Big Game Tailgate party at Rhumbar Date: Feb. 2 Price: From $150 Where: Mirage Rhumbar will host the Big Game Tailgate Party for guests to enjoy the biggest matchup of the season with all-inclusive food and drink packages priced at $150 per person. While game attendees freeze during the frigid Big Game weather conditions, Rhumbar partygoers will stay cozy with ample patio heaters throughout the venue. Rhumbar will open one hour prior to kick-off with specials beginning at the first whistle and continuing until the final play. Ample game-day fare and beverages will be available, including nachos, chili, hot links and hot dogs, Coors Light, bloody Marys and more.
Rockin' Big Game at Cabo Wabo Date: Feb. 2 Where: Planet Hollywood Price: From $200 Watch the Big Game at Cabo Wabo Cantina inside Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood with food and drink specials on Sunday, Feb. 2. The Strip-side cantina will offer an all-you-can-eat-and-drink football buffet, priced at $200 per person. Fans will enjoy traditional favorites including: hot dogs, sliders and a build-your-own tacos and nachos station. Thirsty patrons may also enjoy buckets of Budweiser and Bud Light with their meal. There are multiple high-definition TVs available throughout the cantina.
Open bar specials at Rockhouse Date: Feb. 2 Where: Venetian Price: From $100 Rockhouse, located in the Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian | The Palazzo, will invite partiers to enjoy open bar specials during the Big Game on Sunday, Feb. 2. The bar will offer game day specials running one hour before kickoff until final whistle. Priced at $100 per person, guests will receive access to an open bar of well cocktails and domestic drafts. Priced at $175 per person, guests will have access to a premium open bar and guaranteed seating. There are more than 80 high-definition, flat-panel televisions throughout the interior of the bar.
Open bar packages at PBR Rock Bar Date: Feb. 2 Where: Planet Hollywood Price: From $150 Football fans will huddle-up for The Big Game at PBR Rock Bar & Grill, located inside Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, on Sunday, Feb. 2. With more than 100 high-definition televisions and open bar packages, the Strip-side destination will be the ultimate game day party spot. The restaurant and bar will offer pigskin fanatics open bar access including domestic drafts and well drinks, available from kick-off until the final whistle blows, priced at $100 per person. Available one hour before kick-off until the end of the game, sports enthusiasts will also have the option to enjoy guaranteed seating and a premium, all-access open bar, priced at $150 per person. Premium open bar packages require a $50 minimum purchase of food.
Big Game Viewing Packages at Carmine's Date: Feb. 2 Where: The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace Price: From $50 Carmine’s in the Forum Shops at Caesars will offer Big Game viewing packages including a buffet ($50) and an open-bar drink package ($50). The buffet includes Carmine’s scarpariello chicken wings, sausage & peppers, garlic bread Parmigiana, Caesar salad, spaghetti & meatballs and charcuterie meats & cheeses. From 1:30 pm – halftime, guests can enjoy the open-bar drink package which will feature Skyy, Beefeater and Cruzan cocktails along with Coors Light, Peroni, Ballast Point and Sam Adams draft beers. Fans won’t miss a moment of the action with the additional TVs that will be set up throughout the restaurant.
Big Game Viewing Parties at Lavo and Tao Date: Feb. 2 Where: Palazzo/Venetian Price: From $65 Tao Asian Bistro and Lavo Italian Restaurant present the ultimate game day takeover on Sunday, February 2. Rally from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and cheer on your favorite team as Tao and Lavo are transformed into sports havens, showcasing numerous televisions throughout each space. Fans can fuel up during the match with a three-hour open bar ($65 at Tao; $85 at Lavo), a gourmet buffet as well as an open bar ($125 at Tao; $145 at Lavo) or reserve a VIP table where you and your friends can have a home base to watch the game while enjoying great food and drinks (Pricing varies by size of group).
Tao will boast a buffet of game day bites with an Asian twist from Executive Chef Sean Kinoshita. Items include assorted sushi and dim sum, sake poached shrimp cocktail, dragon tail spare ribs, Kung Pao chicken wings with Sriracha ranch, Togarashi french fries, Kalbi prime rib with Sapporo "gravy" as well as an entire slider section. At Lavo, Executive Chef Massimiliano Campanari will serve up a feast including spicy scarpariello chicken wings, grilled baby lamb chops, smoked tomato barbecue pork ribs, Kobe meatballs, sautéed mussels fra diavolo, garlic fries arrabbiata, an endless shrimp cocktail bowl and more. Classic football fare such as hot dogs, six foot super sub sandwiches and a pizza station with various brick oven pies in addition to an assortment of side dishes and sweets make up the rest of the menu.
Wynn Las Vegas Big Game Dining Specials Date: Feb. 2 Where: Wynn Price: From $75 Wynn's signature casual restaurants and lounges present Big Game menus, featuring an array of tailgate favorites. Allegro, the classic Italian-American restaurant at Wynn, located next to the Race and Sports Lounge, presents an all-you-can-eat menu featuring meatball sliders, chicken wings, mini-chicken Parmesan sliders, mini-sausage and peppers sliders, pizzas, truffled fries and more. The special game day menu is available from 2 p.m. to the conclusion of the game; $105 per person.
At Society Café Encore, guests can view the game and indulge in an all-you-can-eat menu featuring peppercorn filet sliders, meatball sliders, ‘Society’ sliders, lollipop chicken wings and flatbreads. The menu is available beginning at 1 p.m.; $95 per person.
The Eastside Lounge at Encore offers a posh and cozy setting for watching the game. The lounge provides an a la cart menu of game day favorites including spicy chicken wings, Kobe beef sliders, hot dogs and fries. Available from 1 p.m., reservations for parties of eight or less are recommended and there is a food and beverage minimum of $150 per person.
The Lobby Bar & Café presents an a la carte menu including Kobe beef sliders, wraps, chicken fingers, bratwursts and fries in a vibrant setting overlooking the Encore casino floor. Big Game viewing and special menu begins at 1 p.m. Reservations are recommended and there is a $125 food and beverage minimum.
At the Race & Sports Lounge, game time favorites and beverages are provided with a food and beverage minimum of $75 for seats and or a $125 food and beverage minimum for table purchase. No reservations necessary.
Big Game Packages at Hussong's Cantina and Slice of Vegas Date: Feb. 2 Where: Mandalay Bay Price: From $50 Hussong’s Cantina and Slice of Vegas inside The Shoppes at Mandalay Place transform into pigskin paradises for the big game on Sunday, February 2 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Each restaurant will offer packages boasting buffets, unlimited select draft beers and raffle prizes all throughout the day. Equipped with numerous flat-screen televisions, the two restaurants create the perfect atmosphere for all the gridiron action.
At Hussong’s Cantina, football fans can sip on their choice of Coors Light, Bud Light, Pacifico, Victoria, Modelo, Negro Modelo, Dos Equis Lager and Dos Equis Amber for a bottomless foamy brew. The buffet, featuring the restaurant’s signature Baja fare, will include a taco cart with a choice of chicken, beef, or carnitas and a wide variety of topping choices, chips with salsa and guacamole, taquitos, nachos, mini burritos, and churros.
If Italian eats are of preference on the big game day, guests can opt for Slice of Vegas’ Italian buffet and unlimited select draft beers. Fans can enjoy endless Bud Light and Pabst Blue Ribbon while feasting on cheese and pepperoni pizza, garlic fries, hot dogs, garlic bread, baked linguini casserole, bruschetta served with pizza dough chips, and zeppolis. Tickets for Hussong’s Cantina are $50 per person if purchased prior to February 2 and $75 on game day, while Slice of Vegas tickets are $50 per person. Tickets to both restaurants include a free raffle ticket for prize drawings taking place at the end of every quarter.
Top Sports Books for Watching the Big Game
Looking for The ULTRA hot spots to watch the game?! Check out some of our favorites.
Lagasse’s Stadium at the Palazzo: Lagasse's Stadium at the Palazzo features luxurious seating with plenty of pillows to sink into and watch your favorite game. A highlight of this sports-viewing mecca comes in the form of a large, 10-foot by 20-foot projection screen, complete with stadium style seating. Even better, Lagasse's Stadium at the Palazzo also has a tasty full menu designed by Emeril Lagasse and full bar.
Caesars Palace: Pleasantly dark and atmospheric, the Caesars race and sports book is a quintessential Las Vegas "mega-book." Within the cavernous and exciting venue there are plenty of seats with individual TV monitors for horseplayers, and race and sports fans alike can follow the action on several monstrous TV screens and an ample number of smaller monitors. Plus, when hunger hits, Bobby Flay's excellent Mesa Grill is only steps away.
Aria: Place your bets in a comfortable environment at the 10,000-square-foot Aria Race & Sports Book. Conveniently located off the main floor of Aria, guests can relax on comfortable couches or in chairs with separate monitors. A total of 90 monitors are placed throughout the sports book. There are also two 9 foot by 16 foot big screen televisions.
Bellagio: The Bellagio race and sports book is one of the most luxurious places in the world to make bets and follow the action. Nestled in a corner of the upscale hotel-casino, the sports book is open and inviting, yet more intimate than some of the larger sports books found elsewhere in Vegas. From deep, plush leather commander's chairs to impeccable service, an understated but readily evident elegance is the theme here. Always catering to high rolling sports fans, the Bellagio has some of the highest betting limits in town.
Hard Rock Hotel: The Hard Rock could be the perfect venue for music-loving sports fans. Bets on the big game can be placed at the sports book. The "world's first rock 'n' roll hotel and casino" is always full of action, and the sports book is certainly no exception. There are 6 HD projectors configurable up to 25 screens.
Mandalay Bay: With 84 TV screens and 300 seats, the sports book at Mandalay Bay is easily one of the best in town. Offering some of the highest betting limits in all sports, Mandalay Bay has grown accustomed to accepting bets of $100,000 or more for the big game. But even those less experienced will feel comfortable here, thanks to the helpful and knowledgeable staff on hand.
MGM Grand: This modernistic, sleekly designed sports book offers an expansive, state-of-the-art vantage point into the big game. Even more, the VIP seats here create harbors for serious sports aficionados. Just off the sports book, Sunday revelers will find the architectural and mechanical mastery of the Centrifuge Bar.
Planet Hollywood: Despite its intimate size, Planet Hollywood's race and sports book is cleverly designed, making every seat perfect. Seating areas are arranged stadium-style, and the 20 TVs (12 on each side of the book) are strategically placed on the bottom level for optimum viewing. The surrounding sports bar has additional seats and TVs and is a comfortable, modern place to enjoy a drink and catch some action. However, neither the sports bar nor book has a big-screen TV.
Wynn: Steve Wynn's resort boasts one of the most luxuriant and exciting sports books.It merges state-of-the-art, multiple screened action with a deep wood-toned lounge setting. Just off the main floor of this stunning resort, the Wynn sports book is a popular place for high-rolling sports fans when the game gets going.