Thursday Night Football features your favorite teams going head to head. Don’t miss a single play — watch the game from a big-screen TV at one of the sports bars we have in the area. From established pubs and slick bars to a new neighborhood haunt or unique brewery, there’s a place to watch the action on Thursdays with friends and fans alike.
Thomas Magee’s Sporting House Whiskey Bar 
1408 E. Fisher Freeway
Detroit, MI 48207
(313) 263-4342

Thomas Magee’s Sporting House Whiskey Bar is a newcomer on the Detroit sports bar scene, but it has already established itself as one of the best in the area. It has everything football fans need. The Thursday night game is broadcast on the many flat-screens and the beer is flowing. One visit and it’ll become your new favorite spot to hang out with the fellas.

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Starter’s Bar & Grill
4501 Woodward Ave.
Detroit, MI  48201
(313) 831-3100

Bring the guys and get ready to rumble at Starter’s. The hands-down best part of this sports bar and eatery is the ambiance. It’s a classy place with a chill vibe—the perfect setting to watch the game when you are looking to cheer your team on for the touchdown. Thursday Night Football will be on the many flat-screens, a guarantee that anyone will have a great view of the game wherever you are seated.

Detroit Pub Greektown
1326 Brush St.
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 963-3500

This neighborhood spot has been a favorite place for sports fans to gather for years. Where would fans rather be to watch Thursday Night Football than at a sports bar that features 17 plasmas and an HD projection screen? If the answer is nowhere, then the Detroit Pub Greektown is your spot to watch the game. Gather a group of guys and gals and order the pub pack—this sports bar’s answer to the sampler. It contains four drafts, four shots and comes with a price tag of $15. That’s a great way to get the party started during kickoff.

The Arena
203 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
(734) 222-9999

The Arena has 22 flat-screens and four large hi-def screens to ensure fans don’t miss a fumble or personal foul. The personal TVs make this spot a top contender for best places to watch Thursday Night Football. Because really, what could be better than settling into a booth with a cold brew, maybe with some food, while watching kickoff on the screen right there in front of your eyes? Nothing, except maybe the two TVs in the bathroom. Pool, darts and arcade games are available if your team is losing and you just can’t watch any longer. An added bonus is that the tab is easy on the wallet.

Detroit Beer Company
1529 Broadway St.
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 962-1529

On Thursdays, head over to the Detroit Beer Company and cheer on your team with the rest of the crowd. The brewery will have its big-screen TVs tuned into the football game. Sit back and relax with one of its signature brews on tap, made on site and poured directly from one of the five serving tanks. This is a great place to order some food and a lager while watching the game with a good group of friends.

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