Young and Hungry

Still Shutdown?! Where to Get Totally Free Food and Drinks

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At this point in the government shutdown, discounts are good, but free is better. Fortunately for the furloughed, there are still plenty of restaurants and bars offering food and drinks gratis. Here's what you can get without opening your wallet:

Pulled pork sandwich

Where: Pork Barrel BBQ, 2312 Mt. Vernon Ave., Alexandria

Government ID? Yes.

Restrictions: One sandwich per person, per day, available at the walk-up counter or bar.

 

Margarita pizza

Where: Range, 5335 Wisconsin Ave. NW

Government ID? Yes.

Restrictions: Dine-in only.

 

Sandwich

Where: Jaleo, Zaytinya, and Oyamel

Government ID? Yes.

Restrictions: The sandwich is available from 3 to 5 p.m. Dine-in only.

Nachos or Quesadillas

Where: Mango Mike's 

4580 Duke St., Alexandria

Government ID? Yes.

Restrictions: One per person per day. Excludes members of Congress.

 

Beer

Where: Madam's Organ, 2461 18th St. NW

Government ID? Yes.

Restrictions: First beer is on the house from 5 to 8 p.m.

 

Small Fru Kolsch Beer

Where: Dacha Beer Garden, 1600 7th St. NW

Government ID? Yes.

Restrictions: Available from 4 to 6 p.m.

 

Glass of Sherry

Where: Mockingbird Hill, 1843 7th St. NW

Government ID? Yes.

Restrictions:  One per person. The staff chooses the sherry.

 

UPDATE:

Beer

Where: Bardo Brewpub, 1200 Bladensburg Rd. NE

Government ID? Yes.

 

Slice of Pizza

Where: Wiseguy NY Pizza, 300 Massachusetts Ave. NW

Government ID? Yes.

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