No-fuss places to watch the big game

Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Jax Grill is serving up classic game-day dishes in a sporty, but family-friendly environment.

HOUSTON (KTRK) -- Some people are looking for all the party information this Super Bowl week.

For those who are looking for a "chill" place to watch the game, checkout these picks.

Jax Grill

Jax Grill is serving up classic game-day dishes in a sporty, but family-friendly environment.

Whether you're craving a burger, nachos, wings, or onion rings -- there's something for everyone on the menu (even salads for your lettuce-loving friends).

The game will be playing at both locations, 1613 Shepherd Dr. (713) 861-5529 / 6510 S. Rice Ave. (713) 668-3606.

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It may not be the most obvious football grub, but the South African classics at The Springbok pair perfectly with the big game.

Food and drink specials (including chili bites, beef jerky, deviled eggs, brats and wings) will be available throughout the game.

Chef Seth Greenberg will be grilling brats from the patio and offering to-go snacks of pork rinds, chili popcorn for on-the go guests.

A special Blitz Board, featuring Springbok's signature housemade beef jerky, wings, deviled eggs and chili bites will be offered for larger groups in the dining room.

Other week-long specials include, $1 oysters and a bucket of beer for $10.

On Super Bowl Sunday, a Kegs & Eggs Brunch will kick off the day, from 10am-3pm.

Priced at $35, guests can delight in one complimentary Texas draft beer along with variety of brunch items like chilaquiles, a fruit medley and cheesy grits.

An abbreviated menu will also be available.

State Fare

State Fare in west Houston will broadcast the big game on all twelve of the restaurants TVs.

Also just in time for Super Bowl Sunday, enjoy the Sunday brunch menu from 10am-2:30pm every Saturday and Sunday.

Enjoy football favorites during the big game, including Frito Pie, Dill Pickle Dip, Ahi Tuna Burger, and H-Town Hot Fried Chicken. Kid plates are also available.

Bonus? Haven't had your fix of Pappy Van Winkle bourbon? State Fare is offering Pappy Van Winkle Reserve 12 Year and Old Rip Van Winkle 10 year for $40-$60/shot.

Ninfa's on Navigation

Ninfa's on Navigation not only offers fajitas (it is the birthplace of the dish!), but it also offers a lively vibe -- perfect for a Super Bowl fiesta.

Ninfa's will also be offering free shuttle service for customers to and from the NFL Fan Fest and Super Bowl festivities at Discovery Green and George R. Brown, on select days.

The restaurant will be offering the shuttle for the Rockets game on Thursday (2/2) and Friday (2/3), and then Saturday (2/4) from 12-8 p.m. for the NFL Experience at George R. Brown and then Sunday (2/5) from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. for the NFL Experience at George R. Brown.

Customers will have to show the driver their receipt from Ninfa's in order to get a complimentary ride.