There's too many large-screen HD televisions to count on the walls of bars scattered throughout Brookline and Dormont, and just as many drink specials for the Steelers' fans staying close to home to watch Saturday's playoff game. Get off the couch and come hang out at one of these fine drinking establishments while the Steelers battle the Baltimore Ravens for a chance to compete for the Superbowl at 4:30 p.m., and don't forget to bring that Terrible Towel.
The Getaway has two dining rooms open during football games, each with a large screen HD projection TV to showcase the game, and 20 smaller HD sets at the bar area. Take advantage of 20 oz. Yuengling drafts for $2.25 and pay just 25 cents more for a 20 oz. Coors Light. Whole jumbo wings are 75 cents, like they are during all Steelers' games, and sliders are $1.75. The Getaway usually attracts a large crowd for playoff games, so reservations are recommended for parties of six or more.
And for the Super Bowl, the Getaway offers an all-you-can-eat barbecue-style buffet for $13 per person during halftime.
Employees say that Cain's has a great atmosphere for watching a football game on one of their 16 HD TVs. There's 12 around the bar that are 42 inches or larger, and four in the restaurant of the same size. Cain's has 24 beers on draft and Saturday it will be offering specials for Bud and Bud Light at $2. Grab a bite to eat, because the kitchen is in service until closing time.
$10 buckets of domestic beer and a half-time buffet are just some of the reasons to spend the game at Brookline's Moonlite Cafe. The Moonlite Cafe expects the bar to be packed, but reservations aren't needed for meals in the dining room. The game will be displayed on two 42-inch and two 37-inch flatscreens in the barroom, and on a 42-inch flatscreen in the restaurant. The kitchen is open until 1 a.m.
The bar's playoff specials include 16 oz. drafts for $1.50, and a free buffet at halftime. With five screens around the bar, one at 37 inches and four at 27 inches, and another 37-inch TV at the back of the pub. If a more relaxed atmosphere is your thing, Zippy's is it since the bar is not expecting to be too crowded. The kitchen will be serving food throughout the day.
Though there is no kitchen at Marshall's, it does have a 50-inch high definition TV situated away from the serving area. Customers can grab a stool and and be sure not to miss a minute of the game with an additional four HD televisions at the bar. So far, details are undetermined but there will be a beer special. Drinks and bottles of liquor start at $2.75.
The tavern will be offering a free buffet at halftime, a draft beer special, and six flatscreens ranging from 25 to 46 inches.
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