Top Spots to Watch the Super Bowl in San Diego

Game-day wings from Social Tap Eatery

Game day wings from Social Tap Eatery

 

Looking for the best San Diego spots to catch all the game day action? See our list of top places to watch Super Bowl LI.

By Madelyn Harris

DRIFIT eat + drink | La Jolla
Whether you’re rooting for the Pats of the Falcons, head down to DRIFT eat + drink at the Hyatt La Jolla for an all-you-can-eat game buffet. Features of the afternoon include a build-your-own ropa veja nacho bar, black bean chili, chicken wings, pork sliders and fudge cookies and brownies. 3:30p.m. 3777 La Jolla Village Dr., 858.552.1234 ext.1925. lajolla.regency.com

 

Coin Haus | La Mesa
Post up at Coin Haus, La Mesa’s only beercade hotspot, and help kickoff their Super Bowl Backyard BBQ. The game will be streaming from a four screen TV matrix, and grub will be supplied by The Carver, Coal & Barrel food truck for San Diego-style smoked meat. Get in the game with complimentary entry in their football squares competition and football beer pong. 12-6p.m. 8361 Allison Ave. 619.741.2288. dinecrg.com

 

Liberty Public Market | Liberty Station
Get in on the action at Mess Hall’s game day event where football fans are surrounded with three different bars, multiple big screen TV’s, and a short stroll away from dozens of unique artisan eateries. Swing by Bottlecraft, Grape Smuggler, or Mess Hall Bar for your favorite boozy beverage, and when half-time hits, build your own party platter with bites from the artisans throughout Liberty Public Market, including traditional game day grills from Mastiff Sausage or Liberty Meat Shop. 2820 Historic Decatur Rd., 619.487.9346. libertypublicmarket.com

Moonshine Beach in Pacific Beach

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cerveza Jack’s & Moonshine Beach | Pacific Beach
Hosting their first Super Sunday party, Pacific Beach’s party will take place at Moonshine Beach, where guests can access multiple bars, plenty of televisions, including a giant LED screen, patio seating and arcade games. Guests can move between Moonshine Beach, the adjoining patio and Cerveza Jack’s throughout the day and there will be big screen TV giveaways every quarter. 1165 Garnet Ave., 858.999.0158. cervezajacks.com

 

Soda & Swine | Liberty Station
Celebrate the pigskin playoffs at Liberty Station’s old fashioned meatball shop. When the game kicks-off, enjoy tasty specials including tempura fried onion rings, “walking taco” mac ‘n’ cheese and chili fritos, wings, or a gridiron slider. Soda & Swine is also partnering with spirits brand Fernet Branca, and will be offering a variety of prizes and cocktail specials until the final whistle blows. 2750 Dewey Rd. 619.501.9989. sodaandswine.com

 

Draft Republic | UTC
Throw on your favorite team’s colors and get spirited in Draft Republic’s patriotic red, white and blue atmosphere. This beer-focused restaurant boasts 36 craft brews on tap, along with a 16 big screen TVs to watch. During half time, guests can get their own game going with Draft Republic’s ping-pong, foosball, shuffleboard and billiards. 4282 Esplanade Ct. 858.450.1400. dinecrg.com

 

The Prado | Balboa Park
From now until February 8th, pull up a chair at The Prado and root for the “Taste of NFL,” an organization that fights against hunger. With their special Taste of NFL three-course dinner, executive chef Jonathan Hale has curated a delectable choice of starters, entrees, and desserts to get you in the spirit. For every Taste of NFL menu ordered, The Prado will donate $3 to The San Diego Food Bank, with each dollar providing meals for 5 people. 1549 El Prado. 619.557.9441 dinecrg.com

 

The Deck at Moonshine Flats | East Village
Root for your team and enjoy the “tailgate” zone at The Deck with backyard games, sunshine, picnic tables and a state-of-the art A/V set up with games on sound. A full brunch menu will be available along with smokehouse barbecue specials like Tailgate Wings (chili lime, buffalo or teriyaki), QB sliders with smoked pulled pork, coleslaw and St. Louis BBQ sauce on a Hawaiian roll and more. There will also be big screen TV giveaways every quarter. 10.a.m. 335 Sixth Ave., 619.255.7625. moonshineflats.com

 

Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza & Grill | La Jolla
Credited for bringing San Diego its first wood fire pizza oven 28 years ago, Sammy’s has launched four new pizzas just in time for Super Bowl. Elevate your pizza experience and make hosting the big game fun and stress-free by ordering from Sammy’s. Take out orders and catering are available from all locations, including the La Jolla Village restaurant that reopened this month. Various locations, sammyspizza.com

 

Flour & Barley

Flour & Barley

Flour & Barley – Brick Oven Pizza | Downtown
Flour & Barley – Brick Oven Pizza at The Headquarters at Seaport boasts a comprehensive beer program sourced from local breweries such as Green Flash, Ballast Point, Stone and St. Archer. During Super Bowl Sunday, the restaurant will also offer specials including two meatball sliders for $7, six pieces of truffle aroncinies for $7, six pack of chicken wings for $7 or a 12-pack for $12, a bucket of beer (a selection of six) for $15, and bottomless bloody Mary’s and mimosas for. 789 W. Harbor Dr. #110, 619.344.2900. flourandbarley.com


Beerfish
| North Park
Casual seafood and beer concept Beerfish in North Park will serve up a country style crawfish boil while airing the big game both indoors and on the patio. Beerfish’s crawfish boil includes all the traditional fixings of this South Carolina-inspired feast. Plus, football fans can enjoy thirty craft beers on tap and a special BBQ oyster station set up on Beerfish’s patio. 3-8 p.m. 2933 Adams Ave., 619.363.2337. beerfish.com

Red Card Café | Bay Ho
Globally inspired gastropub Red Card Café invites football fans to cheer on their favorite Super Bowl team while enjoying an all-you-can-eat street food special including unlimited TJ Dogs, shrimp beignets, Fundido mac ‘n’ cheese, chicken mole tacos and mixed nuts and olives. In addition to 14 beers on tap, every seat in the house will provide guests a view of the game on Red Card Café’s several televisions. 2:30p.m.-close. 4140 Morena Boulevard, 858.291.8030. redcardcafe.com

Redfield’s Sports Bar at the Manchester Grand Hyatt | Downtown
The hotel’s sports bar will be celebrating Super Bowl all weekend long by offering an all day happy hour Saturday and hosting SuperBrew on game day. Specials for SuperBrew will include $5.10 draft beers, $0.51 chicken wings (choice of buffalo, BBQ and pineapple habanero) with bartenders mixing team inspired cocktails. Redfield’s is proud to serve an array of California brewed beers, many of which are local to San Diego. Manchester Grand Hyatt, 1 Market Place, 619.232.1234. manchester.grand.hyatt.com

 

Harrah’s Resort Southern California | Valley Center
Super size the big game with Sunday Funday at Harrah’s Resort SoCal. Complete with multiple giant LED screens, a silent auction featuring classic memorabilia and celebrity guests Hank Bauer, James Brooks, Dennis Brooks, Shawne “Lights Out” Merriman, Kassim Osgood, and John Carney. General admission is free to guests and visitors. 3:30p.m. 777 Harrah’s Rincon Way, 760.751.3100. harrahssocal.com

 

FIREHOUSE American Eatery + Lounge | Pacific Beach
FIREHOUSE is taking big game viewing to the next level by creating a  “backyard” barbecue wonderland in the adjacent lot complete with a 20-foot LED jumbo tron, a “Club Caliente” with a “Tacos, Turf, and Tequila” theme presented by Grand Artique. The event will also feature a guest chef from Rubicon Deli, DJs, a full bar, local beers, and stadium-style seating. 722 Grand Ave. 858.274.3100. firehousepb.com

 

Social Tap Eatery | East Village and College Area
Social Tap Eatery is celebrating the Super Bowl by screening it on 21 60-inch TV’s. Also enjoy an indoor-outdoor bar and plenty of seating for football viewing. They will feature a DJ at the East Village location, and happy hour starting right after the game. Happy hour specials include chicken wings, loaded potato rounds and specials on beer and cocktails. Social Tap has over 30 beers on tap, and the patios are dog-friendly, so pups can enjoy all the football fun Social Tap has to offer as well. East Village location: 815 J Street #101. 619.398.8938. www.socialtapsandiego.com. College Area location: 4800 Art Street. 619.501.1541. www.socialtapsdsu.com

 

Wings with bacon at Notorious Burgers

Wings with bacon at Notorious Burgers & Beer

Notorious Burgers & Beer | Carlsbad
Notorious Burgers has handcrafted burgers, craft beer and football food galore. The Flying Pigs (bacon wrapped wings with your choice of sauce), and the Hot Mess (tater tots, pulled pork, grilled onions, house chili, crispy onions, house made cheese sauce and a cage free egg) are two customer favorites. Notorious Burgers has a large selection of craft beer. 6955 El Camino Real. 760.431.2929. notoriousburgers.com

 

Dave & Buster’s | Carlsbad
The entertainment destination opened on January 30, just in time for a Super Bowl bash. The 40,000 square-foot space is equipped with a state-of-the-art sports bar and a massive wall of HD TVs. Score winning eats and game-day faves like their buffalo wing burger, crispy Nashville-style hot chicken, beer, craft cocktails and more. 2931 Camino Del Rio N. 619.280.7115. daveandbusters.com

 

Oggi’s Sports Brewhouse & Pizza | Various locations
This award-winning sports bar and craft beer hub is bringing the heat for Super Bowl 51 with Oggi’s signature jumbo wings and shredded beef short-rib pizza. Every Oggi’s location features huge flat screen TVs and eight delicious craft brews on tap. Various locations, oggis.com

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