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Five Spots To Drink, Dine & Watch The Oscars This Weekend

Make a night of the annual movie extravaganza.

Cat Eye Club

While you might not be on the A-list party circuit for this year’s Academy Awards®, it doesn't mean you can't still dress up and enjoy some of the glamour. Here are five spots around town who are offering Oscar® night specials where you can watch the show, drink, dine, root for your favorite films — and perhaps more importantly find out if Leo finally gets to take home a gold statue this year!

Movie Inspired Specials: Uptown Tavern

Uptown Tavern

Catch all the red carpet action plus food specials, movie inspired cocktails, and $5 Kettle and Red Bull slushies at Uptown this Sunday. Specialty drinks include: Mad Max (Fireball, dark spiced rum, Angostura Bitters, topped with cider); the Bear Hugger in honor of the Revenant (Old Forester, Fernet, orgeat, lemon, agave), and last but not least, lets bring Matt Damon home with Blood & Martian Sand (Makers Mark, cherry juice, sweet Vermouth, orange juice). Energy 103.7 will also be onsite with trivia and prizes including Uptown Tavern gift cards and a Go Pro Camera. From 4 p.m. onwards. 1236 University Ave. (619) 241-2710 [Photo: Facebook]

Oscars® Viewing Party: Cinema Under The Stars

Cinema Under The Stars

Cinema Under The Stars is rolling out the red carpet on Sunday from 4:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. with a tasty array of small bites courtesy of The Patio On Goldfinch and Lefty’s Chicago Pizzeria, plus house beverages including sparkling wine, red and white wine, sparkling water, and Stella Artois. Tickets cost $50 general admission or $60 limited reserved seating. Call (619) 295-4221 for more details. 4040 Goldfinch St. (619) 295-4221 [Photo: Facebook]

Oscars® Viewing Party: THE LOT La Jolla

Now Showing: The LOT, La Jolla's Next Level Luxury Cinema & Restaurant

Celebrate with bubbles and blockbusters at THE LOT on Sunday, where a special Oscars viewing party complete with an Oscar-inspired menu and drink offerings will be available. Cheers with a champagne toast from an expansive champagne list including Mionetto Prosecco, Veuve Clicquot "Yellow Label," and Dom Perignon while the awards show airs live on the bar's mega-TV. Advance dining recommendations suggested and theater buyouts are available for private viewing parties. 7611 Fay Ave. (858) 777-0069 [Photo: Lyudmila Zotova]

Oscars® Viewing Party: Hotel Del Coronado

Hotel Del

With its extensive history amongst Hollywood’s elite, this storied hotel will match its prestigious reputation on Sunday, February 28 with drink specials, movie inspired cocktails, beachside seating and a large television viewing for the glamorous and glossy event. 1500 Orange Ave. (619) 435-6611 [Photo: Hotel Del Coronado]

Oscar® Themed Cocktails: Cat Eye Club

Cat Eye Club

In honor of Fifty Shades Of Grey being nominated for "Original Song" at this year's Oscars, head over to the Gaslamp and sip on a Strip and Go Naked Bowl at this swinging retro cocktail lounge and tiki bar. Made with Kill Devil Valor West Coast Gin, Smirnoff Vodka, Ballast Point Long Fin Lager, orange juice, lemon juice, and pomegranate syrup ($22) it's sure to get you a little whipped in no time. 370 7th Ave. (619) 330-9509 [Photo: Cat Eye Club]