Sixty-four teams face off starting Thursday, March 17, with the NCAA Men's Tournament kicks off March Madness. In Vegas, next to the Super Bowl, this marks one of the biggest betting bonanzas of the year. Restaurants and bars are ready to keep hungry fans full of food and booze with specials galore. Here's a look at 23 ways you can eat and drink your way through the NCAA Tournament.Read More
Where To Watch The NCAA Tournament on the Las Vegas Strip
These bars and restaurants are ready to serve up March Madness food and drinks.
AmeriCAN will host a tournament viewing party with $50 beverage packages from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., or $75 for all-day with cocktails and a beer menu of nearly 70 canned beers representative of each of the 50 states.
2. BLT Burger
BLT Burger at the Mirage has $20 buckets of Corona and Modelo Especial and $5 drafts of Fat Tire and Firestone 805. Grab and go menu items include an $8 chili cheese dog or chili cheese fries, $10 nachos, $12 chicken wings, $8 fried pickles and a $12 Caesar salad.
3. Cabo Wabo Cantina
Cabo Wabo Cantina has a nacho platter for $14.95 and drink specials that include beer buckets for $21. Guests can reserve the Loft, an event space above the restaurant with multiple flat-panel, big-screen TVs including a 184-inch video grid, a 180-inch projection screen and multiple 80-inch HD TVs.
4. Flour & Barley
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Flour & Barley Brick Oven Pizza at The Linq has Bracket Pizza, made with buffalo roasted cauliflower, cheddar cheese, garlic chicken, roasted onions and topped with a zesty cream sauce for $17.50
5. Hard Rock Cafe Las Vegas
Catch all of the NCAA men’s basketball action at Hard Rock Cafe Las Vegas Strip with three days of viewing parties with an open bar featuring call brands and all-you-can-eat buffet of game day favorites for just $150 a day or $350 for all three days.
6. Haute Doggery
Haute Doggery has the Bracket Buster Red Hot Dog, a char-grilled frank, chili, cheddar cheese spicy relish and borracho onions for $6.99, available Thursday, March 17 through Monday, April 4.
Herringbone has an early eats menu for the NCAA Tournament available until 11:30 a.m. with a breakfast burrito, shrimp ceviche, steak and eggs, granola with berries and Greek yogurt, and an egg cheese and pork roll. All day pricing for March 17-20 starts at $250, and for March 25 and beyond starts at $125.
Holsteins Shakes & Buns with a burger specifically created to enjoy while watching the basketball games. The Bracket Burger is made with a 8 ounce dry-aged beef patty and topped with American cheese, a fried egg, firecracker onions, lettuce, tomato, avocado, spicy mustard and barbecue sauce for $15.
The world’s largest Hooters at the Palms has 20 wings and a pitcher of Pacifico for $25, or 26-ounce Big Daddy Mugs of Modelo, Pacifico and Corona Light for $4.50. The space has 50 TVs and more than 15,200 square feet of seating for nearly 500 guests.
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10. Lagasse's Stadium
Chef Emeril Lagasse's kicked-up menu and the venue's 9 foot x 16 foot main screen (and more than 100 other screens) are showing the NCAA tournament. Food specials include a tomahawk bone-In 32-ounce ribeye with mashed potatoes for $82; surf 'n' turf tomahawk bone-In 32-ounce ribeye with mashed potatoes, grilled shrimp with garlic herb butter for $92; chilled Alaskan king crab legs with clarified butter and kicked up cocktail sauce, $65 per pound; truffle jumbo lump crabmeat and shrimp tossed in linguini for $42; and ssalmon carpaccio with ponzu vinaigrette, diced jalapeño & tomato salsa for $15.
11. Lavo Casino Club
Lavo Casino Club at has a March Madness viewing party on Thursday, March 17, Friday, March 18, and Saturday, March 19. Doors open at 8:45 am.
12. Lily Bar & Lounge
Land a bar stool for the NCAA Tournament with a $200 food and beverage minimum per person, $1,500 food and beverage with seating for six at an ottoman table, $2,000 food and beverage minimum for eight people at a couch, or $2,500 food and beverage minimum for 10 people at a couch.
13. Marquee Nightclub & Dayclub
Marquee Dayclub has a March Madness viewing party on Thursday, March 17, Friday, March 18 and Saturday, March 19. Doors open at 8:45 a.m.
14. PBR Rock Bar & Grill
PBR Rock Bar & Grill has food and beverage minimums (either $125 for a half day, or $200 for a full day. Guests can choose their own seats via the restaurant’s online reservation system.
15. Public House
Public House has a Bracket Buster Platter for $22, or $30 with two regular draft beers. The platter includes two potato skins, stuffed with porter-braised short rib, gruyere cheese, bleu cheese fondue, crispy shallots; six beer-brined chicken wings, Calabrian chili glaze, gorgonzola dip; and house-made kettle chips and truffle-sweet onion dip.
Rhumbar has single day party packages for $150 per person and four-day tailgate packages for $375. Packages include unlimited mixed drinks and food catered by Tacos & Tequila.
From Thursday, March 17, through Sunday, March 20, the restaurant is offering both half-day and full-day premium open bar packages to fans. Sports lovers will enjoy an open bar with access to Rockhouse’s revamped selection of craft beers in addition to wines and spirits plus game-day favorites like jalapeño poppers, fried pickles and Philly cheese steak sliders. With more than 80 HDTVs, you’ll never miss a shot. Half-day tickets from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. or 4 p.m. to close are $125, and full-day tickets are $200.
18. Slice of Vegas Pizza
Slice of Vegas at Mandalay Place has $20 buckets of Corona, Corona Light and Modelo Especial; $5 pints Firestone 805 or New Belgium Citradelic; and $5 Jameson shots.
19. Table 10 by Emeril Lagasse
Table 10 is getting in the spirit of March Madness with an extensive selection of bourbon, scotches and whiskies, including Pappy van Winkle. The snack bar will feature a daily rotation selection of innovative dishes using the freshest local and unique ingredients available that day.
20. Tao Beach
Tao Beach has a March Madness viewing party on Thursday, March 17, Friday, March 18, and Saturday, March 19. Doors open at 8:45 am.
21. Tilted Kilt
From March 17-20, Tilted Kilt has all-you-can drink draft beer wristbands (from open to close) sold on site for $100 per person, per day.
22. Tom's Urban
Celebrate all the big games at Tom’s Urban inside New York-New York with $30 buckets of Bud or Bud light; $17 Dew & a Brew with a Guinness pint with shot of Tullamore Irish Whiskey; and $9 Green Apple Dew with Tullamore Dew and Apple Juice.
23. Vista Cocktail Lounge
Vista Cocktail Lounge has food and beverage options for NCAA basketball fans that includes sliders for $16, warm pretzels for $16 and chicken wings for $14 for six or $24 for a dozen. Call for seating options.