With the Super Bowl now just a couple days away, many are still scrambling to put together last minute plans for either hosting a watch party at home, or at one of the many sports bars, taverns, or local watering holes around Chicago.
If you’re not one who likes to entertain or perhaps just prefer to spend Super Bowl Sunday out and about, there’s of course plenty of great spots to choose from in neighborhoods all over the city. In fact, every year around this time we try to feature some of the best places in Chicago to watch the Super Bowl, but this year, we’re going to try something new.
Instead of featuring some of the same old places year in and year out, we thought it might be fun to list some great spots to catch the big game that are a little newer to the restaurant and bar scene in town. So, if you’re looking for an excuse to swing by some of the city’s hottest new bars and restaurants, there’s no better time to do so than on Super Bowl Sunday; and if you’re looking for some idea on where to go, here’s a quick look at 3 new places we recommend:
If you’re not terribly interested in the game itself and might want something to keep you occupied throughout what's usually a 4 hour game, there’s no better option than the recently opened Headquarters Beercade in River North. In addition to all the classic arcade and pinball games, they’ll also have a gourmet nacho buffet on-hand during the Super Bowl as well.
Full game sound and tons of food and drink specials are being offered during the Super Bowl at Tippling Hall—one of River North’s newest and most impressive late-night spots. Chicken Wings, St. Louis BBQ Ribs, Big Ass Super Beers, and Beer Buckets are only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to great deals being offered during the game, and there's moret han enough room here for groups of all sizes!
If you plan on watching this year’s Super Bowl with a small group, swinging by Kaiser Tiger for their 5-pound sausage and bacon wrap that will satisfy between 6 and 8 hungry football fans. In addition, the beer selection here is rock solid, while the food menu is even better. If you don't opt for the sausage-wrapped-in-bacon special, we hear the sandwiches at Kaiser Tiger really are among the best in Chicago.