Sports Bar - Best of 2008

Published May 1, 2008

We've all fallen into this trap. You excitedly enter your friend's house to catch the big game, and lo and behold, the TV is tiny, there's nowhere to sit, the beer is warm, and the food looks like it traveled 3000 miles to get there. Avoid the heartbreak, and visit one of these sports bars named the best in and around Sacramento by KCRA 3 A-List Contest voters.

Winner
2008 Winner

1. Thunder Bar at Thunder Valley

Voters Love

"Lets support our Lincoln area, best excitement, best fun, best food and best people work there from the Greater..." via Clayton.pounds

Find It
1200 Athens Ave Lincoln CA 95648
  • Thunder Bar at Thunder Valley, Nightlife, Great Meals, Casino Entertainment, Sports Bar, Sports Bar - Casino, Bowling, Vietnamese, Gay and Lesbian Bar, Vegetarian, Tapas, 1200 Athens Ave Lincoln CA 95648
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    1200 Athens Ave, Lincoln, CA
  • Players Sports Pub & Grill, Nightlife, Great Meals, Sports Bar, Pool Hall, Italian, Neighborhood Bar, 4060 Sunrise Blvd World Map Fair Oaks CA 95628
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    4060 Sunrise Blvd, World Map Fair Oaks, CA
  • Referee's Sports Bar & Grill, Nightlife, Sports Bar, Pool Hall, Neighborhood Bar, 7951 Auburn Blvd Citrus Heights CA 95833
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    7951 Auburn Blvd, Citrus Heights, CA
  • Mandango's, Nightlife, Sports Bar, 1310 Fulton Avenue, Suite D Sacramento CA 95825
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    1310 Fulton Avenue, Suite D, Sacramento, CA
  • Elk Grove Sports Bar & Grill, Nightlife, Sports Bar, Live Music Venue, Neighborhood Bar, Pool Hall, 9661 Elk Grove Florin Rd Elk Grove CA 95624
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    9661 Elk Grove Florin Rd, Elk Grove, CA
  • Pine Cove Tavern, Nightlife, Sports Bar, Neighborhood Bar, 502 29th Street Midtown Sacramento CA 95816
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    502 29th Street, Midtown Sacramento, CA
  • R15, Nightlife, Sports Bar, Neighborhood Bar, Pool Hall, Trendy Bar, 1431 R St Downtown Sacramento CA 95814
    6. R15
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    1431 R St, Downtown Sacramento, CA
  • Center Court, Nightlife, Sports Bar, 3600 N Freeway Blvd Sacramento CA 95834
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    3600 N Freeway Blvd, Sacramento, CA
  • Davis Graduate, Nightlife, Sports Bar, Beer Selection, Neighborhood Bar, 805 Russell Blvd Davis Davis CA 95616
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    805 Russell Blvd, Davis, CA
  • Regan's Irish Pub, Nightlife, Great Meals, Sports Bar, Beer Selection, Steakhouse, Neighborhood Bar, Irish Pub, 8906 Greenback Ln Orangevale CA 95662
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    8906 Greenback Ln, Orangevale, CA
  • Hangar 17, Nightlife, Sports Bar, 1630 S Street Sacramento CA 95814
    10. Hangar 17
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    1630 S Street, Midtown Sacramento, CA
  • Rebounds Sports Pub and Grill, Nightlife, Sports Bar, 4451 Pacific St Rocklin CA 95677
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    4451 Pacific St, Rocklin, CA
  • Slingshots, Nightlife, Sports Bar, Neighborhood Bar, 3300 Coach Ln World Map Shingle Springs CA 95682
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    3300 Coach Ln, World Map Shingle Springs, CA
  • Sidelines Pub and Grill, Nightlife, Sports Bar, 2801 McHenry Ave Modesto CA 95350
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    2801 McHenry Ave, Modesto, CA
  • Indoor Golfplex, Health & Fitness Nightlife Outdoors, Golf Sports Activites & Clubs Sports Bar, 5600 Pacific St, Ste 140 Rocklin CA 95677
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    5600 Pacific St, Ste 140, Rocklin, CA
  • Buffalo Wings and Rings, Nightlife, Sports Bar, 8839 Sheldon Rd.  Elk Grove CA 95624
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    8839 Sheldon Rd. , Elk Grove, CA
  • Bleachers Grill, Nightlife, Sports Bar, 222 McHenry Ave Modesto CA 95354
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    222 McHenry Ave, Modesto, CA
  • American River Sports Bar & Grill, Nightlife, Sports Bar, 9580 Oak Avenue Parkway Folsom CA 95630
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    9580 Oak Avenue Parkway, Folsom, CA
  • Bobby T's Sports Bar, Nightlife, Sports Bar, 6590 Stockton Blvd Sacramento CA 95823
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    6590 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento, CA
  • Tallac Lounge, Nightlife, Lounge Neighborhood Bar Sports Bar Trendy Bar, 3982 60th St Sacramento CA 95820
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    3982 60th St, Sacramento, CA
  • Big Daddy's Club, Nightlife, Sports Bar, 330 S Lincoln Way Galt CA 95632
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    330 S Lincoln Way, Galt, CA
  • Bunz Sports Pub & Grub, Nightlife, Cheap Eats, Sports Bar, Neighborhood Bar, Burger, 311 Judah Street Roseville CA 95678
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    311 Judah Street, Roseville, CA
Contest Overview
  • 121,151
    Total Votes
  • 66,717
    Voters
  • 119
    Winners

The 2008 KCRA 3 A-List Contest awards are based on more than 121,000 votes from local Sacramento-area experts.

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