For sports fanatics and basketball lovers, it’s fun to get out of the house or hotel to watch the big game.  Greater Raleigh is home to many awesome sports bars that have energized fans, tasty food and great drinks to make your basketball game that much better.

Named after the location of one of the greatest basketball rivalries of all time, Tobacco Road is a sports bar that really caters to you.  This sports bar has an entire wall covered in flat screens televisions and serves up gourmet spins on bar food favorites.  Not to mention, it has a convenient downtown Raleigh location.

Also located in downtown Raleigh, Hi5 is a popular underground sports bar with TVs in every booth, a massive beer list and a uniquely wonderful $5 food menu.  This is perfect for watching a game that might not be up on the big screen but that you can easily access at your own personal screen.

With multiple locations in Brier Creek, Cary, North Raleigh, Raleigh and Wake Forest, Carolina Ale House is a family-friendly, sports-themed restaurant that has two large screens and dozens of TVs at every location.  For more sports bars and restaurants, visit this site.