On The Town

Ravens Food and Drink Specials for the 2017-2018 Season

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If there is a bright side to saying goodbye to summer, it’s that football season is officially around the corner. There’s no better way to cheer on the Ravens than by gathering with other die-hards around the big screens at your neighborhood bar. This season, throw on a jersey and head to these local watering holes to enjoy discounted food and drink deals while watching the birds duke it out.

Ale Mary’s: Known for its beer list and collection of vintage knick-knacks (be sure to check out Christmas Story-style leg lamp at the bar), this corner dive in Fells Point is a great place to showcase your purple pride. During all Ravens games throughout the season, enjoy specials including $3 Bud Lights and Henry’s Hard Sodas, $4 Pollock Johnny’s sausages, $5 punch, $5 bombs, and a $7 deal on one pound of grilled wings paired with a domestic bottle of your choice. 1939 Fleet St., 410-276-2044

Alexander’s Tavern: At this popular Fells Point hangout, fans throw back free shooters whenever the Ravens score a touchdown. Don your most festive purple garb to watch the game while enjoying half-priced nachos and tots, as well as $3 Miller Lites, $4 Blue Moons, and $10 Miller Lite pitchers. 710 S. Broadway., 410-522-0000

Bmore Around Town: You can’t go wrong attending a pregame party hosted by this group of local tailgating experts. This season, Bmore Around Town has moved its tailgates to the brand new Stadium Square lot on the corner of West Ostend and Leadenhall streets near Lot H. Tickets to the all-inclusive events include a full open bar, bottomless buffet of stadium fare, live DJ entertainment, and games like corn hole, flip cup, Kan Jam, and jumbo Connect Four. Aside from its home-game celebrations, Bmore Around Town also offers fans road trip packages for away games. 443-865-5935

Claddagh Pub: If you haven’t had the chance to check out this Canton staple’s new outdoor bar, football season is the perfect opportunity. Dubbed “The Cork Yard Bar” the new space features four outdoor screens and heaters so that fans can keep warm during the chillier months. Sunday specials to look out for (offered both inside and outside) include $3 pints, $6 bombs and Crushes, one pound of jumbo shrimp for $16.95, and a deal on 30 wings paired with a pitcher of beer for $19.95. 2918 O’Donnell St., 410-522-4220

Dogwatch Tavern: Equipped with comfy couches, pool tables, and group games like Bear Pong, this Fells Point hangout has a relaxed vibe that mimics catching the game in the comfort of your own living room. Grab a group of friends and head to the bar to enjoy 22-oz. Miller Lite drafts for $5, an order of wings for $7, and Miller and Coors Light buckets for $15. If you’re feeling particularly festive, order one of the bar’s signature 100-oz. beer towers for $20. 709 S. Broadway, 410-276-6030

El Bufalo: Post up in front of any one of the 13 screens at this multi-level Canton Square favorite to watch all of the action unfold this season. Though it might not be the most traditional sporting-event sip, El Bufalo offers $7-off all of its mega margaritas on game days. Other specials include $8 orders of disco fries, $10 flatbreads, $15 Bud Light Buckets, and group deals like a case of Bud Light and 25 wings for $100. 2921 O’Donnell St., 410-814-0594

Huck’s American Craft: This Brewers Hill beer bar gets creative with its football specials, which include $5 “Raven-ade” drinks and purple bombs, as well as free shots whenever the birds score a touchdown. Fans can also pair $2 Natty Bohs with snacks like wings, sliders, onion rings, and pretzel-dough pizzas. 3728 Hudson St., 443-438-3380

Mother’s Grille: Nothing says Ravens season like an afternoon spent downing drafts on Mother’s Purple Patio, which features live DJ entertainment and a radio broadcast of the game. During all Sunday games, the Federal Hill football headquarters offers fans all-you-can-eat boneless wings paired with Miller Lite for $35. At Mother’s Baltimore County location in Timonium, take advantage of specials including $5 Fireball shots, $6 Purple Crushes, $15 Yuengling buckets, and $3 hot dogs. Multiple locations including 1113 S. Charles St., 410-244-8686

Mt. Washington Tavern: This Mt. Washington neighborhood haunt celebrates football season in style. In addition to its Purple Friday lunch menu (think discounted burgers, quesadillas, beers, and Tito’s vodka drinks), the tavern also features an lengthy list of specials whenever the birds take the field. Get comfortable at the bar to enjoy $8 slow-roasted Buffalo wings, $10 queso fundido dip, and $15 loaded nachos topped with chili, cheeses, and Applewood bacon. Wash down all of the eats with $2 Narraganset Lager cans, $4 Old Hilltop drafts, and $6 vodka drinks. 5700 Newbury St., 410-367-6903

JD’s Smokehouse: We were stoked when this former O’Donnell Square mainstay announced that it would be returning to Canton last year. Now stationed at the corner of South Luzerne and Foster avenues in the space previously occupied by American Harry’s, JD’s is back with its selection of imported beers and finger-licking barbecue. Throughout football season, swing by the new digs to enjoy $2 Natty Bohs, $5 Ravens Crushes, $5 domestic buckets, and $12 Union Craft buckets. Food specials of note include “The Tucker Long” (a smoked sausage hoagie with onions and peppers) for $7.95, and the “A-5 Burger” topped with onions, mushrooms, and provolone with two sides for $9.95. 623 S. Luzerne Ave., 410-522-2266

Wicked Sisters: If you’re looking for a spot to tune in from North Baltimore, this Hampden hangout highlights plenty of flat screens. Gather with other fans to chow down on $2-off select appetizers (think meatballs and sriracha honey Brussels sprouts), $3 Natty Boh drafts, and $4 pours of “Old Man Gjerde”—an ode to owner Charlie Gjerde crafted by The Brewer’s Art. 3845 Falls Road, 410-878-0884

Jimmy’s Seafood: Throughout the years, this Dundalk restaurant has become a go-to for sports fans and local athletes alike. To celebrate the return of the birds, Jimmy’s is debuting a new “Sunday Funday” deal featuring two-for-one drinks during Sunday games. Also new this season, happy hour specials (think $3 Summer Shandy and $7 Crushes) will run until midnight for all Monday-night matchups. 6526 Holabird Ave, Dundalk, 410-633-4040