Oh say can you see, by the dawn's early light, some awesome options for where to get your a.m. party on this Super Bowl Monday
Whether you've taken the day off or just hope to catch the monster half-time show featuring Beyonce, Bruno Mars and Coldplay on your lunch break, these are the pubs catering to American football fans on Super Bowl Monday. Kick-off is at 10.30am, but if you want clear sightlines of the big screens we'd head in right after breakfast to bags a seat.
At the Chippendale Hotel, which is also the home to the second Cheekyburger venue in Sydney, you can secure a spot for all you can drink beer on Super Bowl Monday. That's right folks, $60 buys you a cheeseburger, fries, wings and an endless supply of brewskis to get you through the game. Oh merciful heaven! Open from 10am.
Prepare to pack the Dee Why Hotel on Monday morning to watch all of the Super Bowl action on their 100 inch screen. There’ll be game day specials – breakfast burgers, fried chicken, hotdogs and $20 Budweiser Buckets. Open from 9am.
Touch down at the Dove and Olive, the 2015 Time Out Pub of the Year, to watch the clash between the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers for Super Bowl 50 this year. There’ll be Americana food specials and beer all day to keep the party going. Open from 9am.
While the battle takes place on the field in San Fran, the real showdown will be happening in the kitchens of Harpoon Harry, where Morgan McGlone of Belles Hot Chicken will be taking on Monty Koludrovic from Icebergs Dining Room & Bar to see if the hot smoked wings or the custom Carolina chilli dogs will reign supreme. There'll also be Buffalo ribs, bacon beans, pickles and slaw, with moonshine shakes and Budweisers to slake the mighty thirst that only comes form watching grand final games.
The Keg and Brew are celebrating 50 years of Super Bowl action with American beers and eats all day long. Forget huddling in fornt of a computer screen all day when you can be basking in the glow of the big screens and the reflected glory of the two most mighty NFL teams of the season. Open from 10am.
Touch down with your mates from 8.30am at the Light Brigade Hotel to see who’ll take home the Vince Lombardi trophy. Watch the game on a huge plasma screen with surround sound; enjoy $20 Budweiser Buckets and bring your lucky charm for a chance at the prize give-aways. Open from 8.30am.
The Morrison is kicking open its doors from 8am on Super Bowl Monday so you can catch all of the action on multiple big screens. Lubricate your voice box (for all that yelling at the refs, the defensive line and the lack of ball security) with Budweiser and fuel your excitement with Americana snacks. In case things don’t go the way you hoped, or in case they do, there will be drink specials all day. Open from 8am.
The Norfolk will be showing the Super Bowl live and loud on all its big screens. Kick off your day with $6 breakfast tacos and then settle into the game with $5 Buds and $12 Bloody Yankees. Open from 10am.
Score a spot at the Oxford Tavern from 10am on game day to watch the Denver Broncos take on the Carolina Panthers in a modern-day Battle of the Titans. There’ll be plenty to cheer about with $5 Budweisers and buffalo chicken wings even if your team gets smashed. Open from 10am.
Back a winner at Palings with $15 kettles of beer and Christopher Whitehead’s finger-lickin’ chicken wings. Watch the game on the big screen in the courtyard, or catch it from one of 5 booths on level 2 with private screens (book immediately!). Open from 10am.
Watching the Super Bowl is awesome. Watching it with our very own Aussie export to the NFL, Jarryd Hayne, is taking things to the next level. Yep, the very same Hayne who was a running back for the San Francisco 49ers this season will be swapping stories, providing some commentary on the game, and signing autographs at the Star on Super Bowl Monday.
Broncos v’s Panthers. Buffalo wings v’s hot dogs. Budweiser v’s Miller. The Toxteth Hotel has all the Super Bowl competitions covered. Watch the match live from San Francisco when the doors open at 10am and place bets on who will dominate the half-time show: Beyonce, Bruno Mars or Coldplay. Open from 10am.