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Dozens of restaurants have been offering discounts on food and drinks during the government shutdown. There's just one catch. Customers may not need proof that they're furloughed, but they do have to show a government ID to participate in many of the bargains. That said, there are a handful of bars and restaurants who are giving out deals for all, regardless of where they're working, just in spirit of the city's frustration with Congress over the shutdown. Here's where cynical doctors, journalists, secretaries and teachers can show up to drink instead.

Eater will update this map throughout the day, so let us know if you have a deal that extends beyond civil servants.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Posto

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1515 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 332-8613
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Posto is letting customers only spend a Lincoln ($5) or a Hamilton ($10) on specialty drinks and a ravioli special, respectively, in the restaurant's bar area.

2. Carmine's

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425 7th St NW
Washington, DC 20004
(202) 737-7770
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Any patron can order Carmine's specialty "Olive Branch" cocktail in the bar right now, though it isn't dirt cheap ($12).

3. Urbana

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2121 P St NW
Washington, DC 20037
(202) 956-6650
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Urbana has been extending its happy hour for an hour each day the shutdown continues, until it reaches all-night-long status.

4. The Coupe

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3415 11th St NW
Washington, DC 20010
(202) 290-3342
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The Coupe is offering its happy hour from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. during the shutdown, which includes such specials as 50 cent deviled eggs and $3 Natty Bohs.

5. La Tasca

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722 7th St NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 347-9190
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It's $20 sangria pitchers for all during the shutdown at La Tasca (various locations) - all day, every day.

6. Lincoln

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1110 Vermont Ave NW
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 386-9200
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Lincoln has a Filibuster Punch spiked with kumquat cachaca and rum, for $42 (serves 4-6 people) during the shutdown.

7. Teddy & the Bully Bar

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1200 19th St NW
Washington, DC 20036

Teddy's Shutdown Cider, with pisco and five spice powder, is $11 at the bar.

8. MXDC

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600 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 393-1900
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MXDC is offering $6 margaritas and $6 taco platters for all during the shutdown.

9. DNV Rooftop Lounge

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in The Donovan House
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 737-1200
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It's Happy Hour all night long during the shutdown at DNV, the rooftop at Zentan.

10. Thomas Foolery

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2029 P St NW
Washington, DC 20036

Thomas Foolery's Angry Hour ($1 off if you order in an angry voice) is extended to 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. during the shutdown.

11. GBD (Golden Brown Delicious)

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1323 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 524-5210
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GBD's happy hour is extended until 8 p.m. during the shutdown, with themed beer discounts to match. Get a hoppy beer if you're "hoppy" about the shutdown for $3, or a sour one for $4 if that's your stance.

12. Granville Moore's

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1238 H St NE
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 399-2546
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It's $1 Stellas for all at Granville Moore's during the shutdown happy hour.

13. 1905 Restaurant

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1905 9th St NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 332-1905
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1905 has a sausage dinner combo (sausage, three sides and a beer) for $15 during the shutdown, available to all as supplies last.

14. Bandolero

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3241 M St NW
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 625-4488
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It's $6 house margaritas and 2 for $5 tacos for all at Bandolero during the shutdown.

15. Radius Pizza

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3155 Mount Pleasant St NW
Washington, DC 20010
(202) 234-0202
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It's all night happy hour at Radius all week.

16. Quill

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1200 16th St NW
Washington, DC 20036

No government ID needed to get $2 Furlough Fries at Quill at the Jefferson.

17. Cork

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1720 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 265-2675
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Cork's running happy hour pricing all day and night until the shutdown ends. The deals vary by the day.

1. Posto

1515 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20005

Posto is letting customers only spend a Lincoln ($5) or a Hamilton ($10) on specialty drinks and a ravioli special, respectively, in the restaurant's bar area.

1515 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20005

2. Carmine's

425 7th St NW, Washington, DC 20004

Any patron can order Carmine's specialty "Olive Branch" cocktail in the bar right now, though it isn't dirt cheap ($12).

425 7th St NW
Washington, DC 20004

3. Urbana

2121 P St NW, Washington, DC 20037

Urbana has been extending its happy hour for an hour each day the shutdown continues, until it reaches all-night-long status.

2121 P St NW
Washington, DC 20037

4. The Coupe

3415 11th St NW, Washington, DC 20010

The Coupe is offering its happy hour from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. during the shutdown, which includes such specials as 50 cent deviled eggs and $3 Natty Bohs.

3415 11th St NW
Washington, DC 20010

5. La Tasca

722 7th St NW, Washington, DC 20001

It's $20 sangria pitchers for all during the shutdown at La Tasca (various locations) - all day, every day.

722 7th St NW
Washington, DC 20001

6. Lincoln

1110 Vermont Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005

Lincoln has a Filibuster Punch spiked with kumquat cachaca and rum, for $42 (serves 4-6 people) during the shutdown.

1110 Vermont Ave NW
Washington, DC 20005

7. Teddy & the Bully Bar

1200 19th St NW, Washington, DC 20036

Teddy's Shutdown Cider, with pisco and five spice powder, is $11 at the bar.

1200 19th St NW
Washington, DC 20036

8. MXDC

600 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20005

MXDC is offering $6 margaritas and $6 taco platters for all during the shutdown.

600 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20005

9. DNV Rooftop Lounge

in The Donovan House, Washington, DC 20005

It's Happy Hour all night long during the shutdown at DNV, the rooftop at Zentan.

in The Donovan House
Washington, DC 20005

10. Thomas Foolery

2029 P St NW, Washington, DC 20036

Thomas Foolery's Angry Hour ($1 off if you order in an angry voice) is extended to 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. during the shutdown.

2029 P St NW
Washington, DC 20036

11. GBD (Golden Brown Delicious)

1323 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036

GBD's happy hour is extended until 8 p.m. during the shutdown, with themed beer discounts to match. Get a hoppy beer if you're "hoppy" about the shutdown for $3, or a sour one for $4 if that's your stance.

1323 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20036

12. Granville Moore's

1238 H St NE, Washington, DC 20002

It's $1 Stellas for all at Granville Moore's during the shutdown happy hour.

1238 H St NE
Washington, DC 20002

13. 1905 Restaurant

1905 9th St NW, Washington, DC 20001

1905 has a sausage dinner combo (sausage, three sides and a beer) for $15 during the shutdown, available to all as supplies last.

1905 9th St NW
Washington, DC 20001

14. Bandolero

3241 M St NW, Washington, DC 20007

It's $6 house margaritas and 2 for $5 tacos for all at Bandolero during the shutdown.

3241 M St NW
Washington, DC 20007

15. Radius Pizza

3155 Mount Pleasant St NW, Washington, DC 20010

It's all night happy hour at Radius all week.

3155 Mount Pleasant St NW
Washington, DC 20010

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16. Quill

1200 16th St NW, Washington, DC 20036

No government ID needed to get $2 Furlough Fries at Quill at the Jefferson.

1200 16th St NW
Washington, DC 20036

17. Cork

1720 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20009

Cork's running happy hour pricing all day and night until the shutdown ends. The deals vary by the day.

1720 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20009

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