Game On: Where to Catch BCS Matchups

Are you ready for some football? These nearby places are ready for you.

Maybe you didn’t get that big screen television as a present this year.

It’s OK—there are a lot of sports bars in Northern Virginia where you can watch the Bowl Championship Series games (see a schedule below).

No matter where your college football allegiance lies, here are of a few spots you might try in and near Reston.

Of course, feel free to add your own suggestions in the comments section below, and post a review of these places to the Patch Places directory by clicking on the linked addresses.


(703) 318-7600

This chain sports bar and restaurant has multiple televisions, a good bar and solid pub fare.

Glory Days Grill

2 (703) 390-5555  

The original Glory Days opened in Burke in 1996. There are now 11 locations in Northern Virginia. Most of them can get pretty loud. Fortunately, the restaurant offers small speaker boxes for your table if you want to hear the ref’s calls. Hard Times Café

Ned Devine's 

Lots of TVs and Irish/Australian good make this a popular spot.

Finnegan's Irish Pub

Old-style pub meets modern sports bar.

Buffalo Wing Factory

Everything a fan needs: wings, beer and screens.


Who’s Playing When in the BCS?

Rose Bowl

Oregon vs. Wisconsin

Jan. 2, 5:10 p.m.

Tostitos Fiesta Bowl

Stanford vs. Oklahoma State

Jan. 2, 8:45 p.m. 

Allstate Sugar Bowl

Michigan vs. Virginia Tech

Jan. 3, 8:30 p.m. 

Discover Orange Bowl

Clemson vs. West Virginia

Jan. 4, 8:30 p.m.

BCS National Championship

LSU vs. Alabama

Jan. 9, 8:30 p.m. 



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