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Best Sports Bars in Brandon to Catch a Game

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Whether you are looking for a classic American dive bar or the most flavorful and unique pub snacks, look no further than the sports bars in Brandon!  Brandon has some of the best places to catch a game based on the amount of TVs, solid game coverage, and great snacks.  We’ve done our research on the best sports bars in Brandon so you don’t have to go searching!  

Check out our master guide of the best sports bars in Brandon and let us know about your favorite spot!

Glory Days

Known for their great TV setups, Glory Days is a popular place to catch a game in the Brandon area.  Their open air patio is one of our favorite places to chill out on weeknights and watch various games on their outdoor wall of televisions!  This is a great spot if you are looking for a family-friendly location. Check out their “Beef on Weck” which is from upstate New York or maybe their Philly Cheesesteak and Chicken Cheesesteak hoagies!

Sunday – Thursday | 11AM–11PM
Friday – Saturday | 11AM–12AM

📍 11310 Causeway Blvd, Brandon, FL 33511

Miller's Ale House

Miller’s Ale House is a Brandon establishment serving the local area for a long period of time.  This casual chain is known for their simple but hearty dishes.  Focusing on tap beers, this is a great spot to catch a game with family or coworkers on a weeknight!  

The best tip for Miller Ale House is to order one of their lunch or dinner specials.  Not only do you get a huge amount of food, but for a discounted price!  You may experience a short wait when visiting Miller Ale House, since their specials are so popular in Brandon.  We recommend their 35 Fried Shrimp platter – served with sides, you’ll have plenty to take home!

Sunday – Thursday | 11AM–12AM
Friday – Saturday | 11AM–1AM

📍 1817 W Brandon Blvd, Brandon, FL 33511

O'Briens Irish Pub

O’Briens Irish Pub is a cult classic sports bar in Brandon.  This lively bar features an amazing craft beer list, Irish pub food, sports watching events, and live music acts.  With more than 40 TVs in this pub, you won’t miss a second of your game!  From NFL and college football to hockey and soccer, O’Briens knows to cover it all so you don’t have to change a channel.

Grab a couple friends and sit back at O’Briens to chill out from the work week.  Order a couple starters or Irish fare – we recommend their popular Shepard’s Pie!  Complete your meal with one of their 60 craft beer taps and bottles, and you’ll be set for your night.  Make sure to check out their daily happy hour specials to get the most bang for your buck!

Sunday – Thursday | 12PM–12AM
Friday – Saturday | 12PM–1AM

📍 701 W Lumsden Rd, Brandon, FL 33511

The Water Hole

The Water Hole is a great bar, especially if you are into a more dive bar scene.  This is a popular place for the locals to congregate and mingle!  The Water Hole is known for their low drink prices and also for their perfectly sauced spicy Buffalo Wings.  This is soon to be one of your favorite sports bars in Brandon for their happy hour specials.  Check out their $1.25 draft beer happy hour deal, the perfect deal to catch a game while on a budget!

Sunday – Saturday | 11AM–3AM

📍 3503 Bell Shoals Rd, Valrico, FL 33596

O'Toole Irish Pub

Located on Brandon Boulevard, O’Toole is a longtime Brandon classic, serving Irish eats in a lively atmosphere.  If you’re looking for a fun night out for game night you should definitely check out this spot.  This gastropub offers lively music and a great crowd!  Join the O’Toole family for Wednesday & Saturday night karaoke!  Not only are the locals welcome, but it is also pet friendly!  Visit their patio under a large oak tree, frequently seen in the Brandon area.  With the fun events, access to the most popular sports games, a lively crowd, and Irish dishes like Fries with Gravy – you are sure to have your best night of the week at O’Toole!

Every Day | 1130AM–1AM

📍 1215 W Brandon Blvd, Brandon, FL 33511

Dave & Busters

If you’re looking for a family friendly place to watch a game and keep the kids distracted, then Dave & Busters is your best option in the Brandon area.  Their sports bar style restaurant area is located next to their huge arcade game area – full of classics and fun, new games that you haven’t heard of!  With great bartender service and yummy food items that are sure to make the whole family happy, you can sit back, relax, and watch the game.

Even though arcade games are the main focus of Dave & Busters, their food and drink menu does not skimp on quality.  We love their Strawberry Watermelon Margarita and salads!  The Steak Salad is one of our favorites, served with warm steak and a tangy balsamic vinaigrette dressing.

Sunday – Monday | 11AM–1130PM
Tuesday – Wednesday | 11AM–11PM
Friday | 11AM–12AM
Saturday | 11AM–1AM

📍 10209 Estuary Lakes Dr, Tampa, FL 33619

The Stein & Vine

Look out for the red sign that just says “PUB” – it is secretly The Stein & Vine!  The Stein & Vine is a popular cult classic that is not only popular in the Brandon area, but all over Tampa Bay!  This unassuming spot, located in a strip mall next to a Dollar General store, is soon to be your favorite neighborhood sports bar.  We love their craft beer taproom and wine bar – featuring over 100 bottled beers and over 35 variations of wine!

We love their menu, full of top-quality and flavorful food.  Some of our favorites are the Nashville Hot Chicken and the German Schnitzel, served with Pimento Cheese and Tots.  You will be absolutely shocked by the quality of food, so if having the best pub snacks during the game is important for you – then this has to be your spot!

Sunday – Tuesday | 12–9PM
Wednesday – Thursday | 12PM-10PM
Friday – Saturday | 12–11PM

📍 827 W Bloomingdale Ave, Brandon, FL 33511


Topgolf is one of the coolest sports bars in Brandon.  This is the perfect spot to create an unforgettable night for a large group of friends.  Not only can you catch a game, but you can also play different competitive golf games while watching!  We love their golf bays for large groups with comfy couches, which come at no additional cost.  Chill out at your golf bay and don’t worry about running up to the bar for a drink!  Each bay or table is full-service, so you can enjoy their food and drink menu at your table. 

Need a break from golf?  You can also watch a game in their open-air patio area on the rooftop level of Topgolf!  We love the modern fireplaces that are available at each table, which create the perfect mood to end the night.

Sunday – Thursday | 10AM–11PM
Friday – Saturday | 10AM–12AM

📍 10690 Palm River Rd, Tampa, FL 33619

World of Beer

World of Beer in Brandon is a great option to catch a game, especially if you are looking for a warm and aesthetic atmosphere.  We love to hang out on their refined but casual patio, complete with warm twinkly lighting, wooden accents, and Jumbo Jenga!  Their interior is also beautiful, with a brick theme and high ceilings.  

Chill out in their space and enjoy one of their 500+ global beers and perfect tavern pub food.  While their beer is amazing, we love their cocktail drink specials as well – like their $5 happy hour margarita!

Monday – Thursday | 11AM–12AM
Friday – Saturday | 11AM–2AM
Sunday | 11AM-12AM

📍 2878 Providence Lakes Blvd, Brandon, FL 33511

Best Sports Bars in Brandon

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Jacky Saunders

Jacky Saunders

Jacky is a blogger for the Stuff to Do in Tampa Bay City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Tampa Bay area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinTampaBay on Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest, and TikTok.