On Election Day, Show Your “I Voted” Sticker and Save at These L.A. Bars

Esters’ Wine Shop & Bar (Photo by Jakob Layman)

Whatever your personal politics may be, Election Day can be the perfect time to either celebrate a victory or drown your sorrows with a stiff drink. Local watering holes are stepping into the breach with some enticing specials. Here are some places to de-stress as the election results roll in. All you have to do is show your “I Voted” sticker to your friendly barkeep to score these discounts.

By William Yelles.

6th & La Brea
Award-winning brewer Noah Regnery’s contemporary restaurant and brewery will be offering a “buy one, get one for a penny” beer special. Opens 11:30 a.m. 600 S. La Brea Ave., L.A., 323.998.8565. 6thlabrea.com

The Abbey Food & Bar
An original creation for the midterm election, The Abbey’s $5 Blue Wave Shot uses the U.S.A.’s own Tito’s Vodka, blue curaçao and Sprite, and will be served all day (11 a.m.-2 a.m.). Election results will be displayed throughout the bar on its giant TVs. 692 N. Robertson Blvd., West Hollywood, 310.289.8410. theabbeyweho.com

Birds & Bees
The 1950s-themed cocktail bar located in downtown L.A. will be offering $5 old fashioneds and $5 daiquiris starting at 5 p.m. 207 S. Broadway, L.A., 213.537.0510. birdsandbeesla.com

Chez Melange
The restaurant and gastropub is serving its Gin and Stormy for only $6 (originally $14). This delicious cocktail is made up of London’s Dry Gin, pomegranate juice, a splash of Elliots Ginger Beer, sugar rim and a smoking snifter. 1611 S. Catalina Ave, Redondo Beach, 310.544.1222. chezmelange.com

Esters’ Wine Shop & Bar
At Esters’ happy hour (3 p.m.-close), enjoy $9 house wines, $10 VIP snacks (housemade lavender almonds, corn nuts and marinated olives), $12 cheese plates and more. 1314 Seventh St., Santa Monica, 310.899.6900. esterswineshop.com

Granville West Hollywood
Score your choice of a complimentary shareable, cocktail or dessert all day long at Granville’s WeHo cafe. Opens at 11 a.m. 8701 Beverly Blvd., West Hollywood, 424.522.5161. granvillecafe.com

The Greyhound Bar & Grill
Highland Park dive bar The Greyhound Bar & Grill is offering half off its signature Greyhound Wings or Veggie Wings. Noon-1 a.m. 5570 N. Figueroa St., L.A., 323.900.0300. the-greyhound.com

The Stalking Horse Brewery & Freehouse
Get back to the U.S.A.’s British roots as this West L.A. brewpub known for its reliable and delicious fish and chips will be offering “buy one, get one” appetizers” starting from its 3 p.m. opening. 10543 W. Pico Blvd., L.A., 424.832.7511. thestalkinghorsepub.com


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