RED ZONE AT THE SPORTSBAR

 

– The Sportsbar LIVE! at Rogers Arena is Vancouver’s new NFL Headquarters

After launching in mid-December, The Sportsbar LIVE! at Rogers Arena has already become the city’s favourite sports and entertainment venue. The upscale, 14,000 square foot space is the first of its kind in North America to fuse high energy sports with an elevated dining experience. With more than 100 4K-HD TV screens, a towering 16+ foot big screen, and a wall that opens right into the arena, guests are so close to the action they can feel it.

And with the NFL playoff season kicking off last weekend, The Sportsbar is also now ‘Touchdown Central’. The Sportsbar welcomes NFL fans into the dramatic new space and offers 340 non-ticketed seats to catch the game. The NFL has posted the following schedule with actual game times to be announced shortly:

Saturday, January 14 – Seattle Seahawks at Atlanta Falcons @ 1:35 pm

Saturday, January 14 – Houston Texans at New England Patriots @ 5:15 pm

Sunday, January 15* – Pittsburgh Steelers at Kansas City Chiefs @ 10:05 am

Sunday, January 15* – Green Bay Packers at Dallas Cowboys @ 1:40 pm

Sunday, January 22 – Conference Championships

Sunday, February 5 – Super Bowl LI

*Note: January 15 is a double header with the Canucks playing the New Jersey Devils.

For The Sportsbar’s opening hours, please visit thesportsbar.ca.

NFL football fans can literally get in on the game with The Ultimate Super Bowl Weekend contest in partnership with Bud Light. From now through January 22, all NFL Sportsbar guests receive a ballot for a chance to win:

•Six Lower Bowl tickets to the February 4Canucks game versus the Minnesota Wild;

•A VIP table for six at The Sportsbar LIVE! at Rogers Arena’s Trophy Room for the Super Bowl; and

•A $500 gift card for The Sportsbar LIVE! at Rogers Arena.

The winner will be drawn following the January 22  NFL game and will be notified by phone to claim their prize.

“It’s a natural progression for The Sportsbar LIVE! at Rogers Arena to be open for NFL football games and provide our guests with a premier destination to enjoy the playoffs leading up to the Super Bowl,” says Michael Doyle, President of the Aquilini Restaurant Group. “We have an amazing venue to share with fans where they can capture all the best moments when it comes to sports and live entertainment.”

Executive Chef Robert Bartley’s food and beverage program (including an impressive selection of draught beers) is unlike any other sports bar in the city, and has been winning rave reviews from fans. His extensive, premium menus include the best of classic sports bar favourites with shout-outs like:

 

The Sportsbar Nachos

Cheese Blend / Pickled Jalapenos / Pico de Gallo / Scallions / Sour Cream

Add: Jalapeno Cheese Sauce / Guacamole / Pulled Chicken / Pulled Pork

The Biggest, Baddest Sportsbar Wings

Crisp Crudites with Ranch Dressing / Choice of Wing Sauce

Sauces: BBQ / Hot / Honey Garlic / Thai Sweet Chili / Salt and Pepper / Dry Cajun /

All Dressed / Maureen’s Jamaican Jerk / Hot & Cheesy / Cranberry Lime

The Sportsbar Cheeseburger

Canadian AAA Ground Chuck / American Cheddar / Shredded Lettuce /

Tomato / Red Onion / Pickle / Sportsbar Sauce

Lettuce Wraps

Chicken / Iceberg / Cilantro / Peanuts / Thai Sweet Chili / Green Onions / Rice Noodles

Grilled Farmer’s Sausage

Balsamic Onions / Triple Crunch Mustard / Shishito Peppers

BBQ Pork Back Ribs

½ Rack or Full Rack

BBQ Sauce / Creamy Coleslaw / Fries / Crushed Peanuts

You’ll find 35+ beers on tap, a terrific wine list, and crafted cocktails including:

The Sportsbar Caesar

Spirit of Choice / Clamato / Spice Mix / Salted Rim

The Negroni

Gin / Cinzano / Campari / Orange Peel

 

Whether it’s hanging out at the 90-foot long “cracked ice” bar with front-row seating to the massive projection screen or relaxing in the stunningly designed Trophy Room featuring leather booths with private TVs, fans at The Sportsbar catch all the plays in the high energy venue. With friendly servers and beats played by DJ Barron S, guests are always in for a good time.

Reservations for The Sportsbar can be made by visiting thesportsbar.ca/#reservations. For the Super Bowl, a $10 cover charge per person includes a chance to win a line-up of choice prizes.

Group bookings are now welcomed for the private Party Room featuring a fully equipped exclusive bar and multiple service stations along with premium in-arena seating. Sales inquiries for the corporate and event space or ticketed seating can be directed to 604.757.5170 or thesportsbar.ca/seasontickets.

Located at 99 West Georgia Street, The Sportsbar LIVE! at Rogers Arena is open for every Canucks home game, NFL playoff games, major sporting events, and live entertainment shows (access via the Georgia Street viaduct or Section 301 off the arena’s concourse). For the full schedule, please visit thesportsbar.ca.

 

ABOUT AQUILINI RESTAURANT GROUP:

The Aquilini Restaurant Group is an upscale collection of distinct and destination-driven restaurants that provides the preeminent sports and entertainment experience.

 

ABOUT THE SPORTSBAR LIVE! AT ROGERS ARENA:

The Sportsbar LIVE! at Rogers Arena is Vancouver’s ultimate entertainment venue that’s a first-of-its-kind sports and dining experience. Right in the centre of the action, enjoy fresh takes on classic sports bar favourites paired with crafted cocktails in a luxe, multi-purpose designed room. Home of the Vancouver Canucks, be entertained at the city’s longest “cracked ice” bar, relax in the clubby Player’s Lounge, or watch from a personal TV in the iconic Trophy Room – The Sportsbar LIVE! at Rogers Arena is the one and only place to be. Visit thesportsbar.ca for more information.

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