Where to Watch the 2016 Summer Olympics in NYC

by Kerry Jepsen on Aug 2, 2016 in Roundups

Starting August 5 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the 2016 Summer Olympics are on! If you don’t want to miss the action (and with a record amount of countries participating in a record amount of athletics this year, there will be action), check out these New York City locations where you can watch your country take the gold and grab a pint while doing do.

With an open 4,000 square-foot space, and several big screen HDTVs, this Flatiron sports bar is renowned for being one of the best in the city to catch a game. For the 2016 Rio Games, Bounce will be offering a daily menu/happy hour, including their takes on classic pub grub, cocktails, and domestic and imported brews. (55 W 21st St.; 212-675-8007)

Kent Ale House
This spot will host 13 flat screen TVs dedicated to screening all the big time sporting events, and 24 craft beers on tap with over 30 bottled beer selections. There’s a happy hour from 3-7, including additional special during game time. (51 Kent Ave., Brooklyn; 347-227-8624)

Woodwork Brooklyn
A spot where soccer fans have been known to get rowdy, the Woodwork Brooklyn is excited to be hosting screenings of the the 2016 Rio Games. Stop in for a $3 beer and/or a $6 beer plus a well shot, and try the Woodwork’s signature savory bread pudding.(583 Vanderbilt Ave., Brooklyn; 718-857-5777)

The Brickyard Gastropub
Offering an extensive menu featuring artisanal fare (also a gluten-free/kids menu) with a substantial craft beer list, this chic and sophisticated venue will be screening the Summer Games - inquire to make a reservation to get a table with a view. (785 9th Ave.; 212-767-0077)

Spring Lounge
Though it’s not necessarily known as a sports bar, this legendary venue has been known to draw in a large crowd for the big game, and in this case, it will be the big games, as the Spring Lounge will be hosting screenings of the 2016 Summer Games in Rio. (48 Spring St.; 212-965-1774)

Smithfield Hall
This self proclaimed ‘Home of Football in NYC’ (soccer) will also be hosting screenings of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio alongside their standard coverage of around-the-globe soccer events. This venue is loaded with plenty of beer, spacious seating arrangements, and massive TVs, and they’re ready to see you there for the summer games. (138 W 25th St.; 212-929-9677)

Warren 77
This is a great place for a Olympic Game viewing get-together with the gang. The Warren 77 features all the classic bar food one could hope for (try the poutine) with a great selection on tap. This popular Tribeca pub has 9 TVs that will be screening the Olympic Games and is worth a visit for a burger and a beer with the games. (77 Warren St.; 212-227-8994)

Photo via Flickr user Christian Haugen 

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