There’s no doubt that Pittsburgh is a sports town. Diehard black and gold fans can be found in nearly every one of the city’s bars cheering on the Pens, Pirates and Steelers. If you’ve circulated the hot spots on the previous list of best sports bars in Pittsburgh and you’re looking for a sporty new hangout, check out the latest sports bars that top the list of the best in the ‘burgh. From saloons dedicated to providing the best game viewing around to casual bars that give you the opportunity to engage in some fun and games of your own, there’s something for everyone at these local sports bars.
1514 E. Carson St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
No matter how great the food or drinks are, when sports fans gather at Pittsburgh’s sports bars, they’re there to watch their favorite team. A bar without prime viewing just won’t cut it, which is why Mario’s South Side Saloon, with its 12 HD plasma TVs and 120-inch high-definition screen, is a local favorite. This small town bar has spent nearly 30 years in the city’s South Side neighborhood and has consistently topped several best of lists for Pittsburgh bars thanks to its happy hour special, filling menu and non-smoking sports bar atmosphere. Weekly food and drink specials as well as team trivia nights and karaoke round out the fun at Mario’s South Side Saloon.
114 Southpointe Blvd.
Canonsburg, PA 15317
No matter how late your team’s game runs, you can bet that Canonsburg’s BLVD Pub & Kitchen will be open. Open seven days a week until 2 a.m., this indoor/outdoor sports bar is packed with plenty of Pittsburgh sports essentials, including 22 flat-screen TVs, Buzztime Trivia, a large deck with fire pits, pool tables, sand volleyball court, arcade games and, of course, all of your favorite bar bites and brews. More than 20 tap beers and 40 types of bottled imports, domestic and craft brews go great with its expansive menu that features burgers, pizza, pasta, wings and sandwiches. BLVD Pub & Kitchen is located inside the Iceoplex at Southpointe.
1306 E. Carson St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
At first, The Smiling Moose may not come across as your typical Pittsburgh sports bar—and that’s because it’s not! What it is is the top pick for many of the city’s barhopping Pens fans who regularly gather here to watch a game on the first floor’s gigantic screen. The bar gets high marks for its big beer selection that includes seasonal brews, tons of bottles and 25 different drafts. Drink specials and the kitchen stay open until midnight on most nights and will quench your thirst and fill you up at great prices. The Smiling Moose is located on East Carson Street in the city’s South Side neighborhood.
5301 Ranalli Drive
Gibsonia, PA 15044
No matter which Pittsburgh sports team you root for, Gibsonia’s The Clubhouse is the place to do so! The bar offers plenty of classic sports bar foods, including wings, burgers and appetizers for you to munch on while you watch your favorite game with your crew on the many large TVs that surround the bar. When the game’s over, head to The Clubhouse’s arcade area to keep the fun coming. Consider joining The Clubhouse MVP Program for just $25 to receive exclusive bar deals like BOGO entrees, 2-for-1 game tokens and double points.
3630 Library Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15234
The name says it all—this is Pittsburgh’s sports bar! The mission of this Castle Shannon sports bar is simple: good food, good drinks and good atmosphere, and that’s exactly what you’ll find when at when you step inside. Regulars rave about 25-cent wing night Wednesdays and its game time specials that serve up $5 domestic pitchers, $12 buckets of beer and $3 wings. Join the Pittsburgh Sports Bar mug club and receive your own personal mug to chug from every time you visit.
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