Last Updated: July 29, 2020

With no spectators in the stands at Saratoga Race Course this summer, we have compiled a list of alternative locations where fans can enjoy the races. From jumbotrons to flat screen TVs – you can still experience all the excitement of Saratoga!


Trackside At the Adelphi Hotel
365 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Call for reservations: (518) 678-6000

Adelphi Garden Tent

Enjoy Saratoga’s historic racecourse from the heart of downtown Saratoga Springs! Reserve your personal table and watch all of the races LIVE at the Adelphi Hotel. Upon arrival, enjoy your own personal-sized bottle of champagne, watch simulcast racing on their giant projector screen & 65" flatscreen TVs, take group photos at their “trackside” photo area, and shop at their local vendor booths! Throughout the day, guests may order from a special trackside dining menu featuring innovative lite fare & large plates, craft beer, wines by the glass or bottle & daily cocktail specials. Admission is free, and valet parking is available. Call (518) 678-6000 to reserve your table for the entire day!

*Outdoor and indoor dining available.


A Day at the Races with Prime at Saratoga National
458 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Call for reservations: (518) 306-2330

Copy of Prime at Saratoga National

Reserve your table now at Prime at Saratoga National! Reserved tables include premier televised views and audio of simulcast races from Saratoga Race Course, complimentary beer, prosecco, "lite bite" appetizer and coffee and tea throughout the day. Lunch and cocktail menus and premium cigars will be available for purchase. There will also be a photo opportunity at the “Winner Circle.” Tables are available from 12:30-6:30pm. Cost is $50 per person. Reserve now at

*Outdoor and indoor dining available.


Racing City Brewing Co. - the Off-Track Place to See the Races
250 Excelsior Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Call for reservations: (518) 350-4515

Racing City Brewing

Racing City Brewing Co. with Oliva Winery are the next best place to being at the track! They have plenty of space to allow for safe physical distancing inside and out, with ample parking. Their current hours are Friday 4:00-8:00pm, Saturday and Sunday 12:00pm until the last race ends. Racing City Brewing will be hosting watch parties on the weekends and will expand their hours to include racing on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday – based on customer interest. Racing City Brewing will be the one-stop spot: guests will be able to purchase the Daily Racing Form, enroll in DRFBets or NYRABets and fund their accounts for immediate use.

*Outdoor and indoor dining available.


The Saratoga Casino - Simulcast Wagering at the Jackpot Deli and Mezzanine Bar
342 Jefferson Street, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
First Come, First Serve Seating

Exterior Saratoga Casino

The Jackpot Deli and Mezzanine Bar will open Thursday, July 16 for dining and simulcast wagering! Simulcast wagering will be available via self-service betting machines and you can watch the action from Saratoga Race Course on over 100 TVs. $10 Admission includes a $10 food & beverage voucher. Seating will be limited and is first come, first serve. Open Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays 11:30am-7:00pm and Fridays and Saturdays 11:30am-9:00pm.

***Please Note: There is currently no reopening date announced for the actual Casino yet.


BBQ & Horse Racing at Bookmakers at Holiday Inn
232 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Call for reservations: (518) 584-6511

Bookmakers Patio at Holiday Inn

Bookmakers at Holiday Inn features outdoor patio dining with fire pit and “BBQ on Broadway” menu, available from 1:00-8:30pm daily, featuring all of your favorites grilled to order and icy cold drinks from the bar. They’ll have live racing displayed on their new 55” HDTV and NYRA gift cards available for purchase to make betting a snap on your mobile app.

*Outdoor and indoor dining available.


Looking for Even More Places With Both Outdoor and Indoor Dining Options?


15 Church

Watch the races from the 15 Church Patio! Starting July 16th and running through the end of the meet, you can enjoy the energetic ambiance of the 15 Church Patio while watching your top thoroughbreds race at Saratoga. They're equipped with extra TV's, fabulous food and enough champagne for every winner! Reserve a table for the day, the week or the entire meet. Call (518) 587-1515, reservations required.

*Outdoor and indoor dining available.



BurgerFi will broadcast live horse racing all summer long! Open daily from 11:00am-10:00pm, BurgerFi serves burgers made from natural angus beef, natural Vienna beef dogs, hand cut fries, and onion rings. Beer and wine also available.

*Outdoor and indoor dining available.


Diamond Club Restaurant

Located inside the Embassy Suites, Diamond Club Restaurant is the ideal location to watch horse racing at Saratoga! Open Sunday through Wednesday from 11:30am-9:00pm and Thursday through Saturday from 11:30am-10:00pm. Private rooms also available. To reserve a private space or discuss catering options, please contact Rebekah at or call (518) 886-1101.

*Outdoor and indoor dining available


Horseshoe Inn Bar & Grill

Once a popular post race day after hours retreat, now a fantastic place to view the races on TV! First come first serve, limited seating available Wednesday, Thursday, & Sunday. Reservations for outdoor tables only will be accepted on Friday and Saturdays. Outdoor tables will be limited to 2 hrs or a $250 fee to reserve a table for the duration of the races(Soda and Coffee included). To reserve, please email

*Outdoor and indoor dining available.


Kings Tavern

Catch the Saratoga races at Kings Tavern all summer long! Open daily from 12:00pm-4:00pm, you can enjoy horse racing, mugs and grub at one of Saratoga's favorite local watering holes.


The Local Pub & Teahouse

Catch all the horse racing action at The Local Pub and Teahouse, a favorite neighborhood bar. They are offering $4.00 Guinness, Stella and Hoegaarden pint specials, $6.00 house wine and well drinks by the glass. Their hours are Monday through Thursday 11:30am-11:00pm, Friday 11:30am until midnight, Saturday 9:30am until midnight and Sunday 9:30am-11:00pm.

*Outdoor and indoor dining available.


Mouzon House

Mouzon House is offering live horse racing on their rooftop dining room and outside bar! Reserve your table now. Enjoy happy hour from 4:00-5:00pm every day during the summer season paired with live music on the patio.

*Outdoor and indoor dining available.


Pavilion Grand Hotel

Center your whole night or weekend around horse racing at the Pavilion Grand Hotel, which has a unique, all-inclusive package to consider – the Saratoga Summer Rate. This package includes horse races shown via large screen TVs on their rooftop, along with a $50 gift card to 30 Lake restaurant for rooftop use, $100 NYRABets gift card for use on your personal account, and much more! The live airing of the races is only available to guests utilizing this package. To reserve your stay, call (518) 583-2727 today.

*Outdoor and indoor dining available.


Peabody’s Sports Bar

Peabody's is Saratoga’s original sports bar and a local favorite for wings and drinks! You can catch live horse racing on one of their 23 TVs. They will be offering race day packages and drink specials all summer long.

*Outdoor and indoor dining available.


Phila Fusion Noodle Bar

Catch the live horse races at Phila Fusion Noodle Bar! Enjoy their varied menu including Korean food, Ramen, Pho, and more. You can watch horse races at their liquor bar while enjoying draft beer and their full bar. Phila Fusion is closed Monday and Tuesday, however reservations can be made for private parties.

*Outdoor and indoor dining available


Pint Sized

Watch live horse racing at Pint Sized! They have TVs inside and outside. While you are there, choose from the shop's 12 constantly rotating taps or crack open a craft can. Open Monday through Saturday from 12:00pm-12:00am and Sunday from 12:00-9:00pm.



Exterior shot of PJ's BAR-B-QSA during sunset

PJ’s BAR-B-QSA opens at 11:00am Tuesday through Sunday. You can watch Saratoga’s live horse racing on their TVs outside under the overhang or inside their socially distanced dining area. No reservations needed. Lots of parking spaces available. Families and children welcome! Enjoy your Taste Tour of American Barbeque while you watch the excitement of Saratoga!

*Outdoor and indoor dining available.


Putnam Place

Putnam Place will be live streaming horse racing on the largest LED video wall in downtown Saratoga! With their free Wi-Fi, you can conveniently place your bets on the betting app of your choice. After the races, enjoy happy hour from 5:00-7:00pm, live music on the patio from 7:00-10:00pm and DJ from 10:00pm-1:00am. Putnam Place is closed on Tuesdays.


Saratoga City Tavern

Stop by Saratoga City Tavern for live horse racing all summer long! Start at the first floor, which has an impressive 47 draught lineup. The second floor, open on Friday and Saturday only, features ample TVs and draughts. Take advantage of their roof top bar, which also has a TV and draught beer. Saratoga City Tavern is open seven days a week starting 12:00pm. 


Saratoga Strike Zone

Saratoga’s premier family fun center will be showing live horsing racing on their 10 TVs! Bring the family and enjoy bowling, bumper cars and more. Open Monday through Saturday from 12:00-8:00pm.


Sperry's Restaurant

With the 2020 Saratoga Racing Meet set to begin this Thursday without fans, Sperry’s is offering seats to sit and watch them live! On Wednesday and Thursday, it will be $50 per person, $30 of that will go towards food and beverage credit. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, it will be $75 per person with a $50 food credit. Call (518) 584-9618 now to reserve your spot!

*Outdoor and indoor dining available.


Solevo Kitchen + Social

Saratoga's hottest new Italian restaurant will be serving up great food all summer long! Catch live horse racing Wednesday through Sunday on their big screen TVs. On the weekends, you can enjoy freshly shucked-to-order oysters, littleneck clams and shrimp cocktail at their Curbside Raw Bar!

*Outdoor and indoor dining available.


Sushi Thai Garden

Sushi Thai Garden will be broadcasting all horse racing. While you are there, enjoy a bite of fine Japanese and Thai Cuisine. Beer, wine, and sake are also available. Sushi Thai Garden is open 7 days a week, Sunday through Thursday 11:30am-10:00pm and Friday and Saturday 11:30am-10:30pm. A private room with a television is also available with advance reservation.

*Outdoor and indoor dining available


Taverna Novo

Taverna Novo will be featuring viewing tables by reservation. They will be debuting their Woodford Reserve featured cocktail menu and will also feature a special menu from 1:00-4:00pm, followed by their regular menu offerings at 4:00pm. They have 5 flat screen TVs, which will be tuned into the races every day. Those who reserve a table for race day have their table guaranteed for their use from 1:00-6:00pm. They will also feature a special Travers Day menu with prix fixe options and drink specials.

*Outdoor and indoor dining available.


The Brook Tavern

Watch all the excitement of Saratoga Race Course at The Brook Tavern! Open Tuesday through Saturday from 4:00-9:00pm, The Brook Tavern offers causal indoor and outdoor dining.

*Outdoor and indoor dining available.


The Ice House

Visit The Ice House for live horse racing at one of Saratoga's favorite patios all summer long! Tables and couches (safely distanced) are available for reservation or walk up, first come first serve. They have a 10 foot jumbotron, 20 high definition TVs and air conditioning on the patio. If you can't be at the track, you want to be here!

*Outdoor and indoor dining available.


The Night Owl

This trendy cocktail bar opens Wednesday through Friday at 5:00pm and Saturday and Sunday at 3:00pm. Order a specialty drink and enjoy the races at their main bar!


The Parting Glass

Saratoga’s Irish tavern opens daily at 11:00am. You can watch live horse racing on their big screen while enjoying delicious food and beer specials! Daily Racing Forms available Friday and Saturdays while supplies last. They will also have complimentary basket of pub spuds and a chance to SPIN and WIN their giveaway wheel. Reservations are not necessary.

*Outdoor and indoor dining available.


The Wine Bar

Catch the live horse races at The Wine Bar! While you are there, choose a glass from extensive list of wines from around the world. Closed on Monday and Tuesdays.

*Outdoor and indoor dining available.


West Side Sports Bar & Grill

Westside Sports Bar will have horse racing at Saratoga on all their TVs. Fans can watch and bet on their phones. They will also be offering daily race specials in the comfort of a great atmosphere.

*Outdoor and indoor dining available.


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