Despite the Cowboys not making the postseason this year, the NFL playoffs and Super Bowl are still one of the most highly-anticipated sporting events around the country—regardless of which teams reach the big game. And while some people tune into the Super Bowl for the commercials, here in Texas it’s all about the pigskin. So if you plan to take in the game with all your friends and family at one of the local watering holes around downtown Dallas, there’s certainly more than a few great options that should make for quite a day and night of eating, drinking and enjoying America’s new favorite pastime.
It seems there are countless sports bars situated all over downtown Dallas and if you’re looking for a new spot to catch the Super Bowl this year, try giving these local hotspots a try, as the food, drink specials, and atmosphere are among the best the Dallas-Fort Worth area has to offer:
400 N. Olive Street
Although situated in the Sheraton Dallas Hotel, you don’t have to be an out-of-towner to enjoy what’s offered at the Draft Media Sports Lounge. With over 4,000 square feet of space and 23 individual HD TVs, it’s hard to miss any of the action from anywhere in this highly-rated Dallas sports bar.
1623 Main Street
Housed in the historic Wilson Building at the corner of Elm and Ervay, Press Box Grill is about both the great downtown Dallas atmosphere and also taking in all your favorite sporting events in style. Along with its signature 112” HD TV, there’s also 17 more flat screen scattered around the bar, 36 beers on tap, and 40 bottled beer selections from all over the globe. Not a bad way to spend a Sunday, right?
5645 SMU Boulevard
As a Dallas mainstay since 1971, Milo Butterfingers has been a favorite sports bar among area locals for decades. If you’re not looking for anything fancy and just want a great spot with friendly service and the quintessential sports bar atmosphere, Milo Butterfingers is definitely the place for you. The food is good, the beer is cold, and the walls are covered in old, yet valuable sports memorabilia that even a museum would love to own.
6050 Greenville Avenue
Like most sports bars in Dallas, Humperdink’s serves traditional American favorites like signature pizzas, entrée salads, specialty sandwiches and of course gourmet burgers. But unlike most sports bars in the area however, Humperdink’s brews its own award-winning seasonal beer. So if you love delicious craft beer, mouth-watering food options, and a great sports-bar-like environment, you can’t go wrong spending a day or night at Humperdink’s Restaurant & Brewpub.
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