Every first Friday in November, fans across the country are invited to express their fandom on National Jersey Friday! When November 2nd rolls around, hardcore football, basketball, baseball and hockey fans can celebrate by wearing their favorite player’s jersey to school, work, at home or to their favorite watering hole to cheer on their team. Here are some of the top San Diego spots to sport your colors come National Jersey Day.
Pacific Beach’s top party destination, Mavericks Beach Club, not only has a great atmosphere but also boasts 38 TVs providing endless entertainment options both indoors and outdoors. Grab a seat on their comfy couch or post up at the bar and fuel up with an order of Wings, which come in buffalo, five spice, lemon pepper, tangy bbq, mango-habanero or garlic parmesan sauce. Any given day, you’re guaranteed to run into fan supporting the same team at this PB hotspot!
Nothing goes together like beer and sports, and both can be found at all threeBarrel Republic locations. In Pacific Beach, Carlsbad and Oceanside, craft beer enthusiasts can taste a ton of different type of brews including IPAs, sours, pale ales and everything in between. On National Jersey Day, sport your team and sip local favorite beer such as Modern Time Beer Space Ways, a flavorfully fruity IPA with lots of zest. At Barrel Republic’s Oceanside and Carlsbad locations, you can even try Boochcraft Ginger Lime Rosehips, locally made Kombucha with spicy, fresh pressed ginger and lime juice.
Throw on your favorite jersey and welcome the weekend by heading to Bubs @ the Beach, where you can celebrate with $5 off pitchers of beer from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Keep the party going with $5 Select drafts starting at 9:00 p.m. and try any one of their iconic and tasty tater tot dishes, like the Buffalo Wing Tots. Crispy on the outside and cooked to perfection, a heaping pile of tots comes smothered in Frank’s Red Hot chicken tenders, cheddar cheese, pepper jack and blue cheese crumbles. We recommend sharing but won’t judge if you want to keep them all to yourself!
Pacific Beach Shore is an iconic San Diego spot found adjacent to the PB boardwalk. Both locals and visitors flock to this oceanfront bar for awesome drink specials and non-stop sports action! With TVs places around the bar and on the expansive patio, you can catch every play while sipping your Red Bull Vodka Slushy. Shore Club also carries specialty cocktails, wine, champagne and a variety of beers, including $5 Kona Longboards from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on National Jersey Friday!
Fans of all teams can be found at barleymash, the Gaslamp District’s number one spot for sports. From intimate booths to large communal tables, it’s easy to make friends and root for your favorite teams at this fun, high-energy downtown joint. Enjoy great drinks, a wide selection of beers and appetizing bar fare, likeThe Popper barley flatbread with applewood-smoked bacon, fresh jalapeños, cream cheese, ranch, crispy tobacco onions and habanero jelly. Barley flatbreads are made daily from scratch using local beer and ingredients from nearby farms, so you know you’re getting the freshest food.
Located near the bustling corner of Garnet Avenue and Mission Boulevard, Backyard Kitchen and Tap is a Pacific Beach destination for great eats, creative cocktails and one of the best game-watching atmospheres in San Diego. Cozy up next to the fire pit or grab a table for a large group, as there isn’t a bad seat in the house at this popular spot. Indulge in scratch-made American cuisine, such as the Classic Burger, served with your choice of sides, while cheering your team to victory.