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6 Lively Sports Bars in Scottsdale

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6 Lively Sports Bars in Scottsdale

Dining | September 15, 2022 | SWSS Staff

Whether you’re catching a college football matchup for your favorite team or watching the NBA Finals—there’s nothing quite like the atmosphere of enjoying the big game (and a drink!) at a local sports bar, right?

Find Your New Favorite Sports Bar in Scottsdale

We’ve rounded up some of the best sports bars in Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale, so you can find the perfect place to grab a drink, order some grub, and make a few friends while you watch your favorite sports team during your trip to Scottsdale, AZ!

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1. K O’Donnell’s Sports Bar & Grill

K O’Donnell’s Sports Bar and Grill is one of the most popular sports bars in Scottsdale. This family-owned restaurant strives to provide excellent service and top-notch food made with high-quality ingredients. They have an extensive menu with comfort food options, like pretzel bites, burgers, sandwiches, and more. K’ O’Donnell’s Sports Bar also has over 70 televisions on-site, so it’s a great place to catch one (or more!) of the games.

In addition to their extensive lunch, dinner, and drink menu, K O’Donnell’s Sports Bar and Grill serves weekend brunch on Saturday and Sunday, and they have happy hour twice a day. This popular sports bar also has a dog-friendly patio, so you can enjoy the game with your pup.

2. Zipps Sports Grill

Zipps Sports Grill is a local chain with over a dozen sports bars in Scottsdale and Greater Phoenix. At Zipps, you can enjoy pub-style food while you watch the game, like beer cheese pretzels, burgers, pizza, chicken wings, and more. They serve domestic, premium, and craft beers, as well as cocktails, like “Zipparitas.” Guests can choose from tasty flavors to customize their margaritas, like strawberry, peach, watermelon, mango, and more.

Depending on the location you visit, you can also play classic games like billiards, darts, and shuffleboard with friends while you’re watching the game. Zipps offers daily specials for happy hour from 3 PM – 7 PM on Monday – Friday and from 11 AM – 4 PM on Saturday – Sunday.

3. Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers

Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers is another local chain with locations across Scottsdale and Greater Phoenix. Although this restaurant is known for its gourmet hamburgers, they also serve other satisfying snacks, like Original Tot Chos, Buffalo Chicken Dip, and Big Azz Nachos. They have dozens of local beers on tap, and you can sample a few when you order a beer flight. Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers also serves wine, seltzers, and hand-crafted cocktails.

Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers has plenty of dining room seating and has more of a family-friendly atmosphere than many other bars on this list, making it a great place to catch the game while spending time with family.

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4. Goodwood Tavern

If you’re looking for a more sophisticated sports bar in Old Town Scottsdale where you can catch the big game, look no further than Goodwood Tavern!

Goodwood Tavern is committed to serving great food and drinks with exceptional service. The bar’s menu features unique items like Blue Cheese & Bacon Guacamole and Buffalo Chicken Dumplings, as well as traditional “bar food” like wings, chicken fingers, and nachos. You can enjoy their happy hour in Old Town Scottsdale from 3 PM – 7 PM on Monday – Friday.

5. Goldie’s Neighborhood Sports Cafe

Goldie’s Neighborhood Sports Cafe has been a favorite place in Scottsdale, AZ, for watching sports since 1993! This local bar and grill offers made-from-scratch meals, including sandwiches, soups, chilis, salads, pizza, calzones, pasta, and more. They also have an impressive drink menu that features draft beer, wine, and cocktails.

Goldie’s has three ten-foot television screens where you can catch the most popular games, or you can play a game of pool, shuffleboard, or darts with friends at the game tables. Regardless of your reason for visiting this bar and grill, you’re sure to have a fun time!

6. RnR Gastropub

If you’re looking for a lively sports bar to visit during your time in Old Town Scottsdale, look no further than RnR Gastropub. This stylish, modern gastropub is also a good place for brunch after a late night out—they serve breakfast (and morning drinks!) daily until 4 PM.

However, besides breakfast, this sports bar serves lunch, dinner, and late-night eats. You’ll find items like Street Corn, Roasted Red Pepper Hummus, Pimento Dip, and other innovative bites on the menu. They have 30+ televisions on-site, so you’ll have no trouble catching the sports game you’re hoping to watch!

RnR Gastropub isn’t just your typical sports bar, either. They have a full bar with a wide range of specialty drinks, like Bacardi Buckets, Seltzer Towers, Margarita Towers, and Cocktails. Needless to say, RnR Gastropub is one of the more trendy sports bars in Old Town Scottsdale.

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Whether you’re looking for a casual sports bar where you can kick back with a drink, or an upscale gastropub with gourmet meals, specialty cocktails, and top-notch service, we have no doubt you’ll find what you’re looking for on this list of the city’s best sports bars!

If you’re in town for a sporting event, like the Super Bowl or Waste Management Phoenix Open, and need a place to stay, browse our selection of short-term vacation rentals at Stay With Style Scottsdale.Our luxury rentals are equipped with resort-style backyards, comfortable furniture, and flat-screen televisions, so you’ll have a place to hang out and keep watching your favorite teams when you return from the sports bars. Browse our rentals to book your vacation to Scottsdale, AZ!

Book Your Next Vacation in Scottsdale

Find your perfect getaway with unparalleled luxury in Scottsdale! Choose from our premier rental properties and secure your spot for an indulgent Arizona retreat.


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