The Best Places to Watch Super Bowl LIII in Charlotte

A roundup of six spots perfect for watching the Big Game.

The NFL's most celebrated contest calls for pub fare that's beyond the ordinary. Kick your viewing up a notch with fun creations that'll keep you coming back for more, long after the final play.

Rí Ra

With a history as great as its drinks, Rí Ra is an authentic Irish bar that literally rose from the ashes; after being burnt down by a fire in 2009, this bar wove the old and new together with an original shop bar and 19th-century Victorian bar. Grab a drink and a friend or meet a stranger and strike up a conversation as you watch the New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams face off for the ultimate championship.

Duckworth's Grill & Taphouse

Duckworth’s

With TV screens at every turn, there’s no excuse to miss a moment of the 53rd Super Bowl at Duckworth’s. Known for its variety of beers and menu items sure to make your taste buds happy, find drafts on special and reserve a spot to get the best seat in the house. Brave enough for a challenge? Take on the Big. Bad. Burger with a half pound of beef, pepper jack cheese, jalapeno bacon, onion straws, bourbon glaze and jalapeno relish. 

Hickory Tavern

Join the fun and bring a few friends to cheer on your favorite team during the Super Bowl at ESPN’s only two-time finalist for the Best Sports Bar in America. Hickory Tavern always has something going on, whether it be a ‘Minute to Win It’ tournament or a bourbon tasting, but sports, making memories and music are their passions—fresh food and local brews to add to the experience. 

Taco Mac

Taco Mac

Good ol’ American food and beers was the cornerstone of Taco Mac's founding in Buffalo, New York, after which they expanded into more than 25 locations across the Southeast. Watch the Super Bowl on 35-plus high-definition TVs in a unique environment and customize your wings the way you like them.

The Press Box Bar & Grill

The Press Box Bar & Grill boasts 12 professional pool tables unlike any other bar in Charlotte and gives locals and visitors a one-of-a-kind experience. It has local and regional taps, so grab a drink and a pool cue and challenge a friend to a game of pool. Big games are shown on the 65-inch flat screen TVs and three projection screens, and the Super Bowl is no exception.

Tilt on Trade

From The New York Café in 1945 to Tilt on Trade as it’s known today, the building remains the same but holds many memories. Add to those memories and good times during the Super Bowl in a rustic atmosphere with a drink and a few friends during the Super Bowl. 

Maya Roberts
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