Just tuning in to watch the The Big Game so you can see the Half Time show with Justin Timberlake? We got you. But wait, you say, there are friends who also want to watch the whole game. Not to worry, we’ve got plenty of options for sports fanatics and commercial geeks alike. From sports bars in San Diego to beer halls in NYC to Nashville’s vintage arcade, here’s where you should watch The Big Game this year.
If stadium design could ever be described as gorgeous, now is the time to use that term. Portland’s Century Bar is a stunner with big TV screens for watching The Big Game. For those who’d rather just hang and drink delicious cocktails, it’s a great space for that too.
Really just scoping out the game so you can see Justin Timberlake’s Half Time performance? We can’t say we blame ya. Chicago’s Ironside Bar and Galley is a cozy spot to spend a few hours watching or not watching the screen.
Located just near Nationals Stadium in DC, The Big Stick will have you feeling like you’re watching the game at the US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. Fill up on sausages, craft beers and nachos while rooting for your team of choice.
California craft beers and lots of delicious comfort foods make up the menu at Draughtsman in Palm Springs. Head to this hideout if you’re looking for a place to watch the game that’s comfortable, laid-back and gorgeous too.
What what! There’s a vintage arcade in Nashville? So cool. Headquarters Beercade will most definitely be showing The Big Game on their larger-than-life projector screen. Distractions can be found in the form of pinball.
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We get it, four hours of watching a game is a long time to be in one place. Luckily, at Firehouse American Eatery Lounge in San Diego, you don’t have to sit still that whole time. Spend your afternoon space-hopping between indoors and out, while still keeping an eye on the score board.
Order up a few pizzas, grab a couple of beers and settle in with your buddies in the beer garden at Dallas’ Bottled Blonde. With 60 TVs and a few projectors showing the game, we’re sure you won’t miss a moment of it at this Texas-sized sports bar.
West Hollywood’s favorite rooftop bar, L.P. will be showing The Big Game for anyone looking to enjoy the game but also wanting the distraction of gorgeous LA views. Get on up to the rooftop well before kick-off for a pre-game brunch and plan to spend the day.
This rad DTLA spot offers plenty of distractions for those who’d rather play games than watch the big game. Try your hand at skee-ball or taste your way through over 30 beers that are brewed on-site while your buddies huddle around the big screen.
There’s an arcade, a bowling alley and a karaoke room at this Denver social club. The game will definitely be showing, but there’s plenty to do if you’re getting anxious about the score and need to take a minute away from the screens.
Craft beer, creative cocktails and really yummy food are sure to make your football watching experience at Hampton + Hudson enjoyable. This Atlanta venue is known to get rowdy in the best of ways during a game.
A sports bar with wine on tap? Yes, please! Boston’s Warehouse Bar & Grille is guaranteed to be a hotspot on game day. And for those who don’t love watching the game, you can taste your way through the awesome cocktail menu.
Lots and lots of screens surround at this Seattle venue, and you can bet all 16 TVs will be fixed on The Big Game. No matter who you’re rooting for, you’re sure to find a crowd of mixed fans at Quality Athletics.
This gorgeous old-world looking beer hall in NYC is massive. Head here if you want space, great beer, good cocktails and tons of delicious bar snacks to nosh on while you watch the game with your friends.
With locations in Midtown, Chelsea and the East Village, The Ainsworth is sure to have a seat waiting for you and your football watching crew. You can count on these guys to provide great beer, excellent burgers and ample viewing space for game day.
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