This Sunday, we celebrate the dear ‘ol dads in our life during Father’s Day. The best way to honor him? Giving him a rest from the grill and treating him to one of these tasty Father’s Day feasts in Phoenix. Be sure to make reservations.
Father’s Day Four-Course Endless Fondue Package at The Melting Pot includes a cheese fondue, choice of fresh salad, endless entrée which includes Filet, teriyaki sirloin, Memphis BBQ pork, buffalo chicken breast, chicken breast and White Shrimp, followed by a delicious chocolate fondue. A beer flight featuring Sam Adams Boston Lager, Sierra Nevada Pale Ale, Stone IPA, and Rogue Chocolate Stout is included. www.meltingpot.com.
During the week of Father’s Day, from Sunday, June 17 – Sunday, June 24, Chef Jose Garces will treat dads to a Bourbon & Burger special at Old Town Whiskey at The Saguaro Hotel. The special includes a classic Old Town Burger paired with a pour of his signature Jose Garces Four Roses Single Barrel bourbon. www.thesaguaro.com.
The signature Top of the Rock restaurant at the Buttes Resort in Tempe will be offering a “Pork & Porter” deal for Pops including a double bone pork chop served with apple cider BBQ glaze, chorizo and sweet potato mashed as well as vegetables paired with Old World Dark Knight Porter. Other Top of the Rock signature items will also be available. www.marriott.com.
Sassi restaurant in North Scottsdale will be offering Father’s Day brunch on Sunday from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. featuring salads and antipasti, breakfast, entrees, pasta and desserts. www.sassi.biz.
Phoenix’s The Stockyards steakhouse will dish up menu specials for dads including a 16-ounce hand-cut beef rib eye steak and Gold Coast seafood gratin. And, of course, the Father’s Day feast begins with the restaurant’s piping hot basket of poblano cornbread muffins and baking soda biscuits served with prickly pear honey butter. www.stockyardssteakhouse.com.
Looking for a mouthwatering–and local–Dad’s Day gift? Bryan’s Black Mountain Barbecue in Cave Creek is offering baskets complete with rub, sauce, a T-shirt, Chef Bryan Dooley’s cookbook and can be customized. About $17 ro $75. www.bryansbarbecue.com.
Fogo de Chão in Scottsdale invites guests to it Father’s Day lunch (11:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., $38.50 ) or dinner (4:00 – 9:30 p.m., $48.50) to receive a complimentary Fogo de Chão lunch or dinner card for Dad’s next visit. www.fogodechao.com.
TEXAZ Grill is serving up two smoking deals for Father’s Day: BBQ Spareribs for $14 and “The Big Daddy” (15-ounce New York steak smothered in sautéed onions) for $25. And if that’s not enough, complimentary strawberry shortcake will be provided for all dads (proof of fatherhood required). www.texazgrill.com.
Through June 17, Z’Tejas Southwestern Grill is celebrating Father’s Day and giving diners the opportunity to win Z’Tejas for a year. Go to the Z’Tejas Facebook at www.facebook.com/ztejassouthwesterngrill and upload a 30-second (or less) video and tell Z’Tejas why your dad is the greatest. Winners will be chosen by June 20 and will win a $50 gift card each month for a full year. Entrants must reside in Arizona. www.ztejas.com.
ZuZu at Hotel Valley Ho in Scottsdale will be serving Father’s Day Brunch from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m., with a specials offered from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Diner are invited to order à la carte off the regular brunch menu, as well. www.hotelvalleyho.com.
From 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Father’s Day, dads eat for free at the Farm at South Mountain’s Morning Glory Cafe when accompanied by a paying son or daughter. No limit to the number of dads at table, but each dad must be accompanied by their son or daughter. One free breakfast per dad (up to $11.95 value). Excludes sides, additions and drinks. www.thefarmatsouthmountain.com.
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