Fans of football and fried foods will rejoice this Sunday as Super Bowl XLV takes over living rooms across the country. For those looking to kick their game watching experience up a notch – perhaps peppering it with some live music, a complimentary halftime buffet or sprawling views of the city – you are in luck as The Sunset Strip has all of your options covered. So leave the party prep and cleanup for someone else and join us this Sunday.


Game + Live Music: Key Club
KROQ will host their official Big Game Party at the Key Club. Doors at 1 p.m. with a performance by the Dirty Heads following the game. Entrance is free but is first come, first served.


Complimentary Halftime Buffet: Rainbow Bar & Grill
The Rainbow will open at 2 p.m. on Sunday to show the game. A FREE buffet will be served at halftime.


Sports With A View: Skybar
Enjoy sprawling views of Los Angeles in addition to the big game. Viewing party kicks off at 3 p.m. RSVP at


Endless Italian Buffet: Café Primo
Caffe Primo will show the game and offer an all-you-can eat Italian buffet for $20.


Bottomless Mimosas + Bloody Marys: Cabo Cantina
Cabo will show the game on their new audio visual system that includes large HD TV screens on each wall. Pre-game early to ensure seating, and enjoy Bottomless Mimosas and Bloody Marys for only $9.95 until 3 p.m., and then our famous two-for-one priced happy hour from 4-8 p.m. and again from 10:30 p.m.-close! Also offering 99-cent Coronitas.


Beers + Burgers: Hamburger Hamlet
The Hamlet will offer half-priced burgers and $2 draft beers during the game. Multiple TV screens located throughout the restaurant and bar area.


Complimentary Champagne*: Isla Cantina
Those who are certain their team will be this year’s Super Bowl champion should head to Isla Cantina early on Sunday afternoon to score a complimentary limited edition bottle of Les Jeux bubbly, while supplies last. Doors open at 1:30 p.m.


All Day Party: The Den
It’s an all-day Super Bowl party at The Den, starting with bottomless mimosas and Bloody Marys at brunch beginning at 10 a.m. Extended happy hour from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. plus special menu items (chili, chili mac, hot wings) and drink specials during the game.




–C. Kemp