With NFL season coming to a close, the Super Bowl is officially upon us. Maybe you’re watching to see Taylor Swift cheer on her beau or are wishing for a Chief’s loss. Whether watching it alone or with friends, these are the best places to watch the Super Bowl in Chicago.
1. Head to Bandit if you’re watching the Super Bowl for Taylor Swift
Bandit Chicago, one of our favorite Chicago sports bars, is set to host a Taylor Swift-inspired pop-up brunch on February 11, offering fans an immersive experience into the world of the beloved pop icon. This unique event promises a day filled with Taylor Swift’s enchanting music, the joy of making friendship bracelets, and a celebration of all things Taylor Swift, making it a must-attend for fans and enthusiasts alike. To complement the Swift-themed activities, Bandit will serve a special menu of Taylor-inspired cocktails, each crafted to capture the essence of Swift’s iconic songs and persona.
Address: 841 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60607
2. Old Town Pour House if you’re with a large group
Old Town Pour House is a sprawling, 10,000-square-foot upscale sports bar and restaurant, serving notable and flavorful dishes with even better vibes. With multiple HDTV TVs across the walls equipped with state-of-the-art audio, it is the perfect place to catch the Super Bowl. The multi-level indoor dining area features an array of seating with cozy booths, high-top tables, and communal dining.
Old Town Pour House will offer its ‘Great For Groups’ menu for the Super Bowl in Chicago this year if you plan to watch it at home. Perfect for intimate and relaxed at-home gatherings of any size, the Great for Groups menu includes family and friend-pleasing favorites from Old Town Pour House’s eclectic menu that make preparing a total ease. Dishes like hearty Angus Steak Chili, Queso Dip, BBQ Chicken Salads, Buffalo Chicken Dip, Fried Chicken Sandwiches, Sliders, and more make ultimate bites ideal for the occasion.
Address: 1419 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60610
3. A country music Super Bowl Sunday Bub City
While we love Bub City for its live music, you can also catch the Big Game with sound on, too! Pre-game with brunch from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM, and enjoy buckets of beer available all day. Staying home? Take your game day buffet to the next level with Bub City’s catering menu. Order platters filled with game-time snacks like smoked brisket, slabs of ribs, smoked chicken wings, and nachos.
Address: 435 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654
4. LG’s Bar & Kitchen
Looking for where to celebrate the Super Bowl in Chicago this year? Look no further! LG’s Bar & Kitchen in Old Town is the place to be. This Super Bowl Sunday, diners can enjoy a Bloody Mary Bar, Bottomless mimosas, and more! With 15 flat-panel HD televisions, you won’t miss a moment. LG’s Bar & Kitchen will also offer a special game day raffle. Indulge in small and large plates such as flatbreads, burgers, sandwiches, Buffalo Chicken Dip, wings, and more!
Address: 1525 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60610
5. Join Cody’s annual Puppy Bowl viewing party
Dog lovers can join Cody’s Public House in West Lakeview on Sunday, February 11, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. for their third annual Puppy Bowl Viewing Party to benefit Chicago Canine Rescue. The dog-friendly event will have food, raffles, contests, themed cocktails and more. As added fun, Cody’s will host a Super Fan Costume Contest where the best game day attire will be rewarded with Cody’s gift cards.
Following the Puppy Bowl, Cody’s will continue the Super Bowl festivities with a viewing party for the big game that includes interactive football games for prizes and specials like $20 domestic buckets, $Sierra Neva pints, $6 Dirty Monkey shots and drinks, and free popcorn. Guests can also enjoy a Dirty Monkey Banana Peanut Butter Whiskey sampling and a FREE catered half-time buffet.
Address: 1658 W Barry Ave, Chicago, IL 60657
6. The Graystone Tavern’s touchdown party
The Graystone Tavern in Wrigleyville will host a Super Bowl watch party on Sunday, February 11, offering a $50 food and drink package per person. Available from 5 p.m. until the end of the game, the package will include a nacho and wing bar and 20 draft beers, all bottles and cans, all seltzers, house wine, mimosas, bloody marys, and premium cocktails. The game will be broadcast with sound on 9 TVs throughout the bar and in their winterized beer garden, so there’s never a bad seat in the house.
Address: 3441 N Sheffield Ave, Chicago, IL 60657
7. The big game bash at The Rambler
The Rambler Kitchen + Tap in North Center will host a Super Bowl Viewing Party at 5 p.m., broadcasting the big game with sound on 24 big-screen TVs throughout the bar and in their spacious and heated enclosed beer garden.
Guests can enjoy a $40 per person food and beverage package available from 5 p.m. until the end of the game, which includes import and domestic bottles, all draft beer, premium liquors, and house wine. Food selections will include Chicken Tenders, a Nacho Bar, a Taco Bar, Mac and Cheese, Fries, Tater Tots, and more. Attendees can also participate in interactive football games and squares for prizes.
Address: 4128 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60618
8. A neighborhood Super Bowl watch at Kirkwood
A neighborhood sports bar in Lakeview with great food and drinks and a spacious beer garden that is perfect to take on the big Super Bowl game. On Sunday, February 11, for the Super Bowl in Chicago, the specials include $6 Select Stadium Cups, $8 Vegas Bombs & Green Tea Shots, and $12 Mini Burgers (4) & Fries.
Address: 2934 N Sheffield Ave, Chicago, IL 60657
9. A Chicago Super Bowl pizza party at Ranalli’s West Loop
As a longstanding neighborhood pizza bar, Ranalli’s West Loop offers guests delicious pizzas, iconic apps, and great drinks in a comfortable and communal setting. Guests can enjoy a variety of specialty pizzas, signature 4C appetizers, hearty sandwiches, and fresh salads, along with craft beer and classic cocktails, making it a perfect place to celebrate Super Bowl Sunday with your squad!
Address: 1326 W Madison St, Chicago, IL 60607
10. Bodega Taqueria y Tequila for big game speakeasy tequila specials
Bodega Taqueria y Tequila will bring a relaxed vibe this Super Bowl Sunday in Chicago with a composed of a front ‘shack’ in the front and a speakeasy-style lounge in the back. The swanky setting has flat-screen TVs along the bar, and the Big Game food specials include Smoked Brisket Queso, Elote Wings, and Gringas Tacos, and drink specials like Monopolio Mexican Beer, beer buckets, and $10 off margarita pitchers.
Address: 912 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60607