[Note: Due to rain, the Yankees home opener has been re-scheduled to Tuesday, April 5]
The NY Yankees home opener is Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at 1pm with a game against the Houston Astros at Yankee Stadium.
If you are going to the game, here are some pre & post game suggestions:
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Bars Near Yankee Stadium:
The Dugout: 880 River Ave. Bronx, NY. (718) 588-5912.
Sports bar directly across from Yankee Stadium.
Billy’s Sports Bar: 856 River Ave. Bronx, NY. (718) 585-1567
Located across the street from Yankees Stadium
The Yankee Tavern: 72 E. 161st St. (at Gerard Ave.) Bronx, NY. (718) 292-6130
Sports bar since 1927
Stan’s Sports Bar: 863 River Ave. (E. 161st St.) Bronx, NY. (718) 993-5548
Famous sports bar on River Ave.
Vega Alta Sports Bar: 880 Gerard Ave. (between 161st & 162nd St.) Bronx, NY. (718) 992-2445
Around the corner from the crowded River Ave.
Yankee Bar & Grill: 844 River Ave. (E. 161st St.) Bronx, NY. (917) 337-3351
Home of 24oz Bronx Bomber beers
Bars & Restaurants Inside the Stadium:
Hard Rock Cafe Yankee Stadium: 1 E. 161st St. (River Ave.) Bronx, NY. (646) 977-8888
at Gate 6
NYY Steak: 1 E. 161st St. (River Ave.) Bronx, NY. (646) 977-8325
Steakhouse at Gate 6
Field MVP Club Lounge: 1 E. 161st St. (River Ave.) Bronx, NY.
Field level season ticket holders only
Jim Beam Suite Lounge: 1 E. 161st St. (River Ave.) Bronx, NY.
300 Level – must have suite tickets
The Mohegan Sun Sports Bar: 1 E. 161st St. (River Ave.) Bronx, NY. (718) 293-6000
center field above Monument Park
If you are not going to the game, opening day is also a great day to sneak out to watch the game at a New York City pub. Check out our MurphGuide Directory of NYC sports bars for some suggestions…