10 spots to watch Super Bowl LII in Central Texas

Several bars, restaurants and venues are hosting Super Bowl viewing parties this Sunday in the Austin area.

Several bars, restaurants and venues are hosting Super Bowl viewing parties this Sunday in the Austin area.

The New England Patriots are looking to repeat as NFL champions, taking on the challenger Philadelphia Eagles during this Sunday's Super Bowl LII. Those of you watching the game at home can catch the game on your local NBC station at 5:30 p.m. CST, but here is a list of bars, restaurants and venues around Austin to catch the game this Sunday.

Mister Tramps
Mister Tramps is a home away from home for Philadelphia Eagles fans, and the bar is holding a Super Bowl watch party starting at noon on Sunday. The tailgate party starts at noon as well.

Mister Tramps, 8565 Research Blvd., Austin.. 512-837-3500. www.mistertramps.com

B.D. Riley's Irish Pub
New England Patriots fans can gather at both B.D. Riley's Irish Pub locations for Super Bowl watch parties. Doors open at 10:30 a.m., and the organizers expect the bar to fill up quickly.

B.D. Riley's Irish Pub, 204 E. Sixth St., Austin. 512-494-1335; 1905 Aldrich St., Ste. 130, Austin. 512-580-3782. www.bdrileys.com

Rentsch Brewing
Georgetown's Rentsch Brewing is showing the Super Bowl on its TVs and will even project the game. The brewery opens at noon, and Svante's Stuffed Burgers food truck will serve food in the parking lot.

Rentsch Brewery, 2500 NE Inner Loop, Georgetown. 512-688-5046. www.rentschbrewery.com

One of Cedar Park’s neighborhood sports bars, Maggiore’s features all day happy hour specials Sunday.

Maggiore’s, 1420 Cypress Creek Road, Cedar Park. 512-291-6067. www.magstexas.com

The Brass Tap - Round Rock
The Brass Tap in Round Rock will have drink specials all day Sunday for fans watching the game. The craft beer bar recommends reserving a seat ahead of time for $10, all of which will go toward your tab.

The Brass Tap, 204 E. Main St., Round Rock. 512-341-2337. www.brasstapbeerbar.com/RoundRock

Moontower Saloon
Football fans living in South Austin can enjoy the Super Bowl at Moontower Saloon, which features several big-screen TVs and plenty of outdoor seating.

Moontower Saloon, 10212 Manchaca Road, Austin. 512-712-5661. www.moontowersaloon.com

The Spot Cinema Eatery & Social Haus
The Spot Cinema Eatery & Social Haus in San Marcos is offering fans a chance to watch the Super Bowl on its cinema screen. If you cannot get a theater seat to watch the game, The Spot will be showing the game on all of its TVs at the bar.

The Spot Cinema Eatery & Social Haus, 1180 Thorpe Lane, Ste. 130, San Marcos. www.evo-entertainment.com

Mozie's in New Braunfels' Gruene Historic District is showing the game and serving chicken wings, sliders, whiskey and beer at its dog-friendly bar.

Mozie's, 1601 Hunter Road, New Braunfels. 830-515-1281. www.mozies.com

Scoreboard offers a unique dining experience for sports fans who want to enjoy menu items made from scratch with fresh ingredients.

Scoreboard, 6507 Jester Blvd., Ste. 105, Austin. 512-346-8228. www.scoreboardaustin.com

East Austin's Haymaker will be showing Super Bowl LII on its big screen, as well as on its TVs lining the bar.
Haymaker, 2310 Manor Road, Austin. 512-243-6702. www.haymakeraustin.com

By Iain Oldman
Iain Oldman joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 after spending two years in Pittsburgh, Pa., where he covered Pittsburgh City Council. His byline has appeared in PublicSource, WESA-FM and Scranton-Times Tribune. Iain worked as the reporter for Community Impact Newspaper's flagship Round Rock/Pflugerville/Hutto edition and is now working as the editor for the Northwest Austin edition.


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