Super Bowl Sunday falls within the top 5 of the most gluttonous holidays in the country. On February 5th, even the most novice of football viewers will be tuning in, even if only to see the latest blockbuster commercials. If house parties are not your particular style, Philadelphia offers numerous establishments with all the food and drink one wants when watching America’s most televised game.
If you’re looking for an energetic young crowd with which to shout at the action of the game, the Draught Horse is a good fit for you. Located on Temple University Campus, the Draught Horse offers standard American pub fare and a tap list of domestic and import standards, including a few micro brews. The night of the big game,the Beehive Square Club will host their annual Superbowl Party at the Draught Horse, with games, door prizes, and food/drink specials. A portion of the proceeds will go to the Upward Basketball Youth Program, so your good time even goes to a good cause.
If you’re looking for more eclectic Super Bowl sustenance, Bar Ly in Chinatown may be a good fit for you. This bar at 11th and Arch features an Asian twist to the standard bar edibles, including spring rolls, spicy thai beef, and lo mein, while still offering standards like pizza and burgers for the less adventurous. With an impressive 60 beers on tap, and a history of Super Bowl specials, Bar Ly promises to provide a great option for those who love Asian cuisine.
If Mexican style cuisine is more your syle, Distrito on Chesnut Street is where you want to be. This little taste of Mexico offers daily happy hour specials, and authentic Mexican cuisine, which also comes available as a chef’s tasting menu. The Distrito website also offers online reservations for convenience.
Super Bowl LI promises to be another epic clash of the NFL’s two best teams, the the city of brotherly love has options to cater to the taste of every Philadelphian.