Where to Watch the Olympics in Bloomingdale
It only happens every four years! The 2018 Olympics are about to kick off in PyeongChang, South Korea on Friday, February 9th. 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, re-broadcast from PyeongChang!
Hours: Mon-Sun noon-4am // Fri-Sun kitchen open from noon-7pm
Specials: Happy Hour Everyday noon-7pm
Sunday Brunch noon-4pm
Amity Hall (982 Amsterdam @ 109th St)
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 everyone happy.
Hours: Mon-Wed 12pm-2am // Thu-Fri 12pm-3am // Sat 11am-3am // Sun 11am-2am
Specials: Happy Hour Mon-Fri 12pm-7pm ($5 pints/$20 pitchers)
Bud Light buckets for $20
Mon – ½ off jumbo wings
Tues – $4 Sliders
Wed – wine down Wednesday: $20 bottles
Thu – $30 beer towers
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 11:30am-10:30pm // Sun 11:30am-10:00pm
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 at 7:30pm to watch the women’s 3000m open the first day of speed skating competition in PyeongChang.
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 February 25th!
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. 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, February 9th! Find a full schedule here.