Whether you’re seeking a down-home tailgate vibe or a cosmopolitan night-on-the-town, here’s where (and when) to go this Super Bowl weekend
1. The Deck at Island Gardens, for the High rollers
No tickets to the game? You can still cheer on a live Super Bowl parade specially decked out in colors representing the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs. Exclusively for Big Game Sunday, the Deck will be supplying a relatively affordable menu curated by Michelin-starred chef Alfio Longo consisting of Chicken Lollipops ($12), Guacamole and Tortilla Chips ($10), Baby Back Ribs ($16), Wagyu Beef Sliders ($14) and Lobster Rolls ($18). Groups can also spring for a Tailgate Platter sporting all of the above ($49). Delight in their drinks specials on their Cocktails and Champagne parades. The stunning waterfront ambiance won’t distract from serious viewing as well, with 4K UHD TVs installed in all 10 waterfront cabanas as well as at the bars, so there’s no need to miss a play.
Book your table here: The Deck Big Game Sunday and Parade
2. Clevelander, for a high-energy party scene.
A South Beach favorite for sports fans is stepping up its game with a series of marquee events throughout the week. From the PEPSI NEON PARTY (with live performances by Snoop Dogg, Fat Joe, and Lil Jon) to ESPN First Take Live debate to a pool party hosted by Adriana Lima, Clevelander will make your New Year’s revelries seem tame in retrospect.
Visit: Clevelander Pepsi Neon Party
3. Riverside, for Brickellistas
Brickell’s new backyard opens its doors to present the ultimate big game watch party. This beautiful waterfront setting includes 7 restaurants, a taproom, large screen TVs and a 60-foot Projection TV docked boat side. Includes a live DJ set with Game Sounds.
Tickets: Riverside Big Game Watch Party
In an unprecedented move, the Sylvester will open its doors on Sunday at 6 pm and feature extra TVs, an 85-foot projector display and a special guest DJ set following the game. Exclusive game day punch bowls will be available for large groups as well as beer bucket specials. Open bar packages include all house spirits, specialty cocktails by Moet Hennessy (Belvedere, Volcan Tequila, Woodinville Whiskey, and Hennessy), and wine, All table reservations include a bottle of champagne for every two people, bring your gang and sit back.
Tickets: The Sylvester Big Game Watch Party
5. Ember, For a deluxe experience
This Miami Design District gem features a cocktail program known for turning out modern, creative twists on the classics. The wine list consists of about 100 wines of diverse origins, 15 of which are available by the glass. Starting at noon on Sunday, guests can enjoy quality LG HD projector and surround sound viewing as well as an exclusive Super Bowl menu designed by Chef Brad Kilgore. If football is not your thing, take in the cocktail-serving theatrics at one of two bars or keep it fancy and festive at the champagne bar. Drink specials apply at all three, all night long: $10 shots, $10 glasses of Champagne, $12 Grey Goose cocktails and $35 beer buckets.
For reservations, Call 786.334.6494.
6. Mama tried, for a low-key night in
Watch the big game in the heart of downtown Miami while noshing on complimentary wings and a happy hour menu until 8 pm. Added incentive: the on-point drink specials and the “Disco Sinferno” Sunday Party with sounds by Jenni Fox.
Walk-ins are welcome