NFL Playoffs: Championship Weekend

The NFL playoffs are down to the final four teams: Giants, 49ers, Patriots & Ravens. They square up this Sunday, January 22, 2012, for the conference championships to determine who goes to the Super Bowl.
NFL Playoffs

Conference Championships:

Sunday, January 22, 2012

AFC Championship – 3pm (CBS)
Baltimore Ravens vs. New England Patriots
NFC Championship – 6:30pm (Fox)
NY Giants vs. San Francisco 49ers

Here are some viewing suggestions:

Sunday, January 22
Baltimore at New England: 3pm (CBS)
New England fans gather at Professor Thom’s, The Hairy Monk & the original Boston sports bar in NYC: Riviera Cafe.

Baltimore Ravens fans meet at Whiskey River. You can join their meetup group at:

Whiskey River
575 Second Ave. (32nd St.)
Kip’s Bay
New York, NY
(212) 679-6799

Ravens roost at Wharf Bar & Grill
$3.50/pint Bud + Bud Light all day
30-cent wings (4pm-2am)
Wharf Bar & Grill
587 Third Ave.
(between 38th & 39th St.)
New York, NY
(212) 490-7270


Molly Pitchers boasts that they are the largest Raven’s bar on the Upper East Side.
12 flat screen televisions, all of them in high-definition.
$12 light beer pitchers and $20 buckets of domestic light beer (5 bottles per bucket- buy 4, get 1 free) during all sporting events.
Molly Pitchers Ale House
1641 Second Ave. (85th St.)
New York, NY
212 249-3067
and now, the moment we’ve been waiting for…

NY Giants at SF 49ers: 6:30pm

Giants fans have been gathering all season at The East End.  They are doing a $30 special for unlimited Coors/Miller Lt/Wings during the game.  They have been picked by MSN and ZAGAT as the best NY Giants bar in the nation. One of Europe’s largest broadcaster ZDF will be filming the game watch party today.
The East End

1664 First Ave. (between 86th & 87th St.)
New York, NY
(212) 348-3783

Sunday, January 22:
Championship Weekend at Third & Long
3pm: N.E. vs Baltimore: $4 Sam Adams/Bud Lt pints
6:30pm: NYG vs S.F. $4 Lagunitas IPA/Bud Lt. pints
They will be raffling off another Bud Light cooler during the Giants/49ers game (6:30pm)

Party tip: they are NOT taking reservations, so its first come, first served for seats (that means get there for the early game).
Third & Long
523 Third Ave. (35th St.)
Murray Hill
New York, NY
(212) 447-5711

Football playoffs at Austin'sAustin’s will be showing both playoff games with drink specials throughout:
$3.50 pints of Bud, Bud Light & Coors Light
25 cent wings and stadium dogs at the bar
plus a free house shot for a Giants touchdown.

Steak & Ale House
8270 Austin St. (Lefferts Blvd.)
Kew Gardens, NY
(718) 849-3939

Sunday January 22
Giants Game Watch
at McFadden’s
Purchase a $30 beer tower and get a free plate of wings.
$3 Bud and Bud Light drafts also available.

Space is limited.
Contact Laura to reserve a table for the game

McFadden’s Saloon
800 Second Ave.  (42nd St.)
midtown east
New York, NY
(212) 986-1515

Giants fans at The Gin Mill NYC

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On the upper west side, Giants fans packed The Gin Mill last week, and are expected to return today.
With half price drinks until 8pm, you can’t go wrong
The Gin Mill
442 Amsterdam Ave.
(between 81st & 82nd St.)
New York, NY
(212) 580-9080


Soldier McGee's NYCGiants game watch
Soldier McGee’s Tavern is flying the Giants flag, and showing the game on 8 50 inch plasma screens
Soldier McGee’s Tavern
480 Amsterdam Ave. (83rd St.)
Upper West Side
New York, NY
(212) 579-4299


The Irish Exit was a Steelers bar during the regular season, but you know…

Post Season Football &
The Superbowl at The Irish Exit

50c Wings
$4 Drafts
$20 Miller Towers

The Irish Exit
978 Second Ave.
(between 51st & 52nd St.)
New York, NY
(212) 755-8383



Sunday, January 22
Overlook will be showing both games with sound on over 20 screens.
Serving unlimited draft beer for $15 per game

Call Mark or Jeff  for reservations:
212 682 7266
225 E. 44th St.
(between Second & Third Ave.)
New York, NY
(212) 682-7266




Giants Game Watch party at Turtle Bay NYCSunday, January 22, 2012
Giants viewing party at Turtle Bay
$2 drafts
50 cent wings
Turtle Bay
987 Second Ave.
(between 52nd & 53rd St.)
New York, NY
(212) 223-4224
Sunday, January 22
Ravens vs. Patriots
Giants vs 49ers
Brats, biers & football


712 Third Ave. (45th St.)
New York, NY
(646) 580-2437




Giants vs 49ersGiants Game Watch Party

Slattery’s Midtown Pub
8 E. 36th St.
(between Madison & Fifth Ave.)
New York, NY
(212) 683-6444






Free Pizza at Half-Time at Trinity & Banshee Pubs
Patriots v Ravens: 3pm. Free Pizza at half time
Giants v. 49ers: 6:30pm  Free Pizza at half time plus a free shot for every Giants touchdown
Banshee PubThe Banshee Pub
1373 First Ave.
(between 73rd & 74th St.)
New York, NY
(212) 717-8177



and also at…

Trinity Pub NYCTrinity Pub
229 E. 84th St. (between Second & Third Ave.)
Upper East Side
New York, NY
(212) 327-4450

NFL Championship Game Watch at The Gael Pub
Patriots v Ravens – 3pm: 
$13 pitchers of Miller Lite
$4 16oz cans of Miller Lite
Giants v 49ers: 6:30pm
Free shot for every Giants touchdown
$15 Pitchers of Sam Winter at Gael pub during the game.
Free raffles all through game
The Gael Pub NYC - exteriorat:
The Gael Pub
1465 Third Ave.
(between 82nd & 83rd St.)
New York, NY
(212) 517-4141
Giants Game Watch Party at Amity Hall:

Greenwich Village beer hall showing the game on 8 Hi Def TVs and a 20 foot flat screen.
Amity Hall

80 W. 3rd St.  (bet. Thompson & Sullivan St.)
New York, NY
(212) 677-2290

Giants Game Watch Party at Ryan Maguire’s Ale House
Beer and Wing specials all night long, $10 pitchers,
FREE shots every time the Giants score a touchdown
Ryan Maguire’s Ale House
28 Cliff Street
New York, NY
(212) 566-6906


Playoff game watch party at Stout
Showing the action on 36 HDTVs.

133 W. 33rd St.
(between Sixth & Seventh Ave.)
New York, NY
(212) 629-6191

but wait, there’s more…

Slainte: 304 Bowery (between Bleecker & Houston St.) New York, NY (212) 253-7030
12 HDTVs, an awesomely large HD projector, plenty of space and beer specials.

The 13th Step: 149 Second Ave. (bet. 9th & 10th St.) New York, NY 212 228-8020.
East Village sports bar. Showing the game with  1/2 price beer all day and night.

Firefly: 54 Spring St. (bet. Lafayette & Mulberry) New York, NY (212) 966-8716.
Upscale sports lounge sShowing the game on 16 HD big screens & Surround Sound

Rogue 757 6th Ave. (212) 242-6434
$12 Coors Light pitchers, $18 premium pitchers, $3 domestic bottles, $5 Bloody Marys during the game. 8 flat screen plasma TVs plus giant screens

The Hog Pit: 37 W. 26th St. (bet. Broadway & 6th Ave.) New York, NY (212) 213-4871
$8 Pitchers of Bud Light & Rolling Rock all day & night.

Pig & Whistle: 165 W. 47th St. (bet. 6th & 7th Ave.) New York, NY (212) 302-0112
Showing all the post season NFL Madness you can handle in the heart of Times Square.

Dorrian’s: 1616 Second Ave. (84th St.) New York, NY (212) 772-6660
Showing the game on all of their hi-def screens with loud sound. In honor of the Giants, they will be serving the BIG BLUE Pizza with blue cheese, sausage, peppers, and onions.
Party tip: They don’t take reservations, it’s first come-first served – you’re entire party must be present to be seated.

Blind Pig: 233 E. 14th St. (between 2nd & 3rd Ave.) New York, NY (212) 209-1573
Showing the games on 4 big screens & 7 plasmas

3 Sheets Saloon:  134 W. 3rd St. (Sixth Ave.) New York, NY (212) 777-1733
Greenwich Village sports bar with 1/2 price beer all day and all night long.

Mercury Bar East: 493 Third Ave. (between 33rd & 34th St.) New York, NY (212) 683-2645
Murray Hill sports bar showing the playoffs on giant screens.

Off The Wagon: 109 MacDougal St.  (bet. W. 3rd & Bleecker St.) New York, NY
(212) 533-4487
Greenwich Village bar with “Beat the Clock” pitcher & wing specials.

Patrick Kavanagh’s: 497 Third Ave. (bet. 33rd & 34th St.) New York, NY (212) 889-4304
The Meetup group Our Own Damn Happy Hour are hosting a Giants game watch at Patrick Kavanagh’s.

Stone Sreet Tavern: 52 Stone St. New York, NY (212) 785-5658
50 cent wings all weekend.  $5 Bud & Bud Light.

Marty O’Brien’s: 1696 Second Ave. (between 87th & 88th St.) New York, NY
$20 buckets of Coors Light, Bud Light or Miller Lite. $5 Mimosas and Bloody Marys. Free Hot dogs during the games.

for our friends in Westchester, NY:
Murphy’s Law: 110 Halstead Avenue,  Harrison, NY. 914-630-276.
Big Blue Playoff Party.  Drink specials & half-price apps. Call Jim for reservations.


San Francisco 49ers Fans Game Watch Parties in NYC:
Finnerty’s is the home for all San Francisco sports fans (49ers, Giants, Warriors, Sharks).
Last week at Finnerty’s, the line was down the block, so if you want to watch at Finnerty’s, they recommend you get there extremely early.

221 Second Ave.
(between 13th & 14th St.)
New York, NY
(212) 677-2655



Finnerty’s was so crowded last week that they had to turn people away.  So the NYC 49ers Legion of fans have set up a second meetup spot at Finnerty’s sister bar, Plug Uglies:

Plug UgliesPlug Uglies will be raffling off an autographed Joe Montana helmet during the game.
game time: 6:30pm
Plug Uglies
257 Third Ave.
(between 20th & 21st St.)
New York, NY
(212) 780-1944



49ers game watch party NYCThis Sunday Johnny Utah’s is hosting a 49ers party featuring…
-$3 Domestic drafts
-1/2 price wings & sliders
-Free admission
-Free bull riding all night long
Johnny Utah’s
25 W. 51st St.
(between Fifth & Sixth Ave.)
Rockefeller Center
(212) 265-UTAH









Coming up:
Sunday, February 6

Super Bowl XLVI
Where to watch in NYC

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