AMF Cranston Lanes

AMF Cranston Lanes

  Name: AMF Cranston Lanes  
  Address: 1450 Elmwood Avenue  
  City: Cranston  
  State: RI  
  Zip: 02910  
  Phone: (401) 467-8850  
  Lanes: 64  
  Lane Type: Synthetic  
  Pro Shop: Yes  
  Food: None  
  Comments: Ten Pin Lanes  
How Does AMF Cranston Lanes Rate?
Votes:    1381
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AMF Cranston Lanes Comments

Comment Date: 5/8/2012 Name: Birdie
@anonymous insider so are you saying EP never had the right GM? Xplain this cause we were please before November 2011.
You agree?

Comment Date: 5/5/2012 Name: Anonymous Insider
@ Birdie. EP Lanes should have picked the right person for the job. They wouldn’t be in this mess right now.

Comment Date: 5/5/2012 Name: Anonymous Insider
@ Birdie. More business for Cranston. Oh well. EP Lanes owners should have paid attention.

Comment Date: 5/2/2012 Name: Birdie
@Anonymous Insider It would be a miracle if this could happen!

Comment Date: 4/28/2012 Name: Anonymous Insider
Kathy heard your getting your old leagues back from EP Lanes. They will enjoy the free drinks and extra charges again. Maybe your sister Debbie will come and work with you there once Ed the GM brings EP Lanes down as he did with many others businesses.

Comment Date: 4/8/2012 Name: Peter P
3 of the biggest snakes in amf work at this place marisol amy and jona they need to go badly will never go here again

Comment Date: 3/23/2012 Name: Anonymous
Whats with this place? It s*cks rude staff and high prices, as well as all the ghetto people that go in on weekends and sundays is a different country when you walk in there

Comment Date: 3/12/2012 Name: Enough bs
What’s with this place now? Not happy on Mondays. Langs or walnut next year for my team, leaning towards Woonsocket. At this point I’d rather drive all the way down to south Kingstown then deal with people that don’t care and certain egomaniac bowlers who attempt to s*ck any fun out of the league.

Comment Date: 3/9/2012 Name: All the Way
NO dont get rid of them. Then Kathy will have all the customers for sure .. Bad idea, cops would park outside and pick off all the drunks like a duck shooting contest.

Comment Date: 3/8/2012 Name: Anonymous
get rid of some employees there making that place bad news marisol amy, johna rude and discourteous

Comment Date: 2/27/2012 Name: EP Bowler
@ New season good luck, glad to hear the positives on the pro-shop.Custom Pro-Fit has been in business over 30 years,lots of experience and the best at what he does! No one knows the game of bolwing like him!

Comment Date: 2/27/2012 Name: Sundy Bowler 1970’s
WOW So many negative comments,this used to be a great place to bowl. What has happened?

Comment Date: 2/27/2012 Name: League Bowler
Many bowlers are welcome to come in when Kathy is working. Free drinks are on the house!

Comment Date: 2/26/2012 Name: EP Bowler
DON’T I SAID DON’T go to EP Lanes, Kathy’s twin is there as well as a employee from the AMF staff, as the new GM,AWFUL JUST AWFUL. The “twins” are known for over charging the patrons as they worked as a team!
EP failed within 90 days, it’s dirty inside and out for real! The new GM has no clue. He is a 9 to 5 clocker! When ever did a GM have set hours? NEVER in the bowling world they work days n nights! NOT Mr. GM EV,no can do! EP has a few unhappy “good” employees (left) among a ton of new hires that do S**T! Shame shame EP,looks like OML & Walnut Hill will blow your center away.
AMF also,worse organization ever,and to boot Mr.GM EV used to work for them, go figure!
GOOD LUCK Cranston Bowl if I were you I’d head for the Hills & the Mountains!

Comment Date: 2/23/2012 Name: Anonymous
worst center in ri

Comment Date: 2/17/2012 Name: New season
With me next year in Woonsocket with a new ball from their new pro shop. Going where they care about their customers as I’ve been told by everyone I know who bowls there. No one wants a place that just stagnates because no one listens to us or cares what the people in all our leagues think

Comment Date: 2/17/2012 Name: Oh and…
Did I mention the staff too? Rude and ignores you they’re too busy messing around but no one stops them it seems

Comment Date: 2/15/2012 Name: all the way
including that your wallets… fake as they come.. Loves drunks

Comment Date: 1/31/2012 Name: Anonymous
not to mention all the fake employees behind the deak aimie is the biggest one there then you got teenagers as managers corporate ruined this place

Comment Date: 1/28/2012 Name: Anonymous
jona doesnt work at all front desk staff rude managers are all kids

Comment Date: 1/26/2012 Name: All the Way
Im looking for my free drinks…. By that certain bartender…what nite do u work….!@#$%^&*

Comment Date: 1/24/2012 Name: iowgehwo
jona doesnt work on wednesdays. dont respond if you dont know.

Comment Date: 1/21/2012 Name: Shelby
Amazing lanes great staff and awsome food!!

Comment Date: 1/21/2012 Name: Bobby B
Went this past sunday to Cranston Lanes for Ladies Night, What an AMAZING DEAL!! Ladies bowl free and just pay $2 for shoes. Guys pay $7.50 and they bowl all night from 8-11pm! I will definitely be there again soon. The staff was extremely friendly even with the long wait. Once lanes opened up we were immediately placed on lanes!

Comment Date: 1/19/2012 Name: All The Way
Can anyone tell me if that reject Ex EP bartender/waitress still works at this location.??? I’m looking for my free drinks…wink a winky

Comment Date: 12/29/2011 Name: Anonymous
Wed Night Bartender? Tracy? could also be the fb manager Jona

Comment Date: 12/21/2011 Name: League Bowler
Your Wednesday night bartender is rude and I refuse to get any drinks from her.

Comment Date: 11/29/2011 Name: Anonymous
Thats what you get when you have a bitchy staff at that place i dont recommend that place for anyone Stay away from Cranston

Comment Date: 11/24/2011 Name: Anonymous
I got convinced to move here from OML this year by a couple teammates… and regret it big time as does the rest of my team even the two guys who sold it. OML may be in the middle of renovations but it still blows Cranston away, they have a much much friendlier atmosphere down in Wakefield in Cranston most of the time its like we’re bothering them because of this I actually drive from the city down to Wakefield to practice. We will be returning to OML next year and hopefully some of the other unhappy teams will decide to make the drive as well. This bitchy atmosphere also spreads to some of the bowlers there who are the whiniest pack of babies you’ll ever meet making excuses about everything from the oil to the phase of the moon, trying to drain all fun out of the game for everyone unless they happen to be striking all night. Cranston: never again.

Comment Date: 9/29/2011 Name: Anonymous
Disrespectful employees and a DM who does not give 2 cents dont go here

Comment Date: 9/21/2011 Name: Brian
Never bowl here overpriced where i can go to EP

Comment Date: 9/14/2011 Name: Anonymous
The worst place to bowl in the state dont recommend it and the employees are rude stay away

Comment Date: 9/11/2011 Name: yoyo
bring ur ling ling w u to this place

Comment Date: 6/11/2011 Name: Anonymous
This center plain and simple s*cks!!!

Comment Date: 11/27/2010 Name: Nick
Never again. NEVER AGAIN! I hate this place. It is ridiculous to pay $3.35 for a game in an AMF center. The staff was very un-friendly. I wish the place would go outta business.

Comment Date: 11/9/2010 Name: Anonymous
wow tnba going there hope the employees know how to turn on the lanes

Comment Date: 11/4/2010 Name: charles a
We are looking forward to the TNBA Eastern Regional Tournament Next Week. The centers that are hosting are AMF Cranston Lanes, AMF Lang’s Lanes and East Providence Lanes

Comment Date: 10/26/2010 Name: Ryan
Best pro shop in the state!!! Jon and his crew do a great job with everything they drill there. Keep up the great work guys.

Comment Date: 10/12/2010 Name: James
do not go in this place very unprofessional employees they do not care about the bowlers or patrions that go in the joint

Comment Date: 8/19/2010 Name: Lois Decarlo
got sick from the snack bar at this facility not to mention the outrageous prices for bowling and food do not recommend this place try East Providence or something not corporate owned

Comment Date: 7/21/2010 Name: Anonymous
Was in this place for 1.00 games the other night staff was very discourteous theyre were 2 managers and 1 other lady who were not helpful at all and other employees just hanging around will never go back to this place

Comment Date: 7/14/2010 Name: Steve Pellini
Stay away from this place bad news with the clientele that goes in there and the staff very rude and they do not use gloves while handling food

Comment Date: 7/8/2010 Name: Brian H
stay away from this center bad customer service they have filthy bathrooms and they dont care about the bowlers

Comment Date: 7/5/2010 Name: chuck a
The TNBA Eastern Regional is coming to Providence, RI. in November. The 3 centers hosting the tournaments are AMF Cranston Lanes, AMF Lang’s Lanes and East Providence Lanes. See you in November

Comment Date: 4/18/2010 Name: Anonymous
agreeable cranston bowl used to be one of the best but now very bad

Comment Date: 3/29/2010 Name: bobby parker jr
my family was involved yrs ago we ran the lounge and snack bar sorry to see so many unhappy patrons it use to be one of the top alleys in the country at one time hopefully they get there act together before its to late

Comment Date: 3/6/2010 Name: Anonymous
was at your center last night 3/5/10 and had the worst time groups of people ahead of me getting lanes before me plus food was ridicoulously high horrid customer service will be contacting the proper people not a good way to treat customers the way i was treated from employees..very sad

Comment Date: 3/3/2010 Name: Anonymous
horrible customer service and management in that place will never bowl there again

Comment Date: 2/18/2010 Name: Anonymous
I went there this weekend, The customer service is terrible. It took them forever to cash us out and they made us buy shoes even though other people didnt have to. And it took them 15 minutes to turn on our lanes. Very unprofessional.

Comment Date: 7/31/2009 Name: Anonymous
as an employee there that place has never been run better in years

Comment Date: 7/16/2009 Name: Anonymous
This is what you get in a corporate owned facility. They run the place cheap and hire teenagers who could care less about anything but a paycheck. AMF Lang’s on the other side of town is no better. Try a privately owned place like East Providence lanes.

Comment Date: 3/3/2009 Name: Travis
I bowl here on Sat. mornings and to answer your questions… the center opens around 11 and the service is excellent! This is the cleanest center around.

Comment Date: 11/24/2008 Name: smileyguy223311
how much is a lane or person

Comment Date: 10/28/2008 Name: Anonymous
there is always the site for all the info.

Comment Date: 8/3/2008 Name: David Irazzairy
BE WARNED! If You Are Buying Food Go Watch It Be Made, They Don’t Wash They’re Hands Or Hardly Ever Wear Gloves . I Have Visited Some Family Members That Are On A League There & EveryTime ,We’ve Had To Refuse The Food . The Best Night Was When The Lane Server Dropped The Food & Tried To Serve Someone One The League

Comment Date: 6/17/2008 Name: teacher with a big group
I called to find out the basics: hours of operation, cost and to give them the professional curtesy of letting them know in advance that I am coming in with a group of high school students. I’d already scanned all google sites to find said info, to no avail. When I called, the message machine was full. Can you believe that? This has got to mean that they do not check their messages on a daily basis. After reading all the other reviews referring to their second class customer service, I’m not surprised. Too bad. You’d think that the management (new or not) would want folks to tell positive tales…Really too bad. I still don’t know when they open. Damn! What am I going to do with my kids?!

Comment Date: 3/17/2008 Name: Anonymous
kate…things happen

Comment Date: 3/12/2008 Name: Kate
You did a terrible job hosting the Pepsi Tournament on March 9, 2008. The hour and a half delay was inexcusable for such an important event. You should have been better prepared. The lanes were not oiled, the change machines were broken so that you couldn’t make a purchase in the vending machines and there was no national anthem during the opening ceremony. Very shameful and totally bogus.

Comment Date: 2/29/2008 Name: MOM
how much does it cost?
for a lane or person

Comment Date: 1/19/2008 Name: Bob
If you need help or have a problem with the lane you only have to ask them 3 times until they do something!

Comment Date: 8/4/2007 Name: Glenn
Poor web site. You have a place to list the hours of operation & you DON’T!?!?!!?!?!?!
(Feel free to tell us the hours – We’ll be happy to post them! B2U Staff)

Comment Date: 7/31/2007 Name: Kara
Does anybody know what time rockin’ bowl starts?

Comment Date: 6/30/2006 Name: Jen
When I went there it was basically empty and I still had to wait to be waited on. I seen the employees in the office chatting and I knew they seen me. Horrible customer service.

Comment Date: 4/22/2006 Name: John Lussier
Hey are u allowed to transfer me to Rhode Island. Right now i live in Virginia and work for AMF. But i want to move up there and work up there. I’m the Head Mechanic in my job right now. So if u get this comment can u please write back.

Comment Date: 4/13/2006 Name: Brandon
worse place i every went 2.. we ask for rock n bowl and we did not get it…we ask for an hour and got 30 min..would never go there again..

Comment Date: 3/14/2006 Name: Joe
Customer service is horrible and 4 groups cut me on line when I was waiting. I addressed it to personel and they basically ignored me and I walked out. Really dirty, must be the type of people that go there!!

Comment Date: 2/23/2006 Name: Rhino
Cranston Bowl used to be the best, but it is going downhill fast in my opinion. I hope the new manager can save it.

Comment Date: 11/19/2005 Name: Jerry Jer
I went to your lanes and had some issues. I feel that I have serious bacterial issues due to the bathrooms of your facility. I will be contacting the owner.

Comment Date: 8/26/2005 Name: Derek
I think this place is a really good place to bowl and have fun!! I love it and I want to go everyday!

Comment Date: 4/5/2004 Name: Anonymous
You should REALLY pay attention to your clientel. You’ve got a BIG problem coming your way!!

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