St. John's Pubs & Sports Bars
Looking for a place to wet your whistle? Drop in for a cold one at a local St. John's pub or sports bar. Saddle up to the bar or pull up a chair and nosh on nibblies while watching the game. Pubs and sports bars usually feature a full menu and TVs for watching major sports events. Be sure to read all about St. John's's pubs and sports bars in the descriptions below along with maps and reviews.
Operated by the Graduate Students' Union of Memorial University of Newfoundland, Bitters caters mainly to students with a varied pub menu and reasonable prices. Sanwiches, wraps, salads and appies are all served in addition to entrees like curries and burritos. Beer and wine is also served.
Whalen's Pub & Grill is quickly becoming known as the best little sports bar in downtown St. John's, Newfoundland. Offering more daily bar specials and prize giveaways than anywhere else in the city they are the home of live rock and Irish music every Friday and Saturday night. Drop in anytime to see great sports and local entertainment while enjoying the cheapest drinks around and plenty of grub hot off the grill.
In addition to being a fully-operational micro-brewery, this pub features social gathering spaces for meetings, banquets and other special events. The restaurant features a menu of wood-fired pizzas, burgers and traditional pub fare.
This pub features an onsite brewery and its own locally crafted beer, The Duke's Own. Tradtional pub fare is served, including chicken pot pie, chicken fingers and fries and fish and chips. A wide selection of beer, wine and spirits are also offered. Lunch and children's menu available.
Located on historic George street, this pub was established in 1977 and features an array of daily specials, weekly live entertainment and open mic nights.
This pub features live music every night of the week, and offers a variety of local and imported beer on tap. Traditional pub fare served including nachos, chicken wings and burgers. Food specials available Tuesday through Thursday. Open Mic night featured every Tuesday, with extended happy hour specials, no cover charge, instead donations accepted for charity. Catering available.
With two locations, this pub features a variety of food including chicken wings, prime rib, mussels and wild game. Breakfast, lunch and dinner offered, including Saturday and Sunday brunch. Food specials available during the week, including daily happy hour.
This licensed hall features an array of pool tables, food services and league offerings. The pub hosts pay-per-view events and also offers billiards lessons, cue repair services and tournaments.
Located on George Street, Trapper John's offers live music and entertainment. Screech-Ins, a ceremony making visitors honourary Newfoundlanders, are also featured. Museum-like atmosphere and design. Tours available.
Dooly's St. John's
This full-service billiards hall and pub features an array of quality table options, table games, bar service and a menu of light snacks. Three convenient locations are available.
Greensleeves Pub & Eatery
Greensleeves Pub & Eatery features a DJ on weekends and live folk music Sunday afternoon and evening. Lunch menu available.
The Ship Pub
Formerly known as the Ship Inn, the Ship Pub is a popular spot among St. John's young and hip crowd. The venue features live music most nights of the week and often hosts parties and events occurring as part of local festivals. The food offered is traditional pub fare and patrons not up for music can play some pool.
This 24-hour Water Street facility offes a selection of traditional pub far, as well as fine dining between 4 p.m and 11 p.m. Menu items include salads, seafood and duck. A dessert menu and wide selection of beer, wine and spirits are available.
Rustler's Bar & Grill
Casual dining and menu of pub-style favorites are served up at this restaurant, including wings, ribs, burgers, signature sandwiches and fish and chips. Breakfast is available daily.
Fog City Brewing Co
Located in the Avalon Mall, this pub has a brewery onsite and features four of its own brand of beers, including Battery Brown Ale and Fog City Classic. A selection of pub fare including fresh seafood is also offered. Tours available.
Bridie Molloy's is a traditional pub that offers a wide range of menu items, including clam chowder, seafood dishes, steaks, sandwiches, appetizers and much more. Live musical entertainment is often featured at this pub.