Our Guide to the Ultimate Jersey Shore Super Bowl Party

Our Guide to the Ultimate Jersey Shore Super Bowl Party

If you’re a Patriots fan or a Falcons fan, chances are you’re counting down the days until the Super Bowl – the game may be enough for you. As for the rest of us, we need something a bit more. Our teams may have not made it to the big game this year, but that doesn’t mean we still can’t enjoy the best part – delicious food.

So let these restaurants do the work for you, whether you’re planning on staying in or going out, there’s something that everyone can root for on football’s biggest Sunday of the year.

A Jersey Shore Super Bowl – 2017 Edition

jersey shore superbowlAsbury Festhalle & Biergarten, Asbury Park 
You won’t even care who’s winning the Super Bowl because you’ll be at the Zuperbowl enjoying 50% off your bill (cash only) all day long. For those too glued to the couch to even think of being anywhere else, the crew at Festhalle is offering a great takeout menu. Just be sure to get your orders in by Friday at noon! The clock is ticking! 527 Lake Avenue, Asbury Park 732-997 8767  www.asburybiergarten.com

beach tavernBeach Tavern, Monmouth Beach
Pizza, wings, and beer. What says football more than that? At Beach Tavern, you’ll have all the key ingredients to an evening well spent. Watch the game on the large screens while you debate with your bar mate as to whether you’re team has a chance next year. 33 West Street, Monmouth Beach 732-870-8999 www.beachtavern.net/

cheese caveThe Cheese Cave, Red Bank
Become the ultimate host or guest with a little help from The Cheese Cave. Order one of a number of specialty platters that come with all the ingredients of a tasty cheese platter. Or, up the ante with a platter of their famous Sandwich-CHEESES or macaroni and cheese. Say cheese please! 14 Monmouth Street, Red Bank 732-842-0796 http://thecheesecave.com/

The Court Jester, Freehold Twp. and Aberdeen 

The Court Jester is your big game headquarters this weekend. Not only will wing eaters be battling it out in the 22nd Annual Wing eating Contest Finals in their Aberdeen location, but everyone else will be getting in on the fun with tons of specials, a free halftime buffet, and giveaways. You can also bring The Court Jester to you – nothing says hospitality like a tray of wings! 16 East Main Street, Freehold Twp., 732-462-1040 www.jestersweb.com

dominicksDominick’s Pizza, Wall Twp.
There’s one dish that is a necessity at your Jersey Shore Super Bowl party and that’s meatballs. Ok, yes wings too, but we promise the meatballs at Dominick’s Pizza will not disappoint (they recently won a competition). Pair them with some catered pasta dishes and platters and it’s game day! 2601 E. Hurley Pond Rd., Wall Twp. 732-280-9255 www.dominickspizzeriawallnj.com

iPlay America, Freehold Twp.
The big game is not the only game that’s going to be played this Sunday. At iPlay America, they’re about football and much more. Bring the family to hang out, play your favorite arcade games, and then stay for the free bar pies from 6-8pm! Yes, FREE! They also have drink specials starting at 5pm including $5 craft of the day and $5 well drinks. 110 Schanck Rd., Freehold Twp. 732-577-8200 http://iplayamerica.com/

jersey freezeJersey Freeze, Freehold
It’s not a Super Bowl party until there’s a super bowl full of wings. Jersey Freeze understands (no they’re not just about ice cream), which is why they’re giving you six free with a purchase of 24 wings, all you have to do is choose your sauce – buffalo or honey BBQ – and have an appetite. 120 Manalapan Avenue, Freehold 732-462-3008 www.jerseyfreeze1952.com

jersey girl cookieJersey Cookie Girl
Satisfy those fourth quarter sweet cravings with an order of Super Bowl themed cookies from Jersey Cookie Girl. Get 10% off all orders over $25. Just be sure to order by Monday for pick up or local delivery on Friday! 732-213-0590 http://jerseycookiegirl.com/

jersey shore superbowlJoe Leone’s Italian Specialties, Sea Girt and Pt. Pleasant Beach
We all know that Joe Leone’s has great food, but what you may not know is that it’s the perfect game day stop especially for a true Jersey Shore Super Bowl party! Build your very own gourmet sandwiches from one feet to six feet on freshly baked bread. Or go for the Superbowl specials that include everything from Buffalo Wings to Clam Fritters, BBQ Baby Back Ribs, and our personal favorite Southern Fried Chicken. Go big and bring it home! 501 Richmond Avenue, Pt. Pleasant Beach 732-701-0001 http://www.joeleones.com/

jersey shore superbowlKim Marie’s Eat n Drink Away, Asbury Park
Take a seat at a place where eating and drinking is the name of the game, especially during the big game. Watch the Pats and the Falcons battle it out on a jumbo projector along with 17 other screens while you’re munching on a special tailgate food menu that washing it down with $2 Miller Lite and Bud Lights. You may even walk away with a brand new Weber Gas Grill! 1411 Kingsley Street, Asbury Park 732-774-6666 http://www.kimmarieseatndrinkaway.com/

marina at oceanportThe Marina at Oceanport, Oceanport
The Marina scores the extra two-point conversion with their list of specials that feature $2.50 Coors Light, Miller Light, and Bud/Bud Light drafts, $3.50 Sycamore Lane Wines, $5 house mixed drinks, $7 Martinis, and eight appetizers all under $7. And since we all know that the Monday after Super Bowl is technically a holiday, they’re extending happy hour till Monday. 10 Riverside Avenue, Oceanport 848-456-4396 http://marinaatoceanport.com/

jersey show superbowlMcDonagh’s Pub, Keyport
It’s hard to outdo a party held by the Irish so why compete? Head to McDonagh’s Pub this Superbowl Sunday for all the classic foods – wings and pizza – and drinks – beer and vodka – with a generous side of Irish fun. Add on 19 giant HDTV’s, a state-of-the-art sound system, food and drink specials, giveaways, and a wing eating contest… need we say more?  2 W. Front Street, Keyport 732-264-0999 http://mcdonaghs.com/

mcgillicuddy'sMcGillicuddy’s Tap House, Loch Arbour
Join the McGillicuddy’s crew for their 6th Annual Free (no that’s not a typo) BBQ. Get there from 3-6pm to enjoy a feast of BBQ ribs, wings, dogs, and brisket cooked in their outdoor smoker. If that’s not enough for you, choose your favorite dish from their $5 menu and wash it down with $6 Bud Light pitchers all day long. To make the game even better, they’re giving away a flat screen TV to the lucky person who guesses the correct score and winner. Count us in! 601 Main Street, Loch Arbour 732-531-5555 www.mcgillicuddystaphouse.com

jersey shore super bowlMJ’s Bar & Grill, Various Locations
Rest assured, just because you’re having people over doesn’t mean you have to actually cook! Be the star of the party by ordering some of MJ’s World Famous Best Chicken Wings Ever, some pulled pork sliders, quesadillas, pizza, and the Man vs. Food Super Bowl Sampler (24 chicken wings, 18 quesadilla wedges, 18 sliders, and all the fixings). Just be sure we get our invite! http://www.mjsrestaurant.com/

Monmouth Park, Oceanport
Think Monmouth Park is just for the horses? Think again. They’re going all out for the big game this weekend and you’re invited. It’s the first ever big game party at the William Hill Race and Sports Bar. For just $65, you won’t have to worry about a thing. From 5:30pm till the end of the game you’ll enjoy an open bar, football snack favorites including wings and pizzas, a halftime pig roast buffet paired with chili, subs, and beer-cooked brats, and of course quarterly box raffles wher eyou could win a flat screen TV. Big breath… now go reserve your seat! 175 Oceanport Avenue, Oceanport 732-222-5100  http://www.monmouthpark.com/event_detail.aspx?id=10687

mulberry streetMulberry Street Italian Food Center, Brick and Toms River
Plan for the big day and order one of the countless platters available on the menu at Mulberry Street. Pre game with Jalapeno Poppers and Scallops wrapped in crispy bacon, go big at half time with a Potato Skin Platter and 3-6 foot long subs, then drive it home with a packed pastry platter. And those are just our suggestions. 74 Brick Blvd., Brick 732-477-4520; 2119 Whitesville Road, Toms River 732-363-5555 www.mulberrystreet.net

pizzutoPizzuto Ravioli, Eatontown
Famous for their pasta, pizza, and countless menu items that can be ordered in party platters, Pizzuto Ravioli is a one-stop shop to Super Bowl greatness. It’s dishes like you’re Italian grandmother would make and all you have to do is pick it up and eat… a lot. 15-17 Main Street, Eatontown 732-544-2000 www.pizzutoravioli.com

river rockRiver Rock Restaurant and Marina Bar, Brick
For those that have been religiously going to River Rock every Thursday and Sunday this football season, Super Bowl at the Jersey Shore should be no different. Their Jersey Shore Super Bowl party is so in demand that you need to reserve your seat at the bar, a hi-top, or a table for $15 – you can even come in and pick your seat before hand and it’s all yours from 4pm on. No craning your neck. With that, you’ll get access to their exclusive tailgate party with all the fixings. Chili, hot dogs, a half-time buffet, giveaways, and a wall of TVs. 1600 Route 70W, Brick Twp. 732-840-1110 www.riverrockbricknj.com

siam gardenSiam Garden, Red Bank
You didn’t even think of bringing Thai food to the party did you? Well, start thinking because a platter of Siam Garden’s mouth watering satay and chicken wings will bring the party to the next level. We won’t even judge if you just order a platter for yourself. 2 Bridge Avenue, Red Bank 732-224-1233 www.siamgardenrestaurant.com/

suziesSuzie’s Sweet Shoppe, Middletown 
The night is guaranteed to be a little sweeter despite the outcome with the famous Football Platter from Suzie’s Sweet Shoppe. Add on chocolate dipped cookies including their hand-dipped Oreos, custom team logo candy bars, and yes even hand-dipped fruit to make us feel better about eating all the chocolate covered cookies and pretzels. It doesn’t get any sweeter than this! 1100 NJ-35, Middletown 732-796-0115 https://www.suzisweetshoppe.com

jersey shore super bowlTiki Bar at Driftwood, Sea Bright
Who knew you could sit on the beach and watch the Super Bowl… live… in New Jersey? At the Tiki Bar at Driftwood you’re about as close to the beach as you can get. Enjoy all day specials including $5 Bloody Mary’s and Mimosas and an entire food menu that’s priced at just $5. This may be one of the best days at the beach in our book. 1485 Ocean Avenue, Sea Bright 732-842-0297 http://www.tikibardriftwood.com/