In honor of the Eagles' first appearance in the Super Bowl since 2005, Philadelphia's hottest bars and restaurants are throwing some serious watch parties with food and drink deals to boot. Here are the ones that you definitely don't want to miss on Sunday night.
The Lodge will be hosting a Super Bowl watch party, complete with an all-you-can-eat buffet from Chickie's and Pete's. Need we say more? There will also be an open bar from 6 to 10 p.m. with a variety of local craft brews, domestic beers, wine and hot cocktails.
6 to 10 p.m. Blue Cross RiverRink, 101 Christopher Columbus Blvd., $60 to $66, 215-925-7465, delawareriverwaterfront.com
This Temple University favorite will have an open bar with domestic beer, cocktail and wine picks, along with fun door prizes, including a pair of tickets to a 76ers game and a free happy hour for four guests, at their Super Bowl party. Tickets are going fast though, so keep your eyes peeled on Friday for extra open spots.
5 to 11 p.m. The Draught Horse, 1431 Cecil B. Moore Ave., prices start at $30, 215-235-1010, draughthorse.com
If you're planning to host your own watch party, stop by St. Stephen's Green beforehand for their tailgate block party. There will be $2 Bud Lights, hamburgers, hot dogs, popcorn and even a booth selling Girl Scout cookies. The dog-friendly tailgate will also have cornhole, beer pong, face painting and a costume contest, perfect for decking your furry friend in Eagles gear from head to tail.
11 a.m. to 6 p.m. St. Stephen's Green, 1701 Green St., pay-as-you-go, 215-769-5000, ststephensgreen.pub
The karaoke spot will be putting their tunes on hold to show the big game on their 128-inch television with surround sound. Yakitori Boy will also be serving up game day specials, including $4 Bud Lights, a signature Eagles shot during the game, $6 wings, $5 Old Bay cheese fries and more.
6 p.m. Yakitori Boy, 211 North 11th St., pay-as-you-go, 215-923-8088, yakitoriboy.com
With two massive TV screens and a view of the Ben Franklin Bridge sporting spirited green lights, La Peg makes for a welcoming Super Bowl party locale. The FringeArts' spot is serving up a tailgate-inspired menu of eats ranging from wings to cheese curds to build-your-own-nachos to a general tso's tofu sandwich. Order a la carte or go all in with the $25 buffet option, and look forward to variety of themed drink specials.
4:30 p.m. 140 N. Columbus Blvd., free for pay-as-you-go or $25 for All-You-Can-Eat Tailgate Buffet, 215-413-9006, fringearts.com
Just three blocks away from Broad Street on Chestnut Street, MilkBoy Philadelphia is throwing down with two party options. Join in on the action on the first floor level for free, where complimentary wings will be served up at halftime and $3 drafts and $10 pitchers are available all game-long. Or, head upstairs for $15, where celebration holds a 120-inch TV, free bud light, a beer pong tournament and other special festivities.
4 p.m. 1100 Chestnut St., free downstairs and $15 upstairs, 215-925-6455, milkboyphilly.com
McGillin's Olde Ale House
Watch the game with a pint of green beer in hand at McGillin's Ale House. The institution's top floor party is sold out, but the first floor is open on a first-come-first-serve basis with a $5 cover. Less than a five minute walk away from City Hall, the location is prime for post-game celebration on the streets.
6 p.m. 1310 Drury St., $5, 215-735-5562, mcgillins.com
Located in the heart of the city, Strangelove's is ready to party with a two-floor celebration. For $75, score an open beer bar along with all-you-can-eat wings and pretzel bites, available until the clock runs out.
5:30 p.m. 216 S 11th St., $75, 215-873-0404, strangelovesbeerbar.com
To party with hundreds of other Eagles fans, head to Coda where multiple TV's line the venue's multiple bars. Starting at 5 p.m., an open bar will begin serving drinks and a tailgate-style buffet will keep you fueled through the final minutes of the game.