World Cup Fever Hits Union Square


From Brazilian pop-ups to some of the city’s most popular sports bars, we’ve gathered the best spots in Union Square to catch the 2014 FIFA World Cup games. Below is a list of the top 5 places in the neighborhood to catch today’s USA vs. Belgium game at 4:00 PM, and all of the exciting games leading up to the championship match on Sunday, July 13th. World Cup Fever has definitely taken over NYC!

1. Botequim Pop-Up Restaurant (132 Fourth Avenue)
From upscale Brazilian cuisine to Açaí and Guarana-based Caipirinhas, this pop-up has all the authentic Brazilian atmosphere and charm to make you feel like you’re live at the games! On game days, Executive Chef Marco Moreira will prepare Suckling Pig a Pururuca and Picanha Steak, served up with authentic Brazilian snacks and refreshing drinks.
See the full menu here.

2. The Coffee Shop (29 Union Square West)
The Union Square staple, known as much for their neon sign as for their easy-on-the-eyes wait staff,  is serving up their Brazilian-American flair, and showing all of the games at the resto.  They are also having happy hour at the bar from 4-7 PM. Olé!
For more info, visit their website here.

3. Campeón (9 East 16th Street)
This newly opened Mexican Sports Restaurant and Bar puts a Manhattan-spin on their Mexican cuisine, also boasting a raw bar and an extensive tequila menu! The World Cup games can be watched from any of the dozens of televisions in the space. You can also use our District Deals to score a free margarita! Print one off from our website and check out all of our deals here.
See their full viewing schedule here.

4. The Royal (127 Fourth Avenue)
With 45 televisions to cheer on your favorite team, you can’t go wrong with The Royal. The crowd is always lively, there’s happy hour from 4-8 PM ($5 draft beer and $6 wine and well drinks), and VIP sections are available. This is definitely a fun and festive place to watch the great futbol games!
See the full menu here.