Super Bowl XLVIII: Chicago bar & restaurant parties and take-out specials

Whether you are rooting for the Broncos or the Seahawks, eating out or taking out, these places will sure get you into the Super Bowl spirit.

Is there a better Super Bowl food than wings? We think not.

Is there a better Super Bowl food than wings? We think not.

Bar Novo Pump up your game and showcase your cooking skills with chef Jeremy Stockford’s favorite finger-food recipes, including bacon-wrapped dates and goat cheese stuffed sweet peppers. Leave the cooking to the chefs and enjoy the Super Bowl specials featuring buffalo chicken wings and pulled pork nachos served with chorizo and combine your bites with local drafts and vodka cocktails.

Barn and Company The Lincoln Park restaurant is offering catering menus including a barbecue buffet and family packs. Barbecue ribs, smoked chicken and beef brisket paired with Southwestern potatoes, mac and cheese, and corn on the cob are just some of the options available. $16.95–$150. Place catering orders in advance at"> or make game-day reservations, 773-832-4000.

Brasserie by LM The South Loop spot is offering a Super Bowl special featuring a Kronenbourg 1664 paired with chef Larry Tio's signature Brasserie Burger with aged cheddar, tomato and fries. 6am–10:30pm. $15.

Bub City Leave the cooking to this barbecue joint and kick off Super Bowl Sunday with a selection of taquitos, dips, wings and salads. Host a meat-filled party with Bub City’s ribs, pulled pork sandwiches and chopped beef brisket and end the night on a sweet note with the restaurant’s signature pies. Place your order in advance at or call 312-610-4200.

Bull & Bear Pour your own beer with the bar’s table tap system and pair your brews with Super Bowl specials including truffle mac & cheese and griddled salami sandwiches. Create your own chili or choose from one of the group platters and take advantage of the multiple drink specials.

Chicago Q The Near North Side spot is offering indulgent barbecue packages from chef Lee Ann Whippen. Pulled pork, Kobe sliced brisket and ribs are some of the items included in the packages. Orders can be made through, Grubhub and Seamless and require a 24-hour advance notice. 11am–10:30pm. $85–$225.

Chop Shop Skirt steak with pineapple teriyaki and caramelized onions, three-foot Italian-style subs, and party platters featuring an array of sandwiches, meats and antipastos are just some of the food specials offered to go at the Wicker Park spot. Cook your own food with house-made sausages, bacon-wrapped filets and all-beef burger patties and treat your guests to a meat-filled game day. Place your order in advance at" target="_blank">

City Dough Watch the biggest football game of the year at the joint’s back bar and enjoy $3 domestic bottles and doughnuts, pastas, brioche and more made from scratch.

Clark Street Dog and Bar Celebrate the Super Bowl, Chicago style, with a selection of burgers and its signature Clark Street Dog paired with $3 domestic bottles. Take the party home with Clark Street Dog’s catering menu featuring the signature hot dog complete with a miniature hot dog cart, gyros with tomatoes, onions and tzatziki sauce, and the famous Chicago-style Philly steak with mushrooms, onions, peppers and Swiss cheese. Packages, including alcohol, can be ordered at

County Barbecue DMK Restaurant's Love Program members can participate in the barbecue joint’s Super Bowl contest for the chance to win a smokin’ hot viewing party. Enter the contest online before Jan 29 and fill up your party with juicy pulled pork, hot links, spare ribs and more. The meaty feast will arrive 30 minutes before kick-off. Become a Love Program member at and enter the contest at

Division Ale House Pork wings, fireball shots and Bud Light bottles are featured in Division Ale House’s Super Sunday line-up.

DMK Burger Bar Enjoy complimentary beer, burgers and barbecue at the Lakeview spot. Choose your favorite slider combinations including chorizo, guacamole, Sonoma jack, chipotle aioli, cilantro, onions and more, and top it with sweet potatoes and mini shakes. DMK Burger Bar.

D’Noche Enjoy the complimentary buffet featuring guacamole, wings, sliders, chips and salsa and more, and experience the game under a 120-inch screen. Pair your food with the Latin joint’s special margaritas, mojitos and sangrias for a south-of-the-border Super Bowl Sunday celebration.

Fiorentino’s Cucina Italiana Cater your Super Bowl party with Fiorentino’s events menu, including fried calamari served with a zesty cocktail sauce, homemade meat lasagna and grilled sweet Italian sausage. Place orders at"> Orders must be picked up by Feb 1, 5–11pm.

Frontier Cheer for your favorite team while enjoying Frontier’s smoked meats-to-go special in the comfort of your home. Indulge in the restaurant’s smoked pork loin, duck and porchetta with five-cheese mac, sweet potato puree and more. Make an in-house reservation and receive $100 off a whole smoked pig for your Super Bowl Sunday party. $25–$325. Orders must be made by Jan 31 at or by calling 773-772-4322.

The Grid Watch the big game and enjoy Super Bowl food and drink specials featuring the River North spot’s signature wood-fired pizzas. A portion of the proceeds of a featured cocktail as well as individual donations will benefit local Chicago animal rescue organization Furever Rescue.

Howells & Hood Vote for your favorite chili at Howells and Hood’s Super Bowl chili cook-off. The upscale pour house is hosting seven local chefs and their master chili creations including cornbread-topped Kobe brisket chili, spicy pig chili verde, beef, and smoked pork chili with cheddar biscuits and more. Guests will be able to vote for their favorite recipe and will automatically be entered for the chance to win a $25 gift certificate at Howells & Hood. Howells and Hood. 435 N Michigan Ave. Feb 2, 3pm. $15.

Lottie’s Pub Take part in Lottie’s free half-time Jameson competition for the chance to win a $250 prize. Taste the half-time buffet specials for free and toast your favorite team with the 23 beers on tap available at the bar.

Macku Signature and Macku Sushi Give a new taste to Super Bowl Sunday with chef Macku Chan’s sashimi, maki and sushi platters. Place your order at 773-880-8012 or 773-360-8816.

Mercadito Treat your guests to some guacamole, pork tacos and black beans with Mercadito’s Super Bowl “Pig Skin Package.” The Near North Side spot is offering a festive carry-out menu that will spice up your party. $15 per person.

The Monarch Kick off Super Bowl Sunday with a brunch of champions including duck confit chilaquiles and fried green tomato sandwiches and come back later to watch the game with the Monarch’s Super Bowl packages. Enjoy a food-filled day with the prix fixe menu including all of your drinks, unlimited gourmet popcorn, wings and more and show off your football knowledge at the break-time trivia. Evening package $65.

Moonshine Join the Wicker Park restaurant for its third annual game-time slider bowl and enjoy its all-you-can-eat slider buffet with its domestic beers, wine and call drink specials. Moonshine. 5:25pm until the final game whistle.

Municipal Bar + Dining Company Enjoy $7 sliders, nachos and wings paired with Miller and Coors buckets and watch the big game on one of Municipal’s HD screens. Municipal Bar + Dining Company.

Nouveau Tavern Bayou and voodoo wings, seafood gumbo and loaded fries topped with andouille chicken are some of the items on Nouveau Southern-inspired Super Bowl menu.

The Pony Jameson, Miller, Coors, pizza and wings, all at the bar's Bowl contest and viewing party. Watch the game and participate in the Pony’s free Jameson football squares contest for the chance to win $250 in prizes.

Public House Score one of the joint’s booths and watch the game on one of the 27 HDTVs. Build your own nachos or taste the spot’s crispy chicken wings, Wagyu pastrami sandwiches and special barbecue platters.

Rockit Bar and Grill Watch the game on one of the 14 giant flat screens and taste the game day food and drink specials at the Near North Side joint’s viewing party.

ROOF ROOF is partnering with Gilt for a food-filled evening featuring burgers, hot dogs, pizzas, and more food stations, plus special beer, wine and spirit options. $60–$600. Purchase tickets and table packages at

Sedgwick Bar and Grill Start Super Bowl Sunday strong with brunch at this Lincoln Park restaurant and stay to watch the game with overflowing plates of tater tots topped with pulled pork, buffalo chicken, salsa and more. Root for your favorite team while you feast on Sedgwick’s famous chili verde, popcorn and hot dogs and enjoy the joint’s drink specials. Make a reservation at 312-337-7900.

SCREEN Host your own Super Bowl party at theWit hotel’s state-of-the-art multimedia screening room. Reserve the room at">

The Smoke Daddy Celebrate coach Ditka at Da Superfans Super Bowl party with a night of mustaches and sausages. Enjoy Paulina Meat Market’s smoked sausages and pulled pork sliders at the lavish meat buffet or build your own nachos while listening to Da Coach’s comments on TV before and after the game. Make sure to bring your best “Superfan” costume for the chance to win a giftcard to Paulina Meat Market. $10.

Standard Market The Lincoln Park restaurant is hosting a viewing party featuring all-you-care-to-eat pizzas, sandwiches and bar bites. Enjoy 16 types of brews on draft and the $4 beer of the day at the cash bar. Purchase tickets at

Taco Joint The Lincoln Park and River North spots are offering limitless tacos, margaritas and Mexican brews as part of its viewing party package running during game time. $32.

Takito Kitchen Salsas, tacos, shared plates and sweets are featured on the delivery and to-go menu.

Timothy O’Toole’s Pub Start the day with a hearty brunch of bottomless mimosas and your favorite breakfast and lunch fare. Come in later and watch the game on one of the pub’s 73 HD screens and enjoy drink specials, O’Toole’s full menu, raffles, giveaways and a chance to win a 32-inch flat screen. Make reservations or place to-go orders at 312-642-0700.

Tre Soldi The pizza joint is offering $10 pies ranging from the traditional margarita to the spicy N’duja and the arugula-pistachio-topped Verdure. Dine in, carry out or call for delivery at 312-664-0212.

Troquet Ravenswood The French neighborhood bar is offering a Super Bowl special featuring its signature burger with arugula, brie, smoked onion and Troquet sauce paired with a Kronenbourg 1665. $10.

Weather Mark Tavern Celebrate Super Bowl Sunday in the South Loop and watch the game on Weather Mark Tavern’s 120-inch HD screens. Build your own chili at the joint’s chili bar or pair your drink specials with hot dogs, nachos and more from the buffet.

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