Whether you're an NFL fan or a college football loyalist, root for the SEC, ACC or the Big Ten, you're sure to find a great sports bar in Orlando when it comes time for kick off. Who has the biggest TV in town? Who serves the best bar food? Get the play by play here with our list of top sports bars around Orlando, Universal and Disney World.
The first NBC sports-themed bar has just opened outside Universal Studios. Enjoy a bar menu on steroids, with 100 kinds of local, domestic and imported beer and 75 menu items, from humongous burgers and giant pretzels to decadent desserts. CityWalk admission is free, valet parking is available, and Florida residents park free after 6 pm.
Even archrivals will agree this is good turf for football, located right outside Epcot on Disney's Boardwalk. Families and fans can watch games on 100 TVs, play in the arcade, and enjoy a tasty menu of food and drinks, like the Espy and the MVP Margarita.
During the game, fans can hang out in the bar with some jumbo pretzel bread and huddle o' nachos then challenge their friends to a game of pool, shuffleboard or arcade games in the Million Dollar Midway. $5 appetizers are offered during NFL games on Sunday and Monday.
This popular restaurant at the ICON Orlando 360, right below the ICON Orlando Eye ferris wheel, is known for its huge selection of draft beers. Fans will be satisfied with the ample TVs throughout along with the gourmet menu of truffle fries, kung pao calamari and seared ahi steak.
This local joint comes with plenty of local color. This is a great spot to watch football, especially if you're a Florida Gator, Florida State Seminole or UCF Knight. No matter if you're doing the Tomahawk Chop or the Gator Chomp, test your commitment by finishing the "Real Man Burger," which comes with a free T-shirt.
Everything inside the Gaylord Palms Resort is over-sized and over-the-top, including its sports bar, which comes with a 37-foot-tall, two-story screen and 50 HD TVs. Before kickoff, be sure to explore the atrium outside the lobby to spot real Florida gators, waterfalls and a sailboard moored indoors.
This popular attraction on International Drive is known for bowling and billiards, but football fans can keep up with the score from one of the many TVs. Order the buffalo wontons or their famous baked wings with honey garlic or Caribbean jerk sauce, and you're good to go.
Known for its live music scene at the new I-Drive 360, Tin Roof is also a fun place to watch football. Order the Nashville-inspired hot chicken torta or the chicken and waffles, and it's winner, winner chicken dinner.
The picturesque community of Celebration draws residents from all over the U.S. who all fight for bragging rights when it comes to football. This mainstay on Front Street always packs a crowd, especially in the fall for football viewing on the outside patio overlooking the lake.
With three locations on Restaurant Row, on Lake Eola downtown and by UCF, fans huddle up here for game time. The menu includes more than 500 beers from around the world. Even if your kicker chokes, your beer will go down smoothly.
This national chain has earned loyal fans, for good reason. Miller's Ale House, with more than a dozen Orlando-area locations, offers a wide selection of beer and appetizers like their world-famous zingers.