White Oak Tavern is a big American restaurant in Greenwich Village that’s a good utility spot to keep in mind when you’re around NYU. It works for a burger and beer while watching sports on TV, or for lunch or dinner with a big group. They also have an extensive cocktail menu and Happy Hour till 7pm on weekdays.
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Triona’s in Greenwich Village checks all of the basic bar requirement boxes for people who watch sports and/or go to NYU.
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.
Miss Lily’s is a very sceney spot in Greenwich Village where good looking people can go eat spicy, tasty Caribbean food and stare at each other.
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Kingston Hall is a vaguely Caribbean-themed bar in the East Village with pool tables, an indoor/outdoor patio, and a decent selection of bar food.
Baker Street Pub
Baker Street Pub isn’t our favorite, but it gets the job done if you want to catch a game and eat wings on the Upper East Side.
Brooklyn Noosh is a casual spot in Bed-Stuy with burgers, beer, kabobs, and a big outdoor patio in their back alley.
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Boulton & Watt
Boulton & Watt is a solid neighborhood hang with average bar food and some TVs for sports viewing purposes. Adjust expectations accordingly.
The Brazen Fox
The Brazen Fox is a nice two-story pub near Union Square where you can get a burger, drink a good beer, and watch some sports.
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