Best Election Day Specials & Freebies In Los Angeles

November 7, 2016 11:41 AM

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(credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

This year, the election has garnered a lot of attention and debates. But, whether you’re a Democrat or Republican, we can all agree that election night specials are something not to be missed!


 

Freebies
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(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Krispy Kreme
Multiple Locations
www.krispykreme.comKrispy Kreme will be offering a free doughnut to anyone that wears their “I Voted” sticker at participating locations.


 

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(credit: Hans Geel/shutterstock)

Marco’s Pizza
Locations: Sherman Oaks, Upland, Corona, Moreno Valley & More
www.marcos.comGet yourself a free pie at Marco’s Pizza, which has locations in Sherman Oaks, Upland, Corona, Moreno Valley and Menifee on election day!


 

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(credit: L.A. LIVE)

Lucky Strike Bowling
Hollywood & Highland
6801 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 467-7776
www.bowlluckystrike.comEncouraging all of us to vote, Lucky Strike will be offering a complimentary round of bowling and shoe rental. All you need to do is show your “I Voted” sticker!


 

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(credit: istockphoto)

Nestlé® Toll House
www.nestlecafe.comMake your day sweet on election day. Stop by Nestlé® Toll House for a free chocolate chip cookie!


 

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(credit: PARKS/AFP/Getty Images)

7-Eleven
Multiple Locations
www.7-eleven.comGet a free cup of coffee on election day at participating 7 Eleven stores. The deal is available only using their mobile app.


 

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(credit: Mark Schiefelbein/Getty Images)

Chuck E. Cheese’s
Multiple Locations
www.chuckecheese.comDon’t forget the future voters! If the kids were made to wait at the polling stations at your side, reward them with a trip to Chuck E. Cheese, where you can get a free personal pizza with any pizza purchase. You can use a coupon code #5253 or let the person at the register know you voted.


 

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(credit: Barry F./yelp)

Firehouse Subs
Multiple Locations
www.firehousesubs.comEven early voters can get in on the deal – Firehouse Subs started offering a free medium drink to guests wearing an “I Voted” sticker on November 1. The deal lasts through Election Day and Firehouse Subs has locations in North Hollywood, Simi Valley, Valencia, Palmdale, Rowland Heights and the city of Orange.


 

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(credit: Amoeba Music)

Amoeba Music
Multiple Locations
www.amoeba.comShow off your “I Voted” sticker or voting stub at any Amoeba Music store on election day, November 8m, and you’ll get $3 off any item that is $5 or more!


 

Specials
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(credit: Hache LA)

Hache LA
3319 Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90026
(323) 928-2963
www.hachela.comYou can call it a burger convention on Election Day at Silver Lake’s Hache LA! This burger joint is offering a great spot to watch all the news coverage while you enjoy feasting on delicious burgers like their Karma Burger with American cheese, lettuce, tomato, red onion and signature Karma Sauce, or the throwback Roaring Forties Burger, topped with Portobello, blue cheese, caramelized onions and horseradish. Or, try their Mediterranean Burger, which will have you dreaming of a Greece vacation. Complete with spicy hummus, roasted red peppers and feta, it’s a must try. The Habanero Burger is as spicy as the debates with a four-chile mix, garlic mayo and queso fresco. With all the political debating that has gone on over the last year or more, Hache LA is rewarding you with delicious sweets like their Bananas Foster or Cookie Butter Frozen Custard. Or, want to try a drink? Get a pitcher of tasty sangria. The election night special treat though is their free order of Mick’s triple cooked fries. To get it, all you need to do is show up with wearing the “I Voted” sticker! HACHÉ LA will be open on Election Day, Tuesday, November 8th, 2016 from 11:30am to 11pm.


 

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(credit: acuna-hansen)

Hyperion Public
12969 Ventura Blvd
Studio City, CA 91604
(818) 464-3750
Additional Location: Silverlake
www.hyperionpublic.comThis Election Day, there may only be a Democrat and a Republican on the ballot, but you can pick your choice of Hyperion Public’s two locations to take part in their specials. Whether you visit their Studio City location or Silver Lake one, make sure to stop by after you cast your vote and take part in their election day party. It wouldn’t be Super Tuesday without a great happy hour, so Hyperion Public will deliver! Dine on bites all under $6, including items like their grilled cheese, crispy shrimp tacos, chicken fries and Asian steak lettuce cups. As you watch the news coverage of blue and red states, indulge in Blue State Wings (Spicy Blueberry Wings) or Red State Wings (medium or hot Buffalo Wings). The Sliders here are a favorite and are made with Angus beef, cheddar, pickled onion and sriracha aioli. But, election day and night wouldn’t be complete without drink specials, right? Canned PBR and Tecate for only $3 will be on offer, as will Bud Light and Corona for just $4. All Draft Beers will be offered for just $5 as well, and well cocktails, house red, white & sparkling wine will be $6. There is even a surplus of happy hour specialty cocktails, including the Dark & Stormy with light and dark rum, ginger beer and lime juice to the Old Fashioned with bourbon, bitters, sugar, orange peel and cherry. Whether you’re a Democrat or a Republican, cast your ballot for Hyperion Public to be your election day location! Hyperion Public will be open on election day, Tuesday, November 8th, 2016 from 12pm to 12am with happy hour offered from 4pm to 7pm.


 

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(Credit: Bob Hodson)

Red O
1541 Ocean Ave
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 458-1600
www.redorestaurant.comRed O’S Santa Monica location will be another bright spot on election day! Red O Santa Monica guarantees no deficit of food and cocktail specials while they show the election results, offering a great happy hour throughout the night. Visit and come hungry to indulge in specials like their classic guacamole with tomatoes, onions, fresh lime juice, cilantro and serrano chile for just $5, as well as their quesadilla with house cheese blend, blackened chicken, caramelized onions, roasted poblano chiles, pico de gallo and guacamole for $6! Ahi tuna tartare with yellowfin ahi tuna, chile cumin oli, guacamole, wakami, harissa aioli, pickled red onion and crushed tortilla will be offered for $10, and you can also order up their Queso Fundido with melted house cheese blend for just $6. Just as there were three debates, Red O Santa Monica offers three street tacos at just $3 each. From carnitas tacos with cilantro lime yogurt, chipotle purée, radish and green Mexican knob onion to c hicken Tacos with tinga sauce, fried plantains, queso fresco, crema, avocado and crispy plantain chips and the braised short rib tacos with roasted tomato-serrano sauce, onions, cilantro, you can’t go wrong. Red O will also be shaking things up with happy hour cocktails for just $7. The house margarita shaken up with Espolon Blanco tequila, house-made limonada and Triple Sec is a must as os their Moscow Mule with Stoli vodka, fresh lime and ginger beer. Or, order up The American Spirit to show your true American spirit. Crafted with reposado tequila, Blue Curaçao, fresh lime juice, egg whites and a dash of bitters, you’ll be a true American. Select Wines like Prosecco, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Noir and Cabernet Sauvignon are only $7 while Bottled Beer such as Coors Light, Pacifico and Victoria is on offer for $5. Red O Santa Monica will be open on election day, from 5pm to 10pm for dinner, with happy hour offered from 3pm to close.


 

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(credit: Plan Check)

Plan Check
Multiple Locations
www.plancheck.comAfter you’ve cast your ballot, spend your night enjoying specials at Plan Check! This restaurant, with locations on Sawtelle, Fairfax, and in downtown L.A. and Santa Monica will offer TV’s to watch the results too. The culinary team will feature two spicy burger specials, which will be on offer on election day. The burgers include their Nasty Woman Burger ($15) – beef patty, Sriracha Leather™, bacon, habanero cheese, schmaltz onions, and kombu pickles, as well as their Bad Hombre Burger ($13) – beef patty, habanero cheese, bacon, spicy mayo, batter-fried onions, and jalapeno escabeche. Both names are a nod to the presidential debates. Plan Check will also serve two candidate-themed cocktails, including The Candidate ($8) with gin, lemon juice, honey, elderflower liqueur, and prosecco, Make Americanos Great Again ($8) with Clyde Mays Alabama whiskey, Campari, Yellow Chartreuse liqueur, aromatic bitters, and orange zest and O Canada ($2) – discounted shot of Crown Royale.

 


 

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(credit: The Wallace)

The Wallace
3833 Main St
Culver City, CA 90232
(310) 202-6400
www.thewallacela.comStop by Culver City’s The Wallace for some election specials! The restaurant will be offering classic cocktails like their Aviation with gin, lemon, maraschino, creme de Violette, as well as a Moscow Mule, a Daiquiri, and their Tommy’s Margarita for just $8. Or, beers on tap will be just $4. Choices include a Three Weavers Kolsch, their Modern Times Orderville IPA, their Ale Smith ESB and a Belching Beaver Peanut Butter Stout. Hungry? Go for their Bucket o’ Chicken with fried chicken thighs and house hot sauce.


 

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(credit: Taste)

Taste On Melrose
8454 Melrose Ave
West Hollywood, CA 90069
(323) 852-6888
www.ilovetaste.comOne of West Hollywood’s favorite restaurants, Taste on Melrose, will be offering an election day party this year! Make sure not to miss out on it, as they will be featuring the election results in their Atrium with a giant big screen projection screen, as well as two bar TV’s starting at 11:30am.
The restaurant will be featuring their happy hour menu all day, which will include $6 house cocktails, house wine, a popular and tasty Pomegranate Basil Sangria, a great offering of draft beers and much more! In addition, a few special patriotic-inspired cocktails from head bartender Mark Fantasia will be served. And, for any guest who shows their “I Voted” sticker, they will receive a complimentary sparkling wine with a purchase. It’s great to be an American!

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