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AMF Bristol Pike Lanes

  Name: AMF Bristol Pike Lanes  
  Address: 2501 Bristol Pike  
  City: Croydon  
  State: PA  
  Zip: 19021  
  Phone: (215) 788-0453  
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  Website: www.amf.com/bristolpikelanes  
  Lanes: 36  
  Lane Type: Synthetic  
  Pro Shop: Yes  
  Food: Restaurant  
  Comments: Lounge 3 separate 10' x 10' video screens.  
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How Does AMF Bristol Pike Lanes Rate?
Votes:    478
Lanes: Actual Value is 2.6Actual Value is 2.6Actual Value is 2.6
Food: Actual Value is 4.5Actual Value is 4.5Actual Value is 4.5Actual Value is 4.5Actual Value is 4.5
Price: Actual Value is 4.4Actual Value is 4.4Actual Value is 4.4Actual Value is 4.4Actual Value is 4.4
Fun: Actual Value is 4.6Actual Value is 4.6Actual Value is 4.6Actual Value is 4.6Actual Value is 4.6
Overall: Actual Value is 4.6Actual Value is 4.6Actual Value is 4.6Actual Value is 4.6Actual Value is 4.6
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Comment Date: 1/9/2017 Name: Anonymous
After our league was basically pushed out of Penndel Lanes, we went to Bristol Pike. Our bowlers are very happy with the center and the staff. We went from a director/owner who wouldn't even discuss contract changes and a pro shop that was never open to a manager who is always there, very friendly and a pro shop that is open. Kudos to Rich for being so great to deal with and Ryan (wait staff) who is amazing and always smiling.

Comment Date: 12/31/2016 Name: Anonymous
I have bowled at this alley for over a decade. I am very unhappy with the newest manager. He seems outgoing and nice but that is far from the truth. Not sure if Kimmie is a general manager but she should be. Pete is Friendly and helpful too as well as some of the select staff, not all. So unhappy I think I will go elsewhere I was bowling at another alley and quite happy with the management there. Without getting into detail as to what made me unhappy., I just feel that one people should be spoken to in a professional manner. As well as listened to. My rant is over it's my opinion bc of my experiences.

Comment Date: 8/9/2014 Name: Regular Bowler
This place just gets better and better. They finally have a manager who is outgoing and friendly. Kim and Pete have always made this center a fun place to go to and run it well. This bowling alley rocks!!

Comment Date: 11/24/2012 Name: I bowl too
Dear Long Time Bowler - it is people like you that are not needed in a bowling alley any more - i love bowling at bristol pike and if you don't like it go to PenDel where they throw their leagues out, or to Morrisville where they throw their leagues out - if you haven't seen a single change in the bowling alley then you are blind. Yes Kimmie the assistant is great - but the new manager is great as well - and i'm sure if you do a little research you would find out why the last manager was fired...can't blame a corporation for protecting their money and yours.

Comment Date: 9/29/2012 Name: Long Time bowler....
I have bowled at this center for years. They had many General Managers there. It seems the Assistant Manager has lasted. Wonder why? She is the glue that keeps that place together. I hear she went on maternity leave. Now the place is Hell. The guy they brought in after the GM was fired and the Assistant went out on leave is horrible. They never have anything in stock. The new General Manager is rude. He never even introduced himself to my league. If the assistane manager doesn't come back, I don't think my league will come back either.

Comment Date: 7/12/2012 Name: Bowler
Thank god they got rid of that awful manager kelly. She was so rude staff had to say sorry to us for her treating us so poorly.The rest of the staff is the only reason i will return they are all wonderful!

Comment Date: 5/1/2012 Name: Junior Bowler parent too
I can't believe you said it was "Terrible" at Bristol Pike. These places go out of their way to host our kids' events. These places don't have to take us and if you have complaints about how much seating is available - then talk to the tournament director - THEY choose the bowling establishment and see that before making a decision. I think Bristol did a wonderful job! And thank you for not having the bar open - it is a USBC rule!

Comment Date: 4/29/2012 Name: Junior Bowler Parent
Was at bristol for the Pepsi tournament that was hosted for the kids this year and wow it was terrible. My daughters lane kept breaking down and she finished almost a full game behind the other kids. There was not enough seating to accommodate all of the parents that were there so half the time we were either standing or being stepped on by other people. It was extremely hot in there and there were no fans near by. The food was very over prices but good. And why was the pub closed when we were there? We couldnt even go in there to sit down and eat because there were like no tables and chairs. Sorry but that was a terrible place to host a Pepsi tournament.

Comment Date: 4/24/2012 Name: ex-penHell bowler
After bowling at Pen Hell lanes for a very long time, I was a bit dismayed that our Monday Ladies Belle-Aire league decided to move to Bristol Pike Lanes. I was WRONG. We have never been treated so nice. Obviously, Bristol rolled out the red carpet for us and it worked for me!! The staff was great from the management to the desk man. The center was clean, the food was great and there were no breakdowns. Sorry Bristol Pike for not coming here sooner. My husband bowls in the Men's league at pen-Hell--I think (hope) that his team and a few others will follow us to Bristol Pike.

Comment Date: 4/24/2012 Name: Belle Aire bowler
Kudos to Bristol Pike Lanes. Had a great time.

Comment Date: 4/3/2012 Name: Jim Ianni
Bowled here over the weekend with the 2 hours for $10 coupon I got in the mail and I have to say that I like it here. They had WAY more oil on the lanes than either Penndel or Levittown lanes as for the 1st time since I got back into the game I was standing 10, throwing 5 and my Black Widow pearl was coming up nicely to the pocket but not hitting with the authority I'm used to. For the 10 games I bowled I averaged just over 195 with a 146 as the first game. I'll be back for sure, but next time I'll bring something that moves a little more thru the soup. This is the first AMF house I can remember that I actually like!

Comment Date: 12/31/2011 Name: Bowler
The new lane machine is awesome!!!

Comment Date: 10/14/2011 Name: Joe Bowler
Finally!! A very good shot.

Comment Date: 7/14/2011 Name: Bensalem Recreation Dept.
Our kids have a wonderful time but their food prices are OUTRAGEOUS.

Comment Date: 7/14/2011 Name: Anonymous
Kimmie is the best!!!

Comment Date: 7/7/2011 Name: Frank
By far the nicest bowling alley in the area. Very friendly staff.

Comment Date: 6/30/2011 Name: Michelle
I don't know what all the mechanic complaints are about as this was our first time here. We had a very enjoyable experience. The man at the desk (Pete) was very helpful and kind. He helped us with the computer and got bowling balls for our kids. When we checked out, I thought it a little expensive but received BOGO coupons for our next visit. We will definately come back.

Comment Date: 6/29/2011 Name: Long time league bowler
This will be a 5 star bowling alley when the new mechanic takes over!!

Comment Date: 6/29/2011 Name: Keystone League
Congratulations to Pete Hicks on his election into the Bucks County Bowling Hall of Fame!! Well deserving.

Comment Date: 6/23/2011 Name: Anonymous
The shot isn't that bad. Is it a great oil pattern? No. But it's OK.

Comment Date: 6/16/2011 Name: Anonymous
the comment by :wow: is he the mechanic? he told me to move my f****ng feet, in front of my wife, I did. All the way to the Brunswik Zone Center. I'll never go back there.

Comment Date: 6/16/2011 Name: frequent bowler
Great staff!! (except mechanic) I asked him about his oil pattern and he told me to learn how to f***ing bowl. F word out of his mouth all the time. A real jerk.

Comment Date: 6/16/2011 Name: anon
could be best place to bowl if lane conditions were better. never get same shot. no consistancey.

Comment Date: 6/8/2011 Name: league bowler
no oil to practice on and league oil always changing and it absolutely terrible

Comment Date: 6/8/2011 Name: Anonymous
breakdowns are much better but mechanick still an a**wipe, yells and swears at employees and customers cleanest and best place in bucks pricey but everyone gets free games and coupons food is great but pricey

Comment Date: 5/23/2010 Name: Tournament Bowler
Bowled today in the battle of the houses and the place was a wreck. Machines broke.....the mechanic was a moron and the new manager was an idiot...she apparently knows nothing about bowling...thats why maybe AMF houses s*ck...thank god their team stunk too

Comment Date: 1/11/2009 Name: wolfy
The lane I bowled in smell like squid,what the hell was going on there.Although the heat was good..I'd better get a WII if I'm going to keep bowling ..

Comment Date: 12/4/2008 Name: wow
stop b*tching about lane conditions and learn how to bowl.

Comment Date: 3/11/2008 Name: bucksbowler
Just bowled here in a tournament, lanes were horrible, never left so many buckets or 10-pins. The manager was bowling near us in the tournament and she obviously has the lanes oiled to her liking because she bowled well. Bathroom was disgusting, this place needs a makeover and lane revamp.

Comment Date: 12/27/2007 Name: bowl 4 fun
if you have complaints about this center or any amf center,call this number,1-800-342-5263.the more people that call this # the better.you also have to remember goldman-sachs,are the ones that run amf.they can make a good center run good,but its not happening because they pay lousy wages.YOU GET WHAT YOU PAY FOR.dry lanes,sounds like no one cares.they just want to be paid.these days,you have to meet the customer half way,these people here,need a reality check.also mike mckinley or greg nichols are the honchos you'd want to talk to.mckinley is your best bet.he's in charge of all centers operations.

Comment Date: 6/27/2006 Name: VINCE
I do not know what happen to this place but this bowling alley has gone down hill. The lanes are almost dry can not keep a ball from hooking to much, ever time I get a lane the tables are never wiped down the floor is always sticky. It just seem that they do not care about their league bowlers any more, this fall I am going to fnd a new place to bowl or just hang up the shoes for good. thanks fr the memorys bristo pike but that is in the past.

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