5 best bars to watch the Champion’s League Final in New York City

The Champion’s League, the dream of every soccer player who ever played in Europe, the mother of all soccer games, the “Super Bowl of Soccer”. On Saturday, May 24th, all soccer fan will keep their eyes riveted on the 59th edition of the Champion’s League between Real Madrid and Atlético Madrid, on May 24th in Lisbon, Portugal.

What about you? Did you mark this date on your calendar? So get ready and let’s go through our top 5 Sports Bars bars to watch the 2014 Champion’s League Final in New York City.

  1. Quinn’s
    356 W 44th St, New York, NY 10036

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    Located in the heart of Hell’s Kitchen, Quinn’s is the home of the Real Madrid Fans in New York. So if your heart beats for Real Madrid and you have been waiting for this day for 12 years, look no further. Quinn’s even offers special menus and beers for all Madridistas. Awesome, right?

  2. Tir na nOg
    315 West 39th Street, NY 10018

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     Located just a step from Quinn’s, Tir na nOg gather the most passionate Atletico fans in New York City! This Irish Pub definitely knows how to make fans feel welcome. Offering tasty food, great drinks and a welcoming service, this Irish Bar is definitely the place to go for all excited Atletico fans.

  3. The Football Factory @ Legends
    6 W 33rd St New York, New York 10001

    Legends

     The Football Factory at Legends is definitively one of the biggest soccer bar in New York City. Located in the heart of Manhattan, the Football Factory provides a great atmosphere for games with great food and drink on hand and is a great spot to catch the Champion’s League Final.

  4. Nevada Smith 
    100 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10003

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    “Where Football is Religion” – Just like the Football Factory, the Nevada Smith became a reference for Soccer fans in New York City. Open since 1992, Nevada Smith offers a large and modern venue that can accommodate both small and large groups to watch the game.

  5. Manchester Pub
    920 Second Avenue, New York, NY 10017

    Manchester Pub

    The Manchester Pub, opened in 1991, is a celebration of community, craft beers, great pub food, world soccer and NYC sports. Although Manchester Pub is the Home of Manchester fans, this pub also featured all matches from the UEFA Champions League. Looking for a cozy place to hang out with friends? Take a look at the Manchester Pub!

Whatever bar you’ll choose, it’s definitely going to be a great event! But you’d better arrive early as these bars expect massive attendance for this game. You are now (almost) ready to go, you only have 5 days to wait before the big final! Get ready!

If you are looking for another bar to catch Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid, check out our full Champion’s League Bar listing here.

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Rogue is our Bar of the Week!

Congratulation to Rogue, our Bar of the Week! 

Rogue

Rogue Bar is a high energized sports experience that is complimented with great food, beer list and premium cocktails. When you arrive you can expect the comfort of knowing you will never miss a play on their 14 flatscreen TV’s and projection screen. If you have your own crowd, they can accommodate you upstairs in their private space. Rogue layout is also conducive to a great lunch, dinner or cocktail al fresco.

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Top 5 NYC Sports Bars to celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Campeon, Mexican Sports Restaurant and Bar

Campeon, Mexican Sports Restaurant and Bar located in Union Square (see below)

Did you know? Cinco de Mayo is coming this Monday and what a better occasion to eat some great Mexican food and tequila shots. Wait, don’t forget those tasty margaritas!

What are we celebrating?

Cinco de Mayo celebrates Mexico’s victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla. With that battle, we (normally) celebrate Mexico’s culture and heritage! Here are five bars and restaurants you should check out to celebrate Cinco de Mayo and watch your game:

  • Campeon – Union Square
    9 E 16th St, New York, NY 10003
    This awesome sports bar houses 36 big screen HDTVs, over 70 tequilas, fine Mexican cuisine, and some killer margaritas.
  • Taqueria Lower East Side – Lower East Side
    198 Orchard St, New York, NY 10002
    Authentic Mexcain Restaraunt located in the hear of Lower East Side. No fajitas, nachos, seven-layer dips, frozen margaritas but considered as one of the most authentic cuisine and margaritas in NYC where a lot of sports fans love to go.
  • Anejo Tequileria – Hell’s Kitchen
    668 10th Ave, New York, NY 10036
    A Sexy tequileria and restaurant in the heart of Hell’s Kitchen. Featuring the food of chef Angelo Sosa and Cocktails from Mixologist Joshua Wortman.
  • El Abuelo Gozon – Jackson Heights
    79-03 Roosevelt Avenue, NY 11372
    A great soccer bar located in Queens with a lot of TVs and tasty Mexican cuisine.
  • Arriba Arriba – Hell’s Kitchen
    762 9th Ave, New York, NY 10019
    Not really a sports bars (only 2 tvs) but a great place to have fun! There is always a fiesta happening at this traditional Mexican restaurant and the frozen margaritas are some of the city’s best.

You now have everything you need to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. Enjoy!

Bar of the Week: Buddha Beer Bar

Congrats to Buddha Beer Bar on becoming this week’s Bar of the Week!

From the Buddha statue sitting behind the bar, to the countless flatscreens hanging on the walls, to the sterile, cavernous ambience of the space, we can’t seem to settle on an aesthetic. But no matter: We’re an after-work sport spot where no patron goes un-welcomed, with all the trappings of a good neighborhood bar: a healthy beer selection with 26 on tap and 35 bottled.

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Bar of the Week: Lunasa Pub

Congrats to Lunasa Pub on becoming this week’s Bar of the Week!

Lunasa or Lughnasadh (Loo-nah-sah) is a Celtic harvest festival in honor of the ancient sun god Lugh. Lunasa Pub has a lot to offer; you can enjoy their secluded beer garden, catch a game in Full High Definition (HDTV) or challenge your friends in our extensive selection of board games. Located at 126 First Avenue (Between 7th & St Marks).

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