Best Game Day Viewing - Where to Watch Football

Best Game Day Viewing - Where to Watch Football

Whether you're a die-hard football fanatic or just in it for the mouthwatering food and atmosphere, our blog is your playbook for game day in Austin. From local dives to lively hotspots, there’s something for everyone. 


Posse East 

2900 Duval St

Beloved Austin dive bar with a rustic charm and a laid-back atmosphere, perfect for enjoying burgers and beer.


Cain & Abel's

907 W 24th St

With the new location finally open, this classic campus hangout offers American fare, an extensive drink menu, and a lively outdoor patio.


Mockingbird Saloon

2610 Guadalupe St

This near campus watering hole features great drink specials, darts, pool tables, cornhole, and a spacious backyard. 


Crown & Anchor

2911 San Jacinto Blvd

Iconic Austin pub known for its diverse selection of draft beers, delicious pub grub, and a friendly, welcoming vibe.


Scholz Garten 

1607 San Jacinto Blvd

Recognized as the oldest continuously operating beer garden (and business!) in Texas, Scholz offers a relaxed and communal atmosphere, serving German and Texan cuisine along with a variety of beers and drinks.


Victory Lap

504 W 24th St

This new, upscale sports bar near campus has indoor/outdoor seating and is covered head to toe in Longhorn memorabilia. 



2310 Manor Rd

East Austin neighborhood sports bar serving up hearty comfort food, craft beers, and a great spot to catch the big game.


Central Machine Works

4824 E Cesar Chavez St

This repurposed airplane hanger is a massive beer hall and garden where craft beer and culinary excellence come together in a unique and inviting space.


The Tavern

922 W 12th St

Historic Austin pub with a cozy ambiance, serving up burgers, sandwiches, and a variety of drinks.


Shoal Creek Saloon

909 N Lamar Blvd

This rustic Southwestern-inspired bar and restaurant offers BBQ, Tex-Mex, and an extensive whiskey selection.


Skinny's Off Track Bar

1806 E 12th St

Local dive bar with character, offering cold beer, pool tables, and a relaxed atmosphere.


Black Sheep Lodge

2108 S Lamar Blvd

A popular spot for burgers, beer, and watching sports, known for its impressive beer selection and tasty eats.


Bouldin Acres 

2027 S Lamar Blvd  |  1806 W Braker Ln

A multi-location beer garden and food truck park, where you can enjoy craft brews and a variety of food options in a laid-back setting.


Zilker Brewing Company & Taproom

1701 E 6th St

Brewery and taproom in the heart of Austin, offering a range of craft beers in a trendy, industrial-chic space.


Draught House Pub & Brewery

4112 Medical Pkwy

A long-standing Austin institution known for its extensive beer list, cozy indoor seating, and spacious outdoor patio.


Little Woodrow’s

520 W 6th St  |  6301 Parmer Ln

A local chain of bars specializing in cold beer, sports on TV, and a lively social scene, perfect for a night out with friends. See all locations on the website. 


Corner Bar

110 E. 2nd St

This JW Marriott hotel bar sits right on the corner of 2nd and Congress, just across from Moreland’s downtown office. For traditional Southern cuisine blended with worldwide flavors, Corner Bar is your game day go-to. 


Armadillo Den 

10106 Menchaca Rd

In the heart of South Austin, Armadillo Den hosts a smoked barbecue, live music, and a relaxed outdoor patio – making it the perfect spot to catch the game. 


Lustre Pearl South

10400 Menchaca Rd

Lustre Pearl South, a South Austin institution, offers a vibrant and laid-back atmosphere to enjoy cold drinks and good company in a historic setting.


The League Kitchen and Tavern

1310 Ranch Rd 620 S  |  13420 Galleria Cir Suite A-128

Speakeasy-inspired tavern with comfort foods and craft cocktails to take guests on a ‘stroll through history.’ See all locations on the website. 


Taco Flats

5520 Burnet Rd Ste. 101  |  900 Ranch Rd 620 S

This OG Austin hotspot was brought back to life in 2014 ensuring the people of Austin have delicious tacos and beer for years to come. See all locations on the website. 



2700 W Anderson Ln  |  2800 N Interstate Hwy 35 #200

The stylish sports bar has roots in North Austin and Round Rock. Their specialties “Dining, Spirits, and sports” ensure a successful game day. 

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