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Des Moines is filled with places the place you’ll be able to chow down on some wings or a burger, sit back with a number of drinks and watch the large recreation.

We put collectively a listing of sports bars in the metro where you’ll be able to go to root on your favorite group, it doesn’t matter what the sport — and with loads of TVs out there.

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Clients loosen up at the bar and enjoy the games at Hen Coop Sports activities Bar & Grill in Urbandale. (Photograph: Merle Laswell/For the Register)

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Solely sports bars that serve meals made this listing of sports bars in the Des Moines metro.

one hundred sixty five American Sports activities Bar & Grill

This upscale sports activities bar is situated simply west of Jordan Creek Mall and has all kinds of imports and microbrews on tap.

Location: one hundred sixty five S. Jordan Creek Pkwy., No. one hundred twenty, West Des Moines

Hours: Monday via Thursday, eleven a.m. to 1 a.m.; Friday and Saturday, eleven a.m. to 2 a.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 1 a.m.

Contact: (515) 225-7877;; Facebook

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The Huge Cheese with ham and bacon from 1908 Draught Home. (Photograph: Zach Boyden-Holmes/Juice)

1908 Draught House

An incredible place to loosen up on the patio and luxuriate in lunch, brunch, dinner and sports activities.


  • 409 Courtroom Ave., Des Moines; (515) 243-0684
  • 8789 Northpark Dr., Johnston; (515) 278-1671
  • 9500 Market Dr., Norwalk; (515) 630-3369
  • 1320 E. Hickman Rd., Waukee; (515) 987-0552
  • 196 50th St., West Des Moines; (515) 224-4114

Hours: Monday via Friday, eleven a.m. to 2 a.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 2 a.m.

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Bar Louie

Looking for martinis, microbrews and munchies? This lively bar is located in Jordan Creek Town Center.

Location: Jordan Creek Town Center, 7105 Mills Civic Pkwy., Ste. 150, West Des Moines

Hours: Open daily, 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.; Happy hour from 4 to 7 p.m.

Contact: (515) 422-9640;; Facebook

Neon, a New England Style Hazy IPA, at Barn Town Brewing Company. (Photo: Special to the Register)

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Barn Town Brewing

Enjoy house beer and comfort food classics with TVs and a patio.

Location: 9500 University Ave., No. 1100, West Des Moines

Hours: Monday through Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Thursday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Friday, 11 a.m. to 12 a.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 12 a.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Contact: (515) 978-6767;; Facebook

The Beerhouse

This place has burgers, pizza, beer and plenty of TVs for game-watching.

Location: 4810 NW 86th St., Urbandale

Hours: Sunday through Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Thursday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Contact: (515) 278-1821;; Facebook