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 and wing spots 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 Charlotte’s best. Here's where to snag a seat come game day.
1. Lebowski's Neighborhood Grill
Topping the list is Lebowski's Neighborhood Grill. Located at 1524 East Blvd. in Dilworth, the pub, sports bar and traditional American spot is the highest rated sports bar in Charlotte, boasting 4.5 stars out of 388 reviews on Yelp.
2. Duckworth's Kitchen & Taphouse
Next up is South Park's Duckworth's Kitchen & Taphouse, situated at 4435 Park Road. With four stars out of 377 reviews on Yelp, the sports bar and traditional American spot has proven to be a local favorite.
3. Mac's Speed Shop
South End's Mac's Speed Shop, located at 2511 South Blvd., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the sports bar and traditional American spot, which offers barbecue and more, four stars out of 269 reviews.
Nothing says Super Bowl Sunday like a mess of chicken wings with your choice of dipping sauce, and Charlotte has some favorite wing spots to satisfy your cravings.
1. Mckoy's Smokehouse & Saloon
First up is McKoy's Smokehouse & Saloon, situated at 4630 Old Pineville Road. With four stars out of 596 reviews on Yelp, the Southern spot, which offers barbecue and chicken wings, has proven to be a local favorite.
2. The Roasting Company
South Park's The Roasting Company, located at 1521 Montford Drive, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the Southern spot, which offers chicken wings and more, four stars out of 305 reviews.