Sport is a huge part of the American culture and as a result, every city throughout the USA has an impressive selection of sports bars. Whether you love basketball, baseball, American football, soccer or golf, you’re sure to find the latest match or game on a massive tv screen along with lots of tasty treats and an electric atmosphere.
Orlando Sports Teams to Support
Orlando is called home by the following major and minor league teams:
- Orlando Magic National Basketball Association
- Orlando Apollos and Orlando Anarchy, Men’s and Women’s American Football, respectively.
- Orlando City Soccer Club, part of the Major League Soccer
- Florida Fire Frogs, minor league baseball, part of Florida State.
- Orlando Solar Bears, Ice Hockey
Attending any live sports event is a lot of fun, especially if it’s a sport that isn’t popular in your home country. Other than the stadiums, here are the best places, or rather bars to experience sports games, matches and tournaments.
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Duffy’s Sports Grill, Orlando
There are 34 Duffy’s Sports Grill’s in the USA, and 3 of them are located in the Orlando area. It’s a casual eatery, with a passion for the sport and they say “our game is always on.” They pride themselves on fast, friendly delivery of great food. If you love burgers, nachos, and beer, then visit Duffy’s because they have an offer of 2 for 1, all day, every day.
Address, most central to Orlando: 4158 Conroy Rd, The Mall at Millenia, Orlando, FL 32839
ESPN Club, Walt Disney Resort
If you are staying at the Dolphin Hotel, Swan Hotel, Yacht Club Resort or Beach Club Resort at Walt Disney World, then you are crazy close to the awesome ESPN Club. You won’t miss a single game of your favorite team, as they have 100 screens, throughout the bar, including the bathroom. Seating is first come first served, so on game day arrive early, and absorb the electric stadium like atmosphere as it grows with anticipation and intensity.
Located: 2101 N Epcot Resorts Blvd, Orlando, FL 32836. (At the end of the Disney Boardwalk)
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Graffiti Junktion, Downtown Orlando
The American burger bar, has a vibrant and fun atmosphere, with a choice of 14 burgers and many large tv screens dotted all around. All their food is fresh, never frozen and the angus beef is 100% free from hormones and antibiotics. In addition, to the meaty burgers, Graffiti Junktion serve steaks, wings, award-winning nachos, hot dogs and salads. To check out their menu click here. Plus, they also have a kids menu.
Address: 54 W Church St, Orlando, FL 32801, United States
Kings Orlando, International Drive
Kings Orlando is primarily a bowling alley, that offers a full range of entertainment, from Billiard tables to Ping Pong to Foosball. In addition, to the hours of fun you can have here, there are more than 60 giant HDTV’s and HD projector screens to catch all the latest sporting events.
Location: 8255 International Dr Suite 120, Orlando, FL 32819
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Lion’s Pride Soccer Pub & Grill, Downtown Orlando
This downtown bar supports the local soccer team Orlando city. Their dedication to the sport is shown through the amount of soccer they stream on their fantastic tv screens. You can catch both past and present games, so you can experience many of the sport’s memorable moments.
NFL fans are also welcome, as Lions Pride has the Direct TV NFL package. So, you won’t miss a game, when you visit Orlando. YAY!
Address: 123 W Church St, Orlando, FL 32801
NBC Sports Grill & Brew, Universal Studios
Universal CityWalk is home to the NBC Sports Grill & Brew. You can ride the rollercoaster and then head here to check out your team play whilst relaxing with a cold beer and burger, in a true American style. During your sports-dining experience, you’ll have the pick of nearly 100 high definition televisions to enjoy cheering on your team.
Located: 6000 Universal Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32819
See if NBC Sports Grill & Brew is included in the many dining options available at Universal Studios.
Top Golf Orlando
If you are a golf fan, visit Top Golf Orlando, which broadcasts the latest golf tournaments and events on 200 HDTVs. This is also a great place for the family to spend an afternoon improving your golf swing and compete to be the highest scorer.
Address: 9295 Universal Blvd., Orlando, FL 32819