With football season winding down and The Big Game ahead of us, we’re looking today at the 5 best bars in NYC to catch a game. Not all sports bars are created equal, so we wanted to showcase a couple of places that let you wet your whistle, get some grub, and hang out with your friends all while getting a chance to cheer your team on to victory.
Village Pourhouse – Downtown NYC – Open Daily at 11AM
With over twenty HD TVs, the Village Pourhouse is one of the best places in NYC to watch your favorite teams. With an extensive selection of domestic, imported, and craft beer, as well as a large menu with all of your sports bar favorites (as well as a few of their own) you’re going to have plenty to eat and drink. They have a happy hour that starts at noon on most days, as well as nightly specials, and during football season they have great deals on the weekends to keep you fed and hydrated all day long.
The Gibson – Williamsburg Brooklyn – Open Daily 2PM-4AM, Weekends doors open at Noon
Sure, The Gibson has a large selection of 14 beers on tap for you to choose from. It’s true that those beers are changed regularly, allowing you to have new and exciting options virtually every time you visit. It’s also true that The Gibson has a friendly and knowledgeable waitstaff that can recommend the perfect drink to fit just about any occasion. But, you know what else? The Gibson has something that most sports bars can’t even come close to offering: our incredibly thorough whiskey menu, boasting over 100 different distinct whiskeys, separating The Gibson from the rest of the competition.
Campeon – Downtown NYC
Campeon is a sports bar that offers a high-def audio-visual experience. With over 50 TVs — including several 80”ers — and four separate audio zones, you can be sure not to miss a minute of any game you want to see. Because it is a Mexican-themed bar, Campeon offers a large menu aimed towards those who are tired of the traditional sports bar fare.
Manny’s on Second — Upper East Side — Open Tuesday-Thursday Noon until 1 AM, Fri-Sunday Noon until 2.
Manny’s on Second has a fun, cozy atmosphere that’s perfect for hanging out with friends, but it’s 40 TVs scattered around the bar also make it the perfect place to keep an eye on the game. A large selection of beers and an excellent menu make this the place to go if you’re on the upper east side.
Mulholland’s — Brooklyn
Mulholland’s in Brooklyn has 22 beers on tap, and excellent food including award-winning wings. If that’s not enough to tempt you, they have over 40 TVs scattered throughout the bar, including on their outdoor patio, so you can watch wherever. When it’s cold, the large floor-to-ceiling fireplace is lit, giving this sports bar a unique sense of style and atmosphere that’s hard to beat