Better than Tailgating - 4 Places to Watch Football at Lake Oconee

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Football season is in full swing! If you aren’t headed to your stadium of choice every Saturday, we suggest trying one of these spots. Football, delicious food and great location - what more could you ask for?


Gaby's by the Lake at The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee

Enjoy a pre-game boat ride and dock at Gaby’s for an afternoon at the bar. The BBQ Pork Nachos are to die for and don’t forget about beer on draft. This summer, Creature Comfort’s Tropicália was added alongside the Sweetwater 420. You can’t beat the lake view and poolside atmosphere, while you watch Saturday football!

Pickle Barrel

You are bound to find your favorite game on one of this sports bar’s large TVs. Bring friends and enjoy a cold one while you cheer on your team. The perfect game-time meal at Pickle Barrel? Philly Cheesesteak and beer battered fries!

The National Tavern at Reynolds Lake Oconee

This casual restaurant and lounge offers a unique twist on traditional pub food. What to indulge in while watching an afternoon of football? Lobster quesadillas, pretzel bites with beer cheese, lemon pepper chicken wings, quail poppers… Is your mouth watering yet?

Amici Italian Cafe

Looking for traditional pizza, beer and wings? Amici is exactly what you need for an entertaining Saturday of football.

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