Super Bowl is just around the corner on Sunday, February 7, 2016. Looking for a fun place to watch the game in Washington, DC and cheer for your favorite team? As the NFL teams compete for the winning title (game starts at 6:30 p.m. ET), local restaurants offer special food and drink promotions. Here is a guide to some of the best parties in the DC area. Got a party to add to this list? Email the details to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab - 750 15th Street NW Washington DC. From 2:30 p.m. until the end of the game, enjoy specials such as half-priced draft beers, wines by the glass, signature cocktails, and oysters on the half shell, while watching the game on three different screens. Other offerings on the Cocktail Hour menu include Joe’s fried chicken drumettes, ham, mac n’ cheese sticks, beer battered pickles, and warm potato chips.
- City Tap House DC - 901 9th Street, NW, Washington DC. (202) 733-5333. Featuring an optional $25 bottomless football snack buffet with favorites like mozzarella sticks, wings, and nachos. Guests that opt into the buffet can also choose any beer from City Tap House’s 40 taps to enjoy for $4 from whistle to whistle. Specialty taps will be pouring New Belgium Brewing and Oskar Blues Brewery drafts: both breweries are based in Colorado and also produce in North Carolina.
- Macon Bistro & Larder - 5520 Connecticut Ave., NW Washington DC. Pigskin fans are encouraged to stop by this popular neighborhood restaurant after 4 p.m. to watch the big game on the restaurant’s two 55-inch flat-screen TVs while enjoying $5 Handsome Beer Company drafts beers, $6 wines and $8 cocktails made with One Eight Distilling products: District Made Vodka, Untitled Whiskey, Rock Creek White Whiskey,and Ivy City Gin.
- Jack Rose Dining Saloon - 2007 18th St. NW Washington, DC. Jack Rose will pit two barbecue styles and two local breweries against each other in a friendly, tasty competition.
For $10 a plate, game watchers can choose between "Carolina Gold" Chicken BBQ with tangy yellow mustard sauce & jalapeno cornbread or "Kansas City Red" Pulled Pork BBQ with sweet & spicy tomato sauce & redskin potato salad. At just $5 a beer, game day drinkers can compare 3 Stars' Nectar of the Bogs Cranberry Saison against Flying Dog's In-Heat Wheat Hefeweizen, or 3 Stars' Millstone Brandy-Lyn (a unique cider/barrel-aged beer blend) against Flying Dog's exclusive collaboration with Jack Rose, their Double Barrel Horn Dog. The free party begins at 5 p.m. Fans can watch in comfort and cheer for their team on Jack Rose's popular heated rooftop terrace featuring three jumbo-sized flat-screen TVs.
- 14 K Restaurant - Hamilton Hotel, 14th & K St NW Washington DC (202) 218-7575. Fans can enjoy game-day specials in addition to the regular menu while catching the exciting action of every play with large-screen televisions. The “Big Game” menu will be available from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. and includes items such as Fried Pork Dumplings with ginger lime dipping sauce, priced at $9, Steak Tacos with queso fresco, sofrito and pico de gallo, priced at $10 and Hummus with tomatoes, cucumbers and pita flatbread, priced at $7.
- National Pastime Sports Bar and Grill - Gaylord National Resort, National Harbor. Experience the ultimate Big Game Football Party at 5 p.m. featuring an all-you-can-eat buffet including burgers, wings, nachos, shrimp and more. Draft beer and beer bucket specials will also be available at the event. Attendees can view the faceoff on a 30-foot video wall, one of the region’s largest high definition screens. Cost is $49 per person and tickets must be pre-purchased.
- Quincy’s South Bar & Grille - 14401 Woodglen Dr. North Bethesda, MD. The event is free of charge and doors open at noon. The new restaurant has 18 infinity-edge Samsung TVs and seats 36 at the bar. Quincy's South rotates 12 beers on tap and can accommodate large groups. The menu features American bar fare including Guinness braised brisket, crab dip, chicken wings, homemade pizza, burgers and more.
- Arlington Draft House - 2903 Columbia Pike, Arlington, VA. Watch the game on a big screen. Free Admission. Regular table side service available with a full restaurant menu and full bar service.
- The State Theatre - 220 North Washington Street Falls Church, VA. Super Bowl party begins at 5:30 p.m.
- Sports bars in Washington, DC, Maryland or Virginia - With plenty of big screen TVs, these spots are a great place to enjoy the game among a lively crowd.