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Sports bars in Lima?

Postby bill33707 » Thu Aug 09, 2012 8:24 am

I'm a big football fan and wondering if they have sports bars there


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Re: Sports bars in Lima?

Postby Kelly » Thu Aug 09, 2012 10:19 am

Yes, there are a few - the most popular would be the Corner bar on Av. Larco in Miraflores.
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Re: Sports bars in Lima?

Postby chi chi » Thu Aug 09, 2012 7:06 pm

TGI Fridays has always sport on it's big screens.

I personnaly don't watch them because I hate sport. I just go to TGIF to enjoy the good slop.

The best TGIF's are the ones at Avenida La Marina and the one at Jockey Plaza.
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Re: Sports bars in Lima?

Postby bill33707 » Thu Aug 09, 2012 11:50 pm

Kelly wrote:Yes, there are a few - the most popular would be the Corner bar on Av. Larco in Miraflores.




Thanks Chi Chi , I need football :lol:
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Re: Sports bars in Lima?

Postby calygirl » Fri Aug 10, 2012 12:02 pm

Also, the Fiesta Casino on Benavides and Alcafores in Miraflores has a sports bar on the second floor and I think also a sports book. Here's a link to a party the Living In Peru folks held there last year to give you an idea of what's offered there for NFL fans.
http://www.livinginperu.com/eguide-426- ... ta-Casino/
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Re: Sports bars in Lima?

Postby chi chi » Fri Aug 10, 2012 3:02 pm

The nicest places to go are those 'old mens' bars. There are all over Lima. They often watch sport in those places.

Last week I was in La Punta De Callao and saw one of those bodegas full of old folks watching football on TV.
I went inside for a drink. I hate sport but I liked the athmosfere in that joint.
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Re: Sports bars in Lima?

Postby calygirl » Fri Aug 10, 2012 3:20 pm

I'm assuming the OP was referring to American Football, as in NFL. I truly doubt the "bodegas full of old folks" were watching american football last week as it hasn't even started yet...first pre-season games are this weekend.
Another place to catch the games is Atlantic City casino upstairs in the Sports Book. Serious gamblers here.
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Re: Sports bars in Lima?

Postby chi chi » Sat Aug 11, 2012 12:46 pm

calygirl wrote:Another place to catch the games is Atlantic City casino upstairs in the Sports Book. Serious gamblers here.


I think the OP wants to watch sport and not go home in his underwear. :D

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Re: Sports bars in Lima?

Postby calygirl » Sat Aug 11, 2012 1:20 pm

Funny. but off the mark. My intent was to let him know where he could "watch sport" (whatever that means). You don't have to bet at any of these places if that's not your thing. You can simply sit and watch all the games you want. Maybe order a beer or soda and enjoy the camaraderie of fellow sports fans. Or, sit just and watch.
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Re: Sports bars in Lima?

Postby Arroz con Pollo » Mon Aug 13, 2012 9:55 am

The Corner is still the only place that really caters to American sports and modeled after an American sports bar. The food not very good and service is pretty bad too but if your intent is watching your team play you can call ahead and they have a schedule of all games they'll be showing that day so you can plan ahead. They have DirecTV out of Puerto Rico so they get ABC/Fox/NBC/CBS and the US based ESPN and not just the Latin American version. They also have the NFL Sunday ticket. The downside is they have no high definition the last time I checked but I've not been there in a while so maybe they have it now. If your game is on national TV then I'd say take a walk by Fiesta the day of the game they usually advertise it on their huge display. They have a giant HD projection screen as well. If it's just a regular Sunday day game, then The Corner is your best bet. Fiesta has really uncomfortable viewing angles for most of the TVs.

Fiesta and Friday's have DirecTV out of Peru which means it's limited to whatever is on locally. ESPN and ESPN-HD , ESPN+ etc will show a lot of national TV games out of the USA.

The only other place I have seen in Lima that has any other feed other than local DirecTV/cable is Atlantic City sports book up on the 2nd floor. You can bet $20 on a game and just sit there all day really. I'
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Re: Sports bars in Lima?

Postby budley » Mon Aug 13, 2012 6:44 pm

the Corner Bar is king for NFL, and it is really a slice of US life on football sundays. i think Arroz is a little harsh, the food is so-so yes, but i think the service is no worse than normal. But you can see almost every game clearly, on a tv fairly close to you, and whatever game is on the soundsystem is in english. they will switch tv's near you to the game of your choosing if you ask nicely and clear it with the folks around you. Highly recommended, but come prepared to talk some poop if your team is playing, and take some poop if they're losing, than banter gets going occasionally.

some of the embassy people told me once that there's a bar in monterrico or la molina that shows games too but i don't go out there
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Re: Sports bars in Lima? NFL online

Postby crazytacoperu.com » Wed Oct 16, 2013 10:51 am

If you want to watch any NFL game online for free, I found a great website http://www.sportsbeech.com/sports/ameri ... tball.html

I am from Denver, so I am watching all of the Payton Manning games. The corner is O.K., but they are pricey. however, it is the only place in town with good Nachos that I have found.
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Re: Sports bars in Lima?

Postby chi chi » Fri Oct 18, 2013 11:32 am

TGI Fridays always has sport on their giant TV screens above the bar.
TGIF isn't cheap either but the lunch special isn't too bad. (soup and ceasar salad and a big Inca Cola for 19 soles)
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Re: Sports bars in Lima?

Postby mattperu » Thu Aug 22, 2019 5:15 pm

The new spot where to watch NFL in Lima is at Mollys Irish Bar. They have the NFL package as well as great drink specials. They have higher quality tvs than the corner. They also just started showing College Football. This is the new favorite watering hole for expats for american football.
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Re: Sports bars in Lima?

Postby Wiracocha » Fri Aug 23, 2019 12:28 pm

What about real football....Aussie Rules ? chuckle. :-)
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Re: Sports bars in Lima?

Postby Formidable 1 » Fri Aug 23, 2019 5:01 pm

Wiracocha wrote:What about real football....Aussie Rules ? chuckle. :-)
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The only real football is futbol.

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Re: Sports bars in Lima?

Postby 69roadrunner » Fri Aug 23, 2019 6:13 pm

Wiracocha wrote:What about real football....Aussie Rules ? chuckle. :-)
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Is that the game where the men wear shorts?
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Re: Sports bars in Lima?

Postby Wiracocha » Mon Aug 26, 2019 6:27 pm

Yes, Beep Beep, Shorts but no body padding nor metal helmets like Yankee gridiron etc. All are sports are good though.

However,since I have come to reside in Peru now (for more than 2 years)
, I have grown to like soccer also. (futbol)

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Re: Sports bars in Lima?

Postby Krusty » Tue Aug 27, 2019 10:49 am

Hi guys !

Do you know a spot where I could watch Liga and Ligue 1 matches ? (PSG in particular for Ligue 1)
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Re: Sports bars in Lima?

Postby jumpinjack » Tue Aug 27, 2019 12:03 pm

Wiracocha wrote:What about real football....Aussie Rules ? chuckle. :-)
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Interesting. I had to look up Ausie football. I always thought Ausie football was like American football, just a different field size and minor rule differences like Canadian football.
Looks more like Rugby to me.
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Re: Sports bars in Lima?

Postby Slippin' Jimmy » Tue Aug 27, 2019 6:57 pm

Well, they all have one thing in common.
Shorts.
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