If you’re one of the millions who wanted to catch the ball games starting Oct. 22 but couldn't score tickets, all is not lost. Virginia Beach’s sports bars offer the full World Series experience, but without the typical stadium dog, nachos and over-priced beer. That’s a win-win for you.
Using Yelp data and our own methodology, Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best sports bars to view baseball's biggest spectacle.
1. Shorebreak Pizza & Taphouse
Topping the list is Shorebreak Pizza & Taphouse. Located at 2941 Shore Drive in Lynnhaven Shores, the sports bar and traditional American spot, which offers pizza and more, is the highest-rated sports bar in Virginia Beach, boasting four stars out of 248 reviews on Yelp.
2. Footers Sports Pub
Next up is Kempsville's Footers Sports Pub, situated at 4676 Princess Anne Road, Suite 380. With 4.5 stars out of 65 reviews on Yelp, the sports bar and Mexican spot, which serves chicken wings and more, has proven to be a local favorite.
3. The Tailgate Sports Pub
Pembroke's The Tailgate Sports Pub, located at 344 Constitution Drive, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the sports bar and traditional American spot, which offers sandwiches and more, 4.5 stars out of 63 reviews.
4. Lendy's Cafe
Lendy's Cafe, a sports bar that offers chicken wings and seafood in Macons Corner, is another go-to, with four stars out of 136 Yelp reviews. Head over to 1581 General Booth Blvd., Suite 101 to see for yourself.
5. Chix on the Beach
Over in Seatack, check out Chix on the Beach, which has earned four stars out of 434 reviews on Yelp. You can find the sports bar, which offers seafood and more, at 701 Atlantic Ave.