Where to watch the Super Bowl on Long Island
Sunday, Feb. 2 -- surely you’ll be watching Super Bowl XLVIII, when the Denver Broncos will face the Seattle Seahawks at MetLife Stadium. Viewing parties abound in sports bars, restaurants and other venues -- here are some great places to catch the main event. -- Compiled by Ian J. Stark
$item.instanceof BottomzUp Bar and Grill ADMISSION $50-$75
This multi-TV venue best-known for the skimpy dress code of its female servers is offering a Super Bowl special ($50 for women, $75 for men in advance; will be more at the door) that includes an open bar, passed appetizers, three buffet stations and a sandwich buffet from 5 p.m. until the game’s end.
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McCann's Pub & Grill Pub, Nightspot, Sports bar 5590 Merrick Rd. Massapequa Drink specials will begin at 2 p.m., and there will be raffles and giveaways, with such prizes as a 51” TV and a “kegerator” (a home beer dispensing device) as top items. But what makes this venue extra-special for sports is the sheer amount of watch-ability, as McCann’s can boast 60 televisions. (Tables can be reserved in advance)User rating
Mulcahy’s Dance club, Pub, Rock and more, Sports bar, Nightspot, Music, Rock music 3232 Railroad Ave. Wantagh ADMISSION $28
With giant screens at every turn and the Wantagh LIRR station across the street, this mega-sports bar is always a popular choice. $28 scores each ticketholder unlimited Bud Lights, mixed drinks and a special “tailgate menu” (that menu is included until halftime). There will also be a full-service menu with waitress service.User ratingUser rating
R.J. Daniels $$ | American 279A Sunrise Hwy. Rockville Centre ADMISSION $45
The deal at R.J.’s starts at 5 p.m., and includes a top shelf open bar plus a dinner buffet that will feature wings, sliders, penne alla vodka, sliced steak, salad, chicken francaise and more.User rating
Your Mother's House Kitchen & Bar Pub, American 2349 Jericho Tpke., Garden City Park ADMISSION $100 in advance
With a 20’ monster TV flanked by five massive projection screens and over 40 more sets around the room, the game will be supremely viewable. Tickets are limited (so buy early if interested) and include a buffet (featuring such upscale edibles as baby back ribs, shrimp cocktail, pasta, lobster, snow crabs, salads, sandwiches and sushi) plus a top-shelf open bar -- all starting at 4 p.m. A DJ will be on-hand to spin during halftime and after the game.