Don’t go to Hair Of The Dog and complain to us when an NYU undergrad chugs your mom’s pinot grigio thinking it’s lemon water. There’s nothing refined about this dark, crowded bar on the LES, but if you’re fine with that, then the abundance of big screens and projectors makes it a good place to watch sports. They also have drink specials everyday and half-off beer on weekends, so you can play some cheap games of beer pong against a couple guys in Bengals jerseys taking it way too seriously.
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Patacon Pisao is a tiny spot on the LES serving Venezuelan street food such as patacons (sandwiches with plantain discs in place of bread).
Public - Rooftop & Garden
The rooftop bar at the Public Hotel on the LES has a great view and a big outdoor patio. You just might have to wait in line to get in here.
Peppa’s Jerk Chicken
The LES location of Peppa's Jerk Chicken serves Jamaican food that's just as delicious as what you'll find at their other spots in Brooklyn.
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Milk & Hops Chelsea
Milk & Hops is a casual spot in Chelsea with a huge beer selection, as well as some cheese, meat, and sandwiches.
St. James Gate
St. James Gate is an Irish pub on the Upper West Side where you can eat bangers and mash and order a Guinness.
The Roof is a big rooftop bar on top of Whole Foods in Gowanus and it’s a surprisingly nice place to hang out.
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What we have found at Blind Tiger is a New York City bar that actually has an extensive microwbrew selection AND excellent food. Unfortunately, the place gets very crowded at times.
Boulton & Watt
Boulton & Watt is a solid neighborhood hang with average bar food and some TVs for sports viewing purposes. Adjust expectations accordingly.
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