July 4, 2021: Which restaurants have freebies, deals on Independence Day?

If it’s too hot to barbecue on July Fourth, don’t worry — there are plenty of restaurants open and ready to welcome you in for a meal.

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Deals on burgers, drinks, pizza and doughnuts can be had on the Fourth, and many of the bargains are available before and after the holiday.

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.)

· 7-Eleven: Celebrate independence with a free medium Slurpee any day in July, only with 7REWARDS.

· Abuelo’s: Abuelo’s is offering its American Flag Margarita through July 5 for $8.95.

· BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse: Get a free appetizer when you place a $25 or more order for delivery or takeout.

· Bonefish Grill: Bonefish Grill is offering Family Bundles starting at $30. The bundle will feed up to five.

· Carl’s Jr.: At Carl’s Jr., you can get two 1/3-pound original Angus Burgers for $7 when you sign up to become a Carl’s Jr. member and receive a special code.

· The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf: From Friday to Sunday, buy a regular or larger Ice Blended beverage and get a second one free. The deal is good from 2 p.m. to closing.

· Denny’s: Denny’s is offering red, white and blue pancakes this year. The stack includes blueberry pancakes topped with strawberries and whipped cream.

· Fogo De Chao: On Sunday, dine-in guests can get a complimentary children’s Full Churrasco Experience (lunch or dinner; children 12 and under) with the purchase of an adult full-priced Churrasco.

· Krispy Kreme: From now through Sunday, try a Patriotic Sprinkles Doughnut; a Strawberry Sparkler Doughnut; an original Filled Freedom Ring Doughnut; and the Firework Doughnut. Krispy Kreme is also offering a dozen glazed doughnuts free when you buy a dozen. Order online using the promo code BOGOFREE.

· Mrs. Fields Cookies: Shoppers can use the promo code JULY4 to get 20% off their purchase through Sunday.

· Red Robin: Red Robin is offering customers 15% off orders of $50 or more with the promo code CATERING15.

· Slice: Slice is an app that connects pizza lovers to more than 16,000 pizzerias around the country. Customers can get $5 off their order of $20 or more with the code PIE4JULY between Thursday and July 6.

· STK Steakhouse: STK is offering a Red, White & Blue Lobster and Cheddar au Gratin for $17.76. The deal is available on Saturday and Sunday.