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Tax Day in DC = Free Stuff Day!

Washingtonians can stick it to the man today all over the city. Many DC area restaurants, bars, and services are offering a little relief to us all.

Jason Koebler of the Washingtonian put together a nice little guide for folks looking to stick it to the man (my words, not his!). Metromix also has a nice roundup. I’m also including a bit of information that I collected myself.

My favorite!! Chipotle is good ANYday but today if you buy a burrito, burrito bol or salad keep your receipt to redeem for a free meal on April 17 or 18. With an unlimited number of tasty combinations, this is sure to be a caliente deal.

Tonight & Tonight Only At Rustico enjoy their, “Big Taxation Relief Glassware Giveaway” and four All-American Beers + Free Glassware From 6-9 p.m.
Join other Americans who hate paying their taxes at Rustico bar tonight from 6-9 as they join together to drown their taxable sorrows in no fewer than four fantastic all-American craft drafts. Rustico be dispensing freebie glassware too, so you can spare your shekels for those new stems and stock your cupboards while you’re here instead. Things get going right about 6 and we’ve only got but so much to give away, so be sure to come early.

If you are craving some yummy lettuce wraps, guess what, you’re not alone and you can get 15 percent off your entire food order at P.F. Changs today! No catches! No forms to fill out and no papers to sign! Yippee!

CityShopGirl reported today that BLT Steak is offering half off all alcoholic beverages. Yes, you heard that right.  50% off  today only – in honor of Tax Day – All cocktails, beer, wines by the glass, and bottles of wine will be sold at 50% off all day long! BLT Steak is located at 1625 I Street

If you owe this year or waited til the last minute, or both — not to worry! You can still drink for free.  Cork Market & Tasting Room is offering a free tasting of at least eight French wines today from 6 to 9 p.m. If you buy a bottle of one of the sampled wines, it’s 10 percent off. Make sure you RSVP here.

In Gallery place/Chinatown, Zola is offering a fixed-priced meal which will be exclusively served at the bar and includes an appetizer, entrée and dessert priced at $20.15 for lunch and $35.15 for dinner. Zola will also be providing IRS tax forms, calculators, envelopes and #2 pencils. The restaurant will even mail your tax forms and pay for the postage if you complete your forms at Zola’s bar by 11 p.m.

Save a couple bucks at any area McCormick & Schmick’s with its $10.40 bar menu. Entrées vary by location, so call ahead. The bar is serving tax-themed cocktails: In the Red, In the Black, In the Green, and In the Clear—variations on classic cosmopolitans, martinis, margaritas, and Manhattans.

This one will take a bit of work and research, but it might be worth it. Baja Fresh is offering $2 burritos to its Facebook fans. The only problem is that many area locations aren’t participating. For the coupon and a full list of nonparticipating locations, see facebook.com/bajafresh.

 You deserve a steak. And some bubbly. A grilled bistro steak with a glass of wine, Champagne, or beer will set you back just $10.40 at Bar Rouge, a stylish lounge in DC’s Dupont Circle.

At Helix Lounge, pair a cocktail with any appetizer, including fried oysters or roasted mini crabcakes, for $10.40.

The mixologists at Capitol Hill’s Lounge 201 are still tinkering with the recipe for a $5 Taxtini cocktail they’ll serve all night. Draft beers are half off all night.

For everyone who pulled an all-nighter to prepare returns, Starbucks is doling out free jolts all day. Bring a reusable mug to any Starbucks location for a free fillup. Hey, look at that—you’re saving money and the environment at the same time!

Topaz Bar is offering any cocktail paired with your choice of soy-grilled or stir-fred chicken wings or Bolivian beef empanadas for $10.40. If you’re in for a long night, the bar will “deduct” your third cocktail with a three-for-two special.

How about some Dairy Queen? The Blizzardmobile will be located at IRS building in D.C at 10th St. and Pennsylvania Ave. N.W. today only from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. handing out FREE Dairy Queen blizzards.


One Response

  1. Great round-up.

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