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Readers Vote: 10 Best Places to Watch the Game

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On Friday, Eater opened up a comments thread and the tipline, asking readers to name their favorite Seattle spots to watch the game. The recovery process from Sunday's heartbreaker took a little longer to recover from than expected, but as promised—win or lose—here's a map (in alphabetical order) of 10 sports bars that were most frequently and passionately recommended by readers.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. 95 Slide

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722 E Pike St.
Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 328-7666
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The primo sports bar on Capitol Hill boasts 17 large flatscreens, a full kitchen, weekend brunch, at least half-a-dozen arcade games, food and drink specials, and a rooftop patio for the warmer months.

2. Auto Battery Bar

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1009 E Union St.
Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 322-2886
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Possibly the only sports bar to serve fresh popcorn, AB also has a breakfast menu for morning games, 10 flatscreens, skeeball, shuffleboard, and bartenders who've been known to spontaneously offer drink specials to celebrate a touchdown.

3. Belltown Pizza

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2422 1st Ave
Seattle, WA 98121
(206) 441-2653
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This late-night pizza stop recently added a game room with pinball, skeeball, Buck Hunter, and Pac-Man. There's also 9 tvs, NFL Sunday Ticket, $3.50 slices of pizza (as well as a full menu) and game day drink specials.

4. Buckley's on Queen Anne

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232 1st Ave W
Seattle, WA 98119
(206) 691-0232
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This lower Queen Anne sports spot has developed such a loyal following over the past decade, they don't really need to offer any food or drink specials, which they don't. Instead, you'll have to settle for some all-around good pub food, 14 big screens, and a contagious sense of camaraderie.

5. The Chieftain

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908 12th Ave.
Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 324-4100

Nobody knows how to celebrate like the Irish. The Chieftain has 7 flatscreens and a projector they bring in on game days. On Sundays, they offer food and drink specials, like pitchers of mimosas, 50-cent wings, $12 large 2-topping pizzas and $10 pitchers of Bud Light. They also serve weekend brunch.

6. Edge Grill

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1522 6th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101
(206) 340-1369

This expansive space downtown, which recently changed ownership from Fox Sports Grill, has 32 plasmas, a new extended house menu, a breakfast buffet on game days (which they open at 9 am for), and two levels of fun: a cafe on the street level, with a bar, dining area, and various private rooms downstairs.

7. LTD Bar + Grill

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309 N 36th St
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 632-7876
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This place fills up quick on game day. The Fremont bar offers 11 hi-def televisions, shuffleboard, pool, Buckhunter, and a menu filled with inexpensive food and drinks.

8. Rookies Sports Bar & Grill

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3820 S.Ferdinand St. Suite 101
Seattle, WA 98118
(206) 722-0301

This one-year old sports bar in Columbia City has 12 flatscreens (including one above the men's urinal), a recycled high-school gym floor, a chain-link fence separating the bar from the family-friendly dining room, and $5 nachos with the purchase of a $12 bucket-o-beer.

9. The Spectator

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529 Queen Anne Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109
(206) 599-4263

If the retro 60s furniture doesn't entice you to curl up and stay for the game, the Specator has 15 TVs, 2 full bars, beer and/or liquor specials on game day ($5 Buffalo Trace, Fireball), lots of couches and a stage area for different viewing perspectives. There's also ping pong, darts, and shuffleboard.

10. Wing Dome

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7818 Greenwood Ave N
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 706-4036
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A popular spot on game day, Wing Dome (all locations) offer 8 flatscreen and a Fan Feast on Sundays: 6 lbs. of wings, a large fry, and a large salad for $39.99.Open earlier on game days.

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1. 95 Slide

722 E Pike St., Seattle, WA 98122

The primo sports bar on Capitol Hill boasts 17 large flatscreens, a full kitchen, weekend brunch, at least half-a-dozen arcade games, food and drink specials, and a rooftop patio for the warmer months.

722 E Pike St.
Seattle, WA 98122

2. Auto Battery Bar

1009 E Union St., Seattle, WA 98122

Possibly the only sports bar to serve fresh popcorn, AB also has a breakfast menu for morning games, 10 flatscreens, skeeball, shuffleboard, and bartenders who've been known to spontaneously offer drink specials to celebrate a touchdown.

1009 E Union St.
Seattle, WA 98122

3. Belltown Pizza

2422 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98121

This late-night pizza stop recently added a game room with pinball, skeeball, Buck Hunter, and Pac-Man. There's also 9 tvs, NFL Sunday Ticket, $3.50 slices of pizza (as well as a full menu) and game day drink specials.

2422 1st Ave
Seattle, WA 98121

4. Buckley's on Queen Anne

232 1st Ave W, Seattle, WA 98119

This lower Queen Anne sports spot has developed such a loyal following over the past decade, they don't really need to offer any food or drink specials, which they don't. Instead, you'll have to settle for some all-around good pub food, 14 big screens, and a contagious sense of camaraderie.

232 1st Ave W
Seattle, WA 98119

5. The Chieftain

908 12th Ave., Seattle, WA 98122

Nobody knows how to celebrate like the Irish. The Chieftain has 7 flatscreens and a projector they bring in on game days. On Sundays, they offer food and drink specials, like pitchers of mimosas, 50-cent wings, $12 large 2-topping pizzas and $10 pitchers of Bud Light. They also serve weekend brunch.

908 12th Ave.
Seattle, WA 98122

6. Edge Grill

1522 6th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101

This expansive space downtown, which recently changed ownership from Fox Sports Grill, has 32 plasmas, a new extended house menu, a breakfast buffet on game days (which they open at 9 am for), and two levels of fun: a cafe on the street level, with a bar, dining area, and various private rooms downstairs.

1522 6th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101

7. LTD Bar + Grill

309 N 36th St, Seattle, WA 98103

This place fills up quick on game day. The Fremont bar offers 11 hi-def televisions, shuffleboard, pool, Buckhunter, and a menu filled with inexpensive food and drinks.

309 N 36th St
Seattle, WA 98103

8. Rookies Sports Bar & Grill

3820 S.Ferdinand St. Suite 101, Seattle, WA 98118

This one-year old sports bar in Columbia City has 12 flatscreens (including one above the men's urinal), a recycled high-school gym floor, a chain-link fence separating the bar from the family-friendly dining room, and $5 nachos with the purchase of a $12 bucket-o-beer.

3820 S.Ferdinand St. Suite 101
Seattle, WA 98118

9. The Spectator

529 Queen Anne Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109

If the retro 60s furniture doesn't entice you to curl up and stay for the game, the Specator has 15 TVs, 2 full bars, beer and/or liquor specials on game day ($5 Buffalo Trace, Fireball), lots of couches and a stage area for different viewing perspectives. There's also ping pong, darts, and shuffleboard.

529 Queen Anne Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109

10. Wing Dome

7818 Greenwood Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103

A popular spot on game day, Wing Dome (all locations) offer 8 flatscreen and a Fan Feast on Sundays: 6 lbs. of wings, a large fry, and a large salad for $39.99.Open earlier on game days.

7818 Greenwood Ave N
Seattle, WA 98103

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