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If your July Fourth plans include letting a restaurant do the grilling for you, you are in luck.

Many chain and local restaurants are offering meal deals for you and your crew on the Fourth of July – some are even starting early.

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Here’s a list of some of the best deals out there to help you celebrate the Fourth.

(Note: Not every restaurant in a chain may be honoring the deals, so be sure to check with local restaurants to confirm which deals are available before you go. Most offers are dine-in only and can’t be used with any other discount or coupons. Prices may vary with location.) 

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A view of the patio at Table 33 in downtown Dayton. ALEXIS LARSEN/CONTRIBUTED

Restaurants OPEN on Wednesday, July 4th:

-416 Diner

-Tumbleweed Connection

-South Park Tavern

-Ned Peppers

-Hole In The Wall

-Trolley Stop

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-Warped Wing, open 12 p.m.- 12 a.m.

-Toxic Brew Company

-Patterson Pub

-Century Bar, open 8 p.m.- 2:30 a.m.

-Troll Pub

-Lucky’s Taproom & Eatery

-Lock 27 Brewing, open 4 p.m.- 11 p.m.

-MJ’s on Jefferson

-Canal Street Arcade & Deli

-The Dublin Pub

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Addition 4th of July deals:

Applebee’s: Kids eat free at Applebee’s on July Fourth. Up to two children, 12 and under can eat for free with the purchase of an adult entrée. It is available for dine-in guests only and for one day only. 

BJ’s Brewhouse: Through July 15, buy one adult entree and two beverages and get a second adult entree for half-off. Dine-in orders only. Get the coupon on BJ’s website.

Bruegger’s: On Tuesday and Wednesday, get red, white and blue bagels (individually or as part of a bagel sandwich. You can also get $2 any big bagel bundle.


Cracker Barrel: Order from the Campfire menu through July 15 for items such as BBQ pork and seasoned corn on the cob.

Einstein Bros. Bagels: From Monday through Friday, get a buy one get one special from the Flavors Across America sandwich series. 


Logan’s Roadhouse: The Smokin’ Summer Block Party menu is available for a limited time.

Quiznos: Sunday through July 8, members of the Quizno’s loyalty program can get a buy one get one deal on Quiznos Southern Style BBQ Pulled Pork or Spicy Chipotle BBQ Pulled Pork sandwiches. 

Red Robin: Through July 8, get a $10 Red Robin gift card with the purchase of a Red Robin (catering) Gourmet Burger Bar.