Sports

World Cup Watch

A rundown of local viewing parties

Quarterfinals
Fri, 7/2 9:00am Holland-Brazil ESPN #
1:30pm Uruguay-Ghana ESPN #
Sat, 7/3 9:00am Germany-Argentina ABC
1:30pm Paraguay-Spain ABC
Semifinals & Final
Tue, 7/6 1:30pm QF2 vs. QF1 ESPN #
Wed, 7/7 1:30pm QF3 vs. QF4 ESPN #
Sat, 7/10 1:30pm Third Place ABC
Sun, 7/11 1:30pm Championship Final ABC

# All games on ESPN and ESPN2 are streamed live at ESPN3.com

* Most games are also streaming live on MobileTV


Alamo Lake Creek and Alamo South Lamar will show all the later-round games on the big screen; screenings are free, first come, first serve, but you can reserve a seat by buying a $5 food & drink voucher to go toward your tab during the match.

Austin Sports Tavern (north­west corner of I-35 & Oltorf) has 12 big-screen TVs and a smoking patio...

Black Sheep Lodge (2108 S. Lamar) is opening early for all matches, with breakfast specials daily and drink specials...

Cover 3 (2700 W. Anderson) will offer $2 Dos Equis drafts and $3 frozen margaritas during live games...

Crown & Anchor (2911 San Jacinto) will be opening for the early games and serving breakfast tacos. Happy hour starts when the doors open...

Cuatros (1004 W. 24th) will show the games and hosted the Austin Aztex watch parties for the three U.S. games...

Doc's is open for all 64 games at both locations (1123 S. Congress; 5207 Brodie) with the full menu, plus drink specials...

DoubleDave's Pizzaworks (seven locations) will show all cup games; the Duval location has $8 pitchers for all games; all other locations offer 2-for-1 pizza rolls for all games; $1.50 pints for 1:30pm games...

Dog and Duck Pub (406 W. 17th) will show all the WC games...

El Arroyo (1624 W. Fifth) will be showing all the World Cup games...

El Mercado has new flat-screen TVs at all three locations (1302 S. First; 1702 Lavaca; 7414 Burnet Rd.) and drink specials each day...

Fadó (214 W. Fourth) will be open early for every match, with a special WC menu, an online fantasy game, and much more...

Jo's Downtown (242 W. Second) will be screening matches through the day...

Justine's Brasserie (4710 E. Fifth) has hosted the French delegation every day with croissants and a full bar, with the Chronicle's Claudia Alarcón assisting on weekdays...

The Lion & Rose (701 Capital of TX Hwy. S.) is open for every game – with 24 screens (including in the restrooms), a special breakfast menu, and half-price appetizers for afternoon games...

Longbranch Inn (1311 E. 11th) has World Cup Madness – all games starting at 9:30am: "drink specials, prizes and more!"...

Mister Tramps (8565 Research) hosted the watch parties for the new Austin chapter of the American Outlaws.

Mohawk (912 Red River) will host WC Happy Hours for all 1:30pm games on both Saturdays and Sunday...

Nomad (1213 Corona) is showing all World Cup matches on a large projection screen and two TVs, with breakfast options...

Opa! Coffee and Wine Bar (2050 S. Lamar) is showing all games live, with drink and food specials during matches...

Opal Divine's (3601 S. Congress; 700 W. Sixth; 12709 N. MoPac) will play all the 1:30pm games at all three restaurants on the big-screen TVs...

Pluckers (2222 Rio Grande; 9070 Research; 3909 S. Lamar) will be open for 9am games, with breakfast available and $2 beer specials during all featured games! And of course, all the 1:30pm games on their many plasma TVs...

Red's Porch (3508 S. Lamar) hosts viewing parties with food and drink specials, and a World Cup kids' menu...

The Screaming Goat (900 W. 10th) is offering $1 beer during all WC games...

Third Base (1717 W. Sixth; Southpark Meadows; 3107 S. I-35, Round Rock) opens at 8am for 9am games, with a breakfast menu, daily food and drink specials, plus rebroadcasts of the day's games during happy hour...

Waterloo Ice House (1106 W. 38th) will show all games on big-screen TVs...

Weirdos (12408 N. MoPac) has 15 big flat-screens, $2 domestic pints, and half-price appetizers...

The 04 Lounge (3808 S. Congress) will show all matches...

With four South American teams among the eight semifinalists, and several local and traditional favorites out, two partisan venues are notably going strong:

Rio's Brazilian Cafe (408 N. Pleasant Valley) will be showing all the games on TVs inside and outside, with specials during the Brazilian games. BYOB until Rio's gets its liquor license at the end of June...

Buenos Aires Cafe (2414 S. First; 1201 E. Sixth) will show all games (except Sunday)...

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