Best spots to watch the Phillies postseason

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Cav’s Rittenhouse offers prime viewing for game days.
Cavanaugh’s Rittenhouse

It’s been over a decade since we’ve seen the Phillies in the playoffs. The team clinched a National League Wild Card spot on Monday night in Houston, and they will play Game 1 of a best-of-three NL Wild Card Series at 2 p.m. ET on Friday in St. Louis.

Here’s where Philadelphians can post up in the city to watch the Phillies.

Cavanaughs Rittenhouse 

In an all-new location, Cavanaugh’s Rittenhouse held its grand opening earlier this fall, and now, it offers a prime location to watch the Phillies in the playoffs. As a release states, in their new home, Cavanaugh’s Rittenhouse will feature two levels with 4,000+ square feet of space, with 45 seats at the bar and 70 seats at tables on the ground main level. The space also features 25 seats at the bar, 10 at the rail looking over the lower level and 40 more at tables on the second/mezzanine level—so, there’s ample opportunity here to watch a win. In total look for around 190 seats inside, with outdoor seating to be added next year as well. 

The downstairs and upstairs bars will both feature full service bars, plus plenty of TVs and sound systems for an all-star game day. For game day action, Cavanaugh’s aims to be the premiere new hot spot for Eagles, Sixers, Phillies, Flyers and more, and come this Friday, look for 22 large screen HD televisions, and an 11 foot high resolution big screen to play the playoffs.

watch Phillies in the playoffs
Cavanaugh’s Rittenhouse

1921 Samson St., cavsrittenhouse.com

Philadium

This old-school South Philly bar is a great spot to post up and watch the game if you still want to get that by-the-stadium feeling. With plenty of seats in and around the bar — which is also surrounded by TVs — guests can watch their team in the game while sipping on a wide variety of libations (especially beer) and munch on some classic bar snacks. 

1631 Packer Ave., philadium.com

Parx Casino Sportsbook and Liberty Bell Beer Garden

As if game watching wasn’t already big enough, Parx Casino has made it even bigger—Philadelphians can now watch the Phillies play every week on the country’s first 155 foot TV screen. Parx’s Sportsbook features a 7,400 square foot space that boasts a 155 foot HD media wall that can show up to 36 games all at the same time. Additionally, the space features 196 seats, three VIP areas, plus a 38’ x 14’ bar with 38 seats. Also at the casino, visitors can check out Parx’s Liberty Bell Beer Garden in the giant indoor-outdoor area filled with glass ceiling panels and retracting side walls. The space features a rotating selection of all-American craft beers, wines, and specialty cocktails, chef-inspired dishes and pub fare, fire pits, two giant LED TV walls and even a sports-betting kiosks for those who want to place a wager.

watch Phillies in the playoffs
Courtesy of Parx Casino

2999 Street Road, parxcasino.com

Sports & Social

Located inside South Philly’s Live! Casino & Hotel, it’s no surprise that Sports & Social has quickly become known as a hub for all things Phillies and baseball. For games, there are plenty of viewing opportunities for ball fans (such as a 4k media wall, 52′ LED display and 24 TVs throughout the bar) while sitting in booths, high-tops or bar seats.

900 Packer Ave., philadelphia.livecasinohotel.com

Tradesman’s and BRU Craft & Wurst

If you’re looking for a spot in the city to watch the Phillies in the playoffs, you’re in luck. Tradesman’s and BRU Craft & Wurst both offer some prime viewing locations to watch the fighting Phils. 

Craft Concepts Group once again is hosting plenty of game day action for the Phillies with Tradesman’s and BRU Craft & Wurst. At Tradesman’s, fans can watch the game in four different spaces, two different levels, and on multiple HDTVs plus a giant ten foot media wall about the main bar. For days with pleasant weather, there’s also the premium sidewalk window seats where you can watch the game through the custom open-to-the-bar windows.

Then, over at BRU, fans can watch the game from on the 105 inch projection wall plus 8 HD flat-screen TV’s above the bar with the sound on, 39 beers on tap, all while serving up German fare.

watch Phillies in the playoffs
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1322 Chestnut St., tradesmansphl.com and 1318 Chestnut St., bruphilly.com

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