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Top 10 Places to Watch Football in Myrtle Beach

  By  Ashley Daniels

Are you looking for a place or sports bar in Myrtle Beach to cheer on your favorite college and NFL football teams? The Grand Strand attracts millions of visitors annually and thousands of people make Myrtle Beach their new home each year, giving the area a very diverse sports bar scene. Check out our Top 10 Places to Watch Sports in Myrtle Beach below! 

featured Broadway at the Beach
1. Broadway at the Beach

The Avenue at Broadway at the Beach is home to several bars and restaurants perfect for watching football. Enjoy a Wahlbrewski and burger at Wahlburgers, a casual dining spot owned by the Wahlberg brothers. Cheer on the Clemson Tigers and USC Gamecocks at Chuck and Ducks, which features college football-themed booths. Keep the whole family entertained at Dave and Buster’s, with an arcade, full food and drink menu, a large wall of TVs, and comfortable seating. American Tap House us a gastropub with lots of TVs and craft beers. At Broadway Louie’s you’ll find projection screens, arcade games, and beer pitchers.

A new attraction near Broadway at the Beach is TopGolf, located at 2850 Robert Grissom Pkwy, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577a fun driving range with several nice bars and lounges, perfect to watch the big game.

local's fav Thorny's Food Sports Fun
2. Thorny's Food Sports Fun

Thorny’s is a great kid-friendly sports bar with over 50 TVs. Known for their steaks, you’re guaranteed a great meal while watching your favorite sports. Each booth has its own TV and there is a Kids Zone where you can enjoy classic arcade games.

local's fav Dagwood's Deli & Bumsteads Pub
3. Dagwood's Deli & Bumsteads Pub

Bumstead’s, an international-style English pub, offers over 150 craft beers in an Old-World style surrounding. This location also has a full menu from Dagwood’s Deli, ping-pong, billiards, and a fantastic outdoor patio (with TVs!). Watch the game on big-screen TVs or snag a booth where you’ll have your own personal TV to watch. If you’re a craft beer lover, check out Atlas Tap House, just down the road from Bumstead’s while you’re in the area. There is another Dagwood’s in Surfside, which has a true sports bar feel with 59 flat-screen TVs.

local's fav 810 Billiards & Bowling in Myrtle Beach
4. 810 Billiards & Bowling in Myrtle Beach

810 in Market Common and 710 in North Myrtle Beach are great places for the whole family to enjoy game day! With bowling alleys, arcade, private rooms, and a full drink and food menu, your family will stay entertained all day! If you’re a Clemson football fan, 810 is the official location for game day watch parties hosted by the Grand Strand Clemson Club.

Fries at Handleys Pub in Myrtle Beach
5. Handley's Pub & Grub

Since 2004, Handley's Pub & Grub has been a place where the locals gather in Myrtle Beach, SC. The perfect place to unwind, this family-owned English pub offers a wide selection of beer and fresh food prepared daily. Handley’s is a must-visit place for soccer fans, but fans of American football will enjoy the plasma screen TVs and 100 beer options as well.

6. King Street Grille

Partly owned by Steeler Ben Roethlisberger, this bar in Market Common is a fantastic place for sports fans to watch a game. Steeler fans will love the enormous mural of the Steeler stadium covering the walls. On football days enjoy beer and wing buckets at a special price, and try their Macaroni and Cheese Egg Rolls while you’re there!

7. The Landing at The Boathouse

Located right on the Intracoastal Waterway, “the best backyard in town,” is this terrific stop for wings, burgers, shrimp and salads. The Boathouse is also home to one of the local breweries in Myrtle Beach - Independent Republic. Don't miss their rotating craft brews and seasonal options! 

local's fav
Chicken Wings displayed on plate
8. Dead Dog Saloon

Any day there is football on, enjoy bottomless wings and chili at this spot on the beautiful MarshWalk of Murrells Inlet. This local favorite has great views of the inlet, live music, and people watching.

Chicken Wings at Wild Wing Cafe
9. Wild Wing Café

Wild Wing is famous for offering 33 different flavors of wings! This is a perfect spot for watching the game and conveniently located in North Myrtle Beach at Barefoot Landing.

Wings at Buffalo Wild Wings
10. Buffalo Wild Wings

Wings. Beer. Sports. This national chain restaurant and pub has over 30 flat screens and a great diversity of bar food. Come see your favorite team and enjoy the party that never ends at locations in Carolina Forest and North Myrtle Beach.

Ashley Daniels

Ashley Daniels of Myrtle Beach is a full-time freelance writer, editor, wife, and mother of three sons (not necessarily in that order), and two fur babies. A native of Eastern PA, Ashley received her bachelor’s in English Writing from the University of Pittsburgh and her MA in Writing from Coastal Carolina University. Today, her folio boasts nearly 25 years of regional and nationally published printed magazine features, blogs, and web copy for a lineup of clients on the East Coast, and ADDY award-winning copywriting. For more info, visit