Where to Watch the Game in Westchester
All the best brew joints and sports bars for enjoying your favorite teams going head to head.
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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.
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 13 large televisions also make this the ideal location for taking in not just one, but every game or fight. For libations there’s about a dozen taps and over 120 bottled beers. For groups, a $21 tabletop, a monster of a pitcher, will also have all of you covered.
The nicest thing about the Firehouse Grille, though? 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-Wed 4 p.m. to 4 a.m.
Thurs-Sat 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 a.m.
Sunday 11:30 a.m. to midnight
The focal point of the room at this neighborhood joint may be the 10-foot television, which stays loyal to the New York teams, but the 12 other sets make this a place where rival fans are welcomed. The bar's surround sound system will get you feeling like you're right on the field, until you notice there's some sweet deals at this game, like $3 pints and $12 pitchers.
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219 North Ave, New Rochelle
Everyday 10 a.m. to 2 a.m. (or later)
Local restaurateur 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. What better companion to 2-for-1 and drink bucket deals is there than $2 tacos? If gathering around the television at home sounds better, they’ve also got you covered with a buy 30, get 10 free wing special during live NFL games.
1 Baker St, Mohegan Lake
Open Everyday noon to 9:15 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.
Add to Calendar: Weekly and seasonal specials include $5 Happy Hour Mondays, “Brisket Wednesdays,” and “Every Rangers Gamenight.”
606 North Ave, New Rochelle
Sun 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Mon-Thurs 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Fri-Sat 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.
Just steps from the Yonkers Metro-North stop — less than 10 stops and under 45 minutes to Yankee Stadium, FYI — this local libation house is perfect for pre- and post-game revelry. Classic bar bites like wings, burgers, nachoes, and cheese-fries pair well with the rotating house stock of ales, IPAs, saisons, ciders, and the like. For sports fans looking to stay closer to home, six large-screen TVs on the walls are visible from every nook and cranny of the brewery, and the helpful staff is always willing to turn to the game of choice, be it football, baseball, darts, or cricket!
92 Main St, Yonkers
Mon-Thurs 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Fri 11:30 a.m. to midnight
Sat 10 a.m. to midnight
Sun 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
At this local spot you'll be sure to find your crew at one of the 12 televisions on any game day. If the game isn't calling you but a social night out is, the house-made jalapeno poppers are one of this tavern's many small plate options that are reason enough to congregate.
Pro Tip: If you're looking for something heartier, you're also covered here. The spot was the judges' choice winner at Westchester Magazine's Burger and Beer Blast!
1301 North Ave, New Rochelle
Mon-Thurs noon to 10 p.m.
Fri-Sat noon to 11 p.m.
Sun noon to 9 p.m.
Enjoy the game and the view from the gorgeous outdoor beer garden (which will take you through most of the season if you sit by the heat lamps). However, if you put a glass of the 12 rotating beer selections in one hand, make sure to leave your passion for the game in the other! Also up for grabs here are many options of shareable plates, like wings and nachos, as well as some heartier dinners to choose from.
226 Beekman Ave, Sleepy Hollow
Mon 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Tues-Sun 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
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.