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25 Bars to Tune Into the Super Bowl and Other Sports Games in NYC

Beers, cocktails, nachos, wings, and more — all with televisions for sports fans

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From major professional teams to club leagues, New York is stacked with sporting events. Off the fields and away from the stadiums, sports bars provide the venue for watching everything from the Super Bowl to the World Cup when city apartments are just too small. No matter which favorite team is being cheered on, here’s a guide to some of the best sports bars across the city.

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1. Stan's Sports Bar

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836 River Ave
Bronx, NY 10451
(718) 993-5548
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Located across the street from Yankee Stadium, this place is a popular spot to go before or after a home game. It’s known for being a busy loud gathering spot for devout pinstripe patronage, where everyone can order wings and gaze at the Yankee murals and memorabilia.

2. Harlem Tavern

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2153 Frederick Douglass Blvd
New York, NY 10026
(212) 866-4500
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This bar, which includes a beer garden, makes for a good spot for dining out or watching a game on TV.  It has many screens showcasing a variety of sports alongside lunch, brunch and dinner offerings. Try the truffle burger or crispy fish or chicken tacos. A daily happy hour from 4 to 7 p.m. includes a $10 cocktail of the day, $8 select red and white wines, $9 sangria, $7 mixed drinks, and $6 select beer drafts.

3. Blondies

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212 W 79th St
New York, NY 10024
(212) 362-3311

Blondie's is an Upper West Side institution that is frequented by football fans rooting for Michigan State, Ohio State, Northwestern University, Penn State, and University of Oklahoma. The staff here is friendly, and they'll play any game requested. It’s also a top wing spot in the city.

4. The Supply House

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1647 2nd Ave
New York, NY 10028
(646) 861-3585
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Sports fans of all stripes will delight in the many games that play on Supply House’s plentiful screens. The large space has plenty of standing room and tall tables up front near the bar, as well as booths and table service toward the back. The food here is a step above, with a standout fried chicken sandwich, very solid salads, and crispy wings.

5. The Supply House

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1647 2nd Ave
New York, NY 10028
(646) 861-3585
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Sports fans of all stripes can all get behind the generous number of screens at Supply House. The large space has plenty of standing room and tall tables up front near the bar, as well as booths and table service toward the back. The food menu features a standout fried chicken sandwich, solid salads, and crispy wings.

6. Sweet Spot

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22-72 31st St
Queens, NY 11105
(718) 777-7475

With its ample lounge seating and an impressive single malt selection, Sweet Spot is a solid spot for enjoying a game with a large group of friends. There are also cocktails, 20 beers on tap, and $4 beers and $5 wines during happy hours to pair with strip steaks, wagyu burgers with rosemary truffle fries, and more. The 7,000-square-foot space features 43 TVs, and the heated outdoor area can accommodate 50 guests. 

7. The Irish Rover

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3718 28th Ave
Astoria, NY 11103
(718) 278-9372
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This convivial pub has a loyal clientele, and it’s not hard to get a buyback (every third drink is usually on the house). Don’t miss Thursday nights here — even if there isn’t a game — when the bar usually hosts trivia night.

8. The Three Monkeys

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236 W 54th St
New York, NY 10019
(212) 586-2080
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With a wide selection of drinks, including 36 draft beers, this bi-level bar is a solid place to catch Boston sports, or any game, in Midtown. Multiple TVs, an extensive food menu, and an outside patio make this a good choice for bigger groups. Try the brisket sliders.

9. Treadwell Park

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1125 1st Ave.
New York, NY 10065
(212) 832-1551
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With a second location in Battery Park, the staff at this craft beer bar tries to show as many sports games as it can on multiple TVs. Besides the competitions broadcasted around the bar,, there are several games including ping pong, pinball, and board games; the downtown spot even has skee ball. The drink selection involves 20 rotating craft and international draft beers, curated wines and craft cocktails. Happy hour runs Monday toFriday from 4 to 6 p.m. with select beer specials and wines by the glass; the popular Burger & Berger combines a Radeberger pilsner and junior burger for $10.

A sports bars with communal wooden benches.
Treadwell Park features craft beer and multiple TVs.
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10. Break Bar & Billiards

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32-04 Broadway
Long Island City, NY 11106
(718) 777-5400
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Billiards and live sports collide head-on at Astoria’s Break Bar. The space has 16 HDTVs and two projectors, 14 pool tables, two ping-pong tables, and plenty of arcade games. Most drinks are under $10, and happy hour brings in $5 Coors Light, $6 well drinks and $6 wines, and free pool.

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11. Overlook

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225 E 44th St
New York, NY 10017
(212) 682-7266
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This bar and restaurant near Grand Central Terminal is the place to be for Chicago Bears fans. The venue has 30 or so high-def TVs and two giant jumbotrons on an open air roof deck to catch games. There are weekday food specials along with craft and commercial beers and a menu spread full of salads, appetizers, sandwiches, and burgers. Home to NYC’s largest Chicago Bears Den, Overlook Lounge also sports a special Chicago Bears-themed menu including Italian beef sandwiches and Chicago style hotdogs.

12. Bar 43

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4306 43rd St
Sunnyside, NY 11104
(718) 361-3090
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This Sunnyside bar has become a soccer haven known for its ample seating. Sunday NFL games and UFC fights can also be watched while lunch, brunch, or dinner is served here. Chicken wings come in many sauces and heat levels. Try the loaded nachos with corn tortilla chips topped with fresh pico, avocado, crema, lettuce, and queso. The margaritas are perhaps the most popular cocktail here but there’s also a large selection of draft beers.

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13. Smithfield Hall NYC

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138 W 25th St
New York, NY 10001
(212) 929-9677
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Pull up a seat at this venue’s 70-foot bar that spotlights a ton of games (think NFL Sunday Ticket, rugby and soccer, among others) and a contemporary and classic American pub grub. Their weekend happy hour runs from 5 to 7 p.m. with $8 wine and beers, $7 Goose Island IPA, and $6 Tavern Lager, Amber, and Light. Lunch specials and weekend brunch are also offered.

14. Gym Sportsbar

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167 8th Ave
New York, NY 10011
(212) 337-2439
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At this two-level sports gay bar in Chelsea, there’s a two-for-one happy hour deal on weekdays from 4 to 7 p.m. with certain beverages at special prices each night until closing. During the NFL season, the Gym Sportsbar’s basement dance floor, known as the Locker Room, is open for watching DirectTV’s NFL Sunday Ticket Lineup. A Sunday Fun-Day special also offers price breaks on drinks until the venue closes up for the evening. 

15. Bounce Sporting Club

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55 W 21st St
New York, NY 10010
(212) 675-8007
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This sports bar-slash-club in the Flatiron District has more than 20 TVs for any game-viewing needs. The club aspect means there's the option of mimosa service while watching a game, if desired.

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16. Triona's

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192 3rd Ave
New York, NY 10003
(646) 448-4671
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This Irish bar in Gramercy turns on games via its 19 HDTVs and serves up Irish and American bar food. Daily happy hours include different discounts on a variety of beers plus wine, margaritas, Moscow Mules, Amaretto Sours, and well drinks. There’s also a Triona’s in Greenwich Village.

17. Kettle of Fish

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59 Christopher St
New York, NY 10014
(212) 414-2278
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This Greenwich Village sports bar with a literary past (Jack Kerouac and other Beat writers frequented this place) is a haven for Cheeseheads, thanks to its loyalty to the Green Bay Packers. The low-lit Christopher Street bar is a superb place for watching any game and playing a round of darts or pinball when the action dies down.

18. Standings

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43 E 7th St
New York, NY 10003
(212) 420-0671
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Intimate sports bars like Standings are not easy to come by. The bar’s single room has 12 barstools, eight TVs, and three tables for groups and plenty of standing room. The beer list at this East Village hangout focuses on American microbrews and handcrafted ales, and changes every one to two weeks. Bring or order in your own food.

19. Blue Haven

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108 W Houston St
New York, NY 10012
(212) 505-3400
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When Blue Haven isn’t serving as a late-night hangout for neighboring restaurant employees, it’s a fine place to watch everything from football to basketball. Happy hour here gets visitors $2 off any drink, and $2 off food during lunch. It’s open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Its outdoor seating can seat around 100 people, in addition to their indoor space; there’s also an additional Kips Bay location.

20. Royale

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157 Loisaida Ave
New York, NY 10009
(646) 394-9224
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The Grand Royale burger is just another good reason to visit Royale in the East Village for a game, where a year-round outdoor patio with a big TV is the preferable place to hang. This menu options consists of prime dry aged beef, sharp cheddar cheese, thick cut bacon, caramelized onion, and a secret chutney on a fresh baked toasted milk bun; it comes with thick cut fries seasoned with truffle salt. The chill space recently underwent a makeover, which included a new deck and patio roof and furniture.

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21. Sláinte

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304 Bowery
New York, NY 10012
(212) 253-7030
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This Nolita staple remains a venue for showing most major sporting events. Rotating food specials are offered Monday through Friday plus Sunday, where there’s a special of meaty sliders in choices of chicken, beef, or barbecued pork. For drinks, consider the margaritas, with the option of $35 for a bucket of five in flavors such as mango, coconut, mezcal, or classic.

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22. Banter Bar

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132 Havemeyer St
Brooklyn, NY 11211
(718) 599-5200
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This soccer-only Williamsburg sports bar serves British comfort food such as meat pies and sausages set to plenty of natural lighting. A rotating 24 taps and large selection of scotch can be ordered while watching all major league matches, especially early in the morning for the English Premier League.

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23. Clara's

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53 Wilson Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11237
(347) 295-1338
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Clara’s in Bushwick plays games on multiple televisions as well as on a massive projector. It’s also noted for good booth seating .There’s a pool table and jukebox in between all the action, and the menu includes buffalo wings, fried jalapeno poppers, and mozzarella sticks. For a more substantial meal, order the fish and chips or burger

24. Union Grounds

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270 Smith St between Degraw St &, Sackett St
Brooklyn, NY 11231
(347) 763-1935
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This Carroll Gardens spot, which includes outdoor seating, is small but almost always busy inside with 12 TVs channeling different sports. The food spans from various servings of hotdogs, sandwiches, wings, and other bar snack standards. Eight beers are on tap along with canned choices and a full bar.

25. Rhythm & Booze

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1674 10th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11215
(718) 788-9699
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In Windsor Terrace, this neighborhood bar and grill gets marks for its friendly staff, plenty of TVs, and lunch and dinner menus with daily specials. Get the chicken wings or the Angus beef burger.

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1. Stan's Sports Bar

836 River Ave, Bronx, NY 10451

Located across the street from Yankee Stadium, this place is a popular spot to go before or after a home game. It’s known for being a busy loud gathering spot for devout pinstripe patronage, where everyone can order wings and gaze at the Yankee murals and memorabilia.

836 River Ave
Bronx, NY 10451

2. Harlem Tavern

2153 Frederick Douglass Blvd, New York, NY 10026

This bar, which includes a beer garden, makes for a good spot for dining out or watching a game on TV.  It has many screens showcasing a variety of sports alongside lunch, brunch and dinner offerings. Try the truffle burger or crispy fish or chicken tacos. A daily happy hour from 4 to 7 p.m. includes a $10 cocktail of the day, $8 select red and white wines, $9 sangria, $7 mixed drinks, and $6 select beer drafts.

2153 Frederick Douglass Blvd
New York, NY 10026

3. Blondies

212 W 79th St, New York, NY 10024

Blondie's is an Upper West Side institution that is frequented by football fans rooting for Michigan State, Ohio State, Northwestern University, Penn State, and University of Oklahoma. The staff here is friendly, and they'll play any game requested. It’s also a top wing spot in the city.

212 W 79th St
New York, NY 10024

4. The Supply House

1647 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10028

Sports fans of all stripes will delight in the many games that play on Supply House’s plentiful screens. The large space has plenty of standing room and tall tables up front near the bar, as well as booths and table service toward the back. The food here is a step above, with a standout fried chicken sandwich, very solid salads, and crispy wings.

1647 2nd Ave
New York, NY 10028

5. The Supply House

1647 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10028

Sports fans of all stripes can all get behind the generous number of screens at Supply House. The large space has plenty of standing room and tall tables up front near the bar, as well as booths and table service toward the back. The food menu features a standout fried chicken sandwich, solid salads, and crispy wings.

1647 2nd Ave
New York, NY 10028

6. Sweet Spot

22-72 31st St, Queens, NY 11105

With its ample lounge seating and an impressive single malt selection, Sweet Spot is a solid spot for enjoying a game with a large group of friends. There are also cocktails, 20 beers on tap, and $4 beers and $5 wines during happy hours to pair with strip steaks, wagyu burgers with rosemary truffle fries, and more. The 7,000-square-foot space features 43 TVs, and the heated outdoor area can accommodate 50 guests. 

22-72 31st St
Queens, NY 11105

7. The Irish Rover

3718 28th Ave, Astoria, NY 11103

This convivial pub has a loyal clientele, and it’s not hard to get a buyback (every third drink is usually on the house). Don’t miss Thursday nights here — even if there isn’t a game — when the bar usually hosts trivia night.

3718 28th Ave
Astoria, NY 11103

8. The Three Monkeys

236 W 54th St, New York, NY 10019

With a wide selection of drinks, including 36 draft beers, this bi-level bar is a solid place to catch Boston sports, or any game, in Midtown. Multiple TVs, an extensive food menu, and an outside patio make this a good choice for bigger groups. Try the brisket sliders.

236 W 54th St
New York, NY 10019

9. Treadwell Park

1125 1st Ave., New York, NY 10065
A sports bars with communal wooden benches.
Treadwell Park features craft beer and multiple TVs.
Treadwell Park

With a second location in Battery Park, the staff at this craft beer bar tries to show as many sports games as it can on multiple TVs. Besides the competitions broadcasted around the bar,, there are several games including ping pong, pinball, and board games; the downtown spot even has skee ball. The drink selection involves 20 rotating craft and international draft beers, curated wines and craft cocktails. Happy hour runs Monday toFriday from 4 to 6 p.m. with select beer specials and wines by the glass; the popular Burger & Berger combines a Radeberger pilsner and junior burger for $10.

1125 1st Ave.
New York, NY 10065

10. Break Bar & Billiards

32-04 Broadway, Long Island City, NY 11106
A bar with TVs Break Bar & Billiards [Official Photo]

Billiards and live sports collide head-on at Astoria’s Break Bar. The space has 16 HDTVs and two projectors, 14 pool tables, two ping-pong tables, and plenty of arcade games. Most drinks are under $10, and happy hour brings in $5 Coors Light, $6 well drinks and $6 wines, and free pool.

32-04 Broadway
Long Island City, NY 11106

11. Overlook

225 E 44th St, New York, NY 10017

This bar and restaurant near Grand Central Terminal is the place to be for Chicago Bears fans. The venue has 30 or so high-def TVs and two giant jumbotrons on an open air roof deck to catch games. There are weekday food specials along with craft and commercial beers and a menu spread full of salads, appetizers, sandwiches, and burgers. Home to NYC’s largest Chicago Bears Den, Overlook Lounge also sports a special Chicago Bears-themed menu including Italian beef sandwiches and Chicago style hotdogs.

225 E 44th St
New York, NY 10017

12. Bar 43

4306 43rd St, Sunnyside, NY 11104
An empty bar with TVs playing sports Bar 43 [Official Photo]

This Sunnyside bar has become a soccer haven known for its ample seating. Sunday NFL games and UFC fights can also be watched while lunch, brunch, or dinner is served here. Chicken wings come in many sauces and heat levels. Try the loaded nachos with corn tortilla chips topped with fresh pico, avocado, crema, lettuce, and queso. The margaritas are perhaps the most popular cocktail here but there’s also a large selection of draft beers.

4306 43rd St
Sunnyside, NY 11104

13. Smithfield Hall NYC

138 W 25th St, New York, NY 10001

Pull up a seat at this venue’s 70-foot bar that spotlights a ton of games (think NFL Sunday Ticket, rugby and soccer, among others) and a contemporary and classic American pub grub. Their weekend happy hour runs from 5 to 7 p.m. with $8 wine and beers, $7 Goose Island IPA, and $6 Tavern Lager, Amber, and Light. Lunch specials and weekend brunch are also offered.

138 W 25th St
New York, NY 10001

14. Gym Sportsbar

167 8th Ave, New York, NY 10011

At this two-level sports gay bar in Chelsea, there’s a two-for-one happy hour deal on weekdays from 4 to 7 p.m. with certain beverages at special prices each night until closing. During the NFL season, the Gym Sportsbar’s basement dance floor, known as the Locker Room, is open for watching DirectTV’s NFL Sunday Ticket Lineup. A Sunday Fun-Day special also offers price breaks on drinks until the venue closes up for the evening. 

167 8th Ave
New York, NY 10011

15. Bounce Sporting Club

55 W 21st St, New York, NY 10010
An empty sports bar with high top tables and many TVs Bounce [Official Photo]

This sports bar-slash-club in the Flatiron District has more than 20 TVs for any game-viewing needs. The club aspect means there's the option of mimosa service while watching a game, if desired.

55 W 21st St
New York, NY 10010

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16. Triona's

192 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10003

This Irish bar in Gramercy turns on games via its 19 HDTVs and serves up Irish and American bar food. Daily happy hours include different discounts on a variety of beers plus wine, margaritas, Moscow Mules, Amaretto Sours, and well drinks. There’s also a Triona’s in Greenwich Village.

192 3rd Ave
New York, NY 10003

17. Kettle of Fish

59 Christopher St, New York, NY 10014

This Greenwich Village sports bar with a literary past (Jack Kerouac and other Beat writers frequented this place) is a haven for Cheeseheads, thanks to its loyalty to the Green Bay Packers. The low-lit Christopher Street bar is a superb place for watching any game and playing a round of darts or pinball when the action dies down.

59 Christopher St
New York, NY 10014

18. Standings

43 E 7th St, New York, NY 10003

Intimate sports bars like Standings are not easy to come by. The bar’s single room has 12 barstools, eight TVs, and three tables for groups and plenty of standing room. The beer list at this East Village hangout focuses on American microbrews and handcrafted ales, and changes every one to two weeks. Bring or order in your own food.

43 E 7th St
New York, NY 10003

19. Blue Haven

108 W Houston St, New York, NY 10012

When Blue Haven isn’t serving as a late-night hangout for neighboring restaurant employees, it’s a fine place to watch everything from football to basketball. Happy hour here gets visitors $2 off any drink, and $2 off food during lunch. It’s open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Its outdoor seating can seat around 100 people, in addition to their indoor space; there’s also an additional Kips Bay location.

108 W Houston St
New York, NY 10012

20. Royale

157 Loisaida Ave, New York, NY 10009
A backyard patio with tables and greenery Royale [Official Photo]

The Grand Royale burger is just another good reason to visit Royale in the East Village for a game, where a year-round outdoor patio with a big TV is the preferable place to hang. This menu options consists of prime dry aged beef, sharp cheddar cheese, thick cut bacon, caramelized onion, and a secret chutney on a fresh baked toasted milk bun; it comes with thick cut fries seasoned with truffle salt. The chill space recently underwent a makeover, which included a new deck and patio roof and furniture.

157 Loisaida Ave
New York, NY 10009

21. Sláinte

304 Bowery, New York, NY 10012
The exterior of a bar, with ivy in the window and a sign that says Slainte Sláinte [Official Photo]

This Nolita staple remains a venue for showing most major sporting events. Rotating food specials are offered Monday through Friday plus Sunday, where there’s a special of meaty sliders in choices of chicken, beef, or barbecued pork. For drinks, consider the margaritas, with the option of $35 for a bucket of five in flavors such as mango, coconut, mezcal, or classic.

304 Bowery
New York, NY 10012

22. Banter Bar

132 Havemeyer St, Brooklyn, NY 11211
Black exterior of a sports bar with a sign that says Banter Banter [Official Photo]

This soccer-only Williamsburg sports bar serves British comfort food such as meat pies and sausages set to plenty of natural lighting. A rotating 24 taps and large selection of scotch can be ordered while watching all major league matches, especially early in the morning for the English Premier League.

132 Havemeyer St
Brooklyn, NY 11211

23. Clara's

53 Wilson Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11237

Clara’s in Bushwick plays games on multiple televisions as well as on a massive projector. It’s also noted for good booth seating .There’s a pool table and jukebox in between all the action, and the menu includes buffalo wings, fried jalapeno poppers, and mozzarella sticks. For a more substantial meal, order the fish and chips or burger

53 Wilson Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11237

24. Union Grounds

270 Smith St between Degraw St &, Sackett St, Brooklyn, NY 11231

This Carroll Gardens spot, which includes outdoor seating, is small but almost always busy inside with 12 TVs channeling different sports. The food spans from various servings of hotdogs, sandwiches, wings, and other bar snack standards. Eight beers are on tap along with canned choices and a full bar.

270 Smith St between Degraw St &, Sackett St
Brooklyn, NY 11231

25. Rhythm & Booze

1674 10th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215

In Windsor Terrace, this neighborhood bar and grill gets marks for its friendly staff, plenty of TVs, and lunch and dinner menus with daily specials. Get the chicken wings or the Angus beef burger.

1674 10th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11215

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