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Top Bars In Philadelphia To Watch The NFL's Opening Games

With the summer quickly coming to a close, many people's favorite season is about to begin, football season. As you're most likely looking forward to seeing your favorite team take the field, here are the top bars in Philly to watch the NFL's opening games.
Cavanaugh's Rittenhouse
1823 Sansom St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 665-9500

Cavanaugh's has four locations in Philly. However, its Rittenhouse spot is one of the premier places to watch sporting events in the area, especially for Philadelphia sports. With over 20 TVs and all of the sports packages, finding your game won't be hard. With great food and drink specials, like $5 cheesesteaks on Monday, you'll be all set. This location has two floors, both with its own bar, so finding a secluded spot (if you're from out of town) to watch your game won't be hard. Make sure you pair your game with its Award Winning wings and something from its bar, whether it's a craft beer or cocktail.

Founding Fathers Sports Bar & Grill
1612 South St.
Philadelphia, PA 19146
(267) 519-0253

Founding Fathers grand opening was last December and this upscale sports bar features 13 big screen TVs with an Audio/Video control unit which allows you to change your TV without asking the staff to do it for you. It also has sports packages for for the games you can't find at home. Its full bar includes 20 taps of craft beer, wine and cocktails, and the food is above par for a sports bar. Enjoy gourmet wings, salads, sandwiches, flatbreads and burgers in this classy and comfortable environment while enjoying your favorite NFL team play.

Landmark Americana
3333 Market St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 222-4500

Landmark Americana is your spot in University City for all your games and delicious food to go along with it, especially if you're gluten intolerant. Landmark has a ton of TVs placed strategically around the bar for your viewing pleasure. Great specials abound, especially on Sunday, when $3.50 Sangria, $2.50 Yuengling and discounted finger foods from its happy hour menu are the norm (from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.)  For those early Sunday games, enjoy a nice brunch here while you watch. During breaks in the game, enjoy your drinks on its outdoor patio, which is complete with fire pits for those chilly nights.

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NBC Sports Arena
1100 Pattison Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19148
(267) 443-6415

NBC Sports Arena is located in XFinity Live, an entertainment destination located next door to the sports complex and Lincoln Financial Field. Although watching the game in the actual stadium is the best way to go, NBC Sports Arena comes in at a close second for when you don't have a ticket to see the Eagles or for an away game. This place has become known for its 32-foot diagonal LED HDTV and multiple other TVs to watch the game. Come here also for a full menu of upscale bar food and a full bar.

Sto's Bar
236 Market St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(267) 687-8653

In Old City, Sto's Bar is the place to go to watch the game and, with plenty of other entertainment, your non-football fans will have no problem accompanying you here. Shuffleboard, Mario Kart and free wi-fi are just a few of the extra perks this bar has. However, since you're here to watch your favorite NFL team hopefully play the game well, your eyes will be glued to one of it 10 LED TVs or, if you're lucky, its big 80 inch LED. Great specials throughout the week accompany the games, like 50-cent wings and $8 Rolling Rock pitchers.

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Kelly Neilson is a freelance writer living and working in Philadelphia. Her work can be found on
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