The big game is this weekend, and Philadelphia is ready to kick off the fun with plenty of treats. Why not celebrate with a some food and a drink?
Thomas Murphy’s Pub
The popular pub located just a few minutes over the bridge from the city is celebrating Super Bowl Sunday with a number of Game Day specials available at the newly renovated bar and restaurant. The Pub’s Touchdown Platter serves four people, and features Thomas Murphy’s OG chicken sliders, jumbo party wings with celery and blue cheese, pretzel bites and potato skins. Specialty cocktails will also be offered during the game, including their Kansas City Ice Water; Tampa Bay Breeze; plus $2 off all craft beer specials.
157 S. Burlington St., facebook.com/ThomasMurphysPub
Chef Michael Sultan is offering a $70 Super Bowl platter at this new Point Breeze eatery, which includes two pounds of dry rub chicken wings with buffalo and chipotle BBQ sauces, house-made buttermilk ranch, chunky blue cheese, celery, and carrots; four spinach fontina empanadas with salsa roja; 12 fried mac ‘n’ cheese balls with house-made buttermilk ranch; and a ribeye cheesesteak with fried onions, Cooper sharp American, and house wiz on a seeded roll. Available on the beverage side will be $20 ‘manmosas’ (house-infused orange Stateside vodka, freshly squeezed orange juice, Kenzinger, and draft prosecco); and $20 mimosas with freshly squeezed orange juice and draft prosecco. Both will be served by the liter in recycled Stateside bottles, while Community is open for takeout and dining from 4 to 10 p.m. on Game Day.
1200 S. 21st St., communitybarphl.com
Iron Hill Brewery
Philadelphians can head to the Center City location of the popular chain to get their brew on for the Super Bowl this weekend. Iron Hill will be offering a complimentary growler glass with the purchase of its first draft beer fill up on Feb. 6 and 7. Or, if you’d rather have a stock up on a few different beers, those interested can also pick up a four-pack at any of your local Iron Hill locations or check out their beer finder with choices ranging from their Philly Phavorite, Sweet Leaf IPA, Hipster IPA, Kryptonite Double IPA or Russian Imperial Stout at over 500 retail locations throughout Pennslyvania and Delaware.
1150 Market St., ironhillbrewery.com
According to a release, River Twice is bringing back a special sandwich for one day only — Super Bowl Sunday — Chef Randy Rucker’s Muffuletta, available for pickup between 2 and 6 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 7 .The sandwich, which feeds 8-10 people and cost $75, features Heavy Metal mortadella; capicola, River Twice’s ham, provolone, olive relish, and shredded cabbage on a Sarcone’s seeded roll. The massive sandwich can be ordered by reserving it on resy.com and additional wine, beer, and cider can be purchased in-house for pickup as well.
1601 E. Passyunk Ave., rivertwicerestaurant.com
Chef Ari Miller is making Game Day a bit corny—that is with Corned Beef Specials for Super Bowl Sunday, available for pre-order, pickup and delivery while supplies last on Sunday, Feb. 7 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The $17 sandwich includes house corned beef, Russian dressing, sauerkraut, and melty cheese curds on a Merzbacher gold roll and these sandwiches will also be offered throughout the weekend.