Best Spots to Catch a Bear’s Game This Season

As the sun starts to set on summer and the cool Fall air moves in, you know what that means, Chicago – It’s football season!  That, of course, means that it’s time to head to the hottest spots around town to cheer on our Chicago Bears.  So, to get you ready for their  first game of the season, which will happen on September 10th, we’ve put together a list of the best bars around Chicago to help rile up that team spirit.  Take a look:

Where to Catch a Bear’s Game

The Boundary

Where: 1932 W. Division

With a 70-bottle-strong beer list and multiple flat screens, this enormous drinking hole is a sports fan’s dream come true!  


The Smoke Daddy

Where: 1804 W Division St.

This Wicker Park hotspot hosts a BBQ, Beer & Bears Brunch every game-day Sunday where fans can expect specials like $15 Miller and Coors buckets, pulled pork benedicts, biscuits and gravy, and a Bloody Mary garnished with smoked brisket and pulled pork.


Public House

Where:  400 N. State St

If you’re looking for a more chic vibe to enjoy your Sunday game, Public House is the place for you. Enjoy a Bears game while delighting in gourmet appetizers and an endless beer list.  


Park & Field

Where:  3509 W Fullerton Ave

Great eats and craft cocktails are served in this vintage sporting equipment setting.  Whether you dine inside or out on the massive patio, Park & Field won’t have you missing a Bear’s game this season!  



Where:  7301 N Western Ave

This sports bar features pool and darts, pub food and multiple TVs in a classic tavern setting – every game-goers dream venue!


The Fifty/50

Where:  2047 W Division St

Burgers, BBQ, fried food and beer await when you spend game-day at this big American sports bar complete with TVs and a patio.


Player’s Pub & Grill

Where: 1250 River Rd

A lively hangout with a patio and football on TVs offering straight-up pub fare is definitely how Bear’s fans want to spend game-days!  


Mike Ditka’s Restaurant

Where:  100 E. Chestnut St

A favorite among “True” Bear fans, you can soak in the team’s history, reminiscing in years past, while enjoying some good eats and live game-day coverage.  


Joe’s Bar on Weed St.

Where:  940 W. Weed St

Joe’s is one of the most popular places to catch any Chicago game.  Enjoy the atmosphere and food among the company of other die-hard Bears fans.


McGee’s Tavern

Where:  950 W. Webster Ave

Known as a loud, crowded, drunken, chaotic sports bar, at McGee’s, you’ll have one heck of a good time!


Leader Bar

Where: 3000 W. Irving Park Rd

Leader is the mother of all bars boasting a family-friendly atmosphere, endless beer options and giant LED screens that will have you feeling like you’re actually at the game.

This season, don’t miss a single pass. Head out to one of the many fantastic sports bars around Chicago.  Whether you’re looking for chill and laid-back or in-you-face competitive hype, there’s a place for you every game-day.  So, don’t stay home this season; see the Bears in action, in the action!  

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