Don’t risk missing out on the excitement of the big game! Lucky for you, we’ve got you covered on some prime spots to catch your favorite NFL (or college) team in action. Each of these places offers the NFL Sunday Ticket, so if you’re not joining an official watch party, make sure to arrive well before game time to grab a drink, appetizer, and secure both your seat and view!  

Here's our round-up of some of the best places in Monterey County to yell "touchdown!" 


Alvarado Street Brewery (Monterey) 

Visit “The Pub” located in downtown Monterey to view the game inside or outside in the beer garden! While watching the game, be sure to indulge in delicious beer and gastropub fare like the house-smoked wings and the “everything” pretzel!  

Brophy’s Tavern (Carmel-by-the-Sea) 

Centrally located on the corner of 4th & San Carlos in downtown Carmel, Brophy’s is a great place to catch the game! This Irish pub and sports bar has 7 large screen tv’s, hand-crafted cocktails, craft brews and a menu full of tasty game-time bites. 

Bulldog Sports Pub (Monterey) 

Along with offering traditional British fare, Bulldog Sports Pub has 17 TVs ensuring you won’t miss a thing during the game! Enjoy a variety of drinks and food while cheering and enjoying the local atmosphere.  

English Ales Brewery (Marina) 

Family-owned and operated, English Ales has authentic English-style brew using ingredients straight from England. There are 12 authentic hand-crafted English Ales being served alongside a variety of appetizers, salads, sandwiches and burgers. Unwind on their outdoor patio during commercial breaks and catch the game on TV screens both inside and out. 

James Dean Sports Bar (Salinas)


Get the football party started at James Dean Sports Bar! Watch the game while partying with the live DJ and indulge in a selection of beer, wine, liquor, and burgers including a Blue Zone Certified Healthy Menu. 

O'Callaghans (Carmel-by-the-Sea)

Another great Irish pub to catch the game is O’Callaghans located at The Barnyard. Enjoy the local atmosphere with specialty food and drinks!  

Peter B’s (Monterey) 

Spend a Sunday at Monterey’s Original Craft Brewery! Enjoy the game on one of the 18 HDTVs while sipping on house-made craft beer and enjoying locally sourced cuisine. Bring your dog along and hang out by the fire pits! They even offer bark bowls and yappy hour.  

Post No Bill’s Craft Beer House (Carmel-by-the-Sea)

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Watch the game with the whole family at Post No Bill’s at The Barnyard! Choose from a variety of draft beers, wines and even a selection of non-alcoholic beverages. Come out and enjoy great food, tasty beverages, and support your favorite team. 

The Salty Seal Brewpub & Sports Bar (Monterey) 

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Located on Cannery Row, The Salty Seal Brewpub & Sports Bar is a great place for a football watch party. Featuring two 75” TVs and a 60” TV in the front bar, seven TVs in the back dining area, and a few TVs in the outdoor heated patio! No matter where you sit, you will be sure to have a great view. Choose from a variety of craft, bottled and canned beers, wine, cocktails and delicious food for all ages!  

The Otters Den (Marina) 

Enjoy the game at this full-service cocktail bar that serves a variety of craft, local, domestic beer and local wines. Watch the game while you play pool, darts or giant Jenga! Although this bar does not serve food, there are a few restaurant options to purchase from nearby to take inside the bar!  

Turn 12 Bar and Grill (Monterey) 


Paying homage to Laguna Seca Raceways 11 Turns, Turn 12 Bar and Grill offers a spectacular 50-foot pewter bar top, motorcycles and vintage photographs giving guests a true game day vibe. Indulge in the truffle fries appetizer and the Laguna Seca Burger while watching the game on one of their many TVs.