Cue the Fireworks! Here Are the Best July 4 Food and Drink Specials

Cue the Fireworks! Here Are the Best July 4 Food and Drink Specials

Bombpop Slushies at Heights & Co.

IF YOU'RE LOOKING for ways to celebrate the long weekend ahead, here is a roundup of some bomb(pop) specials, many running all week long. Log off early and make the most out of the short week and holiday!

Mutiny Wine Room

Looking for ways to make the night sparkle? Try Mutiny Wine Room's flight of sparkling wines for just $25. Try the NV Poulet et Fils; NV Domaine de Bois Mozé Crémant de Loire Brut Rosé; and 2019 Jean-Paul Brun “Charme” Crémant de Bourgogne. What a lineup!

Brennan's of Houston

Bread pudding at Brennan's (photo by Debora Smail)

Beginning tomorrow, July 2, and running through the end of the month, the Houston institution hosts a date-night special: three-course, pre-fixe dinner menu for two for just $99, and for an extra $30, tack on a bottle from Wine Guy Rich Carter's list. Cheers!

Il Bracco and Balboa Surf Club

Il Bracco to-go specials

These fun Post Oak go-tos offer star-spangled to-go bundles this week! Whether you're feeding a group of 4-5 or 8-10, or just want a Fireworks Show (a.k.a. large-format cocktails and wine), these spots have you covered. Get faves like Il Bracco's housemade focaccia with whipped ricotta, or Balboa's coconut shrimp and sushi rolls, and your party will thank you.


BombPop Lemonade (photo by Rachel Low)

Try the BombPop Lemonade all week long. The 20-ounce iced beverage is just $6, and tastes like summer. Or try the coffeeshop's new Energy Wave drinks to get the party started — the Shark Bite is tropical Red Bull and blue raspberry, and the Hawaiian Punch is watermelon Red Bull with Hawaiian Island syrup.


Granger's cocktail (photo by Becca Wright)

Hitting up Miller Outdoor and Hermann Park this July 4? Walk to the just-opened, upscale-American restaurant Granger's before or after and light things up with a festive cocktail (it comes with a sparkler!).

The Warwick

Smoked ribs at The Warwick (photo by Jenn Duncan)

Red, white and... barbecue?! Sounds good to us. This July 4, The Warwick serves up a sizzling plate of ribs and brisket and one side of your choice for just $15 until closing time at 7pm.

FM Kitchen & Bar

FM Kitchen & Bar frozens (photo by Shawn Chippendale)

The Washington Ave. mainstay and new next-door PKL Social is hosting a special giveaway all week long — winners are announced each day at 4pm (you must be present to win). Whether or not your name is called, definitely grab frozen cocktails for the crew: For $60, get a half-gallon of the triple-layered, red-white-and-blue drink — it's frosé, margarita and Ocean Water.

Heights & Co.

Bomb Popsicle Slush

Movie night! Heights & Co. screens Independence Day at sunset. Arrive early to snag a spot and enjoy a Bomb Popsicle Slush made with frosé to keep you cool!

Christian's Tailgate

Hot dog basket at Christian's Tailgate (photo by Becca Wright)

The Houston classic knows the assignment: $2 hot dogs all day long, and Bombpop 'Ritas for just five bucks.

Duck N Bao

A Dance of Fire and Ice (photo by Jenn Duncan)

A Dance of Fire and Ice, with vodka, Blue Curacao, Cointreau, grenadine and soda water, is the newest addition to the cocktail menu here. It's half red, half blue, and 100 percent patriotic.

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