5 metro Atlanta restaurants to watch the National Championship game, get food deals

Game time.

You know what it is: The University of Georgia’s Bulldogs (or just Georgia Dawgs if you’re a fan) will play the University of Alabama’s Crimson Tide during the National Championship at 8 p.m. Jan. 8. To celebrate, several metro Atlanta restaurants will offer dining deals today. Check out the promotions below and remember, go Dawgs!

LongHorn Steakhouse : Get a free appetizer with the purchase of one adult entrée. To receive the offer, mention the promotion to your server in the restaurant. If clipping coupons is your thing, here’s one for the appetizer offer with more details.

Various locations in Cobb, Dekalb, Gwinnett and North Fulton counties and intown Atlanta, longhornsteakhouse.com .

Sweet Auburn BBQ : Get half off wings and $4 select drafts during the game. Dine-in only.

656 N. Highland Ave. N.E., Atlanta. 678-515-3550, sweetauburnbbq.com .

101 Steak : Bottles of Terrapin are $4. Guests can also receive complimentary wild Georgia shrimp toppers on any steak entrée. Guests must mention "Go Dawgs" to their server to redeem.

3621 Vinings Slope S.W., Atlanta. 770-805-8855, 101steakatl.com .

Gio’s Chicken Amalfitano : Select one family-style chicken entree and one family-style pasta entrée for $70 and receive a free family-style salad. This limited-time offer feeds six to eight people, and all orders must be placed before 5 p.m. Jan. 8.

1099 Hemphill Ave. N.W., Atlanta. 404-347-3874, centrostorico.it .

Torched Hop Brewing Company : For $10, guests will get a classic double burger, fries, and a house draft.

249 Ponce de Leon Ave. N.E., Atlanta. 404-835-2040, torchedhopbrewing.com .



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