NYC’s 10 Best Sports Bars to Watch the Major League Baseball Playoffs
Pig ‘n’ Whistle on 2nd. 951 2nd Avenue, between 50th & 51st Streets. 12 42″ Plasma TVs with sound ensures you do not miss any of the game. Serves food until 2:00 am. Brunch served Sunday until 4:00 pm. Good staff and food.
Phebe’s Tavern & Grill. 359 Bowery, East Village. Serve all 16 draft beer selections in 20 ounce glasses. 10 cent wings on Monday and Wednesdays from 8:00 pm to midnight with beer pitcher purchase. Gets super crowded on weekends with DJs after 10:00 pm.
Texas Rangers Sports Bars in NYC:
Fat Annie’s Truck Stop. 131 West 33rd street, between 6th & 7th Avenues. If you eat here, do not miss the Texas Tornado Tots. Enjoy tots smothered with bacon, cheese, jalapenos, scallions, and ranch sauce. Another top choice are the fried cheese curds. As far as entrees goes, they have my favorite southern dish, country fried steak. Also choose from po’ boys, fried chicken, catfish, and burgers. Wash it all down with one of their draft beers in a 96 oz beer tower. The perfect baseball watching food & environment.
Philadelphia Phillies Sports Bars in New York City:
Wogies Bar and Grill. 39 Greenwich Avenue at Charles Street, Greenwich Village. Of course this Phillies bar and restaurant specializes in cheesesteak sandwiches. They also have all the typical bar foods you would expect from a good sports bar including something they make called Nan & Pop’s Garbage Bread . This is baked Italian bread filled with 3 kinds of Italian meats and cheeses along with Marina sauce on the side.. Good prices, the cheesesteaks only cost $7.25 to $7.75.
New York Yankees Sports Bars in NYC:
Yankee Tavern. 72 E 161st Street, at Gerald Avenue, Bronx. Just outside Yankee stadium, this top NYC sports bar was built for diehard Yankees fans. The place is packed on gameday and a fantastic deal compared to stadium food prices with $5 food specials. Best to come during an away game to hang with real Yankee fans.
Foley’s. 18 West 33rd Street, between 5th & 6th Avenues. Across from the Empire State Building. Adorned with baseball memorabilia like stadium seats from Fenway Park, Tiger Stadium, and Camden Yards. Also has the honor of having the oldest urinals in the city, formerly in the original Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. Friendly vibe.
Mickey Mantle’s Restaurant and Sport’s Bar. 42 Central Park South. Listed as the #1 baseball sports bar in the country by ESPN SportsTravel. Half baseball bar, half baseball museum with 300 pieces of baseball memorabilia on display including uniforms and stadium chairs from original Yankee Stadium.
The Village Pourhouse. 64 3rd Avenue, between 10th St & 2nd Avenue, East Village. 8 HD TVs and 2 projection screen TVs. Huge draft beer list with 24 beers on tap and more bottled. MLB Bronx Bomber drink specials. Ambiance includes an oak bar, gas lamps, and open-air kitchen. Party room called “The Dugout” accommodates 15-20 patrons with 3 HD TVs and private sound.
Stan’s Sports Bar. 836 River Avenue, at 158th Street, Bronx. Across from Yankee Stadium, rowdier version of Yankee Tavern where Yankee fans visit before and after home Yankee games. Decent food and $6 beers. Gets crowded. Recommended for Yankee home games.
Standings. 43 E 7th Street, between 2nd Avenue & Taras Shevchenko Place, East Village. Serious about your beer? Come to Standings to try one of their many American ales and microbrews on tap while you catch the game. While there order from Lombardi’s Pizzaria, Atomic Wings, or Paul’s Burgers. 8 plasma screens. Free Atomic Wings during Monday Night Football games.