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The Broncos may be out of the running, but come Sunday, Denverites will still partake in football festivities (albeit with a grimace). Watch the Seattle Seahawks duke it out against the New England Patriots at any of these Super Bowl hangouts.
Indulge in an all-you-can-eat buffet of wings, pizza, chili, pasta, and more, plus all-you-can-drink Budweiser and well drinks at the Tavern Downtown and the Soiled Dove Underground. The deals run from 3:30 p.m. to 30 minutes post-game. While you’re there, take advantage of free square pools and raffle prizes. Advance tickets are $35 and $40 at the door, but seats are limited.1949 Market St., 303-299-0100, tavernhg.com and 7401 E. First Ave., 303-830-9214, soileddove.com
2. Big Game Bloopers
Incentive to keep your eyes on the game: Sports Column offers deals for all kinds of game “bloopers,” including missed field goals, plays under review, and certain song selections by half-time performers. Don’t worry about an uneventful game—there’s a drink deal for that, too.1930 Blake St., 303-296-1930, denversportscolumn.com
3. Prizes and Pies
Take advantage of Ernie’s Bar & Pizza‘s traditional Sunday two-for-one 10-inch pizzas. The Super Bowl Bash includes $5 appetizers and $2 off draft deals. Halftime prizes will round out the festivities. 2915 W. 44th Ave., 303-955-5580, erniesdenver.com
4. Great for Groups
Planning on a big crowd? Consider making reservations at Jake’s Food & Spirits, where parties of six or more receive a free pizza. Large and small groups alike can enjoy drink and food deals like $6 PBRs with Jameson shot, and $3 chips and dip. 3800 Walnut St., 303-295-3800, jakesdenver.com
5. Watch and Win
Take in the big game on a really big screen. ViewHouse boasts a 200-inch TV (among others) and a Tailgate Buffet for $28.95. Both Centennial and Ballpark locations will offer deals and quarterly prize giveaways of items such as outdoor grills and 58-inch televisions. Ballpark: 2015 Market St., 720-878-2015 and Centennial: 7101 S. Clinton St., 303-790-8439, viewhouse.com
6. Bottomless Baskets
Bring the kids along for bottomless appetizer baskets at Randolph’s Restaurant & Bar. Choose from options like fries, chips, or wings ($25 for adults and $12.50 for children), or spring for entrée deals instead. 1776 Grant St., 303-318-7272, randolphsdenver.com