This year’s Super Bowl kicks off at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, February 4, in Atlanta, pitting the polarizing dynasty of the New England Patriots — who have five championships — against the dynamic, youthful Los Angeles Rams.

The game is sure to dominate TVs from coast to coast, and D.C. area bars and restaurants are getting in on the action with build-your-own nacho bars, all-night happy hours, and cheap buckets of beers.

California fans can find deals on fish tacos and Coronas, while New Englanders can warm up with bowls of hearty clam chowder or American chop suey.

1. Hellbender Brewing Company

5788 2nd St NE
Washington, DC 20011
(202) 827-8768

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Bring a crowd up to Hellbender Brewing and unwind with $5 pints on all of its D.C.-made beer during the game. The brewery’s two big screen TVs will have the sound on. Smoke and Ember BBQ will be selling brisket, pulled pork, chicken and a smoked cabbage sandwich.

2. Mezcalero Cocina Mexicana

3714 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20010
(202) 803-2114

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Tickets are on sale now for Mezcalero’s “Super Tazon” buffet that begins Sunday at 6 p.m. The $40 admission comes with all-you-can-eat tacos, enchiladas, wings, and fries along with bottomless beers and margaritas.

3. The Midlands Beer Garden

3333 Georgia Ave NW
Washington, DC 20010

Score big at this Park View beer garden with $20 buckets of Corona tall boys and a $15 endless taco bar. PBR pints will be $4 in addition to some other discounts.

4. Tysons Biergarten

8346 Leesburg Pike
Tysons, VA 22182
(703) 854-1123

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It’ll be easy to find a good spot to watch the game here because there are 25 TVs and two projector screens. The bar is offering 18 wings for $8 and is hosting a halftime wing eating competition for a chance to win $50. There are dozens of American, German and Belgian beers on tap in addition to a whiskey selection of more than 60 bottles.

Gourmet sausages at Tysons Biergarten.
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5. Jack Rose Dining Saloon

2007 18 St NW
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 588-7388

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Jack Rose’s annual “Chili Bowl” event will include five types of chili and assorted drinks served in an all-you-can-eat-and-drink rooftop party. For $50, guests can indulge in bottomless bowls of chili flavors from classic to pozole verde. Tickets also provide unlimited access to 15 varieties of canned and draft beer from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. The rooftop will open at 5 p.m. with individual chili bowls priced at $9 along with $6 beers, $8 “hot-tails,” and $10 cocktails. The normal terrace food menu will also be available.

Lamb merguez sliders from Jack Rose.
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6. City Winery DC

1350 Okie St NE
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 250-2531

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Avoid the typical (and likely crowded) sports bar scene with an evening of football and drinks at City Winery. A $20 cover buys the choice of two evening specials: a themed cocktail flight, a wine flight or two PBRs. The first 50 tickets will be discounted for $15 each.

The barrel room at City Winery.
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7. Across the Pond

1732 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 232-4800

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Patriots fans packed the house of this Dupont Circle pub for the AFC Championship game, and Sunday should be no different. Specials include $0.55 wings, $3 house pilsners, and $18 beer buckets. The game sound will be turned on. Rams fans can enter at their own risk.

8. Pizzeria Paradiso

3282 M St NW
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 337-1245

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Pop into the Georgetown location of this local pizza chain for $20 buckets of beer starting at 6 p.m. The kitchen is also planning a free pizza bar from 6 p.m. through the third quarter of the game.

9. City Tap House (Multiple locations)

901 9th St NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 733-5333

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This craft beer pub and kitchen is catering to fans of both teams with a hearty menu of $12 cheesesteak spring rolls or potato skins and $16 Buffalo chicken pizzas. City Tap Dupont will have $4 Bud Lights, $5 craft beers, $6 house wines, and $7 premium mixed drinks, while the Penn Quarter location will serve $4 Bud Light and Victory Home Grown drafts. Show a ticket to Sunday’s Capitals game and get happy hour drink specials all night.

10. Penn Commons

700 6th St NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 905-2999

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Penn Commons is serving a $30 buffet (beginning at 5 p.m.) that features a build-your-own nacho bar and pulled pork hand pies. The kitchen will nod to the Rams and Patriots with crispy fish tacos a la L.A. and New England clam chowder. Wash it all down with $5 happy hour drinks throughout the day.

Beer and nachos at Penn Commons. 
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11. Union Pub

201 Massachusetts Ave NE
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 546-7200

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It’s tough to find a better party deal than what Union Pub throws every Super Bowl. Things get rolling at 5 p.m. will self-serve kegged beer along with bottles and cans. Rail drinks and appetizers are part of the deal too. Tickets are (fittingly) $53 online and $75 at the door.

Unlimited keg beer is part of the game plan for Super Bowl Sunday at Union Pub. 
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12. Valor Brewpub

723 8th St SE
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 547-8459

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Chef Ryan Hackey is turning out two comfort food specials this Sunday: American chop suey — a comfort food dish from New England full of melted cheese and ground beef in tomato sauce — and a California club sandwich for West Coast fans. Both will be $8, and guests can order off the regular menu as well.

13. Vim & Victor

6805 Industrial Rd
Springfield, VA 22151
(703) 239-6870

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Even Spike Mendelsohn’s new health conscious restaurant Vim & Victor is ready to indulge on Super Bowl Sunday. The party kicks off at 4 p.m. with a buffet lined with pizzas, wings, DIY nachos and Cuban sandwiches. Guests will get a welcome beverage and can purchase additional drinks a la carte. Fordham and Dominion Brewery will host a tap takeover, and expect some raffle pries and a pre-game DJ, too. Tickets are $40 in advance or $50 at the door.

Cast iron chicken wings from Vim & Victor.
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SOURCE: Eater DC