Love sports? Is the football season your favorite time of the year? Maybe you favor soccer or basketball? And no one's forgetting about America's beloved sport,  baseball! Luckily, Austin has a plethora of sports bars to enjoy all of the games any time of year. Check out our list of best sports bars in Austin and find your new favorite spot! 

Fado Irish Pub 

For good Irish food and a rowdy atmosphere, head down to Fado’s. You’ll want Guinness and Irish coffees for your nerves, and they can provide both. For excited crowds, there is nowhere better than an Irish pub, where you’ll all be screaming and cheering at the TV.  While the game plays out, enjoy some Irish favorites, like corned beef & cabbage. And don’t forget the boxties! You'll be sure to find a large crowd cheering on the Super Bowl here.

Shakespeare’s Pub 

Fancy a fancier atmosphere for your sports viewing? Search no farther than Shakespeare’s pub, where plasma TVs display sports. Your sporting events deserve to be watched on a plasma. Their signature liquor pitchers are a welcome addition to any game. You’ll only have to hope for the happy endings of Shakespeare’s comedies – and avoid his tragedies. Your Super Bowl party will be assured to be dramatic if it's held here.

The Common Interest 

The common interest is home to 15 flat screen TVs and a 120-inch jumbo screen, making it the place to watch any sport if you want to feel like you’re there in person. Just imagine watching a winning touchdown, the tie-breaking goal or a perfect dunk on 120 inches of screen. Try bacon-wrapped quail and their signature sausages to keep your strength up. You might even start singing, and you’ll be more than welcome to as the staff is used to some break out karaoke. Watch the Super Bowl here and then stick around to party or drown your sorrows with karaoke!

Black Sheep Lodge 

If you stress eat or love to sit down with a snack during your game, Black Sheep Lodge is the place to be. While watching the game, chow down on fried pickles and try their specialty hot dogs to eat your feelings. When halftime rolls around, be daring and try some fried cheese curds. Their rotating beers on tap are good too, and if you have a sweet tooth, reward (or comfort) yourself with their fried cookie dough. They're famous for their Super Bowl drink specials so this is the place for a grea deal while you watch the game. You can see why they made our list of best sports bars in Austin

Third Base 

Third base has quality food, everyday drink specials, and every sports package available. This sports lovers paradise has three locations, in Southpark Meadows, Round Rock, and Northwest. Snack on some loaded tots, grilled jalapeño poppers, and hatch green chile queso. Round off the football season with specials while watching the Super Bowl. Tensions will run high so you might really need those bucket specials! 

Cover 3 

Cover 3 has the sports lover’s back, with almost all channels available; so you don't have to worry if your sport or game will be on. Use this free time to sample all their food like the battered fried gulf shrimp and oysters or chicken tinga quesadillas. Wash those down with a choice of 70 wines from their distinctive wine cellar and some of Austin’s coldest beer. This is a great spot to watch the Super Bowl, as there are multiple options for viewing all the angles of the game! 

Aussie’s Grill and Beach Bar 

With twelve TVs and the NFL, NBA, MLB, and NCAA programming, you can get all of your daily sports viewing in at Aussie's Grill and Beach Bar.  Additionally, they offer some of DirectTV sports packages: NCAA March Madness, NCAA Full Court, MLB Extra Innings, NBA League Pass & NFL Sunday Ticket, and have the NFL channel and most FOX Sports networks. You'll have your choice of six TVs in the bar and six more in the dining room, so you won’t have to worry about space. Just head out and enjoy the game! 

No matter where you go, there are plenty of sports bars in Austin to enjoy your favorite team any time of the year. ​Be sure to subscribe and tell us which ones you chose in comments – it’s free! For more about bars in Austin and sports in Austin, register at 512area and connect to everything this wonderful city has to offer!