People from across the city will flock to Yankee Stadium this season to watch the Bronx Bombers take the field. Whether people are craving a Philly cheesesteak or a burger, here are some of the places to grab a bite at the stadium. By John Friia
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Before the first pitch is thrown or during the seventh inning stretch, visitors can get a taste of Lobel’s signature comfort foods. The menu is more than just sandwiches — like the one seen above. For a more complete meal, order their steak and potato fries. The potatoes are smothered with shaved prime steak, sour cream, green onion, cheddar and bacon and are irresistible to any meat lover.
Mighty Quinn’s BBQ
Baseball and barbecue come together at Yankee Stadium with a visit to Mighty Quinn’s BBQ. Mighty Quinn’s slow-smokes their meat, making people feel they are at a southern summertime party. People can indulge on their burnt ends sandwich, pulled pork, chicken wings, ribs or brisket. One dishes that will have fans wanting more are their signature dirty fries, topped with chopped burnt ends, red onion and a chili-lime sauce.
The popular burger chain known for their use of locally-sourced and sustainable ingredients has opened an outpost in Yankee Stadium, serving four signature burgers for Yankee fans. Bareburger offers the “El Matador,” bison meat topped with pepper jack cheese, pickled jalapenos and pico de gallo on a brioche bun. For a more traditional bite, order “The Standard,” topped with Colby cheese, dill pickles and their special sauce on a brioche bun.
Sections 107, 223 and 314
The flavors of an authentic Philly cheesesteak await baseball fans at Jersey Mike’s. The hearty sandwiches are filled with tender meat and cheese — perfect for a game day bite. Fans can choose between the Jersey Mike’s “Famous Philly,” filled with premium steak, peppers, onions and white American cheese, or the chicken Philly cheesesteak, made with chicken instead of steak.
Frank’s RedHot Terrace & Toyota Terrace
Section 108, 131
Things are heating up at Yankee Stadium with the Frank’s RedHot Terrace and Toyota Terrace. Overlooking the left and right field at the 100 level seats, these terraces are the spot to stretch while still watching the game. Sponsored by the famous hot sauce, the terrace serves dishes that add a little spice to the game, including the Frank’s RedHot Chicken Diablo sandwich, made with grilled chicken, hot sauce and blue cheese. On the Toyota side, people can order bao served in four styles. Vegetarian options are available.
The MasterPass Batter’s Eye Deck
Boasting unobstructed views of the field and stadium, The MasterPass Batter’s Eye Deck is an expansive area for fans to eat and drink while watching the game. Baseball fans can have the caramelized onion French dip sandwich with shaved prime rib, caramelized onions, melted Swiss cheese on a roll, dipped in French onion soup. Another must-try bite is “The Mutz,” a hand-pulled mozzarella sandwich with vegetables. This deck is the spot to watch the Yankees hit a home run and maybe catch a ball.
John Friia is a freelance journalist and native New Yorker writing about food, drinks and lifestyle. You can follow his adventures on Instagram.