March Madness officially returns to Central Florida as Orlando’s Amway Center will host the 1st and 2nd-round of the NCAA Division 1 Men’s Basketball Championship March 16 & 18. Interest in the games is running high at UF, and throughout Gainesville and vicinity. But as everyone knows, tickets are both expensive and hard to get. Which begs the question: Where are the best places to watch the 1st and 2nd-round games in and around Gainesville? Read on for our 7 top picks.
The Brass Tap, 3833 SW Archer Road, Bldg. B Gainesville 32608
Arguably one of the most popular watering holes in Gainesville, the Brass Tap is the perfect place to catch all the NCAA hoops action. Wide-screen TVs, a delicious menu, and an extensive selection of beers make the Brass Tap a standout.
Gator’s Dockside of Gainesville, 3842 W. Newberry Road, Gainesville, 32607
Another fan favorite, Gator’s Dockside gives you lots to cheer about. Huge TVs and great wings, steaks and seafood make this one of the area’s more popular sports bars. Continue reading