In a city where soccer reigns supreme in the spring, thanks in large part to the 2016 MLS Cup Champion Sounders (and the perennial cellar-dwelling Mariners), the buzz in Seattle around soccer is louder than ever.
Whether you’re a fan of Major League Soccer, Premier League (England), La Liga (Spain), Ligue 1 (France), Series A (Italy) Liga MX (Mexico) or international world cup qualifying games, there is no shortage of matches coming up, and Seattle is home to some of the best soccer sports bars and watch parties in the country.
Killing cable at home? Wanting to watch a game with other soccer hooligans as crazy as yourself? Here are some of the top soccer bars in Seattle for 2017 that you need to visit to for a pint on game day for the best viewing parties in the city.
Famous for the viral video of crazed fans celebrating Landon Donovan’s historic 2010 World Cup goal against Ghana, the Atlantic Crossing oozes soccer culture. As the official bar partner of the American Outlaws, Arsenal America, Emerald City Supporters, One United USA, Seattle Sounders FC, Seattle Reign FC and US Soccer Federation it’s watch parties are packed with fans who love soccer. If you’re in the Green Lake or Roosevelt neighborhood, this is a must visit for watch parties in Seattle.
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A bar built for a German Army, Rhein Haus has all the eclectic features of a Berlin beer hall, including Bocce, long bench seating and one of the greatest bier lists in the city. Known for hosting Bayern Munich matches, as well as Cope Del Rey and Champions League tournament games this is another ideal location to visit for a soccer match or watch party in Seattle.
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Located in the heart of downtown Seattle, this bar offers a large beer list, cocktails an army of TVs and great eats, all of which make it a great location to catch a soccer match in 2017. And with different viewing sections and locations, there’s room for soccer fans of every different international league and team. Traveling and looking for a watch party? Chances are your hotel in downtown is a quick walk Uber or Lyft ride away.
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Fado Irish Pub
Located near Seattle’s stadium district, Fado Irish pub’s soccer culture is evident from moment you arrive at its door. With soccer scarves, jerseys and memorabilia linking the windows, its rich soccer history is seen throughout the venue. Whether you’re looking to watch MLS or international competition, it is a must visit for soccer fans in Seattle. And Fado’s English style pub food is sure to make the most nostalgic euro soccer fan feel right at home. Headed to see the Seattle Sounder play at CenturyLink field? It’s also a great location for taking in pregame spirits and festivities before heading to the game.
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The George & Dragon Pub
Last but certainly not least is The George & Dragon Pub in Seattle’s Fremont neighborhood. An English-style pub, it is one of the top locations for English Premier League and Champions league soccer viewing parties, and boasts a strong turnout for Sounders matches as well.