Things to Do Election night in NYC: Where to watch the results By Dana Reszutek email@example.com Updated November 8, 2016 7:55 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email This presidential race has been a whirlwind, from off-the-charts debate viewership to very notable and quotable moments. But the race is not quite over -- until the next president is chosen, that is. Whether you rep the red or blue -- or something else entirely -- America will be glued to the TV to watch live election results pour in on Nov. 8. If you’re anxiously awaiting the news or simply want to drink your way to Nov. 9, head to these bars and restaurants that are serving up deals to nurse you through the night. The Third Man and Edi & The Wolf Photo Credit: Courtesy of The Third Man These two venues, both from chef Eduard Frauneder, will be playing election results on big screen projectors and offering $5 beers until the next president is announced. Each table will receive free Freedom Fries, and can get a Madame President ($11) or Red Mule Vodka ($11) cocktail throughout the night. (The Third Man, 116 Ave. C, Manhattan; Edi & the Wolf, 102 Ave. C, Manhattan; thethirdmannyc.com) Z NYC Hotel Photo Credit: Z NYC Hotel This Long Island City hotel bar is offering an election night discount on its themed cocktails. Try the Bad Apple or the Little White Lie for only $8 (regularly priced at $16). Z NYC Hotel will also have an "election pool," where attendees have a chance to win free stays if they correctly guess which states go to which candidates. (Z NYC Hotel, 11-01 43rd Ave., Queens, zhotelny.com) Brooklyn Winery Photo Credit: Brooklyn Winery This Williamsburg wine spot will be screening election results in its Atrium all night, with plenty of beverages to accompany the evening. Choose from Brooklyn Winery wines, as well as craft beers, fall cocktails and an election-themed menu. Seating for the screening is first-come, first-served, so get there early to secure your spot. (Brooklyn Winery, 213 N. 8th St., Brooklyn, 6 p.m. to close, free entry, bkwinery.com) Spyglass Rooftop Bar Photo Credit: @fohnyc Head to this rooftop bar to sip on specialty election cocktails, which will be offered for $8 (usually $17) on election night. Try the Donkey Bite, served on a coaster made from Clinton's emails, or the Elephant in the Room, served on a coaster of Trump's 1995 income tax returns. (Spyglass Rooftop Bar, 47 W. 38th St., 22nd floor, Manhattan, 4:30 p.m. to 1 a.m., spyglassnyc.com) LeGrande Photo Credit: LeGrande The Time New York Hotel's LeGrande is hosting an election-themed bingo night, featuring the chance to win one of its politically named cocktails. Even if you don't go home a winner at bingo, be sure to enjoy I'm with Herradura, The Trumpkin or another cocktail ($15) before the next president is chosen. (LeGrande, 224 W. 49th St., Manhattan, 5 p.m. to midnight, legrandenyc.com) Black Forest Brooklyn Photo Credit: Black Forest Brooklyn Head to this Brooklyn eatery for happy hour specials on select beers and select half-price wine bottles to get you through election coverage. Black Forest will be screening live results on its projector screen all night. (Black Forest Brooklyn, 733 Fulton St., Brooklyn, blackforestbrooklyn.com) WNYC's election night party Photo Credit: Matthew Arnold / The Greene Space at WNYC WNYC is teaming up with the Guardian and Refinery29 to hold a political party in The Greene Space at WNYC. Expect music, games, cocktails (your ticket includes one free drink) and -- of course -- plenty of political commentary. Host Keli Goff will be joined by a variety of guests including Refinery29's Kaelyn Forde, comedian Khalid Rahmaan and many more. (The Greene Space, 44 Charlton St., Manhattan, $20, thegreenespace.org) Rock Center Cafe at 'Democracy Plaza' Photo Credit: Rock Center Cafe Sip on $12 politically themed cocktails -- the Hillary, the Donald and the Undecided -- and enjoy a $39 prix-fixe meal that will include dishes like the Campaign Trail Chicken. The Rink at Rockefeller Center is right outside the cafe and will be transformed into "Democracy Plaza" for the night, with a map of the United States on the rink. As election night progresses, states will turn red or blue, depending on who wins them. (Rock Center Cafe, Rockefeller Center, 20 W. 50th St., Manhattan, open until 10 p.m., patinagroup.com) Housing Works Bookstore Cafe Photo Credit: Housing Works Bookstore Cafe Housing Works is bringing the heat with its "Election Fever" results viewing party. With a sponsorship from Sixpoint Brewery, the drinks will be flowing throughout the night as a new president is elected. (Housing Works Bookstore Cafe, 126 Crosby St., Manhattan, 6 p.m. to midnight, housingworks.org) Pampano Photo Credit: Pampano This Manhattan Mexican restaurant will be offering election night cocktail specials poking fun at both presidential candidates. With an "I Voted" sticker, try The Kitty Kat, a Bloody Maria made with Mezcal, or the You've Got Mail, a blue Curacao drink made with tequila, for $10. (Pampano, 209 E. 49th St., 5 to 10:30 p.m., richardsandoval.com/pampano) Harding's Photo Credit: Harding's This American-style restaurant is offering anyone who voted a house cocktail, beer or choice of wine for only $5. Stick around all night to watch the results being played on the big screen, and join in on prizes and raffle giveaways. The restaurant will give out complimentary snacks from 9 to 10 p.m. (Harding's, 32 E. 21st St., Manhattan, noon to 2 a.m., hardingsnyc.com) Ambrose Beer & Lobster Photo Credit: Ambrose Beer & Lobster The Seaport restaurant is offering $4 "red cans" of Budweiser and $4 "blue cans" of Bud Light all night in celebration of the election. Pair your cheap beer with a lobster roll for a truly American meal. (Ambrose Beer & Lobster, 18 Fulton St., Manhattan, noon to midnight, ambrosebeerandlobster.com) The VNYL Photo Credit: Oleg March East Village bar and cafe The VNYL is playing election results on the big screens of both of its bar spaces. Voters can get a milk punch for $12 and are entered in a raffle to win prizes, including dinner and drinks for two. (The VNYL, 100 Third Ave., 5 p.m. to 2 a.m., thevnyl.com) Village Pourhouse Photo Credit: Village Pourhouse via Facebook This East Village bar is serving up its Donald Drumpf and Secret Server cocktails for $8 and will feature Trump and Clinton pinatas filled with tongue-in-cheek prizes, including a tanning salon gift certificate or a Trump and Hillary mask. (Village Pourhouse, 64 Third Ave., Manhattan, 8 to 11 p.m., villagepourhouse.com) Carmine's Photo Credit: Carmine's Head to this Italian eatery's two locations after voting to try some election-themed cocktails while you wait for the results. The restaurant is offering the Trump-Tini ($14), the Hilla-Rita ($13.50) and the American Spirit ($13.50) throughout Election Day. (Carmine's, 200 W. 44th St. and 2450 Broadway, Manhattan, carminesnyc.com) Laugh through it at Videology Photo Credit: Videology Bar & Cinema Head to the bar with some friends to laugh at how stupid and complex love can be with a marathon of love episodes from "The Simpsons" while you play bingo for a free drink. (Free, 9 p.m., 308 Bedford Ave., Williamsburg, videologybarandcinema.com) Campeon Photo Credit: Campeon Campeon has not held back with its "Red, White & Blue" parties throughout election season, and Nov. 8 will be no exception. The restaurant will be giving away free "We're Screwed" t-shirts to the first 200 patrons to purchase a drink. It will also offer deals on American brews -- complete with free American flags -- during election night, including $3 bottles of Budweiser and $3 cans of PBR. (Campeon, 9 E. 16th St., Manhattan, 9 to 11 p.m., campeonnyc.com) Nitehawk Cinema Photo Credit: Nitehawk Cinema Head to Williamsburg to show off your civic duty, and be rewarded with a cheap drink. The cinema's Lo-Res bar will be offering happy hour prices all night to those who show their "I voted" stickers and wristbands. (Nitehawk Cinema, 136 Metropolitan Ave., Brooklyn, 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., nitehawkcinema.com) e's BAR Photo Credit: e's Bar Show off your preference between red and blue with two candidate-based cocktails at e's BAR. The Hillary is made with gin, lemon, violet liquer and club soda, while the Trump is made with gin, lemon, cranberry and club soda. (e's BAR, 511 Amsterdam Ave., Manhattan, 5 p.m. to midnight, e-barnyc.com) By Dana Reszutek firstname.lastname@example.org Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.