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Where to Watch the USA vs Belgium World Cup Match

By Nicholas Rizzi | June 30, 2014 5:46pm
 The USA will face against Belgium in a World Cup Round of 16 elimination match on Tuesday.
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NEW YORK CITY — Despite losing to Germany last week, the U.S. made it out of the "Group of Death" in the World Cup and onto the final 16.

The Yanks now have to defeat Belgium, the European "dark horse" favorite to win the tournament, to advance to the round of 8.

The last time the two sides met in a friendly match up in 2013, the Belgians beat Team USA 4-2.

New York City has plenty of spots to watch the 4:00 p.m. match, and with elimination on the line, the crowds should be in full force.

If you plan to call out sick or try to sneak out of work early, here's the best spots to watch the game in every borough:


Under the Archway, DUMBO
Anchorage Place and Water Street, under the Manhattan Bridge

Like the previous matches, the DUMBO Business Improvement District hosts a huge viewing party under the Manhattan Bridge for every game. ESPN cameras and photographers usually catch the fan reactions at the party, so avoid it if you're camera shy.

Berry Park, Williamsburg
4 Berry St., 718-782-2829

This Williamsburg soccer spot has a large outdoor area with multiple oversized projector screens so you won't miss any shots. The bar also has 14 beers on tap, and a German and American food menu to chow down on during the game.

Lone Star Bar & Grill, Bay Ridge
8703 5th Ave., 718-833-5180

This Bay Ridge honky-tonk serves as home to the local American Outlaws supporters club, who are sure to be chanting and cheering the entire match. The bar offers drink specials and a $15 all-you-can eat BBQ while you watch the game in the large outdoor section.


BXL East, Midtown East
210 E 51st St., 212-888-7782

If you're a Belgium expat cheering for the Red Devils, or a U.S. fan who can appreciate the joys of Belgium brews like Delirium, this European eatery should be the perfect place to enjoy the game. 

Jack Demsey's, Midtown
36 W 33rd St., 212-629-9899

If red, white and blue run through your veins, visit the Midtown home of the large American Outlaws NYC chapter. The bar will offer drink specials during the fixture, and a potential large celebration for the supporters club if U.S. wins the game.

Harlem Tavern, Harlem
2153 Frederick Douglass Blvd., 212-866-4500

This Harlem pub, which also serves as a meeting spot for the city's Cameroon supporters, shows every World Cup game and has an outdoor beer garden and a large craft beer list to enjoy the match.


The Beer Garden, Castleton Corners
1883 Victory Blvd., 718-876-8900

While it doesn't actually have an outdoor area, this Castleton Corners sports bar features plenty of summer ales on tap, a large selection of bottled beer, pub food and a large projector to watch all the action.

Bootleg Mannings, Mariners Harbor
2645 Forest Ave., 718-981-4988

This large bar hidden at the end of Forest Avenue will have several TVs showing all the action and drink specials during Tuesday's game.

Play Sports Bar, Annadale
2 Sneden Ave., 718-984-3700

The home of the forgotten borough's own American Outlaws chapter, the sports bar offers indoor and outdoor spaces to watch the game, and more than 100 different beers to stay hydrated during.


Low Tide Bar, Rockaway
Beach 97th St. at the Boardwalk

If you're already taking off of work to watch the game, might as well head to the beach first. For games, this Rockaway Beach stand wheels out a TV on their outdoor patio and serves coffee, food and drinks, including beer from the new Rockaway Brewing Co.

Studio Square, Astoria
35-33 36th St., 718-383-1001

This Astoria spot shows every World Cup game on a huge 160 square-foot LCD screen in their 30,000 square-foot outdoor beer garden to catch all the games. There's a $10 cover, and all games are 21 and over.

Olde Prague Tavern, Astoria
28-48 31st St., 718-777-1690

This Astoria spot is where the Queens American Outlaws chapter call home. During games, supporters can watch the action on an 80-inch television and get a free shot if they wear their country's jersey.


Bronx Ale House, Kingsbridge
216 W 238th St., 718-601-0204

This large craft brew bar gives out free popcorn during World Cup matches, and lets you check out what's on tap, and how much is left, on their website so you can plan what you'll drink before the game starts.

Howl at the Moon, Belmont
585 E 189th St., 718-561-7694

This Belmont sports bar shows every World Cup match inside, and has food and drink specials during the match.

Jimmy Ryan's, Pelham Bay
3005 Middletown Rd., 718-863-5687

While it doesn't boast numbers as large as the others, the Bronx has their own, just as passionate, American Outlaws offshoot which calls this Pelham Bay bar home.

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