Football season has arrived. Whether you’re a college football fanatic, a follower of the NFL — or are just in it for the food and drink, like us — we’ve got your all-star restaurant lineup for the new season. Here, our favorite spots in NYC where you can watch the game, order up something delicious and talk trash to fans of the opposing team.
The Ainsworth, an upscale sports bar in Chelsea, is great for large crowds, and caters to the sports-obsessed. The restaurant is equipped with multiple HD TVs, making it heaven for Fantasy Footballers.
If you’re in the mood for a great meal with a side of football, CityEats partner, Lexington Brass in Midtown East is a great bet.
The Village Pourhouse is ideal for Monday Night Football with its selection of more than 100 beers, multiple HD TVs and best of all, 25-cent wings. The Pourhouse has three locations: the Upper West Side, the East Village and neighboring Hoboken, NJ.
The Gin Mill on the Upper West Side is the destination bar for college football lovers, namely Florida fans. With 28 large flat-panel and projector TVs and College Football specials, drafts start at $3 and pitchers start at $8.
Brother Jimmy’s BBQ is the spot for Atlantic Coast Conference fans and alums. With their southern fare (peel and eat shrimp and hush puppies are mainstays), happy hour specials and famous Fishbowl cocktails, Jimmy’s is a go-to spot for game-time grub. There are five locations: Upper East Side, Murray Hill, MSG, Union Square and the Upper West Side.