Where to Celebrate Father’s Day in Miami to Treat Dad Like a King
Father’s Day is approaching—and quickly! Whether you plan on staying local in Miami or are venturing up for a summer trip to the Magic City, there’s no better weekend pastime than brunch or dinner with the family. From the newest hotspots to neighborhood institutions, we’ve rounded up the best places in Miami to celebrate your dad this Father’s Day, Sunday, June 20, 2021. Read on for the best Father’s Day specials and events in Miami – because every dad deserves nothing but the best.
The contemporary, ingredient-forward concept located in the heart of Coral Gables is taking families on a culinary journey with a Mediterranean BBQ. From Noon-10PM, for $75 per guests can choose from items from a three-course prix fixe menu ($75++ per person) highlighting various regions throughout the Mediterranean basin. Choice of desserts are included as well and diners can opt for a Wine Pairing Experience and pair each course with a unique blend of wines ($39 per person) or a Spirit Pairing Experience with a spirit or craft cocktail paired with each course ($45 per person). A Children’s Menu is also available ($25++ per child). www.turkitchen.com
Bodega Taqueria y Tequila
Looking for a special treat for Dad on Father’s Day? Celebrate dad at Bodega South Beach (1220 16th St) or Fort Lauderdale (21 Las Olas Blvd) locations, with their delicious Taco Box and Modelo Special for $10 from 11:30 AM- 6 PM.
Michael Mina’s award-winning steakhouse inside the JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa will be offering a one-night only special to celebrate Dad this Father’s Day. In addition to the restaurant’s acclaimed menu, BOURBON Steak will have specialty Tomahawks and perfectly-crafted Old Fashioned cocktails available on Sunday, June 20, 2021. The Tomahawk steaks for two will be priced at $150 and cocktails will be priced at $12. Reservations are highly encouraged and can be made online at www.bourbonsteakmia.com. BOURBON Steak is located at 19999 West Country Club Drive inside the JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa.
The rustic seafood eatery Burlock Coast Seafare & Spirits invites dad and his guests to enjoy a decadent Father’s Day Brunch. On Sunday, June 20 from 12PM to 4PM, celebrate with oceanfront views, an a la carte menu and $34 (excluding tax and gratuity) bottomless beverages featuring all of your brunch cocktail favorites and specialty Rum Old Fashioneds. Choose from dishes such as the Meat Lovers and Swiss Omelet, Huevos Rancheros, Southern Fried Chicken Sandwich, the Bootleg Burger and much more. Burlock Coast is located at The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale at 1 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard. For reservations: call (954) 302-6430 or email firstname.lastname@example.org; www.burlockcoast.com.
Café La Trova
For Father’s Day, Café La Trova will offer half-price on their special triple combo, Trio Matamoros: Cruzan Single Barrel rum neat paired with a Cafecito Cubano and a Cigar ($28).
Cervecería La Tropical
Cuba’s oldest brewery, now Miami’s newest, will be offering a promotion on merchandise and beer from Friday, June 11 through Sunday, June 20. The perfect gifts for the beer-loving dad, all 6-packs To Go, 32oz Crowlers To Go of any beer offered in the tap room, as well as all La Tropical merchandise will be 20% off at the brewery. Cervecería La Tropical is located at 42 NE 25th Street in Wynwood. www.cervecerialatropical.com.
Corsair Kitchen & Bar
Whether in the mood for brunch or a nice steak dinner, Corsair Kitchen & Bar is sure to impress Dad. The American-inspired restaurant overlooking the championship golf courses at the JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa will be offering a Father’s Day rendition of the restaurant’s popular brunch, The 52; as well as a Prime Rib Sunday Supper. Priced at $52 per person (excluding tax and gratuity), brunch will be available from 11:30AM until 3PM and offer contemporary brunch classics with a creative spin accompanied by endless Mimosas and Bloody Marys. For those who prefer a dinner outing, Corsair’s Prime Rib Sunday Supper will be offered from 6PM until 9PM. Priced at $42 per person (excluding tax and gratuity), the prix-fixe affair includes a soup or salad to start, followed by the entrée – a 14 oz prime rib served – with mashed potatoes and asparagus. Guests will end the dinner with a choice of dessert. Reservations for brunch and dinner are highly encouraged and can be made on OpenTable. Corsair Kitchen & Bar is located at 19999 West Country Club Drive inside the JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa. www.jwturnberry.com.
Treat Dad to the gift of COTE this Father’s Day where dinner will be served from 5 p.m.- 11 p.m. and where all fathers will receive a jar of COTE’s Signature Gastronome’s Salt™, a proprietary salt blend, carefully composed of British Maldon salt, Himalayan pink salt, and Korean thousand-day sea salt. In honor of this big day, COTE will also be serving the Dad Joke ($15), a refreshing summer shandy blended with Maker’s Mark Bourbon, apricot, lemon, mint, and MIA Weiss.
For those unable to celebrate with Dad in-person this year, COTE will be shipping their “Father’s Day Feast for 4-6” nationally through Goldbelly. Priced at $299, this decadent box (serving 4-6) includes double-cut ribeye, a Niman Ranch beef burger kit for 6, plus their house marinated USDA Prime Short Rib Galbi.
Fireman Derek’s Bake Shop
This Father’s Day, celebrate Dad with Fireman Derek’s June offering: Pecan Bourbon Pie ($7.50 per slice/ $38 per pie). Made with FD’s original graham cracker crust and a glorious filling of eggs, butter, vanilla, sugar, plus the addition of sweet and oaky Bulleit Rye. Fireman Derek’s elevates this classic pecan pie recipe even further by sourcing their pecans from a family-owned farm based out of South Carolina. The Pecan Bourbon Pie will be available all throughout the month of June 2021. Fireman Derek’s – Wynwood is located at 2545 N. Miami Avenue; Telephone: (786) 703-3623; Fireman Derek’s – Coconut Grove is located at 3435 Main Highway; Telephone: (786) 502-2396. Follow Fireman Derek’s on social media: @fdpies. For nationwide shipping, click HERE; https://firemandereks.com/.
Gianni’s at The Villa Casa Casuarina
Celebrate dad in the lap of luxury at Gianni’s, the iconic restaurant at The Villa Casa Casuarina at the former Versace Mansion. On Sunday, June 20, Gianni’s will be offering a la carte lunch and dinner in several extravagant dining areas including the Garden Dining Room, the Roman Room decorated with romantic statues, the iconic courtyard, and the terrace overlooking the mosaic-filled pool and garden. Signature dishes on offer include Gianni’s Spaghetti Pomodoro, home-made pasta with San Marzano tomato, basil and olive oil; Truffle Gnocchi, home-made potato gnocchi with white truffle sauce, Pecorino Romano and freshly shaved truffle; Pan Seared Chilean Sea Bass served with sauteed spinach; Australian Lamb Chops served with roasted potatoes and mixed baby vegetables; and T-Bone Porterhouse for two, served with roasted potatoes and seasonal vegetables. Gianni’s also boasts a fresh Raw Bar selection including Alaskan King Crab, Tuna Tartare and Kusshi Oysters; and signature cocktail and wine pairings. Full menu can be viewed HERE. Lunch is served from 12PM to 4PM; and dinner is served from 5PM to 10:30PM. Gianni’s is located at 1116 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach. Reservations are highly encouraged and can be made on OpenTable; by telephone (786) 385-2200; or email email@example.com.
Jaya at The Setai
Jaya at The Setai, helmed by Executive Chef Vijayudu Veena, will offer a Father’s Day brunch on Sunday, June 20 from 11:30AM until 4PM. Priced at $145 per person (excluding tax and gratuity); and $65 per child ages 5-12 (excluding tax and gratuity), brunch will feature endless pours of champagne, mimosas and Bloody Marys alongside a lavish buffet of culinary delights, with the numerous stations served by restaurant staff. Brunch highlights include a full raw bar filled with fresh oysters, crab legs and more; Asian and Indian speciality dishes including Butter Chicken, Lamb Samosas, Masala Fish and Pad Thai; and BBQ & Grilled Meats including Five Spice Lamb Ribs, Truffle Roasted Chicken, BBQ Pork Baby Back Ribs and Roasted Hereford Prime NY Strip. Father’s Day activations during brunch will include a Live Grill BBQ station in the Courtyard; Live Jazz by Yamit and the Vinyl Blvd and Ben Beal; craft beer from Wynwood Brewing Co.; specialty gifts for Dad including Men’s Care items from The Setai’s Valmont Spa and a signature spice oil signed by Chef Vijay. Jaya is located at 2001 Collins Avenue inside The Setai, Miami Beach. Reservations are encouraged and can be made on OpenTable or by calling (855) 923-7899. www.thesetaihotel.com.
For a revved up, pre-Father’s Day outing, head to Kush Hialeah for an evening of classic cars and cocktails at the restaurant’s first ever Caddies & Daddies Car Hangout. Perfect for celebrating Dad, on Saturday, June 19 from 6PM to Midnight, guests are encouraged to take a trip down memory lane, reliving their glory days all while imbibing at Kush Hialeah’s outdoor pop-up bar. Guests are also encouraged to pull up in their own tricked out rides as all makes and models are welcome. Kush Hialeah is located at 1000 E 16th St. in Hialeah. Telephone: (305) 887-8863; www.kushhospitality.com.
Lightkeepers, at The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami will be offering a deluxe Father’s Day Brunch, with action stations served by the culinary team from 12:30PM to 4PM, featuring an array of delectable cuisine and bottomless Mimosas, Bloody Marys, Sangria and punch. For $129 per adult and $49 per child (excluding tax and gratuity), diners can feast on items including cold selections like Sliced Fruit; Fresh Salads; Chilled Seafood/Raw Bar; breakfast options such as Pecan Wood Bacon and Chicken Sausage; made-to-order Omelet and Waffle Stations; bakery items; a carving station with Beef Tenderloin and Whole Roasted Snapper; hot entrees like Popcorn and Crab Bisque, Crispy Pork and Grilled Bistro Steak; and an assortment of sweet treats. There will also be a children’s buffet available. Lightkeepers is located at 455 Grand Bay Drive at The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami. For reservations, call (305) 365-418 or email LKDiningReservations@ritzcarlton.com. For more information please visit www.lightkeepersmiami.com.
Lona Cocina & Tequileria
Celebrate dad with the ultimate beachside brunch and brews at Lona Cocina & Tequileria, Fort Lauderdale’s dining destination for bold Mexican cuisine, lively cocktails and breathtaking ocean views. On Sunday, June 20 from 11:30AM to 4PM, Lona is celebrating Father’s Day with an enhanced Bottomless Father’s Day Brunch, priced at $55 per person. Guests can enjoy an ideal photo backdrop of Fort Lauderdale beach while indulging in chef-served brunch stations and bottomless beverages. In addition to fan-favorite stations including the Guacamole Bar, Huevos Rancheros Station, Tacos al Pastor Station, Ceviche Station, Omelet and Waffle Stations, Lona is adding a Grill Station just for the occasion which will feature chorizo, chicken, steak, mixed vegetables and corn. Of course, Father’s Day would not be complete without beachside brews and as such, Lona is offering bottomless draft beer. Reservations can be made on OpenTable – HERE. Lona is located at the Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort at 321 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale. Telephone (954) 245-3069; https://www.lonarestaurant.com/.
Located in the heart of Miami’s bustling Upper East Side and perfect for a Father’s Day brunch celebration, modern Vietnamese mainstay, Phuc Yea, offers a selection of shareable plates that capture the soulfulness and passion behind recipes rooted in family. Under one roof, guests are invited to marvel at Biscayne’s blossoming MiMo District; embrace 90’s hip-hop, street-cool music; and enjoy Chef Cesar’s interpretation of stylized Asian-fusion cuisine – a lively mash up of fresh and colorful Vietnamese ingredients pumped up with a spicy, bold richness of flavors. Brunch highlights classic American brunch preparations including $1 East coast oysters served all day long – freshly shucked, lemongrass mignonette, bourbon cocktail sauce, served by the half dozen ($6); Crispy Shrimp ‘n Grits with crawfish andouille sausage gravy, crispy salt ‘n peppa local shrimp and 63 degree egg ($24); Smoked Salmon Sammie made with egg soaked brioche, smoked salmon, whipped cream cheese, pickled onion, side salad ($18) and Fried Chicken Banh Mi – crispy chicken, cajun spice, lemongrass, lettuce, herbage, house made pickles, sriracha buffalo aioli ($17). Phuc Yea is located at 7100 Biscayne Boulevard in Miami. Dinner is served Wednesday through Saturday, 5PM-10PM, ‘til 9PM on Sunday. Sunday brunch is served Noon to 3PM. Abundant street parking is available. Telephone: (305) 602-3710; www.phucyea.com.
In celebration of Father’s Day, PINCHO, the beloved fast-casual concept, is launching the new version of its specialty crafted 627 Lager, an on-tap Mexican-style beer brewed exclusively for PINCHO by M.I.A Beer Company. Perfect for the hot summer days ahead, the 627 Lager is brewed with premium Pilsen malts and pairs exceptionally with PINCHO’s variety of eclectic menu items. On Sunday, June 20, PINCHO will launch the 627 Lager at eight locations in Miami-Dade and Broward and will be kicking off the launch with $2 beers all-day with purchase of a meal, because fathers deserve their own beer special on Father’s Day. The promotion is limited to two beers per person. PINCHO hours of operation are daily from 11AM to 10PM. Locations & Contact
For Father’s Day, all dads will get a FREE Yoshitomo Blonde Ale, Pubbelly Sushi’s exclusive, flagship brew. Available for dine in only.
Treat Dad to a feast he won’t forget for Father’s Day complete with the best dining views in Miami! Guests can enjoy a brunch celebration menu or regular a la carte dinner menu. Priced at $92 for adults, $35 for children (12 and under) and $25 for bottomless mimosas, the prix-fixe brunch menu includes three courses: first course – chilled seafood platter including crushed avocado tartine and fresh fruit; second course – a choice of steak & eggs benedict, chicken and waffles, Atlantic salmon, and more; third course – assorted dessert platter to share. Father’s Day Brunch will be served from 10AM to 4PM on Sunday, June 20. Rusty Pelican will be open for dinner from 5:30PM to 9:30PM serving their a la carte menu. Rusty Pelican is located at 3201 Rickenbacker Causeway in Key Biscayne; Telephone: (305) 361-3818; https://www.therustypelican.com/
Salt & Straw
The popular, Portland-based ice cream shop drew a lot of inspiration from the craft brewing industry when it first started creating its curiously delicious flavors. To pay homage to the early beginnings, and celebrate sunnier days ahead, Salt & Straw has crafted up a pack of cold ones – which makes the perfect gift for Dad this Father’s Day. The limited-edition flavor pack includes six flavors created by working closely with the master brewers at six breweries to focus on the flavors and techniques they’ve each perfected. Each flavor showcases a different ground-breaking brewer in their own right. Available nationwide as of Monday, June 7, the flavors include: Great Notion’s Mellifluous Strawberry & Guava Smoothie Sour; Reverend Nat’s St. Citron Margarita Sherbet; Modern Times’ Nola Coffee Stout (v); Breakside Brewery’s Half & Half Crunch; Wynwood Brewing Mango Habanero (v); and a bonus flavor of Brown Ale & Bacon, which marked Salt & Straw’s first-ever collaboration with a local brewery. The flavor packs are priced at $65 + shipping for the 5-pack; and $78 + shipping for the 6-pack including the Brown Ale and Bacon. Orders can be placed online at www.saltandstraw.com.
For Father’s Day, Tanuki will offer their regular Weekend Brunch Feast from 12 to 4 p.m. ($48); plus three chef specials available all day during brunch and dinner.
Grilled Bone-in Short Rib $36 Warm Sesame Potatoes, Apple Kimchee, Cilantro;
A5 Wagyu Surf and Turf $38 Wagyu Aburi, Snow Crab, Nasu Uni Mazemen $20 Ikura, Truffle, Creamy Shoyu Tare.
Uni Mazemen $20 Ikura, Truffle, Creamy Shoyu Tare.
This Father’s Day, Coconut Grove’s favorite cocktail hideaway is celebrating dad with a specialty holiday menu featuring plenty of drink specials named after famous fathers. The Holiday Classic Cocktail Menu includes $10 Rob Roy, Charlie Chaplin, Will Rogers, and John Daily. Also on offer are $6 bourbon shots and $20 beer buckets. The Taurus is open on Sunday, June 20th from noon to 3AM and located at 3540 Main Hwy c103 in Coconut Grove. Telephone: (305) 529-6523; www.thetauruscoconutgrove.com
Toro Latin Kitchen and Tequila Bar
Celebrate Father’s Day at Richard Sandoval’s latest concept, Toro Latin Kitchen and Tequila Library in Dania Beach, with a dinner that won’t disappoint and is sure to make dad feel like king. In honor of dads, Toro will open their doors Sunday evening from 5PM – 10PM. All guests will receive a complimentary Bacon Old Fashioned and can indulge in one of Toro’s spectacular Pan-Latin inspired dishes from their a la carte menu. Choices include options like Sweet Corn Empanadas; Smoked Swordfish Dip; Classic Ceviche Amarillo; Day Boat Scallops; Lomo Saltado; Lobster Mac and Cheese; or go all out with options from the wood burning grill like a 16oz Center Cut Aged Ribeye or the 32oz Tomahawk Prime Ribeye Steak. Toro Latin Kitchen and Tequila Library is located in Le Meridien Dania Beach at 1825 Griffin Road, Dania Beach. For reservations please visit OpenTable.
Telephone (954) 686 – 1200; www.torodaniabeach.com.
PREPARE AT HOME/GIFTING
Prepare at home
Make this Father’s Day one to remember with Wild Fork’s Classic Surf & Turf bundle. Enjoy a refined dinner of Lobster Tails, Bacon-Wrapped Filet Mignon, featuring Applewood Smoked Berkshire Bacon, with a decadent side of Broccoli and Cheese Gratins. For $54 per bundle and nationwide shipping, it’s an affordable, stress free and safe way to show dad how much he rocks. Same day delivery or in-store pick up available for those who order online; or shop in-store at one of South Florida’s eight (8) locations – Boynton Beach, Sunrise, Fort Lauderdale, Coral Springs, Doral, Coral Gables, Pinecrest and West Kendall. Please visit www.wildforkfoods.com for more information.
A spa treatment or men’s grooming service is the perfect way to show Dad that he is loved and cherished, because Dads deserve self-care too.
âme Spa & Wellness Collective at JW Marriott Miami Turnberry
âme Spa & Wellness Collective at the JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa is the ultimate place to treat Dad. The state-of-the-art spa is offering the Athlete’s Getaway treatment ($195|80 minutes) as the featured Father’s Day service for the entire month of June. The unique hands-on and tool-assisted massage uses advanced bodywork technique, as well as the HyperIce machine to soften fascia and release adhesions that may be restricting function and gait. The treatment helps eliminate trigger points that cause pain while improving flexibility and restoring a more comfortable, balanced state. Spa appointments are required and can be made online at www.amewellness.com or by calling (305) 933-5930. âme Spa & Wellness Collective is located at 19999 Country Club Drive in the JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa.
Heavenly Spa at The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort
Just in time for Father’s Day and in honor of Men’s Wellness Month, Heavenly Spa at The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort is debuting Jack Black products as well as a slate of treatments that feature the skincare line. Book Dad one of the following new treatments, which will debut on Friday, June 18, 2021: Jack Black Hand Healer Manicure, Cool Moisture CBD Sports Pedicure, ProSeries Age Control Skin Defend & Men’d Facial and Performance Remedy Twin Turbo Body Booster with Hyperice Percussion Therapy. Additionally, Heavenly Spa will be hosting an exclusive Open House on Thursday, June 17th from 5PM – 8:30PM. All men, significant others and any adult seeking Father’s Day gift ideas are welcome to attend. Tickets are $25 per person and include light bites and beverages, use of his or her steam rooms and Jacuzzis, Hyperice chair massage, hand treatments, shoeshines, and tour of the spa with Jack Black treatment demonstrations. Guests who purchase $50 in Jack Black retail will also receive a swag bag including a complimentary Jack Black Lip Balm. All attendees will be entered to win a Jack Black service of their choice and dinner for two at Lona Cocina & Tequileria, the resort’s award-winning Mexican restaurant and bar. Heavenly Spa is located at The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort at 321 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard. For reservations, please call 954-245-3040 or visit fortlauderdalebeachspa.com for more details.