Best 15 Sports Bars in San Diego

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Keep in mind, this article is in ascending order. We’ve saved the best Sports Bars for last. Enjoy the list!


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The truth is that even though San Diego can be a fair weather sports city, there are a number of fantastic sports bars around town to frequent on game day or just because. Fans that need to escape from the distractions of home in order to focus on the game may want to head to one of the Sports Bars in San Diego.  The San Diego’s no-frills bars are known for TV’s galore playing a wide range of even hard-to-find games. Sports Bars in San Diego features a fun-filled crowd, very good pub food, great music, lots of huge TV screens on the walls, plenty of seats, lively, friendly and attentive bartenders, great happy hour specials, state-of-art lighting and sound system,  and strong & tasty drinks.

15. Latitude 32 Pub & Grill

Latitude 32 Pub & Grill

Latitude 32 Pub & Grill is perhaps the only local bar where you’re likely to snag an actual table regardless of what time it is. The spot is open until midnight and serves beer and wine at modest prices.

14. Urban Eats Kitchen & Tap

Urban Eats Kitchen & Tap

Urban Eats Kitchen & Tap specialize in Korean-American Fusion, serving such items as their popular Bulgogi Fries (Crispy fries with marinated thinly sliced ribeye beef in Korean BBQ sauce, topped with pepper jack cheese) and a customer favorite, their delicious Korean cuisine through traditional American fare. Using quality ingredients with a Korean twist, they invite you to explore new flavor combinations in a laid-back friendly atmosphere.

13. SD TapRoom

SD TapRoom

This is one of our favorite spots in all of San Diego and a renowned place to watch and a must-visit. SD Room is a leading San DiCheckar founded in the early years of the San Diego Craft Beer Revolution. The tapRoom was founded in 2006 by San Diego Natives Kyle & Kevin Conover. Growing up in the emerging San Diego beer scene, the brothers took their passion and industry experience to create one of San Diego’s first craft beer bars focused exclusively on local San Diego beer.

12. Public House 131

Public House 131

Public House 131 is a sports bar located in San Diego.

11. Offshore Tavern & Grill

Offshore Tavern & Grill

Offshore Tavern & Grill is located in beautiful Bay Park, just minutes from Mission Bay, they blend the ambiance of the ocean with a relaxed dining experience. Go to Offshore Tavern & Grill and the taproom’s favorite sports team on one of their 21 high-definition televisions. They carry several sports packages – so with whatever you want they have got it.

10. JJ’s Sports Bar & Grill

JJ’s Sports Bar & Grill

Right next to Beach, it’s perfect for a quick bite before heading back to the beach. They have an open front to order and sit while your food is being prepared. The Location is so fun right on Newport Avenue.

9. McGregor’s Ale House

McGregor's Ale House

Are you looking for a great sports bar in San Diego? McGregor’s bar is the place to be. McGregor’s has been an awesome sports bar in mission valley since 1996. Go to watch your favorite team play, obviously, but there’s also vintage shuffleboard, four pool tables, and darts. There is so much to experience at McGregor’s Bar & Grill. It’s a popular sports bar near the stadium and wins fans thanks to its pub grub, pool, darts, and shuffleboard and it operates Monday through Sunday from 11 am to 12 am. Nice place that is easy to find. They have a very good kitchen with daily and Happy Hour specials. Very comfortable establishment.

8. Social Tap

Social Tap

Social Tap is a spacious, modern sports bar serving upscale pub grub in rustic-chic digs with tons of TVs. Social Tap San Diego sits at the edge of Petco park and is the perfect place for Padres fans, locals, and visitors alike to gather for high-quality cocktails and bites. It’s an awesome place for drinks and upscale bar food.

7.  Wonderland Ocean Pub

Wonderland Ocean Pub

Wonderland Ocean Pub is the San Diego area’s first amusement park opened in the small beach town of Ocean Beach on July 4, 1913. Wonderland Park was built that year on a sandy beach south of Abbott Street, between Voltaire Street and the ocean, which covered an area of 9 – ½ acres.

6. Padres Hall of Fame Bar & Grill

Padres Hall of Fame Bar & Grill

Padres Hall of Fame Bar & Grill is a superb place to watch the game.

5. The Canyon Sports Pub & Grill

The Canyon Sports Pub & Grill

The Canyon Sports Pub & Grill is an easy-going watering hole serving irreverent specialty cocktails, craft brews, and basic American shows.

4. Dirty Birds

Dirty Birds

Dirty Birds are a locally owned Restaurant and Sports bar, proudly serving some of the Best Wings in San Diego. It’s a small sports bar in Pacific Beach that’s known for three things: wings, beer, and sports. Here the wings can be ordered in different ways and they’re really good. Dirty Bird’s skews more like a sports bar versus the younger crowd that’s common in Pacific Beach. It’s also a no-frills place that’s not huge and it can get drafty in cold weather.  They make serving the community their number one priority, both inside and outside of the restaurant. At Dirty Birds, you’ll have a chance to try over 37 flavors of wings and catch your favorite game. Their friendly staff is dedicated to creating a welcoming local atmosphere that one must experience.

3. Gilly’s Bar

Gilly's Bar

Gilly’s Bar is a local watering hole with lively karaoke nights, multiple TVs, a pool table, and an outdoor patio. This is a North Park hidden gem. You’ll find great bartenders who will pour what you want from their 18 beer taps or mix you up a nice cocktail or a simple shot.

2. Society PB

Society PB

Society PB is a sports bar and restaurant. Society PB combines California’s relaxed comfort with booming entertainment. Located in the heart of Pacific Beach, Society PB is a 30-year-old one-of-a-kind sports bar,  pool hall, restaurant, and event center. Here college crowds and locals mingle over pool, games, beer, and pizza in an enormous, warehouse-style space.

1. Home & Away

Home & Away

Fantastic sports bar! Home & Away is a modern, wood-filled sports pub offering many craft beers on tap,  plus table games,  and an outdoor area. Nice little rustic venue tucked away in the outskirts of Old Town. Place your order at the bar then find a seat.

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In Conclusion

San Diego’s Sports Bars are renowned for friendly service and reasonable prices for the area. It’s highly recommended checking them out for an amazing sport watching live in San Diego sports bars. Great places to hang out with your friends and catch up with your favorite match.

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