Whether you favor the AFC or the NFC, the Chiefs or Forty-Niners, or are just a fan of the commercials, there are numerous places — and vibes — to select from this year to catch the big game on Sunday, Feb. 2.
The beachfront Coaster Saloon offers 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.
Gameday bites include smoked brisket chili cheese fries, mac ‘n’ cheese and bbq pulled pork sliders. 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.
Wave House Mission Beach
This outdoor café at 3521 Ocean Front Walk in Belmont Park is one of the few places you can watch the Super Bowl on the sand. The Wave House gives fans the chance to view the game on their massive 18-foot-wide LED screen. You can even rent a cabana with bottle service and watch the game while lounging.
Sandbar Sportsbar & Grill
Ocean views from 718 Ventura Place on the upper deck, as well as prize giveaways, drink specials and the halftime glutton bowl makes Sandbar on Ventura Place a hot location for football fans. Serving Sandbargaritas with beach-style tacos and Sandbar bacon cheeseburgers, this sports bar keeps the appetizers coming and the glasses full.
Guava Beach Bar & Grill
This family-friendly eatery shows NFL games all season at 3714 Mission Blvd. and comes with not only great food and drinks, but also a VIP lounge, elevated pool table, and two jumbo-booths to take in the 10-foot HD projection screens of the big game.
Pacific Beach Shore Club
Catch the game of the year and stay for the sunset at Pacific Beach Shore Club at 4343 Ocean Blvd.
The local bar known for its live bands will feature game day specials including $6 Jamesons, $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.
Spend your Super Bowl Sunday beachside at The Duck Dive in Pacific Beach at 4650 Mission Blvd.
It wouldn’t be a Super Bowl without wings, and the open-air bar will serve $15 wing platters with 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, guests can’t go wrong, and space is sure to fill up with reservations strongly encouraged.
Mavericks Beach Club
Gear up for San Diego’s biggest Super Bowl party at Mavericks Beach Club at 860 Garnet Ave. opening at 9 a.m. game day Feb. 2.
You won’t miss a minute of the action, as this beach bar is equipped with 40 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 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. There will be a select amount of VIP tables available to reserve for bottle and cooler service. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or text 858-256-6423 to reserve.
Tavern at the Beach
Bison burgers and shrimp tacos accompany whiskey and beers as fans sip and dine in front of 42 TVs and enjoy music from a live DJ at the bar at 1200 Garnet Ave. Plus, during the Super Bowl, someone at the bar will win a cashbox filled with $5,000.
For their second annual Super Sunday party, Moonshine’s at 1165 Garnet Ave. will have prizes and giveaways during each quarter of the Super Bowl along with food and drink specials. Their super tailgate sampler includes nachos, quesadillas, and Buffalo wings, and goes great with their Coors Light bucket.
The restaurant’s eighth annual Super Bowl Block Party at 722 Grand Ave. on Feb. 2 will feature a 20-feet high LED jumbotron, couches, bleachers, food trucks, bottle service, full bar, DJs and more. This event sells out every year. For table reservations, call 858-274-3100.