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5 Best Sports Bars in Athens, GA

Calling all Dawg fans, sports fanatics, and casual cheerleaders alike! Get ready for the best game-day bars around. Whether you're celebrating a hard-fought victory, commiserating a close call, or simply seeking a lively atmosphere to catch the big game, Athens offers a diverse selection of watering holes ensuring you score the ultimate game-day experience. So, grab your jersey, rally your crew, and head to one of the best sports bars Athens has to offer.


Allgood Lounge

Where Sports and Spirits Meet in Athens

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Nestled in the heart of downtown Athens, Allgood Lounge attracts sports enthusiasts with its lively atmosphere and extensive beer selection. Not to mention, there are three floors/bars with lots of screens broadcasting the games while you can enjoy classic pub fare with a Southern twist. Indulge in hearty burgers, crispy wings, and savory nachos, perfect for fueling up during intense game moments or sharing with friends over a round of drinks.


Beyond its sports-centric offerings, they hosts live music performances and entertainment events, adding an extra layer of excitement to the venue's vibrant ambiance. From local bands to DJs, there's always something happening at this beloved Athens establishment.



Cutters Pub

A Sports Haven with Southern Hospitality

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Tucked away in the historic district of Athens, Cutters Pub exudes Southern charm and hospitality, welcoming sports fans with open arms and an impressive array of amenities. Whether you're seeking a cozy spot to catch the game or a lively atmosphere to cheer on your team, Cutters Pub delivers an unforgettable sports bar experience.


Don't forget to try the Southern-inspired comfort food, while you watch the game!


Boar's Head Lounge

Your Go-To Spot for Game Day Excitement

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Don't be fooled by the unassuming exterior; Boar's Head Lounge, located just steps from the University of Georgia campus, packs a punch of personality. This self-proclaimed "dive bar with gourmet food" lives up to its name, offering elevated pub fare alongside classic game-day grub and even some vegan options. The atmosphere is vibrant and fueled by friendly banter, trivia nights, and live music – perfect for letting loose and celebrating your team's victory. This sports bar is a beacon of game day excitement and offers a unique sports bar experience.

Trappeze Pub

Elevating the Sports Bar Experience in Athens

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Perched on the bustling streets of downtown Athens, Trappeze Pub redefines the sports bar experience with its upscale ambiance, curated beer selection, and gourmet twist on classic pub fare. They have an extensive selection of craft brews, featuring a rotating lineup of local favorites, seasonal specialties, and hard-to-find imports. Whether you're a die-hard sports fan or a casual observer, the pub is a great destination for game day excitement.



Paloma Park

Where Every Game Day is a Celebration

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Right in the heart of downtown Athens, this newer tapas sports bar offer a laid-back atmosphere, friendly staff and unbeatable views and specials. The outdoor area has a giant projector screen for game day and three bars. Whether you're a die-hard Bulldog or just looking for a place to hangout with friends this is a great spot.


All of these bars bring their own unique charm to the Athens sports bar scene. So, whether you crave electrifying energy, timeless charm, unexpected delights, or refined comfort, Athens has the perfect sports bar waiting to become your new game-day haven. So, grab your jersey, rally your crew, and head out to discover your champion!


Don't forget to Download the BarGlance app for the ultimate night out. See where you friends are and what busy. Don't forget to post from your favorite bars!


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