#MLSisBack with a cutthroat tourney, NBA stars are shooting hoops and tossing lures in Florida, baseball’s throwing pitches and it’s almost Hockey Night in Canada once again.
That’s why we’re dedicating this upcoming #TakeoutDay to one of our favourite reasons to gather and eat, Game Day!
To celebrate the return of hockey and other sports, PepsiCo is encouraging Canadians to fuel up with their game day favourites, perfectly paired with a refreshing Pepsi.
Plus, the perfect way to wrap up any sports match is with Sonora Torillas! Thin-pressed, restaurant-style and an outstanding MVP, Sonora Tortillas are available at leading grocery and specialty stores across Canada, as well as in your favourite Game Day burrito shops!
No matter your sport of choice, here are 10 restaurants ready to fulfill your rink or field-sized hunger.
Boston Pizza (Multiple Locations Across Canada)
“Canada’s favourite place where food and life gets shared” since 1964, Boston Pizza and sports go together like Bert & Ernie, ketchup and mustard; you get the picture.
Now available on their Summer Playoff menu, Pizza Flights! Served with Sriracha Ranch, Creamy Garlic of Honey Dill dipping sauces, you get three 6” pizzas of any variety, so you can enjoy the traditional favourites, indulge in something new, or please your teammates’ pickings.
Hunter’s Ale House (Charlottetown, PEI)
An “unfussy” place to chow from now, Hunter’s strives to offer the best, most favorited pub fare in Prince Edward Island.
Catch the match with a plate of their amazing BBQ Chicken Nachos (pictured) and some Deep Fried Dill Pickles.
Expecting company? Order the Gang Platter with samplings of Nachos, Wings, Mozza Sticks, Onion Rings, Cardiac Slices and Chicken Strips.
185 Kent Street, Charlottetown, PEI, C1A 1P1. @hunterspei
The Millstone Public House (Dartmouth & Bedford, NS)
100% locally owned and operated, with a mission to make guests always feel relaxed and comfortable in food and atmosphere, The Millstone Public House has been offering a delicious variety of starters, burgers and other entrees since 2016.
Get your pre-game party on with appetizers like Candied Bacon, Sriracha Rings, Sweet Chili Shrimp and Panko Crusted Pickle Spears.
During the next timeout, dig into their Fish (Breaded Haddock) or Veggie Tacos.
250 Baker Drive, Darmouth, NS & 50 Gray Martin Drive, Bedford, NS. @millstonepublichouse
Pita Pit (St. Stephen, NB & Multiple Locations Across Canada)
One of the easiest ways to please on Game Day is the almighty pita.
Customizable to anyone’s tastes, the toppings are near unlimited, and at Pita Pit St. Stephen, they have the extra special offering for NB sports fans; Greek Donairs!
Plus, celebrate any victory with a Yogen Fruz froyo dessert, also available for takeout or delivery.
For additional Pita Pit locations outside St. Stephen, and their own promotional menu items, click here.
La Cage (Multiple Locations, QB)
Guaranteeing freshness and quality, no matter the season, La Cage is also Quebec’s go-to chain for sports fare and fun.
Order their Blitz Kit for 4, containing 4 burger patties, butter hamburger buns, bacon, cheddar, red onion, tomato, lettuce, 2 lbs of fries, and 4 bags of popcorn!
Or, bite into their cooked-for-you classics like Buffalo Chicken Wings, Blitz Burgers, Battered Sausages and Club Sandwiches.
The Hintonburg Public House (Ottawa, ON)
Serving the nation’s capital’s biggest sports fans since 2011, The Hintonburg Public House offers a tasty takeout menu of bar snacks, appetizers, lunches, dinners and stock for your freezer.
Give your home living room that sports bar feel with orders of Beer Nuts, Pickled Egg Jars, BBQ Chips and Marinated St. Albert Cheese Curds.
HPH signature mains include the HPH Burger (w/ beef, garlic aioli, dill pickle, lettuce, cheddar), Fish on a Bun and Beef Chili.
They also offer craft beers, ciders, meads and wines to go.
1020 Wellington Street West, Ottawa, ON, K1Y 2X9. @thehph
Underdogs (Winnipeg, MB)
Winnipegers, get in the game with your local Underdogs, a winning game-day go-to known for their creative, contemporary eats.
Choose from fan-loved items like their Home-Court Crispy Chicken Tenders, Stuffed Pickle Poppers, Perogy Nachos and Walking in Memphis, fried chicken between two Belgian waffles smothered in toppings.
In victory, treat yourselves to their Loaded Brownies and Ultimate Mini Doughnuts.
2609 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R3J 0P6. @foodboozerally
The Canadian Brewhouse (Multiple Locations Across Canada)
Serving Canadian sports fans since 2002, The Canadian Brewhouse has dedicated its locations and menus to everyone’s favourite games, guaranteeing a good time even via takeout.
Enjoy shareable eats like their Brewhouse Wings (Regular or Boneless), Tri-Stacked Nachos, Cottage Country Kacktus Chips and Triple Eh Peppered Angus Steak Bites.
Vin Room (Calgary, AB)
While also known for being our country’s largest wine bars, Vin Room locations’ teams are also major sports fans and love to Canadianize their modern menu selections to fit any game day occasion.
For your next big game, Vin Room recommends their Butter Poached Lobster Nachos (pictured), complete with house-made Pico de Gallo and Valentine Hot Sauce.
2310-4th Street Southwest and 8561 8A Avenue Southwest, Calgary, AB. @vinroomyyc
Memphis Blues BBQ (Multiple Locations, BC)
Serving award-winning BBQ since 2001, Memphis Blues BBQ is ready to make Game Day sizzle with their selections of hot starters, platters, sandwiches, entrees and bowls.
Treat the at-home team to Fully Loaded Nachos topped with your choice of pulled chicken, pulled pork or brisket. Plus, enjoy southern-inspired sides like BBQ Pit Beans, Fresh Cut Fries and Corn Bread.
Expecting a bigger squad? Platters are available for 2-4, 4-6 and 10-12, featuring every meat on their menu and all the fixins’.