Whether you’re a football fanatic who wants to know where to watch the Super Bowl on multiple giant TV screens, you think nachos are an MVP contender, or you’re just in it for the Maroon 5 halftime show, we’ve tackled the question of where to see the big game with the fam on February 3rd, 2019. From chicken wings and guacamole to drink specials and kid zones, we’ve found a bunch of kid-friendly places that will be a win for your home team. Scroll down for the game plan and remember kick-off is at 3:30 p.m!

photo: Punch Bowl Social

Punch Bowl Social

From shuffleboard and bocce courts to eight bowling lanes and an arcade, there's plenty to engage the littles here. Even more, there will be food and drink specials on game day. The kids menu features tyke-friendly fare ranging from a cheeseburger or enchiladas to a banana almond butter sandwich. Adults can sink their teeth into delectable salads, burgers, fried chicken and additional comfort foods with elevated flair. You'll find a sweet spot to sit in lounge areas and group gathering spots to watch the big game and root for your fave team.

1485 E. St.
San Diego, CA 92101
619-452-3352
Online: punchbowlsocial.com

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Searsucker Del Mar

Join Searsucker Del Mar for the Pigskin Showdown! Watch the Big Game outdoors at the covered back bar and lounge, or post up inside to catch the action. They've got every game day snack you could imagine, plus a whole bourbon roasted pig with all the fixin's. Choose sides with specialty team-themed craft cocktails, or stay neutral with $15 Bud Lite buckets. Plus, plenty of games and contests to keep you busy if you're not into the commercials, with incredible giveaways throughout the day! A wee-ones menu will be available for the kiddo's, so bring the whole family!

12995 El Camino Real
Del Mar, CA 92014
Online: searsucker.com/del-mar

photo: Heartwork Hill of Draft Republic

Draft Republic

Score points with the fam at this fun-filled eatery. Besides the cool vibe and bright interior, you’ll find 50 giant flat-screen TVs and cushioned booths. Little sports-watchers can camp out at the arcade and play their own game on the eight-person foosball table. Order up Smoked Ribs and Buffalo Chicken Lollipops and the grilled cheese or cheesy flatbread are a good choice from the kids menu. There are also 105 beer choices!

Super Bowl Sunday hours: 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
Cost: Tailgate plate, $24.95

Carlsbad Neighborhood
5958 Avenida Encinas
Carlsbad, CA 92008
760-448-4627
Online: draftrepublic-carlsbad.com

La Jolla/UTC Neighborhood
4282 Esplanade Ct.
San Diego, CA 92122

photo: Islands

Islands Restaurant

From fresh-cut seasoned fries and Island nachos to a kid's burger and Jr. sundae, game day here is a family crowd-pleaser. With giant screens casting the fouls and touchdowns and you and the kids discussing the best commercials, we vote yes on this venue. With many locations in the SoCal area, you're sure to find one near you!

Super Bowl Sunday hours: 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

Islands Restaurants
Many locations throughout San Diego.
Online: islandsrestaurants.com

Yard House

Cheer on your team while you chow down on the highly-recommended chicken nachos and select half-priced appetizers and pizza. Then polish off the football food with over 130 tap beers to choose from (that are $2 off). And surely, the dozens of flat screens will amaze you. Likewise, kiddos high-five the teriyaki chicken or pizza. Plus, they can practice scrimmage play at the mall.

Super Bowl Sunday hours: 11 a.m.-Midnight

Mission Valley Mall
1640 Camino Del Rio N.
San Diego, CA 92108
619-574-0468
Online: yardhouse.com

Shoppes at Carlsbad
2525 El Camino Real
Carlsbad, CA 92008
760-434-1009

photo: Waypoint Public

Waypoint Public

Pick your favorite team to root for, then gobble up the chicken wings and shrimp tacos. Besides, the half-pints love playing with the toys, games and books in the separate kid zone. In fact, we recommend making reservations before the big day because they book up fast.

Super Bowl Sunday hours: 9 a.m.-9 p.m.

North Park
3794 30th St.
San Diego, CA 92104
619-255-8778
Online: waypointpublic.com

Pizza Port

Dine heartily on chicken wings with mozzarella sticks and large slices of bacon sausage pizza. Score a seat at one of the several San Diego locations. Littles can play pinball and video games while everyone eats picnic table style and enjoys the local craft beer.

Super Bowl Sunday hours: 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

Many locations in San Diego
Online: pizzaport.com

photo: Park 101

Park 101

Little quarterbacks run fast to watch the game at this laid-back eatery. Order the wings and onion ring appetizers to start, then, the Tri-Tip and local craft brews will score extra points. Kiddos can cozy up to the fireplaces or play corn hole. For the big game, there are flat screens throughout the different levels. Even more, freshly whipped cotton candy comes after the kid’s meals.

Super Bowl Sunday hours: 7 a.m.-10 p.m.

3040 Carlsbad Blvd.
Carlsbad, CA 92008
760-434-2217
Online: park101carlsbad.com

Westroot Tavern

Kick-off the afternoon with carne asada fries and 30 craft brew choices. We recommend the sliders and chicken nuggets for little tykes. Good to know: they deliver the kid’s food first. You catch every run (and angle) with the 10 TV screens located throughout the restaurant. Also, you can request to sit outside if it gets too noisy with the tots in tow.

Super Bowl Sunday hours: 11 a.m.-11 p.m.

Carmel Valley Neighborhood
Pacific Highlands Ranch
6025 Village Way
San Diego, CA 92130
858-720-6645
Online: westroot.com

Oggi's Sport Brewhouse

Chicken wings. Pizza. Craft beer. Check. With locations throughout San Diego and Del Mar boasting 36 TVs, this local pizza spot is great for the fam on game day. With a special kids game area and plenty of noise, you're sure to have fun with the crew in tow. Even more, expect game day specials on drinks and food.

Super Bowl Sunday hours: 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

Oggi's
Many locations throughout San Diego.
Online: oggi’s.com

Kaminski’s Sports Lounge and BBQ

Huddle the crew and head to this Southern BBQ restaurant. Tackle the wings, pulled pork sandwich or ribs bathed in a special bbq recipe. Not to mention, they have board games for the JV team to play. Above all, 22 screens enable a good spot to watch the game unfold.

Super Bowl Sunday hours: 9 a.m.-10 p.m.

12735 Poway Rd.
Poway, CA 92064
858-748-1106
Online: kaminskisbbq.com

Miss B's Coconut Club

Dive into the beer cheese covered fries or calamari at this Caribbean-inspired eatery. Also, the kid’s cheeseburger gets two thumbs up. On game day, hit up the food and drink football specials and cheer for the touchdowns on the many TVs. What’s more: take a half-time break with a walk along the water.

Super Bowl Sunday hours: 10 a.m.-10 p.m.

Mission Beach Neighborhood
3704 Mission Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92109
858-381-0855
Online: missbcoconutclub.com

Dave & Busters

You’ll be the crew’s MVP at this local eatery. With over 40,000-square feet of space, there’s plenty of room for family play. Your little squad will weave in-and-out of the giant game area and the massive wall of HDTVs is perfect for the ultimate big game party. Kick a free throw with nachos, pretzel dogs or the healthy hummus appetizers. All in all, family fun.

Super Bowl Sunday hours: 11 a.m.-Midnight

The Shoppes at Carlsbad
2501 El Camino Real
Carlsbad, CA 92008
760-576-3800
Online: daveandbusters.com

Urge Gastropub & Common House

Rally the crew to this modern, industrial, giant-sized gastropub. Catch the big game in one of the many different seating areas while the rest of the fam bowls (costs extra) or heads outside to play bocce ball and corn hole. Eat up the beer fries or pepperoni flatbread pizza and chase it down with a craft brew.

Super Bowl Sunday hours: 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m.

Rancho Bernardo Neighborhood
16761 Bernardo Center Dr.
San Diego, CA
858-673-8743
Online: urgegastropub.com

San Marcos Neighborhood
255 Rebel Rd.
San Marcos, CA
760-798-9822

Plan 9 Alehouse

Hook their spicy nachos and homemade gauc so it lands on your table. Then, make a pass for the garlic fries and sausages. Little eaters take down the grilled cheese served with pretzel rolls. Don’t forget the locally sourced selection of beers. Extra points for the kid’s play area with dinosaurs, chalkboard, books and other toys.

Super Bowl Sunday hours: Noon-9 p.m.

155 E Grand Ave.
Escondido, CA 92025
760-489-8817
Online: plan9alehouse.com

Little Italy Bar and Grill

Score points with the fam at this little gem of a bar and grill tucked away in Scripps Ranch. Graze on the meat and cheese board while sipping a craft brew while the littles color away with the free digs. Even more, the custom parm pizza or fave BBQ Chicken are good to chomp down with the crew. Eat, drink and cheer your team on.

10006 Scripps Ranch Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92131

858-368-4688
Online: littleitalygrill.biz

photo: Gabby Cullen

Watch at Home

If you're hosting your own party then we’ve got loads of fun football activities for kids. Moreover, check out our football-themed food and make football Rice Crispy Treats and crazy dip.

Featured image: Josh.ev9 via flickr

––Nikki Walsh

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