Some football fans choose to watch at home on the couch, but many other folks opt to take in the action at a local sports bar. When looking for a destination, beer and bar food are a must, and the establishment must also have big enough televisions to ensure a quality viewing experience for all. Here are 12 of the best sports bars in and around the city at which to watch football this year — not to mention baseball, soccer, and plenty of other sports year-round.Read More
12 Charleston Sports Bars for Watching Football This Season
Eat and drink well with plenty of televisions
Charleston Sports Pub
West Ashley bar Charleston Sports Pub offers creative takes on pub fare in a relaxed setting with $2 domestic beers during happy hour and plenty of craft on draft. The kitchen also has a burger topped with eight ounces of macaroni and cheese, in case customers want some extreme eats. Bonus: there’s also locations in Summerville, Goose Creek, James Island, and Mount Pleasant.
Locals Sushi & Sports Pub
Sushi in a sports bar? Why not. Locals has served the Mount Pleasant community since 2009, and it now has additional locations in West Ashley and James Island. There’s always a game on the screens, and on Mondays, the sushi rolls are half off.
Local 616 makes for a super relaxed spot to watch any game. Owner Dwayne Mitchell will mix up plenty of cocktails for guests or pour a few beers. There’s also a back patio for those who need to chill out in between the action.
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Moe's Crosstown Tavern
Moe’s Crosstown consistently puts out some of the best bar food around, and its burgers are always counted as some of the best in town. There also happens to be plenty of televisions on which to catch all the games. Oh, and beer. Lots of beer.
Home Team BBQ
Technically, it’s not a sports bar, but Home Team BBQ always has the latest games on the televisions behind the bars. With multiple locations, and some of the best wings in the city, Home Team is a good choice for those who want to order expertly smoked meats with a side of sports.
In addition to game machines and bowling, the Alley shows all the games on its TVs and giant projection screens. On Sundays, the canteen offers half-price tots and fries, $4 bloodies, $4 mimosas, and $15 buckets of Miller Lite, Coors Light, or Miller High Life. And if the game isn’t going your way, just sign up for a lane to work it out on the pins.
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This massive establishment has over 40 TVs and four projector screens meant for sports viewing. Uptown Social’s food menu has all the bar food essentials from thin crust pizza to nachos or double-fried wings.
Bay Street Biergarten
Bay Street Biergarten has so many televisions that it’s impossible to miss any of the moves. Grab some friends and slide into a booth to order one of BSB’s giant pretzels with beer cheese and a couple of pints.
King Street Dispensary
It might be jam packed with rowdy 20-somethings, but King Street Dispensary has the televisions, comfy booths and drink specials necessary while watching the action. The kitchen offers all the bar food essentials, like smoked chicken nachos or jumbo mozzarella sticks.
Charleston Beer Works
King street’s classic sports bar has the space and environment fans are after, as the upstairs often has the sound on for sporting events. Multiple bars, wings, and 40 beers on tap provide the necessary game-day vibe.
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Conveniently located next to the Visitor Center just off King street, the Brick provides bar snacks and drink specials for patrons watching the games.
Crowds pack in tight to watch the games at Avondale establishment the Roost. There’s plenty of wings, burgers, and fried things on the menu to keep most sports fans happy.