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Where to party and watch Super Bowl XLVIII near San Jose

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Need some help deciding where to check out the Super Bowl game?

Here are some possibilities including some unusual spots.

For the unusual spots, we’ll start with a kid-friendly one.

You've decided not to stay home for this big-time event, so pack the kids, friends, neighbors and load them into the Bluelight Cinemas in Cupertino. Starting with a pre-show around 3 p.m. fans will get free chips and salsa. Just be prepared to purchase a drink and you’ll get 20% off hot dogs, popcorn, candy and ice cream.

Bluelight Cinemas
21275 Stevens Creek Blvd.
Cupertino, CA 95014

How about some wine tasting while watching Denver and Seattle battle it out? Gold medal winner at the largest wine competition in the world for American wines, Big Dog Vineyards will turn on the big screen at 3:30 p.m. and some friendly wine tasting from 12 to 5 p.m.

Big Dog Vineyards
4545 Felter Road
Milpitas, CA 95035

This package includes watching the game on several plasmas and a couple ten-foot projectors, playing beer pong, munching on a full menu including hot dogs, nachos, burgers, onion rings, chicken wings and well-priced bar specials, raffling, and, as if that wasn’t enough, an after party complete with a DJ! It all starts at 12 p.m. with kick-off at 3:25 p.m.

Fahrenheit Restaurant & Lounge
99 E San Fernando St
Downtown San Jose

Get a taste of New Orleans while watching the big game here where throughout the game, Happy Hour specials on specialty cocktails, beers, well drinks and select appetizers as well as Po’Boy sandwiches will be available.

Louisiana Bistro
19 N. Market Street
San Jose, CA

Come to this neighborhood watering hole and get some video games and pool in while watching the game on 8 high definition TVs. Enjoy drinks and roast pig - that's right, roast pig.

Fred’s Place
2534 Old Middlefield Way
Mountain View, CA

Another neighborhood watering hole with a party along with food and drink specials during the game.

Woodhams Sports Lounge
4475 Stevens Creek Blvd.
Santa Clara, CA



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