If you’re searching for a local spot to catch Rihanna’s Halftime Show…erm, we mean, Super Bowl LVII, look no further. In our humble opinion, the best way to watch a football game is in a crowded sports bar, surrounded by camaraderie and banter. Here are five options to consider for kickoff.
Bluffalo Wings Co.
Getting lost in the sauce has never been easier than at Bluffalo Wings Co., where you can grab some deliciously fresh wings while catching the game. With just about 50 brews on tap to choose from, this local spot has a little something for everyone. 5802 Yorktown Blvd. Suite A101
Brewster Street Icehouse Southside
If you’re looking for a kid-friendly atmosphere to enjoy while watching the game, Brewster Street Ice House Southside is a great spot. From seared tuna and fried shrimp to tacos and wings, their Southside location has a ton to choose from. Plus, the playground will keep the kiddos entertained while you cheer on your favorite team. 5550 Holly Rd.
The Brick Bar + Bites
With more than a dozen draft beers on tap, a full-service bar, delicious bites and outdoor seating, The Brick is another great spot to catch the game. Make sure and check its social media pages for regular specials on game days! 4535 S Padre Island Dr.
Padre Island Burger Co.
This island favorite has a variety of incredibly delicious burgers to choose from, with ample seating, both inside and out, to enjoy while sipping a few drinks and keeping an eye on the score. 11878 HWY361
Politics Spirits and Games
If you’re looking for a spot to entertain those less interested in watching football but love games, Politics is a great choice. With billiards and other fun activists, as well as football being streamed on the big screen, there’s plenty to do for everyone. 7426 S Staples St. #215
Hard Knocks Sports Bar & Grill
Hard Knocks is a Corpus Christi staple for watching sports of all kinds, with 83 HD TVs for you to choose from while chowing down on some seriously delicious food. Located on The Island, this spot offers tasty starters and great burgers. 5862 Everhart Rd.
Wings N’ More
Wing N’ More is a tried-and-true classic for game day. The restaurant has completely geared itself to be the perfect sports-watching spot, complete with tons of big screen TVs, plenty of bar space and a delicious menu. Plus, it took the crown for this year’s Local’s List best wings category. 6022 Sarazen Dr.
With tons of fresh menu items like hand-tossed pizza, made-from-scratch wings and bold burgers, Bubba’s 33 is every game-day lover’s dream come true. Family-friendly with a great variety of food and drinks, this spot has screens to ensure no one misses the highlights 1921 S Padre Island Dr.
Known across Texas for its vast selection of draft beers and bites, Little Woodrow’s is a great option brand new to Corpus Christi. Offering a full bar with daily drink specials, a selection of delicious pub-inspired bites and plenty of big screens to catch the game, this is a great spot. 1305 Airline Rd.
Big Sam’s Grill and Bar
This casual spot offers a spacious environment with more than a dozen TVs and a full-service bar offering delicious appetizers and pub-style grub. We recommend starting with the buffalo fries for kick-off and then navigating the rest of the menu from there. 10514 Leopard St.
Editor’s Note: This story was originally published in August of 2022 under the title, “10 Game Day Gathering Spots in Corpus Christi.” It has since been edited and updated for The February 2023 Issue.