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Reignking May 19, 2009 07:09 AM

My wife and I will be in Napa for the first time next week, and I want to watch Barcelona beat ManU in the Champions League final. Luckily, the match is on ESPN -- does anyone have any recommendation in Napa for a good bar to watch this at? I'm looking for a place that has more than "generic" bar food. It is probably a pipe dream, but if there's a place where others are going to watch it, that would be great, too.

  1. Melanie Wong May 19, 2009 11:39 AM

    If nothing turns up for Napa, over on the Sonoma side in Santa Rosa, Rosso Pizzeria lives for soccer. Take a seat at the wine bar to see the games. Click on the places link below for more info on the food.

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    Rosso Pizzeria & Wine Bar
    53 Montgomery Drive, Santa Rosa, CA

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      cohstu May 22, 2009 05:53 PM

      hi Barca fan , i am a chels supporter , and would like to see the reds beat , let me know wher e the best venue that you find please ... Stu cohen west london , working in SF

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        brucemac707 May 22, 2009 06:07 PM

        nobody watches soccer in Napa, unfortunately

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          cohstu May 25, 2009 08:34 PM

          Bruce your probably right !! they all must sample wine , what about in the San Fran area ....Stu

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        Dan Wodarcyk May 23, 2009 10:31 AM

        What time is the game? The only place in Napa I know of is Oxbow Wine Merchant. They have one big screen only, a little high and because it's a big space a little far from the bar. Always have sports on. Great menu with the best fish tacos in Napa.

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          skwid May 23, 2009 03:15 PM

          Game starts at 11:45 a.m. PT. I'll probably be at Steffs on 2nd street in SF. I'm sure one of the bartenders was crushed by the semifinal outcome (she is a big Chelsea supporter). If you are in SOMA the Cheiftain and Steffs are the two best places for European Football matches.

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            Reignking May 27, 2009 10:49 AM

            Sweet -- the game is in an hour, and I was going to go to the area and wing it, anyway.

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