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5 Reasons Why It’s Better to Watch a Game in a Sports Bar Instead of a Stadium
October 8, 2019 at 12:00 AM
by Stavro’s Sports Bar

Perhaps you’ve tried doing all three – watching a football or hockey match at home, at a sports bar, and in a stadium.

For sure, you’ll have your preferences or a kind of ranking among the three. But since going to a sports bar or a stadium both involve going out, alone or with family and friends, we’ve taken it upon ourselves to convince you how going to a sports bar to watch a game is so much better and fun than going to a stadium.

Here are five reasons why:

1. Get a full view of all the action

It may seem strange to claim that watching a match in a sports bar gives viewers access to all the action; nevertheless, it’s true. Watching a game in a stadium means your field of vision is limited to what side of the space you are on. Moreover, you can get distracted by your rowdy neighbors, or your view can be obstructed by the exceptionally tall people in front of you.

At a sports bar, you get a blow-by-blow account of what’s going on during the game. You get views from all sides so you’re not left wondering what happened when a controversial call is made a referee.

2. Save on expenses

Depending on the match and who’s playing, watching a game at a stadium can easily set you back by a hundred dollars, give or take. This doesn’t include the amount you’ll spend on fuel as well as stadium snacks and souvenirs. With a hundred dollars at a sports bar, you’ll be eating and drinking your fill of beer (or any of your favorite drinks) and yummy food like top burgers that are freshly-prepared and served warm. You can even order a round or two for your friends to enjoy as you cheer for your favorite team.

3. Spend less time preparing

Going to a stadium to watch a game means allocating time for not only getting dressed and ready, but also for the drive or commute, finding a parking spot, and getting to your seat. If you decide to watch your favorite match at a sports bar, all you need to do is show up with your friends and choose a spot with a good view of one of the many TV screens available. Moreover, you have the option to reserve your spot ahead of time, so there’s plenty of comfortable seating for everyone.

4. Eat and drink as much as you want

Going to a sports bar means having access to a full bar menu, yummy food that’s prepared-to-order, and an assortment of beverages. Additionally, you needn’t worry about missing parts of the game when you decide you want more poutine or onion rings to go with your favorite sandwich. In a stadium, you’re limited by what’s being sold at the stands or stalls – which you need to go to in order to get what you want.

5. Watch more than one game at a time

Is your team losing so you need a distraction? Or is there another game you want to follow? No problem. That is, if you go to watch games at a trendy sports bar. All you need to do is to turn around or have a look elsewhere to witness another match unfolding. At a stadium, you are obviously a captive of the one match that’s in front of you. It doesn’t matter if your team is getting skewered and you’d much rather look elsewhere because you don’t have a choice.

See, doesn’t the idea of watching an upcoming game at a sports bar sound so much more fun and inviting?

So, for your next game viewing date with your friends, be sure to set it up at Stavro’s Sports Bar.

We’re ready to dish out the fun, food, and drinks when you are.