7 Best Places To Watch the World Cup in Carmel, NY

August 10th, 2022 by

There’s nothing like cheering for your favorite team in the middle of a pub or bar, especially regarding the World Cup. That’s why we’ve created this helpful list of the best places to watch the World Cup in the Carmel, New York, area, so you can spend more time celebrating and less time searching. Keep reading to learn about seven of the best places in Carmel to watch the World Cup.

McCarthy’s Grill House

For a fun pub experience to go along with watching the big game, visit McCarthy’s Grill House. To fill your belly while watching the game, you can enjoy something from the daily menu, like jalapeno poppers, stuffed clams, or buffalo shrimp. McCarthy’s also has several changing menus, including seasonal soup, seasonal salad, Taco Tuesday, and Sunday night chicken. There’s also a gluten-free menu. Even drink choices change, with menus for Bloody Marys, martinis, summertime coolers, and international coffees. You’re sure to find something you love while watching the game on the big screens.

  • Location: 374 Route 52, Carmel.
  • Hours: 11:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday.

Centennial Grille Room

If you want to watch the game after a quick round of golf, the Centennial Grille Room is the perfect option for golf and soccer lovers. With several large flat-screen TVs throughout the tavern and plenty of seating for all, you can bring yourself and all your friends along to cheer for your favorite team.

Aside from just watching the game, you can enjoy several pub classics and Centennial Grille Room originals, such as the award-winning chili con carne, beer-battered onion rings, or steamed clams. To round out your meal, you can enjoy a Tuscan eggplant panini, a Western grilled chicken sandwich, fish tacos, or a dish of linguini and white clam sauce.

  • Location: 185 John Simpson Road, Carmel.
  • Hours: 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days a week.

Scooters Bar & Grill

Venture a little east to visit Scooters Bar & Grill where the whole family will enjoy watching the World Cup. With a full-service bar and a relaxing patio, you can enjoy the game with all the comforts of your own backyard patio. You can also rent a private event space if you want to gather all your friends together to watch the game.

And what’s watching the game without a little snack or drink? Scooters Bar & Grill has a variety of late-night snacks and a full dinner menu to satisfy any craving. With starters like smoked bacon-wrapped shrimp, a shared fried burrata board, or a jumbo soft pretzel that pair well with an eggplant parmesan hero, a smoke beef brisket dip, or a custom mac and cheese dish, you’re not walking away from this bar and grill hungry.

  • Location: 507 Danbury Road, New Milford.
  • Hours: 11 a.m. to midnight Sunday through Thursday and 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. Friday and Saturday.

Savor Ristorante & Bar

For a more upscale experience to enjoy the game, you can journey over to Savor Ristorante & Bar where you can get classic Italian fare while watching the World Cup. With an outdoor patio and cozy bar atmosphere, you can enjoy your food, drinks, and game in style. From the tapas and bar menu, you can devour bacon-wrapped stuffed dates, truffle arancini, truffle parmesan fries, cheesy garlic bread, mini crab cakes, and chicken caprese sliders. Before visiting this little slice of Italy, it’s a good idea to make a reservation for yourself and your friends.

  • Location: 18 Clark Place, Mahopac.
  • Hours: Noon to 8 p.m. on Sunday, 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Monday, noon to 9 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, and noon to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Lakeside Grille

With stunning lake views, Lakeside Grille is a family-owned restaurant where you can enjoy a meal or watch your favorite game. If you want a taste of something new while absorbed in the big-screen TV, you can order one of the house’s favorite drinks like Berry Kiss, Ruby Red, Jack Mule’s, or Spiked Strawberry Lemonade. There are also several food options that range from appetizers to wraps all the way to Lakeside specialties. Some popular menu items include famous, fabulous wings, crispy calamari, supreme nachos, a spicy chicken wrap, a flounder fillet sandwich, and penne a la vodka.

  • Location: 156 E. Lake Blvd., Mahopac.
  • Hours: 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. seven days a week.

Tilly’s Table

With a unique farm-to-table experience, Tilly’s Table offers good eats, live entertainment, and a great space to watch the game. With indoor and outdoor dining options and a variety of events throughout the year, you can make watching the game a memorable experience at the Tilly Foster Farm. There are so many options to munch on while rooting for your team, including Prince Edward Island mussels, Tilly’s charcuterie board, a giant hot pretzel, Tilly’s burger, braised short rib, rosemary roasted chicken, and herb-and-wild-mushroom-crusted beef tenderloin.

  • Location: 100 NY-312, Brewster.
  • Hours: 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Sunday.

Northwood Inn

Offering a separate bar and lounge area, Northwood Inn is a perfect spot to enjoy the game while also exploring tasty American and Polish-inspired dishes. You can also take a step outside and enjoy the outdoor patio that connects to the relaxing garden. With menu options like sirloin carpaccio, potato pancakes and mushroom gravy, a kielbasa burger, and a hot Polish platter, you’re sure to find something new to try here.

  • Location: 14 Frances Kiernan Place, Carmel Hamlet.
  • Hours: Noon to 10 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday.

So, which pub or restaurant are you going to visit for the next World Cup? Do you have another go-to spot in Carmel that isn’t on our list? If so, feel free to contact us, and we’ll add it to the list. If you need a ride to get you to your next favorite World Cup spot, stop by Meadowland of Carmel today. One of our friendly sales team members will happily get you driving away in the car of your dreams.

Photo Credits: FIFA World Cup by GPA Photo Archive is licensed with CC BY-SA 2.0

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