BATTER’D AND FRIED BOSTON SEAFOOD HOUSE It might only have two TVs, but the long bar at this restaurant makes for a good game hang. After all, the bar here has been broken in over many a Red Sox rout. Plus the fried fish and bags of fries are great game grub. 1008 Woodland St. 226-9283 Hours: 11 a.m.-10 p.m. TVs: 2 Specials: None
BIG RIVER GRILLE AND BREWING WORKS No Party with the tourists in cowboy hats at this downtown restaurant, which offers an array of its own brews. The menu goes beyond hot wings and burgers, too, with crab tower appetizers, hummus salads, pizzas, pastas and steaks. 111 Broadway 251-4677 Hours: 11 a.m.- 11 p.m. TVs: 8 Specials: None
BEYOND THE EDGE You can belly up to the bar at this East Nashville watering hole or find a more active spot by the pool tables and darts. 112 S. 11th St. 226-3343 Hours: 11 a.m.-3 a.m. TVs: 16 Specials: 2-for-1 on all beer
BUFFALO WILD WINGS Wings and football go together like, well, you know. But add more than 40 TVs and you’re Super Bowl set. 6816 Charlotte Pike #110 352-9963 Hours: 11 a.m.-midnight TVs: 39 Specials: Beer of the month special
THE CROW’S NEST This two-level restaurant and bar has lots of nooks and crannies for parking in front of the tube — from the long downstairs bar or enclosed front patio to the more boisterous upstairs area. 2221 Bandywood Drive 783-0720 Hours: 11 a.m.-2:30 a.m. TVs: 28 Specials: $14 beer buckets
Jonathan’s Grille Snag a seat around the large square bar at this restaurant and you’ll be golden for game watching. And if the Bowl gets boring, you can always throw darts. 7135 South Springs Drive, Franklin 771-0355 Hours: 11 a.m.-1 a.m. TVs: 37 Specials: 2-for-1 on bottled and draft beers.
The Melrose Pub Food-loving sports fans might choose this bar for its fat burgers made with local beef and a list of fixings that runs from special spicy sauces to the basics — cheese, tomato, lettuce, pickles. (Tip: Order a ramekin of the creamy-thick ranch dressing to dunk your waffle fries.) 2535 Franklin Pike 712-8160 Hours: 10 a.m.-2 a.m. TVs: 11 Specials: Regular Sunday special of $2 drafts all day.
3 CROW BAR It’s 2-for-1 every Sunday at this East Nashville neighborhood bar, and the token that gets you that second drink can be redeemed any day of the week. 1024 Woodland St. 262-3345 Hours: 11 a.m.-3 a.m. TVs: 8 Specials: Regular Sunday 2-for-1 specials
SAM’S SPORTS BAR AND GRILL There’s not a bad seat in the house at this Hillsboro Village hotspot. The volume will stay cranked and the bartenders, who are easy to spot and flag down in their black-and-white striped uniforms, serve the kind of interference we’d welcome. 1803 21st Ave. S. 383-3601 Hours: 11 a.m.-3 a.m. TVs: More than 50 Specials: 2-for-1 drinks
Source: The Tennessean