons in its bar on Saturday nights really says it all.

Comment Date: 5/16/2016 Name: Anonymous
I'd just like to thank all the people who have shared the truth on bowling2u about this place for the last 10 years and let me know not to ever go here but to run as fast as possible in the opposite direction. This is the only bastion of accurate information regarding south levittown on the internet! Here's to another 10 years!

Comment Date: 5/6/2016 Name: Kristina
They need to put a handicapped bathroom in this bowling alley and its very old and ugly. I even got sick on the food at the snack bar and they water down the drinks at the bar.

Comment Date: 4/29/2016 Name: Fordsbury Roxbenshire
The two of you have missed out on one point: This place is absolutely dreadful and in a most depressing state of decay. Lord Schrank the owner's husband is a most disagreeable gentleman and something must be done about his treatment of the customers post-haste! I had the everton toffee from the concession counter, most vile, and almost came to fisticuffs with that man over how grand and fantastic he believes this place to be! Cant wait to get back to England and as far away from this place as possible gentlemen!

Comment Date: 4/27/2016 Name: Wurtherford Fordingsworth
Dear colleague Mr. Hastingsworth, I respect your opinions on this place though I must disagree on two points. Number one: Though the grandeur of the golden tables may be quite ticklish, the lanes are poorly maintained. Point two, good sir, would be that the seared duck here is sub par! Would not return even on the night my good friends and I set aside to visit places that are awful!

Comment Date: 4/25/2016 Name: Rutherford Hastingsworth
Fantastic establishment. Pricing is fair, bowling is absolutely magical! The Food is fantastic, I had the pan seared duck with orange marinade and lobster tail. Delivered on point! Past the caliber of any five star restaurant in America or Europe! This fine place is on par with the queen's personal bowling center in Buckingham Palace where I myself have been many times as an honored guest. I would recommed dressing your best, this place is not for those who can't afford a nice tuxedo and don't complain that this isn't as cheap as the other bowling alleys on LI that are filthy trash in comparison.

Comment Date: 4/11/2016 Name: not a fan
Bad enough that the food isn't cooked properly but isn't it a health code violation for these people to be touching my food with their bare hands. Absolutely gross!

Comment Date: 4/5/2016 Name: Bill
Everything about this place is amateurish. From the wall tiles, hideous rug, uneven floor, and heart clogging food choices, you can tell that management, if that is what you want to call them, hasn't visited a real bowling center in a decade or two.

Comment Date: 3/31/2016 Name: S. A.
Aside from the most obvious problem, Shrank, this house just can't accommodate really large leagues. They have so many little leagues and only 36 lanes that a 22 team league is huge here. I prefer to bowl in a league where the competition is really strong which you just can't get here.

Comment Date: 3/31/2016 Name: Margaret R
The place was dirty, pitcher of soda was 3/4 filled with ice and the pizza was gross and inedible. Not worth the money.

Comment Date: 3/25/2016 Name: Anonymous
They don't post pictures of this place cause the people that looked at the horror of it all would have their faces melt off like in Indiana Jones. Mozz sticks broken and duct taped back together? Come on

Comment Date: 3/17/2016 Name: Anonymous
I agree that all the good leagues and employees have moved on, which is why the quality of this place has gone down so much. They made the oiling patterns easier and all the house balls are straight balls so it is hardly a difficult place to bowl well. Not for the competitive.

Comment Date: 3/13/2016 Name: Chris
I worked here as a young girl, and it was great to come back and see the place but I can't believe how run down it is. The place was always busy and fun and now it's just sad. I had a lot of fun back then, I'm sorry things changed so much.

Comment Date: 3/11/2016 Name: Anonymous
Ill admit I was upset about the fake rennovation scandal but honestly they're smart about doing nothing. They could spend a million dollars to dip this place in gold and "you know who" (the idiot) would still chase the leagues and decent employees away. Everybody good friendly and decent who was from here and really gave a hoot is caring about someplace else now. Bye john.

Comment Date: 2/18/2016 Name: pat m
First impressions are lasting impressions and this is a 70s throwback. It's disturbing. Second impressions weren't much better. Too bad, the neighborhood is nice and I was looking to join a league but this won't do.

Comment Date: 2/1/2016 Name: Ilene
Desk person was nice enough but snack person was rude and didn't know how to cook. Bartender was downright lazy and ignoring us talking to her friends. What business tolerates this. Plenty of other places to go.

Comment Date: 1/20/2016 Name: oldschoollevittownlanesruled
Absolutely true. They've chased away most of anyone who cared because of their ridiculous management and clueless careless owner. And I don't mean Pappas but I don't really need to say that. All in all everyone but the owner knows who the incompetent lazy stooge that destroyed north and south is.

Comment Date: 1/6/2016 Name: to old school levittown lanes rule
Perfectly said. In this business, customer service is king. There were some really great employees, loyal employees, who moved on because of lack of leadership and the leaders are still there but where are the actual workers. Good help isn't hard to find, it's hard to keep!

Comment Date: 1/4/2016 Name: Kathy m
Now that the minimum wage has been raised you can expect to see less workers available to help you, food even more disgusting and soda even more watered down. But don't worry you will see the cost passed on to you next season.

Comment Date: 12/17/2015 Name: old school levittown lanes ruled
I'm going to speak here as somebody who remembers what north and south used to be. Awesome. In my opinion there was nothing better or more unique than the whole Levittown Lanes presence in the bowling industry... 10 years ago. Sad part is, all this stupid nonsense on this page is true. They don't give a crap to realize what they've been destroying for the last decade. They keep "cleaning up" the bottom of the chain of command while not noticing the problems at the top and instead of that pooping on the people who really truly loved this buisiness over the years. The same people who everybody is joking about on here have seriously destroyed an institution that made many fond memories years ago.

Comment Date: 12/5/2015 Name: to marcus
The owner sadly is too worried about his new marriage to the long curly black haired mean manager to even care, he seems to have lost total interest. Luckily this place seems to have more managers than any place on earth all in charge of one floorboy and maybe a snack bar person. Its really weird how they have so many manager people standing around saying things arent their job all the time but like nobody to clean the place all day

Comment Date: 11/20/2015 Name: Anonymous
if you like getting told that you are garbage, can be replaced, don't let the door hit you in the ass on the way out, and oh by the way you'll never earn more than minimum wage than this is the place for you. Please apply today.

Comment Date: 11/15/2015 Name: Marcus
The owner has delusions of grandeur and he should open his eyes and ears to experience what the customer is getting. I notice he won't hang out in his own place, where is he, he only has one house left and should try his hardest to keep it open, but I really don't think he could care less. Daddy will leave him money, he obviously doesn't need a job but I'm sure his employees do.

Comment Date: 11/11/2015 Name: Screaming Lunatic
This place is old and not updated and it smeells like doody but the real reason I dont go here is John is a nasty miserable man who needs to be fired immediately! I refuse to spend a dime in this place until he is gone if he was Id be here all the time

Comment Date: 11/10/2015 Name: Chef master
Food was not coooked properly, lady at the snack bar was foaming at the mouth and screamed at me, acting like she probably had rabies or somethign which would explain how greasy the chckens were. Just like incoherent insanity. Ive seen the one guy whos always yelling throw brooms and pails at the employees

Comment Date: 11/8/2015 Name: Anonymous
I wouldnt be suprised if the food here was madefrom human meat

Comment Date: 11/7/2015 Name: Bowling mom
I don't understand why the one manager with the long hair is always watching our kids bowling team practice. Their coach is already there and there's a manager if there are any lane problems so it doesn't seem necessary and this has been going on for several years now. Kinda creeps you out and makes you wonder...

Comment Date: 11/3/2015 Name: Greg
Lanes are the same as any other place, bar is dirty and I would stick with bottled beer because I've gotten sick twice after having their tap beer. If you're looking for food, I would suggest that you bring your own because they don't know how to cook anything at all.

Comment Date: 10/20/2015 Name: Anonymous
South levittown lanes: side effects may include nausea, shot inconsistency, baldness, extreme fits of rage, vomiting. If you ever went here you shoupd prob contact a doctor to get checked out

Comment Date: 10/19/2015 Name: Anonymous
I miss north, that place was the real deal. they put more money into this pla e but then john ruins it by chasing all the leagues away

Comment Date: 10/13/2015 Name: Frank
There is no south without Keith. Someone has to keep these jokers in line. Hurry back.

Comment Date: 10/9/2015 Name: Anonymous
Hope keith gets back when hes better because the owners husband is totally ruining the place!

Comment Date: 10/2/2015 Name: Anthony martinez liusbca
this place is so good johbn is a genius to be able to get the rug in and new screens so good

Comment Date: 10/2/2015 Name: Anonymous
Unfortunately another season has begun and still nothing has been done. You have to wonder what they did all summer, you would think that they would have used all that dead time to improve the center for the winter leagues. Poor management.

Comment Date: 9/25/2015 Name: Anonymous
Duct taping a new rug down wont help this place as long as John Schrank the owners husband keeps involving himself in the goings on here. Clearly he just wants to use his authority position to take out his personal issues on the employees here and being that hes the owners husband he gets away with speaking to employees and customers in a way that would get anyone fired from any other job

Comment Date: 9/10/2015 Name: SchrankForPresident2016
I would love to live in this place its just glorious what a grand establishment the rugs are amazing and JOHN is so great lets not forget FRANK who is smart enough to listen to johns genius go here immediately!!!!

Comment Date: 9/7/2015 Name: Anonymous
What a bunch of whiny crybabies. If you can't keep your leagues, stop pointing the finger at everybody else and fix your house. Later!

Comment Date: 9/6/2015 Name: Anonymous
My comments keep not getting accepted, has schrank become mod of this page?

Comment Date: 9/2/2015 Name: Disgusted
God help us, it's the start of another season. Note to all league bowlers, please bring your own duct tape this year as mgmt has once again run out. Thank you.

Comment Date: 8/30/2015 Name: Anonymous
This is the most perfect place ever

Comment Date: 8/27/2015 Name: Realbowlernotemployee
OMG this new rug is AMAZING!!!!!!!!! Thanks john for being so suiper awesomne this renovation is the most spectacular turn around i have ever seen in forever!

Comment Date: 8/23/2015 Name: Anonymous
OH AND also the food here is as better then if it was made in the best restaurant $10 for a grill cheese and drink is not expensive how much u get for 10 bux in manhatten?

Comment Date: 8/23/2015 Name: Frank Schrank
You people all need to stop complaining and rEalize thant JOHN is hes the best smartest and what he says goes what do any of you people even know about oil machines and a/c only bad bowlers want the same shot every week JOHN is the best and will continue to be here everything he does and says is right PEOPLE JUST DONT KNO WHAT THEY TAKLING ABOUT AC IS PERFECT HERE JUST ASK FAC MGR. JOHN

Comment Date: 8/21/2015 Name: the duct tape man
duct tape paper rug looks awesome with folding tables good job guys

Comment Date: 8/19/2015 Name: grandma ruth
brought the grandkids here for free bowling. i was shocked by how dirty it was. against my better judgment i bought them food which was incredibly expensive and not enough to fill them up. i should have brought them to the bouncy house, it would have been less expensive than the "free" bowling.

Comment Date: 8/19/2015 Name: JMS
New leagues are starting so I came to check this place out n i was like WOW THIS IS GREAT im probably going to join leagues here all desk people are good John is very smart attractive and good lane oiler and his shots are all best except the kids are all lazy who work there they ened to lisetn to john better and work harder becaause that is why sometimes its messy cause the kids dont clean thats not johns fault like everyone says its not his job to do that he has too many important things to do like renovating and this place would be nothing without JOHN SCHRANK but all in all this is the best place to spend your money

Comment Date: 8/15/2015 Name: scott
it was so hot that my shoes wouldnt slide and would stick on the lane. turn on the air

Comment Date: 8/12/2015 Name: kelly
used to really like it here but I cannot overlook how absolutely disgusting it has become. The food is sub-par to any other center I've been to and mgmt does not seem to care anymore about what they present to the public. I know it is privately owned and I believe in supporting small business but I work very hard for my money and need to get the most bang for my buck.

Comment Date: 8/11/2015 Name: Anonymous
the ac must be broken or something and some crazy drunk guy named johnny kept yellin at the employees but its cool low class but it was fun bowling with no oil the desk people here are a dream to deal with

Comment Date: 7/28/2015 Name: Mike
Does this place even have a/c? Hottest day so far and I wish I had just stayed home. Disgusting, give me my money back b@#$%^s!

Comment Date: 7/26/2015 Name: Rick
Just came from bowling at amf house. Nice place but people nasty and teenagers running around all over the place. Place may look bad but treatment on Friday and Saturday at desk is so much nicer. Back to old levittown lanes. Lol

Comment Date: 7/24/2015 Name: Ollie
I'm not spending my money on an alley that won't put any of it back into the business to make it better. I believe in supporting small business but when they are managed this piss poorly I just won't do it anymore.

Comment Date: 7/21/2015 Name: Mom
I can't believe that they're actually charging money to sign up for a free bowling program. Amf is offering three games a day through sept. for $22. At least there are plenty of lanes and they are always clean there.

Comment Date: 7/20/2015 Name: Ray
Wanted to go somewhere cool, air conditioner busted, figured I'd practice but it was so hot in there I could only bowl one game and I was dripping. I should have gone to a movie with a nice recliner instead.

Comment Date: 7/18/2015 Name: Anonymous
I love the comments that are clearly written by the employees pushing the dead Friday nights and the oh so pleasant desk people. No one is there because it's a disgusting alley where nothing is ever done for the customer.

Comment Date: 7/17/2015 Name: Diane
Place run down but people at desk pretty nice. Ladies bowl free on Fridays so probably come down if it's raining place really needs work but prices way better then farmingdale

Comment Date: 6/30/2015 Name: Anonymous
why is it so hard to hire someone who knows how to cook at the snack bar. How hard is it to flip a burger and not over/under cook it. Is it really gourmet cooking to try to make a decent grilled cheese sandwich. I'll bring in my own food thank you.

Comment Date: 6/28/2015 Name: Anonymous
Never been to a wedding at a bowling alley but the owners wedding here was just amazing the dj was great and the food was good too even if it was just bowling alley chicken nuggets and chips. would of been nice if they had the heat higher though it was in feb and it was like 40 degrees in here

Comment Date: 6/27/2015 Name: question for management
Is the rumor that the snack bar got shut down for recycling uneaten chicken nuggets at a birthday party into new resold plates? I was told this and they said I couldnt get nuggets anymore

Comment Date: 6/23/2015 Name: John Mormando Schrank
If i got a choice between give up my firstborn child or give up going to south that kid would be HISTORY!! This is as close to going to heaven as i ever seen!! THe new bar lookse AWESOME n the new rugs is fgood dont listen to the south haters they just mad cuz they cant afford to go here of coarse its expensive its the BEST

Comment Date: 6/23/2015 Name: Paul La Mar
I was at the schrank mormando wedding here, it was a very nice affair. The duct tape wedding dress and excanging rolls of duct tape instead of rings was a very south levittown lanes touch

Comment Date: 6/5/2015 Name: Anonymous
They're offering a lot of glow bowl so people won't see just how run down and dirty it is. My question is, if the bathrooms are as disgusting as they are, how about the places we can't see like the snack bar and behind the bar?

Comment Date: 5/25/2015 Name: still searching
Left Massapequa to come here only to be lied to heading to farmingdale lanes this time looks like the end is near for this dreadful center ADIOS

Comment Date: 5/24/2015 Name: Anonymous
Any time you go in here theres one teenager running the whole place and management just sits around talking

Comment Date: 5/23/2015 Name: Anonymous
Johns politics and the way he treats people is what causes the staff problems to begin with. Weve all been wondering why they keep him, now it makes sense! Now that he has married the owner I feel like theyll never get rid of him!

Comment Date: 5/18/2015 Name: Anonymous
With all the places nearby where you could spend your hard earned cash, I can't possibly understand why you would spend a second in this place. Aside from the disgusting smell of stale beer and feet, I personally witnessed mice near the bar area and the bathrooms are atrocious. Going to the movies!

Comment Date: 4/30/2015 Name: Jm
So sick and tired of having to go all the way down to the bar to get our drinks because the lazy ass waitress is to busy hanging out. Don't these people make their money on people tipping them. Laziest staff ever

Comment Date: 4/22/2015 Name: Anonymous
Theres a way to run a hole in the wall buisiness but this is not it. 2 grilled cheeses and 2 beers is like over $30 alone not eve counting the bowling! Theres cheaper places in manhattan to eat than this dump!

Comment Date: 4/14/2015 Name: Anonymous
I found it extremely distracting trying to bowl with the kids with 2 mice running around by the bar. Aside from making sure they didn't get near my kids, I couldn't help but wonder what in the bar they had been crawling all over and let's face it the snack bar isn't far away either. They should really clean this place up

Comment Date: 4/9/2015 Name: Anonymous
They leave schrank in charge and he runs wild and causes massive amounts of people to leave. He doesnt care about bowlers only that he gets to be in charge and do whatever he wants. Thats why the shot is always different, because HE wants to play with the oil machine and the owner is too absent and clueless to notice or even care. Firing schrank is the only way this place will say open otherwise hell run the buisiness right into the ground.

Comment Date: 4/9/2015 Name: Heather
Absolutely disgusting. Brought the kids here and their hands were black from the balls. Food was horrible, service was terrible. Never again!

Comment Date: 4/2/2015 Name: Anonymous
Horrible lanes, rude staff, terrible food, nasty smell, crappy wait staff. The only good thing about this place is the pro shop.

Comment Date: 3/25/2015 Name: Tony
This place used to be good but they made the lanes way too easy so now everyone thinks that they're decent bowlers. I realize they were losing lots of bowlers but now you don't even have to try to bowl well.

Comment Date: 3/24/2015 Name: Dennis
i bowl at many houses and this is at the bottom of the list. There were promises made to keep bowlers from north and south and it just hasn't been enough. I don't foresee this place staying open for too much longer.

Comment Date: 3/23/2015 Name: Johnny
This place is just too small to draw in the big leagues that I like to play in, just can't get a decent pot for the end game. Hate bowling the same teams over and over again. Also way overpriced for beer and food items.

Comment Date: 3/21/2015 Name: Sal
If you can get past the smell, the disgusting bathrooms, expensive drinks, and dirt all over your hands and ball then I guess this place is for you.

Comment Date: 3/17/2015 Name: sally
Place needs work but prices are not bad at all. Went there Saturday night and the the place was packed. Guy at the desk took care of our group and got us on lanes in 20 minutes. Very nice guy very helpful. Coming back Friday for ladies free. Place needs work but had fun with music and lights off

Comment Date: 3/7/2015 Name: Frank Schrank
They really cleaned the place up for the Schrank/mormando wedding a couple weeks ago but right after that they let it all go back down. like they care when its the owner/mechanic's wedding ceremony but afterwards its back to no janitorial staff and one kid working. Its good to see them married though, well all saw it coming theyre a good couple.

Comment Date: 2/24/2015 Name: Tj
What's up with the guy at the front desk?

Comment Date: 2/22/2015 Name: Anonymous
North was a wreck even compared to this place but they at least had nice people working real management and no schrank! So they close the better of the 2 places they got left and do they put any money back into the fraudulent rennovation theyve been chirping about for 5 years? NO! Fire schrank and watch this place turn around!

Comment Date: 2/19/2015 Name: Kayla
I think you would probably like it here if you were like 65 or older. a bunch of old people hang out in the dark bar, a little too creepy for me.

Comment Date: 2/16/2015 Name: Don g.
Came with the family because the kids are out of school. I was surprised at how expensive everything was especially for what you get. Very run down and workers looks like it could use a really good cleaning. Our hands were black when we finished.

Comment Date: 2/13/2015 Name: Melissa
Came on Friday night. Surprise to see ladies bowl free. Didn't know til I walked in. Very nice people at the desk. Place needs work but me and my boyfriend had a good time

Comment Date: 2/12/2015 Name: Antny
How bout they get some real waitresses in here instead of a bunch of lazy asses who just stand around checking their phones all night, at least when there not outside smoking with customers Bitchin bout everything bout this place.

Comment Date: 2/9/2015 Name: Terry
Why does the owner allow his bartenders to be so rude and condescending to his customers. I do not have to spend my money at his establishment and they should all be grateful to have jobs and want to do the best they can to try and keep them before we go elsewhere.

Comment Date: 2/7/2015 Name: big balla bowla
the toilets are so gross its no wonder everybody goes to the bathroom on the floor

Comment Date: 1/26/2015 Name: Anonymous
this place treats employees so badly its amazing anyone works here. they hire underage kids and pay them with bowling gift cards

Comment Date: 1/25/2015 Name:  Dianne
I'm appalled to see just how run down this bowling alley is. I couldn't believe that this is supposed to be a clean, family friendly place, in fact it was anything but. Disappointing!!!

Comment Date: 1/5/2015 Name: Laura
I would not bowl here and the staff is nasty except for Tony and Kelly. This place needs to be updated with a new bathroom and the place is old and dirty.

Comment Date: 1/2/2015 Name: Anonymous
How does this place stay open? There are so many other alleys in the area with much nicer bars, food and most of all, staff. After my last visit I would gladly pay a little more for a better experience and night out than try to save a few bucks, you certainly do get what you pay for!

Comment Date: 12/30/2014 Name: E dee
the staff here is so incredibly rude. If you hate your job as much as it seems that they do go find another one. Bartenders are supposed to listen to their customers, we shouldn't have to listen to them bitch while we're trying to have a good time.

Comment Date: 12/14/2014 Name: Anonymous
I swear, if Keith weren't here I would never step foot back into this ridiculous house. If only they would give him free reign to do what needs to be done to bring this place up to at least a minimally acceptable bowling alley.

Comment Date: 12/11/2014 Name: Tiny Tim
Hey frank, great news about you and John. It's been a long time coming and luckily you won't have to worry about the bowling alley on your honeymoon since nobody wants to go there anyway.

Comment Date: 12/8/2014 Name: Anonymous
I agree the place has really gone down from when eileen ran the place, even from when RICH was there. they cant run a "family fun" center when the guy in charge hates fun, meaning the new ponytail manager. This place was never dazzling but it had a nice family environment, now its just like a handful of miserable little kids runs the place and the "manager" doesnt manage as much as he throws little hissy fits all day

Comment Date: 12/4/2014 Name: franK
hey everyone this is the owner and i want to say this constant calling for the firing of john schrank is uncalled for and threatening to boycott our wedding in febuary is just prejudiced i will never fire my future husband he IS south levittown lanes

Comment Date: 11/21/2014 Name: Larry
My girlfriend and I came here and were put on a lane right next to a group of obnoxious teens. After a few minutes we asked to be moved and even though there were plenty of open lanes they wouldn't move us. Way to make your customers happy.

Comment Date: 11/14/2014 Name: Angela
I haven't been here since Eileen ran the place, looks the same but there is a real difference. The employees are absolutely miserable. She always pushed for customer service and there were a lot more workers to help the customers and the snack bar was always busy. What have they done to this place?

Comment Date: 11/11/2014 Name: Anonymous
i had a feather in my burger turns out they were ripping up pillows in the kitchen and didnt even think to cover the food!

Comment Date: 11/7/2014 Name: j.m.
hate it here. the snack stand people are very rude, the kids. it is also dirty and extremely unorganized.

Comment Date: 10/31/2014 Name: JMS
We have decided to conduct our rennovation largely in the imaginations of bowlers. so you have to really believe and imagin really hard and then you will see a nice clean new bowling alley! we feel this is the best way this is all to report

Comment Date: 10/28/2014 Name: Anonymous
I doubt even an ebola scare could get them to clean this place. the entire staff is like one 16 year old kid at any time. and you people expect rennovations? be realistic

Comment Date: 10/24/2014 Name: Km
Too bad the doctor with Ebola didn't bowl here, at least the place would have finally gotten a good cleaning.

Comment Date: 10/14/2014 Name: Mike
Bowl on Thursday night . Lanes Ok. Tony one of the few bright spots in the place. Always helpful. Runs around like a lunatic for his bowlers

Comment Date: 10/10/2014 Name: Adam l
Death Valley would be an appropriate name for this place. One question -where are the customers?

Comment Date: 9/29/2014 Name: Lisa
Don't bother coming here. Tried coming here for a fun night just to have it ruined by some loser in the bar. After bowling we came in to have a drink and participate in "jukebox karaoke". However we soon found out that this one guy puts in $100 a night and gets all these free credits making it impossible for anyone to hear their song. Instead of sticking around and drinking, we left immediately. He absolutely ruins the fun of the bar and regardless of if he's a regular, someone needs to do something about him. Don't waste your time or money. Go to an amf center with a decent playlist for music.

Comment Date: 9/25/2014 Name: Bob L.
Bowled here many years ago and came back to visit my old league. Heard much about renovations but this was a big disappointment. Glad I moved on and hope to recruit some old friends to join me at a much nicer house.

Comment Date: 9/16/2014 Name: Jack
Let's face it, this place is fine for anyone who wants to just come and bowl on mediocre lanes with no expectations of anything else. For my money I want much more on my night out with friends, someplace that I actually want to stay and hang out, this is not that place.

Comment Date: 9/10/2014 Name: Leah
Came here the other night with friends. Very dirty, snotty snack bar person, gross bathrooms and overpriced beers. Other than that I guess it was fine.

Comment Date: 9/8/2014 Name: Frances
It's such a joke when I think about how the owner kept showing us the blueprints for a beautiful, bi-level complex and we now have a black sink. Now that's progress.

Comment Date: 9/7/2014 Name: George
How many YEARS do we have to wait for these so called renovations. This is the same hole in the wall that it's always been and I for one am tired of supporting a business that clearly doesn't appreciate it's clientele. Shame on you!

Comment Date: 9/6/2014 Name: Stephanie
Bowled Friday night. Ladies night. Place was a little warm but the guys at the desk was so nice and helpful Price was right music and lights were good. Had a nice time with my. Boyfriend. Definitely will be back

Comment Date: 8/28/2014 Name: Anonymous
How is it that its 405 degrees in the building and the chicken is still frozen in the middle??

Comment Date: 8/1/2014 Name: Chris
This is a bad bowling alley, the food is horrible, and the bathrooms are very dirty. I now go to an AMF house now for bowling and Johnny should be nicer to customers and Frank the owner should make the place better and updated with a nicer bathroom and better food and both of them should be ashamed of this bowling alley.

Comment Date: 8/1/2014 Name: Jake
If you enjoy over priced beer, raw burgers and chicken, inconsistent shot and plenty of peace and quiet then this is the place for you.

Comment Date: 7/30/2014 Name: Tbt
Wish nick still ran the place. Now that man was a real professional who knew how to run a business. Took care of his customers and listened to what they were looking for in leagues and his bowling alley. He must be very disappointed in the crapfest that this place has become.

Comment Date: 7/26/2014 Name: Theresa
Was there tonight. Guy behind the desk was a sweety told us about ladies free. Helped me find a ball and even put our names in computer for us. Place needs a lot of work but customer service at the desk was great. Will be back

Comment Date: 7/20/2014 Name: Ronnie
My friends and I went here on Saturday night. It was 9:30 and it was dead! We didn't want to be the only ones bowling so we decided to get a drink in the bar - but the only people there were two old dudes and an old lady bar tending. Left in a hurry.

Comment Date: 7/20/2014 Name: steve v
The rennovations must be over the original budget of 25 cents and so they put it all on hold until they can find another quarter. And it would even be okay if they did other things to improve the place, its like 80 degrees in here on a laegue night because theyre too cheap to turn the ac on just like every year!

Comment Date: 7/17/2014 Name: Pat m
My son has been going to twin oaks camp for three years now. One of their day trips is to this bowling alley but this year they had so many complaints that they went to wantagh lanes instead. They complained about the bathrooms, food, and overall cleanliness. I went to watch last year and I wholeheartedly agree.

Comment Date: 5/21/2014 Name: Tommy
So glad this god awful season is over. This house sucks and I'm so outta here.

Comment Date: 4/9/2014 Name: Freddy
Haven't been here in a year, came back for tournament. Very few changes, however they should hire people who give better customer service. Food horrible, overcooked for all of the team, waitress service, slow but I was told that if you tipped well enough you could drink all afternoon for free, not bad!

Comment Date: 4/6/2014 Name: Bathroom problems
It really is ridiculous. the sad part is this place is such a wreck that they actually think it makes a difference to have some 14 year old kid slap paint on the walls in the entrance way. Its pretty delusional that they think people actually will appreciate this, but i guess they really dont care about their customers as long as ponytail man has a playground to run around yelling at people and pretending to be in charge. Id feel bad for the owner if he did anything to improve this situation, looks like hes just a spoiled baby who got a free bowling alley and doesnt know the meaning of work

Comment Date: 3/31/2014 Name: Mike
I guess it's just me but my idea of renovations is different than theirs. The only reason they painted the front halls are because of a 2 day fire mans tournament, meanwhile we've had to bowl in this dump the entire season so they could afford three gallons of paint.

Comment Date: 3/29/2014 Name: Bathrooms?
They apparently put a new black sinkk in the bathroom, but its still the same old disgusting mess except for that. This is ridiculous, whats the point of even putting the sink there it just makes everything else look way worse!! And to top it off the new sink was dirty old paper towels and soap dried up EVERYWHERE!!! At least clean iT!!!

Comment Date: 3/1/2014 Name: Anonymous
It sucks that keith hasnt been here lately, not sure what happened but it seems Mr. Mormando and schrank are running things. Its actually good to see the owner actually taking a part in his buisiness which is unusual but I dont like the idea of schrank being left in charge on the buisiness end, when hes left do deal with customers everybody suffers

Comment Date: 11/23/2013 Name: Anonymous
Definitely a problem with this place is the staffing. Ive been here on a busy weekend night to find one kid who didnt even look old enough to work there running the whole place. When I asked to see a manager because it was taking forever to get on a lane (most lanes were empty and not many people waiting) they said he had to go do something in the bar, so I guess the whole place shuts down for that. Id hate to see how theyd handle it if the place was busy, took a half hour when probably 25 out of something like 30 lanes were open

Comment Date: 10/28/2013 Name: Sb
As a regular bowler I have to express my disgust with the management here. We recently held a fund raiser and requested a donation for our cause. We were turned down multiple times. We are here numerous times during the week supporting our local bowling alley yet they were unwilling to support the community. Maybe it's time we sport a place that is willing to give back.

Comment Date: 10/14/2013 Name: wtf
Watch it bowlers, here it comes. Its like seeing westbury and north all over again. This guy just keeps making the same decisions over and over again. Why arent they open, wheres the staff, wheres the snack bar, and god please tell me where the bartenders are because there never at the bar. Goodbye and good riddance.

Comment Date: 10/5/2013 Name: Tuesday night
After seeing John Schrank's conduct on Tuesday, October 1st where he was screaming cursing and threatining people in front of the tuesday night league, there is oficially no doubt that this man needs to be fired yesterday. Its insane and stupid on the part of the owner to allow this man to continue representing the bowling alley while telling people he owns it and embarassing to the owner and anyone involved.

Comment Date: 9/30/2013 Name: chrones supporter
Bowled here over the weekend with friends. Not the type of place I want to frequent too often. They knew that they were going to have a huge group, how about throwing on some extra staff and clean the bathrooms. Too bad, I might have come back but it was a real turnoff.

Comment Date: 9/26/2013 Name: tom
As a local with a couple of kids I have frequented this alley many times. I went there on Sunday and wanted food for the kids but the snack bar wasn't open. This happened a few times during the summer also and after we leave we have to go find lunch. From now on I'm going somewhere that they serve food also.

Comment Date: 9/15/2013 Name: The truth
The reason the other building is being updated, is they have a real crew working there and actual money behind it. Obv thats going to get you farther than the amateur hour nonsense that theyre doing to south. I tried no less than 10 times to contact these epople through emails, and only recieved one reply, something like "Hey why dont you come check it out for yourself" Well news flash: I dont want to waste my time coming here to see that nothings been done. Its a total disgrace, this tells me they either dont care about keeping a bowler who has bowled every season for 20 years, or the infamous you-know-who is screening Mr Mormandos email to prevent him from seeing what a disaster the place is. I agree hes no Nick, this nonsense would never fly if he still ran the place instead of a clueless owner and a lunatic ponytail man. But they cant even have enough staff here for any kind of customer service so I guess we cant expect them to hire a real professional to fix the place.

Comment Date: 9/2/2013 Name: disgusted bowler
Another season gone and one ready to start and still nothing done. Duct taped rugs, dirty bathrooms, bar with broken tiles, understaffed at all times, poor lighting, dirty snack bar and unresponsive owners. I wish the new owners of North had bought this place too. They'll be done with renovating their building before this one ever gets started. But then again I don't believe they were ever really going to clean let alone update this dump.

Comment Date: 8/31/2013 Name: A man called ponytail
At the start of the season that will probably make or break this place, what have they done? I was here over the summer, NOTHING is the answer. Wow theyre starting to put new monitors in while not fixing the gross bathrooms or anything else. What a joke.

Comment Date: 8/11/2013 Name: Anonymous
Theyre putting in new flat screen monitors now, so you can see how low you score on ponytail man's horrible shot in HD now.

Comment Date: 8/9/2013 Name: Cathleen
I overheard that they were going to do renovations and update the place and I also overheard that they are closing South?

Comment Date: 7/18/2013 Name: know better now
As a member of several teams from several houses I can honestly say this is the worst. Forget about all that has been written about so far what about some air conditioning during this heat. When we asked them to turn up the a/c we were told it was at the coolest level. WTF, we were dying! Not doing this next year.

Comment Date: 6/17/2013 Name: Ann
Has this place closed? I took my grandson to the pool and he was hungry so we walked to the alley, but it was closed at 1:30 on a Sunday. I used to bowl on a league here but my team left because nothing was being done to update this place. I can't say that I'm surprised because it was run very poorly. I wish that NIck still ran the place, now there was a businessman.

Comment Date: 5/18/2013 Name: Anonymous
Its a shame, I wish they would do a real rennovation to this place and do what needs to be done regarding the staff here. I have many good memories here and its sad it got to the state its in now

Comment Date: 5/11/2013 Name: Anonymous
This place isnt awful, they just need to fix it up and change some things

Comment Date: 4/18/2013 Name: Historian
This place is like the catholic church in the middle ages. A corrupt and inept self-proclaimed "pope" thinks he is all powerful and people have to tolerate anything he does. So they move on to other religions, or in this case bowling alleys. Maybe need a head mechanic who doesnt think hes the pope.

Comment Date: 3/26/2013 Name: pro
The reason i left? To some, bowling is not serious. but to many, its a very serious sport where you stand to make or lose a lot of money and show off years of practice in the hopes of bowling well, and the last thing you want is some nobody messing with the shot. Thats why Nobody wants to bowl here.

Comment Date: 3/17/2013 Name: Anonymous
To all u people complaoining about the shot, shut up. The whole point of bowling is to adjust to the lane conditions every week and thats why john will never ever stop making adjustments, regardless of what ignorant bowlers who know nothing about lane conditioning say or even what frank mormando says. This place basically belongs to john and he can do whatever he wants, and nobody will stop him from creating the perfect shot. So stop crying and go spend all your money at south.

Comment Date: 3/3/2013 Name: Anonymous
I dont feel like the owner is a bad guy, but he is very clueless. How else would a crazed renegade employee be able to constantly play with the shot, driving away buisiness and making bowlers angry, and not be held accountable? Its so incredibly stupid, the place is a dump but the shot is the worst part about it, and the solution is easy, STOP PLAYING WITH THE OIL MACHINE, LEAVE THE DAMN THING ALONE. No wonder everybody went to east meadow.

Comment Date: 2/17/2013 Name: what ever man
With massapequa bowl in chapter 11 and AMF slated to close ny area centers soon we just all might be stuck with this DUMP

Comment Date: 2/17/2013 Name: chapter 11 list
Massapequa bowl,Baldwin lanes,AMF bowling world wide

Comment Date: 2/3/2013 Name: bowler
I bowl at pequa n same problems place is very dirty and undesirable,good grief!

Comment Date: 2/3/2013 Name: The futures not brite
With pequa closing after this season n AMF in chapter 11 looks like were all screwed...

Comment Date: 1/21/2013 Name: former league bowler
I moved on for one very specific reason, the clueless owner. This is the most unprofessional establishment I have ever gone to. The owner has no idea on how to run a business which is why he will run his third and final bowling alley right into the ground.

Comment Date: 1/19/2013 Name: outrage
Leagues are leaving mid season because of the fake rennovation. the only thing thats been done is an alleged new rug that they literally just duct taped down, almost killed myself tripping over it recently. this place is a hazard and should be forced to rennovate or closed down.

Comment Date: 1/19/2013 Name: yuck
Last time I tried to eat here, they gave me 2 half eaten old halfs of burgers in place of 1 fresh one. The nasty girl at the snack counter said she washed them in the sink so they were clean. ALWAYS bring your own food, they let you do it anyway.

Comment Date: 12/27/2012 Name: dvm
Better bring your own food because they are always out of everything there.

Comment Date: 12/17/2012 Name: mikey's mom
On Saturday we went to breakfast with santa. We've done this before but it seems that things have really gone down. We had mini bagels, dunkin munchkins and small bottles of orange juice. I won't be doing this again.

Comment Date: 12/16/2012 Name: dr seuss
The rennovation, was a scam. I will not bowl here, ponytail man

Comment Date: 11/8/2012 Name: Tom
Is that really frank mormando making fun of massapequa for the roof caving in? Lets hope they dont take 3 years and still not start working on their roof like this place did with their rennovation!

Comment Date: 11/4/2012 Name: mr mormando
Quit your complaining don't like it go to massapequa n you can bowl outside cause their roof caved in during the hurricaine,its not that bad here

Comment Date: 11/3/2012 Name: Bill
This place is prejudice, they made fun of me and my boyfriend and on ladies bowl free night they wouldnt count one of us as a girl. Ill bowl at plainview from now on, its a much more gay friendly atmosphere

Comment Date: 10/27/2012 Name: Dawn
This bowling alley is old and needs to be updated. Ponytail man is nasty and has a bad attiude toward leagues.

Comment Date: 10/23/2012 Name: WTF
This place is insane, I know 100% theyre never going to fix a thing about this dump, but its no excuse for why ponytail man is still meddling with the shot! The biggest problem with this place is the shot changes every week, and EVERYBODY knows whos doing it, and the fact that this guy is still employed here is INSANE.

Comment Date: 10/2/2012 Name: deb
Stopped into the bar and nearly broke my neck when I stepped into a broken tile. I nearly fell face first. The bar is ridiculously dark and there are different kinds of tiles and many broken or missing ones. A real hazard, you'd think they would fix them or at least turn up the lights so you could see them.

Comment Date: 9/25/2012 Name: Jesus Bowler
Oh sweet lord i heard the worst blasphemy the other day at satan's levittown lanes! The ponytailed man claimed he was the pope! Well he is not the pontiff of christianity so it only makes sense he could be some sort of satanic pope!

Comment Date: 9/15/2012 Name: Workers
Can anybody that work there update us about the "renovations"....from what I remember, there were these "awesome plans" to modernize the place and stuff and that was like 2 years ago...still the same dump it was back then....

Comment Date: 9/9/2012 Name: goneforgood
I went to south for the start of my league last night. As soon as I saw that there were no changes I turned and walked out. There are too many other bowling alleys that are nicer and I'm tired of the promises of improvements. My money will be spent in an updated, clean, bright place. See ya!

Comment Date: 9/2/2012 Name: reg
I love this place especially the tall bartender that lets you drink all night for twenty bucks! Grate deal

Comment Date: 8/31/2012 Name: levittown lifer
This place is a totally disgusting pig sty. Does the owner have any sense of pride in his business? I really think he could care less if the place burned down. That would really be an improvement and a bonus for the neighborhood. If he's not going to keep it up then shut it down! 't

Comment Date: 8/27/2012 Name: 8poundballs
I enjoy the aroma of the rugs.But then again wet socks turn me on.

Comment Date: 8/27/2012 Name: maryanne
the place needs work but ill tell you one thing the people at the desk at night are bthe best they say hello they find u a ball they even put your names in the computer so all u have to do is bowl the lights and music are definately better then they were a year ago but the place does need alot of work

Comment Date: 8/11/2012 Name: To winter bowler
The fake rennovation budget was actually depleted when an employee accidentally tipped a pizza delivery man an extra 10 dollars. The duct tape industry may never recover.

Comment Date: 8/11/2012 Name: Bobo
I use to come here with my mom when she bowled on a league when i was like 5. i hated it but when i asked her when we could leave she said shut the **** up or the scary monster that lives here will eat your legs off. I learned to like bowling since then but id never go back here cause of that damn monster.

Comment Date: 8/3/2012 Name: winter bowler
So i stopped into the pro shop today and i van't believe that they haven't done anything. What about all the renovations we were told would be going on. I'm not sure i want to wait anymore, i think we've been more thaan patient.

Comment Date: 7/24/2012 Name: FORMER south bowler
Last time i was here was 2 seasons ago, only one new thing they really need, and its a replacement for the guy who uses a squirt gun to oil the lanes. They refuse to get rid of him, but nobody wants to pay for some guy to play mad scientist with the oil machine. New blood would be good, but only if its replacing the BAD blood.

Comment Date: 7/23/2012 Name: joe g
If it isn't it should be. Maybe thats what that place really needs, some fresh paint, some new blood. I hipe it hsppens soon.

Comment Date: 7/18/2012 Name: league bowler
I heard today that south is being put up for sale. Anyone know anything about this?

Comment Date: 7/6/2012 Name: Bathrooms/
Arent' cleaned everyday??? Not even cleaned once a

Comment Date: 7/6/2012 Name: poo
bah, they obviously dont even care to defend themselves since they wont post on here, spend less time on farmville. bathrooms arent cleaned every day, is that legal?

Comment Date: 7/3/2012 Name: NLL NEIGHBOR
The most disgusting part is that they will no doubt do what they did at north, run this place into the ground until they have an unuseable shell that nobody can fix and nobody wants, which theyll leave to drag down property values for the neighbors. All the while theyll be lying about rennovations to try and make a couple extra bucks. its DISGUSTING, shows you how much they really care about the community.

Comment Date: 6/29/2012 Name: LIG
Very true, it is very expensive....even compared to amf, which is strange....The bar should be the number one money maker in there but nobody cares....They have that ponytail idiot doing bar specials and promotions, guy can't do anything....He must have something on the owner or something for him to still be working there!!!

Comment Date: 6/28/2012 Name: Anonymous
The bar isnt even good, I got my drink in a leaky cup and when i told the bartender their response was to say "well you better drink it fast then you stupid IDIOT" and then puke all overme. plus there are no drink specials and its very expensive.

Comment Date: 6/27/2012 Name: Terrible
You think the snack bar would be open all the time, being the pool is next door....terribly run....guess they want to save the $7 bucks and hour they would pay a snack bar girl to be there...good decision, you make that up in one lunch....Has to be ponytails man's decision!!!

Comment Date: 6/25/2012 Name: lovetobowl
Whats up with this place? Can you say deja vu? The place is empty, hardly opened, no bar, no snack bar. I believe they call that the beginning of the end. Seems like north allover again

Comment Date: 6/23/2012 Name: Cathy
I would not bowl here because of ponytail man. He has a bad attitude towards bowlers.

Comment Date: 6/23/2012 Name: The duct tape man
The renovation must be on hold, they keep cancelling their order. Only one word to describe this place....DUMP!!!

Comment Date: 6/23/2012 Name: soccermom
Went to the pool next door. Decided to get lunch for the kids. Went in to what seemed like a ghost town. No snack bar till 6. Doesnt seem like they even want the business. Too bad i really like their fries, got mr. Softee instead.

Comment Date: 6/5/2012 Name: Drinker
They should just open the whole place into a bar....Thats the only part of this place thats worth anything.....Plus it's cheap to drink...lottttts of buybacks......Def not a bowling alley to go to!!!!!

Comment Date: 6/4/2012 Name: Jesus bowler
God these people are diabolical. The specials arent too good and at times seem demonically influenced. $6.50 a game to bowl? Sounds dangerously close to $6.66. The guy at the desk even offered me a free game if i renounced christ.

Comment Date: 5/12/2012 Name: Bowling liar
They say they're still going to be open, but they also said they were going to have rennovations by last september and over a year after those promises they have done NOTHING, so I would not believe a single word these LIARS tell you.

Comment Date: 5/6/2012 Name: CLOSING IN JUNE

Comment Date: 4/29/2012 Name: mandy
Went for a night out. Prices were very fair, lanes were good, food was good. Had fun in the bar singing karaoke. Will definitely be back,

Comment Date: 4/21/2012 Name: Unsatisfied
Went here for a birthday party, the party hostess tried to sneak off with the presents and later bit two of the children on the arm and face when they tried to stop her. Then later I got a chicken sandwich that was actually a live pidgeon on a bun. It was not a satisfying birthday party.

Comment Date: 4/4/2012 Name: theresa and vinny
went friday night me and my husband got to bowl under the lights for 3 hours for just $24 music was good lights were good and we were surprised to see an old friend behind the desk tony from sterling works there best jackpot bowling ever miss that alot just a fun evening and the price was right

Comment Date: 3/29/2012 Name: gsmom
Went bowling with the girl scouts. Price was great, staff was friendly, food was very good. Had a great time, will do again.

Comment Date: 3/21/2012 Name: The big guy
Another phase of rennovation is complete as the clocks were changed one hour for daylight savings. it was our hardest stage yet but we're continuing to improve this place.

Comment Date: 3/21/2012 Name: The big guy
Another phase of rennovation is complete as the clocks were changed one hour for daylight savings. it was our hardest stage yet but we're continuing to improve this place.

Comment Date: 3/15/2012 Name: who cares
This site is hilarious. Nobody cares this much about this place we all tune in just to read the posts. Love the dr. Suess comment. Can't wait to read more, thanks for the laughs!

Comment Date: 3/7/2012 Name: God aweful
Place is horrible,bowl at massapequa instead

Comment Date: 3/5/2012 Name: ggg
There are wasp nests all over this place on the tables and keyboards. it costs $1 extra per game to bowl on a lane without wasps but they only fly over to your lane from the one next to you anyway.

Comment Date: 2/25/2012 Name: Anonymous
I have never been so ill as when I went to the snack bar here, I had severe vomiting and diahrea for days. And I didn't even eat the food that was just from looking at the dirty awful snack bar

Comment Date: 2/16/2012 Name: lady bowl free
I came here with some of my friends. i am a girl and wanted to bowl free one night. they said that I was to ugly and fat to count as a girl and either leave or i had to pay for 2 guys because only hot skinny girls bowl free.

Comment Date: 2/15/2012 Name: Archie
I knew i guy who worked here a while ago he said they were going to rennovate and they didnt. he actually still works here but what a liar. he had a pony tail and i have never been lied to about a renovation by anyone more than this man.

Comment Date: 1/26/2012 Name: Bill Satio
Hi everyone I usr to bowl there some 25 yrs ago my wife and myself bowled a mens and mixed league. WE had a good friend his first name was carl and he worked in a pro shop on Hempstead Turnpike across from the Skating rink if someone knows him please email me at {Sorry, no personal emails allowed. :( - B2U Staff}

Comment Date: 1/20/2012 Name: Fraud
Didnt they promise a thursday league like 14 lanes one time when they only had 8? No big suprise they just keep lying, they dont care. its the only way to get people to come here this place is godawful and you have to wait 30 mins for a lanae cause theres no staff just idiot kids and Ponytail who obviously cant fix a damn machine running the place 7 days a week.

Comment Date: 1/20/2012 Name: Anonymous
What is a Schrank? It sounds like some kind of demented Dr. Seuss character

Comment Date: 1/9/2012 Name: anonymous = bowling alley worker
Scores aren't better and the machines have never been worse. And no matter how nice the desk guys are you eventually get tired of them lying about all the **** you're going to do to fix the place. You cant promise rennovations then come on bowling2u and anonymously post about who cares how it looks

Comment Date: 1/5/2012 Name: anonymous
say what u want about the looks i bowl there and the lanes itself have been great the last 3 weeks the scores have never been better better conditions then any amf house just let keith and tony at the desk do there job and the center will be fine

Comment Date: 1/2/2012 Name: Lying bowling alley managers
I think new years was the deadline for them to start any kind of rennovation at all before we conclude it was all a blatant lie.

Comment Date: 1/1/2012 Name: Ponytail and pappas
Yes we are closing for buisiness very soon. stay tuned. By the way we are still rennovating please believe us.

Comment Date: 12/29/2011 Name: Unhappy bowler
Well since they havent even started to do any of the rennovation lies they told us I say definitely. They dont need permits and variances to fix the damn floor

Comment Date: 12/28/2011 Name: Is it true
Place is closing mid season?

Comment Date: 12/17/2011 Name: Anonymous
The ponytail man was not present at bowling last week, has he been fired? Please say it is so

Comment Date: 12/16/2011 Name: Rumor
Center is closing mid season,know an attorny handling sale of real estate

Comment Date: 12/12/2011 Name: JMS
The blueprint has been finished and rennovations are set to continue. There isn't enough space to make the building wider, so the plan is to build up. New South Lanes will be 15 floors totalling 536 lanes making it the biggest bowling alley ever equipped with marble and gold bathroom fixtures and elevators to take you to your lane. The bar will also be 15 floors with 20 seperate bars in it and another floor with gourmet restaurants and an observation deck and helipad on top so just wait!!

Comment Date: 11/29/2011 Name: Anonymous
VV lol maybe they throw him 100 bucks each time he "adjusts" the oil machine

Comment Date: 11/4/2011 Name: PMFC
I heard the reason they wont fire Ponytail man is that AMF pays his salary for all the buisiness he has driven out of south to wantagh and east meadow over the last few years.

Comment Date: 10/28/2011 Name: Ze
If your kids have to use the bathroom before you bowl do them a favor and stop off at the local abandoned gas station first, they have much better facilities. But hey, they just updated their old pinspotters from the 1950s with brand new ones from the 70s so wow its totally nicer now. Actually do them a favor and let them play at the gas station too instead of bowling it would probably be more fun and safer.

Comment Date: 10/23/2011 Name: rtq
who did they hire? Boing boing and rob zombie from north? not sure about a snack bar lady, no doubt some cohort of the pony tail man.

Comment Date: 10/22/2011 Name: Stevie
Want to know what i think? They are much more likely to sell out than rennovate, more than likely they're lying to you about both. Never even hired a new staff or got rid of u know who, as expected they found some new desk kids and waxed the broken tiles and called it a staff house cleaning and rennovation. Ridiculous.

Comment Date: 10/20/2011 Name: NMFMPL
Why is he not selling? Westbury and North were both "not closing dont worry" and then suddenly sold instead of promised "rennovations" Come on kegler or Ponytail Man or whoever, we know there isnt going to be any rennovating over the next 2 years or ever, nothing has been done so far and the great ponytail has yet to hammer a nail. So stop lying.

Comment Date: 10/18/2011 Name: jfm
Who's the nasty lady at the snack bar?

Comment Date: 10/18/2011 Name: Got
You are correct, he is not selling, being it's his last center but would not be too sure about the renovations....They have said this for last 2 years and nothing is done....Not even the disgusting bathrooms......They should have least shown the bowlers something and did them over....There is no leadership in this center...thought it would get better once north closed and the owner was there, but its the same ole stuff....The wrong guy running the place, and I don't mean the gm....he's not in charge there unfortnatly...

Comment Date: 10/18/2011 Name: willie
i dont know who u are but mormando isnt selling to anyone this place is gong to be putting alot of renovating in the next couple of years its his last center he aint selling

Comment Date: 10/17/2011 Name: fjm
Whats up with the nasty lady at the snack shack on saturday nights. Shes always staring at everyone snd making faces. Kinda creeps you out.

Comment Date: 10/16/2011 Name: finally
FYI Mormando and Laspina are at the bargining table!

Comment Date: 10/10/2011 Name: PMFC
It is disgusting, how Mr Ponytail man and the rest have lied to us about this fake ponytail rennovation, that was not even attempted! They should be ashamed to show their faces in this unrennovated bowling alley.

Comment Date: 10/5/2011 Name: show
You should close south too you might get a two for one rate at the bulldozer rental facility. the neighbors will prob all pitch in for the cost of levelling this blight.

Comment Date: 10/5/2011 Name: Party planner?
When will they smash this place down? I thought it was closing, i need to know so i can plan the party

Comment Date: 10/5/2011 Name: JMS
The rennovation is proceeding spectacularly and ahead of schedule. Please stopm saying bad things its all in the works it will be MORE MIND BLOWINGLY FANTASTIC by the time we're done! South FOREVER It will always be the best. Shout out to John he's so awesome and we all love him give him a raise dont listen to those people saying bad things. they are all jealous of his bowling knowledge

Comment Date: 10/2/2011 Name: Bowling Proprietor's Assoc.
None of us want this terrible place or ponytail man. its not even a real blowing alley and the lanes are all lopsided. they go down at a 45-90 degree angle.

Comment Date: 9/28/2011 Name: anonymous
Somebody's buying this dump? Why would they do that? will it still be a bowling alley? I hope the get rid of ponytail man right away!

Comment Date: 9/27/2011 Name: Somebody demolish this place
This is an awful bowling alley. It's one thing to think your **** doesn't stink but dont put it on a plate and tell us it's a prime cut steak. Looks like they started to rennovate but gave up, why would laspina ever buy this dump?

Comment Date: 9/25/2011 Name: fyi
Rumor has it that the place is in contract and john laspina is buying the center,let's pause for prayer..

Comment Date: 9/9/2011 Name: TBG
Started my winter league at South last night and the place is still a dump....What happened to all the work that was going to get done....They changed the machines?? For what....had more calls last night that we did last year....Hopefully my whole league will leave next year, because I know my team and a few others are def going to...may not even bowl this whole season....DISGRACE

Comment Date: 9/8/2011 Name: Inside information
As you can see, we have begun phase 2 of construction which is the rennovation of ponytail man's office. This is to serve you, the bowler, because of the massive influx of mail sent to P.M. requesting that we make his office bigger and give him a decorative fountain. Do not worry, we will leave the rest of the bowling alley untouched as we continue to do what ponytail man says will be the best for bowlers.

Comment Date: 9/3/2011 Name: steve
who the hell painted the bathrooms i hope he isnt part of the renovating black walls?

Comment Date: 8/30/2011 Name: phil
u people just dont get bowling the lanes are giving u better scores the guys behind the desk are nice if u know anything about bowling give me good scores and nice people at the desk who are always there to help u out ill take that over lousy scores obnoxious people at the desk and a better looking place anyday im there to bowl aND have fun with my bowling teammates period and be treated nice

Comment Date: 8/26/2011 Name: Eduardo
Hopefully TS Irene will make quick work of this decrepit shack! This place is a disgrace to land development, buisiness management, Ponytail usage, and the american sport of bowling

Comment Date: 8/26/2011 Name: Dill
Yeah that guy tony's ok hes from north though, the only obvious thing that people are going to notice is that he's there. The problem is they got everybody expecting substantial rennovations to be done over the summer and that has clearly not been done

Comment Date: 8/25/2011 Name: kimberly
went there with some friends friday night place dont look great but the guy behind thye desk with the glasses was really nice told us the best deal changed my shoes 4 times didnt even blink an eye got me a good ball to use and the price was very reasonable made me feel important i like that much nicer then the people at wantagh and farmingdale

Comment Date: 8/25/2011 Name: tam
The floors may have been polished but they are all warped, cracked, uneven and if you ask me, downright dangerous. Cmon already fix them.

Comment Date: 8/24/2011 Name: Paulie
So haven't been back here but im getting the idea that, ponytail man never rennovated, kegel just flattened out the lanes and fixed the pattern which they should have done about 4 years ago at the latest, and everyone is going to be let down. Am I right? By the way why does kegel need to re-adjust the brand new oil machine (as if everybody didn't already know lol)

Comment Date: 8/24/2011 Name: ak
I went there the other day and it looks pretty good. The floors are polished, the rug looks like crap but the lanes were good. The bathrooms are disgusting, who paints a bathroom black! Everyone working there was really nice. Who is ponytail man? Overall, we had fun, the food was good and fairly reasonable compared to other places, and the total amount if money spent was reasonable.

Comment Date: 8/20/2011 Name: JB2
Yeah that's the truth. In all my life I've never seen nonsense like that, taking it upon yourself to constantly modify the shot in a bowling center youre not even in charge of. What is that guy's position anyway? Maybe that Kegler guy will post again and explain it to us since he's an elite south insider.

Comment Date: 8/20/2011 Name: dd
I think its hysterical that this place hasn't submitted a photo to this site. That would say it all!

Comment Date: 8/19/2011 Name: pm
The sad fact of the matter is that the owner does not partake in his own business. That's obvious by the condition of the building that they are presenting to their clientele everyday. Thanks for fixing the machines but i won't be there since there isn't a decent bathroom to wash my hands in. Going elsewhere.

Comment Date: 8/9/2011 Name: OIT
Why would that guy mess with what kegal did to the shot....answer: He wants full control of everything in that bowling center and thinks his way is the best way, even tho this guys are professionals at what they do....ITS CRAZY how they let this happen time and time again....eventually the owner will realize when he has 0 business

Comment Date: 8/8/2011 Name: KID
Jesus bowler has it exactly right....ponytail man makes the place a disaster for the owner and the owner lets him just keep doing the same thing over and over and over again, instead of letting the people with knowledge in bowling and customer service, do whats right. I don't care what anybody says, there is no way this place can stay in business after what was promised and what was done. Nothing is going to change throughout this coming season so don't listen to whatever they tell you....Its all a scam to keep you around for one more season, before they close. Is it a coincendence 2 out of the 3 centers they have owned have closed...Don't think so....and ponytail man still has in hand in everything that is done there.....SUCH A MISTAKE

Comment Date: 8/8/2011 Name: Anonymous
This place S*CKS... ok the kegel people come in and use their expertise on creating a shot that is fair and will improve scores...but that ponytail jerk goes into the oil machine and changes the shot back and guess what? everyone in the league bowls like crap again

Comment Date: 8/8/2011 Name: End of the summer.
The fall bowling season is coming, the moment of truth will soon come. Bowlers will come expecting solid gold statuary and diamond encrusted walls as promised, imagine the wrath that will be brought against this place when it still looks like a rainbow dump. Guess ponytail man broke his crayon so he couldn't finish coloring the duct tape walls.

Comment Date: 8/8/2011 Name: To Kegel
So since you are an insider I have an outsider question. phase 1 was to just bring machines and nothing else, and phase 2 is do nothing, which phase is getting rid of pony tail man and the other guy and which one is making this place look not like complete crap??

Comment Date: 8/7/2011 Name: Jesus bowler
This place is like the bible. Satan (ponytail man) ruins everything that god (the owner of the bowling alley) has. but god doesnt stop ponytail man from ruining everything, so it continues until the end of time (when the bowling alley closes)

Comment Date: 8/6/2011 Name: The Duct tape man
When thinking of a word to describe this place the same one keeps coming to mind.....DUMP!!!!!!

Comment Date: 8/5/2011 Name: pee wee
I bet they'll just wax the floor again before the leagues start to make it look somewhat presentable but after a couple of weeks it looks terrible again. Let's hope they do the right thing this time.

Comment Date: 8/4/2011 Name: kw
As an older female bowler, I am more concerned with the terrible condition of the floors and the condition of the ladies rooms. I have seen many people lose their footing in the uneven floors and the ridiculous rugs they put down. It truly is a safety issue when dealing with the seniors. One if our seniors tripped and hurt himself on the rugs and all they did was tape it down. As far as the bathroom goes, a paint job just won't be enough this time.

Comment Date: 8/3/2011 Name: DGB
The rug was nice when it was first put down, but went to crap soon after that and instead of professionally getting it fixed or having that company come back and fix their screw-up, it's been duct tape after duct tape for 2 years....very unprofessionally done, just like most things there!!!

Comment Date: 8/2/2011 Name: Typical
That sounds like their mentality. "you know who" is supposed to fix the floor, but doesn't want to. To avoid working he makes the floorboy tape down the rug pretending it's just a temporary fix. But the permanent fix never comes, just more tape when the old stuff wears out. Management does not take care of their responsibility this is the problem with this place

Comment Date: 8/1/2011 Name: kw
As an older female bowler, I am more concerned with the terrible condition of the floors and the condition of the ladies rooms. I have seen many people lose their footing in the uneven floors and the ridiculous rugs they put down. It truly is a safety issue when dealing with the seniors. One of our seniors tripped and hurt himself on the rugs and all they did was tape it down. As far as the bathroom goes, a paint job just won't be enough this time.

Comment Date: 7/29/2011 Name: DGB
That is very true, kegel has to put in a password so only them can change the patterns. From what I heard, kegel has been there before and programmed the machine to make the lanes perfect and a certain somebody changed what they put in there and messed the whole thing up....And I agree, while kegel is working on the lanes, they probably can do some renovating on the apperence of the place...Don't think kegel would interfere with that

Comment Date: 7/28/2011 Name: The Duct tape man
Phase 1 of the renovation has been completed ???? How can that be when I haven't delivered the order of duct tape yet ?

Comment Date: 7/28/2011 Name: jimmy
just get rid of pony tail man and thats all the renovation you need for now i bowled at north for 20 years and i loved the lanes didnt even mind the look of the place you had a fun time bowling and the people were great until the last season when i was told that idiot took over the shot

Comment Date: 7/28/2011 Name: SEW
The bulk order of duct tape is ordered from what I hear, there is now way they can do the renovations without the duct tape, we all know that....

Comment Date: 7/28/2011 Name: BGD
Okay, so while kegel is doing whatever with the lanes why can't somebody maybe redo the stomach-churning bathrooms too? This place needs to get its **** together if its going to last more than another year or 2. Big deal kegel's going to check the lanes, nobody's going to notice, the place will still look horrible, and GUESS WHOS GOING TO OIL THE LANES ANYWAY. Whatever kegel sets the pattern at will be ruined after 2 weeks if they dont lock the oil machine away from schrank.

Comment Date: 7/28/2011 Name: ryn
You are very involved in south levittown, who are you, I know everybody there from manangement to floorboy.....

Comment Date: 7/27/2011 Name: Kegler
What I mean about kegel fixing the lanes they are taking a topography of every lane and making them a perfect as possible. This is an expensive process that will bring specs to perfection. Another item that costs money but the naked eye couldn't see. They will also be writing a program based on there expertise to bring scores to there highest. I hope everyone gives us a chance

Comment Date: 7/27/2011 Name: tm
You cant possibly expect all of the changes talked about at south to be done by sept, can you. I heard that north hasnt even been closed on yet. Have the permits gone through, are the architects plans finalized. I think we have to give them a chance to go through all the channels just like you would for your home. Id be surprised if they could even get variances in the next 6months.

Comment Date: 7/27/2011 Name: ryn
if we are the outside people does that make you ponytail man?

Comment Date: 7/27/2011 Name: Kegler
Ryn I am not the pony tail man and what I mean about outside people are those who don't know the process that we have begun. I an very involved in south Levittown lanes and yes you are right the avg Joe would think nothing is getting done but believe me that is the farthest from the truth. I am just gonna say stay tuned !!!

Comment Date: 7/27/2011 Name: JHE
I hope you are right in saying this will be a showplace. What is kegel doing to fix the lanes....actually lanes or shot? They just better hope the bowlers in september believe that somethings going to get done. To all non-serious bowlers, they will have no idea any machines got replaced or what that actually means. They will just see nothing got done appearence wise and will certanly not be happy being they were told things would be done and not one thing was touched.

Comment Date: 7/26/2011 Name: LGY
Those are the only 2 people, other than that idiot, that probably make more than $7.00 per hour, so honestly those are the only 2 people that should care....It's a shame but true, 17 year old kids that make $7.00 and have no shot at getting a raise and are expected to actually do stuff really don't give a s***.

Comment Date: 7/26/2011 Name: Kegler
It's funny how all the outside people have ignorant comments. The renovation process is not an easy one. Phase 1 is complete now phase 2 has started which is the lanes being fixed by one of the most reputable bowling companies around Kegel. As for construction there is a process that needs to be followed and the permits are applied for it's now a waiting game till it's approved. This will be the showplace of long island when all is said and done

Comment Date: 7/23/2011 Name: chris
keith from south and tony from north are the only ones who really care about the bowlers in this building i bowled at both centers lanes are fine especially when north was open but u need to make the place alot better looking but u cant complain about the lanes descent scores

Comment Date: 7/21/2011 Name: BS
It's all a shame....was actually excited about what was going to happen there, with redoing things and building extra lanes....Just don't know why and how they told everybody about this and then the only thing that happens is old machines from north go to south....Waste of Time

Comment Date: 7/21/2011 Name: PPS
Oh my god how do they find the nerve to open this place for buisiness every day? Rats the size of dogs, 12 year olds drinking on the lanes, "rennovations" that are really just bringing old broken machines from north, dirty and kids partying all around your car stealing all the cars out of the parking lot, PONYTAIL MAN, Absolute nightmare right out of a nightmare. set a nuke off on this property for christ's sake

Comment Date: 7/21/2011 Name: fm
you people really dont know whats going on fixing the machines and the lanes is the number 1 prioroty in a bowling center and they are doing that you mwant pretty go somewhere else you want good lanes and scores plus nice people working there go to levittown

Comment Date: 7/21/2011 Name: FNB
This isnt the cheapest bowling alley, unless you mean they are cheap and aren't going to spend money to rennovate. If you spend $50 a week to bowl and however much more in the bar you deserve to have something put back into the place you're going- this place is a nightmare. Other than that can't really say they "owe" anyone anything, except they promised north bowlers and current south leagues these amazing rennovations and people are going to be pretty upset in september when they find out they lied.

Comment Date: 7/20/2011 Name: sl
Where does all this hate come from. Everyone sounds like this place owes you something. Its the cheapest place around, its not the worst, the people are fine, management runs it their way and doesn,t care to change obviously. Let,s face it, we bowlers want to bowl well and when we can,t adjust to the conditions we,re gonna bitch. Options, go somewhere else. I love the waitresses and my league and i,m not going anywhere

Comment Date: 7/20/2011 Name: LGT
There are def a few people that could use to go in that place, starting with we all know who....I don't know how he can cause so many problems and still is the and "in charge"....especially with the owner there now, how does it go on. Manangement has nothing to do with that place and hasn't for years...Such a shame!!!

Comment Date: 7/19/2011 Name: Pam
Exactly. Thought the owner would set things straight when he came over but no luck you-know-who is apparently still working here and everyone knows hes better at yelling and making excuses than fixing things. All the problems in this place are caused by the people who they rely on to fix them, new desk kids in the fall isn't going to cut it. They need to fire the people that everyone knows should get fired

Comment Date: 7/19/2011 Name: LTI
Well said Pam, tough to get a place running great when you want to pay kids $7 bucks an hour and want them to care about the place....I know a few kids that work for AMF and unfort it's pretty much the same, but the difference is, they have adults in the important positions to help the customers....This place is a joke and if no renovations are getting done now, like they said they were going to there is a good chance it may close done shortly.....It's a shame, I thought they were going to get their s*** together and it seemed like they wanted to over the past 2 years....GUESS NOT!!!!!!!

Comment Date: 7/18/2011 Name: PAM
Ok so why does this place even exist again? They should tear it down and build something useful if they're going to keep letting it deteriorate like this. The problems start at the top and they always opt for the easiest fix, get some new 16 year olds to run the desk, duck tape some stuff, and tell everyone you're going to totally turn the place around. Not going to get an ADULT MANAGER to help the BOWLERS though.

Comment Date: 7/15/2011 Name: LRG
Theres one big problem at South and we all know who that is....and he doesn't even really deal with the customers but when he does, is probably the nastiest guy i've ever met.....He just causes all the problems

Comment Date: 7/14/2011 Name: jbs
Who did they bring over, only the guy at the front desk, big deal.

Comment Date: 7/14/2011 Name: Mail carrier
Ive heard there is a bowling center in the works to move into designer shoes on hempstead tpk and newbridge rd once the lease is up its an out of state privately owned corp,cant wait never seen a bowling center on tpk before............

Comment Date: 7/14/2011 Name: karen and a bunch of my friends
the only good thing they did was bring the people over from north to south north may not have been the nicest place but they treat the customers alot better then they do at south and at AMF

Comment Date: 7/13/2011 Name: anonymous
I really wonder who runs this place, schranck or frank mormando

Comment Date: 7/13/2011 Name: horrified
How can mgmt show their faces in this dump every day they are giving free bowling away daily and people would rather go and pay for it in other bowling alleys start with the basics, bleach for instance get rid of the horrible colors decide on only one type of tile in the bar something but get started

Comment Date: 7/13/2011 Name: No way
This place will be sold or torn down very soon,time for the mormando's to retire take your dam money and have a nice life,and take shcrank with you!

Comment Date: 7/12/2011 Name: LBOWLER
It is a shame....I'm sure the owner got a lot of money from selling north levittown and they can't put back into the center at all. Even manangement can't save this place. It's got to be higher up than that. That's the problem

Comment Date: 7/12/2011 Name: Anonymous
Tearing down South Levittown now??

Comment Date: 7/11/2011 Name: horrified
How can mgmt show their faces in this dump every day they are giving free bowling away daily and people would rather go and pay for it in other bowling alleys start with the basics, bleach for instance get rid of the horrible colors decide on only one type of tile in the bar something but get started

Comment Date: 7/11/2011 Name: Anonymous
heard they are tearing down the bowling alley to make SR apartments~ no more bowling alley ~

Comment Date: 7/6/2011 Name: JBS
It's a shame, why lie to they had all these expectations and are going to be disappointed and NOW the leagues may leave if they werent ready to already

Comment Date: 7/4/2011 Name: Barfloorcrackedforyears
Maybe a rennovation along the lines of scraping some of the filth off the floors, spraying some lysol in the nasty puke smelling bathrooms, and maybe taping the rug down again might happen... as for adding lanes? Ridiculous, not in a million years. I heard the town wont approve the permit, not like ponytail man would ever do anything more than the bare minimum anyway.

Comment Date: 7/3/2011 Name: Gray duct tape lanes
how they were talking they should have a whole new bowling alley by september. now it looks like machines are all 'cause they stopped work and the tiles are still flaling off the wall. if they want it to look terrible thats there buisiness but dont outright lie to bowlers.

Comment Date: 6/30/2011 Name: JBS
They were supposed to do a bunch of things and promised it to bowlers but from what i've seen nothing is getting done and nothing is in the works....

Comment Date: 6/30/2011 Name: JBS
I heard it was all a lie....The only thing that got done is the old machines from north went to south and that is all they are doing....Going to have some very unhappy bowlers come september thinking things were getting done

Comment Date: 6/30/2011 Name: Anonymous
Are there any plans on doing anything or the machines and that was it??

Comment Date: 6/28/2011 Name: RICHIE
Been in the industry 25yrs and cant believe how the ownership and staff have lied to our faces about these bogus renovations,not happening............

Comment Date: 6/26/2011 Name: Anonymous
That was a joke I assume....LOL.....

Comment Date: 6/24/2011 Name: JMS
John is puttng the machines togheter perfectly hes a genius of bowling and should get awards for moving all those machinges singel handed!!! What a pro! South will be greater then it is if you can imagine how that could be possible we well do it btw im not schrank im some bowler or something!!

Comment Date: 6/20/2011 Name: improperly assembled 82-70
I must say, this is now the worst bowling alley on long island....absolutly terrible....they should've just shut down north and kept south going, instead of moving the machines over. Makes no sense at all, and all the "renovations" that were suppossed to be done?? Nothing has been done at all....Very unfortanate for the bowlers that bowl there and everyone involved!!

Comment Date: 6/18/2011 Name: Anonymous
Guess you have bowled there since the new ones have been put in....No Good??

Comment Date: 6/16/2011 Name: The Duct tape man
Moving the machines from North to South ? This makes no sense at all. Both places were built around the same time so the machines at both should be about the same age...old.

Comment Date: 6/16/2011 Name: improperly assembled 82-70
I realize they aren't rennovating but now they are de-rennovating to make the place even worse, at least put the machines together correctly if you're going to get "new" 30 year old machines. The villainy of ponytail man is well documented on this site already but come on now, 30 ball returns any given lane is going too far.

Comment Date: 6/14/2011 Name: Anonymous
I'll be honest, I had hope that they would be doing some major stuff, but as days go by I'm slowly losing hope.....New machines, actually old ones, just the ones from north...WOWWWWW, LOL

Comment Date: 6/13/2011 Name: Swapp meet
They are only exchanging the machines from north to south,trust me,no major renovations!

Comment Date: 6/11/2011 Name: The duct tape man
Its taking longer for the renovation because they surprised us by ordering duct tape in different colors as opposed to the usual gray.

Comment Date: 6/9/2011 Name: Bowler
Oh so now the truth comes out, or part of it. Now its changed from they're not rennovating this year but in a long time they will. and in the mean time they havent fixed a thing. its not like anyone believed them anyway.

Comment Date: 6/4/2011 Name: Anonymous
From what I hear the place is going to get redone, but it's going to be a lot longer of a process than first anticipated, a lot longer

Comment Date: 6/2/2011 Name: All staff of south levittown
As you can see it is june and thte place is not open for buisiness. Thank you and goodbye, place should look great without the bowling alley anymore!!

Comment Date: 5/18/2011 Name: Anonymous
Paul?? I know of ponytail man but who is Paul? If you are referring to Paul, who used to be manangement, he has not been there in years

Comment Date: 5/17/2011 Name: Toby
anyone who says they are rennovating is probably paul or ponytail man trying to get you to sign league contracts so they can make some more money before they sell. When north closes this will ofically be the ugliest bowling alley on LI and its getting worse by the day.

Comment Date: 4/28/2011 Name: Karen
What do you think will happen. Hopefully we have not been fed a load of crap and this place will be great. I'm rooting for you south.

Comment Date: 4/28/2011 Name: bc
June the month that the bowling alley will close is comming. We will see what happens.

Comment Date: 4/24/2011 Name: Anonymous
I think they could put a million dollars into this place and it would still be terrible if schranck were still there. He thinks he runs the place and I think we've all seen his work. The only good thing about this place are Keith and Kenny because they understand the bowlers and that ultimately is who matters.

Comment Date: 4/23/2011 Name: brian
i don't believe they are doing any updating to this place because the leagues are ending soon and they haven't started working on anything yet. You would think that they would want to show all the leagues that they are serious about fixing this place up before they walk out the door and never go back. Believe them if you want to but seeing is believing.

Comment Date: 4/22/2011 Name: bk
Why is this bowling alley a mess,because management doesn"t take care of it.I feel bad for you,because you believe them.They fixed up years ago and never cleaned a thing. Fix it with duck tape thats the best they can do.

Comment Date: 4/22/2011 Name: Anonymous
I just came across this site and can't believe these posts. Obviously these were written by some disgruntled employees or former bowlers. Of course the place is a mess but I believe they are going to fix it up and Ive heard it's going to be great. My league will be here and I feel bad for anybody that believes the nonsense that was written below.

Comment Date: 4/15/2011 Name: BL
I heard it was condemned, the pro shop is going under the bulldozer. nobody likes it here, bad conditions, bathrooms stink and you wouldnt even want to go in. food is disgusting looks like they got it from the garbage at mcdonalds. this is different where the owners are saying theyre closing and anonymous people are saying theyre going to add lanes.

Comment Date: 4/13/2011 Name: Anonymous
Pro Shop is staying in the center from what i've heard.........Place is going to look spectacular after everything is done, is what I hear......Should be a nice change for the place, needs it right now

Comment Date: 4/10/2011 Name: bc
Where is the pro shop going?

Comment Date: 4/5/2011 Name: Bob
anyone who honestly thinks nice renovations are being done with south is a complete moron. they havent started anything yet and with the great ponytail man leading the way there will be one lane put in then he'll decide he doesnt feel like doing the work anymore and give up so the place looks like even more of a sh**h*** then it is now. There is not one thing positive to say about this place it is a complete dump.

Comment Date: 4/1/2011 Name: Pat
any one who thinks there rennovating is an idiot. They "rennovated" north last year by painting the railings and half the bar. Even if they added a few more lanes the place will be a dive again in a couple years because there is no maintenence. Bet the neighbors love the gutters and roofing pieces that have been lying on the lawn for weeks.

Comment Date: 3/16/2011 Name: Larry
Hey ponytail man if you need some duct tape to build the lanes i have 3 rolls i also have some old broken pallets and scrap wood you could probably use for a lane surface. just duct tape it down on the front lawn and knock the wall down so you can walk to it rennovation complete. if theres some wood left over you can make a roof but that would probably be too much work.

Comment Date: 3/14/2011 Name: crap stack
i went to the snack bar looking for a pizza slice. They said we do not have pizzas to make. then later i saw them bringing 4 pizzas in the bar. the Snack attendant said that she did not want to make a pizza to sell me 2 slices so she lied. the bathrooms smell like poop and the walls are brown so you cant see feces on the walls in the bathrooms. is it closing?

Comment Date: 3/13/2011 Name: bc
Duct tape on back order.Can't add new lanes.

Comment Date: 3/12/2011 Name: Anonymous
Why would you pose yourself as Jim Mcguire when you really aren't........I only know this because being he is the head of ELIBA, he knows the deal going on with that center....IDIOT

Comment Date: 3/10/2011 Name: Todd
Yeah i heard stuff was in the works for renoing the place they have a contract with the duct tape company for a bulk order

Comment Date: 3/10/2011 Name: Anonymous
I bowl in 2 lges at south and we just signed contracts for next year, so do please explain to me how they are closing...just bc you guys don't like it there, no reason to bullsh** stuff about the place....Thanks

Comment Date: 3/9/2011 Name: Get Real
Wow!!! So rumor has it that a contract has been signed to do these supposed improvements ?? So, a rumor is more credible than what at least 4 others have posted. Maybe your name should be Anony-a**!!!

Comment Date: 3/9/2011 Name: Jim maguire ELIBA
North & south bowlers,massapequa bowl & wantagh lanes have plenty of room for league bowlers and open bowlers,FYI.

Comment Date: 3/8/2011 Name: Anonymous
Well, rumor has it the contract has been signed to do work in South and stuff is already in those 4 people including the owner probably are not real people...but thanks for commenting you idiot

Comment Date: 3/4/2011 Name: joker
Does anyone tell the truth on this web page? Comments are a joke.

Comment Date: 3/3/2011 Name: The wrecking ball
at least 4 people, including the owner, say that both north and south are closing in june. Standing by with the wrecking ball, shouldn't take much to knock these 2 dumps down.

Comment Date: 3/2/2011 Name: john
south will add new lanes its not closing

Comment Date: 2/28/2011 Name: Anonymous
North is closing in June and South will be redone totally adding lanes and renovating the whole place........Going to be awesome....obviously those people said that they are closing are ummmmmm, retarded

Comment Date: 2/28/2011 Name: john?
are you ponytail man? stop messing with the shot and ruining customer relations and quit and maybe this place wont close/.

Comment Date: 2/24/2011 Name: EASTER LI BOWLING ASS.
if anyone believes that this center is not closing they need a serious wake up call,bowlers flocking to wantagh and massapequa!rip south n north its about time>

Comment Date: 2/24/2011 Name: john
South levittown lanes not closing in june 2011

Comment Date: 2/17/2011 Name: Walther
I was bowling here one time and there was poop on the seat and lane. the floor boy said its probably i just dont know how to bowl. Ponytail man said the lanes here are as perfect as a kiss from god so i am wrong. the manager was no where to be found.

Comment Date: 2/16/2011 Name: bryan
You could see the closing of this bowling alley comming.

Comment Date: 2/16/2011 Name: NICK & FRANK MORMANDO
Yes Levittown North & South closing in June. Thank you.

Comment Date: 2/15/2011 Name: Pappas
Yes we are closing in june!.

Comment Date: 2/14/2011 Name: bud
The post about closing in june 2011.Is it really from Nick Mormando?

Comment Date: 2/13/2011 Name: Annie
I don't like this bowling alley or the pro shop. Bobby at the pro shop is arrogant, has an attitude and is nasty. Ponytail man argues with customers all the time. I told this to the management and did not seem to care about Bobby or ponytail man. Now my family bowls in AMF Center the next town over and I am very happy that I do not bowl at South anymore because of Bobby and ponytail man.

Comment Date: 2/8/2011 Name: Nick
We will be closing in june 2011 thankyou for your many years of patronege.Nick mormando.

Comment Date: 2/8/2011 Name: butter
this blowing alley is so lame its like a hoarse that canat walk

Comment Date: 1/15/2011 Name: Armando
Los employentos no hablo espanol y no allowo los espanos para bowlo.

Comment Date: 12/7/2010 Name: Anonymous
There has actually been different managers for the last 2 years or so....guys that actually know about bowling.....will take a little turning around but they should be able to do it....ponytail man has taken some bashing huh...guess he should lay low and let the managers run the business, but I really don't know anything about him, just sounds right!!

Comment Date: 12/1/2010 Name: B.C.
John Schrank must put oil on lanes with a paint brush.Stop playing games,or you will be the only one at south levittown lanes.Bowlers are going to AMF houses.

Comment Date: 11/30/2010 Name: bryan
South levittown will close in sept 2011 beacuse all good bowlers have found better places to bowl.

Comment Date: 10/11/2010 Name: marie
was a guest at a wedding held at south levittown lanes last night. It was dark because they had rock and glow going but we had a great time. The staff was really great and friendly. The bartenders were ok but the karaoke guy was fantastic. Dj in the bar did a great job. What a different place to have a wedding. The bathrooms could have been cleaned but the lanes were great. I don't normally bowl but I would definitely go back again. I didn't see anyone with a ponytail like everyone is talking about. Great time.

Comment Date: 10/10/2010 Name: Melissa
They should fire Schrank because he is very rude to the customers and now I bowl in Wantagh because he is just arrogant and so is Lurch.

Comment Date: 9/12/2010 Name: Donnie
John is so creepy he scared 3 whole leagues out of south this year with his creepyness. why dont you fire him hes a jerk to all the bowlers

Comment Date: 9/11/2010 Name: Davie
Its ok the guy with the bald head is creepy so is glasses man and the floor boys are all have attitudes and tell you that you cant bowl when the shot changes every week. why dont they fire shrank? obviously there to dumb

Comment Date: 9/8/2010 Name: fkbryan
why are all bowlers quitting this center?Because of bad bowling conditions.

Comment Date: 9/4/2010 Name: bryan
Bowlers are leaving in great numbers because the place is not run good.

Comment Date: 7/25/2010 Name: brian
started bowling here again recently. Staff is great especially keith pappas. things have changed a lot, casual atmostphere, people get to know you quickly. They definitley could clean up the bathrooms and bar. Old gm is gone which is good, I like going there but I wish they would just clean the floors, bathrooms and bar.

Comment Date: 7/14/2010 Name: John
You goys need to stop saying bad things about john. Hes a bowling jenus and he fixes machines better then those other a**h*les!! if you want to be better at bowling ask him he knows it all. And south is the greatest place on earth. you guys must not know how to bowl because the shot gets better with every week.

Comment Date: 7/14/2010 Name: Steve
Ponytail man is always on facebook talking to the children.

Comment Date: 7/12/2010 Name: Bob
Yeah sure John's got a bit of an attitude but if you want somebody to stare at your 13 year old daughter while you're bowling with your family he can't be beat.

Comment Date: 6/26/2010 Name: Lisa
I don't like the guy who has the pony tail. He has an attitude and talks down to customers. Jason S is nasty also and both are arrogant.

Comment Date: 6/7/2010 Name: Derek
Haha, thats the truth. Want this place to make money? Fire schrank as head mechanic and put a monkey in his place. The guy does nothing but fight with customers.

Comment Date: 6/2/2010 Name: Steve
Im sure they know how to use it, but it wont matter cause john probably wrecked it like he did to the last one.

Comment Date: 5/18/2010 Name: BC
They have a new oil machine, but does anyone know how to use it? I dont think so.

Comment Date: 3/11/2010 Name: unsatisfied
i went bowling. i wanted to have a good time. i did not have a good time. employees run a muck. no oily lanes. trrrrrrrrashay

Comment Date: 12/16/2009 Name: Taiesha
Shame its knocked down, my mom was concieved in this bowling alley and so was i.

Comment Date: 10/31/2009 Name: Steve
The celing just caved in and they demoed it. Too bad.

Comment Date: 10/25/2009 Name: ape
this place isnt that bad, Id go back. Its a little dirty though

Comment Date: 10/14/2009 Name: Mufasar
Yes I had an experience that was similar. The man was shouting in a raised voice at a boy who was in the bowling employ. I found it bad.

Comment Date: 9/21/2009 Name: Hamas
Scary man with black bald hair works here. He scared my child and myself also. I ran away and will never return for his manners are bad.

Comment Date: 8/10/2009 Name: Bobbi
All the employees here are absolutely hideous. The man with 4 arms yelled at my kid once.

Comment Date: 7/28/2009 Name: Bill
John is the ponytail guy, he used to be the mechanic now hes the manager of something, and yeah none of my league likes him either. Want a tip? Get this guy out of a position where he has to deal with people, because hes not good at it at all.

Comment Date: 5/24/2009 Name: End of season
I like it here, they finally got rid of the duct tape on the carpet and fixed the tiles so that's a good thing. They have new TVs in the bar now too. They've still got to send the mechanic with the ponytail back into the back though, he's always screaming at the managers and desk people and sometimes he actually does it to league bowlers. I'll probably bowl at North or Wantagh next year because of him.

Comment Date: 5/12/2009 Name: Black Market
This bowling alley is great! Because people cannot fit strollers in the bathrooms they are selling their babies to us for low prices. The owner is also a nice guy.

Comment Date: 1/12/2009 Name: stroller company.
this terrible bowling ally is ruining business for us. because their bathrooms are too small nobody wants to buy strollers because they cant fit in the bathrooms.

Comment Date: 12/8/2008 Name: BShizzle
Yaw daw dis plaec is good.

Comment Date: 11/6/2008 Name: Kevin
Every time i go here the bathroom has people trying to fit strollers in it and nobody can use the bathrooms.

Comment Date: 11/5/2008 Name: Dawg Bowl
You can't fit a stroller in the bathroom. Frank does not care (The Owner) and treats employees nasty.

Comment Date: 10/27/2008 Name: Claustrophobic bowler
The batherooms are tiny here. I had a claustrophobic episode which triggered my schizophrenic second murderer personality which killed everyone. All because of their bathrooms.

Comment Date: 10/8/2008 Name: bossy lady
Bathrooms are very tiny. I am fat and cannot use the bathroom there because its small. The place is dirty and has cobb webs.

Comment Date: 9/24/2008 Name: Weatherby Rothingworthshire
I like this Drum. The senior leagues in the Day's Dawnin' get Everton Toffee. the owner is a sugar and spice bloke too.

Comment Date: 9/23/2008 Name: regular league bowler
in need of new managers, all i see when i go is kids running the place. where are the adults??

Comment Date: 9/2/2008 Name: Anonymous
i used 2 bowl on a 84 team league on monday morning at 9 but now i will never again because it is $942 a week to bowl

Comment Date: 8/12/2008 Name: john shrank
WHY are you people talking bad about this place it is the best center i have ever seen in foreverish you guys are all stupid smelly ppl faces go to south and spend alot of money u dumb face head stupids i am done i need ot poo now go and bowl at south its alot of good times for u and ur dog

Comment Date: 8/12/2008 Name: salad fingers
i likeee rusty spoons. not the bowling ally.

Comment Date: 5/1/2008 Name: Regular
I've been regularly bowling at north and south for years now. South is a bit nicer, still kind of dumpy but where this place stands out is its employees. Sure I wouldn't call too many of them "high class" people but the staff here is made up of bowlers who care about the sport and know all the people that bowl here.

Comment Date: 3/24/2008 Name: lol
why are you looking for higher class workers at a BOWLING ALLEY

Comment Date: 1/3/2008 Name: nick
Only thing I can say about south is please CLEAN THE place.

Comment Date: 11/7/2007 Name: Mark
I went to the bathroom and found two lesbians have sex in the bathroom, the MENS bathroom. Another time I went and found 3 kids about the age of 13 drinking by the lockers. This is an unsafe environment and screams to be shut down ASAP!

Comment Date: 11/7/2007 Name: MBizzle
Not a bad place for older people to have some fun. The staff is not exactly higher class but otherwise things are not too bad. The bathrooms are horrible. I rate it a 2 star out of five

Comment Date: 11/5/2007 Name: ginger & gus
it's a poormans bowling alley...not a class place...workers and appearance are lacking. good place for small screaming kids or teenage drinking spot....I rather travel for something better and have not gone back for years, still hear bad things from other's a dump.

Comment Date: 9/16/2007 Name: ummm...
Whoever posted below me definitely isnt talking about south levittown... unless they doubled the size of the place in the last month since ive been there. Theres only 36 lanes here and ive never seen any blonde manager...

Comment Date: 8/24/2007 Name: bennygay
Absolutely horrendous 72 lane center. Lanes are dirty and there was a couple actually having sex in the mens bathroom when i went. I told the blonde manager lady and she didnt do anything. This is not a very old center but it is in horrible state of maintenence somebody clean it please.

Comment Date: 7/25/2007 Name: greg
Oil- never on the lanes monday night.Pay good money to bowl I want oil on the lanes. Does the owner CARE?

Comment Date: 7/10/2007 Name: bill
I bowl on monday night. The lanes have no oil. I will not bowl next year because of the conditions.

Comment Date: 6/29/2007 Name: former Long Islander
anybody around from the Elmont Bowlaire days

Comment Date: 6/22/2007 Name: pin pals
Man im suprised this place is still here... went there recently, and its on the shabby side, but thats to be expected, this place is ancient. They keep it really clean and the lanes look like theyve been redone recently. Id definitely recommend this place.

Comment Date: 5/30/2007 Name: Bill
This place is in better shape than north but it still shows its age. The lanes and approaches are new but the rest of the building is pretty shabby. The price is right though so you cant really complain.

Comment Date: 5/17/2007 Name: Pamela
I have only lived in levittown for 7 years and since then i've always bowled at south and north. south is so much better. its closer to wear i live. it has a pro-shop and very good bowlers who have coached me and improved my average by 18 points within a period of 2 months.

Comment Date: 3/15/2007 Name: minnie
i love the pro shop, and the girls in the snack bar are amazingggg!! and those party hostesessss... wow theyre awesomeee, the mechanics... are okayyy.. i lovee jon & lukeee. and the managers are ill too.. this place is prettyyy cool ohhhh and also the bartendersss are THE BESTTTTTTTT!! <33 xox

Comment Date: 2/20/2007 Name: petie
i love south levittown lanes i bowl in the saturday morning league and i got 2 say its fun. i think that you could fix up the place a lil but overall ill rate it a 5 star! =]

Comment Date: 11/28/2006 Name: Tony
Hi I bowl in south but I have to say they need to hire adults to work the desk. And also have a machanic on duty that knows what he is doing not a kid. And the other problem is they don"t oil the lanes correctly one week it"s ok and the next it s*cks.

Comment Date: 10/22/2006 Name: C
I like Karaoke. T-Man is the best. The Bar maid Martinez is something to be desired. They have underage people on the premises that are either drunk before they get there, or while they are there and they start problems all the time.

Comment Date: 9/12/2006 Name: M
The GM is not organized and leaves a poor impression on the league or potential league bowler. I will not join any league at south levitown lanes if he is going to have anything to do with it!

Comment Date: 9/12/2006 Name: M
The GM leaves slot to be desired.

Comment Date: 8/2/2006 Name: Joe
They have free bowling for summer league players.But they do not put any oil on the lanes.This does not help a league bowler with practice.

Comment Date: 4/2/2006 Name: Frank
They keep fixing up but they dont have any maintenance. Rug needs to be cleaned; Fresh paint.

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