Touchdown! Philadelphia Top 12 Restaurants for Football Season and Eagles Action

-Courtesy of Aversa PR & Events
Feature image: $15 draft pitchers and the #BIRDGANG Cocktail at Craft Hall

Football season is back! Get ready to bleed green with 12 Philadelphia restaurants and bars with the best game day grub, watch parties, football specials and season features. 

1) SliCE
Italian Market and City-wide delivery: 1180 S. 10th St., (215) 463-0868
Washington Twp: 137 Egg Harbor Rd, (856) 302-5099
Fishtown – New: 431 E Girard Ave, (215) 425-1555

Available for take-out or delivery! Feed your hunger for the return of fall football and Eagles season and bleed green with these unique football shaped pies. They are hand-tossed and made by hand with mozzarella, hand-cut pepperoni and ricotta laces. Available every Sunday at all locations, and available for Monday and Thursday night games as well. Additionally, SliCE has game day packages with pizza, wings, salads and other snacks.

Football Shaped Pepperoni Pizza $27
Sauce, mozzarella, pepperoni and Ricotta laces

Tailgating Meat Lovers $19/$27
Sauce, mozzarella, sausage, prosciutto and bacon
Vegan Victory $19/$27
Sauce, vegan mozzarella, long hots, vegan sausage, vegan pepperoni

The Tackle $45
25 wings your choice of sauce with blue cheese and celery
1 large Americans pizza

The Turf $50
25 wings your choice of sauce with blue cheese and celery
1 large Americans pizza
Entree Caesar salad

The Field-goal $50
25 wings your choice of sauce with blue cheese and celery
1 large Americans pizza
1 order of mozzarella sticks

The Touchdown $90
50 wings your choice of sauce with blue cheese and celery
2 large Americans pizza

2) Parx Casino Sportsbook and Liberty Bell Beer Garden
2999 Street Road
Bensalem, PA 19022
(888) 588-7279  
https://www.parxcasino.com/bensalem/
The only place in AMERICA to watch ALL the game day action on the country’s first 155 foot TV screen! Head to Parx Casino for game day action in the Parx Casino Sportsbook with a dazzling 7,400 square foot space that features a sweeping 155 foot HD media wall that can show up to 36 games all at the same time. Additionally, the sleek, state of the art space will feature 196 seats, three VIP areas, plus a 38’ x 14’ bar with 38 seats and a dramatic four-tier light design hanging from above. Additionally, don’t miss the big game at Liberty Bell Beer Garden in the giant indoor-outdoor beer garden with glass ceiling panels and retracting side walls. Enjoy a rotating selection of all-American craft beers, wines, and specialty cocktails at our all-season patio with fire pit. Featuring signature chef-inspired dishes and pub fare.  The roomy 7,600-square-foot space features socially distanced tables – and is adjacent to two patios featuring greenery, modern furniture and 10-foot long fire pits. For game days, there are two giant LED TV walls in the beer garden and there are sports-betting kiosks for those who want to place a wager.

3) SET NoLibs
1030 N. 2nd Street
https://www.set-hospitality.com/
(267) 761-9480  
Northern Liberties restaurant and sports bar is the city’s newest hot spot for Eagles day action with giant big screen televisions throughout the entire dining room, plus access to televisions in the covered dining tents and at the outdoor streetery. Look for food and drink specials for sharing at the table with your squad. Sound on for all Eagles games. Sound for soccer available by request. Specials for this season include:

NFL:
$20 Beer Buckets (5 bottles)
$22 Seltzer Buckets (5 cans)
$5 Draught Beer
$8 Green Tea shot 
$8 Springrolls (jalapeno Springrolls + Beyond Springrolls)
$10 Mac N Cheese

Premier League:
$10 Bloody Mary
$22 seltzer Bucket
$5 Draught Beer
$4 Corona + Heineken Bottles

$10 Tacos (3 Tacos per order)

Private viewing parties available for both Premier league and NFL.

$750 minimum (deposit required) Private Viewing for NFL. Comes with 1 bottle of premium liquor + Guac and Chips

$500 minimum (deposit required) private viewing for Premier League

4) Vesper Center City
223 S Sydenham St
Philadelphia, PA 19102
267-214-0086
https://www.vespersportsclub.com
Vesper Center City is back open in time for fall football as one of the very top spots in the region for Eagles fans. On Sundays for football and birds’ action, check out Spiked starting at 11:30am each week, plus Spiked returns on Monday and Thursday nights when there is an Eagles game.

Spiked is center city Philadelphia’s biggest Sunday party with live DJ entertainment, dancers, pyrotechnics, in a lively atmosphere that spans three floors. {the party is based timing wise around football but we really just aim to make it a good time on a sunday regardless of what’s happening in the game(s)} private space available.

There is no cover charge to get in, and they will be showing all local broadcasted games on the 36 65-inch televisions, including three four-panel big screens. Games will be shown on all three floors as well to allow ample room for game day action.  

Spiked Drink Specials
$8 Titos ($200 btl)
$8 Espolon ($200 btl)
$10 Patron ($275 btl)
$8 (Bleed) Green Tea ($175 btl)

Food options: cheesesteak spring roll $11, inside out sushi $12, pigs in blanket $9, pork sandwich $13, double fried wings $12, dumplings $10, nachos $14, shrimp tacos $12, bahn mi $13

5) Tradesman’s
1322 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia PA 19107
(267) 457-3994
https://tradesmansphl.com/
AND
6) BRU Craft & Wurst
1318 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 800-1079
www.bruphilly.com
Craft Concepts Group once again presents the hottest venues for Eagles action this football season with Tradesman’s and BRU Craft & Wurst. At Tradesman’s, watch the game in four different spaces, two different levels, and on multiple HDTVs plus a giant ten foot media wall about the main bar. Plus, don’t forget about the premium sidewalk window seats where you enjoy the nice weather and watch the game through the custom open-to-the-bar windows. Tradesman’s will offer $5 All Day IPA drafts and $25 Solid Gold Buckets with five cans per bucket. At BRU, watch the game from on the 105 inch projection wall plus 8 HD flat-screen TV’s above the bar with the sound on, 39 beers on tap, serving up German fare.  BRU will offer $25 beer towers with a rotating selection of draft options. On Juniper Street, Tradesman’s and BRU host an outdoor block party all season long with two giant televisions on each end of the sprawling outside parklette and streetery. Both restaurants will offer wing features and other specials during the season.

7) Evil Genius Beer Company
1727 N Front St
Philadelphia, PA 19122
http://evilgeniusbeer.com/
(215) 425-6820  
Catch the game in Fishtown on a giant projection wall plus HD flat screens above the bar. Enjoy serious beer with seriously funny names – including many varieties on draft during games you can only enjoy at Evil Genius Beer Company’s bar and tasting lab. Table packages new for the season are available! Each package includes two apps per person and two beers per person with a table in front of the big screen, a table for two for $50, and a table for four for $100, plus happy hour pricing for anything else the table wants to order. If you don’t want a table package, but still want to come for open seating, it’s happy hour pricing, which is $5 draft beer, $5 wine, $5 cider and $4 select apps. Evil Genius will also offer special table packages and features for Saturday PSU games.

**Evil Genius Eagles Tailgate Block Party
Sunday, September 12, 2021
11:00am to 8:00pm
Evil Genius Beer Company
1727 N Front St, Philadelphia, PA 19122
Street closed outside Evil Genius in Fishtown
http://evilgeniusbeer.com/events/#
Evil Genius Beer Company is ready for the return of football season! Come cheer on the birds with a giant open-air tailgate and block party out on Front Street on Sunday, September 12, 2021, from 11:00am to 8:00pm, with the game kicking off at 1:00pm. Evil Genius will tap this year’s version of Fly Like an Eagle on draft. There will be food trucks, cold beer, music and fall fun. The game will be on with the sound on a giant TV wall constructed in the street, plus the game on inside The Lab. The Evil Genius Beer Garden will also be fully open. Festivities also include cornhole, Can Jam in the Street, sports merchandise, and more. Free admission. Food and drink are pay as you go. This event is one of ten big events this fall to celebrate Evil Genius Beer Company’s 10th Anniversary.

8) Craft Hall
901 N Delaware Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19123  
(267) 297-2072  
https://www.crafthallphilly.com/
Philadelphia’s largest football venue AND family friendly venue in the entire city is back for football season with house-made brews, a brand-new BBQ menu and the most indoor seating in the city. The game will be on with the sound throughout the entire facility.  This 35,000 square foot location is equipped with two projection screens, bars, and floors and 8 HD TV’s throughout, leaving every spot the perfect spot for an ice cold brew and view of the game.

During all Philadelphia sports games Craft Hall will be offering special menu items such as smoked mango habanero wings, mushrooms pizza, and your soon-to-be go to cheat day item the “nacho fries”, which includes cheddar cheese, pico de gallo, brisket, and sour cream all stacked over crispy french fries. Wash all these items down with $15 beer pitchers or Craft Hall’s newest special signature cocktail the #BIRDGANG.

Craft Hall, voted the Best Bar for Families, contains an indoor playground and various games which offer ample entertainment for children, offering a seamless merger for those who want to spend a Sunday cheering on the team while enjoying family-fun time.

Choice food options: nacho fries $10, smoked wings: mango habanero $12, smoked pork empanadas $12, mushroom pizza $13

Drinks: $15 draft pitchers, #BIRDGANG Cocktail: bacardi silver, melon liqueur, cucumber puree, sprite, lime $8

9) El Camino
1040 N 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19123  
(215) 925-1110  
http://www.elcaminophilly.com/
El Camino will offer the game on the big screens inside and outside for indoor and outdoor viewing, with the sound on and the drinks pouring. Don’t miss heated covered outdoor dining that even includes heated seats for red hot game day action. Look for signature BBQ and Tex Mex cuisine, cocktails and 30+ choices of beers in draft, can and bottle. Sunday football specials this season include: Sunday Specials including $5 Bites (Rotating Weekly) and $4 Cans and Drafts Every Sunday during Game from 1:00pm to 10:00pm.

10) Hawthornes Beer Cafe
738 S 11th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19147
https://www.hawthornecafe.com/
(215) 627-3012  
Enjoy the game at Hawthornes in the massive outdoor Beer Garden with $5 local drafts, and $8 cocktails. Hawthornes will also be airing games at the bar! Brunch & Birds, what more could you ask for!? Sunday football brunch cocktails will include: Sideline Seats: Brandy, midori and lime, up; Boozy bird: scotch, bianco vermouth, absinthe rinse down; and Mi-bro-sa. Pressed oj and beer. Go birds!

11) Sonny’s Cocktail Joint
1506 South Street
Philadelphia, PA 19146
267-900-9463
https://www.sonnyscocktailjoint.com
Sonnys Cocktail Joint, Philly’s brand-new neighborhood feel good bar, will be airing Eagles games rain or shine in our backyard! Watch the birds in our covered backyard on our drop down projector screen. Inside, look for the game on four big screen TV’s with surround sound on. Snag game day eats from Chef D. Demarco, as well as ice cold beers, draft cocktails, and go birds inspired cocktails! Food and drink specials will include: $6 Jim Beam Highballs, $5 Bancroft from 2nd District Brewing, Pizza Bagel Bites, and Sausage & Pepper Sliders. No reservations required. Sonny’s looks forward to its first-ever football season!

12) Germantown Garden Grille
1029 Germantown Avenue, 19123
https://www.germantowngarden.com/
https://gggrill.com/
Germantown Garden Grill officially opens back up for the season this week – with the city’s only open-air steakhouse and Philly sports game day spot! Enjoy poolside tables and oversize HD TV’s with the sound on for Sunday Eagles games – with food and drink specials and features throughout the season. The menu includes everything from big cuts of steak to the red hot buffalo goodness Hunnies Crispy Chicken, and everything in between. Look for beers on draft and bottle, game day cocktails, hot drinks and more. Specials will include $20 for a bucket of five beers and assorted Two Robbers, $12 house margaritas, $5 espolon shots with beer purchase and more. For info please call/text 267-214-0086. Plus, stay tuned! The Igloos at Germantown Garden Grille are coming back – brand new, new design and better than ever! Watch for Igloo opening dates! When the igloos open, updated sports watch info will also be forthcoming. 

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