Ready for the Saints to play? Here are some spots to watch the game

If you can't watch the game in person, there are plenty of places around town to post up. We've got you covered with a round-up of sports bars when you're craving that game-time atmosphere.

Tracey's

Grab a roast beef po-boy, and catch the game at this Irish Channel favorite. The St. Patty’s Day hot spot is also a top pick for local sports fans, offering more than 20 TV screens. Photo courtesy: Tracey’s

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Finn McCool's

Football and fútbol dominate at this Mid-city neighborhood favorite. New Orleans’ premier soccer hot spot also draws sports fans out in droves. Photo courtesy: Finn McCool’s

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Walk-On's Bistreaux & Bar

Buy-in from beloved Saints quarterback Drew Brees makes Walk-On’s a fan favorite. Plus, there are locations on the North Shore and South Shore, so that’s a bonus. A nod from ESPN as the “No. 1 Sports Bar in America” in 2012 doesn’t hurt either. However, if you’re heading here, prepare to wait. Photo courtesy: Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar

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Cooter Brown's

Catch the game at this Riverbend staple with an extensive beer selection and bar food favorites. The laid back bar takes care of fans with plenty of flat screens to go around. Photo courtesy: Cooter Brown’s

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Manning's

Sports enthusiasts pack this game-watching home headed up by New Orleans’ first family of football. Leather reclining chairs and couches add a living room-like touch. Keep your eyes on every play with more than 30 flat-screens, including a huge mega screen. Photo courtesy: Manning’s/Harrah’s New Orleans

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The Rusty Nail

Arrive early to catch a spot at this bar that gets pretty packed for games. Cop a spot at the outdoor patio or stay in for the projector screen inside.  Photo courtesy: Rusty Nail Facebook

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Lucy's Retired Surfers Bar & Restaurant

The surf-themed bar in the Warehouse District has traditionally been a Saints team member hangout. Drew Brees has even stopped by to give bar patrons a chant lesson. Check out a larger bar area courtesy of a recent revamp. Catch the game and then partake in post-game partying. Photo courtesy: Lucy’s Retired Surfers Bar & Restaurant

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American Sports Saloon

This sports bar is one of the best places to catch games in the French Quarter. It doesn’t hurt to have the largest second-floor public balcony in the entire Quarter with views of the French Market. There are plenty of TVs to get a good view no matter where you sit. Photo courtesy: American Sports Saloon

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Bayou Beer Garden

With more than 180 beers to choose from and over a dozen televisions, this Mid-City spot is the perfect place to grab a pint while watching the game. Photo courtesy: Bayou Beer Garden

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Tchoup Yard

If you enjoy being outdoors while watching the game on TV then this is the spot for you. The Tchoup Yard occupies an inconspicuous spot on Tchoupitoulas and Third Street, but inside is a large yard filled with food trucks, games, TVs and fun people.

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Dave and Buster's

Whether you’re watching the game or playing games, Dave and Buster’s is the perfect place to do both. The restaurant and bar is filled with large TVs equipped with a stadium-like sound system. Check for game day specials when you are there. Photo courtesy: Dave and Buster’s

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Huck Finn's Cafe

The French Quarter restaurant also has a sports bar with 15 TVs which is a lot considering the bar isn’t that big. Photo courtesy: Huck Finn’s Cafe

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Mid-City Yacht Club

This neighborhood joint has enough TVs (including a 120″ projector) to show any game you want to see.  Saints? They have it. LSU? Yep. Ohio State? Why not? Photo courtesy: Mid-City Yacht Club

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Interference Sports Bar

Mandeville’s original sports bar has the NFL ticket displayed on eight TVs and a 10-foot screen HD Projection TV. During half time you can play pool, darts, beer pong and video games.  Photo courtesy: Interference Sports Bar

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Pythian Market

While this isn’t technically a sports bar, Pythian Market will also host Sunday football programming, complete with live game day screenings, tailgate goodies, post-game celebrations and more. With TVs throughout the space, guests can catch the all the action.

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