The 10 Best Sports Bars in Maryland!

Need a good spot to catch the game in Maryland? We have you covered. Our 10 best sports bars each have something unique to offer but one thing is the same: the food and drinks are great, and the televisions large enough to watch the play by play without missing a beat! Whether you want a casual family vibe or want to hit the town with your friends after, these 10 great sports bars have something for everyone. 

1. Pappas Restaurant & Sports Bar, Parkville, MD

Since this is a restaurant and bar, you can bring the entire family. Each booth has a television in it so that you can eat in the restaurant and watch the game up close. Sports memorabilia cover the walls so you might sit next to the jersey of your favorite Ravens’ player or signed photographs of local legends. The bar has pool tables and televisions as well. The food is better than what you would expect at a normal pub, making it easy to eat a stake or fresh fish while watching the playoffs. 

2. Stan and Joes Saloon, Annapolis, MD

This popular sports bar and saloon is located on West Street in downtown Annapolis. It is always packed and a go-to destination year-round. They have televisions and a private room that you can book upstairs. This is ideal for anyone who wants to have a party to watch the game but needs more room than they have at home. With a private bar and wait staff, you can enjoy the game with friends, party and not worry about hosting or cleaning up.

3. Colonial Bar and Grill, Hagerstown, MD

If you want to watch a special sporting event or something on pay-per-view, you could head to Colonial Bar and Grill. They have big screen televisions and play it all, have music players, keno and lottery, plus a killer happy hour twice per day. They even offer carryout food and beer so you can essentially have them cater your game day party if you would prefer that instead. 

4. Big Bats Café, Stevensville, MD

They were voted as having the “Best Burgers and Wings on the Eastern Shore” so this is certainly a good place to eat while watching the game. They have a good happy hour and the entire restaurant is baseball-themed. Throughout the restaurant, you will find autographed baseballs, bats, jerseys, caps, etc. The bar stools are even made of baseball bats. With large televisions hung throughout, you will never miss the action again. 

5. Players Bar and Grill, Woodstock, MD

With a year-round, heated outdoor deck, there is plenty of space to party with friends at Players Bar and Grill. They have large televisions everywhere with multiple games going at the same time. This means you and your friends don’t have to fight over the station when sports seasons are overlapping. They have a large wine and beer menu, along with good food so you may want to stop by even when the only thing on is golf. 

6. Sonoma’s Bar and Grill, Columbia, MD

This sports bar and grill is more than just sports. They have large televisions throughout so you can catch the game but they offer more interactive entertainment as well. You are likely to see people outside playing cornhole or indoors dancing to a live band several days a week. This makes it possible to go out with a group of diverse friends and everyone have fun. They also offer a Sunday brunch so you can watch an early football game while filling up on their tasty menu. 

7. West End Grill, Annapolis, MD

Televisions fill the large bar, they have space for private parties, and the food is excellent. Beyond your typical pub fare, they have an innovative menu featuring plenty of fresh ingredients. With 11 beers on tap and 40 more in bottles, you can easily find your drink of choice while catching the game. 

8. Turp’s Sports Bar and Restaurant, Baltimore, MD

Located near the University of Maryland, Turp’s is Maryland all the way. Come here to connect with diehard Orioles, Ravens or Turp’s fans and cheer on the home team together. Memorabilia is everywhere, the location is conveniently located near the university and stadiums, and it is always a popular spot. They liken themselves to a Baltimore version of “Cheers” so don’t be surprised if after a visit or two, everyone knows your name. 

9. Sliders Bar and Grill, Baltimore, MD

Hit up this sports bar before or after catching a game at Camden Yards. Only feet from the ballpark, this is a popular hot spot on game day or any day if you love sports memorabilia, good food and drinks. Kids are welcome for lunch and dinner so you can bring the entire family and watch the game on the big screen. It’s easy to feel like you are close to the action here—because you are.

10. Taylor’s Neighborhood Restaurant, Berlin, MD

Taylor’s is a great place to take the family, hang out, and catch the game. They have big screen televisions in the bar and restaurant but if people in your party aren’t into the game, they can easily enjoy the outdoor seating and tasty menu. The deck is beautiful and food is fabulous, so while not a traditional sports bar setting, you will have a great time.

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