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Best Bars To Watch Hockey In DFW

March 20, 2014 5:00 AM

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Even in Texas, far away from snowy weather most of the year, many Dallas locals enjoy being able to go to a bar to support their local hockey team. The trouble is often finding a place that is comfortable enough to spend a few hours watching the game while also offering great drinks and food. These bars offer just that, often with specials for big sporting events or daily food and drink specials.

Milo Butterfingers
5645 SMU Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75206
(214) 368-9212
www.milobutterfingers.comIn the 1980s, Milo’s was a popular hangout for college students as it is right down the street from the SMU campus. Today, it has become an eclectic bar with a variety of patrons from the college students to the older sports fans to married couples on a date. People come for the great service, the comforting bar food and, of course, the sports. Recently, Milo’s has become known as one of the most popular sports bars in Dallas, with more than 17 flat-screen TVs to watch your favorite sports team, including hockey.

Press Box Grill
1623 Main St.
Dallas, TX 75201
(214) 747-8226
www.pressboxgrill.com

The Press Box Grill is located in downtown Dallas in the historic Wilson Building. It is a neighborhood favorite as a sports bar and a great place to watch a game. The bar has a 112″ HD 1080p TV as well as 17 flat-screen televisions. In addition to its multiple televisions, allowing you to watch a variety of your favorite games, it also has a great variety of beers, with over 30 beers on tap and around 40 bottled beers from around the world.
Christies Sports Bar
2811 McKinney Ave., Suite 22
Dallas, TX 75204
(214) 954-1511
www.christiessportsbar.comChristies is the original sports bar in the Uptown Dallas area, just blocks from Pearl Street. The bar has been family owned and operated since 1991 and has become a sports bar known for its great service and atmosphere. There is a great outdoor patio space that opens to McKinney Avenue and is perfect for enjoying some cold beers before watching a game. The inside is also comfortable and offers plenty of entertainment including two tournament-sized pool tables, Golden Tee machines as well as Big Buck Hunter. Of course, if the entertainment you’re looking for is a sports game to watch, Christies also offers 43 televisions, 39 flat screens and four 10-foot screens.

Related: Some Great DFW Area Sports Bars

The Back 9 Bar and Grill
4060 Belt Line Road
Addison, TX 75001
(214) 272-7028
www.m.mainstreethub.com/back9addison

The Back 9 is a well-known sports bar located in Addison that has 17 big-screen plasma televisions and a 25-foot-tall HD projection screen. This is a great, relaxed environment to enjoy a sports game with friends and have a beer. Food and drink specials are offered here six days a week. From UFC fights and college football to your local hockey team, The Stars, the screens at this sports bar are likely to be playing your favorite game.
The Hub Sports Bar and Grill
4145 Belt Line Road
Addison, TX 75001
(972) 385-3558
www.thehubsportsbar.comWith drink specials offered every night, this is a great place to go to stay with a group all day watching your favorite teams on the big screens. The Hub is all about sports and if you come in and let the staff know, it will do its best to make sure your game is put on a screen. The bar includes seven HD projectors and 28 flat screens in addition to pool tables and video games.

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Kelsi Gerwell is a freelance writer covering all things Dallas-Fort Worth. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.
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