Instead of trolling this year’s top Father’s Day gift guides, treat your dad to something everybody can appreciate: food!
Whether he’s an adventurous eater or a comfort food connoisseur, he’ll find something to hit the right spot in our list of 10 best bets (in no particular order) to get your grub on this Father’s Day.
Kick off Father’s Day with brunch at Faena’s Los Fuegos, which will feature a family-style prix fixe menu curated by Executive Chef Francis Mallmann. It includes endless Mate Bellini’s, Bloody Mary’s and Mimosas. Or treat dad to dinner at Faena’s PAO, where he’ll enjoy a prix fixe Japanese dinner menu and a complimentary glass of Japanese whiskey upon arrival. Both menus are $95 for adults and $35 for children. Fathers enjoying brunch or dinner at both restaurants will receive a complimentary $50 gift certificate to Tierra Santa Healing House.
In Broward County, Brimstone Woodfire Grill will feature a hearty brunch in honor of Father’s Day. The spread will include Brimstone’s Frittata Espanola, thick-Cut French toast, and of course, Brimstone’s Best Pancakes. Any item can be paired with bottomless mimosas for $15.
In Downtown Fort Lauderdale, Grille 401 will offer its new brunch menu featuring shrimp & grits, chicken and waffles, brunch burritos and more, plus a bottomless Bloody Mary and Mimosa bar for $15. The restaurant will also offer a 20-ounce bone-in prime rib paired with sauteed broccolini ($42) as a special Father’s Day featured dish.
Boca’s Piñon Grill will offer special chef features on their dinner menu, including a 12-ounce blackened Delmonico steak, mussel and jumbo shrimp fra diavolo, an 8-ounce oak wood-grilled Florida grouper and more. If you’d rather attend brunch, you and your dad can take advantage of $15 bottomless Bloody Marys and mimosas, as well as brunch staples served from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Award-winning chef Tom Colicchio will host a “potluck” brunch at the 1 Hotel’s Beachcraft on Father’s Day from noon to 3 p.m. Other participating chefs include Andres Barrientos and James Bowers of Miami Smokers, Alexander Chang of The Vagabond Restaurant, and Beachcraft’s own Michael Fiorello. The barbecue-style Father’s Day brunch will include bottomless Wynwood La Rubia, Cigar City and Funky Buddha brews on tap. Every attending dad will receive a “Dad Bag” made of recycled canvas and filled with giveaways such as beer-tasting glasses and Fiorello’s signature Beachcraft BBQ rub. Brunch is $88 for adults and $35 for children 12 and under. Valet will be available at the hotel for a discounted price of $10.
2341 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach (at the 1 Hotel South Beach)
Dads visiting Adena Grill on Father’s Day can enjoy a complimentary drink (including well liquor and domestic beers) with the purchase of an entree. For dads on the go, the restaurant will take 25% off on take-out orders of $35 or more.
Comfort food haven Blue Collar will celebrate Dad this Father’s Day by offering fathers a cold beer on the house and an accompanying coozie to keep it chilled. Bring dad by for brunch (served from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.) or dinner (served from 6 p.m. until closing).
If your dad has a hearty appetite, spoil him with an all-you-can-eat Father’s Day brunch complete with slow-roasted pig, peel-and-eat shrimp and chicken and waffles. A slider bar, omelet station, Banana’s Foster French Toast and more for $49.50. Brunch is $19.95 for children under 10 and $29.95 for children 10-14.
601 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale (inside The Atlantic Hotel & Spa)
Head to COMO Metropolitan this Father’s Day and enjoy a special package for two that features brunch (and a complimentary Dad’s Day cocktail) at The Traymore Restaurant & Bar between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., plus a wellness gift card valued at $150 to use toward any spa service at the hotel’s COMO’s Shambhala Urban Escape. Dad will also receive a Guinot Men’s Care product gift set. The complete package is offered for $225. Discounted valet will be available for Father’s Day brunch reservations at The Traymore.
Talde Miami Beach will celebrate Father’s Day a bit unconventionally, to say the least. On Saturday, June 18, the restaurant will invite guests to drink away their “daddy issues” at their Daddy Issues Brunch, part of Talde’s monthly brunch series. For $40 per person, guests can enjoy all-you-can-eat comfort food and a choice of a beer, mimosa, or shot of Evan Williams whiskey. Or, go bottomless with a $25 all-you-can-drink option. DJ Coco Hara will be spinning tunes by bad-daddy rappers.
ROK:BRGR will host a special Father’s Day Brunch from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. featuring restaurant staples like the Hangover Sandwich, as well as live music by a performing DJ. All dads will receive a complimentary beer.