Are you one of the millions of diehard college basketball fans spending almost every waking moment watching the non-stop, adrenaline-filled March Madness games? If so, it's time to grab your buddies and belly up to the best watering holes for hoops-watching action in DFW.
Henderson Tap House
2323 N. Henderson Ave., Suite 101-102
Dallas, TX 75206
This new gastropub in the Henderson hood is tapping everything from a huge selection of draft and bottled brews to craft cocktails and an impressive line-up of delectable fare. On Thursday, March 27, game watchers can hang out with Ben and Skin from 103.5 The Fan during their live broadcast from 3 to 7 p.m. And with 40 HD TVs dotting 7,000 square feet of space, $3 select beers and half-price wood-fired pizzas, hanging out here with a hundred of your closest friends is guaranteed to be a slam dunk.
3656 Howell St.
Dallas, TX 75204
You'll forget that you're a stone's throw away from a freeway once you step inside this sprawling indoor-outdoor oasis. With the games flickering from the giant flat screens located in and outdoors, good eats, and Miller Lite specials, there's plenty going on here to keep the madness going all month long.
Mavericks Bar & Grill
601 E. Main St.
Arlington, TX 76010
If you can't nab a seat for the final four or championship games at the AT&T Stadium, then head over to Mavericks—UTA's favorite sports bar haven. Basketball fans won't miss a moment of the games pouring out from massive-sized TVs at every turn. And with daily drink specials, fabulous food and plenty of seating, Mavericks is definitely the place to be if you're in the area.
3015 S. University Drive
Fort Worth, TX 76109
There's no better place to watch college basketball in Fort Worth than at this popular TCU college hangout —located right off the campus. Even if TCU isn't in the running this year, Buffalo Bros is still planning plenty of hoop-it-up action with every single exciting game blaring from 34 flat screens daily. You'll also find tasty food and awesome drink specials to keep the party atmosphere going non-stop.
Katy Trail Ice House Outpost
4700 W. Park Blvd.
Plano, TX 75093
If you're looking for the perfect spot to catch the madness north of the Bush toll road divide, check out the games, grub and suds at Katy Trail Ice House's sibling bar in the burbs. Whether you're watching from inside or hanging out in the massive beer garden with your kiddos and pooches, you won't miss a minute of heart-pounding action being broadcasted on an array of flat screens. Along with the basketball fervor, fans will enjoy toasting their teams with the fantastic daily specials on margaritas and drafts.