Myrtle Beach sports bars host all kinds of watch parties for NFL games, so you can visit in the fall without missing your favorite team. And you don’t need to be a Carolina Panthers fan to find TVs tuned into the biggest games at kickoff. We’ve gathered a list of football-themed sports bars in town where you can go to keep an eye on fantasy stats and root for your home team with fellow football fans—without traveling far from Compass Cove. If the question, “Are you ready for some football?” gets your heart pumping, these Myrtle Beach sports bars are for you.
It’s no secret that the Steelers have one of the biggest fan bases in the NFL, and the Myrtle Beach sports bars for supporters of the black and gold are proof positive. Whether Pittsburgh is your home turf, or your team is up against them for the day, there are two great spots sure to air the game.
4101 Highway 17 S, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582 | 14.6 miles from Compass Cove Resort
Oscar’s Food & Spirits in North Myrtle Beach was established by Pittsburgh natives and welcomes in all football fans to watch the big games. The sports-themed menu features wings and appetizers on its starting lineup, and the sandwiches are served “Pittsburgh Style” (aka, stacked with fries and slaw). For true Steelers fans, this spot is worth the drive to cheer on the Iron Men.
3040 Howard Ave., Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 | 2.4 miles from Compass Cove Resort
This football bar is co-owned by famed Steeler QB Ben Rothlisberger, so it’s no wonder it tops the list of places to go on game day. Count on food and drink specials, outdoor TVs, and a steady stream of highlights. You don’t have to be a Steelers fan to catch your team here—there are plenty of TVs tuned in, indoors and out.
If you’re a member of the Bills Mafia and looking for an NFL watch party, the Myrtle Beach Buffalo Bills Facebook group announces meetup spots for fans every week. Wear your best red-and-blue gear and meet some new friends to cheer—or commiserate—in good company.
3873 Renee Dr., Myrtle Beach, SC 29579 | 9 miles from Compass Cove Resort
If winging it isn’t your style, head to Handley’s Pub & Grub. Though this is an English-style restaurant, you’ll find no shortage of football (both the NFL and soccer). Bills fans recommend the Buffalo wings for obvious reasons, but the fried pickles and fish and chips are also favorites at this neighborhood sports bar. The family-friendly atmosphere makes game day an event for the entire family—and fans of any team.
5201 N. Kings Hwy., Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 | 6.1 miles from Compass Cove Resort
Get your green on and cheer for the Eagles at Pine Lakes Tavern in Myrtle Beach. Whether you want to sing the “Fly, Eagles, Fly” anthem with fellow Philadelphia fans or you just want to upgrade your gameday snacks, this spot won’t disappoint. This easygoing sports bar is also easy to get to from Compass Cove since it is just a few minutes’ drive up Highway 17.
400 Mr. Joe White Ave., Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 | 2.9 miles from Compass Cove Resort
Bumstead’s Pub is a spirited sports bar with an English flair and an affinity for Washington Commanders football. Choose a booth with a TV or grab a seat at the bar to watch sports with the lively crowd. All the gameday goodies are here, from soft pretzels to homemade chili and wings. The specialty sandwiches served here are perfect football fare, too.
Whether your team is your fantasy league or your hometown squad, you won’t have to wait until the highlights to find out the scores. Bars in Myrtle Beach broadcast sports from kick-off to closing. Thanks to multiple TVs indoors and out, you can belly up to a bar or grab a seat on a patio to keep an eye on any football team you’re repping, without manning a remote all day. When you’re in Myrtle Beach on an NFL game day, check out these football bars near Compass Cove to find the game live:
Don’t worry about missing a game while you’re in the Grand Strand—book your stay at Compass Cove Resort to be surrounded by all the action. The convenient location isn’t all you’ll love about this resort. Well-appointed accommodations and wide-open ocean views give you plenty to savor. Thanks to fabulous resort amenities, you can enjoy the perfect vacation, without overplanning.