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Hot Spots for Super Bowl LI

Jan 30, 2017 02:35PM ● By Nicole Gould
By Nicole Gould

Every September football fanatics anticipate the start of NFL Sunday Night Football. Between fantasy drafts, sporting their favorite team memorabilia, and spending countless Sundays at the bar, the day they’ve been waiting for all season has finally arrived: Super Bowl LI (51).

Peyton Manning’s last run for a ring, Beyoncé’s controversial halftime show, and of course the multi-million dollar commercials all resulted in Super Bowl 50 being ranked the third most watched television event in U.S history. An average of 111.9 million viewers witnessed Manning capture his second Super Bowl title with a 24–10 victory over Cam Newton and the Denver Broncos.

Whether you’re an avid football fan or couldn’t be bothered watching grown men tackle each other for a ball, don’t be the odd man out for Monday morning’s quarterbacking. If you’re looking for other crazed football fans or more of a low-key environment, celebrate the biggest game of the year with the best food and drink specials in the area.


The Hideaway

1439 Odenton Rd., Odenton

Wings and football go hand-in-hand so dive into The Hideaway’s award winning wings, rubbed with their own special seasonings, smoked over pecan wood for three hours, and flash-fried!

In addition to your meal, check out the popular Hideaway Punch—a mysterious blend of light and dark rum, dash of grenadine, pineapple, orange, and passion fruit juice.

Don’t worry, there will be plenty of space to watch the game with 11 52-inch to 70-inch flat-screen TVs posted up throughout the bar. The Hideaway is open until midnight, but according to Owner Bob Krohn, “Of course, if any game goes over, the party goes on!”

If you’re looking to be a part of what Krohn calls, “A smoked wing and drinkin’ crowd,” then The Hideaway is a not-to-miss spot for the big game


Pusser’s Caribbean Grille

80 Compromise St., Annapolis

With half-price happy hour, including all appetizers, well drinks, wines (bottle and glass), craft and domestic draft and bottled beers, Pusser’s Caribbean Grille not only offers great views of the Annapolis Harbor, but also three large screen TVs in the bar area and one in the Harborview bar room.

Open from 7 a.m. to 12 a.m., with a breakfast buffet from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., head over to this popular downtown Annapolis venue and indulge in some of their Jamaican Chicken Wings tossed in spicy Jamaican “cue” sauce and their award-winning Maryland Crab Dip filled with lump crab, peppers, onions, and tomatoes in a creamy cheese dip.


Rod N’ Reel Restaurant

4165 Mears Ave., Chesapeake Beach

Looking to enjoy the big game without the raucous sports bar areas, packed in like sardines then head over to a cozy spot at Rod N’ Reel Restaurant where you can enjoy panoramic views of the Chesapeake Bay.

Open from 9 a.m. to 2 a.m. make sure to fill up on their wings, sliders, and nachos, which are always a hit come game time

Don’t just settle for watching the Super Bowl when you can take the game to the next level with numerous pools and drawings. Who knows, maybe you’ll walk away a lucky winner!


Mother’s Peninsula Grille

969 Ritchie Hwy., Arnold

With 20 HD TVs scattered throughout, there’s not a bad seat in this iconic sports bar. Mother’s will be featuring $25 all you can drink beer and wings during the game. With their wings being a fan favorite, according to co-owner Dave Rather, you don’t want to miss out on the 15 variety of flavors they have to offer.

If you’re looking to get away from the big crowds, head outside to their outdoor deck and if your beer hasn’t kept you warm enough, their outdoor heaters will do the trick.


Rams Head Tavern

33 West St., Annapolis

Rams Head Roadhouse

1733 Generals Hwy., Annapolis

Looking to find those great Super Bowl munchies? Head over to Rams Head Roadhouse and Rams Head Tavern to check out some of their game time specials! Specials include $5 bacon cheese fries, $5 green bean fries, $5 pretzel brats, $5 burgers, $7 loaded nachos, $7 boneless wings, $8 chicken Caesar wrap, and $9 ace killer wings. Is your mouth watering yet? Compliment these delicious dishes with some $3 craft drafts, $10 domestic pitchers, and $12 buckets (5 domestic bottles). Don’t disappoint your taste buds!


Soul

509 S. Cherry Grove Ave., Annapolis

According to Co-Owner, Misti Dragano, “Nowhere is football bigger than in the South, so why not celebrate this year’s big game Southern-style.”

This Super Bowl, treat your guests to Soul’s Super Bowl Sunday Supper, a soulful meal of Fried Chicken, Shrimp and Grits, and Chili and Cornbread. Take-out packages start at $185 for a family meal for eight. Order your Super Bowl Sunday Supper by February 3rd. 


Broadneck Grill & Cantina

74 Central Ave., Edgewater & 1364 Cape Saint Claire Rd., Annapolis

Grab your jersey and join the party over at Broadneck Grill & Cantina, open from 8 a.m. until 2 a.m. Don’t miss out on their Sunday football specials including $2.50 domestic bottles, $5 wings, $5 nachos, and $3 house margaritas all day! You won’t want to miss their popular hot and sweet wings, made in their home-made sauce and served with bleu cheese dressing for dipping.

According to General Manager, Odessa VanderWeit, “We are a local bar with the best football specials on food and drinks, have great tv’s, Keno and Racetrack, and a great staff ready to serve you!”


Additional Staff Recommendations


Heroes Pub

1 Riverview Ave, Annapolis, 410-573-1996, Heroespub.com 

The Greene Turtle Sports Bar & Grille

177 Jennifer Road, Annapolis, 410-266-7474; 3213 Solomons Island Road, Ste A, Edgewater, 410-956-1144; 2383 Brandermill Boulevard, Gambrills, 410-451-7544, Thegreenturtle.com 

All American Steakhouse

139 Mitchells Chance Road, Edgewater, 410-956-4396, Theallamericansteakhouse.com 

Buffalo Wild Wings

2337-A Forest Drive, Annapolis, 410-573-0331, Buffalowildwings.com 

Frisco Tap House

2406 Brandermill Blvd, Gambrills, 443-292-4075, Friscotaphouse.com 

Severna Park Taphouse Bar & Grill

58 W Earleigh Heights Road, Severna Park, 410-793-5759, Severnaparktaphouse.com 

O’Loughlin’s Restaurant & Pub

1258 Bay Dale Dr, Arnold, 410-349-0200, Oloughlinspub.com