in Los Angeles
Casual and unpretentious, Los Angeles sports bars offer a fan-fitting mix of giant TVs, cheap pub food and ice-cold pitchers of beer. Whether you're a born-and-bred Angeleno rooting for the Dodgers and Lakers, local college student or a transplant who wants to witness your home team win, sports bars in Los Angeles cater to the screaming fan inside of you. LA sports bars span the city and are often mild neighborhood joints on non-game days. But when the play begins, you can expect to find a lively crowd of sports fans filling the seats. Sit for hours as you watch the game, feasting on simple food like nachos, chicken wings and fried appetizers. Come as you are, and prepare to meet new friends and make new rivals.
The best Los Angeles sports bars feature numerous huge TVs, cheap beer and game-day food specials. You'll find TVs on the ceiling and in the bathroom at Barney's Beanery, with locations in Westwood, WeHo and Santa Monica. Join the sports fanatics at ESPN Zone downtown at L.A. LIVE, or watch the game on projection screens at Biergarten in K-Town and at Eagle Rock's Coffee Table Lounge. Many LA sports bars offer an excellent tap selection of craft and local beers, including Blue Palms Brewhouse in Hollywood and Good in Sunset Junction.
256 Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica CA 90401
With a prime location right on the Santa Monica Pier, this casual beach bar and grill is a top destination for fresh seafood and classic pub grub. Surfboards decorate the laid-back space, and live bands perform on the weekends.
2615 Wilshire Blvd
Santa Monica CA 90403
Clover-colored, casual hangout that is often full of sports fans, this Irish tavern and gastro pub serves classic Irish favorites and traditional New England cuisine with California flair. Play darts or a round of pool with your friends, try the karaoke,