If you are looking for a great meal, in a relaxing environment with
some fun exercise thrown in, then the Bowling Acres Grill, in
Peterborough, is just what you are looking for.
Iíve been a Peterborough resident for almost 10 years and have tried
nearly everything on their menu, from the award winning pizza (voted
Best in Town) to the delicious steak tip dinner specials. One of my
favorite pizzas is the Meat Lovers. With the large weighing in at
nearly 8 pounds and a price of only $18.00, it is an easy way to
feed a hungry family. They also have a great selection of burgers,
subs, salads and appetizers. Iím partial to the bacon cheeseburger,
always cooked just the way I like it and finished with my selection
of toppings. The dining area has three booths (each one large enough
for a small family) and seating at the bar. With four flat panel
TVs, you wonít miss any of the sports action, no matter where you
sit. They have an extensive selection of beer, both bottled and on
tap. They also have a nice selection of wines. While they do not
have a full liquor license, they do have an assortment of cordials
and light liquors. One of my favorite things about Bowling Acres is
the outdoor seating area. In the warm months, folks gather around
the picnic tables to enjoy their dinner or just to catch up with
friends. It is a ďclosed areaĒ, so you are allowed to bring your
If you are in the mood for a little exercise, candlepin bowling is a
great way to work up an appetite or to work off that 8 pound pizza.
Bowling Acres has 12 lanes, including lanes equipped with bumpers to
ensure that the little ones have fun too. On Friday nights in the
summer, they do glow bowling which is always a hit with the teens.
If the kids arenít into bowling, they can have fun in the arcade
while you bowl.
Owners, Tony and Shannon, make you feel right at home
and part of the family. Tony can usually be found in the kitchen
preparing meals, while Shannon is taking orders and serving up
beverages. You can find out more about Bowling Acres by visiting the
So, next time you are in Peterborough, stop in at Bowling Acres for
a tasty meal with some fun on the side.
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