Super Bowl XLVII takes place on Feb. 3 in New Orleans between the San Francisco 49ers and Baltimore Ravens.
For the New York football fans who are not traveling to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, here is a list of the top five bars to check out as Ray Lewis looks to lead the Ravens to victory in the final game of his career.
Copia Bar is hosting an Annual Super Bowl Party, and is offering great deals, including $5 buckets of Buffalo wings, $20 buckets of beer, $2 shots and $150 bottle specials.
Drink specials will be offered from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m., including $5 Bud Light, $6 imported beer, $6 white and red wine, $8 well drinks, $10 mojitos or caiparnha. All night, Copia will have $7 sangria. Attire is casual, but neat. Copia is located at 307 E. 53rd Street, between 1st Ave. and 2nd Ave.
If you are single and want to watch the Super Bowl while mingling with other kindred spirits, Croton Tavern is hosting a Super Bowl Singles Party from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. ET. This is the tavern's first Super Bowl Sunday Singles Mixer, and Croton expects to have 200 "ready to mingle" singles at the event. From 5-6 p.m. the tavern will offer appetizers such as sliders and wings, and have drink specials all night, including $4 beers, $5 shots and $6 wine. Croton boasts two levels with fully stocked bars and has 10 televisions, two of which are big screens to watch the San Francisco 49ers take on the Baltimore Ravens. The event will include games such as Sports Trivia. There is a $30 registration fee at OnSpeedDating.Com, and with the code "BIDEAWEE" you can save $10. Croton is located at 18 W. 40th Street, between 6th Ave. and 7th Ave.
Sanctuary Ultra Lounge
Why stay home when you can catch the Super Bowl at Sanctuary Ultra Lounge? Super Bowl XLVII will be featured on 110” projection screens and nine 55” HDTVs at the lounge, which is located inside Sanctuary Hotel. There are plenty of food and drink specials all day, including 50-cent buffalo wings, $25 buckets of beer that come with truffle fries, and three appetizers for $50. A table for four people can be reserved for $600 (plus tax & gratuity), which includes one bottle of premium liquor, two buckets of domestic beer and four appetizers. Book a table for the big game by calling (212) 466-9000. Sanctuary Hotel is located at 132 W 4th Street, between 7th Ave. and Avenue of the Americas.
If you are in Brooklyn and want to stay local for the Super Bowl, check out Hanson Dry in Clinton Hill. For $40, you get an all-you-can-eat barbeque, which includes pulled pork and sides. They also offer plenty of wings, and specialty drinks such as their signature "Hanson Dry," which is made with bitters and Licor 43, "Lion’s Breath," and "The Dublin Dare." Hanson Dry is located at 925 Fulton Street.
The Bell House
Also in Brooklyn is the Bell House, located in Gowanus. It is hosting a FREE Super Bowl XLVII party on a huge screen. The Bell House was converted into a lounge in 2008 and was originally a 1920s warehouse. For the big party, there will be drink specials such as $5 pints, $6 themed cocktails including the San Fran Shuffle (Sailor Jerry and Rootbeer) and Ravens Rye (Old Overholt Rye/Gingerbeer). There will also be food specials offered, which are certain to include chicken wings. The Bell House is located at 149 7th Street, between 2nd Ave. and 3rd Ave.
Enjoy watching the Super Bowl at any of these New York City locations.
Several musical acts are scheduled to perform before the game and at halftime.
Alicia Keys will sing the national anthem, prior to kick-off. Beyoncé will headline the halftime show.
The official start time for the 2013 Super Bowl is 6:30 p.m.