Independence Day Restaurant Roundup

If you’re planning to dine out this Fourth of July, it’s a good idea to check local restaurants’ websites and social media pages ahead of time. Many establishments may have modified hours or special holiday offerings, so a quick online check can help you avoid any surprises.

To help you plan your Independence Day dining, here’s a quick roundup of what we’ve found about Bloomington-Normal’s local restaurant scene this Independence Day:

Alexander’ Steakhouse – closed on July 4th

Ancho and Agave – closed on July 4th

Anju Above – closed on Wednesday, July 3rd (CSA pickup only between 4 and 7 pm) and Thursday, July 4th

Bakery & Pickle – closed on July 4th

Baxter’s American Grille – closed on July 4th

Biaggi’s – closed on July 4th

Bloomington Spice Works – closed on July 4th

Brass Pig – closing at noon on July 4th; open for July 4th pre-order pickups 

Brewe-Has Bar and Grill – closed on July 4th

Casper Brewing Company – closed on July 4th

Cheek’s Bar & Grill – closed on July 4th

Common Grounds Cafe & Pie Shop (Gridley) – closed Thursday, July 4th – Saturday, July 6th

Crawford’s Corner Pub – Closed Wednesday, July 3rd and Thursday, July 4th

Denny’s Doughnuts – closed on Thursday, July 4th and Friday, July 5th

Digger’s Again – closed on July 4th

Donny B’s Gourmet Popcorn and Gifts – closed on July 4th

Dop’s Jerk House – closed on July 4th

Elroy’s – closed Thursday, July 4th and Friday, July 5th

Epiphany Farms Restaurant – closed on Wednesday, July 3rd (CSA pickup only between 4 and 7 pm) and Thursday, July 4th

Fiesta Ranchera – closed on July 4th

First Wok – closed Tuesday, July 2nd through Tuesday, July 9th

Flinger’s Pizza Pub – closed on July 4th

Fort Jesse Cafe – closed Thursday, July 4th and Friday, July 5th

Front Street Creamery (El Paso) – closed July 4th

Fusion Brew – closed on July 4th

Green Gables Bar and Grill – closed on July 4th

Grove Street Bakery – closed through Monday, July 8th. Will reopen with regular hours on Tuesday, July 9th.

Harmony Korean BBQ – closed on July 4th

Herradura – closed on July 4th

Ivy Lane Bakery – closed on July 4th

Jack’s Cafe (LeRoy) – closed on July 4th

Janet’s Cakes and Catering – closed Thursday, July 4th – Monday, July 8th. Will reopen Tuesday, July 9th for regular business hours.

Jasper’s Java – closed on July 4th

Jazz UpFront – closed on July 4th

Kemp’s Upper Tap (Lexington) – closed on July 4th

Kickapoo TeaRoom & Boutique – closed on July 4th

Lake Road Inn (Hudson) – Open 11 am to 4 pm on July 4th

Lexington Social (Lexington) – closed Wednesday, July 3rd – Saturday, July 6th; will reopen with regular hours on the 10th. 

Lil Beaver Brewery – closed on July 4th

Maggie Mileys – closed on July 4th

Medici – closed on July 4th

Millie’s Chill and Grill (Le Roy) – closed Thursday, July 4th to Monday July 8th

Nightshop – closed on July 4th

Nom Nom Noodle – closed Thursday, July 4th and Friday, July 5th

Papa G’s (Downs) – closed on July 4th

Pizzeria Roma (Le Roy) – closed July 4th

Pop Up Chicken Shop – closed July 4th

Pour Bros Tap Room – closed on July 4th

Prairie Fire Grill (Heyworth) – closed on July 4th

Pub II – closed on July 4th

Ray’s Steak & Lemonade – closed on July 4th

Reality Bites – closed Thursday, July 4th and Friday, July 5th

Revery – closed the week of the 4th. Will reopen on Tuesday, July 9th

Rob Dob’s Restaurant & Bar – closed on July 4th

Rosie’s – closed July 4th – July 8th

Seoul Mama – closed July 4th

Shannon’s Five Star – closed on July 4th

Shooters Lounge – closed on July 4th

Social Taco – closed on July 4th

Station Saloon – both Bloomington and Downs locations are closed on July 4th

Stave Wine Bar & Market – closed Wednesday, July 3rd and Thursday, July 4th

Sugar Mama Bakery – closed July 2nd – July 6th

Sushi Primos – closed on July 4th

The Bistro – closed on July 4th

The Cat’s Meow Cafe – closed on July 4th

The Olive Bin – closed on July 4th

The Shake Shack (Lexington) – closed on July 4th

The Spot – closed until further notice for vacations

The Tasty Crab – closed on July 4th

Tobin’s Pizza – closed on July 4th

Tom’s Pancake House and Restaurant – closed on July 4th

Topsy’s Bar & Grill (El Paso) – closed on July 4th

Veracruz Restaurant – closed on July 4th

White Oak Brewing – closed on July 4th

Woody’s 50s Diner (Le Roy) – closed on July 4th

Annie’s Eats Carryout and Catering – open 11 am -3 pm on July 4th

Avanti’s – closing at 5 pm on July 4th

Barrel House Food & Spirits – open until 8 pm on July 4th

BloNo Pizza Co – open 11 am to 4 pm on July 4th

Carlock Family Restaurant – open 7 am – 3 pm on July 4th

Chick-fil-a – open 10:30 am to 4:00 pm on July 4th

Destihl Restaurant and Destihl Beer Hall – both locations are open until 2 pm on July 4th

DR McKays Bar & Grill – open 10 am to 3 pm (BAR ONLY) on July 4th – Kitchen is closed

Gameday Grill – open until 4 pm

 

Java Cafe (El Paso) – open 6:30 am to noon on July 4th

Keg Grove Brewing Company – Open 12-7 pm on July 4th; free grilled hot dogs while supplies last!

Kegler’s Pub – closing at 4 pm on July 4th

Keller’s Iron Skillet – open 6 am to noon on July 4th (serving breakfast only)

Lake Road Inn (Hudson) – Open 11 am to 4 pm on July 4th

Nautical Bowls – closing at 8 pm on July 4th

Run N’ Erin’s Bar and Grill – open until 6 pm on July 4th (kitchen closes at 5 pm)

Shake It Up Cocktail Lounge & Eatery – Opening at 5 pm on July 4th

Tailgater’s Pub (Le Roy) – July 4th kitchen hours – 11 am to 3 pm (featuring limited menu); bar open until 8 pm

The Coffeehouse & Deli – open 7 am to 2 pm on July 4th – kitchen closes at 1 pm

The Hornet’s Nest (Heyworth) – closing at 2 pm on July 4th

The Hub – open 7 am to 12 pm on July 4th

A&P Tap – open on July 4th

Analytical Brewing – Open 12 pm to 7 pm; Shmacked Past Bar 12 – 3 pm. $2 off Crowlers on 7/3 and 7/4. (No Trivia on 7/4)

Bloomin’ Cafe – open on July 4th

Carl’s Ice Cream – open regular hours on July 4th

CRAFTED Coffee Brews – open 7 am to 1 pm on July 4th

Colfax Bar & Grill (Colfax) – open on July 4th

Essential Coffee (Lexington) – open 7 am to 11 am

Gene’s Ice Cream – open 11:30 – 9:30 on July 4th.

Gill Street Sports Bar – open 11 am to 1 pm on July 4th

Great Harvest Bread – will be open until 6 pm (or until they sell out) on July 4th

Hacienda Leon – open regular hours on July 4th

Jack’s Restaurant – open 11:00am to 3:00 pm; Offering a FREE house made Baklava with ice-cream and pistachios with all orders – dine-in or carryout!

Merna Tap – open 11 am – 8pm on July 4th

Moe’s Southwest Grill – open 10:30 am – 7 pm on July 4th

Monical’s Pizza – Bloomington/Normal locations will be open regular hours on July 4th

Nautical Bowls – open 9:30 am – 7:00 pm on July 4th

Old Tyme Ice Cream – will be at the Heyworth 4th of July Celebration at Centennial Park on July 4th

Original Pancake House – will be open regular hours (7 am to 1 pm) on July 4th

Parkview Inn – July 4th kitchen hours: 6:00 am – 7:00 pm; July 4th bar hours 6:00 am – 11:00 pm

Sao’s Late Night Eatery – open at 4 pm on July 4th – 4th of July Menu: $10 for bbq ribs or chicken, three sides

Schooners – open regular hours on July 4th

The PASS Pub & Grill – open on July 4th (bar hours 10 am – 1 am; kitchen hours 11 am – 10 pm)

The Spotted Dog – Bar Hours – 6 am to 12/1 am; Kitchen Hours – 11 am to 4 pm. Featuring $2 Specials (Busch Light Cans; Rootbeer Shooters; UV Cherry, Grape & Blue; and Vegas Bombs) and Food Specials

Tony’s Diner – open 7 am to 2 pm on July 4th

Uncle Vait’s Pizza (Lexington) – open 6 am to 9 pm on July 4th

Viking Brews Coffee House – open 6 am to 4 pm on July 4th

Wesley’s Grill – open 11 am – 9 pm on July 4th

Woody’s Family Restaurant (El Paso) – Open 6 am to 8 pm; Breakfast buffet available 6 am to 11 am; Regular menu available 6 am to 8 pm

Want to learn more about these great restaurants or browse for some other inspiration? Make sure to check out the Eat Local: Bloomington-Normal Restaurant Directory.

Restaurant owners/managers – have something to add to the list? Send us an email at info@eatlocalbn.com.

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