Although saying “sayonara” to summer means putting away the flip flops and gearing up for sweater weather, the upside is that our beloved birds are officially back in action. So throw on a jersey and celebrate the return of the Ravens with these game-day food and drink deals at spots all over town.
Charles Village Pub & Patio: No matter the sport, there’s never any shortage of game-day specials at this multi-level Towson bar. With TV screens on virtually every wall—including in the spacious outdoor patio—CVP is an ideal space to kick back and show off your purple pride. The bar’s football specials include 30 wings or 10 sliders for $29.99, a crab pretzel for $8.99, 60-oz. pitchers of Bud, Bud Light, or Natural Light for $8.99, and single Budweiser, Bud Light, or Natural Light bottles for $1.99. 19 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Towson, 410-821-8155
Diamondback Tavern: This Ellicott City watering hole boasts an 80-seat bar section complete with arcade games and shuffleboard courts, making it the perfect spot for weekly Ravens ragers. Diamondback’s list of Sunday game specials includes $2.50 Miller Lite bottles, $3.50 Maker’s Mark drinks, and a Miller Lite bucket paired with an order of loaded nachos for $15. 3733 Old Columbia Pike, Ellicott City, 410-313-8530.
Fish Head Cantina: If you’ll be backing the birds from Arbutus, head to this neighborhood tiki bar to shoot some pool, chow down on sushi, and watch the game on 11 screens. A running list of game-day specials includes $1 12-oz. Natty Boh drafts, $2 domestic bottles and cans, $3 twisted teas, $4 craft drafts, and $5 crushes. On game days, the pub menu is 25 percent off. 4802 Benson Ave., Arbutus, 410-247-2474
Hightopps Backstage Grille: While this Timonium spot’s signature outdoor deck is reminiscent of some of our favorite beach town hangouts, step inside and you’ll find multiple bars perfect for sipping boozy beverages while rooting for your team. Specials on eats and drinks are featured daily, and when Ravens games fall on a Sunday, Hightopps offers a deal on 50-cent wings and $5.25 Southern Comfort, Bacardi, Jack Daniels, and Tuaca drinks. 2306 York Road, Timonium, 410-560-7101
Johnny Dee’s Lounge: Adorned with twinkling lights and plenty of black and purple décor, this laid-back restaurant is a well-known meeting place for Perry Hall locals. Whether you’re a fan of more upscale entrees, or a firm believer that football should be paired with traditional pub grub, Johnny Dee’s offers something for everyone. Football specials of note include a $10 bucket of domestics and a free shot of the bartender’s choosing every time the Ravens score a touchdown. 1705 Amuskai Ave., Parkville, 410-665-7000
Kisling’s Tavern: When it comes to Buffalo wings, the accolades keep on coming for this Canton spot. Pull up a barstool at Kisling’s and chow down on its signature wings while enjoying 16-oz. Ravens-labeled Miller Lite cans for $3.50, crushes for $4.50, $2-off all craft drafts, and $1-off all domestics whenever the birds play on a Sunday. 2100 Fleet Street, 410-327-5477
Kooper’s: All three Kooper's outposts in Fells Point, Lutherville, and Jacksonville will be running the same drink specials to celebrate the birds. Grab some friends and kick-back in the bar while sipping $3 Miller Lites, $4 Blue Moon cans, and $5 Absolut crushes during every game. Multiple locations including 1702 Thames St., 410-563-5423.
Looney’s Pub: Locals frequently flock to this Canton Square bar on any given game day to munch on sports snacks like nachos, wraps, wings, and quesadillas. Looney’s welcomes the birds back to Baltimore with plenty of specials on eats and drinks like a dozen wings or half-pound of shrimp for $9.99, a pound of shrimp paired with a pitcher of beer for $23.99,$4 Blue Moon or Guinness drafts, and $5 crushes and bloody marys. 2900 O’Donnell Street, 410-675-9235
Mother’s Grille: It’s been seven months since the last time we had the opportunity to hang out on the Purple Patio at Mother’s on a game day, but the Federal Hill gem is celebrating football’s return with a bash for the birds during every home game. Don your purple gear and enjoy all-you-can-drink mimosas, Bloody Mary’s, orange crushes, and beer for $30. 1113 S. Charles St., 410-244-8686.
Mt. Washington Tavern: Discounted food and drink offerings are always plentiful during sports season at this sleek neighborhood haunt, making it an ideal place to showcase your purple pride. On any day that the birds play, diners can sip $3 16-oz. Natty Boh cans, $4 Blue Moon drafts, and $7 Deep Eddie Vodka drinks, while enjoying eats like $8 chicken quesadillas, $8 roasted Buffalo wings, $10 crab dip, and $10 loaded waffle fries. 5700 Newbury St., 410-367-6903
Padonia Ale House: This go-to Timonium hangout features drink specials on a daily basis, and it throws a few extra deals into the mix in honor of Ravens games. A running list of Sunday football specials includes $3 Fireball shots, $3 16-oz. Bud Light Bottles, and $6 burgers. 63 E. Padonia Road, Timonium, 410-252-8181.
Ristorante Firenze: This Reisterstown newbie has been making a name for itself by serving up Italian classics for a few months now, and it’s ready to celebrate its first Ravens season with plenty of drink deals. From kickoff until close, guests can take advantage of specials like $3 16-oz. Miller Lite cans, $4 purple power shots, and a reduced bar menu with snacks for sharing. 2 Hanover Road, Reisterstown, 410-394-5577
Turp’s Sports Bar and Restaurant: Head to this cheerful Mt. Vernon hotspot (which we just named “Best Sports Bar”) to catch the game on multiple flat screens and indulge in plenty of food and drink specials. Fans can sip $2 Natty Boh cans, $2.25 domestic bottles, and $2 purple shooters while watching the Ravens and their opponents duke it out. 1317 N. Charles St., 410-347-0349