The Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots will face off in the 52nd Super Bowl on News4 Sunday, so it’s time to plan where you’ll watch the biggest American sporting event of the year.
D.C. bars and restaurants are gearing up with Super Bowl parties offering all-you-can-eat buffets and endless happy hours. From a rowdy sports bars with a chicken wing eating contest to an upscale restaurant with drink specials, there’s something for everyone-- including those who want to order wings and watch at home.
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Tickets are $50 for an “all you can drink” party from 4 p.m. until the end of the game. Watch the Super Bowl live on Capitol Hill with cans of beer, rail drinks, self-serve kegs and a bar food buffet.
Location: 201 Massachusetts Ave., NE Washington, D.C.
The BBQ joint will celebrate at Solly’s Tavern from 5:30 to 11:30 p.m. For $30, chow down on all your BBQ favorites like pulled pork, ribs and brisket as well as cheesesteaks and nachos. You can also expect drink specials and raffles for all types of swag. (You can also bring the BBQ to your home. Sloppy Mama’s is offering a $99 “party pack” with ribs, wings, pulled pork and game-day sides).
Location: 1942 11th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Attend the annual Jack Rose Super “Chili” Bowl Cook Off with five different types of chili on the establishment’s heated rooftop terrace. Tickets are priced at $50 and include bottomless bowls of chili, plus 15 types of cans and draft beers from 6 to 10 p.m. You can also order chili, beer, cocktails and the Saloon’s unique “hot-tails” individually. The rooftop will open at 5 p.m. Location: 2007 18 St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20009
Head to Arlington and spend $59 for access to two all-you-can-eat buffets during the big game. The pre-game buffet starts at 5:00 p.m. with fried apps, sliders, three different types of wings and buffalo chicken dip. At half-time, the “Touchdown Prime Rib Buffet” will be available, packed with a filling meal. Three raffle tickets are also included in the price.
Location: 529 23rd St. S, Arlington, Virginia 22202
Enjoy a tailgate buffet and open bar at the restaurant inside Union Market from 6 p.m. until the game is over. Tickets are $45.
Location: 1309 5th St. NE, Washington, D.C. 20002
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Food and Drink Specials
Chorizo nachos, beef chili, fried chicken bites and other classics are on the menu for the $30-per-person “All American Buffet.” It starts at 5 p.m., but you can grab a $5 drink from the bar all day and night. Other team-themed bites will be served after the playoffs, which will be broadcast on 12 large screens.
Location: 700 6th St., NW Washington, D.C. 20001
Cheer on your team at the flagship Adam Morgan beer hall with fellow fans at “Eagles Central” located on the main floor or “Patriots Central” at the downstairs taproom. There will be specials on food like Carnitas and Chili Chili Cheese Nachos, sliders and other bar fare, plus hot cocktails and a special $10 beer and shot combo.
Location: 2427 18 St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20009
Watch contestants compete in a wing eating contest at half-time for an $100 cash prize. Spectators can watch entrants try to stomach 18 “dangerously hot” wings and wash it down with two draft beers (or, you can enter yourself for $20). You can also purchase 18 wings for $8 and choose from 18 German and Belgian beers on tap at the beer hall. Ten different flavors of sausages and more than 60 whiskeys are also on the menu.
Location: 8346 Leesburg Pike, Tysons, Virginia 22182
For something low-key, the three floor restaurant and bar in Adams Morgan will offer $5 local beers, French bread pizzas and French onion dip. You can purchase eight wings for $10 and 16 for $18 during the game.
Location: 2446 18 St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20009
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Pre-order from the Navy Yard southern restaurant before 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 2 for pickup or delivery through DoorDash. Serve up a 25, 50 or 100 smoked wing platter, various starters like a cheese dip tray and sides such as bacon braised collard greens at your own Super Bowl party. Pulled pork and brisket can be purchased by the pound.
Location: 301 Water St. SE, Washington, D.C. 20003
With platters with five wings or 200 wings available in 30 flavors, this is a good option for a big party. You can go nuclear or Thai chili hot, or keep it mild with parmesan and rosemary flavors.
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Get a taste of Stoney’s Super Bowl munchies, including buffalo, BBQ and honey lime sriracha wings, and other options like three two-topping pizzas, pork sliders and chicken tenders. Make sure to e-mail the bar and grill beforehand.
Location: 1433 P St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20005
With wing platters starting at $80 for 100 wings or $40 for 50 wings, The 4 Corners Pub is offering a pretty good Super Bowl deal. Flavors include BBQ, hot and Old Day. You must order by Feb. 3.
10111 Sutherland Road, Silver Spring, Maryland 20901
The bar in the heart of Ballston is taking pre-orders for the big game. They don’t appear to have a special Super Bowl menu, but they normally serve over 40 flavors of wings. Call to place your order.
Location: 4213 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, Virginia 22203