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Billiards Bowling


Backstreet Billiards 63A Putnam St., Saratoga Springs, 583-2503. Nine tables. Wednesday night Ladies Night, half price for women, 5-9 PM.

Diamond Eight Billiards 9 Johnson Road, Latham, 786-8048. You’ll find billiards, video games and Foosball tables, also Nathan’s hotdogs and other munchies available. There is a full-service bar.

The Golden Cue 1048 Central Ave., Albany, 459-9442. A Capital Region institution. The granddaddy of area pool halls—family-owned and operated for more than 35 years. The Cue has 25 tables, with tournaments on Wednesday nights. Games cost $4 per person per hour all the time.


Joe Putrock

Alpha Lanes 326 Fifth Ave., Troy, 235-4941. Eighteen lanes. Rock & Bowl on Friday and Saturday nights. Cubica computerized scoring system.

Boulevard Bowl 1315 Erie Blvd., Schenectady, 374-4171. Forty lanes. Birthday parties, and a restaurant with full deli and bar. Take-out and catering available.

Bowlers Club 1210 Troy Schenectady Road (Route 7), Latham, 785-1598. Fifty lanes. Rock & Bowl on Friday and Saturday nights: $10 on Fri, 11-1 AM; $15 on Sat, 11 PM-2 AM. And there’s great pizza made right at the lanes.

Del Lanes Bethlehem Court (off Delaware Avenue), Delmar, 439-2224. Twenty-four lanes. Rock and Bowl on Saturday nights, 11:30 PM-2 AM, beginning Sept. 21.

Hi-Roc Sports Center, 32 Ballston Ave., Saratoga Springs, 584-6460. Forty lanes. Galactic Bowling Friday and Saturday nights, 10 PM-12:30 AM. Birthday parties, too.

Latham Bowl 375 Troy Schenectady Road (Route 7), Latham, 785-6694. Thirty-two lanes. Moonlight Bowling on Fridays and Saturdays with cash prizes. Bumpers on all thirty-two lanes.

Playdium Bowling Center Ontario Street and Park Avenue, Albany, 438-0300. Twenty-eight lanes. Old-time atmosphere with state-of-the-art equipment, great pizza and great bowling specials.

Redwood Lanes, 1541 Central Ave. Albany, 869-3581. Twenty-four lanes. Rock & Bowl on Friday and Saturday nights, unlimited bowling including shoe rental: $11 on Fri, 10 PM-2 AM; $13 on Sat, 10 PM-2 AM with DJ. And pizza is a house specialty.

Sunset Lanes 1160 Central Ave., Colonie, 438-6404. Thirty-two lanes. “Cyberbowl” lights-out bowling and music Saturdays 12:30-4, Sundays 1:30-5 PM and for groups.

Uncle Sam Lanes 600 Fulton St., Troy, 271-7800. Twenty-six lanes. Moonlight bowling Fri-Sat nights.

Metroland's Dining Guide 2001


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