Where to Watch the Super Bowl in Gainesville

By Amelia Bowles
Person sitting at table with beer and chips watching Super Bowl holding remote and point it at the TV

According to U.S. News & World Report, the 2023 Super Bowl gained the attention of 113.1 million viewers, the third-largest viewership of any show in television’s history, just behind the 2015 and 2017 Super Bowls. And whether you’re watching the Super Bowl for the football, the commercials or let’s be honest, to catch a glimpse of Taylor Swift, experiencing the camaraderie and atmosphere of a traditional Super Bowl Sunday is not easily forgotten. So, no matter your motivations, if you’re looking to take part in the 2024 Super Bowl festivities, we’ve got you covered with Gainesville spots that are sure to deliver.  

Top spots to watch the Super Bowl in Gainesville

Spurrier’s Gridiron Grille

4860 Steve Spurrier Way, Gainesville, FL 32608

  • Special Super Bowl menu with traditional tailgate food and more!
  • Reservations recommended

Ford’s Garage

3650 SW 32nd Ct Suite 20, Gainesville, FL 32608

  • Burgers, sandwiches, salads and comfort foods
  • Reservations recommended

The Swamp Restaurant

1104 SW 2nd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601

  • Burgers, salads and tailgate foods
  • Largest outdoor TV in Gainesville
  • Dog friendly: they even have their own menu!

Gumby’s Pizza

2028 SW 34th St, Gainesville, FL 32608

  • Pizza, salads and Pokey Stix!
  • Casual sports bar atmosphere with pool tables

Miller’s Ale House

2881 Bass Pro Shops Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608

  • Bar snacks, steaks, sandwiches and more!
  • Upscale sports bar atmosphere with over 60 TVs

The Social at Midtown

1728 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32603

  • Traditional pub food
  • Rooftop and indoor bar areas across from Ben Hill Griffin Stadium

Mother’s Pub & Grill North

5109 NW 39th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32606

  • American and Irish pub fare, pizza
  • Pool tables and a large projector screen

Gator’s Dockside

3842 Newberry Rd #1a, Gainesville, FL 32607

  • Wings, ribs, seafood and more!
  • Can accommodate larger parties

Really, the Super Bowl is for everyone: football fans, the “commercials only” crowd, those that tune in for halftime, the Swifties and anyone else that enjoys a lively time with good food and great people. So, grab your friends, pick a spot and get ready to cheer on whoever it is that draws you to Super Bowl LVIII.

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