The Swinging Doors was established in May of 1981. With only a few employees to start, owners Bob and Barb Materne turned a small pizza parlor into a huge restaurant that offers the best sports viewing in town. Now with 43 employees, they continue to be the best sports bar in Spokane.
A family owned business, The Swinging Doors has been a part of Spokane for over 30 years. Our restaurant offers huge portions and a wonderful atmosphere second to none in the Spokane area. Our sports bar has over 50 TVs to watch all your favorite sports, as well as Golden Tee, a pool table, bumper shuffleboard, and much more.
The Swinging Doors has become the place to be. Whether it's catching your favorite sporting event on one of our many televisions, eating the breakfast, lunch or dinner you've been craving, or meeting your friends for the famous free steak dinner on your birthday, The Swinging Doors is definitely your place to meet, eat, and have fun!
Banquet areas to reserve for your gathering or party
Happy Hour 3pm-6pm Everyday
$2 off appetizers during Happy Hour and 20% off all Beers, Wine, and Cocktails.
Full bar with beer, wine, and cocktails
Families welcome until 10pm nightly
Washington State Lottery games are available at The Swinging Doors! Powerball, Mega Millions, Lotto, Hit 5, Match 4, Daily Game, Daily Keno, and scratch tickets—we have it all! For your convenience, we pay out any winning ticket up to $600, no matter where you bought it!
We also have 19 pull-tab games!
Spokane's Best Sports Bar
We have digital satellites and subscribe to the NFL Ticket, MLB Extra Innings, NBA League Pass, ESPN Gameplan, FOX Soccer Channel, the Big Ten Network and regional FOX Sports Networks.
With over 50 televisions and all sports packages, we'll find that obscure game no one else can get. You'll never miss a game!
- Over 50 televisions
- 14' HD projection screen
- 70" 3-D Plasma set
- 15 satellite receivers
- Audio Fetch App
- Watch your favorite college team
- Full Bar
- 27 Beers on Tap
Inlander Readers' Poll
Voted Best Sports Bar in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 (Hall of Fame Inductee), and 2017.
Restaurant of the Year 2003
Washington Restaurant Association Spokane Chapter
Best Sports Bar
The Best of Spokane
Best Sports Bar
Best of Spokane Coeur d'Alene Living