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Football and Tennis Thursday night - need to watch both and have a GREAT meal - Suggestions?

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UpperWestFam Aug 29, 2011 02:38 PM

Have a friend coming in from out of town who's a big sports fan. And she (note that) loves great food.

Suggestions for where to go? Not Brother Jimmy's!

Thanks.

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    pdquinn RE: UpperWestFam Aug 30, 2011 08:05 AM

    Ainsworth on West 26th Street. Upscale sports bar, great TV's, surprisingly good food.

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    The Ainsworth
    122 W 26th St, New York, NY 10001

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      UpperWestFam RE: pdquinn Aug 30, 2011 11:18 AM

      Thanks! May give it a shot..

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        lucyj RE: UpperWestFam Oct 12, 2011 04:55 PM

        Did you end up going? What was it like? Looking for a place to bring my dad to watch football (actually Pats game, second complication) this Sunday.

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          thegforceny RE: lucyj Oct 13, 2011 06:41 AM

          The following are not chowhound destinations really, but are New England sports bars with food:
          Professor Thoms
          Riviera

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          Professor Thom's
          219 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10003

          Riviera Cafe
          225 W 4th St, New York, NY 10014

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            lucyj RE: thegforceny Oct 13, 2011 09:51 AM

            I've never been to the Riviera, but I have been to Professor Thoms (as a Michigan and Pats fan) but they do not take reservations on Sundays. I would like to know we'll be able to get a seat without having to show up in time for the early games as we have a 12:00 pm fried chicken lunch reservation.

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            Professor Thom's
            219 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10003

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