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Father's Day 2019 Restaurant Guide

Bananas Foster at Wild Thyme Oceanside Eatery.
Bananas Foster at Wild Thyme Oceanside Eatery. Wild Thyme/The Atlantic Hotel & Spa
Wondering how to celebrate Dad this Father's Day? Spending quality time together at one of the South Florida restaurants offering special deals this Sunday might be the best way to show how much he matters.

Whether you venture seaside to Pompano Beach or explore the bustling bar scene in Fort Lauderdale, you've got options ranging from steaks to seafood to beer flights.

Make your reservations now. Here are the best Father's Day menu options in South Florida this year.
click to enlarge BEACH HOUSE POMPANO
Beach House Pompano

Beach House Pompano

270 N. Pompano Beach Blvd., Pompano Beach

Take Dad seaside to celebrate his special day. Beach House will offer signature specials such as a tomahawk veal chop ($52) and a six-ounce filet mignon served with a cold-water lobster tail ($46). Reminisce about the good times as you enjoy rooftop bar views. Finish your meal with half-priced draft beer and a complimentary Polaroid photo.
Brimstone Woodfire Grill

Brimstone Woodfire Grill

14575 SW Fifth St., Pembroke Pines


At Brimstone Woodfire Grill in Pembroke Pines, toast to your dad with half-priced draft beer ($3.50) all day. Enjoy a menu of special offerings such as the fresh catch mussels appetizer ($18), bacon-wrapped scallops ($32), and surf 'n' turf with a 16-ounce New York strip steak topped with grilled shrimp and served with a side of Parmesan potatoes and grilled asparagus ($52).
click to enlarge Charcuterie at Burlock Coast. - BURLOCK COAST
Charcuterie at Burlock Coast.
Burlock Coast

Burlock Coast

1 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale


Celebrate Dad throughout the month with a special Big Poppa Rum dinner at Burlock Coast. The four-course meal is served family-style, paired with a handcrafted rum cocktail and one-ounce neat pour. Pairings include tuna poke with tostones and a Hawai’ian old-fashioned cocktail; house-made lemon ricotta salad with Oak & Cane rum; and roasted swordfish or filet mignon with Papa’s Pilar dark rum. For dessert, there's Nutella flourless cake paired with Stolen coffee. The Big Poppa experience costs $70 per person and is available Sunday through Wednesday from 5 to 10 p.m and Thursday through Saturday from 5 to 11 p.m.
click to enlarge Lobster roll at City Oyster. - THINK.SHOP
Lobster roll at City Oyster.

City Oyster & Sushi Bar

213 East Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach


City Oyster & Sushi Bar in Delray Beach will offer brunch and dinner specials on Father's Day. Brunch items include waffles with Vermont maple syrup, whipped cream, and fruit salad ($13) and eggs Benedict with poached eggs on an English muffin, sliced ham, Hollandaise, and fruit salad ($15). Unlimited mimosas or bloody marys will be available for $13. Dinner specials include lobster mac and cheese ($32) and a 16-ounce Allen Brothers Black Angus prime rib with Gorgonzola mashed potatoes, sautéed mushrooms, garlic spinach, au jus, and horseradish sauce ($46). Dads receive a complimentary draft beer with the purchase of an entrée at lunch or dinner.
click to enlarge Seared day boat scallops at Dune. - NICK GARCIA PHOTOGRAPHY
Seared day boat scallops at Dune.
Nick Garcia Photography


2200 N. Ocean Blvd., Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale’s seaside restaurant at the Auberge Beach Residences & Spa invites dads to indulge in the lively Sunday Brunch on the Beach, which will offer executive chef Edgar Beas's standout dishes. Options include a seafood counter with a selection of raw options, blue crab and artichoke dip, huevos rancheros with chorizo casero and Oaxaca cheese, charcoal-baked eggs, and eggs Benedict served with avocado, smoked salmon, or prosciutto and lump crab fondue upon request. Desserts include freshly baked lemon cream scones, orange pistachio loaf cake, glazed doughnuts, and raspberry and vanilla mini conchas with sweet Mexican bread. Drink options include a bloody mary bar and craft beers. Brunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
click to enlarge ETARU HALLANDALE
Etaru Hallandale

Etaru Hallandale

111 S. Surf Rd., Hallandale Beach


Treat Dad to an oceanfront brunch at the Japanese robatayaki restaurant Etaru. Begin with the welcome cocktail; then choose from bottomless pours of a selection of wines or champagne. Continue with an array of hot and cold starters on the robata counter, and conclude your meal with a choice of one main course and dessert. For Father's Day, the restaurant will also offer specialty Japanese whisky tastings for dads, cigar-rolling, and a Range Rover display in the restaurant’s driveway. Brunch costs $75 per person and will be served from noon to 4 p.m.
click to enlarge JWB PRIME STEAK & SEAFOOD
JWB Prime Steak & Seafood

JWB Prime Steak & Seafood

1111 N. Ocean Dr., Hollywood


Indulge in a limited-time dining experience at Margaritaveille Hollywood Beach Resort's JWB Prime Steak & Seafood. The restaurant will offer a king cut prime rib with creamy horseradish and au jus for $72. In addition, your dad will receive a complimentary chef’s treat with his meal.
click to enlarge LONA COCINA & TEQUILERIA
Lona Cocina & Tequileria

Lona Cocina y Tequileria

321 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale

On Father's Day, expect breathtaking ocean views and terrace grilling at this Mexican eatery at the Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort. The holiday brunch menu will offer meat options ranging from grilled steaks to sausage and ribs. The list of offerings also includes unlimited draft beer and Lona margaritas. Brunch costs $48 per person and runs from 11 a.m to 3 p.m.
click to enlarge Tarpon River Brewing - TARPON RIVER BREWING
Tarpon River Brewing
Tarpon River Brewing

Tarpon River Brewing

280 SW Sixth St., Fort Lauderdale


This Sunday, Tarpon River Brewing will host Fathers & Flights. If you stop by with Dad in matching outfits, you'll both receive a complimentary flight of beer. There will also be a Father’s Day package available for $50. It includes a tour of the brewery plus a 30-minute Q&A with one of the brewers, a flight of beer, a four-pack of beer, and a T-shirt of your choice.
click to enlarge Pancakes at Wild Thyme Oceanside Eatery. - WILD THYME/THE ATLANTIC HOTEL & SPA
Pancakes at Wild Thyme Oceanside Eatery.
Wild Thyme/The Atlantic Hotel & Spa

Wild Thyme Oceanside Eatery

601 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale

The Atlantic Hotel & Spa will host an oceanfront Father’s Day brunch at its new restaurant, Wild Thyme Oceanside Eatery. The special meal will include a barbecue station with brisket, pulled pork, chicken, baked beans, napa slaw, corn on the cob, and roasted potato salad. In addition, there will be omelet and salad bars, a pasta station, and unlimited small plates such as short-rib eggs Benedict, bananas Foster French toast, chicken and waffles, Nutella pancakes, and Elvis peanut butter and bacon French toast. Sweets include cookies, fresh fruit, and assorted mini desserts. Bottomless beermosas, mimosas, and bloody marys will be available for an additional $15 per person. Brunch costs $49.95 per adult, $29.95 per child aged 10 to 14, and $19.95 per child children aged 10 or younger and will be served from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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