Game On! Sports Lovers Unite at These True Seattle Winners

Corinne Whiting

By , Local Expert, Seattle
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Cheers, groans, beer and plenty of big-screen plasma TVs - they're 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 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...  Read more »

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    Spitfire in Belltown redefines the traditional sports bar with hip decor and an impressive food menu. Enjoy the 17 plasma TVs, too!

    Local Expert Tip: "Enjoy weekend morning sports events over delicious brunch dishes from hashes to benedicts. "

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    George & Dragon Pub

    George & Dragon Pub has been called the UK's Seattle embassy. This English pub in Fremont is the perfect spot for European soccer viewing.

    Local Expert Tip: "Have to get work done during an important game? Nae bother; this pub has Wi-Fi, so bring your laptop along! Also, this is THE perfect place to watch World Cup soccer matches."

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    Sharps RoastHouse

    Sharps RoastHouse is the perfect place to "cheers" in Sea-Tac Airport. Come for the extensive food and drink menus.

    Local Expert Tip: "Happy hour from 4 to 6 pm makes for great deals before boarding early-evening flights. "

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    Fremont Dock Sports Bar

    Fremont Dock Sports Bar is a friendly neighborhood spot for rooting on your favorite team over a couple of cold brews. Enjoy the back patio, too.

    Local Expert Tip: "Also a fan of theme nights? Comes for the Trivia Night, Poker Night or Karaoke Night. "

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    Floyd's Place

    Floyd's Place is a friendly spot with a divey atmosphere perfect for sports and BBQ. You can't miss the dancing pig!

    Local Expert Tip: "This spot is said to sometimes get a bit too packed nights after Key Arena events, so be prepared to stand!"

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    Sluggers draws sports-lovers to Pioneer Square with its convenient location near the stadiums and memorabilia on the walls. Enjoy the pub grub, too!

    Local Expert Tip: "If you're looking for a sports pub near the stadiums, here is your spot!"

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    Ram Restaurant & Big Horn Brewery

    Ram Restaurant and Brewery lures Husky fans as well as other sports fans wanting to root on their teams in an upscale watering hole.

    Local Expert Tip: "Sign up online for the MVP Club to get perks like free burgers. "

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    Jillian's in South Lake Union has morphed into the World Sports Grille--a great spot for billiards and regional fare.

    Local Expert Tip: "Looking for lake views while you watch your game? Check out the downstairs bar that looks out at Lake Union."

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    Cooper's Alehouse

    Cooper's Alehouse is a friendly neighborhood bar in which to watch sports or play sports (pool, darts, etc). Enjoy an array of draft beers, too!

    Local Expert Tip: "One of the city's longest happy hours last from 2 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. "

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    Ballard Station Public House

    Ballard Station Public House is a popular spot thanks to its weekly trivia games, local brews, paninis and a friendly BYO food policy.

    Local Expert Tip: "The coolest thing about this laid-back spot? Feel free to order from nearby eateries, or bring your own food with you!"



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