While the official end of summer might be approaching, it means that football season is now upon us! Whether you're looking to cheer on the Aztecs or 'bolt up' with fellow Chargers fans, here are a dozen spots to catch all the action, make your picks for the playoff, the Heisman and more.Read More
Sports Bars in San Diego to Watch NFL & College Football
Nab a good spot for kick-off
1. Cerveza Jack's
San Diego, CA 92109
Two bars, plenty of televisions and patio seating make Pacific Beach's newest Mexican eatery and cantina the perfect place to cheer on your favorite team. Drink specials include $3 juice flights paired with $12 Champagne bottles and $20 Coors Light bottle buckets (5 beers).
2. The Commons Bar
The Commons boasts plenty of large screen televisions where you can keep up on picks for the playoff, Heisman, hot seat, more. Chow down on game day classics like wings, their signature pretzel bites and larger plates like hot dogs, sandwiches and burgers.
3. Draft Republic
In celebration of football season Draft Republic is hosting happy hour specials from 2 to 6 p.m. on game days every Sunday, Monday and Thursday through to the Super Bowl. Enjoy $5 drinks, $6 Quarterback Snacks or try a ‘breakfast built for champions’ during their Super Sunday Hours when doors open at 9:30 a.m.
4. The Blind Burro
Football season drink specials include $5 Sangria, $10 Bottles of Champagne, and 2 for 1 Dos XX Lager Cans at the 'Burro. Pair with the Baja Style Taco Brunch, which features a la carte tacos ($3.50 each) like the breakfast-inspired chorizo and eggs or the ranchero, queso Oaxaca, applewood smoked bacon and avocado.
This sports bar features 25 HDTVs, refined bites (think fried chicken skins, fancy popcorn and gourmet burgers), 18 beers plus two cocktails on tap. Catch a game or two during weekday happy hour, which runs Monday through Friday (4 to 6:30 p.m.) with $5 drafts and 20 percent off specialty cocktails.
6. Social Tap
Get into gear with all the college football action at Social Tap this season. Grab some scratch made pub fare, craft beers and creative cocktails with friends during happy hour (4 to 6 p.m. daily) and enjoy $3.50 drafts, $6 well martinis plus $3 chips & salsa and $5 truffle fries.
7. Eureka Gourmet Burger and Craft Beer
As of Sunday, September 11 enjoy $5 Bloody Mary’s, mimosas, brunch fare and “hoppy” hour specials from 10 a.m. onwards at Euraka! as it officially kicks off football season. Bites include an all-day breakfast burrito, osso buco riblets and smoked chicken nachos. There are craft beers on tap, 40 + small-batch whiskeys and handcrafted cocktails too.
8. Wonderland Ocean Pub
A great spot to park up and catch all the college game action: enjoy beautiful beachfront views, well-priced beers and appetizers (not to mention plenty of TVs) during Wonderland’s weekly Football Sundays.
9. Quad Ale House
Quad AleHouse kicks off football weekends with a build-your-own Bloody Mary bar plus $12 house champagne from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Or score Firestone Pivo Pilsner/New Belgium Citradelic IPA ($4/$5) until 7 p.m. Located just below stairs, Gaslamp Tavern is joining in the football frenzy with $4 Bud Light drafts/$14 pitchers among other deals.
10. The Deck Moonshine Flats
Moonshine’s causal American menu makes it the perfect place to root for your team with backyard games, tailgate food, multiple bars and more. Enjoy drink specials including $20 Coors Light buckets, $12 bottles of Champagne and $17 Shock Top pitchers. Brunch is served until 2 p.m. specials include a brisket hash and smokehouse chili-lime wings.
11. Kristy's MVP Sports Bar
With over 30 HDTVs (and all the sports packages) Point Loma's original sports bar has got you covered with half price chicken wings every Friday and a new $11 weekend menu comprising drink and food combos, plus pizzas and Margarita pitchers.
12. Bullpen Bar & Grill
With over 60 flat screen TVs and an HD projection screen The Bullpen is a prime spot for all your football season viewing requirements. Classic pub fare includes everything from chili cheese fries to prime rib dinners, plus craft beers and a Friday happy hour (2 to 9 p.m.).