Get your Super Bowl on and leave the car at home with these 10 Metro Rail destinations

Why bother with traffic, parking and dangerous drivers? This Super Bowl Sunday is a great opportunity to hop on Metro Rail to visit some of the great establishments along the lines.

We’ve compiled a list of 10 popular spots for sports viewing and revelry – all easily accessible by Metro rail. Have another favorite that we didn’t include? Tell us about it in the comments.

Here’s the list:

Dillon’s Irish Pub
Exit the Red Line Hollywood/Vine Station, walk across the street and you’ve arrived at this sports viewing hotspot.
Website: http://www.dillonsirishpub.com/
Where: 6263 Hollywood Blvd.
Nearby Metro  Rail: Red Line Hollywood/Vine Station

The Happy Ending Bar and Restaurant
This fun place flaunts its East Coast style with subway signs decorating the walls, so why not take the West Coast’s subway there – it stops just blocks away at the Red Line Hollywood/Highland Station.
Website: http://www.thehappyendingbar.com/
Where: 7038 W. Sunset Blvd.
Nearby Metro Rail: Red Line Hollywood/Highland Station

Big Wangs Hollywood
Just a short walk from the Red Line Hollywood/Vine Station this is the original – one of Hollywood’s most popular sports bars.
Website: http://www.bigwangs.com/
Where: 1562 N. Cahuenga Blvd.
Nearby Rail: Red Line Hollywood/Vine Station

Seven more spots, after the jump.

Big Wangs North Hollywood
Located right across from the Red/Orange Line North Hollywood Station this is the NoHo sibling of one of Hollywood’s most popular sports bars.
Website: http://www.bigwangs.com/
Where: 5300 Lankershim Blvd.
Nearby Metro  Rail: Red Line North Hollywood Station

Big Wangs Downtown
Just a short walk from the Red/Purple/Blue Line 7th Street Metro Center Station this is the Downtown sibling of one of Hollywood’s most popular sports bars.
Website: http://www.bigwangs.com/
Where: 801 S. Grand Ave.
Nearby Metro Rail: Red/Purple/Blue Line 7th Street Metro Center Station

ESPN Zone
Walk over to L.A. Live from the Blue Line Pico Station and watch the game on one of the 150 HDTV’s.
Website: http://www.lalive.com/eat/espn
Where: 1011 S. Figueroa St.
Nearby Metro Rail: Blue Line Pico Station

Downtown Independent
Watch the game live on a movie screen – for free! Near the Red Line, Purple Line and Gold Line.
Website: http://www.downtownindependent.com
Where: 251 South Main Street
Nearby Metro Rail: Red/Purple Line Civic Center Station, Red/Purple Line Pershing Square Station, Gold Line Little Tokyo/Arts District Station

Barney’s Beanery Pasadena
An L.A. sports viewing institution, now in Old Town Pasadena and steps from the Gold Line Memorial Park Station.
Website: http://www.barneysbeanery.com/
Where: 99 E. Colorado Blvd.
Nearby Metro Rail: Gold Line Memorial Park Station

Lucky Baldwins
Watch America’s sport in European style setting two blocks from the Gold Line Memorial Park Station.
Website: http://www.luckybaldwins.com/
Where: 17 S. Raymond Ave.
Nearby Metro Rail: Gold Line Memorial Park Station

Yard House Long Beach
Watch the game and enjoy the seaside view – a 10-minute walk from the Blue Line 1st Street Station.
Website: http://www.yardhouse.com/
Where: 401 Shoreline Drive
Nearby Metro Rail: Blue Line 1st Street Station

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