Where to Watch the Olympics in Bloomingdale
It only happens every four years! The 2016 Olympics are about to kick off in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Friday, August 5. The Olympics are all about the world coming together, so why not watch the Games surrounded by friends and neighbors? The following restaurants and bars in Bloomingdale deserve a gold medal for their deals and events planned for the Olympics. Check back over the next two weeks — we’ll be adding events as we hear about them!
The Abbey Pub (237 W 105th St @ Broadway)
This Irish pub institution located just off Broadway now opens at noon every day except Monday
and will be broadcasting all the Olympic events, live from Rio!
Hours: Mon 4pm-4am // Tue-Sun noon-4am
Specials: Happy Hour Everyday 4pm-7pm
Sunday Brunch noon-4pm
Amity Hall (982 Amsterdam @ 109th St)
Newcomer to Bloomingdale, Amity Hall, will become Olympics HQ for the next two weeks, showing
all available sporting events. Enjoy the sports bar atmosphere with a diverse menu that will make
Hours: Sun-Wed 11am-2am // Thu-Sat 11am-3am
Specials: Happy Hour Mon-Fri 11am-7pm ($5 pints/$20 pitchers)
Bud Light buckets for $20
Mon – ½ off jumbo wings
Thu – $15 burger and beer
Fri – beer flights only $10
Sat/Sun – bottomless brunch 11am-4pm (2 hr unlimited Bloody Marys & Mimosas with entree for $29.95)
Arco Cafe (886 Amsterdam @ 103rd St)
Looking for somewhere other than a sports bar to watch the Olympics? Sample delicious Sardinian
pastas and wine while supporting your favorite countries at Arco Cafe. Don’t worry — you don’t have
to root for Italy!
Hours: Mon-Fri noon-10:30pm // Sat-Sun 11:30am-10:30pm
Specials: all wine bottles 30% off Mon-Thu
Bob’s Your Uncle (929 Columbus @ 106th St)
If you haven’t checked out Bob’s Your Uncle, now’s your chance! This hole-in-the-wall neighborhood
bar will be showing the Opening Ceremonies with sound and other main events throughout the month. Stop
by on Saturday, August 6 at 4pm to watch the US Women’s Soccer Team face off against France.
Hours: Sun-Wed 2pm-2am // Thu-Sat 2pm-3am
Specials: Happy Hour Mon-Fri 2pm-7pm ($6 well drinks, house red/white, mini Bob’s pils + shot),
Sat-Sun 2pm-6pm ($3 Bob’s Pils, $6 prosecco/mimosa, $8 bloody pints)
Henry’s Restaurant (2745 Broadway @ 105th St)
Watch the Olympics live at the bar at Henry’s from now until August 21st!
Hours: Mon-Fri noon-11pm // Sat-Sun 11am-11pm
Specials: Happy Hour Mon-Fri 12pm-7pm at the bar
West End Hall (2756 Broadway @ 106th St)
Cheer on your favorite Olympians inside at the bar and in the backyard beer garden or take a break
in the outdoor sidewalk cafe. Free shots at the bar whenever the US wins a gold medal! Gather your friends
to play games like giant Jenga, checkers, foosball, and shuffleboard — winners get a West End Hall gold
medal, good for 50% off at the bar for an hour.
Hours: Sun-Thu 11am-midnight // Wed-Thu 11am-1am // Fri-Sat 11am-2am
Specials: 555 Happy Hour Mon-Fri 4pm-7pm ($5 selected draft beers, $5 well drinks, $5 appetizers)
The West End Lounge (955 West End Ave @ 107th St)
Watch the world’s best athletes and uptown’s best bartenders at the West End Lounge! If you’re burnt
out on sports, enjoy the nightly shows in the backroom including open mic, comedy, karaoke, and drag.
Hours: Mon-Fri 4pm-4am // Sat-Sun noon-4pm
Specials: 75 cent wings and $5 draft beer specials
The Opening Ceremonies kick off at 7pm EST on Friday, August 5! Find a full schedule here.