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Where to Watch the World Cup in San Diego

world-cupSan Diego has fútbol fever! After four long years, the FIFA World Cup returns from June 12-July 13, and just in case you can’t make it to Brazil to catch the action live, we’ve rounded up the best places to watch the World Cup in San Diego.


North Park + South Park

Bluefoot Bar
No dresscode, no cover, no nonsense and all the World Cup games showing on eight HDTVs. 3404 30th St., North Park. 619.756.7891.

West Coast Tavern
Catch the Team USA games and food and drink specials on June 16, 22 and 26. 2895 University Ave, San Diego. 619.295.1688.

South Park Abbey
World Cup games will play live on South Park Abbey’s eight-foot screen. 1946 Fern St., South Park. 619.696.0096.

Beach Cities

Costa Brava
Bringing the flavors of Spain in Pacific Beach, Costa Brava will undoubtedly be full of fans of the 2010 defending champions. 1653 Garnet Ave., Pacific Beach. 858.273.1218.

The Harp
OB’s home of soccer, among other sports, The Harp will be open for business during every World Cup game. 4935 Newport Ave., Ocean Beach. 619.222.0168.

Downtown + Little Italy + Mission Hills

The Field Irish Pub & Restaurant
The Field will be showing the World Cup on multiple HDTVs and will be opening early for select morning games. 544 Fifth Ave., downtown. 619.232.9840.

Princess Pub and Grille
San Diego’s original British pub offers nine flat screens with surround sound for catching all the FIFA World Cup action and two steel dart boards in case soccer isn’t your game. 1665 India St., Little Italy. 619.702.3021.

Shakespeare Pub & Grill
Catch every game in its entirety live at Shakespeare Pub & Grill. Check the “Soccer & Sports” schedule for corresponding lunch specials and happy hours. 3101 India St., Mission Hills. 619.299.0230.

North County + East County

Churchill’s Pub & Grille
Churchill’s is in the midst of updating its A/V set up to enhance your World Cup viewing experience. Open early to accommodate morning games. 887 West San Marcos Blvd., San Marcos. 760.471.8773.

Hooley’s Irish Pub
Rockin’ two giant projectors and many, many HDTV’s, Hooley’s is all in for the World Cup. The pub opens at 9 a.m. for every match. 5500 Grossmont Center Dr., La Mesa; 619.713.6900 and 2955 Jamacha Rd., El Cajon; 619-670.7468.

O’Brien’s Pub
O’Brien’s will be celebrating the first week of the World Cup with beers from Benchmark Brewing, including the aptly named Offsides, and will offer soccer-themed brews throughout the tournament. For even more action, sign up for the soccer-specific email list. 4646 Convoy St., Kearny Mesa. 858.715.1745.

Phileas Foggs Bar and Restaurant
A British-owned joint, Phileas Foggs boasts more than 200 imported and craft beers and a love of soccer. 11385 Poway Road, Poway. 858.486.4442.

Check out the entire 2014 World Cup tournament schedule at



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