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Where to Watch the Oscars in New York City

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1111212_3_storm12008_10_hasmaps.jpgHere's a guide to 12 solid bars and restaurants that are hosting Oscars parties this evening. Some of these places are holding contests where you can win free food or drinks by guessing the winners correctly.

— Elizabeth Chadwick



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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Osteria Morini

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218 Lafayette St.
New York, NY 10012
(212) 965-8777
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Starting at 5 p.m., Michael White's Soho favorite will be screening the red carpet festivities, followed by the Oscars telecast at 8 p.m. The regular menu will be served all evening.

2. Pennsylvania 6

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132 West 31st St.
New York, NY 10001
(212) 727-3666
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This new American restaurant near Madison Square Garden will be showing the Oscars on several TV screens and one large projector screen. The menu includes things like fried Ipswich clams, roasted chicken, a burger, and a lobster roll.

3. KTCHN Restaurant

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508 W. 42nd St.
New York, NY 10036
(212) 868-2999
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Chef Dale Schnell will serve a version of the original 1929 Oscars dinner menu. Guests can enjoy a cocktail hour before the show with no cover, plus complimentary hors d’oeuvres.

4. Joe's Pub

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425 Lafayette St.
New York, NY 10003
(212) 539-8776
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Comedian Murray Hill will be hosting the Oscars party at Joe's Pub, with festivities beginning at 7:30 p.m. Ballots will be handed out, and guests can compete for "best" and "worst" dressed partygoer. The "Three Sheets to the Wind" award will also be given out to the most intoxicated audience member.

5. Humphrey at The Eventi

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851 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10001
(212) 564-4567
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Diners can sit back and watch the Oscars on one of New York City's largest LED screens (16'x30') at Humphrey, the second floor restaurant at the Eventi Hotel. Get there before 4 p.m. to compete in an Oscars pool for a free bottle of champagne, or arrive at 6 p.m. for themed-drink specials and full red carpet coverage.

6. Ardesia

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510 W 52nd St.
New York, NY 10019
(212) 247-9191
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Head to Mandy Oser's casual Hell's Kitchen wine bar to watch this year's Oscars telecast. Share bubbly, small plates, and gossip starting at 6 p.m.

7. The Bell House

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149 7th St.
Brooklyn, NY 11215
(718) 643-6510
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Dave Hill will MC the 85th Annual Academy Awards at this Gowanus bar, and there will be a live-feed of commentary from other comedians and writers. Ballots and prizes can be won, and themed-drink specials, such as "Affleck's Beard" and "Abraham Drinkin," will be available throughout the screening for $8.

8. Tuffet

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286 Graham Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11211
(718) 388-7434
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This stylish Williamsburg bar will host its first ever Academy Awards viewing party, with red carpet coverage starting at 7 p.m.

9. Southern Hospitality

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645 9th Ave.
New York, NY 10036
(212) 265-1000
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Complimentary Oscars-inspired treats will be served at this Hell's Kitchen barbecue restaurant during its Oscars party. Southern Hospitality will show the awards program on several flat screens.

10. Brooklyn Winery

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213 N 8th St.
Brooklyn, NY 11211
(347) 763-1506
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This popular Williamsburg bar/winery will be hosting an Oscars party in its Atrium space, with no cover. Ballots will be on hand to keep track of the night's winners.

11. SideBAR

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118 E 15th St.
New York, NY 10003
(212) 677-2900
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$10 gets you into the low-key Oscars viewing party at this Union Square bar. Compete in an Oscars ballot competition for a chance to win a $50 gift certificate, while watching the awards on one of the bar’s many HD TVs. The party starts at 6 p.m.

12. Professor Thom's

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219 2nd Ave
New York, NY 10003
(212) 260-9480
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Show off your current movie knowledge while watching the Oscars on a high-definition projector screen. The party is free to enter, and trivia begins at 6 p.m., with plenty of prizes and craft beer to go around.

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1. Osteria Morini

218 Lafayette St., New York, NY 10012
Starting at 5 p.m., Michael White's Soho favorite will be screening the red carpet festivities, followed by the Oscars telecast at 8 p.m. The regular menu will be served all evening.
218 Lafayette St.
New York, NY 10012

2. Pennsylvania 6

132 West 31st St., New York, NY 10001
This new American restaurant near Madison Square Garden will be showing the Oscars on several TV screens and one large projector screen. The menu includes things like fried Ipswich clams, roasted chicken, a burger, and a lobster roll.
132 West 31st St.
New York, NY 10001

3. KTCHN Restaurant

508 W. 42nd St., New York, NY 10036
Chef Dale Schnell will serve a version of the original 1929 Oscars dinner menu. Guests can enjoy a cocktail hour before the show with no cover, plus complimentary hors d’oeuvres.
508 W. 42nd St.
New York, NY 10036

4. Joe's Pub

425 Lafayette St., New York, NY 10003
Comedian Murray Hill will be hosting the Oscars party at Joe's Pub, with festivities beginning at 7:30 p.m. Ballots will be handed out, and guests can compete for "best" and "worst" dressed partygoer. The "Three Sheets to the Wind" award will also be given out to the most intoxicated audience member.
425 Lafayette St.
New York, NY 10003

5. Humphrey at The Eventi

851 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10001
Diners can sit back and watch the Oscars on one of New York City's largest LED screens (16'x30') at Humphrey, the second floor restaurant at the Eventi Hotel. Get there before 4 p.m. to compete in an Oscars pool for a free bottle of champagne, or arrive at 6 p.m. for themed-drink specials and full red carpet coverage.
851 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10001

6. Ardesia

510 W 52nd St., New York, NY 10019
Head to Mandy Oser's casual Hell's Kitchen wine bar to watch this year's Oscars telecast. Share bubbly, small plates, and gossip starting at 6 p.m.
510 W 52nd St.
New York, NY 10019

7. The Bell House

149 7th St., Brooklyn, NY 11215
Dave Hill will MC the 85th Annual Academy Awards at this Gowanus bar, and there will be a live-feed of commentary from other comedians and writers. Ballots and prizes can be won, and themed-drink specials, such as "Affleck's Beard" and "Abraham Drinkin," will be available throughout the screening for $8.
149 7th St.
Brooklyn, NY 11215

8. Tuffet

286 Graham Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11211
This stylish Williamsburg bar will host its first ever Academy Awards viewing party, with red carpet coverage starting at 7 p.m.
286 Graham Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11211

9. Southern Hospitality

645 9th Ave., New York, NY 10036
Complimentary Oscars-inspired treats will be served at this Hell's Kitchen barbecue restaurant during its Oscars party. Southern Hospitality will show the awards program on several flat screens.
645 9th Ave.
New York, NY 10036

10. Brooklyn Winery

213 N 8th St., Brooklyn, NY 11211
This popular Williamsburg bar/winery will be hosting an Oscars party in its Atrium space, with no cover. Ballots will be on hand to keep track of the night's winners.
213 N 8th St.
Brooklyn, NY 11211

11. SideBAR

118 E 15th St., New York, NY 10003
$10 gets you into the low-key Oscars viewing party at this Union Square bar. Compete in an Oscars ballot competition for a chance to win a $50 gift certificate, while watching the awards on one of the bar’s many HD TVs. The party starts at 6 p.m.
118 E 15th St.
New York, NY 10003

12. Professor Thom's

219 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10003
Show off your current movie knowledge while watching the Oscars on a high-definition projector screen. The party is free to enter, and trivia begins at 6 p.m., with plenty of prizes and craft beer to go around.
219 2nd Ave
New York, NY 10003

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