Super Bowl LIV: Where to catch the Chiefs and 49ers kickoff in Israel

Super Bowl LIV features the Chiefs and 49ers vying for football supremacy late Sunday night.

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) throws a pass as offensive tackle Eric Fisher (72) blocks Tennessee Titans linebacker Harold Landry III (58) in the AFC Championship Game at Arrowhead Stadium (photo credit: REUTERS)
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) throws a pass as offensive tackle Eric Fisher (72) blocks Tennessee Titans linebacker Harold Landry III (58) in the AFC Championship Game at Arrowhead Stadium
(photo credit: REUTERS)
The Kansas City Chiefs, led by reigning NFL MVP Patrick Mahomes, will take on Jimmy Garrapolo and the revitalized running attack of the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday night in Super Bowl LIV.
Regardless of which team you are rooting for, you’ll need a place to watch the game – which kicks off Monday at 1:30 a.m. Israel time. Here is a guide to some venues where you can enjoy the big game
So with that being said, here is a guide to watching the Super Bowl in the Mediterranean sanctum - featuring restaurants, bars, hangouts and other ways to enjoy Super Bowl 2019 in Israel:
Mike’s Place

This chain of six sports bars, in cities including Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and Eilat, will be open all night and feature multiple screens. They are expecting some 400 fans in each location.
Dancing Camel

Located on HaTa’asiya Street in Tel Aviv, this attractive micro-brewery also promises beer and all-American cuisine. Reservations are required. Book tickets at the Dancing Camel’s Facebook page.
Israel BBQ

Israel BBQ will be throwing a public bash at Social Space, Kikar Atarim, close to the Tel Aviv Hilton. The entrance cost is 50 shekel preorder, 100 shekel at the door. Tickets can be purchased on the Israel BBQ Facebook page.
The Kerem House

Enjoy all you can eat/drink wings and beer at Tel Aviv’s Kerem House, located on Gedera Street by Shuk HaKarmel. The popular arts, eats and activities venue plans to put you in a football food coma by night’s end.
The Bear-Inn

Up in Haifa? Check out the Bear-Inn at 135 HaNassi Blvd. Festivities begin at midnight. To reserve your spot, visit the Bear-Inn’s Facebook page.
BaBayit at Nitzanim

The Jerusalem community will be throwing a Super Bowl Party for young olim. Enjoy wings, beer and fresh deli subs all night with other new immigrants at Asher 3. You can register for the event via the BaBayit Facebook page.
Home Viewing
For those who prefer to watch at home, the Super Bowl will be aired on METV and Sport5. Additionally, the Super Bowl will be streamed on CBS, CBS All Access, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon and NFL Game Pass.
NFL Game Pass is the NFL’s official streaming broadcaster.
Special for the Super Bowl, you can buy an all-access pass from Game Pass for a cool $24.99.
All in all, even though Israel is far from living in the realm of NFL fanaticism - and even though as a born and bred Ravens fan this one is going to be painful to watch - there are still many options for you to have an amazing time and experience the biggest game of the NFL season on football's greatest stage, as you would anywhere else in the world.