Where to Score Super Bowl Food To-Go in Houston – Updated
On Sunday, February 7, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, led by Tom Brady, who is making his 10th Super Bowl appearance, face the Kansas City Chiefs, the returning Super Bowl champs. Due to COVID-19, this isn’t the year for massive Super Bowl parties, but game day can still be filled with at-home tailgating and delicious food. Plenty of Houston restaurants are offering to-go feasts for every fan with options such as barbecue, Tex-Mex, steaks and more.
The Rustic, 1836 Polk: This casual venue is offering Tailgate Packs for home. Each is $100 with a choice between The Rustic’s Joe Leo Tacos Pack, Burger Pack, Hot Chicken & Cheese Pack or the mixed Hot & Chicken and Cheese and Burger Pack. Each feeds four to six people and includes The Rustic’s Double Queso and a peanut butter pie. To order, call (832) 321-7799.
8th Wonder Brewery and Eatsie Boys food truck, 2202 Dallas; 8th Wonder Distillery, 2201 Dallas: Order ahead for specials on beer and spirits from this homegrown locale popular for inventive brews and an energetic atmosphere. WonderKegs (5-liter, aka 169-ounce, mini-kegs) are $18 each and all canned beer is 20-percent off (to-go only) from February 5 through 7. Order beer online. The next-door distillery is offering 20-percent off all bottles and cocktails to go, including themed specialty cocktails inspired by the game. Orders must be placed before Sunday, February 7 to comply with TABC rules, but can be picked up on game day. Pre-order spirits here. There are discounts on food, too, when purchased from the onsite Eatsie Boys food truck. During the game all menu items, including waffle fries with assorted toppings and sandwiches such as the Spinach Artichoke Grilled Cheese and the WonderBurger are 20-percent off and guests can look forward to some day-of specials. The food truck is open Sundays from noon to 8 p.m.
Caracol, 2200 Post Oak: Add Mexican flair to your game day spread with an assortment of regional à la carte options. Order snacks such guacamole and salsa available by the pint and quart starting at $8, or ceviche and coctel de camaron ($32 and $28 a pound, respectively). Entree selections include carne arrachera ($30 per pound), carnitas ($22 per pound), chicken or fish enchiladas ($24 for half dozen or $42 per dozen) and vegetarian ($18 and $36, respectively), choice of vegetable, cheese or chicken chiles rellenos ($36 per half dozen and $72 per dozen), costilla de borrego (grilled lamb chops) ($42 per half dozen) and choice of pork, fish or mushroom tamales ($24 per dozen). There is also a Taquiza Package for Two, which costs $44 and includes choice of carne arrachera, carnitas, pollo pibil, pato con mole de higos or papas con rajas. Each comes with arroz y frijoles, pico de gallo, salsa Mexicana and totopos, mini tortillas de maiz, limes, cilantro and onions. À la carte desserts include mini churros with dulce de leche ($18 per dozen), tres leches ($15 to $50 depending on size) and flan de horchata ($8 to $38 depending on size). A variety of cocktails and sangria are available by the pint and quart, too, such as the Caracol Rita and red wine sangria. Place orders by February 5. Order online or call (713) 622-9996.
Kenny & Ziggy’s, 2327 Post Oak: Choose from a smorgasbord of selections from appetizers to desserts, all available to-go. Orders must be placed by February 3 and can be completed online. Starters such as Franks in the Blanket; potato, kasha and spinach mini knishes; mini egg rolls and mini potato latkes with applesauce are $15 per dozen. There are also mini sweet and sour meatballs for $18 per dozen, spinach dip with bagel chips by pint and quart and Homemade Everything Spice Potato Chips in two shareable sizes. Chicken tenders are available in a variety of quantities from $42 to $89 with choice of sauce. Sandwich and hero packages offer party-sized platters loaded with meats, cheeses, toppings, sides and condiments that vary depending on the selection. All three also come with two dozen Franks in the Blanket, mini potato, kasha or spinach knishes. The Meat Platter and Sandwich Platter both serve a minimum of 10 people and cost $15.95 per person. The three-foot long Football Hero feeds 12 people for $14.95 per person. It comes with a choice of five meats, one cheese, toppings and sides. There is also a snacker’s delight of Noshes & Nibbles that feeds six to eight people for $115 with assorted pounds and pints of meats, chips, sides, breads and a chocolate babka.
Mastro’s, 1650 West Loop South: Upgrade your party fare with The “Champions” Kit. It comes with four raw 8-ounce filets or four raw 16-ounce New York Strip steaks, choice of four sides including garlic mashed potatoes, creamed corn, creamed spinach or sauteed mushrooms with rosemary and garlic and two Mastro’s Butter Cakes. It costs $170 and truffle butter is available for an additional $15. You can also order wines by the bottle to round out the dinner. Juggernaut Cabernet Sauvignon is $30, Austin Hope Cabernet Sauvignon is $40 and Pine Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon is $53. Place orders by Wednesday, February 3 and pick up Saturday, February 6. Call (713) 993-2500 to order.
Feges BBQ, 3 Greenway Plaza: Load up on local barbecue with the Big Game Package. It’s stocked with a whole rack of pork ribs, one dozen smoked wings with choice of sauce, one pound of brisket burnt ends and a quart of Smoked Queso. It costs $95 and is available for nationwide shipping or local pickup. Place orders by Tuesday, February 2. Locals can pick up orders February 3 through February 5 at Feges BBQ Greenway Plaza or Saturday, February 6 at the Urban Harvest Farmers Market. Shipped orders are delivered Thursday, February 4 and will include reheating instructions. Place orders online.
Tony’s, 3755 Richmond: For an Italian spin on the Super Bowl spread, look to this iconic locale for custom catering. Work with executive chef Austin Waiter and catering chef Hayden Hulings for a meal that fits your tastes and service preferences. Sample fare includes Dill-Dusted Crunchy Chicken Bites with IPA dipping sauce, Tony’s Chili made with tenderloin, Five Star Ranch Wagyu Sliders, pigs in the blanket, Parmesan Kennebec French Fries and Parmesan-Crusted Zucchini with housemade marinara. For more information visit the website.
Rainbow Lodge, 2011 Ella: Pick up savory wild game selections that pair well with at-home game watching. Choose from Roasted Poblano Queso with avocado pico de gallo and spiced buffalo picadillo ($9 per pint); Smoked Duck and Andouille Gumbo or Bison and Black Bean Chili ($16 per quart); Wild Game Sliders with house-smoked mustard, Lodge bread and butter pickles and aged cheddar cheese ($18 for six or $35 for 12); pulled pork sliders with creamy slaw and Carolina mustard barbecue sauce ($18 for 6 or $35 for 12) and Pecan-Smoked Bacon-Wrapped Quail Breast (six for $22 or 12 for $40). Pre-order by calling 713-861-8666 for pickup during Sunday brunch hours on February 7.
Phat Eatery, 23119 Colonial Parkway: Add extra zip to game day fare with Thai Basil Salt-And-Pepper Wings. These fried Malaysian street snacks are seasoned with Thai basil, red onion, 13 spice, and jalapeños and come with choice of sauce from sweet Thai chili, Phat curry and mango habanero. Order five ($8) to 50 ($65) available for dine-in and to-go February 3 through February 7. Order online. Call for more information.
Tobiuo Sushi & Bar, 23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd: Maki rolls are great finger food for watch parties and you can get 20-percent off to-go orders on Super Bowl Sunday with discount code “SUPERBOWL”. Order online or by calling (281) 394-7156.
The Naturalist Bar & Lounge, 6750 Main Street: Tuck into an elevated game day spread inside the luxurious InterContinental Houston — Medical Center hotel. There are two options available for dine-in and to-go: the Super Burger is $14 and has slow-cooked house bacon, Boursin cheese, and jalapeños while the Wings Bowl is $13 and has spicy chicken wings, carrots and celery sticks tossed in barbecue sauce and a side of ranch. Available all day on Super Bowl Sunday. For more information call (713) 422-2779.
Goode Company Kitchen & Cantina, 9005 Katy Freeway: Fuel game day with flame-grilled fajitas to-go, available by the whole and half-pound. Each order comes with housemade tortillas, cheese, sour cream, guacamole, salsa, pico de gallo, jalapeño lime butter, rice and beans and an empanada. Beef is $27 per half-pound and $49 per pound, chicken is $21 per half-pound and $36 per pound and beef filet is $40 per half-pound and $75 per pound. Optional add-ons include queso, campechana, nachos and quesadillas. Place orders online.
Treebeards, 9655 Katy Freeway: Visit the Bunker Hill location for dine-in and to-go specials. Dine-in guests can enjoy all-day happy hour and are eligible for quarterly gift card giveaways throughout the game. There is also a Game Day Package that costs $95 and serves eight people. It comes with chicken & sausage gumbo with rice, French bread, Crab & Shrimp Queso with chips and 32 ounces of margaritas. Call (713) 228-2622 for more information and to order.
Brennan’s of Houston, 3300 Smith: The Game Day Faves menu is stocked with gourmet Cajun delights. Look for eight-ounce dips such as Red Bean & Nduja for $12, Creole Crab Dip for $16 and Sardou Dip for $12; each comes with housemade tortilla chips. Appetizers include baked crawfish hand pies (two for $8), fried boudin balls (six for $15) and Creole shrimp boil made with Jimmy’s Gulf Shrimp, crab boil seasoning, corn, potatoes, carrots and mushrooms($38 per pound). Heavier fare includes Jimmy’s Shrimp Etouffee (serves four people for $38), PoBoy Kits ($18 to $72) and one dozen quail poppers ($24). Turtle soup or seafood gumbo are available, too: a quart is $19, a half gallon is $38 and a gallon is $75. Pick up a dessert to complete the spread and choose from a half-pan of Creole bread pudding ($35 for approximately 12 servings), half-pan of white chocolate bread pudding ($50 for approximately 12 servings), eight-inch whole lemon meringue pie for $35 and eight-inch whole pecan pie for $30. Pralines are available in varying quantities costing $2.50 to $62.50. Order online.
Bludorn, 807 Taft: Fill up with a variety of game day packs, with proceeds benefiting Chris Shepherd’s Southern Smoke Foundation. Packages start at $55 for two people and $100 for four people. Packs include a dozen wings with choice of sauce, spinach and artichoke dip, either a fried chicken sandwich or Bludorn’s Signature Dry-Aged Burger, potato wedges and housemade brownies. Add six-packs of Karbach Horseshoe pilsner for an extra charge. Place orders online or call (713) 999-0146 for more information.
Hugo’s, 1600 Westheimer: For Super Bowl Sunday, create your own version of Hugo’s famous brunch buffet by ordering family-sized dishes to go. Place orders online by February 5 or by calling (713) 524-7744. Set out appetizers such as guacamole that starts at $9 and three kinds of salsas that start at $8. Ceviche verde is $32 per pound and coctel de camaron is $28 per pound. Entrée choices are carne brava ($30 per pound), carnitas ($22 per pound), enchiladas with choice of sauce: chicken ($24 for a half dozen and $44 for a dozen), vegetarian ($18 for a half dozen and $36 for a dozen). There are also Chiles rellenos ($36 per half-dozen and $72 per dozen), costillas de boreggo (grilled lamb chops) ($42 per half-dozen) and tamales with choice of chicken and mole, mushroom or cochinita pibil ($24 per dozen). The Taquiza Package for Two costs $44 and includes a choice of carne brava, carnitas, cochinita pibil, carnitas de pato or papas con rajas. It comes with arroz y frijoles, pico de gallo, salsa Mexicana and totopos, mini tortillas de maiz, limes, cilantro and onions. Sweets include mini churros with dulce de leche ($18 per dozen), alfajores ($8 per dozen or three dozen for $20), tres leches ($15 to $50 depending on size) and flan de queso ($8 to $38 depending on size). Cocktail kits are available by the pint and quart with options like the Hugorita and Malinche.
UB Preserv, 1609 Westheimer: The Super Bowl Sunday Snack Pack To Go costs $65 and serves two people. It is stuffed with sweet and savory selections including Red Braised-Pork Nachos, Japanese egg salad sando, cold fried chicken with bacon ranch, Saag Paneer Dip with potato chips, Fried Pork Ribs with barbecue sauce and DIY ice cream sandwiches. Order online by Sunday, January 31 at 5 p.m. for pickup Sunday, February 7 between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Tumble 22, 10723 Louetta: This Austin-based newcomer to Vintage Park is known for made-to-order fried chicken. The Chicken Picnic Special, usually only available on Mondays and Tuesdays, will be available as a Super Bowl Sunday special. The meal costs $25 and feeds four. It comes with 12 crispy tenders or eight-pieces of bone-in chicken in your choice of heat level; two sides from five options that include kale slaw, macaroni and cheese, and French fries; and choice of apple crumb or pumpkin mini pie. Pre-ordering is highly recommended and the pre-ordering link will go live on its website February 6 for curbside pickup.
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Goode Company Taqueria, 4902 Kirby: Football and fajitas start with the same letter — coincidence? Nah. Order up Family Fajita Packs filled with all the fixings. Each feeds four people and includes a choice of beef, chicken or combo fajitas, and includes fresh tortillas, Mexican rice and refried beans plus guacamole, pico de gallo, sour cream, shredded cheddar cheese, salsa roja and fresh tortilla chips. The packs are $65 plus tax. Order online or call (713) 520-9153.
Walk-On’s Sports Bistreaux, 21930 Kuykendahl in Spring: The Tailgate To-Geaux bundle is $50 and features boudin balls, Cajun Queseaux, cheeseburger sliders and boneless wings. The appetizer-sized portions feed up to eight people. Place a curbside to-go order online or by calling (281) 801-7171.
Antone’s Famous Po’Boys, Multiple locations: The sandwich shop’s game day special is $55 for any regular party platter such as fresh fruits, vegetables, and Mediterranean or sandwich platter sandwiches like The Original and The Piggy plus your choice of any appetizer or side and one gallon of iced tea or lemonade. Note that the party platter and sandwich platters include all small regular tray selections, appetizers include any one dozen of assorted selections, and sides include any pint size choices. View the catering menu here. To order, email [email protected] or call (832) 833-9060 and place orders by Friday, February 5. The special is available for delivery and pickup.
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, Multiple locations: There are several ways to bring home the flavors of this Texas classic on game day. Order the Big Yellow Box Ribs & Wings Party Pack customized to your group size, Fall Off The Bone Ribs or Pit Smoked Wings. Super Bowl Sunday deals include $5 off any $25 carryout order; free contactless delivery; the limited-time 80th Anniversary Combo Meal that features a pulled pork sandwich, choice of side and Double Berry Cobbler for $8.80; and free meals for kids. Call your location of choice to confirm participation before ordering.
Goode Co. Barbecue, multiple locations: Party Packs are available to feed four to six people and include a feast of popular goodies. Choose from brisket, pork ribs, smoked chicken, Czech sausage, turkey breast or ham to pair with choice of cole slaw, Jalapeño Pinto Beans, Jambalaya Texana, potato salad, macaroni and cheese, and Western-Style Green Beans (green beans are at Memorial location only). All meals come with pickles, onions, jalapeños, plates, plastic ware, napkins and serving utensils. The four-serving pack is $55 and contains two pounds of meat, two pints of sides, four slices of jalapeño cheese bread and one pint of sauce; the six-serving pack is $75 and contains three pounds of meat and three pints of sides, six slices of jalapeño cheese bread and one pint of sauce; the 10-serving pack contains five pounds of meat, three quarts of sides, one loaf of jalapeño cheese bread and one quart of sauce. There is also a 16-serving pack for $215. Order online for pickup and delivery.
Goode Company Grocers, 5109 Kirby and 8911 Katy Freeway: This one-stop shop for fresh produce, meat, pantry staples, meal kits and beverages has a lot of game day foods, too! Ready-to-cook meat such as burger patties are $17 for six, ribs are $15 per rack and two eight-ounce filet mignon are $30. There is also pork, brisket, quail and other selections. Alternatively, choose pre-cooked tamales, smoked chicken salad, chile con carne, seven layer dip and much more. There are also margarita, sangria, beer and wine kits. Order online and choose the location closest to you for curbside pickup or delivery to select zip codes (delivery is free for orders $150 or more).
Molina’s Cantina, Multiple locations: Create a savory spread of Tex-mex favorites from this long-standing family-owned locale. Choose selections such as Fiesta Fajita Packs, Jose’s Dip, taquitos, Nancy Ames Nachos and more. Top off your order with margaritas by the gallon. The restaurant requests 24-hour notice for extra-large catering orders. Order online.
State Fare Kitchen + Bar, 947 Gessner in Houston and 15930 City Walk in Sugar Land: To-go options include the State Fare Party Box that serves four to six people and costs $45. It is a pizza box filled with Frito Pie with Texas Chili, shredded sharp cheddar, queso blanco, onions and jalapeños; housemade pickle dip with BBQ chips and guacamole with tortilla chips. There are also Buckets of Smoked Wings for $16 that include two pounds of smoked chicken wings, sweet Sriracha, honey BBQ sauce and jalapeño ranch. Grab cocktails including frozen drink pouches for $10 each or margarita and bloody Mary kits for $36 each. To order, call the location of your choice or visit the website.
Sylvia’s Enchilada Kitchen, Multiple locations: Stock up for game day noshing with flavorful Tex-Mex fare ready to feed a crowd large or small. The Big Game Menu offers one dozen chicken or pork tamales for $20, one dozen enchiladas for $38 with crab, shrimp or fajita upgrade for $6 each, chile con queso for $19.95 per quart and rice or beans for $11.50 per quart. Family Packs are available, too. The Combo Fajitas come with grilled onions and peppers, rice, beans, guacamole, pico de gallo, cheddar cheese, sour cream, tortillas, chips and salsa is $150. Family-sized trays of chicken enchiladas are $110 and cheese enchiladas are $90 — enchiladas come with rice, beans, chips and salsa. Add a Margarita To-Go kit with 20-ounce, 32-ounce and one gallon sizes for $15, $24 and $68, respectively.
The Original Ninfa’s on Navigation and Uptown: Feed six for $150 with the Super Bowl special from Ninfa’s. It comes with a pint each of red salsa, guacamole and queso, one dozen mini chicken flautas, one dozen beef fajita sliders and one dozen chicken adobo skewers. Margaritas by the gallon are $85 for game day, which is $10 off the regular price. For more information and to order call (713) 228-1175 to reach the Navigation location and (346) 335-2404 to reach the Uptown location or email [email protected].