An unexpected place to join friends and watch NFL football is at Mugs and Movies in the Lakeshore 8 theater. This would be the ultimate big screen viewing experience.
Although I've never watched a football game at Mugs, I have seen many movies there. The theater is built on several levels so you won't have anyone's big hairdo blocking your vision. There are individual tables for two and four people throughout the theater, with counters and barstools lining the outer walls.
Their extensive menu includes appetizers, salads, burgers, sandwiches, desserts, beer (both bottled and draft), wine and sodas. We love their potato skins and the nachos are great, too. I've had the fried mushrooms two or three times but have always been disappointed and thought they were too greasy.
If the theater is full (and even a time or two when it wasn't), you can expect poor service. Management just doesn't hire enough wait staff for it to be anything but. We've been there twice in the last six months when the menu was limited so we could only order a couple of items. Another warning: The last time we saw a movie at Mugs, the restaurant/kitchen was closed completely. I noticed they are now accepting applications for all positions in Mugs so hopefully they are doing something to remedy those negatives.