Cheers, groans, beer and plenty of big-screen plasma TVs; these are the major components of any popular sports bar, and we proudly bring you the top entries in Seattle. At these gold medal-worthy options, you can meet your buddies for wings, nachos (or fancier pub fare) and a full slate of football, basketball, boxing, baseball, hockey and NASCAR. Even if you happen to come alone, you can count on finding a crowd to hang with, as long as you're wearing the right colors and logos!
10Best readers give a big, overall thumbs-up to Sluggers, and they applaud George & Dragon Pub for its tasty bar food–a must when you're following a big game. While some of these venues feature low-key, casual atmospheres, others put a spin on the traditional sports pub that first springs to mind. Think chic decor elements, fancy brunch menus, even cozy lounge areas in which to escape for those who need a break from all the action. Many sports pubs are located downtown and close to the stadiums, while others are scattered in sometimes unexpected pockets of town. You'll even find one of our nominees not far from the airport gate from which you may enter or leave this city. The best sports bars in Seattle? Game on!