Where in DC to Watch the 2014 World Cup
It’s World Cup season again! Games start June 12 and run through July 13, offering soccer fans a whole month of food and drink specials at all times of the day. Check out the best spots to catch a match below and cheer on Team USA.
$3 domestic drafts, $5 Coronas, $5 Fireball shots, $25 sangria pitchers, and 20% off appetizers
Also enjoy nationally-themed drink specials for each game and a red, white, and blue shot for Team USA.
For an added bonus, go on June 20 at 3 p.m. for the Switzerland vs. France game and hang out with members of the Swiss Embassy and French Expat Meetup & UFE Washington. France Expat Meetup & UFE Washington will be at Redline for all Team France games.
Starting June 16, Nanny O’Briens will be 0pen for lunch at 12 p.m. every day with all TV’s tuned to that day’s games.
Every Guinness pint bought during World Cup matches enters you into a raffle to win 2 tickets to the Guinness
International Champions Cups match between FC Inter Milan and Manchester United at Fed Ex Field on
James Hoban’s is hosting a World Cup Weekend Kick Off Party on June 12 with live music, Brazilian BBQ, raffles, and giveaways. Games will be shown on all 9 TVs inside plus the patio TVs. Starting at 3:30 p.m., enjoy $3 Bud/Budlight 16oz bottles – $2 immediately after USA goals – $5 Brazilian Caipirinhas, and $3 Peroni drafts during Italy games. The Brazilian BBQ is $16/person and includes top sirloin, bacon-wrapped chicken, braised greens, rice and beans, grilled pineapples, and more.
Enjoy the rest of the month’s games on their over-sized patio featuring big screen TVs and a full service bar. Specials are $3 Bud/Budlight 16oz bottles – $2 after USA goals – $5 Brazilian Caipirinhas, international food specials during select games, additional cocktail specials during happy hour games, and raffles, prizes, and giveaways.
Ventnor Sports Café
Ventnor will be open for lunch every day of the World Cup. They will also have free Wi-Fi so you can
keep up on work and the games at the same time. Specials and giveaways will be provided courtesy of Budweiser.
Maddy’s will be showing the World Cup matches live on their 6 big-screen TVs. Enjoy one of their 40 beers on draft and food and drink specials for the entire tournament.
Food Specials: $6 Brisket Tacos, $6 Jalepeno Poppers, $5 Hummus, $5 3 Dips
Beer Specials: $4 Heineken and Newcastle drafts, Palm, and Dos Equis bottles; $3 Yuengling and craft beer features will be offered for all USA games.
During each Belgium game, they will also be giving away a soccer ball from Palm.
Fado Irish Pub
Fado’s is showing all 64 matches live on their HDTVs with sound. They will have a special match day menu with select apps and sandwiches plus beers bundled. Other specials include $5 Heineken, $5 Budweiser special edition World Cup Bottles, $5 Crushes, $5 house red and white wine, and $6 Catoctin Creek Shorties all day, every day during the tournament.
BD is broadcasting each game live and offering happy hour specials featuring South African white and red wines and Amarula specials. For the quarter, semi, and finals, the restaurant will host a special BBQ on the patio.
Aria is showing all afternoon games with their happy hour starting early at 3:30 p.m.
Lou’s City Bar
Lou’s is showing all World Cup games, opening at 10 a.m. on Saturdays and Sundays for Brunch and even earlier for select big games. Enjoy $5 Heineken drafts & bottles and $18 pitchers & buckets, plus $18 Beers of Mexico buckets and $6 DC Brau The Tradition cans for all games.
Kangaroo Boxing Club
KBC will open at 11 a.m. Monday-Fridays featuring $3 TallBoys and $12 PBR & F*It Bucket combos. GO for brunch on Saturdays and Sundays starting at 10 a.m. The kitchen will stay open until 11 p.m. seven days a week during the tournament.
Penn Social is offering $3 Bud Lights throughout the tournament and is hosting Fantasy World Cup game with lots of prizes and a Keg Party for soccer fans, sign up on their website.
Ceiba is offering food and drink specials during all Brazil World Cup games. Enjoy $7 Brazilian street food, including black eye pea + salt cod fritters, spicy mango + shrimp dipping sauce, pork belly bites with black bean miso glaze and orange gastrique, or Brazilian-style hot dog with shoestring potatoes and pineapple salsa. Wash down these treats with $5 Palma Louca bottles, $5 signature Caipirinhas, and $10 barrel-aged Leblon Cocktail- and you get to keep the glass.
Masa will be opening early and showing all World Cup games on their roof with food and drink specials. The special tournament menu includes salmon sliders, tuna machos, mini pork carnita fajitas, crispy wings, and smoked brisket tacos. Drink specials include $5 Caipirinhas, Caipiroskas, Cornona & Coronoa Lights, house red and white wines, and margaritas. Masa is also now serving sushi and will have their regular daily happy hour from 5-7 p.m.
Game specials at Public Bar include $3 Peroni and Coors Light and $4 Caipirinhas plus $10 Brazilian food specials. Each country will also have their own featured specials while playing.
Bars opening early for World Cup matches:
Biergarten Haus – H Street’s beer garden will be opening at 11 a.m. for game days June 12-July 13.
Smoke and Barrel – The downstairs bar will be open at 3 p.m. each day for the afternoon matches. Check out the exact schedule at their website.