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With the World Cup taking over the international sports world this month, we give you a quick primer and the best places to catch the games.

By Jess Blumberg Mayhugh - June 2014

The Best Places to Catch the World Cup

With the World Cup taking over the international sports world this month, we give you a quick primer and the best places to catch the games.

By Jess Blumberg Mayhugh - June 2014

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Where to Watch

*Open for every match

The Abbey Burger Bistro

Federal Hill
1041 Marshall Street
abbeyburgerbistro.com

The bar will be open for a majority of the games and feature its well-known make-your-own burgers and Natty Boh specials. 

Sláinte Irish Pub*

Fells Point
1700 Thames Street
slaintepub.com

The soccer-loving bar will feature $3 Heineken, Heineken Light, Amstel Light, Newcastle Brown Ale, and Strongbow Sliders, as well as exciting giveaways.

Claddagh Pub

Canton
2918 O’Donnell Street
claddaghbaltimore.com

The bar will be decked out with pennants and feature Budweiser specials, food discounts, and 30 TVs with sound.

Smaltimore*

Canton
2522 Fait Avenue
smaltimorebaltimore.com

Open for every match, the bar will serve lunch and feature happy-hour food and drink specials. There will be 20-ounce mugs available for purchase, as well.



Sean Bolan’s

Bel Air
12 S. Main Street
seanbolans.com

This favorite hangout for EPL fans features seven TVs and will be playing the World Cup matches with sound.

Liam Flynn’s Ale House

Station North
22 W. North Avenue
pintsizepub.com

This pub features darts in the back, as well as traditional food so you can enjoy Scotch Eggs or beans and toast while you cheer on your favorite team.

Ryan’s Daughter

Belvedere Square
600 E. Belvedere Avenue
rdirishpub.com

This north Baltimore bar has become very popular for European ex-pats, so expect some good-natured rivalries to ensue. 

Carlos O’Charlies

Highlandtown
3508 Eastern Avenue
facebook.com/carlos.ocharlies

Expect $3 beers, appetizer specials, and a huge hi-def TV screen, as this bar’s patrons cheer on favorites like Honduras and Argentina.

Where


When

June 12 -
July 13

Matches

64 Total


Playing the Field

All World Cup matches must be played on a natural turf field measuring 115 yards x 74 yards. (That’s bigger than an American football field!)




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