It's the most wonderful time of the year for basketball aficionados: NCAA college match-ups, better known as March Madness. Cue the boos and ahhs, elbows and free throws, all in the name of championship glory. With the hooprah comes a host of sports bars and restaurant who want in on the action. Check out the games at these eateries celebrating March Madness:
251 Woodbridge Center Drive
The self-proclaimed "Neighborhood Bar & Grill" located in Woodbridge Mall has a host of deals from AM to PM. As for food, there is also a daily happy hour from 3 PM to 6 PM where draft beers, margaritas and long island iced teas are all $3.00. Full size appetizers are also available for under $5 during this time. After 10 PM all appetizers are 1/2 off with the exception of the trio and appetizer sampler. No matter the time of day there is an on-going two for $20 meal deal that includes two full -sized meals and an appetizer.
780 Route 1 North
With over 80 TVs and three floors of fun, this bar and grill has enough accomodations for the most loyal of NCAA thrill seekers. Big Shots has a calendar of discounted food and drink specials available for dine-in customers throughout the March Madness festivities that include beer and mixed drinks at $3 to $4. Stop in on any day of the week to secure a deal and catch up on the match-ups.
Fox & Hounds
55 Parsonage Rd # 250
Edison, NJ 08837
Located within the Menlo Park Mall, Fox & Hounds Pub & Grill is home to 50 brand new, large flat screen TVs. On Mondays there is a "buy 10 wings, get 10 free" special which is a customer favorite. Throughout the remainder of the week there are a host of drink specials that include $4 margaritas and $3-$4 beers, depending on the day.
Rug's & Riffy's
493 Rahway Ave.
Rug's & Riffy's is home to 20 flat screen TV’s and promises to be the perfect venue for those who love food and sports within a bar type atmosphere. There is a daily happy hour from until 7 PM where a host of appetizers and drinks are available at a great price.
Shannon Rose Pub
855 St. Georges Ave.
Beginning this Thursday, Mach 17th, there is a unique promotion at this restaurant and bar located at St. George Crossing (the ShopRite shopping center.) On any game day where the underdog upsets the likely winner, Shannon Rose will give their “deal wheel” a spin and customers can capitalize on it. This is in addition to a host of regularly scheduled happy hour deals.