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6 Places to Watch Football if You're Visiting/Attending Carolina During Super Bowl Weekend

Excited for the Super Bowl this Sunday? Us too! The University of South Carolina is lucky to call Columbia home, where we have so many great restaurants to choose from. If you happen to find yourself visiting Carolina during Super Bowl weekend, here are just a few places that have great atmospheres for watching sports. 

Market on Main

Head over to Market on Main, located on Main Street, to sit outside and enjoy the Super Bowl from a jumbo screen. Don’t worry if it is a bit chilly –  they have heaters and inflatable igloos to sit in.

Salty Nut

If you’re looking for a laid-back spot, Salty Nut is your place! They serve classic tailgate food, and everything comes with free peanuts.

Thirsty Fellow

Thirsty Fellow is known for their incredible pizza and homemade ranch, but their menu expands well beyond that. They have TVs at every angle, so no table has a bad view of the game!

Home Team BBQ

Bet you’ve never craved a barbeque charcuterie board – until you’ve seen one. Home Team serves combo platters with a variety of meats, pickled onions and a Hawaiian roll. This restaurant is the perfect atmosphere for all sports fans, and it’s close to campus!

Hickory Tavern

If you are looking for a more organized watch party, Hickory Tavern is the way to go. You can guarantee yourself a table for the Super Bowl with a purchase of a $20 ticket on Eventbrite. The event includes an all you can eat buffet, contests, raffles and games.

J’s Corner

Right by Williams-Brice Stadium, J’s Corner is a common sports restaurant. J’s has a great outdoor space in addition to their open interior with tons of TVs.

Eager to start the fun? We are bringing the tailgate to campus on Greene Street with snacks and games Thursday, Feb. 10 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. If you find yourself visiting campus, be sure to stop by!

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