Lagasse's Stadium

The sporting paradise that is Lagasse's Stadium (©Palazzo)

The Best Places to Watch Football and Other Sports in Las Vegas

By Jennifer McKee on 08/22/14, updated 03/24/17
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Forget watching the football game or others sports in your room or at the hotel bar—you’re in Vegas, and want to find where all the party action is! While Las Vegas certainly has plenty to offer in that arena, we’ve culled down the best of the best spots at which you can kick back comfortably, wet your whistle, nosh on some delicious eats and not miss one second of the action.

Aliante Sports Book: Looking for a feel different than the sports books, bars and restaurants on the Strip? Head to this refined local's casino; you'll find game-day specials galore, Nathan's classic hot dogs and cold drinks.

Aria Sports Book: This stylish sports book, which looks and feels more like a sports lounge, has 90 monitors located throughout the 10,000-plus square-foot space and two big screens which can be divided in up to eight individual picture-in-picture screens. There are more than 100 seats, with couches located in the back of the book, and complimentary drinks are offered to those who have placed a wager.

Beer Park: Make your sports viewing a tailgate-style experience at this rooftop party stop set up to maximize interaction with others. More than 36 beers are on top; an additional 100 selections are available in cans and bottles, and TVs line the perimeter.

Cabo Wabo Cantina: Try out cocktails made from owner Sammy Hagar's Cabo Wabo tequila and get your fill of sports as you root for your favorite teams—more than 20 high-def TVs located throughout the lower level will aid you in this task. 

CRUSH: A passionate approach to food and drink, sharing is encouraged at this eatery, and indeed, you'll want a taste of everything that comes out. Nibble your way through a game, and enjoy a special all-American burger and beer pairing while watching the football and other sports.

Clique Bar & Lounge: Kick back in this sophisticated, laid-back lounge and revel in mini sliders, pizza pockets, mini lobster tacos and yellowtail sashimi. Make the experience more memorable with a chic cocktail that's created tableside. 

Goose Island Pub: A craft beer hall that truly stands out, this brewery made its name in Chicago; it offers the same award-winning brews paired with unforgettable cuisine, and you can find TVs at every booth so you don't miss a moment of your favorite game.

Hearthstone: Simple, seasonal and sustainable is the motto at this rustic American restaurant, and you'll find that that applies to sports-viewing as well—every view is simply great from the myraid TVs you can find throughout the restaurant, bar and lounge.

Lagasse's Stadium: Game-day cuisine is an affair not to be taken lightly at this celebrity chef’s ultimate two-level sports-viewing restaurant. Monday-night match-ups inspire that week night’s offerings, as Lagasse serves up cuisine from each playing team. With this fine cuisine, luxury boxes and more than 100 TVs from which to watch your favorite games, you won’t want for anything.

Longbar: Create your own drink at the do-it-yourself bloody Mary bar while watching all the games on any given Sunday. The centerpiece of The D's bustling casino, this is one party spot you can't (and won't want to) miss.

Montecristo Cigar Bar & Lounge: This, the ultimate man cave, offers guests four distinctive experiences to choose from—including the library, which has an oversized video wall and cocktail service. The state-of-the-art ventilation system ensures for a fresh and comfortable visit. 

PBR Rock Bar & Grill: With 105 wall-to-wall high-def TVs and four projections, there's no way you'll miss out on any of the action while dining on comforts such as Mud Fries, fried pickles and amazing selections from the restaurant's on-site smoker. Specialty drinks abound at what is easily one of Vegas' best sports bars; there's even a hydraulic mechanical bull if you're so inclined. 

Public House Luxor: Spectacular pub grub and views of the game from TVs in every direction make this a place to spend the whole day. You'll need that long to sample the arm's-length list of domestic, craft and specialty beers.

Sapphire: Watch all your favorite games in style as you hang in a private VIP room at the world’s largest gentlemen’s club—at 100,000 square feet, it’s more than 40,000 square feet larger than an actual football field! Your viewing pleasure will be enhanced by limo service, a private host and more than 200 beautiful Sapphire “cheerleaders.”

The Still: Enjoy your favorite sporting contests in an unusual way; while noshing on fun food from an Airstream-trailer kitchen. Whether you sit indoors or on the "patio" that overlooks the casino, you'll encounter plenty of high-def TVs that'll allow you to see every score. 

The “Superbook”: You won’t miss out on any of the action at this sports-book-to-end-all sports books—at 30,000 square feet, Westgate’s “Superbook” is the largest in the world with more than 350 seats, 28 screens and one massive 15’ x 20’ screen—more than 60 viewing monitors. For those who want to live-it-up in comfort, the Ultimate Fan Cave features 120-inch HD screens and lounge seating.

TAP Sports Bar: This casual and fun sports bar immerses visitors in sports memorabilia, as well as the latest matchups from around the league; in all, there’s 60 HD flat screens and seating for more than 200. Check out the impressive selection of local and seasonal craft beers while enjoying signature food items such as the South Side Street Dog and Beer Can Chicken.

Therapy: During your visit, you've run from here to there—time to let yourself in for some dining and viewing Therapy. It comes in the form of this downtown restaurant's exposed brick and ceiling dining room, where you can dine on comforting delights and watch the games from over-sized TVs found throughout. It's definitely one of our favorite places to unwind.

Tilted Kilt: Tons of TVs that allow views from every angle, beautiful servers, and delicious Celtic fare make this football-watching central. There's also 18 beer selections on tap and an extensive spirit selection. Communal tables in the center make allow for good-natured ribbing of your neighbors.

Topgolf: The ultimate entertainment and dining paradise with 108 climate-controlled hitting bays and four levels, the TVs are ginormous here. Head up to the very top level to overlook the entrance, keep up with the game as you play a game or head to the lounge—we have a feeling you'll never want to leave. 

Twin Peaks: You know things are off to a great start when you’re greeted by a wall of high-definition TVs that cover every sports contest—there are 87 in all. Add to that beer kept at a frosty 29 degrees or less, a prime location overlooking the Las Vegas Strip and you won’t want to leave this 14,000-square-foot, three-level lodge that offers many a hearty creation.  Umami Burger: This sports book and burger haven is nirvana for sports viewing, with individual TVs in the booths, multiple TVs every few chairs at the bar and in the center of the book. The Stripside beer garden has an extensive craft beer selection, and burgers are made using house-ground premium steak.