Saturday, January 08, 2011

NFL Playoffs: Where to Watch in NYC

[Note: This post was about Wild Card Weekend.
Go here for the Conference Championship Round]

The NFL playoffs kicks off this weekend with the Wild Card round:

NFL Playoffs - Wild Card Round
Saturday, January 8
New Orleans Saints vs. Seattle Seahawks - 4:30pm ET
NY Jets vs. Indianapolis - 8:30pm
Sunday, January 9
Baltimore Ravens vs. Kansas City Chiefs - 1pm ET
Green Bay Packers vs. Philadelphia Eagles - 4:30pm

Most bars in the city with a TV will be showing the games, especially the Jets game on Saturday night. But if you are looking for bars with a sports atmosphere, check out our directory of NYC Sports Bars: If you are partial to a specific team, and want to hang out with fellow supports, here are some game-watch parties for you...

Saturday, January 8 - 4:30pm
Seahawks vs. Saints:


New Orleans Saints vs. Seattle Seahawks
4:30pm ET

Seahawks fans in NYC have their own meetup group. They gather at Carlow East on the upper east side:

meeting 4pm
Carlow East

1254 Lexington Ave. (between 84th & 85th St.)
New York, NY
(212) 650-9118
Saints fans gather at Bourbon Street on Restaurant Row.
They will be showing the game with sound
and 2 for 1 Abita drafts
Bourbon Street
346 W. 46th St.
(between 8th & 9th Ave.)
New York, NY
(212) 245-2030

Bar None in the east village identifies as an official New Orleans Saints bar, hosting Saints viewing parties every Sunday:

Bar None
98 Third Ave.
(between 12th & 13th St.)
New York, NY
(212) 777-6663

Known for its eclectic array of performances in the back room, Parkside Lounge is a regular bar in front, which will be showing the games, and welcomes Saints fans tonight:

Parkside Lounge
317 E Houston St (Attorney St.)
New York, NY


Saturday, January 8 - 8:30pm
Jets vs. Colts:


NY Jets vs. Indianapolis

The NY Jets Meetup Group hosts gatherings almost every week. Howard and his crew are a friendly bunch of avid Jets fans.Tonight, they are meeting at Blondie's:
RSVP at and ask for Howard.
Blondies 212 W. 79th St. (between Broadway & Amsterdam Ave.)
New York , NY


The NY Colts fans Meetup Group will be gathering at Village Pourhouse on Restaurant Row. Drink specials: $10 Bud Light Pitchers, $5 Vision Vodka Cocktails and $5 901 Tequila Shots. Free Bud Light draft for anyone wearing Colts gear.
The Village Pourhouse
366 W. 46th St.
(between 8th & 9th Ave.)
New York, NY


Overlook hosts specials for every playoff game, with EXTRA specials during Jets games:
$20 unlimited Bud Lights during Lets games and a free raflle at halftime
225 E. 44th St. (between Second & Third Ave.)
midtown east,
New York, NY
(212) 682-7266

$3 Coors Light
Watch the game on 14 flat screens
McFadden's Saloon
800 Second Ave. (42nd St.)
New York, NY
(212) 986-1515

Pre-game: 7pm
Game-time buffet, mixed drinks & bottled beer
$40 per person (plus tax & tip)
limited seating in private dining room, call for reservations

Bourbon Street

4012 Bell Boulevard
Bayside, NY
(718) 224-2200

Wild Card Weekend at Stout
Showing the games on 36 HDTVs
133 W. 33rd St.
(bet. Sixth & Seventh Ave.)
New York, NY
(212) 629-6191


Parkside Lounge welcomes Jets fans:


Parkside Lounge
317 E Houston St (Attorney St.)
New York, NY

but wait, there's more...

Jets fans meet up at TG Whitneys with 2 for 1 drink specials, $10 pitcher & appetizer specials.
Wear your best jets gear for free shots.
Call Frank to reserve a table:(212) 888-5772
T.G. Whitney's 244 E. 53rd St. (between Second & Third Ave.) New York, NY (212) 888-5772

Slattery's will have happy hour prices ($5 beers) during the game and a free shot with your first drink. You may be able to find Murph (author of this blog) here tonight.
Slattery's Midtown Pub
8 E. 36th St. (between Madison & Fifth Ave.) New York, NY
(212) 683-6444

As always, Third & Long will have drink specials throughout the weekend and all games will be aired w/audio. Be sure to say hello to Curtis.
Third & Long 523 Third Ave. (35th St.) Murray Hill. New York, NY (212) 447-5711

Rogue will have $12 pitchers Coors or Miller Lite $18 pitchers other draft beers $3 domestic beers bottles (Bud, Bud Light, Mich Ultra & Miller Lite) $5 Bloody Marys $10 domestic draft & wings.
Rogue 757 Sixth Ave. (between 25th & 26th St.), Chelsea, New York, NY (212) 242-6434

Boasting the ONLY 20 foot Hi Def screen in the village, Amity Hall suggests you call ahead for a reservation. They will have gametime specials and live DJ starting right after the game
Amity Hall 80 W. 3rd St., Greenwich Village, New York, NY 212 677-2290

Bar 43 has 120" HD Big Screen and 9 HD Plasma TVs Upstairs and 3 HD Plasma TVs Downstairs. They promise loads of specials
Bar 43 43-06 43rd St. (between Queens Blvd. & 43rd Ave.) Sunnyside, Queens, NY (718) 361-3000

Calico Jack's hosts a Jets Game Watch Party: Enjoy 1/2 Price Apps, $3 call mixed drinks, $3 margaritas, and $3 domestic drafts at:
Calico Jack's Cantina 802 Second Ave. (between 42nd & 43rd St.) New York, NY (212) 557-4300

As home of one of the premier Philly cheesesteaks in New York, Shorty's is known for hosting Eagles games all season. They are showing all 4 playoff games this weekend with sound (DJ Ridley plays music during commercials). $3 session bottles, $5 sam winters, $5 jagers, $3 shorty shots, $6 chz stk wiz sliders. And 22 beers on tap...
Shorty's 576 Ninth Ave. (between 41st & 42nd St.) New York, NY (212) 967-3055


Sunday, January 9


Baltimore Ravens vs. Kansas City Chiefs
1pm ET


Green Bay Packers vs. Philadelphia Eagles

Eagles Game Watch Party
$20 bar special
Showing the game on all 25 HDTVs

Turtle Bay Grill & Lounge
987 Second Ave.
(between 52nd & 53rd St.)
New York, NY
(212) 223-4224

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