Where to Watch Football: The Best Sports Bars in Philadelphia

Join your fellow Philly sports fans in exploring the city's best bars for football, baseball, hockey, basketball and more.

Philly sports fans are among the most passionate in the country. Between the die-hard Eagles, Phillies, Flyers, 76ers and Union fans there’s rarely a time of year when you won’t overhear their animated banter pouring from bars and onto street corners about who made what play in that game last night. And with the Eagles headed to the Super Bowl, here are a few top spots for catching all the action.

South Philly Bar and Grill

South Philly Bar and Grill

Located at the famed intersection of 9th St. and East Passyunk Ave between the cheesesteak meccas of Pat’s and Geno’s sits South Philly Bar and Grill, a favorite gathering place for fans of Philly sports. Their fleet of flat-screen TV’s, exceptional drink specials, and sizzling bar fare provide all the components of a Philly sports haven, right in the heart and soul of a hopping Philadelphia neighborhood.

Fox and Hound restaurant, Philadelphia

Fox and Hound

Looking for a mind-boggling beer list? Head over to Fox and Hound, where over 100 varieties of brew provide endless possibilities for hopheads of every creed. All sports lovers are welcome here, with televisions tuned to everything from football, basketball, hockey or UFC.

Field House restaurant Philadelphia

Field House

Directly across from Reading Terminal Market inside the Convention Center, Field House is a classic sports bar with a casual yet energetic atmosphere. With their convenient location, over 35 HDTV’s, dozens of draft selections and an inspired menu of classic pub fare, there’s every reason to make this your second home on game day.

City Tap House University City, Philadelphia

City Tap House

Across the Schuylkill from Center City is City Tap House. The University City destination welcomes sports fans to a craft beer-centric tavern whose refined, rustic feel is elegant enough for a dinner reservation yet casual enough for your Monday Night Football watch party. Their multi-screen TV setup is as impressive as their craft beer selection, and both pair beautifully with the gastropub menu featuring authentic brick oven pizza and refined pub fare.

Founding Fathers Sports Bar, Philadelphia

Founding Fathers Sports Bar and Grill

The newest stop on our quest for the best sports bar, Founding Fathers Sports Bar and Grill is a classy, upscale sports bar located on the Graduate Hospital area’s northern edge, with 20 draft lines and an even greater bottled selection. Featuring a wide array of daily specials and late night offerings, there’s surely something for all during every game of the season.