Cheer on the Home Team at these Winning Atlanta Sports Bars

Watching the game at home has its perks. You can cheer on the fumbles and the touch-downs from the non-judgement safe zone of your own couch. You can eat your weight in potato chips and guzzle beers like a pro with nary a sense of embarrassment. But, going out, particularly in a sports-crazed town like Atlanta has its perks, too.

Seeing that Atlanta is the proud home to the lauded Atlanta Braves, Atlanta Falcons, Atlanta Hawks and Atlanta Silverbacks, as well as legions of sports nuts, there’s a high-demand for entertaining and feeding scores of fans on the reg. Fortunately, the bar and restaurant scene has taken note, providing a bevy of options for cheering, drinking and eating in sports bars all over the city.

Whether you’re looking for a regular place to meet with your fantasy league, a posh spot to take that super-fan client, a laid-back dive you can walk to on a whim or a place where you can enjoy a good dinner and a game, Atlanta’s got you covered.

Cricket fan? Coming right up. Football? You better believe it. Just grab a few buddies, your lucky paraphernalia (socks, hat, mustache, T-shirt) and this list. Let the games begin!





Making its home in a renovated Buckhead mansion, The Ivy Buckhead has become a popular drinking spot, particularly during football season (thanks to the roaring indoor fireplace and 22 flat-screens). The crowd tends to steer young (lots of...  Read More



Buckhead's long-standing Irish pub is a choice option for those who prefer being part of a rowdy crowd come game day. View the website before heading in to keep tabs on the featured game of the eve--they're big on showing European games live, so...  Read More



This family-owned neighborhood joint fills up with locals seeking a cold beer, solid pub food and consistently good service. Though it doesn't advertise itself as a sports bar, this little Cabbagetown gem regularly airs sporting events on its...  Read More



If the 25 locations around the Atlanta area are any indicator, this all-American Southeastern sports chain enjoys robust local support. Numerous televisions, cheery service and a family-friendly environment make this a no-brainer when you're...  Read More

Tin Roof Cantina


Situated just off of North Druid Hills near Loehmann's Plaza, it's easy to pass by this local dive... but don't. Thirteen TVs, a 150-inch projection screen and a convivial porch will pull you inside, the wings will keep you there. Trust us when...  Read More

North Druid Hills Road


This Toco Hills sports bar puts game-viewing at a premium with six high-definition projection screens and 50 LCD flat screens divided between a cavernous indoor space and the 64-seat patio out front (guaranteeing you've got a good seat wherever...  Read More

Hudson Grille


Sports fanatics will find a welcome respite at Hudson Grille, where televised sports dominate the space. Locations are abundant throughout the area, but we have a soft spot for the Brookhaven address with its easy convenience off of Peachtree...  Read More



Little Five Points' neighborhood sports pub offers up a distinctive British vibe. On any given night, the bar's televisions broadcast not just football, baseball and soccer, but cricket and rugby, too. Typical pub food fills the menu (think...  Read More



Plush booths, dark hardwoods, soft lighting and excellent food make Dantanna's appealing both as a sports bar and as a solid restaurant in its own right. With its central Buckhead address at Shops Around Lenox and its gorgeous, recent...  Read More



This downtown Atlanta sports hub has long been a go-to for fans seeking an upscale spot to catch the game. Offering an expansive patio, gorgeous views of the skyline and a massive, three-story, industrial-style space filled with wall-to-wall...  Read More


Meet Kelly Skinner

Kelly Skinner comes to Atlanta by way of sunny coastal city, Pensacola, FL. A lover of all things food, music and travel, Skinner found her perfect match in Atlanta in the food-centric hub of...  More About Kelly