Sure, as autumn leaves change color, baseball season quickly becomes football season. Armchair quarterbacks eager to watch the big game with their kids are in luck. Plenty of local sports bars and restaurants in Des Moines offer up a fun atmosphere for catching the game complete with multiple big screens, great bites and maybe even a beer or two.
We’ve rounded up DSM’s best local venues where you can watch televised football games on the big screen AND grab some grub.
1908 Draught House – 8789 Northpark Drive, Johnston, Iowa 50131
The Beerhouse – 4810 NW 86th St, Urbandale, IA 50322
Thunderhead Sports Bar and Grill – 1325 SW Oralabor Road, Ankeny, IA 50023
Saints Pub + Patio – 87 NE Carefree Lane, Waukee, IA 50263
The Other Place – 12401 University Avenue, Clive, IA 50325
Truman’s KC Pizza Tavern – 400 SE 6th Street, Des Moines, IA 50309
Spectators Sports Bar & Grill – 3200 Adventureland Drive, Altoona, IA 50009
Food Depot Bar & Grill – 3000 SE Grimes Boulevard Suite 200, Grimes, IA 50111
Sports Page Grill – 1802 W 2nd Avenue, Indianola, IA 50125
The Chicken Coop Sports Bar & Grill – 1960 Grand Avenue #23, West Des Moines, IA 50265
What are some of your favorite, family-friendly spots for watching football in Des Moines?