Looking for the best Orange County spots to catch all the game day action? See our list 7 top places to watch Super Bowl LI.
By Laura Okey
Super Bowl Watch Party at Cruisers
Feb. 5. Surround yourself with 25 televisions, including a 170-inch mega screen, in four different viewing areas this Super Bowl Sunday at one of the best sports bars in Orange County. Slated to be the biggest viewing party in Newport Beach, enjoy game day classics like nachos, pizzas, sliders, wings and more. Reserve early for a $50 all-you-can-drink package. 801 E. Balboa Blvd., Newport Beach, 949.220.9414. cruiserspizzabargrill.com
Feb. 5. Watch the Super Bowl at Huntington Beach’s hottest new destination, The Bungalow. With a big screen on the outdoor patio (and televisions throughout the venue), watch all the excitement while chowing on all your game time necessities. The menu includes French fries, barbecue beef sliders, chicken wings, nachos, hot dogs, jalapeno poppers and more. Also, keep the drinks flowing because The Bungalow is teaming up with Lyft to offer discounted rides to/from the venue. The code BungalowHB51 will be active from 6 a.m.-11:59 p.m. that night, and riders will get 20 percent off two rides (up to $5 each). Noon-10 p.m. 21058 Pacific Coast Hwy., Huntington Beach, 310.374.3099. thebungalow.com
SeaSalt Woodfire Grill Big Game BBQ Party
Feb. 5. Catch all the Super Bowl action on SeaSalt Woodfire Grill’s large projector screen. In addition to the eight televisions throughout the restaurant displaying the game, enjoy a barbecue on the patio and $5 Bloody Marys. Tickets include plate of food. 2:30-9 p.m. $25. 21214 Beach Blvd., Suite 105, Huntington Beach, 714.536.5700. sealegs.ticketleap.com
Skyloft’s Big Game Party
Feb. 5. The biggest game of the year is finally here and it will be airing on all 25 of Skyloft’s televisions—the most of any venue in OC. Dine on all your favorite dishes, along with more than 20 craft and traditional beers, 22 wines by the glass and signature cocktails including the house Bloody Mary, Kentucky Brunch, Georgia Peach Cobbler and game day cocktails honoring each of the Super Bowl contenders. Open at 9 a.m. 422 S. Coast Hwy., Laguna Beach, 949.715.1550. skyloftoc.com
Feb. 5. Catch the game on 16 big-screen televisions while overloading on all of your favorite game day eats. The menu includes wings in flavors like sweet chili, buffalo or classic hot; made-to-order varieties of meatballs with customized sauces and cheeses; and creatively named, hand-tossed gourmet pizzas such as meat coma or hot and bothered. Plus, choose from new signature cocktails, craft beers and 75 small batch whiskeys. 121 McFadden Place, Newport Beach, 949.673.4470. stagbar.com
Super Bowl All-You-Can-Eat Tailgate Party
Feb. 5. Head to Red Bar and Lounge at Hotel Irvine to catch the game on the big screen. Indulge on all-you-can-eat game-day favorites like chicken wings, guacamole and chips, bratwurst and best of all—$2 beers. For a larger group, reserve a booth in advance. 2 p.m. $15 cover. Hotel Irvine, 17900 Jamboree Road, Irvine, 949.225.6757. redbarandlounge.com
“Supper” Bowl at Eureka!
Feb. 5. Get down on Eureka’s signature wings and a beer for only $10 while you watch the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons face off. Offer includes any permanent beer handles, excludes rotating beer list. 1 p.m.-close. $10. Eureka, 7631 Edinger Ave., Huntington Beach, 714.230.3955. eurekarestaurantgroup.com