The 10 Best Sports Bars in Nebraska!

On Husker game days, the entire state of Nebraska turns into a sea of red. You could stay home and catch the games on your couch, or you can get out there and cheer on your favorite teams with friends and the passionate local community. Check out the 10 best sports bars in Nebraska to catch the best games all year round.

1. Oscar’s Pizza & Sports Grille, Omaha, NE

Oscar’s is the go-to sports bar in West Omaha. Serving up delicious wings, appetizers, and tasty pizza, this place fills up fast so get there early if you want to catch a game!

2. Cappy’s Hotspot Bar and Grill, Lincoln, NE

Cappy’s is the perfect place to catch Husker football games with a side of fantastic wings and dipping sauces. This fun sports bar is loaded with TVs and hosts fun events like live music, karaoke night, trivia night, and more. 

3. Cunningham’s Pub and Grill, Omaha, NE

For delicious beer and all the best games, make your way to Cunningham’s Pub and Grill in Omaha. This pub has over 20 beers on tap so you can try a new one every time you visit.

4. Balz Sports Bar, Grand Island, NE

Grand Island’s own Major League Baseball player, Jeff “Whitey” Richardson, is the founder of this fun sports bar and dining destination. Covered in sports memorabilia, Balz has been named best sports bar in the area for 19 years straight!

5. Dino’s Eastside Grille, Lincoln, NE

At Dino’s Eastside Grille in Lincoln, there isn’t a bad seat in the house. Catch the game from any seat in the pub and enjoy delicious grub and drinks at this family-friendly sports bar.

6. Upstream Brewing Company, Omaha, NE

Upstream Brewing Company was named the winner of the best microbrewery and best brew pub by Best of Omaha Awards. This location in the Old Market has a fun, friendly atmosphere with TVs, pool tables, and a patio to enjoy.

7. Chicken Coop Sports Bar and Grill, Kearney, NE

Chicken Coop Sports Bar in Kearney is a full bar with over 15 beers on tap, pool tables, foosball tables, a jukebox, and of course, dozens of TVs to catch all the games. Stop in for some of the best wings and fun around!

8. Yowie’s Lodge, Lincoln, NE

In the heart of downtown Lincoln, Yowie’s Lodge is a rustic, roomy sports bar with delicious appetizers and over 60 televisions to catch any game. This local favorite also serves up interesting made-from-scratch dishes from elk, bison, and wild game.

9. 13th Street Brickhouse, Omaha, NE

Plenty of televisions and friendly bartenders make 13th Street Brickhouse a great spot to catch a game and enjoy a few rounds of drinks and pool with friends. There’s also a fairly new whiskey room!

10. Barrett’s Barleycorn Pub & Grill, Omaha, NE

With lots of televisions and a fun atmosphere, Barrett’s Barleycorn Pub & Grill has everything a local sports pub should have plus reasonably priced drinks and food to enjoy any game, any night of the week.

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