Punch Bowl Social Rancho Cucamonga

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$30 and under
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American
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Punch Bowl Social cultivates an eclectic approach to the new concept of eat-ertainment. In a design-forward environment described as “dirty modern,” Punch Bowl Social effectively combines a diner-inspired scratch-kitchen, craft beverages, and classic parlor-style entertainment that will turn your date night into a shuffleboard showdown and your bowling buds into chicken ‘n’ waffle connoisseurs. #HeresToGoingOutRight
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4.3
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4.3
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4.5
Ambience
4.2
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88% of people would recommend it to a friend
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C
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Service was great! My family enjoyed themselves. I will be back again!

h
1 review
Dined on 7 September 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Place was great! We came when it wasn't busy but it seems like a fun lively place to hangout! We will definitely be back

DD
Palm Springs
2 reviews
Dined on 6 September 2019
Overall 3Food 3Service 5Ambience 5

The ambiance and service were great but the food was mediocre and overpriced.

M
Orange County
1 review
Dined on 6 September 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Overall was a really fun experience with the kids prices were a little high but the food was really good . The food was more high-end so I understand the cost but as far as taking the family out it’s definitely for special occasions .

OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on 6 September 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We had a great time. Good place for parties and groups

LA
1 review
Dined on 17 August 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Very fun environment that adults can downgrade back to fun and games

T
Los Angeles
8 reviews
Dined on 5 August 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We came here to just do appetizers and drinks before our movie. The Cauliflower Nachos were DELICIOUS! I highly recommend! Service was top notch. Our server Tony was extremely helpful & courteous. Will definitely be back

MC
Orange County
4 reviews
Dined on 31 July 2019
Overall 1Food 1Service 1Ambience 1

Party of 7 @ 6:15p on a Wed. The place was completely empty but they weren't ready for us. Hostess went to set up a table and disappeared. No manager on floor. Waitstaff standing in a circle talking in the middle of the dining room. After about 10 minutes, we walked across the street to Paul Martins and had a great meal with great service. Punch Bowl Social embarrassed me in front of out-of-town guests. We won't be back.

c
Los Angeles
11 reviews
Dined on 16 July 2019
Overall 3Food 2Service 3Ambience 3

Good customer service, allowed to choose between bar, dining room or game area to dine. Wide variety menu. Ease of ordering and quick response by staff a plus. Air conditioning needs to be improved, warm and humid in the game area. Prices are reasonable.

OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on 7 July 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Lunch with the parents

OT
1 review
Dined on 6 July 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Was awesome! We’ll be back again

LL
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on 28 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 3Ambience 5

I came with my sister-in-law, niece and nephew for a fun night out. The bowling was great, food was great, service was a little slow. He was nice, but slow. Not sure if he had too many tables near the bowling alley downstairs to take care of or what may have been the cause. We will be back. It was fun!

S
1 review
Dined on 16 June 2019
Overall 3Food 4Service 3Ambience 4

It’s way too expensive! Also when you go check out items you have to give your ID...so then how do I order drinks? So frustrating I had to go get my ID back then take it back and forth which is crazy! The line to check out or return games or get ID back is crazy long! They kept pushing hard this LGBT drink specials and not everyone wants that. Nothing against it but our sever asked us 3 diff times that’s ridiculous. Don’t push it so much to where people get frustrated. If people want to support that they will

KF
1 review
Dined on 15 June 2019
Overall 1Food 2Service 1Ambience 1

First time here and super disappointed... our server was never around to check to see how we were doing.. order things and never received them... but still got charged.

OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on 1 June 2019
Overall 1Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

MY DATE WAS TERRIBLE; LOVED THE RESTAURANT THOUGH

d
1 review
Dined on 1 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Awesome , my family had a great time .We had a party of 20 and everyone was impressed with the place , there is so much to do for all ages

LK
1 review
Dined on 25 May 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 3Ambience 5

This was our first visit after hearing from multiple people how great of a place it is.
We had a party of 5- (3 kids) we were the first to arrive when they opened for brunch. It took almost 10 minutes for our waiter to come over and greet us. Then after ordering drinks, appetizers, and entrees we waited quite a long time for our food to arrive. Even worse our waiter forgot to put in our appetizer order so we didn't get them, very disappointed but the waiter did apologize. The food was good although my husband ordered the duck confit and it was light on the meat and the seasoning. I ordered the biscuits and gravy which was very good. All 3 kids enjoyed their kids menu items although my youngest was disappointed they didn't offer any breakfast items even though it was supposed to be brunch. The kids had a great time playing the various games and all in all it was a pleasant experience just a few hiccups that made me give 4 stars.

MM
1 review
Dined on 18 May 2019
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

It was such a great time with my friends. I enjoyed all of the food and and the servers. We had a big party and they took good care of us.

OT
1 review
Dined on 24 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Wonderful service and amazing food!! Extremely fun and entertaining environment. My party had an excellent time and I had a wonderful birthday dinner!!!!!!!!

M
1 review
Dined on 23 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Brought in a group of ten on a Tuesday. Great service, waiter split checks per person without us asking.

DS
1 review
Dined on 20 April 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Nice atmosphere, great staff, amazing food!!
OVERALL IT WAS A GREAT EXPERIENCE

AR
1 review
Dined on 7 April 2019
Overall 3Food 4Service 2Ambience 4

FUn atmosphere and the food is pretty good with a variety of choices. The service however, was pretty lackluster from the hostess to our main waiter. One of the waiters that was assisting ours was really great but the others were barely around enough to ask if we wanted refills or even bring us our check.

OT
1 review
Dined on 19 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We had a blast!! Our server was awesome!

OT
1 review
Dined on 18 March 2019
Overall 5Food 4Service 3Ambience 5

Good food good music and games!

i
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on 11 March 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

First time there. Not crowded. Food was good
Will come back.

AV
1 review
Dined on 9 March 2019
Overall 4Food 3Service 4Ambience 5

The ambiance on a Saturday was really fun! You could hear laughter and good times happening at each table! My friends and I were able to enjoy a fun four player game of fooseball and it was laughs all around with a cool drink in our hands! The food itself was good, but I wish the burger was a little bit bigger, just cause it was so good I wish there was more! The drinks are good but can get a little pricey, so if you want to save a couple bucks order a drink you know off the top of your head and not on their special menu.
The later the nights gets it does get a little difficult to find games since they are occupied the whole time. One downside is that some games do cost money to play, which put us off from wanting to play especially when we’re already paying $100 for food and drinks. Overall, it was a fun night and good company always helps!

OT
San Diego
5 reviews
Dined on 2 March 2019
Overall 3Food 2Service 5Ambience 2

The chicken and waffles seemed like a pre-made waffle and processed chicken. The tacos just didn't do it for me. One really great craft drink and two really mediocre ones. I've been to one in Chicago and the ambiance was five stars. It was probably three times as big and a lot of divided up rooms which made a really cool. They seem to try to fit that model into a small space and it just doesn't work.

FG
Los Angeles
18 reviews
Dined on 2 March 2019
Overall 2Food 1Service 3Ambience 5

Food choices are limited & quality of food is mediocre at best. Drinks were hit & miss. Poor dirty vodka martini & old fashioned, good vodka tonic. Second time coming here & the main game area has been closed off for a private party on both visits. Great idea of having the activities in a restaurant but the quality of food & drinks will be the demise of this place. Too bad, there’s potential for the idea of various activities at a restaurant

SR
1 review
Dined on 22 February 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

The atmosphere was chill. We went to celebrate our friend's birthday and the service was pretty good! We played JENGA upstairs and that was fun. we didn't do any bowling but we saw it and we couldn't find the karaoke but we didn't look too hard it just wasn't immediately visible. Music was playing but you couldn't really hear it over everyone talking. We ended up leaving around 11:30 to go dancing somewhere else. It was cool.

CR
1 review
Dined on 16 February 2019
Overall 4Food 3Service 4Ambience 4

Nice place , just need to have better food .. besides that good crowed nice staff .. celebrated hubby 40th bday and everything turned ok really nice Thanks

OT
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on 15 February 2019
Overall 5Food 3Service 5Ambience 5

Great place to catch up with friends. Arrived for happy hour and stayed much later. Service staff was very nice and attentive and did not rush us at all. Not a stuffy place. Liked having the music in the background. The younger crowd gravitated to a different side then we were sitting. Overall good experience would definitely return.

J
1 review
Dined on 10 February 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

It was a great time!!! Made reservations for my BF birthday and his two kids my two kids and a few friends 8 total...it was chill, we played games, and board games. I never felt rushed it was cool because the kids could be loud. The food was good the prices were good too.

JR
Orange County
1 review
Dined on 9 February 2019
Overall 2Food 4Service 1Ambience 3

I really wanted to like this place but our service was absolutely terrible. We had a reservation for 730 but couldn't get seated until all of our party showed up. When we did get seated it took 15 minutes for our waitress to great us and bring us a drink menu. The waitress only returned sparsely and it was hard to keep the drinks coming.

OT
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on 1 February 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

First time there and was left with a memorable experience and can't wait to go back.

H
Palm Springs
1 review
Dined on 12 January 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Fun environment, the food was yummy, prices aren't too high. The drinks were over priced for what I've got. But they have the best service. The staff either well together and was pleasantly fun. I can't wait to go back

AA
1 review
Dined on 11 January 2019
Overall 5Food 3Service 4Ambience 4

Good place to go if you have a group of friends. Also great for double dates as well. The food is alright but could be a little better for your money's worth. The beer selection is great and drink section even better. The bar is nice. The ambiance is great and the game options is fun too. Overall great place to go to.

CM
1 review
Dined on 5 January 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 2Ambience 4

Had a great time, enjoyed the food and drinks. Just the service felt like we were being rushed, waitress asked more than once if they could take plates,with food still on them, away and brought out to-go boxes without being asked for.

OT
Las Vegas
5 reviews
Dined on 28 December 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

The only issue I had was with the hostess’s. I had checked in for my reservation, and the 2nd time I had to remind them our party was at the bar, by the 3rd time, I had reminded them we were at the bar,

S
Las Vegas
20 reviews
Dined on 26 December 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 5Ambience 4

I don't like the idea of having to pay extra $ to play the games.

DG
1 review
Dined on 21 December 2018
Overall 4Food 3Service 5Ambience 5

Great atmosphere and friendly staff...from the doorman to operations manager. My only complaint is that the games (not bowling or karaoke) are first come first served. So you may wait a while to play.

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