20 best spots to watch the Super Bowl in NYC
Photo courtesy of Bk Backyard Bar in Williamsburg.
On February 11, the San Francisco 49ers will face the defending champs the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LVIII. In New York City, there is no shortage of exciting ways to enjoy the big game with many of the city’s bars and restaurants hosting watch parties with food and drink specials. Ahead, here are some of the best spots to watch Super Bowl LVIII in NYC, from taking a ping-pong break between downs at SPIN to cheering from a heated cabana at Williamsburg’s BK Backyard Bar.
71 West 35th Street, Midtown
February 11 from 5 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
Enjoy the big game 18 floors up on one of the city’s favorite rooftop destinations. Monarch Rooftop boasts five big-screen TVs and five projectors, so there will be no shortage of ways to watch the game. Admission comes with access to a one-hour open bar from 5:30 p.m. to 6 p.m., as well as drink and food specials all night. Tickets start at $40 per person and can be purchased here.
55 Water Street, Dumbo
February 11 from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Cheer on your favorite team alongside delicious food and drinks at Dumbo’s Time Out Market. The event kicks off with a pre-game party from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. with music from Brooklyn-based DJ Mike Nasty. The game will be presented on screens located throughout the market, as well as on a projector on the 5th floor. There are also prize giveaways taking place throughout the day. Admission is free.
7 East 36th Street, Midtown East
Located two blocks away from the Empire State Building, 5th & Mad is inviting guests to enjoy the Super Bowl in its vibrant two-level space. The event space is the perfect destination to watch the game, with a large number of TVs and a towering 11-foot-tall projection screen so you can catch the action no matter where you are in the venue. The watch party features food and drink specials throughout the game. Tickets start at $25 and can be purchased here.
27 West 35th Street, Midtown
Whether you’re a football fan or not, Midtown’s Playwright Irish Pub is sure to provide a memorable Super Bowl screening experience. The bar creates the perfect setting to watch the game where both fans and non-fans can come together to enjoy the spectacle and mingle with one another in a fun, inviting atmosphere. Tickets start at $15 and can be purchased here.
37 West 26th Street, Flatiron
Travel to Flatiron’s La Vibra NYC for an unforgettable Super Bowl experience. The lounge space boasts a stunning 30-foot marble bar, a sleek design, and creative cocktails and food. Patrons can enjoy a three-hour open bar, two hours of appetizers, and the ability to watch the big game on three different projectors located across the venue. Tickets start at $45 for standing open bar admission and can be purchased here.
1412 Broadway, Midtown
Spend Super Bowl LVIII perched atop Elsie’s covered outdoor roof deck. Located in Midtown, the rooftop space boasts a 100-inch projector screen as well as many other HD TVs located throughout the venue, ensuring no shortage of ways to enjoy the big game. Booking a table for two gets you access to a two-hour open bar from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and a shared appetizer platter. Tickets start at $75 and can be purchased here.
1626 Broadway, Midtown
What could be better than watching the Super Bowl while playing ping pong? SPIN is inviting guests to watch the big game at their Midtown location while playing ping pong at their communal tables and watching the Super Bowl on numerous large TV screens. Tickets include access to an open bar from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., open play on SPIN’s communal ping pong tables, tailgate food served from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., and large format communal games like Connect 4, Jenga, Cornhole, and UNO. Tickets cost $89.15 and can be purchased here.
226 East 54th Street, Midtown East
Experience the Super Bowl like never before at Fifty Four NYC, a dual-level lounge and luxury event venue in Midtown East. For game day, the venue is offering several food and drink specials, including a one-hour open bar. Tickets start at $19.44 and can be purchased here.
Upper East Side and Battery Park City
Treadwell Park offers a fun and inviting atmosphere with interactive games and an expansive beverage menu featuring 20 rotating craft beers, ciders, and hand-crafted cocktails. Both Treadwell Park’s Upper East Side and Battery Park City locations will be screening the game on 20 flat-screen TVs and offering two types of admission:
For $49, general admission gets you access to an hour-and-a-half-long open bar with party favors and swag. VIP tables range in price from $440 to $1,304 and are available for parties of four to 12 and include a two-hour open bar, a selection of appetizers, and decorations for the big game. More information on the watch parties can be found here.
118 St. Marks Place, East Village
Located in the East Village, Romeo’s is a retro-style neon-lit cocktail bar inspired by the 1990s and characters from popular romance films. For the Super Bowl, Romeo’s is partnering with Teramana Tequila and offering signature drinks, and game-day bites like beef, chicken, mushroom tacos, buffalo corn ribs, and a seven-layer dip. The Super Bowl will be projected on two walls.
Four locations in NYC
Clinton Hall is offering game day specials at all four locations (FiDi, Midtown West, Midtown East, and near Fordham University in the Bronx). Cheer on your favorite team while enjoying an endless selection of beer, hard seltzers, and bar bites curated by Executive Chef Anastacia Song. The bar is offering a selection of NFL Playoff platters, featuring wings, sliders, waffle fries, nachos, and onion rings, priced at $25 for two people, $50 for four, $75 for six, and $100 for eight. Find out more here.
132 West 47th Street, Midtown
Sitting atop the Sanctuary Hotel in Midtown, Haven Rooftop will provide an exciting atmosphere for Super Bowl Sunday. Kicking off at 4 p.m., the rooftop venue will have all of its TVs tuned to the big game, as well as a variety of tasty food platters and beer specials. In addition to game day food and drink specials, Haven is offering its classic menu featuring favorites like sliders, tuna tartare, buffalo wings, steak au poivre, and more. More about the watch party can be found here.
135 West 30th Street, Midtown
Have a memorable Super Bowl experience at Midtown’s Goldie’s Tavern. The neighborhood-favorite speakeasy cocktail lounge is the perfect space for the big game, with an upstairs bar and subterranean cocktail lounge to meet all ambiance demands. Admission includes access to a two-hour open bar and buffet station from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tickets start at $20 and can be purchased here.
54 West 21st Street, Chelsea
Located in the heart of Chelsea, Slate offers a unique nightclub experience and is the perfect spot for those looking for a fresh twist on the classic Super Bowl viewing party. Described as an “adult playground,” the venue features a 20-foot slide, a 15-foot LED video wall, 21 HD screens throughout the space, pool, ping pong, and more. The venue also features a self-serving drink wall, delicious food, and karaoke. General admission starts at $5 and can be purchased here.
344 3rd Avenue, Murray Hill
Gramercy’s Sucker Punch Sports Bar is inviting guests to watch the Super Bowl in its fun-filled space. The bar is known for its punch bowls, delicious cuisine, and walls of state-of-the-art screens to catch every moment of action during the game. Tickets start at $32 and include access to a one-hour open bar from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
1 Fulton Street, South Street Seaport
The Lawn Club, one of NYC’s newest “leisure headquarters,” is going all out for its Super Bowl watch party. The unique venue features rentable lawns where guests can play classic lawn games while indulging in tasty food and beverages. The club has a special game day package, including a private gaming lawn or shuffleboard court, dedicated concierge service, a personal flatscreen TV, bottomless beer and seltzer for four hours, and a giant spread of game day bites. For groups of up to 50 guests, you can purchase one of three tiered packages ranging from $165/person to $195/person. Find more information about game day packages here.
Four locations in Manhattan
Stout is hosting screening parties at all four of its Manhattan locations. Each location features more than 20 TVs and a vast selection of food and beer specials throughout the game. They also offer private rooms or large tables if you’re looking for a more personal experience with your friends. You can view available food and drink packages here.
Fort Greene and Cobble Hill, Brooklyn
February 11 at 6:30 p.m.
Sip from steins of delicious German beer and watch the big game at both Black Forest Brooklyn locations. The game will be shown at both locations on giant screens so all can see. Tickets cost $10 per person and include one-half liter of HB Original, Dunkel, or a soda.
86 North 11th Street, Williamsburg
Williamsburg’s BK Backyard Bar is inviting guests to step into the glamour of Las Vegas without leaving NYC for a Sin City-themed Super Bowl celebration. The event kicks off at 1:00 p.m. with Puppy Bowl Live hosted by Dan Schachner, which gives guests the chance to enroll their pups to participate in a fun doggy football game. General admission costs $5 and puppy bowl registration costs $15 and includes two adult tickets, space for one dog, a free drink per person, and a swag bag.
The puppy bowl is followed by a tailgate from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. featuring complimentary open bars from sponsors Misguided Spirits and Heineken and music spun by DJ Takes Two. General admission tickets cost $20.
The big game watch party will take place from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m., with the game displayed on more than 25 of BK Backyard Bar’s 65-inch TVs in heated cabanas, ensuring a unique viewing experience. Tickets can be purchased here.
The Paley Museum, 25 West 52nd Street, Midtown
The Paley Center has opened a new football exhibit just in time for the Super Bowl. “Beyond the Big Game” celebrates the Super Bowl with an unparalleled collection of all 57 team rings from each championship-winning team, uniforms from past Super Bowl games, the Vince Lombardi trophy, and more timeless Super Bowl artifacts. The exhibit runs through March 3 and is open from Wednesdays to Sundays from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. You can find more information here.