Election Day Specials in Connecticut

  Photo by Allegra Anderson

Photo by Allegra Anderson

It’s hereeeeee! Happy Election Day! As if Election Day wasn’t exciting enough, restaurants, bars, breweries and cafes across Connecticut are giving voters special treats for exercising their right to vote. So check out the list below and then VOTE AND EAT!

This list will be updated throughout the day on November 6th as more businesses announce their plans.

GET TO THE POLLS:

Get $10 off your Uber ride TO the polls on Election Day. Launch the Uber app, tap Menu > Payment > Add Promo Code and enter the promo code VOTE2018 to get $10 off your ride TO the polls. This will allow you to request your ride using their special in-app polling place locater. For the deal to be valid you must select the most affordable tier option available.

You can get a free ride on a Lime bike to and from the polls (up to 30 minutes) when you enter code LIME2VOTE18 in the app.

Lyft is giving out promo codes for 50% off your ride TO the polls on Election Day. To get your code, you'll need to visit this page, and then plug it into your app by tapping the Promos tab. The code applies to a standard ride up to $5. For underserved communities, Lyft will provide rides free of cost through nonpartisan, nonprofit partners, including Voto Latino, local Urban League affiliates, the National Federation of the Blind, Faith in Action, League of Women Voters, and the Student Vets of America.

CONGRATS, YOU VOTED (!):

Sift Bake Shop in Mystic is giving away complimentary mini chocolate chip cookies to anyone who comes in with an “I Voted” sticker on Election Day.

Rebel Dog Coffee in Plainville is giving anyone with an “I Voted” sticker 5% off their order.

Anyone who wears an “I Voted” sticker into Carbone’s Kitchen in Bloomfield will get a free appetizer with the purchase of two entrees.

Firebox Restaurant in Hartford is offering 10% off your bar tab or food bill all day long if you show your “I Voted” sticker.”

Scratch Baking in Milford is giving away a free small drip coffee or hot tea when you show them your “I Voted” sticker.

Get 10% off your bill at Hartford’s Banh Meee if you come in wearing your “I Voted” Sticker.

Wear your “I Voted” sticker into The Wise Old Dog in West Hartford and get a 15% discount on boutique bottleshop wine.

Go into any one of Chef Tyler Anderson’s restaurants (The Cook and The Bear in West Hartford, Millwright’s in Simsbury, or Porron and Pina in Hartford) during happy hour with an “I Voted” sticker and get a free drink. Just tell the bartender to “put it on Tyler’s tab”.

Get Baked in Windsor is closed on Election Day, BUT, if you show up on Wednesday (11/7) with your “I Voted” sticker you can snag a free cookie. ANDDD if you are voting in your first ever election this year, let them know and they will “have something extra special for you” (again, someone please go here and then update me).

Stony Creek Brewery in Branford is giving anyone who comes in with an “I Voted” sticker, $1 off their first beer.

The Cook and The Bear in West Hartford is giving away a free taco to anyone with an “I Voted” sticker. (There is also a Kent Falls Brewing tap takeover, so truly, you should go).

Show off your “I Voted” sticker at Ashlawn Farm Coffee in Old Saybrook and get a free drip coffee.

The Coq and Co. in Stonington is offering a free coffee to anyone with an “I Voted” sticker.

Anyone who wears an “I Voted” sticker into Carbone’s Ristorante in Hartford will get a free appetizer with the purchase of two entrees.

DuVig Brewery in Branford is offering 33% off all online gift certificates of $50 or more with coupon code IVOTED.

Get a free coffee at Bart’s Drive-In and The Beanery Bistro in Windsor if you come in with your “I Voted” sticker.

Head to the Toasted storefront in Hartford with your “I Voted” sticker and receive 20% off your lunch.

Get a free dessert at any of Jamie McDonald’s restaurant’s ( Bear’s Smokehouse BBQ with locations in Hartford, South Windsor, Windsor, New Haven, Chango Rosa in Hartford and The Bling Pig in Hartford), with your “I Voted” sticker.

Black Bamboo Chinese in West Hartford is giving away a free eggroll to anyone with an “I Voted” sticker.

Election Day Deals In Connecticut

Chabaso will be giving away free loaves of bread to anyone with an “I Voted” sticker between 9am-12pm at their sister business, Atticus Bookstore Cafe in New Haven.

The Half Door in Hartford is offering 10% off your bill to anyone with an “I Voted” sticker.

Pure Love Bakery in Avon is giving voters a free iced sugar cookie if you come in with your “I Voted” sticker on.

Head to Bistro on Main in Manchester and show them your “I Voted” sticker to get 10% off your bill. *May not be combined with any other discounts or offers, max value of discount is $50.

Stubborn Beauty Brewing in Middletown is also closed on Election Day, but they are giving you $2 off your first pour on Thursday (11/8) if you show up with your “I Voted” sticker.

LuAnn’s Bakery in Ellington is giving away free medium coffees to anyone with an “I Voted” sticker.

Stony Creek Foxwoods is taking $1 off each beer ordered by anyone with an “I Voted” sticker on.

Anyone who wears an “I Voted” sticker into Carbone’s Prime in Rocky Hill will get a free appetizer with the purchase of two entrees.

Cavey’s Restaurant in Manchester is giving away a slice of “election cake” to anyone with an “I Voted” sticker.

Half Full Brewery in Stamford is showing the election coverage live in their tasting room starting at 5pm, and if you show up with an “I Voted” sticker you get a “special surprise” (someone please update me as to what it is, thanks!).

Turning Point Coffee Roasters in Stamford is offering 25% off all coffee drinks, and 10% off all food with your “I Voted” sticker.

Show the folks at Taprock Beer Bar + Refuge in Unionville your “I Voted” sticker and get 25% off your food tab.

Silvermine Market in New Canaan is offering a free small coffee to anyone with an “I Voted” sticker.

Get 20% off your bill at Sweet Luna’s in Old Saybrookby showing your “I Voted” sticker.

Popover Bistro and Bakery in Simsbury is giving away a free popover to guests with an “I Voted” sticker.

Sono Baking Co. with locations in Norwalk and Darien, is giving away a free small coffee to anyone who exercised their right and comes in with an “I Voted” sticker on.

Show up to Swyft in Kent tonight sporting your “I Voted” sticker and your first drink in on them!

Chicago Sam’s Sports Bar + Grille in Cromwell is offering 10% off your bill if you wear your “I Voted” sticker inside.

Savour Cafe in Centerbrook is giving away free cups of coffee to anyone with an “I Voted” sticker.

Zest Fresh Pastry in Ledyard is offering a free coffee to anyone with an “I Voted” sticker.

Get 15% off your bill at Ideal Tavern in Southington with your “I Voted” sticker.

Jesse Camille’s in Naugatuck is offering $1 off your tab if you wear your “I Voted” inside.

Get a free taco at the White Dog Cafe in Portland with an “I Voted” sticker.

Get 15% off your wine purchase this Friday (11/9) at Lost Acres Vineyard in Granby with your “I Voted” sticker.

Naples Pizza in Farmington is offering a free slice to anyone who comes in with an “I Voted” sticker on.

Show a team member your “I Voted” sticker, or use code “ivoted” on the app to get a free order of crinkle fries with any purchase at Shake Shack.

Get an extra punch on your coffee card today at Sprouted in Chester if you show the barista your “I Voted” sticker.

If you show your “I Voted” sticker at Oyster Club, Grass and Bone or Engine Room in Mystic, you get happy hour drinks all night.

Story and Soil Coffee in Hartford is offering 15% off to those with an “I Voted” sticker.

Show your “I Voted” sticker at Liquid Nirvana in Avon or Glastonbury and get 10% off your bill.

50 West in Plainville is offering 10% off your bill to anyone with an “I Voted” sticker.

Posted on November 6, 2018 and filed under News.