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Three things in D.C. life are certain: death, taxes, and Tax Day food and drink deals. Whether you’re spending a big refund or looking for something cheap after emptying your pockets to Uncle Sam, these bars and restaurants have you covered. Email hungry@washingtoncitypaper.com with additional specials, and we’ll update the list.

BLT Steak 

1625 I St. NW

Get 50 percent off all cocktails, beers, and wines all day. House cocktails include a blood orange margarita with Milagro Silver tequila and Cointreau, and a Rosemary Smash, made with Mt. Gay Black Barrel Rum, lemon, rosemary, and mint.


1837 M St. NW

The Spanish tapas restaurant will offer a complimentary 1040Ez tequila lime shot.

California Tortilla

Multiple locations

The chain is offering free chips and queso with every purchase at all its locations. Just say the secret password: taxes, schmaxes.

Capitol Lounge

229 Pennsylvania Ave. SE

Bring in your 1040 and get a pitcher of beer for $10.40.

City Tap House

801 I St. NW

Celebrate victory over Tax Day tomorrow night (April 16) at 5 p.m. with a wide variety of beers from Victory Brewing Company: Dark Lager, Hop Ticket, Hop Ranch, Swing Session, Dirt Wolf, and Prima Pils.


1602 17th St. NW

Get 50 percent off your check today. Find the coupon here.

Jack Rose Dining Saloon

2007 18th St. NW

In memory of times when Americans had to pay taxes to the British, Jack Rose is offering complimentary English Whiskey Company tastings and $8 classic whiskey cocktails. The complimentary tasting will take place by the restaurant’s entryway from 5 to 7:30 p.m.

Trummer’s on Main

7134 Main St., Clifton, Va.

If you’ve got a sizable tax return, go celebrate with half-off Rappahannock oysters and sparkling wine at Trummer’s on Main. The restaurant is serving a half-dozen oysters topped with pearl tapioca mignonette, cucumbers, and dill for $8.50.

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