One way to make friends fast when traveling, comes in bonding over sporting events. Fort Myers has lots of places where you can do just that, at sports bars that proudly show everything from college and pro ball, to golf, boxing and everything in between. And because the area is full of transplants, you are sure to find someone routing for your team too, no matter how far away it may be.
Sports bars often have a reputation for serving less than average food, however, nothing could be farther from the truth at stops like Leroy Selmon’s. The namesake restaurant of former Tampa Bay Buccaneer great, Selmon’s serves succulent ribs, juicy steaks and lots of soulful southern cuisine.
At Nick & Stella’s Family Sports Pub, one of the area's oldest sports bars, you’ll also find a nice selection of Greek inspired dishes with forty big screens, both indoors and out.
The newest, biggest addition to the area is The Lodge. While not a 'dedicated' sports bar, it has become a most popular gathering spot for sports fans in the downtown area with the regions biggest LED TV and a giant projection wall to boot
No matter what time of the year, or what sport you follow, you are sure to find it featured on a TV at one of these 10Best sports bars.