3rd Base Sports Deli and Pub plays televised sports for fans seeking a streamlined menu of sandwiches and other classic pub fare. Revel in the primal pleasure of meat on the bone with 12-piece sauce-spun chicken wings ($8.99) or split a serving of cheesy bacon fries or tater tots ($3.99). Ring the liberty bell of deliciousness with a large steak and cheese sandwich ($7.99) or savor a tangy large buffalo chicken sandwich ($7.99). Between bites, guests engage in geometrically elegant games of pool or watch their favored franchise fight for victory on the venue's flat-screen TV.
Saddle Ridge is a rock 'n' country nightclub with an attached sit-down restaurant, the Cheyenne Supper Club. The two venues' shared menu includes American classics, such as starters of barbecue chicken wings ($8.95) and potato skins loaded with cheese and bacon ($6.95). Tend to massive hunger rumbles with hearty hunks of main-course meat, such as the savory 8 oz. filet mignon, grilled to order with demi-glaze, mashed potatoes, and green beans ($18.95). For a handheld version, try the thin-sliced meat of the beef dip, with provolone cheese and jus dip ($7.95). Lighter eaters can opt for a flavorfully buoyant mixed-green house salad with cherry tomatoes, shredded cheese, cucumbers, bacon bits, and croutons ($5.95).
After a long day in the sun, the relaxing coolness of a familiar bar can restore the vim and vigor lost to those nasty UV rays. That's where Tapps comes in. Within the cozy dimness of its wood-lined interior, the bar quenches thirsts with a robust selection of draft beer and craft brews, many of which stand on display within the bar's sleek geometrical shelves. The kitchen reinforces the welcoming vibe, serving hearty plates of 1-pound burgers, big burritos, and pulled pork drenched in Jack Daniel’s barbecue sauce. Nights end on a sweet note, too; in addition to favorites including turtle brownies and apple dumplings, cooks also deep-fry peanut-butter-and-jelly sandwiches for dessert.
A pair of stock cars sits beneath the checkered-flag designs of NASCAR Sports Grille's exterior, which contains a chorus of cheering fans basking in the glow of three 16-foot televisions that beam live races and sports. Tables and a long, wooden bar sit beneath the towering displays, and cozy booths—each with a built-in TV—form an intimate setting where fans can attempt to feed nachos to the images of their favorite athletes. Outside, NFL banners hang from the ceiling of a covered patio, where groups share appetizers of homemade crab dip. Each of these eating arenas sets a competitive stage for grill fare all-stars, including six juicy burgers coated in eclectic toppings such as bourbon chili.
Although it now has more than 430 locations in 28 countries, Hooters wasn’t always welcomed by the public. In fact, when it opened in October 1983 in Clearwater, Florida, the founders of the restaurant were “quickly detained for impersonating restaurateurs,” according to the company's website. But the restaurant was able to prove it was more than just a pretty face—that it was serious about serving tasty American food and frosty brews—and its popularity exploded in the decades to follow.
Amid its beach-themed vibe and flat-screen TVs, Hooters still fuels appetites with original chicken wings, burgers, sandwiches, and fresh salads. Of course, nobody carries those casual eats and icy pitchers better than the Hooters girls. To complement their friendly smiles, their uniforms harken back to the ones the original waitresses wore in 1983: orange hot shorts and white tank tops with the emblematic owl on the front—though that owl has lost its Lionel Richie perm.