10pin Bowling Lounge

4.3
229 Reviews
$31 to $50
American
10pin is a Chicago original located in the heart of River North, along the Chicago River. Next to the House of Blues, 10pin offers 20,000 square feet of 24 luxury bowling lanes, ping pong, pool table and table shuffleboard games that cater to all group sizes.

When reserving a table on OpenTable you are reserving the lane! The rates are $25/hour per person plus shoe rental. Groups cannot exceed 6 guests per group due to Covid regulations. Face coverings are required for entry and throughout the venue.

Guests must be 21 beginning at 8pm. Dress code will be enforced, including no overly ripped clothing, no sweats, pants must be at waist. 10pin has the right to include any other clothing deemed inappropriate. No outside food or drinks. Management has the right to refuse entry to anyone acting in a disrespectful, rude or offensive manner.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 229 people are saying
Overall ratings and reviews
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4.3based on recent ratings
4.0
food
4.2
service
4.2
ambience
3.9
value
Noise · Moderate
77% of people would recommend it to a friend
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DeAngeloB
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Nice place, expensive for bowling but good food and service.

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Vonn
Chicago
17 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Mother’s Day they were running behind. The lane didn’t work and you had to keep going up to the front desk to get assistance

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience3

Great location,balls and pins kept getting stuck . Had to request they sanitize area after the last group. Food was pretty good.

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MaElena
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It's a little pricey. The bartender was great. She was the only one on service and did a great job.

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vipmokonzi62
Atlanta
15 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall5food3service5ambience5

Great time. My mom loves to bowl and this was the perfect way to spend Mother's Day

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OpenTable Diner
Grand Rapids
1 review
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Enjoyed the bowling and the food and drinks! Great experience!!

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ZipporahE
Chicago
1 review
Dined on May 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We really enjoyed ourselves. The music was great. The environment was a total vibe. Food was awesome and the customer service was impeccable…will definitely be returning.

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ShannonJ
Chicago
1 review
Dined on April 30, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The venue is beautiful, my date and I had an awesome time. The food was good and the drinks were strong, just the way I like them.

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OpenTable Diner
Phoenix
3 reviews
Dined on April 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very fun experience! Kids had a blast.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on April 19, 2021
Overall5food1service5ambience5

Drinks were poor and food was poor but the service was great and so was the energy!!

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HoseaK
Chicago
1 review
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Family friendly place, with a great staff an elegant atmosphere we will definitely be back

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was great- price was great and overall My family had an amazing experience.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall2food4service4ambience1

Met up with some friends here. Was Tony the vibe we were going for at all! It was super loud, didn’t seem very clean, and there wasn’t any table side service. It’s mainly our faults for not looking into the alley before. Figured it would be more of a pin stripes vibe. Small bowling alley. Fun for maybe kids/families.

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JessicaB
Chicago
1 review
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was very nice and very accommodating for me and my friends.

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Marines1775
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on April 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great time

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on April 11, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

I celebrated my birthday here. In general everything was good. The fees are a bit pricy and the food was ok- (I had margarita pizza). We were only able to play 2 1/2 games within the hour 😞

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OpenTable Diner
San Antonio
1 review
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food3service5ambience5

My date and I had a great time bowling and drinking

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kristinh
Minneapolis
2 reviews
Dined on April 9, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Very expensive and it isn’t even a very nice bowling alley. A lot of bowling alleys are outdated but wow was this place. Even outrageously priced white claws.

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RachelP
Chicago
1 review
Dined on April 9, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great space for small groups! Ambiance was great. Service spectacular. Everyone has a great time.

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LisaW
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on April 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

10Pin was very clean (super important these days) and our family had a great time. Our visit was part of the package with the Go city pass, which was a fantastic deal. The food and drinks were awesome, staff was wonderful, and a good time was had by all!

JB
JoshB
Chicago
1 review
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

10 pin is a great bowling lounge. It’s a great atmosphere for any and everybody. Perfect scenery and just great vibes all around!!!! Pricey but I would go again :)

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AprilK
Des Moines
1 review
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Pizza & Chicken Fingers were good
Service was speedy
Good family fun at noon

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D’AndreW
Chicago
8 reviews
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on March 30, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Overpriced for an experience during the pandemic. We couldn’t even finish one game of bowling in an hour and had to pay for another hour to finish. Would not recommend. Atmosphere is very dated and nothing special.

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Momof4
Des Moines
1 review
Dined on March 29, 2021
Overall2food4service4ambience3

Made free reservation online, as advised for Mon 3/29/21, no problems there. In reservation notes added comment about requesting 2 lanes (knowing a request only). We arrived 10 minutes early and got in right away (after paying $30 per person including shoes for an hour). Asked upon check in for 2 lanes (there were 4 of 16 or so lanes in use) and were declined. We didn’t even get through 10 frames for our party of 6 in an hour when we could have easily been able to occupy 2 lanes and not interfered with other bowlers. This was quite disappointing. Looking back, I would have made 2 separate reservations so that we could have had 2 lanes. The bartender was very nice and the food was great, but disappointed in the refusal to accommodate for use of 2 lanes (next to each other, which they would not occupy with another party anyways due to social distancing restrictions.

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BreyanS
Chicago
1 review
Dined on March 28, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience3

Overall overpriced. Two ladies at the welcome/check-in desk were very rude, unapologetic, and unprofessional. We didn’t receive any important factors that was valuable during our visit.

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Toya
Chicago
1 review
Dined on March 28, 2021
Overall5food2service5ambience5

I had a great time at 10 pin bowling lounge. It was such a great experience and I definitely will be back. The only problem I had was with the Barbecue wings I forgot to tell them not to fry them hard other than that I had a wonderful experience.

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Jasmines
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I was late and they still accommodated me and my party.. nice music and the staff was friendly

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LynnW
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on March 25, 2021
Overall3food1service4ambience4

Drinks were great, bartender was fantastic but prices for bowing were very much over the top

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Danny
Chicago
1 review
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Good Service, nice atmosphere, good food, a little expensive for a family.

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AshleyJ
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on March 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great time! 10pin did a good job of keeping everyone socially distanced and they were very thorough with cleaning and sanitizing. The music was good! The pretzel and pepperoni pizza was delicious. Great spot for a fun date night!

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on March 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had an amazing time. The place was nice. Bowling was fun. The pool table it closed but We had fun.

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OpenTable Diner
Indiana
2 reviews
Dined on March 11, 2021
Overall2food3service3ambience2

We did not try the food, just went for bowling. The lane locked up several times, and seeing as we paid by the hour, any time spent fixing the issue was money wasted. It was 21+ after 8pm, so you’d think based on that fact and the crowd of people that were there that they would play music more fitting to the scene. The music was the strangest selection for a bowling alley period, and especially for an urban crowd of 21+.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on March 8, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience2

This bowling cost so much and before I got there trying call up nobody answer phone

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AbdallahB
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Please mind the videos and music being played.

It was uncomfortable seeing or watching some scenes with kids.

But overall everything was perfect!

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Nico
Chicago
1 review
Dined on March 6, 2021
Overall3food3service1ambience1

We showed up at 4:50 reservation at 5:00 and wasn’t seated until 6:13. Just annoying honestly

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Sammo
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on March 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great staff and service. Music could be a bit more diverse but the vibe was nice.

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ElizabethF
Chicago
1 review
Dined on March 5, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

The lane wasn’t working for the first 30 minutes of our scheduled reservation. After, talking to the woman at the desk 3 times about the issue they finally moved us over to the next lane which worked fine but why they couldn’t do that in the first place is what I’m not understanding. I understand there is a lot going on right now but if good service isn’t possible under the current circumstances then just keep it closed.

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OpenTable Diner
Memphis/West TN
1 review
Dined on March 4, 2021
Overall5food4service3ambience3

It was fun!

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NitaraW
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2021
Overall5food5service3ambience5

They need more bartenders. It’s only one bartender who servers everyone so you’re waiting about 10 minutes to get a simple drink.

FAQs

10pin Bowling Lounge offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (312) 644-0300.

10pin Bowling Lounge is rated 4.3 stars by 229 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.