Enjoy $5 mint juleps all day. Make sure to pick up of a growler of one of their many craft beers before you leave!
The Best NYC Bars to Watch the 2011 Kentucky Derby
Dust off your seersucker suits, flowery dresses and ridiculous hats -- it's Kentucky Derby time again!
Can't make it to Louisville for the Run of the Roses this year? The Kentucky Derby is called the most exciting two minutes in sports -- and we don't want you to miss out on the action. Where We Watch offers the city's best guide to the Derby.
With Uncle Mo under the weather and stuck in the 18 post, the race is wide open. Dialed In, the morning line favorite at 4-1, will try to become Nick Zito's third Derby winner. The whole draw can be viewed here: http://es.pn/iRwVPv.
It's not quite the Churchill Downs infield. But then again, the view is better, the weather is better... and you never actually have to step foot in Kentucky.
New to the Kentucky Derby? Here's a couple articles to help you out:
- 28 Horse Racing Terms To Know
- A Kentucky Derby Drinking Game
- How to Make a Mint Julep
- Funniest Horse Names Ever
- A Derby Montage: 20 Years of “Down The Stretch They Come”
- The Lyrics to “My Old Kentucky Home”
Where We're Watching
This Upper West Side bar is offering a $50 prix-fixe beer tasting lunch for the occasion. Each brewery selection will also be paired with a bar snack. They will also be having a hat contest preceding the 6 p.m. race.
They will be having $4 mint juleps and 1/2-priced fried chicken. There will also be prizes for the best derby hats.
If you get bored during the build-up to the race, take a ride on their mechanical bull.
They got an OTB within the bar, what more could you want?
This trendy Meatpacking District bar will be featuring Mint Julep Drink specials.
SoHo will be offering $6 frozen mint juleps (trust us - these are deceptively strong) and fried chicken specials during the races