5 Spots to Get Your Football Fix

Visit one of these local bars to watch your favorite team this football season.

Photo by Joseph Ferraro


Looking for a great sports bar to watch the Patriots go all the way to the Super Bowl, again? We’ve rounded up a few places here on the North Shore where you can go have a drink and watch the game.


Tony C’s Sports Bar & Grill 


Named in honor of Red Sox legend and Massachusetts resident, Tony Conigliaro, Tony C's Burlingnton location has the highest quality HD audiovisual system available. With a massive display, right over the bar for any kind of game and 40 draft beers to choose from, this place is a truly astounding place to watch the big game. 

17 Third Ave., Burlington, 781-238-8282, tonycssportsbar.com

*BONS 2017 Editors' Choice for Best Sports Bar


The Port Tavern


While not as high-tech as Tony C’s, The Port Tavern is still a great bar to enjoy a Sunday game. This bar serves its customers in the Irish tradition with great food and beer. Located close to the seaside in a quaint neighborhood.

84 State St., Newburyport, 978-465-1006, portnewburyport.com

*BONS 2017 Readers' Choice for Best Sports Bar


Sports, Spirits & Steaks

North Reading

A cozy sports bar with a big-time sports entertainment environment. With over 60 plasma TVs to watch any kind of game, as well as video games and billiards tables to use in between commercials and halftime. Add to all this great food and beer and you’ve got a sports bar that’s a true touchdown.

178 Main St., North Reading, 978-664-9889, sportsspiritssteaks.com


Onion Town Grill & Sports Bar


With great atmosphere and tasty food at a very reasonable price, this sports bar promises there is no bad seat in the bar to watch your favorite sporting teams. Serving the go-to sports bar food—wings and burgers—as well as high-quality thin crust pizza hand stretched for each order.    

175 Water St., Danvers, 978-774-3343, oniontowngrill.com


Sidelines Sports Bar and Grill


Located very close to Salem State University, this sports bar boats 30 brand-new TVs, all to make sure you don’t miss any tackle or touchdown. Sidelines serves daily mouthwatering specials, fantastic wings, and a wide selection of beer to choose from.

105 Canal St., Salem, 978-745-5870, sidelinessportsbar.com

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