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Published January 31, 2023
Super Bowl 2023: The Best Sports Bars in NYC to Catch the Big Game
The ultimate roundup of NYC sports bars just in time for game day. 🍻🏈
by New York Bucket List
The biggest sports night in America is almost here, and in a city like New York, there’s no shortage of options when it comes to catching the game. Super Bowl Sunday falls on February 12 this year, and whether you’re a die-hard football fan or are just looking for an excuse to share a platter of wings with your friends, this city has a bar for you.
From spacious bars and HD projectors to small pubs, and in-booth flat screens, we’ve gathered the ultimate list of sports bars and watch parties in New York, perfect for catching all the action of Super Bowl 2023.
Where to Watch Super Bowl LVII in NYC
Super Bowl Watching Party at Cask
Cask Bar & Kitchen heralds back to a bygone era of craftsmanship, authenticity, dimly lit encounters, and great conversations. On Super Bowl Sunday, the neighborhood bar in Murray Hill will host a party that includes a 3-hour open bar, espresso martini shots every quarter, a disco ball halftime show, and—of course—large flatscreens and a full display projector to catch all the action.
Where: 167 E 33rd St, New York, NY
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Unlimited Wings Super Bowl at Ainsworth Chelsea
Everyone loves the snacks and treats that come with watching the Super Bowl, but you’d be hard-pressed to find someone that loves the prep work and cleanup. The Ainsworth in Chelsea is hosting a Super Bowl party where all you have to do is show up. The space has ample TVs, making it easy to see the game from any angle, and GA tickets include unlimited wings, chicken tenders, fries, and a drink ticket!
Where: Ainsworth in Chelsea: 122 W 26th St, New York, NY
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Apres Ski "Big Game" Watch Party at Treadwell Park
Tailgating, but make it Apres Ski. Treadwell Park is hosting a Super Bowl bash with a twist. On top of beer, wine, cocktails, and bar bites, guests can enjoy specials inspired by a winter ski chalet, like themed swag and party favors, spiked hot chocolate, wing platters, mini kegs, and more. Come catch all the action on over 20 flatscreens at both the UES location or the downtown location.
UES: 1125 1st Avenue New York, NY
Downtown: 301 South End Ave New York, NY
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Super Bowl Watch Party at SPIN 23
While playing ping pong and watching football may not seem like a combination that works, at SPIN, they do things a little differently. The venue will be set for ultimate viewing on the large-screen TVs, and ping pong tables will be open for pong breaks in between plays. You can also enjoy an epic tailgate buffet filled with all your favorites, and don't forget the open bar!
Where: SPIN 23: 48 E 23rd St, New York, NY
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A legendary Irish pub just a short walk from Penn Station and Madison Square Garden, Mustang Harry’s has been a staple in the city for over 20 years. The post-industrial interior boasts an impressive 99-foot main bar decked with 16 HDTVs and premium surround throughout the sweeping two-floor space to create the ultimate game-viewing experience.
Where: 352 7th Ave, New York, NY
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With a friendly staff, solid bar fare, and lots of TVs, Blondie’s makes everyone feel at home. Pop in and catch everything from NCAA playoffs to MLB opening day—just ask for the game you want to watch, and the staff will be happy to turn it on for you. Besides the food and drinks, the best part about Blondie’s may be the lively atmosphere, making it the perfect spot to cheer on your team with old friends and new.
Where: 212 W 79th St, New York, NY
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Merrion Square Pub
If you’re rooting for the Eagles in Super Bowl LVII, Merrion Square Pub is the place to be—and you won’t be alone. This easygoing bar plays every Eagles game during the season and is packed with other fans wearing green. Grab wings, burgers, and beers, and sing along to the fight song every time the birds score a touchdown. Fly, Eagles fly!
Not an Eagles fan? Stop by anytime they’re not playing, and the staff will happily put on a game of your choice.
Where: 1840 2nd Ave, New York, NY
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This sleek, spacious sports bar in Midtown features creative cocktails, elevated pub fare, and TVs viewable from every spot in the dining room. Order a round of drinks for the table, a plate of wings, and some apps to share (pulled chicken nachos, anyone?), and settle in to watch the big game.
Where: 55 W 21st St, New York, NY
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This homey bar in Harlem serves up elevated bar food like Tavern Style Mac and Cheese, Cedar Planked Salmon, and Truffle Burgers, plus boasts an extensive beer and wine list. With lots of screens to showcase a variety of sports, it’s a great spot to spend an afternoon catching college football games, NBA playoffs, and more.
Where: 2153 Frederick Douglass Blvd, New York, NY
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Steps away from the Whitney Museum and the Highline, Common Ground offers daily specials and happy hour deals, including cocktails and spirits. With a stylish interior and plenty of viewing options, it’s a great spot to gather the crew and catch a playoff game. Come hungry!
Where: 63 Gansevoort St, New York, NY
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