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Where to watch the Super Bowl on Long Island

Patrons at The Main Event restaurant and bar

(Credit: Jeremy Bales)

Sunday, Feb. 1 -- surely you’ll be watching Super Bowl XLIX, when the New England Patriots will face the Seattle Seahawks at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona. Viewing parties abound in sports bars, restaurants and other local joints -- here are some great places to catch the main event.

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    July 10, 2009 - Farmingdale, New York. The

    Croxley's Ale House & Eatery (Farmingdale) $$ | American, Beer, Pub, Burgers, Sports bar 190 Main St. Farmingdale ADMISSION $39.95 (plus taxes and gratuity)
    Reserve a table (or even just a stool) early for what the pub promises to be its biggest Super Bowl party yet. Festivities start at 6 p.m. with a tailgate party of unlimited buffet food and beer on tap until the final whistle.

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    At the bar at Croxley Ale House in

    Croxley Ales (Franklin Square) Pub, American, Sports bar 129 New Hyde Park Road Franklin Square ADMISSION $39.95 (plus taxes and gratuity)
    Reserve a table (or even just a stool) early for what the pub promises to be its biggest Super Bowl party yet. Festivities start at 6 p.m. with a tailgate party of unlimited buffet food and beer on tap until the final whistle.

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    Barmaid Christine Mistretta at Croxley Ales Great American

    Croxley Ale House & Eatery (Rockville Centre) Pub, American, Beer 7-9 S. Park Avenue Rockville Centre ADMISSION $39.95 (plus taxes and gratuity)
    Reserve a table (or even just a stool) early for what the pub promises to be its biggest Super Bowl party yet. Festivities start at 6 p.m. with a tailgate party of unlimited buffet food and beer on tap until the final whistle.

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    Patrons enjoy drinks and conversation at The Main

    The Main Event Sports bar, American 799 Old Country Rd. Plainview ADMISSION $65
    With 49 TVs placed around the room, there should be no problem seeing the game -- and starting at 6 p.m., $65 lands you a full buffet, free domestic draft beer bottles and house wine. Watch for prizes and giveaways at half-time.

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    Dozens of flat-screen televisions surround the room where

    McCann's Pub & Grill Pub, Nightspot, Sports bar 5590 Merrick Rd. Massapequa Drink specials will begin in the afternoon, and there will be raffles and giveaways, with a 42” flat screen TV as the top prize. But what makes this venue extra-special for sports is the sheer amount of watch-ability, as McCann’s can boast 60 televisions. (Call for more details; tables can be reserved in advance)

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    Mulcahy's Pub & Music Hall on Railroad Ave

    Mulcahy’s Dance club, Pub, Rock and more, Sports bar, Nightspot, Music, Rock music 3232 Railroad Ave. Wantagh With giant screens at every turn and the Wantagh LIRR station across the street, this mega-sports bar is always a popular choice. Starting at 6 p.m., attendees can order $15 Bud Light buckets and $20 Bud Light beer towers ($25 for the Bud Light tower plus wings). No cover.

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    The Nutty Irishman in Farmingdale draws crowds to

    The Nutty Irishman Rock and more, Nightspot, Sports bar, Karaoke/Open jams 323 Main St. Farmingdale ADMISSION One ticket $49 in advance, $94.30 for two; available online at showclix.com.
    Ticketholders score an open bar and buffet and can potentially win giveaways and prizes. Starts at 6 p.m.

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    The Saturday night scene at Your Mother?s House

    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 5 p.m. A DJ will be on-hand to spin during halftime and after the game.