Grand Central


Mon-Thur: 11.30am–11pm
Fri: 11.30am–1am
Sat: 11am–1am
Sun: 11am-11pm


More Than a Bowling Alley

March 14th, 2009


Open Again (video)

January 19, 2008

Mark Glyzewski (KPTV FOX 12)

KPTV FOX 12's Mark Glyzewski takes us inside the Grand Central Restaurant & Bowling Lounge.

Changing lanes

January 19, 2008

Wade Nkrumah (The Oregonian)

When Portland's Grand Central Bowl recently reopened after a two-year, $14-million renovation, it had a new name, a radically different mission and a growing amount of company at the high end of the bowling business nationwide.

Never mind the TVs, you can still have a ball at the lanes

January 11, 2008

Anne Marie Distefano (The Portland Tribune)

Pins and cushions

January 11, 2008

Kristi Turnquist (The Oregonian)

Grand Central Bowl Reopening (video)

December 28, 2007

Natali Marmion (KATU)

A piece of Portland history is back and open for business...

Grand Central bowling lounge ready to roll

December 28, 2007

Daily Journal of Commerce

Something old is new again in Portland. After a hefty historic renovation effort, the Grand Central Building at Southeast Eighth Avenue and Morrison Street is opening to the public. A restaurant-and-bowling-lounge combo business serves as the building’s main tenant, occupying 22,000 square feet – about 50 percent – of the building. As part of the historic preservation of the building, interior wood was reused in the renovation, including original bowling lanes that found new life as the tops of bar areas. Nine retail tenants fill up the rest of the building, which takes up an entire city block and features underground parking.

Grand Central Bowling reopens after renovation

December 28, 2007

KGW News

Grand Central Building reopens

December 19, 2007

Portland Business Journal

Hoping For a Strike

June 29, 2007

Wendy Culverwell (Portland Business Journal)

Grand Central Bowl is being restored to its historic luster and being remade as a hipster destination. For a squat old building, the former Grand Central Bowl attracted more than its share of admirers when it went up for sale in 2005.

Bowling Green

December 17, 2006

Angela Valdez (Willamette Week)

It took two sets of developers, nearly a year of chasing permits, and much sweet-talking of skeptical bankers, but the project to redevelop the former Grand Central Bowl in inner Southeast Portland has finally begun.