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Five Best Places to Watch the Super Bowl in Broward and Palm Beach

This Sunday is the Big Game — do you know where your chicken wings and beer will be? If you don't, you've come to the right place. Throughout South Florida, bars and restaurants are trying to gain your business for the biggest sporting event of the year by putting together the most enticing event imaginable. Everyone is trying to top everyone, and the winner in all this competition is you.

Here are five of the best places to catch this weekend's Big Game. 

5. Funky Buddha
1201 NE 38th St., Oakland Park. Call 954-440-0046.
Maybe you haven't heard, but Funky Buddha isn't just for beer anymore. That's so 2015. Now, in addition to an amazing selection of beers, you can grab some dank eats at the ever-growing Oakland Park brewery. This Sunday they'll have Miami Dolphins legend Mark Duper on hand to host the Big Game event. Assorted special food platters will be available, and Funky Buddha Football Squares will be played. Each square is $10, and 100 percent of the proceeds will benefit Maya Macey Foundation. Prizes range from such items as a bottle of the brewery's famous Maple Bacon Coffee Porter to Miami Dolphins autographed footballs. Special brew releases such as Undefeated Saison, MBCP, Last Snow, BA Piña Colada, Daywalker (Ginger Hop Gun), Strawberry Shortcake, Blueberry Cobbler, and No Crusts are scheduled throughout the day leading up to the game, and patrons can get started at the pub as early as noon. 

4. Duffy's Sports Bar and Grill
Multiple locations. Visit
According to Sandy Nelson, Duffy’s marketing director, the South Florida chain sold more than six tons of chicken wings during last year's Super Bowl — and this year they are trying to break that record. To make that happen, Duffy's is advertising a special Super Bowl wings and baby back ribs platter ($13.99) that comes with fries and slaw. Every Duffy's is running different drink specials, but according to the Deerfield Beach location, there will be some extremely low deals on select buckets of beer. With TVs from wall to wall, Duffy's might be the move if you're looking for a solid beer-and-wings experience for the game. 

3. Tap 42
5050 Town Center Circle, #247, Boca Raton. Call 561-235-5819, or visit
What if we told you for $25 you could eat all the wings and drink all the Blue Point your little heart desired? Yes, that's what we're getting at — Tap 42 is running this deal this Sunday for the Big Game. Starting at 6 p.m. you can walk into the Boca location, plop your butt down, drop $25 on the table, and continually order wings and beer until they close. That's it. Well, then call an Uber, but that has nothing to do with them. Tap 42 is enabling you this Sunday, and you need to give in to their devilish temptations. 

2. Bokampers
Multiple locations. Visit
Bokampers is always a solid choice if you're looking for a place to watch an important game, but this Sunday it's over-the-top legit. For $69, (nice) guests can purchase a VIP pass that includes a full open premium bar and an all you can eat buffet. The pass also makes you eligible for prizes and giveaways that will take place throughout commercial breaks and halftime. Normal seating is available on a first come, first serve basis, but you're strongly encouraged to reserve the VIP passes prior to arrival. 

1. Shooters Waterfront 
3033 NE 32nd Ave., Fort Lauderdale. Call 954-566-2855, visit
Shooters will be hosting a Super Bowl party that might be the best of the bunch; a pop-up jumbo screen hoisted in front of a $45 all-you-can-eat buffet of apps that includes an assortment of awesomeness like guava chili chicken wings, hummus with crudite, peel-and-eat shrimp, BBQ riblets, and a build-your-own ultimate burger bar. They'll also be throwing down on some $4 beer specials to go along with their normal weekend deals. 
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Ryan Yousefi is a freelance writer for Miami New Times, a lover of sports, and an expert consumer of craft beer and pho. Hanley Ramirez once stole a baseball from him and to this day still owes him $10.
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