Check out these sports bars in Virginia and D.C. to watch your favorite football team this fall.

Fall is officially here, and you know what that means: football is back! Whether you're a diehard fan for your favorite NFL team or always supporting your school alma mater, these local sports bars make for exciting hangouts on game day -- much more entertaining than watching the game at home on your couch. You just have to put on some pants. ATown Bar & Grill 4100 Fairfax Dr Arlington, Virginia 22203 You'll probably want to make a reservation for this popular sports bar. Just a few steps from the Ballston Metro, you'll find a fun-loving atmosphere with tasty foods (perfect for brunch, dinner, or late night) and creative cocktails. For a midday game, be sure to come in for their brunch buffet that's priced under $35. atown Ventnor Sports Cafe 2411 18th St NW Washington, D.C. 20009 For their customers' enjoyment, Ventnor Sports Cafe makes sure to have every college football game on the screen. In the heart of Adams Morgan, it is a great place for the ideal game day atmosphere (especially if you’re a Tar Heels fan). There's a wide variety of sandwiches, snacks to share, and around 15 beers on tap. They even offer fried Oreos for your sweet tooth.
  Johnny Pistolas 2333 18th St NW Washington, D.C. 20009 At Johnny Pistolas, fans are encouraged to come watch their favorite NFL or college team. Mexican food is served here with plentiful amounts of tequila (margaritas run about $5). Gameday deals also include pitchers between $14 and $16, and discounted beers for less than $5. johnny p Wicked Bloom 1540 N Capitol St NW Washington, D.C. 20002 Wicked Bloom is found in the heart of North Cap and is the quintessential neighborhood bar. Along with the rustic feel, the mixture of game-watching on the projected screens, cornhole games,  and tasty treats will surely make anyone feel relaxed. Also, expect to find a ton of tap takeovers and giveaways when you stop by on the weekends. Check the events calendar online or call them up to see what they have to offer.    First Down Sports Bar & Grill 4213 Fairfax Dr. Arlington, Virginia 22203 You won’t miss any of the action here with 30 screens blaring the week’s games. First Down, besides being known as one of the best sports bars in Ballston, is famous for their wings. Serving 40 flavors that include classic tastes and infused concoctions, you can mix and match six wings for less than $7. first down   Bracket Room 1210 N. Garfield St. Arlington, Virginia 22201 Opening in 2013, Bracket Room is known as one of the more upscale sports bard in Arlington. The TVs (all 39 of them) make this one of the ideal places to catch a game. With nothing on the menu over $25, a ton of brunch meals, and a variety of small plate options, come here for a casual, laid-back environment.  
What's your favorite sports bar in the DMV? Share your recommendations in the comments below!

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