Where To Watch the World Cup

A guide to football revelry by and for D.C. World Cup fans.

Event List

World Cup at Ambar
Cheer on teams from the Balkans and enjoy Ambar's signature Balkans Burger and a Dos Equis for $10, as well as $5 beer, wine, and cocktail specials, while catching games at this Barracks Row restaurant.
523 8th St. SE Washington, DC (Google Map) http://www.ambarrestaurant.com/
World Cup at Bar Pilar
Stop by Bar Pilar to watch matches and enjoy World Cup-themed cocktails. If you want to feel like a champion when you take a shot, it can be served in a trophy for $1 extra.
1833 14th St. NW Washington, DC (Google Map) http://www.barpilar.com/
World Cup at Ben's Next Door
Enjoy a chili half smoke and a cold drink while watching some of the world's best soccer players face off.
1211 U St. NW Washington, DC (Google Map)
World Cup at Biergartenhaus
Authentic German beer and food as well as over 20 big screen TVs make this the spot to watch all the games!
1355 H St. NE., Washington, DC (Google Map)
World Cup at Bistro LaBonne
Cheer on the French national team at this U Street NW restaurant.
1340 U St. NW, Washington, DC (Google Map)
World Cup at Bold Bite Bethesda
Owner Alonso Roche's native Venezuela did not qualify, but he hasn't tempered his excitement. The eatery known for its hot dogs and breakfast food will offer a World Cup-only menu of four tapas dishes and four montaditos, or tapas-style sandwiches. Bold Bite will carry the opener between Brazil and Croatia at 4 p.m. on Thursday, June 12 and multiple games a day until the group stage ends June 26.
4901-B Fairmont Ave. Bethesda, MD (Google Map) http://www.boldbite.net/
World Cup at Boundary Stone
Enjoy food and drink specials at this Bloomingdale bar, broadcasting every match of the Cup.
116 Rhode Island Ave. NW Washington, DC (Google Map) http://www.boundarystonedc.com/
World Cup at Bourbon Adams Morgan
$ 5 drafts, $5 sangria, and $8 caipirinhas will be available during all matches. Doors open at noon everyday.
2321 18th St. NW Washington, DC (Google Map) http://www.bourbondc.com
World Cup at Bracket Room
The Arlington sports lounge offers food and drink specials daily to coincide with the games. Starting June 16th, Bracket Room will be open daily from 11 a.m. to 1:30 a.m.
1210 N. Garfield St. Arlington, VA (Google Map) http://www.bracketroom.com/
World Cup at Cafe Citron
Enjoy every match of the World Cup at Cafe Citron. The Dupont bar will offer specials including $4 Mahou and Corona beers, $6 caipirinhas, $7 Argentine choripan sandwiches, and $20 beer buckets.
1343 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, DC (Google Map)
World Cup at Capitol City Brewing Company - Shirlington Village
Celebrate the World Cup international soccer games without having to hop on the next plane to Brazil. Capitol City Brewing Company introduces six original cocktails and five global food specials at its Shirlington Village location beginning Thursday, June 12. All food items and cocktails are available throughout the tournament, which concludes Sunday, July 13. For more information on Capitol City Brewing Company, please visit www.capcitybrew.com.
4001 Campbell Ave. Arlington, VA (Google Map) http://www.capcitybrew.com
World Cup at Capitol Lounge
Get pitchers of Bud Light or Yuengling for $12, plus a free shot of Jack Daniels whenever the U.S. team scores. Open for every game!
229 Pennsylvania Ave. SE, Washington, DC (Google Map)
World Cup at Ceiba
Enjoy South American drink specials at while watching matches at this downtown, Peruvian-inspired restaurant.
701 14th St. NW Washington, DC (Google Map) http://www.ceibarestaurant.com/ceiba.html
World Cup at Chi-Cha Lounge
Watch the matches and take advantage of food and drink discounts at this U Street lounge.
1624 U St. NW Washington, DC (Google Map) http://www.chichaloungedc.com/
World Cup at City Tap House
$5 Carlsburg cans and select drafts and flights from international breweries, as well as dishes inspired by each country competing, will be available throughout the duration of the World Cup.
901 9th St. NW Washington , DC (Google Map) http://www.citytaphousedc.com/
World Cup at Commissary
From Thursday, June 12, 2014, through Sunday, July 13, 2014, Commissary will be running beer and drink specials to celebrate the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. Commissary has partnered with New Belgium Brewing for beer specials everyday inspired by the countries playing in each match (there's even a beer brought in made from Brazilian coffee). All matches will be shown on all screens, including the full wall projector. Commissary will also have $5 capirinha specials everyday. Chef de Cuisine Ben Tenner will feature international bar snacks and Brazilian food specials starting at 11:00 am daily.
1443 P St. NW Washington, DC (Google Map) http://commissarydc.com/
World Cup at Crios Modern Mexican
Crios Modern Mexican in Dupont Circle hosts a viewing party this Friday starting at noon in honor of the World Cup. On Friday, specials include a $12 all-you-can-eat buffet from 12-4pm, $4 Mexican beers, $6 Classic Margaritas, and an $8 Dos Equis/Milagro shot combo.
2120 P St NW Washington, DC (Google Map) http://www.criosmodmex.com/
World Cup at Cuba Libre
The restaurant and rum bar has partnered with Leblon Cachaça for $7 cocktail specials during World Cup matches, as well as select $4 and $5 tapas. Stop by for viewing parties during the Brazil-Mexico match on June 17 and the championship on July 13.
801 9th St. NW. Washington, DC (Google Map) http://www.cubalibrerestaurant.com/
World Cup at Daily Grill
Caipirinhas are $4 and DC Brau "The Tradition" cans are $3 during the matches at Daily Grill's Dupont Circle and Georgetown locations.
World Cup at Daniel O'Connell's
Join Daniel O'Connell's Bar and Restaurant for the World Cup games! Enjoy food specials during the games and Heineken and Newcastle Brown Ale for only $3.
112 King St. Alexandria, VA (Google Map) http://www.danieloconnells.com/
World Cup at Del Campo
Support South American teams and enjoy traditional snacks while watching games at this downtown restaurant. During all matches, guests can purchase a World Cup special featuring a beer, fries, and a chivito sandwich for $20.14.
777 I St. NW Washington, DC (Google Map) http://delcampodc.com/
World Cup at Duffy's Irish Pub
Duffy's will open for the 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. World Cup games during the week and open for all games on the weekends. Get 8 wings for $5 during all opening round games and $20 Buckets of Flying Dog Dead Rise Old Bay Summer Ale and $18 buckets of PBR tall boys, Miller Lite, and Coors Light during all matches.
2106 Vermont Ave. NW Washington, DC (Google Map) http://www.duffysdc.com/
World Cup at El Centro D.F.
Enjoy Mexican comfort food and $5 caipirinhas, caipiroskas, Coronas and Corona Lights, house red and white wines, and margaritas while catching World Cup matches at the restaurant's Logan Circle and Georgetown locations.
1819 14th St. NW Washington, DC (Google Map) http://www.richardsandoval.com/elcentrodf/
World Cup at El Rey
Follow El Rey on Facebook (El Rey DC) and Twitter (@elrey_dc) for updates on what games they'll be showing and details on special happy hour pricing on both food and drink during games. Fans who come to watch the games in the either of the playing teams' apparel will receive special pricing. During games that will be shown during unusual operating hours, enjoy $5 nachos; chips and guacamole; salsa and molcajete; and al pastor, queso con hongos, chicken and carne asada tacos.
919 U St. NW. Washington, DC (Google Map) http://www.elreydc.com/
World Cup at Elephant & Castle 19th Street
Support the U.S., England, Germany, Colombia, and Spain while watching all the matches at this soccer mad English pub. Specials include $5 20 ounce Heineken, Newcastle, and Strongbow draughts and $5 potato crisps.
900 19th St. NW Washington, DC (Google Map) http://www.elephantcastle.com/dc_eye
World Cup at Elephant & Castle Pennsylvania Ave.
Support the U.S., Spain, Colombia, Germany, and England at this soccer-crazy pup's Pennsylvania Avenue outpost.
1201 Pennsylvania Ave. NW Washington, DC (Google Map) http://www.elephantcastle.com/dc_penn
World Cup at ENO Wine Bar
Fancify your World Cup experience at this Georgetown wine bar, which will feature a "Group of Death" wine flight with offerings from the U.S., Germany, and Ghana, as well as two offerings from Argentine forward Leo Messi's vineyard.
2810 Pennsylvania Ave. NW Washington, DC (Google Map) http://www.enowinerooms.com/
World Cup at Estadio
During service hours, catch games at this 14th Street tapas spot. Bartenders have created two new drinks available during the World Cup: a cachaca punch porron in honor of the host country and a cherry, tequila, and pepper slushito called the La Furia Roja in honor of the Spanish team.
1520 14th St. NW Washington , DC (Google Map) http://estadio-dc.com/
World Cup at Fado
Cheer on teams from around the globe at Fado, which will feature $5 Heinekens, World Cup Bud bottles, and Absolute Crushes during all World Cup games.
808 7th St. NW Washington, D.C. (Google Map) http://www.fadoirishpub.com/
World Cup at Guarapo Lounge
Enjoy $10 hookahs, $10 burgers, $5 chifles, and $6 empanada trio, as well as discounted beer and margaritas, at this Arlington Latin spot.
2039 Wilson Blvd. Arlington, VA (Google Map) http://www.latinconcepts.com/guarapo.php
World Cup at Irish Whiskey Public House
Stop by this downtown bar to cheer for the USA and partake in a variety of World Cup-themed events.
1207 19th St. NW Washington, DC (Google Map) http://www.irishwhiskeydc.com/
World Cup at Jack Rose Dining Saloon
Jack Rose Dining Saloon's picturesque terrace, complete with three flat-screen TVs at the bar plus a 60-inch projection screen, will be the perfect spot to catch the World Cup this summer. The lower Adams Morgan bar will host a FIFA Terrace Happy Hour every game-day with $6 drafts, punch, and sangria and half-priced snacks until 7:30 p.m. The full bar menu will be also available on the terrace Monday through Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., and the full BBQ pit menu will be available on the terrace Thursday through Sunday from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., taking care of even the most ravenous futbol fans. The bar will be open early on select game days at noon or 2:30 p.m. For the full game schedule, please visit Jack Rose's online calendar.
2007 18th St. NW Washington, DC (Google Map) http://www.jackrosediningsaloon.com/
World Cup at Jaleo
Enjoy food and drink specials at all Jaleo locations during the World Cup. Each guest who visits Jaleo during the World Cup will be entered in a giveaway for prizes including prizes including dinner for four at Jaleo, a complimentary "Jaleo Hour" reception for up to 10 guests, and lastly, a grand prize which will include a soccer ball signed by chef Jose Andres and a culinary tour of barmini by Jose Andres, Oyamel, Jaleo and Zaytinya for 4.
480 7th St. NW Washington, DC (Google Map) http://www.jaleo.com/
World Cup at James Hoban's
Start watching World Cup games early at this Dupont Circle restaurant, which will open at 11:30 a.m. daily and air all games.
1 Dupont Circle NW Washington, D.C. (Google Map) www.jameshobansdc.com
World Cup at Kangaroo Boxing Club
The Columbia Heights barbecue joint opens early for World Cup matches and features $3 PBR tallboys during weekdays, as well as a $12 PBR and fuck'it bucket combo.
3410 11th St. NW Washington, DC (Google Map) http://kangarooboxingclub.com/
World Cup at Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe
Happy Hour specials in the bar for all games, noon onwards, 6/26.
1517 Connecticut Avenue NW Washington, DC (Google Map) http://www.kramers.com
World Cup at La Tasca
Enjoy the World Cup Tapas Pack at all area La Tasca restaurants: four tapas and a pitcher of sangria for $40, available during every game.
World Cup at Laughing Man Tavern
When U.S. Soccer takes the field, head to this downtown tavern for viewing parties and specials.
1306 G St. NW Washington, D.C. (Google Map) http://www.laughingmantavern.com/
World Cup at Lou's City Bar
Lou's has partnered with District Sports for a series of watch parties during the Cup's first weekend. During every match of the tournament, fans can enjoy $5 Heineken drafts & bottles, $6 cans of DC Brau's "The Tradition," $18 Heineken pitchers & buckets, and $18 Beers of Mexico buckets.
1400 Irving St. NW Washington, DC (Google Map) http://louscitybar.com/
World Cup at Lucky Bar
World Cup events begin at Lucky Bar June 12. Doors open at noon, followed by the opening ceremony at 2 p.m. Happy hour runs Monday through Friday from 3 to 8 p.m. The bar will also offer a Taste of Brazil menu featuring classic street food, beer, and cocktails, as well as 16 ounce Budweiser World Cup bottles for $5.
1221 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, DC (Google Map)
World Cup at Masa 14
Soccer fans can take in every match of the cup while enjoying $5 small plate specials at Masa 14's rooftop bar, as well as $5 Caipirinha Tradicional, Caipiroska Tradicional, Corona and Corona Light, house red and white wines, and margaritas.
World Cup at Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers
Carlsberg pints $4, Bud Light/Budweiser for $3
2436 18th Street NW Washington, DC (Google Map) https://mellowmushroom.com/store/adams-morgan
World Cup at Menu MBK
Watch World Cup matches at the restaurant's Bistro Bar, which will offer $5 Brazilian bar bites and $7 caipirinhas.
405 8th St. NW Washington, DC (Google Map) http://www.menumbk.com/
World Cup at Meridian Pint
The Columbia Heights beer haven will open early and offer food and drink specials during every match.
3400 11th St. NW Washington, DC (Google Map) http://www.meridianpint.com
World Cup at Mister Days
Enjoy every World Cup match at this Arlington sports bar, which offers $4 Coronas, Bud and Bud Light World Cup cans, and daily tequila specials.
3100 Clarendon Blvd. Arlington, VA (Google Map) http://www.misterdays.com/
World Cup at National Harbor's Jumbotron
The Jumbotron has a 18 x 32 foot LED screen and is located on the plaza at National Harbor. Guests can bring lawn chairs and watch on the plaza, or grab a meal and drinks and watch from Redstone American Grill's outdoor patio.
165 Waterfront St Fort Washington, MD (Google Map) http://www.nationalharbor.com/
World Cup at Patty Boom Boom
Patty Boom Boom will air every game. During each game, enjoy 50% off patties; chin chin, a delicious and widely popular West African snack made from fried dough; and pitchers of rum punch. Additionally, throughout the tournament enjoy $3 Bud Light on any day the USA plays, specials promotions from Olmee Tequila, Bacardi Mango Fusion, pisco, Ciroc "Island Momma" punch, and international beers being featured at Patty Boom Boom only during the World Cup like Kirin, Stella, Pilsen, and Quilmes.
1359 U St. NW. Washington, DC (Google Map) http://www.pattyboomboomdc.com/
World Cup at Penn Social
Support America's team during the World Cup at Penn Social, an official location for the U.S. Soccer fan club.
801 E St. NW Washington, D.C. (Google Map) http://pennsocialdc.com/
World Cup at Pinstripes
As World Cup fever sweeps the globe, Pinstripes Bocce, Bowling & Bistro is offering soccer fanatics and food-lovers alike an ideal World Cup viewing spot with 1/2 price flatbreads, complimentary gelato, a plush bar and a festive, spirited environment unmatched by any other venue of its kind. Pinstripes' acclaimed menu is founded upon creative Italian American cooking, and the comprehensive wine cellar at each Pinstripes location features a collection of Italian American wines. Enlivening the venue's Italian and American foundations, Pinstripes will be rooting for team USA and team Italia by offering half-price wood oven flatbreads while Team USA or Team Italia are playing. Additionally, anytime either team scores a goal, everyone in the Pinstripes venue will receive a scoop of complimentary, housemade gelato.
1064 Wisconsin Ave. NW Washington, DC (Google Map) http://www.pinstripes.com/
World Cup at Renaissance Dupont Circle Hotel
As Brazil prepares to host the biggest matches in the world, Renaissance Dupont Circle Hotel's Executive Chef Devon Capili brings the taste of Brazil to D.C. Through July 13, guests and patrons will be able to savor the best of Portuguese flavors while watching the matches on the large screen in the lobby lounge.
1143 New Hampshire Avenue Northwest Washington, D.C. (Google Map)
World Cup at Rhodeside Grill
Caipirinhas and Old Fashioneds are $5 and Miller Lite Cans are $3 during matches at this Arlington restaurant.
1836 Wilson Blvd. Arlington, VA (Google Map) http://www.rhodesidegrill.com/
World Cup at RiRa
RiRa partners with D.C. United to celebrate the World Cup. The bar will show all matches and welcome fans supporting all teams.
2915 Wilson Blvd. Arlington, VA (Google Map) http://rira.com/rira/arlington/
World Cup at Sine' Irish Pub
Come watch the world compete in soccer on one of the restaurant's eight televisions and enjoy food and drink specials during every game.
1301 S. Joyce St. Arlington, VA (Google Map) http://www.sineirishpub.com/arlington_home
World Cup at Stoney's on L
Enjoy $3 drafts, $10 pitchers of Bud, Bud Light, and Stoney's Amber, and half-priced large pizzas while watching World Cup matches at Stoney's.
2101 L St. NW Washington, DC (Google Map) http://www.stoneysonl.com/
World Cup at Summers
Watch all World Cup matches at this Arlington bar, an official location for fans of U.S. Soccer.
1520 N. Courthouse Road Arlington, VA (Google Map) http://www.summers-restaurant.com/
World Cup at the Brixton
Watch the soccer tournament at Brixton, which will show every match, every day. During matches, enjoy happy hour pricing on food and drinks including $5 draft beers, rail drinks, and Smirnoff and ABSOLUT flavors, $6 wines by the glass, and Miller Lite buckets for $20, plus $5 fried snacks and Brazilian specialty foods.
901 U Street NW Washington, DC (Google Map) http://brixtondc.com/
World Cup at the Drafting Table
Support the U.S. soccer team and enjoy happy hour specials, including $4 pints, during the Drafting Table's World Cup viewing party. The kitchen will open early to accommodate hungry viewers.
1529 14th St. NW. Washington, DC (Google Map) http://draftingtabledc.com/
World Cup at the Fainting Goat
The Fainting Goat welcomes neighborhood soccer fans with open arms, cachaca cocktails, and Brazilian beer this summer. In honor of the World Cup's current home in Brazil, The Fainting Goat will serve two cachaca cocktails: the Her Name Was Lola ($5 during games) with Avua Prata cachaca, VeeV Acai, acai juice, coconut water and chocolate acai berry, and the Hand of God ($10 all day from June 12-July 13), named after an iconic 1986 World Cup match, with Avua Amburana cachaca, Dolin Rouge vermouth, yellow chartreuse, and edible flowers. And beer lovers can sip brews from the host country, with Brazilian Xingu Black Lager for only $4 during games. Viewers can watch games at both the front and back bars during regular business hours, with the bar opening early for select 3 p.m. games. Check the online schedule for full details.
1330 U St. NW Washington, DC (Google Map) http://www.faintinggoatdc.com
World Cup at the Mad Hatter
Enjoy a $7 World Cup bar menu, $3 Coors Light bottles, and $7 Leblon Caipirnhas during all games as well as happy hour specials for games between 4 and 8 p.m. and nightly specials from 8 p.m. to close. Watch games on one of the restaurant's 25 televisions or outside on its patio.
1319 Connecticut Ave. NW Washington, DC (Google Map) http://www.madhatterdc.com/
World Cup at the Queen Vic
Enjoy food and drink specials while cheering on the U.S. and England at this British-style pub.
1206 H St. NE Washington, D.C. (Google Map) http://www.thequeenvicdc.com/
World Cup at Tonic
Celebrate the World Cup and enjoy Budweiser and food specials inside and on the patio.
2036 G St. NW Washington, DC (Google Map) http://www.tonicrestaurant.com
World Cup at Town Tavern (U.S. Watch Party)
Join other U.S. soccer fans to cheer on the team in their match against Portugal on June 22. All donations benefit the U.S. Soccer Foundation's Soccer for Success program.
2323 18th St. NW, Washington, DC (Google Map)
World Cup at Tyber Bierhaus
Recently opened Tyber Bierhaus in Bethesda is offering specials during the matches and features German and Belgian beers for fans of those teams.
7528 Old Georgetown Rd Bethesda, MD (Google Map) http://www.tyberbierhausmd.com/
World Cup at Ventnor Sports Cafe
Support the USA at Ventnor, which will air all games and open early for lunch during the tournament.
2411 18th St. NW Washington, DC (Google Map) http://lgpresents.wix.com/ventnorsportscafe
World Cup at Vinoteca
U Street's Vinoteca will be the premiere spot to catch the World Cup this year, with wine, beer and spirits from different cultures lending an international vibe to game days. Soccer fans will be welcomed with four $8 cachaca cocktails, $5 international beer specials including Mahou (Spain), Peroni (Italy), and Tecate (Mexico), and $6 international wines including Portugal's Broadbent Vinho Verde, Italy's Sorbara Lambrusco and Argentina's Chanarmuyo Malbec. The celebration will kick off with the opening match of Brazil vs. Croatia on June 12, when Vinoteca will open early at 4 p.m. After the first match, Vinoteca will open at its regularly scheduled times and air games during regular business hours. Fans have two TV options for viewing: staying cool and cheering at the indoor bar, or watching outside on Vinoteca's outdoor plaza.
1940 11th St. NW Washington, DC (Google Map) http://www.vinotecadc.com/
World Cup at Zengo
Head to Richard Sandoval's Latin-Asian fusion spot for $5 drink specials and check out the World Cup action on the restaurant's TVs.
781 7th St. NW. Washington, DC (Google Map) http://www.richardsandoval.com/zengodc/
World Cup on H Street NE
Cheer on the U.S. and watch every match with the friendly crowds at a variety of H St. NE bars, including Argonaut, Biergaten Haus, H Street Country Club, Star and Shamrock, The Pug, The Queen Vic, and Vendetta.
1234 H St. NE Washington, DC (Google Map) http://www.thepugdc.com/