The 2016-17 NHL hockey season is well underway, and there’s plenty of Calgary Flames action to catch whether you’re watching a game on TV or in person. And of course, few things go better with a hockey game than a pint of beer or a great burger. Whether you’re looking for a pre-game pit stop or a place to hunker down and watch the game, these 10 bars and restaurants offer great deals on select food and drink items when the Calgary Flames are playing.
Located in Dover, Bonasera Pizza & Sports Bar offers a $4.95 Budweiser beer special during Flames games. The fact that it also has more than a dozen televisions to watch the game on makes it a worthy stop if you weren’t able to snag tickets.
3525 26 Ave. S.E., 403-273-3151, bonaserapizza.ca
What goes better with a hockey game than barbecue and seafood? The $5.50 pints of Canadian and Coors Light that are available at Booker’s BBQ Grill & Crab Shack during home and away Flames games.
Fill your stomach and quench your thirst at Bottlescrew Bill’s Pub before or during a Flames game. From 3 p.m. until the end of home and away games, the pub offers $17.95 jugs of Budweiser and its Buzzard burger and fries for $11.95. The pub also draws tickets to give you a chance to win two tickets to a home game.
Home & Away is a great spot to catch a game, and that’s not just because of its sporty decor, televisions and arcade games. In addition to its regular weekly specials, the sports-themed restaurant and bar offers $4 Budweisers and $4 shots of Jack Fire during home and away Flames games.
Head to Molly Malones in Kensington to celebrate the Flames all day. The Irish pub offers $5.25 pints of Budweiser throughout the day when the Flames play at home or away.
Take your pre-game snacking up a notch at Raw Bar. During home games, the restaurant offers a $20 sharing platter with items like spicy salmon taco, crispy sweet potato roll and glazed fried chicken. Glasses of the featured red and white wine and draught beer are available for $4.99. And if you do eat here, you can park at the Hotel Arts for free while the game is on.
This Lower Mount Royal restaurant is a great spot to grab some elevated comfort food and a drink on game day. In addition to its regular weekly specials, Roosevelt offers $5 Budweisers during Flames games.
Located in Mount Pleasant, The Cat ‘n Fiddle offers $5.50 drink specials on pints of Budweiser and Canadian during home and away games. Swing by for a drink and to watch the game on the local pub’s multiple televisions.
At Trolley 5, you can get a pre-grame meal and drink, as well as a ride to the game, for $20. The brewery and restaurant offers a package that includes a meal and side from its Flames menu and a 14-ounce serving of Conductor Lager. Then, 45 minutes before the game starts, a bus will leave from the restaurant to get you to the game. Make sure to email to reserve a spot.
During home games, Yellow Door Bistro in Hotel Arts offers a great pre-game meal option. From around 5 p.m. until the puck drops, you can dine on a special hockey night menu, which features two courses for $20. In addition, glasses of the featured red and white wine and draught beer are available for $4.99. Diners can also park for free at Hotel Arts while the game is happening.