The Super Bowl in Las Vegas is madness. Fans from all over the country head here to place bets and watch the big game at bars, sports books and casino VIP parties. Las Vegans want to get in on the action, but without all the hassle. Thankfully, the city has a large number of locals sports bars offering everything from ticketed viewing parties to casual walk-in seating. You can get prepared for the Super Bowl by finding a bar that supports your favorite team or offers the best deals on food and drinks for the big game. Here is a list of local spots to get started.
3355 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89109
The Rockhouse is Las Vegas’ only ultra dive bar located right on the Las Vegas Strip. Not quite for tourists, not quite for locals, Rockhouse is for anyone looking for a good time. With 80 HDTVs and a mechanical bull, it’s the perfect place to watch the Super Bowl. This year, Rockhouse will be having the ultimate Super Bowl party, including an open bar of well cocktails and domestic drafts for $100 per person. For just $175 per person, you can upgrade to VIP tickets with access to a premium open bar and guaranteed seating.
Timbers Bar & Grill
7045 N. Durango Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89149
Timbers Bar & Grill is a chain of local gaming bars dedicated to football. Each location is a party spot for a different NFL team with the Durango location belonging to the Pittsburgh Steelers. Voted best bar food for eight years in a row, Timbers is the perfect place for football fans to spend the Super Bowl. Visit the website for Super Bowl promotions and a list of Timbers’ other NFL team bars.
Mr. D’s Sportsbar & Grill
1810 S. Rainbow Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Mr. D’s Sportsbar & Grill is a famous locals bar located in west central Las Vegas. Dallas Cowboys fans will find a crowd to hang with to cheer on the team. Enjoy watching the Super Bowl on Mr. D’s 100-inch screen and indulge in beer and food specials for the big game. Get there early because this legendary locals spots fills up quickly, even on weeknights.
9820 W. Flamingo Road
Las Vegas, NV 89147
The Roadrunner Saloon is a quaint bar near the I-215 and Flamingo Road in southwest Las Vegas. This Denver Broncos haunt is great place to watch the game and enjoy southwestern-inspired bar food. Not a sports fan? Busy yourself with a game of pool, mini bowling or retire in front of a fire pit on the patio. Follow Roadrunner on Facebook for specials and seat reservations for the Super Bowl.
2990 St. Rose Parkway
Henderson, NV 89052
The Inn Zone has been a fixture in Las Vegas for more than 20 years. Fans of the San Francisco 49ers can always come together for fun, food and gaming. Stop in to watch the Super Bowl on the myriad of HDTVs and enjoy great prices on drinks and food. Forget to place your bet? No problem! The Inn Zone has its own in-house sports book available 24/7. Visit innzone.com for specials and a list of additional locations.
Christa Emmer is a graduate of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in broadcast journalism. She has experience as a news writer, editor and producer in television news. Christa has been a Las Vegas resident for more than 20 years. Follow her on twitter @ChristaEmmer. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.