6922 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood 90028
Hooters is now, pretty much world-famous. At least its girls and chicken wings are. Add beer and sports to the mix and youve got a dining experience unlike any other. Its a great place to hang out in, with a large group of people, eat traditional bar food although its menu has expanded greatly since it first opened and watch just about any sporting event on its plasma screens.
And even though you might not be there in person to gawk at the cheerleaders during the halftime routines, the Hooters girls make mighty good substitutes.
THE YARD HOUSE
330 East Colorado Blvd., Suite 230, Pasadena 91101
Ok, so maybe the place doesnt look exactly like a house. In fact, it doesnt in the slightest bit, but the yard part refers to the popular three-foot glasses filled to the brim with ice cold beer.
Its nice during sporting events because it makes for much fewer trips to the bar. The trick is being able to drink that much and be able to hold your bladder until a commercial break.
9010 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood 90069
With plush booths, leather-topped tables and more than 25 TVs playing round-the-clock sports, Game offers a good selection of hearty beers like Guinness.
Its a sports bar that has class, and its where the more sophisticated sports fans hang out. Although win or loose, youre bound to witness a few barbaric moments from time to time. But who needs to be classy all the time? After all, sports are all about getting down and dirty.
GRAND AVENUE SPORTS BAR
506 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles 90071
Finding a sports bar in the Biltmore Hotel might seem like an odd fit, but if you follow the sounds of the game echoing through the hallway, youll notice that odd fit or not, the Grand Avenue Sports Bar is indeed an ideal place to watch any sporting event.
A long, rectangular bar is conveniently in view of the three large projection screens and an abundance of televisions surround the spacious dining room area. Two pool tables, video games and foosball keep the competitive edge flowing at halftime. A collection of autographed sports memorabilia decorates the walls and service is fast, friendly and efficient.
1410 Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica 90401
Yankee Doodles is full of testosterone and television screens of all sizes. With television screens that practically cover every inch of the walls, the bar will broadcast whatever sports game you want to watch.
It also carries a large array of beers on tap and offer drinks specials especially during big sporting events such as the NBA playoffs, March Madness and the Super Bowl.
FOX SPORTS SKY BOX
1111 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles 90015
NFL? Got it. NBA? Yep they have it. NHL and major league baseball? Need you even ask? Every seat, in this upscale, modern sports bar has a clear view of at least a few television screens. After all, it has 54 total, with the biggest on stretching 16 feet wide.
Most fans come decked out with jerseys and caps, and root loudly for their beloved Lakers, Clippers, Kings, Angels, Ducks and Dodgers. Home-team loyalty runs deep, so beware when trying to root for any team that doesnt have a Los Angeles tie.
1431 3rd St., Santa Monica 90401
This is not just any sports hang out spot, its a state of the art sports theater. Gotham Hall may be best known as being a hip-hop haven but this club has got its own secluded sports sanctuary.
Sports fans can play pool or watch games at the sports bar and then get their groove on, on the dance floor during the down time. Theres a nice mix of locals and club hoppers.
TONY PS TAVERN
4445 Admiralty Way, Marina Del Rey 90292
This sports tavern is full of big-screen TVs and a fabulous array of beers from all over the world. If youre looking for the best spot to catch the game, look no further.
Whether its March Madness, NBA basketball or gridiron action, Tony Ps Tavern has every game, every day. During football season, this is where all the locals hang out to catch all the collegiate and NFL action.
COCK N BULL
2947 Lincoln Blvd., Santa Monica 90405
This down-to-earth bar has been a longtime favorite among locals and sports fans. It may not be the best place to try and hook-up, but thats only because those who frequent the bar are dedicated to the games that are playing out on the television sets.
Eyes will only wonder towards beer, and conversation is limited to hoots and hollers for the winning teams. But if you want a few extra pals to cheer on your favorite team, Cock N Bull should be your destination.
99 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena 91101
Qs is a combination of sorts. Its a pool hall. Its a hang out for frat boys and sorority girls, and its a place where ESPN dominates the television screens.
With eight satellite dishes and over 40 televisions featuring all major sporting events, Qs is a great place to meet people or hang out with friends while sampling some of the worlds best beers and its top-notch menu. Plus it has three levels, three full bars, and more than 20 pool tables, so, theres never really a dull moment at Qs.