Top 10 Edmonton Oilers Sports Bars

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Edmonton Oilers flags. Photo Credit: Mack Male

National Hockey League

Best place to watch the Oilers is Rogers Place in Edmonton. But what if the Oilers are playing on the road? Or what if you can’t get (or afford) a ticket to the game? Check out the best Edmonton Oilers bars to watch the game in the company of other Oilers fans.

Oilers Team History

The Edmonton Oilers are a professional ice hockey team in Canada. And the Oilers compete in the Pacific  Division of the Western Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL).

The Oilers were established in 1972. Originally, they called themselves the Alberta Oilers. And they played in the World Hockey Association (WHA).

The following year, they changed their name to the Edmonton Oilers. And in 1979, they moved to the NHL.

In fact, the Oilers were one of four WHA franchises that moved to the NHL when it absorbed the WHA that year.

The Edmonton Oilers have won seven division  championships. In addition, they have won two Presidents’ Trophies and seven conference championships.

Most importantly, they have won the Stanley Cup five times. But the last time they won it was in the 1989-90 season.

The Edmonton Oilers are one of two NHL teams based in Alberta. In addition, the Calgary Flames are based in Calgary. And the Oilers and Flames are arch-rivals.

Rogers Place

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Rogers Place, home ofd the Edmonton Oilers. Photo Credit: Alexscuccato.

The Edmonton Oilers play home games at Rogers Place in Edmonton.

In addition to the  Edmonton Oilers, the Edmonton Oil Kings of the Western Hockey League play home games at the arena.

The Western Hockey League is a major junior ice hockey league with 17 teams in Western Canada. In addition, it has five teams the Northwestern United States.

To clarify,  it is one of three leagues that comprise the Canadian Hockey League.

Rogers Place is a multi-use arena. In addition to ice hockey, it also hosts concerts. And it opened in 2016.

Best Oilers Sports Bars in Edmonton

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Edmonton Oilers walking to at Rogers Place. Photo Credit: Mack Male.

Here are some of the best sports bars and restaurants in Edmonton where you can root for the Oilers with like-minded fans.

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

PLEASE NOTE: Because of COVID-19, some of the establishments on this list might be temporarily or permanently closed. Either that, or they might not be able to show games or serve alcohol. Therefore, make sure to call first before going!

  1. The Pint Downtown – 10125 – 109 Street, Edmonton, Alberta. Tel: (780) 497-7468. FACEBOOK
  2. Metro Billiards  – 10250 106 Street NW. Edmonton, Alberta. Tel; (780) 990-0704. FACEBOOK
  3. Brewsters Brewing Company – Alberta – 1140 – 91 Street SW, Edmonton (Summerside); 15820 – 87th Avenue, Edmonton (Meadowlark); 11620 – 104th Avenue, Edmonton (Oliver Square), Alberta. Tel: (780) 424-HOPS (4677)FACEBOOK
  4. 1st RND – 1672 Brbn Street., West Edmonton Mall, 8882 – 170 Street, Edmonton, Alberta. Telephone: (780) 487 4600. FACEBOOK
  5. The Canadian Brewhouse  – 10338 – 109 Street NW, Edmonton (downtown). Tel: (780) 426-5555. FACEBOOK;  9538 Ellerslie Road SW, Edmonton (Ellerslie), Alberta. Tel: (780) 469-2232. FACEBOOK
  6. The Provincial Kitchen & Bar – 4211 – 106 Street NW, Edmonton, Alberta. Telephone: (780) 760-1937. FACEBOOK
  7. Jack’s Bar & Kitchen – 6709 Ellerslie Road SW, Edmonton, Alberta.   Tel: (780) 752-3232FACEBOOK
  8. Local Public Eatery – 1820 – 99th NW Street, Edmonton, Alberta. Tel: (780) 989.5898. FACEBOOK
  9. JT’s Bar and Grill – 1107 Knottwood Road, Edmonton, Alberta.  Tel: (780) 440-1063FACEBOOK
  10. On the Rocks kitchen + drink – 11740 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta.  Tel: (780) 82-4767FACEBOOK
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Best Edmonton Oilers Bars in Other Cities

Here are some sports bars and restaurants popular with Edmonton Oilers fans.

While these venues often show Oilers 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.

PLEASE NOTE: Because of COVID-19, some of the establishments on this list might be temporarily or permanently closed. Either that, or they might not be able to show games or serve alcohol. Therefore, make sure to call first before going!

 

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A Word to the Wise

While most of these venues tend to attract Edmonton Oilers 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.

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Your Input on Edmonton Oilers Bars Wanted

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

You can mention the ambiance for fans Edmonton Oilers, the visibility of TV screens, the quality of the sound, the food, the service – whatever!

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

Your own recommendations on where to watch the Edmonton Oilers play will also be greatly appreciated! Especially welcome would be Oilers-friendly sports bars in other cities!

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This list of the best Edmonton Oilers sports bars is part of a series of posts on sports bars for fans of NHL teams

 

 

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