There’s nothing wrong with cheese puffs and canned beer on Super Bowl Sunday, but here’s a few game-day events for those looking for just a little bit more:
Catalina Steakhouse at JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort (3800 W. Starr Pass Blvd.) will have $4 well drinks and bottled beer, $8 draft pitchers and $5 game-themed cocktails starting at 11 a.m. They’ll also have a special Super Bowl menu featuring chili-cheese burgers, nachos, filet mignon and a whole heap of other selections, and will hand out raffle prizes after each quarter. 792-3500.
Javelina Cantina Bar and Restaurant inside the Doubletree Hotel Tucson at Reid Park (445 S. Alvernon Way) is also throwing a Super Bowl party featuring specials on chicken wings, nachos, quesadillas and other dishes, with prices starting at $4.50. Drinks will be available for happy-hour prices. Doors open at 11 a.m. 881-4200.
Jonathan’s Tucson Cork (6320 E. Tanque Verde Road) will feature a buffet full of venison tamales, turkey seca, barbecued beef, Spanish rice and tomato-cucumber salad for $20 (plus tax and gratuity), and beer and Jaegermeister specials throughout the game. The full dinner menu will also be available. Festivities start at 3 p.m. 296-1631.
Armitage Wine Lounge in La Encatada (2905 E. Skyline Drive, Suite 168) will have half-price beers and $8 slider specials, chicken wings and brat panini starting at 4 p.m. Live jazz by Tony Frank and Sly with special guest Stevie Woods takes place on the patio from 6 to 10 p.m. 682-9740.
Hideout Sports Bar and Grill (1110 S. Sherwood Village Drive) is charging a $5 cover for its party, which includes a chili dog or taco, one well drink or domestic draft beer and a raffle ticket for a halftime giveaway. 885-6443.