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4th of July Dining Deals (2014)

Posted on: June 28th, 2014 by Taryn Jeffries No Comments

The 4th of July is typically a holiday full of backyard barbecues or picnics in the park, but considering the venturing to the outside here in the Valley can feel akin to taking a walk on the sun, here are just a few of the local spots that are offering deals on Independence Dining so you can stay out of the heat and enjoy your loved ones!

2014 Independence Dining Deals


Eddie’s House

Eddie Matney of Eddie's House

Where | 7042 E. Indian School Rd.| Scottsdale| 480.946.1622

When | July 3rd through July 5th

Eddie’s House is celebrating the 4th of July weekend with four spectacular specials for all our friends to enjoy.  We are so excited about this promotion that the fun will run from July 3– July 5!

Their fearsome foursome of specials includes:

  • 1 – 1 ¼ pound steamed Maine lobster with drawn butter for $20.00.
  • ALL bottles of wine in the restaurant are ½ priced.
  • One round of golf at the beautiful Silverado Golf Club (first 75 customers to ask for Silverado Special will receive the golf certificate, one per table).
  • Eddie’s House VIP Card, good for 10% off all future purchases and guaranteed reservations in the dining room.

El Chorro

Where| 5550 E. Lincoln Dr.| Paradise Valley | 480.948.5170

When | July 4th

$38 per person (does not include tax, gratuity or beverages)

El Chorro is hosting a three-course dinner sure to help you celebrate America’s proudest holiday. This three-course meal will include:

  • Duncan Farms tomato corn salad
  • Clambake – ½ steamed lobster, mussels, clams, sausage, potato and corn on the cob
  • Blueberry pie a la mode

Fired Up GrillFired Up Grill

Where | 7131 W. Ray Rd.| Chandler | 480.940.4040

When | July 4th 3 pm until 6 pm

Celebrate the 4th at Fired Up Grill! Guests can savor their favorite wine for half-off while enjoying signature Fired Up’s light and colorful dishes such as the Pear and Apple salad with mixed greens, crumbled Gorgonzola, pears, granny smith apples and candied walnuts with maple balsamic vinaigrette, Asparagus Ravioli filled with asparagus, ricotta and parmigiana cheese or the Jamaican Jerk Pork Chop made from Gold Canyon natural reserve pork grilled to perfection, served with a mango-lime salsa and yucca fries. 

You can also enjoy half-priced bottles of wine and your first beer is only 4 cents (with the purchase of food)! Live entertainment bu Brian Legate will begin at 6:30 pm and go until 9:30 pm.

The Gelato SpotGelato Spot

Where | Biltmore. Phoenix and Scottsdale Locations

Cool off with a sweet deal at the Gelato Spot this Independence Day. From noon to 9pm on July 4th all three locations will be offering ½ off all gelato. Enjoy all the complex flavors, created with locally sourced ingredients for a fraction of the regular price.

Biltmore: 3164 E. Camelback Rd. | Phoenix | 602.957.8040

Phoenix: 4010 E. Greenway Rd. | Phoenix | 602.494.4010

Scottsdale: 4166 N. Scottsdale Rd. | Scottsdale | 480.425.8100

The All American BurgerLucky Strike

Where | 50 W. Jefferson St. | Phoenix | 602.732.5490

When | July 1st through July 31st

Lucky Strike has announced that in celebration of the Independence Day holiday, its Burger of the Month creation for the month of July is: The All-American Burger; a juicy half pound all-beef burger, topped with all of your traditional cookout favorites including a grilled all-beef hot dog, lettuce, tomato, onion, relish, American cheese and homemade potato chips served with a side of macaroni salad.  The All-American Burger will be available July 1 – 31 with a portion of the proceeds from the sale of this burger will benefit the Conquer Cancer Coalition.

The Market by Jennifer’s

Where | 3603 E. Indian School Rd. | Phoenix | 602.626.5050

When | Prior to July 4th and then July 5th through 6th

You want a festive meal but have no desire to cook it yourself? We’ve all been there. This year The Market by Jennifer’s is here to save you. Pop in and take advantage of their All American 4th of July Grab N’ Go meals. You can choose pork sandwiches or crispy fried chicken served alongside potato salad, corn “off” the cobb, watermelon and feta salad and a delicious peach cobbler all for only $15.95 per person.

The Market will be closed on July 4th so make sure to get your order in early!

Melting Pot

The Melting Pot

Where | Ahwatukee, Arrowhead and Scottsdale locations

When | July 4th through July 7th

Mark your calendars! The Melting Pot’s upcoming 4-4-4-4 event is one you won’t want to miss. For 4 days starting on July 4th, order the “Four-course Experience” for a party of 4 and the fourth guest’s meal is on the house! In addition, your entire party will score 25% off all wine, spirits and beer!

To redeem this offer, you must be a Club Fondue member. It is free to sign up. If you are not already a member, you can sign up online at Club Fondue or you can also sign up when you arrange your reservations for the 4-4-4-4 Event.

Ahwatukee: 3626 E. Ray Rd. | Phoenix | 480.704.9206

Arrowhead: 19420 N. 59th Ave. | Glendale | 623.444.4946

Scottsdale: 8260 N. Hayden Rd. | Scottsdale | 480.607.1799

Palette at The Phoenix Art Museum

Where | 1625 N. Central Ave. | Phoenix | 602.257.2191

When | July 4th 6pm to 8pm

$35 per person (does not include tax, gratuity or the cost of beverages)

Head indoors to celebrate our country’s independence this year, as Palette hosts its first dine and dance event of the summer, Saucy Ribs and Sassy Swing. Start your holiday at Palette at Phoenix Art Museum with a barbecue buffet, cocktails and entertainment from the Upper East Side Big Band.

To celebrate in true American style, Palette will be creating a summer barbecue menu with items such as crispy chicken, baby back ribs with homemade sauce and glaze, summer salads and fresh fruit cobblers.

After your plate is filled, music from Arizona’s premier big jazz band, The Upper East Side Big Band will fill the restaurant. Bring your dancing shoes, because it will be a night of vintage jazz standards, captivating ballads, swing music from around the world, and all forms of American music from the first half of the 20thcentury.

Palette will also feature Sweet & Smoky Sangria garnished with a Grilled Peach for only $4 a glass, along with other beer and cocktail options.

Continue the night by attending free First Friday exhibits next door at Phoenix Art Museum. This is also the last weekend to purchase tickets and view the Hollywood Costume exhibit.

The Refuge

Where | 4727 N. 7th Ave. | Phoenix | 480.205.6195

When | July 4th through July 6th


The Refuge, located in Central Phoenix, is a coffee shop by day and wine bar by night.  It’s a social enterprise of Catholic Charities Community Services supporting services for our community’s most vulnerable. The café serves breakfast items along with sandwiches, salads and light fare daily.  They also offer happy hour, live music and special events.  The Refuge features a gallery of hand-crafted art made by refugees from around the world.  Proceeds from the sale of the work directly benefit the artist. They will be offering an All-American meal over 4th of July weekend.  For $5, you’ll get a hotdog, bag of chips and lemonade, valid July 4-6th.  They will also be allowing guests to park in their lot and ride the light rail or walk to Steele Indian Park for firework show.  Of course, the parking will be first come, first serve.

Roaring Fork and Salty Sow

Where | Roaring Fork | 4800 N. Scottsdale Rd. | Scottsdale | 480.947.0795

Where | Salty Sow | 4801 E. Cactus Rd. | Phoenix | 602.795.9463

When | July 4th

Dock the boat and leave the outdoor barbecuing to the neighbors. This Fourth of July, join Phoenix favorites, Guy Villavaso and Larry Foles, alongside Salty Sow Chef Partner, Harold Marmulstein, at Roaring Fork and Salty Sow. They’re picking up the check for one entrée of every entrée purchased. Pack your stretchy pants, and prepare to eat like its Christmas in July. Alongside a handful of All-American specials put forth by their talented culinary teams, Roaring Fork and Salty Sow will have all your red, white and braised favorites on hand. Let freedom (to eat) ring, and toast to independence with your neighborhood favorites this July 4th.

The Shout House

Where | 6770 Sunrise Blvd. | Glendale | 623.772.1500

When | July 4th 5pm until close

As part of the Firework Fest at Westgate, on Friday, July 4, The Shout House dueling piano bar at Westgate is offering a grab ‘n go dinner special, dine-in food and drink specials, plus a waived cover charge for military personnel or any guest who arrives early. Additionally, for those who prefer to watch the fireworks show from the comfort of an air-conditioned building, The Shout House’s second story locale and wrap around windows will offer the perfect vantage point.

Families watching the fireworks show from the parking lot at Westgate can have a Fourth of July picnic with a grab ‘n go dinner special from The Shout House. Get a to-go combo featuring a hamburger, fries and a soda for only $8. The burger deal is available for dine-in guests as well, in addition to a Brisket and Beer special for only $12, featuring a BBQ brisket sandwich, fries and a domestic draft beer. Drink specials include $2 Coors Original, 32-ounce Big Ass domestic beers for $8, with $6 refills in a souvenir take home cup, or Hurricane cocktails for $14.50, with $10 refills in a keepsake glass. Just for the celebration, The Shout House will also be serving up a $6 Red, White and Blue patriotic cocktails, featuring vodka and either cranberry, lime or blueberry Red Bull flavors.
For those who prefer to get comfortable and spend the evening in one spot, The Shout House will open early at 5 p.m., with entertainment beginning at 7 p.m. There will be a short break for the fireworks show at 9 p.m., which can be enjoyed without leaving the club. The venue’s second story perch is the prime spot for watching the fireworks. Take in the spectacle from The Shout House’s front entrance patio or gather around the panoramic windows, which will be opened for the fireworks show.
In celebration of the holiday, those who arrive by 7 p.m. will receive a waived cover charge. After 7 p.m., the entry fee is $5 per person. Those with a valid military ID will receive a waived cover charge all night long. A 21-and-over, non-stop, audience request driven show, singers face one another at dueling pianos, and they play classic rock ‘n’ roll hits to today’s popular music. For Fourth of July, the musicians will incorporate a variety of patriotic, all-American and laid back summer music.

Sierra Bonita Grill

Where | 6933 N. 7th St. | Phoenix | 602.264.0700

Where | July 4th

Beat the heat on Independence Day, and celebrate at Sierra Bonita Grill with some fabulous fourth food and drink specials. On the Fourth of July, from open to close, enjoy an all-American Hot Dog, Frito Pie, Hopper’s Poppers, or Apple Cobbler for only $4 each. The All-American Hot Dog is a Schreiner’s dog, served with all of the fixings. The Frito Pie features Fritos topped with red chile pork, charro beans, cheddar cheese and sour cream. Hopper’s Poppers are jalapeños stuffed with a blend of four cheeses and served on a sizzling skillet. Just for the holiday, Sierra Bonita Grill is bringing back its made-from-scratch Apple Cobbler. Cool down with a $4 draft beer or house made, fresh squeezed margarita.

Southern Rail

Where | 300 W. Camelback Rd | Phoenix | 602.200.0085

When | July 4th

Celebrate the day with American classics like sweat tea and biscuits and gravy in the comfort of Southern Rail’s warm, welcoming (and air conditioned) dining room. And perfect for the Fourth: Chef will also be offering his famous fried chicken special that night. Around 9:30 p.m., keep an eye out on the patio to possibly catch a glimpse of the Fabulous Phoenix 4th fireworks display from the nearby Steele Indian School Park.

Sprinkles 4thSprinkles

Where | 4501 N. Scottsdale Rd. | Scottsdale | 480.970.4321

The Declaration of Independence states “…All men are created equal”, but what about cupcakes? That’s not always true. Celebrate your Independence Day with the very best! Sprinkles Cupcakes is rolling out one of their most anticipated seasonal flavors: lemon blueberry – a fragrant lemon cake, studded with wild blueberries and topped with lemon cream cheese frosting.

Sprinkles is also offering their 4th of July Box, filled with six lemon blueberry and six red velvet cupcakes, all topped with patriotic stars that are sure to add fireworks to any holiday bbq. Sprinkles’ limited flavor and the 4th of July Box will be available from June 21 to July 7th. Valley residents can pick up their cupcakes at the Scottsdale location Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sundays from 10 am to 8 pm. Same-day orders for pick-up and delivery are now available.


Where | 16601 N. Pima Rd. | Scottsdale | 480.312.6802

When | July 4th 2 until 9:30 pm

$25 VIP Tickets, $10 General Admission

Chef Michael DeMaria delivers an all-American menu at Scottsdale 4th of July Celebration at WestWorld including the perfect Hot Dog. Stay cool inside the 117,000 square foot air conditioned North Hall while you and the family enjoy interactive games, music and so much food.

* VIP tickets in advance $25 and include unlimited hot dogs, hamburgers, soft drinks, watermelon; and bleacher seating for the fireworks show. Play zone games hours-of-fun value $20 for the first wristband; $10 for each additional wristband.  WestWorld’s polo field lot opens 7 pm to watch fireworks only; $20 a carload.

About the Author - Taryn Jeffries

Editor and Chief Eating Officer of PhoenixBites, 2017 Food Writer of the Year (Arizona Culinary Hall of Fame) Taryn grew up in a small town in Illinois with a doting Grandmother who taught her the way around a kitchen and that food is representative of love. Her current quest is to find the love in local dishes and the chefs behind them. In addition to running all things PhoenixBites, Taryn is also a freelance writer, sharing her insight on the best dishes and where to get them each and every month.

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