17 places to watch Super Bowl LI in Vancouver

Jan 24 2017, 10:20 pm

Get ready, Vancouver, it’s almost time to watch the biggest game of the year.

Super Bowl LI (51) is happening on Sunday, February 5, and that means it’s time to cozy up in your favourite sports bars, old and new, and watch the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons battle for the Vince Lombardi Trophy.

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Maybe you’re a Tom Brady superfan counting down the minutes until kick-off, or perhaps you’ve never even picked up the ol’ pigskin before – either way, this is one epic Sunday Funday that’s always exciting to take part in.

While the athletes are doing all the work on the field, you’ll most likely be drinking beer and stuffing your face with nachos – now that sounds like a very super Sunday to us.

Here are 17 places to watch the Super Bowl in Vancouver.

1. The American

The American is hosting a Super Bowl party with a special package for $200 which includes a reserved table, six dirty burgers, six plates of fries, a box of crispy chicken skin, and 18 cans of Good Company Lager. Head here from noon to 9 pm to get into the Super Bowl spirit with trivia and prizes.

Address: 926 Main Street, Vancouver

2. The Blarney Stone

The Blarney Stone is showing the game on their 240-inch big screen, and throwing a massive Super Bowl party to celebrate. Advanced tickets are $25 each and include a Pig Roast Dinner (or choose an item off the Game Day Menu), two pints of Molson, guaranteed seating, squares and Sports Trivia, and the chance to win prizes and jerseys. Grab your tickets in-house or online to reserve your place.

Address: 216 Carrall Street, Vancouver
Facebook: Blarney Stone

3. The Cascade Room

Photo courtesy of The Cascade Room.

For Super Bowl Sunday The Cascade Room will be showing the game on its big screens and offering a happy hour from 3 to 6pm with food and drink specials including chili cheese fries and BBQ wings.

Address: 2616 Main Street, Vancouver
Instagram: @thecascaderoom

4. Cinema Public House

Located in the Granville Entertainment District, Cinema Public House will be screening the Super Bowl on its 20 HD screens. This pub will be offering a pre-game Happy Hour from 11 am to 3 pm, along with $5 local beers and caesars all day long. Additionally, Cinema will be running contests throughout the game and giving away NFL jerseys and a grand prize PS4.

Reservations can be made by emailing: [email protected].

Address: 901 Granville Street, Vancouver
Instagram: @cinemapub

5. The Bimini

The Bimini in Kits got a renovation just in time for game day. Updates include a 195-inch HD screen to watch the game. This spot will also have drink features during the game along with the chance for one lucky guest to win “Beer For A Year” at halftime.

Reservations can be made by emailing: [email protected].

Address: 2010 west 4th Avenue, Vancouver
Instagram: @thebiminipub

6. Cambie Bar & Grill

All you need is a Cambie Platter and a drink to be set for the big game. The Cambie is a solid place to head with friends to watch the game and grab cheap drinks. This spot has 13 HD TVs.

Address: 300 Cambie Street, Vancouver
Instagram: @cambiegastown

7. Colony Main Street / Colony Kits

Colony Main St and Colony Kits are throwing viewing parties for Super Bowl LI. The locations are both holding a pre-game Tecmo Bowl Tournaments on a Nintendo NES classic. The winner of the tournament will receive the original old school Nintendo system as a prize. There will be raffles draws and a game of Super Bowl Squares at both spots. 

Address: Colony Main St, 2904 Main Street, Vancouver
Instagram: @colonymainst

Address: Colony Kits, 3255 West Broadway, Vancouver
Instagram: @colonykits

8. The Butcher & Bullock

Head to the Financial District to chill out at The Butcher & Bullock for the game. The English pub will be showing the Super Bowl on their 202-inch HD screen and offering $5 beer all day. With a special tailgating food menu, giveaways including jerseys, and the chance for a spectator to win “Beer For A Year” at halftime, The Butcher is sure to please football fans on February 5.

Reservations can be made by emailing: [email protected].

Address: 911 West Pender Street, Vancouver
Instagram: @butcherandbullock

9. The Lamplighter Pub

This Gastown favourite is hosting one of the neighbourhood’s biggest NFL parties. This spot will be offering Parallel 49 beers on special, along with a halftime draw for a patron to win”Beer For A Year.” The Lamplighter’s giant 195-inch and 160 HD projection screens and 15 HD screens will ensure you don’t miss a moment of the game.

Reservations can be made by emailing: [email protected].

Address: 92 Water Street, Vancouver
Instagram: @lamplighter_pub

10. Malone’s Social Lounge and Taphouse

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This spot has 18 TVs and one projector screen, so it’s a great place to catch the game while sipping on one of its 38 beers on tap.

Address: 608 West Pender Street, Vancouver
Instagram: @malonesvan

11. Phat Sports Lounge

This Yaletown sports lounge is a prime place to catch the action, especially considering it has an all-day happy hour. With draught beer sleeves for $3, pints for $5, and pitchers for $15 all day every day, Phat is a great place to be during football games.

Address: 1055 Mainland Street, Vancouver

12. Red Card Sports Bar & Eatery

With a selection of large draught beers and an extensive food menu, Red Card is a firm favourite for televised sports games.

Address: 560 Smithe Street, Vancouver
Instagram: @redcardsportsbar

13. Shark Club

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This sports bar and grill is a no-brainer when it comes to catching the game because it boasts 60 TVs. During the Super Bowl between quarters there will be giveaways and the squares game. Prizes at Shark Club include wearables the chance for the bar to pay off your entire tab. Drink features for this event includes the Houston Bomb drop shot for $4.

Reservations can be made by online.

Address: 180 West Georgia Street, Vancouver
Instagram: @sharkclubyvr

14. Score on Davie

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Along with unveiling two new epic caesars, people can head to Score on Davie to watch the game on their multiple HD TVs.

Address: 1262 Davie Street, Vancouver
Facebook: Score on Davie

15. The Sportsbar

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The Sportsbar Live! at Rogers Arena is hosting the Bud Light Ultimate Super Bowl Party. With over 100 4K-HD TV screens everywhere (including the bathroom walls) and a towering 16-foot big screen, you wont miss a second of the action. There is a $10 entrance fee for this bash, call 604-877-6787 to make a reservation.

Address: 99 West Georgia Street, Vancouver
Instagram: @thesportsbar_ra

16. Timber

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For Super Bowl Sunday Timber is offering brunch until 3pm, along with a plethora of game day specials. These features include buffalo wings and a BC Genuine Lager can for $10, a smoked pulled pork roll with rye bbq sauce and fried onions for $12. For drinks Timber is serving BC Genuine Lager cans for $4 and Les Dames white or red wine for $7 a glass all day long (along with the restaurant’s regular happy hour).

Address: 1300 Robson Street, Vancouver
Instagram: @foragevancouver

17. The Yale Saloon

The Yale Saloon is may be a country bar and BBQ, but this joint is throwing a Super Bowl Sunday party with southern spice. Watch the game on the 11 big screens and an HD projector with surround sound. If you’re not into the game there’s pool, darts, a game day favourites menu, and drink specials to capture your interest. Anyone who heads here on February 5 can expect football-themed games, prizes, and even a halftime bull riding competition.  Drink specials include Jager for $5.25, Pilsner on tap for $5.25, and $20 buckets (5 bottles) of Budweiser.

Tables can be booked by calling 604-428-9253 or by emailing [email protected].

Address: 1300 Granville Street, Vancouver
Instagram: @yalesaloon

Know of any other spots holding Super Bowl parties? Let us know in the comments below!