March Madness is around the corner, and that means bar specials and parties will be taking place across the city. We’ve tracked down the best places to celebrate this annual college basketball tournament. By Carly Petrone
Bill’s Bar & Burger
Bill’s Bar & Burger is the perfect place to watch March Madness. Each location is offering $15 pitchers, $5 pints, $5 mini burgers, and half priced appetizers all day long from March 14th – April 3rd. Stop by their flagship Rock Center location and catch the game on their 190-inch projector! You may not be in the arena but the bar crowd will certainly be cheering.
If you’d rather stay at home during March Madness then place a call to Dos Caminos for their delicious Game Time Party Box. This $175 meal deal is perfect for a viewing party – it serves up to 10 people and includes guacamole and chips, loaded smoked chicken nachos, hot wings, chili-rubbed brisket sliders, chocolate chip cookies, and their famous El Camino margarita mix. It doesn’t get much better than that!
Village Pourhouse and SideBAR
64 Third Ave.
New York, NY
118 E. 15th St.
New York, NY 10003
Both Village Pourhouse and SideBAR are catering to the beer drinker during March Madness. Fans can enjoy $14 Bud Light pitchers, $30 domestic buckets, and $120 coolers stocked with two dozen cold domestic beers inside. Gather up some of your basketball-loving friends and start rooting for your favorite team.
Pig & Khao
68 Clinton St.
New York, NY 10002
Chef Leah Cohen is changing the game for March Madness over at Pig & Khao. Diners can nosh on BBQ Baby Back Ribs and Southern Thai Curry Chicken Wings. The former Top Chef contestant is elevating traditional bar bites by adding classic Asian staples like Sriracha, ginger, hoisin, and coconut milk to the mix. Come try it out for yourself.
The Irish Exit
978 2nd Ave.
New York, NY 10022
Make your way to The Irish Exit during March Madness because during every game, you can sip on $12 Bud Light pitchers and $24 towers. Order up some of their famous chicken wings (reservations with ten or more people can get 1/2 priced wing platters) and enjoy the night.
All Parm Locations
All Parm locations are gearing up for the Final Four this weekend with Slam Dunk Specials. Enjoy a sandwich sampler, featuring a selection of house favorites that include two Meatball Parm, two Chicken Parm, and two Eggplant Parm sandwiches for just $24. Plus, you can wash it all down with buckets of beer for $25 (5 beers per bucket). Cheer on your team from the big screen and make sure to share your experience online while you’re there – tag your location on Instagram at any Parm restaurants and use the hashtag #Parmnyc for a 10% discount on your check. This special runs throughout the entirety of the tournament so make sure to get to your nearest Parm location to root for your team!