Top 8 Sports Bars in White Plains, NY

October 27th, 2022 by

Sports bars are popular gathering spots that offer a cozy place to enjoy a drink and a good meal while you hang out with friends and watch your favorite sports teams to the accompaniment of excited boos or cheers. White Plains, New York, just up the road from Yonkers, has a thriving city center with several inviting sports bars that serve great food, cold beers, and specialty cocktails and have plenty of TVs to watch live sports on. The team here at Bill Volz Westchester have put together a list of some great local sports bars for you to check out the next time you’re in White Plains.

Brazen Fox

The Brazen Fox

The Brazen Fox serves up craft beers, signature cocktails, and American cuisine in the heart of downtown White Plains, where it’s been a popular bar and restaurant for many years. This bar is open daily, and you can hang out here until the early hours, both midweek and on weekends. It offers happy hour specials from Monday to Saturday on a menu that includes burgers, flatbread pizzas, and entrees, such as sautéed salmon, Chilean sea bass, and shepherd’s pie.

Location: 175 Mamaroneck Avenue, White Plains.
Hours: Noon to 2 a.m. Monday through Thursday, noon to 3 a.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 a.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Sunday.

Burke’s Restaurant and Bar

Just 20 minutes south of White Plains in Yonkers, you’ll find Burke’s Restaurant and Bar. Burke’s is an Irish-themed sports bar that’s been around for over 20 years. It’s a popular location for events and parties, plus it occasionally has live music. Here you can watch all the UFC fights with no cover charge. The kitchen is open from lunchtime until late, and the menu offers build-your-own burgers and sliders, Buffalo wings, sandwiches, traditional Irish bangers and mash, and more.

Location: 645 Bronx River Road, Yonkers.
Hours: The kitchen opens from noon to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and noon to midnight Friday and Saturday. The bar opens until 2 a.m. daily.

Alex Lounge

The Alex Lounge is a bar and grill located in downtown White Plains. It’s open every day, and it features rumba DJs on the weekends. Come and catch your favorite matches while enjoying the hearty food and cold drinks. The large menu offers many kinds of burgers, with everything from Kobe beef to turkey and veggie patties. Entrees include T-bone steak and honey jack BBQ ribs, chipotle bowls with your choice of protein, Mahi Mahi tacos on blue corn tortillas, and Rosita’s chicken enchiladas with fresh vegetables.

Location: 213 E. Post Road, White Plains.
Hours: Opens daily from 11 a.m.

Emma’s Alehouse

Emma’s Alehouse opened in 2008 and is named after the owner’s beloved lab dog. It offers classic American comfort food in a cozy, comfortable environment where you can relax and enjoy a great meal. Drinks include rotating taps of 10 draft beers, 16 wines available by the glass, and more wine and beer by the bottle. Weekly dinner specials include meatloaf with mashed potatoes on Mondays, catch of the day on Fridays, buttermilk fried chicken on Saturdays, and pasta of the day on Sundays.

Location: 68 Gedney Way, White Plains.
Hours: Opens 4 p.m. Monday and Wednesday through Saturday and from noon on Sunday. The kitchen opens until 9 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, until 9:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and until 8:30 p.m. on Sunday. Closed Tuesday.

The Lazy Boy Saloon

The Lazy Boy Saloon is located in downtown White Plains and is open daily. As an added bonus, it offers a trivia night every Wednesday. The Lazy Boy Saloon is the place to be if you love a good craft beer. It has over 200 varieties on offer, which is the largest selection in the county. The menu focuses on comfort food and has something for everyone, including pizzas, beef or veggie burgers, sandwiches, large salads, steaks, and tacos.

Location: 154 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains.
Hours: 11:30 a.m. to 1 a.m. Sunday through Thursday and 11:30 a.m. to 3 a.m. Friday and Saturday.

Demeter’s Tavern and Sports Bar

Demeter’s Tavern and Sports Bar has been around since 1947 and is located in Tarrytown, just west of White Plains. You can catch your favorite games on one of the many screens around the bar as you relax with a cold beer and a meal made with delicious, fresh ingredients. Menu items include The Demeter Cuban (ham and roast beef sandwich), made-to-order specialty pizzas, and tavern favorites such as breaded clam strips and chicken or shrimp fajitas.

Location: 51 Old White Plains Road, Tarrytown.
Hours: The kitchen opens 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday.

Ron Black’s Beerhall

Ron Black’s Beerhall is a great place to go to watch a game, have dinner and a craft beer, or enjoy a weekend brunch. The bar is near to other great spots if you want to try out a few places on a big night out. Its brunch menu includes an Irish breakfast with eggs, Irish bacon, sausage, black and white pudding, baked beans, grilled tomato, and hash browns. Classic brunch options include chicken and waffles, buttermilk berry pancakes with maple syrup, and a create-your-own omelet.

Location: 181 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains.
Hours: Open from 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday, noon Friday, and 11 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. Closes at 2:30 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 3 a.m. Friday and Saturday, and 1 a.m. Sunday and Tuesday.

Dunne’s Pub

Dunne’s Pub is an Irish pub and restaurant in a quaint venue with plenty of outdoor seating. It’s open every day and holds weekly live Irish music sessions on Wednesday nights. Dunne’s Pub has a brunch menu with Irish specialties, as well as a family-style menu, a lunch/dinner menu, and a special Oktoberfest menu with Bavarian meals, such as sauerbraten served with red cabbage and a potato pancake. From the dinner menu, try the beer battered fish and chips or the Irish bangers with beans and curried chips.

Location: 15 Shapham Place, White Plains.
Hours: The bar opens 11 a.m. to 2:30 a.m. every day. The kitchen opens 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday through Wednesday and 11 a.m. to midnight Thursday through Saturday.

If you’re looking for a fun sports bar that serves great food and a wide variety of cold craft beers, there are plenty to choose from in White Plains, New York. Have you been to any of the sports bars on this list? Which one do you always end up at on game days? At Bill Volz Westchester, we’d love to hear about your favorite sports bar, so drop us a line, and let us know which bar you love and why.

Photo Credit: Brazen Fox by Eden, Janine and Jim is licensed with CC BY-SA 2.0

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