If you live in Cary, you know that one of the best ways to unwind after a long day is to catch the game at a sports bar that serves up great food and drinks. Like everywhere else in North Carolina, college basketball reigns supreme, but professional basketball, football, hockey, hockey, and soccer are also incredibly popular.

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Just about any type of sports fan will be sure to feel right at home at any of these 10 great local sports bars in Cary:

BottleDog Bites & Brews

BottleDog Bites & Brews features a fantastic draft list and the best poutine you’ll find in the Triangle! There are a bunch of TVs lined up at the bar featuring a variety of sports. There’s a suspicious amount of Pittsburgh Penguins gear at the bar, but we’ll forgive them for that as long as they keep serving up that addictive poutine! Go Canes…

Spirits Pub & Grub

Spirits Pub & Grub is a great spot to catch an NC State Game. There is a full bar and tasty pub fare such as wings and burgers. It’s also a convenient spot to grab a bite to eat before heading to the PNC Arena to watch the Wolfpack play ball or a Carolina Hurricanes hockey game!

Hickory Tavern

Hickory Tavern offers a slightly more upscale sports bar experience. It offers traditional pub fare alongside Tavern Specialities such as Oregon Cedar Salmon and Steak Frites.

Abbey Road Tavern & Grill

Sports and music lovers alike enjoy Abbey Road Tavern & Grill! There are plenty of TVs to watch your favorite sports teams, and the place is decked out with guitars, concert posters, and images of famous rock stars. You’ll definitely want to try its World Famous Beatle Burgers. George is one of our favorites!

The Corner Tavern & Grill

The Corner Tavern & Grill bills itself as “Cary’s Friendliest Bar” and it is true! Grab a seat at the bar, watch your favorite sports team in a great atmosphere, and make a new friend or two while enjoying a craft beer.

Mac’s Tavern

Mac’s Tavern provides the perfect party atmosphere for cutting loose and cheering on your team. There’s plenty of TVs and a robust pub menu. Also, you are sure to find others cheering on one of the local teams as well.

Crosstown Pub & Grill

If you are looking for excellent pub fare, beer, and a comfortable spot to catch the game, look no further than Crosstown Pub & Grill. It’s located in Downtown Cary, and it is definitely one of the coolest spots in town.

Woody’s Sports Tavern & Grill

Known for the “best damn wings in the Triangle,” Woody’s Sports Tavern & Grill serves up delicious food and good times for all sports fans. There’s plenty of TVs and daily drink specials as well.

Doherty’s Irish Pub

Winner of the 2016 Best of Cary award for Best Neighborhood Pub, Doherty’s Irish Pub is a great spot to get together with friends, throw back some whiskey, and watch your favorite sports team into the night. It also serves up excellent Irish fare – you gotta try the boxty sampler!

RallyPoint Sports Grill

RallyPoint Sports Grill features many high-definition TVs, a fantastic beer selection, and tasty pub fare. It is conveniently located close to PNC Arena. If you plan to catch the game in-person, this is a great spot to grab a bite and watch the pregame footage before heading over.

Watching sports in person might be the ultimate experience, but there is also something special about watching the game at a neighborhood pub with fellow fans. Other great spots for watching sports in Cary include the always popular Carolina Ale House, MacGregor Draft House, and World of Beer. All of the sports bars mentioned in our guide are family-friendly, so little sports fans can also join in on the fun of cheering on the local teams.

So what are some of your favorite sports bars and pubs in Cary? Please be sure to hit us up on Twitter @919BlogNC or visit our Facebook page at FB.com/919Blog and let us know! We would love to hear from ya.

This post was created in collaboration with the Cary Blog editorial team and 919 Blog contributor Amy Howard for exclusive digital publication via TBN