4th of July Specials Around San DiegoEat + Drink
Ok, 4th of July is going to be a little different this year, but it’s still time to celebrate and support our local businesses! Take advantage of a few of these great 4th of July specials from San Diego restaurants, bars, and other businesses!
Bub’s @ the Beach is getting in the 4th of July spirit with their own blend of spirits! Behold the Patriotic Pop, infused with blue curacao, coconut rum, grenadine, sweet and sour, and half and half creamer. Layered with red, white and blue hues, this cocktail is well-suited to the occasion!
Kick off your 4th of July festivities with brunch at Breakfast Republic, and enjoy their July specials all month long. Food options include Garlic Lamb Eggs Benedict, layered with savory lamb, garlic sumac spread, poached eggs, sumac hollandaise and petit watercress, and Sunny Lemon Meringue French Toast, topped with lemon curd and vanilla meringue, paired with their Grapefruit and Sage Mimosa or Cinnamon French Toast Latte.
While all other City Tacos locations will feature a $10 tacos + beer combo, the Imperial Beach location will be setting up an exclusive outdoor grill this 4th of July, with Mike Hess Brewing. Guests can pair their pints with grilled Elote, and two specialty tacos including an Arrachera steak option, on Friday, July 3rd and Saturday, July 4th. The tacos and craft beer combo will be priced at $10 and will only be available from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. on the outdoor patio.
The open-air extension of Moonshine Flats will be reopening its doors Fourth of July weekend, featuring a limited menu consisting of authentic smokehouse BBQ with highlights including pulled pork fries, wings, burgers, sandwiches and more. Kick off the weekend with an array of backyard style games, and local craft beers at this turbo-charged country-rock party spot. The Deck will be open from 5:00pm – 1:00am.
Calling all beer-lovers! Available July 1st through 4th of July weekend, AleSmith Brewing Company will offer 25% off cases of 12-oz. cans, as well as $5 pints of their Forgeberry, Spezial Pils and Diego Antonio brews on draft.
Union Kitchen & Tap Encinitas is serving up all-American eats this 4th of July, featuring a BBQ Plate of baby back ribs, dry-rubbed, smoked, braised and basted with their smoked cherry barbecue sauce, and served with pork and beans, dill pickles, pickled onions, baby kale slaw with poppy seed vin and grilled corn. The meal is priced at $28.95 and will be available for dine-in and carryout July 3:00 – 5:00.
Solana Beach butcher and eatery Ranch 45 is gearing up for 4th of July with various grilling boxes perfect for a backyard barbecue. Their butcher box is stocked with burgers, hotdogs, steaks, tri-tip, and fish, making Ranch 45 a one stop shop for everyone’s favorites. Mix and match to make your own ideal selection, or choose from one of Ranch 45’s carefully curated grilling kits, including a BBQ Box, Ultimate Grilling Box, and Brandt Beef Survival Box. Grilling kits range in price from $75 to $275, and can be ordered via Ranch 45’s website for delivery or pickup. A la carte items are also available for online ordering, or can be purchased in-store from the butcher’s box.
The San Diego based brewery just reopened their tasting rooms in both Miramar and Leucadia to the public with limited capacity and are celebrating their 7th anniversary, having introduced their first R&D Series beer celebrating the milestone, the 7 Year Anniversary IPA. Releasing their second R&D beer on July 3rd, the Pink Boots IPA, guests can stop by either tasting room to enjoy some beers on Fourth of July. Both tasting rooms will be open from 12pm – 9pm, also offering to-go beers and curb-side pickup.
The perfect way to celebrate Fourth of July, InterContinental Hotel San Diego will be projecting the San Diego Big Bay Boom TV Show at the hotel’s 4th floor rooftop lounge and pool bar, Layover, overlooking the San Diego bay. Currently in the process of re-opening its three restaurants, specials will be offered at both the property’s signature restaurant Vistal, and largest speakeasy-style al fresco bar and hidden restaurant Garibaldi. Layover will not be accepting reservations but rather serving on a first come, first serve basis and will be open all day offering light bites and aviation-inspired slushies, canned craft beers, wine, and cocktails.
PB’s party hot spot – Mavericks Beach Club – will be the place to spend 4th of July near the beach! With expanded outdoor patio space, and $10 bottles of champagne and rose from 10:00am – 1:00pm, you won’t find a more patriotic deal. Mavericks will also be offering $4 popsicles all day long, so you can keep cool while celebrating America’s birthday.
Tajima is raising a toast to the 4th of July with a Red, White and Brew growler to-go special, available at all six San Diego area locations. Stop in for your pick of Japanese and local craft beers, local hard ciders, or local hard kombucha, with prices ranging from $14 – $18.25. All Tajima locations will be closed on July 4th, so be sure to take advantage of this celebratory special on Friday, July 3rd or Sunday, July 5th.
Fish Shop’s Pacific Beach location has expanded their outdoor seating into the parking lot, offering plenty of socially distanced dining for the 4th of July holiday weekend! Along with their build-your-own dish options, Fish Shop favorites, and cold local beers, this beloved spot will be featuring a specialty Firecracker Taco, available from June 30th through July 7th. Don’t miss out on house Fish Shop shrimp, pan sautéed and seasoned with Fish Shop seasoning, topped with lettuce, mixed cheese, pico de gallo and a chipotle aioli drizzle.
With multiple locations across San Diego, beloved taqueria, City Tacos will be serving up an irresistible Tacos + Beer deal. Choose any two tacos and any Mexican beer to enjoy for just $10! House favorites include the Pescado, Mexicali or Pollo City Taco, which features grilled chicken breast topped with arugula, diced tomato, golden raisins, and toasted almonds lathered in a savory Tamarindo aioli. This deal will be available all weekend long beginning Friday, July 3rd, at the North Park, La Mesa, Sorrento Valley, Pacific Beach and Encinitas locations.
Recently reopened for dine-in, Mongolian Hot Pot is spicing things up this 4th of July with signature 4th of July Family Packs. The packs serve two, four or six individuals and range from $45- $120. Indulge in authentic hot pot selections with Ying Yang Soup, choice of premium proteins, fresh vegetables, and handmade noodles included within each kit. Orders can be placed by phone and are also available through third party delivery services.
Head into Break Point in Pacific Beach for a bright and boozy weekend. The beach spot will be shaking up a festive cocktail this 4th of July, featuring Empress Gin. Sip on a blend of red, white, and blue, snack on menu classics including the BP Burger, and reserve a bowling lane for extra fun. The Pacific Beach destination will be open from 4:00pm – close on Friday, and 11:00am – close on Saturday-Sunday.
Along with dine-in services, Shabu Works will also offer 4th of July Shabu Shabu Packs for guests to enjoy this holiday weekend. Packs are available for parties of two or four and range from $46-$89. Experience a flavorful selection of ingredients including Spicy Miso Soup, U.S. Wagyu Beef, fresh ramen, and an array of dipping sauces within each pack. Orders can be placed online or by phone and will be available via curbside pick-up or delivery.
Add a pop of color to your weekend with an array of bright bouquets and florals from The Singing Florist. Located along Chula Vista’s historic Third Avenue, the locally owned business will offer colorfully wrapped bouquets for just $20. Choose from a mix of gorgeous roses, lilies, daisies, thoughtfully wrapped in rustic paper and a festive bow.
On Saturday, July 4 from 6:00pm-9:00pm, The Loma Club, Liberty Station’s historic 9-hole walking golf course, will be hosting a socially-distanced Independence Day celebration!
Grab your picnic blankets and spend the evening outside enjoying live music by Mark Fisher and patriotic food & drink specials! Menu offerings include holiday exclusives the whole family will love, such as the Tri Tip Sandwich ($14), Veggie Plate ($12), Grilled Tri Tip Plate ($17), and Mini Hot Dogs ($1.50 each). For those of age, The Loma Club will also be making patriotic jello shots for guests to enjoy!
Entrance to the event is free and food & drink will be available for purchase (sorry, no coolers). To ensure the safety of all attendees, spaces will be marked out 6ft apart on the deck and grass.
You & Yours Distilling Co. will be open on Saturday, July 4th from 11:00am-3:00pm only for guests to purchase spirits & canned cocktails to-go, as well as pre-made to-go cocktails. Must be ordered online by 5:00pm the night before for next day pick-up Wednesday-Sunday!
You & Yours is also excited to introduce their new classic variety 12-pack ($22.50) featuring everybody’s favorite ready-to-drink Gin & Tonic, Cranberry Vodka Soda and Vodka Mule canned cocktails! You shouldn’t have to choose just one flavor – pick up a case at a local SD Costco near you and add a little variety to your 4th of July celebrations!