Where to watch the game and grab a bite to eat on game days
LG’s bar and kitchen
Located on bustling Wells Street in Chicago’s Old Town, LG has officially announced it will become a Big Ten bar, making it a place every Saturday to watch all Big Ten football games, no matter who is playing. . Rather than focusing on one team all season long, LG has made it easier than ever for football fans to watch every game no matter who you’re rooting for, with every Big Ten game played on dozens of televisions located throughout the bar. With Bottomless Mimosas available for just $25 every Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., even during noon kickoffs and Sunday NFL games, watch all the action and take advantage of deals from drinks every weekend at LG.
Chicago Lake and State Tavern
State and Lake Chicago Tavern is a neighborhood spot to catch the game while indulging in comfort food from Executive Chef Michael Taus. While watching the game from multiple TVs lined up in the restaurant, dive into hearty sandwiches, entrees, pasta favorites, and more. It’s a way to enjoy the game without sacrificing menu quality. Plus, for those looking to start a day of football on a high, arrive in time for brunch and grab a tower of mimosa for the table.
Michael Jordan’s Steakhouse in Chicago
While the restaurant and bar were inspired by basketball legend Michael Jordan, the Michigan Avenue bar and restaurant evokes a spirit for sports fans of all kinds. Stop by to watch your favorite teams play at the bar while enjoying a legendary wing plate combining some of Michael Jordan’s signature dishes – Neuske Bacon and Signature Garlic Bread with Blue Cheese Fondue. The bar opens early at 11 a.m. on Sundays, making it a place to spend game day surrounded by Chicago’s biggest sports fans.
Located in the heart of Chicago’s vibrant River North neighborhood, The Smith is a Game Day gathering spot. With a large menu of dishes to share like potato chips with blue cheese fondue. A brunch is also offered on weekends to start the match under the sun! With the purchase of an entry, guests will receive a free brunch cocktail of their choice. The menu features a variety of brunch offerings, including vanilla bean French toast, avocado toast, a grilled chicken sandwich, their signature Mac & Cheese, and more.
FireLake Grill House and Cocktail Bar
Football fans are invited to sit at the bar at the FireLake and delve into Midwestern favorites from the wood-fired menu. Split a 2-pound mega pretzel to share with beer cheese and honey mustard or dig into a pile of beer-battered Eichten cheese curds with smoked ketchup and spicy buttermilk ranch. These savory and comforting dishes pair well with the bar’s creative craft cocktail list and extensive beer menu. Oktoberfest flights will be available until October 31 to sip throughout the game.