The Super Bowl is back in Texas, albeit four hours south of DFW at NRG Stadium in Houston.
While there are many in DFW who are venturing south on I-45 to take in the big game or at least the Super Bowl party scene, there are plenty of options to get out and watch the biggest annual sporting event right here.
Here’s a sampling of the top spots in DFW to catch the game.
Trophy Ranch in Fort Worth’s West 7th district is hosting a watch party for the big game with free burgers and hot dogs, free basketball and football arcade games, $15 beer buckets, and $10 mimosa carafes. There will also be live music on the patio. 2800 Bledsoe St., Fort Worth. 817-882-6966; thetrophyranch.com.
Whiskey & Rye sports bar in the downtown Omni Fort Worth Hotel will have the game on all across the room, including the big projection screen. Cocktails include Patriot Punch and the Redzone. Culinary options include New England lobster and Atlanta Dirty Bird themed potato skins. 1300 Houston St., Fort Worth. 817-350-4068; www.whiskeyandryefw.com.
Happiest Hour in Dallas’ Harwood District will have brunch 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. The $20 Super Brunch Buffet includes Sugar Rush Hot Cakes, MVP Chicken N Waffles and new items including Frosted Flake French toast and crustless chorizo quiche. From 3 p.m. to kickoff, drink specials include $5 16-ounce beers, $3 mimosas and $5 call drinks. 2616 Olive St., Dallas. 972-528-0067; www.happiesthourdallas.com.
The Bomb Factory in Deep Ellum is throwing a watch party hosted by Donovan Lewis from Sportsradio 1310 and 96.7 FM The Ticket. The game will be shown on a 30-foot screen and there will be barbecue, drink specials and prize giveaways each quarter. Doors open at 4 p.m. 2713 Canton St., Dallas. 214-932-6501; www.thebombfactory.com.
Granada Theater in Dallas is hosting the Granada Super Party. The gridiron brawl will be on three big screens with drink specials and game-day eats available for purchase. No cover. 3524 Greenville Ave., Dallas. 214-824-9933; www.granadatheater.com.
The Owners Box sports bar at the Omni Dallas Hotel has a 16-foot screen and 70 surrounding TVs to watch the game. Specials include the New England lobster flatbread and the Atlanta Dirty Bird sandwich. 555 S. Lamar St., Dallas. 214-652-4805; www.omnihotels.com.
Eastwood’s Bar in Dallas is hosting a watch party with $15 bottomless mimosas from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Starting at 5:30 p.m., the bar will have $4 16-ounce domestics and $18 pitchers during the game. 3407 McKinney Ave., Dallas. 469-802-6664; www.eastwoodsbar.com.