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The Ultimate Super Bowl Bar Crawl!

Because ordering Domino’s and covering your couch in wing sauce is getting old.

Photo by Giovanna Gomes/Unsplash

We’re now approaching one of the most gluttonous stretches of the year: Super Bowl weekend! Even if you don’t remember the halftime show or any of the plays Jimmy Garoppolo or Patrick Mahomes make in Hard Rock Stadium, you’ll certainly remember the memories you make while yelling at the TV. That’s especially true if you spend this year’s showdown with your football-loving buds at these destinations around the East Village, where the beer will be flowing and the wings saucily unlimited.

DRINK: Giant Brunch Cocktails at Royale

Start this Super Bowl Sunday Funday off strong with a little bit of day drinking. Crawl out of bed into this Avenue C dive, where pint-size Bloodies and mimosas (alongside burgers so good they deserve their own throne) await you. 157 Avenue C (between East 9th and 10th Streets)

PREGAME: With Jalapeño Poppers and Chalupas at Empellón Al Pastor

Swing by chef Alex Stupak’s Mexican food mecca before kickoff to load up on Ethiopian-spiced queso, mongo corn dogs, and a few spicy margarita rounds. 132 St. Mark’s Place (between First Avenue and Avenue A)

Photo courtesy of Empellón Al Pastor

WATCH: The Big Game at Dan and John’s

Cozy up and bro down at this Smorgasburg-born fried chicken coop, where they’ll be showing Super Bowl LIV while spinning some tunes and giving out (two) gratis draft beers. Oh, did we mention the all-you-can-eat wings that are included in the ticket price? 135 First Avenue (between East 9th Street and St. Mark’s Place); doors open at 5:30 p.m.; $65

POSTGAME: In the Legendarily Dive-y 7B Horseshoe Bar

Your office probably knows you’ll be sleeping in a little longer on Monday morning, so keep on partying! Order a pitcher of noncraft suds from the, yes, horseshoe-shaped bar, hunker down in a graffiti-slathered booth, and select a couple tunes from the jukebox. 108 Avenue B (at East 7th Street)

Photo courtesy of 7B Horseshoe Bar/Facebook

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