From left: Anna Milonas, of Commack, Georgia Papathanasiou, of Island Park, and Helen...

From left: Anna Milonas, of Commack, Georgia Papathanasiou, of Island Park, and Helen Koutosoubis, of Ronkonkoma, watch football at the Main Event in Farmingdale. Credit: Linda Rosier

It’s time to huddle up and get a game plan going because Super Bowl Sunday is almost here. Sometimes dining out gets expensive, but there are affordable ways to get your football on. Here are some Long Island venues where you can enter the end zone for under $50 on Feb. 11.

Croxley's Ale House

129 New Hyde Park Rd., Franklin Square; 7 South Park Ave., Rockville Centre; 190 Main St., Farmingdale

Jimmy Chee, left, of Queens Village, and Ronny Luna, of...

Jimmy Chee, left, of Queens Village, and Ronny Luna, of Stewart Manor, watch football and eat wings at Croxley's in Franklin Square. Credit: Linda Rosier

Take part in the annual Croxley Bowl at Croxley's Ale House where, for $49.95 per person, gamers get their choice of more than 30 open tap beers plus an unlimited buffet featuring on-the-bone and boneless wings, pasta, hot dogs and more from kickoff until the end of the game. Mixed drinks ($8-$11) are available but separate from the deal. The game will be shown on all screens with the sound on.

More info Franklin Square: 516-326-9542; Rockville Centre: 516-764-0470; Farmingdale: 516-293-7700,

Miller’s Ale House

88 Veterans Memorial Hwy., Commack; 1800 The Arches Circle, Deer Park; 4000 Middle Country Rd., Lake Grove, 3046 Hempstead Tpke., Levittown

Dine in and watch the game on flat-screen TV’s — up to 90 — posted around the restaurants. Specials include 12 wings with sauce selection (Korean barbecue, garlic parmesan, Caribbean jerk, sweet Thai chili, honey mustard, teriyaki and five pepper fire) and a pitcher of Coors Lite for $27.49 or 24 wings with sauce selection and a pitcher of Coors Lite for $48.99.
More info Commack: 631-493-2370, Deer Park: 631-667-0228, Lake Grove: 631-738-6725, Levittown: 516-520-7000, `

Tap Room

44-46 E Main St., Bay Shore; 206 Main St., Farmingdale; 1 Jericho Tpke., Jericho; 1010 Park Blvd., Massapequa Park; 114 W Main St., Patchogue; 47-51 N. Village Ave., Rockville Centre

Friends enjoy a meal at The Tap Room in Patchogue.

Friends enjoy a meal at The Tap Room in Patchogue. Credit: Yvonne Albinowski

Head to this gastropub for the Sunday football special including $8 mussels, $20 buckets of Budweiser or Bud Light, $5 Blue Point and Modelo and $5 Jameson shots.

More info Bay Shore: 631-665-2000; Farmingdale: 516-586-8880; Jericho: 516-252-6222; Massapequa Park: 516-590-7030; Patchogue: 631-569-5577; Rockville Centre: 516-594-4000;


959 W. Beech St., Long Beach

Watch the big game and enjoy endless drinks and a tailgate buffet for $50 per person starting at 6:30 p.m.

More info 516-431-0280,

Post Office Café

130 W. Main St.

Head to this Babylon spot for $5 draft beers, $6 well drinks, $8 specialty cocktails, games, prizes and a complimentary buffet during halftime.

More info 631-669-9224,

Village Idiot

8 E. Main St., Patchogue; 1487 Montauk Hwy., Oakdale; 2811 Middle Country Rd., Lake Grove

Cheer on your team while enjoying deals on apps and beers. The football special menu includes Miller Lite and Bud Light pitchers for $10 ($20 for a bucket), shots of Casa Del Sol Silver for $5, mini chicken tacos for $8, jumbo pretzel for $7 and eight-piece wings starting at $10.

More info 631-573-6633,

The Main Event

99 Old Country Rd., Plainview; 1815 Broad Hollow Rd., Farmingdale

Server and bartender Anthony Bellacosa with a platter of pretzel...

Server and bartender Anthony Bellacosa with a platter of pretzel bun sliders and baked clams at the Main Event in Farmingdale. Credit: Linda Rosier

Watch the big game on 65 flat-screens in Plainview or 85 TVs in Farmingdale with surround sound. Guests can enjoy an Olympic Sampler ($23.95) containing Buffalo wings, toasted ravioli, mozzarella sticks and potato skins or the Extreme Nachos ($16.95 — beef, $18.95 — chicken) smothered with southwestern chili, Monterey Jack and Cheddar cheeses, lettuce, jalapeño peppers, black olives, tomatoes, sour cream plus salsa. Pints run $6-$10, mixed drinks are $8-$10 and $25 for buckets of domestic beer. There will be free raffles for flat-screen TVs, coolers and other swag. Reservations are suggested. 

More info Plainview: 516-935-5120; Farmingdale: 631-522-1030;


1 W. Main St., Patchogue

Football fans can come and watch the game on over 100 TVs. Game Day specials include buckets of domestic beers and hard seltzers for $25, buckets of High Noon for $35 and 30 wings for $30 food special.

More info 888-882-9464,

RC Dugans 

2314 Hempstead Tpke, East Meadow

The sports bar and restaurant will be offering a kickoff party for $50 per person starting at 6:30 p.m. that includes bottomless drinks and a halftime buffet.

More info 516-520-0325,

Changing Times

1247 Melville Rd., Farmingdale

Go to the pregame outdoor tailgate party at Changing Times from 3 to 6 p.m. where football fans can grab a free burger or hot dog when purchasing a draft ($6-$8) or mixed drink ($7-$10). Then stay for the game, which will be shown on over 50 flat-screens while enjoying a beer bucket (5 bottles — $25 domestic, $30 craft/imported) or pitcher special ($14 domestic).

More info 631-694-6462;

The Greene Turtle

1740 Hempstead Tpke., East Meadow

The Greene Turtle on Hempstead Turnpike in East Meadow is offering...

The Greene Turtle on Hempstead Turnpike in East Meadow is offering Super Bowl specials.  Credit: Jeff Bachner

Score a deal at the Greene Turtle Sports Bar & Grille with the Turtle Touchdown — a $25 game day experience. Players can choose a shareable appetizer (Bavarian pretzel sticks, boneless wings, Buffalo chicken dip or chicken quesadilla) and enjoy 5-cent draft beer (Angry Orchard, Bud Light, Coors Light, Michelob Ultra, Miller Lite, Rinder’s Keeper, Turtle Crawl IPA) throughout the duration of the game beginning at 11:30 a.m. Feb. 11. 

More info 516-280-7251,

The Brixton

111 Deer Park Ave., Babylon

The big game will be played on the bar TVs as well as a projector in the dining room. The restaurant is offering a $20 buffet during halftime. Buffet items include lemon pepper wings, Buffalo wings, Brixton burgers, mac and cheese, queso dip, pretzels and pigs in a blanket.

More info 631-587-2000,

The All Star

96 Main Rd., Riverhead

Guests can bowl, play pool, or simply relax while watching the game on a giant 28-foot LED video wall as well as 50 flat screens throughout the venue. Drink specials include $5 green tea shots (Jameson, peach schnapps, a splash of sour mix), $3 — 16 oz. or $5 — 22 oz. Bud Lights or $6 well cocktails of your choice (vodka, tequila, gin). There are also beer buckets (5 bottles) for $15 (domestic) and $20 (imported) plus $10 — 64 oz. pitchers of Bud, Bud Light and Coors Light. A full food menu awaits and every purchase of a burger or sandwich comes with a free 16 oz. pint. Also food specials are available including wings.
More info 631-998-3565,

Library Café

274 Main St., Farmingdale

Chow down on $1 wings by the half dozen or dozen with options including mild, hot, honey, Sicilian, chipotle BBQ or Thai. Drink specials include $4 Miller Lite pints ($15 pitchers), $6 seasonal draughts ($20 pitches) and High Noon cans for $6 or $28 for a bucket of five. 

More info 516-752-7678,

The Nutty Irishman

323 Main St., Farmingdale

Try crispy chicken wings tossed in Jameson Irish Whiskey BBQ...

Try crispy chicken wings tossed in Jameson Irish Whiskey BBQ sauce at the Nutty Irishman in Farmingdale. Credit: Daniel Brennan

Head on down to the Nutty Irishman where $45 gets you an unlimited wing buffet, plus an open bar (beer only). The game will be shown on the giant video wall and football jerseys will be raffled off at the bar.

More info 516-293-9700;

Argyle Grill and Tavern

90 Deer Park Ave., Babylon

Start the day with a pregame Super Sunday happy hour from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. with half-price bar menu appetizers, $5 domestic beer, $6 imported beers, $7 wines and $8 mixed drinks.

More info 631-321-4900,


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