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Super Bowl extravaganza: where to watch the big game

Posted January 29, 2013
Updated February 1, 2013

— Super Bowl Sunday is almost here, and if that means a good ball game, funny commercials or lots of food and beer to you, then we have you covered. Here's a list of some sports bars around the Triangle with plenty of TVs, drink specials and finger food to fulfill your Super Bowl dreams.

Just an FYI: Ravens fans are setting up shop at Lynnwood Grill in Raleigh to watch the big game, while San Francisco fans are heading to High Park Bar and Grill in Raleigh.

The Brickhouse (Raleigh)

This spacious bar has eight 120-inch plasma screen TVs, along with a slew of other screens. They have 40 beers on tap and Sunday specials include $3 Blue Moon pints and $10 domestic pitchers.

Crabtree Tavern (Raleigh)

Crabtree Tavern is having a huge Super Bowl party, so come hungry! For $34 you get all-you-can-eat food and all-you-can-drink beer from 6 p.m. until the game's two-minute warning. Designated drivers are responsibly included as well; for $15 they can get in on the food deal. Tickets can be purchased online through Eventbrite. The bar also has 22 high-definition TVs and 14 beers on tap.

Cleveland Draft House (Garner)

This family-style restaurant and bar (with 42 beers on tap) is taking a group approach to Super Bowl Sunday. For $275 a group of up to 20 people can enjoy all-you-can-eat buffet, door prizes and free pool. On Sundays the bar also has half-price wings, the perfect accompaniment to watching football on their 61-inch TVs. Contact the restaurant ahead of time if you're interested in their group Super Bowl Party by calling 919-771-2337.

Devine's Grill & Sports Bar (Durham)

Devine's is turning the Super Bowl into an all-day affair. With 12 beers on tap, over 50 bottled and domestic beers and 20 HDTV screens, they're kicking it up a notch by adding raffles and giveaways into the mix. The every-day special $6.99 Budweiser pitchers is a good bet.

Tobacco Road Sports Cafe (Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill)

Tobacco Road offers a seemingly endless array of TVs and superb food. On Sundays at the Durham and Chapel Hill locations, margarita pitchers are $15 and Miller Lite pitchers are $9. The Raleigh location also offers both pitcher deals, along with $2 MDG bottles and $6 bombs.

Rudino's (North Raleigh, Raleigh, Cary and Apex)

Rudino's Pizza and Grinders have four locations in the Triangle designated as "sports bars," which have extra TVs and seating areas to go along with your fresh pizza. Each location has different Sunday specials, but all four offer a pitcher of some kind for $10 or under.

If you still want some other ideas, be sure to check out our Five Faves: Best Sports Bars posts (there are two).

Where are you headed to watch the game?


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