The Best Sports Bars In Every State

The United States isn't exactly lacking when it comes to sports bars. Every state in the country is loaded with an excess amount of places where sports fans can cheer on their favorite teams, argue over referee calls, and knock back cold beer with like-minded enthusiasts. But just because there's practically a sports bar on every street corner doesn't mean they're not all cut from the same cloth. In fact, some are just plain bad bars.

When most people hear the phrase "sports bar," big-name chains like Buffalo Wild Wings, Hooters, and Miller's Ale House typically come to mind. But we find the best hotspots for sports, alcohol, and pub grub are local establishments. From dingy dive bars in college towns to historic taverns and low-key beer gardens to Prohibition-style pubs, there's certainly a style to suit every taste, no matter which teams or players you're rooting for.

That's why we've meticulously handpicked the best spots for you to camp out on game day, evaluating a combination of reviews, recommendations, awards, social media buzz, and more. Read on to find out which sports bars are the best in every state.

Alabama: Houndstooth - Tuscaloosa

Just a two-minute walk from the University of Alabama, the Houndstooth in Tuscaloosa has been the go-to spot on game day for locals and sports fans alike since it opened in 1988. Its namesake even recalls the patterned hat donned by former Crimson Tide coach Bear Bryant. Lauded as one of the nation's top sports bars by Sports Illustrated, the Houndstooth boasts 40 high-definition flat screen TVs, a 120-inch projection screen, and even televisions in the restrooms, so you won't miss a thing. Other nights of the week, the Houndstooth also hosts trivia nights, pool tournaments, darts leagues, and more.

Alaska: McGivney's Sports Bar & Grill - Juneau

Juneau, Alaska is where you'll find McGivney's Sports Bar & Grill. With 16 television screens at both of its Juneau locations and a fully loaded dinner and drinks menu, McGivney's is a lively spot on game night with friends and family. Inside, the sports bar boasts plenty of seating, including cozy booths and an outdoor patio when the weather is nice. The bar includes more than a dozen beers on tap, including local Alaskan suds. Diners are especially big fans of McGivney's Old Fashioned Burger and Fried Green Beans.

Arizona: Handlebar Tempe - Tempe

Tucked away in the heart of Downtown Tempe, Arizona, the award-winning Handlebar Tempe is an upscale, modern beer garden. But don't let its sleek appearance fool you. Handlebar takes sports seriously, with its numerous televisions tuned in to the best games. Its vast beer selection includes 24 rotating draft options and 50 canned and bottled selections. The bar also serves wine and specialty cocktails. Diners can enjoy any of its made-to-order menu items inside or outside on its 2,000 square-foot patio.

Arkansas: Fat Jack's Oyster & Sports Bar - Texarkana

Part sports bar, part live music spot, Fat Jack's Oyster and Sports Bar is a Cajun-style bar and grill that has been an Arkansas staple since it's first location opened in Texarkana 30 years ago. Fat Jack's has had its ups and downs over the years. The original location burnt down twice! As if that wasn't enough, a car once drove through the wall. Despite these rough patches, Fat Jack's is still going strong, and in 2012 a second location opened in Hot Springs. 

This sports bar is known for its warm and friendly atmosphere, as well as its menu featuring oysters Bienville, oysters on the half shell, and oysters Rockefeller topped with their signature spinach soufflé and cheddar cheese. Downstairs, diners can watch the game on TVs in the restaurant's kid-friendly, pet-friendly dining space. Upstairs, Fat Jack's boasts live music and karaoke.

California: Market Tavern - Los Angeles

If you're bored of run-of-the-mill sports bars, then look no further than Market Tavern in Los Angeles, California, where British and SoCal culture collide. After a successful run as a singer-songwriter (even garnering praise from music legend Paul McCartney), London-born Gary Twinn tapped into his punk rock past when he opened this stylish British pub in the city's Fairfax District. 

Market Tavern's rock n' roll décor, featuring album art plastered on its walls, is a standout, but the pub's eclectic menu is its biggest star. From classic English dishes like fish and chips and steak and ale pie to more modern fare like fish tacos and grilled cheese, Twinn pays homage to his globetrotting history in delicious ways. Bonus: It opens at 10 a.m. for Sunday football.

Colorado: The Original Brooklyn's - Denver

A former fish-smoking business that Nelson Schachet inherited from his entrepreneurial father, the Original Brooklyn's sports bar in Denver has been a go-to place to spend game day since it opened in 1983. Considering the building it inhabits was built in 1896, the vibe is undoubtedly old-school. The menu consists of standard bar fare, from chicken fingers and nachos to burgers and sandwiches. Given the bar is located just steps away from Empower Field at Mile High — home to the Denver Broncos — it's no surprise Brooklyn's is a fan-favorite among locals on game day.

Connecticut: Tomatoe's Pizza and Sports Bar - East Windsor

In case you've never seen the Julia Roberts classic Mystic Pizza, Connecticut boasts some of the best pizzas in America. Sports fans in East Windsor, Connecticut can cheer on their favorite teams and enjoy a New York-style pizza at Tomatoe's Pizza and Sports Bar. But that's not all. The friendly and fun bar has multiple large televisions for optimal sports watching, as well as fully loaded bar, happy hour specials, and karaoke nights. There's no denying that this local spot is a tried-and-true venue for game day.

Delaware: Touchdown - Dover

With a name like Touchdown, this Dover-based bar in Delaware is obviously going to be a no-brainer spot for sports fans. But there's also something for everyone at this local institution that has offered a warm and family-friendly atmosphere for more than 20 years. For example, kids can play in the bar's arcade room. There's also a pool table. But the most important feature are the big screen TVs, which can be found just about everywhere you look at Touchdown, so you can be sure you won't miss a minute of action. Not into sports? Don't worry. Touchdown also offers live music, dancing, and karaoke.

Florida: Bru's Room Sports Grill - Multiple locations

Named after owner and former Dolphins linebacker Bob Brudzinski, Bru's Room Sports Grill is a popular hub for Florida sports enthusiasts who want to knock back drinks and bar grub on game day. With 8 locations from Miami to Royal Palm Beach, this regional chain offers patrons a lively atmosphere and a scrumptious menu filled with 18 appetizer options, 12 draft beer choices, and its fan-favorite buffalo wings. Kids are bound to love Bru's, too; its family-style dining room includes an arcade room that'll keep kids busy while adults watch the big game play on Bru's dozens of TV screens.

Georgia: Sports & Social - Atlanta

Atlanta, Georgia's food and drink industry certainly isn't lacking when it comes to sports bars. But Sports & Social is more than your typical watering hole. If your team isn't playing how you'd hoped on one of Sports & Social's 30-foot high-definition LED screens, take a break in the "gaming parlor," which is outfitted with skeeball, table tennis, air hockey, and more. The fully loaded bar also includes ice cold beer and an elevated cocktail menu. There's no denying this two-level space is the ideal hub for sports viewing and entertainment.

Hawaii: Champs Sports Bar & Grill - Honolulu

Champs Sports Bar & Grill in Honolulu, Hawaii is the perfect place for diehard sports fans or even professionals who just want to grab a beer after work. With dozens of flat screen televisions mounted throughout the bar, Champs ensures sports watching is an immersive experience. In fact, Champs is so popular that some sports games require booking a reservation in advance. Its menu features nontraditional sports bar fare like avocado toast, noodles, and edamame. If diners needs more to chew on, there's also entrees like a Wagyu beef burger and steak.

Idaho: Taphouse - Boise

Located in the heart of downtown Boise, Idaho, local favorite Taphouse was voted the city's best sports bar by the readers of Boise Weekly — and it's not hard to see why. Owner Brian Forde, who opened the bar in 2012, envisioned Taphouse as a place where locals could sample a rotating selection of local and regional draft beers. The taplist currently boasts 44 beers, ensuring customers can always try something new. With 15 large-screen TVs playing the most popular games, Taphouse takes sports just as seriously as beer.

Illinois: Murphy's Bleachers - Chicago

Just across the street from the iconic Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois, Murphy's Bleachers has been a Cubs game tradition for since it opened in the 1930s. It started out as Ernie's Bleachers, selling hot dogs and cold beer. Since then, with each new owner, the name has changed but the "bleachers" moniker remains, growing in size and popularity at the same time. Legend has it Murphy's Bleachers became a neighborhood staple when Chicago Police Detective Jim Murphy took over operations. Cubs players like Mark Grace, Rick Sutcliffe, Keith Moreland, and more pinpointed Murphy's as their go-to spot to relax. There's no doubt about it: The game day experience offered at Murphy's is unparalleled.

Indiana: High Velocity - Indianapolis

Looking for a swanky place to take your parents or a date where you can still peek at the game in the background? You can't do better than High Velocity in Indianapolis, Indiana. More upscale than typical neighborhood sports bars, High Velocity sports sleek wood furnishings and fine white china. It's menu of American fare goes beyond usual bar grub, including pork tenderloin, steak, and lemon pepper steak. With more than 60 high-definition television screens, High Velocity proves that sports and a fancy atmosphere can go hand in hand.

Iowa: Gilroy's Kitchen + Pub + Patio - Des Moines

Gilroy's Kitchen + Pub + Patio in Des Moines, Iowa takes the phrase "tailgate party" to a whole new level. When you walk out onto the popular patio at Gilroy's, the first thing you'll notice is the massive screen mounted on the back of a truck. And there are plenty of other huge screens spread throughout the patio, bar, and dining area. College football rules the roost here, specifically the Hawkeyes of Iowa. Be sure to make a reservation in advance because the patio gets packed on game day. Come for the game and stay for Gilroy's menu of American comfort food like mac 'n cheese, fried chicken, burgers, pizza, and more.

Kansas: Heroes Sports Bar & Grill - Wichita

Located in the heart of historic Old Town in Wichita, Kansas, Heroes Sports Bar & Grill has long been considered the go-to spot on game day among local sports fans since it opened in 1991. Watch your favorite teams on 36 high-definition televisions. Its large covered and heated outdoor patio is also perfect place to socialize. On weekends, patrons can enjoy live music, events, dancing, and more. The small but scrumptious menu features unique concoctions like a sweet pepper bacon cheeseburger and the eponymous Heroes pizza — a five-cheese blend over homemade sauce.

Kentucky: Winchell's Restaurant & Bar - Lexington

Food prepared with locally sourced ingredients, a wide variety of draft and bottled beer, wine, and specialty cocktails, and 30 large flat screen televisions make Winchell's Restaurant &  Bar a popular pick in Lexington, Kentucky. The family-owned sports bar has been in business for over 25 years, and its spacious rooms, private dining area, and daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner menus means it offers something for everyone. 

Homegrown owners Eric "Abe" Lansdale and Graham Waller attended high school in Lexington together, and both went on to graduate from the Culinary Institute of America in 1997. "Our goal is to make the people of Kentucky proud by serving fresh, homemade food in a casual and friendly environment," wrote Lansdale and Waller. Kick, relax, and chow down on tasty Southern-style morsels like spicy breaded chicken strips, pulled pork sandwiches, and Kentucky Hot Brown.

Louisiana: Bruno's Tavern - New Orleans

As of Super Bowl LV, 11 out of 55 Super Bowls have been played in New Orleans, Louisiana, and the city also hosts the Sugar Bowl every year — so it's no surprise that New Orleans sports bars gives fans something to cheer about. Obviously, Bruno's Tavern has a soft spot towards Saints black and gold, but you'll find teams and players of all stripes and colors featured on its 10 wall-mounted, high-definition flat screens. Like any self-respecting sports bar, key moments from sports history are emblazoned on the walls, such as the Saints' first division title and Tulane's perfect season. The menu isn't too shabby either, showcasing bar grub like fried mac and cheese, nachos, cheese fries, and more.

Maine: Fore Play Sports Pub - Portland

Despite its ill-conceived name, Fore Play in Portland, Maine boasts all the sports bar conventions: cheap beer, junk food, and multiple TVs so you can cheer on your favorite teams on their way to victory. Stepping into Fore Play's dimly lit interior is like spending time in your college buddy's dorm room — twinkle lights cover the walls and the décor can only be described as casual. Bonus: everything on the menu, from the buffalo chicken sandwich to hot dogs to beef chili, is under $10, which is a rarity nowadays. 

Guests can also take a break from sports watching and play pool, air hockey, and foosball. It's definitely a dive bar, but also a fun way to spend game day, especially for those in the twentysomething crowd.

Maryland: Sliders Bar and Grille - Baltimore

Located just 771 feet away from home plate at Orioles ballpark at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland, Sliders Bar and Grille is a classic sports bar that offers affordable but quality bar grub — all in a friendly atmosphere. Given its convenient location, Sliders is a popular neighborhood joint before and after the first pitch; lines wrap around the building on game day. Sliders is also great for guests who want to reserve the upstairs private event space. It's a great spot to bond with other baseball fans, from debating bad calls, devouring fried food, and knocking back ice cold beer.

Massachusetts: Cathedral Station - Boston

The South End neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts is far from lacking when it comes to sports-centric watering holes. But Cathedral Station stands out from the pack as a proudly gay-sports bar combo, the first of its kind in Boston. Whether you want to root for your favorite teams or play games, Cathedral Station has you covered, with numerous TV screens, dart boards, and a pool table. Take a break during halftime on the outdoor patio or come during one of its theme nights for karaoke, trivia, and more. Plus, there's free parking in the back. Can't beat that!

Michigan: Firebird Tavern - Detroit

While there are plenty of sports bars in Detroit, Michigan where you can catch the game, no one quite does tailgating like Firebird Tavern. Centrally located in the city's Greektown District, this casual restaurant-bar opens at 9 a.m. on NFL game days to usher in the city's diehard Lions fans. Tailgate festivities include mini cornhole games, Xbox Madden, a special game day menu, raffle prizes, and house-made Bloody Mary. Conveniently, the tavern is located just three miles from Ford Field, making it the perfect spot to knock back brewskis and pub grub before and after kickoff.

Minnesota: The Pourhouse - Minneapolis

Housed in a 12,000 square-foot building, this Prohibition-themed hotspot in Minneapolis, Minnesota calls itself a "jack of all trades" for sports, nightlife, private events, and more. Prepare to be dazzled by massive 25-foot high-definition projection screen, which immerses you into the action of top sports games. There are also plenty of other flat screen televisions throughout the two-level space — 50 to be exact. You also never have to worry about elbowing your way to the front of the bar considering there are five of them. Just try not to get lost in one of the Pourhouse's hidden passageways!

Mississippi: The Library Sports Bar - Oxford

In Ole Miss country — that is, the college town of Oxford, Mississippi — the ironically named The Library Sports Bar has a 24-year-long history of luring diehard University of Mississippi fans inside its walls. Sports fans keep coming back thanks to its two "Jumbotrons" and a dozen flat screen TVs — you'll feel like you're right in the stadium. The Library also includes an outdoor patio decked out with six TVs, and it also has a music hall, where guests can listen to live music and local DJs Thursday through Saturday.

Missouri: Chappell's - Kansas City

Not only is Chappell's in Kansas City, Missouri a classic destination for sports watching, it's also a mecca for sports paraphernalia. Lauded by USA Today as one of the top 10 sports bars in the country, authentic artifacts and collector memorabilia from famous sports teams and players plaster every inch of Chappell's walls from floor to ceiling. People come from across the country to admire Chappell's astounding museum of sports history. The menu isn't too shabby either, offering typical bar grub like buttermilk chicken tenders and BBQ wings. In the words of its owner, Jim Chappell, who opened the bar in 1986, "People visit to see the collection, but always come back for the food."

Montana: The Metals Sports Bar and Grill - Butte

Located on the first floor of a historic bank building in Butte, Montana, which was designed by celebrated architect Cass Gilbert in 1906, Metals Sports Bar and Grill has become the premier spot for binging sports games amid a backdrop of history. The unique location is decked out with the original bank vault, and the bar counter was built out of the original marble teller counters. 

However, the food and drinks menu is where Metals truly shines, boasting sophisticated starters like an ahi poke bowl and entrees such as ribeye steak and seafood linguini. But there's more casual dishes, too, such as chicken fingers, sandwiches, burgers, and pulled pork nachos. To be sure, there's something for everyone here. And with 31 TV screens, you won't miss a minute of action of your favorite sports games.

Nebraska: The Good Life Sports Bar & Grill - Omaha

Like most sports bars, The Good Life Sports Bar & Grill in Omaha, Nebraska is known for its savory pub fare and televised sports games. But it also offers a smoked Gouda mac 'n cheese and root beer funnel cake. As the name suggests, this bar and restaurant takes sports seriously. With more than 35 flat screen TVs, including four massive 80 inchers, guests can root for their favorite sports teams and players while experiencing top-notch hospitality from the bar's affable waitstaff. If you feel like you're in need of fresh air, take a break on the large outdoor patio, which features a gorgeous fire pit.

Nevada: Blondies Sports Bar and Grill - Las Vegas

It might be located smack dab in the middle of a shopping mall in Las Vegas, Nevada, but Blondies calls itself "your home away from home." With more than 60 big screens, ranging from sprawling 32 inchers to 12-foot big screens, Blondies puts you right in the action. Sports fans of all teams and players can rest assured they'll have a good view of their favorite games. Plus, it boasts a killer happy hour deal — all-you-can-drink wells and drafts for only 20 bucks, Monday through Friday between 3-6 p.m. and 10 p.m. – 1 a.m. For day games, take advantage of the $5.99 lunch special.

New Hampshire: Billy's Sports Bar & Grill - Manchester

Manchester, New Hampshire is home to Billy's Sports Bar & Grill, a family-friendly sports bar with a large menu and what it claims are "the best wings in NH." This neighborhood favorite includes wall-to-wall televisions — more than 65 total, to be exact. Guests also adore the Bloody Mary bar, specialty breakfasts foods offered on weekends, and $20 mimosa pitchers. In addition to the regular menu, Billy's offers dinner and lunch specials. They even sell off game tickets on occasion. 

New Jersey: Plank Road Inn - Secaucus

Forty big television screens, arcade games, and beer and food specials keep local sports fans in Secaucus, New Jersey flocking to this popular watering hole. Just five minutes away from MetLife Stadium (home of the Giants and Jets), Plank Road Inn boasts an expansive beer menu, with 15 draft beers and more than 20 bottled beer options. Whether you want to watch the NFL, March Madness, baseball, or more, every sports fan is bound to find their favorite games onscreen here. All in all, Plank Road has all the ingredients for a perfect game day experience.

New Mexico: Uptown Sports Bar - Albuquerque

Uptown Sports Bar in Albuquerque, New Mexico might be a uber-casual, no-frills joint, but it's also a relaxing place with friendly waitstaff, where you can chill out, crack open a cold one, and watch your favorite team on any number of big screen TVs. Boasting a family friendly atmosphere, Uptown also has some standout menu dishes. Try their so-called TKO burger, which slaps two slices of cheese and applewood bacon on top of a half pound of beef, topped with their signature crunchy green chile tempura, Dijon mustard, and chipotle aioli — all in between a fluffy brioche bun.

New York: Harlem Tavern - New York City

Harlem Tavern in New York City isn't a sports bar per se, describing itself as a restaurant, bar, and beer garden. Still, it has no trouble attracting sports fans on game day, and it isn't hard to see why. Located just blocks from Central Park, this Harlem hotspot, favored among locals, has televisions inside plus a sprawling outdoor patio. The menu goes beyond typical bar grub, offering mouthwatering dishes like a truffle burger, market fish, and Southern-style chicken and waffles. With 18 beers on tap, 17 bottled and canned beers and hard seltzer, and a menu of specialty cocktails, it's a great spot for knocking back a few while rooting for your favorite team. Plus, there's happy hour Monday through Friday, with $6 beers.

North Carolina: Duckworth's Grill & Taphouse - Multiple locations

For North Carolina-based sports fans who are also craft beer enthusiasts, you can't do better than Duckworth's, which boasts anywhere between 80 to 150 craft beers on tap at any of its five locations. Duckworth's is also prepared to welcome sports fans inside its tavern-style walls with major sports packages on DirecTV in high definition. The menu is sure to please Philly Cheesesteak fans who crave creative spins on the age-old classic. If you want a break from shouting sports fans, however, head downstairs to The Cellar, a speakeasy-style gastropub, where you can grab craft cocktails.

North Dakota: Herd & Horns Bar & Grill - Fargo

For fans of the North Dakota State Bisons, you'll want to make a beeline for Herd & Horns in Fargo, which is owned and managed by former Bison football players. Located just steps away from the NDSU campus, the rustic décor features massive Bison heads mounted on its reclaimed wood and brick walls. But don't worry — there's plenty of room for 70-inch TV screens (more than 20 are scattered around the bar). The menu includes grub favorites like mac and cheese and an assortment of burgers. Plus, there are 21 beers on tap.

Ohio: Wings Sports Bar & Grille - Dayton

Wings has got game. Literally. This Dayton-based sports bar, with two locations in the area, is where locals flock to cheer on the Ohio State Buckeyes during football season. But its more than just a casual joint to knock back beers and inhale fried food. With dart boards, pool tables, and cornhole, it's also a fun spot for entertainment. On its 7,500-square-foot patio, guests can enjoy live music throughout the week, as well as daily lunch and drink specials. And don't forget the large dance floor!

Oklahoma: Chalk Luxury Sports Bar - Oklahoma City

The sprawling 7,500-square-foot Chalk Luxury Sports Bar in Oklahoma City is popular with sports fans thanks to 100 LED screens plastered across 1,600 square feet of wall surface, extensive pub food menu, and its upscale atmosphere. In other words, Chalk is heaven for sports fans. Choose from a menu engineered by a culinary school graduate, featuring "light" apps like nachos and fried deviled eggs and heartier options such as chicken kabobs and pot roast. Just be sure to get there early because Chalk is very popular on game days.

Oregon: The Fields Bar & Grill - Portland

More high-class than most sports-friendly watering holes, The Fields is a gem of a sports bar nestled in the Pearl District neighborhood of Portland, Oregon. In lieu of wall-to-wall sports memorabilia, frat-y clientele, and stale pub grub, the Fields offers locally brewed draft beers, a solid cocktail menu, and elevated, made-from-scratch dishes, like brussels topped with goat cheese, Cajun-style mahi mahi, and Korean BBQ steak tacos — all in a modern yet cozy industrial setting. No matter the season or which team you're rooting for, The Fields offers large, high-definition flat screens and several private lounges, making it a hip spot for watching any sports event.

Pennsylvania: Chickie's & Pete's - Philadelphia

Talk to any longtime sports fan in the Philadelphia area, and they're bound to recommend Chickie's & Pete's as the premier spot for sports-watching. Located within walking distance from the Philadelphia Sports Complex, this sports bar's cult status is partly due to its geographic convenience. Of course, first-timers should order a basket of crab fries — Chickie's & Pete's trademark specialty — but there are also Philly cheesesteaks, chicken wings, and more for you to sink your teeth into. Voted ESPN's top sports bar on the East Coast, you can rest assured Chickie's & Pete's is a top-notch venue to sit back, relax, and enjoy the game.

Rhode Island: Brass Monkey - Providence

At Brass Monkey, a sports bar in Providence, Rhode Island, guests can rest easy knowing that this is a casual hangout spot where everyone is welcome and sports are king — even if you aren't a Patriots fan. The menu is filled with creative bites like pork pot stickers and pan-Asian cod. No matter where you are in the bar, you'll always have a good view of the game, whether it's on the 75-inch flat screen, the TVs on the outdoor patio, the two 60-inch flat screens at the bar, or on one of the many other TV screens that line Brass Monkey's walls.

South Carolina: Moe's Crosstown Tavern - Charleston

Root for your favorite sports team on the numerous TV screens at Moe's Crosstown Tavern, a friendly sports bar in downtown Charleston, South Carolina, where all the locals gather on game day. Sports fans of all teams and players are welcome here, with practically every major sports league playing year-round here. Moe's food menu serves up delicious bar grub necessities from buffalo tenders to fish n' chips to jalapeno poppers. There are also great happy hour deals. So come and see what the fuss is all about at this popular tavern.

South Dakota: TC's Referee Sports Bar & Grill - Sioux Falls

Founded in 1991, TC's Referee in Sioux Falls, South Dakota is a cozy and friendly place to watch the big game or just catch up with friends. Enjoy all your favorite foods on their expansive menu, boating more than 100 items of American-style cuisine, from country fried steak and burgers to salads and wings. Bonus: everything is made fresh, not frozen. There's also 24 beers on tap. With more than 20 televisions throughout the restaurant, TC's is a go-to destination for sports entertainment.

Tennessee: Third and Home - Nashville

This two-story sports bar in Nashville, Tennessee has an airy outdoor patio that overlooks the third base line of First Horizon Park, literally providing one of the most gorgeous and sports-centric vistas there is. Its convenient location also makes Third and Home a perfect location for Minor League Baseball fans who want to watch the game without buying tickets. More than 28 flat screen TVs are spread throughout its 7,000-square-foot restaurant space and show all the major games. Flatbread sandwiches, nachos slathered in chili, and fish tacos are standouts on the menu of elevated stadium concessions. There's no doubt about it, Third and Home is the ideal venue to gather with friends and take in a game.

Texas: Happiest Hour - Dallas

Boasting the largest indoor-outdoor patio bar in Dallas, Texas — 12,000 square feet, to be exact — Happiest Hour is an immensely popular destination for taking in a ballgame, especially when the weather is nice. Within walking distance from the American Airlines Center, it also has a rooftop bar, a plethora of TVs, and full-service bars with 50 different types of beer on tap, and selections of wine and cocktails. There are plenty of food options too — chow down on classic concession grub like nachos and cheese fries.

Utah: Boneyard Saloon and Wine Dive - Park City

On the surface, Boneyard Saloon and Wine Dive in Park City, Utah might look like just any other sports bar. It has TV screens everywhere you look, including three 75-inchers and 10 65-inchers. There is also an extensive beer on tap. But the real standout here is the menu, where dishes are a cut above the competition. Guests can't go wrong, whether they order Wagyu beef sliders with fig, the ahi poke tower, or Korean-style street tacos. There are also different types of pizza baked on Boneyard's custom-made wood-fired grill. Plus, they offer free parking, and in winter months, guest can reserve their rooftop igloos. How cool is that?

Vermont: Gonzo's HD Sports - Burlington

Indoor sports are Gonzo's bread and butter. The Burlington, Vermont sports bar houses high-definition simulators which transport guests to the playing field or putting green for an immersive and interactive experience found nowhere else in Vermont. But with 12 high-definition TVs, it's also a fun spot for sports fans on game day. During halftime, take a break and play a game or two on Gonzo's pool, ping-pong, and foosball tables. You can even sign up for golf lessons.

Virginia: Jimmy's Old Town Tavern - Herndon

We've all heard about haunted cruise ships and hotels, but what about a haunted sports bar? According to the chatty locals in Herndon, Virginia, a friendly ghost named Walter haunts Jimmy's Old Town Tavern, a local staple and former general store with a rich sense of history. While the bar is located in Washington Football Team country, its owner has an allegiance to Upstate New York sports, and you'll be able to catch every Buffalo Bills game on the 15 television screens. But you don't need to be a fan yourself to enjoy the tavern's friendly atmosphere and solid menu of pub grub, which not surprisingly, is highlighted by buffalo wings.  

Washington: The Westy Sports & Spirits - Seattle

This low-key neighborhood bar in West Seattle (with a satellite location in the city's Roosevelt neighborhood) is the premier place to watch almost any sport thanks to 16 televisions outfitted with plenty of satellite packages. The Westy is a 21 and over spot, and its open every day for lunch and dinner, as well as breakfast on weekends. Whiskey fans will think they've died and gone to heaven, with a selection of over 120 bottles. The rest of the beer and cocktail menu is also extensive, and the menu of pub grub features solid options like hot honey chicken and shrimp tacos.

West Virginia: Kegler's Sports Bar - Morgantown

Tons of TVs? Check. Beer, beer, and more beer? Check. Award-winning food? Check. Mountaineers pride? Double-check. Kegler's in Morgantown, West Virginia opened in 1994 and has been a local staple for sports fans ever since. It's not hard to see why since Kegler's boasts an 80-inch high-definition TV, putting sports enthusiasts right in the middle of the action. Kegler's is known for its wings, but the menu is bound to dazzle taste buds with the Wolfe Man burger, named after a former WVU player, and other bar bites. Steps away from the local bowling alley, Kegler's is also a great pit stop before or after a game. When the weather is nice, relax on the outdoor patio.

Wisconsin: The Mecca Sports Bar and Grill - Milwaukee

Milwaukee claims some of the state's most diehard fans, and one need look no further than the Mecca Sports Bar and Grill, whose namesake evokes religious zeal and the UW–Milwaukee Panther Arena all at the same time. If you can't make it to the game, Mecca is the best place to catch every minute of action since it boasts a 42-foot high-definition TV that spans two stories. There are also another 64 screens, so everyone inside the 750-capacity venue won't miss a second of the game. The menu features typical bar fare like nachos, burgers, and wings. Guests can look forward to happy hour rates and drink specials on game days.

Wyoming: The Office Bar and Grill - Casper

In some ways, sports fans are simple folks — that is, as long as they have a cold brewski in one hand, bar grub in the other, and the game in hi-def, they're good to go. The Office offers all of that and more, which is why it's a popular hangout spot on game days for locals in Casper, Wyoming. The ambience is casual and friendly — perfect for a sports bar. The walls are lined with 16 TVs, all decked out with DirecTV, so you'll never miss your favorite team. On non-game nights, guests can also look forward to karaoke, trivia, wine tastings, and more.