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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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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

Stan's Sports Bar

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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.

Harlem Tavern

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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.

Blondies

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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.

The Supply House

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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.

The Supply House

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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.

Sweet Spot

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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. 

The Irish Rover

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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.

The Three Monkeys

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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.

Treadwell Park

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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.

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Treadwell Park features craft beer and multiple TVs.
Treadwell Park

Break Bar & Billiards

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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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Overlook

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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.

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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Smithfield Hall NYC

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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.

Gym Sportsbar

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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. 

Bounce Sporting Club

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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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Triona's

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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.

Kettle of Fish

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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.

Standings

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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.

Blue Haven

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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.

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.

A backyard patio with tables and greenery Royale [Official Photo]

Sláinte

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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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Banter Bar

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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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Clara's

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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

Union Grounds

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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.

Rhythm & Booze

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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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Stan's Sports Bar

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.

Harlem Tavern

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.

Blondies

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.

The Supply House

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.

The Supply House

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.

Sweet Spot

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. 

The Irish Rover

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.

The Three Monkeys

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.

Treadwell Park

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.

A sports bars with communal wooden benches.
Treadwell Park features craft beer and multiple TVs.
Treadwell Park

Break Bar & Billiards

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.

A bar with TVs Break Bar & Billiards [Official Photo]

Overlook

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.

Bar 43

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.

An empty bar with TVs playing sports Bar 43 [Official Photo]

Smithfield Hall NYC

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.

Gym Sportsbar

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. 

Bounce Sporting Club

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.

An empty sports bar with high top tables and many TVs Bounce [Official Photo]

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Triona's

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.

Kettle of Fish

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.

Standings

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.

Blue Haven

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.

Royale

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.

A backyard patio with tables and greenery Royale [Official Photo]

Sláinte

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.

The exterior of a bar, with ivy in the window and a sign that says Slainte Sláinte [Official Photo]

Banter Bar

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.

Black exterior of a sports bar with a sign that says Banter Banter [Official Photo]

Clara's

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

Union Grounds

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.

Rhythm & Booze

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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