Father's Day in South Florida: Where to Find the Specials for Dad's Big Day
Oh. Dad. The poor guy has put up with some major headaches from your punk-ass over the course of your lifetime, like your drunken phone call at 2 a.m. to pick you up from random parties and your subsequent vomiting all over the place. Ahh, the memories. Treasure them.
He may have scared your boyfriends or forced you to dig a ditch in the backyard when you were an asshole teenager, but Dad has always been there for you when you needed him (hopefully). Sunday is Father's Day; it's time to show the guy some appreciation for all your BS over the years.
We've compiled a list of all the Dad's day specials in Broward and Palm Beach Counties.
Steak 954, Fort Lauderdale
Treat Dad to brunch or dinner with complimentary hand-rolled cigar. Items range from dry-aged ribeye and eggs with Lyonaise potatoes and mixed greens to bourbon-glazed pork belly to antipasto with spec.
Green Bar & Kitchen, Fort Lauderdale
Chances are, Dad can use a little dietary change. For his day, Green Bar is hosting a Real Men Eat Green Father's Day brunch from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. It includes manly vegan options like barbecue "chicken" pulled pork sandwiches, pumpkin French toast, and roasted veggie wraps and bowls.
American Social, Fort Lauderdale
If your Dad is anything like ours, the guy likes to eat. This Las Olas bar and restaurant is offering an all-you-can-eat brunch to satiate event the biggest appetites. From 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., $22.95 gets you an endless array of items, like chilled snow crabs, Belgian waffles, made-to-order omelets, ol' fashioned chicken 'n waffles, and biscuits and gravy. An extra $10 gets unlimited mimosas and a full Bloody Mary bar. Plus, all Dads get a free hand-rolled cigar.
Rocco's Tacos, Various Locations
Spice up Father's Day. All Rocco's Tacos locations are offering 50 percent off draft and bottled beer for Dad. And kids under ten can eat from from the kiddie menu all day.
Beauty & the Feast Bar|Kitchen, Fort Lauderdale
Riverside Market, Fort Lauderdale
This beer-lovers convenience store is offering gift baskets for every brew-fanatic's budget, including an exclusive release of Dogfish Head 120 Minute IPA. Cigar City, and World Wide Stout Gift Packs. It is also featuring rare Bourbon County Barrel Stout, Barley Wine, Coffee and Rye. Prices range from $12 to $120 for brews. For those looking to hand out, it's offering a free second beer for the big guy all day long.
Chima Brazilian Steakhouse, Fort Lauderdale
Give Dad piles of meat this Father's Day. Chima is open for lunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and for dinner from 4 to 9 p.m. The restaurant will be handing out Father's Day cards for kids to color all day long.
S3, Fort Lauderdale
Treat Dad to a special Father's Day celestial treat. This beachfront spot is hosting a full moon party on Father's Day from 6 to 10 p.m., with dancers and live entertainment.
Big City Tavern, Fort Lauderdale
This Las Olas eatery is offering discounts for Dad. All day long, the big guy gets 50 percent off all draft and bottle beers, with purchase of an entree. And kids under ten eat free.
Stout Sports Bar & Grill, Oakland Park
Buy Dad a beer for his day. This Oakland Park spot is offering $5 flights for Dad all day long.
Fresh Harvest, Coconut Creek
After hitting the tables (or before), head to Fresh Harvest. This casino restaurant is offering a Father's Day brunch with sparkling wine and mimosas for $32.95 per person. It's $15.95 for children 10 and under.
Throw some balls around with Dad at SpareZ on Sunday. The bowling alley is hosting a special that includes two rounds, shoes, a slice of cheese pizza, and a 12 ounce soft drink. The cost is $3.50 for Dads, $7 for kids.
Gimme A Burger, Pembroke Pines
Known for its infused-burgers, this Pembroke Pines spot is giving Dads a free darft beer or a large frozen custard with the purchase of a combo meal or burger and fries. It's also honoring the great Dads of T.V. with special burgers for the day, like the Peter Griffin (a bacon-infused burger topped with roasted red onions, garlic jam, crispy bacon curls, bacon Dijonnaise mustard and cheese) and the Dr. Oz (onion garlic mojo turkey burger).
Oceans 234, Deerfield Beach
Take in views of the ocean with the whole family. This Deerfield Beach spot is offering a chef-driven brunch with items like lobster, shrimp and crab omelet ($18.99); classic eggs benedict ($12.99); chicken and waffles ($12.99); and the western shroom egg wrap ($10.99). In addition, it's offering complimentary family photos.
City Oyster & Sushi Bar, Delray Beach
This Delray Beach seafood spot is offering discounts for Dad. All day long, the big guy gets 50 percent off all draft and bottle beers, with purchase of an entree. And kids under ten eat free.
Due South Brewing Co., Boynton Beach
To celebrate the stereotypical beer-drinker of the household - moms definitely drink plenty of beer these days too - Due South Brewing Co. is offering a day of brew. It's offering free tours at 1, 2, 3, and 4 p.m. as well as special release brews and free "Dad's Love Beer" coozies with purchase. Tacos Veracruz will be onsite with food.
Del Frisco's Grille, Palm Beach
Treat Dad to a triple threat this Sunday. It consists of the Grille prime cheeseburger, choice of original, sea salt and parmesan, or sweet potato fries, and the Adult Milkshake. It's s sinful combo of vanilla ice cream blended with both Nocello walnut liqueur and
crème de cacao chocolate liqueur. The Triple Treat is $19.95.
Grease Burger Bar, West Palm Beach
This West Palm Beach spot is offering discounts for Dad. All day long, the big guy gets 50 percent off all draft and bottle beers, with purchase of an entree. And kids under ten eat free.
Miami Subs or Miami Grill, Various Locations
This South Florida-based sandwich chain is offering free cookies for Dad all day long with purchase.
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