The NFL season officially kicked off last month and Phoenix has plenty of sports bars to choose from to catch a game. However, if you're looking for a place to mingle with like-minded fans, check out our list of 10 team-specific sports bars.
Skeptical Chymist Irish Pub and Restaurant Skeptical Chymist, a watering hole named after a book written by Irishman Robert Boyle in 1627, plays host to Seattle Seahawks fans. This Irish pub is home to the Arizona Chapter of the Seahawks Booster Club and offers premium draft beer at $3.25 a pint during all games, as well as 50 percent off all appetizers including chicken wings and pan-seared scallops during happy hour from 3 to 6 p.m.
Four Peaks Brewery Tempe staple Four Peaks Brewery is primarily known for its beer. The brewery is also a popular meeting place for Minnesota Vikings fans on game days. The brewery boasts 21 television sets for game viewing and offers a brunch menu, which includes specials on pints, Bloody Marys, mimosas, and appetizers from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sundays. Happy hour is daily from 3 to 7 p.m.
Rockbar Inc. Located in Old Town Scottsdale, this two-story bar is the new meeting place for the Desert Eagles fan club on game days, when the bar offers $15 buckets of Miller or Miller Lite, $3 domestic bottles and $4 draft beers. The bar doesn't serve food, but you can order food from thePhiladelphia Sandwich Company, which offers $8 cheese steaks on game day and delivers straight to your table.
Toso's Sports Bar and Grill If you are a New England Patriots fan, then Toso's Sports Bar and Grill in Deer Valley is the place to be. It is the official headquarters for the New England Patriots Fan Club of Arizona, which is the largest Patriots fan club outside of the New England area. For club members, a 20 percent discount on food is offered, as well as discounts on game day brunch. Toso's is open daily from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Harold's Cave Creek Corral Harold's Cave Creek Corral, dubbed the original "Wild West Saloon and Restaurant," is the official home of the Pittsburgh Steelers Club. Fans from the Iron City can catch a game in one of the two bars in this spacious country-western themed establishment. An all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet for $9.99 is served on Sundays from 8 a.m. to noon. Happy hour is Monday through Friday from 2 to 6 p.m. with $2.50 domestic bottled beers. Additionally, the Corral offers pizza, burgers, steaks, and street tacos to dine on while watching the game.
Mad Dog Saloon With the original Mad Dog Saloon is located in Milwaukee, it's a sure bet that the Mesa location is a hangout for Green Bay Packers fans. The bar offers such specials as 40-cent wings during Monday Night Football, $2.50 domestic beers, and $6 domestic pitchers from 7 p.m. to close. Traditional bar fare like nachos, cheeseburger sliders, and onion rings are served as well.
Tim Finnegan's Irish Pub New York Jets fans will feel right at home at Tim Finnegan's Irish Pub, which is located near Metro Center. Pub owner Thomas Montgomery hails from the Bronx and is a die-hard Jets fan, so you won't see a shortage of green and silver jerseys on game day. The pub has eight high definition televisions and projectors for game watching, plus half-price appetizers, as well as $2.50 Bud and Bud Light bottles on game days.
Fat Willy's Family Sports Grill Located on Greenfield Road in Mesa, Fat Willy's is the meet-up bar for Arizona's 24/7 Dallas Cowboys Fan Club during this year's NFL season. Fat Willy's offers beer specials and $5 burgers during Monday Night Football, plus all-you-can-eat wings for $11.99 on Sundays. In addition, Fat Willy's opens bright and early at 7 a.m. on Sundays, with happy hour seven days a week from 2 to 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.
R.T. O' Sullivan's If you can't make it out to Fountain Hills to catch a game at Bruno's Sports Bar and Grille, the well-known hangout for Chicago Bears fans, then R.T. O' Sullivan's is a nice alternative. The sports bar has more than 33 high definition televisions and an extended happy hour from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., with $3.99 domestic 25-ounce mugs and appetizers including southwest egg rolls, chicken wings, and sliders for $6.
RnR Located on Scottsdale Road and Second Street, RnR is where you will find San Francisco 49ers fans rooting for fave team while celebrating Sunday Funday. RnR features double-decker patios and more than 30 televisions. The bar serves up bottomless mimosas, sangria, and Bloody Marys all weekend long from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for $15 with an entrée or $20 without. Happy hour is daily from 3 to 7 p.m. which includes half-price draft beer, wine, and well drinks.