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Fourth of July food for a patriotic holiday

Get your fill of the red, white and blue.

From pancakes to shakes, here are some Fourth of July-inspired eats to try this holiday.

Bottled cocktails at The Meatball Shop

The Meatball Shop's bottled cocktails, available in a
Photo Credit: The Meatball Shop

The Meatball Shop is launching new bottled cocktails this week. Perfect for the holiday, you can get a bucket of three cocktails in red, white and blue: Strawberry Aperitivo (gin, Aperol, strawberry lemonade), Huckleberry Fizz (vodka, huckleberry, bubbles) and AMF (vodka, gin, rum, tequila, curacao and lime). Available June 30-July 4, $55/bucket of six; multiple locations, themeatballshop.com

Fourth of July Monster Shake at Bill's Bar & Burger

The 4th of July Monster Shake from Bill’s
Photo Credit: Bill’s Bar & Burger

Crazy milkshake fans can get their fill at Bill’s Bar & Burger, which is serving a special concoction for the Fourth at its downtown and Rockefeller Center locations. The Fourth of July Monster Shake features a red, white and blue-colored shake made with vanilla ice cream that’s topped with sprinkles and cotton candy. Available through July, $9.95; 85 West St., 212-894-3800, 16 W. 51st St., 212-705-8510, billsbarandburger.com

Flag of Frozens at Blockheads

Flag of Frozens from Blockheads
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Get a flight of three margaritas in strawberry, original and blue coconut at all Blockheads. Available July 4, $10; multiple locations, blockheads.com

Red, white and blue pancakes at The Flying Cock and The Horny Ram

Red, white and blue pancakes will be available
Photo Credit: Mindi Sachs

Both The Flying Cock and The Horny Ram are serving a stack of red and blue pancakes for the holiday that are topped with fresh whipped cream. Available July 4 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m., $12; The Flying Cock, 497 Third Ave., 212-689-6900, theflyingcocknyc.com; The Horny Ram, 951 Second Ave., 917-261-4136, thehornyramnyc.com

Red, White and Brew Melt at No. 7 Restaurant

The Red, White and Brew Melt at No.
Photo Credit: Sam Adams

For a rare savory item, No. 7 Restaurant is serving its limited-edition Red, White and Brew Melt, layered with pepperoni, white cheddar cheese and Sam Adams Summer Ale pickled blueberries. Available June 30-July 2, $15; 7 Greene Ave., Fort Greene, 718-522-6370, no7restaurant.com 

Red, White & Blue Macarons at Bouchon Bakery

Bouchon Bakery's macarons
Photo Credit: Deborah Jones

Thomas Keller’s Bouchon Bakery is bringing back its red, white and blue macarons — that’s red velvet, vanilla bean and blueberry flavors — for the holiday. Available now through July 4, $3.50/each; 10 Columbus Circle, third floor, 212-823-9363, 1 Rockefeller Plaza, 212-782-3890, thomaskeller.com

Fourth of July Waffle Cake at Tavern62 by David Burke

Tavern62 by David Burke's  Fourth of July
Photo Credit: Tavern62 by David Burke

Get some early sparklers with Tavern62 by David Burke’s Fourth of July Waffle Cake. That’s a strawberry shortcake waffle topped with blueberry maple syrup, maple ice cream and blueberry brittle and served with lit sparklers. Available July 1-3, $12; 135 E. 62nd St., 212-988-9021, tavern62.com

Fourth of July Sundae at Tipsy Scoop

Tipsy Scoop's sundae
Photo Credit: Lolalio Sangria

Dig in to this boozy sundae from Tipsy Scoop, which features one scoop of strawberry white sangria sorbet, made with Lolailo White Sangria, and another scoop of piña colada ice cream, made with coconut rum, all in a blue Konery bowl and topped with cherries and sprinkles. Available June 30-July 4, $8.43 (includes tax); 217 E. 26th St., 917-388-2862, tipsyscoop.com

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