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Recs for a Bar To Watch Sunday Night Football at in Los Angeles?

curlygurly Nov 2, 2009 05:15 PM

Any recs for a bar to watch next Sunday nights game either in the West Hollywood area or Silver Lake area? (or some other place not too far from WeHo/Sunset)

BF is a Cowboys fan and I'm an Eagles fan so we'll probably get a little loud! :) We both love dive bars and are hoping for someplace that does serve decent enough appetizer food and a good beer selection. We are both in our 30's so we'd prefer a place that is not too fratty.

Key thing is that we be able to watch the game.

Thanks in advance!

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    schrutefarms Nov 3, 2009 03:05 PM

    Big Wangs seems to be a favorite for sports. Cahuenga/Selma (in a strip mall).

    Big Wangs
    1562 N Cahuenga Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028

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      curlygurly Nov 3, 2009 06:53 PM

      I'll look it up. Thanks!

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        ExtraCheesePlease Nov 3, 2009 07:01 PM

        Big Wangs is as fratty as you can get so beware. Last time I was there (after the Farmer's Market for an afternoon Cowboys game - go Cowboys), the place smelled like stale beer and cigarettes but the wings were good. Check out Capitol City, an "upscale" sports bar just around the corner. Only been there once but very clean and very posh. I also like Happy Ending on Sunset across from In and Out.

        Big Wangs
        1562 N Cahuenga Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028

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        1. re: ExtraCheesePlease
          BearCity Nov 6, 2009 02:15 PM

          Fratty is right. There really is something magical happening around the Hollywood Big Wang's. I walk by there all the time, and in the past couple of years the area immediately around Wang's has acquired a smell I've only smelled previously on Bourbon Street in N.O., a sour-beer-vomit-urine bouqet, that's the most unappetizing smell in town. I miss the simplicity of the neighborhood's original, mostly-urine smell.

          Big Wangs
          1562 N Cahuenga Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028

        2. orythedog Nov 5, 2009 01:01 PM

          Capitol City Sports Grill

          1615 N Cahuenga Blvd
          Los Angeles, CA 90028
          (323) 465-1750

          Sports Grill
          18007 Von Karman Ave, Irvine, CA 92612

          1. peppermonkey Nov 5, 2009 01:11 PM

            8oz burger bar...great food (think elevated quality ingredient bar food)...good beer selection...not fratty...bar is smallish though...

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            1. re: peppermonkey
              wooster Nov 5, 2009 01:30 PM

              ESPN Zone or maybe a Yard House. Both downtown, but if you are not particular about bar food and are OK with the standard fare, both these places have great screens (my main priority).

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              BearCity Nov 6, 2009 02:06 PM

              Between WeHo and Silverlake, Hollywood Billiards. Multiple viewing areas, nice selection of TVs, way more bearable than Big Wang's in terms of clientele.

              Hollywood Billiards
              5750 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028

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