Is your regular wing place not wild enough, buffalo or otherwise? Do you sometimes find yourself thinking, But what if I wanted to watch ALL the games?
Well, rest easy. Then get up, hydrate, do some lunges and limber up, because we’ve got your definitive list of Westchester’s best game-viewing venues.
If you’re in the Greenburgh area, consider putting your family in the PourHouse. Despite their name, this joint serves some of the best burgers and wraps around at very reasonable prices. There’s also a full bar and rotating selection of tapped beers, and daily specials. They’ve got nine TVs and you’ll never miss a game. Really. The bar has NFL Sunday Ticket, meaning you literally can watch any game happening anywhere. (Though they of course show preference to New York teams.) The PourHouse is open seven days a week, and will frequently open early if there’s a game on – even on Thanksgiving. (Who doesn’t love a Turkey Day Pong tournament?)
468 Ashford Ave, Ardsley
Sun 12 p.m.–4 a.m.
Mon–Sat 11 a.m.–4 a.m.
Tons of apps, solid wings (including one so hot you have to sign a waiver just to order), and a build-your-own burger option with plenty of toppings make this a go-to neighborhood bar in Peekskill, but the addition of several large televisions also make this an ideal location for taking in a game or fight. For libations there’s about a dozen taps and over 120 bottled beers, but the nicest thing about the Firehouse Grille? The name isn’t just for kicks: bring in a valid ID and firefighters, police department personnel, EMTs and paramedics, active military, and even teachers are granted a 10% discount on both dine-in and take-out orders.
63 Welcher Ave., Peekskill
Opens daily at 11 a.m.
The Hollow watering hole is anything but sleepy. Open until 2 a.m. or later, The Huddle packs about twenty taps of craft beer, a full bar, and some A-1 pub grub into a relatively small space. They’re a past Best Of Westchester winner and it’s not hard to see why; aside from their regular trivia nights, The Huddle always has some kind of special or event on the horizon. If you miss their football season kickoff, don’t worry. This is Sleepy Hollow, so the Halloween Pumpkinhead Pub Crawl is just weeks away.
Pro Tip: Try the Buffalo Chicken Egg Rolls.
92 Beekman Ave., Sleepy Hollow
Mon 3:30 p.m.–close
Tues-Sun 11:30 a.m.–close
With “Hall of Fame Sandwiches,” “Main Events” with your choice of “Sidelines,” and a small portions menu for “Little Sports Fans,” it should be fairly obvious that you’re in the right place. If not, all the TVs lining the walls should clue you in. The food is solid, happy hour deals are good, and local bands are a common sight during off-seasons.
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219 North Ave., New Rochelle
Everyday 10 a.m.–2 a.m. (or later)
Local restaurateur Sal Sal Barone opened this neighborhood joint in 2016 when he noticed the dearth of a good neighborhood wings-and-a-beer place. Now a local mainstay, Rooster’s has cemented its place as a haven for Mohegan Lake Game Day festivities. On top of daily 2-for-1 and drink bucket deals and $1 tacos every day, Rooster’s also serves food and drink specials during live NFL games. For home gatherings, they’ve also got you covered with a hefty take-out menu.
1 Baker St., Mohegan Lake
Open Everyday 12–10 p.m. or “whenever.”
“We believe it’s totally normal to argue with a stranger over sports at the bar.” There’s your mission statement, right there. This barbecue joint has plenty of TVs to watch whichever game you want, but frankly we end up paying more attention to our buffalo dip and slow-smoked pork. They even have a second location in New Rochelle if that’s a bit closer for you.
Add to Calendar: Weekly and seasonal specials include $5 Happy Hour Mondays, “Brisket Wednesdays,” and “Every Rangers Gamenight.”
320 Mamaroneck Ave., Mamaroneck
Sun–Wed 11 a.m.–10 p.m.
Thurs 11 a.m.—11 p.m.
Fri–Sat 11 a.m.–12 a.m.
606 North Ave., New Rochelle
Sun 11 a.m.—10 p.m.
Mon-Thurs 11 a.m.—11 p.m.
Fri-Sat 11 a.m.—1 a.m.
All of this local favorites locations — Mount Kisco, Rye Brook, White Plains, and Stamford — run specials during all NFL games, including $3 Heineken drafts, $2 bottled Coors Lite/Miller Lite, 75¢ wings, and select $5 appetizers. And when we say, “all NFL games,” we really mean all NFL games; thanks to NFL Sunday Ticket you can catch all your favorite teams, whether you’re a local or out-of-towner.
Don’t forget: This Manhattan staple also has a Westchester location! The White Plains Jimmy’s offers up screenings of both professional and college sports games, paired with classic sports grub specials like 1/2 price wings, buckets, and massive meat platters. New menu items include chicken & waffle skewers with maple mustard, and inside-out jalepeño poppers with pub cheese dip.
Final Pro Tip: If heading out into the crowded night isn’t your bag, or even if you just want to invite some friends over so you can show off that new monster 120” widescreen you blew last season’s fantasy winnings on, keep in mind that many of our recommendations offer catering services. Sometimes the best seat to see the game is actually your couch.