It’s officially time for March Madness! The next two weeks will be full of the nail-biting finishes, craze-inducing bracket busters, and plenty of shining moments as men’s and women’s college basketball take the stage. Whether you need to keep tabs on your bracket picks or are cheering for your alma mater, these NoVA sports bars offer the best viewing options throughout the tournament.
Those that have visited this restaurant know it’s the home of many sports-obsessed fans across NoVA. As an official Virginia Tech bar, you can expect to see a lot of maroon and orange represented this month as both the men’s and women’s basketball teams kick off their March Madness runs. 13999 Metrotech Dr., Chantilly
When March Madness rolls around every year, sports fans always dream of having enough screens so they don’t miss a single second of NCAA action. When you spend a night at Crystal City Sports Pub, you can make that dream a reality. With over 100 TVs, you’ll be able to keep an eye on all of the bracket-busting games while also playing pool, darts, pinball, and more. 529 23rd St. S., Arlington
If you’re looking to surround yourself with sports and good drinks and eats, this is the place to be. The Arlington staple has been NoVA’s go-to gameday destination since 2009. With 30 TVs on site and 40 different flavors of wings, it’s easy to spend hours getting lost in the action. 4213 Fairfax Dr., Arlington
The 2021 Best of NoVA winner is an obvious choice for any gameday watch party. With locations in Fairfax and Manassas, patrons can choose between a full restaurant and pub or taproom experience. No matter where you decide to visit, the bar’s TVs are sure to be tuned to your favorite team. 3950 University Dr., Ste. 209, Fairfax; 8088 Flannery Ct., Manassas
Patriots Pub and Grill is the perfect spot to grab a cold drink and enjoy the game with friends. With screens located around the restaurant, it’s almost guaranteed that you will never miss a shot, touchdown, or goal any night of the week. 10560 Main St., Fairfax
In this bar, screaming and cheering is encouraged. Bring along your friends, grab a drink and a plate of wings, and huddle around the 125-inch projector screen as you enjoy all of the buzzer beaters, overtime winners, and unforgettable upsets this tournament season. 251 W. Lee Hwy., Ste. 167, Warrenton
Whether you are looking for great cheap eats or a memorable gameday experience, you are likely to find it at this neighborhood restaurant. Named one of the best bargain restaurants in the area for the last decade, the menu includes upscale takes on your favorite stadium eats, like French Quarter Hot Wings, “Southside” Nachos, and the Spicy Fried Chicken Sandwich. As you nosh out, catch your favorite teams on the 96-inch projection screen or one of the 14 HD TVs. 815 S. Washington St., Alexandria
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