10 happening Houston sports bars and pubs to watch football this fall

September 8, 2017 / Houston

Texas football fans have a multitude of Houston bars to choose from if they want to catch the game. As the season gets under way, the taverns and taprooms swing into action. Come game day, visit one of Houston’s traditional sports establishments, craft beer specialists, and southern-style burger bars to cheer on your favorite team.


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1. Kirby Ice House

A bustling sports bar in River Oaks, the Ice House is a popular choice for football fans looking to watch the action on the big screens. There is an extensive range of beers on draft, a spacious patio, and local food trucks offering street snacks and burgers.

Where: 3333 Eastside St

2. McIntyre’s

This Shady Acres neighborhood bar pulls in the football aficionados with 49 TV screens showing the games, local food trucks providing sustenance, and even a swing set for a little childish relaxation. The bar has 24 local and national beers on draft and a substantial whiskey list.

Where: 230 W. 20th St

3. Dogwood

Southern accents give character to this stylish, natural stone and wood décor establishment. With a state of the art visual and audio setup, ensures that football games are screened in glorious high-definition. The kitchen’s acclaimed sliders and burgers are the perfect accompaniment to some football action.

Where: 2403 Bagby St

4. Pub Fiction

An urban chic hangout in Midtown, the stylish and spacious Pub Fiction makes a concerted pitch for the sports fan, with over 80 HD TVs screening all the football games. There are 22 beers on draft including craft ales and European imports.

Where: 2303 Smith St

5. Beer Market

Craft beers and international brews reign at this vibrant neighborhood bar. Football fans can catch the game on one of the 30 flat-screen TVs located in and outdoors while sampling a few selections from more than 365 beers on offer. Menu items range from pretzels to quesadillas.

Where: 920 Studemont St #900

6. Flying Saucer

A craft beer specialist, Flying Saucer attracts locals and hipsters looking for interesting Texan and international beers. The football games are screened on numerous HD TVs located around the and airy main bar. Food options include German, Italian, and Tex-Mex specialties.

Where: 705 Main St

7. Revelry on Richmond

Another craft beer destination, with over 40 rotating local and craft ales on draft, this Museum District neighborhood bar is a relaxed place to catch the football action.  Games can be viewed on the screens around the bar or on the inviting patios, with the kitchen providing inventive tacos and burgers from a creative menu.

Where: 1613 Richmond Ave

8. Clutch Bar

A modern, dedicated sports bar and restaurant, Clutch Bar provides all the football action on big screens and HD TVs. The kitchen is open until midnight for football eats that include flatbreads, tacos, nachos, and wings. A craft cocktail selection offers an alternative to the customary pitchers of beer.

Where: 5334 Washington Ave

9. Christian’s Tailgate

This established Downtown neighborhood bar offers a relaxed atmosphere for football fans to see the game over a beer and a bite. The food menu is a cut above standard bar fare, and there are around 35 craft, national, and international beers on draft.

Where: 1012 Congress Ave

10. Little Woodrow’s

The Midtown branch of the quirky, vibrant Little Woodrow’s chain is a favorite spot for sports fans to watch the big events. football games are screened on multiple HD TVs around the bar area, with craft beers on draft and relaxed patios for the outdoor types.

Where: 2306 Brazos St

Houston football fans have it made when the season comes around. There is a varied choice of bars for the faithful to gather for the Sunday action. The city has embraced the craft beer boom, so fans can enjoy the latest brews, along with some Tex-Mex or international dishes to fuel the cheering.

Wherever you decide to watch, get there with Uber—the official ride of gameday.

Menu items, prices, specials, and other venue details may change.