Football fans look forward to the Super Bowl more than any other game. The NFL championship is more than just another game – it is a cause for celebration and socializing with friends, family and even total strangers. Watching the game at a sports bar or similar location can enhance the experience, provided the atmosphere is right. Here are some of the best Houston-area bars for watching the Super Bowl in 2014.
Houston Texans Grille
12848 Queensbury Lane
Houston, TX 77024
Located in Houston’s City Centre, Houston Texans Grille is a great place to grab some food and drink while watching football and other sports. The establishment is known for its game burgers made from assorted meats such as elk, venison, antelope, etc., and the grille adds a unique twist to the dining and sports viewing experience. Houston Texans Grille is usually packed on game days and it will likely overflow with excitement on Super Bowl Sunday. Arrive early and be prepared for a great evening of food, drinks and fun.
Mike’s Ultimate Sports Bar
8670 Highway 6
Houston, TX 77095
Dart boards, pool tables and plenty of HDTVs dot the interior landscape at Mike’s Ultimate Sports Bar, making it a great choice for Sunday afternoon football viewing and more. A large 9×12-foot projection screen brings a new dimension to football games and will create a Super Bowl experience like no other. Smaller HDTVs abound throughout Mike’s Ultimate Sports Bar, so guests are certain to have a great view no matter where they sit. Grab one of Mike’s signature pizzas or ultimate sandwich platters, order your favorite beverage and let the game begin.
Homeplate Bar And Grill
1800 Texas Ave.
Houston, TX 77003
Three stories tall, Homeplate Bar and Grill is a large sports bar and restaurant. Located next to Minute Maid Park, this establishment is best known as a place to watch the Houston Astros, but it caters to other sports viewing as well. Popular as a rest stop following a baseball game, Homeplate Bar and Grill offers great sandwiches, specialty drinks and more. Its many televisions, rentable party space and sports-themed atmosphere make it an ideal place for watching the Super Bowl in 2014.
3111 Chimney Rock Road
Houston, TX 77056
Known for hosting varied events throughout the year, Big Woodrows is a large gathering place with a loyal clientele. With a large, rentable loft that holds 150 people, it is popular with corporations, organizations and other large groups that want sufficient space to mingle. Its menu is more diverse than those of other sports bars, making Big Woodrows Bar and Grill suitable to most any taste. It is bound to be hopping with action for Super Bowl 2014, so make sure to come prepared for an evening of endless fun.
Christian’s Tailgate Grill
2000 Bagby St.
Houston, TX 77002
Besides being a great place to watch the big game, Christian’s Tailgate Grill has another advantage. It has been recognized by several publications for cooking up some of the best burgers in the USA. Its culinary expertise makes it the perfect choice for those who want a place to relax with an excellent meal while viewing sports on the many televisions. If you don’t want a burger, no problem – there are plenty of other menu options to suit your tastes. Add to that an extensive drink menu and you have all the makings for a great place to watch the Super Bowl in February, 2014.
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