Despite both New York football clubs having subpar seasons and all the ‘Deflate-Gate’ controversy, the big football game comes but once a year. Whether you’re a fan of one of the two teams participating or not, the big game, which falls on February 1 this year, is a time to celebrate, eat food and hang out with friends and family.
Italian Restaurant Vesuvio, 7503 Third Avenue, is holding a party that features plenty of enticing specials, such as the Mama Mia, which includes one large pizza pie and 12 Buffalo wings for $20, as well as various drink specials. What’s best about this event is you can watch the game (and new commercials) on the venue’s 67” television with surround sound included, so you won’t miss any of the action or entertainment. For more information, call 718-745-0222.
Lonestar Bar and Grill, 8703 Fifth Avenue is also coming through for the big game with several enticing specials. Those in attendance can enjoy all you can eat and drink. On the menu are steaks, chops, ribs, lobster, burgers, hot dogs and salad for the healthy eaters. The drink menu includes beer, wine, well drinks and soda. The party starts at 5 p.m. and ends once football’s champion is crowned. For more information, call 718-833-5180 or visit Lonestar on Facebook.
Whether you want to stay home and eat or dine out, Uncle Jimmy’s Barbecue, 8727 Fourth Avenue, is a great spot to check out. If you’re hosting a huge party at your place, the venue is offering plenty of party packages, such as the ‘Safety’ which includes two dozen grilled wings, two racks of baby back ribs and two lbs. of macaroni and cheese. Visit unclejimmys.com for more options.
Brooklyn Bowl will be showing the big game with full sound, while you get your own sport on. A group of friends can eat, bowl and watch all the action on one of the high-end alley’s many TVs. To reserve a lane or find out more information, call 718-963-3369.
Yellow Hooke Grille is offering a bonanza for the big game. Starting at 5:30 p.m. until the clock ticks to zero, the eatery’s party will give football fanatics who reserve a table bottle and draught beer, wine, wings and a halftime buffet, all for $45 per head. To reserve a table, call 718-238-1089.
The Pour House of Bay Ridge, 7901 Third Avenue, is offering a party that includes no cover charge, complimentary food, drink specials, giveaways and of course, fellow fans watching the game and entertainment on seven HDTVS. The festivities begin at 6:30 p.m. To find out more, call 718-491-6658.
Red, White and Brew, 8910 Fifth Avenue, offers a festive time at affordable prices. The local watering hole promises to offer 14 beers available on tap as well as complimentary food for guests, which include chicken cutlet heroes and wings just to name a couple. For information, call 718-680-8900.
Although ‘Da Bears’ aren’t in the big game, Windy Cindy Ale House is another great option to dine, drink and cheer. The Chicago-themed pub offers such classic big game eats as wings, burgers and Chicago dogs and is currently taking orders to help cater your own party. But there’s also fun to be had at the bar with friends and family. Call 718-630-5700.
If you’re looking to dine, as well as be entertained and watch the game, Greenhouse Cafe is another great option. The restaurant offers great food, drinks and you’ll be able to enjoy everything about the big game, from the commercials to the halftime show and game. Call 718-833-8200 to reserve your table.