The NFL season kicks off tonight and college football started up last week, and the bars and restaurants of Las Vegas have some plays up their sleeves to get fans in to eat and drink the game away. Check out these 11 ways to snag some deals while watching your favorite team.
Mi Casa Grill Cantina
What: On Sept. 10, 17 and 24, fans can win giveaways and weekly prizes. Food and drink specials include $2 tacos and quesadillas and $2 Jägermeister shots, $3 Skyy Vodka cocktails and $12 Corona and Corona Light buckets. Each week guests receive a chance to enter the end-of-season grand prize, the Man Cave or Diva's Den. The Man Cave is two recliners from Walker Furniture, a 50-inch plasma TV, X-box 360, Madden 13 and a Jägermeister Bar-top machine. The Diva's Den is a custom closet by Container Store.
PBR Rock Bar & Grill
Where: Miracle Mile Shops
What: During Saturday and Sunday games, fans can enjoy the daily happy hour of $3 domestic draft beers, two-for-one well cocktails, $5 shots, half-price bottles of wine and $19 Budweiser buckets. The same deal goes during Monday Night Football.
Ranch House Kitchen
Where: Town Square
What: Ranch House is working with CollectiveZOO to create the Pigskin Playground with drink specials and prizes beginning on Sunday, Sept. 9. During games on Sundays, Mondays and Thursdays, football fans that order $2 domestic drafts and $12 domestic beer buckets will be entered into the "Best Seat in the House" raffle. A winner will be chosen weekly, which awards the football fan a $100 bar tab for the following week, along with prime seating and their choice of which game plays on the big screen. Various prizes will also be given away to guests during the games. All patrons who enter the raffle on Sundays will be included in the grand prize drawing at the end of the season. The winner will enjoy an all-expenses paid trip, sponsored by Budweiser, to Honolulu with two tickets to the Pro Bowl in January 2013.
What: Kicking off with the NFL regular season game Wednesday, Sept. 5, Rhumbar will offer drink specials and big screen television viewing for guests every weekend. Every Thursday through Monday, football fans order $6 Coors Light and Bloody Marys. Buckets of Coors Light, which will include a commemorative Coors Light sack-pack, will be available for $25.
Crazy Horse III
Where: 3525 W. Russell Road
What: The strip club kicks off Monday Night Football with free Budweiser and Bud Light drafts as well as free Crown Royal drinks starting at 4 p.m. until kickoff. During the game, football fans can enjoy unobstructed views on large flat screen TVs, $1 hot dogs, $1 Budweiser and Bud Light drafts, as well as $5 cocktails during the games. Fans will enjoy Crazy Horse III's erotic spin on the long-lived tradition of cheerleader halftime shows with sexy stripteases by the Las Vegas Tight Ends. Guests who attend the Monday Night Football parties will receive a new raffle ticket each time they purchase a bucket of Budweiser or Bud Light beer throughout the game. During each quarter a raffle ticket will be pulled for prizes, including show and concert tickets, car washes, gift cards and more.
What: The restaurant, which opens in time for Monday Night Football on Sept. 10, will offer $25 buckets of Bud Light and Budweiser and $20 buckets of wings every Monday night with a local DJ playing during commercial breaks. Public House also plans to offer brunch every Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. with an all-you-can-eat buffet for $20 per person and $15 bottomless mimosas or a build-your-own Bloody Mary bar for a two-hour limit per person.
Where: Treasure Island
What: The restaurant will offer $25 tubs of beer and half-priced appetizers every Thursday through Monday during football season. The upstairs party bar will be transformed the ultimate football viewing area with couches, lounge seating and projection screens.
Tender Steak & Seafood
What: The restaurant will offer a tailgate lounge menu every Sunday and Monday night from 5 to 9 p.m. throughout the regular season. The menu will range in price from $3 to $20 and offer dishes such as Homemade Texas Chili Fries with Cheddar Cheese, Beef Tenderloin Strip Taco Salad, Barbecue Wild Pork Ciabatta Sandwich and Bluepoint Oyster Shooters.
Lynyrd Skynyrd BBQ & Beer
What: The restaurant will offer "Bones and Beers" specials every Thursday through Monday throughout the season. The specials will include $5 shots of Patrón tequila, pitchers of Coors Light or Lynyrd Skynyrd Lager for $15, chicken wings and a pitcher of beer for $22 or pork spare ribs and a pitcher of beer for $30. Guests can be entered to win airfare for two and two tickets to the 2013 Sugar Bowl at the Superdome in New Orleans on Jan. 2 with every Coors Light or Lynyrd Skynyrd pitcher purchased during football games.
Minus5 Ice Bar
Where: Mandalay Place
What: This cool spot is offering $3 Pabst Blue Ribbon, $3 house wines, $3 jello shots and $7 Skyy Infusion martinis during football games.
LBS Burger Joint
Where: Red Rock Resort
What: LBS Burger will be home to the Baltimore Ravens. Fans can nab burgers for $7.77 and sip on $5 cocktails and $4 drafts all afternoon. Also available, 10 cent refills on select house draft with purchase of $15 Drink to Drown beer mug and an entrée. The $15 also includes the first beer purchase.
Mi Casa Grill Cantina [Photo: Silverton]