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11 Local Super Bowl specials to make your game day delicious

Whether you’re looking for a place to watch the game or food to take home, we’ve got a few suggestions for your to consider for your Super Bowl experience.

An overhead shot of wonton chips, several colorful chips, edamame, chicken karaage, rice noodles and wings from Loro.

Loro’s Super Bowl spread is already making us hungry.

Photo by Kayla Enright

Super Bowl LVIII is just around the corner and although no teams from the Lone Star State are competing, you can bet Texans will be watching.

Plus, we’d argue the best part of the Super Bowl is the food. Whether you’re cheering for the San Francisco 49ers or the Kansas City Chiefs (hey, KCtoday), we rounded up 11 Super Bowl specials for you to consider come game day.

Where to watch

A platter of food from Cover 3 on a wooden table, between a man and a woman who are each smiling and drinking beer.

POV: you’re watching the Super Bowl at Cover 3 with your best buds over wings and fries.

Photo by Kirsten Kaiser Photography

Cover 3, multiple locations
Watch the game from either one of Cover 3’s locations or take the “Fan-Tastic Feast” to-go. Specialty game day offerings include chipotle ranch wings + fried pickles, chicken quesadillas, green chili beef nachos, the restaurant’s signature mac and cheese, and frozen margaritas. To-go orders must be placed 48 hours in advance.

The Driskill Bar, 604 Brazos St.
Join in on the celebration at this historic bar, where the game will be on the TVs and the kitchen will serve specialty lamb sliders courtesy of Sous Chef Cliff Benavides.

Fresa’s, multiple locations
Come for the jalapeno poppers, wood-grilled wings, flautas, Siete layer dip, and cookie trays, but stay for the big game on big-screen TVs. Still want to watch the game at home? You can order any of those snacks to-go.

TLC, 1100 S. Lamar Blvd.
This local beer hall will have the game playing on all of its screens, so don’t miss out on its Halftime Happy Hour, featuring $1 oysters, $7 bites and sips, and $15 Bud Light buckets. Make a reservation to secure your table.

An oyster po-boy, salad, beer, and chips on a wooden table in warm lighting.

Uptown Sports Club was made for sports fans, and it shows.

Photo by Nick Simonite

Uptown Sports Club, 1200 E. 6th St.
Gather around an 80-inch flat screen at this restaurant — Aaron Franklin’s newest restaurant venture — to cheer on your team with themed cocktails, a limited time oyster po’boy, Franklin’s gumbo, or an Uptown Burger.

Take it to-go


Fill up on New England-style seafood from Garbo’s while you watch the game.

Photo courtesy Garbo’s

Garbo’s, multiple locations
Get fancy with your Super Bowl fare this year with a collection of special to-go packages from Garbo’s. Order DIY lobster roll kits for up to 10 people, the “New England Classic” package with fish dip and clam chowder, “The Tailgater” with fish burritos and shrimp cocktail, or the Garbo’s Party Platter.

Loro Asian Smokehouse & Bar, 2115 S. Lamar Blvd.
Impress the whole party with Loro’s Big Game Bundle — featuring wings, chicken karaage, sesame rice noodles, baby back Duroc pork ribs, Thai chips + dip, and grilled edamame — available for pick-up.

Playground ATX, 5001 Airport Blvd.
Try a twist on wings, aka the classic game-day food, by ordering from Playground ATX’s current tenant: East Meets Wings. Get bone-in or boneless chicken in flavors like Thai basil, ayam goreng, mala, and more.

The Salt Lick BBQ, multiple locations
Take this Texas restaurant’s Big Game Special — which includes enough beef brisket to feed up to 16 people, two racks of ribs, plenty of country sausage, and a turkey breast — home before gathering ‘round the TV.

Snap Kitchen, multiple locations
If you’re looking for a more wholesome meal but still want to cut loose, get some limited-time wings or BBQ chicken tenders that are free of gluten, processed oils, and preservatives.

A turquoise tiled table full of different chips, dips, and drinks from Tacodeli.

Your game day spread could look like this with the help of Tacodeli.

Photo by Mackenzie Smith Kelley

Tacodeli, multiple locations
Treat the whole crew with one of Tacodeli’s take-out Party Packs, which comes complete with chips, salsa, fundido filling, and all the fixings. Don’t forget to add the margaritas.

We’ll see you at the game.

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