GOOOOOOOOOAL: Where to watch the World Cup in SA

The 2014 FIFA World Cup begins this Thursday. For those who want to watch the game with a refreshing drink in hand (and didn't find a way to Brazil to catch the live action), here's a list of places to accommodate all your sporting needs.

Fox & Hound (12651 Vance Jackson)

Have drinks, will play. (via)

The Fox & Hound will be offering all-day Happy Hour specials during game days.


The Flying Saucer Draught Emporium (11255 Huebner)

Can't beat Happy Hour at The Flying Saucer. (via)

The Flying Saucer will have its regular drink specials available including Happy Hour specials on Friday from 4 to 7 p.m.


España Bar de Tapas (5638 W Hausman)

Support your favorite team at Espana. (via)

Based on the team playing that day, España will provide beer specials on brews from the country of origin. For the thirsty set, 100-ounce beer wowers will also be on special for $22 (Miller Lite) to $27 (Imports). Domestics will be $2, wells for $2.50 and $3 for imports. Games will be shown on their high-def screen, starting at 11 a.m.

The Hangar (8203 Broadway)

Beer with a side of wings. (via)

Celebrate the World Cup games at The Hangar with $.50 wings, $12 domestic buckets and $12 import buckets.

The Hangar Tavern (14532 Brook Hollow)

Wings with ranch — a classic. (via)

The Hangar Tavern will also have $.50 wings and $14 domestic buckets.

Freetail Brewing Co. (4035 North Loop 1604 W)

The World Cup deserves a World Class beer. (via)

Freetail Brewing Co. will be releasing its collaboration beer with the Free Beer Movement, "We Are Going To Braz-Ale,"  just in time for the opening games on Thursday, June 12. Bottles can be purchased for $8. Lunch specials include the Team Special, the lunch-sized 1-topping pizza with a pint for $10, and the Special Squad, a medium 1-topping pizza and pitcher for $18 (charges apply for extra toppings/premium beer for both options). On Sunday, June 15, growler fills will be $2 off all day, Mondays and Wednesdays through Friday Happy Hour specials are $1 off all alcoholic beverages and $5 appetizers from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. along with $10 pitchers on Mondays, $2.50 pints on Tuesdays and $2 off the Special Squad lunch option on Wednesday.

Mama Margie's (Multiple Locations)

Watch the game with a refreshing margarita. (via)

Regular Happy Hour specials until 10 p.m. with $3.50 margaritas and free chips and salsa for dine-in customers.


 Los Frogs Mexican Bar n Grill (2106 N St. Mary's)

Watch the game froggy-style at Los Frogs. (via)

Draft beer is on special for $2 along with $3 margaritas. Thursday is Karaoke night while Friday and Saturday will have live music with the game showing.


210 Ceviche (9502 I-10)

A cool Corona for the game. (via)

Bottles and pints will be on sale for $3, 210 Ceviche will also feature the Caipirinha, a Brazilian cocktail. Tostadas de Ceviche 3x2 is expected to be on the menu as well.

MadDogs British Pub (123 Losoya)

The World Cup has gone to the dogs. (via)

Specials include $4.50 Newcastle/Boddingtons/Bass during England games, $4 Samuel Adams drafts during USA games and $4.50 HofBrau drafts (BierGarten only). MadDogs will be showing the games on all of its 16 screens and a giant drop-down projection screen along with its 6 screens and projection screen in the BierGarten.


Blue Box (312 Pearl Pkwy)

Cocktails and more at Blue Box. (via)

Blue Box will be showing the games on its 8ft High-def projection screen while serving their signature cocktails.


Big Hops Growler Station (8313 Broadway)

Big beer selection at Big Hops. (via)

A special tapping of Founders Devil Dancer will kick off the games on Thursday, 7 p.m. with Founders Imperial Stout, Founders Centennial IPA and Founders Dirty Bastard on tap as well. Beer specials during USA games will follow throughout the weekend.

GS 1221 (1221 Broadway)

Fill 'em up at GS 1221. (via)

GS 1221 will be opening shop early at 11 a.m. to satisfy SA's beer needs during game days. Beer specials fluctuate each day with various food trucks at night and a World Cup Draft Party for customers. Each game day patrons have the opportunity to select four teams with different prizes handed out at the end of the game.


Texas de Brazil (313 E Houston)

Eat meat the Brazilian way. (via)

A 20 percent discount will be applied to all take-out orders starting June 12 to 13. Texas de Brazil offers all meats, sides and salads by the pound. The special includes Brazilian favorites Picanha, Brazilian Sausage and Filet Mignon Wrapped in Bacon.


Grand Agave Night Club (18326 Tuscany Stone)

Free tacos?! (via)

Grand Agave Night Club will be serving complimentary tacos along with specials on Micheladas, $2 for domestics and $3 for imports.

Stay Golden Social House (401 Pearl Pkwy)

Courtesy David Rangel

The bar will show the Ghana v. USA game at Monday, June 16 at 5 p.m. during Below the Belt Happy Hour (4-7 p.m.).



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