Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011 | 4:54 p.m.
Even if your team didn’t make it to The Super Bowl this year, there’s no reason you can’t place some silly prop bets and stuff your face. If the thought of preparing a slew of finger foods is overwhelming, local venues have you covered so that you don’t miss a single pass, touchdown or Black Eyed Peas song.
With a variety of food and drink packages available, you’re certain to find your ideal football- and commercial-watching environment. Friends and family of Steelers linebacker and Valley High School graduate Stevenson Sylvester will also be watching the big game.
The Whole N9NE Yards: N9NE Steakhouse at the Palms celebrates Super Sunday with “The Whole N9NE Yards” menu, featuring game-day favorites in the bar and lounge. The menu consists of nine items, priced at $9 per plate, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 4-6.
Game day specials at Hash House A Go Go: Hash House A Go Go’s Imperial Palace and M Resort locations are offering game-day specials, including 1-pound stuffed burgers or two giant bratwursts served with fries and a domestic bottled beer or non-alcoholic beverage for $10.95, domestic bottled beer for $1 and appetizer specials featuring mini pork tenderloin sandwiches, mini meatloaf sandwiches and homemade potato chips and dip, each for $2.
Super Bowl at Mandarin Bar: During the game, Mandarin Bar is offering its eclectic bites menu alongside a few Super Bowl-exclusive items, including The MOfrito Pie made with wild boar chili stuffed jalapenos with aged Wisconsin cheddar and fried with crispy Frito crust. Specialty drinks include the Super Black Cherry Lemon Drop infused with maresca cherries, Effen black cherry-vanilla vodka and Cointreau.
Viewing party at M Resort: The M Resort hosts a property-wide Super Sunday Big Game viewing party complete with a live radio remote with KKLZ 96.3, prize giveaways including a ski trip and tickets to an NFL game, food and beverage specials and Budweiser girls. The party starts at Ravello Lounge, equipped with 42 TVs, where football fans can enjoy $10 buckets of Bud and Bud Light, $3 Cuervo Orange Margaritas on the rocks and $2 Cuervo shots. Food specials include hamburgers, buffalo wings, Philly cheesesteak sandwiches, potato chips and more.
Big Game Bowl Bash at 6500 Tavern:Located adjacent to Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza, 6500 Tavern hosts a locals-friendly pigskin party featuring 2-for-1 drink specials, half-price tapas from Sammy’s menu and cash and NFL merchandise drawings during the game. The tavern features five flat-screen HD televisions and is a smoke-free venue. Designated drivers can enjoy complimentary soda.
Game watch party at Sapphire: Sapphire Gentlemen's Club has two packages for your pleasure. The $25 preferred seating includes main floor seating, buffet, raffles and prizes. The $75 VIP seating includes complimentary transportation, showroom seating, buffet and premium raffles and prizes. Enjoy $1 halftime dances, as well.
Tailgate buffet at Cabo Wabo: Sammy Hagar’s Cabo Wabo Cantina features multiple HD televisions and jumbo projector screens throughout the restaurant and bar, plus a buffet including wings, hot dogs and nacho and taco bars for $50 per person. Buckets of Coors Light also will be available for $20. Call 385-2226 for reservations.
Open bar at PBR Rock Bar & Grill: Football fanatics and beer lovers unite at PBR Rock Bar & Grill at Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood is offering open bar packages starting at $100 for well drinks and $125 for premium spirits, beer and wine. Table reservations, which include food and beverage, can be made for $150 per person. Don’t miss a minute of the action on the 105 HD TVs throughout the restaurant and bar.
Big game party at Rockhouse: Open bar packages at Rockhouse are available for $100 per person, while hungry patrons can enjoy open bar and all-you-can-eat deli fare at $125 per person. Catch every play on the 28 HD TVs. Doors open 1 hour prior to kick-off. For reservations and VIP tables, call 335-9182.
Super Party at Rock & Rita’s: Guests at Rock & Rita’s can watch the big game on two large video walls, three projection screens or one of 22 HD flat screens in the restaurant and two upstairs bars. Fans in the dining room can enjoy a buffet for $25 per person, and those seated in the two bar areas can choose from a special a la carte menu. The buffet includes hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken teriyaki stir fry, penne pomodoro and spinach artichoke dip, plus a cookie and brownie dessert platter.
Game-day buffet at Kahunaville: The buffet at Kahunaville will be $50 per person and includes a carving station, where guests can choose from maple glazed ham or roasted top sirloin served with spicy mustard, creamy horseradish and Hawaiian dinner rolls. Patrons also can choose from firecracker chicken stir fry, Lanai chicken pasta, spicy chicken wings, beer-boiled hot dogs, hamburgers, a cookie and brownie tray and more.
Big game drink specials at RoadRunner Saloon: The local RoadRunner Saloons will all be showing the game and have $9.95 all-you-can-drink Pabst Blue Ribbon and $16.95 all-you-can-drink Modelo, Pyramid, New Belgium and Sierra Nevada. At the Eastern location, 10 individuals will have the chance at the $1 Million Draw Spin to Win after the game.
Rhumbar’s tailgate party: Fans can enjoy an all-inclusive food and drink package, including brats, nachos and other tailgate fare along with 16 oz. Miller Lite, Milagro Bloody Maria’s and Stolichnaya Bloody Mary’s, for $125 per person. Rhumbar also will feature its specialty Go Green Bloody Mary.
Super Game Day XLV party at Miller’s Ale House: The new Town Square venue hosts a Super Game Day XLV party including a buffet with a carving station, raw bar, 6-foot hoagies, pastas, snow crab legs, chicken wings, salads, a desert station and more. The festivities feature an open bar that includes calls, premium liquors, draft and bottled beer and wine by the glass. Tickets are $75 per person. Call 616-3414 for reservations.
Big Game Super Party at Rampart Casino: Rampart Casino hosts the Big Game Super Party featuring all-you-can-eat food stations, placed throughout the casino floor, including subs, a hot dog cart serving fully loaded hot dogs, beer boiled bratwurst, jumbo turkey legs, homemade nachos, cotton candy, assorted fruit shortcakes, beer and much more. AYCE wristbands are $30 ($15 if you are a Rampart Rewards member) and may be purchased the day of at Round Bar.
The District Tavern Group’s Super Sunday Party: The District Tavern Group’s three restaurants -- Al’s Garage, Balboa Pizza and, the newest addition, Presidio -- offer a three-venue party, with wristbands allowing partygoers to hop among the three locations. The cost is $50 and includes bottomless plates of hot dogs, hamburgers, barbecue chicken, baked beans and corn on the cob, with Miller Light and soda.
The Bud Bowl at The Silverton: The Silverton Casino Lodge presents The Bud Bowl, offering guests the choice of two premium lounges to watch the game. Fans are welcome at Mermaid Lounge for the NFC champion Green Bay Packers and Shady Grove Lounge for the AFC champion Pittsburgh Steelers. Each venue will be themed to represent its respective team, and both lounges will provide free snacks, from popcorn to chips and salsa, as well as game-day meals like wings and hamburgers. The Bud Bowl also includes drink specials, including $1 Bud and Bud Light drafts.
The Sammy Bowl at First Food & Bar: Chef Sammy D offers a game-day menu at First Food & Bar at the Palazzo that uses inspiration from the big game contenders, including the Primanti Bros. Impression, paying homage to Primanti Bros. restaurant in Pittsburgh; The Big Packer, a double-decker grilled cheddar and bacon, as a nod to Wisconsin; plus, Sammy’s Super Sampler including spinach artichoke dip nachos, meatball sliders, chili cheddar waffle fries, chicken fingers, stacked mini hot dogs and pepperoni and cheese stromboli.