Tom's Watch Bar, the game day headquarters for all sports fans, opens near Pittsburgh's Acrisure Stadium
Tom's Watch Bar, dubbed America's super sports bar, brings the ultimate sports-watching experience to the North Shore, the heart of Pittsburgh's sports district, steps away from Acrisure Stadium and PNC Park. Tom's Watch Bar's newest location, sure to be a destination for the devoted Pittsburgh sports fan, tourists and locals alike, will open on August 8 at 4 p.m. at 261 North Shore Drive, Pittsburgh PA 15212.
The public is invited to attend the August 8 grand opening and enter the chance to win Steelers jerseys and tickets for the upcoming season, along with other fun giveaways.
Breaking the mold of the traditional sports bar, Tom's Watch Bar will provide guests with an elevated 360-degree viewing room complete with personalized audio at every table. From professional and college games to emerging and outrageous sports, every seat at Tom's is the best seat in the house. The 9,700-square-foot bar and restaurant boasts more than 100 high-definition screens anchored by central oversized "stadium" screens and will seat more than 624 guests with an expansive selection of indoor and covered outdoor seating with gorgeous views of the Allegheny River, Point State Park and Downtown Pittsburgh. For Steelers, Pirates, Penguins and the University of Pittsburgh Panthers fans, Tom's Watch Bar Pittsburgh will be the ideal destination for pre- and post-game celebrations, along with Tom's Watch Bar's signature Watch Parties.
"We know Pittsburgh fans bleed black and gold and now they have the chance to watch their favorite teams in America's finest sports bar," said Co-founder Tom Ryan. "Our highly curated 360-degree viewing screenplay, premium sound system and watch party calendar will offer sports fans a game day headquarters to watch their favorite team's home and away games. And, the expansive bar offerings and modern menu are designed with all fans in mind."
With dozens of taps, Tom's Watch Bar will offer a wide array of domestic, imported, craft seasonal and local micro-brews, all available in Tom's signature two-handed 40oz stein. Rounding out the bar menu will be a selection of craft cocktails and an approachable wine list. The food menu will feature elevated sports bar fare and signature eats to satisfy any hungry sports fan.
Tom's Watch Bar hosts a full calendar of watch parties for local teams and special sporting events, such as UFC fights and World Cup soccer. These watch parties are emceed and often include Tom's Watch Bar's Legends of the Game™ events allowing sports fans to meet and greet with icons from their favorite teams, as well as provide photo opportunities. Tom's Watch Bar Watch Parties also include team mascots, cheerleaders, team paraphernalia, ticket giveaways and the $5/$7/$9 shot menu.
"America is consuming sports differently, watching a much wider variety of sports than ever before. Tom's Watch Bar is the perfect solution for superfans who need to watch numerous games at the same time," said John Elway, the two-time Super Bowl Champion and nine-time Pro Bowler who recently joined Tom's Watch Bar as an investor and board member. "I plan to serve as a very active board member helping the founding team to continue to grow its national footprint and value."
Tom's Watch Bar offers special venue buy-outs, private parties, alumni association watch parties and corporate events.
The restaurant brings approximately 150 new jobs to the Greater Pittsburgh market.
Tom's Watch Bar will be open Monday – Thursday, 4 p.m. – midnight, Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. – 1 a.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m. – midnight.