Father’s Day is Sunday, June 19! And if you don’t have anything on the books to treat dad to, don’t panic. New York City is full of great Father’s Day dining options, with many prime seats still available. Here’s where to celebrate:
Chef Bryce Shuman’s live-fire upscale comfort food restaurant, will be partnering with Woodford Reserve for a special Father’s Day event. Tickets cost $125 per person and include a BBQ dinner, a Woodford Reserve bourbon tasting, cigar rolling, and take-home gifts for dad (Sweetbriar dry rub and Woodford Reserve cocktail kit) – separate pricing is available for just the dinner. The BBQ dinner includes Sweetbriar’s Smoked Black Pepper Maple Duroc Ribs, Smoked Brisket, Chili BBQ Chicken Wings, Cornbread, Coleslaw, and Chocolate Whisky Cake. Reservations available through Tock
Take dad on a getaway to Spain without leaving the city, The Spanish eatery is offering Dad’s Favorite Paella with short ribs, grilled corn, clams, peas, tomato and onion sofrito priced at $36 per person. Toast to dad with their wide selection of wines, sangria, and beer available at all locations. If dad likes live music, consider taking him on to the Nolita location where they host live guitar performances every Sunday from 12:30 to 2:30 performed by Socarrat’s very own Eduardo Garcia.
The Farm-to-Table restaurant in NoMad across the street from Madison Square Park is offering a special steak and whisky flight for Father’s Day. Bookable via OpenTable, this meal will feature braised short rib with rosti potato, watercress and caramelized shallots in a mustard sauce paired with a whisky flight featuring spirits from a vast premium whisky collection.
All dads get a complimentary shot of bourbon on Father’s Day! The menu offers shareable mezze dishes like Moroccan Carrots with harissa, lemon, and fresh herbs ($11) and Japanese Eggplant Confit with roasted garlic, tomato jam, buttermilk, shabazi breadcrumbs ($11). Enjoy a variety of exquisite and comforting entrees like Crispy Roasted Lamb prepared with cucumbers, dates, walnuts, wild rice, and shawarma spice ($45) and Pastrami Cured Duck Breast with house-made harissa, Tunisian pickles, roasted long hot peppers, and creamy stone-ground polenta ($38).
Celebrate Father’s Day with an elevated fiesta and a discount. All Rosa Mexicano locations want to honor all great dads with a meal on the house – dad’s entree is complimentary with entree purchases for the rest of the party (unless dad gets the ribeye, which is excluded from the offer).
Treat steak-loving dads to an indulgent cut on the Upper West Side. The 16-oz Bone-in Ribeye special is prepared with chanterelle mushrooms, charred broccolini, and sauce Albuferia. Pair the meal with the restaurant’s complimentary cocktail for Father’s Day, Belvedere basil and lemon-infused vodka with fresh strawberries and club soda.
Just a few blocks from Bryant Park, hidden between skyscrapers, is this expansive venue reflecting the best of the Golden Age. Guests are greeted by a sense of nostalgia, upbeat ambiance and a smile – and, the largest gin library in the city. With over 40 gins on the menu from North America, Europe, South America and Asia Pacific, Valerie is a true haven for gin-lovers. Menu highlights include smoked crispy duck wings, 36 hour braised beef short rib, summer ceviche, a rotating selection of oysters, and so much more.
The restaurant within the Brooklyn Botanic Garden has a specially crafted Father’s Day menu with seasonal ingredients sourced from local farms and purveyors—an ethos in keeping with the Garden’s longstanding interest in sustainable practice. Sunday’s featured menu will include a New York Strip, shrimp scampi served with broccolini, a crispy pork belly and scallop with citrus carrot and a delicious Chocolate Fantasy with morello cherry.