It’s Election Day, and you’re walking around proudly donning your “I Voted” sticker. Coloring in that ballot was exhausting, and now you’re looking to get your fill of food. While exercising your civil duties as an American citizen should be rewarding enough, Boston restaurants and bars are getting in the Election Day spirit by offering freebies, deals, and presidential-themed foods for those who voted. From ice cream cones to cocktails, here is a list of freebies and deals in Boston restaurants. Enjoy!
Upper Crust – The pizza chain is offering buy one slice, get one slice free for those wearing an “I Voted” sticker.
Grillo’s Pickles – Show your “I Voted” sticker in the store today and get free pickles spears.
Dwelltime Cofee – Your “I Voted” sticker will earn you a free espresso.
Blue Inc. – Show your “I Voted” Sticker and get a plate of Freedom fries on the house.
Saus – Give them proof that you voted today, and you’ll get a free saus.
Turner Fisheries – Show your “I Voted” Sticker and get a free Boston cream pie for dessert.
75 on Liberty Wharf – The new Seaport restaurant will be serving a special American Choice cocktail. As you can imagine, it’s red, white and blue with grenadine, blue curaçao, raspberry vodka and sour mix, garnished with a cherry on top. A portion of the sales of these cocktails will be donated to the American Red Cross to help victims of Hurricane Sandy.
Legal Sea Foods – The seafood chain is offering Blue Plate & Red Plate Specials paying tribute to each candidate. The Blue Plate features mahi-mahi in a nod to Obama’s Hawaiian roots, and the Red Plate offers New England cod in a lobster cream sauce for Romney’s gubernatorial election.
Poe’s Kitchen at the Rattlesnake – Chef Brian Poe is serving up Nachobamas with salsa, signature cheese blend, refried beans and lettuce, as well as Mitt’s Binder Full o’ Fajitas with a choice of chicken, beef or pork.
PARK – Chef Mark Goldberg put a political twist on the restaurant’s fare with the Pie-Partisan meat pie combining a more “conservative” chicken pot pie on the right half of the pie and a “liberally” seasoned beef curry filling on the left half.
Belly – The Kendall wine bar is running a “Binder Full of Women” section on its by-the-glass list, featuring pours from five ladies of the wine world.
Strega Waterfront – Strega Waterfront is serving blue-stuffed and red-stuffed cannolis on election night throughout the bar and restaurant.
Upstairs on the Square – Upstairs on the Square is hosting an election viewing party with a full poltical-themed menu featuring items such as “Red Cooked, Right-Winged Chicken Wings,” PBS Smoked Big Bird,” “Green Party Pizza,” and a “Binder Full of Women Cocktail.”
Towne’s Party Politics – 7pm – 11pm – Towne Stove & Spirits – Towne is hosting a bi-partisan party, with a live-stream of the evening’s events. There will be election-themed Patrón cocktails like including the Political Punch and Swing State Spritzer, as well as complimentary American-style bites.
Battery Park Election Night – 6pm – Battery Park Bar & Lounge – Join Battery Park for $4 PBR’s out of red or blue solo cups, depending on your preference. There will also be TV election coverage on the screens.
Mr. Bartley’s – This Harvard Square burger joint cooks up a slew of politically-themed burgers to fuel your presidential appetite. Depending on your affiliation, take a bite of The Democrat, The Barack Obama, The Joe Biden, The Michelle Obama and The Mitt Romney. All with a side of freedom fries, of course.
China Blossom Restaurant & Lounge – The North Andover Chinese food restaurant will reward those showing off their “I Voted” stickers with a free order of egg rolls or vegetarian spring rolls with any dine-in or take-out order.
Ben & Jerry’s – According to a tweet from the company, Ben & Jerry’s Newbury Street and Harvard Square locations are giving away free cones of Americone Dream flavor from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday.