Patch Picks: Best Places to Watch March Madness

Each week, Sammamish Patch will give you picks of favorite places around town, on the Eastside or the Seattle area.

Patch Picks: Best Sports Bars to Watch NCAA March Madness  

Dante's, 5300 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle. Known for its huge 75-inch HDTV (great for your viewing pleasure), Dante’s attracts college-aged sport fans and students from the nearby University of Washington. Enjoy their full menu of beer, wine, grub-burgers, appetizers, chicken and salads. Not to mention their four pool tables, dart boards, air hockey and video games -- all ready to be used for March Madness. Make sure to check out all three levels of this infamous sports bar, restaurant and nightclub! 

, 10146 Main St, Bellevue. Voted best bar in Bellevue in 2010, 520 offers a large selection of beer, wine and liquor, plus an eclectic variety of mouth-watering fresh food at reasonable prices. The comfortable, wooden bar is located downtown and is known for its outdoor patio surrounded by thick bushes for a secluded feel that’s hard to beat. Relax and enjoy the game from the covered patio with all your friends.

Rock Bottom Brewery, 550106th Avenue NE, Bellevue. Root for your favorite college basketball team at this casual restaurant and brewery specializing in hand-crafted brews, great food and sports viewing. Enjoy their endless menu of starters, entrée salads, burgers, rustic pizzas and desserts. What’s better than college basketball, pizza, and brew all under one roof? 

, 20 103rd Ave NE, Bellevue. Known for its younger clientele that often come for its long Happy Hour from 4 to 8 pm, The Spot welcomes older folks with equal enthusiasm. The bar features five HDTV’s, three huge projection screens, four billiard tables and NCAA packages for all college basketball fans to enjoy. The menu consists of pizza, sandwiches, burgers, wings, bar food and daily happy hour specials. Come by and see why this neighborhood bar lives to its reputation of being "The Spot in Bellevue."

 St. Andrews Bar & Grill, 7406 Aurora Ave N Seattle. Located in the Greenlake neighborhood of Seattle, St. Andrews Bar & Grill offers a great atmosphere for March Madness fans and pretty much all sport fanatics. The bar features numerous plasma screen TVs for your viewing pleasure and a great menu consisting of starters, sides, soups, salads and a wide range of burgers and sandwiches to snack on. And If you're in the mood to have some scotch while watching your favorite college basketball team compete, be sure to check out their wide array of single malt scotch! 


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