Best Sports Bars in Galveston to Catch Your Favorite Games

Catch your favorite team's games at these Galveston favorites.

There's nothing like watching your favorite team on Galveston Island. Whether you're looking to catch a game near the beach or in Galveston's bustling Downtown district, we've put together a list of some visitor favorites for you to choose from.

pictured: Brick House Tavern & Tap

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Visit one of the only bars and restaurants located ON the beach in Galveston and the largest Palapa on the island. Flip Flops Beach Bar & Grill is a unique, authentic spot serving high-quality food with unbeatable views and ambiance. Relax with friends and family as you enjoy beachside refreshments and amazing sunsets.

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Come for the pizza, stay for the upbeat music, rustic decor, drink specials, micro beers, and more. Sharkys Tavern offers a menu with plenty of pizza options, including a classic pepperoni, Chicken Fajita pizza, and the popular Plato's Pie.

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Stuttgarden Tavern on The Strand is a popular Galveston beer garden with a full bar, 40 beers on tap and serves bratwurst and other traditional German dishes. Stuttgarden is the perfect venue for large events and parties. The rooftop bar and patio offers great views of cruise ships coming and going.

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A great place to watch the game! Enjoy a relaxed atmosphere, a variety of local craft beer on tap, plus tons of imports. The menu features inventive twists on your favorite American fare. If you're looking for the ultimate "gastro pub" experience, then Brick House Tavern + Tap will deliver.

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Head to Beerfoot to sample and savor craft beer and fine wines. Beerfoot prides itself on offering unique, hard-to-find brews and embraces one artisan brewer. You can pair your drinks with food from Float Patio & Pool Bar, directly across the street and enjoy yourself in a relaxing, beachy atmosphere.

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What could be better than a beachfront bar with ocean views, and great eats? Head to Long Board Pool Bar for an outpost that embodies all of Galveston's famous island fun. The beer is cold and the bartenders are ready to mix up anything to soothe your palette. Try the pizza too for a great post-beach meal.

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Island Famous: Five Venues, One Spot: The Spot, Tiki Bar, SideYard, Rum Shack and Squeeze! Here at Tiki Bar, with the 50+ beers, frozen margaritas and signature piña coladas, it’s easy to let the time tiki away. So relax, catch a must-see event on the many HDTVs, enjoy the beachfront views and don’t worry about what time it is. You’re on Tiki time.

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Woody's is Located on Beautiful Galveston Island, Texas! We're Directly on the beach with panoramic views of the open Gulf! Full liquor bar, with a large selection of draft and imported beers! Live music every Saturday and Sunday afternoon on the deck.

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A favorite hangout among locals, The Press Box is a sports bar & eatery known for its nachos, wings, burgers, sandwiches, specials, and ice-cold beer. Lunch specials are offered weekdays.

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Drunken Monkeyz offers a full bar with specialty cocktails and beers, including ones from the nearby Galveston Island Brewing on Stewart Road. Golden Tee Live, darts and an Internet Jukebox await patrons' entertainment needs. The owner jokingly mentioned the bar's fun name was inspired by “our own habits.”

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Bubba's on The Strand offers a great variety of liquors and beers to choose from with live music right on the Strand!

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O'Malley's Stage Door Pub is a local bar with over 100 different types of bottled beer, fabulous deli sandwiches, a pool table, dart board, Golden Tee, and lots of memorabilia.

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This authentic Irish pub serves over 60 draft beers from around the world and offers a full-service bar as well. Molly's Pub is the perfect Galveston spot to grab a drink and unwind.

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Murphy's Irish Pub

Murphy’s is Galveston’s largest Irish pub. The old-school brick and wood-lined hangout offers signature pizzas, a large draft selection and two pool tables.

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