Rear View Of Friends Watching Game In Sports Bar On Screens

During football season, your significant other might be married to the television on Saturdays and Sundays. Whether you’re an NFL or college football fan or both, finding a change of scenery to get out of the house and watch the game might be just what the date night doctor ordered. To help you out, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite places around the Tampa Bay area to watch football together. Score!

  • Irish 31
  • Maloney’s Irish Pub
  • World of Beer
  • Tampa Bay Brewing Company
  • Walk-Ons
  • Fergs
  • Glory Days Grill
  • Hattricks
  • Duffy’s
  • Riveters
  • Thomas P’s
  • Pres Box

Irish 31

Irish 31 has three locations – Westchase, Hyde Park, and Wesley Chapel. All locations have indoor and outdoor dining with plenty of drink specials and TVs to catch your favorite game along with a full menu. It’s also family-friendly in case you have little fans in tow.

Maloney’s Irish Pub

You can head to Maloney’s in either Westchase, Carrollwood, or Downtown Tampa. Catch the games on their giant TVs either inside or out on their patios. You can also enjoy game day and happy hour specials all weekend long.

Maloney's Local Irish Pub
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World of Beer

Kick back with your favorite brew and watch the game at World of Beer in Westchase, Tampa International, Brandon, and Temple Terrace. In addition to over 100 beers, you can snack on gourmet bar far as you watch your favorite teams play.

Tampa Bay Brewing Company

With two locations in Tampa – Westchase and Ybor – TBBC has become a prime viewing spot for good beer and good games. Try one of their many award-winning brews along with their wings, beer cheese dip, or burgers while your favorite teams play on the TVs around the pub.

Tampa Bay Brewing Company in Ybor City
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Walk-Ons Sports Bistreaux

If you’re in Midtown or Wesley Chapel, you can pop in to Walk-Ons to catch your team play on one of their wall-to-wall TVs. Enjoy craft beer, cocktails, and something from their scratch-made menu.


Ferg’s is THE place to go before catching the Ray’s game. Don’t have tickets? This St. Pete sports bar takes up nearly two city blocks. It’s safe to say you can catch your favorite team on one of their 90+ TVs white noshing on elevated bar food and drinks.

Image Credit: Ferg’s


Glory Days Grill

Glory Days in Carrollwood has an award-winning chef, happy hours all day every day, and a multitude of TVs playing all your favorite teams. What’s not to love?


Hattrick’s combines a traditional sports bar with an old-world pub feel. The restaurant is surrounded by TVs and features a full menu with happy hour every day. They also have drink specials during all Lightning, Bucs, and Rays games.

Duffy’s Sports Grill

Located on Dale Mabry just off 275, Duffy’s is a great spot to catch the game. During football season, you can catch their special Football Features menu featuring their Starting Lineup specials and more. They also offer tons of season specials throughout the year like their Oktoberfest menu and Fall-tinis to complete your game viewing experience.


No matter where you sit in Riveters in Midtown, you’ll have the perfect view of the game. This nostalgic style bar serves up an elevated bar menu featuring the freshest ingredients and they also offer happy hour every day from 3-7pm.

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Thomas P’s

Thomas P’s has wall to wall TVs inside and out on their patio so no matter what team you cheer for, chances are it’ll be on. They have a full bad and menu and live music on the patio in between games.

The Press Box

The Press Box has been a Tampa game viewing staple for years. Thier 42 screens and matrix wall show all NFL games and more. During the games, they also have awesome giveaways and prizes, along with drink and beer specials to accompany their extensive food menu.

Image Credit: Thomas P’s


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