Best Places for Game Day in Phoenix

Cheer on your favorite team at one of these Valley outlets featuring all the makings of a great game day.

Old Town Scottsdale’s first-ever distillery, Blue Clover Distillery, is serving up brunch specials for morning weekend games including bottomless mimosas and specialty dishes like the smothered green chile breakfast burrito, farm egg and bacon grilled cheese and french toast. For Sunday night games, enjoy reverse happy hour from 7 to 10 p.m. with deals like $7 craft cocktails, $4 craft drafts, $5 green chile fries, $6 nachos and much more. 

Throughout football season, Hi Fi Kitchen & Cocktails will feature bottomless beer for Monday Night Football and Thursday Night Football ($20 w/o entrée, $15 w/entrée), and Iowa specials including Breaded Pork Tenderloin sandwiches and drink specials during all Iowa Hawkeyes games. The recently renovated outlet features an all-new state-of-the-art sound system, 20-foot TV wall, and more. Hi Fi is the official HQ of the University of Iowa Hawkeyes fan club.

Kelly’s at Southbridge is home for NFC North fans (Bears, Packers, Lions, Vikings) and the official University of Washington Huskies alumni bar. Showcasing both college and NFL, catch games every Saturday and Sunday with more than 27 high-def flat-screen TVs with guaranteed game audio. VIP lounges are also available complete with a personal 55-inch TV and bottle service. Every Saturday, fans can dig into Washington Huskies faves like Seattle Dogs, poutine fries and a Dawg Pound Burger, plus Peroni beer bucket specials and halftime raffles. On Sundays, enjoy deals on NFC North hometown eats like Chicago Dogs, Wisconsin cheese curds, pepperoni pizza and crispy chicken sandwiches, topped off with Coors Light specials. In addition to Kelly’s more than 30 local, craft and seasonal beers, guests can enjoy an array of drink specials on Thursday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday.

Visit neighborhood fave Zipp’s Sports Grill where you’ll find pool tables, HD TVs, shuffleboard, jukeboxes and more. Plus, the bar and grills offers up nightly food and drink specials every day of the week, so you can score a deal no matter what day of the week your team’s game falls on.

Enjoy more than 30 high-def TVs at Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers various outlets throughout the Valley. Dig into classic faves like burgers, sandwiches, drumettes, sandwiches, salads, mac and cheese and more. Gameday specials include Mmmac Daddy Mondays featuring unlimited mac and cheese toppings for $13.95 and Four Peak pints all day for $4. Plus, everyday enjoy mix-and-match beer bucket specials including $6 off 6 or $12 off 12.

Arcadia Tavern is pouring up great specials every Saturday and Sunday. Visit from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. to take advantage of their Tito’s Bloody Mary Bar. Plus every Saturday also features a different slider to try. Enjoy it all while catching the game on one of the bar’s 30 TVs. Their patio is pet friendly for an added bonus.

Visit one of Half-Moon Sports Grill‘s two Valley locations for game day fun. Its Biltmore location offers an eclectic menu of Chicago fare like Vienna Beef dogs in S. Rosen’s Poppyseen Buns from Alpha Bakery, Eli’s Cheesecakes and more. On Mondays and Thursdays enjoy 69-cent wings and drink specials. On Saturdays and Sundays, score a variety of drink and breakfast specials.

With drinks, hearty bites, an energetic atmosphere, and even backyard games, there is no better place to catch Cardinals games than Culinary Dropout. For those whose favorite season is football season, Culinary Dropout’s game day grub just got even better. On Cardinals game days for the rest of the season, fans can watch the game at any Arizona Culinary Dropout location and enjoy an order of the famous pretzels & fondue paired with two local draft pints – all for just $20. (pictured)

Now through Sept. 30, football fans can stop by Juby True to pick up a four-pack of juices to make healthier, refreshing cocktails to sip on while game-watching. Each pack comes with a recipe card for suggested cocktail pairings – the recipes are simple, just mix in the spirit and enjoy! As an added bonus, anyone who purchases a four-pack can enter to win two tickets to an Arizona Cardinals’ game by posting their cocktails to Instagram and tagging @jubytrue.

Prefer to watch the game at home? Leave the game day bites to Doughbird. The Arcadia restaurant’s to-go options including are perfect for kicking back and watching football without the hassle of cooking. Plus, Doughbird offers 20-percent off beer and bottles of wine to-go!

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