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Best Bars To Watch The Rio 2016 Olympics In Los Angeles

July 30, 2016 5:00 AM

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(credit: T photography/shutterstock)


The Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games are expected to be an event seen across the world, with millions watching from August 5, 2016 to August 21, 2016. What are some of the best places to see the game in Los Angeles? If you can’t make it out to Rio this year, stop by these top spots and catch all the action.

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(credit: goalsportscafe.com)


Goal Sports Cafe
8334 W 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(323) 655-5955
www.goalsportscafe.com

Located in the heart of L.A., Goal Sports Game in West Hollywood is one of the best places to watch sports. Established to offer a venue to enjoy games with friends, Goal Sports Cafe offers great food and drinks as well as a lively crowd and a large number of televisions to take in the action. Locals come here to cheer on their favorite team in a fun environment. And, with the amount of televisions on hand, you can be sure you won’t miss any of the action of the Olympic games.

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(credit: Busby’s)


Busby’s West
3110 Santa Monica Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90404
(310) 828-4567
www.busbysla.com

Known for showcasing sports games throughout the year, Busby’s in Santa Monica or Busby’s East is the place to be if you want to eat some great food and enjoy the Olympic games. Fifty plasma TVs offer fans comfortable and easy viewing access, and aside from the normal bar food, the bar prides itself on fantastic food ranging from filet mignon, BBQ brisket and baby back ribs to pizzas, burgers, fried chicken, salads and authentic Mexican food.

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(credit: Juyun C./Yelp)


Rivalry Sports Bar & Grill
6311 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(323) 413-2957
www.rivalryla.com

With no bad seat in the house, Rivalry Sports Bar & Grill offers a way for you to see every second of action for sports games. So, if you’re looking for a great place to see the Olympics, a bank of five on their brick wall running the length of the room will be your best friend. And, even more TVs surround the room and hang from the ceiling over the bar. So, whether you want to catch football, archery, fencing, boxing, cycling or diving, plant down on a comfortable seat, grab a beer and some food and enjoy!

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(credit: Q’s Billiard Club)


Q’s Billiard Club
11835 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 477-7550
www.qsbilliardclub.com

This lively brick-walled lounge in Brentwood offers everything you need to catch the action of the Olympic Games and more. With pool tables, lots of TV’s, bar eats, and a huge beer menu, you’ll be very entertained as you watch your favorite Olympic sports.

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(credit: Christopher C./Yelp)


Smithhouse
10351 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 432-4360
www.smithhousela.com

This spacious spot just west of Century City is more of a restaurant, than a bar, but it features plenty of TV’s to catch the Olympic action. If you’re looking for a great meal while you watch the games, this is definitely the spot to be. With over 120 beers on tap, burgers, and other great eats, you’ll be able to enjoy some tasty food as you root for the USA!

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