Wherever the game is, whatever the teams, here's where to watch the Super Bowl in NYC. Football fans will be gathering for the big day on their home turf—their local sports bars and restaurants. But if you're looking to score on a great promotion or touch down on a new scene, this year’s roster has returning players and fresh picks to choose from. So check out these establishments with prime menus of the best wings and the best beer to solidly kick off your viewing.
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Where to watch the Super Bowl in New York City
On the Upper East Side, this craft beer hall will offer a special menu consisting of a $39 guacamole bowl (for four), one dozen hot dogs for $50 (including gourmet versions like a banh mi hot dog), sliders by the dozen, a bucket of 10 beers for $55, and, of course, its 22 screens.
Game changer: Team-color Jell-O shots (6 for $25)
Mexican food whiz Alex Stupak’s East Village outpost will be screening the game at the bar. This year there will be a new 90-minute, $50-per-person special (plus tax and tip) of unlimited classic margaritas, house beer, wine and an order of wings.
Game changer: DID WE STUTTER? UN.LIM.I.TED.
Doors open at 5pm for this $45 buffet including various antipasti, fried bomba chili wings with a lemon honey glaze, pulled pork and rosemary potatoes.
Game changer: $25 for large pitchers of beer
The $55 admission to this stunning rooftop includes an appetizer platter and a pitcher of beer. Doors open at 5pm.
Game changer: Guaranteed seating (per 2 guests)
There's a lot going on here—billiards, food, big-screen TVs and incredibly loud deejayed music. The open space is beautifully designed for big parties, and VIP packages can accommodate groups of four to 20. Guests can enjoy over 40 flat screens and two 20-foot ultra HD "media walls."
Game changer: Many, many bottles of vodka.
This 5,000-square-foot penthouse lounge evokes a Scandinavian lodge, with wood-paneled walls, floral armchairs and black pendant lamps. On warm nights, slip through the sliding glass doors to an outdoor patio with a view of the Empire State Building.
Game changer: One-hour open bar of beer, wine and champagne for $25