Best Sports Bars in Orange County, CA

People cheering at a local sports bar.

Looking for a place to watch live sports, eat some great food, enjoy some tasty drinks, all while in the company of like-minded sports fans? Then a sports bar is where you need to be!

There’s nothing like the camaraderie of enjoying the game with fans of your favorite team. What may be even better is enjoying the game with your rivals, creating a friendly competition for ultimate team supremacy.

Whether you’re a die-hard fan or just a casual watcher, there’s nothing quite like feeling the electricity in the air during a game.

Get ready to eat, drink, and cheer with our list of some of the best sports bars in Orange County.

Best Sports Bars in Orange County, CA

1. Mulligan’s Sports Bar – San Clemente

Mulligans Sports Bar is an establishment that is known for serving up delicious, 100% Angus Beef burgers over an open flame, amongst other amazing menu items. They also make their own salsa and sauces, too.

While you’re eating a burger and enjoying a beer, you can enjoy one (or several) games at once with their multiple TV’s hanging on the wall.

Rather play pool instead? No problem. Mulligan’s is equipped with several pool tables that you can play on.

2. Danny K’s Billiards and Sports Bar – Orange

Most sports bars have pool tables. Danny K’s is no exception, but this institution places emphasis on billiards first, then sports bar second.

Danny K’s hosts weekly 9 ball tournaments from Wednesday to Sunday.

They also have events that pop up throughout the month, so make sure to check out their event calendar to find out more information. 

While their billiard game is top-notch, so is their food and drink selection. 

This sports bar is also equipped with multiple giant TV’s so you’ll never miss the action of a game.

3. Lopez & Lefty’s – Anaheim 

Lopez & Lefty’s is a sports bar and cantina offering great food, drinks, music, and of course, sports.

This family-friendly establishment prides themselves on having awesome vibes and strives to provide their customers with the best experience with knowledgeable bartenders and servers.

Their 25+ beer tap provides a nearly endless number of choices to quench your thirst and enjoy yourself while you’re watching the game or hanging out with your friends. 

One of the most popular attractions is their late-night happy hour, providing $3 Pints of Bud Light & Coors Light, $4 20 oz. of Bud Light & Coors Light, and $4 Well Drinks.

4. My Place Sports Bar & Grill – Huntington Beach, CA

With an opening in 1986, My Place is an upscale sports bar offering tons of delicious food and drink options for their guests. 

Some of the entree items include prime rib, pork chops, grilled teriyaki steak kabobs, and much more. 

They have a nice happy hour menu as well with the usual suspects including nachos, chicken strips, onion rings, buffalo wings, $3 off wines, and $1 off of pints.

My Place has an outdoor seating arrangement complete with an outdoor fire pit and complimentary peanuts. 

Watch your favorite game here, or catch one of the UFC fights, as this place shows all of them!

5. Eat at Joe’s – Huntington Beach

What was once a drab bar of sorts, has been transformed into a family-friendly sports bar by the two owners, Chontel and Allie, providing their guests with incredible food, drinks, and even an arcade for the little ones. 

Eat at Joe’s is, according to their website, describes themselves as a ‘civilized sports tavern’. There are sports bars out there that cannot say this, as they cater only to a certain crowd. Eat at Joe’s makes it a point to show that all are welcome, including the kids.

They’re known locally for their amazing burgers that use the highest quality meat and ingredients, and other comfort pub food as well including buffalo wings. 

Joe’s has weekly specials including Wing and White Claw Wednesdays, where you can order 40 wings and fries for $35 and $10 more for a 6-pack of drinks.

Their friendly and hospitable servers and bartenders make Eat at Joe’s a great place to drop in for a couple of drinks, or some great food. 

Staying in Orange County and looking for some great sports bars around the area? The Hotel ATRIUM is conveniently located directly across the street from John Wayne Airport and close to every major destination and event in the OC, and of course the best sports bars around! If you’re looking for even more things to do around Orange County during your stay, check out our attractions page. Book your Orange County stay with Hotel Atrium today!


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