Top Bars To Watch Thursday Night Football In The Houston Area

October 9, 2014 7:00 AM

National Football League viewing is a weekly fall tradition for millions of Americans. Sunday afternoons and Monday evenings provide the bulk of NFL viewing frenzy, but with Thursday night football, NFL fans have yet another evening of sports viewing pleasure. Watching a live NFL game is made even better with a great bar atmosphere – complete with multiple televisions, excellent food and drink and impeccable service. Here are some of the best bars to watch Thursday night football in the Houston area.
Christian’s Tailgate Sports Bar & Grill
2000 Bagby St.
Houston, TX 77002
(713) 527-0261

Known for its award-winning burgers, Christian’s Tailgate Sports Bar & Grill is often rated as one of the best bars in Houston for food, drink and sports. Many are hooked on Christian’s for its delicious burgers, crispy onion rings and other menu items; and a visit is justified for these reasons alone. But there is more to Christian’s than just great food and drink – the sports atmosphere is lively and fun. The combination of tasty pub food, a wide assortment of drinks and an entertaining atmosphere makes Christian’s Tailgate Sports Bar & Grill one of the best places for Thursday night football.

Stats Sports Bar and Grill
10850 Louetta Rd.
Houston, TX 77070
(281) 257-8287

With tons of televisions, Stats Sports Bar is a great place to catch a Thursday night football game with family and friends. Countless televisions surround the interior so guests won’t have to turn their heads to catch a game no matter where they choose to sit. If fresh air is your desire, you and your party can move to the patio and enjoy a fresh, exhilarating breeze while still watching Thursday night football on one of the outdoor televisions. Consistent food and a wide variety of beverages combine with abundant sports viewing to make Stats Sports Bar a great place to catch a Thursday night football game.

PJ’s Sports Bar
614 W. Gray St.
Houston, TX 77019
(713) 520-1748

A comfortable, neighborhood bar with much to offer, PJ’s is a fun place to visit for Thursday night football viewing and more. Highly popular with locals, PJ’s Sports Bar is the type of place where bartenders remember you, call you by name and are ready to serve with a smile. The food menu at PJ’s Sports bar is somewhat limited, but the drinks and entertainment come in ample supply. Order your favorite beer or mixed drink and then sit back and enjoy the latest NFL Thursday night game. Even if you arrive solo, you are bound to make friends at PJ’s Sports Bar, one of the friendliest establishments in Houston.

Related: Top Sports Bars in Houston

Lucky’s Pub
801 St. Emanuel St..
Houston, TX 77003
(713) 522-2010

Ask Houston residents to name a great place for sports viewing and Lucky’s Pub is bound to rank high on the list. The reasons are many, but the large space, numerous televisions and attentive service are just some of the reasons why Lucky’s Pub in downtown Houston is such a great place for Thursday night football. Watching sports is reason enough to visit, but Lucky’s Pub is also good for food, drink and playing arcade games. Open space, plenty of seating and an outdoor dining option make Lucky’s an excellent choice for Thursday night football.

Center Court Pizza and Brew
7425 Hwy 6
Missouri City, TX 77459
(832) 947-0440

Large and kid-friendly, Center Court Pizza and Brew is a Missouri City standout for sports viewing. Guests can gather indoors and watch the game on one of multiple television screens or head outside and watch Thursday night football on a big screen while the kiddos enjoy the playground. Pizza is the specialty at Center Court Pizza and Brew, and the craft beer selection is commendable – with a beer to suit anyone’s tastes. With a vibrant atmosphere and frequent drink specials, Center Court Pizza and Brew is an excellent choice for Thursday night football and other sports.

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Bryan Carey is a Houston, Texas resident with an avid interest in restaurants, dining, breweries, wineries, festivals, cultural events, museums, theatre, concerts, and other forms of entertainment. He has been writing about entertainment, travel, and related topics for more than fifteen years and has thousands of articles to his credit. His work can be found at

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