Best Bars for Playoff Hockey in Mississauga

Published April 25, 2013 at 3:30 am


Looking to have a good time with your friends during the playoffs? How about the perfect harmony of brews, delicious food and a great atmosphere to enjoy the big game? Here are some great bars in the city to try out:

Wacky Wings
Number one on the list is Wacky Wings (Dundas and Dixie), where your selection of wing flavours is at maximum capacity. All kinds of new tastes to try out and mix and match, and be sure to ask the server about the featured flavour of the month. You’ll find high definition sports in every direction to never miss a moment of playoff action. Great atmosphere along with great service; Wacky Wings is surely the number one contender. During intermissions, you can even play pool as they have a section filled with billiard tables. In addition to over 100 wing flavours to choose from, they also offer burgers, wraps, salads, ribs and even pizza. All you can eat wings is every Wednesday starting at 3pm! Wacky Wings serves Canadian, Coors, Bud, Mill St, SteamWhistle, MGD, Stella, and Rickards all on tap with some nifty dispensing pitchers!

Boston Pizza Square One
On the corner of City Centre and Square One Dr., Boston Pizza’s offerings are sure to taste great and provide you and your friends with some good times during the playoffs. There is always chances to win free stuff during Leafs and Jays games. The Square One location is home to Canada’s Largest HD Plasma TV-103” (as seen abovie in the article cover picture), offers a lively atmosphere and delicious wings. Quality service and food, along with daily deals which includes Pasta Tuesday. Come out and create a pasta dish for only $7.99, or $10.99 for gourmet. The menu has plenty of pizzas to try, and with spring on the way, the patio will definitely be open for those sunny afternoons. Brews on tap are Canadian, Coors, Bud, Rickards (Red & White), Heineken, MDG and Stella Artois. The place fills up on the weekends, so get there in time for the puck drop for a good seat.

Coopers Pub Next on the list is the classic wood-finished tavern, Coopers Pub. The pub offers a cozy environment to watch the game with your friends and a projection screen for a big picture. Good prices and food along with interesting selections of brews on tap, including Strongbow, Rickards (Red & White) and Hoegaarden. Coopers Pub is comfortable and located right near Burnhamthorpe and Wolfdale. Don’t forget that during Leaf games, for just under $20, you can order a pitcher of domestic with a pound of wings!

If you’re looking for a more upscale bar and dining experience, a popular spot in Mississauga that also provides sports viewing is Earls at Square One. Screens all around light up the room highlighting a relaxed atmosphere and a good social vibe – right inside the mall. The best feature of Earl’s is being able to go to the washroom and never missing a play due to the TV’s in there. They have great pasta dishes to try, in addition to delicious seafood and steak. Earls menu is sure to have something you’ll be interested in trying out, such as their on tap craft brews, which includes Ontario’s own Muskoka Brewing Co. Earl’s is little pricier than other places and tends to fill up quickly on the weekends, so get there with time to spare, place an order and have a drink!

Scruffy’s Irish Pub
Looking for a cozier spot to watch the playoffs and hangout? Try out Scruffy’s Irish Pub at Hurontario and Eglinton. The home-like pub has a timeless feel inside and has a friendly atmosphere. This is not surprising since the pub is actually situated in a house built in the 1850’s by a war veteran. For a small pub, the place offers solid daily deals, with the best being the mini pitchers, available on Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday nights for under $10. Come by between 3-7pm weekdays for $5 domestic pints, $3.25 bar well shots and half-priced appetizers. Scruffy’s has a great selection of brews to choose from including Guinness, Rickards, Budweiser, Canadian, Creemore and more. Look out for the Leaf game day specials and grab a comfortable booth to enjoy the playoff hockey.

We also polled the people in Mississauga:
What’s your favourite bar in Mississauga to watch a sporting event?
These are the results so far:

St. Louis – 6%
Earls – 3%
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