Top Pubs for Watching Soccer in Atlanta
With nine straight sell outs for Atlanta United and the team’s highest attendance in Major League Soccer (MLS), it’s clear Atlanta is a city that loves soccer. As the MLS season continues and international leagues like Premier League and La Liga start back up, we have identified the top places to watch soccer in Atlanta. These places are known to attract ATL’s most passionate soccer fans.
Meehan’s Public House
Home of LFC Atlanta, an official Liverpool supporters club, Meehan’s Public House is the perfect laid-back haunt to enjoy soccer with a cold pint and a satisfying meal. Meehan’s is an ideal location for those visiting Atlanta and for locals exploring Downtown. Meehan’s shares the neighborhood with some of Atlanta’s top tourist destinations: CNN Center, Georgia Aquarium, World of Coca-Cola and the new Mercedez-Benz Stadium.
Located in Atlanta’s Little Five Points neighborhood, Brewhouse Cafe, founded in 1997, is the oldest soccer bar in the city. Locally owned and operated, Brewhouse is known for its outdoor patio packed with passionate soccer fans. Currently, Brewhouse is home to Arsenal FC, Manchester United and Manchester City’s Atlanta-based supporter clubs. Warning, the entire place is smoke-friendly.
Known for its large selection of beer, outdoor patio and pub-grub, this East Atlanta hangout is home to one of Atlanta United’s largest supporter clubs, Footie Mob. Soccer hooligans gather here year-round to watch the best of international soccer. Did not get tickets to the Atlanta United match? Come here to experience Atlanta’s exploding soccer scene up-close and personal.
An authentic German experience in the heart of Downtown, Der Biergarten offers premium German fare and beer steins in a festive, traditional atmosphere. With more than 7,000 square feet of indoor/outdoor space, Der Biergarten has been named one of the top beer gardens in the country and is always hosting watch parties, with matches broadcast from around the globe.
An official pub partner of Atlanta United, this Irish pub has locations in the heart of Midtown and Buckhead. Modeled after Ireland’s rich pub culture of the past and present, Fado features dozens of international and local beers, a unique take on traditional Irish pub food and, of course, soccer. Fado loves international sports so much it opens its doors early on weekends for European soccer fans.
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