Where to Watch the World Cup in NYC

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The FIFA World Cup 2018 has begun airing from Russia, and you don’t want to miss a single moment. Here’s where to catch the soccer matches in NYC, along with one notable Hamptons spot (in case you’re heading out that way).

Mustang Harry’s

Throughout the tournament, Mustang Harry’s will swing open its doors early for all the morning games (8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.) with a special World Cup Breakfast Menu for fans to fuel up on while watching in high-definition. Mustang Harry’s boasts a sweeping 99-foot bar (the longest of any sports bar in NYC) decked with dozens of HDTVs.

Mustang Harry’s is located steps away from Penn Station. They will continue announcing new World Cup specials, discounts, and freebies. 352 7th Ave (at 30th St.), New York

The Smile

The Smile in NoHo is airing all World Cup matches in their private dining room throughout the duration of the tournament. The subterranean café is located in a landmark 1830s Federal-style townhouse. Enjoy delicious Mediterranean-inspired fare at the all-day eatery, serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner. 26 Bond Street, New York

La Pulperia

La Pulperia is open for the 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. games. For the 11 a.m. games, they will be serving a breakfast special menu. They are open to book special parties (up to 30 people) to watch your favorite country in their private mezzanine at Pulpería 57th. Games that will be highlighted include those featuring Argentina (chef Carlo’s country), Mexico (owner Victor’s country), Peru, Brazil, Uruguay, and Colombia. Three locations in New York: 1626 Second Ave., 151 E. 57 St., and 371 W. 46th St.

El Toro Blanco

El Toro Blanco is airing all matches at their bar and in their private dining room. Happy Hour specials will be available during live games to those watching. During the matches, nosh on modern Mexican menu that is heavily influenced by the Baja region. 257 Avenue of the Americas (between Houston and Bleecker), New York


Nowadays is a seasonal, lush beer garden and gathering place in Ridgewood-Bushwick. With their Caribbean food truck and happy hour, it’s the ideal watering hole this summer to watch the World Cup matches indoors. Guests can float between indoors and outdoors to take part in the festivities. 56-06 Cooper Ave. (near Wyckoff), Brooklyn

Vintage 61

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Located in the South Street Seaport district, Vintage61 is the first ever “sports bistro” — which means elevated food, cocktails, and a standout wine list. They will be showing all matches during normal business hours. 233-235 Front St., New York

Union Cantina

During every 2018 FIFA World Cup football game televised at Southampton’s Union Cantina, it will be Taco Tuesday, which means half-price tacos throughout the game. In addition, they will be featuring drink specials from Casamigos and Espolon tequilas, beer specials from Corona and Heineken, and half off frozen cocktails.

During each Mexico game, it will be happy hour throughout the whole game, with an entire array of discounted drinks and snacks. 40 Bowden Square, Southampton, N.Y. 11968

Looking for a spot to watch the game not in New York City? Don't worry we've got you covered. 

Vanessa Gordon is a member of our Culinary Content Network known for East End Taste. You can follow her at @eastendtaste