Where to watch the Super Bowl: The best seats (and game day treats) in Dayton

  • Ellesse Rodriguez
6:00 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017 Restaurants

Beer, appetizers and wings are often the perfect accompaniment to the biggest NFL game of the year – Super Bowl LI!

Millions of viewers will tune into this year’s big game as the Atlanta Falcons battle the New England Patriots in a fight for the Vince Lombardi Trophy on Sunday Feb. 5 at 6:30 P.M. at the NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. 

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For those of us not going to Houston to see the game, finding the right place to watch the game isn’t always easy. If you don’t want to stay home, there are plenty of places to go and cheer on your favorite team from the best seats in the house with amazing food and big screens all over.

Join the other football fans at these locations 

For the sports-loving fan this is the go-to spot to cheer on your favorite teams and athletes with locations conveniently scattered across the Dayton area. Choose from domestic, imported, craft and specialty beers or their signature drinks, specialty cocktails and wine. Not to mention wings, burgers, sandwiches and appetizers. 

Watch Super Bowl LI at these area favorite bars and grills

Locations: 1900 Brown St., Dayton | 262 E. Stroop Road, Kettering | 2082 S. Alex Road, West Carrollton | 6210 Wilmington Pike, Sugarcreek Twp. | 2776 Centre Drive, Fairborn | 7875 Wayne Town Blvd., Huber Heights | 891 S Main St., Englewood | 774 N. Main St., Springboro | 1248 Columbus Ave., Lebanon | 2313 W. Main St., Troy

Here, you’ll find 42 beers on tap from Alesmith Decadence to Yuengling and everything in between along with 31 television screens to watch the big game. It’s an upbeat hangout that offers American food and weekend breakfast. 

Jim Witmer
Bunkers Bar and Grill in Vandalia is one of the many sports bars that are gearing up for the Flyers game Wednesday on the heels of St. Patrick's Day. JIM WITMER/STAFF

Location: 893 E. National Road, Vandalia

Known for their live music weekends, Caddy’s is a great place to spend time with friends and family. You might appreciate the tap beer selection of over 45, plus more bottles and cans to choose from.

Watch Super Bowl LI at these area favorite bars and grills

Locations: 2760 Towne Drive | 9400 Springboro Pike, Miami Twp.

The Irish Dub Pub is an easy favorite because of its lengthy list of bottled, draft and imported beers along with its great atmosphere. While it may not have the same number of TVs as your typical sports bar, the beer and food are in a league of their own.

Watch Super Bowl LI at these area favorite bars and grills

Location: 300 Wayne Ave., Dayton

From honey barbeque to the blazin’ donkey flavored wings, Rooster’s will never let the sports fanatic that craves chicken drenched in a tasty sauce down. The atmosphere is lively and there are more than enough screens all over the restaurant to watch the game. 

Locations: 3501 N. Main St., Dayton |103 N. Springboro Pike, Miamisburg | 3501 N. Main St .| 257 W. Central Ave., Springboro | 5571 Merily Way, Huber Heights | 400 W. Main St., Xenia | 1720 N. Bechtle Ave., Springfield

If you’re in the mood for breakfast during the game, we’ve got just the place! Tank’s serves all-day breakfast along with some amazing overstuffed deli sandwiches and delicious burgers and famous chili. This bar and grill is open late and laid-back. Kick back, enjoy good food and have the bartenders pour you up a nice tall glass of whatever beer or spirit you like. 

Ty Greenlees
Tank’s Bar & Grill owner Dan “Tank” Tankersley says his bar has seen more business since Ohio voters banned smoking. This Thursday post-lunch crowd could be evidence. TY GREENLEES / STAFF

Location: 2033 Wayne Ave., Dayton

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