Top 12 Must-Visit Sports Bars in Seattle: Where Great Food Meets Game Day Excitement

Seattle is a sports-loving city, and sports bars are running all over, from West Seattle to Ballard and everywhere in between. So its selection of sports bars has something for everyone.

From the Westy Sports & Spirits which is always crowded, to the low-key and relaxing Old County Bar. Whatever sports bars you want, Seattle has you covered.

Jump right in for a rundown of the 12 best sports bars in Seattle, and don’t forget to save it for later!

1. Marco Polo Bar & Grill

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For sports and famous broasted chicken, Marco Polo Bar & Grill in Georgetown is your spot. Evolved from a tavern, it maintains a cozy, dog-friendly atmosphere.

Their Broasted Chicken is a must-try – crispy outside, juicy inside. Complement it with Manny’s Pale Ale or Seattle Cider Co. Semi-Sweet for a complete experience.

What to order: Broasted Chicken, Mini Corn Dogs, Maco Polo Deli Club, Bacon Blue Cheese Burger, Mannys Pale Ale, Seattle Cider Co. Semi-Sweet

Address: 5613 4th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98108

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2. Flatstick Pub

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Head to Flatstick Pub for a laid-back vibe, over 30 beers on tap, and inventive mini-golf. Their Hot Wings, especially with Mango Habanero sauce, are a hit. Share a Back Spin Pizza, and for drinks, Rachel’s Ginger Beer Mango or Fremont Lush Juicy IPA are top choices.

What to order: San Juan Huckleberry Hard Setlzer, Rachel’s Ginger Beer Mango, Fremont Lush Juicy IPA, Hot Wings, Back Spin Pizza


– 240 2nd Ave S, Seattle, WA 98104
– 609 Westlake Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109

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3. Watershed Pub & Kitchen

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Each of Watershed’s locations offers a cozy sports bar setting and is at prime locations. Their pizzas and salads, with vegetarian options, are locally sourced.

Try the Stillwater Tango Pizza with mango sauce and bacon, and pair it with Greenwood Pomegranate Rosemary Cider for a delightful meal.

What to order: Stillwater Tango Pizza, Sausage Bruschetta Mac, Cheese & Charcuterie Plate, Lucky Envelope Pandan Almond Milk Stout, Greenwood Pomegranate Rosemary Cider

-Watershed Pub & Kitchen at 10104 3rd Ave NE, Seattle 98125
-Watershed FC at Starfire Sports Complex (14800 Starfire Way, Tukwila 98188)

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4. Rookies Sports Bar and Grill

Rookies Sports Bar and Grill in Seattle is perfect for everything from brunch to BBQ. Don’t miss their Stadium Pretzel with beer cheese.

For dinner, their Buffalo Popcorn Shrimp and Steak Salad are excellent. Complement your meal with a Hibiscus Margarita for a refreshing touch.

What to order: Stadium Pretzel, Buffalo Popcorn Shrimp, Steak Salad, Shrimp Po Boy, Hibiscus Margarita, Pumpkin Spice Martini.

Address: 3820 S Ferdinand St, Seattle, WA 98118

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5. The Westy Sports & Spirits

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At The Westy Sports & Spirits, enjoy games with a wide menu of all-day food, including an impressive brunch lineup. Their 100 whiskeys and local draft beers are a draw. The Westy Classic Burger and Mexican Corn Dip are must-tries, especially with Rainier or Uncle Big’s Brown Ale.

What to order: Westy Classic Burger, Angry Chicken Wrap, Mexican Corn Dip, Uncle Big’s Brown Ale, Not Your Father’s Root Beer, Rainier. 

Address: 7908 35th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98126

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6. Buckley’s in Belltown

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Buckley’s in Belltown stands out with its big screens and delicious Thai Sesame Ribs. Try their Deluxe Blackened Chicken Tacos for a smoky flavor, and the Fried Chicken Wrap, perfectly paired with the Northwest Apple Salad. End with a Raspberry Lemon Drop or Bud Light for a refreshing finish.

What to order: Thai Sesame Ribs, Deluxe Blackened Chicken Tacos, Fried Chicken Wrap, Northwest Apple Salad, Raspberry Lemon Drop, Locust Dry Cider, Bud Light

Address: 2331 2nd Ave, Seattle, WA 98121

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7. Hagerty’s Sports Bar

Discover Hagerty’s Sports Bar, a hidden gem in the Washington Athletic Club. Their menu features unique items like smoked almond-crusted goat cheese and Ahi Tuna Poke Salad.

Don’t miss the Crispy Tempura Prawns and Painted Hills Beef Cheek Ragu, best enjoyed with The Cuban Bishop cocktail or Seattle Cider.

What to order: Crispy Tempura Prawns, Painted Hills Beef Cheek Ragu, Mushroom Trio, The Cuban Bishop, Manny’s Pale Ale, Seattle Cider

Address: 1325 6th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101


8. Sluggers

Sluggers is a lively, old-school sports bar that’s been drawing sports lovers to Pioneer Square with its convenient location near the stadiums and memorabilia on the walls!

Their Bacon Cheeseburger and Western Burger are top picks, full of flavor. Add a Tropic Haze India Pale Ale or a Chef Salad for a balanced meal.

What to order: Bacon Cheeseburger, Western Burger, Chef Salad, Turkey Supreme, Tropic Haze India Pale Ale, Bodhizafa, Sky Kraken

Address: 538 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98104

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9. Old County Bar

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In a relaxing sports bar setting, Old County Bar near the Seattle Metaphysical Library offers classic dishes like Signature Buffalo Wings with three heat levels and Teriyaki or Honey Sriracha sauce. Their Big Cheese sandwich is a cheesy treat, ideally washed down with a Mojito.

What to order: Signature Wings, The Big Cheese, Crispy Chicken Strips, Mojito, Long Island Iced Tea

Address: 5811 24th Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107

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10. KJ’s Bar

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KJ’s Bar is known for its upbeat ambiance and classic snack offerings. Enjoy their generous Chips and Salsa or the Cheese Pizza. Start with a Miller Lite, then move to Space Dust for fruity notes, and finish with Men’s Room Red for a strong, flavorful end to your night.

What to order: Chips and Salsa, Quesadilla, Beyond Burger, Cheese Pizza, Men’s Room Red, Space Dust, Miller Lite

Address: 1703 E Olive Wy, Seattle, WA 98102

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11. Touchdown’s Sports Bar & Grill

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Touchdown’s, a paradise for sports enthusiasts, boasts 22 TVs, games like SkeeBall and pinball, and an energetic atmosphere. It’s spacious, perfect for groups. Their Shoreline’s Finest Wings, especially with Mango Habanero sauce, are a must-try.

Don’t miss the Black and Bleu Burger, a flavorful mix of blackening spice and blue cheese. Pair it with Revolver Blood & Honey beer for a fruity, spicy complement.

For a meaty choice, Lakewood beer, with its caramel aroma, is an excellent match.

What to order: Shoreline’s Finest Wings, Hawaiian Burger, Black and Bleu Burger, Pasta Taco Salad, Moscow Mule, Revolver Blood & Honey, Lakewood, Blue Moon

Address: 14622 15th Ave NE, Shoreline, WA 98155

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12. Bleacher’s Sports Pub

In North Seattle’s Greenwood area, Bleacher’s Sports Pub offers a laid-back setting with 15 large screens. Start with their Jalapeno Poppers, a spicy, cheesy delight wrapped in bacon.

For pizza lovers, the Full Court Press Pizza is a meat feast, while the Spicy Hawaiian combines bacon, pineapple, and jalapeno for a sweet and spicy mix.

Burger fans should try the Bleacher Burger, stacked with bacon, cheese, and veggies. It’s a haven for sports fans and food enthusiasts alike.

What to order: Jalapeno Poppers, Nachos Beef, Garlic Cheese Bread, Spicy Hawaiian Pizza, Full Court Press Pizza, Bleacher Burger

Address: 8560 Greenwood Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103

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No matter what your preferences are, you’re sure to find a sports bar in Seattle that meets your needs! Any plan after that? Check out the 21 best things to do in Seattle that are fun & exciting!