Best Bars with TVs for the Big Game
Whether it is football season or not, there always comes a time when you are looking for the perfect spot to watch the big game. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! These sports bars are sure to have the big game on and a great atmosphere.
Best Sports Bars in Austin:
- Black Sheep Lodge
- Mister Tramps
- Toss Pizzeria and Pub
- Cover 3
- Boulevard Bar & Grill
- The Park
- Lavaca Street Bar
- The Local Pub and Patio
- The Tavern
- Corner Bar
- Bucket’s Deli and Sports Bar
- Star Bar
- The Rock
- The Local Post Pub
Black Sheep Lodge is a locally owned and operated neighborhood bar and grill with 20 HD big screen TVs and free wifi! Come munch on their incredible burgers and relax with a beverage from their full bar! Their bar has a wide range of drinks to choose from such as frozen margaritas, a glass of wine, 26 beers on tap and over 125 bottled beers! Black Sheep Lodge is a pet-friendly bar and provides fun games like pool, shuffleboard, and darts.
Scoreboard Sports Bar & Grill in Austin isn’t your average sports bar. Their menu has a wide range of food from wings, to pizza, and tacos; which are all made from scratch. Scoreboard has 15 or more TV’s and have all the games going on! Not to mention they also have free wifi and that the bar is kid friendly and dog-friendly! Their atmosphere is unmatched!
If you enjoy fantastic food and the finest selection of draft beers, then visit Mister Tramps! Experience the atmosphere of a pub while staying true to the essence of a sports bar. Mister Tramps’ extensive beer list (31 beers!) and eclectic menu keep the pub Texan classy. Their sandwiches, pizzas, and soups will also blow your mind!
BaseCamp is an elevated version of the tried-and-true sports bar with a menu featuring salad, meat, and a lot of barbecue, along with beer and cocktails. With 13 HD screens, you’re guaranteed to have the chance to watch your team play while enjoying upscale bar selections and locally sourced food. They even have private rooms with bars if you want a private gathering with your friends and family to watch a game!
Toss Pizzeria has a full-bar with 10 Texas draft beer options, and craft cocktails all made with hand-squeezed juices. They have unique pizza flavors such as pulled-pork jalapeno, smoked brisket, and gulf shrimp and pesto! Their open dining room leads to a covered patio and dog-friendly and kid-friendly turf yard with games such as washers. Every seat has perfect views of their 10 TVs, so it’s the perfect place to watch a game with your family!
Backspin is the Longhorn hang out and a great place to watch sports, hang out in groups or even by yourself. Every day of the week they have different entree specials prepared by their chef such as salads and wraps, wings, burgers, daily homemade soups, and sandwiches made with meat they cook and slice themselves and more! They even serve brunch on Sundays with brunch cocktails and menu items made fresh that morning!
Cover 3 is a restaurant and sports bar that provides an alternative dining experience for the sports fan and sophisticated diner. The atmosphere is tasteful, and so is the food! They have plenty of big screens, so most tables are prime spots for watching your favorite teams! Having bar food with a contemporary twist and dining areas with multiple screens makes Cover 3 provide it all! They even have two locations, one on Anderson Lane and one downtown Austin!
Boulevard is a simple, strip-mall sports bar and grill with cozy booths and classic American eats items such as burgers and buns. There are huge flat screens all over the restaurant and daily specials on food and beer, so it’s a guarantee that you’ll enjoy your favorite games, and NASCAR races!
The Park is more than just your average sports bar experience! Watch your favorite professional and collegiate sports teams on their high definition screens with a drink in hand and a burger in the making. They meticulously tinkered their recipes to produce delicious cuisine with a modern twist, while maintaining a reasonable price. The Park offers unique, handcrafted cocktails and artisan beers, so there’s a little something for everybody. Whether you’re a foodie or a health nut, we strive to provide a delightful experience for all! They also have two locations at the Domain and on South Lamar.
Lavaca Street Bar is your perfect neighborhood bar! Catch all of your favorite NFL, NCAA, MLB, NBA and NHL teams on one of their 40 televisions! While watching your game, you can enjoy a drink from their 16 revolving tap handles or can take a stab at their excellent craft cocktail selection. Lavaca Street Bar has daily happy hours, game day buckets and great food from wings to Turf ‘n Surf. They a 21+ establishment, so a valid I.D. is required for entry (they will not let you in without it).
You won’t find a better, friendlier and more down to earth staff than at The Local. The Local is an easygoing watering hole known for its extensive patio plus pool, sports on TV and happy-hour deals. There’s a reason it’s called that! It’s always a great place to watch sports, and it’s also the official bar of the Denver Broncos in Austin! If you’re a Broncos fan, then this is the place for you!
Located off twelfth and Lamar, The Tavern is a great place to meet up with some friends to watch sports, drink cold beer, and enjoy a delicious burger! They now serve up typical sports bar fare, from chicken wings wrapped in bacon, queso, burgers, sandwiches, and more! For many Austinites, The Tavern is the go-to sports bar and has been the hangout spot for more than 80 years! The Tavern is the official home of the Austin Aztex, with 46 HD surround TV’s, upstairs and downstairs!
Corner Bar is a perfect neighborhood bar with 20 of your favorite brews on tap (plus a large selection in a bottle and can). Come in and relax or get a little crazy during the weekend! Corner Bar provides a full bar and can make you specialty cocktails, or grab you a glass of wine. If the big game is on, you can guarantee they’ll be showing it! Corner Bar features MLB Ticket, NFL Ticket, NBA Ticket, UFC Title Fights with NO COVER and they keep the TVs in full sports mode!
For your next sandwich, check out Bucket’s Deli and Sports Bar! The chefs at Bucket’s Deli and Sports Bar know how to prepare tasty, gluten-free and low-fat meals. They also provide comfortable seating options for parties of any size and those up for moving and grooving can take a turn on the dance floor! It’s strictly cash-only at Bucket’s Deli and Sports Bar, so make a trip to the ATM first!
Star Bar’s relaxed attitude will improve anybody’s night out because of their two really cool patios. Their front patio is great for people watching, and their back patio (equipped with eight TVs) is a hidden gem which is the perfect place to watch a game. Star Bar is the perfect place to hang out with friends while playing giant Jenga and enjoying their beloved popsicle drinks! They are the home of the Green Bay Packers, Florida State, and the NHL!
Looking for a friendly neighborhood bar to watch the game, drink with friends, and eat delicious food? The Rock Sports Bar caters to all your needs and more! Every single beer is poured at 32 degrees in a chilled mug! They have a full range of draft and bottled beers and a pub menu that includes juicy burgers, chicken wings, Mexican favorites like queso and quesadillas, and chicken fried chicken! Relax in the restaurant, out on the patio, or in front of one of our 18 big screen TVs. You will not be disappointed!
Located on the growing Cherrywood Restaurant Row, Haymaker is a cool neighborhood spot from the team behind Black Sheep Lodge turns modern bar grub into a simple and hearty bar. Alongside an amazing beer selection, they have comfort sandwiches and poutine! Haymaker is set in a converted auto parts shop which makes it a good place to play shuffleboard, darts, and pool, watch the game or just have a drink on the patio.
The Local Post Pub is a cavernous yet comfortable sports bar with plenty of seating, community tables, a game room and TVs on every wall! Their bar staff is always eager to get to know you and are ready to serve your favorite beer, pint, or cocktail! You can come to The Local Post for a quick lunch, watch a game, enjoy happy hour while meeting friends for a drink, play some shuffleboard, play bean bag toss, or even poker! They provide an atmosphere that’s fun and entertaining!
If you’re looking for a fun place to watch sports while also having some activity yourself, Topgolf is the perfect spot! Topgolf is full of TVs both around the bays and the inside seating and bar.
Pluckers is the place to go if you’re craving some wings, bomb mac n cheese, waffle fries or fried Oreos! The bustling wing bar has multiple TVs showing all the sports games but is known for showing UT games! If you don’t like eating wings because the sauce gets all over your face and you look like a hot mess, no fear! You can order buffalo bites which are bite-sized versions of the wings or other delicious food items! Reserve a table at Pluckers, and enjoy watching your favorite teams play with your friends and family!
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