The 2017 season is finally here, which means it’s time to find your favorite watering hole as New England begins its road to ring No. 6. Luckily, there’s no shortage of sports bars in the Boston area, so there’s plenty of places to catch all the action. Here’s where you can grab a pint while cheering on the Patriots this season.
Cask n’ Flagon
The popular, Fenway bar is a go-to destination for local sports fans, regardless of whether it’s football or baseball season. In addition to its plethora of TVs, Cask has a solid beer menu with all your favorites on tap. In honor of the Pats first game, the bar has a special game day party planned for Thursday night hosted by 98.5 The Sports Hub, featuring a paper football contest, swag giveaways and more.
62 Brookline Ave., Boston, casknflagon.com
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You don’t get more Boston than this fan-favorite, Irish pub on Boylston Street. Owned by Dropkick Murphys frontman Ken Casey, McGreevy’s is going all out for football season this year. The bar and restaurant will have special menus, confetti cannons and more available during Patriots games. Plus, fill up on 35-cent wings when Monday Night Football returns.
911 Boylston St., Boston, mcgreevysboston.com
This South Boston bar and grill always shows sports fans a good time on game day. While you’re enjoying the game on one of Stats’ 22 flat-screen TVs, grab burgers, pizzas quesadillas and other bites off of their massive menu.
77 Dorchester St., South Boston, statsboston.com
While Boston sports fans usually flock to this bar after games at the Garden, it’s a nice spot to catch some football too. Located right near North Station, the Harp has tons of TVs and a projection screen, plus NFL Sunday Ticket, so fans can watch all the gridion action – regardless of what jersey they’re wearing. The bar will host a special watch party for Thursday’s Patriots opener.
85 Causeway St., Boston, harpboston.com
Another Fenway favorite, Tony C’s has got you covered on game day. The bar, named after late Red Sox legend Tony Conigliaro, has a massive wall of TVs and even more screens in the bar area. There’s also an awesome roof deck, which is a nice spot to grab a drink when the weather’s cooperating.
1265 Boylston St., Boston, tonycssportsbar.com