BROCKTON – As the San Francisco 49ers and the Kansas City Chiefs hit the field next Sunday for the Super Bowl, the only thing that might be missing is a venue, but don’t worry, we have you covered.
We compiled a list of places to visit with large TV screens, an array of appetizers, and ice-cold beer. Even if you don’t enjoy watching sports, just the atmosphere alone might bring you to one of these establishments.
Luanda’s – 453 Centre St., Brockton
Luanda brings a hint of Afro-Portuguese cocktails, entrees, and vibes to the east side of Brockton for Super Bowl Sunday. You can enjoy the “chicken nata,” shrimp in Mozambique, and other deeply seasoned proteins along with hearty sides of rice, salad, fries, beans, and more. Signature drinks include passionfruit caipirinha, strawberry mojito, and white sangria. You can enjoy watching the Super Bowl on one of the six screens around the bar, or main TV in the dining room area.
D’Ann’s Sports & Entertainment Restaurant – 340 Centre Ave., Abington
For over 27 years, the restaurant has served the Abington community and beyond a taste of Italian-American food with entertainment and beer. In 2020, they won the Reader’s Choice award for best bar, best pizza, and best family dinner on the South Shore, according to their website.
The menu has daily specials, wings, scallops wrapped in bacon, bang bang shrimp, buffalo chicken dip, nachos, steak and cheese egg rolls, salad, and classic Italian dishes. As for the drink menu, there’s a variety of mixed cocktails, beer, and wine.
Giana Restaurant and Bar – 3 Roosevelt Circle, South Easton
Right in Easton is a bar with dozens of TVs, a warm ambiance, sushi, and hand-made pasta. The modern American restaurant gives an elegant Boston feel right here in our backyard. The owners are happy to host Super Bowl Sunday, especially with the delicious appetizers of bang bang shrimp, lemon rosemary chicken wings, calamari Mozambique, and kimchi scallops. The large bar allows large parties of people to sit around and enjoy custom drinks.
The Patio at McGuiggan’s – 552 Washington St., Whitman
The Patio at McGuiggan’s has an open floor plan, large windows, and plenty of cocktails. The restaurant has a chic modern design with marble tabletops that will impress any date. You can order classic American dishes, including a burger and fries, tacos, a fried chicken sandwich with a side of mashed potato, and nachos made out of thinly sliced potato scoops.
Brockton Café Bar and Grill – 426 Main St., Brockton
This Brockton-based bar has everything you could need, from excellent mood lighting to entrees, appetizers, and cocktails made right in front of you. The restaurant has TVs lined around the bar and a projector on the main stage. You can indulge in lamb chops, crème bruelle, wings, pizza, calamari and pan-seared sea scallops. The espresso martini, passionfruit caipirinha, and a strawberry lemon drop are necessary to try.
Barrels & Boards – 1285 Broadway, Raynham
Inside Barrels & Boards are unique chef-inspired seasonings and crafted cocktails that will give you a run for your money. The dark wood panels and low lighting give the restaurant a dark, romantic feel. This place is perfect to watch the Super Bowl mainly because of the dozens of TV monitors around the restaurant and wrap bar that seats several patrons.
The menu is comprised of traditional American food but with a flare. Entrees to try include deep-fried calamari with charred corn, pickled onions and a light bed of greens and buffalo chicken dip paired with tortilla chips drizzled with golden honey.
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