Whether for the football or the commercials, Super Bowl Sunday — Feb. 3 this year — looms large on the American cultural landscape.
Looking for ways to enjoy America’s largest secular holiday? Hoodline crunched the numbers, using both Yelp data and our own secret playbook to produce a ranked list of the best sports bars, wing spots, and pizza options to make your Super Bowl celebration a success — no home-team victory required.
Televisions all around town will likely be tuned to the big game, but a few local sports bars represent Baltimore’s best. Here's where to snag a seat come game day.
1. Abbey Burger Bistro
Topping the list is Abbey Burger Bistro. Located at 1041 Marshall St. in Federal Hill, the sports bar and traditional American spot, which offers burgers and more, is the highest rated sports bar in Baltimore, boasting four stars out of 780 reviews on Yelp.
2. Homeslyce 336
Next up is Downtown's HomeSlyce 336, situated at 336 N. Charles St. With four stars out of 387 reviews on Yelp, the sports bar and traditional American spot, serving pizza and more, has proven to be a local favorite.
3. Magerks Pub
Federal Hill's Magerks Pub, located at 1061 S. Charles St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the pub, sports bar and traditional American spot four stars out of 134 reviews.
Nothing says Super Bowl Sunday like a mess of chicken wings with your choice of dipping sauce and Baltimore has some favorite wing spots to satisfy your cravings.
1. The Local Fry
Topping the list is The Local Fry. Located at 711 W. 40th St., Suite 152 in Hampden, the traditional American and Korean spot, which offers chicken wings and more, is the highest rated chicken wing spot in Baltimore, boasting 4.5 stars out of 349 reviews on Yelp.
2. Connie's Chicken And Waffles
Next up is Downtown's Connie's Chicken and Waffles, situated at 400 W. Lexington St., Lexington Market. With 4.5 stars out of 92 reviews on Yelp, the Southern spot, which offers chicken wings and waffles, has proven to be a local favorite.
Remington's BRD, located at 301 W. 29th St., Stall 5, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the chicken shop, which serves chicken wings, sandwiches and more, four stars out of 112 reviews.
There are also plenty of popular pizza spots available fo grabbing takeout on the big game day. Here are Yelpers' favorite Baltimore pizzerias that offer takeout:
1. Joe Benny's
Topping the list is Joe Benny's. Located at 313 S. High St., the Italian spot, offers pizza, beer, wine and spirits. It is the highest-rated pizza spot in Baltimore, boasting 4.5 stars out of 581 reviews on Yelp.
2. Isabella's Brick Oven Pizza And Panini
Next up is Little Italy's Isabella's Brick Oven Pizza and Panini, situated at 221 S. High St. With 4.5 stars out of 468 reviews on Yelp, the Italian spot, which has a menu of pizza and sandwiches, has proven to be a local favorite.
Riverside's Hersh's, located at 1843-45 Light St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the Italian spot, has pizza, pasta and more, 4.5 stars out of 267 reviews.