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  • Writer's pictureJarnard Sutton

Game Day Grub | Where to Dine and Cheer on Super Bowl Sunday

Super Bowl Sunday on February 2nd calls for two things – eating delicious game day grub and finding the best local hotspots to catch the NFL action. Celebrate the festivity alongside fellow fans and plenty of TVs at lively venues. Here's a list of The Nardcast favorites.

Draft Republic | La Jolla & Carlsbad

With two locations in San Diego, Draft Republic is making game day dreams come true with Social Hour specials all day long. Watch every touchdown on Draft’s 100” projection screen in La Jolla or on one of its 50 flat screen TVs in Carlsbad. Football fans can take their pick from menu favorites including the St. Louis Smoked Ribs with jalapeno cornbread and a spicy siracha honey, and Bavarian Pretzel Sticks with IPA wholegrain mustard. Guests can also get into the action with Draft Republic’s table games including Ping-Pong, foosball, billiards and shuffleboard.

4282 Esplanade Court | (858) 450.1400 & 5958 Avenida Encinas (760) 448.4627 |

Coaster Saloon | Mission Beach

The beachfront Coaster Saloon is celebrating Football Sunday the best way it knows how — with ocean views, authentic Texas-style barbecue and 40 beers on tap. Football aficionados are invited to enjoy Tailgate Specials all day and catch the game on Coaster's projection screen or one of the restaurant's 15 flat screen TVs. Game day bites include Smoked Brisket Chili Cheese Fries, Mac ‘n’ Cheese, BBQ Pulled Pork Sliders and more. Wash it all down with $4 Bud Lights and $5 Jägermeister shot specials.

Or, opt to host your own party with ‘cue catered from Coaster Saloon. Order your favorite type of meat by the pound, such as Baby Back Ribs, Beef Brisket, Pulled Pork and more. When the action is all over, celebrate sweet victory with one of Coaster Saloon’s family-style Apple Cobbler, Peach Cobbler and Banana Pudding desserts.

744 Ventura Place | (858) 488.4438 |

Del’s Hideout | Del Cerro

Del’s Hideout, a 5,400-square-foot restaurant and bar located at 5351 Adobe Falls Road, is a family-friendly eatery with the appeal of an industrial playhouse for all ages. On the big game day, enjoy Tailgate Specials including $4 drink specials, $6 eats and more. Check out all the specials here, but highlights include chili cheese fries topped with smoked brisket chili, and the Homewrecker (polish sausage with fresh sauerkraut). Patrons can watch the Big Game on one of the many flat screens throughout the buzzing restaurant and patio.

5351 Adobe Falls Road | (619) 255.8175 |

Bub's at the Beach | Pacific Beach

Super Bowl Sunday is just around the corner, and if you’re looking for an ideal place to watch the top two teams battle it out, Bub's at the Beach is the place to be! Located in the heart of Pacific Beach, it’s not only a perfect SoCal spot, but they also have an entire section of the menu completely devoted to touchdown-worthy tots that pair perfectly with a generous helping of game day Garbage Wings! Super Bowl specials include ½ off of a red basket with the purchase of any order of wings, along with beer, shot and mimosa specials. Their Voodoo Ranger, a New Belgium Beer will also be available for only $4. If you’d rather watch the game from the comforts of home, they’re offering an order out (ahead) special: 50 wings with your choice of two different sauces (ranch and/or blue cheese)--all for just for $55; enough to keep your whole squad happy! So, either way it goes, at least your stomach will be happy even if the game goes south.

1030 Garnet Ave | (858) 270-7269 |

West Coast Tavern | North Park

Swing by West Coast Tavern, located inside one of North Park's historic buildings, and watch the game on their big screen. They will be offering cool deals during the game which includes $3 Coors Light, $7 Chili Cheese Fries and $5 St. Archer White Ale or $5 Tito's Vodka shots.

If you stick around, you can enjoy their Happy Hour specials from 4 to 6 p.m. Happy Hour is legit, featuring $5 drinks (well drinks, draft beers & house wines), $7 eats (wings, kale caesar salad, griddled double cheeseburger and more), $7 boozy drinks (margs, mules, spritzers, etc) and $20 Mule/Donkey pitchers.

2895 University Ave | (619) 295-1688 |

baryleymash | downtown San Diego

With plenty of televisions (54 to be exact) barleymash is the ultimate destination to watch the Super Bowl. The downtown restaurant and bar, which was named one of Sports Illustrated’s ‘Best Places to Watch the Super Bowl Across America’ in 2019, will host a DJ, exclusive game day prizes and of course, prime time seating for the big game. There are limited reservations being taken - contact and reserve your spot today!

600 5th Avenue | (619) 255-7373 |

Henry's Pub | downtown San Diego

Need a bar that is reppin' San Francisco 49ers? Head downtown to Henry's Pub and enjoy their specials while watching the game. Some of our favorite eats here are their tasty chicken wings, the Pub Burger or you can create your own pizza.

618 Fifth Ave | (619) 238-2389 |

The Smoking Gun | downtown San Diego

Head to another downtown favorite and watch the big game at The Smoking Gun. Enjoy drink specials that include $9 22-oz. steins and $9 boilermakers (shot + a beer) and try your luck to win a complimentary Walk of Champagne brunch with halftime raffles. Go big or go home with their $18 All-You-Can-Eat-Wings and stay fed all game long!

555 Market Street | (619) 233-3836 |

Beerfish | North Park

The world is your oyster at Beerfish in North Park. Watch the game and root for your favorite team while enjoying the covered, outdoor patio. The seafood haven will be hosting a Super Bowl Shrimp Boil, alongside their signature food and drink options. Order your choice of beer from a rotating tap list or try one of their signature drinks, such as the Mango Michelada and Frosé!

2933 Adams Avenue | (619) 363-2337 |

The Duck Dive | Pacific Beach

Spend your Super Bowl Sunday beachside at The Duck Dive in Pacific Beach. It wouldn’t be a Super Bowl without wings - the open-air bar will serve $15 Wing Platters, with your choice of sauces like buffalo or lemon pepper, alongside beer buckets for $20! With specialty deals, like $5 Trulys and $12 loaded Carne Asada Fries, space is sure to fill up and reservations are strongly encouraged.

4650 Mission Boulevard | (858) 273-3825 |

Pacific Beach Shore Club | Pacific Beach

Catch the game of the year and stay for the sunset at Pacific Beach Shore Club. The local bar will feature Game Day specials including $6 Jameson, $10 Absolut Bloody Marys and a $20 Wing Platter— perfect for snacking on while cheering on your team and watching all of those great commercials!

4343 Ocean Boulevard | (858) 272-7873 |

California Tap Room | North Park

Swing by for wieners and football at California Tap Room, located in North Park. They are firing up the grill for the big game! Specials include $2 dogs, $3 brats, including a bangin’ toppings bar and $5 draft specials to keep you fueled up for the game! They will be raffling off fun prizes during the halftime show.

3812 Ray St | North Park | (619) 230-5353 |

Mavericks Beach Club | Pacific Beach

Gear up for San Diego’s biggest Super Bowl party, at Mavericks Beach Club. Opening at 9:00 a.m., you won’t miss a minute of the action, as this beach bar is equipped with 40’s TVs! There will be a full mimosa bar all day, along with $10 bottles of champagne and rosé, and $5 Bloody Mary's and Micheladas until 1:00 p.m. During the highly anticipated half-time, Mavericks will be raffling off a 65" HD TV and a custom smoker from Tito's Vodka.

Select amount of VIP Tables available to reserve for Bottle and Cooler Service - email or call/text 858-256-6423 to reserve.

860 Garnet Avenue | (858) 999-0348 |

Liberty Station

The historic former naval training center has a wide array of venues to catch the big game with friends on big screen TVs. Feast on delicious food and sip on an assortment of cold beverages.

Check out Liberty Station’s football hotspots:


Cheer on your favorite team around wide screen TVs at Liberty Station’s favorite social hub, THE LOT. Sip on premium spirits and take your pick from several deluxe appetizers such as BBQ Beef Sliders and The LOT Poke Wonton Cups.

2620 Truxtun Rd | (619) 566-0069 |

Slater’s 50/50

Labeled San Diego Magazine’s Best Restaurant in 2015, Slater’s 50/50 is a must-visit football destination. In addition to the hundreds of beers served on tap, fans can dig in to mouthwatering burgers such as The Hi-Brow Burger or The Best Damn Bacon Cheeseburger.

2750 Dewey Rd #193 | (619) 398-2600 |

Oggi’s Pizza & Brewing Company

Not in the mood for a burger? Stop by the South Point district to enjoy high quality pizzas, pastas and salads at Oggi’s. As the perfect complement to pizza, this cool restaurant features a micro-brewery with a wide selection of craft beers to choose from while watching the SuperBowl.

2562 Laning Rd #6418 | (619) 876-5000 |

Soda & Swine

Watch the game at this hip eatery with cozy fire tables and hidden TVs. Snack on tasty side dishes such as Mac n’ Cheese and Fried Pizza Knots. Choose from a diverse selection of local draft beers and signature cocktails.

2750 Dewey Rd #104 | (619) 501-9989 |

Is your favorite outing not included? Let us know in the comments below on where you will be enjoying the game! We love to give our readers more options.

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