Arizonans are proud of their sports teams, from professional to college. And sports bars are here to help you enjoy that big game to its fullest. Combining an exhilarating atmosphere among fellow fans with delicious beer and easy bites to eat like wings and pizza, these 10 sports bars are among the very best in the state.
Zipps Sports Grill is the de facto sports bar for Valley residents. Each of Zipps 12 Valley locations includes flat screen TVs, bar games, and nightly specials. Speaking of specials, Zipps attracts hungry sports fans with their legendary happy hour. Their daily happy hour (and reverse happy hour) includes specials on appetizers, large 32-ounce draft beers, and their signature drink “the Zipparita.” No sports bar is complete without wings. Zipps’ tasty golden medium wings will leave you craving more.
No Anchovies is Wildcats headquarters on game day. This sports bar is located right in the heart of the University of Arizona’s busy University Boulevard. However, this hot spot is so good that it will leave even diehard Sun Devil fans satisfied. After a recent renovation, No Anchovies has expanded to include two floors and 65 big screen TVs. They serve 24 draft beers to go with their bar fare including wings and tater tots. At its core, however, No Anchovies is all about pizza. They serve up large, zesty specialty slices. Just make sure you don’t order anchovies.
Entering Twin Peaks feels like entering a man cave. This lodge-themed sports bar is filled with sports and hunting paraphernalia, large TVs, and lots of beer. Their rotating list of draft beer is even served in a frosty “man sized” mug. The menu includes sports bar favorites like pulled pork nachos, tangy wings, and burger sliders.
You don’t need to go across the pond to enjoy a British pub. You can find one right in downtown Phoenix. Rose & Crown is a sports bar is located in a cozy, Victorian-style house and has over 50 local and imported beers available. They also have a mixed menu featuring British food like bangers and mash and shepherd’s pie. This sports bar has high definition TVs, bar games, and a large patio. Rose & Crown is also a favorite among soccer fans. They regularly host watch parties for English Premier league fans.
Four Peaks is a local favorite that’s one part brewery, one part sports bar. Four Peaks award-winning brewery is known for their famous Scottish-style ale: Kilt Lifter. Their original 8th St. location is housed in a historic brick building with plenty of TVs for game day. Located just miles away from ASU’s main campus, Four Peaks is a favorite among young adults. Their food includes a healthy mix of burgers, sandwiches, and pizzas. Come for the game and stay for the good food, beer, and atmosphere.
There are no surprises at Cold Beer & Cheeseburgers. You’ll find draft beer and juicy burgers at each of their seven Valley locations. Cold Beer & Cheeseburgers is also one of the best places to watch a game in Arizona. Each location is filled with flat screen TVs and daily specials. Favorites include unique burgers like the omelet inspired “Denver” and the tater-tot nachos formally known as “tot chos.”
Arcadia Tavern is a neighborhood hangout and sports bar. This busy bar gets especially busy during game time because it’s a favorite among University of Arizona fans in Phoenix. However, Arcadia Tavern is stacked with so many TVs that you’ll never miss a second of your favorite game. This sports bar has local and seasonal draft beer and tasty appetizers like crispy tater tots and huge nachos.
Local sports fans are drawn to Majerle’s Sports Grill. That’s because legendary Phoenix Suns guard “Thunder” Dan Majerle founded each of Majerle’s six locations. Each location is lined with memorable sports memorabilia that beckons nostalgia for Arizona sports fans. Majerle’s is also a popular sports bar for its tasty burgers, wings, and beer and its plentiful TVs.
CK’s is the place to be in Ahwatukee. This sports bar has over 35 TVs with subscriptions to NFL, MLB, NBA, and NHL games. CK’s is known for having great happy hour deals and live music. They also have over 24 beers on tap and a full bar. If you’re looking to grub during a game, try their hatch burger. It’s a spicy treat that’s topped with large amounts of cheese and hatch chili sauce.
Regulars love Trident Grill. This Tucson sports bar has two convenient locations and serves up some of the best bar food in the state. Their unique take on traditional bar food includes the seafood burgers, fish and chips, and fried pickles. They also serve up 24 draft beers that you can get on special during their afternoon happy hour. Both locations have plenty of TVs for the big game. Locals can even get a personalized beer mug to help wash down the tasty food.