86 teams, seven rounds, and one month of “madness” we gladly welcome – that’s right, it’s basketball championship season! No matter which team you’re cheering on, your Tri-State area businesses are here to help you enjoy those games with food and fun.  

We’ve got a list of the spots to order a pizza or relax with a beer, and you can find all of these local restaurants and bars on Towny. Why Towny? Because it’s the easy and free way to explore the Tri-State area, choose local businesses, and build a robust economy. Find Towny online or download the app for your phone!

Where to watch those games + have a great time

  • Watch the game on a big screen TV at neighborhood favorite, Leroy’s Tavern. Leroy’s has been serving up fun in Evansville for more than 40 years and the fun continues this basketball season. At Leroy’s you can count on tasty food and a variety of drinks, all at an affordable price. Plus, the service is friendly and hospitable for an overall unforgettable time!

  • With large screen TVs everywhere you look, you won’t miss a single game at Rounders Pizza Too. Come by to watch a game (or three!) and enjoy delicious pizza, sandwiches, wings, and drink specials. Don’t leave the kids behind! Rounders Pizza Too is family-friendly so everyone can join in on the good food and fun.

  • If you live in Henderson, you’ve probably been to The Green Street Lounge for karaoke, live music, or a cold drink. Make sure you stop by the next time you want to watch the Wildcats win! Order some hot food, a tasty cocktail, and then sit back, relax, and enjoy the game.

Pizza and basketball: a match made in heaven

Double decker pizza from Deerhead Sidewalk Cafe

Double decker pizza from Deerhead Sidewalk Cafe

  • Get the energy you need to cheer on your team with a piping hot, freshly made pizza from Fat Boy’s Pizza in Newburgh. They’ve got all the classic pizza toppings plus delicious sandwiches and breadsticks. For two years in a row they’ve won the “Neighborhood Favorite” award so you know you can count on some good quality food + service!

  • Get creative with your pizza toppings when you order from Twisted Tomato Pizza Company. They offer unique specialty pizzas like a chicken alfredo pizza, a pizza with taco seasoned meat, and other fun combinations you won’t find anywhere else. Order for takeout or delivery right before the game!

  • Carry out a few pizzas from Rounders Pizza and be the hero of your gameday watch party. They’re known for an amazing thin crust pizza, cheese bread, and delicious strombolis. You can also dine in and enjoy the game while receiving excellent service and beer specials!

  • You’re watching a game in the comfort of your own home when your stomach starts to rumble. You don’t want to peel your eyes away from the screen to make a meal, but you aren’t getting any less hungry! Don’t panic, Sam’s Pizzeria is here to save the day. They’ll deliver cheesy pizza, strombolis, sandwiches, wings, and even nachos straight to your door to satisfy your hunger and leave you full and happy.   

  • From Evansville to Henderson, Heady’s Pizza is serving up tasty pasta, wings, salad, subs, garlic knots, and of course, pizza. Whether you’re in Evansville cheering on the Hoosiers or in Henderson cheering on the Wildcats, Heady’s has the game day fuel you need to keep your spirits high. Order for takeout or delivery until 2 a.m. every day!

  • Cheer on your team and have a great meal at Highland Pizza Shop. They offer a variety of pizza specials, sandwiches, appetizers, family-sized salads, and ice cold beer. Dine in and watch the game on one of their TVs, or place an order to enjoy while you watch the game from home!

  • At Franklin Street Pizza Factory you can create your own custom pizza with their house-made, brick-oven fired crust, in-house sauce bases, and a ton of fresh veggies, meats, and cheese to top things off. Don’t want to create your own? There are tons of house specials you can choose from! Either way, pizza from Franklin Street Pizza Factory is win. Dine in or take out a pizza during the next game!

  • Have you heard of the famous double decker pizza from Deerhead Sidewalk Cafe & Bar? If not, we’re telling you! It’s two layers of thin crust pizza for some tasty, cheesy goodness. Order the double decker or any other number of pizzas, sandwiches, or salads so you can have a happy stomach while you cheer on your team!

  • Whether or not your team is scoring big, you’ll score big when you order pizza from Lamasco Bar and Grill. Their specialty pizzas are loaded with delicious toppings like cheesy garlic sauce, chopped steak, green peppers, and other unique combinations. And of course, you can choose your own toppings for a custom creation. Order online with ease for delivery or carry out to make your pizza + basketball dreams come true.

Is your mouth watering yet? Is your team spirit at an all-time high? We hope so! And, we hope you’ll check out all of these locally owned bars and restaurants this basketball season and all year round! Find each of these tasty spots on Towny – the easy way to explore Evansville, choose local, and get rewarded for doing so. Want it on your phone? Download the Towny mobile app!

Is there a local pizza place or bar you love that isn’t listed here? Let us know!