As you may or may not know, the Kraken are in the playoffs! Our relatively new team is holding its weight and they need all the support they can get from fans far and wide. If you don’t have tickets to the game but still want to watch, heading to a local sports bar is the perfect way to do just that. Here are 11 of the best sports bars in Seattle to watch the next big Kraken game!
As the Kraken’s official restaurant and bar, it only makes sense that it would be a great place to watch the big game. The bar is home to the Official Kraken Playoff Watch Parties meaning you can have a great time and enjoy menu specials, giveaways, and more.
Where: 10601 5th Ave NE
Hours: Daily 11 AM-12:30 AM
The Hatback Bar & Grille opened earlier in 2022 and is a dedicated sports bar broadcasting Mariners, Seahawks, and Sounders games. They are showing the Stanley Cup Playoffs but keep in mind that they only take reservation on non-game days.
Where: 1201 1st Avenue South
Hours: Daily 11 AM-7 PM
Considering that Tony’s is located in SODO, near many of our city’s other sports venues, it’s easy to see how it’s a popular spot. They also have 20 large-screen TVs and plenty of space to relish your eats and drinks while watching the game.
Where: 1518 1st Ave S
Hours: Monday-Thursday 11 AM-11 PM, Friday 11 AM-12 AM, Saturday 9 AM-12 AM, Sunday 9 AM-11 PM
Capitol Hill’s gay sports bar Madison Pub is a great option for game-watching. You can expect multiple screens, a pool table, darts, a jukebox, and plenty of fun!
Where: 1315 E Madison St
Hours: Daily 12 PM-2 AM
The Westy prides itself on being a sports bar without the sports bar feel. You’ll find all the sports-watching amenities you need accompanied by a great eats and drinks menu with a selection of beer, cider, and whisky.
Where: 1215 NE 65th Street
Hours: Monday-Friday 11 AM-12 AM, Saturday & Sunday 9 AM-12 AM
Ballard’s Fuel Sports Grill has family-friendly energy and plenty of eats and drinks to enjoy while watching the big game. Not only that but they have 25 flatscreen TVs, a huge projector, and state-of-the-art sound.
Where: 8037 15th Ave NW
Hours: Monday 11:30 AM-10 PM, Tuesday-Thursday 11:30 AM-11 PM, Friday 11:30 AM-12 AM, Saturday 9 AM-12 AM, Sunday 9 AM-10 PM
At Rookies, you can expect a comfortable neighborhood atmosphere, great eats, and plenty of drinks. As they’re a dedicated sports bar, you’re in the perfect setting to watch the big game on one of the grill’s screens.
Where: 3820 S Ferdinand St
Hours: Monday-Friday 11 AM-10 PM, Saturday & Sunday 9 AM-10 PM
A bowling alley for hockey? Don’t knock it till you try it… Garage may predominantly be a billiards and bowling spot but they also have a sports bar perfect for watching the big game. Snack, drink, and play games while you root for your favorite team.
Where: 1130 Broadway
Hours: Sunday-Thursday 3 PM-11 PM, Friday & Saturday 3 PM-12 AM
Buckley’s is a pub with plenty of everything, eats, drinks screens, and cheer. You’ll feel right at home in the classic pub atmosphere amongst plenty of other football fans.
Where: 232 1st Ave W
Hours: Monday-Friday 11:30 AM-1 AM, Saturday 9 AM–2 AM, Sunday 9 AM–1 AM
If you’re looking for an authentic beer hall experience to celebrate the Super Bowl, then you should head to Queen Anne Beerhall. You’ll find 25 premium draft brews, beerhall & PNW eats, and of course, screens to keep your eyes on the score.
Where: 203 W Thomas St
Hours: Sunday-Thursday 11 AM-12 AM, Friday & Saturday 11 AM-2 AM
This great Fremont spot has 15 TV screens, eats, and a wide drink menu. You’ll also find giant Jenga, beer pong, and beer pong if you get antsy while watching the game.
Where: 309 N 36th St
Hours: Monday-Friday 4 PM-Close, Saturday & Sunday 10 AM-Close
May your favorite team win!