Where to watch the Super Bowl in Chicago

Where to watch the Super Bowl in Chicago

  • by Samantha Nelson
  • 02/9/23

The Super Bowl is one of the biggest parties of the year, bringing together die-hard football fans and those who just enjoy an excuse to spend a Sunday night drinking beer and eating finger-licking-good wings. Whether you’ll be tracking every play or are most invested in Rihanna’s halftime show and how many of this year’s commercials will feature celebrities selling cryptocurrency, you’ll want a good spot to catch all the action. There are plenty of great options depending on your priorities, with the best sports bars offering food and drink packages along with games and contests for a little extra taste of competition. So don't delay—reserve a seat now at one of the 12 best places to watch the Super Bowl in Chicago.

Best places to watch the Super Bowl in Chicago

TAO Chicago

  • Restaurants
  • Pan-Asian
  • River North

One of the biggest hotspots for celeb and athletes in town, TAO Chicago is hosting an epic viewing experience in its nightclub starting at 4pm. Guests can choose from a ticketed option or full bottle-service reservations. Tickets start at $75 and include three drinks and a variety of food stations.

Cody’s Public House

  • Bars
  • Pubs
  • Lake View
  • price 1 of 4

Watch the game on eight 65-inch TVs throughout the bar and play football games for the chance to win prizes. The West Lakeview bar offers a free buffet at halftime along with specials such as $20 domestic buckets and $5 Dobel tequila shots and you can also bring your own favorite meat to grill in the beer garden. The dog-friendly spot is also hosting a Puppy Bowl viewing party from noon to 4pm, which features a free hot dog bar plus a raffle and themed cocktails benefitting ALIVE Rescue. Get dressed up with your pup for a game day costume contest awarding Cody’s gift cards.


Claddagh Ring Pub

  • Bars
  • Lounges
  • Lincoln Square
  • price 1 of 4

Pay as you go or opt for the Irish pub’s $50 package, which includes a dinner buffet, appetizers and all drinks from 5-9pm, with the exception of craft beers, shots and premium spirits. Admission and entry into giveaways for Miller Lite swag is free, though if you want to splurge you can book bottle service for your table of four. Buy a ticket here.

The Rambler

  • Bars
  • Sports Bars
  • North Center

Play squares and football games for the chance to win prizes while watching the game on 24 TVs indoors and in the North Center bar’s heated beer garden. A $40 package includes nacho and taco bars, chicken tenders, mac and cheese, fries, tater tots, draft beer, import and domestic bottles, house wine and premium liquors from 5pm through the end of the game. Buy four packages and you’ll be guaranteed to get a table. Reserve a spot by emailing [email protected].


Radio Room

  • Bars
  • River North

Book a table for 2-10 people for a party starting at 5pm. The $60 per person package includes platters of chicken tenders and smash burger sliders, hand-cut fries with your choice of three dipping sauces, a round of house shots, boneless or bone-in wings, two buckets of beer, and koozies. Buy tickets here.

 

The Greystone Tavern

  • Bars
  • Pubs
  • Lake View
  • price 2 of 4

You’ll be set even if the game goes into overtime with a $50 package that includes a wing and nacho bar plus 20 draft beers, all beer bottles and cans, seltzers, house wine, mimosas, bloody marys and premium cocktails from 5pm through the end of the game. The Wrigleyville bar shows the Super Bowl on nine TVs both inside and in the winterized beer garden. Purchase a ticket on Toast.

Reggie’s Music Joint

  • Music
  • Rock and indie
  • Near South Side
  • price 1 of 4

Bring your appetite and compete in wings and sloppy joes eating contests during halftime. You can also show off your own culinary skills by bringing a crockpot of chili before 2 p.m. to enter a cook off. Both contests award gift cards for the South Loop bar. Festivities start early, with live music from 2-5pm and a $15 all-you-can-eat buffet available from 2pm until the game ends. The Super Bowl will be played with sound throughout the venue, including on the rooftop.

Benchmark

  • Bars
  • Sports Bars
  • Old Town
  • price 2 of 4

You won’t miss a play at the Old Town sports bar, which boasts 40 TVs. For $40, you’ll get one item from their menu of burgers, pizza and snacks, plus call drinks from 5 p.m. through the end of the game. Purchase a ticket here.


LG’s Bar

  • Restaurants
  • Gastropubs
  • Old Town

You’ll have the chance to keep the football fun going after the Super Bowl when you enter a raffle awarding a PlayStation 5 and a copy of Madden NFL 23, and tailgating supplies for the runner-up. The Old Town bar features 15 TVs and will be running games at the end of every quarter. General admission is $25 and includes two raffle tickets, sliders, wings or chicken tenders, fries, and four drinks. Reserve a table for your group for an extra $150 and you’ll also get two buckets of domestic beers, a round of Jello shots, a trio of dips and an extra raffle ticket for everyone. Buy a ticket on Eventbrite.

Lottie's Pub

  • Bars
  • Sports Bars
  • Bucktown
  • price 1 of 4

Put your own football skills to the test and try to kick a field goal for the chance to win $250 in prizes. The Bucktown bar offers a $30 party platter including a one-topping 14-inch pizza, tots and wings, plus drink specials including $6 Miller and Coors stadium cups, $7 Ketel One cocktails and $8 Bulleit bourbon. Walk-ins are welcome, but you can email [email protected] to book a table.


Tanta

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Restaurants
  • Peruvian
  • River North
  • price 2 of 4

The River North restaurant shows the game on a giant screen in its second floor private party room, offering a $55 package that includes two beers and a platter of snacks including wings and empanadas. The rest of their regular menu will also be available if you want to add on more Peruvian food and drinks such as crispy yuca fries or a pisco sour. Buy a ticket on Eventbrite.

McGee's Tavern

  • Bars
  • Sports Bars
  • Sheffield & DePaul
  • price 1 of 4

Open since 1987, the Lincoln Park sports bar is packed with TVs so you won’t miss a moment of the game or the commercials. A $40 package includes a buffet, select drafts, Miller and Coors Light, cans of White Claw hard seltzer, and well liquor mixed drinks from kickoff through the end of the game. Buy a ticket through Eventbrite.


Budweiser Brickhouse Tavern

  • Bars
  • Sports Bars
  • Wrigleyville
  • price 2 of 4

Graze on a buffet of pizza, sliders, hot dogs and tatchos offered from 5-9pm for $25. With four bars, you won’t have to wait long to get a refill of drink specials including $20 Bud Light and Michelob Ultra buckets, $25 buckets of NUTRL seltzer and $5 lemon drops. Reserve a spot here.

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