6 bars + restaurants to watch the Iron Bowl around Auburn

Tavern On The Traxs In Auburn Has The Best Wings + Nachos
Tavern on the Traxs in Auburn has the best wings + nachos. (Audrey Kent / The Bama Buzz)

The Iron Bowl is one of the biggest sporting events of the year for football fans, especially for those in college towns like Auburn.

If you’re in search for somewhere besides your couch to watch the game, look no further. We have all the details on six bars + restaurants around Auburn that are open during the Iron Bowl.

1. The Tavern on the Traxs

The Tavern On The Traxs In Auburn Will Be Celebrating The Iron Bowl.
The Tavern on the Traxs in Auburn is celebrating the Iron Bowl. (Audrey Kent / The Bama Buzz)

The Tavern on the Traxs is a modern sports bar stationed by the train tracks in Downtown Auburn. For many Auburn residents, it is a go-to gameday spot with a great atmosphere, food and drinks.

It also offers outdoor seating, making it a perfect place to enjoy Iron Bowl festivities.

OUR REC: Wings, Nachos Grande or the Drink Pitcher Special

2. Live Oaks

Live Oaks In Auburn Has A Great Outdoor Seating Area.
Live Oaks in Auburn has a covered outdoor seating area. (Audrey Kent / The Bama Buzz)

Live Oaks in Downtown Auburn is known for its lively outdoor patio with a fully stocked bar. The modern yet rustic atmosphere is a unique place to watch the Iron Bowl with friends and family.

Fun fact—it was named after the oak trees at Toomer’s Corner that were replanted the same day the restaurant opened its doors.

OUR REC: Mac & Cheese Bites + House Margarita

3. Niffer’s Place

Niffer'S Place In Auburn Has You Covered With Their Variety Of Eats.
Niffer’s Place in Opelika has you covered with their variety of eats. (Audrey Kent / The Bama Buzz)

Niffer’s Place in Opelika is a beloved family restaurant that offers an extensive menu of delicious food and drinks.

Although a casual setting, Niffer’s Place comes to life during game days, making it a great place to catch the Iron Bowl.

OUR REC: Quesadillas + Fishbowl Drink

4. Auburn Draft House

Auburn Draft House Lies In The Heart Of Downtown Auburn.
Auburn Draft House lies in the heart of Downtown Auburn. (Audrey Kent / The Bama Buzz)

Auburn Draft House in Downtown Auburn is a down-to-earth yet energetic restaurant and bar that offers ample choices of classic American food and 44 craft beer options.

If you visit this Auburn staple during the Iron Bowl, you won’t have to worry about being hungry, thirsty or entertained.

OUR REC: Whiskey Battered Onion Rings

5. Baumhower’s Victory Grille

Baumhower'S Victory Grille In Opelika Is A Popular Sports Bar.
Baumhower’s Victory Grille in Opelika is a popular sports bar. (Audrey Kent / The Bama Buzz)

Baumhower’s Victory Grille in Opelika is a well-known and spacious sports bar adorned with Auburn sports memorabilia. It has a menu that everyone will love and a family-friendly atmosphere that will elevate your Iron Bowl experience.

OUR REC: Buffalo Chicken Sandwich + Blue Tiger Cocktail

6. Halftime Sports Bar

Halftime Sports Bar In Auburn Is The Perfect Place For Sports Fans.
Halftime Sports Bar in Auburn is the perfect place for sports fans. (Audrey Kent / The Bama Buzz)

Halftime Sports Bar in Downtown Auburn is loved for its pub classics, craft beer and passion for all things sports.

This bar and restaurant is vivacious on game days, and if you are a football fan looking forward to the Iron Bowl, you’re sure to find your people at Halftime Sports Bar.

OUR REC: Gameday Burger + Woodchuck Amber Cider

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