Seven Spots for Celebrating Super Bowl XLVIII

L.A.’s restaurants and bars are pulling out all the stops this weekend

Santa Monica: Watch the big game indoors or outdoors at The Viceroy’s dual Super Bowl viewing events. With a V.I.P. Super Bowl Cabana Package, enjoy a private viewing of the game with your pals, poolside. Alternately, consider the Library Super Bowl Package. Take in the game the cozy way, in a private library viewing room. Packages come equipped with a complimentary bottle of Prosecco, and free game day snacks. Viewing events begin at 2:30 p.m. ($250 to rent the private space, plus a $300 minimum on food and drinks.) » 1819 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, 310-260-7500,

West Hollywood: For an all-inclusive experience, join Bludso’s Bar & Que, where $20 gets you unlimited draft beer during the game, or unlimited soda for the designated drivers. They’ll also be offering their full menu, specials on cocktails, and jell-o shots. Bonus: they’ll be raffling off gift cards between quarters. Seatings begin at 2:30 p.m. Reservations are encouraged. The whole Bludso’s menu is also available to-go. » 609 N La Brea Ave, West Hollywood, 323-931-2583,

Beverly Grove: The Churchill’s Super Bowl dine-in or take-out menu includes shishito peppers cooked in duck fat; ceviche-style snapper tacos topped with pico de gallo and lime crema; and barbecue pulled pork sliders. There are six TVs in the indoor/outdoor space, some upstairs and some downstairs near the bar. Specials run from 3 p.m. until the end of the game. » 8384 W 3rd St., West Hollywood, 323-655-8384, the

Westlake Village: Executive chef Alexander La Motte of The Bar and Lookout in Westlake Village’s Four Seasons Hote has created a special “football favorites” menu in celebration of the 48th Super Bowl. Check out the WLV wings (jalapeno buffalo wings), cheddarwurst sliders, and chickpea jalapeno puree, with naan bread ($8 each). Craft, draft, and bottled beers go for $4 on game night. Watch from TVs at the bar, or outside at The Lookout terrace, from 10:30 a.m. until 12 a.m. » 2 Dole Dr., Westlake Village, 818-575-3000,

Fairfax: From 2 p.m. until the kickoff, Short Order is offering 50% off draft beers, as well as their sweet and spicy wings. All day, they’re offering other game day inspired menu items like Dante’s fried chicken strips with apricot hot sauce, and pork belly bites with a house hot sauce. Short Order opens at 10 a.m. on Sunday. 10 a.m. » 6333 W 3rd St #110, Fairfax, 323-761-7970,

Hollywood: Susan Feniger’s new spot, Mud Hen Tavern, is offering pizzas and burgers at for $8 a piece, cans of beer at $2, and select draft beers at $4. All pizzas may be made vegan. They’ll be open from 3 p.m. until 12 a.m. this Sunday. » 742 N Highland Ave, Hollywood, 323-203-0500,

West Hollywood: Pearl’s and Rock & Reilly’s have teamed up to host a Super Bowl bash on the Strip. Throughout the game, Pearl’s will be serving up sangria and champagne specials on their two-story patio. They’ll also be offering guests a football to toss around during the game.  For those wanting to turn it up a notch, purchase a personal mini-fridge at Rock & Reilly’s, which will transform into a luxury skybox this weekend. Your mini fridge comes fully stocked with chilled Budweiser; snack platters are also available. Doors open at 11 a.m. and don’t close until 2 a.m. » Pearl’s, 8909 W. Sunset Blvd. West Hollywood, 310-360-6800,; Rock and Reilly’s, 8911 W. Sunset Blvd., 310-360-1400,