Trying to go out to eat on a holiday can be tough. If you’ve attempted to order carryout or deliver on Thanksgiving or New Year’s Day, you know the struggle! Half the restaurants are shut down, and the other half have long wait times because everybody‘s trying to place an order.
With that in mind, it’s best to start planning your Fourth of July meals now (unless you’re going to grill out at home). Read on to discover which places have announced they’re staying open.
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They will continue to have the meats, even on the Fourth of July. (If you’re not sure how to have the meats at home, check out our grilling guide).
Buffalo Wild Wings
There’s no sports to speak of, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy some wings and beer on Independence Day.
If you’re looking to greet this holiday with the new Impossible Croissan’wich, you can! Burger King will be open.
The Cheesecake Factory
Because we all love cheesecake, most Cheesecake Factory restaurants are staying open with normal hours on the Fourth. It’s best to call to make sure, though, because some mall-based locations might close.
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If you’re craving ribs, Chili’s is the place to be, holiday or not.
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What better way is there to celebrate the Fourth of July than with a burrito, chips and a side of guac?
In the mood for some good country cookin’? Then head to Cracker Barrel on the Fourth, since they’ll maintain normal hours. You can sip a mimosa while you’re there, too.
You can get a great holiday breakfast in at Denny’s or at IHOP—they’re both open.
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America loves doughnuts, and Krispy Kreme knows that, because they’re staying open.
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There’s something very American about celebrating the Fourth with a Big Mac and some fries.
If you’re craving pasta for your party, no worries. Olive Garden will have regular hours on the holiday. We recommend Olive Garden to-go to feed your family!
If you’re looking for a healthy holiday option, Panera is here for you.
Seafood on the Fourth? Sure, why not.
You can still get coffee to help you celebrate America’s independence—well, at most locations. It’s best to call your local ‘Bucks to make sure.
If your holiday grilling goes wrong, Texas Roadhouse is here for you. They’re operating under normal hours, which vary by location. It’s best to Google it, or call ahead.