Are you getting amped up for March Madness? If your apartment just won’t do for your game day events, it’s time to find a great sports bar to serve as your home away from home for the season. These top 5 picks offer great viewing, cold drinks and delicious food in the OKC area.
1. Lumpy’s Sports Grill
12325 N May Ave, Oklahoma City
3.9 miles from Springs at Memorial
With flat screen televisions in just about every possible spot, Lumpy’s Sports Grill is a great place to catch a game. The friendly atmosphere and abundance of televised sporting events are perfectly complemented by the restaurant’s extensive menu. You’ll find all your favorites, including burgers, pizza, sandwiches and chicken.
2. Republic Gastropub
5830 N Classen Blvd
14 miles from Springs at May Lakes
If you’re looking for something a little more upscale for celebrating March Madness, Republic Gastropub fits the bill. This restaurant elevates the idea of a pub to a whole new level with nearly 250 bottled beers from around the globe and another 100 on tap. The outstanding audio visual system offers a sharp view of the game. Menu options like the wood fired rib-eye sandwich, jalapeno glazed salmon, and house brined rotisserie chicken are sure to please even the most discerning palette.
3. The Garage
6900 NW 122nd St
1.7 miles from Springs at Memorial
If you like thick, juicy burgers with a twist, head to The Garage. The menu features bison, Angus beef, turkey and garden burgers with tantalizing toppings like grilled jalapenos, pineapple salsa, hatch green chiles, chili, slaw and sautéed ’shrooms. Build your ultimate sandwich, then settle in with a good view of the TV screens for your game.
4. Urban Johnnie Bar & Grill
121 NE 2nd Street
11.6 miles from Springs at May Lakes
Urban Johnnie has a chic air with its expansive windows, blue-lit décor, and custom cocktail menu. Don’t miss the signature Johnnie The Greek sandwich featuring a chicken patty, julienne red peppers, onions, feta and Greek dressing. The menu features all your favorites from frankfurters to Frito chili pie to grilled salmon. Ample television screens ensure it’s easy to catch the game in this fun atmosphere.
5. Gigglez Bar & Grill
1016 N Walker Ave
11 miles from Springs at May Lakes
Gigglez has TVs on every wall, so you’re guaranteed a great view no matter where you’re seated. This family-friendly destination is perfect if you’re taking the kids along to catch the game. The menu is small and simple, which ensures that every item is prepared perfectly. Enjoy pizza, pasta, sandwiches and salads with a gourmet twist. Picks like truffle mac and cheese and margherita pepperoni pizza give a decadent twist to timeless classics.
Where will you be for March Madness? Share your top spots in the comments section below.