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Football Season is Back!

Sunday Funday

26
Sep
2017
Author:
Katie Stuart

It's happened to all of us. You're out of town, visiting a new area, but your team plays on Sunday so you frantically Google "restaurants with televisions" or "places to watch the game near me." This Sunday, look no further. Our restaurant scene has been growing rapidly, and with that comes new places to watch your favorite sporting event. Food, football, and beer are the trio of the season, and we have all that and more.

The Place to Watch: Foul Line Sports Bar at Lakeview Lanes

Nothing says football Sunday like a sports bar with 12 flat screen TVs! New this year is a sitting area at the end of the bar with six more TVs, making a grand total of 18 flat screens. What more could you ask for in a sports bar? If you haven't been into Lakeview Lanes to see the updates and changes, I strongly suggest you stop in. Along with the cosmetic updates comes a new bar and grill menu. Try any flavor of boneless wings along with a local beer on tap, and settle in for the kickoff. They offer NFL Sunday Ticket, guaranteeing your game will be on one of the screens. If you are looking to catch your college team on Saturday, Foul Line Sports Bar also bought the college football package, ensuring every game can be watched at their bar.

The Game Day Meal: Big Tupper Brewing

It's important to fuel up before kickoff, right?

Between growler specials and chef's choice meals, Sundays are busy at Big Tupper Brewing. Bring your growler and fill it for $10, or buy one there and fill it for $15. With two flat screen TVs in the bar area there is a good chance the game will be on. Bringing along someone who isn't into the game? They can hang outside by the fire pit or even enjoy a friendly game of corn hole.

Start off with an order of nachos over a pile of waffle fries, but make sure you have people to share them with, as an order of them could feed multiple hungry people. Waffle fries loaded with cheese, olives, jalapenos, tomatoes, onions, corn, beans, chicken or beef, and much more are just the right kickoff to your Sunday football meal.

Next, go straight for The Junction, a BTB specialty burger with sauteed mushrooms, Swiss cheese, lettuce, tomato, and onion. Like I said, I hope you are hungry because this 8-ounce burger is nothing to fool around with.

Top it all off with one of BTB's funnel cakes, or the famous Touk Float -- that's Touk ale with a scoop of house made vanilla ice cream. It's the touchdown of the entire meal.

Football and Beer

Between Raquette River Brewing and Big Tupper Brewing, I think we can agree we have some of the best beers in the Adirondacks. Find your game day headquarters, grab a pint, and enjoy the game.

Other places in town to catch the game or a great meal

After filling up on such a big meal, you should probably find a place to stay. Check out our lodging options, and don't forget breakfast in the morning!


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