Flanker Kitchen Debuts At State Farm Stadium Sportsbook

Written By Marian Rosin on November 18, 2022 - Last Updated on January 30, 2023

Now you can catch live games, bet on sports and chow down on a burger at the same place. Flanker Kitchen & Sports Bar — located at BetMGM Sportsbook at State Farm Stadium in Glendale — is open. You may want to make your reservations now because State Farm Stadium is also hosting Super Bowl LVII on Feb. 12, 2023.

The 17,000-square-foot, two-level sports bar features:

  • 35+ high-definition TVs and 65-square-foot video wall
  • Free parking except on game days
  • Weekday happy hour
  • Indoor and outdoor dining
  • Private game-viewing rooms
  • Second-floor balcony with views of the Great Lawn

Award-winning Carver Road Hospitality operates Flanker. Sean Christie, Carver Road Hospitality’s chief executive officer, said:

“It is an honor to partner with the Arizona Cardinals and BetMGM.”

Christie added that both organizations share Carver Road’s dedication to innovation and excellence in hospitality as well as “delivering unique guest experiences.”

Arizona sportsbook restaurant’s menu offerings

Flanker’s menu features American fare, along with classic cocktails, beer, and wine. Here’s a little taste of what Flanker Kitchen & Sports Bar offers on its menu:

  • Backyard sliders
  • Braised short ribs
  • Burger
  • Buttermilk fried chicken sandwich
  • Carnitas
  • Chips and salsa
  • Fries
  • Lollipop wings
  • Shrimp and grits
  • Sonoran hot dog
  • Southwest Cobb salad
  • Steak Frites
  • Weekend brunch items

When is Flanker Kitchen AZ open?

Flanker is open seven days a week at these times:

  • Mondays-Fridays: 11 a.m. -9 p.m.*
  • Saturdays and Sundays: 9 a.m.-9 p.m.*

Happy hour is from 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday through Friday.

*Opens 9 a.m. MST on game days

See the first NFL stadium sportsbook

This fall, BetMGM at State Farm Stadium became the first sportsbook in an NFL stadium.

It complements the BetMGM AZ online sportsbook, launched statewide in Arizona in September 2021. At the time of the sportsbook’s opening, BetMGM CEO Adam Greenblatt called it a revolutionary addition for the NFL and football fans. Greenblatt said it marked a “coming of age” for BetMGM and its relationship with the NFL.

The two-story sportsbook on the Great Lawn measures 17,000 square feet. Up to 500 people at a time can enjoy the following:

  • 5 sports betting windows
  • 27 self-service betting kiosks
  • 38 TVs and 265-square-foot video wall
  • Gourmet bar and grill
  • Outdoor entertainment on the Great Lawn
  • Preferred game-day parking
  • Private game-viewing rooms
  • Teller-serviced betting windows

Flanker Kitchen officially opened on Sept. 11.

Photo by State Farm Stadium
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Marian Rosin is a freelance writer who has been published in Upnest and Psychology Today. Rosin brings experience in the gambling sector as the senior copywriter for Isle of Capri casinos.

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