Football fans rejoice; it’s football season! Put on your team’s gear and get ready for another epic season. There’s something about watching the big game with your fellow football fans, or even your rivals, at your favorite sports bar. Everyone loves high-fives and another round of beers when your team scores a touchdown! A good sports bar should have numerous flat-screen TVs, delicious pub food, cold beer and your game on the big screen. Here’s our guide on the best spots to watch football on the Space Coast (not ranked).
Coasters Pub & Biergarten
With 13 massive flat-screen TVs, the NFL package and tasty pub food and beer, Coasters Pub & Biergarten is one of the best places to watch football on the Space Coast. What enhances your game day experience (besides your team winning)? Good beer, and Coasters Pub & Biergarten has plenty of it! Coasters has craft beer on tap and in bottles. Order one of their signature burgers with your craft beer and you’re good to go.
Cocoa Beach Sports Pub
If you’re from Cocoa Beach, you know that the Cocoa Beach Sports Pub is one best spots to go for drinks and tasty Tex-Mex cuisine for great prices. On Sundays the Sports Pub has specials on food including a ½ pound fajita burger with sautéed onions, peppers and melted cheese, $10 buckets of domestic beers and more. A full liquor bar, good food, pool tables, specials, and tons of TVs, what more could you ask for on game day?
Duffy’s Sports Grill
With multiple locations throughout Central Florida and over 75 TVs at each location, Duffy’s Sports Grill is definitely a fan favorite. Duffy’s, in Melbourne, goes all out during football season. The sports grill offers special promotions on their MVP Big Game Giveaway, which could win you and one other a trip to the “big game.” All you have to do to for a chance to win is visit one of the Duffy’s Sports Grill locations on Sundays during football and sign up! You can score 2-for-1 drinks all day, every day.
Fishlips Waterfront Bar & Grill
Fishlips Waterfront Bar and Grill, located in Port Canaveral, is always a party on game day. On any given football Sunday, you can expect to see fans repping their teams from all over the country. The upstairs sports bar has TVs in every direction, so you won’t miss one second of the game. Fishlips Waterfront Bar & Grill offers deals on food and drinks, and even has a special menu for game day.
JD’s Sports Bar & Grill
JD’s Sports Bar & Grill, in Rockledge, is everything you’d hope a sports bar would be and more. Hot wings, cheese burgers, various draft and bottled beers, a full liquor bar and reasonable prices. Every Sunday, JD’s Sports Bar & Grill has $12 domestic buckets of beer and 75 cent wings. Stay tuned for the outdoor beer garden coming soon.
Sandbar Sports Grill
There’s always something going on over at Sandbar Sports Grill, in Cocoa Beach, especially on Sundays. With a cool ocean breeze, over 20 HD TVS, two bars and some killer specials, you can’t go wrong with Sandbar on game day. Sandbar Sports Grill is known for the “Sandbooze Sunday” deals at night, and they’re now extending them all day: $2 20oz Miller Lite or Coors Light drafts, $1 hurricane shots, $2 Jager and $3 Fireball. Sandbar is now also offering a new Bloody Mary and Mimosa Bar so you can pregame for the game. Score!
Timeout Sports Bar
Timeout Sports Bar is known for two things: their awesome deals on drinks and their Bloody Mary bar. Now you can enjoy both every Sunday while watching your team play on one of the 30 TVs. Timeout’s Bloody Mary bar is every Sunday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Make your Bloody Mary as wild as you want with over 30 ingredients to choose from. During all college and NFL games score on $12 buckets of 16oz domestic bottles.
Other Great Places to Watch Football on the Space Coast:
- Meg O’ Malley’s in downtown Melbourne
- Off the Traxx in downtown Melbourne
- Ryan’s Pizza & Pub in Cocoa Village
- Tracy’s Lounge in Melbourne
- Village Idiot in Cocoa Village
Check back for updates and more information on the best spots to watch football on the Space Coast.
By Alyssa Brady, Staff Writer