Sports Bar - 2008 Winners

Published Nov 18, 2008

We've all fallen into this trap. You excitedly enter your friend's house to catch the big game, and lo and behold, the TV is tiny, there's nowhere to sit, the beer is warm, and the food looks like it traveled 3000 miles to get there. Avoid the heartbreak, and visit one of these sports bars named the best in and around Los Angeles by LA HOTLIST voters.

2008 Winner

1. Steel Pit Sports Grill

Voters Love

" As a kid I always watched Cheer’s and dreamed of opening a bar just like it when I got older. I loved the atmosphere that..." 

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7279 Foothill Blvd Los Angeles CA 91042
2008 Runner-Up

2. El Guapo Cantina

Voters Love

"Yeah I was at El Guapo on Sept 6th for the UFC fight and it was packed. It's all high def TVs now, even on the Patio!! Me..." 

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7250 Melrose Ave. Hollywood CA 90046
2008 Finalist

3. Busby's East

Voters Love

"this is THE ONLY place I wanna watch my beloved Cleveland Browns lose, i mean win, during football season."  via Shannon S.

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5364 Wilshire Blvd Los Angeles CA 90036
2008 Finalist

3. The Park Bar & Grill

Voters Love

"Great to meet up with a friend for an after work pint. Good food if you wanna snack during a game. (they have some nice..." 

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2007 West Burbank Blvd Burbank CA 91506
2008 Finalist

5. Yankee Doodles - CLOSED

Voters Love

"lots of seating and LOTS of screens!"  via DanitWasHere

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1410 3rd Street Promenade Santa Monica CA 90401
2008 Finalist

5. The Parlor - CLOSED

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1519 Wilshire Blvd Santa Monica CA 90403
Contest Overview
  • 41,982
    Total Votes
  • 39,717
  • 174

The 2008 LA HOTLIST awards are based on more than 41,000 votes from local Los Angeles-area experts.

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