Top Bars To Watch College Football In Houston

September 11, 2014 7:00 AM

A high school student with two prosthetic legs is inspiring fellow teammates on his school’s football team. (File photo. Photo Credit: Thinkstock.)

College football is one of the most exciting events in sports, and its followers include some of the most fanatical of all fans. Nothing can beat a day at the game, but a visit to a good sports bar is the next best thing to being there. The right atmosphere, a good selection of food and drink and the company of rowdy fans can make a seat at a sports bar almost as good as a seat in the bleachers on game day. Here are five of the best sports bars in Houston for college football.
Stats Sports Bar and Grill
10850 Louetta Rd., #1700
Houston, TX 77070
(281) 257-8287

A large establishment with lots of televisions broadcasting lots of sports action, Stats Sports Bar and Grill is a fun place to enjoy pub food while watching the big game. The large number of televisions means you can find a college football game or two of your choosing without any problem. If the inside isn’t to your liking, step outside and enjoy some fresh air on the patio where more televisions can quench your college football viewing thirst. Stats Sports Bar and Grill is a little larger than most and its combination of sports, food and drink make it a good choice for your college football viewing pleasure.

Houston Texans Grille
12848 Queensbury Ln.
Houston, TX 77024
(713) 461-2002

Best known for its NFL viewing, Houston Texans Grille is also a great place to catch a college football game. The large size of the facility and the outdoor patio are perfect for larger groups and the atmosphere is sports all the way. Houston Texans Grille is a good place for food, too, and it serves up a larger variety of food options than the typical sports bar. Add to this the excellent location in Houston’s City Centre and you have an ideal place to get your college football fix.

Christian’s Tailgate Bar and Grill
2000 Bagby St.
Houston, TX 77002
(713) 527-0261

Located in Houston’s Midtown area, Christian’s Tailgate Bar and Grill is a great place for sports viewing. The University of Houston is nearby and UH students often make their way to Christian’s Tailgate Bar and Grill to catch the Cougars game on one of the many televisions. What many love about Christian’s Tailgate Bar and Grill is that it’s not just great for sports, but also for food. Its burgers rank among the very best in the area. Whether you want to watch college football and drink a beer or enjoy a delicious meal, Christian’s Tailgate Bar and Grill is a fun place for college football and more.

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Center Court Pizza and Brew
9721 W Broadway St.
Pearland, TX 77584
(713) 436-3927

A classic sports bar, Center Court Pizza and Brew is a large, family-oriented sports bar known for its pizza and sports viewing. Large televisions broadcast college football games and guests often rave about the pizza, considered some of the best in the Houston area. The outdoor seating area is perfect on a cool autumn day and the family atmosphere is great when you want to bring the kiddos and enjoy some family togetherness while watching your favorite college football team on the big screen.

Luke’s Ice House
903 Durham Drive
Houston, TX 77007
(281) 888-7028

A Houston Heights institution, Luke’s Ice House is the perfect afternoon getaway for college football viewing. The wait staff is quick and courteous and the seating is plentiful, with both indoor and outdoor options. Generous food portions will keep your stomach full and provide the energy you need while you root for your favorite college football team. The screens are big, the service is fast and the food is tasty at Luke’s Ice House, a great place for college football and more.

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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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