- Super Bowl XLVII starts at 5:30 p.m. Sunday.
- CBS-TV (channel 62) coverage of the big game begins at 1 p.m. with "Super Bowl Today" until 5 p.m.
- The "Super Bowl Kick Off Show" starts at 5 p.m.
Join the party
- Here are a couple great places to spend Super Bowl Sunday in Lincoln Square and Northcenter.
1708 W. Belmont Ave.
To celebrate this big game, Pizzeria Serio in Lake View will be offering all of their guests free pizza during the big game. There will be no drink minimum or package associated the plan. All that people have to do is come in to Serio and enjoy some of their famous East Coast pizza.
1059 W. Addison St.
Swing by the iconic Wrigleyville bar for their Super Sunday Party, an all-inclusive drink and food package for $30.
800 W. Belmont Ave.
Join Joe Green for his annual Super Bowl Bash. Partiers can check out the game on the club’s 25 HDTVs, as well as a projection screen. And don’t forget about Beyonce’s halftime show. Specials include $10 Miller Lite and Coors Light pitchers, a complimentary “Super-Buffet,” with the first two drinks included! Doors Open at 4:30 p.m., and there is a $5 cover charge to get in.
950 W. Wolfram St.
The arcade-themed bar is offering up a free halftime buffet if you purchase just one beer. What’s more is Lincoln Park’s Etno Village Grill is catering the buffet.
3216 N. Sheffield Ave.
Party at Todd’s and you could win a 50-inch HDTV. Owners plan to draw the winner after the game, but during the game, partiers can snag $4 Bacardi Oakheart and Cokes, $2 Bud Light drafts and 25 cent wings.
3030 N. Racine Ave.
The annual “Super Chili Cook-Off” on Super Bowl Sunday is here again where football fans can taste a slew of chili during the big game. All contestants wanting to enter a chili recipe have to submit their recipe by the end of the 1st Quarter and the winners will be announced by the end of the 3rd quarter. Everyone who walks through the door gets a free Elmer Fudd hat, and the winner of the cook-off gets $75 cash.
3159 N. Southport Ave.
Check out Superbol 47 at one of Lake View’s staple bars while enjoying a free chili bar and $3 Budweiser and Bud Light all day. And, as always on Sundays, the bar is sporting bloody marys, mimosas and screwdrivers for $5 a pop.
3441 N. Halsted St.
Head over to Halsted’s Sunday for the Super Bowl Beyonce Bash benefitting EdgeAlliance, a local nonprofit organization. Before kickoff, the bar will play everyone’s favorite Beyonce videos hosted by Dida Ritz from RuPaul’s Drag Race. And, with a $10 donation to EdgeAlliance, partiers get five raffle tickets and a free halftime buffet. That’s combined with $4 Bud Light drafts, $5 dragon bomb and $5 Halsted Vodka cocktails.
3258 N. Sheffield Avenue
Game day specials at this Lake View favorite include $150 Goose Island 312 buckets, $4 Flying Dog and Anchor Steam bottles, Tri Tip steak sandwich on sourdough with spicy tomato jam, pepper jack cheese, avocado, and arugula, as well as Baltimore Pit Beef on a kaiser roll with horseradish havarti, sliced raw sweet onion, and tomato.
3463 N Broadway
Get ready for ROCKS’ Burger Challenge Eat-Off, where the person with the shortest time will winn a $100 ROCKS gift card and shots for their supporters. It’s all going down during halftime. “Fame, glory, a t-shirt & a $100 Gift Card go to the fatty with the shortest time,” as the bar’s Facebook page reads.
3443 N. Southport Ave.
Looking to party on Southport? The Mystic Celt is serving up $2 Miller Lite bottles, $6 bloody marys, $1.50 mini-cheeseburgers and $5 for eight jumbo wings.
3524 N Clark St
This Wrigleyville favorite is offering $5 nachos, half-priced chili, $5 Crown Royal cocktails, $15 domestic beer buckets and $5 for 4 Rebels vodka cocktails.
3857 N. Southport Ave.
Watch the Superbowl at Toons Bar where owners are cooking up their first crawfish of the year during their Super Boil. Get the all-you-can-eat special for $25, along with Abita beer specials, Cajun sides and more.
3343 N Clark St.
Snag a complimentary buffet, $4 house infusion shots, $4 craft can beer and $4 well drinks on Clark Street during their Superbowl Party, followed by karaoke and a DJ following the game.
3525 N. Clark St.
Party Mardi Gras style at Red Ivy with jambalaya, catfish po’ boys, hushpuppies and hurricanes. The bar will also have raffle prizes and outdoor prizes, cooler and grills during the game.
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Watch at home
If you plan to skip the bar scene altogether, here are some yummy recipes your whole family will enjoy during the game!
- Super Bowl recipes from The Chopping Block
- Super Bowl snacks from The Food Network
- Nutritional Tips for Enjoying a Slim Super Bowl