All around Houston, restaurants are prepping for Sunday’s big game. Sports bars and beer gardens are hosting watch parties for the Super Bowl, and you can get your foodie fix, whether it be Houston-made beer from 8th Wonder, or Super Bowl-themed cookies from Paulies.
If you want barbecue from the city’s best pitmasters or boozy drinks to get the pregame started, here’s 8 restaurants to dine-in or takeout for Super Bowl Sunday.
You know what sweetens a victory? Hickory smoked barbecue. Pearland’s Big Horn BBQ is offering up their smoked specialties, like pork ribs and jalapeño sausage for Sunday night's game. Grab a hefty barbecue plate and watch the game on one of their many tv's inside their cabin-style restaurant. We heard if you drench your ‘cue in Big Horn BBQ’s famous barbecue sauce, it’ll give your team good luck.
Big Horn BBQ, 2300 Smith Ranch Rd, Pearland. Call, (281) 741-3289.
With a marinara sauce made daily and pizzas made with fatback bacon, the menu will send your tastebuds scrambling. The restaurant is getting in on the action with specialities for both teams, with boneless Korean BBQ wings representing the Rams, and Cincinnati chili to represent the Bengals. Large two-topping pizzas will be $20, and Korean BBQ Wings and Cincinnati Chili will both be offered at $12 each, plus $1 wings on all signature wing flavors including Buffalo and Lemon Pepper.
Vinny’s, 1201 St Emanuel St. Call, (713) 750-9433.
Texans fans will be in good company watching the Super Bowl at 8th Wonder Brewery. With a hefty selection of ales and IPAs, you can still represent the city on Sunday. Watch the game on the big screen at WonderWorld: the one acre lounge space in the backyard of the brewery. On Sunday, order the $18 WonderKeg special, or try the Hefeweizen. If you're looking for something lighter, the Mixed Berry Wonder Water is a fun and fruity selection great for Sunday.
8th Wonder Brewery, 2202 Dallas St. Call, (713) 581-2337.
What’s the big game without the right cocktails? Whether your team wins or loses, celebrate with $4 shots of Old Forester 86, Jameson, and Buffalo Trace at Reserve 101. The bar will have the Super Bowl on display on all four of their TV's, and drinks will be served all night long.
Reserve 101, 1201 Caroline St STE 100. Call, (713) 480-1579.
Texas is a football state, and a barbecuing one, too. Chef Matt Coburn is preparing Houstonians for their Super Bowl parties with his hearty ready-to-eat dishes, like Chile con queso made with Waygu beef, and pork belly burnt ends. Meals are specially priced for Sunday, starting with smoked wings at $8.45 a pound and pit smoked baked beans for $12.
R-C Ranch, 2520 Airline Dr Suite B-210. Call, (979) 864-3540.
The weekend brings great weather, and that means patio dining, and happy hour. Watch the game at Feges in Spring Branch, on one of their three indoor projectors, or on the patio. Super Bowl Sunday comes with specials, so enjoy some of their fan-favorite plates, like the BBQ Quesadillas and Pulled Pork Sandwich.
Feges BBQ Spring Branch, 8217 Long Point Rd. Call, (346) 319-5339.
No matter who you’re cheering for Sunday, your game day party won’t be complete without dessert. Paulie’s is making Super Bowl-themed cookies. Orders must be placed before Saturday for pickup ahead of Sunday.
Paulie’s, 1834 Westheimer Rd. Call, (713) 807-7271.
Even though Cincinnati and Los Angeles are going toe-to-toe, add some Cajun spice to your game day at Willie’s Grill & Icehouse. From crawfish to chicken wings, order their Big Game Party Packs that come with everything you need to have the best Super Bowl party at home.
Willie's Grille & Icehouse, 945 Highway 6, Sugar Land, Texas, 77478. Call, (281) 242-2252. 9 Houston area locations. Visit the website to find the location nearest you.
Nothing tops a watch party like a Pier 6 watch party. The seafood and oyster house is taking it to the patio Sunday, with big screen TV's and an outdoor bar. Their delicious the best bar bites like fish collar wings, Nashville hot chicken sliders, and 50 cent chilled oysters courtesy of Chef Joe Cervantez, and $16 buckets of domestic beer.
Pier 6, 113 6th. San Leon, Texas 77539. Call, 281-339-1515.
Allow your Super Bowl party to eat like champions on Sunday with food from Traveler's Table. Their Super Bowl take-out only menu is offering party platters with pão de queijo, mochiko chicken, and crab samosas that feed up to 8, starting at $20. Pre-order on the website.
Traveler's Table, 520 Westheimer Rd. Call, 832-409-5785.