Not all Dads have the same taste. Some enjoy grilling at home, others like dinner out on the town. Some may prefer a tall glass of great beer over dining out at all. This Father's Day, show Dad how much you really care by taking him somewhere just right for him, whether that's a barbecue feast, a brewery, a cigar lounge or someplace else.
CiboDivino Marketplace is letting Dad choose his cut of 44 Farms steak, and then chef Ryan Olmos will grill it to perfection outside on the patio. Grab a few sides and a beer or glass of wine and get your friendly family competition going with games provided by CiboDivino. June 18, from 12 to 5 p.m. Prices vary. 1868 Sylvan Avenue, Dallas. 214-653-2426. cibodivi
If you take Dad to Eureka! this Father's Day, you won't have to worry about getting him a gift. Eureka! has that covered: All dads a complimentary engraved whiskey glass when they order a whiskey cocktail on Father's Day. Order a classic Old Fashioned or try Eureka!'s Holy Smokes! cocktail, which is smoked in-house with hickory chips and made with bourbon, tart cherry liqueur, maple syrup and Aztec chocolate bitters. June 18. Prices vary. Limited glassware available. 3700 McKinney Avenue, Dallas. 972-993-2222. eurekarestaurant
At Fearing's Restaurant, Father's Day will be commemorated by more than just a meal. The iconic Dallas restaurant is upgrading its dining experience just for dads, with four hours of celebration with a three-course barbecue feast, tableside bourbon tastings and live music from Over the River Bluegrass Band. Menu offerings include bourbon maple brioche French toast with smoked ham steak, Granny Fearing's "paper bag-shook fried chicken," and mesquite-grilled shrimp cocktail on mango and avocado salad with chipotle cocktail sauce. June 18 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. $75 for adults (excluding beverages), $30 for children 12 and under. Reservations recommended. At the Ritz-Carlton, 2121 McKinney Ave., Dallas. 214-922-4848. fearingsrestaurant.com.
Fogo de Chão
The Brazilian steakhouse isn't offering any special menu items for Father's Day, but they are giving all dads a delicious gift: Every father who dines at Fogo de Chão during Father's Day weekend (read: Friday through Sunday) will receive a dining card good for a free lunch, dinner or Sunday brunch on a return visit. So, if you're feeling generous, you can show Dad appreciation twice over -- just pay for his meal on Father's Day, then go out with him again when he uses his free dining card. Two meals with someone he loves (you!) will be Dad's favorite gift. June 16-18, open extended hours on Sunday, June 18: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. 4300 Belt Line Road, Addison, 972-503-7300; and 2619 McKinney Avenue, Dallas, 214-720-2777. fogodechao.com.
Greenville Avenue Pizza Company
Beer and 'za? Sounds like the perfect way to tell Dad, "You're the man." Bring Dad to Lower Greenville for a laid back Father's Day treat at GAPCo, where he can get 25 percent off a Mucho Meato pizza -- made with pepperoni, ham, hamburger, sausage and bacon -- when purchased with a Lakewood Lager. If he's just looking for a quick snack, skip ordering a whole pie. Instead, buy a Lakewood Lager and grab a single slice of Mucho Meato at half price. June 18. 1923 Greenville Avenue, Dallas. 214-826-5404. gapc.co.
Kabuki Japanese Restaurant
Give Dad a flavorful Father's Day by taking him out to a Japanese dinner full of his favorite dishes and sushi rolls. Kabuki Japanese Restaurant is ringing in Father's Day with a prix fixe special that includes peppered beef with pilaf rice, a California roll, shrimp and vegetable tempura and more. Dessert also comes included with the meal: Dads can choose between coffee, green tea or strawberry mochi ice cream to finish his Father's Day meal. June 15-18. $19.95 per person. At the Galleria Dallas, 13270 Dallas Parkway, Dallas. 469-917-4290. kabukirestaurants.com.
The Mansion Restaurant
Two entrée specials are available during brunch and dinner dining hours: a "Land and Sea" offering with Wagyu sirloin and Maine lobster gratin, and a veal tenderloin Oscar that comes with crab, asparagus and béarnaise. But the feast doesn't stop there; pastry chef Nicolas Blouin provides the cherry on top for the perfect Father's Day: a pistachio financier served alongside poached black cherries and basil ice cream. June 18, brunch available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and dinner available from 6:00 to 9:30 p.m. 2821 Turtle Creek Blvd., Dallas. 214-559-2100. rosewoodhotels.com/mansion.
Mudhen Meat and Greens
Mudhen is doing a $20 bacon whiskey flight, brunch specials and a beer-brined, 12-ounce, bone-in pork chop. And if that's not enough to fill the table, he and the rest of the family can order from Mudhen's a la carte menu until they're good and full. June 18 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 900 S Harwood Street, Dallas. 214-698-7000. mudheninthe.net.
Nick & Sam's Grill Park Cities
Enjoy Father's Day with a feast for the whole family at Nick & Sam's Park Cities. Sides, entrées and desserts will be served family-style, making for a memorable (and likely delicious!) dinner experience. Entrées start at $40 and feed two to three people each; selections include a whole roasted chicken, a 48-ounce prime porterhouse, a rack of lamb and more. For $15 per person, diners can get dessert and bottomless sides such as jalapeño cheddar grits and lobster mashed potatoes. June 18, from 5 to 9 p.m. Children 10 and under can enjoy sides and dessert for free. Reservations strongly recommended. 8111 Preston Road, Dallas. 214-379-1111. nsgrill.com.
A 14-ounce prime New York strip steak awaits hungry dads at Ocean Prime this Father's Day. The feature menu item comes topped with butter-poached lobster claw meat, garlic, lemon and parmesan aioli. If that doesn't suit Dad's tastes, he can select from Ocean Prime's special Father's Day brunch menu, which features classics like French toast with candied bacon, crab and eggs benedict, and smoked salmon with whipped cream cheese on a bagel. Don't skip the restaurant's signature Bloody Mary, which comes garnished with jumbo shrimp. June 18 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. $58 for the NY Strip special. 2101 Cedar Springs Road, Dallas. 214-965-0440. ocean-prime.com.
Paul Martin's American Grill
Treat Dad to a meaty brunch or dinner with the Turtle Creek restaurant's two daylong Father's Day specials. The first features a 10-ounce prime rib, salad and a scoop of housemade ice cream, and the second includes a 22-ounce bone-in prime rib eye and a glass of wine. June 18. $33 for the 10 oz prime rib special, $66 for the 22 oz bone-in prime rib eye special. 3848 Oak Lawn Avenue, Dallas. 214-521-0116. paulmartinsamericangrill.com.
Peticolas Brewing Company
Does Dad want a cold beer? Take him to Peticolas Brewing Company in Dallas' Design District, where buying yourself a beer gets Dad one for free on Father's Day. Kick back and enjoy the local brewery's selection of summer ale, kolsch, pale ales and more. June 18 from 12 to 6 p.m. Ages 21+ only. 2026 Farrington Street, Dallas. 214-234-7600. peticolasbrewing.com.
Pluckers Wing Bar
Have a social-savvy dad? Take him to Pluckers, where he'll get a free entree, side and non-alcoholic drink if he posts a photo of the family at the restaurant to Facebook or Instagram with the hashtag #Pluckers. Known for their wings, Pluckers also sells sides like macaroni and cheese, house-made potato chips and buffalo fries. June 18. Prices vary; free entree, side and non-alcoholic drink must not exceed $15 in value. 3316 Preston Road, Plano, 972-599-9464; 5100 Belt Line Road, Dallas, 972-490-9464; 5500 Greenville Avenue, Dallas, 214-363-9464; 190 E. Stacy Road, Allen, 972-678-9464; 9229 Rain Lily Trail, Fort Worth, 817-750-2473; 1709 Cross Roads Drive, Grapevine, 817-416-2473; 4000 Bagpiper Way, Arlington, 817-784-2473. pluckers.com.
Princi Italia is celebrating Father's Day with a three-course prix fixe menu. Let Dad fill up on starter and entrée options like the fried calamari. After meaty mains, satisfy his sweet tooth with desserts like rocky road pie and strawberry and rhubarb torte. June 18 from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. $30 per person. 3300 Dallas Parkway, Plano, 972-378-9463; and 5959 Royal Lane, Dallas, 214-739-5959. princiitalia.com.
RJ Mexican Cuisine
RJ Mexican Cuisine knows you can't go wrong with steak and potatoes. The West End restaurant's Father's Day special features ribeye and St. Louis ribs with garlic mashed potatoes and sautéed vegetables. At just $34.99 per person, it's a deal the whole family can enjoy. June 18. $34.99 per person. 1701 North Market Street, Dallas. 214-744-1420. rjmexicancuisine.com.
The modern restaurant, located in Dallas' scenic Klyde Warren Park, is offering an array of delicious dishes: Nosh on oven roasted oysters, smoked beef ribs with mango barbecue sauce, grilled buffalo ribeye and more. Have a dad with a sweet tooth? Go straight for dessert: rocky road pie or red velvet cheesecake. June 16-18. 2000 Woodall Rodgers Freeway, Dallas. 214-306-5597. savorgastropub.com.
Know a guy who loves golf? Sevy's says there's time on Father's Day for Dad to watch the final round of the U.S. Open Golf Tournament and go out to dinner for a celebratory steak. The family-run restaurant will be dishing out dinner to honor all patriarchs: The meal starts with a wedge salad topped with bleu cheese crumbles and smoked bacon, then follows with a 10-ounce marinated ribeye steak accompanied by a baked potato and a side of cabernet mushrooms. June 18. $39.95 per person. 8201 Preston Road, Dallas. 214-265-7389. sevys.com.
Smoking Jacket Cigar Lounge
Not all dads need a dinner out on the town to feel special on Father's Day. Maybe yours would be thrilled to go to Smoking Jacket Cigar Lounge in Cedar Hill, where he can munch on finger foods and enjoy free scotch with the purchase a cigar. June 18 from 4 to 6 p.m. 1435 North Highway 67, Cedar Hill. 972-291-2557. smokingjacketcl.com.
Instead of offering a special prix-fixe menu for Dad this Father's Day, Spaghetti Warehouse is treating him to one of their classic pasta dishes, on the house: either the 15-Layer lasagna or any of the spaghetti dishes. Dad likely won't mind that his "gift" didn't cost you a dime. June 18. 1815 N Market Street, Dallas. 214-651-8475. 1255 W Interstate 20, Arlington. 817-557-0321. meatballs.com.
Give Dad a Father's Day to remember with live music, lobster tail, and a 6-ounce prime filet at Table 13. Table 13's full menu will also be available for dads seeking lighter fare. June 18, from 4 to 8 p.m. $45 per person. Reservations recommended. 4812 Belt Line Road, Addison. 972-789-9558. table13addison.com.
Team Building with Taste
If Dad prefers grilling his own steaks to dining at a steakhouse, take him to a cooking class at Team Building with Taste. There, he can fire up the grill and learn how to make dishes that will surely earn him the grillmaster title at neighborhood cookouts. During the two-hour class on June 17, students will learn how to make prosciutto and rosemary baked beans, pesto stuffed grilled jumbo shrimp, grilled cowboy ribeye steaks with herbed compound butter and more. It's the gift that keeps on giving - after the class, Dad gets to bring home the recipes so he can recreate the dishes at home for you and the family. June 17 at 1 p.m. $59 per person. 18101 Preston Road, Dallas. 972-925-0730. Sign up at squareup.com/store/team-
Y.O. Ranch Steakhouse
Free beer? That's just one reason to celebrate Father's Day at Y.O. Ranch Steakhouse. All dads will receive a complimentary draft beer during Father's Day brunch at the downtown steakhouse. Plus, they can dig in to a variety of starters, entrees and desserts -- that means shrimp and grits or a Texas Hill Country omelet -- to go with their beer. June 18 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. $45 per person. 702 Ross Ave., Dallas. 214-744-3287. yoranchsteakhouse.com.