From steakhouses to brunches, give Dad a break from the grill and treat him to a yummy meal this Father’s Day (June 15). Make a reservation (and check Web sites for the most up-to-date pricing and menus) at one of these Valley restaurants.
Father’s Day at El Chorro means a delectable three-course meal including a 14-oz. prime Niman Ranch rib eye with rosemary roasted potatoes and grilled asparagus and a root beer float with vanilla bean ice cream. www.elchorro.com.
This Father’s Day, Sunday, June 15 Octane Raceway is hosting their annual Man Brunch from 9 a.m. to noon. Eats include eggs, bacon, sausage, waffles, hash browns, coffee and juice, followed by kart racing and a special gift for Dad. www.octaneraceway.com.
On Father’s Day, the fast casual eatery of Fired Pie is offering all dads a free entrée with the purchase of another entrée. www.firedpie.com.
Salty Senorita celebrates Father’s Day with a brand new Sunday Brunch featuring specialty menu items, Bloody Marys and more from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. www.saltysenorita.com.
Chef Massimo de Francesca of Taggia in Scottsdale is featuring a half-pound Niman Ranch Burger topped with truffle mushrooms, smoked porcini aioli, bacon and onion jam and fontina cheese, served with a side of poutine fries and gravy, for Father’s Day. This will be paired with a special draft beer or bourbon and a cigar. www.taggiascottsdale.com.
Celebrate Dad this Father’s Day with “The Big Daddy” steak special at Texaz Grill. Plus, all dads receive a complimentary strawberry shortcake with their meal (proof of fatherhood required). Texaz Grill will also be serving its regular brunch menu on Father’s Day until 4 p.m., featuring biscuits and sausage gravy. www.texazgrill.com.
The “Be the Chef” package at Benihana allows dad the opportunity to train one-on-one with a world-famous Benihana chef and then show off his new skills in front of friends and family. Besides the grilling and showmanship training session, the package also includes a signature Benihana chef hat and apron, diploma and commemorative photo. www.benihana.com.
Beckett’s Table is dishing up prime steak with warm German potato salad and Beckett’s Table steak sauce, and a slow-roasted pulled-pork sandwich on a pretzel roll, with coleslaw and jalapeno chorizo peppers, for Father’s Day. To wash it down, dads can enjoy half-off Arizona bottles of wine for the entire evening. Beckett’s Table Father’s Day dinner is served from 5 to 9 p.m. on Sunday, June 15. www.beckettstable.com.
Westin Kierland hosts Drams for Dads at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, June 14 and will feature a tasting of four Glenmorangie whiskies – the Glenmorangie 10-year, La Santa, Quinta-Ruban and Nectar D’Or. In addition to sampling the Scotches, guests will learn about the differences between the labels, unique aspects of the various whisky regions of Scotland and explore different ways to drink Scotch from our expert Scotch Ambassadors. www.kierlandresort.com.
Dads who dine on Father’s Day at Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhouse will receive a Father’s Day Card, good for a complimentary lunch or dinner towards their next visit. www.fogo.com.
Tryst in Phoenix welcomes a buffalo burger special for Father’s Day: all-natural, lean buffalo burger topped with gorgonzola, arugula, house-made sweet jalapeños on a brioche bun. Served with a choice of sweet potato tater tots, fries or a house salad. www.trystcafeaz.com.
Coconuts Fish Café offers half-off all draft beers all day on Father’s Day. www.coconutsfishcafe.com.
Take Dad for a Father’s Day feast with a steak and lobster tail special at Bobby Q in Phoenix. Served on Father’s Day from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Bobby Q is celebrating dads with a steak and lobster tail dinner featuring your choice of a filet or ribeye steak, a lobster tail, as well as your choice of one side. www.bobbyq.net.
On June 15, from 5 to 9 p.m., The Shout House will open its doors to guests of all ages. A fun evening of entertainment that kids and adults both will enjoy, the non-stop dueling piano show is complemented with a burger, fries and beer special. www.theshouthouse.com/az.
From 6 a.m. to 3 p.m., enjoy several brunch specials along with the regular menus at Hotel Valley Ho’s ZuZu. Dinner is offered from 5:30 to 10 p.m., with a savory featured special of pan-seared salmon with asparagus, soman noodles, soy, sesame, and ginger. www.eatatzuzu.com.
Naya Mediterranean Cuisine in Scottsdale hosts a specialty Father’s Day brunch on Sunday, June 15 featuring salads, entrees and delectable desserts. www.nayaaz.com.
The Stockyards celebrates Father’s Day with a choice of a 16-oz. hand-cut beef ribeye steak or a 12-oz. hand-cut buffalo ribeye steak topped with wild porcini mushroom butter. www.stockyardssteakhouse.com.
Treat Dad to a memorable Father’s Day dinner at District American Kitchen and Wine Bar from 5 to 9 p.m. on Sunday, June 15. The exclusive dinner entree is grilled choice center cut NY strip steak smothered with sautéed mushrooms and onions, Schreiner’s bacon and white cheddar smashed potatoes, and asparagus topped with chipotle hollandaise. www.districtrestaurant.com.
All Father’s Day, Milagro Grill will be serving up delicious surf and turf specials for dad and the whole family to dig into. In addition, Milagro Grill is offering 30 percent off all draft beer growlers and any bottle of wine for all take-out orders. www.milagrogrillaz.com.
Valley Melting Pot locations are dishing up the Father’s Day Four-Course Endless Fondue Package, including the Father’s Day Endless Entrée (filet mignon, white shrimp, teriyaki-marinated sirloin, breast of chicken, spinach and artichoke ravioli) paired with Lumberyard Red Ale. Dad will also receive a specialty craft beer flight and a complimentary bottle of The Melting Pot’s famous Garlic and Wine Seasoning. www.meltingpot.com.
This coming holiday, Paul Martin’s American Grill in Scottsdale is offering its three-course Prime Rib Dinner all weekend long. www.paulmartinsamericangrill.com.
Kelly’s at Southbridge is celebrating dads all day long with happy hour and half-price bottles of wine and Champagne on Sunday. www.kellysatsouthbridge.com.
On Father’s Day, Luci’s Healthy Marketplace in Phoenix will serve a breakfast special of all-natural, grass-fed seared flank steak over a bed of crispy potatoes and house beer-braised sausage hash. For dessert, Dad can enjoy chocolate-bacon cookies. www.lucishealthymarketplace.com.
Commemorate Father’s Day with special barbecue feast from AZ Food Crafters. The special holiday package includes one full slab of slow-roasted with house-made peach barbecue sauce, one whole citrus-marinated fire-roasted chicken, creamy corn soufflé, three-cheese mac and cheese and drunken beans for four. www.azfoodcrafters.com.