6 NYC 4th of July Restaurant Specials

What better way to get in the holiday spirit than with food? The 4th of July opens endless possibilities for creative red, white and blue appetizers, desserts and cocktails. But if you want to keep this Friday as stress-free and laid-back as possible, consider sampling 4th of July themed menus in Manhattan’s finest restaurants. Haute Living has rounded up a gourmet list of six NYC 4th of July restaurant specials.

Sotto 13
140 W 13th Street
(212) 647-1001

SOTTO 13Photo Credit: Sotto 13

Nestled in the heart of the West Village, Sotto 13 takes Independence Day brunch celebrations to a whole new level with unlimited cocktails, scrumptious sides and delicious wood-fired pizzas from 11 am to 4 pm Friday through Sunday. Zealous carnivores are in luck for the pig roast that includes slow-roasted porchetta, fried eggs and pulled pork hash.

The Dutch
131 Sullivan Street
(212) 677-6200

The DutchPhoto Credit: Food Comas

Keep it all-American with The Dutch’s nonstop festivities from 11:30 am to midnight this Friday. Complete with corn dogs, funnel cakes and watermelon punch, the old school bash teleports anyone back to their childhood.

Sons of Essex
133 Essex Street
(212) 674-7100

Sons of EssexPhoto Credit: Culintro

What better way to celebrate the 4th than two roasted pigs, Brooklyn beer, and tiki torches? Sons of Essex has concocted the perfect party for Americans who want to indulge in irresistible comfort food and watch the stunning fireworks, courtesy of Macy’s.

Loopy Doopy Rooftop at Conrad
102 North End Avenue
(646) 769-4250

Loopy Doopy RooftopPhoto Credit: Afar

Feeling nostalgic for 4th of July ice pops and fireworks? Look no further for an adult twist on the childhood favorite—the Loopy Doopy Rooftop Bar at the Conrad offers Prosecco ice pops, truffle oil potato chips and more classic favorites starting from 4 pm this Friday.

230 5th
230 5th Avenue
(212) 725-4300

230 5thPhoto Credit: Pubcrawls 

New York’s largest rooftop garden, 230 5th, will offer its unbeatable location and one-of-a-kind atmosphere this Friday for an Independence Day fest. Expect tons of hot dogs and addictive cocktails for an unforgettable night.

Mira Sushi and Izakaya
46 W 22nd Street
(212) 989-7889

Mira SushiPhoto Credit: Village Voice

The Flatiron District’s favorite, Mira Sushi, is getting in the national spirit and offering a Japanese take on the American staple: hot dogs. If you’re looking for something more exotic than ketchup and mustard, you’re in luck—expect jimaca mango slaw and red onions.