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Where To Watch The 2018 Big Game In Las Vegas

Last updated: January 30, 2018 at 2:14 pm. Posted by in Things to Do in Las Vegas. 2 Comments on Where To Watch The 2018 Big Game In Las Vegas.

The Big Game in Las Vegas might be about the teams on the screen but let’s be real, it’s at least 75 percent about the food and beverage situation. Whether your team has made it to the final showdown or not, chances are you’re looking for the ideal viewing scenario so you can eat, drink and cheer your way through the game.

Las Vegas is the perfect place to overindulge while you root for your team, or the best commercials. You really do need an unlimited chicken wing buffet in your life. Whatever your ideal game day situation is, Las Vegas restaurants, bars and sports books have you set with a plethora of options to choose from. They won’t have sway over the score but a belly full of Big Game munchies takes the sting out of a loss and will make your team’s victory that much sweeter.

Caesars Palace

We’ll begin with the mother ship – Caesars Palace – which is known for its wide array of dining options and its massive sports book, perfect for this holiest day of football. See what strikes your fancy.

Caesars Palace Sports Book

The Caesars Palace Race & Sports Book. Photo courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.

Race & Sports book 

The Caesars Palace Race & Sports Book has several reserved seating options. The Football Main Floor Seating Package ($200) includes three sports book drink tickets and one reserved chair with a full view of all TV screens so you don’t miss a minute of the action. You’ll also be in the most convenient venue for sports betting so you can get in all your last-minute wagers. The Football VIP Seating package ($500) includes exclusive upper-level seating in the Race & Sports Book with select unlimited beverages, as well as access to the VIP betting line so you can place those bets even more quickly. Book your package here.

Montecristo Cigar Bar

This view could be yours. Photo courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.

Montecristo Cigar BAR

Cigar, cocktail and football lovers don’t have to choose between their passions at Montecristo Cigar Bar. This sophisticated lounge offers a wide variety of viewing options with reserved seating and drink specials starting at $200. Drink specials venue-wide include buckets of 5 Coors Light 16-ounce aluminum bottles or 5 Miller Lite 12-ounce bottles for $40, 5 bottles of import beer for $45 and 5 bottles of craft beer for $50. Reserve the following packages here.

  • If you’ve always wanted to tell your friends, “let’s retreat to the library” while holding your Scotch with your pinky out, Montecristo has you covered with VIP seating in the Library VIP area, which includes two chairs and one table with access to two flat screen TVs and the massive 200-inch video wall. Reservations include a bucket of domestic beer. ($200)
  • Want more room to spread out? Library sectionals include a large sectional couch, which seats 2 – 3 guests, with access to two flat screen TVs and the 200-inch video wall. Reservations include two buckets of domestic, import or craft beer. ($300)
  • Fans of up-close views will want to choose the Luxury Library Living Room option, located directly in front of Montecristo’s 200-inch, wall-to-wall high definition video screen. You’ll enjoy a sumptuous leather couch with two oversized leather arm chairs with two tables. This package seats four to five guests comfortably and include two buckets of domestic, import or craft beer plus the added bonus of a signature Montecristo Cigar for each member in party ($500 per living room).
  • Bring a taste of the outdoors inside with Courtyard VIP Sectional Seating located in a more private area of the lounge, which includes a combination of couches and chairs, comfortably seating four to six guests, plus four large flat screens. Reservations include two buckets of domestic, import or craft beer and a signature Montecristo Cigar for each person ($500).
  • If you don’t trust your buddies not to hog the couch, select the Courtyard Man Cave, which includes four oversized chairs, so everybody gets their own seat, plus a large table with a large flat screen TV. Reservations and include two buckets of domestic, import or craft beer and a signature Montecristo Cigar for each person ($500).
  • If you’re splurging on the ultimate watch party, book the Big Baller Ultimate Big Game Viewing Experience at Montecristo for your group of 10. This ultra VIP package offers jerseys for your crew from the Big Game teams and a signature Montecristo cigar for each guest. The food and drink offerings are sure to satisfy the biggest of ballers. Your group can enjoy one bottle of 750 mL Crown Royal XR and one 1.75 L bottle of Absolut Elyx, all-you-care-to-drink beer and wine selected by a Caesars Palace sommelier, a premium three-course steak dinner with sides featuring the decadent seafood tower plus a Montecristo swag bag to take home. The package is $10,000 and runs from 2:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. To reserve this package, please call 866-733-5827 or email restaurantgroupsales@caesars.com.
Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill

We would’ve counted these, but we are a Las Vegas blog, not a keg counter. We’re going to say 15, more or less.

Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill

A British pub might not be your first thought for American football viewing but hey, there were a few games played in England this year! There are flat screen TVs all over the 290-seat venue so you can catch every play while noshing on unlimited draft beer, wine and tailgate food, served buffet-style. There’s also an assorted Chef Snack Basket and bucket of beer right on your table. This Big Game Package is $200 or you can upgrade your package to include cocktails for an additional $50. Call (702) 238-8539 to reserve your seat.

Alto Bar

Enjoy reserved seating at Alto Bar with bottle service, so you can focus on just watching the game, plus a tasty buffet ($149). Drink specials will also be offered for cocktail fans. Reserve your seat here.

Vista Cocktail Lounge

Viewing party seats at Vista Cocktail Lounge will give you a great vista of the game. Individual seats start at $50 and tables start at $250. Drink specials will also be offered so you can enjoy all your favorite cocktails. Book your reservation here.

The LINQ Hotel & Casino and The LINQ Promenade

The LINQ offers a host of viewing options both in the hotel casino and out on The LINQ Promenade. You can even watch by the pool, overlooking The LINQ Promenade.

Las Vegas Pool- Fantasy Football Draft Party

Party by the pool at The LINQ! Photo courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.

The POOL at The LINQ

It’s always pool season in Las Vegas. Party by the pool as you take in the football action at a viewing party at The POOL at The LINQ. This package offers a stadium-style buffet featuring Guy Fieri’s wings from Guy Fieri’s Vegas Kitchen & Bar while you watch the game on a projector screen and multiple TVs throughout the venue ($99). Promotion models and swag will make the game even more fun. Cabanas are available for an additional fee. Book your package here or by calling (702) 835-5713.

TAG at The LINQ

Grab a beer and watch the games at TAG. Photo courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.

TAG Sports Bar

Score a stadium-style buffet featuring Guy Fieri’s wings from Guy Fieri’s Vegas Kitchen & Bar, access to a satellite betting station, swag and giveaways from promotion models at TAG Sports Bar at The LINQ Hotel & Casino. General seating includes two drink tickets or a bucket of five beers for $99 or you can upgrade to the “best seats in the house” aka comfy recliners with personal TVs above each seat for $150. Reserve your seat here.

Guy Fieri's Bacon Mac N Cheese Burger

Guy Fieri’s burgers will fill you up. Photo courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.

Guy Fieri’s Vegas Kitchen & Bar

Guy Fieri’s Vegas Kitchen & Bar at The LINQ Hotel & Casino opens up at 1 p.m., so you can make the most of the $150 food and drink package with open bar during the game. Score flags or T-shirts in your team’s colors to cheer your team on in style. Make your friends at home jealous by posting selfies from the fun football backdrop at the step and repeat. The Big Game Menu features an appetizer course served family-style with jalapeno bacon popcorn, assorted wings and Fieri’s signature trashcan brisket nachos. That’s just the first course! Next, choose an entrée including The Mayor of Flavortown Burger, the pulled pork Motley ‘Que Sandwich and the Big Bite Caesar Salad, just to name a few. Dessert is Guy’s Cheesecake Challenge, which is crazier than a trick play and so much sweeter. Book your tasty package by calling (702) 794-3139 or online.

O'Sheas Beer Pong

Try your hand at beer pong at O’Shea’s. Photo courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.

O’Sheas

If you want your football with a side of beer pong, O’Sheas at The LINQ is the place for you. General seating is $59 and includes swag and giveaways plus a bucket of five Miller or Coors Light beers. There’s a large projector plus multiple TVs throughout the venue and you can order food from Nook Café through handy dandy mobile ordering so you don’t miss any commercials, um, uh, plays. Book your package here.

The High Roller

Keep the beerfest rolling during halftime with a ride on The High Roller Observation Wheel where you can get a free draft beer with the purchase of a day or night ticket. It’s also a great spot to keep the fun going after the game ends.

 

Virgil’s Real BBQ

Get your grub on in a big way with the BBQ Smokin’ Big Game Feast Package at Virgil’s Real BBQ at The LINQ Promenade. The menu includes, barbecued wings, Caesar salad, Trainwreck Fries, the award-winning Virgil’s BBQ Pig Out combo platter with a variety of meats and sides plus a classic banana pudding for dessert ($40).

Add a premium open bar package featuring Skyy vodka, Bayou rum, Beefeater Gin, Old Forester and Wild Turkey bourbons, Sauza tequila and house cocktails including Kicked up Lemonade, Virgil’s Margarita and frozen margaritas plus Bayou Punch. All draft beer, and house pinot grigio and pinot noir plus soft drinks are also included ($75).

AmeriCAN at The LINQ Promenade.

AmeriCAN Beer & Cocktails at The LINQ Promenade. Photo courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.

ameriCAN Beer & Cocktails

ameriCAN offers two options, including one on the patio overlooking The LINQ Promenade. Reserve a seat inside with premium open bar ($100) or outside on the patio, also with a premium open bar ($75). Both are available for purchase at events.americanbeerbar.com.

Tilted Kilt

Tilted Kilt at The LINQ Promenade features two levels of football-viewing space with all-you-care-to-drink starting one hour before the game, plus an appetizer per person ($195).

The classic Reuben from Canter's Deli.

The classic Reuben from Canter’s Deli. Photo courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.

Canter’s Deli

One of the newest additions to The LINQ Promenade, Canter’s Deli, is getting TVs installed just in time for the Big Game. Grab one of their famous sandwiches and a beer including the hand-carved corned beef sandwich and a bottle of Bud for $16 or the hand-carved pastrami sandwich and a bottle of Bud for $17.

Gordon Ramsay Fish & Chips

Not to be left out, this delicious eatery by celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay at The LINQ Promenade gets in the football spirit with a special version of their dirty chips. Devour the chili cheese dirty chips because every football game needs to be celebrated with fried food drenched in chili and cheese.

Harrah’s Las Vegas

This center-Strip property is in the middle of the football action as the bars and restaurants bring in extra TVs for this most important of days on the sports calendar.

The Southern Fried Twinkie at Toby Keith's

The Southern Fried Twinkie at Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill represents all that is right with America. Photo by Jennifer Whitehair / Total Vegas Blog.

Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill

You can enjoy the game with an unlimited supply of draft beer. Red Solo cup, anyone? Enjoy a Big Game menu featuring an appetizer, entrée and dessert to go with your all-you-care-to-drink beer. Menu highlights include tailgate staples like jumbo hot & barbecued wings, jalapeno poppers, beer-battered onion rings, breaded chicken strips and burgers. Save room for a deep fried Twinkie for dessert. Just trust us. There will be a popcorn machine for that stadium atmosphere plus giveaways from promo models including shirts and flags in your team’s colors. The game will stream on 28 TVs plus the big screen on stage ($99). Book your package here.

Race & Sports book

Grab a seat where you place your bets and enjoy a snack basket, bucket of beers plus prize giveaways for jerseys included with your entry ($99). Upgrade to the “best seats in the house” for $149. Reserve your seats here.

Fulton Street Food Hall

Savor all-you-care-to-drink draft beer plus a $20 food voucher, good for whatever you fancy from this food hall’s diverse offerings, which include football fan favorites like pizza and burgers ($69). Promotion models will be doling out swag and everybody gets a T-shirt or flag to cheer on their favorite team. Make your reservation here.

Carnaval Court at Harrah's Las Vegas

Get in on the fun at Carnaval Court. Photo courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.

Carnaval Court 

This outdoor flair bar is known for bartenders with fancy tricks but now it will be home to fancy footwork from your favorite football players when the venue brings in additional TVs and projectors for the Big Game. Grab a T-shirt or flag to show your spirit. Seats will include a bucket of beer and $20 food credit for Fulton Street Food Hall so everyone can get just what they want to eat. Book your seats here.

Harrah's piano bar patio

Catch the game from the new patio at The Piano Bar. Photo courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.

Piano Bar 

Usually home to fun lounge entertainment, this popular venue will be all ball during the Big Game with extra TVs. Enjoy a bucket of beer and $20 Fulton Street Food Hall food credit plus giveaways in your team’s colors.

The Cromwell

The Cromwell is calling your name, with its brand new sports book plus bar and lounge in the middle of the casino floor action. Step right up, place a bet then sit back and relax while you cheer on your team.

Interlude

Interlude at The Cromwell. Photo courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.

Interlude

Watch the game on two projectors and five TVs in the heart of the casino floor at Interlude. Seating includes a choice of your bucket of beer (five Miller or Coors Lights) or three drink tickets plus an all-you-can-eat buffet from eatwell featuring the amazingly delicious Barbary Dogs, tacos, wings, pizzas, sliders, nachos and fries ($100).

Bound at The Cromwell. Photo courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.

Bound at The Cromwell. Photo courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.

Bound

This posh lounge is located just across from the all new sports book, for all your Big Game betting needs. Opt for a seating package that includes a bucket of Miller or Coors Light or three drink tickets, if cocktails are more your speed, the same delicious tailgate fare from eatwell that you’ll find at Interlude (above), all in an intimate lounge setting ($125). To book Interlude or Bound packages, please call (702) 777-3790.

The Cromwell's new sports book

Photo courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.

The Cromwell Sports book

The beautiful new Cromwell Sports Book offers various tiered seating packages: Seating in the first row of the sports book for $150, seating in the second row for $250, seating in the third row for $350 and a table of four seats on sides of the venue for $600. Guests will have access to the scrumptious eatwell buffet just across the hall at adjacent Bound as well as a snack basket and their choice of a bucket of Miller or Coors Light or three drink tickets. Reserve your seat online here.

Paris LAS Vegas

Paris, France might not be known for its football, but Paris Las Vegas is. It’s all about food at these Paris venues that put tailgate fare in the spotlight.

Beer Park

Take it to the roof with Beer Park’s rooftop tailgate party, perfect for groups. The food packages start at $125 per person and accommodate up to 10 people. Packages include guaranteed seating plus a delicious buffet-style spread of your stadium favorites including nachos, hot dogs, bratwursts, soft pretzels, chips and salsa, onion dip, guacamole, pork rinds and more. You can also place your bets right there on the roof, in one of the few in-house sports betting kiosks outside of casino sports books. Those wishing to purchase beers can choose from more than 100 beers, including 36 drafts on tap. Challenge your friends to adult-sized yard games during downtime including Jenga and Connect Four.

Le Burger Brasserie

Photo courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.

Burger Brasserie

The food is the star at this Paris Las Vegas restaurant and bar, known for its gigantic 15-foot by 15-foot television plus additional plasmas. Menu highlights include barbecue chicken cavatappi pasta salad, fingerling loaded potato salad, Buffalo and Parmesan garlic wings, sliders and hot dogs, waffle fries and various desserts including Rice Krispies Treats, brownies and assorted gourmet dessert popcorn. Additionally, guests can enjoy all-you-care-to-drink beer, wine and well cocktails. ($125). Please call (702) 946-4347 to book your reservation.

Napoleon's piano lounge

Watch the game in style at Napoleon’s Lounge. Photo courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.

Napoleon’s 

Usually home to dueling pianos, this bar will be set for a showdown between dueling football teams during the Big Game. Chow down on the delicious food spread including cilantro lime Brussels sprouts slaw, a carving station with spice-rubbed tri tip and smoked pork shoulder, wings four ways, French onion beef sliders, hot dogs and an assortment of tempting desserts ($125). Get your share of prizes and giveaways while you watch. Please call (702) 348-9033 for reservations.

Le Bar Du Sport

This sports bar offers several seating options to accommodate crews of any size. Choose a four-top table with four drink tickets ($125), a couch with four drink tickets ($200) or single seating ($250 plus prizes, giveaways and drink specials.

Planet Hollywood resort & Casino

Known for its amazing entertainment options, the stars of the stages at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino take a back seat for the day to make way for football.

RINGER WINGS, PIZZA & SLIDERS SPORTS BOOK

Watch the games at Ringer. Photo courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.

Ringer Wings, Pizza & Sliders Sports Book

The name of this Las Vegas sports book hits all the right notes for a Big Game viewing party. Packages start at $100 for all-you-care-to-drink beer, wine and well cocktails plus a $30 food credit. Get your share of prizes and giveaways while you watch. Please call (702) 523-7430 to make a reservation.

Heart Bar at Planet Hollywood

Heart Bar

Be in the center of the action at this hip casino bar where tables for four people can be reserved for a $400 beverage minimum. Enjoy drink specials and prize drawings plus giveaways while you cheer on your team. Please call (702) 523-7430 to book your table.

Extra Lounge

If you’re looking for a little something extra for the Big Game, head to Extra Lounge where you’ll get giveaways and be in the running for fun prizes. Tables accommodate four and can be reserved for a $300 beverage minimum. Please call (702) 523-7430 to reserve your seats.

Gordon Ramsay Burger at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.

Gordon Ramsay Burger at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. Photo courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.

Gordon Ramsay Burger

Elevate your tailgate food experience with gourmet burgers by celebrated chef Gordon Ramsay during the Big Game. Enjoy all-you-care-to-drink beer, wine and well cocktails plus a $50 food credit for $150 per person. Don’t forget the amazing milkshakes. Please call (702) 274-0057 to book your table.

Flamingo Las Vegas

Are you picturing a flamingo in a football jersey? Well, you probably are now. Though the wildlife won’t be dressed for the occasion, the energy will be high while you cheer your team to victory at Flamingo Las Vegas.

Garden Bar

Get guaranteed seating with views of three big screen HD TVs plus a bucket of four beers starting at $75 per person. Enjoy prizes giveaways throughout the game with a halftime raffle. Enjoy tailgate favorites from Café To Go Express like pizza and nachos. Book online or call (702) 604-8801.

5 O'clock Somewhere

See? Who says there aren’t clocks in Vegas casinos?

It’s 5 O’clock Somewhere Bar

Catch the game on a large projector screen from stadium-style seating. Each seat includes a bucket of four beers, light snacks plus beer pong available at half time. Seating options are $75 or $100, including a $25 food voucher. Book online or call (702) 604-8801.

Bally’s Las Vegas

Place your bets right where you’re watching the game at this classic casino sports book in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip.

Bally's Las Vegas Sports Book

Watch the games where you place your bets. Photo courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.

Bally’s Sports Book

Bet on or just watch all the action at Bally’s with several seating options. Choose a four-top table ($125) or individual seats that include one drink ticket ($25 for standard seats or $50 for best viewing angles). Please call (702) 523-7430 to reserve your seat.

Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino

Choose from the heart of the casino floor or be on top of it all at the Rio’s rooftop bar and lounge. If you’re looking to lighten the cooking load, you can even order a food package to go. Score!

All American Bar & Grill

If you want to take some all-American football grub home with you to cut the hassle of preparing it yourself, call (702) 777-7767 to place your order for The Big Game Feast, delivered curbside on Feb. 4 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. ($70). It includes hot wings, ribs, a deli grinder, hot dogs, house salad, pretzels, chips and salsa and pineapple upside down cake.

Voodoo Rooftop Nightclub

Photo courtesy of Caesars Entertainment.

Voodoo Rooftop Nightclub & Lounge

If the game doesn’t turn out how you wanted, the view at VooDoo Rooftop Nightclub & Lounge certainly will make up for it. Enjoy a three-hour open bar including well cocktails and domestic and import beers plus a tailgate buffet ($200).

iBar

This popular casino bar offers an open bar package featuring a buffet as well for $100, or you can opt for just the food portion for $25.

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About The Author

Allison came to Las Vegas over a decade ago and fell in love with the city and all its dining and entertainment options. A live music junkie and tequila enthusiast, she has written for Las Vegas Weekly, Las Vegas Sun, Vegas Magazine and Conde Nast's VegasChatter.

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2 Responses

  1. Karin Burton

    Great article but there are no contacts listed for any of the Harrah’s options. I’ve called their operator as well as their concierge and they don’t have this info. Can you tell me who you spoke to about their packages? Thank you.

  2. Allison Duck

    Hi Karin!

    Thanks for that catch. I have added in booking links above for the various Harrah’s parties and you can also contact Armando Torres at 702-693-6273 for more information and to book your Big Game Experience. Thanks for reading and I hope you enjoy the game, wherever you’re watching 🙂

    Thanks,
    Allison

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