By Jessica Hughes
CASTLE ROCK AND SOUTH DENVER’S top sports bars to watch the game
HOME TO THE BRONCOS, Avalanche, Rockies and Nuggets, Denver has no shortage of sports fans and places to cheer them on. No matter who’s playing on the big screen, we’ve rounded up some of the
best sports bars in Castle Rock and the south metro area to grab some grub, enjoy a beer and watch
Valerie’s Brewhouse (formerly known as Colorado Cork & Keg) serves up classic American bar food with hot dogs and brats, plus burgers and fries. Pair your food with one of the many beers on tap or a mixed drink from the full bar. But don’t stop at the food and drink menus—order from the entertainment menu as well. Watch your favorite sports team, join trivia night, a pool league, karaoke, bingo, live music
Valerie’s Brewhouse | 971 Park St., Castle Rock | 303.660.2399 | valeriesbrewhouse.com
If you are looking for a high-energy crowd to cheer on your team, then the family-owned and operated The Office Co. Bar and Kitchen is your place in Castle Rock. Post up at the bar and choose from their extensive beer and wine menu, cocktails and one of the best whiskey selections in the area. Serving brunch on Saturdays and Sundays, plus lunch and dinner seven days a week, there’s always something to whet your appetite.
The Office Co. Bar and Kitchen | 230 Third St., Suite 100, Castle Rock | 303.660.2280 theofficecocr.com
Located near the Outlets at Castle Rock, the Rockyard Brewing Company is not only a great place to munch on some food, throw back a cold one and watch the game, but it also makes a great add-on to any shopping excursion. Open since 1999, the RockyardBrewing Company is the longest-running brewpub in Douglas County. The restaurant and bar offer an expansive space for plenty of sports fans to cheer on their favorite teams with its impressive collection of HDTVs.
Rockyard Brewing Company | 880 Castleton Rd., Castle Rock | 303.814.9273 | rockyard.com
Elevate your beer and sports games with a visit to Wild Yonder Brewing Co. Home to the largest beer garden in the area, the contemporary bar and restaurant combines the old with the new in its historic space. You’ll find 16 taps flowing with the brand’s own craft beers and a full food menu. The friendly bar atmosphere is just the place to cheer on your favorite sports team.
Wild Yonder Brewing Co | 519 Wilcox St., Castle Rock | 303.814.3663 | wildblueyonderbrewing.com
SOUTH SUBURB SPOTS
With more than 100 beers on tap and 20 TVs on site, the Yard House at Park Meadows is a top-notch spot for catching a game. The creative menu puts a twist on standard bar food, so you’ll never get tired of the game-time snacks here!
Yard House | 8437 Park Meadows Center Dr., Lone Tree | 303.790.7453 | yardhouse.com
Sure, you’re there to see the game, but what’s not to love about the view from the aptly named ViewHouse in Centennial. The tailgate menu features beer flights, a bevy of cocktails plus food ranging from breakfast (egg tacos, omelets and more) to shareables (taco and tenders platters) to dessert (Nutella pizza, anyone?).
ViewHouse | 7101 S Clinton St, Centennial | 303.790.8440 | viewhouse.com
Located in the south metro area of Lone Tree, the Clock Tower Grill is a classic sports bar that covers everything from grub to games. With its extensive food and drink menu, a spacious patio and plenty of TVs, you won’t miss a play. We love this option for the casual sports fan.
Clock Tower Grill | 9360 Station St., Suite 100, Lone Tree | 303.799.1123 | clocktowergrill.net
Eat, dribble, drink and watch the game at the latest sports-bar concept to make its way to Colorado,
The Basketball Social House. While it’s all things basketball—there’s a full court for leagues, lessons and pickup games, as well as numerous hoops for friendly contests— you can also kick back and enjoy any game on the big screen inside the bar and dining area.
The Basketball Social House | 7450 S. University Blvd., Suite 200, Centennial | 720.773.9685 thebasketballsocialhouse.com
The Sportsbook Bar and Grill offers three different Denver metro area locations in Highlands Ranch, Wash Park and Greenwood Village. With more than 40 HDTVs and a giant LED wall, Sportsbook is a top choice for the ultimate sports fanatic.
The Sportsbook Bar and Grill | 52 Springer Dr., Highlands Ranch | 720.762.5896 | thesbbar.com