Calling all basketball fans: It's your favorite time of year! March Madness is here... and you're in luck, because Fort Myers, Naples and Estero area is a great place to celebrate NCAA college basketball's big month. From Selection Sunday to First Four, Elite Eight to the Championship, you won't miss a moment of March Madness at these amazing Florida venues.
Duffy's Sports Grill
At Duffy's Sports Grill, it's known as March Gladness — and it's easy to see why. This gathering spot offers delicious deals to go along with games, like special prices on prime rib and a fish fry every Thursday and Friday night during March Madness. Oh, and there's two for one drinks, too. Stop by this Fort Myers institution and enjoy that classic favorite, burgers and beer, or opt for crab cakes and truffle fries. Most importantly, wherever you look in Duffy's, there's a TV with the game on, so you won't miss a moment.
Lee Roy Selmons
Want to watch a game in Fort Myers? Head over to Lee Roy Selmons in Market Square. Here, you'll find plenty of patio seating and great views on the HDTVs. Choose from an extensive all-day menu that features Southern comfort food at its best. From slow-smoked grilled wings to brisket, chicken and waffles, you definitely won't leave hungry. Add a drink from the bar to your BBQ meal, and it's the perfect backdrop for March Madness.
Fort Myers locals know where to go for Happy Hour: Shoeless Joe's. This sports bar offers 40 big screen TVs and a friendly neighborhood atmosphere, perfect for kicking back with a beer and watching the game. With a full menu of pub fare, you can choose from a range of classics, from burgers to brats, seafood to pizza. Be sure to save room for dessert, too; Shoeless Joe's offers a big selection of sweet treats. Sit outside and enjoy the game.
Miller's Ale House
Residents of Fort Myers, Naples and Esteros can all choose their own local Miller's Ale House. Each offers an extensive selection of New American cuisine and seafood, with options like ribs, poor boys and flat iron steaks. There's also an extensive drink menu and specials on the weekends, like prime rib. Add in lots of TVs to watch the game and open air patios, and you've got the perfect March Madness combo.
Fat Katz Sports Bistro
Want to watch a game while enjoying craft beers and food made from scratch? Then head over to Fat Katz Sports Bistro in Fort Meyers. This local gathering place offers a friendly place to sit and enjoy an icy cold brew; with almost 20 craft beers on tap, you'll want to sit in the open-air patio and relax. Burgers, pirogies, brisket sandwiches and fun choices like the Funky Buddha Sweet Potato Casserole grace the menu, and the cozy, welcoming space makes for a great place to relax during March Madness.