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Top Five Sports Bars in Denver

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If you're looking for a place to watch the game, look no farther than our list of top sports bars in Denver. The only requirements are big-screen TVs, cold beer and plenty of other fans to cheer on the home team.

1. Sports Column

The Sports Column, located blocks from Coors Field in LoDo, is the official bar of the Colorado Rockies. The Sports Column also shows college football games, NCAA basketball and other sporting events in Denver. Open from 11 a.m. - 2 a.m. daily, the bar also serves pub fare such as chicken wings, nachos and burgers. The only downside to the Sports Column is the lack of parking.


Sports Column
1930 Blake St.
Denver, CO 80202
303-296-1930

2. Chopper's Sports Grill

Chopper's, located in Cherry Creek, features more than 40 televisions to show your favorite team in action. The one advantage that Chopper's has over downtown bars is their very own parking lot. Chopper's is open 11 a.m. - 2 a.m. daily, with last call at 1:45 a.m. Arrive early on game days as reservations are not accepted.


Chopper's Sports Grill
80 S. Madison St.
Denver, CO 80209
303-399-4448

3. Jackson's Denver

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Jackson's Denver is also within home-run distance of Coors Field. Rockies fans gather at Jackson's for its 70 televisions and u-call-it specials. Jackson's also features a large outdoor patio for summertime games. Jackson's is open Mon. - Thurs. from 11 a.m. - 11 p.m., Fri. from 11 a.m. - 2 a.m., and Sat. and Sun. from 10 a.m. - 2 a.m.


Jackson's Denver
1520 20th St.
Denver, CO 80202
303-298-7625

4. Brooklyn's Denver

Located steps away from the Pepsi Center, Brooklyn's Denver is the place to be for Nuggets or Avs games. Brooklyn's features two floors and an outdoor patio. The bar, open 11 a.m. - 2 a.m. daily, also broadcasts all NHL and NFL games, but tends to be empty when there's not a game showing. Reservations are accepted.


Brooklyn's Denver
901 Auraria Pkwy
Denver, CO 80204
303-607-0002

5. Govnr's Park

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Govnr's Park serves up cold beer, tasty burgers and several televisions for sports fans looking for a casual vibe. Happy hour is offered daily from 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. at this Denver institution since 1976. Limited parking available in a lot behind the bar. Govnr's Park is open Mon. - Fri. from 11 a.m. - 2 a.m., Sat. and Sun. from 10 a.m. - 2 a.m.


Govnr's Park
672 Logan St.
Denver, CO 80203
303-831-8605

Editor's Note: The ESPN Zone in Denver closed in June 2009.

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