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Where to Watch the World Cup This Morning

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Don't be left on the sidelines! It may be an early (9 a.m. PST) game, but there's no shortage of San Diego bars and restaurants that are opening their doors for Team USA fans to gather in solidarity for the big morning game against Germany. After Sunday's tie against Portugal, you're probably going to need a cold beer and some comfort food to cool your nerves during Thursday's match anyways, so why not do it amongst good company?

Rally the troops, play hooky and head to one of these World Cup hot spots; no matter who you're rooting for, these awesome food and drink specials will mean a win for everyone. Use this handy map to plan your viewing, eating and drinking for tomorrow's game and beyond.

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Blind Lady Ale House

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This craft beer haven is keeping things simple by only serving drinks when they open at 8:30 a.m. Patrons who can’t wait for the kitchen to open at 11:30 a.m. are encouraged to bring their own food to nosh on while they take in the game. And for those of you who aren’t morning people, Dark Horse coffee ($1) will also be available throughout the morning.

Lumberyard Tavern & Grill

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Although their self-appointed title as the World Cup Headquarters of North County may be disputable, it can certainly be agreed upon that their food and drink specials for Thursday’s game is nothing short of awesome. In the morning, enjoy the Tavern’s $3 breakfast sandwich or breakfast plate, and throughout the entirety of the day you’ll want to take advantage of $3 Trumer Pilsners, $2 off all apps and happy hour prices on everything else.

Ballast Point Tasting Room & Kitchen

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The best part about the Little Italy location of the beloved San Diego craft brewery is that it includes a tasting room and a kitchen. And from starting at 9 a.m., the kitchen will be offering a chilaquiles and poached egg special until the full menu becomes available at 10 a.m. As for drink specials, patrons can look forward to $5 mimosas, bloody beers and themed taster flights.

The Local Eatery and Drinking Hole

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This downtown sports bar is opening its doors at 8:30 a.m. sharp so you'll have enough time to find the perfect seat in front of one of its many TVs. Help yourself to $12 mimosa pitchers or dig into something tasty off the breakfast and brunch menu, normally only offered on weekends!

Shakespeare Pub & Grille

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This authentic British pub takes its FIFA soccer seriously and to prove it they are welcoming patrons at 7am on Thursday. This place fills up fast (with a strict “no seat saving” policy) but if you are looking for a spirited place to watch the game and traditional pub fare (think English breakfast or bangers and mash) this is your spot.

Coin Op Game Room

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Show your USA pride by ordering the $5 All-American breakfast special (includes two eggs, bacon, toast and house potatoes) at this vintage arcade-themed North Park watering hole. And don’t be shy about indulging in their early morning drink specials: $3 PBR beers and $3 whiskey shots. Goal!

Beachside Bar & Grill

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Who doesn’t love a buy one, get one deal, especially when it pertains to drinks? That’s the mentality up at this North County eatery, where they will be offering BOGO specials on certain drinks starting at 8 a.m.. For the USA vs. Germany game, the drink du jour is the Bloody Mary. You will also be able to enjoy their full breakfast menu (steak and eggs, pancake sandwich).

Costa Brava

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Bringing the flavors of Spain and the European zest for soccer to Pacific Beach, Costa Brava is a favorite for diehard fans. It will have the full menu available when doors open at 8:30 as well as a collection of thirst-quenching Spanish beers.

Green Acre

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Be the first in line at the mimosa bar to customize your morning cocktail with freshly squeezed juice options including pear, peach and orange for only $7. Or if Bloody Marys are more your style, they will be available all morning long for $8. The game will be on all TV screens and the full breakfast menu is available at 9 a.m.

The newly-opened craft beer mecca by the beach will be opening at 9 a.m. and showing the game on its ginormous screens. They'll be serving dishes from the soon-to-debut weekend brunch menu to go along with 69 taps of beer for breakfast.

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Blind Lady Ale House

This craft beer haven is keeping things simple by only serving drinks when they open at 8:30 a.m. Patrons who can’t wait for the kitchen to open at 11:30 a.m. are encouraged to bring their own food to nosh on while they take in the game. And for those of you who aren’t morning people, Dark Horse coffee ($1) will also be available throughout the morning.

Lumberyard Tavern & Grill

Although their self-appointed title as the World Cup Headquarters of North County may be disputable, it can certainly be agreed upon that their food and drink specials for Thursday’s game is nothing short of awesome. In the morning, enjoy the Tavern’s $3 breakfast sandwich or breakfast plate, and throughout the entirety of the day you’ll want to take advantage of $3 Trumer Pilsners, $2 off all apps and happy hour prices on everything else.

Ballast Point Tasting Room & Kitchen

The best part about the Little Italy location of the beloved San Diego craft brewery is that it includes a tasting room and a kitchen. And from starting at 9 a.m., the kitchen will be offering a chilaquiles and poached egg special until the full menu becomes available at 10 a.m. As for drink specials, patrons can look forward to $5 mimosas, bloody beers and themed taster flights.

The Local Eatery and Drinking Hole

This downtown sports bar is opening its doors at 8:30 a.m. sharp so you'll have enough time to find the perfect seat in front of one of its many TVs. Help yourself to $12 mimosa pitchers or dig into something tasty off the breakfast and brunch menu, normally only offered on weekends!

Shakespeare Pub & Grille

This authentic British pub takes its FIFA soccer seriously and to prove it they are welcoming patrons at 7am on Thursday. This place fills up fast (with a strict “no seat saving” policy) but if you are looking for a spirited place to watch the game and traditional pub fare (think English breakfast or bangers and mash) this is your spot.

Coin Op Game Room

Show your USA pride by ordering the $5 All-American breakfast special (includes two eggs, bacon, toast and house potatoes) at this vintage arcade-themed North Park watering hole. And don’t be shy about indulging in their early morning drink specials: $3 PBR beers and $3 whiskey shots. Goal!

Beachside Bar & Grill

Who doesn’t love a buy one, get one deal, especially when it pertains to drinks? That’s the mentality up at this North County eatery, where they will be offering BOGO specials on certain drinks starting at 8 a.m.. For the USA vs. Germany game, the drink du jour is the Bloody Mary. You will also be able to enjoy their full breakfast menu (steak and eggs, pancake sandwich).

Costa Brava

Bringing the flavors of Spain and the European zest for soccer to Pacific Beach, Costa Brava is a favorite for diehard fans. It will have the full menu available when doors open at 8:30 as well as a collection of thirst-quenching Spanish beers.

Green Acre

Be the first in line at the mimosa bar to customize your morning cocktail with freshly squeezed juice options including pear, peach and orange for only $7. Or if Bloody Marys are more your style, they will be available all morning long for $8. The game will be on all TV screens and the full breakfast menu is available at 9 a.m.

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The newly-opened craft beer mecca by the beach will be opening at 9 a.m. and showing the game on its ginormous screens. They'll be serving dishes from the soon-to-debut weekend brunch menu to go along with 69 taps of beer for breakfast.

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