Celebrate the dad in your life this Father’s Day and grab a meal together at one of these Dallas-area restaurants on June 16. From steak dinners and a festival dedicated to meat, to special drink flights, brunch buffets, family bowling and live music, there’s something for just about everyone to enjoy. Reservation policies vary; contact restaurants individually for more details.
The Texas saloon in Victory Park will host its Father’s Day Meat Fest featuring some of executive chef Matt Ford’s favorite cuts. Served family-style, the three-course menu will center around a sampler platter of Billy’s best meats including Texas-raised rib-eye from 44 Farms, smoked ribs from locally raised Dorper lamb, house-made sausages and house-smoked chicken. The meal includes a choice of several appetizers and a choice of two desserts. As a bonus, fathers will get a free glass of Texas beer.
June 16 from 5 to 10 p.m. $65 per person. 2386 Victory Park Lane, Dallas. 214-296-2610.
The Plano dining hall will host a Father’s Day brunch event featuring an outdoor putting green, the final round of the U.S. Open screened with sound in the Box Garden, and food and drink for purchase, including build-your-own Bloody Mary and mimosa bars. Choose from 20-plus restaurant stalls for your meal, including places offering traditional brunch items like Press Waffle Co. and Whisk and Eggs.
June 16 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free admission; first-come, first-served. Food prices vary. 7800 Windrose Ave., Plano. 972-846-4255.
This Texas-themed gourmet burger joint will host its Father’s Day on the Roof event, which will include a three-course prime rib dinner and a performance by Nashville Songwriters Hall of Famer Aaron Barker, who has written hit songs for country stars George Strait, Lonestar and Clay Walker. The restaurant’s decor celebrates the Lone Star State’s musical legends and boasts great views of Denton’s courthouse square.
June 16 from 6 to 10 p.m. $80 per person. 113 W. Hickory St., Denton. 940-383-1022.
Celebrate Father’s Day with flights of top shelf, 100% agave tequilas and a special pairing menu of cocktails and entrees. Guests can choose from 14 tequilas to build their own flight. And chef Gabriel DeLeon’s pairing menu will include Hatch tacos with a Tahona sour, sea bass in Veracruz-style salsa with a Black Barrel margarita, and chicken flambéed in tequila served with a drink called El Jefe. The restaurant, which blends traditional Mexico City recipes with modern Santa Fe and Tex-Mex flavors, will also serve its regular menu at all locations. Prices vary.
June 16 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. at 1295 S. Main St., Grapevine, 817-421-4747, and 2601 W. Windsor Drive, Flower Mound, 972-874-4747; and from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. at 3310 Dallas Parkway, Plano, 972-403-7474.
This farm-to-table eatery at the Dallas Farmers Market will offer its full menu and specials for Dad including a bacon-and-whiskey flight ($25) and a 12-ounce, 60-day house-aged New York strip steak from 44 Farms served with crispy herb fingerling potatoes and two Vital Farms eggs with black shallot sauce ($45). The cocktail special is the Manmosa, which includes whiskey, a seasonal brew and orange juice for $10-$18.
June 16 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 900 S. Harwood St., Dallas. 214-698-7000.
The seafood restaurant will serve an old-school special -- steak and eggs -- and a la carte brunch items including smoked salmon on a bagel, blackened salmon salad, French toast, crab and eggs, lobster toast and braised short rib surf and turf. For drink options, check out the blood orange mimosa and the signature Bloody Mary, which includes a choice of vodka and jumbo shrimp.
June 16 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Brunch entrees are $15-$24. (The dinner menu will be available from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.) 2101 Cedar Springs Road, Dallas. 214-965-0440.
Have fun with the family at this Fort Worth hangout with bowling and bocce during a Father’s Day barbecue-themed brunch. The buffet will include a grilling demonstration with summer favorites like ribs, Italian sausage, pesto chicken and corn on the cob, followed by some friendly competition at the bowling lanes or bocce courts. A waffle station, made-to-order omelets and other breakfast favorites will be offered, along with a carving station, signature flatbreads and fresh salads. And don’t miss out on the chocolate fountain for all ages and a full bar for those 21 and older.
June 16 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. $28, $15 for children 6-12, free for children 5 and younger. 5001 Trailhead Bend Way, Fort Worth. 682-352-0808.
BISOUS BISOUS PÂTISSERIE The eatery specializing in French-style pastries and coffee drinks will offer cheeseburger cruffins (a croissant-muffin hybrid) and cheeseburger macarons throughout June in honor of Father’s Day. Cheeseburger cruffins are $4.35 each, and cheeseburger macarons are $5 each. 3700 McKinney Ave., Dallas. 214-613-3570.
BLUE MESA GRILL The Southwest grill will offer its buffet brunch with cook-to-order stations, a taco bar and more. Brunch also includes two mimosas or glasses of Champagne for guests 21 or older. June 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., June 16 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. $24 per adult, $7 for children 6-11, free for children 5 and younger. 14866 Montfort Drive, Dallas, 972-934-0165; 612 Carroll St., Fort Worth, 817-332-6372; 8200 Dallas Parkway, Plano, 214-387-4407.
COOL RIVER CAFE The steakhouse and Southwestern grill will offer a free steak (up to a $40 value) with the purchase of a meal with an equal or greater value. June 16 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. 1045 Hidden Ridge, Irving. 972-871-8881.
CRÚ FOOD AND WINE BAR The restaurant will offer a prix fixe three-course brunch for $26 with $3 mimosas and Bellinis and a three-course dinner for two with a bottle of wine for $120. June 16 with brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and dinner from 4 to 11 p.m. 842 Watters Creek Blvd., Allen, 972-908-2532; 3699 McKinney Ave., Dallas, 214-526-9463; 5188 Marathon Ave., Fort Worth, 817-737-9463; 7201 Bishop Road, Plano, 972-312-9463.
EDDIE V’S The seafood and steak restaurant will offer a 16-ounce bone-in filet in addition to its full dinner menu. June 16 from 4 to 10 p.m. 4023 Oak Lawn Ave., Dallas, 214-890-1500; 3100 W. Seventh St., Fort Worth, 817-336-8000.
GORGI The no-tipping Mediteranean restaurant will serve a three-course dinner menu with a choice of salad, entree and dessert. June 16 from 5 to 9 p.m. $83 per person. 5100 Belt Line Road, Dallas. 972-503-7080.
HAYWIRE The restaurant will serve its first Father’s Day brunch buffet with multiple stations. Add a Bloody Mary for $9 or a mimosa for $8. June 16 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. $46.95, $18.95 for children 9-13, $10.95 for children 5-8, free for children 4 and younger. 5901 Winthrop St., Plano. 972-781-9473.
HUMPERDINKS Dads will receive a complimentary pint of craft beer or a grande mimosa with their entree purchase, and the restaurant will offer brunch specials and a kids’ four-course menu. June 16 from 11 a.m. to midnight; the brunch menu will be available from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Starting at $11.99 per adult, $5.99 for children 12 and younger. 700 Six Flags Drive, Arlington, 817-640-8553; 2208 W. Northwest Highway, Dallas, 214-358-4159.
THE KEEPER Specials will include the Navy Strength Old-Fashioned drink special for $6 and a 12-ounce pepper-crusted rib-eye chef special for $43. The full menu will also be available. June 16 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. 5840 Legacy Circle, Plano. 469-210-5337.
LAW RESTAURANT Father’s Day brunch offerings include a build-your-own slider bar, specialty stations, prime rib, fried chicken and dessert. There will be a Bloody Mary bar, and fathers will receive complimentary cigars. June 16 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. $79, $45 for children younger than 12. Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas, 4150 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving. 972-717-2420.
MAGGIANO’S LITTLE ITALY The Italian-American restaurant will serve special family-style meals for parties of four or more and an a la carte brunch. June 16 from 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.; brunch is served until 3 p.m. NorthPark Center, 8687 N. Central Expressway, Dallas, 214-360-0707; the Shops at Willow Bend, 6001 W. Park Blvd., Plano, 972-781-0776.
MEXICAN SUGAR COCINA Y CANTINA The restaurant will offer an all-day brunch buffet featuring various food stations for $34.95 per adult, $11.95 for children 12 and younger. There will also be tequila flights and a mimosa bar. June 16 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. 7501 Lone Star Drive, Plano. 972-943-0984.
PAPPAS BROS. STEAKHOUSE The restaurant will host the Dads and Cabs wine tasting event featuring 11 different wines from around the world. June 14 at 6 p.m. $80. 10477 Lombardy Lane, Dallas. 214-366-2000.
PERRY’S STEAKHOUSE AND GRILLE The steakhouse will open June 16 at 11 a.m. to offer off-the-menu specials and cocktails and its regular dinner menu all day. A three-course Sunday supper special will be offered from 4 to 9 p.m. $34.95 for the supper special. 2000 McKinney Ave., Dallas, 214-855-5151; 2440 Parkwood Blvd., Frisco, 214-494-4645; 2400 W. State Highway 114, Grapevine, 682-477-2261.
THE RANCH AT LAS COLINAS A brunch buffet will feature various food stations including waffles, a shrimp cocktail bar, salads, a taco bar and a carving station. Mimosas are $8 each, and Bloody Marys are $9 each. June 16 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. $46.95, $18.95 for children 9-13, $10.95 for children 5-8, free for children 4 and younger. 857 W. John Carpenter Freeway, Irving. 972-506-7262.
RODEO GOAT ICE HOUSE Dads can get a free pint of beer by proving they have offspring (bring a child, show a photo of one). The eatery also will offer the Dad Bod Burger -- a beef patty topped with a fried macaroni-and-cheese patty, bacon, mayo, arugula and pickles and drizzled with queso. June 16 from 11 a.m. to close. Five locations in North Texas.
THE RUSTIC The restaurant and music venue will offer its family-style Jam and Toast Brunch and a Puttskee golf competition. June 16 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. $16.95 per person for brunch, not including drinks. 3656 Howell St., Dallas. 214-730-0596.
III FORKS The steakhouse will offer its 18-ounce bone-in prime rib-eye, normally $57, for $29.95 on Father’s Day. June 16 from 5 to 8:30 p.m. 17776 Dallas Parkway, Dallas. 972-267-1776.
TJ’S SEAFOOD MARKET AND GRILL The seafood place will serve brunch, dinner and a special Herman Marshall whiskey cocktail. Dads will receive invitations to an upcoming private Herman Marshall whiskey distillery tour. June 16 from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. 6025 Royal Lane, Dallas, 214-691-2369; 4212 Oak Lawn Ave., Dallas, 214-219-3474.