Best places in New York City to celebrate Fourth of July


Celebrating Fourth of July in New York City is an epic event. Do you know the best places to celebrate Independence Day?

New York City has some of the finest restaurants and best bars in the world. For Fourth of July, the best places to celebrate will be filled with Independence Day festivities. From free food to spectacular views, these locations will make this year’s holiday a festive one.

Drexler’s (9 Avenue A)

Barbecue and July 4th go hand in hand. At Drexler’s, guests can enjoy some classic summer foods with a delicious cocktail. When a guest buys a Jack Daniel’s cocktail, she will receive either a free hot dog or slider. The guest can choose one food item per drink. The special begins at 4 p.m. and is available throughout the evening, while supplies last. Plus, happy hour specials will be available all night long.

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  • Boulton + Watt (5 Avenue A)

    Why try to grill a patriotic feast at home when Boulton & Watt is making it for you? For the holiday, the restaurant is offering an All-American Special. The special includes a Boulton & Watt’s signature burger or two hot dogs, plus a jar of house-made pickles, and a cold draft beer. That whole feast is just $16. Did you make a reservation yet?

    Refinery Rooftop (63 West 38th St)

    Don’t hot dogs always taste better on July 4th? Refinery Rooftop’s celebration features a special Foot Long Dog. This epic hot dog includes “avocado relish, crispy bacon, pickled red chilies and side of kettle chips.” The combination of flavors is a flavor explosion. Don’t forget to wash down that $16 hot dog with an ice cold beer or the Rooftop’s signature Frosé.

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    Bungalow Bar (377 Beach 92nd St, Rockaway)

    What better way to celebrate July 4th than with a red, white and blue cocktail? At Bungalow Bar, the colorful cocktail is almost as pretty as the view. With dramatic views of Jamaica Bay, the special cocktail, red, white and blue Frozen will make all your friends Instagram jealous. Cheers to Independence Day!

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    Where will you be celebrating July 4th? Do you have a suggestion for us? Share your thoughts in the comments section.