9 Delicious Ways to Indulge on Super Bowl Sunday

By Lorna Soonhee Umphrey | February 1, 2018 | Food & Drink

Celebrating one of the biggest sports days of the year doesn’t have to be challenging in a big city. Whether you opt for a private suite or watching the game on a sprawling video screen as if you’re sitting on the field, we found the best spots to dine, drink, and even grab on-the-go for the ultimate Super Bowl watching experience.

Hotel Dining Super Bowl Style at the Conrad Chicago


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Whether you’re a hotel guest or a local, enjoy an elevated Super Bowl noshing experience in the comforts of the first floor of the Conrad Hotel. Choose from an eclectic menu created by chef Thomas Hines ranging from bourbon-glazed chicken wings to jumbo lump crabmeat au gratin or order in advance for your at-home party. 101 E. Erie Street, 312-667-6700

BBQ Party at Bub City–River North


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When the party at home gets too big, move the crowd to this larger venue, amply supplied with 16 flat-screen TVs. Choose from a southern barbecue menu curated by chef Doug Psaltis, plus house specials such as pork belly burnt ends and bacon-wrapped stuffed jalapenos. 435 N. Clark St., 312-610-4200

Table Tap Booths at Public House


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With the big game aired on the restaurant’s 30-foot video screen, this is the place to go if you want to feel as if you’re sharing the field with the players. Get the gang together in one of the ten booths equipped with built-in table taps (boasting a liquor tap and two customizable beer options). 400 N. State Street, 312-265-1240

Seoul-ful Take-out at Seoul Taco


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For a non-traditional spread, cater your Super Bowl bash Korean-Mexican style. Chef David Choi’s catering menu puts his signature spin on tacos (with steak, chicken, spicy pork, or tofu options), quesadillas, kimchi fried rice-filled burritos, and chips and queso with a little Seoul sauce on each dish. 738 N. Clark St., 312-265-1607

Pre-Game Brunch at Maple & Ash


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When you want a lot of options smack-dab in the same place, this Sunday brunch offers bottomless bubbles, a pancake station, seafood towers, carving tables, and a sweets station. Bears jerseys encouraged. 8 W. Maple St., 312-944-8888

Book a VIP Experience at The Talbott


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Personalize your gameday experience by reserving a decked-out conference room equipped with a big-screen TV, scotch tastings, hand-rolled cigars, and a champagne sabering tutorial. Choose from two packages of food, ranging from a nacho bar and mini Chicago-style hot dogs to beef sliders and a pulled-pork taco bar. 20 E. Delaware Place, 312-944-4970

City View Option at Rebar


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For those who like to mix up the excitement of watching the game and enjoying a spectacular city view, this bar offers the best of both worlds with comfy lounge seating, $30 buckets of beer, and game-day nibbles like buffalo wings and chicken quesadillas. 401 N. Wabash Ave., 312-588-8034

Table-gate at Commonwealth Tavern


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No need to go outside in the freezing cold for your tailgate when you can pregame at this Roscoe Village spot. Order up a “Table-gate Party Package” filled with bar bites and bucket of beer or opt to personalize your brunch cocktail at the DIY Bloody Mary bar. 2000 W. Roscoe St., 773-697-7965

Philly Vs. New England Bites at Old Town Social


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Show your team support by ordering either a Philly cheese-steak or a New England-style crab cake slider while washing it down with a $5 stadium cup of Miller or Coors at this 10,000-square-foot beloved neighborhood bar. 455 W. North Ave., 312-266-2277

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