Beer, hot wings and big-game TV on tap for Super Bowl Sunday

Are you ready for some football, San Diego? Super Bowl LIII is Sunday. Here’s a roundup of local bars and restaurants where you can huddle up, go pigskin wild and get your game day snack on.

Dine in

Mavericks Beach Club will serve $20 all-you-can-eat barbecue. The multilevel entertainment complex features five indoor/outdoor bars and 38 televisions for viewing. Huddle up for raffle prize giveaways during halftime. 860 Garnet Ave., San Diego. (858) 999-0348. maverickssd.com

The Smoking Gun’s $18 all-you-can-eat wings (for two hours) can be paired with $9 22-ounce steins or a Holy Smokes Did You See that Play! boilermaker special. Halftime entertainment includes a raffle for a complimentary Walk of Champagne Brunch with bottomless mimosas. 555 Market St., San Diego. (619) 233-3836. thesmokinggunsd.com

Barleymash will offer gridiron specials like its Iron Fries, Barleymac and cheese dish and chicken wings. The downtown restaurant features communal tables and large booths with TVs anchored throughout the venue. 600 Fifth Ave., San Diego. (619) 255-7373. barleymash.com

The Duck Dive is celebrating Super Bowl LIII with game-day specials, including $7 22-ounce Coors Light in a keepable stainless-steel stein, $20 buckets of Miller Lite, $20 touchdown platter with Dive wings, calamari and duck fat fries, and $10 shareable barbecue chicken and meat lovers flatbreads. In the mood for a hot dog? The Awesome Dog, made with a quarter-pound all-beef hot dog, homemade sauerkraut, red onion, green chili mustard, is all sandwiched on a homemade bagel roll. Seating is first-come, first-served. 4650 Mission Blvd., San Diego. (858) 273-3825. theduckdive.com

Park 101 will offer half-off wings along with $5 Tecate, Kona Brewing and Guava IPAs, $5 house Bloody Marys and $5 Cupcake Prosecco Mimosas. Park 101’s Bucket o’ Beer special features five Kona Big Wave cans for $20. Guests can watch the game on the giant outdoor projector. 3040 Carlsbad Blvd., Carlsbad. (760) 434-2217. park101carlsbad.com

Punch Bowl Social kicks off Super Bowl Sunday with made-from-scratch eats like buffalo-honey wings with buttermilk dressing; sriracha peanut fries with Hoisin sauce, garlic mayonnaise and pickled chilies; and drinks like The Connoisseur’s Cup Punch, made with gin, dry vermouth, Teakoe Kodiak Mountain Mint Tea, house-made lavender syrup and lemon juice. Relieve some of that football tension with a game of bowling, foosball or pingpong (depending on availability). 1485 E St., San Diego. (619) 452-3352. punchbowlsocial.com

Draft Republic will host an extended happy hour all day long. Guests can take their pick from menu favorites, including the bacon and blue burger, made with grass-fed beef, house-made maple bourbon bacon and Bavarian pretzel sticks with IPA wholegrain mustard. Along with a 100-foot projection screen in La Jolla and 50 flat-screen TVs in Carlsbad, the restaurant features games like pingpong, foosball, shuffle board and billiards. 4282 Esplanade Court, La Jolla, (858) 450-1400; and 5958 Avenida Encinas, Carlsbad, (760) 448-4627. cohnrestaurants.com/draftrepublic

Coaster Saloon celebrates the Super Bowl with ocean views, authentic Texas-style barbecue and 40 beers on tap. Enjoy an all day Happy Hour watching the game on a projection screen or on one of the restaurant’s 15 flat-screen TVs. Featured bites include Frito pie, chili-cheese Polish sausage and barbecue pulled pork sliders. Wash it down with $5 well drinks and $4 Polish Pie, Fireball and Jägermeister shot specials. If you’d rather watch the game at home, Coaster will offer a takeout menu. 744 Ventura Place, Mission Beach. (858) 488-4438. cohnrestaurants.com/coastersaloon

Leroy’s Kitchen + Lounge offers play-by-play action at the bar with dishes like Leroy’s burger stacked high with white cheddar and bacon jam or the crispy poke tacos filled with ahi tuna, slaw and spicy creme. 1015 Orange Ave., Coronado. (619) 437-6087. leroyskitchenandlounge.com

The Morning After’s roster of food includes The Game Plan ($15), two eggs any style with Lowcountry grits, house-made biscuits and a choice of Applewood bacon or sausage patties; The Hail Mary ($8), a Bloody Mary with Ketel One Vodka, house-made mix and a Tajin rim; bucket of five bottled beers and 10 chicken wings for $30; and $2 assorted bottled beers available in the backroom beer garden. The championship game will be broadcast on 12 high-definition TVs visible throughout the bar and bistro. 531 F St., San Diego. (619) 542-9664. themorningaftersd.com

Searsucker Del Mar Highlands will host an NFL Game Day Party outdoors at the covered back bar and lounge, or guests can post up inside to catch game action. Chow down on snacks, whole bourbon-roasted pig with all the trimmings, as well as theme craft cocktails and $15 Bud Light buckets. A menu for the little ones will be available, along with games, contests and giveaways. 12995 El Camino Real, Del Mar. (858) 369-5700. facebook.com/events/1978092759152041

Bub’s at the Ballpark will offer drink specials, including $5 pints of select drafts and $16 pitchers, and a $4 sidecar with any draft beer. You won’t miss a minute of action with the more than 25 high-definition screens stationed throughout the bar. 715 J St., downtown San Diego. (619) 546-0815. bubssandiego.com

The Blind Burro’s football specials feature $4 flautas, $6 Casa Noble shots, $4 Bud Light drafts, $12 beer and wings combo, and bottomless chips and salsa for $3. 639 J St., Gaslamp Quarter. (619) 795-7880. theblindburro.com

The Deck at Moonshine Flats will serve game-day favorites like $3 Jell-O shots, $20 buckets of domestic beers and $12 Champagne bottles. Share discounted bites like the bacon-wrapped hot dog, Cali breakfast burrito, Kielbasa breakfast sandwich or the Bavarian pretzels. You can root for your team at the “tailgate” zone with backyard games and other amenities. Doors open at 9 a.m. 335 Sixth Ave., East Village. (619) 255-7625. thedecksd.com

Kairoa Brewing Company will offer a lineup of New Zealand-inspired beers and bites. 4601 Park Blvd., University Heights. kairoa.com

Cerveza Jack’s expansive football menus offer discounted beer buckets, signature cocktails, shots and appetizers like nachos, quesadillas and CJ’s buffalo wings. Watch the game on a large LED TV. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. 1165 Garnet Ave., Pacific Beach. (858) 999-0158. cervezajacks.com

Notorious Burgers' speakeasy-style ambiance extends into the bar lined with TVs for game-day viewing. Along with its San Diego craft beer menu, the burger hub offers hard ciders and a diverse collection of wine. 6955 El Camino Real, Suite 107, Carlsbad. (760) 431-2929. notoriousburgers.com

Woodstock’s Pizza welcomes fans to enjoy the game with a frosty pitcher of beer and sizzling pizza. Check out Woodstock’s social media pages and enter a chance to win a catered Super Bowl Party for 10 people. 6145 El Cajon Blvd., San Diego, (619) 265-0999 and 1221 Garnet Ave., Pacific Beach, (858) 642-6900. woodstocksca.com

Barrel Republic will be serving $2 taco specials and $3 select pints. 1261 Garnet Ave., Pacific Beach, (858) 270-9922; 215 N. Coast Highway, Oceanside, (760) 435-0042; and 2961 State St., Carlsbad, (760) 841-8404. barrelrepublic.com

Slater’s 50/50 is offering $5 wings with the purchase of any beer on the menu. Guests can select classic or boneless wings dipped in a sauce of choice: buffalo, Thai sriracha, Nashville hot, honey barbecue or maple bourbon bacon, served with fresh veggies and bleu cheese. This special is redeemable only through the Slater’s 50/50 loyalty app. 2750 Dewey Road, Suite 193, Point Loma, (619) 398-2600; and 110 Knoll Road, San Marcos, (760) 759-2900. slaters5050.com

Nason’s Beer Hall at Pendry San Diego offers some serious specials. For a minimum of $50, guests can choose bar seating or a $100 all-inclusive pass to Nason’s Game Room with unlimited beer, wine, a bar fare buffet and whole roasted pig. There will be team-themed cocktails and an after-game party with DJ Moniq. The first 100 people to order mules will receive a complimentary souvenir copper mug. The Big Game will be shown on 23 TVs starting at 3 p.m. 550 J St., San Diego. (619) 738-7000. bit.ly/2W8Qm0e

Side Bar will offer a host of football fun, including beer pong and flip cup games in its newly debuted lounge space (charged per beer bucket/pitcher), bean bag toss on the outdoor patio, all with no cover charge. Guests will receive one of two colored wristbands that will earn access to $5 Jameson and Cazadores shots. Other highlights include raffle tickets, beer and bottle packages and a DJ. In the club space, fans can upgrade their VIP tables with photo booth props for $110. Doors open at 3 p.m. 536 Market St., San Diego. Reservations: (619) 696-0946. sidebarsd.com

Hosted by Hank Bauer and Eagles Hall of Famer Randall Cunningham, the Super Bowl party at The Events Center at Harrah’s Resort Southern California — where Caesars Entertainment is a proud sponsor of the National Football League — features a jumbo LED screen, tailgating snacks, bar specials, VIP luxury couch areas and plush recliners. Doors open at 3 p.m. 777 Harrah’s Rincon Way, Valley Center. Tickets start at $40. (760) 751-3100. bit.ly/2kD0W0f

Grub to-go

Bub’s @ the Beach’s 50 wings for $52 takeout-only deal comes complete with your choice of two flavors, plus ranch and/or bleu cheese. 1030 Garnet Ave., Pacific Beach. (858) 270-7269. bubspb.com

Village Pizzeria will offer a spread of football favorites like barbecue chicken and roasted veggie pizzas alongside fresh fettuccine alfredo, chicken parmigiana pasta and buttery garlic knots. 1206 Orange Ave., Coronado, (619) 522-0449 and 1201 First St., Coronado, (619) 437-0650. villagepizzeriacoronado.com

Lil’ Piggy’s Bar-B-Q takeout menu features a Memphis-style barbecue lineup of pulled pork, beef brisket and baby-back ribs. Pair it with sides like ‘po’tater salad,’ macaroni and cheese, baked beans and fresh corn fritters with sweet honey butter. 1201 First St., Coronado. (619) 522-0217. bluebridgehospitality.com/lil-piggys

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