Nothing says "D.C." like getting friends together at a bar to watch a political event like a Presidential debate or the State of the Union. Here are five solid options where enthusiasts or jeerers can watch the Republican candidates face off this evening:
1837 M St. NW
The deal: The Spanish restaurant will screen the debate with unlimited tapas & drinks. For $45 (excluding tax and gratuity) political junkies can enjoy unlimited tapas and drinks like draft beer and red, white, or seasonal sangria. Reservations are required.
Busboys & Poets
The deal: All Busboys & Poets locations will show the debate this evening. The gathering place tends to draw a politically-savvy crowd.
3718 14th St. NW
The deal: The Petworth bar has been getting in the debate spirit cocktails at happy hour prices all night and discounts on food.
Ventnor Sports Cafe
2411 18th St. NW
The deal: Ventnor promises 40 televisions turned towards the debate this evening.
1309 5th St. NE
Bidwell has been screening all of the Republican and Democrat debates with drink specials.