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Gym Sportsbar

Map & Directions 167 Eighth Ave.
New York, NY 10011
FLAG
 
212-337-2439
  • Sun 1pm-2am, Mon-Thu 4pm-2am, Fri 4pm-4am, Sat 1pm-4am
  • Patio/Sidewalk Dining

Description

Village Voice's Description

Billed as the first and only gay sports bar in New York, Gym Sportsbar is an establishment whose welcome is long overdue: an open atmosphere for the many gay sports enthusiasts in the city, boasting nine large-screen TVs, a 40-foot mahogany bar with frozen energy-drink slushies, and Final Four eats such as buffalo wings and nachos. Co-owners Rick Schmutzler and Nick Leonard reach out to the many gay sports leagues in the city, hosting registration sign-ups for tournaments and partnering with them for charity events. The atmosphere is friendly and riotous; nothing not to like here.

 
Member Reviews

  • hmmp74 wrote a review for Gym Sportsbar
    on 11/20/12
    1

    I don’t recommend this place. The Bar’s management opposes any display of affectionate behavior among the patrons. To wit, my buddy was asked by the management to stop giving me a foot rub (the sneakers were off but the socks remained on). It should be noted that this is not an upscale establishment where more discreet conduct would be expected. It is, rather, a no-frills,... More >>

  • jemmedra wrote a review for Gym Sportsbar
    on 07/14/09
    4

    I like this bar. Give me a great feeling. I like the fact you could be with friends drink and watch sports in a gay lifestyle.

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  • AkAsh NYC on 03/16/10

    It's the only GAY Sportsbar in town. Def check out downstairs when it's open. Small smoking area can get a bit crowded outside, so you'll be sure to make some new friends LOL.

  • Manhunt on 08/23/11

    NYC's gay sports bar. FYI - Drinks are delicious but STRONG. Musclebear, bear, cub, older crowd mixed in with All-American Boy type - some actually there to watch sports.

  • Kareem M. on 03/23/12

    We don't like toting bags around crowded bars. GYM: please consider opening your coat/bag check in the spring/summer.

  • The Corcoran Group on 12/08/10

    Friendly gay sports bar with 2-4-1 happy hour until 9pm. If it’s open, go downstairs to the Locker Room for a pick-up game of Flip Cup.

  • Shawn Paul M. on 09/15/11

    I love grabbing drinks here on Sundays before heading to Griffin Sundays : ) Great bartenders and hot muscle daddy's!

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