Cabo Super Bowl Parties

BY: FERNANDO RODRIGUEZ

When the first Super Bowl was held at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in 1967, attendance for the game between the Vince Lombardi-coached Green Bay Packers and Kansas City Chiefs, was a meager 61, 946 and the cost for a 30-second commercial during the nationally-televised game was $42,000 US dollars. This year's 54th edition is now considered the most-watched televised sporting event in the world, seen by over 130 countries in more than 30 different languages. The price tag for a 30-second commercial this Sunday, February 2, is $5.2 million dollars.

While in Los Cabos, any sports-loving visitor can find the game being broadcast at the restaurant bar located somewhere on the grounds of their 5-star resort hotel. For those wanting to venture into the fun-filled football-crazed areas of downtown Cabo San Lucas or central SJDC, they can begin with some of the more popular drinking sports bar establishments that consist of Tanga Tanga, Giggling Marlin, Jungle Bar, Cabo Blue, Senor Frogs, Nowhere Bar, Happy Endings, Rips, and Flip Flops; which are all located within a 6-block radius of each other.

For those wishing to enjoy a good meal while watching their favorite team or just rooting for the underdog, can sit back, relax and any of the following great restaurants with several plasma television sets from which to see the game; that includes Cabo Cantina, located on Blvd. Marina Parkway. Owner Don Weis and his superb attentive staff have traditionally, year in and year out, hosted a super good time with their annual Super Bowl party. Their three 70" inch and seven 65" big screens, along with a non-limited menu costs $30 dollars per person, which is applied to the bill, begins at 3 p.m. with reservations highly recommended.

For locals and guests alike, the Touchdown at Esperanza Resort Super Bowl party kicks off at 4 p.m., with an exclusive Los Cabos Residents Price of $990 pesos (taxes and services included), which includes their tasty food, cold beers and mega margaritas. Children 6-12 years of age receive a 50 percent off discount. It is necessary for local attendees to present their official Los Cabos credential ID. Touchdown at Esperanza's features a taco station, barbecue table, a dessert area and a healthy food corner, as well as their already famous hippie Food Truck; along with fun and games for boys and girls

For reservations, please call (624) 145-6435 or via Whatsapp at (624) 191-9108.

La Central Los Cabos, located at the Puerto Paraiso Mall Marina, will host their Super Bowl party that features their delicious food, cold beers and amazing drinks. The world-famous, Solomon’s Landing is offering draft beer with chicken wings for $9.99 USD, draft beer with Pita pizza at $6.50, along with hamburgers accompanied with a 5-ounce basket of fries and draft beer priced at $9.99. During Super Bowl Sunday at Solomon’s, draft beer and margaritas are available at two for one. Seating is also limited. For reservations, please call (624) 143-3050.

The Super Bowl Sunday 54 specials at Rock Stone Tavern includes a large pepperoni pizza with a margarita and their in-house drink called, Triton for $490 pesos ($22 USD) as well as a hamburger and large mug of beer for $199 pesos, and Sushi at a get-three-pay-for-two discount, and two-for-one carne asada nachos.

John’s Place, located on Marina Boulevard, is offering Super Bowl 54 specials of their tantalizingly tasty rack of barbecue pork ribs and a 6-bottle bucket of beers at just $19 US dollars, along with that same 6-bottle bucket of beers accompanied by some spicy or mild chicken wings at the same $19 USD price. John’s Place is also awarding every patron a free shot of Hornitos Tequila if the New England Patriots win. To reserve a seat at their festive Super Bowl event, please contact (624) 105-0381.

Other really cool and refreshing places to watch the Super Bowl 54 this year also includes the sports-friendly restaurant/bars along the Marina of Eco Cat, Baja Cantina, Tiki Bar, and Captain Tony's on the north side of the Marina near Tesoro Resort Hotel and in the Golden Zone southern section of the Marina at the multiple giant screens, Mango Deck and Fisherman's Restaurant, The Roof, and Breathless Resort Hotel.

In San Jose del Cabo, some of the most prominent and popular places to see the biggest game of the year will be at Baja Brewery in El Centro Historico (Historic Downtown), and at Shooters rooftop restaurant sports bar location, as well as the hamburger specialty Retro Bar, and Rock & Brews; located at Plaza del Pescadero.