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Chicago's Best Fourth of July Eats

Sidney Madden
Sidney Madden
Posted on June 29
An American flag–themed umbrella sits in a cocktail

A cocktail from the Owl in Logan Square. (Courtesy of the Owl)

Feel like bringing takeout to the Fourth of July cookout? Want a pre-made picnic? How about just dining out on the holiday? Chicago restaurants aren't leaving us hanging.

To-go orders

West Town Bakery is selling themed desserts from double-crusted apple pies to firework cupcakes. Pre-order the treats at any location.

All Too Well in Lincoln Park has your picnic basket full of charcuterie, cheese, pickled items, crackers, olives, and fruit.

Majani Restaurant in South Shore is known for its vegan soul food. Peruse the catering menu for jollof rice, jerk tofu, and more.

Triano’s Pizza in Garfield Ridge has catering options for chicken, Italian beef, lasagna, pasta, and more.

Beer Shop and Food Network star Jeff Mauro are partnering to sell steak hot dogs and hamburgers in Oak Park. Order today! Pickup is this weekend.

Kdulche Cafe in Lansing has sandwich trays, pasta salad bowls, and more.

Drinks & dine-in

Bub City in River North will celebrate the holiday for 11 straight days starting today with BBQ, burgers, beer, and live music.

Hampton Social is offering blue frosé — made with Tito's vodka, rosé wine, and peach purée— Tuesday at all Chicagoland locations.

The Owl in Logan Square will have $4 draft beers, their signature summer breeze cocktail, and seasonal drinks on Tuesday after 10 p.m.

+ We know we’re just scratching the surface with these picks. As always, reach out to help us add to our list!

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