CAN YOU FEEL IT?
(Feb. 1, 2013) Maryland football fans watching Sunday’s big game will have much to cheer about as Baltimore’s beloved Ravens are competing in Super Bowl XLVII.
Charm City’s finest will battle the San Francisco 49ers at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. Kickoff is scheduled for 6:30 p.m.
Football enthusiasts who can’t make it to Louisiana for the game can still watch all the action in and around Ocean City. A number of restaurants and bars are planning parties.
Here are some of the festivities:
WEST OCEAN CITY:
n 19th Hole Bar & Grill, Route 611: Happy hour during the game includes $5 wings, cheese pizzas and nachos, 50-cent raw oysters, $3 Ravens loaded bake potatoes, $6.50 oyster fritter sandwiches and $2 Ravens shots.
n Harborside, South Harbor Road: Get 20-ounce Miller Lite or Coors Light drafts in Raven’s Souvenir cup $2.50 and 16-ounce Coors Light cans for $2.50. Food specials include wings, steamed shrimp and clams, mussels, crab cakes, fried oysters, sliders and French dip sandwiches.
n Hooters, Route 50: Drink specials start at 4 p.m. and include $8 domestic pitchers of beer, $5 Snappys, $4 Fireball shots and Twisted Teas, $3 Blue Moon drafts, $2 Pickle shots and Miller Lite and Coors Light drafts. Carryout food packages available.
n Johnny’s Pizza, 56th Street: T-shirt giveaways, purple pain shooters, half-price shrimp, $2 slices, among other specials.
n Seacrets, 49th Street: Seacrets opens at 11 a.m., nightclub at 2 p.m. for pre-game party. DJ Bobby O before the game, DJ Tuff after. Watch the game on the 13-foot by 26-foot screen and on several other televisions in Morley Hall. Tailgate menu and drink specials available, as well as half-price jerk chicken, fries, steamed shrimp and onion rings. Two-for-one pizzas, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Half-price entrees, 5-10 p.m.
n BJ’s on the Water, 75th Street: Super Tailgate part begins at 2 p.m. Teenage Rust & the Fabulous Rustettes will perform before the game. Food specials include corned beef sliders with Swiss and slaw, $5.99, “Hon” saloon burgers (three sliders), $6.49, San Fran burrito (chicken, beans and Rice-a-Roni topped with pepperjack queso, $5.99, and Fisherman’s Wharf shrimp basket, $6.99. Featured drinks are $5 Ravens Crush, $3 Natty Boh purple cans, $1.50 domestic drafts, $2 Coors Light, Miller Lite and Natural Light, and $3 rail drinks.
n Greene Turtle, 116th Street: Home of Ravens Roost 44. Get 22-ounce drafts in a souvenir cup, $2.50 Miller Lite, Coors Light and Bud Light, $3.99 Stella and Blue Moon. Super special menu with $6 items includes half-rack of ribs, 12-inch pizza, loaded fries, eight wings, four cheeseburger sliders, fried mozzarella or bowl of chili.
n Breakers Pub and Horizons Oceanfront Restaurant, inside Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel, 101st Street: Super Bowl tailgate party starts at 6 p.m. Food specials include crab cake sliders or half-pound of steamed shrimp for $8.95, pound of wings or nachos for $5.95, 16-inch cheese pizza, $9.95. Or for $30, get a pound of wings, nachos and a pair of burgers and crab cake sliders with a 32-ounce pitcher of beer. Tailgate-inspired entrees and drink specials also available.
n Grotto Pizza, 125th Street: Coors Light, $3.50 22-ounce beers all day every day. Also, $3.50 Miller Lite 22-ounce drafts and pizza specials at the bar Saturdays and Sundays.
n Ponzetti’s Pizza, 144th Street: Football specials include $2 pizza slices, 50-cent wings, $1.50 domestic drafts, $1.75 Natural Light and PBR cans and $2.50 domestic bottles.
n Ocean Pines Yacht Club, Mumfords Landing Road: Party kicks off at 3 p.m. Buffet for $15 per person, drink specials also offered.
n Whisker’s Bar & Grill, Pines Plaza, off Cathell Road: Chili hard tacos, $1.25 (minimum three), hot dogs, $1.25, cheese steak sliders, $2.99 and steamed shrimp, $5.79 for half-pound and $9.99 for a pound are among the Sunday football specials.
n High Stakes Bar & Grill, Route 54 Fenwick Island: Specials include $2 Coors Light and Miller Lite 16-ounce aluminums, $2.50 rail drinks, $3 Mike’s Hard Lemonade, $3.50 Fireball shots and $4 Orange Crushes, $4.25 mini cheese steaks, $4.50 sausage with onions and peppers, $4.75 mini meatball sub and 50-cent wings (orders of 10). There will also be jersey raffles, giveaways and a cake served during halftime. An autographed Ray Lewis helmet will also be raffled off Sunday.
n Smitty McGee’s, Route 54: Chris Button and Randy Lee Ashcraft will perform from 2-5 p.m. Drinks specials include $1.75 domestic drafts, $1.99 select domestic bottles and rail drinks and $2 purple Jell-O shots. Some food specials offered are $6.99 wings (10), 50-cent oysters and clams, $2 sliders, $6.99 half-pound steamed shrimp and $5.99 meatball subs.
n House of Welsh, Coastal Highway: Football specials include $1.75 16-ounce drafts, $1.99 rail drinks and $5.49 burgers, also get half-pound steamed shrimp, $3.99, wings, steamed clams or mussels for $4.99.
n Cottage Café, Route 1 (across from Sea Colony Towers): Featured items for Super Bowl include 50-cent fiery fingers, barbecued pork sliders for $5.99, crabby pretzel sticks for $10.99, build-your-own chili nachos for $8.99, cheese steak subs or cream of crab, Baltimore crab or San Francisco-style Cippino soup in a bread bowl for $7.99, $4 big Yuengling drafts, and $2.25 pints of Coors Light and Miller Lite.