Sports Bar - Best of 2008

Published Nov 21, 2008

We've all fallen into this trap. You excitedly enter your friend's house to catch the big game, and lo and behold, the TV is tiny, there's nowhere to sit, the beer is warm, and the food looks like it traveled 3000 miles to get there. Avoid the heartbreak, and visit one of these sports bars named the best in and around Cleveland by Fox 8 Hey Butler HOT LIST voters.

Winner
2008 Winner

1. Panini's Bar & Grill

Voters Love

"Great place for food, drink and entertainment. Very good prices, my only advice would be a standard shorts and less..." via lacey

Find It
Multiple Locations Cleveland OH 44011
  • Panini's Bar & Grill, Cheap Eats, Nightlife, Great Meals, Sandwich Shop, Sports Bar, Healthy Lunch, Wings, Neighborhood Bar, Brunch, Multiple Locations World Map Cleveland OH 44011
    Multiple Locations, World Map Cleveland, OH
  • Scalpers Bar & Grille, Nightlife, Cheap Eats, Great Meals, Sports Bar, Sandwich Shop, New American, Dance Club, Live Music Venue, 5718 Mayfield Rd Cleveland OH 44124
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    5718 Mayfield Rd, Cleveland, OH
  • Ziggy's Sports Bar & Grill, Great Meals Nightlife Restaurants, Neighborhood Bar Sports Bar Traditional American, 193 Park Ave Amherst OH 44001
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    193 Park Ave, Amherst, OH
  • Cleats Club Seat Grille, Nightlife, Cheap Eats, Great Meals, Sports Bar, Wings, Beer Selection, Brewpub, Neighborhood Bar, Traditional American, 15147 Pearl Rd World Map Strongsville OH 44136
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    Multiple locations
  • Buffalo Wild Wings - Lyndhurst, Nightlife, Cheap Eats, Sports Bar, Wings, 5433 Mayfield Road Cleveland OH 44124
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    5433 Mayfield Road, Cleveland, OH
  • Champp's, Nightlife, Sports Bar, 5989 Canal Road Cleveland OH 44125
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    5989 Canal Road, Cleveland, OH
  • The Rusty Barrel, Great Meals Nightlife Restaurants, Neighborhood Bar Sports Bar Traditional American, 27026 Center Ridge Rd Westlake OH 44145
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    27026 Center Ridge Rd, Westlake, OH
  • Firehouse Sports Bar & Grill, Nightlife, Great Meals, Sports Bar, Italian, 8611 Ridge Road North Royalton OH 44133
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    8611 Ridge Road, North Royalton, OH
  • Parma Tavern, Nightlife, Cheap Eats, Sports Bar, Neighborhood Bar, Wings, 5650 Broadview Rd World Map Cleveland OH 44134
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    5650 Broadview Rd, World Map Cleveland, OH
  • Pacer's, Nightlife, Beer Selection, Sports Bar, Live Music Venue, 14600 Detroit Ave Lakewood OH 44107
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    14600 Detroit Ave, Lakewood, OH
  • Scoundrels Bar and Grill, Nightlife, Sports Bar, 826 Front St Berea OH 44017
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    826 Front St, Berea, OH
  • Doc's Bar & Grille, Nightlife, Sports Bar, 1100 W Royalton Rd Broadview Heights OH 44147
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    1100 W Royalton Rd, Broadview Heights, OH
  • Ice House Tavern, Nightlife, Cheap Eats, Sports Bar, Wings, 10036 Brookpark Rd Cleveland OH 44129
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    10036 Brookpark Rd, Cleveland, OH
  • R&R Roosters, Nightlife, Sports Bar, 7106 Biddulph Road Brooklyn OH 44144
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    7106 Biddulph Road, Brooklyn, OH
  • The Upper Deck Sports Cafe, Nightlife, Sports Bar, 375 W Bagley Rd Berea OH 44017
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    375 W Bagley Rd, Berea, OH
  • Scorekeepers Bar and Grill, Nightlife, Sports Bar, 6395 Pearl Rd Cleveland OH 44130
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    6395 Pearl Rd, Cleveland, OH
  • Johnny Malloy's, Nightlife, Neighborhood Bar, Sports Bar, 11636 Clifton Blvd Edgewater Cleveland OH 44102
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    Multiple locations
  • Slam Jams, Nightlife, Sports Bar, Neighborhood Bar, 6050 Enterprise Pkwy Solon OH 44139
    19. Slam Jams
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    Multiple locations
  • Rivals Sports Grille, Nightlife, Great Meals, Sports Bar, Neighborhood Bar, Beer Selection, Traditional American, New American, 6710 Smith Rd World Map Middleburg Hts OH 44130
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    6710 Smith Rd, World Map Middleburg Hts, OH
  • Knockouts, Nightlife, Sports Bar, 6425 Pearl Rd Cleveland OH 44130
    19. Knockouts
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    6425 Pearl Rd, Cleveland, OH
  • The Lap Cafe, Nightlife, Sports Bar, 6422 Storer Ave. Stockyards Cleveland OH 44102
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    6422 Storer Ave., World Map Cleveland, OH
  • Time Out Sports Grill, Cheap Eats Great Meals Nightlife Restaurants, Beer Selection Brunch Burger Neighborhood Bar Sandwich Shop Sports Bar Traditional American, 34900 Center Ridge Rd North Ridgeville OH 44039
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    34900 Center Ridge Rd, North Ridgeville, OH
  • The Huddle Sports Pub and Grille, Nightlife, Sports Bar, 33451 Lake Rd Avon Lake OH 44012
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    33451 Lake Rd, Avon Lake, OH
  • Babe's Sports Grille, Nightlife, Sports Bar, 7768 W 130th St World Map Middleburg hts OH 44130
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    7768 W 130th St, World Map Middleburg hts, OH
  • Scoreboards Grille & Pub, Nightlife, Sports Bar, 700 N Center St Lagrange OH 44050
    Nominee for: Sports Bar
    700 N Center St, Lagrange, OH
Contest Overview
  • 89,744
    Total Votes
  • 51,404
    Voters
  • 119
    Winners

The 2008 Fox 8 Hey Butler HOT LIST awards are based on more than 89,000 votes from local Cleveland-area experts.

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