DC Sports Bars Overview

19th - Sports Bar in DC

DC is a relatively small political town, and certainly known best for being the nation’s capital, but the District also packs a solid punch when it comes to Washington, DC sports bars. After all, denizens go big time crazy over Washington Redskins football during the NFL season, as sports bars in Washington, DC overflow with fans cheering and toasting every touchdown.

Washington Wizards basketball also receives a warm welcome at District sports bars, so folks who can’t get to the Verizon Center to see the action in person can at least bop down to the nearest bar carrying the game – and chances are they won’t have to go very far.

Whether you’re a fan of Washington Capitals hockey or perennial MLS soccer powerhouse D.C. United, there’s no shortage of District sports bars that will keep you abreast of every high stick, penalty kick, bloodied lip, and faked clip. In 2005 the city added Major League Baseball to the roster too, joining the handful of cities with all four major American sports, so sports bars in DC are sure to have the Washington Nationals game on too.

From swanky sports bars in Georgetown and Dupont Circle to raucous dives in Adams Morgan and Downtown, Washington, DC sports bars make it easy to forget about politics and root for your favorite teams with beer and bar food in hand.

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