Brothers Bar & Grill
Location: 1234 Eddy St. | South Bend
Eddy Street Commons is located right across the street from Notre Dame and buzzes on gameday weekends. Brothers Bar & Grill has several televisions for watching the game, a large patio, long tap list and delicious food.
Location: 236 S. Michigan St. | South Bend
CJ's has been a longtime go-to spot in downtown South Bend for Notre Dame fans. It serves up some of the best burgers in town.
Corby's Irish Pub
Location: 441 E. LaSalle Ave. | South Bend
Corby's is a popular spot for Notre Dame fans, students and alums. There is plenty of Fighting Irish memorabilia on the walls (to go with the TVs) and the pub is known for being the location of bar scenes during the movie "Rudy."
Location: 1631 South Bend Ave. | South Bend
Quintessential college bar located near campus. Known affectionately as "The Backer," it's always a hotspot for fans before, during and after the game.
O'Rourke's Public House
Location: 1044 E. Angela Blvd. | South Bend
Another option in Eddy Street Commons just up the road from Brothers. O'Rourke's has the Irish pub vibe (along with a wide selection of Irish whiskey) with the benefit of being located on a busy corner right across from campus.
Taphouse on the Edge
Location: 1803 South Bend Ave. | South Bend
The name is a nod to it being on the "edge" of campus. Taphouse is a sports bar locals love for its big menu (and great burgers) and tap list full of local and regional beers.
Extra Point: Bar Louie
Location: 7320 Aspect Dr. | Granger
Bar Louie is a little more chic than the average sports bar but remains a popular spot for gameday revelers a little ways from campus. Flatbread and burgers are dependable choices on the menu. There's also a large rooftop deck.