Oh, the autumn breeze, the rustling leaves, and… the unmistakable sound of NFL games on TV? Yep, it’s that time of year again! 🏈
If you’re a mom like me, your Sunday game plan might involve color-coded family calendars, superhero-themed lunch boxes, or hunting for that elusive missing sock. But, during football season, things can get a tad more… athletic.
So, for the love of all things spandex and sports-themed, here are some of the top places to enjoy NFL football games with a splash of family fun:
1. Your Living Room Couch:
Pro: You can wear those yoga pants (no judgment here). Kids can jump around, and no one’s shushing them. Con: The couch is also home to surprise LEGO landmines. Always proceed with caution.
2. Friend’s House with a Basement (AKA “Kid Dungeon”):
You watch the game upstairs, and the kids play downstairs. Just remember to send a search party if they’re quiet for too long.
3. Local Sports Bars or Restaurants:
Or head out to a local sports bar or restaurant in the Quad Cities area (with or without the kids) and watch your favorite NFL team! We’ve even created a list for you — check it out below.
Here’s our curated list of the Best Places to Watch Football in the Quad Cities Area:
|Bad Boyz Pizza and Pub||4706 Utica Ridge Rd, Davenport, IA||563-355-5500|
|BeerTinis||3803 Rockingham Rd, Davenport, IA||563-323-0021|
|Frackies Pub & Grub||2820 Rockingham Rd, Davenport, IA||563-326-0202|
|Grease Monkeys Sports Bar and Grill||709 1st St, Colona, IL||309-281-1887|
|Gunchies Davenport||2905 Telegraph Rd, Davenport, IA||563-323-9867|
|GypsyHighway||2606 W Locust St, Davenport, IA||563-232-8890|
|Hawkeye Sports Bar & Grill||4646 Cheyenne Avenue, Davenport, IA||563-888-5464|
|Kavanaugh’s Hilltop||1228 30th St, Rock Island, IL||309-786-9055|
|Old Chicago||3030 Utica Ridge Rd, Bettendorf, IA||563-355-9494|
|Public House Davenport||5260 Northwest Blvd, Davenport, IA||563-594-6055|
|PV Pub & Grill||4590 Wyndham Dr, Bettendorf, IA||563-600-4200|
|Sports Fans Pizza||1723 Grant St, Bettendorf, IA||563-359-5555|
|Steves Old Time Tap||223 17th St, Rock Island, IL||309-786-4543|
|Three 33||333 River Drive, Princeton, IA||563-635-5014|
|Treehouse Pub & Eatery||2239 Kimberly Rd, Bettendorf, IA||563-355-1255|
|Van’s Pizza Pub||3333 N Harrison St, Davenport, IA||563-386-0090|
|White Horse Inn Bar & Grill||1201 53rd St. Moline, IL||309-764-9151|
Remember, it’s not just about the game; it’s about the memorable fumbles, like explaining to your five-year-old why “that man just tackled that other man” or how you successfully managed to keep their paint-covered fingers off your white jersey.
So, whether you’re an avid NFL fan (Go Steelers!!) or just there for the nachos, here’s to enjoying the season with a mix of cheers, giggles, and perhaps a few minor parenting penalties!