Countdown to Kickoff: Where to watch your favorite NFL team in SoFLo

Whether you’re a hardcore football fan or like to watch the games on Sundays, there’s no denying that NFL season is in full swing. If you’re looking for the best ways to watch your favorite team, we’ve got you covered. From dining in at your favorite restaurant to taking out or cooking at home, we’ve got all the information you need. So grab a beer and get comfortable; here’s how to enjoy NFL games this season.

Dine In, Take Out, or Cook at Home

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COTE Miami

Catch the next big game at COTE, the MICHELIN-starred and James Beard Award-nominated KOREAN STEAKHOUSE™, and book their exclusive private dining room, the PK Room. Considered one of Miami’s hardest reservations to score, COTE offers an intimate space ideal for 10 guests equipped with COTE’s bespoke, state-of-the-art charcoal grills, along with a private AV system. Enjoy a MICHELIN-starred experience with a custom-curated menu by Executive Chef David Shim, sip on magnums, and capture many Instagram-worthy moments. 

Address:  3900 NE 2nd Ave. Miami, FL 33137

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La Traila Barbecue  

Tailgate from your couch with La Traila Barbecue, Miami’s genuine Texas-style craft barbecue, founded by Miami native/Buffalo Bills Wide Receiver Isaiah McKenzie and Austin native and pitmaster Mel Rodriguez. In addition to platters and meat by the half pound, signature drool-worthy items include: Brisket Sundae with a mac and cheese base then layered with baked beans and cream corn then topped with smoked brisket, cotija cheese, crema, and house sauce; La Barbecue Stack with sliced brisket, pulled pork, smoked sausage, topped with our housemade sauce, pickles and onions; a variety of burgers, fried chicken sandwiches, and sides. As a nod to Mel’s Mexican heritage, additional feature items graze the menu: Brisket Queso Empanadas, Brisket Quesadillas, and Brisket Elote, which is made of Mexican street corn, topped with brisket, cotija cheese, Mexican crema, and housemade sauce. Mel Rodriguez and the team are also available for tailgate catering and larger-scale gatherings. For more information on custom packages, please visit www.latrailabbq.com

Address: 8030 NW 154th St. Miami Lakes, FL 33016

Countdown to Kick-Off: Best Ways to Snack During the Game
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Time Out Market Miami

Where better to watch your favorite NFL team than at Time Out Market Miami. The sprawling food hall right off Lincoln Road is the perfect spot for game day viewing on one of the many screens throughout the Market. Cheer on your favorite team from the Market’s large main bar or two other bars and sip on local draft beers, select wines, and meticulously crafted cocktails. Football fans have a variety of food options from the city’s best chefs and restaurateurs to choose from, like Neapolitan-style pizza at PizzElla; Burgers from Little Liberty; Fried Chicken at Chick’n Jones; a delicious Bao Bun filled with pork, shrimp, or tofu at Pho Mo; or sweet treats from Azucar ice cream or Blakery cookies.

Address: 1601 Drexel Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139

Countdown to Kick-Off: Best Ways to Snack During the Game
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Tobacco Road

This NFL season, visit South Florida staple Tobacco Road for over-the-top cocktails and bites while watching your favorite football players score touchdowns. Available for lunch, dinner and delivery daily, the menu at Tobacco Road by Kush reads like a “greatest hits” compilation of American bar food, with just the right amount of elevation. The menu is everything you’d want to eat at a great bar with the twists you’d expect from Kush Hospitality, including wings, burgers, sandwiches, and more. Make sure to try award-winning favorites like the Frita Burger ($18), made with guava jelly, potato stix, bacon, Swiss cheese, and LoKal sauce, pressed on a flat top, along with refreshing beers and specialty cocktails.

Address: 650 S Miami Ave, Miami, FL 33130

 

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Countdown to Kick-Off: Best Ways to Snack During the Game
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4 Rivers Smokehouse

From small to large gatherings, 4R has your back with a variety of party packages and new chicken wing offerings, from hot and ready to eat or cold and easy to reheat. Priced at $54.99, the Gridiron Pack feeds four and comes with your choice of 4 Meat, 2 Classic Sides, and four pieces of Cornbread or Slider Buns. Priced at $60 (serves 4 – 6) or $109 (10 – 12), the Party Packages come with Brisket, Pulled Pork, Texas Sausage, 4R BBQ Beans, Mac & Cheese, Coleslaw, Slider buns, and sauce. Place your orders in advance at www.4rsmokehouse.com. Select 4 Rivers Smokehouse offerings are also available nationwide via GoldBelly.

Address: 2660 N University Dr, Coral Springs, FL 33065

Countdown to Kick-Off: Best Ways to Snack During the Game
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Matchbox

Football, beer, and a gorgeous waterfront view? It sounds like the ideal dining destination to watch your favorite NFL team in South Florida. MatchBox is an intimate neighborhood dining destination that opened in April 2022; the fast-casual concept features seating for 90 indoors and a 124 outdoor seat patio with TVs located throughout. The menu offers specialty cocktails alongside a menu that includes brick oven pizzas, salads, bowls, sandwiches, burgers, and more. Social Hour is offered Monday – Friday from 4 PM-7 PM, with $5 draft beers, $6 wines by the glass, and an array of $7 straight pours of particular spirits. A variety of cocktails are also available, including the Fig Old Fashioned, Strawberry Rose Margarita, and Cucumber Basil Collins ($7-$8). Delicious dishes offered at discounted prices include ($7) Jumbo Pretzel, ($11) 10″ Pizzas, and ($8) Hot Chicken Bites.

Address: 221 SW 1st Ave Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

Yellow Green Farmer's Market La Taula Paella
Yellow Green Farmer’s Market La Taula Paella

Yellow Green Farmer’s Market 

Yellow Green Farmers Market (YGFM) is South Florida’s one-of-a-kind destination for fresh fruit and vegetables, delicious food and drinks, leisure, and retail, consisting of over 325 local small businesses. Situated in an open-air space covered by a tin roof, with fans circulating throughout, YGFM is a true farmer’s Market, providing a bounty of seasonal and fresh foods and artisanal goods created by local artists and craftsmen. This football season, head to YGFM and watch the game on any of their 8 TVs at the NW Tikki Hut (stage). Grab a juicy hamburger from Salsabor or wings and pizza from GPW. The beauty of watching the game at the Market is your access to delicious meals like a steaming hot and buttery lobster roll from The Trap or tacos and margaritas from Bar Esmeralda and Hollywood Tacos. Enjoy a beer or frozen specialty cocktail from the Happytizer Bar. More than a market, YGFM is a fun family attraction in the heart of South Florida, full of activities and products for all ages. Yellow Green Farmers Market is open Saturdays and Sundays from 10 AM to 8:30 PM.

Address: 3080 Sheridan St, Hollywood, FL 33021

 

Watch your favorite NFL team without leaving home

Countdown to Kick-Off: Best Ways to Snack During the Game
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Galbi 

  • COTE Miami by Executive Chef David Shim
  • Galbi – diamond cut, short rib marinated in soy sauce with brown sugar, ripe pears, and tart orange juice.
  • Galbi recipe
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Countdown to Kick-Off: Best Ways to Snack During the Game
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