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The 25 best places to watch Super Bowl 2018 in NYC

There's a Super Bowl party in New York City for every fan, from DJs and dancers to classic sports bars and laid-back lounges with upscale food.
Irish pub meets lounge meets sports bar at McGettigan's.
Irish pub meets lounge meets sports bar at McGettigan's.

Need a game plan for Feb. 4? Whether you're cheering for one of the teams or just looking for a good time, there's a Super Bowl LII party for every fan.

Great game-day specials

Printers Alley

Nashville-inspired restaurant and bar Printers Alley will be showing the Super Bowl on all of its 21 TVs, along with its usual Southern menu that happens to be perfect for the game like pimento, crab & artichoke dip and hot chicken. Drink specials include $20 domestic pitchers, $6 shots, $6 well drinks and $8 frozen drinks. 215 W. 40th St.

Boulton & Watt

Doors open at 10 a.m. at Alphabet City gastropub Boulton & Watt — no judgement on when you kick off your Super Bowl Sunday. Watch the action on seven TVs throughout the bar, with all drafts $7, picklebacks $9 and snacks like nachos and wings. 5 Ave. A

Brooklyn Bowl

There’s no cover to watch the game at Brooklyn Bowl in Williamsburg, with specials like $5 Coney Island Pilsners and $6 frozen margs all night. If you’re in an eating mood, $30 gets you access to an all-you-can-eat Super Bowl Buffet (starting at 5 p.m.!) that includes five kinds of wings, pulled pork, cornbread, chicharones, mac & cheese balls and more. 61 Wythe Ave., Brooklyn

Tender

Hit up the Sanctuary Hotel’s upscale sports lounge Tender for Super Bowl LII, with TVs and three projector screens and a Touchdown Package for $65pp that gets you your own pitcher of beer, an appetizer platter, and best of all, guaranteed seating. 130 W. 47th St.

Massoni

Dale Talde’s pizza joint Massoni at the Arlo NoMad has you covered with three hours of unlimited beer, wine, nachos, meatballs and pizzas for $59. 11 E. 31st St.

The VNYL

Need 36 feet of football action in surround sound? You’ll find it at downtown’s three-floor bar/club The VNYL, plus beer-and-shot specials, $12 wings and nachos, and more game day food. And if you need a break from the action, just head to another floor! 100 Third Ave.

ZenTaco

Drink specials at Upper West Side casual spot ZenTaco begin at 4 p.m. with $5 beers, $6 wines, $7 frozen margaritas and $9 specialty cocktails. Watch the game with sound on its four TVs. 522 Columbus Ave.

Libation

You won’t miss a moment surrounded by 25 big screens at clubby restaurant Libation, and at halftime everyone gets unlimited draft beer until the keg kicks. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with a $10 cover and specials including 50 cent wings until the end of the game. 137 Ludlow St.

The Attic Rooftop

Two floors mean twice the party at The Attic Rooftop. Doors open at 5 p.m. with specials including $1 wings, $5 Bud & Bud Lights, $10 Patron shots, $35 pitchers of sangria and $45 pitchers of mojitos and margaritas. Five large screens will show the game, and three DJs will keep the party going. 251 W. 48th St.

McGettigan’s

Hybrid Irish pub-sports bar-upscale lounge McGettigan’s will screen the game on 19 TVs and a large projector screen, with buckets of wings for $15 and buckets of five beers for $20-$25. For groups of 4-6, go for the Touchdown Package with nachos, sliders, quesadillas and wings plus two buckets for $150. 70 W. 36th St.

Pig Beach

Check out the new indoor space at Pig Beach in Gowanus, where you can watch the game with an all-you-can-eat pulled pork and wing buffet for $50 (also includes two drinks). 480 Union St., Brooklyn

Monarch Rooftop & Indoor Lounge

Beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Super Bowl Sunday, the Monarch kicks things off with a one-hour open bar ($25). The game will play on 10 large-screen TV and projectors, with a cash bar of specials like $5 beers and $6 whiskey shots to go with drinking-themed games like beer pong and flip cup. 71 W. 35th St.

HandCraft Kitchen & Cocktails

Murray Hill’s HandCraft Kitchen & Cocktails is throwing a five-hour open bar party with $1 wings and half-price appetizers from 5:30-10:30 p.m. Tickets are $50 in advance, $60 at the door. 367 Third Ave.

If you’re cheering for one of the teams

Atwood Sports Bar & Lounge

Patriots fans will find a home away from home at Atwood Sports Bar & Lounge, which is going head-to-head with its rival bar across the street Turtle Bay, where Eagles fans roost. Between 15 TVs and a 12-foot projector screen, you’ll see the action from any seat, and anytime the Patriots score a round of red and blue shots will be passed around. Expect tons of swag giveaways and a DJ before and after the game. 986 Second Ave.

Professor Thom’s

The ultimate spot for Patriots fans will be Professor Thom's, where the party starts at 10 a.m. with an Absolut brunch party, alternating beer happy hours from noon to 4 p.m., then who knows  Cover is $20 until 4 p.m., then $30; table reservations are $250pp and include a bottle champagne, all the nachos you can eat and a Super Bowl T-shirt. 219 Second Ave.

Clinton Hall

All three Clinton Hall locations (FiDi, Seaport, Bronx) will be screening the games without a cover charge — so arrive early. There will be $20 beer bucket specials all day and food specials from each city of the Super Bowl participants. clintonhallny.com

The Pennsy Food Hall  

Roll up to The Pennsy Food Hall’s bar to watch the game on 16 TVs, with cans from each rival team just $5: Sam ’76 for the Patriots and Lionshead Pilsner for the Eagles. The Pennsy Bar will also be offering $25 pitchers of its signature Pennsy Lager; for food options, the entire food hall is at your service from Pat LaFreida sandwiches to Cinnamon Snail vegan doughnuts. 2 Pennsylvania Plaza

 

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More than just the game

Bounce Sporting Club

As much nightclub as sports bar, Bounce Sporting Club is where you want to be if the Super Bowl is your biggest day of the year. The Flatiron bar will be doing a special edition of its Sunday Funday party with live dancers and a DJ, the big game on all of its many screens and its full menu with items like Cap’n Crunch-Crusted Chicken Nuggets and Double Stuffed Grilled Cheese available. 55 W. 21st St.

Resorts World Casino

Watch the game on the largest screen in Queens at Resorts World Casino’s newly renovated event hall. Their free (with RSVP) watch party starts at 5 p.m., with former NFL players Sean Landeta and Marc “The Moose” Malusis greeting fans and giving live commentary during the game. A VIP ticket gets you two drinks and food vouchers, plus guaranteed seating. 110-00 Rockaway Blvd., Jamaica

Slate

A $10 cover gets you a vodka open bar from 5-6 p.m. to get the party started at Slate. Play a round of pool or other bar games before kickoff on all 40 TVs, plus two 20-foot ultra HD media walls, with a live DJ taking over during commercials. 54 W. 21st St.

House of Yes

An artsy type who just happens to like football? House of Yes has the party for you with the Superb Owl Experience, which they admit is “an elaborate excuse for us to produce one of the most incredibly immersive and absurd halftime shows anyone has ever seen.” The game will be screened live, with drink specials, hot wings, burgers and other game-day food, and a free dance party afterward. $20, 2 Wyckoff Ave., Bushwick

Sapphire New York

Gentlemen’s club Sapphire​ New York is keeping the bar open from 6-10 p.m. for a $40 cover, including a tailgate buffet and giveaways during the game. After the game, the regular Sunday night SINS party takes over. 333 E. 60th St.

 

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Laid-back parties

Sir Henri Penthouse

Upgrade from your living room to the Sir Henri Penthouse for Super Bowl Sunday and watch the game on three huge HDTVs from a luxe couch or lounge chair. Your $80 ticket includes four hours of top-shelf open bar and a pregame buffet with dumplings, sliders, wings and more. A live DJ will spin pre- and post-game. Starts at 6 p.m., 37 W. 24th St.

​Brooklyn Heights Social Club

DUMBO’s new 10th-story lounge Brooklyn Heights Social Club is throwing the city’s chicest party, with a special game day menu of sliders with ancho-barbecue sauce, mini corn dogs, braised short rib chili and more. Table packages start at $250. 1 Hotel, 60 Furman St.

Happiest Hour

Feel the perpetual summer breeze at Happiest Hour, the cocktail bar with a burger that’s always a winner. The West Village lounge will be a laid-back place to watch the game, with shareable specials like beer pitchers and mac N' cheese bites. 121 W. 10th St.

Ginny's Supper Club

Head to Harlem to catch the game on a giant projector screen in a cozy atmosphere at Ginny’s Supper Club. A special menu of small bites featuring signature items from Marcus Samuelsson’s Red Rooster includes hot wings, burgers, nachos and more. Prizes will be raffled off between each quarter. 310 Lenox Ave.