SoCal’s Best Sports Bar & Grills To Watch The BIG Game

Looking to watch the big game or tournament this weekend? Whether it be golf, football, baseball, hockey or basketball, this is the best guide for the best bars in So Cal to watch this year’s sporting events. 

Best Sports Bar in Encinitas, CA

The Ranch Grill at Encinitas RanchThe Ranch Grill 

  • Featuring a full bar and grill menu, the restaurant features big-screen TVs throughout and an outdoor patio with ocean views. 
  • From March to October, come for live entertainment on the patio and happy hour specials.
  • For the Farmers Insurance Open, fans are invited to watch the tournament and receive a cheeseburger, fries and draft beer offer for just $16.

Encinitas RanchThe Ranch Grill at Encinitas Ranch Golf Course
1275 Quail Gardens Drive | 
Encinitas, CA 92024
Phone: (760) 944-1936


Best Sports Bar in Carlsbad, CA

The Crossings at Carlsbad's Player's LoungeThe Players Lounge  

  • Featuring a full bar and menu from the Canyons Restaurant, the bar features big-screen TVs with surround sound indoors and outdoors, fire pits, Bromic Heaters and seating for up to 100+ people.
  • From March to November enjoy live music on the patio on Friday Nights from 5-7 pm
  • For the final BIG NFL Football Sunday game, don’t miss a play on the 120″ screen and enjoy happy hour drink and food specials. 

Best Sports Bar in Rancho Bernardo, CA

The Sports Bar at Rancho Bernardo InnThe Sports Bar 

  • Featuring a full bar, big-screen TVs, comfortable seating, and shuffleboard.
  • The Bar features vintage-inspired interiors, a re-tooled menu of bar favorites and a cocktail, beer, and wines by the glass.
  • The drink menu includes specialty drinks, seasonal drinks, and after-dinner drinks. 

Best Sports Bar in Palm Springs / Cathedral City, CA

JAX Bar + Dining's Sports Bar and dining roomJAX Bar + Dining 

  • Featuring a full bar and dining menu with spacious seating surrounded by big-screen TVs for optimal viewing.
  • Daily, order from the happy hour menu and receive special pricing on drinks and food. 
  • Weekly, enjoy live music on Friday and Saturday nights, open until 9 pm. 

Best Sports Bar in Chino Hills, CA

Los Serranos' Jack's Racquet Room RestaurantJack’s Racquet Room 

  • Featuring a full bar and dining menu with spacious indoor/outdoor seating and big-screen TVs.
  • Surrounded by historic memorabilia, the traditional bar is the ideal place to enjoy a drink and catch the latest sports on TV.
  • Come by for Driving Range Happy Hour, every Thursday Thursdays after 4 pm for $2 OFF Draft Beer & $2 OFF Jumbo Range Buckets.

Best Sports Bar in San Juan Capistrano, CA

San Juan Hills Sports BarSan Juan Hills Sports Bar & Grill 

  • Featuring a full bar and dining menu with indoor/outdoor seating and 25+ TV displays, including a state of the art 90″ display.
  • Viewing parties for NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, Soccer, Golf, College and High School events and more.
  • Come watch the final Big NFL Football Sunday Game and enjoy the game day menu featuring Beer Bucket and Draft Specials; raffles & prizes.
32120 San Juan Creek Road
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
Phone: (949)493-1167