The 10 Best Trivia Nights in California!

Spice up your evening at the bar with a fun way to test your knowledge: trivia night! From casual grills in Long Beach to pubs in Sacramento, there’s a trivia night awaiting you and your friends. And who knows, you just might win some cool prizes. Here are the best trivia nights in the state!   

1. 38 Degrees Ale House & Grill, Alhambra, CA

Dubbed one of the best in LA, Tuesday trivia nights at 38 Degrees also brings specialty tacos and a chance to win a gift card to the popular bar and restaurant. A favorite on the craft beer scene, the brew improves with a little competition and chance to win various prizes.

2. Crazy Harry’s Bar, Winnetka, CA

Crazy Harry’s Bar was revamped a few years bar to feature Monday trivia nights and improved beers on tap. Formerly known as the Winnetka Inn, Crazy Harry’s Bar is a local secret in the west San Fernando Valley.

3. The York, Los Angeles, CA

Part of the gentrification of Highland Park’s York Avenue, the York opened a few years back just in time for the local college kids to start enjoying beers and trivia. Monday nights are packed with geeks eager to show off their knowledge of randomness. 

4. Tam O’Shanter, Atwater Village, CA

The restaurant side of Tam O’Shanter serves the same classic prime rib as Lawry’s but the bar kicks back for a little fun. Check out the Ale & Sandwich bar in the Scottish themed legend for Trivia Tuesdays.

5. Timeless Pints, Lakewood, CA

Timeless Pints takes brewing seriously. But trivia nights are all about the fun. Kick back with a house brew and do your best to keep up with the fast flying questions. Bring your own food or check out what the latest pop up is serving to keep your brain fueled.

6. The Boardroom, San Francisco, CA

The Boardroom is a sports bar that takes trivia very seriously. So seriously, that trivia nights are amongst the most popular in the city and feature a variety of special hosts and questions. Check it out to see why it has a reputation for being a favorite bar, even after a single visit.

7. Teeth SF, San Francisco, CA

Teeth SF is a favorite for craft cocktails and the nightly specials. Including the trivia nights. The Monday night events feature only a few rounds so that you can still get to work in the morning—or the next bar later in the night.

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8. Streets Pub & Grub, Sacramento, CA

Located in the trendy Midtown neighborhood of Sacramento, the British American themed bar has Sunday night trivia. Bring your friends to boost your chances of answering the questions and winning prizes to go with great beer and cocktail options.

9. Fox & Goose Public House, Sacramento, CA

Fox & Goose Public House has various events throughout the week, from open mics to live music. Check it on Tuesday nights for the weekly Pub Quiz, you might find you learn something. And even if you don’t, you’ll get great drinks and lively discussion.

10. Gallagher’s Pub & Grill, Long Beach, CA

Register by 7:30 to start answering questions at 8 p.m. at Gallagher’s popular trivia nights. The Irish themed pub hosts many events throughout the week and trivia night brings specials on “Long” drinks and other items.

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