Arlington Sports Bars & Pubs

Arlington’s know for its sports and has a variety of sports bars where you can relax, grab a bite and brew, and cheer on your favorite team—no reservations needed. If you’re looking for a place to sip hand-crafted cocktails and craft beer, Arlington’s pub scene is one of a kind and has just what you’re looking for when it comes to delicious food and drinks and a fun, sports-loving atmosphere.

Hey There, Sports Fans!

You'll be at the center of the action when you watch a game at Texas Live! Join fellow fans at the Live! Arena, a multilevel sports bar and gathering space, considered to be the “living room” of Texas Live! Here you can enjoy the game on a 100-foot LED HD screen as part of your unforgettable experience.

A hometown staple, J. Gilligan’s Bar & Grill is about as Arlington as you can get. Family owned and operated for the better part of 40 years, J. Gil’s is home to the original Irish Nachos and good old cold brews and live music. A great place to catch the game on one of its many high-definition TVs, it’s also a convenient place to catch the shuttle to either stadium on gameday for a small fee.

Sports and buffalo wings are a winning combination. However, Buffalo Wings & Rings is more than just a sports bar, it’s a club-level experience where you are made to feel like a VIP. With over 50 TVs, you are guaranteed to be able to watch the game of your choosing while chowing down on delicious wings made just the way you like. Select your style, pick your sauce, and decide how much spice you can handle. And, conveniently located near Six Flags, AT&T Stadium, and Globe Life Park and Globe Life Field, BoomerJacks is the perfect place to hang out with friends or family pre- or post-game, or after a day of adrenaline-fueled fun.

That Pub Life

For delicious cocktails, an extensive beer menu, and impeccable service, Hooligan’s Pub should be your first stop. The ambiance and staff make Hooligan’s an upscale pub experience. Try one of their classic hand-mixed cocktails, or venture out of your comfort zone and let one of their knowledgeable bartenders create a signature cocktail just for you. If beer is your thing, they have over 25 on tap and over 80 bottle varieties. Upstairs, you can enjoy a game of pool or darts, or just unwind and socialize with friends before a night on the town.

J.R. Bentley’s is an English pub right in the heart of downtown Arlington. This casual gathering place has been serving classic and signature cocktails, as well as extensive choices of beer and wine, since 1979. Voted best burger three years in a row, the half-pound chargrilled burger is not to be missed. Their menu also includes classic pub favorites like fish and chips, nachos, quesadillas, and sandwiches. On Friday and Saturday nights, customers can enjoy live music while relaxing with friends or family out on the patio.