6 Spots to Watch Your Favorite Football Team


Fall is in the air, and you know what that means? It's football season! Whether you want to keep up with your alma mater, favorite college team, or beloved pro football team, there are plenty of places around Lake Oconee to kick back and watch the game. So grab your friends and family and head over to one of these great places, and get ready to cheer on your team!


Pickel Barrel Cafe & Sports Pub

If good food and football sound like your ideal Saturday, stop by Pickle Barrel Cafe to enjoy a variety of options while you cheer on your favorite team! Their motto “good food and great times” will be sure to satisfy your Saturday sports cravings!

Gaby’s by the Lake at The Ritz-Carlton

Another classic destination to watch your team play is Gaby’s by the Lake! Their “no shirt, no shoes, our pleasure” policy will make you feel right at home! Come by boat or by car for a wonderful combination of a delicious meal, a beautiful view of the lake and a TV to watch your team play! No need to make a reservation, just stop in and let the fun begin!

The National Tavern at Reynolds Lake Oconee

This casual restaurant and lounge create the perfect atmosphere for any football fan out there. As soon as you walk in you are greeted by a stunning bar with friendly bartenders who ready to serve you! This restaurant provides a comfortable, cozy environment to gather and cheer on your favorite team! And what goes better with football than a delicious pizza? We recommend the Bacon Chicken Ranch.

Silver Moon

Craving a steak and seafood meal and still want to enjoy the football game? Get yourself a table at Silver Moon! With TVs all over the restaurant there’s no way you will miss the game. On Fridays and Saturdays they even feature a shrimp and oyster bar! This is a great place for large groups to celebrate their team gaining another victory!

Oconee Brewing Company

Cheer on your team while you enjoy a cold beer at the Oconee Brewing Company! Watch the game on screen in the main room while your kids play board games and cornhole. You can even take a tour to explore the tasting room during commercials. With a bar and an outdoor patio, there is plenty of space to kick back and cheer on your favorite team!

Yesterday Cafe

Gather around the full bar with a draft beer and fried green tomatoes while the game is on. You’ll be surrounded by friendly faces as the cafe is a local favorite. And no trip to the Yesterday Cafe would be complete without a slice of buttermilk pie!

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