Father’s Day is the perfect reason to take your pops out to indulge in some food and drinks. Restaurantsall over Chicago are offering phenomenal specials. With such a wide variety of establishments, you should be able to lock down a restaurant that’s perfect for your dad!
Celebrate with a Complimentary Steak for Dad
Sunday, June 19
III Forks, located in Lakeshore East, will feature a delicious Father’s Day dining deal on Sunday, June 19. From 5-10 p.m., the prime steakhouse will offer dads a complimentary steak (up to $50) with any entree purchase of equal or greater value.
Chef Cedric Harden’s dinner menu features
Appetizers :Ahi Tuna,Lamb Meatballs,Crabcake,Wagyu Beef Cheek,Roasted Bone Marrow
Cold Bar :Shrimp Cocktail,Jonah Crab Claw,Oysters
Salads and Soup :Wedge,Caesar,French Onion,Lobster Bisque
Steaks :Tomahawk Ribeye,Filet Mignon,USDA Prime New York Strip,USDA Prime Bone In Ribeye
Seafood :Cold Water Lobster Tail,Atlantic Salmon,Chilean Seabass
Local Favorites :Roasted Chicken,Rack of Lamb,Braised Short Rib,Vegetable Ravioli
Sides :sauteed spinach,roasted mushrooms,off-the-cob cream corn,lobster mac & cheese
The complete dinner menu may be viewed here.
In addition to an extensive list of worldly wine, craft beer, bourbon, whiskey and signature cocktails, III Forks will offer a special Hickory Pineapple Margarita on Father’s Day, made with Espolon Reposado Tequila, fresh lime, hickory smoke syrup and pineapple juice ($12, photo available). The refreshing summer libation is perfect for sipping on III Forks’ gorgeous rooftop patio, which offers plentiful seating, cabanas with built-in heaters, stone and glass fireplaces and scenic city views.
For Father’s Day dining reservations, visit the website or call.
180 N. Field Blvd.,Chicago, Illinois 60601
Dads can go Mediterranean at Autre Monde Caf and Spirits thisFather?s Day with a delectable brunch, including items such as the Chicken and Chestnut, with fried chicken, chestnut flour pancakes and house hot sauce, the AM Burger, with smoked caciocavera, pickled onion, egg, and a housemade brioche bun, or the Steak and Eggs, complete with wood grilled steak, fried eggs and chimichurri. Combined with seasonal cocktails and unique beer selections, Autre Monde is the perfect neighborhood destination for Father?s Day.
6727 Roosevelt Road,Berwyn, IL
Belly Up Smokehouse Hosts Father’s Day Barbecue Brunch
Sunday, June 19
$6 to $13 brunch menu items
Dads are invited to visit Belly Up Smokehouse on Father’s Day and enjoy their new brunch menu, available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. A perfect gift for Dad, Belly Up now offers a “Meal in a Glass” Bloody Mary for $20 that features Tito’s Vodka, local Cicero Bloody Mary Mix and Guinness topped with grilled shrimp, candied bacon, grilled cheese, fried pickle, hot link, olives, celery, onion ring and served with a Miller High Life pony. Guests can also enjoy $6 Manmosas, $9 Bloody Man-ly’s (made with Cicero Bacon Bloody Mary mix), and rotating drafts like Leinenkugel Summer Shandy ($6), Old Town Abbey Blonde Ale ($6) and Samuel Adams Rebel Grapefruit ($6).
The menu will feature items like Smoked Brisket Hash (12-hour smoked brisket, hash browns, peppers, crispy onion, fried egg, red-eye barbecue sauce; $13), Pork Belly & Grits (smoked pork belly, cheddar grits, red-eye barbecue sauce, scallions: $12), Chicken & Waffles (Southern fried chicken breast, golden waffle, maple butter; $12) and more.
1132 S Wabash,Chicago, IL 60605
Bistronomic, the five-year old modern French restaurant located in Chicago?s famed Gold Coast invites guests to honor their fathers or father figures with special Father’s Day brunch and dinner menus carefully designed and cooked by Executive Chef/Owner Martial Noguier and Chef de Cuisine Jrme Bacle with ingredients from the Green City Market. For Father?s Day Brunch, Bistronomic will offer a special two-course menu for $25 per person or $40 if a guest would like to indulge in a bottomless mimosa as well. The price of Father?s Day Dinner is $39 per person for a three-course meat-focused option that will appeal to meat-loving dads and families.
The Brunch menu features dishes such as the Flat Iron Steak & Two Farm Eggs, Croque Monsieur and Martial?s Brioche Club Sandwich. The special Dinner menu is a carnivore?s dream come to fruition with dishes such as Prime Steak Tartare, Pan Seared Sauted Foie Gras and a 12 oz. Beef Ribeye. The Father?s Day Brunch and Dinner menus will be available Saturday, June 18 and Sunday, June 19. Brunch will occur from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and dinner will begin at 5:00 p.m. on both days. Guests may call (312) 944-8400 or visit www.bistronomic.net to secure a table.
840 N Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60611
Complimentary Espresso Coffee for Dads and Father’s Day Contest at Caff Umbria
Saturday, June 18
Complimentary espresso coffee for dads (one per person)
Dads will be treated to a complimentary espresso coffee at Caff Umbria on Saturday, June 18 in recognition of Father’s Day (one per person).
Dads who share their best #UmbriaDad shot on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook from Father’s Day weekend will be entered to win a Caff Umbria coffee gift basket which includes bags of the Bizzarri Blend (medium-dark roast signature blend) and the Arco Etrusco Blend (dark roast) along with a travel tumbler. The winner will be contacted on Monday, June 20. The recently opened coffee and espresso bar features Caff Umbria’s signature blends, pastries as well as bakery items provided by Floriole Bakery.
Shoppers looking for Father’s Day gifts can also purchase coffee sampler packs and coffee accessories like a 6-cup Moka Pot from Caff Umbria’s website.
346 N Clark Street,Chicago, IL 60654
Father’s Day Cubs Special at Clark Street Dog
Available now through the end of the Cubs season
$12 Grand Slam special
Chicagoans can treat Dad to a pre or postgame party at Clark Street Dog before the 7 o’clock Chicago Cubs vs. Pittsburgh Pirates game on Father’s Day. Guests will enjoy the new Grand Slam special featuring a Clark Street Dog, fries, a draft craft beer and a pickleback shot for only $12.
3040 N Clark St,Chicago, IL 60657
Father’s Day Brunch & U.S. Open Viewing at Commonwealth
Sunday, June 19
$3 to $14 brunch items
Commonwealth Tavern will open at 10 a.m. on Father’s Day and feature brunch until 2 p.m. Starting at noon, guests can brunch while enjoying the 2016 U.S. Open on eight TVs including a 70-inch plasma.
Menu highlights include Brunch Schnitzel (herb aioli, smoked potatoes, pickled red onion, fried egg; $14), Pig Muffin (maple pig head, farm egg, American cheese, English muffin; $12), and Kentucky Hot Brown (smoked turkey, bacon, tomato, beer cheese, sourdough, $14). Featured drink specials include a $3 Build-Your-Own Mimosa Bar and $6 Build-Your-Own Bloody Mary Bar.
2000 W. Roscoe Street,Chicago, IL 60618
Ditch the same old Father?s Day card and instead, doodle a message for Dad on a sweet treat he won?t be able to resist?the Doodle Doughnut. Plus, the Old Town shop features three varieties of thick-cut bacon: candied, curry-ginger and smoky. Hang out at Doodle?s chalkboard table to continue the creativity, or order online to enjoy scratch-made doughnuts at home. Whatever Dad wants!
1419 N. Wells St., Chicago, IL
Father’s Day Brunch Package at Flagship
Sunday, June 19
$25 food and drink package
Chicagoans can treat Dad this Father’s Day with a $25 brunch package at Flagship from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. which will feature bottomless bloody marys or mimosas as well as one brunch menu item. Domestic bottles will also be available. A sample of the brunch menu is available below.
Eggs Benedict, $12(Choose any three)
Poached egg, Black Forest ham, hollandaise sauce, buttermilk biscuit
Poached egg, creamed spinach and artichoke, hollandaise sauce, Parmesan, buttermilk biscuit
- Nola (featured on Chicago’s Best)
Poached egg, sauteed shrimp, Black Forest ham, peppers, onions, tomatoes, Cajun hollandaise, buttermilk biscuit
Crunchy Banana French Toast, $10
Thick-cut egg-battered brioche bread rolled in almonds and corn flakes and served with caramelized bananas and a rum butter sauce
Hangover Hash, $10 (served with a Bloody Mary shot)
Savory blend of slow cooked pork belly, applewood smoked bacon, sauteed potatoes, mushrooms, onions, garlic, spinach, roasted red peppers, tomatoes, white cheddar cheese, toast and two eggs any style
1622 W Belmont Ave,Chicago, IL 60657
Free Beer for Dads at Forno Rosso
Sunday, June 19
Free Peroni with food purchase
Forno Rosso in the West Loop will celebrate Father’s Day on Sunday, June 19 by offering Dads a free Peroni with any food item purchase (limit one per Dad, dine-in only).
Forno Rosso (meaning “red oven” in Italian) offers traditional Neapolitan-style thin crust pizzas served fresh from a classic, wood-burning Gianni Acunto oven imported from Italy in a contemporary, urban atmosphere. The menu features over 20 handcrafted Neapolitan pizzas as well as antipasti and salads.
1048 Randolph Street,Chicago, IL 60607
Dad?s the grill master on Father?s Day! Home Run Inn offers a fast and easy recipe for grilling Home Run Inn frozen pizzas, a fun way to celebrate with the family and recreate that delicious pizzeria taste right at home. Made with all natural ingredients for a fresh, authentic taste, Home Run Inn frozen pizzas are the perfect addition to your grill menu this Father?s Day.
Treat Dad to Father?s Day Dim Sum Brunch at Imperial Lamian, featuring signature dim sum dishes like the rainbow xiao long bao basket, Vegetable Spring Rolls, Siew Mai, Har Gao, and more. The brunch also features made-for-Dad items such as the Black Pepper Beef and Su Chaofan and Wagyu Ox Tail Fried Rice (complete with a fried egg). Sitting inside in the chic dining room or outside on the new patio, Dad can also sip a Signature Old Fashioned or one of Imperial Lamian?s draft beers. Father?s Day Dim Sum Brunch takes place from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. and reservations can be made via OpenTable.
6 W. Hubbard, Chicago, IL
Complimentary Loukoumades at Kanela on Father’s Day
Sunday, June 19
Complimentary Loukoumades for all dads with purchase
In honor of Father’s Day, Kanela Breakfast Club in Andersonville, Lakeview, Old Town, Streeterville and Wicker Park will offer a complimentary order of Loukoumades (Greek doughnut, lemon honey syrup, toasted walnuts; regularly $3.50) to all dads with any purchase. Limit one order per table.
Two Special Dishes and Beer-Mosas for Dads
Sunday, June 19
10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Kick restaurant and lounge, located in North Center, will hold a Father’s Day Brunch on Sunday, June 19. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., dining dads may enjoy two specialty dishes and a beer-mosa cocktail, in addition to Kick’s regular brunch menu.
Chef Tim Lavelle’s specials include “Kegs and Eggs” (peppercorn crusted hanger steak, balsamic glaze and sauted onions over scrambled eggs, served with spiced breakfast potatoes and paired with a draft beer, $18) and “Belly of the Beast” (pork belly benedict with collard greens, chipotle-hollandaise sauce and spiced breakfast potatoes, $12). Kick’s bartenders will mix up Oberon-Kenobi Mimosas (Bell’s Oberon, orange juice, sparkling wine $8), along with a bevy of bloody marys, signature cocktails and craft brews.
The full weekend brunch menu, featuring green chile pork chilaquiles, silence of the hams, Cap’n Crunch battered challah french toast, biscuits and gravy, lobster omelet and more, may be viewed here.
Kick’s new, block-long patio will be open, weather permitting. Reservations may be made by calling Kick at 773.236.8886 or by visiting KickUpTheHeat.com.
Father’s Day Specials:
Kegs and Eggs $18
peppercorn crusted hanger steak, balsamic glaze and sauted onions over scrambled eggs, served with signature spiced breakfast potatoes and paired with any draft beer (12 brews to choose from)
Belly of the Beast $12
pork belly benedict with collard greens, chipotle-hollandaise sauce and signature spiced breakfast potatoes
Oberon-Kenobi Mimosa $8
Bell’s Oberon, orange juice, sparkling wine
1943 W. Byron Street,Chicago, IL 60613
Sunday, June 19
$1 draft beer or $2 sake with reservation and ramen purchase
This Father’s Day, guests can treat Dad to authentic Japanese ramen without having to fly to Tokyo during lunch or dinner at Kizuki Ramen & Izakaya. Dads who dine-in will receive their choice of one $1 draft beer or one $2 glass of sake with any ramen purchase (with a reservation only). Reservations can be made by calling 773.270.4150.
1482 N Milwaukee Ave,Chicago, Illinois
Say ?so long? to the neckties, tools, and cheesy coffee mugs because Father?s Day gifts this year are all about spirits. Every dad could use a cool whiskey to show off in his liquor cabinet, andLush Wine & Spiritsis the ultimate shop in Chicago for that perfect drink for the patriarch.
Carrying brands new, antique, and everything in between, the boutique shop in West Town and Roscoe Village houses whiskeys that?ll remind any dad how important he is on this special day. In case you have any gift guide stories in the works sharing what to give dear old dad this year, we wanted to remind you of Lush Wine & Spirits? collection of exclusive whiskeys that the man will love.
Whether it?s a modest, classic bottle ofKnob Creek Single Barrel Reserve, a smoky and organic (for the eco-conscious dad)Journeyman Distillery Ravenswood Rye,or the coveted, splurge-worthyJefferson?s Ocean Voyage 4,there?s no shortage of quenching gifts for dad at Lush. Plus, for the DIY dad, Lush carries Twisted Spoke?s famousBloody Mary Mix, in case he wants to recreate those memorable sippers at home.
What more could Dad want than classic fare in Chicago?s quintessential Gold Coast neighborhood? Featuring appetizers such as Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail and Sweet Chili Fried Calamari, Dad can indulge with one of LUXBAR?s four prime burgers or dive into hearty entrees such as the Marinated Skirt Steak, Filet Mignon and Miso-Marinated Chilean Seabass. With LUXBAR?s Build-Your-Own-Manhattan Bar, Dad can play mixologist for the afternoon and sample a few versions of the classic cocktail.
18 E. Bellevue, Chicago, IL
MAK Father’s Day BOGO Beer Special
Sunday, June 19
$4 to $8 BOGO beers
Dads who visit MAK on Father’s Day will enjoy buy-one-get-one free beers at lunch or dinner (dine-in only). MAK has recently unveiled a new line up of beers including local brews from Pipeworks Brewing Company and Revolution Brewing. The complete list ofbeers and pricing is available below.
Asahi Super Dry
Pipeworks Ninja vs Unicorn
Hitachino White Ale
1924 W. Division,Chicago, IL 60622
Treat Dad to a steak dinner that he?ll really remember. This Father?s Day, the first 23 Dads who order the Prime Delmonico will take home an engraved steak knife to memorialize their meal! The boneless rib eye?MJ?s favorite menu item?is dry-aged to perfection for 45 days. If Dad prefers a different type of steak, there are countless options, not to mention fresh seafood, salads and apps to satisfy the entire family. And for chocoholic Dads, the signature 23-layer Chocolate Cake is the ultimate gift.
505 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL
Father’s Day Weekend at the Miller Lite Beer Garden
Friday, June 17 to Sunday, June 19
The Miller Lite Beer Garden, on Chicago’s lakefront on the East End of Navy Pier, is a great place to treat dad to a meal and live entertainment from the hottest local bands on Father’s Day weekend. Patrons will also enjoy the fireworks at Navy Pier on Saturday,June 18 at 10:15 p.m.
Friday, June 17
5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.: Captain Coopersmith
9 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.: Bumpus
Saturday, June 18
5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.: Andrew Diehl
Sunday, June 19
2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.: Rockaholics
5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.: Down Home Band
700 E. Grand,Chicago, IL 60611
Want to take Dad to Italy? How about a Father?s Day meal at Osteria Langhe, Chicago?s destination for unbeatable Piedmonte-style cuisine. Welcoming diners and their Dads for the holiday, the Osteria Langhe team readies with a grill out on the cozy sidewalk patio, serving up all types of Piedmonte-inspired steaks, pastas, and other eats fathers will just love.
2824 W. Armitage Ave., Chicago, IL
Leave the prep work to the professionals this Father?s Day and treat Dad to a fully catered meal by Paramount Events. A go-to source for drop-off BBQ items (because what Dad can resist a grill out), Paramount crafts craveworthy meals filled with Whole Beer Can Chickens, St. Louis Spare Ribs, BBQ Pulled Pork, and Sausages, accompanied by cocktails blended with strawberries, cayenne pepper, and everything in between.
1932 W. Lake St.,Chicago, IL
Al Fresco Dining at Riva Caf for Father’s Day
Sunday, June 19
Guests visiting Navy Pier on Father’s Day to take a spin on the new Centennial Wheel can stop at Riva Caf, a more casual version of Riva Crab House featuring al fresco dining. Families and friends can treat Dad to a superb seafood menu, gourmet sandwiches, soups, and salads.
The caf’s outdoor seating area provides a beautiful view overlooking Lake Michigan as well as access to all of Navy Pier’s fun and excitement.
700 E. Grand Ave.,Chicago, IL 60611
Fun for the whole family, both Roots Handmade Pizza locations present custom Roots Father?s Day cards and envelopes for kids to decorate for their Dads. At the end of the meal, the server will share a $10 gift card with the kids so they can surprise Dad with a gift all on their own. What?s better than amazing pizza and a gift from the kids?
Chef Patrick Russ invites Dads to dine at Seven Lions this Father?s Day, featuring a variety of dishes perfect for celebrating. Whether diving into the 12oz New York Strip Steak, the Braised Short Rib or the Shrimp Pasta Primavera, these Midwestern-inspired dishes with a twist are sure to satisfy. With over 15 beers on draft, specialty cocktails and more, Seven Lions treats Dads to a dinner they won?t forget.
130 S. Michigan. Chicago, IL
This Father’s Day, June 19, 2016, Shaw’s Crab House in Chicago is celebrating Dad with a very special Sunday brunch buffet. Priced at $75 for adults and $20 for kids 12 and younger (limit 2 children per adult), the Father’s Day brunch will feature a Grand Hot Buffet line with classic breakfast fare, plus Shaw’s specialties. The brunch buffet will also include the Omelet and Waffle Station,with 13 available ingredients, and theSurf and Turf Station, including Lobster Bisque, King Crab Legs, BBQ Brisket, and Hand-Carved Beef Tenderloin. There will also be a Cold Seafood Bar, heaped with Sushi, Oysters, Shrimp, Smoked Salmon, and Cold Crab.
Top it off at Shaw’s Sweets Table, with all of Shaw’s favorite desserts in bite size portions. Try a taste of Crme Brulee, Raspberry Tartlets, Key Lime Parfait, Mini Cupcakes, and assorted Fruits and Candies.
Or take Dad out for a decadent dinner at Shaw’s Crab House. Order a bottle of his favorite wine or one of Shaw’s tableside martinis alongside a dozen oysters before moving on to one of the restaurant’s fabulous entrees like Grilled Wild Yakutat King Salmon or The Signature with a 6 oz filet mignon and steamed Alaskan red king crab. Don’t forget to leave room for dessert! Shaw’s has an amazing pecan pie that pairs perfectly with an espresso or a little nightcap.
Plus, all dads will receive a $25 Shaw’s Crab House gift certificate for future use at either Shaw’s location!
Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling 312.527.2722.
Shaw’s Crab House Chicago’s Father’s Day Hours:
Brunch Buffet – 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (both Main Dining Room and Oyster Bar)
Full Main Dining Room Menu – 3:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Full Oyster Bar Dinner Menu – 3:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. (no a la carte Oyster Bar menu until 3:30 p.m.)
21 E Hubbard St, Chicago, IL 60611
This Father’s Day, June 19, 2016, Shaw’s Crab House in Schaumburg is offering a brunch buffet and their signature a la carte dinner menu that is the perfect way to celebrate Dad! Plus, all dads will receive a special $25 Shaw’s Crab House gift certificate for future use at the restaurant. The brunch buffet is priced at $65 for adults, $10 for kids 7-12, and free for kids 6 and under, and will feature many Shaw’s favorites including a Grand Hot Buffet with scrambled eggs, caramelized bacon, mini crab cakes, and seasonal fish; a build-your-own omelet and Belgian waffle station; delicacies like Alaskan Golden King crab, shucked oysters, and beef tenderloin; and the famous Shaw’s Sweets Table with an amazing assortment of cookies, cupcakes, and other mini desserts.
Shaw’s Crab House Schaumburg’s Father’s Day Hours:
Brunch Buffet – 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
A la Carte Dinner Menu:
Oyster Bar 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Main Dining Room 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling 847.517.2722.
1900 E Higgins Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60173
Treat Dad to the luxury he deserves this Father?s Day at the Michelin two-starred Sixteen at Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago! Families will enjoy a lavish brunch buffet including a complimentary Bloody Mary, Bourbon and Craft Beer tasting for adults. Dads will have the opportunity to roll cigars with a professional cigar roller onsite, with the option to take a free cigar home with them! For family fun, mini golf will be available on the Terrace as well.
Father?s Day brunch is $95 for adults and $35 for children (ages 5 to 12) exclusive of alcohol, tax and gratuity. Seatings are available from 11:00am until 2:15pm with available seating on the Terrace pending weather. Reservations are highly recommended. Please call (312) 588-8030.
401 North Wabash, Chicago, IL
Father’s Day Family Weekend at Tavern on Little Fort
Saturday, June 18 and Sunday, June 19
$3 to $15 brunch items
Tavern on Little Fort will kick off Father’s Day weekend with their new Kid’s Music Series on Saturday, June 18 at 11 a.m. For $8 per person (12 months and under is free), guests will enjoy live music and an engaging performance from Mr. Dave while enjoying brunch and drink specials in the beer garden. Tickets are available online HERE.
Continuing the celebration on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 19, Tavern on Little Fort will open at 10 a.m. and feature a family-friendly brunch until 2 p.m. Brunch highlights include the Breakfast Burger (70-percent brisket and 30-percent bacon patty, tavern sauce, bread and butter pickles, fried egg, New England bun; $15), Breakfast Bagel (ham, scrambled egg, beer cheese; $12), and Vegetable Frittata (asparagus, tomato chile relish, aioli, parmesan; $12). Featured drink specials include a $3 Build-Your-Own Mimosa Bar and $5 Build-Your-Own Bloody Mary Bar. A Kid’s Menu offers items like Mac & Cheese ($6), Mini Corn Dogs ($6), Little Cheese Burgers with house made fries ($6) and more.
4128 North Lincoln Avenue,Chicago, IL 60618
Twisted Spoke, West Town?s biker bar, has been a Father?s Day favorite dining spot for 20 years thanks to its menu of Fatboy Burgers, Shrimp Po? Boys, and who can forget the Bloody Marys? Perfect for the fathers who like it a little hot, Twisted Spoke?s housemade Bloody Mary Mix is the essential gift for dear old Dad, available for purchase right at Twisted Spoke and Lush Wine & Spirits? Roscoe Village and West Town locations.
501 N. Ogden Ave., Chicago, IL
[Information compiled from press releases.]
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