Where to Celebrate the San Francisco 49ers in the Super Bowl
By: Alexandra Cave
Photo courtesy of the 49ers
The Quest for Six continues as the San Francisco 49ers head to New Orleans for Super Bowl XLVII. For Niners fans looking to celebrate from home, the San Francisco Travel Association has compiled a list of the top nine ways to enjoy the Bowl by the Bay.
For more ideas from knowledgeable, multilingual experts, drop in at the San Francisco Visitor Information Center, 900 Market St., on the lower level of Hallidie Plaza or visit www.sanfrancisco.travel for more recommendations on how to best enjoy San Francisco during this exciting championship game.
From massive screens to tiny corner bars, San Francisco has a refuge for every fan. For more information on San Francisco’s vibrant bar scene, visit http://bit.ly/TomFpY.
Visitors are encouraged to walk, bike or take public transit during their visit. For regional transit information, telephone 510-893-8729, call 511 within the nine San Francisco Bay Area counties or visit www.511.org. For information on public transit within San Francisco, telephone 311 or visit www.sfmta.org.
Super Bowl events and activities include:
Candlestick Park Stadium Tours
490 Jamestown Ave., San Francisco
Home to the San Francisco 49ers and the original home of the San Francisco Giants, Candlestick Park brims with memories and legacies. Take a tour and get the scoop behind the scenes like never before in the second-oldest and only concrete stadium in the NFL. On this 60-minute guided tour guests can experience the 49ers locker room, walk through the tunnel onto the field, run the gridiron, see views from the football press box, peek inside a luxury suite, and more. Fans will even have a chance to re-enact "The Catch" by Joe Montana and Dwight Clark that led the 49ers to their first Super Bowl in 1982. Tours are available Monday through Friday at 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., and some Saturdays at 11 a.m. Tours must be booked in advance.
Super Bowl Party at Jasper's Corner Tap & Kitchen
401 Taylor St., San Francisco
Come watch the Super Bowl at Jasper's Corner Tap & Kitchen. With several large screen TVs to watch, guests can cheer on the 49ers while snacking on delicious bites like $2 Berkshire pulled pork sliders with bourbon BBQ and apple slaw; $5 Kobe all-beef dogs; $5 crispy hot wings with scorched scotch bonnet sauce, celery slaw and blue cheese raita and $2 beers.
Tacolicious Super Bowl Extravaganza
741 Valencia St., San Francisco
Join Tacolicious for Superbowl XLVII. The event is $70 per person and includes unlimited taco/nacho bar along with crispy tamarindo-habanero chicken wings, bacon-wrapped hot dogs, Oaxaca cheese sticks, margarita bar, beer, plus two squares (worth $10 each) in a pool with quarterly cash prizes of up to $1,000. The game will be viewed on a large screen projector. Purchase tickets at www.tacolicioussuperbowl.eventbrite.com.
Club Tattoo, Pier 39, San Francisco
Hard-core Niners fanatics can prove their undying allegiance with a 49ers tattoo from Pier 39’s Club Tattoo. Using an interactive touch screen, customers are invited to create their own 49ers-inspired tattoo designs for the ultimate show of support. After all, anybody can wear a hat and jersey, but it takes a real fan to display permanent pride.
Pied Piper Bar & Grill
Palace Hotel, 2 New Montgomery St., San Francisco
Come to the Pied Piper Bar & Grill for an epic Super Bowl party. Watch the game on big screen TVs and celebrate in a lively, comfortable lounge atmosphere. Kick off the party at the Pied Piper Tailgate – nibble on nachos, twin “Harbaugh Fries” and warm pretzels. Win big with prizes for every 49er touchdown, and chow down at the New Orleans half-time buffet complete with gumbo, catfish, shrimp and crawfish etouffée. Cost is $37 per person, exclusive of tax and gratuity.
2455 Mason St., San Francisco
Visit Pescatore and enjoy Super Bowl inspired appetizers during the game. Each time Colin Kaepernick runs a touchdown, beer and wine will be offered for $1 alongside complimentary sliders. If the 49ers win the Super Bowl, Pescatore will offer a celebratory 49% discount on dinner (alcoholic beverages excluded). The 49% discount is applied to the dinner bill only, not the bar bill during the game.
Super Sunday Surfing!
Pacifica State Beach, Pacifica
Family not interested in football? Get them out of the house so you can focus on what’s important – a 49ers win. Adventure Out is offering 50% off all surf lessons, two-days only (Super Bowl weekend). Register online and use code supersunday at checkout.
49ers Cupcakes at Cako
Multiple Bay Area locations
What’s sweeter than Super Bowl success? Cako’s 49ers cupcakes. Show your Niners pride by ordering 49ers cupcakes, made for delivery on game day. Orders can be placed here: http://www.cako.com/our-selection/49ers-cupcake.html.
Half Moon Bay Brewing Company
390 Capistrano Rd., Half Moon Bay
The Half Moon Bay Brewing Company is the place to be on Super Bowl Sunday. There will be extra viewing screens in the restaurant, sun patio and Mavericks Beer Garden (weather permitting). The Marshall Law Band will be rocking the house in the bar from 4-8 p.m..
For additional suggestions on where to eat, drink and watch the 49ers, visit http://bit.ly/XB0hVP.
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