CALIFORNIA — The only thing better than exercising your civic rights by casting your ballot on Election Day is getting rewarded to do so!
Several restaurants throughout the Golden State are offering freebies, BOGO deals or special menus on Election Day to patrons, who show their “I Voted” stickers or ballot stubs.
Check out the deals, and don’t forget to vote!
NOTE: Before heading out, confirm your local outlets are participating in the offers. And bookmark this page to check back, as we will add more restaurant specials as they are announced.
CANELA BISTRO BAR: The San Francisco eatery is offering an “Election Night Menu” for two. The $99 special includes two bottles of wine, herb-and-olive-oil labneh dip with veggies, two Spanish cheeses with accompaniments, veggie flatbread coca, fried chicken drummettes, fresh bread and a homemade apple tart. Orders can be placed here. Available for pick-up or delivery.
JIMMY JOHN’S: Score a BOGO deal when using “SAVEON2” promo code before placing orders online or via app. Buy one 8-inch or 16-inch sandwich, and get a second at half-price at participating shops. Offer applies through Nov. 8 for curbside pick-up or delivery. Location finder here for California.
KRISPY KREME: “Doughnuts and DOUGHmocracy!” Get one, free Original Glazed doughnut at participating sites Tuesday, Nov. 3. Shops also are giving away “I Voted” stickers, while supplies last. Info here.
McDONALD’S: Halloween treats are running over into Election Day with free Apple Fritters, Blueberry Muffins and Cinnamon Rolls available with coffee purchase at participating McDonald’s Nov. 3 through Nov. 9. Purchase a McCafé Premium Roast Coffee or Iced Coffee – any size, at any time of day on the to get the deal. Info here.
PIEOLOGY PIZZERIA: With a “You Vote, You Pie” promo, participating shops in California are offering an Election Day 2020 Bundle for $20.20 from Nov. 1-3. The deal includes two, 11-inch “‘Create Your Own” pizzas and a shareable dessert. Location finder here.
POPPY+ ROSE: In an election promo running through Nov. 3, the Los Angeles restaurant is offering voters with “I Voted” stickers, or proof of voting, 15% off their tabs. “#VOTETHENBRUNCH.” Read more here. The restaurant is at . at the flower market.
RANDY’S DONUTS: The Inglewood location is giving away a free, glazed raised donut on Election Day to patrons who show their “I Voted” stickers. The offer is good while supplies last at the shop at 805 West Manchester Blvd.
RUBIO’S COASTAL GRILL: Patrons can enjoy $3 Langostino Lobster Tacos on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3, after 2:30 p.m. at participating locales. Use this coupon or code MKTG991 when placing orders online at or on the app. All guests also will receive an “I Taco’d” sticker, too! Details here. Locales here.
SOCIAL EATS- STRFSH & POP!S BURGERS & SHAKES: Show your “I Voted” sticker on Nov. 3 at the food halls in Santa Monica and Hollywood, and score a free order of “Freedon Fries” with purchase from Voltaggio STRFSH or Pop!s Burgers & Shakes. Pick-up orders and outdoor patio seating at both sites (Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica and 1542 N. Cahuenga Blvd., Los Angeles). Promotion good while supplies last.
SUPER DUPER BURGERS: Vote for free fries! Take your “I Voted” sticker or ballot stub to a San Francisco Bay-area Super Duper Burgers on Nov. 3, and receive a free order of fries. One order per voter and valid for walk-in or drive-thru customers. Details. Find SF Bay Area locales here.
THE ALBRIGHT: Visit the Santa Monica pier eatery, show your “I Voted” sticker or proof of voting, and receive your first oyster free, with each oyster after that for just $1. The Nov. 3 deal is for on-site dining.