Slam-dunk deals in NYC during March Madness

Brother Jimmy's BBQ bars have more than 30 televisions to catch the games. Credit: Provided
Brother Jimmy’s BBQ bars have more than 30 televisions to catch the games.
Credit: Provided

For the next several weeks, we’ll be inundated with news about college basketball. We might as well embrace it and enjoy some beer specials.

Whether supporting your alma matter or just partaking for the love of the game, check out these deals around the city.

1. The Sea Fire Grill
The Sea Fire Grill isn’t your average sports bar. This spot boasts a more high-end clientele. Think businessmen looking to enjoy some college basketball. During the games, all draft beers will be half off. Draft beers include Blue Point, Magic Hat IPA on Tour, Eurotrash, Pacifico, Duvel Belgian Golden Ale and more.
The Sea Fire Grill
158 E. 48th St.
212-935-3785
www.theseafiregrill.com

2. Ainsworth Park
With more than 65 televisions to watch the games, March Madness is taking over the Ainsworth Park as well as its sister locations in Chelsea and 121 Fulton Street in the Financial District. The Ainsworth is your one-stop-shop for food, drink and basketball madness.
111 E.18th St.
2212-673-2467
www.ainsworthparknyc.com

3. Virgil’s Real Barbecue

Things are heating up at Virgil’s barbecue throughout March Madness. In addition to great barbecue, Virgil’s will be offering up a special Magic Hat Happy Hour and tasting events. Game day specials include $15 pitchers of Widmer, Hefewiezen and Bud Light.

Virgil’s Real Barbecue
152 W 44th St
212-921-9494
www.virgilsbbq.com

4. Amigos
Looking for some Mexican food while catching the game? Amigos has an offer you can’t refuse. During the games, the restaurant will offer ½ dozen jumbo chipotle wings and a Negra Modelo beer or a frozen margarita for $12.
Amigos
2888 Broadway
212-864-1143
www.amigosnyc.com

5. Brother Jimmy’s BBQ
You can’t go wrong at Brother Jimmy’s. With more than 30 televisions at each location, it’s the perfect place to catch some basketball. All locations will be broadcasting games on their televisions during the entire tournament. Certain locations root for specific teams. The Union Square location is home to Michigan, Duke and Villanova fans; Lexington Avenue supports UNC and Miami and if you’re rooting for Syracuse, head over to the 8th Avenue location.
Brother Jimmy’s BBQ
Multiple locations
www.brotherjimmys.com

 

6. Hudson Common
One of the city’s newest burger joints is teaming up with ESPN analyst Jay Williams for a March Madness kick-off party. Have a beer with the former Blue Devils player while watching the games. Hudson Common will also feature regional burgers such as “The Midwest Region” (pickle relish, sports pepper, tomato, celery salt) and “The West Coast” (daikon, napa, bean sprouts, preserved lemon mayonnaise) in honor of the tournament.

Hudson Common
356 West 58th St.
(212) 554-6000
hudsoncommonnyc.com

 

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