Best bars to watch Big Blue
Despite being named the “New York” Giants, the G-men call New Jersey home. They play and practice at MetLife Stadium, a monolithic sports complex located in the Meadowlands of Bergen County, NJ. Not everyone can score tickets to watch NJ’s favorite football franchise (let’s pretend the Jets don’t exist for a minute). Check out our list of the best places to watch the Giants in Bergen County, NJ.
Redd’s Restaurant, Bar & Banquets: Governor Christie has called Redd’s “the Times Square of New Jersey.” On football Sunday, that may be true. Redd’s is located down the block from MetLife. They offer a shuttle service to and from the stadium for those lucky enough to have tickets to the big game. Redd’s hosts an outdoor football tailgate in the parking lot five hours before kickoff.
Redd’s Restaurant, Bar & Banquet
317 Washington Ave.
Carlstadt, NJ 07072
Rockafella’s Sports Bar and Grill: Also located near MetLife Stadium is Rockafella’s Sports Bar and Grill. For Giants fans who want to sip in style, Rockafella’s offers over 20 rotating taps of premium craft beers.
Rockafella’s Sports Bar and Grill
443 Paterson Ave.
East Rutherford, New Jersey 07073
Jersey Boys Bar & Grill: Named “Best of Bergen” – Nightlife and Entertainment (Sports Bars) by The Good Living Magazine, Jersey Boys Bar and Grill has something going on every night of the week. On game day, come watch the Giants on one of 5 big screen TVs or on their large projector.
Jersey Boys Bar & Grill
704 River Rd.
New Milford, NJ 07646
Mickey’s Bar and Grill: You’ll feel like you’re at ESPN studios at Mickey’s in Lyndhurst. The walls of this bar are plastered with flat screen TVs, and there’s always more than one game going on at once (in case you’re out with non-Giants fans…not that you would be). Try their famous wing sauces.
Mickey’s Bar and Grill
601 Riverside Ave #1
Lyndhurst, NJ 07071
Kilroy’s Sports Bar: This pub is Bergen County’s place for football. During Monday and Thursday games, enjoy $5 wings/sliders/nachos, along with beer and drink specials. Saturday means college football, as well as $2 domestic drafts and $6 domestic pitchers. On Sundays, Kilroy’s broadcasts all NFL games. Enjoy $10 beer pitchers and $25 beer towers.
Kilroy’s Sports Bar
645 Washington Ave.
Carlstadt, NJ 07072
Mahwah Bar and Grill: The Mahwah Bar and Grill has been a Bergen County staple since 1992. When they aren’t hosting local live musicians, they have some of the best NFL viewing in Northern NJ. Every Monday night at MNF kickoff is wing night. Enjoy 50 cent wings, beer specials and $5 appetizers. During all Thursday and Sunday games, take advantage of their happy hour specials in the bar room.
Mahwah Bar and Grill
2 Island Rd.
Mahwah, NJ 07430
The Shannon Rose: Take a trip to Ireland without leaving the Garden State. The Shannon Rose is Northern NJ’s local public house, combining tradition Irish design and décor with modern amenities. Grab a Guinness while watching the G-men. They offer a special food and drink menu just for game day, including growlers starting at $10. Best of all, the Shannon Rose has weekly contests to win NFL tickets and authentic player jerseys.
The Shannon Rose
1200 New Jersey 17
Ramsey, NJ 07446
Biggie’s Clam Bar: Biggie’s might be the only seafood football bar in Northern NJ. With Bergen County locations in Carlstadt and Ramsey, Biggie’s offers a raw bar, delicious seafood entrees and 18 draft beers. Come root on the Giants on one of 15 TVs.
Biggie’s Clam Bar
430 State Rt. 17
Carlstadt, NJ 07072
The Orange Lantern Dining Saloon: Established in 1933, the Orange Lantern is one of the best sports bars in Bergen County. Thursday nights at the Orange Lantern are dedicated to football. Join them on Sundays and Mondays for $2 domestic pints during the games. Enter to win a VIP package every Sunday during the Jets or Giants game!
The Orange Lantern
15 E Firehouse Ln.
Paramus, NJ 07652
Bergen County is the true home of the New York Giants. Enjoy beer, food and great atmosphere at these great Northern NJ sports bars. It’s almost like being at MetLife Stadium!
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