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Top Local Hotspots: Where to go to watch March Madness

March 23, 2018

It’s the middle of March. Basketball fans, you know what that means: March Madness is in full swing! Nothing pairs quite as nicely as a fresh brew and a March Madness game. Luckily for you, Loren’s surrounding neighborhood has no shortage of hot spots where you can get just that. Here are our top local hang-out spots this March Madness:


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Local brewery Dogfish Head has an alehouse location right in Falls Church. They have at least ten unique, local brews on draft at any given time, and happy hour from 4-7pm every Monday through Thursday. It’s the perfect spot to grab a pint and watch the game. Plus, Dogfish Head brewing has a special bond with the Loren community. We love to feature their beers at our community events, and we have even partnered with them to host onsite beer tastings!

Dogfish Head Alehouse

6220 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22044

(703) 534-3342


The Locker Room Sports Bar and Grill

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This local sports bar has no shortage of TV screens for you and your friends to enjoy March Madness. Plus, they feature food and drink specials every day of the week. Whether you’re in the mood for beer or a cocktail, a burger or some wings, The Locker Room has it all.

The Locker Room Sports Bar and Grill

502 W Broad St #5, Falls Church, VA 22046

(703) 854-1230


Ireland’s Four Provinces

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This local bar describes itself as “a modern take on the traditional Irish Pub.” It’s a cozy spot to grab a few drinks during the game. Plus, every Monday in March they are running their “Burger Madness” special, where you can get an All-American burger for only $5.99.

Ireland’s Four Provinces

105 W Broad St, Falls Church, VA 22046

(703) 534-8999


Seven Corners Pub

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Seven Corners Pub takes its name literally by offering seven large screens for you to watch the game. Every Monday-Friday, this spot offers $5 bar snacks, plus $1 off all drinks. What more could you ask for?

Seven Corners Pub

6315 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22044

(703) 942-6383


First Down Sports Bar and Grill


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First Down prides itself on being “your game day headquarters.” They have the NCAA tournament playing every Thursday through Monday, and they are featuring special happy hour times for March Madness from 3-8pm. That’s five whole hours of basketball and happy hour!

First Down Sports Bar and Grill

4213 Fairfax Dr, Arlington, VA 22203

(703) 465-8888


Mad Fox Brewing Company


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Of course, we couldn’t talk about March Madness without mentioning local favorite Mad Fox Brewing Company. Stop by and watch the game at this gastropub-inspired establishment for endless local brews and delicious food plus their happy hour specials running Monday through Friday from 3-7pm.

Mad Fox Brewing Company

444 W Broad St I, Falls Church, VA 22046

(703) 942-6840


Liberty Barbeque

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Looking for a new, fresh spot to watch the game? Check out Liberty Barbecue, Falls Church’s newest local hangout. Liberty Barbecue is open until 10pm during the week, and 11pm on Friday and Saturday. They feature an extensive bar menu with fun cocktails, a nice wine list, and tons of draft beer. They are known for their wings, burgers, and barbecue, all perfect foods to enjoy while watching the game!

Liberty Barbeque

370 W Broad St, Falls Church, VA 22046

(703) 237-8227


Coming Soon: Audacious Aleworks

Keep an eye out for this brand new microbrewery coming to Falls Church. Construction is underway and the brewing has begun! We’re hoping for a new addition to our hotspot list next March.

As you can see, there is no shortage of spots near Loren that are perfect for you and your friends to grab a drink and watch the game. Try them out and let us know what you think! Best of luck this March Madness to your favorite team (and your bracket).