Chalk it up at these pool halls around Raleigh

From old-school hangouts to hip sports bars, we compiled 11 pool halls around Raleigh to rack ‘em up and get your game on, cue in hand.

Blue covered pool tables with people standing around with cues in hand.

Try out wings from Benny’s menu on your pool break.

Rack ‘em up — we’re talking pool halls around Raleigh. Whether you’re constantly sinking shots or it’s your first break, the Triangle has plenty of places to play. Here are 11 spots to get your game on, cue in hand.

Benny’s Billiards & Sports Bar, 932 NE Maynard Rd., Reedy Creek Square, Cary | Take your pick from 10 Brunswick pool tables for rent and league play and enjoy darts, a tasty bar menu, and full bar with craft beer on tap.

Brass Tap & Billiards, 3316 Capital Blvd. | Offering free pool on Wednesdays for APA League members, tap into this spot for daily specials, tournaments, and dart leagues.

Break Time Billiards & Sports Bar, 6442 Tryon Rd., Cary | Aside from offering drink specials and a large menu, this spot constantly hosts events + tournaments on its 10 diamond pool tables.

Brickhouse Sports Bar & Grill, 3801 Hillsborough St. | Enjoy taking your shot at this sports bar which boasts an outdoor patio, pub fare, large TVs, and of course, quality tables.

Champions Bars at Plaza West, 5563 Western Blvd. | As one of Raleigh’s oldest billiard clubs and neighborhood bars, Champions is newly renovated and has plenty of tables to play and hand crafted cocktails to sip.

Circa 1888, 412 W. Davie St. | A perfect date night spot, this historic downtown space features vintage vibes complete with craft whiskey, red-top pool tables, and an outdoor patio.

A pool hall with red tables and people chatting and playing.

Get competitive in Circa 1888’s historic space outfitted with brick, antiques, and a vintage bar.

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High House Billiards, 185 High House Rd., Cary | Complete with 10 Brunswick Gold Crown tables, this pool hall hosts APA league nights Monday through Thursday.

Korner Pocket Sports Bar and Grille, 8508 Capital Blvd. | It’s in the name — you know this spot is stocked with quality tables.

Pantana’s Pool Hall and Saloon, 3112 Hillsborough St. | This NC State hot spot has an old-school vibe and features several well-kept tables, dart boards, and a fully stocked bar.

Sharky’s Place, 5800 Duraleigh Rd. | Serving the community for over 30 years, Sharky’s offers six Gold Crown pool tables, darts, lawn games, and a large beer + whiskey selection.

Snooker’s Bar & Billiards, 3520, Wade Ave., Ste. B | Reserve a spot at one of several pool tables, play foosball + darts, and enjoy a wide selection of beer, liquor, and wine at this underground pool hall circa 1989.

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