Football season is in full force and as the weather starts to get chilly, tailgating might not be something you look forward to anymore. Still want to get together with your friends to watch the game though? Then visit one of these restaurants for a fun sports atmosphere, good food, and thirst-quenching drinks.
*Drink specials pulled from company’s website*
5301 Northland Dr. NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525 | 616-301-0600 | thescore-restaurant.com
The Score is one of the most popular places to watch football in Grand Rapids. With over 70 TVs it would be hard to not find a TV with the game you want to watch. The Score also has live entertainment every day of the week so even if you aren’t a sports fan, this place is worth checking out. With a beer list a mile long, you’re sure to find something to sip on whether you’re enjoying a game or the entertainment.
Peppino’s Sports Grille
130 Ionia Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 | 616-456-8444 | peppinospizza.com
Peppino’s has multiple locations throughout Grand Rapids. Their Downtown location (address above) is the most popular for sports. They are best known for their pizza and who doesn’t love to chow down on some pizza while taking in a game on one of their 55 TVs? They also have pool tables and shuffleboard to keep you busy during halftime, so you won’t get bored.
Thursday: Starting at 6 you can get $2 off wine; $5 off bottles of wine; $5 specialty martinis
Sunday: Bloody Mary & Mimosa Bar; $5 Tito’s Bloody Marys; 60 cent wings; $4 Fireball shots
187 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 | 616-776-6495 | amwaygrand.com
Don’t let GP Sports location inside Amway Grand turn you away. While the restaurant is in one of the fanciest hotels in Grand Rapids, GP Sports has a casual atmosphere that allows you to kick back and relax while enjoying a beer and watching the game. The restaurant has 40 TVs as well as pool tables and interactive games, making it a great spot to bring the whole family.
Florentines Sports Lounge
4261 Kalamazoo Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49508 | 616-455-2230 | florentinespizza.com
Like we said above, who doesn’t love pizza and sports? Florentines has delicious pizza and people rave about their cheesy bread. There are just under 40 TVs throughout the restaurant providing you with ample opportunities to watch your favorite sports team. Before you go, we recommend checking their site for coupons, because who doesn’t love to get a deal on food?
Thursday: $4 Captain Morgan Cocktails; $3.50 Corona & Corona Lt (bottles only)
Sunday: $4 Bloody Mary’s & Roja Captain Morgan Sangria; $4 10oz Select Michigan Craft Brews