Father’s Day is nigh (June 16 to be exact), which means you have <2 weeks to start thinking about your old man’s gift. Your life will probably be easier if you just take him out to lunch or dinner. Whatdyathink? Then he can spend the rest of the day in front of the telly with his watermelon belly, full and happy. Yeah. My idea is brilliant.
I have a tiny, tiny list of places to take your pops, but I’m sure more restaurants will want me to add them in later. Keep checking back. You know the drill.
Blue Mesa Grill
The Gin Mill
Highland Park Cafeteria
The Holy Grail Pub
Lark on the Park
Max’s Wine Dive
The Ranch at Las Colinas
Jump for it.
17776 Dallas Pkwy.
For reservations, call 972-267-1776
“Show your father how much he means to you this Father’s Day by treating him to a delicious USDA Prime Bone-In Ribeye for only $29.95 at III Forks.”
Sunday, June 16, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
2222 North Stemmons Freeway
For fathers who love golf, food, cocktails and cigars, this delicious day is just what they need. Asador is offering a day full of manly activities starting with a mixology lesson and cigars from Cigar Art in Oak Cliff. Asador’s bartender, Tyler Lott, will show dads and their loved ones how to prepare the perfect old fashioned. After sipping cocktails, dads and guests will ride in a golf cart to Hank Haney Driving Range where they can practice their golf swing with a bucket of balls. Hitting golf balls is sure to work up an appetite so dad will be carted back to Asador for a hearty lunch by Chef Brad Phillips. The cost is $50 per person, which includes a cocktail lesson, cigar, golf cart ride, lunch and a bucket of balls at Hank Haney Driving Range. Reservations are limited and may be made by calling 214-267-4815.
Buffet is $18.95 per person (includes champagne, Mimosas, coffee, tea or soft drinks). Children 6-10 years are $6.95, and children 5 and under are free.
Village on the Parkway, 5100 Beltline (972) 934-0165
Arlington (new location)
Lincoln Square, 550 Lincoln Square (682) 323-3050
Lincoln Park, 7700 W. Northwest Hwy. (214) 378-8686
University Park Village, 1600 S. University Dr. (817) 332-MESA (6372)
Granite Park, 8200 Dallas Parkway (214) 387-4407
• Rainbow Chips, Fire Roasted Salsa, fresh made Guacamole
• Enchiladas including Chicken-Mushroom with Chipotle Cream and Blue Corn Cheese
• Grilled Chicken & Steak Fajitas
• Adobe Pie® stuffed with Chicken, Cheese and Roasted Peppers
• Carving Station – Glazed Ham / Roast BBQ Ranchera Brisket / Roast Turkey
• Taco Bar – Tomatillo Chicken, Almond Shredded Pork, Carnitas and more – with homemade tortillas
• Grilled Fish – Red Chile Salmon
• Omelet Bar – large assortment of fillings
• Salads – Southwestern Caesar, Spinach, Pasta Salad and others
• Belgian Waffles with Fresh Fruit
• Huevos Rancheros, Eggs Benedict, Migas, Grilled Sausage
• Desserts – Homemade Chocolate Chip-Pecan Cookies, Assorted Flans, Churros, Fruit Cobbler, Guajillo Peach Pandowdy
• Agua Fresca, Juices, Coffee & Tea
Sunday, June 16, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
5680 N. Central Expwy.
Reservations are available at Central214.com or by calling 214-443-9339.
Father’s Day Brunch Menu
Starters & Salads
scotch egg, fleur de sel + frisee $5
triple cooked fries, malt vinegar $8
tom’s arugula, lemon + parmesan $8
chicken caesar, buttery croutons $12
shaved celery root, apples + pine nuts $8
roast baby beets, toybox greens + berries $8
Sandwiches & Entrees
BLT benedict, beef bacon, bibb + tomatoes $14
bavette steak + goose egg, marble potatoes + creole mustard jus $25
bbq chicken sandwich, slaw + horsey pickles $12
hanger steak salad, cucumber, tomato, feta + chili vin $16
grilled cheese + san marzano tomato soup $12
brunch burger, bacon, farm egg + choice of cheese $16
pecan granola, greek yogurt + berries $8
steel cut oatmeal, brown sugar + caramelized apples $8
pancakes, buttermilk, blueberry or granola $10
deep dish quiche, chorizo, chard, oaxaca cheese + salsa verde $12
cornflake crusted french toast, vermont maple syrup $14
duck confit hash, yukon golds, bacon + duck egg $14
Sunday, June 16, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
W Dallas-Victory, 2440 Victory Lane
Take Dad to Cook Hall in the W Dallas-Victory Hotel this Father’s Day and treat him to a delicious gastropub meal. Father’s Day Blackboard Specials include BBQ pork belly pizza with arugula and aged cheddar ($11), grilled rib eye steak with Cook Hall dry rub and cilantro avocado sauce ($28), creamed corn with cherry tomato vinaigrette ($4) and sweet peas with shallots and smoked butter ($5). Additional Father’s Day features include glazed baby back ribs (half rack $15, full rack $28), Cook Hall Burger with sweet and spicy sauce ($13), deviled eggs with Gulf blue crab ($6), and stout beer ice cream sundae ($6) for dessert. For reservations, please call 214-397-4111. Complimentary valet parking is available at the hotel front entrance.
Sunday, June 16th | 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
$45 for 3 Course Dinner + 3 Wines
Crú Food & Wine Bar | www.cruawinebar.com
West Village | 3699 McKinney Ave #107, Dallas TX 75204 | 214.526.9463
Shops at Legacy | 7201 Bishop Rd #E2, Plano, TX 75024 | 972.312.9463
Watters Creek | 842 Market St, Allen, TX 75013 | 972.908.2532
STARTERS: Talbott Chardonnay, “Sleepy Hollow Vineyard” 2011
LUMP CRAB CAKE (red pepper remoulade & matchstick potatoes), BURRATA CHEESE & LUCKY’S TOMATOES (rustic bread), CRÚ SALAD (baby lettuces, goat cheese beignets & red wine tarragon vinaigrette)
MAINS: Duckhorn Cabernet, Napa Valley, 2010
HERB & PEPPER CRUSTED BEEF TENDERLOIN (parmesan mashed potatoes & cabernet wild mushroom demi), CHILEAN SEA BASS (spinach risotto & golden tomato marinara), CHICKEN PICCATA (summer vegetable succotash)
DESSERTS: Mondavi Moscato d’Oro, Napa Valley
MOLTEN LAVA CAKE (whipped cream & raspberry sauce), LEMON TART (pistachio crust)
5251 Spring Valley Rd.
On Father’s Day, Dad can choose between Del Frisco’s 16-ounce Bone-In Filet, or the 32-ounce signature Wagyu Longbone, both broiled to sizzling perfection. The impressive wine list at Del Frisco’s is a perennial winner of the Wine Spectator “Best of Award of Excellence,” and the knowledgeable staff is happy to suggest some terrific pairings. Del Frisco’s Director of Wine, David O’Day, has carefully selected 1,500 wines from the top regions in the world, creating a stand-out choice for power players with discerning taste who want the best wines to complement their prime steaks. The bone-in steaks are accompanied by a selection of decadent side dishes like Sautéed Mushrooms, Spinach Supreme, Lobster Macaroni and Cheese, Chateau Potatoes and more. Sweet finishes for the whole family include Del Frisco’s signature Lemon Doberge – a towering confection crafted with six layers of lemon cake and three different icings – or Warm Banana Bread Pudding, Chocolate Mousse, Cheesecake and more.
Dish Restaurant & Lounge
Fathers Day brunch times 10:30 am – 2:00 pm
4123 Cedar Springs Rd., Suite 110
Dallas, Texas 75209
$35 per person –
$15 per child – childrens menu
Beef Tenderloin & Ribeye Chili
frito crust/aged white cheddar
Gulf Coast Shrimp & White Hominy Grits
jalapeno gravy, pickled vegetables
Spring Pea & Avocado Guacamole
endive spears, house made lavash
Blue Cheese Salad
chopped iceberg & bibb lettuces, cured tomatoes, boiled egg,
white anchovies, balsamic caramelized onions
Smoked Bacon Fries
smoked tomato aioli/spicy ketchup
chorizo, pico de gallo, avacado salsa, cotija cheese, tortilla chips
The DISH Skillet
avocado, grilled chicken, bacon, tomatoes, caramelized onions
english muffins, ham steak, poached eggs, hollandaise
1/2 Slab of Baby Back Ribs
house bbq sauce, fried egg hash
Stuffed Brioche French Toast
banana, warm maple syrup, smoked pecans
cayenne marinated fruit, house-made american cheese, onion bun
Fried Chicken & Waffles
herb fried chicken breast, buttermilk waffles, warm maple syrup
Steak & Eggs
chimichurri marinated skirt steak, eggs your way, home fries
Plate of Gooey Chocolate Chip Cookies
home-made, warm & fresh out of the oven
Nutella Chocolate Bar
chocolate-dipped brownie with mascarpone mousse, sea salt caramel
and chocolate accents, ice cream
Salted Caramel Pudding
crumble topping, soft whipped vanilla cream
Sunday, June 16, 2013, 11:15 a.m. to 3 p.m.
2121 McKinney Avenue
$38 for three courses ($50 with Prime Rib option), exclusive of beverages, tax and gratuity. A la carte also available
To reserve, call 214-922-4848
The Gin Mill celebrates Father’s Day’s Day Sunday, June 16 from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. with brunch specials including Guinness barbeque beef brisket, Stone Vanilla Porter baked beans and roasted potato salad w/Founder’s IPA brined bacon ($12) and an assorted deviled egg appetizer special ($8). The popular a la carte brunch menu will also be available with Bloody Mary and Mimosa specials and a complimentary draft brew of choice for Dad.
For more information and to make reservations call 214-824-3343 or go to www.GinMillDallas.com. The Gin Mill is located at 1921 North Henderson. Hours of operation are Monday – Thursday 4pm-2am, Friday 3pm-2am, Saturday and Sunday 11am-2am. The kitchen is open until 11pm Sunday – Thursday and until midnight on Friday and Saturday.
2808 Greenville Ave.
The Grape Restaurant celebrates Father’s Day (June 16) with a special Sunday brunch 10:30am-2pm. Chef de Cuisine Danyele McPherson will feature the weekly a la carte brunch menu including the recently introduced Steak and Eggs, Grilled Shrimp and Grits, Biscuits and Gravy and the popular ‘Best Burger in Texas’ for Dad’s big day.
The Grape features signature brunch beverages including the Wounded Yellow Bird, Prosecco Mimosas, Spicy Bloody Mary’s and Chef’s Early Morning Revver-Upper Go-Go Juice.
Additionally, The Grape will be open for dinner at 5:30pm serving the popular a la carte blackboard menu.
Reservations are recommended. Located at 2808 Lower Greenville Avenue, The Grape is open for dinner nightly at 5:30pm and Sunday Brunch. For reservations call 214-828-1981 or visit the website at www.thegraperestaurant.com. Complimentary valet parking always provided.
Treat Dad to his favorite comfort food and celebrate Father’s Day at The Highland Park Cafeteria Sunday, June 16. Special for Father’s Day, HPC is preparing Dad favorites including Prime rib, carved ham, smothered steak, German sausage with sauerkraut, loaded baked potatoes, fried okra, squash casserole, zucchini muffins, homemade pies and more. Live music all day.
Serving Dallas since 1925, The Highland Park Cafeteria is located at 1200 North Buckner Boulevard in Casa Linda Plaza, 10 minutes east of Central Expressway near the Dallas Arboretum. Highland Park Cafeteria is open every day from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. For more information go to www.highlandparkcafeteria.com or call 214-324-5000.
8240 Preston Rd., Plano.
Call 972-377-6633 for reservations.
“There’s no better place to bring the dad in your life than to the Holy Grail Pub on Sunday, June 16th. We’re offering our Smoked Prime Rib from 2- 9 p.m. along with seasonal beer specials.”
2015 Woodall Rodgers Fwy.
Call 214-855-5275 for reservations.
Buy your dad a beer dinner for Father’s Day. Lark is hosting its first beer dinner on Monday, 6/17, at 6 p.m.
“The event is exclusive and the Lark will be closed to the public. We feel like this gives those attending a really good chance to hear our guest speaker Dave Engbers – co-founder of Founders Brewing and learn about his beers. (BTW – Founders has been rated #3 brewery in America) Price is $75 per person and that includes tax and gratuity.”
pickled vegetables, grilled bread, frisée
tomato, chile, ricotta
house-made pork sausage
whole grain mustard, freshly baked bun
ancho chilies, corn-avocado salsa
Kentucky Breakfast Stout
bourbon crème anglaise
4152 Cole @ Fitzhugh
For reservations call 214/525-0200
Favor Father with special treatment on his day at Uptown’s Komali Restaurant, Sunday, June 16. He can feast on weekend specials of Oysters on the Half Shell, Crab Cakes or Brisket–topped off with Mexican Chocolate Cheesecake in addition to the regular Contemporary Mexican Cuisine Brunch Menu (named by D Magazine one of the top restaurants in Dallas as well as one of the best brunches in town). Tempt Dad with Drink Specials of $2 Tamarind Mimosas, $5 house margaritas and bloody marys $6 sangrias (red or white). Proprietor Abraham Salum, executive chef Anastasia Quinones and host Jennifer Clair welcome guests 10:30 am-3:30 pm.
Father’s day Weekend Specials
Oysters on the Half shell
East Coast oysters, key limes, tamarind-serrano mignonette
6 for $12
12 for $24
Modelo braised brisket & fried eggs on tostada with salsa molcajete, home fries
Bacon wrapped crab cake Benedict, pasilla hollandaise, black beans
Mexican Chocolate Cheesecake
Añejo whipped cream, blackberry sauce
3600 McKinney Avenue, Suite 100
Dallas, TX 75204
Friday, June 14
Brunch 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Dinner 4 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Saturday, June 15
Brunch 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Dinner 4 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Sunday, June 16
Brunch 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Dinner 4 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Chicken Fried Steak Dinner Special – $17
Texas Beers – $3
MAX’s Wine Dive thinks Father’s Day is so important, the restaurant will celebrate Friday, June 14 through Sunday, June 16. Fathers will love Chef Patrick’s Chicken Fried Steak special served alongside mashed potatoes topped with white gravy for $17 during dinner hours. Dads can wash this mouthwatering, Texas-sized dish down with several choices of $3 Texas beers, also offered Friday through Sunday, including Deep Ellum ‘Rye Pils’, Lakewood Lager, Lone Star, Rahr & Sons, Shiner Bock and more. A la carte brunch will also be available on Friday through Sunday. To see the full brunch and beer menu, visit www.maxswinedive.com. Make your reservations for you and your pop today by calling 214-559-3483.
Dads these days, they do it all. How will you ever repay him? Celebrate dad with a gift he is sure to love and treat him to a delectable meal at Ocean Prime! Dad will savor executive chef Sonny Pache’s prime beef and seafood offerings paired with the restaurant’s Wine Spectator-honored wine selections and award-winning cocktails. Let him relax with the whiskey clover, composed of Gentleman Jack whiskey, Hennessy VS, honey water and fresh lemon and orange or the cucumber gimlet handcrafted with Bombay Sapphire gin, muddled fresh cucumber and hand-squeezed lime. Save room for dessert and indulge in the chocolate peanut butter pie, blueberry lemon cheesecake or white chocolate key lime tart. This Father’s Day, give him the gift of gourmet. To make a reservation, please call 214.965.0440 or visit http://www.oceanprimedallas.com.
2610 Maple Ave.
Call 214-528-0032 for reservations
“We are offering a 3 course menu for $49.95 per person on Sunday June 16, 213 from 11:00A ~ 9:30P.”
Father’s Day on Sunday, June 16th
Time: 10am – 3:30pm
Price: Adults $38.95, Kids 6-12 $14.95, free for Kids 5 & under
Address/Website: 857 W. John Carpenter Freeway in Las Colinas, www.theranchlc.com
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Whipped Cream, Whipped Lucky Layla Farms Butter, Mixed Berries, Maple Syrup, Honey, Chocolate Sauce
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Crisp Romaine with Sour Dough Croutons, Shaved Parmesan, and Ancho Caesar Dressing Seasonal Fruit and Berry SaladWarm Potato Salad, Bacon, Red Onion, Honey mustard Mixed “Tassione Farm” Greens, Cucumber, Tomato, Carrots, Onion, Queso Fresco, Tarragon Vinaigrette Farm Fresh Veggie Pasta Salad
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Capers, Red Onion, Herbed TX Goat Cheese, Crostini, Boiled Eggs
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Tartar and Cocktail Sauce
Scrambled Eggs topped with Cheese, Tomatillo Pico de Gallo and Tortilla Strips (Plus Plain Scrambled) Apple Wood Smoked Peppered Bacon, Jalapeño Chicken Sausage & Smoked Pork Sausage Home Style Hash Browned Potatoes, Fresh Onions, Peppers, and Bacon House Made Cracked Black Pepper Herb Biscuits with Jalapeño Sausage Gravy
Assorted Flatbreads using Seasonal and Local Produce, Meats, Cheeses and Greens
Crispy Chicken Fried Steak with Sausage GravyFried Chicken Tenders and Waffles, Whipped Sweet Potato, Sausage Gravy, Ancho Chili Glaze Roasted Quartered ChickenSnapper with Avocado and Pico de GalloHerb Whipped Potatoes Sautéed Mixed Seasonal vegetableStone Ground Goat Cheese Roasted Corn GritsRoasted Corn on the cob
Assorted Croissants and Danish from Empire Baking CompanyHouse made Ranch at Las Colinas Cornbread, Muffins, breakfast and savory breads
Marinated Grilled Skirt Steak FajitasAssorted Grilled Sausage LinksBone in HamMesquite Smoked Brisket Served with: Horseradish Cream, TX BBQ Sauce, XXX Root beer Sauce
Traditional Slow Roasted Barbacoa BrisketGrilled Chicken FajitaPork Belly CarnitasCorn and Flour Tortillas Salsa Bar: Cilantro, Onions, Salsa Roja, Avocado Cilantro Crema, Pico de Gallo, Queso Fresco, Arugula, Pickled Red Onion, Salsa Verde.
Banana Bread Pudding, Cookies, Brownies, Lemon Bars,Pecan Pie, Sticky Toffee Cake, Peach Pie and Pit Fire Roasting S’mores station
2201 N. Stemmons Fwy.
8201 Preston Rd., Ste. 100
Call 214-265-7389 for reservations
Sevy’s Grill welcomes Dads for a dinner where we take care of the grilling (and buying, and cleaning)! Featuring our regular Dinner menu plus Dad-themed specials, we will be open from 5pm – 9pm on Sunday, June 16th. Every Dad will receive a special gift from Sevy (Dad to Erik and Jenna).