University of Iowa students Matt Kilian, left, of Clive and Dan Oleskowicz of Naperville, Ill., paint their bodies before a game. (Juice file photo)
10 bars to watch tonight’s Iowa vs. Tennessee game
Published on March 19th, 2014 | by Ameena Rasheed
What’s better than March Madness? How about watching your favorite team advance in the big tournament? Iowa plays Tennessee tonight at 8:10 p.m. on TRU (check your local listings). Here are 10 bars when you can catch the game with a few friends. If you won’t happen to be by a television tonight, then you can visit the Register for live scoring updates.
Find it: 4041 Urbandale Ave.
Info: 11 a.m.-2 a.m. Monday through Saturday; 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday for brunch. 515-440-4703; saintspub.com
Johnny’s Hall of Fame
Find it: 302 Court Ave.
Info: 11 a.m.-2 a.m. daily; 515-280-6679; johnnyshalloffame.com
Find it: 101 Jordan Creek Parkway, West Des Moines
Info: 11 a.m.-midnight Sunday through Thursday, 11 a.m.-2 a.m. Friday and Saturday; 515-440-6565; champps.com
Find it: 3100 Forest Ave.
Info: 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday, 9:30 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday, 9:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday; 515-279-3300; jethrosdesmoines.com
Legends American Grill
Find it: 640 S. 50th St., West Des Moines
Info: 11 a.m.-2 a.m. daily; 515-267-6474; legendsamericangrill.com
Mickey’s Irish Pub
Find it: 50 S.E. Laurel St., Waukee
Info: 11 a.m.-close daily; 515-987-9604; mickeyswaukee.com
Murphy’s Sports Bar and Grill
Find it: 2675 100th St., Urbandale
Info: 11 a.m.-midnight Sunday through Thursday, 11 a.m.-2 a.m. Friday and Saturday; 515-334-0633; murphysbarandgrill.com
Find it: 2920 Ingersoll Ave.
Info: 11 a.m.-2 a.m. daily; 515-245-9737; wellmanspub.com
The Chicken Coop Sports Bar and Grill
Find it: 1960 Grand Ave., Suite 23, West Des Moines
Info: 11 a.m.-2 a.m. daily; 515-223-0088; chickencoopsportsbar.com
Sports Page Grill
Find it: 1701 N. Ankeny Blvd., Ankeny
Info: 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday; 515-963-8811; thesportspagegrill.com