Stats on 17th- Philadelphia, PA

The JG Team attended the Media & VIP Preview Party for Stats on 17th. The enjoyed some delicious food, good music, & their huge TV display!


ULTIMATE SPORTS BAR AND NIGHTCLUB STATS ON 17TH ANNOUNCES GRAND OPENING IN TIME FOR EAGLES SEASON ON THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2018

Philadelphia, PA – Philadelphia’s new ultimate sports bar and nightclub Stats on 17th announces its grand opening in Rittenhouse this weekend in time for Eagles season. Doors will officially open to the public on Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 4:00pm. Grand opening festivities all weekend will include a viewing party for the Eagles home opener against the Atlanta Falcons on Thursday night, with kick-off at 8:20pm. Friday and Saturday night will feature the areas top DJs and entertainment at 10:00pm. Stats Sundays will make their debut with game day action, DJs, entertainment, drink specials and more starting at 3:00pm. Stats on 17th is now taking reservations for tables, bottle service and private events by calling 215-309-3080 or visiting statson17.com.

Justin Veasey (25) will become one of the city’s newest and youngest bar/nighclub owners when Stats on 17th opens this weekend. Together, with investor Danny Govberg (who was a backer of the former G Lounge in the same space years ago), they will bring new life to the 10,000 square foot sprawling space that will become a premium spot for game day action during the week and on weekend days, and for nightlife on Friday and Saturday nights.

“I am aiming for Stats on 17th to be the top spot in Center City for game day,” said Veasey. “We want you to come, watch the games, enjoy Sunday Funday and dayload with us, dance into the night, and experience top quality hospitality at its finest. We want to offer a unique fun setting that pays homage to our local teams, while offering a VIP experience that doesn’t break the bank. We will have options for everyone – from those seeking a private scene at a VIP table with their friends, to the main bars and open areas to make new ones.”

Govberg added, “I am excited to support Stats on 17th and Justin as he is a young blood and I always want to invest in such a young talent. Justin is high energy and has the hospitality and passion we need to make Stats and our future projects succeed in the city. Stats is just the start of where we are going.”

Veasey and Govberg’s partnership will kick-off with an upscale sports bar that caters to patrons from around the region, and will offer VIP zones themed around all the Philly major sports teams, including the Eagles, Phillies, Sixers and Flyers. Look for over 20 HD TV’s and a projection wall showing a variety of sports games on a daily basis, including the NFL Sunday Ticket, College Football, Basketball, Soccer, UFC, Hockey and more. Three additional large-scale projectors will cater to VIP private lounge areas where the game of the day will be broadcast, or the game requested by the VIP customer. Each VIP area gets its own dedicated private projector.

Overall, the revamped layout and design features two main bars, private seating, bottle service, high top and lounge seating, and a dance floor. Bar service includes beer by the draft, can and bottle, a full selection of premium spirits, wine and specialty cocktails. The kitchen will offer elevated sports bar and pub favorites. Every Sunday, the place to be will be #StatsSundays that brings the shore feel to the city with everything from food, drink, entertainment and sports viewing.

As doors are about to open, Veasey added, “I wanted to open a concept where you can have a nightlife and enjoy Philly sports while they are at a all time high right now in the city. Stats on 17th  combines both concepts and is the ultimate recipe for success. I am excited to elevate by role in the hospitality community and welcome everyone for our grand opening weekend.”



IN THE KITCHEN

Chef Robert Faust will serve up a full menu featuring all of your game day favorites – with a selection of 20+ elevated sports bar and pub dishes. Look for Ashley’s Signature Buffalo Chicken Meatballs, plus a selection of chicken wings, sliders, paninis, flatbreads, salads, pizzas and more. Faust is 37 years old and originally from Washington Township, New Jersey. He has lived in Philadelphia most of his life. After a football scholarship in his early college years he realized his real passion was for cooking. He has cooked in kitchens in Philadelphia to Virginia for over 20 years.

AT THE BAR

Five draft beers, signature cocktails on draft, 15 bottled beer choices include some craft selections, selection of cans, Truly Spiked Seltzers, full selection of spirits, and signature cocktail list. Beer program will be mix of popular sports bar favorites with several selections of craft on draft, bottles and cans. Spirits selection will feature 30+ including vodka, gins, rums, scotches, whiskeys and a selection of well priced champagnes including Ace of Spaces, Dom Perignon and Moet Chandon. Cocktails will be crowd pleasers named after Philadelphia sports teams, players and well known plays from over the years.

DANCE FLOOR

Top DJs from Philadelphia to the Shore will keep the dance floor grooving on Friday and Saturday nights after 10:00pm. Look for the full line-up coming on social, including DJ Stampone, DJ Mike Galioto and Menace Cartel.

STATS WALL AND VIBE

From the minute you enter Stats on 17th, you are entering the ultimate game day experience. Look for the Stats wall in the front lobby and coming down the stairs where Stats will shout-out to the top VIP patrons. As you enter the main club and bar area, look for tribute to all your favorite Philly sports teams. Statswill also feature great sports memorabilia, from working stadium seats, signed belts from world-famous boxers, to a signed hockey stick, to the championship rings to try on. The goal is to give you the ultimate sports experience as a first-hand VIP.  Part of that experience is the oversized luxury watch faces around the bar. Goverberg said, “Watches is a huge part of my life considering I’m in the business, but also it coincides with sports which is why i decided to hang them in the bar. They add that extra touch we were looking for.”

Stats on 17th overhauled the former Clubhouse space to create the ultimate sports experience. The former ice room and escape rooms has been taken out. The escape rooms have left the building. The main elevated area will become the bottle service VIP area with inspiration from a baseball dugout. It will keep the sports bar theme while elevating the patrons up from the dance floor. Overall, bar seating is up to 40 people, with full club seating up to 450 including bar, high tops, dining tables, VIP and lounges.

The architect on the project was Mark Butler of MJB Builders. Stats on 17th features interior design by Ashley Govberg (ACG LLC).


STATS ON 17TH TEAM

“Everyone should be treated like a VIP – no matter who you are. After years in the hospitality industry, that is my goal. Everyone should be able to have fun and feel comfortable at Stats on 17th. We want each of our bartenders to connect to partrons on a personal level – so no matter who is serving you, it is always a great time at Stats,” said Justin.

Veasey will lead a team that features some of the top familiar names in hospitality from Center City – including Ryan LeBon (formerly of DOWN Nightclub) and Tee Fish (winner of three hospitality awards).

Tee Fish is a familiar name and face to those in the Center City club industry as he has served as doorman and security for 18 straight years at clubs like Rumor, G Lounge, Egypt, Shampoo, Tango, Zee Bar and more. He won best door host award in the Philadelphia Nightlife for three years in a row. He said, “I am very excited to once again work in Rittenhouse at Stats on 17th. This area is amazing and I love the people of our city. I am proud to be part of this new project and work with Justin and the team for the first time. See you at the door this weekend!”

Veasey added, “Tee Fish knows the city and so many people bringing him on was a no brainier. Over 18 years experience in the game makes him the ultimate person to run the door. From the time you walk in until the end your experience will be like no other in the city. We are lucky to have him and his many talents.”


HOURS

Bar/Club Overall Hours:
Mondays – 4:00pm to 12:00am (Monday Night Football Specials)
Tuesdays – 4:00pm to 12:00am
Wednesdays – 4:00pm to 12:00am
Thursdays – 4:00pm to 12:00am (Thursday Night Football Specials)
Fridays – 12:00pm to 8:00pm (Transition to nightclub 9:30pm to 2:00am)
Saturdays – 12:00pm to 8:00pm (Transition to nightclub 9:30pm to 2:00am)
Sundays – 12:00pm to 12:00am (Sunday Funday/ #StatsSundays at 3:00pm)

Kitchen Hours:
Mondays through Thursdays – 4:00pm to 11:30pm
Fridays and Saturdays – 12:00pm to 7:30pm
Sundays – 12:00pm to 11:30pm


MENUS

menu


HAPPY HOUR

HAPPY HOUR DRINK SPECIALS
Monday through Thursday
4:00pm to 6:00pm

$4 Michelob Ultras
$5 Founders All Day IPA
$5 Stella Artois Drafts
$5 Truly Spiked Seltzer
$6 STATS Blueberry Lemonades (Smirnoff blueberry vodka, lemonade, splash of blueberry redbull)

HAPPY HOUR FOOD SPECIALS
Monday through Thursday
4:00pm to 6:00pm

ASHLEY’S SIGNATURE BUFFALO CHICKEN MEATBALL $7.00
(chicken meatball with grinded celery served with buffalo sauce topped with blue cheese crumbles and blue cheese dressing)

STATS Nachos $5.00
(nacho chips served with chicken, guacamole, jalapenos, Pico de Gallo, sour cream, and hot sauce)

Grilled Veggie Quesadilla $5.00
(veggie quesadilla served with a side of sour cream)

STATS Fries $5.00
(Hand cut fries served with a side of smoke aioli or sweet potato cut topped with powdered sugar served with a side of maple mustard)

Gouda, Fontina and Onion Fondue Soft Pretzels  $5.00
(soft pretzels served with three different dipping sauces)

SIXERS Sliders $6.00
(grilled beef sliders served with crispy onion rings)

Wings $8.00
(Classic Buffalo served with a side of blue cheese, honey garlic, sesame ginger, or tequila lime)


DURING THE FLYERS GAMES

$3 Coors Light Drafts
$6 shots of Crown Apple
$6 STATS Orange Crush (Smirnoff orange vodka, fresh squeezed orange, triple sec, topped with orange red bull)

DURING THE SIXERS GAMES

$3 Yuengling Lager Bottles
$6 shots of Fireball
$6 STATS Blueberry Lemonades (Smirnoff blueberry vodka, lemonade, splash of blueberry redbull)

DURING THE PHILLIES GAMES

$4 Twisted Tea / Twisted Tea Lights
$6 Purple Gatorade shots
$6 STATS Blueberry Lemonades (Smirnoff blueberry vodka, lemonade, splash of blueberry redbull)

DURING THE EAGLES GAMES

$5 16oz Bud Light Eagles Bottles
$5 Truly Spiked Seltzer
$6 Green Tea Shots
$6 STATS Tea (Smirnoff Raspberry mixed with Twisted Tea Light on Draft)

SUNDAY FUNDAY SPECIALS

$5 16oz Bud Light Eagles Bottles
$5 STATS Spiked Seltzer (Ketel Cucumber Mint mixed with Truly Spiked Mint Seltzer)
$10 BASEMENT BUCKET (Captain White Rum, Pineapple Rum, Grapefruit Rum, Cranberry Juice, Pineapple Juice, and Orange Juice)
$8 STATS Tea (Smirnoff Raspberry mixed with Twisted Tea Light on Draft served in STATS Signature Cup

MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL SPECIALS

$3 Miller Light Drafts
$10 Miller Light Pitchers
$6 Monday Night Mixers (Mixed Well Drinks)

THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL SPECIALS

$8 STATS Citywide (Twisted Tea or Twisted Tea Light served with a shot of Tullamore Dew)
$6 STATS Orange Crush (Smirnoff orange vodka, fresh squeezed orange, triple sec, topped with orange red bull)

SIGNATURE DRINK LIST

$8 STATS Orange Crush (Smirnoff orange vodka, fresh squeezed orange, triple sec, topped with orange red bull)

$8 STATS Blueberry Lemonades (Smirnoff blueberry vodka, lemonade, splash of blueberry redbull)

$10 STATS Tea (Smirnoff Raspberry mixed with Twisted Tea Light on Draft served in STATS Signature Cup

$14 BASEMENT BUCKET (Captain White Rum, Pineapple Rum, Grapefruit Rum, Cranberry Juice, Pineapple Juice, and Orange Juice)


BOTTLE SERVICE

At the center of Stats on 17th is the elevated VIP area that will take inspiration from a baseball dugout – giving you a private VIP area with a sports bar concept feel. Look for brown leather chairs, couches, private projectors and more. Each VIP area will be designed with different sports memorabilia based on the four main Philadelphia sports teams – Eagles, Flyers, Sixers and Phillies.

Bottle service in the VIP area is available seven days a week. During the week, patrons patrons can get a table and a projector for Monday or Thursday football, and order bottle service or have the choice to order from the bar/food menu. Package deals will also be available that combine food and drink.

On Friday, Saturday, and Sunday the VIP area will feature a higher tier priced bottle service menu, plus some affordable pricing options. The idea is for an upscale game day experience, but making several options available for Stats fans.

Bottle service available here will include the following:

VODKA
Stateside
Tito’s Homemade Vodka
Ketel One
Grey Goose
Stoli Elite

GIN
Tanqueray
Bombay Sapphire
Hendricks

RUM
Bacardi
Captain Morgan

TEQUILA
Patron
Don Julio
Don Julio 1942 Magnum

WHISKY/SCOTCH
Jack Daniels
Jameson
Crown Royal
Makers Mark
JW Black
JW Blue

CHAMPAGNE
Vueve Cliqout
Moet Chandon
Moet Nectar Rose Luminous
Dom Perignon Luminous
Ace of Spades


COMING SOON

Look for additional cocktail and food specials, brunch pop-up events and more game day action, plus top name DJ’s to be announced. Look for an announcement in 2019 for a new restaurant by Veasey and Govberg.


PRIVATE RENTALS AND EVENTS

The current layout means up to five prime event spaces, including the two bars and adjacent lounges, the VIP bottle service area, the dance floor, and the adjacent game/club room. The space is also flexible and can be subdivided in other ways and space can be arranged to fit any need.

Private Parties, VIP Bottle Service, Corporate Rentals:
Valarie Ross
valarie@statson17.com


ABOUT JUSTIN VEASEY, OWNER

Justin is one of the city’s youngest up-and-coming restaurateurs and club owners.  At 25 years old, Justin will launch his first 10,000+ square feet space with Stats on 17th. Looking ahead, he is already working on an even larger restaurant concept to be announced in early 2019 – with plans after that to establish a formal restaurant and hospitality group.

Justin was born and raised in South Philadelphia. He has been in the restaurant and hospitality business since the age of 16 doing every job from bar backing, serving, bartending, managing and even cooking. His resume includes Chickie’s and Pete’s, Ventura’s Greenhouse, to most recently Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse.

“I went into the hospitality business with the mindset that you never know who you are going to meet on any given day. There’s a new connection behind every door.  I grew a huge following of regulars who pretty much would to hang out at all the places I worked to talk and hang out daily. CEO’s, Business Owners, and athletes who have become so close – and I am thankful to have their support as I open my first bar.”

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