Myrtle Beach is famous for its beach bars, and the nightlife scene offers a diverse mix of live music, dancing and general partying. But there’s something special about finding a sports bar where you can catch the big game or mix and mingle with fans of similar sports interests.
Fortunately, the Grand Strand also has an abundance of sports bars where visiting and local fans can gather to root for the home team, or the teams from your hometown. Because so many folks move and visit here from all over the country, you are sure to find fans and make friends supporting the same squad. Here are the top 10 sports bars in Myrtle Beach:
Backyard Sports Bar & Grill: This Restaurant Row sports bar provides an opportunity for sports fans to get in the action as well as watch it on TV. In addition to the main indoor bar's TVs, the outdoor back patio overlooks the Intracoastal Waterway and offers corn hole, pool and more games.
Broadway Louie's: For golfers looking for the ultimate Myrtle Beach nightlife experience, Broadway's Celebrity Square if the place to be. Featuring a dozen bars in one entertainment district, visitors can hit the dance clubs, sports bars, comedy clubs and music venues in one stop.
Bully's Pub: This Barefoot Landing location serves cold beer, bar food and TVs like a traditional sports bar but also hosts live music and provides a nice outdoor patio deck overlooking Barefoot Lake.
Bumstead's Pub: This popular English pub is only one block away from the heart of the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk yet maintains a strong local crowd. Bar games like pool, darts and ping-pong are part of the attraction, and booths with built-in TV screens are perfect for a foursome to watch the big game or golf tournament.
Chuck & Duck's: This Broadway at the Beach bar and grill is dwarfed by the nearby Broadway Louie's, but some sports fans prefer the more intimate environment. Chuck & Duck's also has a more extensive and diverse food menu and draft beer selection.
Handley's Pub: This English pub gives Carolina Forest a great sports bar to call its own. A wide selection of draft beers and a quality food menu gives fans the perfect place to hang out after a round of golf. This place caters to the local international community by showing major soccer events.
King Street Grille: This Charleston-based regional chain has converted lots of sports fans to this classier Market Common locale. The indoor/outdoor bar and grill gives patrons plenty of TVs and an excellent food menu. This is a major meeting spot for Monday Night Football and other big sporting events.
Overtime Sports Cafe: This North Myrtle Beach institution is two stories of wall-to-wall sports. Featuring more than 150 TVs and a 12-foot video screen, Overtime gives guests a great view of the action from any angle. The food menu goes well beyond the traditional sports food lineup and there's a sports memorabilia display in the arcade.
Pine Lakes Tavern: This sports bar/gastropub is close to Pine Lakes International Country Club, Myrtle Beach's first and most historic golf course, making it a popular hangout among the golf crowd. Lots of draft beers and TVs compliment a unique food menu and scenic back porch on Pine Lake.
Tee'd Off Bar & Grill: Golf is the main game at this Restaurant Row establishment, but all sports are featured on the TVs and the conversations. Among the traditional sports-bar games, a golf simulator and putting green make this a popular spot for golfers.