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Where to Watch the Super Bowl Around DC

Great bars with food and drink deals.

Super Bowl Sunday is upon us again. You can order awesome takeout and watch at home, or we’ve found plenty of great bar options, whether you’re looking for a Broncos bar, Panthers bar, private viewing room, or just delicious food and drink deals.

Barrel

613 Pennsylvania Ave., SE

Buy a Sunday ticket at Capitol Hill’s Bourbon bar and come hungry. For $64, you get an all-you-can-eat selection of tailgate grub (wings, burgers, chili, etc.) to go with bottomless craft beer and themed cocktails.

The Big Stick

20 M St., SE

Watch Carolina and Denver go at it during a Navy Yard pig roast. All-you-can-eat meat and sides are served from 5 pm to 11 pm ($18 per person), plus $2 Bud Light drafts.

Crystal City Sports Pub

529 23rd St., S, Arlington

This massive Arlington bar is packing the house for Super Bowl 50. Call for a reservation and spend $25 for an all-you-can-eat “Touchdown Buffet” that kicks in at 5:30 with wings, sliders, and pretzel bites.

Del Campo

777 I St., NW

Victor Albisu’s steakhouse is doing it up for the Super Bowl. Try one of their $6 specialty cocktails, including the Bloody Maria with spiced tomato juice and Pequin chili. If you’re looking for an intimate venue to catch the game, buy a $45 ticket to watch it in their private dining room and order off the special Asado grill menu.

Due South

301 Water St., SE

Catch the Super Bowl at this barbecue spot in Navy Yard, which will screen the game on its many High-Def TVs. Try their pulled pork nachos ($10), a Carolina Blueberry Lemonade ($8), or $15 beer buckets.

Jack Rose Dining Saloon

2007 18th St., NW

If you’re looking for some friendly competition aside from the big game, check out the “Super-Beer-B-Q Bowl” at Jack Rose. Two Carolina chefs will offer $13 barbecue platters and try to outsell one another, while two local breweries are sampling their suds at $5 a pop to see which is better. The party starts at 5 pm; admission is free.

Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak, & Stone Crab

750 15th St., NW

Head to Joe’s for a fancier Super Bowl watch-party, where happy hour rolls through the end of the game. Dig into half-priced oysters or a batch of fried chicken “drumettes” ($4.95), and signature cocktails like a Pimm’s Cup ($6) with lemon and ginger beer. Catch the game on three screens, or call in advance to book a private viewing.

Nopa Kitchen and Bar

800 F St., NW

Catch the game on a 50-inch flat screen and sample beers from Colorado and Carolina breweries, such as Fat Tire and Milk Stout ($4). Chef Matt Kuhn made a special Super Bowl menu that includes fried oysters and and Southern-style deviled eggs.

Public Bar

1214 18th St., NW

If you’re really looking to watch the game, Public in Dupont has the goods. With dozens of TVs–the biggest is 240 inches–on multiple floors, you can catch the action wherever your eyes travel. The bar’s serving up a special Super Bowl menu, with $3 Coors Light and Miller Liter, $10 wings, and $6 soft pretzels.

Texas Jack’s Barbecue

2761 Washington Blvd, Arlington

This Arlington barbecue spot’s never offered wings before, but is rolling them out for a Super Bowl special this Sunday. Pair six of them with a beer for $8, or grab a batch of 24 for $20. The restaurant seats close to 100 and has 60-inch flat screens for your football-watching amusement.

Town Hall

2340 Wisconsin Ave., NW 

The Carolina presence is strong here. While some areas are already “reserved by superstitious Panthers fans,” according to manager Hernando Cano, there’s still room left over. The Glover Park bar will have both Carolina and Colorado-themed food, as well as $4 bottles of Lonerider, Natty Greene, and Left Hand.

Stoney’s

1433 P St., NW

Loyal Broncos fans have gathered at Stoney’s on P all season, and the Super Bowl will be no different. Register here to chow down on wings ($15) and drink Broncos-themed “Orange Crushers” ($5). Stoney’s will also raffle off a Peyton Manning jersey, and will be accepting donations to Manning’s personal foundation.

 

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