Root for your favorite team at these bars!
Though there will be no big parties this year, you can still check out some of Philly’s best sports bars for a socially distant watch party! If you’re looking to support your team from any sport, whether that’s the 76ers, Phillies, Eagles, Flyers, or anything else, but don’t want to do it from home, we’ve got you covered.
Here are eight local Philly bars that have big screens and good vibes so you can enjoy the games amongst fans like you. Here’s where you can watch them!
1. Ladder 15
This old firehouse was renovated into an upscale bar that has a great ambiance. It’s has a 35-foot ceiling allowing for seating on a mezzanine which has a great view of their many TV screens. Compliment their creative and upscale pub food menu with a draft or canned beer that will elevate your experience at this unique bar.
Where: 1528 Sanson Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102
2. Chikie’s and Pete’s
This Philly-centric sports pub has your back when it comes to showing sports. Serving up all American food but specializing in Philly dishes, you can feast on a delicious dinner while watching the games. Indeed, some iconic menu items include their famous crab fries, fried crab mac and cheese, cheesesteaks, of course, lobster rolls, and so many more iconic dishes that you can only get here! This proudly Philly bar has you covered on game day!
Where: 301 S Christopher Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19106; 11000 Roosevelt Blvd. , Philadelphia, PA 19116; 1526 Packer Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19145; 4010 Robbins Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19135
3. Buffalo Billiards
Another iconic Philly-centric sports bar that has pool tables, shuffleboards, and big screens so you don’t miss any game action while playing. With two floors and a VIP room, there are plenty of tables and booths to sit at, even on a more crowded game night. Happy hour is Monday through Friday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Enjoy a beer, play some pool and watch the game, all in one pretty sweet evening!
Where: 118 Chestnut Street Philadelphia PA 19106
4. City Tap House
City Tap is a more sophisticated bar where you can enjoy a nice meal while watching the games without the commotion of an intense sports bar. Their elevated menu serves chicken and waffles, shrimp and grits, mussels and so much more. Have an elegant dinner while rooting for your favorite team here!
Where: 100 N. 18th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
5. Sports & Social Philadelphia
This is the ultimate sports bar where you can have a true sports fan experience. It’s conveniently located between four major professional sports teams’ center of big-league action. They serve up Taco Tuesdays and Sunday brunch and other all- American bar food that everyone loves. A wall of screens is located in this sports bar where you won’t have to decide which games to sacrifice because you’ll be able to watch them all at the same time here.
Where: 2207 N 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19133
6. Fadó Irish Pub
If you’re rooting for an Irish team or a soccer game is on, watching at an Irish pub just makes sense. Fadó’s includes a sport’s schedule on their website where you checkout in advance what sports will be played on which night. Enjoy a Jameson-Ginger-Lime or a Guinness while you watch the game in this authentic Irish Pub.
Where: 1500 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102
7. Cavanaugh’s Rittenhouse
Cavanaugh’s is another one of Philly’s most iconic sports bars. They play all local and away games on their numerous flat-screen TVs hung around the bar, so no matter where you sit you’ll have a view of the game. Choose, from their long list of beers and wines, the best drink that will keep you company has you hopefully watch the team you’re rooting for win the game.
Where: 1823 Sansom St Philadelphia, PA 19103; 421 S 2nd St Philadelphia, PA 19147; 417 N Columbus Blvd Philadelphia PA
Have an alcoholic slushie at this sports bar while you watch the big game. Yeah, you read that right, slushies with alcohol! Refresh yourself and sip on this sweet, cold drink as the game heats up. On their Facebook account, they keep you updated with when the games are on, so you can stay up to date with all the sports events of your favorite teams.
Where: 2207 N 2nd St Philadelphia, PA 19133
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