An NYC Bar Guide For Every NFL Fan Base

Because who wants to get drunk with the enemy?

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1. Arizona Cardinals


WHERE: 118 E. 15th St., New York, NY 10003

WHY: Cardinals fans are underrepresented in New York City. As a result, they share SideBAR with Tennessee Titans fans. Until they find a bar to call their own, that's where they'll be in a sea of red and baby blue.

5. Carolina Panthers

WHAT: Brother Jimmy's BBQ, Upper East Side location

WHERE: 1485 2nd Ave., New York, NY 10075

WHY: Brother Jimmy's BBQ appears twice on this list (it's a Cleveland Browns spot as well), but according to a Panthers fan page, the Upper East Side location is where New York City's Carolina fans meet on game day.

6. Chicago Bears

WHAT: Windy City Ale House

WHERE: 7915 3rd Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11209

WHY: While there are a few bars that play Chicago Bears games, Bay Ridge's Windy City Ale House is a bar dedicated exclusively to Chicago sports and should therefore be the go-to bar for Bears fans.

8. Cleveland Browns

WHAT: Brother Jimmy's BBQ, the Union Square Location

WHERE: 116 E. 16th St., New York, NY 10003

WHY: According to a Browns fansite, Brother Jimmy's BBQ is their go-to New York City Bar. Just make sure you go to the Union Square location. The Panthers fans have claimed the Upper East Side's Brother Jimmy's.

9. Dallas Cowboys

WHAT: Stone Creek Bar & Lounge

WHERE: 140 E. 27th St., New York, NY 10016

WHY: A Dallas Cowboys fan page declares Stone Creek as the place to be on game day. According to Jose Morales, a proud patron, it's "a place where real Dallas Cowboys meet, drink, eat and cheer for the 'Boys."

12. Green Bay Packers

WHAT: Kettle of Fish

WHERE: 59 Christopher St., New York, NY 10014

WHY: According to Kettle of Fish's website, "with the exception of Lambeau Field, the Kettle of Fish is the best place to watch a Packer game." Do you love the Packers? Then Kettle of Fish is your spot.

13. Houston Texans

WHAT: Idle Hands Bar

WHERE: 25 Avenue B, New York, NY 10009

WHY: According to multiple forums and fansites, Idle Hands is the go-to spot for Houston fans. Houston is a long way from New York City, but on game day it's right there in the heart of it.

14. Indianapolis Colts

WHAT: Keats Bar

WHERE: 842 Second Ave., New York, NY 10017

WHY: Colts fans share Keats Bar with Denver Broncos fans. Does Keats just have a thing for Peyton Manning? It's anybody's guess. Regardless, Keats is a self-proclaimed affiliate of both. It's an Indy bar through and through.

15. Jacksonville Jaguars

WHAT: Legends

WHERE: 6 W. 33rd St., New York, NY 10001

WHY: The Jaguars are one of those small-market teams that don't have such a massive New York City presence. The general consensus, however, is that Jacksonville fans DO exist in New York City, and they meet at Legends.

16. Kansas City Chiefs

WHAT: John Brown Smokehouse

WHERE: 10-43 44th Dr., Long Island City, NY 11101

WHY: Not only is John Brown Smokehouse a Chiefs bar on Sundays, but it's a true-blue Kansas City barbecue joint year round. John Brown's is a home away from home for Kansas City transplants in New York.

17. Miami Dolphins

WHAT: Slattery's Midtown Pub

WHERE: 8 E. 36th St., New York, NY 10016

WHY: According to some Dolphins fan sites, Slattery's is where Miami fans meet. It's also a New York Rangers bar, which is an odd mix but sports fans work in mysterious ways.

18. Minnesota Vikings

WHAT: Bar None

WHERE: 98 3rd Ave., New York, NY 10003

WHY: A Vikings fan page reports that Bar None is their go-to NYC spot. According to the fan page, "Bar None will be the home to Vikings NYC fans for a long, long time."

20. New Orleans Saints

WHAT: Bourbon Street Bar & Grille

WHERE: 346 W. 46th St., New York, NY 10036

WHY: Bourbon Street is an all-things-New Orleans bar. Therefore, it's only natural that it would be the game-day spot for New Orleans Saints fans. This fact is confirmed by the bio on its Twitter page.

23. Oakland Raiders

WHAT: Peter Dillon's

WHERE: 130 E. 40th St., New York, NY 10016

WHY: The Oakland Raiders NYC fan page lists Peter Dillon's as its game-day spot. You're sure to see more than a few black-and-silver-clad members of Raider Nation there on game day.

24. Philadelphia Eagles

WHAT: Turtle Bay NYC

WHERE: 987 2nd Ave., New York, NY 10022

WHY: Turtle Bay is a home away from home for Philly fans. This self-proclaimed Eagles bar is the place to be if you're an Eagles fan in New York on game day.

26. San Diego Chargers

WHAT: Scallywags

WHERE: 508 9th Ave., New York, NY 10018

WHY: To the dismay of many Chargers fans, their longtime bar, Dewey's Flatiron, closed after 18 years. Luckily, Scallywags has picked up the slack in a big way.

27. San Francisco 49ers

WHAT: Finnerty's

WHERE: 221 2nd Ave., New York, NY 10003

WHY: Multiple sources — including the bar's own front window — point to Finnerty's as the go-to spot for Niners fans living in New York City. It might be closer to the Bay Area than their new stadium.

28. Seattle Seahawks

WHAT: Carlow East

WHERE: 1254 Lexington Ave., New York, NY 10028

WHY: Since the recent emergence of the Seattle Seahawks as a dominant force in the NFL, fans living in New York set out to find a bar to call their own. They succeeded. Carlow East is the go-to spot for the 12th man.

29. St. Louis Rams

WHAT: Foley's NY

WHERE: 18 W 33rd St., New York, NY 10001

WHY: The Rams are one of the few teams without a single bar to call their own on Sundays. A couple of sites claim that Foley's is where St. Louis fans meet. It is, after all, a St. Louis Cardinals bar, so Rams fans should be welcomed with open arms.

30. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

WHAT: Stillwater Bar & Grill

WHERE: 78-80 E 4th St., New York, NY 10003

WHY: The Bucs are yet another underrepresented team in New York City, and many of their fans meet at Stillwater on game day according to a few sources. Primarily an Oklahoma State University Cowboys backer, it also welcomes pirates on Sundays.

31. Tennessee Titans


WHERE: 118 E. 15th St., New York, NY 10003

WHY: Titans fans are forced to share a space with Cardinals fans on game day. SideBAR is where they do it. The Titans are another team without a place to exclusively call their own. Until they find one, SideBAR is their game-day hangout.

32. The Washington NFL Team

WHAT: Redemption Bar

WHERE: 1003 2nd Ave., New York, NY 10022

WHY: Redemption Bar is the go-to spot for D.C. fans living in New York City. According to the bar's website, "from giveaways to giant blow-up Washington football players, Redemption transfers its venue into the perfect official [Washington] fan house."