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New York City
The Riviera Cafe & Sports Bar
225 West 4th Street @ 7th Avenue
A sports bar in Greenwich Village which has gained a reputation as a haven for Red Sox fans. Or as they put it, the Riviera is "considered by Bostonians as their New York embassy."
143 Chambers Street
They have good pub food, Harpoon on draft, a pool table and neighborhood Sox fans. The owner is from Boston, and Red Sox games are always
on the flat screen behind the bar.
Lion's Head Tavern
995 Amsterdam Ave. (@ 109th St)
Located in the Morningside Heights area near Columbia University. Some people are calling this place Riviera Cafe north, but with cheaper beer.
359 Bowery (@ 4th St.)
It's not the biggest Sox hangout in New York, but the place is clean, the food is very good and there is lots of room to watch the game and get food. More Sox fans hang out at this East Village bar than Yankees fans, and the atmosphere is classier than any of the other Red Sox hangouts.
219 2nd Avenue (between 13th & 14th Street)
Jim McGuire, the bartender who started the Red Sox following at the Riviera Cafe, has opened his own bar in the East Village, which has become famous for "Play-by-Play Tuesdays." Pairs of Red Sox fans can sign up to do their own commentary, which is broadcast throughout the bar every Tuesday night that Boston has a road game.
43 East 7th St. (between 2nd & Cooper Square)
This neighborhood pub opened in the summer of 2005 to the delight of local Red Sox fans. They have bartenders from Boston that are VERY passionate about the Sox and proudly show all available Red Sox games (with sound) that appear on NESN or the MLB Package. As an added bonus, Standings has free pizza every Friday night at 8 PM during the baseball season.
The New York City Boston Red Sox Meetup Group
A group of over 1,000 Red Sox fans in enemy territory, these guys get together twice a month to hit all of the BoSox-friendly hot spots in Manhattan.
222 Smith St.
A neighborhood bar that always shows Red Sox games via the MLB package. It's gaining a reputation as a haven for Boston fans and all of the bar's patrons can enjoy the free popcorn machine.
303 College Ave.
An Irish bar with all sorts of Boston/New England memorabilia on the walls and Red Sox games regularly featured on the television sets. Patrick's is owned and operated by Sox fan Patrick Boland, and has great beer and sandwiches plus free darts and table shuffleboard.
409 Hooper Road
A Sox bar in a town full of Yankee fans....a little sanctuary for the Fenway Faithful.
125 East Avenue
A small joint where one can go to smoke cigars, listen to jazz and watch the Sox. Because it is a cigar bar/shop, smoking is permitted inside, where you'll find a signed Yaz jersey among the Red Sox memorabilia on the walls. There's live jazz played here every Saturday night and every time the Red Sox play their games are shown live on the TVs in the place where you're likely to meet the owners (Moe and Carmen) whenever you're there.
The Sports Page Restaurant and Bar
499 Monroe Ave.
Bills itself as the "Official Home for Red Sox Games." Even the walls of this 13-television bar are adorned with Red Sox flags.
Patriots Fan Club of Rochester
3800 Dewey Avenue
Established in 1993, this fan club meets for every Patriots game at a local pub called What's on Second. Most of the members of the Patriots Fan Club are also Red Sox fans, and they sometimes meet up for Red Sox games.
South Glens Falls
43 Main Street
Owner Dave Johnson is a huge Red Sox fan and his bar, located just a few miles outside of Lake George, proudly shows all games on NESN and has Sox memorabilia all over the place.
Humpy's Great Alaskan Alehouse
610 W. 6th Avenue
Home of the aptly named Far From Fenway Fan Club (4,600 miles and four time zones from Boston).
Baer's Den (AKA Frank's Friendly Tavern)
941 E. Apache Blvd.
One of Tempe's oldest sports bars (1962) and owned by 2 guys from Marblehead, MA for the past 10 years. This small neighborhood bar is decked out in Sox and Pats gear. They show Red Sox and Patriot games with sound, and the Sox/Yanks games draw great fans.
The Maiden Publick House
Owners Bill and Danielle are Quincy, MA transplants and welcome local Red Sox fans to their pub, which is located in the Village Center Shops.
Fat Face Fenner's Fishack
53 Pier Avenue
Seafood grill, chowder house and bar that features a genuine Boston "T" route map at the top of the stairs.
Players Sports Bar
7061 Clairemont Mesa Blvd
Red Sox fans are plentiful here, enjoying the NESN feed with sound for every game, and so is Boston memorabilia, which stretches from wall to wall.
Red Sox Nation West, San Diego Chapter
Meet other local Red Sox fans who are either visiting San Diego or have moved to San Diego.
100 Connecticut St. (at 17th St.)
This sports bar in the Potrero Hill neighborhood is home to local Sox fans and covered in Red Sox memorabilia. The Connecticut Yankee has five TVs, a full bar and a back patio for outdoor dining and drinking. Be warned some fans have had bad experiences here (sound only in the back room, you can't clap loudly for the Red Sox without drawing complaints).
29 Third St.
Red Sox-friendly, low key dive bar with cheap draft beer. Located in the heart of SoMa, two blocks from the Moscone Center.
2155 Polk St.
Wall to wall Red Sox shirts make this Russian Hill neighborhood bar a friendly New England outpost.
2615 Wilshire Blvd.
This Irish pub is owned by Jim & Fran Conners, two diehard Boston fans. Any Boston sporting event is carried on TV there, while Red Sox bus trips are offered to see the Sox in Anaheim.
Chopper's Sports Grill
80 S. Madison St.
Located three blocks east of the Cherry Creek Mall and ranked the #7 sports bar in the nation by ESPN's Cold Pizza. Chopper's is a neat neighborhood bar run by a born and raised Bostonian (Len) and has a big Red Sox flag hanging near the main bar.
5001 E. Colfax Avenue
With a Red Sox flag proudly flying over their sidewalk, The Elm is a neighborhood bar (Park Hill) that thrives on diehard Sox fans. Every Red Sox game is televised and the cheering, yelling and cursing you expect during any Sox game is almost always led by one of their two Boston area natives tending the bar (Matt and Aaron). Beer specials are available during every game and the menu features some traditional New England grub.
Highland Tap & Burger
2219 W. 32nd Ave.
Run by a guy who met his wife in a beer line at Fenway Park, this place opened in the fall of 2010 and has been showing all of Boston's sports teams since then in what can best be described as a sophisticated neighborhood sports bar. They've got NESN, over 60 beers on tap, and a chef from Pittsfield with a fine dining background. It all adds up to a locale to watch the Red Sox in style while enjoying creative brews and food.
Pour House Pub
1435 Market St.
Run by a Jamaica Plain transplant who modeled his bar after Bostonís Pour House, this pub was featured in the Providence Journal during the 2007 World Series as the premiere gathering spot for Sox fans in the Mile High City.
Coach's Sports Bar and Grill
187 Allyn St.
Owned by UConn basketball Coach Jim Calhoun, a well known Massachusetts native and lifelong Red Sox fan. A proud member of Red Sox Nation, Coach Calhoun rejected the Yankees' invitation to throw out a first pitch in the Bronx after Connecticut won the 2004 NCAA championship. He instead threw out the first pitch before a Yankees-Red Sox game at Fenway Park. Located two blocks from the Hartford Civic Center, Coach's features 38 TVs.
The Manor Inn Restaurant
1636 Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike (Rt. 322)
Owner John Riccardone welcomes all Sox fans to this Italian restaurant to watch the team on NESN on 3 or 4 of the 5 TV's in the bar or dining area. The Manor Inn is located 25 miles southwest of Hartford, right off I-84.
The Cabin Sports Bar
154 N Federal Hwy
The place is covered in New England memorabilia and shows every Boston sports game.
Boston's on the Beach
40 South Ocean Blvd.
The name should say it all, but if there's a Boston game on -- any team, any season -- it can be seen here on many of the 40 TVs.
FoxBoro Sports Tavern
4420 Thomasson Drive
All of New England's sports teams are featured on the bar's 45 televisions, while the restaurant specializes in seafood. Run by Joe Popoli, who is originally from Leominster, MA.
1305 SE 17th St.
Owned by a Massachusetts native who has put some Red Sox memorabilia on the walls and the team's games on TV, this restaurant is a great place for the south Florida faithful to watch the game while enjoying such New England fare as Ipswich clams, Maine lobster, clam chowder and Boston baked beans.
Boston Ale N Tale
3441 Colonial Blvd, Unit 8
Opened in 2011, the owner (Richard) is originally from Fall River and he spent 7 months building his dream Boston Fan Sports Bar in the city where the Red Sox hold spring training. Decked out in Boston memorabilia, the year-round fans or vacationers in town can stop in anytime the Red Sox or Patriots are playing to watch and listen to the game, as they're all shown on multiple plasma TVs with the sound turned on.
Tall Paul's Brew House
10 SE 2nd Ave
A brewpub in the heart of Florida Gators country owned by a Cape Cod native, which explains the large Red Sox banner in the bar that is painted with a lot of U of F orange and why Red Sox games are featured on the nearby flat screen TVs. Tall Paul's house is also an historic one; the revitalized structure dates to the 1880s.
The Lazy Gecko
203 Duval Street
Shows every game, and bills itself as the "Southernmost Red Sox bar."
320 Grinnell Street
All Red Sox games shown on the Direct TV baseball package can be seen at this bar, owned by a Grafton, MA native. Sam Adams specials and $3 shots of Jameson are available during all Sox games.
Boston Beer Garden
2396 Immokalee Road
This South Boston establishment now has a southern outpost in Naples' Green Tree Plaza that's a haven for fans of all New England teams. The BBG sells Sam Adams on draft for $3 during all Red Sox games.
Jeannie's Pub and Grub
5219 West Broward Blvd.
This place near Fort Lauderdale has some Boston memorabilia on its walls and shows all Red Sox games via NESN.
3169 N. Broadway
The pub's two owners are from Boston and their Lakeview neighborhood bar shows every Red Sox game.
3019 North Broadway
An Irish tavern for sports fans (with a tropical-themed wood patio out back) that shows Red Sox games on the TVs behind the bar with the volume tuned to NESN.
5 W. Hubbard St.
This is a great sports bar with lots of big screen TVs. Although it's not a Red Sox specific bar, Mother Hubbard's is the only place in Chicago that shows every Red Sox game, including the national FOX games that are normally blacked out on Saturday afternoon.
Chicago Boston Red Sox Meet Up Group
75+ members that get together to cheer on the Red Sox at local bars in Chicago.
Felix & Oscarís Pub
4050 Merle Hay Road (Haymarket Mall)
Famous for their Chicago Style pan pizza, the restaurant's GM is a huge Patriots fan and Red Sox games are shown alongside the Midwestern MLB teams.
4529 Tchoupitoulas Street
Co-owner Debbie is a native New Englander who brought her passionate allegiance to the Red Sox to the Big Easy and the Sox are taken seriously in this Uptown bar. Besides showing all games, 45 Tchoup is the official Louisiana locale for the annual Jimmy Fund Telethon. So this bar supports the Red Sox and their official charity, and it's the place to go in NOLA to shout Geaux Sox! with other members of Red Sox Nation (although all should be forewarned that it can get smokey in here).
Don't Know? Tavern
1453 Light St.
Proudly proclaims itself as Baltimoreís home for Red Sox Nation. As such, the Red Sox are always on the bar's main TV (with sound) and all fans wearing Sox apparel will receive discounts during the game.
Fat Daddy Saloon
9920 Washington Blvd.
The Governor of Red Sox Nation in Maryland, Jason Downie, owns this sports bar and in his words, "We ALWAYS have the Sox on, and Iíve got some Sox memorabilia hanging throughout."
110 First St.
An Irish bar that has become "Hoboken's Home for Red Sox Fans," McSwiggans has 10 TVs and shows all Red Sox games on the big screen. They offer drink specials throughout all Sox games, during which Red Sox trivia questions are asked with winners getting a chance to claim Boston-themed prizes.
The Bier Garden
46 Haywood Street
A downtown joint with a few pieces of Sox flair, they have 20 televisions, at least two of which are tuned into the Red Sox game, and over 200 choices of cold ones to help you pass the time watching America's pastime.
202 West Market Street
Opened the year the Red Sox ended their 86-year drought by a pair of New England natives, this downtown sports bar has been home to the Triad NC Patriot Nation since its inception and now boasts itself as home of Greensboro's Red Sox Nation. Essentially, it's a friendly place for fans of any Boston team.
605 Greenville Blvd
BoSox fans unite for every game. This eating & drinking saloon his 30 TV screens, including two 60-inch TVs and two plasma TVs, all major sports subscriptions and great drink specials.
130 Matthews Station Street
The home of RSN in Charlotte. Owned by a Bostonian and lifelong Red Sox fan, this tavern has the Direct TV baseball package as well as NESN so you will not miss a Red Sox game. Anytime the Sox play the Yankees or they play during the afternoon there is a FREE hot dog buffet. Mention that you heard about Beantown Tavern on Boston's Pastime and Donnie G will buy you a beer!
Triangle Red Sox Nation
A 250+ member group of Red Sox fans living in the Raleigh-Durham area that gets together to watch games at various local bars. This group of New England transplants even has a coed softball team for its members!
Lompoc Tavern (formerly the New Old Lompoc)
1620 NW 23rd Ave.
Until the building it was in was torn down in 2012, a good crowd of local fans showed up to watch all Red Sox games here...and they were even served Fenway franks during the games! No word yet on whether the new Lompoc is still Boston fan-friendly, but it reopened in May 2013 in the same spot but in a new building.
Charleston Beer Works
468 King St.
Sox friendly southerners gather to watch the game on NESN while drinking specially priced $2.50 pints of Sam Adams.
Village Idiot Pizza
2009 Devine St.
A pizza and pub place found in the heart of Five Points that offers a great vibe for any Red Sox fan who happens to be in South Carolina's capital city. Opened in 1990 by a diehard Sox fan, games are shown via the MLB Package and the joint features its fair share of Red Sox neon signs and pennants.
2213 Middle Street
A near-the-beach casual Irish pub where, as listed on their blog, "locals and visitors meet to enjoy the company of friends, some good food, drinks and maybe a Red Sox game." The family that owns the place prides themselves on bringing a little slice of New England to Sullivanís Island, which is across the Harbor from Charleston, but they don't accept credit cards, so you'll need cash for everything but the popcorn, which is free.
Batter'd & Fried Boston Seafood House
1008 Woodland Street
The decor on the walls is decidedly Red Sox in flavor and the food is distinctively New England, as the owner is a native and several of his dishes are inspired by recipes from his father, a gourmet chef in New England for 50+ years. Besides specializing in fried seafood and the Sox, a sushi bar is located inside the restaurant, which is an overall very Boston-friendly establishment found in the Five Points neighborhood of East Nashville.
520 West 6th Street
They show all Sox games and Red Sox Nation-Austin meets weekly on Friday evenings to watch the Sox play.
111 King Street
Located in Old Town, this upstairs sports bar always shows the Red Sox game and attracts a gathering of local Sox fans. Bugsy's is owned by former NHL player Bryan Watson, who also owns the ground level pizzeria.
3100 Clarendon Blvd
Northern Virginia's home of monthly Red Sox Happy Hours, and the place where Boston fans can sign up for the Red Sox Fan VIP Card. Benefits of the card include a 10% food discount during all Red Sox games and front of the line status for big games. All Sox games are shown, and the bar features over 70 TV's, 119" projection screens, plasma screens & HDTV.
Ireland's Four Courts
2051 Wilson Boulevard
Aiming to become the Red Sox bar in the DC area, this Irish pub is a great place to watch some Boston baseball. With up to a half dozen hi-def TVs dedicated exclusively to showing the Red Sox, you can enjoy the game with fellow members of the Nation while sampling authentic Irish cuisine and spirits.
Bailey's Smokehouse & Tavern
7502 W Broad Street
Where the Rivah City Red Sox Nation meet to celebrate!
2219 4th Ave.
The Boston Sports Fan Group of Seattle gets together regularly to watch Red Sox and Patriots games in the back room of this sports bar.
Doyle's Public House
208 Saint Helens Ave.
They show all the Sox games, during which Sam Adams specials are available. The guys that own the place are from Boston and in 2007 they even flew in Fenway Franks & Nissen buns.
The Ugly Mug
723 8th Street SE
A Barracks Row sports pub owned by Red Sox fans. If the Sox are playing, the game is on one of the many plasma TVs.
3203 Mount Pleasant Street NW
This restaurant in the Mount Pleasant neighborhood shows the Red Sox on NESN in their bar for a handful of diehard Boston fans.
The Rhino Bar and Pumphouse
3295 M Street NW
This two level bar in Georgetown has been an official Red Sox Nation hangout for years and is where diehard fans in the District gather to watch games and have a good time.
Fenway Park Public Bar
A pair of Japanese brothers opened this bar in the summer of 2005 and have made it a shrine to their favorite American baseball team. There's Red Sox memorabilia on the wall, Sam Adams in a bottle, and highlights of the 2004 champions playing on a wall projector. Located on the third floor across the street from the Kyoto Royal Hotel & Spa, this Far East outpost of Red Sox Nation is open from 6 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Fenway Park Public Bar
Kei Bldg 2F, 5-46-4, Nakano, Nakano-ku, Tokyo, Japan 164-0001
Inspired by the success of their bar with the same name in Kyoto, ownership opened a second location in Tokyo.
The Ginza Lamp
3-16, 7-Chome, Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan 104-0061
A cozy three story bar in the Center of the Ginza where the first drink is on the house to fans who show their Red Sox Nation citizenship card. The bar has been in existence since 1933 and is currently run by local Red Sox fans who speak fluent English.
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