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25 Places to Watch the 2016 Summer Olympic Games 

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Nothing brings strangers in a bar together better than a cold beer and chanting for the their country during the summer olympics. Here are 25 places that promise to give you the Olympics-viewing experience you've been waiting four years for.
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Stay Golden Social House
401 Pearl Parkway, facebook.comgoldenglovessocialhouse
One the best picks for cocktails and a laid-back atmosphere, Stay Golden Social House is home to a couple of flat screens, perfect for broadcasting the Olympic games.

Photo via Faceboo, Stay Golden Social House
Brews Brothers
7403 Leslie Rd., (210) 577-5561,
Brews Brothers is a down-to-earth bar with a simple, but decidedly good draft selection and a number of giant TVs. Get lit like the olympic torch while trying to decide on what sports you'll pay attention to for the rest of the summer.

Photo via Facebook/Brews Brothers
GS 1221

1221 Broadway St #116, (210) 251-3184,
A hip place like GS 1221 knows how to keep its customers happy. With a huge patio like this, be prepared to bring out that patriotism.

Photo via Facebook/GS1221

The Friendly Spot
943 S Alamo St, (210) 224-2337,
Get friendly with others and cheer on the U.S. over a cold beer.

Photo via Facebook/Friendly Spot
Yard House
15900 La Cantera Parkway, (210) 691-0033,
High-end sports bar wielding a considerable list of draft beers, the Yard House at La Cantera is excellent for kicking back with a cold brew during the ceremonies.

Photo via Instagram/yardhouse
Pink's Patio
930 Broadway, (210) 875-3513,
Though Pinks is technically a food truck park and bar, it'll make for fun viewing parties with the joint's flat screens and great sound system.

Photo via San Antonio Current (Jaime Monzon)
Bombay Bicycle Club
3506 N. St. Mary's St., (210) 737-2411,
Bombay Bicycle Club attracts a rowdy crowd of frat stars and loyal barflies alike. Plan on snagging a table before watching what might be the last time we ever see Michael Phelps on TV.

Photo via Facebook/Bombay Bicycle Club
On the Rocks Pub
270 Losoya, (210) 228-0000,
With booze, brews and a solid whiskey program, On the Rocks Pub has everything you need for a promising time.

Photo via San Antonio Current (Jaime Monzon)
Alibis Sports & Spirits
1141 E. Commerce St., (210) 225-5552,
Friendly staff, reasonable drink prices and an accommodating atmosphere with plenty of TV's is what you'll find at Alibis.

Photo via Facebook/Alibis Sports and Spirits
Ticket Sports Pub
420 E. Houston St., (210) 222-9722,
Ticket Sports Pub proudly asserts its claim to fame: "The ONLY sports bar in the heart of downtown San Antonio." Order a funky Pickleback shot mixing Jameson and McClure's pickle brine chase while cheering on your favorite athletes.

Photo via Facebook/Ticket Sports Pub
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The Lion & Rose Pub
Multiple locations,
One of San Antonio's most popular British pubs, the Lion & Rose is ideal for grabbing a Guinness and showing up to support our team.

Photo via Facebook/The Lion & Rose Pub
Freetail Brewpub
4035 N Loop 1604 #105, (210) 395-4974,
Freetail Brewing Co. is know to host a slew of viewing parties for major sporting events at its original brewpub location. Some grab a seat and a cold one if you're in for the long haul.

Photo via Instagram/esquilin27
The Hangar
8203 Broadway St., (210) 824-2700,
It's a loud dive bar and the feeling's right, exactly where you'll want to be when the USA is kicking some ass in table tennis.

Photo via Facebook/The Hangar
The Roo Pub
19314 U.S. 281 #109, (210) 491-4425,
The Roo Pub is a playful nod to everything Aussie — except for our support during 2016 Olympics. Nurse a couple beers and munch on bar bites while cheering with your mates.

Photo via Instagram/theroopub8
Fox & Hound Sports Tavern
12651 Vance Jackson Rd #110, (210) 696-1356,
Expect solid versions of bar food stables, such as juicy burgers and flatbread pizzas, along with plenty of booze and brews at Fox & Hound.

Photo via Facebook/Fox & Hound
Halftime Pizza
7126 Tezel Rd., (210) 521-2990,
Halftime Pizza offers guests delicious pies, ice cold beer and a relaxing atmosphere for getting a long night of cheering.

Photo via Instagram/halftimepizza
Little Woodrow's
2535 Babcock Rd., (210) 692-1500,
With food, beer and a giant game Connect Four, we have a feeling you'll be frequenting Little Woodrow's often during the summer games.

Photo via Facebook/Little Woodrow's
The Watering Hole
9809 Fredericksburg Rd., (210) 778-9543
The Olympics tend to bring out the competitive nature in all of us, so grab a beer and challenge your friends to a round of pool.

Photo via Facebook/The Watering Hole
Shenanygans Sports Bar & Lounge
Multiple locations,
A quintessential sports bar featuring nightly entertainment, Shenanygans is the perfectly misspelled spot to watch some international bloodbath.

Photo via Facebook/Shenanygans
The Flying Saucer Draught Emporium
11255 Huebner Road, (210) 696-5080,
The Flying Saucer has kickin' specials everyday to check out, so fuel up for some late-night games.

Photo via Facebook/The Official San Antonio Flying Saucer
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1420 N Main Ave, (210) 227-2789,
With a several big screens and over 15 flatscreen TV's, Knockout will have plenty of prime real estate for Olympics viewings.

Photo via Instagram/knockout_sports_stripsa
Armadillos Texas Style Burgers

1423 McCullough Ave., (210) 226-7556, 10:30 a.m.–9 p.m.,

Because grabbing a 3-pound burger is about the most American thing you can do when rooting for our team.

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Slackers Bar
126 W. Rector #136, (210) 233-6263,
This sports-bar meet classic arcade games is a promising place for cheering on the US.

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McFinnigan's Pub
7210 Blanco Rd., (210) 314-4194,
McFinnigan's Pub a no-nonsense neighborhood bar filled with sports lovers and friendly faces. Try one the 27 beers on tap before you start pretending that you've been keeping up with these American athletes for the past four years.

Photo via Instagram/mcfinniganspub
Blue Star Brewing Co.
1414 S Alamo St, (210) 212-5506,

Because cold beer and the Olympics are really all you need for a great night. Photo via Instagram/bluestarbrewingco
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Stay Golden Social House
401 Pearl Parkway, facebook.comgoldenglovessocialhouse
One the best picks for cocktails and a laid-back atmosphere, Stay Golden Social House is home to a couple of flat screens, perfect for broadcasting the Olympic games.

Photo via Faceboo, Stay Golden Social House


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