Modern-day Brooklyn may be better-known as a mecca of DIY music venues, artisanal dining and boutique shopping than it is as a hub of sports fandom. That’s a fair assessment — the borough isn’t short on forward-thinking food, art, or culture. Lest sports fans steer clear of New York City’s most booming borough, however, we’ve created a list of the best sports bars in Brooklyn. Trust us, there are some great places in Kings County for eating, imbibing and cheering.
Located within walking distance of Barclays Center in the bustling neighborhood of Park Slope, 200 Fifth goes beyond quintessential Brooklyn sports bar offerings to serve great food and drinks — among more than 100 televisions. No matter if you’re following a local team or your favorite squad from back home, 200 Fifth has ample screen space to accommodate your request. And with more than 40 beers on tap, an ample selection with which to quench your thirst.
200 Fifth Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
www.200fifth.com / @200fifth
Despite its location in the heart of Brooklyn’s “hip” Williamsburg section, Muholland’s is a down-to-earth place to catch a game, share a pitcher of beer and dine on some buffalo wings. Muholland’s is a great Sunday afternoon spot for NFL football and an under-the-radar destination for college basketball fanatics in a city where the sport is often overlooked. Muholland’s cozy back patio is a hidden gem, offering the opportunity to enjoy some fresh air in the company of a wide-screen TV.
312 Grand Street
Brooklyn, NY 11211
Woodwork boils down Brooklyn’s personality into a sports bar, offering craft brews and European soccer matches in a friendly, low-key environment. The bar prides itself on offering the area’s broadest selection of futbol, opening early every Saturday and Sunday for international friendlies, UEFA Champions matches, and everything between. Start your weekend with a coffee — spiked or otherwise — and settle in for a day of action at this comfortable Prospect Heights sports bar.
583 Vanderbilt Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11238
Equal parts scotch whisky emporium and Barclays-adjacent sports bar, The Montrose offers a refined place to sip a stiff drink while enjoying the game. Located in Park Slope, just a few blocks from Barclays Center, The Montrose offers a rotation of 16 beers on tap, six house cocktails, and a wall full of Scotch selections straight from the motherland.
47 Fifth Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
For additional recommendations on where to catch your local team in Nu Hotel’s borough and beyond, consult our friendly front desk staff!