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Where to Watch Super Bowl 47 in Washington

We’ve rounded up the best places to watch the Ravens/49ers match-up this Sunday.

Sign of the Whale is one of many bars offering specials for the Super Bowl. Photograph courtesy of Flickr user dbking.

DC isn’t NOLA, and the Redskins aren’t playing, but that doesn’t mean you can’t party
like it’s Mardi Gras while cheering on your adopted favorite team this weekend. Whether
you’re a Ravens enthusiast or a 49ers fan, we’ve rounded up all the specials and parties
we can find for watching the big game.


This ship-themed bar on H Street will offer half-price draft beers from 8 PM to close,
and the game will be on nine TVs.

Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse

Watch the big game on the big screen. This Arlington bar and movie theater is offering
free admission to its Super Bowl screening.

Board Room

Play a little game of your own while watching the Super Bowl on one of this board-game-themed
bar’s seven TVs. Specials include $4 rail drinks, select beers, and house wines.

Buffalo Billiards

This Dupont Circle game-watching standby is throwing a huge party. Snag Miller Lite
or Coors Light for $3.50 or $15 for a bucket of five. Redd’s Apple Ale is $4, Fireball
Loaded Redd is $5, and Sam Adams is $4.50. The five giant projection screens will
be tuned to the game, and partygoers will be entered into a raffle for a flat-screen

Cause DC

Nosh on San Francisco- and Baltimore-themed food and drink while watching the game
on a big-screen projector. You can also enter a drawing to get 25 percent off your
tab for the evening.

Dodge City

Watch the game on an eight-by-eight big screen while downing $6 house-made chili with
a choice of mac, Fritos, cheese, or onions. Miller High Lifes are $2, shots of Jim
Beam Rye are $4, and rail drinks are $5.

Ireland’s Four Courts

This Arlington pub supports the Ravens and are gearing up for the gridiron battle
by offering specials including $4 Peroni and 16-ounce Coors Lights for $3.50. Free
hot dogs with toppings will be offered throughout the game.

Jack Rose Dining Saloon

Free food and $5 pints are on the menu at this Adams Morgan bar. The rooftop terrace
has three flat-screens for showing the game, and chili and cornbread, sausage and
hot peppers, and buffalo wings will all be gratis. Wash it all down with $5 hot punch
and whiskey.

Lucky Bar

If you’re jonesing for tailgating fare, head to this Dupont Circle spot offering jumbo
chili dogs and fries, brats, chili fries, and kielbasa and pierogies for $6.75 each.
Wash it down with a pint of Bud Light, which will only set you back $3.50. Yuengling
is $4 or $14 for a pitcher.

Mason Inn

Ravens fans will want to flock to this Glover Park bar with 12 big-screen TVs and
a 100-inch projector screen. Starting at noon, pitchers are $8.75.

McFadden’s Restaurant and Saloon

Watch the game on 21 screens and enjoy half-price wing baskets, $8 domestic pitchers,
and $3 domestic drafts.

Mister Days

Hurricanes, an all-you-can-eat Cajun buffet, and a bunch of door prizes are one reason
to make this Arlington sports bar your stop for the Super Bowl. Another: the 70 TVs
and two projection screens.

Nanny O’Briens

This lively Cleveland Park pub will show the game on nine TVs and two big-screen projectors.
Half-price burgers and beer specials will give you energy to cheer on your team.

Nellie’s Sports Bar

Nellie’s will offer its usual weekend specials. On Sunday from 11 AM to close, there’ll
be $4 mimosas, Bloody Marys, house rail drinks, and drafts, as well as $15 buckets
of beer.

Rocket Bar

Watch the game on one of 16 flat-screen TVS while enjoying a $3.50 can of Coors Light
or a $4 can of Redds.

Sign of the Whale

If drowning your sorrows or toasting a victory is your aim, then the $30 all-you-can-drink
rails, Bud, Shocktop, and Yuengling special should help you get the job done. The
bar will be playing the game on 16 plasma-screen TVs. Reservations are recommended.


This newly expanded U Street haunt will have the game on a large-screen projector
on the second floor. The standby recently started serving food, and the Italian Stallion
sandwich and four-cheese grilled cheese are both game-worthy orders.

Union Pub

This Capitol Hill bar usually celebrates the Chicago Bears, but will play the Super
Bowl on 25 flat-screens and three HD projectors next Sunday. Specials include $14
buckets of Goose Island 312 cans and $5 Fireball cinnamon whiskey.

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