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petuniafromhell Jul 8, 2010 08:18 AM

Cheering for Spain during the WC Final...any good places to watch the game?

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    Mr Porkchop Jul 8, 2010 08:48 AM

    Sorry to break decorum and suggest someplace "outer borough" but Casa Galicia is Astoria is supposed to be good. Here's a weird write up from a soccer sight:

    http://www.sportsfanlive.com/perfectp...

    1. Motosport Jul 8, 2010 09:11 AM

      Brass Monkey in the meatpacking district has a huge screen to watch the game. They also have an outdoor patio with a huge screen fo the games.

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        Littleman Jul 8, 2010 09:21 AM

        I second Brass Monkey. They have a great rooftop bar with nice view.

        Brother Jimmy's has several locations in UES, Midtown, Union Square and Murry Hill with big screen TV's in the bar. They serve BBQ and also burgers, catfish and other plates but it's pretty good.

        Brother Jimmy's BBQ @ 116 East 16th St., New York, NY 212 - 673 - 6465.
        http://www.brotherjimmys.com/

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          David W Jul 8, 2010 09:42 AM

          Txikito has been showing it...
          http://www.txikitonyc.com/index.html

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          Txikito
          240 9th Ave, New York, NY 10001

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            fm1963 Jul 8, 2010 12:12 PM

            Love Txikito.

            Also Boqueria in Soho, which televises and offers a special menu for the World Cup (not sure whether the Flatiron location does the same).

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            Boqueria
            53 W 19th St, New York, NY 10011

            Txikito
            240 9th Ave, New York, NY 10001

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              snaporaz Jul 9, 2010 07:56 AM

              +1 for Txikito.

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              Txikito
              240 9th Ave, New York, NY 10001

          2. missmasala Jul 8, 2010 11:53 AM

            If I was watching the game in Manhattan, I would head straight for La Nacional on 14th street. It's my fave Spanish restaurant in NYC--not b/c the food is so great but b/c, for me, the total package (food, ambiance, vibe, waitstaff, etc) comes the closest to being in Spain.

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            La Nacional
            239 W 14th St, New York, NY 10011

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              bookhound Jul 8, 2010 12:28 PM

              La Nacional seems to be the natural choice if you're a Spain supporter.

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              La Nacional
              239 W 14th St, New York, NY 10011

            2. jon Jul 8, 2010 02:49 PM

              bar jamon is showing the game.

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                uwsister Jul 8, 2010 11:01 PM

                And where to go if you're on Team Dutch?

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                  RCC Jul 9, 2010 03:23 AM

                  To another thread,

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