Where To Watch The Super Bowl In Huntington Beach
The air smells of pigskin, guacamole, and beer. You know what that means, Super Bowl Sunday is near. Many of us prefer to batten down the hatches on Game Day, but for those who like to get publicly rowdy, Huntington Beach delivers. Here are 10 spots to watch Super Bowl 50—Carolina Panthers vs Denver Broncos—kicking off at 3:30 p.m. in Santa Clara, and broadcast live via CBS.
1 // SeaLegs Wine Bar
SeaLegs knows how to throw a great party, and their "Big Game Party" is no exception. For $20 party-goers will score bottomless draft beer paired with prime viewing via huge flat screens brought in just for the game. A specialty menu includes the following savory bites:
- L.A. Dog, $8 (bacon-wrapped all-beef hot dog with sautéed onions and bell peppers)
- Coney Island Dog, $8 (all-beef hot dog, house-made stout chili, white cheddar cheese and diced onion)
- El Perro Caliente, $8 (all-beef hot dog with pico de gallo, Chianti hot sauce, mango guacamole, pickle onion, sliced jalapeno, micro cilantro)
- Arty's Links Peppers and Onions, $8 (spicy Italian sausage with sautéed bell peppers and onions)
- Buffalo Bleu Wings, $7 (deep-fried and tossed in a buffalo bleu cheese sauce topped with bleu cheese crumble)
- Sriracha Honey Wings, $7 (deep-fried and tossed in a Sriracha honey glaze)
- Slow Roasted Baby Back Ribs, $15 (12-hour slow-roasted baby back ribs smothered in house-made BBQ sauce)
- Chicken Nachos, $10 (braised chicken, house-made chips, melted cheddar, Chianti hot sauce, mango guacamole, pico de gallo, pickled onion, micro cilantro)
- Chili Cheese Fries, $10 (fresh-cut fries with house-made stout chili topped with white cheddar)
- Stinky Fries, $10 (fresh-cut fries with parmesan and garlic served with a three-cheese fondue with truffle oil)
- Bruschetta, $10 (marinated tomato, melted mozzarella, prosciutto, basil oil, paprika oil and char-grilled baguette)
Game Day specials kick off at 3 p.m. and end at 9 p.m. Buy tickets here. Sunday hours are 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
SeaLegs Wine Bar // 21022 Beach Boulevard, Suite 105, Huntington Beach, CA 92648 // 714-536-5700
2 // Mama's On 39
A neighbor to SeaLegs, Mama knows how Game Day's done. She's offering $2 PBR drafts, $5 Ballast Point Sculpin IPA drafts, $5 wing baskets, $5 nacho plates, and $5 hot dogs. Eat, drink, and be merry while watching the action on numerous large flat screens at the bar and scattered throughout Mama's house. Sunday hours are 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Mama's On 39 // 21022 Beach Boulevard, Huntington Beach, CA 92648 // 714-374-1166
3 // Beach City Brewery
Huntington Beach's first production brewery is running Super Bowl specials all week long leading up to Game Day, which include $10 growler refills and $15 growler fills on all beers. Come game time, they'll be screening the action and offering $4 happy hour pints on all beers. Take a seat at a picnic table, man your glass, and bring or order in some treats from nearby eateries. Sunday hours are noon to 8 p.m.
Beach City Brewery // 7631 Woodwind Drive, Huntington Beach, CA 92647 // 714-425-4756
4 // Four Sons Brewing
Another solid brewery option for Game Day is Four Sons Brewing. The Ds will be showing the game on all four big screens and keeping it fresh for imbibers with a specialty beer release of "Bittering And..." (a grapefruit IPA), daylong bites from BrewWings food truck, and raffles every quarter. Sunday hours are noon to 8 p.m.
Four Sons Brewing // 18421 Gothard Street, Suite 100, Huntington Beach, CA 92648 // 714-421-0137
5 // G's Boat House
Nearly every eatery and watering hole on Main Street will screen the game and offer deals, and G's Boat House is one of our top picks. Screening the game on all nine TVs, the captain and his crew will pour $3 draft beers, $4 mimosas, and $5 Crown Royal Apple shots, as well as fill $20 buckets of Imperial. Food specials are a possibility, and still in the works. Regardless, the boat serves up savory Mexican favorites, like nachos and quesadillas, along with fresh sea fare, including peel-and-eat shrimp and grilled mahi tacos. Strap on your life vest and dive right in. Sundays hours are 10 a.m. to 2 a.m.
G's Boat House // 200 Main Street, Huntington Beach, CA 92648 // 714-969-3100
6 // Huntington Beach Beer Company
Another great brewery and Main Street contender. Food and drink specials include $12 HBBC pitchers, $6 appetizers, and $6 Broncos and Panthers speciality shots. You'll be sure to get good and buzzed, and nothing helps balance the spins like a crunchy plate of nachos and a few mouthfuls of sliders. Sunday hours are 11 a.m. to 12:30 a.m.
Huntington Beach Beer Company // 201 Main Street, Huntington Beach, CA 92648 // 714-960-5343
7 // Grinderz
If all you need for Game Day are a TV, a great burger, and great beer, Grinderz has you covered. On the heels of Saturday's 2-year anniversary celebration, the skateboard-inspired burger joint at Old World Village will project the game inside with an additional viewing area on the patio. If they ask, "Would you like fries with that?", remember you have options. Draft beer comes in pints and pitchers, so come thirsty. Sunday hours are 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. First-come, first-served.
Grinderz // 7561 Center Avenue, Suite 53, Huntington Beach, CA 92647 // 714-895-2800
8 // Don The Beachcomber
If you prefer a little karaoke with your football, Don The Beachcomber awaits. The game will, of course, be on, as will food and drink specials, like $2 Primo, $4 mai tais, and 99-cent sliders. Happy hour goes from 3 to 7 p.m., and when you need a break from the action, retreat to the Dagger Bar for karaoke. Reservations recommended. Sunday hours are 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Don The Beachcomber // 16278 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA 92649 // 562-592-1321
9 // Surf Dog's Sports Grill
Pizza, beer, and wings. We repeat: Pizza. Beer. Wings. What else do you need? This sports bar near Warner and Springdale will screen the game on some 20 TVs, along with a raffle, $10 pitchers on select beers, $10 small cheese pizzas, $5 five-piece wings, and possible shot specials. Take a break from the action with a game of pool. Reservations recommended. Sunday hours are 11:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.
Surf Dog's Sports Grill // 5932 Warner Avenue, Huntington Beach, CA 9264 // 714-846-5700
10 // Reefs Edge Grill
Gourmet urban grill Reefs Edge Grill is offering 1/2 off select draft beer and glasses of wine, along with $6 food specials, including chicken, carnitas, and beef quesadillas; Reef Wings; Reef Southwest Rolls; and stuffed artichoke hearts. Brunch will be served from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. as usual. Watch the game on the 80-inch flatscreen at the bar and two 50-inch flatscreens in the dining area. Sunday hours are 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Reservations are recommended.
Reefs Edge Grill // 19171 Magnolia Street, Suite 3, Huntington Beach, CA 92646 // 714-964-4500