Game day viewing

05:00 AM, Sep 26, 2013

Watch the NFL at one of a many area bars. (Thinkstock Images)/


Written By Jinelle Shengulette

Game days are always more fun with some friends, some brews and some pub grub.

So instead of cheering on your favorite team from the couch, throw on some pants and head down to your local watering hole. We’ve compiled a list below of 12 local bars that have the NFL Sunday Ticket, for your viewing pleasure.

Coach Sports Bar

Make sure to arrive at this Webster bar by noon before a Sunday game to get a good seat. Stop by on Oct. 13, Nov. 10 or Dec. 1 at 1 to 2:30 p.m. for your chance at giveaways courtesy of the Coors Light girls. This bar, which is usually filled with Bills fans, has 15 TVs to watch the game on. Wings, burgers, wraps and other bar foods are available.

Where: 19 W. Main St., Webster

Hours: 10:30 a.m. to 2 a.m. Monday to Saturday; noon to 10 p.m., Sunday

For more info: (585) 872-2910 or thecoachsportsbar.com

Murphy’s Law

Keep football classy with brunch and two-for-one mimosas on Sundays from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. On Mondays, all appetizers are half off from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Bartenders are die-hard Bills and Steelers supporters and like to get the crowd pumped for their favorite teams. Fans pile in by noon on Sunday, and there are 11 TVs.

Where: 370 East Ave.

Hours: 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 a.m daily

For more info: (585) 232-7115 or murphyslawrochester.com

Jeffrey’s Bar

Bills and Giants fans tend to fill this Henrietta hangout on game day. When the Bills are on the tube, bar-goers can expect giveaways. Get to Jeffrey’s 30 minutes before the game for a prime spot in front of one of 10 TVs. Enjoy 50-cent wings during all live NFL games, and chicken cordon bleu bites, pizza logs and trash plates are also on the menu.

Where: 3115 E. Henrietta Road

Hours: 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Monday to Saturday; noon to midnight on Sunday

For more info: (585) 486-4937 or jeffreysbar.com

Buffalo Wild Wings

If you’re coming in to watch a Thursday game, keep your eyes peeled for some giveaways each quarter. Make sure to show up 20 minutes early, though, for a spot in front of one of 62 TVs, including seven big-screens. If you came thirsty, happy hour Monday through Thursday will get you $3 well mixed drinks.

Where: 780 Jefferson Road, Henrietta

Hours: 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. Monday to Thursday; 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Friday and Saturday; 11 a.m. to midnight on Sunday

For more info: (585) 475-1240

Quaker Steak & Lube

Get up close and personal with Bills cheerleaders the Jills on Oct. 20, Nov. 17 and Dec. 22 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at this location. Play Football Squares — for free — during every live NFL game for a chance to win prizes, and be sure to arrive 30 minutes before Sunday’s game.

Where: 2205 Buffalo Road, Gates

Hours: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Tuesday to Thursday; 11 a.m. to midnight Saturday; 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. (or when the game ends)

For more info: (585) 697-9464 or thelube.com

Winton Bar & Grill

Grab wings and a pitcher of domestic beer for $12 during every live NFL game. If wings aren’t your thing, choose from appetizers, soups, salads, burgers, wraps, melts and ROC plates. This neighborhood bar, with 8 TVs, attracts its fair share of Bills fans.

Where: 196 N. Winton Road

Hours: 3 p.m. to 2 a.m. Monday to Wednesday; noon to 2 a.m. Thursday; 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Friday and Saturday; noon to 2 a.m. Sunday

For more info: (585) 654-9606 or thewinton.com

Champps

Even with 24 TVs, including five big-screens, you may want to get here at noon on a Sunday. Catch Molson Canadian, Coors Light and Miller Light drafts on special every Saturday and Sunday for $2.50. Menu includes pastas, sandwiches, burgers, salads and All-Star entrees.

Where: 819 Eastview Mall, Victor, Ontario County

Hours: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday to Thursday; 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday (or when the game ends)

For more info: (585) 223-3310 or champps.com

Shooters Sports Bar & Grill

Visit this sports bar to catch the game on one of 18 TVs, including three projection screens. Munch on 10 wings for $5.50 on Sundays, and grab a pitcher of Genny for $6 or Rolling Rock for $7 any day of the week. Wood-fired pizza, sandwiches, burgers and entrees are also available.

Where: 1226 Fairport Road, Perinton

Hours: 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Monday to Saturday; noon to midnight Sunday

For more info: (585) 385-9777 or shootersny.com

The Thirsty Frog

You might want to stop in 30 minutes before a Sunday game to ensure a good seat at The Thirsty Frog. Bills fans are the most prevalent football fans at this bar, which has eight TVs. Order some wings or a half-pound, hand-pressed Angus burger.

Where: 511 E. Ridge Road, Irondequoit

Hours: 3 p.m. to 2 a.m. Monday to Thursday; 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Friday; noon to 2 a.m. Saturday; 12:30 a.m. to 2 a.m. Sunday

For more info: (585) 730-5285 or www.1thirstyfrog.com

Bathtub Billy’s Restaurant and Sports Bar

For some private game-time viewing, stop by this sports bar, which has 22 TVs, in addition to a TV in every booth. Bathtub Billy’s is home of the Cowboys, Browns, Vikings and Dolphins fan clubs. Check out free raffle prizes every Sunday and menu items including baked mac and cheese, flatbread pizza, trash plates and more.

Where: 630 W. Ridge Road

Hours: 11 a.m. to midnight Monday to Thursday; 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. Friday and Saturday; 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday

For more info: (585) 865-6510 or bathtubbillys.com

Jeremiah’s Tavern

Get a pound of wings and a pitcher of Blue or Blue Light for $13 during live NFL games. Enter to win tickets to Bills games at this bar on Oct. 26 (from 1 to 2:30 p.m.) and Oct. 27 (from 9:30 to 11 p.m.). There are 19 TVs At Jeremiah’s, and the bar starts to fill up on Sundays around noon. Order some sandwiches, burgers, desserts and more.

Where: 1104 Monroe Ave.

Hours: 11:30 a.m. to 2 a.m. Monday to Sunday

For more info: (585) 461-1313 or jeremiahstavern.com

Otter Lodge

Enjoy a pitcher of domestic beer and a dozen wings for $14 during all live NFL games at this bar, which opened in 1997. Join the tailgate party on Sundays from noon to 1 p.m. with $2 domestic beers, well drinks and house wine. If there’s a Bills game on a Sunday afternoon, be sure to get in the doors by 12:15 p.m. There are 20 TVs here and giveaways every Sunday, Monday and Thursday (think game tickets, grills, beer fridges).

Where: 1776 Monroe Ave., Brighton

Hours: 11 to 2 a.m. daily

For more: (585) 442-8790 or www.otter-lodge.com