Before sports bars, the only place to view eight games simultaneously was inside the brain of a spider. Achieve octovision with today's Groupon: for $15, you get $30 worth of American fare and drinks at Sport Restaurant & Bar in Queen Anne.
Sport serves up frosty draught brews, specialty cocktails, and hearty American fare in an athletics-centric atmosphere brimming with on-screen sports entertainment. The menu showcases a variety of vittles, including New Orleans–style Cajun chicken jambalaya, a stewy selection of Andouille sausage, tasso ham, chicken, vegetables, and rice ($14), as well as the Kobe beef burger, an 8-ounce hand-formed patty layered with roasted-onion spread, lettuce, and tomato and served alongside crispy shoestring fries ($14). Relive memories of childhood carnivals and class field trips to the Hormel factory with a quarter-pound chili dog topped with Texas–style chili ($10.50).
A shrine to teamwork, balls, and hand-eye coordination, the restaurant is festooned with flat-screen TVs airing an array of games alongside cases of collectible sports memorabilia, such as a Babe Ruth–signed baseball and a William "Refrigerator" Perry–autographed Baby Ruth. After admiring the athletic artifacts, fill gaping mouths with a specialty cocktail, such as the sea gal with Stoli Citros vodka, blue curacao, and fresh citrus juice ($9). Sport also offers wine by the glass ($5–$8) and a hoppy hodgepodge of Northwestern brews, including Mac & Jack's African Amber and Diamond Knot Nut Brown Ale ($5.50–$7.75), as well as a decision-dispelling beer sampler that consists of three 6-ounce ale samples from local breweries ($7.50).
- Personal flatscreens at some tables?! Awesome! Cool lounge/bar area perfect for game watching. Whatever you want to watch it'll be on here or they'll put it on for you. – Kinga H., Yelp, 11/7/2010
- Great food here....everything seems really fresh and nicely made...as a cook myself , I love eating here. Especially the burgers. – pandapartyxx, Citysearch
SPORT: A Chef John Howie Restaurant
According to a profile in Seattle magazine, chef John Howie started bussing tables at 15 and hasn’t looked back, building up a culinary empire of four venerated Washington restaurants. At SPORT: A Chef John Howie Restaurant, the menu evokes the classic idea of a sports bar while showcasing the chef's favorite plates, including chicken jambalaya, a deli-style reuben, and hand-tossed flatbread pizzas. Surrounded by the glow of flat-screens, visitors can watch a football game or Double Dutch match while sipping on a craft brew from the rotating menu of IPAs and stouts.