Top 26 Calgary Flames Sports Bars

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Calgary Flames fans watching ice hockey game at Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta. Photo Credit: Rob McMorris.

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Best place to watch the Calgary Flames is Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary. But what if the Flames  are playing on the road? Or what if you can’t get (or afford) a ticket to the game? Check out the best Calgary Flames sports bars to watch games with other Calgary Flames fans.

Atlanta/ Calgary Flames Team History

The Calgary Flames are a professional ice hockey team in Canada. Ant the professional ice hockey team plays in the Pacific Division of the Western Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Since the team was founded in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1972, it originally called itself the Atlanta Flames.

When the team moved to Calgary, Alberta, in 1980, it changed its name to the Calgary Flames.

Not only has the team has won seven division championships. Also, it has also won the Presidents’ Trophy two times.

In addition, it has won the conference championship three times. Most importantly, it won the Stanley Cup in the 1988-89 season.

The Calgary Flames play home games at Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta.

As a multi-use arena, it also hosts concerts, conferences, and other sporting events.

In fact, the arena served as the ice hockey and figure skating venue during the 1988 Winter Olympics.

Ant it sits in Stampede Park in downtown Calgary.

Best Calgary Flames Sports Bars in Calgary

The following sports bars and restaurants are popular with Calgary Flames fans.

However, you should always call ahead to make sure they will show the game. Also, ask if the sound will be turned on.

  1. Richmond’s Pub – 3919 Richmong Road Southwest, Calgary, Alberta. Tel: (403) 217-7744. “We have 18 big screen TVs and every seat in the house has access to multiple TVs. And we show every hockey game as we have all the sports channels. In addition, we show every Flames game with the sound of the game on in the building. Not only that, we have Bud and Bud Light 160z glasses on for $5.75 during all flames games. We also have drink and food specials on everyday all day long. And we also do jersey and prize giveaways during Flames games.”
  2. Bottlescrew Bills Pub – 140 – 10th Avenue Southwest, Calgary. Tel: (403) 263-7900. “We are showing the Flames games with sound on all our TVS inside and on outside on our patio TVS as well! :)”
  3. The Garrison Pub & Eatery – 2040 – 42 Avenue Southwest, Calgary, Alberta. Tel: (403) 243-4483. “The Garrison televises all flames games and sound as well.”
  4. Trolley 5 Brewpub – 728 17th Avenue Southwest,  Calgary, Alberta. Tel: (403) 454-3731. “We definitely do show the games here, and will also be showing sound for most, if not every Flames game!”
  5. Coach & Horses Ale Room – 5000, 150 Millrise Blvd Southwest, Calgary, Alberta. Tel: (403) 873-2239 and 873-2259. “We have several big TV’s and yes we will be showing the hockey games for sure!”
  6. Shark Club Calgary North – 2493 – 27 Avenue Northeast, Calgary, Alberta. Tel: (403) 252-4641. “We do have TV’s, both inside and on our patio. We do show Flames games. For Flames games, yes we put the sound on.”
  7. Ceili’s Calgary – 351 – 4th Avenue Southwest, Calgary, Alberta; 933-A 17th Avenue, Calgary, Alberta. Tel: (403) 262-0080. “Ceils 4th: Two projectors and 20 + TVs. Ceilis 17th: Two TVs on front patio, one video wall and 17 TV’s. All playing games with sound!”
  8. O’Sullivan’s Restaurant & Bar – 113 – 5809 Macleod Trail Southwest. Calgary, Alberta. Tel: (403) 253-5886.  – with sound.
  9. Dixon’s Public House -24 – 15425 Bannister Road Southeast, Calgary, Alberta. Tel: (403) 254-1200. – with sound.
  10. Mug Shotz Sports Bar & Grill2808 Ogden Road Southeast, Calgary, Alberta. Tel: (403) 264-4441. – shows games with or without sound upon request.
  11. National on 17th550 – 17th Avenue Southwest, Calgary, Alberta. Tel: (403) 229-0226.  CHECKING
  12. PinBar – 501 – 17th Avenue Southwest, Calgary, Alberta. Tel: (403) 930-8175. CHECKING
  13. Home and Away Bar – 1207 – 1st Street, Calgary, Alberta. Tel: (403) 455-9789. “We always play Flames games with sound. We also show Toronto Raptors games and Toronto Bluejays games, however Flames games always take priority for us.
  14. Pig and Duke – 503 – 4th Avenue Southwest, Calgary, Alberta. Tel: (403) 452-0539. “8 screens at each location.” CHECKING SOUND
  15. Vagabond –  1129 Olympic Way Southeast, Calgary, Alberta. Tel: (403) 454-6670. CHECKING
  16. Jamesons 17th Avenue – 1230 – 17th Avenue Southwest, Calgary, Alberta. Tel: (403) 984-9445. CHECKING
  17. Cardinale – 401 – 12 Avenue Southeast, Calgary, Alberta. Tel: (403) 264-6046. CHECKING
  18. Melrose Cafe & Bar – 421 – 12 Avenue Southeast, Calgary, Alberta. Tel: (403) 984-3577. CHECKING
  19. The Calgary Warehouse – 107 – 8th Avenue Southwest, Calgary, Alberta. Tel: (403) 764-5858. – shows games with no sound.
  20. Zen8 Grill – 21 12 Avenue Southeast, Calgary, Alberta. Tel. (403) 261-1888. –  not yet reopened.

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Best Calgary Flames Bars in Other Alberta Cities

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Hockey Central Sports Lounge at Sylvan Lake, Alberta.

Here are some sports bars and restaurants popular with Calgary Flames fans.

While these venues often show Suns games, there are no guarantees.

Therefore, you should call ahead to make sure they will show the game and that the sound will be turned on.

  • Grey Eagle Resort & Casino – 3777 Grey Eagle Drive, Tsuut’ina Nation. Tel: (403) 719-8777. Here at the Grey Eagle we just opened up a sports lounge in our Event Center. It accommodates 130 to 150 guests and we also have 6 private boxes that can accommodate 6 great big screens throughout the place. Come and have a look and enjoy!”
  • West Creek Pub -300 Merganser Drive West, Chestermere, Alberta. Tel: (403) 204-2337.
  • Hockey Central Sports Lounge – 3715 – 47 Avenue, Sylvan Lake, Alberta. Tel: (403) 858-1100.
  • Carol’s Bar and Lounge – 900 Broadway, Standard, Alberta. Tel: (587) 562-2001.

Best Calgary Flames Bars in Other Canadian Cities

Here are some sports bars and restaurants popular with Calgary Flames fans.

While these venues often show Suns games, there are no guarantees.

Therefore, you should call ahead to make sure they will show the game and that the sound will be turned on.

  • Lougheed Village Bar & Grill – 9304 Salish Court,Burnaby, British Columbia. Tel: (604)-421-0369. Vancouver, British Columbia.
  • End Zone – 1305 Main Street East, Hamilton, Ontario. Tel: (289) 246-ZONE (9663).

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A Word to the Wise

While most of these venues tend to attract Calgary Flames fans on game day, there are no guarantees.

Sometimes they won’t turn on the sound. Other times they might show other events. And there is always the chance the venue might be booked for special events.

Also, fans sometimes migrate to other venues. And bars sometimes close.

Therefore, you should always call ahead to make sure that the game you want to watch will be broadcast.

Your Input on Calgary Flames Bars Wanted

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Hockey Central Sports Lounge serves yummy bar snacks.

If you have patronized any of these Calgary Flames sports bars, please leave comments (pro or con) in the COMMENT box below.

For example, you can mention the ambiance for fans Calgary Flames. In addition, you can mention the visibility of TV screens and the quality of the sound. Or you can comment on the food, the service – whatever!

Also, please let me know if any of these Calgary Flames watch bars have closed – or if Calgary fans are no longer watching Flames games at them.

Your own recommendations on where to watch the Calgary Flames play will also be greatly appreciated! And especially welcome would be Calgary Flames-friendly sports bars in other cities!

This list of the best Calgary Flames sports bars is part of a series of posts on sports bars for fans of NHL teams.

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