The Best Places for Football Night in Pennsylvania

The start of fall is a sign of the football season starting. College football already started and the NFL is about to start soon.  Sports channels are going to be flooded with everything about football and schedules of what games they would broadcast is listed to their websites and some being shown in TV commercials.


Knowing the scheduled games, watching football is great with food and drinks.  Bars around the state of Pennsylvania provide viewings of regular season games but which are the best bars to go to? Here’s a list of the bars where great games coincide with their great food and drinks.

Big Woody’s at N. Front St. in Harrisburg offer 3 days of football game viewings with food specials on the three day viewing.

Sundays offer an exclusive Tailgate menu that includes Game Day Nachos, Woody’s Sampler Basket, Honey Stung Chicken Basket and Pulled Pork BBQ Sandwich and can be coupled with a $2 a pint Bud Light or have an all day pitcher for $6. The Sunday Special Steak and Eggs are also available for $11.99 and adding a couple of bucks would include a Bloody Mary drink and is available from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Mondays are best with an order of boneless or original wings for $6 all day and a special offering of Coors Light for $2 a pint or $6 per pitcher.

Thursday game day offers $3 of Troegs pints and a couple of pounds of clams for only $10.95.

Enjoy any of these offerings by watching the games in one of the 27 high-definition TVs inside the Rockville room, the lounge or the deck.

Pizzas and wings are the big highlights while watching the game at Al’s of Hampden’s in Millennium Way, Enola.

Sundays offer 35 cents for a large order of wings and $10.99 for a large order of pizza with up to 5 toppings. Mondays’ 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Thursdays’ 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. offer wings at 35 cents and pizzas at half price all these available for dine-in only. Pair it with a mix-a-six cooler or a growler of Pizza Boy beer. Customers who want to watch the games are advised to come early as TVs are available only at the bar area.

Sunday is football day and Center Street Grille in Enola has the ticket. They provide the best games and $5 a pitcher of domestic beers which include Miller, Coors, Bud and Yuengling.

Penn Hotel Sports and Raw Bar has a 3 day game day specials on their NFL game viewings. Sundays’ 5 for $5 special include 5 items for $5 each. The items include Bud Light pitchers, 3 tacos, 1 pound of Littleneck clams, “Bomb” shots and an order of 10 wings.

Eat  all the crab legs with salad and French Fries on the side for $21.95 on Mondays with Troegs bottles available at $3.

Dinner on a Thursday game day would not be complete without an order of two grilled pork chops with baked potato, vegetable and salad for $9.95 and craft draft of the month with a $1 discount.

WithTVs loaded with football channels such as NFL Sunday Ticket, NFL Network, ESPN GamePlan and Big Ten Network, Flinchy’s at Lower Allen Township offers a wide range of games for viewing.

Specials are available for Sunday games with $2 of Miller Lite drafts, $3 Bloody Marys or $5 a pitcher of domestic beers. Also available are Flinchys Nachos and Poutine Fries for $5 each and 12 pieces of wings for $6.

A concoction from a shot of Jagermeister with a Miller Lite as a chaser called “Deer and Beer” could be ordered for $6. Customers could also get wings and Philly Cheesesteaks for $6 when the Philadelphia Eagles play.

Also located at Lower Allen Township, the Brewhouse Grille offers indoor and outdoor viewing experience with their 17 TVs with the smoking area located on the deck.

Sunday football viewings specials include pitchers of Bud Light for $6 and any flavor of a dozen of wings with bleu cheese and celery for $5.99. Customers who don’t eat wings can order on all the other entrees with $3 on savings and kids meals are only $1.99

All college and NFL games on Mondays viewed are perfect with a dozen of wings for $5.99 and Yuengling Lager pitchers for $5.50.

It’s easy to enjoy NFL games with 15 TVs and a screen projector to watch on plus a two for $1 order of tacos at Mulligan’s Downtown in N. Second St. Harrisburg. Mulligan’s Sports Pub in Union Deposit Road also offers $5 all day Sunday Pitchers of Miller Lite in addition to the two for $1 tacos.

Every NFL game at Legends at the Park inn West has specials on its burgers at $2, bucket of wings and fries for $6 and a pitcher of any Miller Lite, Coors Light or Bud Light for $6. Enjoy viewing the games on any of the 40 TVs several of it located at the booth level.

Sunday specials include $2 for both Miller Lite and Coors Light beers and a dinner special with a 16-ounce Porterhouse steak with baked potato for $14.99.

Sundays at Pete’s in New Cumberland include a Bud Light NFL sports pitcher for $6 with Turkey legs and Stromboli priced at $7. It shows all NFL games on their 15 TVs.

Pittsburgh Steelers fans are in for a treat at The Sturges Speakeasy at Forster St. Harrisburg. Customers can watch the game at the rooftop deck on a 10ft. projection screen with a weekly special on their noon tailgate menu.

Eight TVs connected to NFL Ticket and Central PA’s best wings are what prides the Moe’s Bar and Grill at Gettysburg road, Mechanicsburg.

Boasting 60-120 flat screen TVs in each of its 7 locations, Arooga’s offer great football viewing experience together with its specials during games. A pitcher Coors Light is available at $5 but add $1 and customers are treated with a pitcher of any of the following alcoholic beverages: Arooga Light, Bud Light, Bacardi Oakheart and Sagoora Vodka. 

Posted by Diane Araga, on September 13, 2013 at 10:00 AM