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Watch Football Games While Dining at One of These 20 Sports Bars

Cheer on your favorite NCAA and NFL football teams while eating great food

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Las Vegas is still new to being a big city sports town. But having its own football team means having reliable neighborhood sports bars. A good sports bar requires ample TVs for games days, as well as an exceptional menu of crispy wings, hefty sandwiches, and finger foods that will carry you through overtime.

Sports fans can catch all the preseason Raiders games and college football games while getting their fill of satisfying bites and drinks at these 20 Las Vegas sports bars. Place your bets, then head out to one of these sports bars for game day action and great food.

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Big Dog’s Brewing Co.

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The Wisconsin-influenced bar in the northwest leans on dishes such as poutine fries, pints of bacon, Bavarian hot pretzels, and Wisconsin beer cheese soup. Bratwursts, a pimento sandwich on Texas toast, and a chicken schnitzel sandwich go well with the beers brewed in-house and the mighty roster of craft brews. Call ahead for a reservations are available; visit the website for details. Multiple Locations.

Chilis at Big Dog’s Brewing Co.
Chilis at Big Dog’s Brewing Co.
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Aces & Ales

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The expansive menu at Aces and Ales includes burgers (one “overflowing” with macaroni and cheese), deviled eggs, Philly cheesesteak fries, pizzas (including one topped with spaghetti), and salads. Add to that more than 50 beers on tap and specialty cocktails and there’s more than enough to keep you full should that game run into overtime. Find a second location, the original, at 3740 S. Nellis Boulevard.

Beer taps at Aces & Ales
Aces & Ales.
Aces & Ales

Stadium Swim

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Downtown’s Stadium Swim offers the ultimate experience for football fans. Where else can you swim, settle into a cabana, order bottle service and watch football on a 143-foot video screen all day long? When it comes to food, fish and chips and a variety of tacos and platters top the menu. 

Rooftop pool overlooking a large video screen at Downtown Las Vegas Circa resort
Stadium Swim at Circa

PT’s Wings & Sports

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The 6,000-square-foot PT’s Wings & Sports at the Strat Hotel features short rib fries with gruyere cheese and chipotle cheese sauce, as well as other standard sports bar bites. Make room for chicken wings or tenders with more than 10 sauce options.

A sports book with a lot of TV screens
PT’s Wings & Sports
The Strat

Tailgate Social Sports Bar & Grill

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Tailgate Social at Palace Station serves as a sports bar away from home. Fans can indulge in billiards, shuffleboard, NBA Jam, and foosball games spread across this 3,000-square-foot space. The kitchen even takes a playful turn as a facade of VW bus. The bar serves up Philly cheesesteaks, Maine lobster rolls, cheeseburgers, pizzas, baby back ribs, fish tacos, and more. For an over-the-top experience, Tailgate Social has the Holey Moley Big Ass four-foot stromboli stuffed with pepperoni, sausage, roasted peppers, mozzarella, and Parmesan cheese with pizza sauce on the side for dipping.

Game day food seen from overhead
An overhead view of food from Tailgate Social.
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Chickie’s & Pete’s

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Catch all the action on the more than 50 televisions at this Sahara sports bar while chowing down on the seafood favorites that made the original Philadelphia location famous. Add lobster to a pizza or a cheesesteak, bite into a crab cake sandwich or enjoy some shrimp tacos. Whatever you choose, be sure to add crabfries, generously seasoned fries topped with cheese. 

Steamed crab in a bowl with halved corn cobs
Crabfeast
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Dawg House Saloon & Sports Bar

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For those catching an early game, DawgHouse serves breakfast until 11 a.m. Ideal for those craving a bacon and egg sandwich, Nashville chicken and waffles or biscuits and gravy. Of course, all the usual pub staples are available for lunch along with a long list of specialty cocktails, beers and whiskey. 

Trays of tater tots, sandwiches, and wings
Dawg House Saloon & Sports Bar
Dawg House Saloon & Sports Bar

Walk-On's Sports Bistreaux

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Co-owned by former New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees, Walk-On’s features more than 60 TVs and serves cajun classics like crawfish etouffee, duck and andouille gumbo and shrimp and grits. Arrive early for beignets and choose a signature cocktail like a spicy Mad Mary or blueberry coconut mojito. 

Shrimp and grits in a bowl at Walk On’s sports bar
Voodoo Shrimp and Grits
Walk-On’s Sports Bistreaux

Bar Code Burger Bar

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Bar Code Burger Bar obviously specializes in burgers, but it promotes local foods, distilleries, and breweries. Stand-out burger options include “the hangover” with an over-easy egg and American cheese and smoked bacon, the “blueberry big BBQ” blueberry barbecue sauce and smoked bacon, and the namesake Bar Code topped with onion jam, bacon aioli, and blue cheese butter. There’s also a selection of non-burger sandwiches like a vegan sloppy Joe.

Bar Code burger
Bar Code burger.
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Pub 365

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With a 365 craft beers on rotation, you’ll have to stop buy for more than a few games to make your way through the menu. For those that want to try, there’s the 365 Club, which rewards the holder fo each new beer they try and more. Check out traditional pub fare plus carne asada fries, taquitos, and tacos at this pub at the Tuscany Suites. Try the cheese curds, adult milkshakes, and more while watching the game.

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A burger special at Pub 365.
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The Front Yard

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The Front Yard at Ellis Island pours beers, such as a chocolate stout and Triple Belgian straight, from sister property Ellis Island Brewery on a seasonal rotation. The indoor/outdoor venue features a second-floor atrium with views of the Las Vegas Strip. Retractable ceiling shades, expansive windows, wood fixtures, exposed steel, low lighting, and garden walls fill out the space. A giant pretzel, beer-brined chicken wings, and crispy pork belly bites kick off the starters, while diners can go bigger with shared plates such as a charcuterie platter. Flatbreads, a roasted chicken dinner, and steak frites make the mains.

The Front Yard
The Front Yard.
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Beer Park

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Great for people watching and its views of the Bellagio Fountains, this rooftop bar at Paris Las Vegas is also a go-to spot for football fans. Beers are available on tap, in flights and in large 25-ounce cans. There are also four draft cocktails, including a spiked iced tea and Kentucky lemonade. BBQ pork ribs, shrimp and grits and short rib tacos make up an extensive menu. Reserve a seat on gamedays here.

Picnic tables and bar area at rooftop restaurant Beer Park
Beer Park Patio
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Beerhaus

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Steps away from T-Mobile Arena, Beerhaus is a convenient stop for hockey fans but it’s also a popular place to pre-game when the Raiders are in town. Snack on a sausage or a sandwich, perhaps the BBQ pork with crispy onions, and enjoy one of the many local brews. 

TAP Sports Bar

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Two-fisted sandwiches and sliders keep fans fueled up for the game at this sports bar with 220 seats and 60 TVs at the MGM Grand. Also find an impressive selection of local and seasonal craft beers. The walls are covered with sports memorabilia to keep fans occupied during commercial breaks.

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Wings at TAP Sports Bar.
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595 Craft & Kitchen

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Buffalo chicken tacos, fried deviled eggs, beer cheese, rice bowls, and a massive roster of craft beers make the menu at 595 Craft Kitchen & Bar. 595 Craft is currently serving a limited menu, so check the menu online to make sure your favorites are available. It’s sister location, Arts District Kitchen, sits inside Able Baker Brewing in the Gateway District.

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Wings at 595 Craft & Kitchen.
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Rí Rá Irish Pub

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Make it an authentic 19th century Irish pub for mixing your brews and sports, especially soccer. Nosh on fare such as fish and chips or Shepherd’s pie at Rí Rá Las Vegas with artifacts carefully restored in Wicklow, Ireland, and shipped to Las Vegas. Sip on 17 beers on tap and more than 85 craft and domestic bottled beers while an 8-foot-tall, 500-pound carved plaster statue of St. Patrick dating back to 1850 watches over you.

Beef and Guinness stew
Beef and Guinness stew at Rí Rá Irish Pub.
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Sickies Garage Burgers & Brews

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With more than 50 burgers and melts on the menu (including a meatloaf melt served on grilled Texas Toast), you’ll be hard-pressed to find a burger that doesn’t suit your mood. The garage-themed restaurant has an equal number of beers on tap and also serves chili mac & cheese, apple pie nachos and tater tots slathered in nacho cheese and toppings. Domestic beer buckets run $19.99 during football season. 

Patty melt burger with cheese
Meatloaf Melt
Sickies Garage

Yard House

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While Yard House has 125 beers on tap, try one of the rotating specials from the Chalkboard Series. Steaks, seafood and pasta dishes are more filling or you can order a burger, pizza or plate of nachos to complete your game experience. Find Yard House at Town Square, The LINQ, and Red Rock Resort.

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Yard House.
Yard House

Born & Raised

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UNLV Runnin’ Rebels and Knights loyalists love to head over to Born & Raised to catch the games on one of 32 flat-screen TVs. But football fans flock here as well. Look for 20 beers on tap and 16 different sliders. This sports bar is open 24 hours a day, serving breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Also in Henderson.

Two sliders with more in the background
Born & Raised sliders.
Born & Raised/Facebook

Hardway 8

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Back in 1977, the UNLV men’s basketball team was riding a high, taking coach Jerry Tarkanian’s Runnin’ Rebels into the NCAA Tournament only to lose by one point to North Carolina in the Final Four. The team, nicknamed the Hardway Eight, may not have been national champions, but they turned Las Vegas into a sports town. Henderson has its own ode to the team with Hardway 8, a sports bar with a more laid-back vibe. The menu includes a corned beef Reuben, grilled vegetable panini, and a fried bologna sandwich.

Starboard burger at Hardway 8
Starboard burger at Hardway 8.
Hardway 8/Facebook

Big Dog’s Brewing Co.

Chilis at Big Dog’s Brewing Co.
Chilis at Big Dog’s Brewing Co.
Big Dog’s Brewing Co./Facebook

The Wisconsin-influenced bar in the northwest leans on dishes such as poutine fries, pints of bacon, Bavarian hot pretzels, and Wisconsin beer cheese soup. Bratwursts, a pimento sandwich on Texas toast, and a chicken schnitzel sandwich go well with the beers brewed in-house and the mighty roster of craft brews. Call ahead for a reservations are available; visit the website for details. Multiple Locations.

Chilis at Big Dog’s Brewing Co.
Chilis at Big Dog’s Brewing Co.
Big Dog’s Brewing Co./Facebook

Aces & Ales

Beer taps at Aces & Ales
Aces & Ales.
Aces & Ales

The expansive menu at Aces and Ales includes burgers (one “overflowing” with macaroni and cheese), deviled eggs, Philly cheesesteak fries, pizzas (including one topped with spaghetti), and salads. Add to that more than 50 beers on tap and specialty cocktails and there’s more than enough to keep you full should that game run into overtime. Find a second location, the original, at 3740 S. Nellis Boulevard.

Beer taps at Aces & Ales
Aces & Ales.
Aces & Ales

Stadium Swim

Rooftop pool overlooking a large video screen at Downtown Las Vegas Circa resort
Stadium Swim at Circa

Downtown’s Stadium Swim offers the ultimate experience for football fans. Where else can you swim, settle into a cabana, order bottle service and watch football on a 143-foot video screen all day long? When it comes to food, fish and chips and a variety of tacos and platters top the menu. 

Rooftop pool overlooking a large video screen at Downtown Las Vegas Circa resort
Stadium Swim at Circa

PT’s Wings & Sports

A sports book with a lot of TV screens
PT’s Wings & Sports
The Strat

The 6,000-square-foot PT’s Wings & Sports at the Strat Hotel features short rib fries with gruyere cheese and chipotle cheese sauce, as well as other standard sports bar bites. Make room for chicken wings or tenders with more than 10 sauce options.

A sports book with a lot of TV screens
PT’s Wings & Sports
The Strat

Tailgate Social Sports Bar & Grill

Game day food seen from overhead
An overhead view of food from Tailgate Social.
Clique Hospitality

Tailgate Social at Palace Station serves as a sports bar away from home. Fans can indulge in billiards, shuffleboard, NBA Jam, and foosball games spread across this 3,000-square-foot space. The kitchen even takes a playful turn as a facade of VW bus. The bar serves up Philly cheesesteaks, Maine lobster rolls, cheeseburgers, pizzas, baby back ribs, fish tacos, and more. For an over-the-top experience, Tailgate Social has the Holey Moley Big Ass four-foot stromboli stuffed with pepperoni, sausage, roasted peppers, mozzarella, and Parmesan cheese with pizza sauce on the side for dipping.

Game day food seen from overhead
An overhead view of food from Tailgate Social.
Clique Hospitality

Chickie’s & Pete’s

Steamed crab in a bowl with halved corn cobs
Crabfeast
The Vox Agency

Catch all the action on the more than 50 televisions at this Sahara sports bar while chowing down on the seafood favorites that made the original Philadelphia location famous. Add lobster to a pizza or a cheesesteak, bite into a crab cake sandwich or enjoy some shrimp tacos. Whatever you choose, be sure to add crabfries, generously seasoned fries topped with cheese. 

Steamed crab in a bowl with halved corn cobs
Crabfeast
The Vox Agency

Dawg House Saloon & Sports Bar

Trays of tater tots, sandwiches, and wings
Dawg House Saloon & Sports Bar
Dawg House Saloon & Sports Bar

For those catching an early game, DawgHouse serves breakfast until 11 a.m. Ideal for those craving a bacon and egg sandwich, Nashville chicken and waffles or biscuits and gravy. Of course, all the usual pub staples are available for lunch along with a long list of specialty cocktails, beers and whiskey. 

Trays of tater tots, sandwiches, and wings
Dawg House Saloon & Sports Bar
Dawg House Saloon & Sports Bar

Walk-On's Sports Bistreaux

Shrimp and grits in a bowl at Walk On’s sports bar
Voodoo Shrimp and Grits
Walk-On’s Sports Bistreaux

Co-owned by former New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees, Walk-On’s features more than 60 TVs and serves cajun classics like crawfish etouffee, duck and andouille gumbo and shrimp and grits. Arrive early for beignets and choose a signature cocktail like a spicy Mad Mary or blueberry coconut mojito. 

Shrimp and grits in a bowl at Walk On’s sports bar
Voodoo Shrimp and Grits
Walk-On’s Sports Bistreaux

Bar Code Burger Bar

Bar Code burger
Bar Code burger.
Bar Code/Facebook

Bar Code Burger Bar obviously specializes in burgers, but it promotes local foods, distilleries, and breweries. Stand-out burger options include “the hangover” with an over-easy egg and American cheese and smoked bacon, the “blueberry big BBQ” blueberry barbecue sauce and smoked bacon, and the namesake Bar Code topped with onion jam, bacon aioli, and blue cheese butter. There’s also a selection of non-burger sandwiches like a vegan sloppy Joe.

Bar Code burger
Bar Code burger.
Bar Code/Facebook

Pub 365

Burger
A burger special at Pub 365.
Pub 365/Facebook

With a 365 craft beers on rotation, you’ll have to stop buy for more than a few games to make your way through the menu. For those that want to try, there’s the 365 Club, which rewards the holder fo each new beer they try and more. Check out traditional pub fare plus carne asada fries, taquitos, and tacos at this pub at the Tuscany Suites. Try the cheese curds, adult milkshakes, and more while watching the game.