It’s time. The most important day in football – The Super Bowl. Whether you watch for the sport, the crazy ads or the Jennifer Lopez and Shakira half-time performances, everyone will be gathered around the TV on February 2. This year the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs will face off. If you’re rooting for Texas native Patrick Mahomes or cheering on the 49ers, there’s plenty of wings, pizza and beer in Arlington for every fan!
While you work on your Super Bowl LIV predictions, here’s our top 8 spots to catch the big game:
Side note: Have no fear football lovers, the XFL starts the week after the Super Bowl. Arlington’s very own Dallas Renegades kick off the season at Globe Life Park on February 9. Check out their schedule and score a seat. (They even have season tickets starting at $20 a game!)
1. Texas Live
1650 E Randol Mill Rd / Arlington, TX / 76011
With a 100-foot HD LED screen, you’re guaranteed a good view at Texas Live! There’s so many food options and restaurants, everyone in your crew will find something tasty. There’s Troy’s, Pudge’s Pizza, Guy Fieri’s Taco Joint and Lockhart for your essential football food groups (burgers, pizza, tacos and BBQ). Miller Tavern, Live! Arena, Rangers Republic and Sports & Social have a wide spread of food from Tex Mex to wings, plus a fun twist – cauliflower wings.
2. Urban Union
500 E Front St / Arlington, TX / 76011
We love our local gems, and Urban Union is full of them! There’s more than one way to watch here – all within walking distance. For some good comfort food and cocktails, The Tipsy Oak will leave your belly full and happy. Cartel Taco Bar will meet all your Tex Mex needs, and you can bring your food over to Legal Draft Beer Co. to enjoy with some craft beer brewed in house. If you like a little more action, check out Lone Star Axe Throwing and try your arm while the game is on.
400 E Abram St / Arlington, TX / 76010
You can never go wrong with Arlington staple, J Gilligan’s Bar & Grill. This Travel Channel and Food Network famous spot is the perfect place to kick back and enjoy the game. Dig into their famous Irish Nachos with friends or finish them off yourself. Piled high with cheese, onions, bacon and jalapenos, each ooey gooey potato will be good to the last bite.
310 E Abram St #150 / Arlington, TX / 76010
Another option for the beer enthusiast is Hooligan’s Pub. With 25 draft beers on tap and over 80 bottle varieties, they have plenty of options. Snack on a variety of appetizers or get your fill on one of their specialty burgers, like the Spicy Goat topped with chipotle, goat cheese and bacon or the Ranch Hand with peppercorn ranch, bacon and swiss. You can check out their Super Bowl specials on their Facebook event page.
1705 N Collins St #101 / Arlington, TX / 76011
With over 28 TVs and 100 beers on tap, Social House lives up to its name. Eat, drink and be merry with friends as you watch the game. If you’re feeling extra hungry, make reservations for their Super Bowl Watch Party, featuring an all you can eat buffet and prizes.
522 Lincoln Square / Arlington, TX / 76011
4000 Arlington Highlands Blvd #172 / Arlington, TX / 76018
From their Super Bowl Nachos to wings and burgers, BoomerJacks Grill & Bar has you covered. Try their Hangover Skillet – garlic fresh-cut fries with caramelized onions and peppers, bacon, melted Cheddar Jack Cheese, topped with smoked brisket and a sunnyside up egg. Calories don’t count if you’re watching the football, right?
401 E Interstate 20 / Arlington, TX / 76018
If you like your gameday food with a little Louisiana twist, head over to Walk On’s Bistreaux. Founded by LSU graduates and co-owned by New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees, this place knows their food and their football.
8. Buffalo Wings & Rings
2150 E Lamar Blvd #110 / Arlington, TX / 76006
If you like watching football with a chicken wing in hand, Buffalo Wings & Rings is the perfect spot. With 30 plus TVs and 12 flavors with 5 levels of heat, you’ll be in football heaven. For those who like a little kick, their Nashville Hot Chicken and Buffalo Chicken Nachos are a good if you want more than wings.