The New Home For Dolfans NYC: Slattery’s Midtown Pub

Slattery's Home Of Dolfans NYC!
Slattery’s Home Of Dolfans NYC!

We are incredibly saddened to hear of the closing of Third & Long, our home for the last four seasons. The manger Curtis and the Long brothers have been so awesome to us and helped us grow this club to what it is. We could not have done this without them. Curtis gave sound and the big TV to about ten of us in 2008 and our numbers have grown every year. Third and Long was in business for 22 years and they became a New York City landmark and we are so, so upset to see them go. So thank you Third & Long from all of us at Dolfans NYC.

But with Curtis’ help we found a new home just a few blocks from Third & Long. Dolfans NYC is moving to Slattery’s Midtown Pub on 36 St. between Madison and 5th Ave.

As tragic as the closing of Third & Long is, this could be fate for our Dolphins club. We were starting to out grow the bar with standing room only every week and sometimes lines out the door. At Slattery’s we have a huge space upstairs all to ourselves. We have a giant projection screen, plenty of HD TV’s, fantastic sound, great food, free Wifi, a balcony and lots of seats. The bar staff has promised to wear Dolfans NYC shirts on game day and they are going to have some Dolphins memorabilia upstairs year-round.

Slattery’s has an affiliation with the Rangers and Notre Dame but they don’t have a big turn out for NFL games until now. They are very happy to have us and are doing everything they can to make us happy. We are working out drink specials, our own Miami themed menu, free shots when the Dolphins win and discounts on food for Dolphins fans all year. They also are committed to help us raise money for charity which is an important part of what we do at Dolfans NYC. We couldn’t be happier with our new home… well unless they can talk Curtis into doing some bar tending shifts on game day.

Slattery’s is only a few blocks from Third & Long but it’s much more convenient to major transit hubs. It’s easily walkable from Penn Station, Grand Central and Herald Square. As far as midtown goes you can’t really beat the location. I got there from my place in Brooklyn in about 25 minutes yesterday.

Also, to welcome us to the bar, any Miami Heat fans who want to watch game 7 at Slattery’s they are offering happy hour specials (including a free shot with your first beer) to anyone wearing Dolphins gear. We aren’t making a whole thing of it (Michelle and I can’t make it) but if anyone wants to get together and check out the bar it might be fun.

We really want to thank Justin and John Slattery for making us feel at home and going above and beyond to make this transition as easy as possible. And of course we want to thank Curtis and the Longs for everything they did for us during our time at Third & Long.

The Dolphins have a new logo and we have a new bar. Welcome to the future of Dolphins football in NYC. Phins Up!

Slattery's Midtown Pub

Slattery's Midtown Pub

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2 Responses to “The New Home For Dolfans NYC: Slattery’s Midtown Pub”

  1. glenn kamp Says:

    sounds good to me the other bar was too small and there wasnt any food or bar seating when i got there.i will try to make a few games this season. i am a life long, die hard dolphins fan(12/25/71) to be exact and would love to hang with fellow fins nuts like me! my buddy lives on 46th and 2nd so i could meet him there.he always travels to jersey to meet my crew so it’s only fair i recipricate. they have named a section of the orange lantern in paramus “dolphin cove” after our crew there but, we could take a road trip in and show you guys the love we show miami every sunday! can’t wait for this season to start i think we’re finally turning the corner and it should be a big turn around this year(hope). btw buffalo, new england and especially the jest suck! Go Fins!! peace!

  2. sandbilly Says:

    with as good as the Dolphins are going to be
    this year you’re going to have to build a 10,000 seat addition.

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