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A Guide to Election Night Specials in Los Angeles

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2008_10_hasmaps.jpgDecision 2012. Obama versus Romney. Every four years is a nail-biting, anxious time for politicos around the country. Where will you watch the results? A slew of local restaurants and bars are offering special Election Day deals while they broadcast the poll results over the course of the evening. Click down below for key players.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Post & Beam

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3767 Santa Rosalia Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90008
(323) 299-5599
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Chef Govind Armstrong hosts a special three-course prix-fixe dinner for $26, along with 50% off bottles of wine (normal for Tuesdays). Dishes include late harvest corn griddle cake with smoked salmon, carved slow roasted brisket with buttermillk mashed potatoes, and peach cobbler, their signature dessert. Dinner starts at 5:30 p.m.

2. Magnolia Bakery

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8389 W 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(323) 951-0636
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On Election Day only, get a Patriot Pack ($24) filled with a dozen mini cupcakes including classic vanilla and chocolate, topped with red, white, and blue sprinkles. Perfect for an election night viewing party.

3. Burger Lounge

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281 S. Beverly Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90212

Show an "I Voted" sticker and get a free 1/2 and 1/2 side of half fries and half onion rings at this South Beverly casual burger spot. Hand-cut fries, housemade onions rings, plus ranch or barcecue sauce made from scratch. Valid with any purchase, the special is also valid at the West Hollywood location.

4. The Churchill

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8384 W 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(323) 650-8384
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Half of all bottles of wine, plus broadcasts of Election Night coverage on multiple TV sets. The swanky West 3rd should be a great convivial place to celebrate (or down sorrows).

5. Cafe Del Rey

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4451 Admiralty Way
Marina Del Rey, CA 90292
(310) 823-6395
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Think drinks like a tropical themed "Barockin' Bayonet" and bourbon-based "Not So Radical Romney" for six bucks each. You can also order the "270" made with vodka, blue curacao, and grenedine. If you have an "I Voted" sticker, you can get two drinks for one.

6. The Abbey Food & Bar

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692 N Robertson Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069
(310) 289-8410
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From 4 p.m. to until a winner is announced, there will be food & drinks specials at this West Hollywood den. $1.50 tacos, $4 Corzo shots, $15 bucks of Corona. Sure to be a raucous scene on Election Night.

7. Gladstones Malibu

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17300 Pacific Coast Hwy.
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
(310) 454-3474
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There's an all-night happy hour at the bar starting at 3 p.m. plus full election coverage on 16 TVs. Celebrate or drown the loss with $7 specialty cocktails, $5 glasses of wine, $4 select beers, $6 bar bites, and $2 oysters. Regardless of who wins, there's always the ocean view that both political sides can appreciate.

8. SusieCakes

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11708 San Vicente Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90049
(310) 442-2253
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Sometimes voting can be too difficult to make with ballots. It's easier to just grab a delicious cookie or cupcake in support of the candidate you support. Susiecakes offers such an option with Obama and Romney-decorated sweets for $4 all election day.

9. Barbarella Bar

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2609 N. Hyperion Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 644-8000
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There's 2 for 1 Patriotic Cocktails plus election coverage all night at this slick Silver Lake spot.

10. Tavern Restaurant

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11648 San Vicente Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90049
(310) 806-6464
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In the Blue Room, there'll be happy hour from 3-7 p.m. and $3-8 bar snacks. If a guest has an "I Voted" sticker, happy hour specials will be available for the rest of the night. There's a few sliders: Blue Slider made with Niman Ranch beef, blue cheese, and arugula; Red Slider made with pork, manchego, and romesco, both served with fries for $12.

11. Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza

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251 S Olive St
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 617-3300
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The lobby and bar at this Bunker Hill hotel in Downtown will have special politically-themed cocktails such as the Swing State (non partisan Cosmo), Mudslinging Mudslide (vodka, bailey's, kahlua), Thin Margin (the mandatory skinny cocktail), etc. Prices range from $7-12.

12. Vintage Enoteca

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7554 W. Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA
(323) 512-5278
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Here's a great election night special at Sunset Strip's Vintage Enoteca - endless sangria. When the wine doesn't stop flowing, there will be a point when it doesn't quite matter who wins the election. Until the next morning, of course.

13. Bugatta Bar & Restaurant

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7174 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 964-9494
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If you're into more of a scene, look for special 2 for 1 cocktails of the Patriotic kind at this Melrose bar and restaurant. There's also coverage of the election on the TVs.

14. Pitfire Pizza

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2018 Westwood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 481-9860
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The Westwood location is presenting Black Market Brewery from 5-10 p.m. on Election Night with $2 pours of special brews. New pizzas and items such as Roast Pumpkin, Brussels Sprouts & Bacon will be available as pairings.

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1. Post & Beam

3767 Santa Rosalia Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90008

Chef Govind Armstrong hosts a special three-course prix-fixe dinner for $26, along with 50% off bottles of wine (normal for Tuesdays). Dishes include late harvest corn griddle cake with smoked salmon, carved slow roasted brisket with buttermillk mashed potatoes, and peach cobbler, their signature dessert. Dinner starts at 5:30 p.m.

3767 Santa Rosalia Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90008

2. Magnolia Bakery

8389 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90048

On Election Day only, get a Patriot Pack ($24) filled with a dozen mini cupcakes including classic vanilla and chocolate, topped with red, white, and blue sprinkles. Perfect for an election night viewing party.

8389 W 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90048

3. Burger Lounge

281 S. Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90212

Show an "I Voted" sticker and get a free 1/2 and 1/2 side of half fries and half onion rings at this South Beverly casual burger spot. Hand-cut fries, housemade onions rings, plus ranch or barcecue sauce made from scratch. Valid with any purchase, the special is also valid at the West Hollywood location.

281 S. Beverly Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90212

4. The Churchill

8384 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90048

Half of all bottles of wine, plus broadcasts of Election Night coverage on multiple TV sets. The swanky West 3rd should be a great convivial place to celebrate (or down sorrows).

8384 W 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90048

5. Cafe Del Rey

4451 Admiralty Way, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292

Think drinks like a tropical themed "Barockin' Bayonet" and bourbon-based "Not So Radical Romney" for six bucks each. You can also order the "270" made with vodka, blue curacao, and grenedine. If you have an "I Voted" sticker, you can get two drinks for one.

4451 Admiralty Way
Marina Del Rey, CA 90292

6. The Abbey Food & Bar

692 N Robertson Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069

From 4 p.m. to until a winner is announced, there will be food & drinks specials at this West Hollywood den. $1.50 tacos, $4 Corzo shots, $15 bucks of Corona. Sure to be a raucous scene on Election Night.

692 N Robertson Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069

7. Gladstones Malibu

17300 Pacific Coast Hwy., Pacific Palisades, CA 90272

There's an all-night happy hour at the bar starting at 3 p.m. plus full election coverage on 16 TVs. Celebrate or drown the loss with $7 specialty cocktails, $5 glasses of wine, $4 select beers, $6 bar bites, and $2 oysters. Regardless of who wins, there's always the ocean view that both political sides can appreciate.

17300 Pacific Coast Hwy.
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272

8. SusieCakes

11708 San Vicente Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049

Sometimes voting can be too difficult to make with ballots. It's easier to just grab a delicious cookie or cupcake in support of the candidate you support. Susiecakes offers such an option with Obama and Romney-decorated sweets for $4 all election day.

11708 San Vicente Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90049

9. Barbarella Bar

2609 N. Hyperion Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90027

There's 2 for 1 Patriotic Cocktails plus election coverage all night at this slick Silver Lake spot.

2609 N. Hyperion Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90027

10. Tavern Restaurant

11648 San Vicente Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90049

In the Blue Room, there'll be happy hour from 3-7 p.m. and $3-8 bar snacks. If a guest has an "I Voted" sticker, happy hour specials will be available for the rest of the night. There's a few sliders: Blue Slider made with Niman Ranch beef, blue cheese, and arugula; Red Slider made with pork, manchego, and romesco, both served with fries for $12.

11648 San Vicente Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90049

11. Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza

251 S Olive St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

The lobby and bar at this Bunker Hill hotel in Downtown will have special politically-themed cocktails such as the Swing State (non partisan Cosmo), Mudslinging Mudslide (vodka, bailey's, kahlua), Thin Margin (the mandatory skinny cocktail), etc. Prices range from $7-12.

251 S Olive St
Los Angeles, CA 90012

12. Vintage Enoteca

7554 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA

Here's a great election night special at Sunset Strip's Vintage Enoteca - endless sangria. When the wine doesn't stop flowing, there will be a point when it doesn't quite matter who wins the election. Until the next morning, of course.

7554 W. Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA

13. Bugatta Bar & Restaurant

7174 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036

If you're into more of a scene, look for special 2 for 1 cocktails of the Patriotic kind at this Melrose bar and restaurant. There's also coverage of the election on the TVs.

7174 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90036

14. Pitfire Pizza

2018 Westwood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025

The Westwood location is presenting Black Market Brewery from 5-10 p.m. on Election Night with $2 pours of special brews. New pizzas and items such as Roast Pumpkin, Brussels Sprouts & Bacon will be available as pairings.

2018 Westwood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90025

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