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Where to watch the World Cup

Original post made on Jun 13, 2014

The World Cup is back. Where are you going to watch? If you're in need of some inspiration, here's a round-up of local restaurants and watering holes to check out -- depending on what you're in the mood for.

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Comments (7)

Posted by Dennis, a resident of Downtown North
on Jun 13, 2014 at 1:58 pm

No cable needed at espn3.com. Look for entries without a key symbol.


Posted by Resident, a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jun 14, 2014 at 9:04 am

The World Cup is a big sporting event for all the world. We have many people in Palo Alto who are more interested in the World Cup than any other sporting event. Many will want to visit downtown sports venues to catch the matches. This means that people will want to park for more than 2 hours. Putting up places where people can pay to park per hour is just as important as where people can watch.


Posted by palo alto resident, a resident of Crescent Park
on Jun 14, 2014 at 3:13 pm

@resident - there will be a lot less parking in general in Downtown Palo Alto tomorrow, its closed for World Music Day!


Posted by Sidd, a resident of Midtown
on Jun 14, 2014 at 8:33 pm

John's Cafe (at Lytton and Waverly) is showing every match. Great place to watch matches, especially earlier in the day. Fantastic sandwiches and a decent beer selection. I had a great time watching England-Italy there this afternoon.


Posted by ChrisC, a resident of College Terrace
on Jun 21, 2014 at 10:38 pm

ChrisC is a registered user.

As usual, Antonio's Nuthouse is ignored by the Palo Alto Weekly. Lots of TVs and great Mexican food. Also, Firehouse Brewery in East Palo Alto by The Rack is a great sports bar with delicious food. We went to the Old Pro for the first France game, and the food was terrible. It was the second time I got bad food there, so it's really off my list. Old Pro, in its original location, had wonderful good, and was a destination lunch spot for me even without a game. We saw the second France match at Rose and Crown, and that was quite pleasant on the week day. We were able to sit right in front of a HUGE TV.


Posted by Jürgen, a resident of another community
on Jun 28, 2014 at 11:23 pm

I watched a game in the Old Pro, great atmosphere and good beer. Will be there again!


Posted by Intransigent, a resident of Stanford
on Jun 30, 2014 at 9:55 am

Considering that Zuckerberg and Kevin Skelly used to spend a lot of time there, I am surprised that Antonio's Nut House was not mentioned.

But actually, the Old Pro is probably the best place of all for viewing the games.


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