8334 W 3rd St.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Hours: Mon to Fri – Open at 4 p.m.; Sat to Sun – Open at 9 a.m.
Goal is a kind of upscale dive bar on ultra hip 3rd Street. While the pub’s closing time varies by event, the kitchen closes at 10 p.m. daily, except Wednesdays when it closes at midnight. This place has become best known for its dedication to hosting choice UFC events for fans over the last several years. Goal’s décor is comfortable, stylish and sleek with TVs lining the top of every wall, so every seat in the house has a fantastic view of the action. The tasty menu and regular celebrity sightings are added bonuses.
Mad Bull’s Tavern
14649 Ventura Blvd.
Studio City, CA 91403
Hours: Mon to Fri – 11:30 a.m. to 2 a.m.; Sat to Sun – 10:30 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Mad Bulls Tavern is a valley pub that operates on all 12 cylinders, 24/7. A lively crowd is always present and supercharges every event, from UFC match-ups to Magician Mondays. The food boasts tremendous taste and the drinks pack a punch, all at reasonable prices. Though the space is usually packed, the staff never misses a beat and service is super-fast.
The Office Bar & Grill
3516 W. Victory Blvd.
Burbank, CA 91505
Hours: Mon to Fri – 11:30 a.m. to 2 a.m.; Sat to Sun – 10 a.m. to 2 a.m.
A high-end Burbank watering hole, The Office Bar & Grill hosts its UFC events cover-free. The bar and grill’s diverse, quality fare includes daily $2 tacos and a dedicated UFC menu. The bar’s lounge-like layout emphasizes comfort in a social setting. Matches are shown in HD on 10 large flat screens positioned throughout the bar. The fun and friendly atmosphere will make you feel right at home as you cheer on the flights.
Blue Dog Beer Tavern
4524 Saugus Ave.
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
Hours: Mon to Fri – 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Sat to Sun – 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
This cozy and quaint wooden tavern, Blue Dog Beer Tavern is tirelessly devoted to its fiercely loyal sports-fan customer base and as such is packed with TVs. Of our entire list, Blue Dog’s burgers and beers take the prize. Specials like the Mac & Cheese or The Chi Chi Burger are so good you’ll actually have dreams about them. That goes double for the bulk of the craft beers like Purple Haze or Old Rasputin.
The Down And Out Lounge
The Alexandria Hotel
501 S Spring St.
Los Angeles, CA 90013
Hours: Mon to Fri – 12 p.m. to 2 a.m.; Sat to Sun – 10 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Down And Out Lounge is one of the few venues in Downtown LA that caters to a UFC crowd. It is located in the famous Alexandria Hotel from the film Blade Runner and at the epicenter of the districts monthly Art Walk on the corner of 5th and Spring Street. The bar is home to a great come-as-you-are vibe. The prices can’t be beat anywhere in LA and you get a lot for your dollar. When the fights aren’t on, the venue also hosts some of the best dive bar live music in the city.
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