Now that the holidays are behind us, football fans can finally start looking forward to the next biggest event of the season — Super Bowl 2020! And if there is anything sports aficionados know about this momentous event, it’s that you definitely should not wait until the last minute to come up with your game plan for watching the big game. If you want to skip the stress of hosting your own Super Bowl watch party at home, the best mall in Miami offers plenty of bars and restaurants where you can cheer on your favorite team. The best part? We’ve rounded up some of our favorites to help make the planning process easier for you.
Beloved by locals and visitors alike, Tap 42 is hands-down one of the best places to watch the Super Bowl. Not only does the Aventura Mall hot spot boast plenty of TVs for your football-viewing pleasure — it also offers an incredible Sunday brunch with bottomless mimosas, Bloody Marys, Funky Buddha Floridian beer and 42 Hazy Daze beer. Get there early and start pregaming, then stick around for the big game.
Pair every field goal and touchdown with your favorite Peruvian dishes at Ceviche 105. We’re talking shareable favorites like papas a la Huancaina, filet mignon anticuchos, and a variety of causas that will make your mouth water. Come for the food and the pisco sours, stay for the final score. Just make sure you call and reserve a table in advance — this intimate eatery is popular and fills up quick.
You know what really goes well with football? A tender woodfired steak or juicy rack of ribs. You’ll find both at International Smoke, Aventura Mall’s fan-favorite collab between Chef Michael Mina and entrepreneur, television host, and New York Times Best Selling Author, Ayesha Curry. In addition to delicious food, the restaurant also serves up bottomless rose all day, every day, for just $25. Here’s a tip: the bar is the best spot to watch the game, so arrive early to make sure you snag a seat.
If you’re a fan of fresh sashimi, creative craft sushi rolls, and Asian-inspired flavors, make a beeline for Pubbelly Sushi on Super Bowl Sunday 2020. Happy hour takes place daily here from 4-7 p.m. (just in time for the big game), followed by a late-night happy hour Sundays through Thursdays from 9 p.m. until close. Sit around the bar for a prime view of the TVs and all the field action. If you’d rather sit a table, make a reservation via the restaurant’s website to avoid long wait lines on the day of.
Bella Luna is known among foodies as one of the best Italian restaurants in South Florida. The menu here is all about authentic specialties from the “bel paese,” including homemade pastas, pizzas, tender steaks, fresh fish, and incredible desserts. The restaurant’s lively bistro setting also features several TVs, make it a great option if you’re looking to watch the big game while savoring some down-home Italian cooking.
Elevate your Super Bowl viewing tradition at Grill on the Alley, a Los Angeles-born steakhouse modeled after the big city grills of the ‘30s and ‘40s. You’ll find all your favorite steakhouse classics here, from prime cuts and expertly-grilled chops, to fresh seafood dishes and traditional sides. The best part? TVs at the bar mean you can watch every play while sipping that just-right martini.
Established in New York City, Serafina welcomes guests to its South Florida outpost with authentic pasta dishes, bespoke pizzas, and amazing craft cocktails by Cocktail Cartel. Frequently host to live performers and DJs, Serafina is also a great spot to watch the Super Bowl (you’ll find a massive TV behind the bar). You can rest assured you’ll be in for a lively watch party here.
The brainchild of acclaimed Chef Michael Schwartz, Genuine Pizza focuses on serving mouthwatering quick-fired pizza, savory snacks, crisp, fresh salads, and entrees that hit the spot. The craft beer and wine lists here are also fantastic. No matter what you’re looking for, this casual-cool pizzeria has something for you, so you can fuel up before watching the big game.