Big Games Always on at Atlanta Sports Bars

Watch an Atlanta United game, or just about any big game, at one of Atlanta’s sports bars. (📷 Atlanta United)

You can watch the big game at home. Or, better idea, you can head to one of Atlanta’s popular sports bars. The TVs are always tuned into, well, sports.  

Fadó Irish Pub

This Irish sports pub serves made-from-scratch menu items, craft beers and house-made cocktails. An official U.S. soccer and Atlanta United FC bar, Fadó is the perfect spot to cheer on the team with other soccer fans (or could we say, “fanatics?”)

Where: 273 Buckhead Ave. NE, Buckhead; 93 Peachtree St., Midtown

Hampton + Hudson

Hampton + Hudson diners cheer on the team during an Atlanta United watch party.(📷 Hampton + Hudson)

Hampton + Hudson invites you to watch every Atlanta United game at the community bar and restaurant. A few must-try menu items are Bavarian pretzels, fried chicken deviled eggs, and fish + chips. There are several burger choices plus salads and sides. Of course, there also is a wide variety of adult beverages. 

Where: 299 North Highland Ave., Inman Park  

Hudson Grille

You’ll have no problem finding a TV at Hudson Grille. (📷 Hudson Grille)

With three intown locations, Hudson Grille is always ready for the big game. There are TVs, literally, everywhere. The restaurant calls itself America’s best sports bar. Food choices include burgers, steaks, fresh seafood, wings, a huge draft selection and $3 shorties. In addition to game-day classics, this restaurant also offers healthy, local and gluten-free options, too.  

Where: 942 Peachtree St., Midtown; 351 Moreland Ave., Little Five Points; 120 Marietta St., Downtown

HOBNOB Neighborhood Tavern

Hobnob with your pals as you eat and watch a game at HOBNOB Neighborhood Tavern. (📷 HOBNOB Neighborhood Tavern)

Stop at Atlantic Station’s HOBNOB Neighborhood Tavern when you’re hungry for classic chicken wings or blackened salmon tacos. Splurge and order the 12-hour porter-braised boneless short ribs. There are several varieties of burgers plus salads. There are cocktails and plenty of beer and wine. Go team.   

Where: 245 18th St., Atlantic Station 

Irby’s Tavern

“Meet us at the tavern,” the folks at Irby’s like to say. Stop in, watch a game as you chow down on burgers, sandwiches, wings, entrees, and soups and salads. There’s beer and wine plus shooters and shots. 

Where: 322 East Paces Ferry Road NE, Buckhead

Live! At the Battery

Live! at The Battery is a two-story, 30,000-square-foot entertainment and dining space, including Sports & Social – a sports bar, gaming parlor and social lounge; The Tavern at Sports & Social – a restaurant; and PBR Atlanta a country bar. Try some boneless wings as an appetizer then move on to a salad or a Nashville hot chicken sandwich. Among entree choices are chicken and waffles and pan-seared mahi mahi.

Where: 825 Battery Ave. SE, north of Atlanta

Taco Mac

Yes, you can get tacos here, but Taco Mac has added plenty more menu items over the years. The restaurant is famous for its wings. Also on the menu: burgers, quesadillas, mac and cheese and, well, the menu is big. Chances are, your team’s game will be showing, too.

Where: 1006 North Highland Ave., Virginia Highland; 933 Peachtree St. NE, Midtown    

Tin Lizzy’s Cantina

Tin Lizzy’s promises you’ll never go hungry while watching the game. (📷 Tin Lizzy’s)

Wash down Buffalo chicken nachos with a Thin Lizzy (blanco tequila, fresh lemon and lime and agave nectar) or maybe a Blue Moon beer or perhaps an Anthony & Dominic pinot noir. Order a Hot Mess (tater tots, pork, queso blanco, bacon slaw and chipotle barbecue).  

 Where: 415 Memorial Drive, Grant Park; 77 Twelfth St. NE, Midtown; 26 Andrew Young International Blvd., Downtown

Whitehall Tavern

Head to Peachtree Battle shopping center to find Whitehall Tavern. Choose from an extensive appetizer menu or choose a salad, tacos, burgers or sandwiches. There are pale ales and ales plus porter and stouts, ciders, lagers and canned cocktails. All you need is the game. 

Where: 2391 Peachtree Road, Buckhead 

If you are an Atlanta United FC fan, find out Where to Watch Soccer in Atlanta. For lots more dining choices in Atlanta, check our dining guide.

Journalist Carol Carter writes and edits for Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau.

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