Planning to get together with friends to watch the big game? Sports bars provide the perfect venue. They're spacious with lots of big-screen HDTVs and you don't have to clean up afterwards. Round up your pals and head to one of these great sports bars in Oklahoma City.
5830 N. Classen Boulevard
Oklahoma City 73118
This popular spot in hip Classen Curve is not your father's sports bar. The menu offers an upscale twist on classic pub food with items like smoked salmon sliders, bock-battered fish and chips and short rib bàhn mí. The beyond-impressive beer list has enough labels on tap and in bottles for you to try a different one every day for a year. Games are shown on one of the best audio-visual systems in the country.
Half Time Sports Grill
6812 SW 55th Street
Oklahoma City 73179
Between the big-screen TVs and the memorabilia hanging on the walls, there's no doubt that this place is all about sports. Fried chicken is their signature dish, and they offer frequent drink specials during Happy Hour and other times.
Lumpy's Sports Grill
12325 N. May Avenue
Oklahoma City 73120
Thanks to the numerous flat-screen TVs covering the walls, there's not a bad seat to be had at Lumpy's. The house special burger comes in four different varieties, and the extensive beer list includes both imports and domestics such as Guinness, Corona and Blue Moon. No game today? There is NTN trivia and Texas Hold 'Em to keep you entertained.
Belle Isle Restaurant & Brewery
1900 NW Expressway
Oklahoma City 73118
The brew pub is on the second floor above a full-service restaurant. Games are shown on 16 big-screen TVs, and you can hold your own competitions with pool, shuffleboard or darts. Local musicians provide live entertainment on the weekends, and they also stage popular events like trivia nights and scavenger hunts.
Cousins Bar & Grill
6509 N. May
Oklahoma City 73116
Cousins has dubbed their comfortably casual bar, "A Little Piece of Paradise." The bar is equipped with multiple TVs along with pool tables, dart boards and a Golden Tee golf game. Customers rave about the 1/3-pound charbroiled burgers with toppings like bacon and chili, paired with perfectly cooked hand-cut fries.
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