Catch all the madness as the 2019 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament heats up this March with a 68-team single-elimination tournament that holds 67 games over a period of 19 days — appropriately deemed March Madness. This year’s tournament starts strong with Selection Sunday on March 17. Local area bars are getting ready to ensure that your March Madness isn’t that mad as you can sit back and munch and sip on various specials while taking in all the games. Get ready to fill out your bracket, cheer on your favorite teams and beat the madness or better yet join it.
Various locations, visit mjsrestaurant.com
From March 17 to April 8, head to your nearest MJ’s otherwise known as March Madness Headquarters. Enjoy $2 Miller Lite Drafts, Huge 16 oz. PBR cans for $2.50, Jack Daniels Honey & Tennessee Fire Shot specials. Plus Miller Lite Throwback Jersey giveaways.
217 First Ave., Manasquan
Watch all the March Madness games at Leggett’s with daily drink specials.
IVY LEAGUE BAR & GRILL
5 E. 3rd St. & Route 9, Howell
Join the March Madness Excitement from March 19 to April 8 with $3 Bud and Bud Light bottles and $2.50 Bud and Bud Light drafts. There will also be gametime college jersey giveaways.
CHAPTER HOUSE BAR & GRILL
1454 Route 9 South, Howell
From March 19 to April 8, March Madness at Chapter House means Coors Light and Miller Lite specials featuring $3 bottles and $2.50 drafts.
2207 Central Ave., Seaside Park
Catch all the Madness at Bum Rogers from March 19 to April 8.
703 16th Ave. Lake Como
Catch all the March Madness games with $2.50 Bud and Bud Light pints as well as $3 Dos Equis bottles.
THE SALTY WHALE GUESTHOUSE
390 East Main St., Manasquan
Enjoy March Madness at The Salty Whale with food specials, $2 Miller Lite drafts, $3 domestic bottles, $3 Yuengling and PBR cans, $4 import drafts, $15 Pitcher and Wing combo and $15 Pitcher and Bar Pie combo.
Compete in the The Final Four Bracket Challenge. If you submit your entry before March 20 you will receive a complimentary Whale bites appetizer. Best bracket will receive a $100 Salty Whale Gift Card. One entry per person.
SIMKO’S BAR & GRILL
1311 Route 35 South, Belmar-Neptune Border
Catch all the madness on one of Simko’s 20 TVs. There’s not a bad seat in the house. Enjoy drink and food specials that will quench your thirst and ll your belly.