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Whether you're a Giants fan, Patriots fan, or downtrodden Rams fan, the Super Bowl is an exciting event: the big plays, commercials, half-time show, and elation of the victors are best watched with some delicious food, beer in hand, and camaraderie. If you want to get out of the house this year, or just don't feel like throwing a party, there are tons of options to watch the big game around St. Louis. Here are a few of our favorites:
1. Grab a Brew at Schlafly Bottleworks
What goes better with watching the big game than a bottle of some delicious, cold beer? Get your fill at the Schlafly Bottleworks party, featuring five HD TVs, food specials, door prizes, and raffles throughout the game. Time: 5:30–10 p.m. 7260 Southwest, 314-241-2337, schlafly.com.
2. Join a Football Fiesta at Diablitos Cantina
If you're looking for a little Mexican flavor beyond the classic chips and salsa during the big game, check out the party over at Diablitos Cantina. The fiesta includes half-price beer, wings, and nachos, and a special football-shaped "Super-rito" with a mole sauce and crema "stitching" for $6. Time: 11 a.m.–11 p.m. 3761 Laclede, 314-644-4430, diablitoscantina.com.
3. Bring Your Buds to Bar 101
This Soulard mainstay is offering a myriad of food and drink specials for its Super Bowl Bash, including $12 buckets, $3 you-call-its, $4 bombs, $1 hot dogs and nachos, and 29-cent wings and shrimp. It's bound to be packed, so call ahead to reserve a table. Time: 4 p.m. til close. 1724 S. Broadway, 314-621-5400, bar101stlouis.com.
4. Keep it Classy at Brasserie by Niche or Taste
For something a bit more fancy, check out either Brasserie or Taste. Brasserie by Niche (4580 Laclede, 314-454-0600) is offering a three-course meal for $35 with a salad, cassoulet, and floating island dessert. Head over to Taste (4584 Laclede, 314-361-1200) for a choice of snack, pork burger with fries, and a choice of sweet or neo-classic cocktail for $25.
5. Grab a Slice at Katie's Pizzeria Café
Who doesn't love pizza on Super Bowl Sunday? Head over to Katie's Pizzeria Café for $3 draft beer, or, if you're picking up some pizzas for a party at home, buy four pizzas and get the fifth free. 6611 Clayton, 314-727-8585, katiespizzeria.com.
6. Show Your Spirit at Lester's in Ladue
Head to one of St. Louis's quintessential sports bars on Super Bowl Sunday for $2.25 long necks, one pound of wings for $7.95, an appetizer combo for $12.95, a chili dog with cheese and fries for $3.95, nachos for $5, and more. 9906 Clayton, 314-994-0055, lestersrestaurant.com.
7. Watch the Game on a Really Big Screen at Wildey Theatre
If your 60-inch HD TV doesn't satisfy your viewing wishes, watch the game on the movie screen at Wildey Theatre in Edwardsville and you won't miss on a single detail. Wildey will also be serving tailgate foods and beer in addition to the tried-and-true concessions. 252 N. Main, Edwardsville, 618-307-2053, wildeytheatre.com.
8. Take a Sip at Three Kings Public House
Head to Three Kings Public house on the Delmar Loop for $1 off all burgers and drafts, $8 Boulevard wheat and Irish Ale pitchers, and $1 off all wine. 6307 Delmar, 314-721-3355, threekingspub.com.
9. Drop a Line at Hooked Seafood Bar
If you haven't been there yet, check out this new seafood hot spot in U. City on Sunday for surf and turf specials, $1 PBR, $2 micro brews, $3.50 imports, and more. 8613 Olive, 314-997-8886, facebook.com/HookedSTL.
10. Place Your Bets at Stadium Sports Bar and Grill
Watch the game on more than 50 TVs at Lumière Place's Stadium Sports Bar and Grill right next to the home of the Rams. Also, check out their new food and beer menus and place your bets at the casino, if you're feeling lucky. 999 N. 2nd, 314-881-7777, lumiereplace.com.