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D.C. restaurant overwhelmed by crowds after announcing free burgers during shutdown; ending on day 3

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A D.C. area restaurant that promised free food to furloughed workers will be ending its giveaway on the third day of the shutdown due to overwhelming crowds.

Z-Burger says it estimates more than $60,000 worth of free burger were given out since the shutdown began

"We are glad that we were able to help out the thousands of federal workers who came in for free burgers for lunch and dinner, said Peter Tabibian of Z-Burger.

"In order for us to stay in business, we had to make the hard choice to have our last giveaway this Thursday. We are glad that we will have served more than 15,000 federal workers by tomorrow evening."

The last day of the burger giveaway is this Thursday, November 3, 2013 from 11am-1pm and 5pm-7pm.

Here are more shutdown specials and freebies for furloughed workers: http://www.myfoxdc.com/story/23584250/shutdown-specials-and-freebies-for-furloughed-workers#axzz2geTDvrB9

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