Best bets for college football - Metro US

Best bets for college football

The season is just getting started, and you don’t want to miss any of the action. Don your jerseys and hit these bars for game night.

Little Town

118 E. 15th St., 212-677-6300

Little Town — affiliated with Penn State, Oregon and UF — is offering up $5 Bloody Marys, $10 Bud Light pitchers and $20 Bud Light buckets of six all day during game days. If you’re hungry, the newly revised menu has classic comforts like sloppy joes and chicken fingers — which are pretzel-crusted! Little Town runs sideBar as well as the Village Pourhouse franchise, so those drink deals are available on 15th St. too.

Mad River

1442 Third Ave., 212-988-1832

Wisconsin watchers, this is your spot: The bar boasts fifteen 50” HD screens to catch all the action. Get your hands dirty with wing buckets (deals range from $5 for 8 to $20 for 50) and wash it all down with Coors Light pitchers ($12), apple pie shots ($4) or Wandos 100-ounce fishbowls (free for parties of 10 or more).

Public House & McFaddens

Public House: 140 E. 41st St., 212-682-3750

McFadden’s: 800 Second Ave., 212-986-1515

Public House, the official Notre Dame watch spot, boasts a $45 deal for unlimited wings and premium booze (other unlimited deals are also available), plus $2 off appetizers and raffles every week. At McFadden’s, another ND bar, $25 gets you unlimited wings and Bud Light, $10 gets you unlimited wings, and the entire bar menu is half-off.

Brother Jimmy’s BBQ

University of Miami: 181 Lexington Ave., 212-779-7427

University of Michigan: 116 E. 16th St., 212-673-6465

UNC: 416 Eighth Ave.,


Wake Forest and NC State: 1485 Second Ave.,


All four Brother Jimmy’s spots in NYC have a college football special: $12 Bud and Bud Light Draft pitchers with 50-cent wings. Alumni groups can take advantage of an RSVP e-mail address and special game-day menu.

Tonic East

411 Third Ave., 212-683-7090

Penn State fans can watch the game while enjoying specialty Nittany Lion drinks, $60 mini-kegs and $8 burgers or chicken sandwiches at this hot spot.

Follow Meredith Engel on Twitter @MeredithatMetro.

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