The Top 33 Bars To Watch The World Cup In New York City

Start planning your long lunches now.


The bars are listed in no particular order so don’t get all hot and bothered by the “rankings.”

If you work in Midtown and need to sneak out for a “meeting”…

1. The Football Factory at Legend’s


6 W 33rd St, New York, NY 10001

3. Stout


133 W 33rd St, New York, NY 10003

4. Jack Demsey’s

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36 W 33rd St, New York, NY 10001

If you prefer the vibe below 14th street…

5. Mr. Dennehy’s


63 Carmine Street, New York, NY 10014

6. St. Dymphnas

118 St Marks Pl, New York, NY 10009

7. Nevada Smiths


100 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10003

8. Standings


43 E 7th St, New York, NY 10003

9. 11th Street Bar


510 E 11th St, New York, NY 10009

10. Central Bar


109 E 9th St, New York, NY 10003

11. Slainte


304 Bowery, New York, NY 10012

12. Blind Pig Bar


233 E 14th St, New York, NY 10003

If you live on the Upper East Side…

13. Kinsale Tavern


1672 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10128

14. Baker Street Pub


1152 1st Ave, New York, NY 10065

If you got lost and ended up in Murray Hill…

15. The Mad Hatter


360 3rd Ave New York, NY 10016

If you have time to kill before your train at Grand Central…

16. Manchester Pub


920 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10017

If you live in Brooklyn and refuse to believe other boroughs exist…

17. Woodwork


583 Vanderbilt Ave, Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, NY 11238

18. Atlantic Chip Shop


129 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11201

19. The Monro Pub

481 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215

20. The Black Horse Pub


568 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215

21. Banter Bar


132 Havemeyer St, Brooklyn, NY 11211

If you pray at the church of Lionel Messi…

22. Boca Juniors Restaurant


81-08 Queens Blvd, Elmhurst, NY 11373

If you’re rooting for Belgium — everyone’s favorite dark horse…

23. BXL Zoute


50 W 22nd St, New York, NY 10010

If you’re rooting for Brazil and beautiful football…

24. Miss Favela


57 S 5th St, Brooklyn, NY 11249

If you watch to watch the matches with other pessimistic Brits…

25. The Red Lion

151 Bleecker St, New York, 10012

26. The Churchill Tavern

45 E 28th St, New York, NY 10016

If you’re rooting for France and don’t want to admit it to your friends…

27. Bar Tabac

128 Smith St, New York, NY 11201

If you’re rooting for Deutschland and enjoy drinking your beer by the half gallon…

28. Zum Schneider


107 Avenue C, New York, NY 10009

If you’re rooting for the Azzurri and wouldn’t mind a side of pasta with your Peroni…

29. Grotta Azzurra

177 Mulberry St, New York, NY 10013

If tapas and defending World Cup champions are more your thing…

30. Donostia


155 Avenue B, New York, NY 10009

In case you want some sunshine and fresh air while you chant U-S-A…

31. Iona

180 Grand St, Brooklyn, NY 11211


180 Grand St, Brooklyn, NY 11211

32. Studio Square NYC

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35-33 36th St, Queens, New York, NY 11106

33. Berry Park


4 Berry St, Brooklyn, NY 11211

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