What to try: The smoke house Philly, with chopped jalapeno bacon, grilled onions, BBQ sauce, pepper jack cheese and topped with crispy onion straws.
What to know: Duckworth’s is offering $3.95 draft beers at all locations on Super Bowl Sunday. You can also pre-order wings from now until February 11th by calling the restaurant to set up a Sunday pickup time.
What to try: The “famous” baby back ribs, slowly smoked in a special spice sauce, grilled to order and served with fries and cole slaw.
What to know: The menu at Sports Page also includes beer on tap, a large selection of wines and plenty of mixed drink options.
Location: 2425 David Cox Rd., Charlotte, NC 28269
What to try: The buffalo or lemon pepper wings, fried or grilled, or the “dirty fries” (seasoned fries filled with beef, chicken or Philly meat, cheese sauce, green onions and peppers).
What to know: The dress code is business casual, which means flip-flops, slippers, oversized clothing and revealing clothing are not allowed.
Sweetwater Sports Bar & Grill
Location: 4582 Charlotte Hwy., Lake Wylie, SC 29710
What to try: The “over-the-top” nachos, Buffalo chicken wontons or shrimp po boy.
What to know: You can call the restaurant at 803-831-1788 to pre-order a plate of wings. With more than 20 sauce flavors, it can be difficult to choose just one.
Location: 920 Hamilton St., Charlotte, NC 28206
What to try: The grilled jumbo pretzel with beer cheese or “totchos” (tater tots with cheese, black bean corn salsa, creamy sriracha honey, sour cream and jalapenos).
What to know: Patrons can park on the parking deck across the street. Simply tell the attendant you are visiting VBGB and staff will validate your ticket with any purchase.
Super Bowl takeaway deals
Want to watch at home? Check out these local takeout deals and deals from restaurants in the Charlotte area:
Location: 2200 Freedom Dr., Charlotte, NC 28208
What to try: The Beaut – Joyce Farms fried chicken breast, pickles, Duke’s mayo on a Copain bun.
What to know: The restaurant offers a selection of Bossy Boxes, perfect for feeding a large crowd. Prices range from $20-$135. Place your order online.
Location: 2216 Freedom Dr., Charlotte, NC 28208
What to try: The minced Chesire pork or Joyce Farms pulled BBQ chicken paired with a drink from their extensive selection of wines and cocktails.
What to know: Noble Smoke offers a package of two racks of Cheshire pork ribs, four pounds of smoked Joyce Farm wings and a half pan of mac & cheese for $270. Place your pre-order online and pick it up on Sunday.
This story was originally published 24 January 2023 at 06.00.
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Evan Moore is a service journalist reporter for the Charlotte Observer. He grew up in Denver, North Carolina, where he previously worked as a reporter for the Denver Citizen, and is a graduate of UNC Charlotte.