Where to watch the Super Bowl in Costa Rica
Can Peyton Manning dominate the Seahawks’ vaunted defense to win his second Super Bowl? Will ex-San José Mayor Johnny Araya hold off challengers in the presidential election? There’s a couple of major clashes going on this Sunday.
Alas, NFL fans shouldn’t be overwhelmed. The Tico Times will help you find a a place to tune in to Super Bowl XLVIII. The Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks kick off at 5:30 p.m. We’ve compiled a list of prominent sports bars in country that plan on showing the big game. If you notice we’re missing a venue, email us or leave it in the comments and we’ll update the story. And don’t forget to follow the election on your smartphone through The Tico Times site and our Twitter and Facebook page. Winners should be crowned in both events between 9 and 10 p.m. (unless the election goes to a second round, which is likely).
We’ve included links to the Facebook page or website of each sports bar. Many of these locations have their own game day food and drinks special. Fortunately, most of the country is not enforcing the once-traditional Election Day dry law. Although Hooters in Cartago and San Pedro – where the dry law is in effect – have the saddest Super Bowl special. Buy 20 wings and get a free pitcher of…soda. Oh.
Remember: Vote first. Then watch football.
Unless you’re a Gringo, in that case just drink beer all day.
Places to watch Super Bowl XLVIII (Kickoff: 5:30 p.m.)
Hooters Plaza Mango, 2519-9099
Downtown San José
Chubbs Bar: 2222-0835
Club Casino Colonial: 2258-2807
Rick’s Sports Bar & Grill, 2222-3232
Henry’s Beach Cafe, 2289-6250
Hooters, Plaza Itskatzú, 2588-2340
Hooligans, Multiplaza 2201-8261
Hooligans, Trejos Montealegre, 2289-0908
Wyndham San José, 2209-9860
Hooters, Plaza Bratsi, 2237-9957
Hooligans, Paseo de las Flores, 2262-5757
Mac’s American Bar: 2231-3145
Hooligans, Lincoln Plaza, 2519-9506
Puente Negro Bar, 2533-2269
REST OF COSTA RICA
Don Brasilitos, Brasilito: 2654-5310
Bar Jolly Roger, 8706-8438
Bar Claritas, 2643-2615
Los Amigos, 2643-2961
Billfish Sports Bar & Lounge, 2777 0411
Playas del Coco
Coconutz Sports Bar & Grill, 2670-1982
Best Western Tamarindo Vista Vista Villas – Crazy Monkey Bar, 2653-0114
The Club at Mar Vista, 8648-1728
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