This week we celebrate America with a day of Independence. In honor of the Fourth of July,’s savings experts compiled a list of restaurants offering free food and deals during the holiday. Here’s what’s available in the Carolinas.

Check out’s full guide to the most up-to-date Fourth of July food deals, freebies, and specials.

  • The Fresh Market

    In honor of The Fresh Market’s 40th-anniversary celebration, you can enjoy an epic feast for two this Fourth of July weekend. Now through July 1, you can order a Celebration Meal including first-cut New York strip steaks, asparagus with diced red peppers, a sea salt steamer bag, loaded twice-baked potatoes, and a shrimp cocktail tray for only $40.

  • Bubba Gump Shrimp

    From July 1 through July 4, you can celebrate Independence Day at Bubba Gump Shrimp by indulging in Forrest’s Backyard BBQ, which includes BBQ Baby Back Ribs, Crab, and Shrimp Boil. You can wash all that food down with a Red, White & Blue Frozen Margarita, plus you can take home the shaker as a souvenir.

  • Applebee’s

    Two new Mucho Cocktails have arrived at Applebee’s® just in time for your Fourth of July celebrations. The Captain Morgan, Malibu Coconut Blue Bahama Mama is an explosion of color and flavor, and the Tito’s Handmade Vodka-based All American Mucho has a zesty blend of strawberry and blue raspberry. Guests can enjoy the Star-Spangled Sips to-go or when they dine in for just $5.

  • Bonefish Grill

    Kick-off summer on July 4, with this Bonefish Grill Family Bundle. This bundle serves up to four people, with tasty classics like the Bang Bang Shrimp Tacos – featuring Signature Bang Bang Shrimp served with warm flour tortillas and a salad, cookies, and fresh bread for just $47.90. If you plan to dine in the restaurant over the weekend to celebrate Independence Day, enjoy a Winter White Cosmo for only $9.90. The drink consists of shaken up with Reyka Vodka, Cointreau, St. Germain Elderflower liqueur, white cranberry, and fresh lime juice and it is topped with frozen cranberries.

  • The Capital Grille

    Take your Fourth of July outdoor barbecue to the next level by bringing home a Capital Butcher Grille Box, with four steaks and signature steak sauce, The Capital Grille. Choose from four 18-ounce dry-aged bone-in NY strips for $140, four 22-ounce bone-in prime ribeye steaks for $160, or two 18-ounce dry-aged bone-in NY strips and two 22-ounce bone-in prime ribeye steaks for $150.

  • Tim Hortons

    For a limited time, new Tim Hortons Rewards members will earn 240 bonus points on the first purchase and can redeem Four free Donuts when they order through Tims Rewards.

  • Stk Steakhouse

    Whether you are looking to dine out or dine in over the Fourth of July weekend, STK Steakhouse has you covered. Join them in the restaurant over the weekend to enjoy a special Red, White & Blue Lobster for just $17.76.

  • Miller’s Ale House

    Active and retired members of the military can stop into Miller’s Ale House on July 4th with proof of service and receive 50% off their entrée of choice.

  • Pieology

    Turning Independence Day into a cooking-free weekend. Pieology is offering $5 off any $30 order from July 2 to July 4 for in-store and online orders using the code 50FF30JULY4.

  • Mrs. Fields

    Get in on the 4th of July Sale at Mrs. Fields and enjoy 20% off gourmet cookies and gift baskets for delivery with the code JULY4.

  • Sonic

    Cool down this Fourth of July by heading to Sonic to get Half Price drinks and slushes. To use the deal orders must be placed online or in the Sonic App. The restaurant offers deals daily from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Metro Diner

    Metro Diner is celebrating its 30th anniversary and to commemorate the event, the restaurant is bringing back one of its iconic classics. Now through July 4, you can enjoy a Holy Davoli Burger for only $14.99. The entrée comes with a half-pound Angus burger, hickory smoked bacon, and lettuce slaw in between two grilled cheese sandwiches stuffed with American cheese, tomato and hickory smoked bacon. But get to your local Metro Diner before 3 p.m. on the 4th, since it will be closing early in observance of Independence Day.

  • Krispy Kreme

    Celebrate Independence Day at Krispy Kreme from now through July 5 with the Fourth of July collection of four patriotic-inspired doughnuts. Also, now through July 5, Krispy Kreme will be offering one free original glazed doughnut anytime the Hot Light is on. The deal is only offered at participating locations and the limit is one per customer while supplies last.

  • Joe’s Crab Shack

    Show your patriotic pride by dining at Joe’s Crab Shack with an order of juicy, succulent crabs. On July 4th, enjoy Joe’s Classic Steampot or Dungeness Crab Bucket for dine-in or takeout.

  • Honey Baked Ham

    Leave the cooking to Honey Baked Ham this Fourth of July to spend more time with your family. The restaurant is taking orders for a Half Ham Deli Pack that will feed a family and includes an 8-lb bone-in half ham, your choice of four-pound sides, and a package of rolls. The meal starts at $114.30 and is available for pickup or delivery. Plus, you can get 40% off select shipped products until July 7, using the code 941981.

  • Carrabba’s Italian Grill

    Celebrate the Fourth of July weekend with new summer-flavored Italian dishes from Carrabba’s Italian Grill. The new spaghetti primavera with shrimp tossed in sautéed red bell peppers, zucchini, mushrooms, peas, and roasted tomatoes and finished with white wine lemon butter sauce is the perfect Independence Day meal, priced at just $19.99.

  • Chili’s

    On the Fourth of July, from 11 a.m. until 10 p.m., stop by Chili’s for the $5 Margarita of the Month and an Oldtimer with cheese to hold you over through the fireworks display. If you’re a rewards member, take advantage of the free meal for kids 12 and under with the purchase of any regular entrée.

  • Denny's

    Kick-off summer and celebrate the Fourth of July with a delicious meal at Denny’s. For a limited time, the restaurant is offering an endless breakfast with pancakes, scrambled eggs, and hash browns for a low price of $8.99 (prices may vary upon location).

  • Dickey’s Barbecue Pit

    The Fourth of July is a clear indication that summer has arrived. But Dickey’s Barbecue Pit thinks it should be called Barbecue Season, and with these great deals, we couldn’t agree more: Dickey’s Barbecue Family Pack starts at $47.00 and has everything you need for a festive meal, including your choice of two types of meat, three medium sides, six rolls, and barbecue sauce.

  • 7-Eleven (and Speedway)

    7-Eleven is celebrating Slurpee Day across its locations, as well as Speedway and Stripes stores. This means customers can score a free small Slurpee drink between July 1 and July 11 (7-Eleven Day). Customers need the 7-Eleven or Speedway app to scan at checkout to redeem the deal.

  • Carvel

    Carvel customers can buy one junior cup or cone and get one free with a printed movie ticket stub that is dated between June 20 and July 4, 2022.

  • Cinnabon

    Customers who buy a Classic Roll, MiniBon, 4-count BonBites, or Center of the Roll can get one free by using the promo code “NOPOPCORN” in the Cinnabon Rewards App through July 4th.

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