Where to Watch The Super Bowl in Arlington
The COVID-19 pandemic is still affecting our lives in a significant way, but many Arlington restaurants and bars are doing their best to accommodate diners in this strange new world. This year’s super bowl is going to look pretty different from years in the past, but there are still ways to be social and watch the game with a small group of friends if that’s how you choose to spend the afternoon.
Check out these Arlington restaurants and bars near Lyon Place and consider supporting a local spot if you plan to watch Super Bowl LV outside your home.
What: Sports Lounge and Eatery
Sunday Hours: 10:30am-10pm, All you can eat brunch: 11am-3pm
Covid Updates: Re-opened after temporary closure in March 2020. Now offering outdoor seating, takeout, and contactless pay by phone.
Lyon Place residents get a discount here.
First Down Sports Bar & Grill
What: “Your Game Day Headquarters” “Sports and wings are what we do best!” Premiere sports bar with over 30 TVs, serving 40 flavors of wings.
Sunday Hours: 11:00am-10:00pm
Covid Updates: Following all guidelines set forth by the Governor for Phase 3. Open for dine-in, outdoor seating, and carryout/delivery
First come first serve. Visit the website here for more details.
What: An American Beer Garden with indoor and outdoor seating
Sunday Hours: 11am-10pm, Brunch: 11:00am-2:00pm
Covid Updates: Strict Covid policies with staff, waiters and bartenders upgraded to Merv-10 air filters (same grade used in hospitals), masks must be worn by all diners when not at table.
Call to make a reservation. Visit the website here for more details.
What: Beer Garden with multiple TVs, excellent sound, lush greenery, and a top notch beverage selection. Also offers diners a front patio and inside tables are currently open.
Sunday Hours: 12pm-10pm
Covid Updates: Participating in Phase Three of Forward Virginia, adhering to the guidelines set forth in Phase One, and adopting recommended practices from the CDC.
Visit the website here for more details.
What: This large Arlington spot offers three floors + rooftop restaurant, embraces best parts of Mexican tradition eaten with an American twist, always have the game on — and boasts 34 Flat Screen TVs.
Sunday Hours: 12:00pm-2:00am
Covid Updates: Staff wears masks and gloves. Masks required for diners when not at their table.
Reserve online. Visit the website here for more details.
For those who want a more specialized event, BAR BAO is hosting a Super Bowl Watch Party on February 7th from 4 pm – 10 pm. Tickets run $200, but for those who reserve a table, it may offer a degree of pre-pandemic normalcy. Bottle service only.
The super bowl is one of those annual events that tends to be pretty fun to watch at home, but if you’re itching to socialize and live in Arlington, consider one of these local dining establishments to catch the game. Please remember to be respectful to the staff who are working hard to serve you under tough pandemic conditions and tip well!