It’s hard to believe, but the 2018 NFL season is almost here.
This year it kicks off September 6 and runs until December 30, just over a month before Super Bowl LIII goes down on February 3, 2019.
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While we don’t like the weather getting colder, we are totally ok with cozying in at our favourite bars and restaurants and watching the pigskin get tossed around.
Here are the best places in Vancouver to watch NFL games this season.
Celebrate at this spot on NFL Sunday with Football Happy Hour from 10 am to 4 pm, along with brunch and $5 beer. The New Oxford also offers Monday Night Football with a happy hour from 3 to 9 pm.
Address: 1144 Homer Street, Vancouver
The newly-opened BREWHALL is a fantastic place to watch the game and grab some beer with friends.
Address: 97 East 2nd Avenue, Vancouver
With a large selection of brews and several big screens scattered about the beer hall, Craft is definitely at the top of our list for game-worthy spots in Vancouver.
Address: 85 W 1st Avenue, Vancouver
The Charles Bar in Gastown boasts a large nine-foot HD screen and several other TVs where they show games.
Address: 136 West Cordova Street, Vancouver
Address: 1162 Granville Street, Vancouver
Red Card has weekly prizes up for grabs when you come to brunch and ball on Sundays. With a selection of large draught beers and an extensive food menu, Red Card is a firm favourite for televised sports games.
Address: 560 Smithe Street, Vancouver
Catch football games at this Fraser Street gem on Sunday, Monday and Thursday weekly.
Address: 3296 Fraser Street, Vancouver
With an 82 HD-screen count, Second Floor Eatery + Bar is definitely a top spot to watch a football if you’re downtown.
Address: 808 Bute Street, Vancouver
This spot in the heart of Gastown is an easy choice when it comes to catching a football game in Vancouver.
Address: 216 Carrall Street, Vancouver
Doolin’s offer patrons 10 HD screens, a big screen projector, and central sound during sports games.
Address: 654 Nelson Street, Vancouver
This sports bar and grill is a no-brainer when it comes to seeing the game. Shark Club boasts as many as 60 TVs, which means the pigskin won’t be out of your sight for a second if you’re watching here.
Address: 180 West Georgia Street, Vancouver
Yagger’s Downtown offers happy hour specials and live sports every single day.
Address: 433 West Pender Street, Vancouver
All you need is a Cambie Platter and a drink to be set for the big game. The Cambie is a solid place to head with friends to watch so football and grab cheap drinks, you can even play a round of beer bong in between halves if you’re up for it.
Address: 300 Cambie Street, Vancouver
With daily features and a weekend brunch starting at 10 am, both of Colony’s locations are the place to be for every NFL game.
Address: 2904 Main Street, Vancouver
Address: 3255 West Broadway, Vancouver
This Yaletown sports lounge is a prime place to catch the game, especially considering it has an all-day happy hour. Phat is a great spot to be during screenings and audio of Monday, Thursday, and Sunday football.
Address: 1055 Mainland Street, Vancouver
Score on Davie is already counting down to the Super Bowl while still showing regular season games in the meantime.
Address: 1262 Davie Street, Vancouver
This traditional Irish pub has more than 30 screens covering all the games. They recently opened a rooftop patio with TVs on the wall as well.
Address: 900 Granville Street, Vancouver
Daily specials and over 80 TVs – this is a great spot to hunker down and watch an NFL game this season.
Address: 455 Abbott Street, Vancouver
Located on the second floor of Parq Vancouver, this spot boasts a great beer list along with several TVs for catching the game.
Address: 39 Smithe Street, Vancouver
As the self-proclaimed “home away from home for the Seahawks” Malone’s offers a special Seahawks menu along with games, giveaways, and specials.
Address: 608 West Pender Street, Vancouver