• Lagasse's Stadium

  • The 40/40 Club

  • Bobby Valentine's Sports Gallery Café

  • The Burger & Beer Joint

  • ESPN Zone

  • Nemo's Bar & Grill

  • Ricky's Sports Theatre & Grill

  • Sluggers World Class Sports Bar & Grill

  • THE Sportsgrille

  • STATS

Sure, you can use your work computer to sneak a peek at the game. But to enjoy March Madness to its fullest, you need to eat, drink and be merry at a sports bar where there's plenty of good food, big screens and college basketball fans. (Warning: some of them may be rooting against your team.)  Check out the top10 sports bars in the U.S. where you could get a ride to the game, see a rim-rattling dunk or even spot Jay-Z in person.

  • 1. Lagasse's Stadium

    Lagasse's Stadium

    Chef Emeril Lagasse brings his Big Easy flavors to this sportsbook in The Palazzo Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas.

    Lagasse's Stadium
    The Palazzo Resort Hotel Casino
    3325 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
    Las Vegas, NV  89109
    702-607-2665

  • 2. The 40/40 Club

    The 40/40 Club

    This sleek sports bar from hip hop artist-entrepreneur Jay-Z features four 12' X 12' two-sided big screen TVs for viewing games.

    The 40/40 Club
    6 W. 25th St.
    New York, NY  10010
    212-832-4040

  • 3. Bobby Valentine's Sports Gallery Café

    Bobby Valentine's Sports Gallery Café

    Bobby Valentine's Sports Gallery Café in Stamford, CT, is no ordinary sports bar — it's a shrine to one of the city's favorite sons, former baseball player Bobby Valentine.

    Bobby Valentine's Sports Gallery Café
    225 Main St.
    Stamford, CT  06901
    203-348-0010

  • 4. The Burger & Beer Joint

    The Burger & Beer Joint

    The upstairs level at The Burger & Beer Joint in Miami Beach features pool tables, flat-screen televisions and chalkboard walls filled with scores.

    The Burger & Beer Joint
    1766 Bay Rd.
    Miami Beach, FL  33139
    305-672-3287

  • 5. ESPN Zone, L.A. Live

    ESPN Zone

    ESPN Zone near the Staples Center at L.A. Live offers an interactive arcade upstairs and a screening room for the ultimate sports viewing experience.

    ESPN Zone
    L.A. Live
    1011 S. Figueroa St., Ste. B101
    Los Angeles, CA 90015
    213-765-707

  • 6. Nemo's Bar & Grill

    Nemo's Bar & Grill

    Nemo's Bar & Grill, a true Detroit classic, arranges buses to Tigers games, Lions football, Red Wings hockey games, and other major concert and entertainment events as well.

    Nemo's Bar & Grill
    1384 Michigan Ave.
    Detroit, MI 48226
    313-965-3180

  • 7. Ricky's Sports Theatre & Grill

    Ricky's Sports Theatre & Grill

    Ricky's Sports Theatre & Grill near San Francisco wants to make sure fans don't miss a minute of the action, so they've even placed a few of their 100-plus television screens in the bathroom.

    Ricky's Sports Theatre & Grill
    15028 Hesperian Blvd.
    San Leandro, CA  94578
    510-352-0200

  • 8. Sluggers World Class Sports Bar & Grill

    Sluggers World Class Sports Bar & Grill

    Located on Chicago's North Side, adjacent to Wrigley Field, this hang is a favorite with locals thanks to indoor batting cages, an extensive game room and many pool tables.

    Sluggers World Class Sports Bar & Grill
    3540 N. Clark St.
    Chicago, IL  60657
    773-248-0055

  • 9. THE Sportsgrille

    THE Sportsgrille

    THE Sportsgrille in Nashville offers creative takes on traditional game-day fare, and each starter and main dish on the menu even comes with a wine or beer suggestion.

    THE Sportsgrille
    Hilton Nashville Downtown
    121 4th Ave. S.
    Nashville, TN 37203
    615-620-1000

  • 10. STATS

    STATS

    Atlanta's Sports Radio 790 The Zone occasionally broadcasts live from a glass-enclosed booth at STATS. As the booth is visible from the street, passersby snag a sneak peak at the pros as they broadcast.

    STATS
    300 Marietta St. NW
    Atlanta, GA 30313
    404-885-1472

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