Welcome to the jungle, America!
The best place to watch the game is IN Who Dey Nation. Use this Cincinnati Bengals Guide for recommendations on community watch parties, places to celebrate and where to stay in the city.
Dogwood West 6
Enjoy the Bengals game with a touch of Southern hospitality. Dogwood West 6 has a growing community of Bengals fans and has become the “official” Bengals watch party location. For the big game, enjoy an upbeat atmosphere, lots of TVs for viewing and a great seafood boil meal.
Harry Buffalo Westerville
6150 S Sunbury Rd, Westernsville, OH 43081
The Westerville location of this lively restaurant & bar chain serves up New American fare and bison burgers. From the looks of the AFC Championship watch party, it’s a great place to spontaneously jump in joy and hug your fellow Bengals fans.
3039 South Blvd , Charlotte NC 28209
Charlotte’s “official” Bengals bar offers casual American & Greek eats plus beer, cocktails, lots of Bengals cheer on multiple TVs and even Bengals giveaways during halftime.
1535 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60610
There’s plenty of space to cheer on the Bengals in this three level sports bar located in Chicago’s Old Town neighborhood. Chicago’s “new home of the Cincinnati Bengals” offers game sound for all games, Skyline Chili, and even a chance to win fan of the week! Arrive early, Woodies is known for special Bengals experiences including a Shuffle Cam with the legend Ickey Woods himself and this pre-game activity:
Kincades Bar & Grill
950 W Armitage Ave, Chicago IL 60614
Head to the basement where Bengals fans have gathered for years.
Merkle’s Bar & Grill
3519 N Clark St 2nd floor, Chicago IL 60657)
This Wrigleyville spot has also been a gathering place for Bengals fans for many years. Based on recent social media updates, black and orange flags still proudly waving out front and 5-Ways on on the menu for the Super Bowl Sunday’s watch party.
Esters Neighborhood Pub at Oneida Park
2201 Oneida St, Denver, CO 80207
This laidback place features eclectic pizza and a large selection of craft beers. Esters has two locations, be sure to head the location in Oneida Park where gameday includes a full takeover of Bengals fan complete with cheese coneys and a whole lot of black and orange.
The Sportsbook Bar and Grill Wash Park
266 S Downing St Unit B Denver CO 80209
The Wash Park location has been a steady gathering space for Bengals faithful for many seasons. The atmosphere was electric for the AFC Championship Game so expect more of the same for the Big Game!
Hilton Head, SC
Rockfish Seafood & Steaks
5 Lagoon Rd Hilton Head Island SC 29928
This Bengals Bar has been welcoming fans for years AND serving up Cincinnati’s famous Montgomery Inn. Their big bash is family friendly and kicks off early at noon with parking lot tailgating before the watch party begins.
Wick’s Pizza Hikes Point
3348 Hikes Ln #103 Louisville Ky 40220
This pizza joint is owned by longtime Bengals fans. Based on photos from the last game, prepare for a lively and packed house.
Tailgate Brewery Music Row
1538 Demonbreun St, Nashville, TN 37203
Join the Nashville Bengals Fan Club as they host a Jungle takeover with “music, food, beer, friends and Bengals fans as far as the eye can see.”
New York, New York
361 Bowery, New York, NY 10003
Phebe’s may as well change its name to Bengal’s. This casual tavern serves up American comfort food and a home away from home for Cincinnati Bengals Fans. Enjoy Skyline Chili dishes, Bengals memorabilia including a massive “Bengals Country” banner and game day experiences including giveaways, DJ, and more.
New Orleans, LA
The whole city! Who Dat/Dey! While there isn’t one particular sports bar in the city that caters to Bengals fans, Louisianaians are overwhelmingly pulling for the Bengals due to a shared love for Joe Burrow, Ja’Marr Chase, Thadeous Moss and Tyler Shelvin, Nola Eater has some great recommendations for top sports bars in the area. #GeauxBengals
Tippe Drague Alehouse
3315 Beacon Ave S Seattle WA 98144
Tippe and Drague (pronounced TIP and DRAG) is located in Seattle’s Beacon Hill neighborhood. This friendly neighborhood alehouse’s owner has Cincinnati ties and a welcoming crowd cheering Who Dey!
San Francisco, CA
The Bus Stop
1901 Union St, San Francisco , CA 94123
The Bus Stop has been a meet-up spot for “San Frannatians” (Cincinnati transplants living in the Bay Area) and Bengals fans for years. Though The Bus Stop now has new management, the Cincinnati connections continue.
Recent Game Days at The Bus Stop have featured the Bengals Growl, potluck Skyline Chili and a whole lot of black and orange.
The Bottom Line at The Madhatter
The Bottom Line is a small dive bar serving up big Bengals fun. Unfortunately, they’ve recently had to undergo emergency renovations due to a busted pipe. Luckily, The Madhatter is opening their doors and welcoming in the DC jungle for the “Super Bowl Super Party”. Follow them on social media for continued updates.
Did we miss any Bengals bars? Let us know over at the @CincinnatiExperience. Go Bengals!