So that dream of watching the Super Bowl live and in person hasn’t been realized just yet. That doesn’t mean your Super Bowl experience should be anything less than thrilling. Fortunately, there are many sports bars in the metroplex that can fulfill all your sports fantasies.
Press Box Grill
1623 Main St., Suite 101
Dallas, TX 75201
(214) 747-8226
www.pressboxgrill.comPress Box Grill, the perfect downtown hangout for sports fans, has big screen TV’s galore, including a massive 112 inch model and a fresh, killer menu. While you watch the big game, you can chow down on staple appetizers like sliders and fried pickle chips and savory options like a 12 ounce Texas ribeye steak. As nice on the inside as it is on the Renaissance-style outside, you won’t need beer goggles to love this place. However, if you do want to get your drink on, any one of the 36 beers on tap will do the trick.
Frankie’s Sports Bar-Fort Worth
425 W. Third St.
Fort Worth, TX 76102
(817) 870-9090
www.ftworth.frankiesbar.comVoted “Best Place to Watch the Super Bowl” by Dallas’ D Magazine, even USA Today agrees that Frankie’s is one of the Top 10 Places to watch the game of the year in the whole country! Frankie’s has been impressing sports fans since the year 2000, with friendly service to boot. Frankie’s has 30 plus HD plasma televisions in addition to their two projection systems. Top it off with some comfy leather sofas and pool tables, and good times are sure to follow. If Fort Worth is too far, Frankie’s also has a location in Dallas.
The Nodding Donkey
2900 Thomas Ave.
Dallas, TX 75204
(214) 922-8898
www.thenoddingdonkey.comThe Nodding Donkey’s chef, Jonathan Calabrese, has just given this sports bar a culinary makeover that puts standard bar food to shame. With its updated menu and more than 20 big screen TVs, both your eyes and your mouth will be happy to hang out here. With ample parlor games and an open patio, there is plenty of entertainment to be had during those pesky commercials. For these reasons and so many more, D Magazine calls The Nodding Donkey the Best Sports Bar in Dallas.Related: Best Places For Families To Watch The Game In DFW

3008 Bledsoe St.
Fort Worth, TX 76107
(817) 984-1166
www.landmarkfw.comLandmark is an all-in-one fun stop for sports lovers and non-sports lovers. Surrounded with 30 HD Smart TV’s and three projection systems, the sports lover will feel at home, while the non-sports lover will have a great time playing arcade games, jumbo jenga and skeeball, all while enjoying exquisitely crafted draft beers and a full bar. If that’s not enough, there is also a mechanical bull on hand for those who are feeling bolder than usual. For the shy, a fishbowl, specialty shot or signature cocktail will take care of that and help you enjoy the Super Bowl relaxed and amongst good company.
2811 McKinney Ave., Suite 2
Dallas, TX 75204
(214) 954-1511
www.christiessportsbar.comFor over twenty years, this family-owned and operated sports bar has dominated the Uptown scene. There is not a spot in the house in Christie’s where you won’t be able to catch the big game. Boasting 39 flat screen TV’s and four 10 foot giant screens, there is nowhere to hide from the excitement. Pizzas, steaks, sandwiches and more pepper the menu to pair with the drink of your choice. Get there early and warm up with a game of pool. There’s nowhere like Christie’s.Related: Great Dallas Fort Worth Sports Bars

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