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Where to Watch Tonight's Final Presidential Debate

Because you're probably going to need a drink

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The third and final presidential debate will air tonight from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on television screens across the country, and with all of the spectacle that has surrounded the first two stand offs there's no doubt that you're going to need a drink for this one.

Luckily a number of bars and restaurants across Los Angeles have your back, with plenty of food and drink specials that will make the whole ordeal go down a little smoother. Whether you're team Clinton or Trump, we can all agree that nothing tastes as good as cheap booze and a side of discounted pizza and wings to go with it.

From fancy downtown lounges to the Eastside's favorite dive bar, here are more than a few great places to tune in to tonight's big debate, presented in alphabetical order.

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Hyperion Public

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Both the Silver Lake and Studio City locations of Hyperion Public will offer plenty of debate-themed specials. From 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. there will be a variety of $5 to $6 happy hour deals alongside dishes like spicy blueberry “Blue State Wings” and hot buffalo “Red State Wings” all night long.

Rush Street

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For those who can’t decide between the Dodgers vs Cubs game and the presidential debate, Culver City’s standby sports bar Rush Street is doing a viewing of both. Start off with some baseball on the second floor at 5 p.m. (but be warned, Chicago fans abound here), then mosey on down to the first floor at 6 to watch the debate accompanied by debate-themed bingo.

Taste on Melrose

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West Hollywood’s Taste on Melrose will be showing the debate on two TVs in the restaurant’s recently revamped atrium. Happy hour specials will include $6 cocktails and small bites like spicy roasted cauliflower and apple and caramelized onion pizzettas.

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The Abbey Food & Bar

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What some call the world’s best gay bar is showing its full support for HRC with a party backed by the official presidential campaign. The event runs from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The Association

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The historic Bank District’s The Association is hosting another viewing party for the final debate rife with drink specials that run from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Come early to reserve a seat in the classy, dress-to-impress space.

The Lost Knight

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Echo Park gastropub The Lost Knight will offer food and drink specials from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in its kitchy British digs.

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The Theatre at the Ace

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A $13 cover charge at The Theater at The Ace scores you viewing of the debate on the big screen alongside debate analysis from the LA Times politics team. There will also be a DJ in the lobby if you need a break from the main attraction.

Upper Crust Pizzeria

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South Beverly Drive’s Upper Crust Pizzeria is offering $3 beers and wines and 30% off food to make the debate quite a bit more palatable.

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Wilde Wine Bar & Restaurant

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This under-the-radar wine bar on La Brea will be screening the debate alongside a full dinner menu, bar bites, and wine specials based on the candidates' characteristics.

Ye Rustic Inn

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Los Feliz’s beloved dive bar will have plenty of its suicide wings on offer to pair with the debates running on the TV screens. If the first two aired debates here are any indication, expect a rowdy crowd.

Hyperion Public

Both the Silver Lake and Studio City locations of Hyperion Public will offer plenty of debate-themed specials. From 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. there will be a variety of $5 to $6 happy hour deals alongside dishes like spicy blueberry “Blue State Wings” and hot buffalo “Red State Wings” all night long.

Rush Street

For those who can’t decide between the Dodgers vs Cubs game and the presidential debate, Culver City’s standby sports bar Rush Street is doing a viewing of both. Start off with some baseball on the second floor at 5 p.m. (but be warned, Chicago fans abound here), then mosey on down to the first floor at 6 to watch the debate accompanied by debate-themed bingo.

Taste on Melrose

West Hollywood’s Taste on Melrose will be showing the debate on two TVs in the restaurant’s recently revamped atrium. Happy hour specials will include $6 cocktails and small bites like spicy roasted cauliflower and apple and caramelized onion pizzettas.

Elizabeth Daniels

The Abbey Food & Bar

What some call the world’s best gay bar is showing its full support for HRC with a party backed by the official presidential campaign. The event runs from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The Association

The historic Bank District’s The Association is hosting another viewing party for the final debate rife with drink specials that run from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Come early to reserve a seat in the classy, dress-to-impress space.

The Lost Knight

Echo Park gastropub The Lost Knight will offer food and drink specials from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in its kitchy British digs.

Elizabeth Daniels

The Theatre at the Ace

A $13 cover charge at The Theater at The Ace scores you viewing of the debate on the big screen alongside debate analysis from the LA Times politics team. There will also be a DJ in the lobby if you need a break from the main attraction.

Upper Crust Pizzeria

South Beverly Drive’s Upper Crust Pizzeria is offering $3 beers and wines and 30% off food to make the debate quite a bit more palatable.

Yelp

Wilde Wine Bar & Restaurant

This under-the-radar wine bar on La Brea will be screening the debate alongside a full dinner menu, bar bites, and wine specials based on the candidates' characteristics.

Ye Rustic Inn

Los Feliz’s beloved dive bar will have plenty of its suicide wings on offer to pair with the debates running on the TV screens. If the first two aired debates here are any indication, expect a rowdy crowd.

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