10 Best Sports Bars in Lake Tahoe and Truckee

Don't miss out on your favorite game during your weekend in Lake Tahoe. Each of these 10Best sports bars in the Tahoe area accommodate sports fans of all types and serve up great bar food and drinks. Many of the bars are frequently visited by locals so you will also meet up with fellow Tahoe lovers.

For some apres ski or even summertime sports events, check out Rocker@Squaw in the Village at Squaw Valley for their delicious burgers, happy hour brews or signature drinks. The Lucky Beaver in Stateline on the Nevada side of the lake is a bustling and lively sports bar with thick burgers and onions rings to go along with the game. The Blue Coyote Bar & Grill is also bustling with sports fans around their multiple TV screens. Their pizza, burgers and hot wings are readily available.

If you want to focus on the drinks, try the local brews at the Tahoe Mountain Brewing Company in Tahoe City or the Brewery on the South Shore of Lake Tahoe. Each of these brew pubs make their own local beer with Tahoe-themed names like the Bad Ass Ale and the Sugar Pine Porter. For something a little unusual, head outside of the lake area to the Cutthroat Saloon down in Markleeville. Fishing is on the sports talk around this small, but popular bar near the local creek. It's popular with the Harley crowd too.



The Cutthroat Saloon in Markleeville should not be mistaken for Cutthroat's Saloon at the Hyatt Regency in Incline Village, Lake Tahoe. They are both completely different. The Cutthroat Saloon is located in the old Alpine Hotel right on Highway...  Read More



The Genoa Bar is a bit of a drive down Kingsbury Grade to the small town of Genoa, but it's worth it to visit the "Oldest Continually Operating Thirst Parlor" in the state of Nevada. This bar has been continuously on the bar route in this area...  Read More



Cutthroat's Saloon in the Hyatt Lake Tahoe in Incline Village is a bar that serves up a taste of the Wild West. The decor is a fun mix of cowboy, ranch and the beauty of Lake Tahoe. The ceiling is filled with dollar bills and the massive wooden...  Read More



The Tahoe Mountain Brewing Company is located right in the heart of Tahoe City, near the Cobbleworks Mall and across the street from Commons Beach. This new brew pub has been created to features the craft beers from the brewery in Truckee,...  Read More

South Lake Tahoe


With original ales and fresh pub grub, the Brewery at Lake Tahoe is another local favorite. The summer crowds will fill the outdoor tables, but the winter crowds create a cozy atmosphere for your after skiing adventures. Try the Bad Ass Ale and...  Read More



Known for its many, many TVs to watch any of the big games, the Blue Coyote Bar & Grill in Truckee, California is hands-down a great place for locals and visitors to grab a quick and tasty bite, some brews and watch their choice of...  Read More



The Lakeside Pizza & Sports Bar is a great place in Tahoe City to grab a pizza or wings during the big game. The sports bar and club is located right behind the Safeway in Tahoe City and has a great view of Lake Tahoe. They are open for...  Read More



The Lucky Beaver is a 24 hours sports bar on the Nevada side of the lake that also offers video poker and a large menu full of great burgers, sandwiches, salads and an appetizer menu with chicken wings and the famous Tower of Onion Rings. All...  Read More

South Lake Tahoe


Himmel Haus is a German restaurant and bierhaus featuring a wide variety of German and Belgian biers and wines with a simple menu of Bavarian-inspired food with a local California twist. The menu includes locally made and sustainably harvested...  Read More

Olympic Valley


Rocker@Squaw is the latest restaurant to hit the Village at Squaw in North Lake Tahoe. The casual but lively restaurant and bar features rustic elegant decor, large screen TVs for various sporting events and a menu that features delicious...  Read More


Meet Christina Nellemann

Christina has lived in the Reno/Lake Tahoe area since she was a baby. A first-generation Nevadan, her Danish parents instilled in her an intense love of travel and the wild, rugged outdoors...  More About Christina