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Where to Watch the Super Bowl in Philly

This Sunday, sport fans (or Lady Gaga fans) will gather in front of televisions across America for the ultimate Super Bowl experience. With endless supplies of beer and chips nearby, 14.4 million viewers will cheer on the New England Patriots or the Atlanta Falcons (or Lady Gaga). Since watching the Super Bowl has become a national event, we’ve created a list for Philly football fans (or again, Lady Gaga fans) can enjoy this “super” tradition.


For the Ultimate Sports Bar Experience…

Cavanaugh’s Rittenhouse1823 Sansom Street

Cavanaugh’s Rittenhouse is the right place for wing fans and football fans to watch the Super Bowl. Cheer on the NFL players on over 20 TVs while enjoying “Best of Philly” wings.

Chickie’s and Pete’s – 1526 Packer Avenue.

Watch the game while eating famous crab-seasoned fries and seafood at Chickie’s and Pete’s. The 24,000-square-foot location and 14-foot television makes for the best Super Bowl party in South Philly. Make sure to get there early, as “North America’s Best Sports Bar” gets filled quickly with sport fans.

Xfinity Live! – 1100 Pattison Avenue

If you’re having trouble making a decision, Xfinity Live! is the perfect spot to watch any sporting event with flexibility. Their multiple sport bars and restaurants offer a variety of drinks and food options for every fan. Or, enjoy the game from the large 32 foot Sony LED TV, which will surely create an exciting Super Bowl atmosphere.

JD McGillicuddy’s – 473 Leverington Ave

The specials can’t be beat at this Manayunk sports bar. With something for all types of fans, you can choose from great options. Enjoy a free order of wings with $25 beer towers or take advantage of a $30 open bar with the option for a half time buffet. For a more low key experience, enjoy $3.00 Miller Lites and $5 wings all throughout the game.


For a Foodie Experience…

Brauhaus Schmitz – 718 South Street

Enjoy the game with an all-you-can-eat buffet at one of Philadelphia magazine’s Top 50 Restaurants. The buffet will feature their acclaimed sausages along with classic game day snacks. It includes a selection of cheeses, roasted onion dip, pretzel sticks, buffalo/old bay garlic wings, bacon & cheese fries, sloppy joe sandwiches, spicy Hungarian sausages with peppers and onions, and smoked cheddar mac and cheese. Plus, there will be $4 select beer specials and a 10 ft. projection of the game.

Varga Bar – 941 Spruce Street

For many people, the Super Bowl competition means wings. For Varga Bar, this Sunday marks their third annual Super Fowl competition. Guests can reap the benefits and taste wings in three categories: hot wing, non-American wing, and wildcard flavor. Draft beer and whiskey specials will help to wash ‘em all down.

La Peg Brasserie at Fringe Arts – 140 N Columbus Blvd

The home of FringeArts will turn their theater into a sports-viewing paradise for one night. Chef  Steve Stryjewski, a vet of numerous Philly restaurants will be serving a special Hot Chicken menu (with a vegan tempeh option included) with classic sides like collard greens and baked beans. There will also be $3 beers, $6 cocktails, and $7 house wine drink specials.


For a Craft Beer Experience…  

City Tap House – 2 Logan Square

The City Tap House is a beer lover’s dream. With over 60 impressive beers on tap, fans can enjoy the game while imbibing on craft beers. NFL fans can also enjoy a variety of unique, delicious food from blue crab mac and cheese to duck fried rice.

The Field House – 1150 Filbert Street

The Field House offers 40 beers on tap, including great craft beers, along with classic bar food. Specials during the game include $4 cans of Harpoon UFO and SweetWater 420, plus $10 pizzas. With 35 HDTVs, the iconic football game can be easily enjoyed at any table. Make reservations before it’s too late.


Where will you be watching the Super Bowl? Let us know in the comments!