It’s March baby! And March means hitting up your favorite local bar to watch some of the best college basketball of the year. Even though the Terps may be out, you may still want to cheer on the rest of your bracket. Hit up these local sports bars to make the best of tourney time.
737 S Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21231
Looking for a spot where you can find the largest selection of local and imported beers? Head to Max’s Taphouse! They’ve got 1,200 bottle beers in stock, 140 rotating drafts, and five hand-pumped cask ales. And don’t even worry about finding a screen to watch that buzzer beater on. Max’s has got you covered with 18 TVs! If you the game goes into overtime and you need a safe ride home, you can even catch the Water Taxi because this hot spot is located just east of the Inner Harbor in Fells Point.
520 Washington Blvd, Baltimore, MD 21230
That’s right. The O’s don’t have to be swinging bats in order for you to head to Pickle’s for a good time. Pickle’s Pub is easily one of if not the place to go before and after Orioles and Ravens games but it’s also a great spot to catch some college hoops. If you just so happen to daydream about opening day while you’re there…then so be it.
1700 Thames St, Baltimore, MD 21231
Still craving corned beef and cabbage from St. Paddy’s Day? Head down to Slainte Irish Pub and Restaurant in Historic Fells Point for a Guinness and 12 HD TVs streaming live games at all times. There’s no wonder this pub has been named a local favorite among sports fans.
1226 S Clinton St, Baltimore, MD 21224
If you’re looking for more of the traditional bar food while watching hoops, check out the Lighthouse Tavern in Canton. Their menu includes Buffalo Chicken Dip, Clinton Street Chili, Spectacle Reef Nachos, and the Canton Crab Pretzel. Yum. If you happen to head there on a Friday and you live in Canton, make sure to take advantage of their locals night happy hour where they give you discount prices all night long!
City Limits Sports Bar
1700 E Fort Ave, Baltimore, MD 21230
Voted one of Baltimore’s Best Happy Hour Spots, there’s isn’t a bad seat in the house with 19 HD TVs to choose from. Located in historic Locust Point, near the Inner Harbor, City Limits Sports Bar is the place to go for the sports enthusiast and happy hour extraordinaire.
1317 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21201
Turp’s prides itself as a dedicated sports bar where you can watch the O’s with a Boh in hand. If you come hungry you won’t be let down because Turp’s has a ton of great specials to keep half time busy. Monday is taco night, Tuesday you can get a half price pizza, and Wednesday you’ve got half priced burgers!
So there you have it. Our wonderful city is jam-packed with bars and restaurants to go out and have a good time. When a good game is on TV, make sure you call up some friends and head out to explore.