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Best Twin Cities Sports Bars

November 3, 2010 1:16 PM

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Nomad is known as the only destination for soccer fans in the Twin Cities. (Credit: nomadworldpub.com)

Nomad is known as the only destination for soccer fans in the Twin Cities. (Credit: nomadworldpub.com)

The Twin Cities bears the elite distinction of being one of only 13 major metropolitan areas to host teams from all major professional sports. Combine that with a Big 10 university and several minor league teams and what you get is some real hometown pride. Listen up, sports fans! These are the best Twin Cities sports bars.
looncafe Best Twin Cities Sports Bars

The Loon is a popular spot for Twins fans on their way to Target Field. (Credit: looncafe.com)

The Loon Café

500 1st Avenue N
Minneapolis, MN 55403
(612) 332-8342
Directory | Website

The Loon is a popular spot for Twins fans on their way to Target Field. Save yourself some dollars at the game by filling up beforehand on the best chili in the Twin Cities. The burgers aren’t too shabby either. Hours: Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. to midnight.

macindustrial Best Twin Cities Sports Bars

Mac Industrial has food and beverage specials every night of the week. (Credit: macindustrial.com)

Mac’s Industrial Sports Bar

312 Central Avenue SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414
(612) 379-3379
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Mac’s location lends itself to fans of both the U of M and the professional teams that play downtown. With food and beverage specials every night of the week, over a dozen televisions and two dozen different beers on tap, you’re bound to find something to keep you entertained even if sports aren’t your thing. Hours: Monday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.

huberts Best Twin Cities Sports Bars

Hubert

Hubert’s Sports Bar and Grill

Target Center
600 First Avenue N
Minneapolis, MN 55403
(612) 767-2960
Directory | Website

Hubert’s prides itself on being a hardcore sports bar. When the Twins moved out of the Dome, Hubert’s (sort of) went with it, opening a second location at Target Field. With Hubert’s endless number of TVs, you’re never too far from the game – they even have them in the restroom. Hours: Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.; Sunday 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.

buffalowild Best Twin Cities Sports Bars

Buffalo Wild Wings may be a chain, but they also are a staple of the Twin Cities sports bar scene. (Credit: buffalowildwings.com)

Buffalo Wild Wings

2100 Snelling Avenue N
Saint Paul, MN 55113
(651) 636-9464
Directory | Website

Buffalo Wild Wings may be a chain, but they also are a staple of the Twin Cities sports bar scene. With 10 area locations, there is always one within reach. A generous number of TVs, cold beer and spicy wings are just what you need to make it through the game. Hours: Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to midnight; Sunday 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.

nomadworldpub Best Twin Cities Sports Bars

Nomad is known as the only destination for soccer fans in the Twin Cities. (Credit: nomadworldpub.com)

Nomad World Pub

501 Cedar Avenue
Minneapolis, Minn. 55454
(612) 338-6424
Directory | Website

Nomad World Pub may just be the most eclectic sports bar in the Twin Cities. It is known as the only destination for soccer fans. Others come for bocce ball and sand volleyball tournaments in the summer, though all come for the drinks. Hours: Monday through Thursday, 3 p.m. to 2 a.m.; Friday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 2 a.m.

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