As you know, North Myrtle Beach is a great vacation spot regardless of the time of year you visit. Fortunately, if you are a sports bar fan, you will find there are many establishments of this type from which to choose in our great beach town! If you are staying in one of our vacation rentals and want to visit the best sports bars North Myrtle Beach has to offer, you should consider those listed below:
Bully’s Pub and Grill
Located at Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach, Bully’s Pub and Grill is a great choice for vacationers looking for an exciting atmosphere in which to eat, drink, socialize, and celebrate. A large waterside deck, 32 draft beers, full lunch and dinner menu featuring steak, seafood, chicken, salads, and sandwiches, and award-winning service all await visitors at this high-end sports bar establishment. Featuring a seemingly endless number of TVs, as well as dartboards, pool tables, and bowling lanes, Bully’s definitely has it all.
Oscar’s Food and Spirits
A favorite in North Myrtle Beach for over 25 years, Oscar’s Food and Spirits on Route 17 is a great hangout for anyone who enjoys delicious fare, tasty cocktails and a wide variety of beer on tap. A big hit among Pittsburgh Steelers fans, this hangout features a great menu that includes salads, melts, chicken, burgers, wings, pizza, fries, potato skins, quesadillas, and nachos and dip. Other favorites include fish and chips, Pittsburgh-style sandwiches garnished with tomato, fries and coleslaw, and specialty plates created by Oscar’s chef. More than 90 TVs are found in this establishment, as well as dart boards, pool tables and video games, making it the perfect sports bar for big games and exciting celebrations.
Warning to our friends from Maryland & Ohio: you’ll find lots of Steelers fans here!
Flynn’s Irish Tavern
Vacationers who enjoy watching games in a laid back, local sports bar environment should definitely visit Flynn’s Irish Tavern. This classic, red-brick, downtown establishment is a terrific hangout for those who prefer a full menu of traditional Irish fare, such as shepherd’s pie or bangers and mash. The menu also features American dishes, including grilled pork chops and blackened salmon, as well as a full range of Irish and American cocktails and beers. When temperatures are pleasant, patrons can enjoy dining on the tavern’s expansive outdoor deck, which has its own televisions, a bandstand, dart games and a full bar. Conveniently located on Main Street, this establishment is ideal for those searching for a low-key, friendly tavern.
Dale Jr.’s Whisky River
One of North Myrtle Beach’s largest sports bars, the new for 2018 Whisky River restaurant is sure to be a hit. With 15,000 square feet and a two-level design. Featuring approximately 155 televisions, including three, 60–inch flat screens and a 12-foot video wall, there are no bad seats in the house. Adjacent to the bar and restaurant are a museum filled with sports memorabilia, an arcade room featuring a wide variety of games, and three pool tables.
This huge facility has a full bar in its center where a vast selection of imported, domestic and draft beers can be ordered. Mixed drinks and wine are available as well, and the menu boasts a wide variety of appetizers, bar snacks, burgers, sandwiches, wings, nachos and soups. Located directly on Route 17, it is convenient to virtually all vacation rentals.
Upper Deck Sports Bar
Also located on Route 17 in North Myrtle Beach is the Upper Deck Sports Bar. This establishment is a classic American grill featuring traditional favorites, such as meatloaf and mashed potatoes, macaroni and cheese and other pasta dishes, steaks, and classic bar snacks. This quaint, casual sports bar has multiple televisions, dart boards, a pool table and video games. The Upper Deck offers more drink choices than most similar-sized sports bars in the area and is known for super fast and friendly service. A nice place to relax and unwind, the Upper Deck is a great choice for those looking for a classic, American sports bar with a friendly atmosphere.
Clubhouse Foods And Spirits
This bar is a favorite among vacationers and locals alike, and has all the classic features of a sports bar, but in a diner-like atmosphere. Filled with televisions and sports memorabilia, the Clubhouse is renowned for its homemade onion rings, sweet potato fries, chicken wings and fireball shots. A full-service menu is offered from lunchtime until late night, and a wide selection of domestic, imported and draft beers are available until closing. This unpretentious, neighborhood establishment is located on Route 17 and welcomes large parties and multi-family groups any time of the year.
The Grand Strand is home to great restaurants and bars, but the establishments listed above are some of the best sports bars North Myrtle Beach has to offer. Anyone staying in a vacation rental in this area should definitely check out some of these great pubs and taverns before they go home.
This post was updated December 7th, 2018 to add Dale Jr.’s Whisky River.