Super Bowl 51 in Miami: Where to watch, eat and drink
On Sunday February 5th, Quarterbacks Tom Brady and the New England Patriots (yes, again) face off against Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons for the Championship trophy of Super Bowl 51 (or LI for you Roman Numeral fans).
Miami is no stranger to big screens, beer and sports parties and here are a few options to roundup some friends and watch the game in bars, restaurants or in private poolside cabanas and suites while eating and drinking. Kickoff is 6:30 pm EST and Lady Gaga is scheduled to perform during halftime show.
The Deck at Island Gardens: 888 MacArthur Causeway, Miami, FL 33132 (786) 479-3443 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Super Bowl will be displayed throughout the restaurant and lounge on multiple TV’s and each cabana will have its own private LCD TV. The Deck at Island Gardens is Miami's newest and most exquisite super yacht marina, outdoor lounge and restaurant. Chef Alfredo Alvarez is at the helm cooking his signature Mediterranean cuisine, while top nightlife entrepreneurs Michael Capponi and Eric Milon help bring the waterfront destination to life.
Izzy’s Fish & Oyster: 423 Washington Ave. Miami Beach, FL 33139 (305) 397-8843.
Huge New England Patriots fan, Chef/Owner Jamie DeRosa plans to keep ALL rowdy fans happy, so Izzy’s will be offering a New England style buffet. Menu highlights will include Smoked Fish Dip, Knuckle Sandwiches with Maine lobster, caramelized onions and cave-aged cheddar,New England Oysters, Peel & Eat Shrimp, Crispy Chicken Sandwiches and Stuffed Clams. Price is $55 a person and includes unlimited Narragansett beer and Izzy’s Game Day Punch Bowl. The fun starts at 6:30 pm! For reservations, please call 305.397.8843or online at Resy.com.
The Forge: 432 W 41st St, Miami Beach, FL 33140 (305) 538-8533
Super Bowl 2017 Viewing Event with Super Bowl Champ Bryant McKinnie along with Amaris Jones and Antonio Misuraca on Sunday, February 5 at 6 p.m. This event will coincide with The Forge's infamous "Sunday Remastered." In addition to The Forge's a la carte menu, a special menu will be offered in honor of the event.
STK South Beach and DT Miami are both gearing up for the NFL’s biggest game of the year, with packages for those looking to watch the game in style, no matter the group size or fan base. Game Day packages range from Private suites from a $145 pp Magnum package to $10,000 for the Blaze Suite MVP package. Pre-game the game with STK Miami boozy new brunch or for $8 cocktails and bites, including loaded potato skins and chicken wings, all night beginning at 5 PM.
Fontainebleau Miami Beach is offering sports fans the ultimate poolside game day experience from your very own private cabana. The famed hotel will offer guests several packages for the day that will include a variety of snacks and beverages to keep you fueled while you cheer on your favorite team in the privacy of your own lavish oasis. Spend the entire day enjoying the pool and beach before the game or arrive prior to kick off. Each cabana comes equipped with 42-inch flat screen television, wireless Internet, mini refrigerator, phone, digital safe and your own personal butler service. Additionally, hotel visitors can watch the game while sipping cocktails at the iconic Bleau Bar. Prices range from $350 to $1500. For reservations, call (305) 674-4670. Reservations are based on availability. For more information, visit fontainebleau.com/diningevents.
La Moderna: 1874 Bay Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Grab a seat, order a craft cocktail and watch ‘The Big Game’ conveniently displayed on two large flat screen TVs behind La Moderna’s iconic copper bar. For guests that prefer to remain at the bar, La Moderna offers savory “bar bites” featuring miniature portions of the menu to pair with their hand-crafted cocktails. Otherwise, guests are encouraged to reserve a table, order a few Italian plates and spend the afternoon cheering on your season pick!
Brasserie Azur: 3252 NE 1st Ave, Miami, FL 33127 (786) 800-9993
Guests will view the epic showdown on the venue’s large TV screens and top of the line surround system as they cheer on their team of choice over happy hour specials of $3 draft beer, $5 craft cocktails, and $5 wine, and bites like burgers, pizzettas and papas bravas.
Bristol's Burgers :3460 S Ocean Drive (at Diplomat Landing, Hollywood)
On Super Bowl Sunday, Bristol's Burgers will be broadcasting the big game and offering an All Day Happy Hour ($5 draft beers, glass wines and select menu items) and $15 beer buckets. Kids are welcome to play in the free arcade. Complimentary parking is available for all guests.
Brother Jimmy’s Brickell will be hosting their 5th annual “Tailgate and Watch Party.” The event will take place this Sunday in the Mary Brickell Courtyard on South Miami Avenue. In the courtyard there will be a jumbo led screen, live DJ for the pregame, and drink specials (such as $5 Jim Beam shots)! Event starts at 4:30PM. DJ finishes at 6:30PM and then Brother Jimmy’s will let the entire game play till the final moments!
Or if you are staying home, going to a friends or hosting the Big Game:
Epicure Gourmet Market & Cafe has all your essentials to experience an epic game day-inspired meal. In celebration of the weekend's festivities, Epicure has handcrafted two 'Game Day' menus guests can order to-go if you are hosting or going to a friends party.
Football fans can rush to their local Whole Foods Market and sample bites for one of the year’s biggest watch parties. All 26 stores in Florida will huddle to prepare an extensive selection of game day grub. To find the nearest Whole Foods Market, visit: http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/stores/list
( Information provided by various sources and subject to change. Always check ahead to confirm details and make reservations. )