Whether you are celebrating or crestfallen, there are a few great places in Washington, DC that will have you covered on Election Night. If you are looking for a spot to post up with drink specials and live election results roll in can head to these great picks on November 6, 2018. Did I miss a great spot? Let me know and I’ll gladly share. firstname.lastname@example.org
Logan Tavern. 1423 P St NW, Washington, DC 20005. (202) 332-3710. Noon-close happy hour. All-day election-themed specials and discounted drinks. Election coverage and results will be screened on the restaurant’s large projector all day and anyone stopping by after they’ve voted with their “I Voted” sticker on will receive complimentary Logan Tavern campaign trail mix.
Bar Deco. 717 6th St NW, Washington, DC 20001. (202) 774-5867. $7 Old Fashioned and/or Manhattan. $4 tacos (think pork belly, roasted veggie, drunken cod, and more) all night and watch the results on the 3rd floor screens.
City Tap House Dupont. 1250 Connecticut Ave NW suite 105, Washington, DC 20036. (202) 878-8235. 4:00pm to 10:00pm happy hour. $4 craft beer cans, $5 select drafts, $6 house wines, $7 premium mixed drinks.
Roofers Union. 2446 18th St NW, Washington, DC 20009. (202) 232-7663. The restaurant’s TVs will be tuned in to the election results and the bar will extend happy hour drink specials all night long. Drink specials include select $3 local draft beers, $5 wines and $5 house spirits. Roofers Union will also be offering its weekly Tuesday ‘Geek Night’ discount on large-format bottled beers, available all night at half-price. A special $9 Blue Negroni joins the cocktail menu for the night in addition to the classic red Negroni.
The Bird. 4219, 1337 11th St NW, Washington, DC 20001. (202) 518-3609. Election night is a party with specialty cocktails inspired by major political party colors and dishes inspired by the cuisine of swing states. Guests can enjoy Kentucky’s Hot Brown with Confit Turkey for $8, $6 Bourbon Pecan Pie with Georgia in mind, Duck Tacos with house-made Firebird Hot Sauce for $7 inspired by Arizona, Florida Shrimp & Grits with house-made Chorizo for $10, and Pennsylvania Pretzel with Cheese Sauce for $5.
Upper West Side Café. 2233 M St NW, Washington, DC 20037. (202) 241-2233. Free Eggenberg draft beer on November 6 when you show your “I VOTED” sticker. Try their Mediterranean-inspired small bites like the crispy shrimp sliders or chicken dumplings – and watch the results on multi-screen TVs.
Pennsylvania 6. 1350 I St NW, Washington, DC 20005. (202) 796-1600. 4:00pm to 10:00pm happy hour. You are encouraged to find a spot at the bar for happy hour $5 well liquor mixed drinks, $5 rotating drafts, and $5 house wine.
Dino’s Grotto. 1914 9th St NW, Washington, DC 20001. (202) 686-2966. Happy Hour all night and complimentary antipasto for anyone wearing ‘I Voted’ sticker.
Mission – Navy Yard. 1221 Van St SE, Washington, DC 20003. (202) 810-7010. All night happy hour. $7 Mission Margaritas, $5 16-ounce Dos Equis drafts and $5 Patron shots, $8 Quesadillas. EVERY news channel with audio will be shown on Mission’s 16 large screen televisions.
Fish Market Restaurant Old Town Alexandria. 105 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314. (703) 836-5676. Showing the results on 15 TVs. Ulysses S. Grant Manhattan and the Grover Cleveland Martini ($7). Two tacos and fries for $11.99 with your choice or fresh shrimp, grilled mahi, or steak.
Junction Bakery & Bistro Delray. 1718, 1508 Mt Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA 22301. (703) 436-0025. The all-day bakery and cafe is giving all guests with a visible “I Voted” sticker a free 12-ounce drip coffee.