Top 5 Places to Watch March Madness in #downtownlex

By Emma Buchanan

Now that March is here, we’re all searching for that perfect spot to hang out and watch basketball, even if the Cats aren’t playing. This list details our top 5 spots to watch the games this season!

5. Graze at the Woodlands

Unwind from your crazy week in Graze’s cozy bar. Graze offers brunch and dinner, with
unique plates you won’t find anywhere else. Nothing beats watching March basketball in
front of their warm fireplace, sipping on one of their specialty cocktails or beer selections.
Located on Woodland Avenue, this is the perfect place to spend your gameday.

4. East End Tap and Table

Enjoy some comfort food and cocktails at East End Tap and Table while you watch the games this month. East End offers brunch, dinner, cocktails, and house-made appetizers. This is a great place to start the day and enjoy some delicious eats. They have great happy hour deals, along with weekly specials you can’t pass up.

3. Wildcat Saloon

Wildcat Saloon is known for its classic sports-bar environment. This is the perfect spot
for college students who want to watch March Madness, featuring affordable draft beer
and bourbon shots. They also have fun activities like karaoke and pool tables. The
young crowd goes to Wildcat to watch the games, so if you’re looking for a fun
environment, this is your place.

2. Centro

With the weather moving up to the high 60’s recently, Centro is the perfect place to catch some games. Enjoy this upscale patio bar and their daily drink specials. There are always
great happy hour prices, and the location means you’re never far from other businesses and bars as well. There are nice seating options inside Centro, but also outside tents and seating options to enjoy the spring weather.

1. LexLive

Catch all the madness at the newest entertainment center in Lexington. LexLive is now Lexington’s premier entertainment destination that offers bowling, an arcade, luxurious theaters, and an amazing sports bar. Lex Live is the #1 place to watch March madness because the combination of multiple 20’ wide digital electronic screening boards and 32 beer taps are hard to beat. If beer isn’t your first choice, they also have over 70 bourbons to choose from at their bourbon bar!

Wherever you choose to watch the madness this March, we know you’ll have a great time – as long as it’s in #downtownlex!


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