Eat and Drink Where to watch the U.S. Open in NYC By Brittany Hamlett-Concepcion Updated August 29, 2015 6:21 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email Yes, folks! It's that time of the year for tennis enthusiasts to gear up and watch the U.S. Open come to town. If you can't score a ticket to watch the elite perform at Arthur Ashe Stadium, here are great alternatives to typical sports bars. We're serving up the best spots so you can bring the racket like Venus and Serena. The Vine at Eventi Hotel Photo Credit: Eventi Hotel At this official Heineken House Viewing Venue, guests will have the opportunity to play their own matches on Ping-Pong tables while watching the pro matches on the 30-foot HD screen in the outdoor plaza as well as inside the bar. Sip on specially drafted Heineken for $7 a glass as well as cocktail masterminds Yana Yolfson and Katie Stipe's signature cocktail with a twist, the Shandy. 851 Sixth Ave., eventihotel.com The Skylark Photo Credit: The Skylark Indulge in a high-end tailgate at this casual yet sophisticated multilevel bar complete with several large flat screen TVs, pool room, 1,500 sq. foot roof deck. Cheer on U.S. Open champion Serena Williams by sipping on the specially crafted cocktail in honor, The Match Point. Munch on shared plates filled with mac and cheese cupcakes, shrimp and grits fritters with chipotle rémoulade and salsa verde, barbecue short rib bites with corn relish and cilantro pesto and more. 200 West 39th Street, theskylarknyc.com JIMMY at The James New York Photo Credit: JIMMY at The James New York Choose the intimate setting of a rooftop bar as you watch evening matches on the large outdoor projector in the comfort of lavish seating with the city skyline as a beautiful backdrop. Sip on a grilled pineapple mojito and snack on specialized menu items including cheddar cheeseburger sliders with jalapeño fries, Kobe franks in a blanket with Dijon mustard, chicken empanadas and more. 15 Thompson Street, jimmysoho.com The New York Palace Ace your U.S. Open viewing experience without having to leave the beautiful iconic outdoor courtyard of the The New York Palace. Lounge in this open air oasis and stop by the Pomme Palais to pick up their limited edition Tennis Pro Lunch Box starting at $40 featuring a green goddess upstate vegetable sandwich, asparagus, egg and bacon salad with Dijon vinaigrette, a beet and goat cheese napoleon, two tennis-themed cake pops and choice of beer or wine. Before heading out, stop by the Palace's two on-site bars, Trouble's Trust and Tavern on 51, for two U.S. Open inspired cocktails, the Match Point, which is Bulleit Bourbon with Amaro Nonino and orange bitters, and the Mixed Doubles, which is Nolet Silver Gin, Ketel One Vodka, Honey Syrup and Limoncello. YUM. 455 Madison Ave. at 50th St. newyorkpalace.com Eventi Hotel Photo Credit: Eventi Hotel It's going to be hard to ready, set, match this offer from this official Heineken House Viewing Venue, the Eventi Hotel. The You've Been Served package for two provides luxury accommodations for two nights, the complimentary Grand Slam body treatment which consists of a 50-minute Swedish massage with therapeutic bath salts, a $200 gift card to Lululemon Athletica, one-hour private tennis lessons and more. Prices start at $900, 852 Avenue of the Americas, for more booking information contact firstname.lastname@example.org. By Brittany Hamlett-Concepcion Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.