March Madness is right around the corner, so chances are, you’re probably looking for the best sports bar in Columbus, Ohio to cheer on your favorite team. We’ve put together a list of the top 10 Columbus bars and pubs to watch the March Madness games, and the list offers something for everyone’s taste and style.
March Madness 2015
1) Byrne’s Pub
This Irish Pub is the perfect spot for local basketball fans to unite. With stunning big-screens, a massive outdoor patio, and incredible happy hour specials, Byrne’s is a great place to cheer on your favorite team.
1248 W. 3rd Ave., Columbus, OH, 43212 | 614.486.4722
2) Flannagan’s Dublin
This enormous pub has something to offer every sports fan. For March Madness, Flannagan’s Dublin is kicking things off with a live broadcast of 97.1 FM’s The Big Show and Common Man & The Torg. Multiple screens allow you to watch every team in perfect synch, and a sprawling outdoor space allows you to soak up the beautiful Ohio spring weather with your fellow basketball fans.
6835 Caine Rd., Columbus, OH, 43235 | 614.766.7788
Columbus residents know that Mickey’s is everyone’s favorite neighborhood bar, but it’s even better for catching the big game while grabbing a beer and reminiscing with old friends. Take a break between quarters to play a round of pool or sing your heart out in a karaoke contest.
1230 W. 5th Ave., Columbus, OH, 43212 | 614.488.3566
4) EndZone Entertainment Complexes
Your go-to game watching destination in Columbus. With dozens of TVs to captivate you, EndZone Entertainment Complex is the place to be during the March Madness games. Enjoy excellent food and drink specials, friendly staff, and a comfortable environment.
165 W. Vine St., Columbus, OH, 43215 | 614.205.9977
5) Roosters Restaurant & Bar
Wall-to-wall TVs, a fun atmosphere, and mouth-watering food – what could be better? Not much! Roosters Restaurant & Bar sets the perfect tone for sports fanatics during March Madness. Bring your brackets, your friends, and your game face!
3370 Olentangy River Rd., Columbus, OH, 43202 | 614.262.3185
6) R Bar Arena
A self-proclaimed “Hockey Bar,” sure, but R Bar Arena offers so much more. If hockey isn’t your thing, never fear – their sporty atmosphere sets the tone for baseball, football, and basketball fans alike. Kickback with a cold beer, hot food, and great friends as you watch your favorite March Madness teams dominate the court.
413 N. Front St., Columbus, OH, 43215 | 614.221.4950
7) Village Idiot
With ample pool tables, dart boards, and big screens welcoming you, Village Idiot is the ideal hangout for sports junkies in Columbus. Grab a table, or scoot up to the bar for a front row seat during March Madness. Don’t forget to take advantage of the excellent drink specials!
1439 N. High St., Columbus, OH, 43201 | 614.230.2544
Located in Columbus’ incredible brewery district, Gresso’s is no stranger to delicious beer and awesome pub food. With plenty of screens to catch your attention, watching the big game at Gresso’s guarantees excitement.
961 S. High St., Columbus, OH, 43206 | 614.444.0131
9) Ringside Cafe
Downtown Columbus’ favorite sports bar boasts a warm and welcoming atmosphere, huge TVs on every wall, and food so delicious, you’ll definitely be ordering seconds. Ringside Café is the perfect place to cheer on your favorite players and teams during March Madness season.
19 N. Pearl St., Columbus, OH, 43215
10) Varsity Club
Conveniently located right across from the legendary OSU campus, Varsity Club lives up to the hype on game day. A Columbus tradition since 1959, Varsity Club has become one of the biggest tail gate parties in America. This unique bar offers more than 20 TVs, live entertainment, a sprawling patio, and a jumbo-tron, so you’ll never miss a play.
278 W. Lane Ave., Columbus, OH, 43201 | 614.299.6269
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