Burgers, Beer and Sports: 10 Great Sports Bars in Metro Phoenix

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 an amenable neighborhood sports bar that's convenient to Chase Field and Talking Stick Arena. 

If you're looking for an upscale sports bar, 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, cocktails, and the occasional professional athlete sighting.

For craft beer or wine with a view, plus the big game on the TV screen, head to Arcadia's The Attic Ale House. 



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



Where do you go to watch live sports in a lively atmosphere, participate in a little off-sports betting, all while noshing on craveable pub grub? You go to Padre Murphy's, a venerable and mega-popular Glendale sports bar and pub that has been a...  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



If you want to watch the big game, but don't feel like slogging through mediocre chicken wings, stale beer and boisterous crowds, The Attic Ale House might be your kind of spot. This stylish gastropub and tavern serves craft beers, wine and...  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


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Patricia Escarcega has lived in the Arizona desert since she was a teenager. She works as a writer and editor in Phoenix with her four dogs and two cats.

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