Sports Bar - 2008 Winners

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.

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 Sacramento..." 

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1200 Athens Ave Lincoln CA 95648
2008 Runner-Up

2. Players Sports Pub & Grill

Voters Love

"Player's has been my local watering hole since I turned 21. They have always been an establishment geared towards having a..." 

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4060 Sunrise Blvd Fair Oaks CA 95628
2008 Finalist

3. Referee's Sports Bar & Grill

Voters Love

"The owner, Cindy is always finding ways for people to enjoy the current events in sports and entertainment. She's a great..." 

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7951 Auburn Blvd Citrus Heights CA 95833
2008 Finalist

4. Mandango's

Voters Love

"This is the new and improved Mandango's. There is a TV with all the major games everywhere you look, the bartenders are very..." 

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1310 Fulton Avenue, Suite D Sacramento CA 95825
2008 Finalist

5. Elk Grove Sports Bar & Grill

Voters Love

"definitely not a stuffy corporate place and everyone treats you like family. it's a very down home sports bar. the staff is..." 

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9661 Elk Grove Florin Rd Elk Grove CA 95624
Contest Overview
  • 121,151
    Total Votes
  • 66,717
  • 119

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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