You could be a die-hard football fan or just in it for the chips. This year has everyone talking about America’s favorite obsession. And it’s no question that one of the most important decisions of the entire season is where to watch the game that trumps all games: the Super Bowl.
Just because the Chargers are out of the running doesn't mean you can't enjoy the beer-fueled debauchery that is the Super Bowl. On Sunday, February 3, it's time to hit up your favorite San Diego bars from Gaslamp to Pacific Beach. Take your pick between the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers, establish your drinking game rules and get ready to roar.
Discover the top San Diego bars for Super Bowl XLVII.
Firehouse: The Super Bowl Block Party is not for the couch-potatoes of the world. The 13th annual half-time foot race is back at this year’s block party, encouraging outrageous costumes and rewarding winners with prizes in this 40-yard dash. Once the game starts, cheer for your favorite team via a massive screen set up in the parking lot. There’s more fun to be had with the live entertainment, drinking games, photo booth and food and drink available for purchase. Tickets are $15. Gates open at 1pm. sdcm.com
Quality Social: Show your love for backyard fare at the Quality Social Cookout, serving a solid line-up of food and drinks. The Game Day menu boasts BBQ ribs, burgers, hot dogs, chili and more. Football fans can stay hydrated with $5 wells and Bloody Marys, $4 select drafts and $3 Pickle Backs. Word on the street is that they’re adding extra TVs so every seat in the house catches the game. Pre-game brunch at 11am; Game day cookout at 3pm. qualitysocial.com
The Commons Bar: Hungry sports fans should head to The Commons to catch the game on the 16 flat-screen TVs spaced throughout this downtown hub. Order up some of the infamous Chicken Wings like Buffalo, Volcanic Honey Mustard, Lemon Pepper, Drunken Garlic and Spicy Blue served with housemade dipping sauces. Don’t forget to sip some craft beer on tap! thecommonssd.com
Typhoon Saloon: Are you ready for one of the largest Super Bowl parties in San Diego? VAVi is taking over Typhoon Salon for the Super Party XLVII starting at 11am. Party-goers can enjoy VAVi games all day including pool table, shuffleboard, a huge raffle with local goodies for prizes, 40+ HDTVs, drink specials and the 4th annual Touchdown Dance Contest at half time. Do you have the winning moves? govavi.com
House of Blues: 100.7 JACK FM is invading the House of Blues for “The Big Game” party. The festivities feature prizes including a pair of tickets to "Local Brews, Local Grooves All Access" for the first 100 people in the door, as well as a square on Jack’s big game bracelet that can win lift tickets, House of Blues gear and a Fender acoustic guitar. Watch the game on the projector screens and enjoy all-you-can-eat nachos for $9.99, plus an extended happy hour for discounted drinks. Doors open at 2pm. houseofblues.com
McFadden’s: This Irish-themed restaurant and saloon is all about celebrating American festivities with “across-the-pond” flair. This Super Bowl Sunday, head inside for a variety of specials coming in hot. For $25, guests can grub on all-you-can-eat wings and bottomless domestic drafts. There will also be an abundance of $2 Bud Lights, Mimosas, Bloody Marys and breakfast sandwiches. Watch the game on 40 HDTVs, a 133” projection screen or on the open-air patio. Doors open at 10am. mcfaddenssandiego.com
The Local: The Local is what every neighborhood bar should be – welcoming, affordable, full of friendly servers and overflowing with an awesome food menu and a diverse spread of local craft brews on top. This Super Bowl Sunday, drink up the $12 Coors Light pitchers and $12 Mimosa pitchers while enjoying games, raffles and more. Open at 9am. thelocalsandiego.com (Main Image)
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