January 29, 2009

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See the game, eat snacks
Where to watch Super Bowl XLIII
By Dana Unger dunger@hippopress.com

Even though our beloved New England Patriots won’t be making an appearance, you may still want to head to your favorite watering hole to see the Pittsburgh Steelers face the Arizona Cardinals (not to mention all those ads) in Super Bowl XLIII. In addition to the company of other sports fans, you might score some special deals on food and drinks. Many places are still finalizing plans for their game-day festivities, so make sure to call ahead to the locations here or to your favorite bar to see what their plans are for Sunday, Feb. 1.

• View the Cardinals/Steelers action at Billy’s Sports Bar and Grill, 34 Tarrytown Road, Manchester, on one of their 50 satellite televisions. Call 622-3644.

• Watch the game on Manchester’s largest HD television (it’s 17 feet) at the Flambeaux Sportsbar & Entertainment Complex, 1181 Elm St. Call 626-0304.

• Sunday means free pool and Super Bowl action at The Gate City Pub, 56 Canal St., Nashua. Watch the game on their Hi-Definition TV and enjoy food and drink specials. Call 598-8256.

• Milly’s Tavern will hold a Super Bowl Party starting at 4 p.m., at 500 Commercial St. in Manchester. Call 625-4444 or visit www.millystavern.com.

• The Pasta Loft, 241 Union Square in Milford. will celebrate with a 25-cent chicken wing special. Call 672-2270.

• If watching the game isn’t enough for you, Patrick’s Pub, 18 Weirs Road, in Gilford, will offer a Super Bowl Sweepstakes Party during the gridiron face-off. Prizes include a leather recliner, a three-night stay at the Inn Season Resort and a 42-inch plasma HDTV, as well as specials and prizes from Budweiser. The event will include a musical performance by Matt Langley from 4 to 6 p.m. Call 293-0841.

• Enjoy some pre-game treats at Pats Peak on Saturday, Jan. 31, where there will be a “Pre-Super Bowl” Coors beer promotion from 3 to 7 p.m., Flanders Road in Henniker. On game day, watch the action in their Sled Pub with full bar and Sled Pub menu available. Call 428-0533.

• The Peddler’s Daughter, 48 Main St., Nashua, 821-7535, offers four plasma screens for the game and plenty of Irish beer. They will be doing a giveaway with t-shirts, as well as an appetizer special

• Head over to the Pit Road Lounge, 388 Loudon Road in Concord, for all the plays on their three bar TVs. Call 226-0533.

• With a full bar and plenty of TVs, Shenanigan’s Restaurant & Bar, Lorden Plaza, 586 Nashua St. in Milford will be open for Super Bowl cheering and jeering. Call 672-2060.

• See the Steelers and Cardinals on two 16-foot HD screens as well as 13 other big-screen TVs at the Sky Lounge & Bistro, 522 Amherst St. in Nashua. Call 882-6026 or visit www.skyloungenh.com.

• There’s food and football galore at Slade’s Food & Spirits, 4 West Hollis St. in Nashua. Slade’s has six screens for the game and food from 11 a.m. to midnight. Call 886-1334.

• The Wild Rover, 21 Kosciuszko St. in Manchester, will be offering drink specials that day, as well as all-you-can-eat wings and half off all appetizers. Call 669-7722.

• The Varsity Club Ultra Sports Lounge at The Boardroom Restaurant (formerly Stevie D’s), 67 Main St. in Salem, features 25 mega plasma TVs and what they say is the largest bar in the area. Call 898-5533.

• The Yard, 1211 South Mammoth Road in Manchester,  offers a 60-inch Hi-Definition flat-screen TV and plenty of snacks and drinks for Sunday in their pub. Call 623-3545.