The odds of scoring a pair of tickets to the Super Bowl, to be held at MetLife Stadium on February 2, are slim to none, but the odds of eating well during it are very high. We've rounded up the best Super Bowl restaurant deals in the city, whether they're great spots to watch the game, places to dine well before and during the game, or restaurants offering special take-away packages. Check back often, as we'll be keeping it updated as the big game approaches.
Harding's (32 East 21st St) is hosting a Super Bowl showdown from 5:30PM to midnight. In addition to watching the game projected across the restaurant's back wall, guests can also enjoy Harding's Super Bowl special -- 3 American craft beers and 12 wings for $26/person (wing flavors: Jamaican Jerk, Thai Curry, Traditional Hot, Sweet andSour, Honey Mustard) from 5:30PM - 9PM -- plus a bar snack menu including game-day must haves like pretzel bites with cheddar ale dip, sliders, artichoke and spinach dip.
Chef Gutenbrunner invites football fanatics to his TriBeCa bistro Blaue Gans (139 Duane St), as he hosts a special tailgate and viewing party in celebration of Super Bowl XLVIII. The all-day event includes a live DJ from 2pm-4pm, German draft beer specials as well as a Tailgate menu featuring game-day favorites such as hot wings, burgers, and Chef Kurt’s specialty Touchdown Sandwich. [related]
Eataly is hosting the game at La Birreria (200 Fifth Ave), the year-round rooftop beer-themed restaurant. In addition to a multi-TV screening of the game, tickets include an open bar with beer and wine, plus a 9-course menu that may make you forget who is playing (think: chicken wings with gorgonzola, braised meat sliders, and fried pickles with bagna cauda – American classics with an Eatalian twist!). Doors open at 5:30 p.m.; the game starts at 6:30 p.m. $125/person, register here.
Watch the game on several large HD-TVs at Stella 34 Trattoria (151 W 34th St) in Macy’s, NYC’s NFL headquarters, complete with sweeping views of Super Bowl Boulevard and the Empire State Building. Celebrate while enjoying an Italian-inspired football feast, including arancini rice balls, fried calamari, authentic Neapolitan pizza, classic salumi and formaggi boards, and a spread of piccoli piatti (Italian small plate appetizers). Stella 34’s 240-foot bar will offer a selection of modern cocktails, craft beers and Italian wines. The event begins at 6pm, runs till the end of the game on Sun., Feb. 2 and costs $80.00 per person for unlimited food and drink. For reservations, visit their website.
What goes together better than pork, beer and football? Chef Dale Talde of Pork Slope (257 Fifth Ave, Brooklyn) is offering an all-you-can-eat menu consisting of loaded nachos, crafted cheeseburgers, and porky melt sandwiches – all accompanied by unlimited beer pitchers, well drinks, and ‘Slippery Slope’ combos ($75/person). Chef Dale is also host a viewing party, where guests can watch the game on one of the three large TVs at the bar.
Every day is the Super Bowl at Blue Ribbon Fried Chicken (28 E First St) – at least according to chef/owners Eric and Bruce Bromberg. TV’s will show the game at all of their NYC restaurants, but if you’re planning on staying home, try ‘The Tailgater,’ a 24 piece wing take-out that includes dipping sauces, fried pickles and dinner rolls ($45).
From Wednesday to Saturday leading up to the game (Jan 29-Dec 1), A Voce (10 Columbus Circle) is offering a 3-course tasting menu highlighting classic American ‘game-day’ fare with an Italian twist ($65pp). On game day, stop by and try the full buffet, for $99/person.
Out of towners can eat like a local at the Four Seasons (99 E 52nd St), where dishes like Hot Pastrami Sliders, and Esposito’s Sausage and Pepper Sandwiches, and Peeky Toe Crab Nachos will be added to the bar and in-room dining menus. During the game, sit at the bar and enjoy beer or whiskey back pitchers.
Honoring the host of the big game, LAVO NYC (39 E 58th St) is offering a New York themed brunch on February 2, from 2-6pm.
Try game-day fare with a twist at Delicatessen (54 Prince St) where the menu offers dishes such as Cheeseburger Spring Rolls, and the Award Winning Chicken Thigh Sandwich.
Next door, macbar NYC (54 Prince St) offers a catering menu featuring a variety of mac & cheese flavors that feed up to 20ppl, including the “Mac Quack” ($70), mac & cheese served with duck confit, white cheddar, fontina and caramelized onion; the “Lobster Mac” ($80) with tender chunks of fresh lobster, cognac, tarragon and mascarpone cheese; and the “Mac Stroganoff” ($55) made with braised beef, stewed mushrooms and sour cream sauce.
Join NY Giant Justin Tuck as he hosts a Super Bowl viewing party at Hudson Terrace (621 W 46th St). With 2 ticket options, a general and VIP, guests can enjoy an evening of premium open bar, game day appetizers, cigars in the outdoor lounge and scotch, provided by Chivas, while watching the “big game” from one of many HD TV’s.
The Game Day Special at SideBAR (118 E. 15th St) will feature tailgate-style eats as you watch the game on 12 HD screens. Drinks celebrating this year's New York and New Jersey game theme include Tailgate Tea (limit of 2 per guest); A Super Bowl State of Mind, take on a traditional Manhattan; and a Spicy Sunday Beer-garita made with a kick of hot sauce, Bud light, and topped with lime juice and a dash of triple sec.
Upscale kosher steakhouse and sushi bar La Brochette (340 Lexington Ave) invites football fans to join them at their first-ever kosher Super Bowl party. Game day specials will include a selection of brochettes ranging from beef, kafta, veal and lamb served with a variety of sauces and a prime-meat sampler comprised of four 6 oz. cuts including a lamb chop, filet mignon, short rib and center-cut rib eye for. Guests can cheer on their favorite team while enjoying a selection of HE’BREW kosher beer brought in specially for the game, which can be viewed on one of the many flat screen 55’’ TVs throughout the restaurant.
Tres Carnes (668 Sixth Avenue) brings “Tres to Your Place”, offering up their many “Texican” smoked selections, from 16 hour smoked brisket tacos, to slow smoked pork shoulder burritos, game day chili and healthy “adobo smoked” chicken bowls, let us cater your Super Bowl party.
Likewise, “Pourhouse at Your House” brings together all your favorite Village Pourhouse (64 Third Ave) favorites, like our world-famous burgers and sliders, wings, sandwiches and salads, and makes them available at your fingertips! No fuss, no worries – just sit back and enjoy the game.
For one night only 5 Napkin Burger (150 E 14th St) is offering catering to celebrate the Super Bowl in NY. Slider Platters include a combo of the Original 5 Napkin Burgers, as well as Veggie and Turkey (20 for $69), Wing Platters (20 for $45), Chips and Guacamole ($29) and a Touchdown Package which serves around 10 people ($199).
Miss Lily's (132 W. Houston), the much loved Caribbean-inspired spot in SoHo is offering a Jamaican spin on traditional Super Bowl fare, including jerk chicken wings (brined, marinated and slow cooked using a 3-day process), traditional Jamaican patties, pork ribs, fried plantains with ackee dip, jerk corn and more.
Distilled (211 W Broadway) is offering a Super Bowl Home Tailgate Package including 24 Distilled Wings, Blue Cheese, Pickled Celery and Carrots, Wet Wipes, and Oven Re-Heating instructions all for $65. Orders must be placed by 12pm on Friday 1/31 and available for pick-up on Saturday, 2/1 by 5pm. To order, call 212-601-9514 or email the restaurant Info@DistilledNY.com
Salvation Taco (145 E 39th St) will accept reservations for parties of all sizes on Super Bowl Sunday, along with a special takeaway menu for a game day fiesta at home, complete with cocktail mixers and dessert. The takeaway menu includes snacks such as spicy beer nuts, chips and guacamole and Salvation nachos with beef chili, cheese, cilantro, onions and crema. A choice of large-format tacos includes Brisket Barbacoa, Braised Lamb Shoulder or Slow-Roasted Pork Shoulder and for dessert, there will be spiced pumpkin tres leches. The package also includes a choice of Salvation Margarita or Michelada mix for up to 15 cocktails. The package cost is $200 and feeds 8-12 people. Takeout orders must be placed by 3pm on Friday, January 31st by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ditch Plains (100 W 82nd St) boasts more TV's that you can imagine, so you are guaranteed to have the best spot in the house for analyzing every play (and commercial!). Chef Marc Murphy's special menu will include Pickled Onion Rings, Jalapeno + Cheddar Tater Tots, and The Ditch Dog topped with homemade mac + cheese! If you're planning a Super Bowl party at home, chose from two drop off menus by Thursday, January 30th. The End Zone Menu ($30/person) includes hot dishes such as chicken wings (spicy, bbq or jerk) with celery, carrots + blue cheese dip or pigs in a pretzel and sides like tortilla chips with guacamole, sour cream + salsa or potato chips with sour cream + onion dip. Game Day Menu ($45/person) also includes a bucket of 24 beers featuring Brooklyn Lager, Amstel Light, and Alagash White. All orders include one crudité platter + one dessert platter.
Potatopia (378 6th Ave), an all-potato concept restaurant, will be giving anyone who shows ID from the state of either of the final two Super Bowl teams, 15% off their purchase for the entire week (January 27th – February 2nd) leading up to the Super Bowl.
The Meatball Shop (multiple locations) is helping football fans out this year with their "Bucket O' Balls," available at all five location from 1/31 until 2/4. For just $45, you can take out 25 balls paired with a sauce of their choosing including the very popular and timely, Buffalo Chicken Meatballs with Blue Cheese Dressing.
Ginny's Supper Club (310 Lenox Ave), the live-music and dinner venue underneath Marcus Samuelsson's acclaimed Red Rooster Harlem, will host a Superbowl viewing party on game day. At $25 per person, an all-you-can-eat Rooster Tailgate Buffet will feature game-day items like BB Roo Chicken Bites; Helga's Meatballs with mashed potatoes and lingonberries; Yard Bird with pickles, hot sauce and mace gravy; Red Line Burger Sliders; BBQ Pork Sliders; Shrimp & Dirty Rice; Loaded Baked Potatoes and Chili Orange Glazed Chicken Wings.
East Village's beloved Austrian tavern, Edi & the Wolf (102 Ave C) will be projecting the 2014 Super Bowl on their 110-inch screen, allowing guests to enjoy a complimentary Radeberger beer with a cozy stadium feel as they dig into a selection of game day eats. Down the block, Viennese-inspired cocktail bar—The Third Man (116 Ave C)—will also be screening the game with intimate booth seating and Austrian-inspired football fare including Austrian Style Chicken Wings with elderflower mustard ($12); Flatbread with gruyere, dates, crème fraiche and arugula ($14); Schnitzel Burger on brioche with avocado and roasted tomato ($12); Salad, boucheron, hazelnuts, sherry vinaigrette ($9); Pork Belly Sliders, kale, crispy onions ($7); and Fingerling Fries with paprika aioli ($8)
Rosa Mexicano will offer a "Super BOWL" of their signature guacamole via a Guac-to-Go Party Pack available for delivery on game day. Rosa Mexicano is known for their signature table side Guacamole en Molcajete, custom-made-to-order in a Lava Rock Molcajete:The Guac-to-Go Party Pack comes with their house-made tortillas and corn tortilla chips, and will be available for delivery along with the restaurant's full menu. Orders must be placed by Friday, January 31 at 5pm.
At Hill Country Barbecue Market (30 W 26th St), executive chef Elizabeth Karmel creates a soulful menu that honors the barbecue of Texas' Hill Country. If you're watching the game at home this Superbowl, treat yourself to Hill Country's mouthwatering catering menu. Highlights include Chili Rub Wings, rubbed with sweet chili rub, smoked, and served with house made ranch dressing; Chopped Brisket Sandwich; Brisket Tacos with chopped brisket, pickled onions, Cotija cheese and cilantro in fresh flour tortillas; and the Pitmaster combo, with 1/4lb lean brisket, 1 pork spare rib, 1 HC Hot Link, 1/4 chicken and two market sides. Diners can enjoy market sides like Chili Mac & Cheese, Longhorn Cheddar Mac & Cheese smothered with traditional Texan chili, as well as beer offerings like buckets of PBR Tallboys and the Beer Bucket & Wings, 6 PBR Tall Boys and 20 Chili Rub Wings.
No day is more appropriate to "super size it" than the beer-filled, action-packed day of the Super Bowl and what better way to do it than with Num Pang's (1129 Broadway) Super Pang. This 3-foot sub is jam packed with all of the typical Num Pang goodness but this time big enough to feed your entire team of hungry game-watchers (or 10-12 of you). The Super Pang special also includes a side of their signature Cambodian Slaw all for only $125. Keepin' it old school, Num Pang will also be offering their selection of 40 oz beers (Olde English 800 and Miller High Life) to-go ($11)! Available options include: Five-Spice Pork Belly
Pulled Duroc Pork; Ginger Barbecue Brisket; Peppercorn Catfish; Roasted Cauliflower; Hoisin Veal Meatballs; and Grilled Hangar Steak (for $25 extra).
Pre-order must be placed by January 31st and is available for pick-up only. Call 212.647.8886 to pre-order or email email@example.com.
508 GastroBrewery (508 Greenwich St), which has craft beer brewed on premises, will feature a beer-pairing menu. For $39, enjoy 3 beers with 3 dishes or choose from shared plates like smoked duck nachos and Beer-marinated wings.
Alobar (46-42 Vernon Blvd, Long Island City), boasting the largest whiskey list in Queens with 80+ bottles, will also serve their snort-to-tail treats like Maple bacon popcorn and Ginger-glazed St Louis Ribs.
Seasonal New American comfort food at Bell Book and Candle (141 W. 10th St) includes smoked Wings withdrunken bean dip, and warm pretzels with Milk Stout Mustard.
Dogmatic (120 MacDougal St) is serving naturally good Game Day food like handmade sausages wrapped in toasted baguettes, grass-fed burgers with non-fried fries, mac n' cheese and handmade sodas.
Known as one of the best American Craft Beer Bar's in the city, The Pony Bar (637 10th Ave) touts two TVs on either side of the bar, a rotating tap selection, soft pretzels, deep fried pickles, fish donuts and veal meatball sandwiches.
The recently opened Midtown edition of Pop Burger, Pop @ Pod (230 E 51st St), is offering a $65 open bar that includes unlimited draft beers, house wine, wings, and sliders for the entire game. Pop’s complete selection of ten draft beers are available including craft beers like the Voodoo Pillzilla, Captain Lawrence Winter Ale, and Winona’s Big Brown Ale. The all-you-can-eat-and-drink deal also includes all wings and sliders, so you can munch on Pop originals like the Pop @ Pod wings and classic sliders, or dare to experiment with the Siracha wings and Gobble Gobble turkey sliders. The restaurant’s full menu will be available and they’ll be serving up Sol buckets and Amstel Light draft specials. Enter Pop @ Pod’s Super Bowl raffle for a chance to win prizes throughout the night.
Aureole (135 W 42nd St) is hosting the AUREOLE BOWL, right in the center of Super Bowl Boulevard (Broadway from 34th – 47th Street)! Chef Charlie Palmer’s flagship restaurant will be decked with flat screen TVs and will offer a menu that ups the ante on your typical Super Bowl fare with running back roasted prime rib, whole roasted chip shot chickens and shared appetizers like touchdown tuna tartare and charcuterie end zone that take Super Bowl eating to the next level. For your Super Bowl drinking aspirations, the entire bar menu will be served with the addition of cocktails representing each team and special pricing on magnums of Bordeaux. Nat Sherman will also be joining in on the football fanfare with cigars for all guests. Reservations required. $115/person.
Empire Steak House (237 West 54th Street) is hosting a viewing party on three large screen plasma TVs throughout the 4,500 square foot Steak House. To celebrate, Chef Jack Sinanaj is preparing a special Empire Super Steak Bowl, a 20 oz. Filet Mignon carved in the shape of a football. An additional bar menu includes Empire’s Mini Burgers, Grilled Chicken Tenders, Empire’s Mini Sausages, and Sizzling Canadian Bacon.
The Nugget Spot (230 E 14th St) is offering takeout Super Bowl XLVIII packages for 5-20 fans, ranging from $85- $225 in price. Pacakages include buckets of chicken nuggets, sauces, fries, nacho mac & cheese, and a sweet surprise. Choose from nuggets like the Southern Belle, Cap'n Crunk, Cheez Louise, Twisted, or Buffalo Style and dip in your choise of sauces: Smokin J's BBQ, Honey Mustard, O.G. Ranch, Tutie's Blue Cheese, and Homemade Heat. Order by phone (646.422.7346) or in person by January 31. (The Nugget Spot is not responsible for popped buttons, food coma, or “nugget power” that may result from over-consumption of our product. )
The Lobster Place (75 Ninth Ave) offers a wide variety of party platters and seafood to help feed your guests as they cheer on their favorite team. Whether you're hosting five or 50, make your hosting a cinch with these delicious options: A party of eight can enjoy the Lobster Roll Platter – eight rolls filled with fresh lobster salad. The Slider Sampler Platter feeds ten to 12 people and covers The Big Three: eight Lobster Roll Sliders, eight Tarragon Shrimp Sliders and eight Crab Club Sliders served on mini-brioche buns from Amy's Bread. ($125) Shrimp Cocktail and Sushi Platters and the one-pot stove-top Clambakes are also available in a variety of sizes. Order by noon on February 1st. Oysters, sushi and other raw bar items will be available in the store up until game time.
Ai Fiori (400 Fifth Ave) will feature a fantastic bloody mary bar during their Game Day Brunch: Seattle fans can enjoy Pike Place Snapper, a gin based bloody with a smoked salmon garnish and Denver fans can savor the Mile High Maria, tequila base w/ a spiced rim. Those who are just Super Bowl XLVIII fans should order the 1st and 48, a bacon fat washed bourbon bloody.
il Buco Alimentari & Vineria (53 Great Jones St) has a beautiful selection of cheeses, salumi, panini and more, and Chef Justin Smillie is available to provide game-day recipes. Pre-order salumi and cheese platters ($80 for 10-12 people), panini, housemade bread, assorted desserts and more, or choose from a selection of Italian products, housemade or imported pastas ($6.99/lb), and roasted meats to prepare your own feast.
The Standard Biergarten (848 Washington St) will host a Super Bowl Bash. Game-day festivities are complete with tailgating, game party and even a special hotel package. Starting at noon on game day, guests may join for a Biergarten Tailgate Party including live music from The Adlers playing throughout the afternoon and competitive ping pong. Picnic table reservations can be made for up to 8 guests, which includes an exclusive Tailgate Package with pretzels, sausage platter, salad, sauerkraut, and Igloo cooler of bottled beer ($250). At 5pm, the official Game Party will begin with the action broadcasted on two 80" televisions. With exclusive picnic table reservations ($500 miniumun at the table), guests will receive multiple entries to win prizes each quarter and a grand prize of a hotel stay. For fare during the match, The Biergarten will have a special menu with Chicken Wings and Homemade Chili with Apple Strudel for dessert.
Modern takeout burger joint Clarke's Standard is offering touchdown specials including 6 Standard Cheeseburgers + 1 Team-Size Order of Fries for $40 or 6 PJ Clarke's Junior Cheeseburgers + 1 Team-Size Order of Fries for $30. All their burgers are made with 100% USDA verified, hormone and antibiotic free Natural Angus.
The Stag's Head (252 E 51st St) will serve $2 Chelsea Check Cab Blonde Mugs and 1/2 price wings during the game, which will be shown with sound. At their nearby restaurant, Cornerstone Tavern (961 2nd Ave), $4 Bud Light pints, 1/2 price wings, $4 PBR Tall Boys and $25 Bud Light Beer Towers (100 ounces) will be available. Specials available at night. Plus, a raffle and free giveaways through the game and a grand prize at the end.
L&W Oyster Co (254 5th Ave) will be hosting a non-Super Bowl Party, serving a multi-course oyster tasting with cocktail pairings for those who don't give a dang about football. $49/person.
Richard Sandoval’s New York City restaurants including Maya (1191 1st Ave), Zengo (622 3rd Ave) and Pampano (209 East 49th St) will all be featuring a $45 3-course pre-fixe dinner menu available Monday, January 27th – February 2nd.