Where to spend NFL Sundays around the Region

Where to spend NFL Sundays around the Region
By: Julia Demma Last Updated: September 4, 2019

September—when Friday Night Lights slowly transition into a Sunday full of NFL football. Fans across the country wake up eager as little kids on Christmas morning, throw on their jerseys, and make a day out of each pressing game.

No matter which team you’re rooting for, football season and #SundayFundays spent with friends and loved ones are the perfect close before a new hectic week. Bars and restaurants across the Region go out of their way to lend a helping hand in making your game day great. From drink specials, multiple TVs, finger foods, and some of the best Bloody Marys you’ve ever had, the Region has a lot to offer on a football-filled day.

Based on our readers’ suggestions, here are a few hot spots around the area to check out on your next NFL football #SundayFunday.

R Bar & Grill

Highland, IN

Did we mention how important TVs are during an NFL Sunday?  R Bar is home to 37 TVs and two 4-panel flat screen walls with a processor allowing four games to play on each wall. Now let’s talk drinks—Budweiser & Bud Light buckets are on special every Sunday for $11 a pop and the House Bloody Marys come in at a close second at $5. Finger food is also available for a discounted price on Sundays.

Catch Table & Tap

Merrillville, IN

Formerly known as Catch 22 Bar and Grill, Catch Table & Tap was recently renovated and serves as another great place to catch a game with buddies on Sundays. Catch has a wide range of food option,s including everything from fish tacos to chili. One of the most notable aspects of their menu is the vegetarian and gluten free options. If you’re looking for a variety food options, Catch is the place for you.

Bullpen Luxury Bar & Grill

Schererville, IN

With flat screen TVs every where you look, cheap beer, and great food, Bullpen is another #SundayFunday hot spot not to be overlooked. With a super casual atmosphere, outdoor patio seating, and a circle-seating bar, it’s so easy to settle in at Bullpen that you might just find yourself staying for the 7p.m. games after the noon ones end. One of the most notable menu options has to be the Region-famous Gelsosomo’s Pizzeria Sunday special: $7 10” personal pizzas. Throw on your jerseys and indulge in half-priced select appetizers, $4 Miller and Coors Light Big Boys, $3.50 Blue Moons, and $5 Bloody Marys all day at the Bullpen.

Duffy’s Place

Valparaiso, IN

Did someone say tater tots? Duffy’s Place offers outdoor patio seating and a courtyard with bag boards to entertain your party during halftime. Sunday specials include $6 Miller Lite, Old Style, Coors Light & PBR pitchers. Duffy’s selection of appetizers is nothing short of mouthwatering. They have an array of game day classics including mini corn dogs, wings, nachos, fried pickles, and Italian beef sandwiches. Be sure to put Duffy’s on your list of Sunday hot spots to check out.

Buffalo Wild Wings

Portage, IN

BWW is a game day classic, and for good reason. This football season, expect to leave full on Sunday nights. BWW offers $5 cheeseburgers and Brats on Sundays along with $5 Pitchers to wash down the meal. There are TVs galore, and the staff is almost always flexible with which games you want playing near your table (hint hint, Packers fans). BWW Bloody Marys are also a hit, adding their own wing sauce in to complement the mix. Chow down and enjoy some football with hundreds of other fans all under the same roof at BWW.

Where is your NFL Sunday hot spot? We are always looking for suggestions. If we missed your favorite, don’t hesitate to send them our way.