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Where to Eat and Drink on Election Night in Atlanta

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Manuel's Tavern.
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Election day 2016 is here — we made it, everybody. The campaign stops in Georgia have come to an end, and (hopefully) we won't see any more absurd headlines regarding this presidential campaign. So what's an Atlantan to do on election night? Whether you want to follow the results live, enjoy some food and drink specials, or ignore the proceedings entirely, the following 11 bars and restaurants, mapped north to south, are here to serve your needs.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Manuel's Tavern

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602 N Highland Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30307
(404) 525-3447
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Starting at 6 p.m., the iconic Poncey-Highland bar will host election watchers in its overflow parking lot. Coverage will be shown on a 20-by-11-foot screen. Dig in to burgers, hot dogs, and sausage hoagies, and fortify yourself with mixed drinks, house wine, and canned beer.

2. Hampton & Hudson

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299 N Highland Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30307
Diners at the Inman Quarter restaurant will receive 20 percent off their tabs for showing an "I voted" sticker. Election coverage will be airing on Hampton & Hudson's televisions.
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3. Woofs

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2425 Piedmont Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30324
(404) 869-9422
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Atlanta's "only gay sports bar" is serving up $5 burgers and 75 cent wings, and election results will be shown on the bar's TVs.

4. ONE. Midtown Kitchen

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599 Dutch Valley Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30324
(404) 892-4111
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At One Midtown Kitchen, anyone with an "I voted" sticker will receive a free mind eraser shot or dessert. Perfect for drowning your sorrows or celebrating, whatever the case may be. The deal is good at a few other Concentrics restaurants too: Two Urban Licks, Tap, and Nexto.
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5. Octane Coffee

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1280 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta
GA, 30309
Transforming from coffeeshop to cocktail bar in the evening, Octane will offer a 10 percent discount to anyone sporting an "I voted" sticker. The deal is good at all locations.

6. Northside Tavern

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1058 Howell Mill Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 874-8745
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Whether you're bummed because of the election results, or the general tone of the campaign, listening to the blues at Northside Tavern will help to ease the pain. Swami Gone Bananas takes the stage tonight.
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7. Chai Pani

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406 W Ponce de Leon Ave
Decatur, GA 30030
(404) 378-4030
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This essential Decatur Indian restaurant is offering a free cup of chai to anyone wearing an "I voted" sticker.
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8. The SOS Tiki Bar

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340 Church St
Decatur, GA 30030
(404) 377-9308
Looking to hide from the election night drama? The dim neon lighting and extra-strong drinks at The SOS will make you forget all about it.

9. Venkman's

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740 Ralph McGill Blvd NE
Atlanta, GA 30312
Chef Nick Melvin is serving up a special election night menu. The Freedom Burger, Electoral Biscuits, and Bi-partisan Doughnuts are all available for less than $10. Joe Grasden's Jazz Jam starts at 8 p.m.

10. Joystick Gamebar

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427 Edgewood Ave SE
Atlanta, GA 30312
(404) 525-3002
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The Edgewood Avenue bar doesn't open until 10:30 p.m. tonight, but anyone with an "I voted" sticker will receive 10 percent off their tab.
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11. Argosy

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470 Flat Shoals Ave SE
Atlanta, GA 30316
(404) 577-0407
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This East Atlanta bar is throwing an election night party in its rec room. Coverage will air on the TVs, and there will be "enough beer to sedate a herd of elephants." Look for light snacks and free skee ball as well.
Foursquare/TJ F.

1. Manuel's Tavern

602 N Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307
Starting at 6 p.m., the iconic Poncey-Highland bar will host election watchers in its overflow parking lot. Coverage will be shown on a 20-by-11-foot screen. Dig in to burgers, hot dogs, and sausage hoagies, and fortify yourself with mixed drinks, house wine, and canned beer.
602 N Highland Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30307

2. Hampton & Hudson

299 N Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307
Tomas Espinoza
Diners at the Inman Quarter restaurant will receive 20 percent off their tabs for showing an "I voted" sticker. Election coverage will be airing on Hampton & Hudson's televisions.
299 N Highland Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30307

3. Woofs

2425 Piedmont Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30324
Atlanta's "only gay sports bar" is serving up $5 burgers and 75 cent wings, and election results will be shown on the bar's TVs.
2425 Piedmont Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30324

4. ONE. Midtown Kitchen

599 Dutch Valley Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30324
One Midtown Kitchen/Facebook
At One Midtown Kitchen, anyone with an "I voted" sticker will receive a free mind eraser shot or dessert. Perfect for drowning your sorrows or celebrating, whatever the case may be. The deal is good at a few other Concentrics restaurants too: Two Urban Licks, Tap, and Nexto.
599 Dutch Valley Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30324

5. Octane Coffee

1280 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA, 30309
Transforming from coffeeshop to cocktail bar in the evening, Octane will offer a 10 percent discount to anyone sporting an "I voted" sticker. The deal is good at all locations.
1280 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta
GA, 30309

6. Northside Tavern

1058 Howell Mill Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30318
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Whether you're bummed because of the election results, or the general tone of the campaign, listening to the blues at Northside Tavern will help to ease the pain. Swami Gone Bananas takes the stage tonight.
1058 Howell Mill Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30318

7. Chai Pani

406 W Ponce de Leon Ave, Decatur, GA 30030
Chai Pani/Facebook
This essential Decatur Indian restaurant is offering a free cup of chai to anyone wearing an "I voted" sticker.
406 W Ponce de Leon Ave
Decatur, GA 30030

8. The SOS Tiki Bar

340 Church St, Decatur, GA 30030
Looking to hide from the election night drama? The dim neon lighting and extra-strong drinks at The SOS will make you forget all about it.
340 Church St
Decatur, GA 30030

9. Venkman's

740 Ralph McGill Blvd NE, Atlanta, GA 30312
Chef Nick Melvin is serving up a special election night menu. The Freedom Burger, Electoral Biscuits, and Bi-partisan Doughnuts are all available for less than $10. Joe Grasden's Jazz Jam starts at 8 p.m.
740 Ralph McGill Blvd NE
Atlanta, GA 30312

10. Joystick Gamebar

427 Edgewood Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312
Foursquare/Carlton M.
The Edgewood Avenue bar doesn't open until 10:30 p.m. tonight, but anyone with an "I voted" sticker will receive 10 percent off their tab.
427 Edgewood Ave SE
Atlanta, GA 30312

11. Argosy

470 Flat Shoals Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30316
Foursquare/TJ F.
This East Atlanta bar is throwing an election night party in its rec room. Coverage will air on the TVs, and there will be "enough beer to sedate a herd of elephants." Look for light snacks and free skee ball as well.
470 Flat Shoals Ave SE
Atlanta, GA 30316

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