Some 100 million people plan to watch the Super Bowl, and many would prefer to do so as part of a crowd and with a selection of treats (culinary and alcoholic) at their disposal.
Watching at home just won’t do.
In Kansas City, those folks will have plenty of options for the Feb. 1 game between the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots. The game won’t kick off in Glendale, Ariz., until about 5:30 p.m. our time, but the fun will begin hours earlier.
Here is a guide to help you choose the right spot for your game-watching festivities.
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810 Zone (Harrah’s Casino & Hotel)
Where: 1 Riverboat Drive, North Kansas City
What: Check out this offering: the Super Combo Appetizer, with fried pickles, chicken wings, loaded potato skins and tortilla chips served with Tex-Mex fondue ($16.99).
Where: 4940 N.E. 81st
What: Enjoy the game while taking advantage of two-for-one specials on Bloody Marys, mimosas, well drinks and domestic draws.
Where: 12 W. 63rd
What: You’ll be able to get three tacos for $2.50, plus drink specials and $500 in prizes and giveaways.
Where: 608 Ward Parkway
What: There will be 75-cent wings, as well as specials on Boulevard and Corona beers.
Johnny’s Tavern Shawnee
Where: 13131 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Shawnee
What: In addition to specials such as $3 bottles of beer and $6.96 for a cheeseburger, fries and drink, there will be a chili contest at 2 p.m. and wing-eating contest at 4 p.m.
Kelly’s Westport Inn
Where: 500 Westport
What: Besides enjoying the famous Kelly’s ambiance, fans will be able to buy domestic pitchers for $8 during the game.
Lew’s Grill & Bar
Where: 7539 Wornall
What: Among many specials and giveaways here, the big attraction is Das Boot! — with 84 ounces of beer — for $5 off.
McFadden’s Sports Saloon
Where: 1330 Grand
What: You can book a table reservation for $100 that will get you 50 wings, nachos, two beer towers and a bottle of cinnamon whiskey, or try specials on beer buckets and beer towers.
Where: All locations
What: In addition to football-shaped pizzas, there will be $14.39 gourmet pizzas, $13.67 two-topping pizzas and $8 jumbo wings.
Where: 5317 W. 151st, Leawood
What: Think wings here. They come in nine flavors and will go for $5 for seven.
Where: 7421 Broadway
What: Fans wearing anything showing their allegiance to the Seahawks or Patriots will get $2 off the Sunday brunch; also all-you-can drink mimosas, a Bloody Mary bar and giveaways.
Other sports bars
810 Zone (Lee’s Summit)
1672 N.W. Chipman, Lee’s Summit
6330 Brookside Plaza
Coach’s Kansas City
414 W. 103rd
Coach’s Overland Park
9089 W. 135th, Overland Park
Dave and Buster’s
1843 Village West Parkway, Kansas City, Kan.
Seven locations in KC area and two in Lawrence.
Nick and Jake’s Kansas City
Nick and Jake’s Parkville
6325 Lewis, Parkville
Nick and Jake’s Overland Park
6830 W. 135th, Overland Park
Tanner’s Bar and Grill
Eight area locations.
Westport Ale House