The NFL championship game is just around the corner, and Atlantans can score big with a variety of food and
drink specials from the city’s best restaurants on Sunday, Feb. 2. Get off the sidelines and enjoy these in-house deals along with tasty options for armchair viewing at home.
Super Specials and Promotions
5Church Atlanta in Midtown gets in the game with a viewing party on Feb. 2. The event kicks off at 5 p.m. with a buffet to feed hungry fans until 9 p.m., open bar with beer, wine and sangria and plenty of gridiron action until 11 p.m. Cost is $65 per person. 404-400-3669; 5churchatlanta.com.
HOBNOB Neighborhood Tavern showcases football season deals that include a house lager beer special offering a pint for $2.75 and a pitcher for $9.95. The Pitcher & Plate special features a house lager beer pitcher and warm pretzel with HOBNOB beer cheese dip for $14.95, all perfect accompaniments for tuning in to the game on HDTVs. 404-968-2288 (Midtown), 404-464-8971 (Brookhaven), and 470-395-7904 (Perimeter);hobnobatlanta.com.
Buckhead nightspot Johnny's Hideaway will host a tailgate buffet from 6-7 p.m. boasting burgers, dogs, tater tots, baked beans and salad. Full house sound will be on for the game along with plenty of drinks for thirsty fans. 404-233-8026; johnnyshideaway.com.
Guests can watch the game unfold on large screen televisions at Rock 'N' Taco, which will be open late in its new Roswell home. Flavorful RNT wings and an array of draft and bottled beers, margaritas and mixed drinks complement game viewing. The wings come in flavors such as Buffalo, lemon pepper, chipotle BBQ, RNT signature, habanero or teriyaki and are served with carrots, celery, and ranch or blue cheese dressing. 678-878-3414; rockntacoatl.com.
Zunzi’s, the beloved eatery known for its South African-inspired fare, is offering a super BOGO promotion the week leading up to the big game. Guests sporting NFL team swag can take advantage of buy-one, get-one free in-store purchases Jan. 27-Feb. 2. This offer is good at the Atlanta location on purchases of sandwiches, bowls, salads and wraps. 470-698-2351; zunzi.com.
Tackle Takeout with Ease
Atkins Park Restaurant & Bar in Virginia-Highland has several takeout options to fuel the game watching at home. Guests can indulge in fried mac and cheese bites ($35); spinach and artichoke dip with chips ($25); 15 brat burger sliders with caramelized onion, cheddar, sauerkraut and stout mustard ($45); 15 Texas-fried chicken sliders with lettuce and tomato ($45); or two dozen jumbo chicken wings smoked on a Big Green Egg or confit, with choice of sauce: spicy BBQ, Atkins Park’s classic wing sauce or sweet chili garlic, plus ranch or blue cheese, with vegetables included ($35). 404-876-7249; atkinspark.com.
Loyal Q and Brew and Loyal Tavern have the perfect play call for viewing the big game, with catering packages that include wings by the dozen and chicken tender platters to feed a crowd, as well as plenty of TVs and cocktail specials to watch all the action. Loyal Q and Brew’s SmOAKed chicken wings include a choice of flavor and ranch or blue cheese dressing on the side for $16.95 per dozen. Just in time for the big game, the eatery is introducing wing flavors to accompany its traditional smoked wings. Choose from classic smoked, honey BBQ or Buffalo. Loyal Tavern’s fried jumbo wings are tossed in a choice of house-made sauces and served with carrots, celery and ranch or blue cheese dressing for $14.95 per dozen. Both restaurants offer platters of hand-breaded chicken tenders served with honey mustard and priced at $29.95 for 20, $42.95 for 30 and $54.95 for 40. 470-366-3221; loyalq.com and loyaltavern.com.
Pick up a Sunday dinner meal at Murphy’s in Virginia-Highland for the ultimate at-home game-day spread. Sunday Take-Out Meals To-Go offer either a full Guinness-braised beef brisket or roast chicken meal for four people. Meals are accompanied by a large salad, mashed potatoes, green beans, house-made biscuits or rolls and cookies. The brisket is priced at $45 and the roast chicken is $40. Patrons should order their meal by 10 a.m. on Sunday for pickup between 5:30 and 7 p.m. Murphy’s will be open on Sunday until 10 p.m. with regular hours of operation. 404-872-0904; murphysatlanta.com.
Hungry game watchers, pre-order award-winning Buffalo wing party platters from your favorite neighborhood Taco Mac in time for the big game. Prepared either original (60 count), oven-roasted (60 count) or boneless (64 wings), all wings platters are served with choice of sauce and level of heat for $54.99. Choose our wings your way with 14 sauces and three dry rub options. Enjoy 36 pieces of celery and your choice of 16 ounces of house-made ranch or blue cheese, or eight ounces of both with your order. Add an additional six pieces of celery for $0.99 and an extra eight ounces of house-made ranch or blue cheese for $3. Taco Mac’s original and oven-roasted wings are naturally raised, American Humane Certified and 100 percent antibiotic free. Taco Mac has 25 locations across Georgia. tacomac.com.
Winning Spots to Watch the Game:
Atkins Park; atkinspark.com
Big B’s Fish Joint; bigbsfishjoint.com
Chido & Padres; chidoandpadres.com
Taco Mac; tacomac.com
The Big Ketch Saltwater Grill; thebigketch.com
The Southern Gentleman; thesoutherngentlemanatl.com
Tin Lizzy’s; tinlizzyscantina.com