Top 10 sports bars for March Madness

Published March 18, 2013

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Top 10 sports bars for March Madness

Top 10 sports bars for March Madness

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

L.A. Live
1011 S. Figueroa St., Ste. B101
Los Angeles, CA 90015

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

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

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

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


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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