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Star Spangled Specials for July 4th in NYC
July 3, 2024, 10:04.21 am ET


Photo: Schmackary's

The Press Club Grill
1262 Broadway, NYC (646) 838-9020

The Press Club Grill, a nostalgic Midtown restaurant that pays homage to Herald Square’s heyday as a hotbed for newspapermen, has created a patriotic combo: PCG House Made Hot Dog & Fries and the All American Milkshake, with vanilla, strawberry, and blueberry ice cream topped with whipped cream and sprinkles. The special, priced at $16, will be available for both lunch (12 pm - 3 pm) and dinner (5:30 pm - 10:30 pm) and is available from July 4th through July 7th.

Red Rooster
310 Lenox Ave, NYC, 212-792-9001

Red Rooster will be hosting a Fourth of July barbecue on the patio featuring smash burgers, jerk chicken, shrimp skewers, and short rib sandwiches. Adding to the festivity, DJ June will be spinning tunes from 1 pm to 5 pm. Guests can also savor the special 4th of July cocktail, a "Peach 4th," made with whiskey, peach schnapps, peach puree, and lemon juice.

Harvest Kitchen
269 Columbus Ave, NYC (646) 870-0810

Harvest Kitchen was created by chefs, nutritionists, and food lovers to showcase comforting, yet creative, healthy food options. With responsibly farmed products and ingredients, such as grass-fed beef, and antibiotic-free chicken, it’s the perfect place to indulge in a healthy, satisfying holiday bite. Don’t miss their Bacon Cheddar Guacamole Burger with housemade guacamole, lettuce, tomato, caramelized onions, pickles, Harvest classic sauce and cheddar. Harvest Kitchen is open for lunch (11:30 am - 4 pm) and dinner (4 pm - 10 pm).

Jack & Charlie’s
118 Greenwich Avenue, NYC (212) 680-4265

Guests can enjoy a pre-fireworks dinner at Jack & Charlie’s No 118 where Chef Ed Cotton serves up elevated tavern fare including these July 4th must haves; a “fully dressed” Wagyu Hot Dog; and a savory Bacon Cheeseburger with an eight oz. prime beef patty, tomato, gem lettuce, aged cheddar, red onion, and thick-cut bacon.

362 West 45th Street, NYC 646-801-9866

Schmackary’s, run by husbands Zachary Schmal and Jonny Polizzi, remains one of NYC and Broadway’s favorite places for indulgent unconventional twists on classics. From July 1st through July 4th, they will feature the Independence Slay, a sugar cookie rolled in edible glitter with a hint of almond essence. On July 4th only, Schmackary’s is offering a 20% discount on pick-up orders of a dozen cookies so patrons can drop by to pick up their favorites before strolling over to the nearby Hudson River for the fireworks.

Virgil’s Real BBQ
Upper West Side: 2452 Broadway, 646-887-3754; Times Square 152 W 44th St, (212) 921-9494

Throughout the year, Virgil’s Real BBQ offers slow-cooked regional specialties from all over the U.S. Their flavorful “fall of the bone” Memphis-style Pork Ribs, simmered in BBQ sauce and served with mustard coleslaw, is a “must have” any day of the year. Exclusively for the 4th of July, the BBQ haven will offer a patriotic Red, White, and Blue Ice Cream Sandwich to cool down with after a long day celebrating our nation’s birthday and checking out the sights and sounds of the Big Apple.