Eau Claire Westside
Bowl Winkle’s boasts a newly remodeled 24-lane bowling area, complete with 55-inch monitors at every lane. Whether you’re a league competitor or a casual bowler, this is the place to roll 10 frames and then check out the game room for pool, darts, or even air hockey. While the bar has four beers on tap as well as Leinie’s seasonal brews, Bowl Winkle’s specializes in Long Island iced teas served in quart-sized jars. Kids who come in on their birthdays can celebrate with a T-shirt, wristband, and a real bowling pin bedecked with balloons!
1616 N Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire, WI
Enjoy the quirky decor in this open bar attached to the bowling alley, including tabletops made out of old bowling alley pieces. Check out the outdoor patio, live music and DJs. Sip one of 13 specialty beers or choose from 20 on tap. Party rooms and a banquet hall available. Try the 22-ounce Bloody Marys. Happy hours Monday-Friday from 3-6pm and Sunday-Thursday after 9pm. Leagues available for pool, darts, and bowling. Food after 10pm, dance floor, pool, darts, bean bags, and video games.
Stout Ale House
Chippewa Falls Downtown
Happy-go-lucky people frequent this bar-within-a-bowling alley for deep fried food and five tap beers (plus tap root beer). Also available are various Leinenkugel brews.
9 W Columbia St, Chippewa Falls, WI
Chippewa Falls Northside
Obviously best known for nine holes of golf and eight lanes of bowling (both of which have leagues), Ojibwa is also home to JimBob's Pizza. Enjoy their family fun facility, which includes a video archery simulator and a gorgeous deck overlooking the course. Ojibwa lays claim to the friendliest service around and the best Bloody Marys in the area.
8140 136th St., Chippewa Falls, WI
If you like bowling, Stout Ale House is the place for you – the bar and tables are even made from old bowling lanes. They have a bowling league as well as open bowling every day. For others, there are indoor games: pool, darts, foosball, and an arcade. They have 16 beers on tap, live music on occasional Saturdays, and dozens of TVs on which to watch the game. Happy hour runs 3-6pm on weekdays as well as late at night every day. If you're looking to host an event, three party rooms and a banquet hall that can fit 500 people are available.
1501 N. Broadway St., Menomonie, WI
Eau Claire Eastside
There's no question Wagner's is known as a bowling alley, but with a fully stocked arcade, a new activity dome, leagues a-plenty, and everyday specials, locals know there's much more to offer. Under the white-domed Complexx, there's volleyball year-round on three sand courts, plus bean bags and volley-pong. Indoors there are darts and bowling leagues on top of the pool, pinball, touch-screen, and arcade games. There's occasional live music and karaoke, happy hour specials from 3-6pm on weekdays, nightly food and drink specials, free popcorn, plus 16 taps and eight specialty beers. Also, check out the late night happy hour from 9pm-close Sunday-Thursday and after 11pm Friday and Saturday.