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
Chef Emeril Lagasse brings his Big Easy flavors to this sportsbook in The Palazzo Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas.
The Palazzo Resort Hotel Casino
3325 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
Las Vegas, NV 89109
2. 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
3. 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
4. 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
5. ESPN Zone, L.A. Live
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.
1011 S. Figueroa St., Ste. B101
Los Angeles, CA 90015
6. 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
7. 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
8. 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
9. 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.
Hilton Nashville Downtown
121 4th Ave. S.
Nashville, TN 37203
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.
300 Marietta St. NW
Atlanta, GA 30313
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