The Top 15 Sports Bars To Watch March Madness Games In NWA

Whether it’s watching the Hogs go dancing during March Madness, a big bowl game or the Super Bowl, sometimes you just need a grander experience than the ole’ couch.

So, go throw on your favorite team jersey and head out to one of these fun sports bars!


The HUB Bike Lounge

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For bikers, The HUB Bike Lounge is the place to rest your pedals. Not only can guests shop for accessories and bikes in the bike shop, but there’s also dining in the stylish lounge. This gathering place is perfect for locals as the perfect starting point for an adventure or the place to go at the end of a long ride. Their menu is diverse with offerings of delectable food, cocktails, wine, beer, and coffee that can be enjoyed indoors or on the open outdoor patio. Whether you bike or not, let your next adventure bring you to the HUB.

Big Whiskey’s (Bentonville + Siloam Springs)

With a name like Big Whiskey’s, guests are in for a treat when it comes to large amounts of fun, flavorful food, replenishing drinks, and plenty of access to sports action. BW serves lunch and brunch, and if you take the kids on Tuesday, they eat free with a purchase of an adult entree. Dine in, pick it up, or have food delivered. 

Beef O’Bradys

When you just want to chill with friends and family, Beef O’Bradys has the food, drinks, and atmosphere for a friendly get-together. Known for its diverse menu, from burgers and award-winning wings to tasty fajitas and assorted sandwiches, there’s something to please every palate. Dine inside or place an order to go with selections from their regular menu, lunch menu, kid’s menu, or take advantage of their meal deals Monday through Saturday. While dining, watch the latest game on TV along with your favorite libation.

First Seat Pub

Time for a history lesson! The First Seat Pub takes its name from 1837 when legislators named Bentonville the “First Seat” once Arkansas achieved statehood. The pub is locally owned and operated by Sean and Trisha Walden who are natives to NWA. Go grab a drink, eat a burger and cheer on the hogs at First Seat Pub!


Twin Peaks

Double your pleasure at Twin Peaks, where food, drinks, and scenic views are standard operating procedure. The restaurant exudes a warm and inviting atmosphere with its wood and stone decor that feels like being in a mountain cabin. Friendly staff serve made-from-scratch comfort food along with your choice from the full bar. No matter when guests arrive, they have access to 24-hour sports available on wall-to-wall TVs. 

Boar’s Nest

Guests are surrounded by sports action from the moment the door opens at the Boar’s Nest and closes at 2:00 a.m. Open 7 days a week for lunch, dinner, and late-night socializing, this is the place to go for great food and drinks accompanied by six large screen TVs keeping patrons up to date on the latest games. Whether stopping by after work, enjoying the city on the weekend, getting together with friends, or looking for a place to wine and dine before or after an event, take advantage of the daily happy hour and food specials. 

Dave & Busters

You can’t leave Dave & Busters off of a “top sports bar” list, can you? We think not. The best part about D&B is that if your team is getting blown out, you can make your way over to the arcades and make the best of a bad day 😉


  • Address: 4050 S. JB Hunt Drive Rogers
  • Phone: (479) 551-5500
  • Website

Just as you would imagine, Walk-On’s is centered around sports. The Drew Breese franchise offers “mouthwatering Louisiana cuisine prepared fresh in a from-scratch kitchen”.


Buck’s Emma Ave. Bar & Tap

Check out Emma Ave. Bar & Tap and its full bar that aims to please the masses. Come in and enjoy watching the games and having a refreshing drink at the full bar during happy hour. If in need of food, satisfy cravings and hunger pangs with an order of wings accompanied by assorted sauces during their famous Wing Night.


On the Mark Sports Bar & Grill

For an all-in-one place to eat, drink, be merry, and enjoy sports action, head to On the Mark Sports Bar & Grill where everything needed for a full day of fun is ready and waiting. Bring your appetite to sample their food selections and a specialty cocktail from the bar. Their weekday happy hour, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., is a great way to get ready to watch the upcoming game. While waiting for the game to start, play a game of pool or show off your precision with a game of darts. 

Foghorn’s (Rogers + Springdale + Fayetteville + Siloam Springs)

When you’re out and about in Fayetteville, or nearby Springdale or Rogers, there’s a Foghorn’s waiting to serve savory wings, tasty burgers, and much more. Whether baseball, football, basketball, or other sports competitions are going on, they’ll be playing loud and clear at Foghorn’s. Saddle up to the bar for a refreshing drink to go along with mouth-watering wings with special sauce or chow down on a thick burger, pulled pork sandwich, and assorted sides, plus much more. Kids will like their menu plus the sweet dessert treats. 

Grubs Bar & Grill (Fayetteville + Rogers)

Since 2001, Grub’s has been a favorite destination for local residents and for college students. While broadcasting sporting action on TVs amid an atmosphere of excited fans, Grub’s promotes a family-friendly environment so everyone can enjoy good food and drinks. Stop by for lunch for assorted salads, sandwiches, and wraps. Make dinner plans and order an award-winning burger, choose from assorted entrees, wraps, and pasta, and end with dessert. Kids have a tasty menu, too. 

The Green Room

Enjoy the cozy vibe with friends and co-workers at The Green Room located in downtown Fayetteville for late night action. Pull up a chair at the full bar and order your favorite ice-cold brew from among their wide variety of bottled and on-tap suds. Sit back and watch the game on HD TV’s or projectors. If you’re feeling lucky, be sociable and challenge a patron to a game of pool. 

JJ’s Grill (Fayetteville + Springdale + Rogers + Bella Vista)

  • JJ’s Grill (
  • (479) 802-6455
  • 324 W Dickson St, Fayetteville // 5320 W Sunset Ave #184, Springdale // 4500 W Walnut St, Rogers // 12 Cunningham Corner, Bella Vista

Since 2008, JJ’s Grill has been providing customer satisfaction in more ways than one. Their motto is, “do your mouth a favor” and that’s exactly what happens with a visit to this friendly grill. The atmosphere is electric, especially when live music is bouncing off the walls. Food-wise, dine in and be part of an upbeat atmosphere or order pick-up or delivery. Fuel up on a tasty burger and a cool brew, then relax with a game of pool or check the latest sports scores on one of the TVs.

Sassy’s BBQ

  • Sassy’
  • (479) 435-6996
  • 708 N College Ave, Fayetteville // 1290 Steamboat Dr, Fayetteville

This recommendation actually came from a fan on Facebook! It’s also where the Eric Musselman Live show takes place!

Bella Vista

BV Bar & Grill

There’s no worry about missing the game when visiting BV Bar & Grill with its dozen televisions broadcasting the latest gaming action throughout the establishment. The bar and grill are a great place to spend the day enjoying sports with the family. Along with a full-service bar, adults can sip their favorite wine and brews during the daily happy hour. The regular menu and kid’s menu offer plenty to choose from, and each day there are also food specials to tantalize the taste buds.