Bars Matt Tormey, 27, Brian Wanderly, 26, and Jennifer Swan, 27, at The Longest Yard. (Juice file photo)

Matt Tormey, 27, Brian Wanderly, 26, and Jennifer Swan, 27, at The Longest Yard. (Juice file photo)

14 bars to watch the Outback Bowl

Published on December 30th, 2013 | by Ameena Rasheed

1. Angelo’s on 8th

Find it: 1238 Eighth St., West Des Moines

Info: 10 a.m.-close daily*; 515-457-2953; jimmyson8th.com

2. The Longest Yard

Find it: 122 Fifth St., West Des Moines

Info: 11 a.m.-2 a.m. daily; 515-274-1710; thelongestyardsportsgrill.com

3. Saints Pub

Find it: 265 50th St, West Des Moines

Info: 9 a.m. – 2 a.m. Wednesday*; 515-440-4703;saintspub.com

4. Johnny’s Hall of Fame

Find it: 302 Court Ave.

Info: 10 a.m.-2 a.m. daily*; 515-280-6679; johnnyshalloffame.com

5. Tapz Pub

Find it: 8450 Hickman Rd., Clive

Info: 11 a.m.-2 a.m. Friday through Sunday, 4 p.m.-2 a.m. Monday through Thursday (but they open at 11 a.m. for the game)*; 515-270-2266; tapzpub.com

6. Champps

Find it: 101 Jordan Creek Parkway, West Des Moines

Info: 11 a.m.-midnight Sunday through Thursday, 11 a.m.-2 a.m. Friday and Saturday; 515-440-6565;champps.com

7. Jethro’s

Find it: 3100 Forest Ave.

Info: 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday, 9:30 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday, 9:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday; 515-279-3300; jethrosdesmoines.com

8. Legends American Grill

Find it: 640 S. 50th St., West Des Moines

Info: 11 a.m.-2 a.m. daily; 515-267-6474; legendsamericangrill.com

9. Mickey’s Irish Pub

Find it: 50 S.E. Laurel St., Waukee

Info: 11 a.m.-close daily; 515-987-9604; mickeyswaukee.com

10. Overtime

Find it: 4810 N.W. 86th St., Urbandale

Info: 11 a.m.-midnight Sunday through Thursday; 11 a.m.-2 a.m. Friday and Saturday; 515-727-4992;overtimepizza.com

11. Murphy’s Sports Bar and Grill00th St., Urbandale

Info: 11 a.m.-midnight Monday through Thursday (but will be open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Jan. 1), 11 a.m.-2 a.m. Friday and Saturday; 515-334-0633;murphysbarandgrill.com

12. Wellman’s Pub

Find it: 2920 Ingersoll Ave.

Info: 11 a.m.-2 a.m. daily*; 515-245-9737; wellmanspub.com

13. The Chicken Coop Sports Bar and Grill

Find it: 1960 Grand Ave., Suite 23, West Des Moines

Info: 11 a.m.-2 a.m. daily; 515-223-0088; chickencoopsportsbar.com

14. Sports Page Grill

Find it: 1701 N. Ankeny Blvd., Ankeny

Info: 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday; 515-963-8811; thesportspagegrill.com

*These locations will have different hours of operation than usual on Jan. 1.


About the Author

Ameena is Online Editor for Juice Magazine. E-mail her at ameena@dmJuice.com or follow her updates on Twitter @AmeenaRasheed.



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