02/22/2013 02:13 pm ET

Where To Watch The Oscars In New York City

NEW YORK — For many people in this city, the real Super Bowl hasn’t happened yet. It’s about to go down this Sunday night at the 85th Annual Academy Awards, with the broadcast set to start at 8:30 p.m. on ABC, and red carpet pre-show starting at 4:30 p.m.

Given that the ceremony is considered one of the biggest entertainment events of the year, it’s only fitting that bars and restaurants in the five boroughs are honoring the occasion in styles as diverse as the nine Best Picture nominees.
Here's a look at some of the top Oscar parties in the city:

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