Ready, set, hike! Get out your jerseys… football season is here and it’s time for you to root for your favorite team. These Connecticut restaurants, bars, and caterers are serving up specials and take-out options or you to enjoy during the season. These dishes will leave foodies yelling “touchdown!” Don’t see your favorite sports bar or restaurant here? Let us know and we’ll add it to the list.
The Blind Rhino, Norwalk & Black Rock: The Blind Rhino is the hotspot for watching sports events. TVs surround the bar and restaurant. They are known for their wings and craft brews, but they have other tasty eats on the menu as well.
Fortina, Stamford: Fortina in Stamford will offer discounted food and drinks during football season on Monday, Tuesday, and Sunday. Plus, wear your jersey and get a complimentary famous rays or margherita pizza.
The Irons, Mystic: Head to the Irons in Mystic for football on Sundays. Starting at 1pm, they'll have $5 Burgers, 20 Wings for $20 , $3 Sam Adams Drafts, and other game time specials.
Murphy’s Pub, Newtown: Murphy's has NFL Football Specials on Sundays. Check them out for $2.50 Bud Light Drafts, $1 Off All Other Taps, and an open mic at 7pm.
Bradford’s Grill & Tavern, Stamford: At Bradford's, there are gametime specials ALL DAY Sunday. Join them for $5 football snacks, wing and pint packages, beer buckets, and more.
Dinosaur BBQ, Stamford: Dinosaur BBQ in Stamford has the NFL Sunday ticket.
Brother Jimmy’s, Stamford: Brother Jimmy's in Stamford has 25 HD TV’s for your viewing pleasure! On Sundays, they have a $5 "kick the keg" pre-game tailgate starting at 11:30am and going through kickoff. On Mondays, take advantage of $20 per person game special that includes bud light draft, hot wings, and rib tips.
The Beer Collective, New Haven: The Beer Collective in New Haven will offer special drinks on Sundays during football season.
SolToro, Mohegan Sun: During each New England Patriot game, SolToro, located in Mohegan Sun, will be serving special game day specials including Baked Chihuahua Fundida, Wings, and Pulled Pork Sliders.
Stew Leonard’s, Danbury, Norwalk, Newington: Feed your football friends with Stew Leonard's game day packages. Their catering specials have the essentials.
J Timothy’s Tavern, Plainville: J. Timothy's Tavern has legendary wings. Enjoy them there, or order them to have at home.
Wings Over Fairfield, Fairfield: Wings Over Fairfield serves up tasty wings (and other menu items) and will even deliver so you don't have to miss a second of the game.
Guilford Mooring, Guilford: During football seasons on Sundays from 1pm-close, Guilford Mooring will be running the following specials to enjoy the game on one of their 7 televisions: $3 Domestic Bottles, select $4 Drafts, $5 Obikwa Sauvignon Blanc, $5 Honero Vera Garnacha, a rotating featured football cocktail, $1 Buffalo Wings, Steak and Cheese Eggrolls 2 for $7, Edamame Potstickers 4 for $7, and a rotating Football Sandwich.
Sports Haven Bar & Grill, New Haven: Four 90″ flat screens highlight the space at Sports Haven Bar & Grill in New Haven. They have football specials Saturday & Sunday
Bow & Arrow Sports Bar, Mohegan Sun: With over 30 large, high-definition flat screen televisions as well as $2 domestic drafts served all day, every day, Bow & Arrow Sports Bar will become your favorite spot to cheer on your team.
Bobby Q’s Cue & Co, Norwalk: In honor of the NFL action, Bobby Q's Cue & Co in Norwalk now offers a Tailgater Platter in the bar.
Buffalo Wild Wings, Stamford: Buffalo Wild Wings is here to make football season great with team glassware, limited release beers, and plenty of new wings!
Bobby V’s, Stamford: It's NFL game time in the "Redzone" at Bobby V's Monday, Tuesday, and Friday. There are beer specials and giveaways all season long.
Peaches Juke Joint, Norwalk: Peaches Juke Joint in Norwalk follows both NFL and college games. Watch your favorite team on 55" TVs.
Coalhouse Pizza, Stamford: At Coalhouse Pizza in Stamford, you can watch NFL Sunday Ticket, Redzone, and the NFL Network on 20 flat screen TVs. They also offer half-priced wings and draft specials.
O’Neill’s, Norwalk: On Mondays, O'Neill's has 50 cent wings and $3.50 Bud and Bud Light.
BJ Ryan’s, Norwalk: BJ Ryan's will show the games on their 8 large screen plasma TVs.
Joey C’s Boathouse, Stratford: Joey C's in Stratford has The NFL Sunday ticket. From 12-7pm, they'll have a $10 all-you-can-eat taco bar as well as other food and drink specials.
Vinny’s Backyard, Stamford: Vinny's Backyard has a special football menu.
Tiernan’s, Stamford:Tiernan's in Stamford has football specials on Mondays. They'll serve a giant pretzel, hot dog and pint for $10, a 50 piece wing special, and more.
CC O’Brien’s, Pawcatuck: At CC O'Brien's, watch every Sunday game on 22 TVs including individual booth TVs. Join the Football Fan Club for discounts on draft beer & food during NFL games. Get discounted draft beer on Monday Night and Thursday nights as well