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Where to Watch the State of the Union Address

Politics is always better with alcohol.

Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab
Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab
R. Lopez

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 seven solid options where supporters or jeerers can watch President Obama's final State of the Union address tomorrow night.

Busboys & Poets
Multiple locations
The deal: All Busboys & Poets throughout the city will be showing the speech at 9 p.m. The gathering place tends to draw a politically-savvy crowd.

Ventnor Sports Cafe
2411 18th St. NW
The deal: Guests pick a word at this bar and then get a Jell-O shot for $1 each time the President says it.

Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab
750 15th St. NW
The deal: The steakhouse is doing extended cocktail hour from 2:30 p.m. and through the end of the State of the Union address. There will be cocktail-size sandwiches, half-priced oysters, and half-priced signature cocktails, wines by the glass and draft beers.

Local Sixteen
1602 U St. NW
The deal: Network for Progress is hosting a watch party with speakers, networking opportunities, and raffle prizes. There will also be free pizza for those who arrive early and $5 drink and appetizer specials all night. More information and tickets are available here.

Nellie's Sports Bar
900 U St. NW
The deal: The watch party at this local favorite kicks off at 8:30 p.m.

Shaw's Tavern
520 Florida Ave. NW
The deal: Watch the State of the Union on the newly-renovated second floor while snacking on half-priced burgers and pizzas. It starts at 9 p.m.

1340 U St. NW
The deal: Sudhouse will extend all its happy hour specials through the address tonight.

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