Top Bars To Watch Thursday Night Football in Las Vegas

October 9, 2014 5:00 AM

In the mind of NFL fans, Thursday night is just a precursor to weekend games. But that doesn’t mean you have to stay home. Thursday night NFL Football gives you the opportunity to get out, socialize and check out a bar you haven’t yet been to. Here is a great lineup of local spots – some offering Thursday night football specials and others just an impressive list of distractions.
Photo credit:  Sierra Gold

Photo credit: Sierra Gold

Sierra Gold
6515 S. Jones Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89118
(702) 221-4120

Sierra Gold near the 2-15 and Jones has done some remodeling, just in time for football season. The already spacious gaming bar has added 23 new flat-screen TVs along with one giant 90-inch TV that can show up to four games at once. Sierra Gold also has a VIP lounge with an 80-inch TV that can be reserved. Beginning on September 7, Sierra Gold will have drink and food specials starting at $3 during football games. 

Timbers Bar & Grill
1450 W. Horizon Ridge Parkway
Henderson, NV 89012
(702) 492-0027

Timbers Bar & Grill is a chain of bars with a focus on NFL football. Each location in the valley is dedicated to a particular NFL team. For the 2014 football season, Timbers will be giving out $5-off food coupons to everyone at the bar for kickoff on both Monday and Thursday night. Timbers also has a bunch of food and drink specials during Sunday games. Visit the website for Super Bowl promotions and a list of Timbers’ other NFL team bars.

FireSide Restaurant & Tavern
1785 E. Cactus Ave. 
Las Vegas, NV 89183
(702) 307-7000

The FireSide is located on Cactus Avenue near St. Rose Parkway, making it a great bar for residents in Anthem and the Silverado Ranch area. FireSide’s claim to fame is the large rotating list of draft and craft beers. Happy hour is weekdays from 4 to 6 p.m., and includes $1 off all Bud Light, Miller Lite, Coors Light, house wine, well and call liquor cocktails. Visit the website to see the current list of craft beer on tap.

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Time-Out Sports Bar & Grill
6138 W. Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89107
(702) 880-8180

Time-Out Sports Bar & Grill is located in west central Las Vegas. It has everything you expect in a sports bar including 18 HDTVs, typical bar food fare and large selection of draft beer. It also has a host of games like Golden Tee and Beer Pong to keep you busy during halftime. Specials for game time include $2 Rolling Rock pints, buckets of domestic beer for $12 and 14-inch cheese pizzas for $9. Keep up with Time-Out’s weekly specials on Facebook.

Aces & Ales
3740 S. Nellis Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89121
(702) 436-7600

Aces & Ales is the place where craft beer meets football. Aces & Ales has two locations in Las Vegas, each with a rotating list of on tap draft beers as well as a list of more than 150 bottles. The bar also hosts an annual Strong Beer draft beer festival. Falling right in line with Thursday night football is the Aces & Ales happy hour. Stop in for $5 draft beers, specialty cocktails and food specials like deep-fried Oreos and beer belly grilled cheese.

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Christa Emmer is a graduate of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in broadcast journalism. She has experience as a news writer, editor and producer in television news. Christa has been a Las Vegas resident for more than 20 years. Follow her on twitter @ChristaEmmer. Her work can be found at