Super Bowl 2012: Where to eat, drink & watch the game in Miami
Our picks for the best spots to watch Super Bowl XLVI between the Giants and Patriots
Super Bowl 2012 dining specials: Where to eat, drink & watch the game. Tom Brady and the New England Patriots take on Eli Manning and the New York Giants on Sunday, Feb. 5. Kickoff is at 6:30 p.m. and the game will be broadcast by NBC.
Angelique Euro Cafe: Is welcoming fans with 2 for 1 drafts, imports, craft beers and sangria. Or invest $15 and enjoy two appetizers and a glass of wine or beer.
117 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables; 305-529-9922
Duffy's Sports Grill: Game time specials include $11 domestic beer buckets, $15 premium beer buckets and the infamous 2-for-1 happy hour, good for everything in-house, starting at 4 p.m. Also make sure to “Like” Duffys’ Sports Grill’s Facebook page to enter into their Super Bowl Facebook contest. One lucky Duffy’s fan will win the “Ultimate Big Game Party” complete with a 50-inch plasma TV and Duffy’s party platters for 15 people, all delivered by the Duffy’s MVP Street Team. Numerous other daily bonus prizes will be given away to Duffy’s fans including Duffy’s gift cards, autographed Miami Dolphins memorabilia and Duffy’s gear. There are nearly 200 plasma TVs throughout, so you won't miss a second of the action (unless you go to the bathroom), making Duffy's out top spot to watch Super Bowl XLVI.
3969 NE 163rd St., North Miami Beach; 305-760-2124 or www.DuffysMVP.com
Haven Gastro-Lounge: Already known for its digital screens that wrap around the entire venue and provide a visual experience like no other, imagine being immersed watching the Super Bowl on those screens. Should be fun, considering the full HD-live broadcast will be visible starting at 4 p.m. Specials include $5 Bacardi cocktails, $3 Miller Lite beers, and 50-cent Gourmet Chicken Wings by Chef Todd.
1237 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach; 305-987-8885 or www.havenlounge.com
Chalk Ping Pong and Billiards Lounge: The new spot on Washington Avenue will be open from 2 p.m. to 3 a.m. with a watch party sponsored by Grolsh and Bud Light. Bites will be provided by Shorty’s BBQ, there are 11 LCD TVs for maximum viewing pleasure and private suites are available for the ultimate man-cave experience on Super Bowl Sunday. Among the drink specials are $15 buckets of beer, $15 food buckets, $3 Bud or Bud Light and $4 Grolsh. For $25 you can get a bucket of 4 beers & Shorty’s Hot Dog & Burger with 4 sides including coleslaw, potato salad, corn & fries.
1234 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-532-8662 or www.chalkmiami.com
The Rooftop at Gansevoort Miami Beach: Head to the top of the hotel and park yourself and your friends in a cabana with private TV. The party starts at 3 p.m. and the party is sponsored by Heineken. A cabana goes for $800, has room for 12 people, and includes one bottle of vodka, two Heineken mini-kegs, and three appetizers (hot dog sliders with dipping sauces, Nachos Grande with beef picadillo, warm cheese & sour cream and Pork & Short Rib Sliders with horseradish mayo and an onion roll. RSVP at ROOFTOPMIAMI@TOGRP.COM
2377 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-604-6829 or www.togrp.com
Edge, Steak and Bar: Invites to guests to book large (22 persons) or small (10 persons) private dining rooms to enjoy $12 boneless wing platters, seven layer dip with Kettle chips and bucks of Dale's Pale Ale.
Four Seasons Miami: 1435 Brickell Ave, Miami; 305-358-3535
The Mandarin Oriental: Is offering a poolside viewing featuring New England clam "chowda," Rhode Island crab cake burgers, Bronx sliders, boardwalk chili & cheese franks, New England punch and buckets of beer.
500 Brickell Key Dr, Miami; 305-913-8358
Monty's Sunset: Their Miami Beach Marina location will be re-named “Home of the Giants” (sorry Patriots fans) for the day, and the location will offer several specials, including $20 bottomless mimosas for ladies with the purchase of an entrée, beer specials, wing specials, and dinner specials. Music by local talents The Big Bounce and DJ Jeremias Paez.
300 Alton Rd., Miami Beach; 305-672-1148
Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza: With 10 Miami-Dade and Broward locations, is offering a game-day takeout spread of pizza, Italian salad, meatballs, chicken wings and pork spare ribs for $13 per person (minimum 10 people).
Dune at the Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne: Is offering up a tropical football "oasis." Enjoy $12 Chambord vodka cocktails, Kobe beef sliders, Kobe beef hotdogs, bourbon BBQ pork ribs and nachos from an a la carte menu beginning at 6pm.
455 Grand Bay Dr, Key Biscayne
Foxhole: With plenty of TVs and an HD-quality projector screen, cozy up to the bar at this underground watering hole on Miami Beach and watch the game in all its glory. You just have to hunt for the entrance to this place, hidden in the alley.
1426A 14th Court, Miami Beach
Hogzilla: Offers an all-you-can-eat buffet, punchbowls spiked with moonshine and halftime games. Watch the game on 22 flat screen TVs or a projector, festivities begin at 6:30pm and run through the end of halftime. $25 per person.
1555 Washington Ave, Miami Beach; 305-538-7201
Lantao Social Club: Looking for a more laid-back spot to cheer for either Tom Brady of Eli Manning? Then head over with a few friends and take over the bar at the Surfcomber Hotel (a.k.a. Lantao Social Club). They are know for their series of Vietnamese inspired craft cocktails.
1717 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-604-1800
Mayfair: Is offering sports fans a rooftop viewing party stocked with flatscreen TVs, $3 domestic beers, $.50 wings, $15 pizza & Bud Light pitcher combos, a full poolside menu and a complimentary glass of Prosecco for ladies wearing NFL attire.
3000 Florida Ave, Coconut Grove' 305-441-0000
Ocean Terrace at the Atlantic Resort: Invites guests and locals to drink specials and a buffet featuring tastes of New England and New York. Think warm pretzels, hot dogs and fried codfish sliders. $35 per person
601 N Ft. Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale; 954-567-8066
Playwright at the Village at Gulfstream Park is offering up 22 HD screens, $10 pitchers, $5 wings, $5 shots, $15 buckets and $15.95 and $19.95 tower specials.
801 Silks Run, Hallandale; 954-457-7563
Rusty Pelican greets fans with six flat screens, a VIP room and an all-day happy hour featuring $3-$9 specials on beer, wine, cocktails & appetizers.
3201 Rickenbacker Cswy, Key Biscayne; 305-361-3818
More choices of where to watch Super Bowl XLVI in South Florida -
Burger & Beer Joint
South Beach location: 1766 Bay Rd., Miami Beach; 305-672-3287
Mary Brickell Village location: 900 South Miami Ave., Miami; 305-672-3287
10005 Sunset Drive, Miami; 305-598-2227
3131 Commodore Plaza, Coconut Grove; 305-442-1114
1248 Washington Ave, Miami Beach; 305 534-7824.
Flanigan’s Seafood Bar and Grill
Flanigan's has 22 locations from Stuart to Pinecrest. For more info, go to www.flanigans.net
100 SW 3rd Avenue, Downtown Fort Lauderdale; 954-727-0950 myamericasbackyard.com
5001 NW 36th St., Miami Springs; 305-888-6022
8 Oz. Burger Bar
1080 Alton Rd., Miami Beach; 305-397-8246
Waxy's on the River
690 SW First Ct., Miami; 786-871-7660
320 San Lorenzo Ave., Coral Gables; 305-447-9273
401 SW Third Ave., Miami; 305-856-7881
3064 Grand Ave, Coconut Grove; 305-444-5270
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