Let's be honest. It is much more fun to watch a game with a bunch of people – even if most are complete strangers. It doesn't matter if they are rooting for your team or not. The game just seems better, right? More opportunities to discuss how great a quarterback's arm is firing, which bullpin pitcher should be brought in during a critical game or how badly the officials are calling the game.
With multiple professional and college sports teams in the area, Washington, D.C. has tons of sports bars but 10Best has found the top spots to hit on game day.
Want to watch inside a man cave full of pool and foosball tables, dart boards and Skeeball machines? Head to Dupont Circle's Buffalo Billards where you can rent these games by the hour while catching a favorite team play.
Celebrating an amazing play is always fun but The Big Stick at the Navy Yard takes it a step further. Four friends can take a shot off a wooden ski at the exact same time.
If you are looking for a more sports bistro feel, Cleveland Park Bar and Grill is a great spot to dine on Italian and American fare while cheering on a beloved team.
Whether you are tasting the thrill of victory or the agony of defeat, these D.C. area sports bars will have you covered.