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Top 10 Kansas City Sports Bars


Kansas City is home to some serious sports nuts!! From cheering on those Kansas City Chiefs to rooting for rivals KU and MU--we've got some of the greatest sports bars to do so in the midwest. Grab a beer and chill with the gang or watching your team in hi-def on a huge screen-- we've got the Top 10 Kansas City Sports Bars with something sporty for everyone in town.

1. 810 Zone

With 76 tv's (!) and four high-def big screens, the 810 Zone is enough to make any sports nut's head spin. Owned by hometown sports talk radio station, 810am, this 7,000 square foot sports zone has interactive tv's, huge display of local sports collectibles and even has live broadcasts from their on-the-spot broadcast booth. The place screams manhood--and you may even see a few local celebs there.

Location:4800 W. 119th Street
Leawood, KS 66209
Phone: 913.469.9663

2. Dave and Buster's

Most noted as a playground with beer, Dave and Buster's does it up right with everything from skeeball and pop-a shot to golden tee and interactive NASCAR. Located under the huge smokestack at the Legends at Village West--they've got a huge bar and tv's galore and top it off with great burgers, huge salads and mouth watering steaks to mow on when you work up an appetite.

Location: 1843 Village West Pkwy
Kansas City, KS 66109
Phone: (913) 981-6815

3. Chappell's

More than just a sports bar----Chappell's is a bonafied museum enshrined in a restaurant. Chappell's is a sportsnut wonderland and an ode to all things sport--with wall to wall sports memorabilia collected over the years by owner Jim Chappell. Jerseys, autographed balls, helmets and autographed photos adorn the walls of this Northtown gem, where you could spend days gazing in amazement. But whilst you're there, grab a cold one, belly up to the bar and watch a game.

Location:323 Armour Rd
Kansas City, MO 64116
Phone: (816) 421-0002

4. Nick and Jake's

Considered by many to be KC's upscale sports bar, you can sit at their beautiful oak bar or head to the dining room to enjoy a great dinner with your significant other. Wherever you might be, there are enough TV's to watch a game from any vantage point. With two metro locations, both offer a great menu and a place to hang out and watch your favorite team. The Sunday brunch buffet offers up everything from prime rib to omelets from 10a-1:30p so you may hunker down for a long day of football.

Locations: 9 & 45 highway
6325 Lewis St., Parkville, MO. 64152

135th and Metcalf
6830 w. 135th, Overland Park, KS. 66223

5. Tanner's Bar and Grill

With over 8 metro locations--the KC Guide marks Tanner's Waldo, Downtown and 87th locations among our faves of the Tanner's locales. Tanner's is what you expect a sports bar to be--great bar food, cold beer and plenty of tv's for spectator sport watching. They've got sliders, wings and world famed chicken lips, which we're not really sure what that exactly consists of. One thing is for sure--any place that you can add rotel to your tater tots is tops on the list with us.

6. Gran Falloon

Although the wait staff can at times be a little slow--the Falloon is one of the best sports in the city with an assortment of TV's usually turned to ESPN, cold bevvies and a resident group of guys having a Golden T-off. With the norm of appetizers, burgers and nachos grab some food with a bunch of pals and watch the game. But if you've got your heart set on ordering a Bully Pale Ale don't do it here--they don't serve Boulevard brew here.

7. Minsky's Pizza

Well known around the metro for their great pizza, Minsky's multiple KC locations vary considerably on the number of televisions available for your sports watching pleasure. The Barry Road West, River Market and Lenexa locales have pleanty of boxes to catch your fave game.

8. Hooter's

Yes, yes, yes...we know (!) they've got great wings. But orange shorts aside, Hooter's is a great place to catch a game, enjoy some good bar food and a cold brew in a frosty mug. With 5 metro locations, there is a Hooter's in practically every neighborhood.

9. O'Quigley's

Whether you're at Paddy's or Johnny's--you'll hopefully have the luck o'the Irish when heading to one of the O'Quigley's KC sports bar spots. Choose the Northland, Leawood, or Lee's Summit locations which promise a great assortment of appetizers and burgers for your enjoyment--all while watching the game of one of their humongo big screens.

10. Coach's Bar and Grill

As if the name didn't say it all--Coach's Bar and Grill is a great neighborhood place for all things sports. Long considered the first and foremost sports bar in Kansas City, owners Chris Carle and Mike Darby don't disappoint with their masses of hi-def projection tv's, plasmas galore and boast a 50 inch plasma for all to enjoy. Usually packed for big college and pro-games, the gang at Coach's are always happy to turn on whatever game you want to see. We like the original 103rd location--where everybody knows your name.

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