10 Best Sports Bars in Phoenix: Burgers, Beer and Sports

With dozens and dozens of sports bars sprinkled throughout Phoenix, it can be a challenge to find the right fit. Never fear - we've gathered our favorite Phoenix sports bars where you can drink, eat, and mingle with local sports fans.

If you find yourself in downtown Phoenix, Coach's Corner Grill is a neighborhood sports bar tucked in an industrial strip behind Chase Field and US Airways. The food at Coach's is not your typical bar fare. Specialty burgers, sandwiches, and gourmet pasta dishes, plus a great selection of craft beer, make this a great place to unwind while you catch the big game. And did we mention it's family-friendly?

If you're looking for an upscale sports bar where the food is as good as the ambiance, head to Arcadia Tavern. Comfy leather booths and a big wraparound patio welcome you to settle in for a long stretch of sports-watching and noshing on shareable plates.

Back in downtown Phoenix, Majerle's Sports Grill is a perennial favorite sports bar owned by former NBA All-Star Dan Majerle. Enjoy specialty burgers, great cocktails, and the occasional celebrity sighting at this downtown institution.

For a spot with good beer, cool ambiance and plenty of room to stretch out, Four Peaks Brewing Company in Tempe does not disappoint for a day of marathon sports-watching. 


When you're in North Phoenix, stop by this friendly sports bar in the Deer Valley area. Tucked away in an industrial strip mall, sports fans gather at this large sports grill for above-par bar food and plenty of large-screen TVs to watch the big...  Read More

Tailgate Sports Bar and Grill in Tempe is the kind of bar that appeals to the after-work crowd. Excellent nightly specials draw in a steady stream of regulars, who stick around to play pool or watch the game on one of the bar's 10 television...  Read More

Formerly O'Malley's pub, Devil's Advocate Bar & Grill is one of the latest additions to the busy Tempe bar scene. This University-area bar and grill is quickly becoming a favorite after hours destination for college students and locals in...  Read More

This bar and grill, owned by NBA All-Star Dan Majerle, pulls in hard-core sports lovers. Dim and lively, its decor is heavy on sports memorabilia, and several TVs allow die-hard fans to keep up with the game. While taking in the ambiance, chow...  Read More

Karlas Sports Lounge and Restaurant is an unpretentious neighborhood sports bar with low-key ambiance, plenty of food and drink specials, and of course, multiple TV screens to catch the big game. The bar also hosts weekly events, including...  Read More

When you're in the East Valley, The Hub Grill and Bar in Mesa is a good bet when you're craving hot wings and beer. Watch the big game on multiple high definition TV screens, or settle into a comfy booth and enjoy the house menu specialties. The...  Read More

Half-Moon Sports Grill - with two locations in Moon Valley and the Biltmore area - is one of Arizona's favorite home-grown sports bar chains. The Moon Valley location features a sprawling outdoor patio, multiple high-definition TVs and a food...  Read More

Located in downtown Phoenix, right behind Chase Field and US Airways Center, Coach's Corner Grill is a family-friendly industrial neighborhood bar. The atmosphere here is laid-back, friendly, and unpretentious. It's the perfect destination for a...  Read More

The Arcadia Tavern is a favorite neighborhood watering hole and restaurant featuring big comfy leather booths, picnic tables, and a huge wrap around patio featuring excellent views of nearby Camelback Mountain. The tavern also has a built-in...  Read More

Four Peaks Brewing Company is a Tempe institution. Situated inside an 1892 Mission-style warehouse, Four Peaks' popularity has skyrocketed in recent years. You can try all eight of their beers, which are on tap at all times, as well as seasonal...  Read More


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