Popular Atlanta Game-Watching Spots

The best places around town to watch the game.
  • PYO beer (Pour Your Own) right at your table at STATS Brewpub.
    PYO beer (Pour Your Own) right at your table at STATS Brewpub.
  • Meehan's will keep your belly (and your glass) filled during the game. (Silei Li)
    Meehan's will keep your belly (and your glass) filled during the game. (Silei Li)

Didn't score a ticket? Head to one of these popular sports bars and restaurants to watch the game with the added extras of excellent service, good food and drinks and Southern hospitality. Bonus: Chances are high that you'll find like-minded fans. 

STATS Brewpub


  • Braves All Star Grill: The Atlanta Braves' official downtown restaurant hits all the bases with its chef-inspired menu, signature house cocktails and big screen TV's. Patrons can also test their pitching speed in the sports bar's pitching cage to see how fast they can throw.

  • Dantanna’s Downtown: Combine culinary excellence with sports entertainment and a wide variety of menu options at this more upscale Centennial Olympic Park restaurant. 

  • Hudson Grille Downtown and Midtown: Choose from more than 50 draft beers, signature flavored wings, award-winning grilled burgers, savory cocktails, and watch any game from the comfort of your chair.

  • STATS Brewpub: The expansive restaurant and brewpub is one of the only bars in the United States boasting a beer tap system on select tables to allow guests to pour their own beer.




  • Marlow’s Tavern: A neighborhood gathering spot serving American tavern fare and cocktails with burgers, pastrami egg rolls and firecracker shrimp.

  • Fado Irish Pub: Come for the upscale atmosphere and stay for the futbol (aka soccer). This popular local Irish pub serves up a filling lunch and a wide array of beer selections. 

  • Cypress Street Pint & Plate: Only steps away from the Georgia Tech campus, Cypress fills up with a collegiate crowd cheering on the Yellow Jackets during away games. 

(photo Cristy Lee)


  • Twin Peaks Buckhead: This sports lodge offers barrel-aged whiskey and comfort food.

  • Meehan’s Public House: Promising to keep your pints and stomach filled, Meehan’s boasts a menu of classic Irish dishes and game-watching snacks including Reuben egg rolls, fried pickles, pub nachos and H&F pretzel bites.

Image courtesy of Brewhouse Cafe


  • Midway Pub: Whether you're there for football, futbol, bocce league or corn hole league, Midway Pub's crowd is lively, and there are beers aplenty. Get there early, because even with a huge patio, it gets packed.
  • Dugans: For more than 30 years, Dugans has been the spot for trash-talking and sports watching. The regulars are watching their favorite teams and enjoying their favorite wings, so even if you walk in wearing the wrong jersey, you'll fit right in.

  • Brewhouse Cafe: This European-style sports bar in Little Five Points broadcasts every Atlanta United game as well as other big international sporting events. Come here for an ultimate World Cup viewing party. 

Image courtesy of TopGolf


  • The Tavern at Camp Creek: Falcons fans roll deep at the Tavern in Southwest Atlanta. With wings, pub grub and UBar a few doors down, even a losing night is a winning night.
  • Topgolf: You don't even have to like golf to enjoy Topgolf. Grab a Mega Burger and Big Beer, enjoy the rooftop terrace and the fire pit, or chill at the bar with games on hundreds of HDTVs.

Image courtesy of Terrapin Taproom


  • Sports & Social: Inside the complex that is Live! At the Battery Atlanta, this two-story sports bar and restaurant hosts a golf simulator, a 30-foot TV great for watching sports, wrap-around patio and bonfire pits.

  • A Coors Banquet Bar: Also inside Live! At the Battery Atlanta, cowboy cool meets urban chic with a stage for live music, dance floor, lounge area, outdoor patio, bars and the world’s meanest mechanical bull.

  • Taco Mac: Plenty of wings, craft and draft, plus TVs, TVs, TVs. Fans of every team and sport can catch every match, set and game. With multiple locations throughout the city, what else do you need? 

  • Terrapin Taproom at The Battery Atlanta: Beer, barbecue and sports are staples of the South, and Terrapin Taproom delivers with Terrapin beer (some brewed on-site at the adjacent Terrapin ATL Brew Lab) and plenty of televisions strategically positioned.

Looking for bars and breweries to check out in Atlanta? See our guide

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