Gillespie's Map Room
The wood-paneled bar with maps on the walls provides an old-school, laid-back feel along with drinks and great pizza.
Outside of FirstEnergy Stadium and a handful of tailgating lots, this Warehouse District spot is one of the hottest locales on game days. Pregame radio shows broadcast from the bar and super fan Pumpkinhead hosts a raucous tailgate party here. barleyhousecleveland.com
Noble Beast Brewing Co.
Close to the Muni Lot, the industrial-chic microbrewery on Lakeside Avenue opens early on Browns Sundays and offers a special tailgate menu in addition to its wide beer list. noblebeastbeer.com
Masthead Brewing Co.
This spacious brewery serves up dynamite pizzas and house brews, and is big enough to accommodate you and a couple dozen of your closest football-fan friends. mastheadbrewingco.com
The Corner Alley
It’s closer to Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse than it is to FirstEnergy Stadium, but it’s got acres of televisions and activities such as pool and bowling to work off your nervous energy when you’re looking for a defensive stop.
This two-story temple to fandom delivers with a massive projector and tons of TVs, super-tall draft beers and some of the rowdiest and most rabid fans of any downtown watering hole. clevelanderbar.com
If Barley House is packed, the younger crowd will enjoy this nightclub-turned-sports bar on West Sixth Street, which is only open Sundays when the Browns are in town. divebarcleveland.com
Don't let the players have all the fun. With a patio that lets you feel the pulse of the city, this downtown game bar, which also has locations in Streetsboro and Broadview Heights, has dozens of arcade games, a BBQ-based menu and hundreds of craft beers on draft that you can pour yourself. wildeagle.com/downtown-cleveland
Get there early if you want a seat at this nearly 100-year-old Lakewood neighborhood staple, which has dozens of televisions, pub food and an atmosphere that makes you feel part of the dawg pound. merryartspubandgrille.com
With unique, Irish-influenced dishes, this local pub, which has locations in Brooklyn, Mentor, Montrose and Westlake, is cozy; features professional, college and high school memorabilia; and walls upon walls of TVs. 1funpub.com
You'd be hard pressed to find a bar with more televisions than this Lakewood spot with 27 high-definition televisions and the NFL game pass, so you can watch your fantasy players on the side.
Hi & Dry
This Tremont spot parties hard every Sunday but especially during football season, when its game day party includes trivia, raffles, squares and great food.
West Park Station
This spacious neighborhood spot is family friendly with two patios and food as diverse as steaks, wings and pizza. facebook.com/westparkstation
This two-room Downtown Willoughby spot serves up great pizza from its open-concept stone oven. Perhaps it's best known for its Murphy pizza, which has mashed potatoes under the cheese. wildgoosewlby.com
Everyone knows football Sunday is a diet cheat day, and if you're going to cheat, go big with Scalpers in Lyndhurst. Since 1994, this cozy sports bar has been serving over-the-top pub food such as walking tacos, potato skins with loads of bacon and burgers, great wings, and subs, fries and burgers topped with things like mozzarella sticks, corned beef, deli meat, onion rings and more. scalpersbarandgrille.com
If being on time means halftime, you're still likely to find a seat at this huge Mentor (and Streetsboro) sports bar that serves "Moosetastic" (sorry, that's too good) food and tons of 70-inch HD TVs. happymoosebarandgrill.com
If you turn your nose up at average bar food, this Concord and Chagrin Falls gastropub is the place for you. Yet even with selections such as confit wings, truffle fries, smoked gouda mac and cheese and maple buffalo buttermilk fried chicken, this spot has a cozy atmosphere that's perfect for watching the game. pubfrato.com
This best-kept-secret spot not only delivers with a huge patio and three mammoth TVs. You can even toss bags with the indoor cornhole boards, as well as darts and Golden Tee. linosweb.com