Guide to American Restaurants Open on The Fourth of July

Emma Jane-Doody Stetson

In between trips to the beach and taking in the fireworks, how about enjoying some delicious American fare this fourth of July?  Connecticut has a dazzling array of restaurants dishing up American cuisine.  From juicy burgers to piles of wings to classic lobster rolls, these places are perfect for celebrating the summer holiday.

  1. The Blind Rhino, Norwalk
  2. Barcade, New Haven
  3. Walrus + Carpenter, Bridgeport
  4. Dinosaur BBQ, Stamford
  5. Ted's Montana Grill, Hartford
  6. T.H.C., Derby
  7. Craft 260, Fairfield
  8. The National, Greenwich
  9. Shake Shack, Westport, New Haven
  10. The Engine Room, Mystic
  11. Eli's Tavern, Milford
  12. The Sitting Duck Tavern, Stratford, Trumbull
  13. Archie Moore's, Fairfield, New Haven, Wallingford, Derby, Milford
  14. Johnny Utah's, Norwalk
  15. Plan B, Milford, Stamford, West Hartford, Glastonbury, Fairfield, Simsbury, Milford
  16. Vinny's Backyard, Stamford
  17. Jimmy's Southside Tavern, Darien
  18. SBC, Southport, Milford
  19. Bear's Smokehouse, Hartford
  20. Cask Republic, Norwalk
  21. Pearl at Longshore, Westport
  22. Gates, New Canaan
  23. Match, Norwalk
  24. David Burke Prime, Foxwoods Casino
  25. Harbour House, Mystic