Best Sports Bars To Watch World Cup Soccer In Seattle

May 22, 2014 4:02 PM

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Seattleites have a very diverse taste when it comes to sports. Seattle has a professional football, baseball and soccer team, and it once had a professional basketball team too. Regardless of what sport you love most, there are plenty of bars and pubs that show all of the latest games on quality televisions. World Cup Soccer is another sport that fans seem to go nuts about in Seattle. The city has a few British-themed pubs that go all out during the World Cup events and open early so fans don’t miss a second of the exciting action. Stop into any of these Seattle bars and pubs to catch all of the best World Cup soccer games this season.

The George And Dragon Pub
206 N. 36th St.
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 545-6864
www.georgeanddragonpub.com

The George and Dragon Pub is located in the Fremont neighborhood and opened in 1995. Nicknamed the “G&D,” The George and Dragon Pub is one of the top places in Seattle to watch all of the World Cup soccer games. The pub lists the World Cup’s schedule right on its website and has a nice-sized venue that can seat about 400 people comfortably – 200 inside the pub and 200 within its outdoor beer garden. To get the best seats to watch the games, it’s recommended you get there when the pub opens at 11 a.m. The G&D also opens earlier depending on the World Cup soccer game schedule, so be sure to check the website for any updated details posted by G&D staff.

The Market Arms
2401 N.W. Market St.
Seattle, WA 98107
(206) 789-0470
www.themarketarms.com

Opened in 2010, The Market Arms is a sister pub to The George and Dragon Pub and is located in Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood. While this venue is not as large as the G&D, it has plenty of space for about 200 people inside, at the bar and within its nice outdoor patio in the back. It shows all of the World Cup soccer games on the “telly” – there are actually several large HD TVs to watch all of the games. The Market Arms has a weekday happy hour that lasts from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. and also a Sunday through Wednesday late-night happy hour from 10 p.m. to 12 a.m. Don’t forget to try the delicious and authentic British shepherd’s pie and the numerous beers on tap.

Beveridge Place Pub
6413 California Ave. S.W.
Seattle, WA 98136
(206) 932-9906
www.beveridgeplacepub.com

Located in West Seattle, the Beveridge Place Pub has been a popular spot to watch sports and hang with friends since 2007. Seattleites enjoy coming here to catch all of the World Cup soccer games shown on the pub’s many large-screen TVs. There is comfortable seating space throughout the bar, but it is best to get there early on game day if you want a booth or seat at the bar. With its wooden floors and decor, the Beveridge Place Pub gives off an old-world feel, like you’ve stepped into another country. It also serves a number of European beers and offers a daily happy hour during the week from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. and on weekends from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Best of all, the Beveridge Place Pub is dog-friendly.

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St. Andrews Bar And Grill
7406 Aurora Ave. N.
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 523-1193
www.standrewsbarandgrill.com

St. Andrews Bar And Grill is a hot spot to watch all of the World Cup soccer games. The bar features almost a dozen HD flat-screen TVs with some being 50 inches wide. It also has a 130-inch projection-screen TV in its Annex that can be reserved for private parties and events. St. Andrews Bar And Grill offers special early opening hours on some game days so fans don’t miss any of the World Cup excitement. It features high-quality pub fare, including hormone-free beef burgers and Washington State’s best (and largest) selection of Scotches, including Glendronach 18, Laphroaig 18 and Balvenie 21 Portwood.

Summit Public House
601 Summit Ave. E.
Seattle, WA 98102
(206) 324-7611
www.facebook.com/summitpublichouse

Located in the heart of Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood, the Summit Public House is a sports fan’s favorite as it has numerous TVs enabling you to watch all of the World Cup soccer events. It has been described as a “pleasant cave” by some and shows World Cup soccer games non-stop when they are on. Its Tex-Mex-style food and drinks are reasonably priced, including its 22 beers on tap. It offers plenty of seating areas, including booths in the center of the venue and more intimate tables and chairs along the pub’s windows.

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Sue Gabel has been writing entertainment and travel-related articles in the greater Puget Sound/Seattle area since 1999. She writes about music, the Seattle scene and more. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.

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