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Places to Watch the Super Bowl in Santa Monica

Posted January 30, 2018

With millions of people across the United States tuning in to watch the Super Bowl each year, it’s not a question of whether you’ll watch the game, it’s a question of where. From sports bars to Irish pubs to outdoor grills with big screens, if you find yourself in Santa Monica for the Super Bowl, make a beeline for one of these coveted hot spots and take advantage of Super Bowl specials.

Super Bowl Specials & Offers

1212 Santa Monica

Whether you’re a die hard 9ers fan or a die hard Swiftie, enjoy Super Bowl Sunday with a massive projector screen, over 8 TVs, 2 full bars, table service, unlimited buffet and “Loving Him is Red,” the Taylor Swift-inspired specialty cocktail. Purchase tickets today.

Augie’s on Main

Preorder a Super Bowl Sunday package from Augie’s on Main for pickup and feed your team! Each package serves two and includes the following: Glazed BBQ Ribs, Half Dirty Chicken, Mac N Cheese, Cole Slaw, Potato Salad, White BBQ Sauce, Charred CA Salsa, Pan Drippings and Peanut Butter Crunch Cake. The cutoff time to order is 12pm on Saturday, February 10.

Birdie G’s

Cheer on the Super Bowl with a meal from Birdie G’s! They will be offering a variety of party-pleasers, like their famous, gluten-free Pickle Chick, Mac & Cheese Kugel, 5-Onion French Dip (the same found on their Relish Tray, but AWESOME with chips), Birdie’s Caesar Salad, whole Chilled Chocolate Layer Cakes and Rose Petal Pies, plus more. Wash it all down with classic batched cocktails (Margaritas, Old Fashioneds) and the team’s favorite craft beers. Everything’s available à la carte, but you might as well score a winning touchdown with a “Super Smörgåsbird” package that feeds 4-5. Pre-order through their website by Wednesday, February 7 at 7 p.m. The restaurant will be closed on Super Bowl Sunday, so all pickups and deliveries will be on Saturday, February 10. Everything is made to keep beautifully and easily warm up though!

Bludso’s BBQ x Santa Monica Brew Works

Santa Monica Brew Works & Bludso’s BBQ have teamed up to create a unique smoked malt Helles lager – featuring grains roasted ‘low & slow’ in Bludso’s iconic “Ole Hickory” smoker. The smoked malt lager will be available on draft starting January 27 at Bludso’s and Santa Monica Brew Works.

Huckleberry Bakery & Café

The team at Huckleberry is bringing pure comfort (and awesome farmers’ market ingredients) to their catering game. There’s a classic Seven Layer Dip with house-made tortilla chips, Organic Fried Chicken Sliders, Jose’s Free-Range Buffalo Wings with house-made ranch dipping sauce, a huge Sandwich Platter (Fried Chicken, Wagyu Roast Beef & Roasted Turkey with Brie), and so much more. End on a sweet note with a dozen Football-Shaped Sugar Cookies frosted with natural icing in the teams’ colors (pick your favorite or get a mix), or gluten-free Mini Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes. The full menu and pre-ordering are available through the catering & events page of their website. Pre-order by Thursday, February 8 at 3 p.m. for pickup & delivery on February 11.

The Surfing Fox

Watch the big game at The Surfing Fox! Receive a free Pacifico pint glass with a purchase of Pacifico draft beer – on special during the game for only $6!

Ye Olde King’s Head

Find one of the best seats in the house to chow down on food & drink specials for the 49ers and Chiefs face-off. Specials include discounted nachos, wings, and sliders + beer buckets to share and more!

Places to Watch the Super Bowl

Barney’s Beanery

Open daily until 2am, Barney’s Beanery has been a popular local hangout for more than 90 years. Sixty TVs, great bar food, a friendly crowd, and a Route 66 location, make it ideal for big games.

Brittania Pub

A great little pub located in Downtown Santa Monica, Britannia Pub offers large screens to watch the game, along with inside and outside dining options.

Busby’s West

Screening virtually every sports game from around the world on its 50 TVs, Busby’s West is a Santa Monica live sports hot spot. Choose from 20 draft beers, and chow down on burgers, wings, and more while you watch the NFL game.

Cabo Cantina

Centrally located on Third Street Promenade, Cabo Cantina features indoor and outdoor seatings while showing a variety of games, often with watch parties featuring drink specials, bottomless mimosas, and more!

O’Briens Irish Pub

With 15 flat-screen TVs throughout the pub and an electric atmosphere, O’Briens Irish Pub is one of the best places in Santa Monica to watch the Super Bowl. Plus, its beers, food and service don’t disappoint.

Tavern on Main

Rub elbows with the locals at Tavern on Main– a chill neighborhood bar on Main Street that’s perfect for low-key live sports accompanied by cool draft beer, cocktails and food.

Santa Monica Brew Works

Join Santa Monica’s only craft brewery and enjoy beers inspired for those who live the beach brewed lifestyle (and hello, Bludso’s BBQ collab!) . Book your group reservation for NFL Playoffs and The Big Game at Santa Monica Brew Works

Sonny McLean’s

Santa Monica’s original Irish Gastro Pub, Sonny McLean’s, is also a perfect place in town to catch football games – with 40 beers and ciders on tap, 23 flat-screen TVs, and housemade specialties.

Jameson’s Pub

You can catch all the big games in high definition at Jameson’s Pub. They offer slow-roasted prime rib specials and pub favorites and you can chase it with a shot of Jameson Irish whiskey on tap.

Ye Olde King’s Head

Famous for more than 40 years, Ye Olde King’s Head is an iconic British Pub, Restaurant & Gift Shoppe located between 3rd Street Promenade and the beach. Its live sports schedule always draws a crowd.

Are you a Santa Monica business with a Super Bowl special or event that you would like included on this page? Submit your Super Bowl special here.


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