Essential Austin Sports Bars Where You Can Watch the Longhorns During March Madness

It’s March yet again and that means our beloved Texas Longhorns are going dancing again. The 2022 NCAA Tournament—known colloquially as March Madness—tips off fully on Thursday and you need Austin sports bars where you can watch the Longhorns make their run towards a National Championship.

Here’s four electric atmospheres around Austin to grab some beers, friends, food, and embrace the frenzy of college basketball in March.

Crown & Anchor Pub

2911 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78705

Looking for a place to watch the game? The Crown is a great idea with five big screen televisions and beer specials every day with a focus on local and craft beers. Their diverse selection includes over 30 taps and 100 bottles/cans, as well as a great range of ciders and wine. If you are in the mood for food, the award winning menu features burgers, cheese fries, nachos and much more, all of which have been voted ‘Best of’ in Austin.

Mister Tramps Sports Pub & Cafe

8565 Research Blvd, Austin, TX 78758

Mister Tramps has literally been voted as one of the best sports bars in the entire country. It’s a wonderful and energetic environment where you can meet up with friends or come by yourself because there will always be someone you know. With 30 beers on tap and extraordinary food with exceptional service, it’s a buzzer beating victory every single time.

Maggie Mae’s

323 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701

Of all these Austin sports bars, Maggie Mae’s is a 6th St staple for watching the Longhorns. Established in the last-70s, it is Austin nightlife and is a spectacular place to watch a sporting event like the NCAA Tournament with you and 800 of your closest friends. It’s walking distance from the convention center, downtown hotels, food spots, and more.

Doc’s Backyard

5207 Brodie Ln #100, Sunset Valley, TX 78745

With an indoor and outdoor beer garden, and a ton of Texas craft beers and spirits, this is the spot to enjoy a Texas day watching Texas basketball. Doc’s delicious food menu and various happy hours make this spot a mainstay on the Austin sports bar scene.


Featured Image Credit: Texas Men’s Basketball Facebook Page

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