Birmingham’s fun places to watch National Championship game

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The final match-up is upon us. Monday, Jan. 8, the No. 3 Georgia Bulldogs are preparing to take on the No. 4  Alabama Crimson Tide in the College Football Playoff National Championship. It’s sure to be an exciting night across Birmingham. Here are a few places to watch the big game.

Whether an Auburn fan, or Tide Fanatic or just a huge SEC supporter, it’s a battle college football fans all over the country will be eagerly watching.

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Not able to cheer from the stands? No worries. We’ve rounded up the top spots to watch the big showdown right here in Birmingham.

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Billy’s Sports Grill

Billy’s started in the heart of English Village in 1979, then made it’s way to a second location in  Liberty Park and now there’s a Billy’s in Northport.

Billy’s is a comfortable, easy sport’s bar with really good hearty food, great beverages and beer and there’s not a seat in the house where you can’t see a big screen television. 2012 Cahaba Rd, Mountain Brook, AL 35223.

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The Grill  at Iron City  

Come watch this match-up on their  massive 240 square foot projection screen with super stadium quality audio. Of course there will be great beer specials and they make an amazing burger. Children welcome, free admission.

Join us, Monday, January 8th at Iron City Bham for an all SEC College Football National Chapimonship! Following their crushing victory over Clemson in the Sugar Bowl, Alabama will attempt to win their fifth national title in 10 years and after a stunning overtime win against Oklahoma, Georgia is looking for their first national championship in 38 years! ” Iron City.

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Black Market Bar & Grill

Black Market has amazing burgers and nachos to compliment a deep selection of beer. You’ll find plenty of flat-screens and lots of room to watch the big game.

The huge bar area is perfect for large groups, and they also have TVs and tables on their an awesome patio area over-looking 5 Points. 1035 20th St South. (256) 933-8035.

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Tin Roof  has that classic bar vibe we all love for watching football. The crowds can get boisterous, and the atmosphere is always festive on game-days. Lots of screens and plenty of  seats, but get here a bit early.

Tin Roof is always a great spot to grab a cold drink and classic, really good bar food.  2709 7th Avenue 205-323-4356.

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Baumhowers is the big-time sports and wings spot that is all about football!  After all, Bob Baumhower played for The Bear…can’t get more Roll Tide than that!

Baumhowers will have drink specials, Alabama born-and-brewed cocktails and suds, and fans ready to cheer on their teams. This family friendly wing place is the old school favorite of many Birmingham regulars. Village At Lee Branch, (205) 995-5151 and Patton Creek Shopping Center in Hoover (205) 403-7474.

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Remember the show Cheers? The bar where everybody knows your name? Well Otey’s is kind of like that bar. It’s been a Crestline community fixture, with great service, a cool laid back atmosphere, and good food for over twenty years. A generation of customers has grown up with Otey’s. CRESTLINE VILLAGE, 224 Country Club Park, Mountain Brook.  (205) 871-8435

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On Tap Sports Cafe’

Sometimes you just want to cheer on your team at your local…local pub that is. On Tap brings the true essence of pub culture to Birmingham with a focus on craft beer and sports. There are four cozy locations, Galleria, Inverness, Lakeview and Fultondale, each one boasts the city’s largest collection of craft beer on draft and a diverse menu of old fashion comfort food made from scratch.

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The J. Clyde

J. Clyde is another cool Birmingham brew pub. They always have a fun college football game day specials, featuring local brews;and awesome food.  1312 Cobb Lane. (256) 939-1323.

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Are you ready to see what our hometown boy Da’Ron Payne has in store for the Georgia, Bulldogs? Are you a misplaced UGA fan, who wants a fun place to cheer on your team? 

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Maybe you just want to hunker down with friends and watch the game, with great food delivered to your door. If so check out our Bham Now food delivery options. 

Click on this link, to see the places we featured last year, 2017…seems Bama just can’s stay out of national championships!

Let us know some of your Bham sport’s bar favorites. 


Cameron Balentine
Cameron Balentine
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