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19 sports bars around Boston

Looking for the best places to watch the most exciting sports games of the season? We’ve got you covered.

Cask'n Flagon sign in Boston

This sign probably looks familiar to fans of Boston sports (and beer).

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It’s game time. It’s always sports season in Boston and you’ll want to know how and where to catch all of the action.

Whether you’re a lifelong Celtics fan or you bleed black and yellow, make plans to visit one of these sports bars around Boston.

Note: Price estimates are based on general entrees and don’t include drinks, tax, or tip.

$ ~ $10 or less per person
$$ ~ $10-25 per person

Downtown Boston

Scores, 166 Canal St. | $$ | Monday-Saturday 4 p.m.-12 a.m., and Sunday 12 p.m.-12 a.m.
Conveniently located right near North Station and the iconic TD Garden, catch all the action before or after attending a game or concert on one of the 33 large-screen TVs. Plus, score big with wing platters for the Big Game.

Sidebar, 14 Bromfield St. | $ | Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-1 a.m. and Sunday, 12 p.m.-1 a.m.
This neighborhood bar is within five minutes of all MBTA lines, making it one of Boston’s best after work spots. In addition to classic sports snacks like chicken wings, fried ravioli, and grilled cheese on Texas toast, there are also arcade games, a jukebox + flatscreens all around.

Warehouse Bar and Grille, 40 Broad St. | $$ | Sunday-Thursday, 11:30 a.m.-12 a.m. and Friday-Saturday, 11:30 a.m.-1 a.m. Note: Opening at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 11.
This upscale sports bar is only steps away from the Rose Kennedy Greenway. The menu includes vegan and vegetarian options like the Bang Bang Broccoli, which is battered, fried, and topped with sweet chili glaze.

Fenway

Bleacher Bar, 82A Lansdowne St. | $$ | Monday-Thursday, 11:30 a.m.-12 a.m. and Friday-Saturday, 11:30 a.m.-2 a.m.
Head to this bar to enjoy classic American fare and Red Sox memorabilia. The best thing about this bar is its location underneath a seat in the centerfield bleachers, which marks the spot of the longest home run hit in Fenway (a 502-footer by Ted Williams in 1946).

Cask’ n Flagon, 62 Brookline Ave. | $$ | Sunday-Thursday, 11:30 a.m.-12 a.m. and Friday-Saturday, 11:30 a.m.-2 a.m.
This Fenway bar is so close to the park that you can hear the roar of the crowd. With 60 TVs, you can also listen to the game from inside the bar while you enjoy upscale bar snacks and fried treats, like the Oreo cookie pie or the barbecue tailgate platters.

Game On, 82 Lansdowne St. | $$ | Monday-Wednesday, 11:30 a.m.-11 p.m. Weekend hours vary.
You won’t get bored at this bar with an arcade, cornhole, ping pong, and plenty of big screen TVs. Connected to Fenway’s centerfield, the bar also has access to the official visitor’s batting cage at the park. Enjoy classic American fare like coal fired wings, pizza, and burgers. This Fenway bar is hosting the ultimate Super Bowl watch party where you and your friends can come to watch two teams fight for the title on over 50 screens with drink specials and a giveaway.

West End

Sullivan’s Tap, 168 Canal St. | $$ | Monday-Wednesday, 4:30 p.m.-11 p.m. Weekend hours vary.
This taphouse with free pool tables is within walking distance from TD Garden, home of both the Celtics and Bruins. It’s a dive bar which means there’s no food on the menu, but there are plenty of beers and shots to enjoy.

The Greatest Bar, 262 Friend St. | $$ | Tuesday-Thursday, 4 p.m.-12 a.m. Weekend hours vary.
This spot near TD Garden is a hybrid sports bar and nightclub. Its coolest feature? The art. A first floor ceiling mural displays Boston’s legendary sports figures and moments, while five additional second floor murals depict every championship won by a Boston team since the bar’s opening in 2004. The Superbowl Sunday Pregame Party will begin on Saturday, Feb. 10 at 8 p.m. with live music from DJ Mastermind and Chris Kaos.

Banners Kitchen & Tap, 80 Causeway St. | $$ | Monday-Wednesday, 5 p.m.-10 p.m. Weekend hours vary.
This 25,000-sqft restaurant and watering hole by TD Garden is home to the largest on-screen sports viewing experience in the city and the biggest in-restaurant screen on the East Coast. With 13 additional screens, five of which are solely for game scores and stats, you don’t have to worry about missing any plays. Watch the biggest game of the year on the biggest screen in New England with bottomless wings and prizes like sports memorabilia, plus Celtics and Bruins tickets.

Pro tip: There are also Topgolf swing suites, aka simulated experiences with massive screens and multi-sport games.

Crowds gather in front of TD Garden

Join fellow sports fans in the West End neighborhood.

South End/Seaport

Cathedral Station, 1222 Washington St. | $ | Monday-Thursday, 2 p.m.-12 a.m. Weekend hours vary.
Boston’s first openly gay sports bar offers free pool and darts, karaoke and trivia, and non-stop televised sports. They serve brunch, discounted wing specials, and hangover elixirs to enjoy inside or out on the patio.
Pro tip: Free parking is available behind the bar.

Tony C’s Sports Bar & Grill, 250 Northern Ave. | $$ | Sunday-Wednesday, 11:30 a.m.-1 a.m. and Thursday-Saturday, 11:30 a.m.-2 a.m.
Named after Red Sox great Tony Gonigliaro, this bar and grill overlooks Boston Harbor and serves up draft beers and pub grub snacks like the grilled chicken bruschetta + philly cheesesteak wontons. With 40 televisions and a 32-ft long, 8-ft high video wall, you won’t miss a second of the game.
Pro tip: You can also find Tony C’s at Assembly Row in Somerville.

The Sporting Club, 450 Summer St. | $$ | Friday-Saturday, 11-1 a.m. and Sunday-Thursday, 11-12 a.m.
Sports enthusiasts can network, drink, and share small plates together in this modern, refined bar at the Omni Boston Hotel at the Seaport. There’s a trophy room, chill-out lounge (aka VIP suite) and a main room with 12 high-definition TVs. Make your reservations for the Big Game Party with a pregame DJ, drink specials, and game day eats.

Exterior of Stats Bar and Grille brick wall

Stats in South Boston brings the energy for game time.

Photo provided by Stats Bar and Grille

South Boston/Dorchester

Stats Bar & Grille, 77 Dorchester St. | $$ | Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-1 a.m. and Saturday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-1 a.m.
At this South Boston joint, there are 24 televisions all strategically positioned so that every seat in the house has a solid view. The pub fare includes pistachio-crusted salmon, grilled cheese and tomato soup, and buffalo chicken pizza.

The Banshee, 934 Dorchester Ave., Dorchester | $$ | Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-1 a.m. and Saturday-Sunday, 9 a.m.-1 a.m.
If European sports like soccer and rugby are more your speed, The Banshee is the place to be — especially on weekend mornings. This Irish sports bar is the official pub of several local soccer groups.

Somerville/Cambridge

The Phoenix Landing, 512 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge | $$ | Monday, 5 p.m.-2 a.m., Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-2 a.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m.-1 a.m.
This bar is the home base of LFC Boston, the city’s official Liverpool Supporters Club. A traditional Irish pub club hybrid, the Cambridge joint encourages guests to wear their favorite soccer merch. The pub grub + pints are located just a quick walk away from the Red Line.

Parlor Sports Bar, 3 Beacon St., Somerville | $$ | Monday-Friday, 6 p.m.-1 a.m., Saturday, 12 p.m.-1 a.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m.-1 a.m.
This bar shares a kitchen with Trina’s Starlite Lounge, serving upscale comfort food and local craft brews. A dropdown boxing mic falls from the ceiling for bartender announcements and an antique boxing bell is rung if something epic happens during a game. During the off-season, the bar tunes in to shows like Jeopardy and The Bachelor.

Brookline

Coolidge Corner Clubhouse, 307 Harvard St., Brookline | $$ | Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-2 a.m. and Saturday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-2 a.m.
Head over to Brookline’s Coolidge Corner for a homey, old-timey pub experience with plenty of TVs, cheap beer on tap, and comfort food. Fun fact: Each wall is a tribute to a Boston sports team.

Everett

WynnBET Sports Bar, 1 Broadway, Everett | $ | Daily, 12 p.m.-2 a.m.
Inside the Encore Boston Harbor hotel, WynnBET showcases a 123-foot long video wall with over 70 TVs. They offer a full bar with two food options: Shake Shack or Frank & Nick’s — a joint effort from two of the North End’s most famous restaurateurs, Frank Depasquale and Nick Varano.

On Deck, 1 Broadway, Everett | $$ | Monday-Thursday, 11:20 a.m.-10 p.m. Weekend hours vary.
For a nontraditional sports bar experience, check out this bar’s living room — it’s equipped with couches, a fireplace, and a view of the casino floor. The upscale eatery serves up gourmet burgers and American home-style favorites alongside 33 75-inch TVs.
Pro tip: The deep-fried Twinkie strawberry shortcake is a must.

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