The Best Sports Bars in Denver

Photo of Stephanie Harper
29 September 2017

With seven professional sports teams, there’s never an off-season in Denver. With all those games to watch, there’s a whole slew of sports bars to enjoy. Here’s a list of some of the best sports bars in Denver.

Blake Street Tavern

Bar, American, $$$
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Blake Street Tavern, near Coor’s Field ballpark, is frequently rated one of the best bars in Denver. It boasts an award-winning menu and craft beer list, as well as a fun atmosphere with games like cornhole boards, darts, and skeeball lanes. It’s also a great place to settle in and watch a game, with over 60 HD TVs.

Cherry Cricket

Bar, American, Pub Grub, $$$
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The Cherry Cricket in Cherry Creek of Denver has been open since 1945, making famous burgers and serving cold brews at this neighborhood mainstay. It’s got a friendly atmosphere and a great outdoor patio that makes it a perfect spot for game day.

Govnr’s Park Tavern

Bar, American, Beer, Wine, Cocktails, Pub Grub, $$$
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Govnr’s Park Tavern in Capitol Hill has been around since 1976 and is well-loved for it’s friendly neighborhood tavern atmosphere. The tavern has a large patio, as well as two full-service bars, and a pool room. The bar also boasts great happy hours and trivia nights. Food consists of elevated pub offerings.

Highland Tap and Burger

Restaurant, American, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, Beer, Wine, Cocktails, $$$
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Highland Tap & Burger is a neighborhood pub that prepares everything on the menu in-house, including their gourmet burgers. They also have a heavy focus on community and offer a wide selection of Colorado craft brews and spirits. The bar has 18 HDTVs and all DirecTv Sports Packages, great for catching all the latest games.

Jackson's Sports Bar

Bar, Pub, American, Pub Grub, $$$
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Jackson’s Sports Bar is located across the street from Coors Field. It’s a top choice for baseball fans and the late-night set too. The bar and grill offer the usual bar food, as well as 70 HD Flat Screens to catch all the game-time highlights. The large space also has several dance floors.