We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Young and Old, Even Good For a Birthday Party

As we were walking in, this very nice older couple (well into their 70's) met us at the end of the... read more

Reviewed February 4, 2018
nascarbilly
,
Sacramento, California
Great for team building

Plenty of bowling lanes are almost all occupied when we visit in a Thursday afternoon. Well lit... read more

Reviewed February 25, 2016
Phil Y
,
San Francisco, California
Read all 4 reviews
1
All photos (1)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good25%
  • Average25%
  • Poor25%
  • Terrible0%
4 Feb 2018
“Young and Old, Even Good For a Birthday Party”
24 May 2017
“The real deal - a classic bowling alley well kept up”
About
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
12°
Dec
12°
Jan
12°
Feb
Contact
4330 Olympic Ave, San Mateo, CA 94403-5173
Website
+1 650-341-2616
Call
Reviews (4)
Filter reviews
4 results
Traveller rating
1
1
1
1
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
1
1
1
1
0
See what travellers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed February 4, 2018

As we were walking in, this very nice older couple (well into their 70's) met us at the end of the walkway leading up to the front door. The Lady remarked "We made room for you". We got inside and all but (4) four lanes...More

Thank nascarbilly
Reviewed May 24, 2017

Bowling has had its ups and downs, with many alleys in the area closing. BelMateo is an old standby. Obviously built in the 50s or 60s in that style, but they have kept up the premises and have modernized the lanes, computer scoring, etc. Reasonably...More

Thank Bart C
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Everything about this place was awesome, except that they closed the bar down so early with NO notice! We would have stayed all night until close, but ended up leaving early. It would be really nice if they could at least send an announcement over...More

1  Thank Scott B
Reviewed February 25, 2016

Plenty of bowling lanes are almost all occupied when we visit in a Thursday afternoon. Well lit lanes, bright LCD monitors, quick scoring. A great arena for team building or hanging out with families and friends.

Thank Phil Y
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 12 nearby hotels
Bel-Mateo Motel
3 reviews
.48 km away
Hotel Belmont
25 reviews
1.00 km away
Silicon Valley Inn
45 reviews
1.12 km away
Hillsdale Inn
37 reviews
1.56 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 449 nearby restaurants
The Van's Restaurant On the Hill
150 reviews
.41 km away
Shalizaar Restaurant
128 reviews
.47 km away
Whispers Cafe & Creperie
40 reviews
.60 km away
Jack's Prime
53 reviews
.66 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 36 nearby attractions
Saint James Gate
11 reviews
2.24 km away
Hiller Aviation Museum
187 reviews
3.75 km away
Twin Pines Park
9 reviews
1.67 km away
Oceanic Foot Spa
17 reviews
2.54 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Bel Mateo Bowl staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines