Where to Watch the NBA Finals
NBA fans unite!
(SPOT.ph) With the Spurs leading 3-1 in this year's NBA finals, Heat fans are either clutching their stomachs or biting their fingernails. But the series is far from over and we either have a game to go or three more, all depending on Game 5, happening on Monday, June 16 at 9 a.m. (Manila time).
If you’re planning to watch it with other NBA fans, here’s a list of venues you can check out. Just make sure your boss won’t catch you.
Superstar Sports Grill & Bar
A breakfast buffet awaits while you watch the game live in full HD, only for P199 net per person.
G/F Mall of Asia Arena JW Diokno Blvd, Pasay City
Team Insider Bar
Imagine 11 42-inch HD TVs all tuned in to the season's do-or-die game. Top it off with Insider's signature burger, homemade pies, and wings. And of course, on a day like this, it's never too early for some beer!
G/F Tune Hotel, Mercado St. cor. Calderon St. Makati
Bugsy's Bar & Grill
A classic ambience with two floors that can house 110 people, plus some amazing grub (try their Cured Beef Surprise, Fish and Chips, and grilled pork chops) and booze? Now, that's the NBA finals spirit!
Unit C-105 Citygolf Plaza, Julia Vargas Ave., Ortigas Center, Pasig (also has branches in Salcedo Village in Makati, Burgos Center in Taguig, and Westgate Center in Alabang)
Exciting welcome drinks and even a chance to win prizes. You can never go wrong with one of the most popular sports bars in the metro. A place to be for sports fans, have some of their bestsellers: tailgate burger, Skinny Mike's Nachos, Angus Balls, and chicken wings coupled with some local or imported beer of your choice, and you're good to go.
32nd St. cor. Justice Drive, Bonifacio Global City
Howzat Sports Bar
If you want something more posh for your game-viewing pleasure, this is the place to go. Fifteen huge HD TVs are sprawled all over the interior so you can get every detail of ball play at every angle you wish. Some best sellers on the menu include their cottage pies, Howzat Burger, and Hangover Burger plus some international cuisine too. Drinks are available as early as 8 a.m.
8471 Kalayaan Ave. cor. Fermin St., Makati
Catch good weekend vibes (even on a Monday) in the place where it's always a Friday. Enjoy Friday's Chili Ballpark Nachos with two bottles of beer for only P420. You can also enjoy additional bottles of bubbly at only P60 to complete game day.
Bonifacio High Street, Eastwood, Mall of Asia, and Tomas Morato
Snaps Sports Bar
Framed jerseys, black-and-white square floor tiles, sports paraphernalia, and luxurious booths further amps up the mood for NBA enthusiasts. Comfort food and drinks are also served to round up the ultimate snazzy finals experience.
Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila, CCP Complex Roxas Boulevard Pasay City
121 Grille & Restaurant
Get in the game with fellow fans with as you shout, clap, or jump throughout four quarters of heart-stopping play. Your wallet will be happy with budget-friendly Filipino favorites like lumpiang shanghai and grilled pork plus some cold, local beer.
Unit G1B & G2B Eastwood Citywalk Phase 1, Libis, Quezon City
The Sapphire Lounge Bar and Restaurant
The Sapphire Lounge serves a wide selection of premium drinks you can enjoy along with modern European cuisine. If you're from the South, you can enjoy these treats while viewing the game in real time on large-screen televisions and a projector screen.
C102/103 Cluster J, Westgate, Filinvest City, Alabang, 1740 Muntinlupa City
Especially built for the NBA, basketball fanatics went crazy over the café's first opening in Asia earlier this year. This is the perfect venue whether you're rooting for the Spurs or for the Heat. You've got no less than exclusive memorabilia and screens of all sizes everywhere plus a community hall where fellow fans can rejoice and fuel their love for the league.
SM Aura, Bonifacio Global City