Edmonton is full of great places to catch the game and enjoy a beer. Finding the best sports bar isn't always easy. Every sports fan is different and it's good to know where the best places to catch the big game are in Edmonton. Here are the top sports bars throughout the city.
Bunkers Sports Pub - 615 Hermitage Road NW
This isn't the place for you if you love fancy sports bars. However, if you enjoy great deals on food and drinks, this is the place for you. Not only does Bunkers Sports Pub boasts plenty of TVs to watch sports, they can claim rights to having the largest video screen in all of North Edmonton! Bunkers hosts karaoke and open mic nights regularly along with a variety of regularly scheduled and special events each month.
This hip place features live bands, dance troops and singing competitions such as Bunker's Idol. On set nights there is a video DJ to keep the dancing going into the night. However, Bunkers also features special shows such as those with hypnotists and the occasional comedic standup show. This top sports bar in Calgary also offers great food and drink specials and welcomes group parties for special gatherings.
Metropolitan Billiards Cafe - 10250 106 Street NW
A more upscale option, the Metropolitan is a great place to enjoy watching the big game and playing billiards. They have 18 Brunswick pool tables and plenty of big screen TVs throughout the bar—36 in total, in fact . Along with plenty of entertainment and a friendly staff, this sports bar offers over 125 different global beers and a full bar for those who prefer spirits or wine.
Within the newly renovated Metropolitan Billiards Cafe in Edmonton, locals are quickly considering this ‘the place to be' on game nights or as a space for hosting group parties and even corporate gatherings. The Metro's most popular weekly special is on Half Price Pool Sundays, and even minors are welcome to play with their families until 9 PM.
Jox Taphouse and Grill - 15327 - 97 Street
For those enjoying multiple sports, Jox Taphouse and Grill is the place for you. They have over 30 TVs throughout the bar and they carry all the sports packages for soccer, baseball, football, rugby, hockey, basketball and more. Pretty much any sport you want to see is available at this taphouse, and staff members are always happy to help make it possible to see ‘your' game.
Locals love this place because Jox is known for having some of the coldest brewskis in Edmonton. Also known for an extensive selection of wings with some curious flavours alongside standard favourites, the food overall at Jox is pretty solid. This place regularly gets full on game nights, so arrive early for the best views of the screens.
Finnagan's Bar Bistro & Billiards - 13560 Fort Road NW
This sports bar is found on the Northeast side of town and provides plenty of fun. With 19 pool tables, a private pool table room and TVs all throughout the bar, you won't miss a minute of the action. Other amenities include a jukebox, three dart boards, a snooker table, and 15 Buzztime trivia machines. Enjoy your drinks within the fireplace lounge or indulge in some exceptional traditional pub and Irish cuisine in the dining area or on the patio.
If you are looking to hold a special event, Finnegan's Bar Bistro and Billiards has a private meeting room and a banquet room that's perfect for holiday gatherings, corporate events, private parties and team building activities. Their staff provides customized buffet style and seated service, and minors are welcome with their family.
All of these sports bars are perfect for catching the big game. Whether you love hockey or prefer college basketball, you can find a place to watch your favourite team in Edmonton.