Milwaukee's 3 best sports bars (that won't break the bank)

Photo: J&B's Blue Ribbon Bar and Grill/Yelp

Wondering where to find the best sports bars near you?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable sports bars in Milwaukee, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to venture next time you're on the hunt.

1. Coach's Pub 'n' Grill

photo: andy b./yelp

Topping the list is Coach's Pub'n'grill. Located at 5356 S. 13th St. in Mitchell West, the pub and sports bar is the highest-rated inexpensive sports bar in Milwaukee, boasting four stars out of 61 reviews on Yelp.

The menu features fish and chips, fried chicken, a burger with sour cream and chives, fries and more. 

Yelper Diaz M. noted, "Milwaukee's best kept secret on fried chicken and wings. So fresh, hot, tasty, crispy and flavorful, with an assortment of sauces."

2. J&B's Blue Ribbon Bar And Grill

photo: j&b's blue ribbon bar and grill/yelp

Next up is Story Hill's J&B's Blue Ribbon Bar and Grill, situated at 5230 W. Bluemound Road. With four stars out of 44 reviews on Yelp, the sports bar, venues and event space and traditional American spot has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for an affordable option. 

The site can tell you a thing or two more about J&B's Blue Ribbon Bar and Grill.

"If you're looking for a fun night with delicious food, J&B's Blue Ribbon Bar and Grill is the spot to be," the business states in the specialties section of its Yelp profile. "We're known as the local gathering spot to celebrate Brewers games whether you're going to watch them in person or on one of the screens here."

3. Champion's Pub

photo: champion's pub/yelp

Champion's Pub, located at 2417 N. Bartlett Ave., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the inexpensive sports bar and Irish pub 4.5 stars out of 15 reviews.

The site can tell you a thing or two more about Champion's Pub, a family business courtesy of James & Bette Champion that's been around for three generations.

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As to what the business is known for, "Established in 1956, Champion's Pub is a great place to escape the usual bar crowds and hide out for drinks and conversation," notes the business in the section highlighting specialties. "It's modest, quiet, real and hassle-free."

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