Los Angeles is home to two of the most popular teams in college football, with Pac-12 sides UCLA and USC sharing residence. The Los Angeles Lakers are probably the most popular sports team to outsiders but L.A is a football town as it’s also home to the Rams and the Chargers of the NFL.
It stands to reason that folks will be out on the town in search of a good spot to watch games. When it comes to college football, there are several such venues around. There are also plenty of local sites to cater to one’s college football betting needs.
Given the times we’re in, it’s necessary to make mention of the fact that socializing is still very unsafe. Dining out is still considered to be high-risk for unvaccinated folk and every precaution should be taken when visiting any of the spots mentioned below, after all going out to enjoy a good game is a great change of pace, just do not overdo it while celebrating.
That said, let’s get into it.
Barney’s Beanery Burbank
Location: 250 N 1st St, Burbank, CA 91502
Barney’s Beanery Burbank is one of the top spots to hang out and watch football games in Los Angeles. With USC and UCLA third and fourth in the Pac-12 at the time of writing and the aforementioned venue should be a good one for fans keen on seeing how the teams do in their quest to take over the division.
Location: 11122 W Magnolia Blvd, North Hollywood, CA 91601
This North Hollywood location is known for its great food and tall margaritas. There’s also no awkwardness whenever Texas Longhorns fans come by – in fact, it’s pretty natural.
Mrs. Robinson’s Irish Pub
Location: 10111 Riverside Dr, Toluca Lake, CA 91602
It’s on this list so, obviously, Mrs. Robinson’s Irish Pub in Toluca Lake is a popular spot for enjoying the college game in L.A and, should you be interested in seeing whether the Washington Huskies will bounce back after their loss to Oregon State, it’s the place to be.
T. Boyle’s Tavern
Location: 37 N Catalina Ave, Pasadena, CA 91106
T. Boyle’s Tavern is known to be the spot where University of Nebraska games are viewed, with good food and the occasional live band accompanying.
Location: 1634 N Cahuenga Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028
The Elbow Room on Cahuenga Boulevard welcomes UCF fans every game day with offerings of pizza and frozen Rosé.
St Felix Hollywood
Location: 1602 N Cahuenga Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028
Also located on Cahuenga Boulevard, St Felix Hollywood is also a top spot for taking in some college football when you’re in Los Angeles.
3rd Base LA
Location: 1564 N Cahuenga Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028
Yet another Cahuenga Blvd spot, 3rd Base LA is a pretty popular sports bar that will always have football viewing on offer, both college and pro. Among popular things on offer, the chicken wings, earth bowl, and spiked lemonade.
The Naughty Pig
Location: 8264 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90046
The Naughty Pig is a Los Angeles venue boasting plenty of televisions and good food. This bar opens up from 9 am on Saturday and Sunday during football season and, when games aren’t on, patrons could enjoy dancing, as well as karaoke on Mondays and Thursdays.
33 Taps Silver Lake
Location: 3725 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026
33 Taps is a neat spot for enjoying cold beers, wings, and burgers, while there’s always football on show during the season. As the name suggests, you could enjoy a variety of brews from this venue. You could also get vegan food there if that’s your thing.
Hi Tops Bar
Location: 8933 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069
This San Francisco sports bar is a great place to watch games. It offers customers a stocked menu including a variety of burgers.
Location: 7250 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046
The Parlor has games from multiple colleges during the season and is a popular spot for fans of a number of teams as they also have lots of TVs in the building.
R BarLocation: 3331 W 8th St, Los Angeles, CA 90005
R Bar is another top spot located in L.A with sports and karaoke on offer. Patrons could enjoy wings, burgers, or vegan options therein.
The Nickel Mine
Location: 11363 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025
This bar has a remarkable lineup of whiskeys, which makes it a great place to be after watching one’s team lose but an even better one when it’s a win.
Location: 3110 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90404
Busby’s West is a favorite for fans of the Oklahoma Sooners. The multi-room venue also offers darts and ping pong, as well as great food.