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Where to Eat on Super Bowl Sunday in Boston

Here's a sampling of restaurants around the city offering game day specials, as well as some take-out and catering options, for all your Super Bowl food needs.

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  • Bastille Kitchen: Hosting a viewing party in the Chalet Lounge Prive on a big projection screen, starting at 5 P.M. Special bar bites will be offered, and attendees can purchase drinks from a full bar. No cover charge, but an RSVP is required.
  • BOKX 109: Showing the game on multiple screens at the bar and offering a "Super BOKX Sunday" package ($25/person) that includes all-you-can-eat wings (multiple flavors available) and a pitcher of a draught beer.
  • Brass Union: The restaurant just got a new 70-inch television, and they'll be showing the game on it in the back lounge, with all the leather couches pushed together in front of it. Attendees can play board games and shuffleboard as well. Open 11 A.M. to 1 A.M.
  • Bronwyn: Offering specials like wagyu sauerbraten chili, footlong bratwursts with haus mustard, and coriander-garlic kielbasa and white bean dip with pitas. There will also be a cocktail special, "The 'ship" (Weihenstephaner lager, Bison Grass vodka, Zirbenz Stone Pine Liqueur, falernum syrup, and orange juice). Bar open 11 A.M. to 11 P.M.; kitchen open for brunch 11 A.M. to 2:30 P.M., snacks 2:30 P.M. to 5 P.M., and regular menu plus game day specials from 5 P.M. to 10 P.M. No reservations taken after 2:30 P.M. — first come, first served.
  • Bukowski Tavern (Cambridge location): Serving a "Game-Day Dawgs" special for $10: three mini hot dogs (alligator smoked sausage with cilantro creamed corn sauce, bison with Sriracha ketchup and jalapeno Dijon, and venison with a chervil, basil, cucumber, and tomato relish). Open 4 P.M. to 1 A.M.
  • il Casale (both locations): Serving complimentary pomodoro bruschetta at the bar and high tops. Plus, whenever the Patriots score, they'll send around arancini with porcini risotto, mozzarella, and spicy tomato sugo.
  • Cask 'n Flagon: There are over 60 high-definition televisions and plenty of sports bar classics, including "tailgate platters" of combinations of brisket, barbecue chicken, baby back ribs, and/or barbecue pork. They'll be serving a special red, white, and blue cocktail called "The Gronk" ($8.50) — vodka, lemon juice, blue curacao, grenadine, simple syrup. Open 11 A.M. to 1 A.M.
  • Cathedral Station: Serving a limited pub menu.
  • Chopps American Bar and Grill: Showing the game on 12 screens and offering a $50 "Playoffs Package" for two, including a Chopp-Lover's pizza (ground sirloin, pepperoni, applewood bacon, spicy sausage), two dry-aged burgers (topped with cheddar, barbecue aioli, and crispy onions), and two draught beers. Bar open noon to 11:30 P.M. Also offering a take-out package; see details below.
  • Clerys: Hosting a party from 5:30 P.M. to 10 P.M. with beer, appetizer platters, and a pizza buffet. Tickets are $25. There's also a wing-eating contest.
  • Comedor: Starting at 6 P.M., offering a "tailgate-style menu" with passed small plates in the dining room and bar. There will be a trivia contest at half-time with a gift card up for grabs. Tickets are $30.
  • Cook Restaurant: Flatbreads and beer.
  • East Coast Grill: Start off the day with "Super Brunch." Dishes include bacon jam wings, chili cheese fries, and burnt end sloppy joes. Take-out packages available for the game; see details below.
  • East End Grille: Hosting a party from 6:30 P.M. to 11 P.M. Halftime snack buffet, specials, giveaways, lots of televisions, and free parking.
  • Highland Kitchen: Showing the game on a six-foot projector screen (with sound). Specials include Richard Sherman "JERK" spiced wings, the "DeflateGate" Plate, "It Is What It Is" nachos, The Gronk spiked rum punch, and more. No cover, no tickets — just show up.
  • Hit Wicket: Offering random giveaways each quarter and for every Patriots touchdown.
  • Johnny D's: Offering a special bar menu with dollar hot dogs, dollar wings, three varieties of dollar sliders, and $6 nachos.
  • The Merchant: Offering half-priced apps during the game, as well as a $6 venison chili special.
  • Modern Underground: Six flat-screens.
  • Olde Magoun's Saloon: Hosting an all-you-can-eat barbecue tailgate party from 5 P.M. to 9 P.M for $14/person. Includes pulled pork, smoked wings, country ribs, smoked beans, biscuits, cornbread, and more.
  • Papagayo (all locations): Diners will eat free if the Patriots win or half-off if they lose. (Conditions: You must make a reservation, arrive by kick-off, and purchase a beverage.)
  • Pastoral: Hosting a "Crafts for Kraft's Team" party from 6 P.M. to midnight with "craft cocktails, craft beers, and craft pizzas." Complimentary pepperoni-flavored popcorn available at the bar. Also offering a take-out package; see below for details.
  • Poe's Kitchen at the Rattlesnake: Offering special chipotle wings ($8) with smoked jalapeno rub, celery, poblano, and blue cheese sauce. Open 11:30 A.M. to 2 A.M. (kitchen until 1:30 A.M.)
  • Restaurant dante: Serving complimentary pomodoro bruschetta at the bar and high tops. Plus, whenever the Patriots score, they'll send around arancini with porcini risotto, mozzarella, and truffle honey.
  • River Bar: Offering a scorpion bowl (to share) for $24 and game-inspired snacks like ah-so chicken wings ($7) and South Shore-style bar pizzas ($9) topped with things like uni and nduja. Open 11 A.M. to 1 A.M.
  • Row 34: Offering specials like spicy chicken wings, meatballs, pierogi ("made by a real Polish man"), broiled oysters, and more.
  • SA PA (Cleveland Circle location): Showing the game on 60-inch televisions and offering specials like party wings (honey barbecue or spicy honey Sriracha) at $29/platter (feeds three to four), Mama Hue's homemade egg rolls ($15/platter), $2 cans of beer (Sapporo, Green Head IPA, Full Proof Barstool Golden Ale, PBR), and $15 pitchers (Lagunitas IPA, Coors Light, Yuengling Lager, Sapporo).
  • Sound Bites: Usually closes at 4 P.M. on Sundays, but it'll stay open for the game.
  • State Park: Offering 25-cent wings, ribs by the pound, and more (plus the full dinner menu) at the restaurant. See below for details on take-out packages.
  • Strega Waterfront and Strega Prime: All appetizers will be half-priced in the bar/lounge areas. Waterfront opens at 4 P.M.; Prime opens at noon.
  • Sweet Cheeks: Offering a buffet and showing the game on multiple televisions. Tickets are $30 ($10 for kids 12 and under) and include biscuits, meats, sides, dessert, and non-alcoholic drinks. Alcoholic beverages available for purchase. Call 617-266-1300 to make a reservation. 11:30 A.M. to close.
  • The Tap Trailhouse: Showing the game on multiple screens and offering the "Pats Pairing" — a "Noble Dog" (half-pound beef hot dog poached in brown sugar and Freedom Trail Ale and topped with baked beans) and a New England craft beer flight, either light, dark, or seasonal. For diners who show up before the end of the first quarter and stay until the end, each table will get a gift card with a dollar amount equal to the Patriots' final score (if they win).

Take-Out, Catering, Delivery, and Mail-Order Options

  • Angelina's Pastry: Pre-order football shaped cakes and other pastries by calling 781-316-0500.
  • Anna's Taqueria: Offering a "do-it-yourself taco bar" and burrito trays to go. Call 617-850-2933 or find more details here.
  • Blue Ribbon Bar-B-Que (both locations): Offering a variety of packages that feed six to eight people, plus a la carte add-ons like chili, rib tips, wings, and more. Pick up at either location (delivery is available for orders over $150.) Call 617-BIG-RIBS by 5 P.M. on Friday, January 30.
  • Boston Common Coffee Company: Shipping "DeflateGate" cookies via Goldbely.
  • Chopps American Bar and Grill: Offering a "Touchdown To Go" package ($70/feeds four) that includes giant Chopps tots, edamame-based "guacamame" with tortilla chips, lobster BLT sliders, and shrimp cocktail. Place your order at least 45 minutes in advance by calling 781-221-6643 and pick up between noon and 5 P.M. on Sunday.
  • Chubby Chickpea: Offering a kosher catering menu with dishes like brisket sliders, black bean burgers, chili, and tacos. Call 781-828-6868 or email by Wednesday, January 28.
  • Commonwealth: Selling Patriots-themed frosted sugar cookies all week in the Market, and they're available in large quantities by special order.
  • Douzo: Offering a $50 "Patriots platter" for take-out only ($50) — Sriracha roll, tuna sushi, eel sushi, and more. Feeds two.
  • East Coast Grill: Offering a variety of barbecue dishes and sides for take-out. Pre-order by calling 617-491-6568.
  • Island Creek Oysters: In collaboration with Hama Hama Oysters in Washington State, Island Creek is offering delivery of four dozen oysters (half Island Creek and half Hama Hama) on Friday, January 30 and Saturday, January 31 ($99).
  • Legal Sea Foods (all locations): All Legals are open regular hours for dining in, but there's also a take-out special — six "Souper Bowls" of clam chowder for $12. Usually that much chowder would be $21.95. (It's "in honor of #12 Tom Brady's sixth trip to the Super Bowl," according to a press release.
  • Pastoral: Offering a to-go package for $49 (feeds six) — 18-piece square Sicilian-style pizza, balsamic-glazed chicken wings, and pepperoni-flavored popcorn. Order by Saturday, January 31 and pick up between 4 P.M. and 7 P.M. on Sunday. Call 617-345-0005.
  • Project 202: Limited amount of "salty meat plates" available from the upcoming restaurant. Email for information.
  • Redbones: Offering a variety of ribs, other meaty dishes, and sides for take-out. Pre-order by calling 617-628-2200.
  • Rosa Mexicano: Offering a "Guac-to-Go Party Pack" — guacamole, tortillas, and corn tortilla chips — available for delivery (as well as the restaurant's full menu) on Sunday. Guac-to-Go packs are priced at $5/person, available in increments sized for five, 10, 15, or 20 people. Place your order by Friday, January 30 at 5 P.M.
  • Rhythm 'n Wraps: Vegetarian catering available (wraps and a few other items, like mac and cheese, veggie curry, and roasted potatoes). Call 857-829-1090 for details.
  • Salvatore's (all locations): Offering several catering packages with items like wings, pizza, a five-pound "party calzone," sandwich platter, and more.
  • Savenor's (both locations): Offering a menu of "unexpected tailgating eats" (grilled chicken heart brochettes, fried chicken, smoked guacamole, rabbit liver mousse, and more) for pick-up on Sunday between noon and 7 P.M. Place your order in either store or by phone by Friday, January 30 at 8 P.M. (Boston: 617-723-6328; Cambridge: 617-576-6328.)
  • Shake Shack (all Boston-area locations): Offering a "two-pint conversion" from Thursday, January 29 through Sunday. But a pint of frozen custard and get a second pint on the house, plus a mini Shack football (while supplies last).
  • State Park: Offering "take home party platters" that feed six to eight people (bbq spaghetti, beef and bean chili, sides, desserts, and lots more). Order by January 29 at 5 P.M. by email (
  • West Bridge: Offering "game day platters" of smoked chicken, brisket, and more. Place your order by 10 P.M. on Thursday, January 29 by calling 617-945-0221. Pick up on Sunday at 3 P.M.