If you're a New York Jets fan in Manhattan, you know it can take some time and a lot of effort to head over to MetLife Stadium. Thankfully there are plenty of ways you can watch Jets games without having to leave the island. Here are five Manhattan sports bars where Jets fans can catch games and feel at home wearing green.
The Whiskey Rebel
Located in Murray Hill, The Whiskey Rebel is a comfy place for Jets fans. There are plenty of large TVs around to watch the game, as well as daily drink specials. Whiskey Rebel is a full-service bar and lounge offering premium spirits and major brands of beer as well as craft beer. You can kick back with a glass of bubbly too. The lounge part of The Whiskey Rebel offers candlelight, murals on brick walls, and cushy sofas.
There is no food menu but you are allowed to bring in food.
The Whiskey Rebel is located at 129 Lexington Ave., between E. 28th St. and E. 29th St.
A combination of beer-bar and sports bar, Croxley Ales has a lot to offer Jets fans looking for a spot watch the game. There are flat-screen TVs at the bar which will let you take in the game with ease. The bar also boasts 34 different beers on tap and more than 100 bottles of microbrews, which means even the pickiest palate can be pleased. They have a fantastic bar menu with dishes such as burgers, tacos, nachos, and salads.
The Avenue B location closed in 2017 but Croxley's suggests you try their Brooklyn location at 60 Grand Street.
Don't let the name fool you. Dive Bar isn't really a dive bar. Originally a speakeasy, this Upper West Side spot is a full restaurant and bar with plenty of HDTVs on hand to catch the Jets game. There are more than 30 beers on tap and more than 100 bottles as well, which means there's always something for the beer-loving Jets fan. The menu includes burgers and breakfast all day, as well as poutine and shakshuka. Dive Bar is part of a family of bars but their Manhattan location is 732 Amsterdam Ave., between W. 95th St. and W. 96th St.
Blondie's Sports Bar
A recognized hang-out for Jets fans, Blondie's is located at 212 W. 79th St. (between Amsterdam & Broadway). They have plenty of TVs and a menu featuring wings.