This Father’s Day, upgrade that power tool, wallet or tie by pairing it with a special dish or food discount dad would equally appreciate.
And good news: Valley restaurants have given dad lots to ponder, from free meals and almost-free beers to ample feasts and all-inclusive experiences. Menus and offers are good on June 21 only, except where noted.
Due to the fluidity of how restaurants are working amidst the coronavirus pandemic, it’s best to confirm in advance whether certain deals are valid for dine-in or take-out orders only. Also, keep in mind that some may recommend reservations for dine-in experiences in respect of social distancing.
Original Breakfast House
Choose from four special menu items for Father’s Day. Consider steak and portobello hash ($17), a chile en nogada omelet ($16) and shrimp and grits ($14.50). End with the carrot cake pancakes ($11.50) as a breakfast-meets-dessert to share.
Details: 13623 N. 32nd St., Phoenix. 480-946-4902, originalbreakfasthouse.com.
Take your diner-loving dad to this classic spot for the straight forward Number Two special ($11.79): two eggs cooked any style, two strips of bacon, two sausage patties, two pancakes and a cup of Joe.
Details: 4515 N. Seventh Ave., Phoenix. 602-535-4999, joesdineraz.com.
Miracle Mile Deli
The Father’s Day gift card special gets you a $100 gift card for $80 through June 21. Get draft beer by the gallon – more than seven pints – to go ($35), and choose from a selection of meal deals. Breakfast in bed ($55) feeds four and includes bagels, whipped cream cheese, Nova smoked salmon, capers, tomato, cucumber, onion, seasonal fresh fruit, yogurt and granola. Sandwich kits that feed four ($45) and Family Miracle Meals comprised of entrées, sides, dessert and all the trimmings feed 4-10, ranging range from the Pastrami Pack ($55) to the Super Stocker ($95). Orders for meal deals must be placed in advance and picked up by 6 p.m. on June 20.
Details: 4433 N. 16th St., Phoenix. 602-776-0992, miraclemiledeli.com
Phoenix City Grille
Wake dad up with a steak and eggs brunch ($19) of mesquite grilled flank steak served with chipotle chimichurri, Ramona Farms tepary bean puree, Kennebec breakfast potatoes and grilled Mama Lola flour tortillas. You could also treat him to a 12-ounce prime rib dinner ($37) with guajillo chile jus, smoked onion rings and horseradish whipped potatoes, or pappardelle tossed with sautéed wild gulf shrimp, Chula seafood salmon, artichoke hearts and sun-dried tomatoes drizzled with lemon caper butter sauce ($25).
Details: 5816 N. 16th St., Phoenix. 602-266-3001, phoenixcitygrille.com.
Usher in the weekend by treating dad to Salty Sow’s signature 12-ounce prime rib dinner served with mashed potatoes, au jus and creamy horseradish ($29). The special is served 4-9 p.m. June 19-20.
Details: 4801 E. Cactus Road, Phoenix. 602-795-9463, saltysow.com.
Rusconi’s American Kitchen
Fill dad up with a three-course dinner ($52). Choose from American Gulf shrimp and goat cheese grits, guajillo seared ahi tuna on a bed of quinoa, or tomato and burrata salad with basil sorbet marinated cucumbers for the starter. Entree options include grilled prime flatiron steak with Amish blue cheese, roasted corn bread pudding and wilted spinach or boneless short ribs with green chili macaroni and cheese and glazed grilled carrots. End with dark chocolate bread pudding or caramelized fig and Madagascar vanilla creme brûlée. The Father’s Day menu is served starting at 5 p.m.
Details: 10637 N Tatum Blvd., Phoenix. 480-483-0009, rusconiskitchen.com.
Get a 12-ounce Niman Ranch sirloin steak with bagna cauda frites for $60, or $50 if you get it to go. All dads receive a cigar and one choice from eight alcoholic beverages that span wine, spirits and beer. Alcohol is not available for take out.
Details: 5651 N. Seventh St., Phoenix. 602-795-9943, moraitalian.com.
Dad gets a pint for a penny.
Details: 5415 East High Street, Suite 101, Phoenix. 480-454-4354, growlerusa.com/craft-beer-pubs/az-phoenix-high-street.
Need to cool off? The ice cream parlor is offering dad 50% off root beer floats made with Dang! Root Beer mixed with all-natural vanilla ice cream.
Details: 10625 N. Tatum Blvd., Phoenix. 602-368-1362. Also, 40 N. Arizona Ave., Chandler. 480-597-3322, thescreamery.com.
For every order, dad gets two signature chocolate chip cookies that are made in-house daily.
Details: 4290 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix. 602-850-8585. Also, 1380 N. Litchfield Road, Goodyear. 623-935-1131. Other locations at wildflowerbread.com.
Give him his caffeine fix with a free small drip coffee.
Details: 10626 N. 32nd St., Phoenix. 602-867-7432, 32shea.com
A special family to-go meal that serves four ($99) includes a starter of creamy horseradish dip, pecan, celery and Noble Bread pretzel sticks, and sides of mustard macaroni salad and creamy creole cabbage slaw. Beer braised brats, peppers and onions with Noble Bread hoagie rolls are the fun main attraction and bourbon bacon apple cobbler with a gingersnap crumble is dessert. It comes with a growler of Four Peaks White Ale. This menu will also be available at sister restaurant Beckett’s Table. Dads who dine in at either property will receive a free draught beer with their dinner entrée. The to-go meal must be pre-ordered for pick up June 19-21. The dinner must be picked up at the restaurant from which it was ordered.
Details: 300 W. Camelback Road, Phoenix. 602-200-0085, southernrailaz.com. Beckett’s Table, 3717 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix. 602-954-1700, beckettstable.com.
Pick the day that works for everyone to enjoy a week’s worth of special dishes from June 15-21. Choose from pork chop and eggs with peppercorn gravy, potatoes and toast ($14); chilaquiles benedict with chorizo, hollandaise and choice of side ($13); and the cinnamon churro Belgian waffle finished with candied pecans, brown sugar icing and bourbon caramel syrup with a choice of side ($12). There’ll be $15 champagne bottles that come with a juice of choice and $5 Bloody Marys.
Details: 4020 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. 480-994-3673. Also, 96 S. Rockford Drive, Tempe, 480-590-6937. Other locations at dailydosegrill.com.
Hearth ’61 at Mountain Shadows
Celebrate with the family over brunch dishes served 7 a.m.-2:30 p.m. that include the special braised short rib hash with eggs any style and Tabasco hollandaise served with crispy breakfast potatoes ($16). Or, take everyone out to dinner for a three-course prix-fixe meal ($49) of a pan-seared Dungeness crab cake starter, oven-roasted barbeque beef brisket entrée and Key lime pie for dessert. Dinner will be served 5-9 p.m. and reservations are required.
Details: 5445 E. Lincoln Drive, Paradise Valley. 480-624-5458, mountainshadows.com.
ZuZu, Hotel Valley Ho
All-day specials will be served 6 a.m.-10 p.m. and cover brunch to dinner cravings. The Double Steak Benedict with roasted tenderloin, short rib ragout, poached eggs, Noble Bread sourdough and Beemster cheddar fondue ($18) is a good start for the day. Later on, he may be in the mood for the King Kong Bloody Mary ($32) with tempura-fried short rib grilled cheese, jumbo poached shrimp and an antipasti skewer served with a 4-ounce beer back. There’s also the blue cheese-stuffed Juicy Lucy Burger ($24) and 16-ounce charbroiled ribeye served Oscar Style ($42). Dad can wash these down with penny beer pints when he orders one of the featured dishes.
Details: 6850 E. Main St., Scottsdale. 480-421-7712, hotelvalleyho.com.
This new entertainment venue with bowling, arcade and laser tag serves up its first Dad-A-Rama Brunch ($40) that includes one hour of bowling on the signature lanes, shoe rental and a $10 game card for each guest in addition to a hearty brunch. The VIP Spark package ($60) includes a $20 game card for each guest, prime rib carving station, unlimited Man-mosas and root beer floats for the kids. Each group can submit a photo of dad to be included on the Father’s Day slideshow on the bowling lanes. For both brunches, there’s a minimum of four and maximum of six people per lane. Reservations required.
Details: 9139 E. Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale. 480-291-7500, mavrix.com/news/dadarama.
Unleash his inner Dale Earnhardt in a high speed kart on this 1/3-mile track and enjoy a filling brunch also. The 11th Annual Man Brunch ($35) also includes an annual racing membership with Octane license, helmet and head sock rental, one kart race and an Octane T-shirt. If the Velocity VR gaming arena is more his speed, go for the VR and Bunch package ($60) that includes one 45-minute VR session and an Octane T-shirt. Or, keep it simple with just the brunch ($18, $6 for ages 4-9). Reservations required.
Details: 9119 E. Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale. 602-302-7223, octaneraceway.com/manbrunch.
Enjoy a laid-back day with burgers and beers. Ponder the Roadhouse Burger or Firehouse Jalapeño Burger, both served with a hearty helping of fries and a domestic draft ($12). Other specials include mango habanero wings ($8) and a hard milkshake served with a shot of JD, Jameson or Rock n Rye ($8). Sip on $2 domestic drafts, $3 specialty drafts, $5 Rock n Rye whiskey and $5 Jack Daniels, Jameson or Tito’s Handmade Vodka.
Details: 18251 N. Pima Road, Scottsdale. 480-686-8908, moesroadhouse.com.
PHX Beer Co.
Bring dad in for $4 PHX Beer Co. beers. There’s also the special Dad’s Favorite Bacon and Beer Flight ($10). Limit of two $4 beers per customer.
Details: 8300 N. Hayden Road, Scottsdale. 480-571-8645, phxbeerco.com.
Hand Cut Chophouse
The Pints for Pops deal gives dad a burger and draft beer for $10. The offer is good on dine-in orders only. It’s also offered at sister properties Farm & Craft and Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row in Scottsdale and Gilbert.
Details: 7135 E. Camelback Road, Scottsdale. 480-494-2008. For Farm & Craft see ilovefarmandcraft.com. For and Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row see dierkswhiskeyrow.com.
El Hefe, Scottsdale
Bring dad in and he gets three tacos and a beer for $10. The offer is also available at neighboring property Riot House.
Details: 4425 N. Saddlebag Trail, Scottsdale. 480-945-6200, elhefe.com, Also, Riot House, 480-935-5910, riothousescottsdale.com.
Two options await. The Take & Grill deal ($79) serves four and includes a choice of salmon filet, lamb rack or stuffed squash. The meal also comes with roasted potatoes, garden peas and prosciutto wrapped asparagus. For a dine-in celebration, a Bottle & Board special ($48) includes four types of cheese or charcuterie items with bread and a bottle of Merkin Vineyards wine.
Details: 7133 E Stetson Drive, Scottsdale. 480-912-1027, merkinoldtownscottsdale.com.
Enjoy a stylish three-course dinner with the Wagyu, Whiskey and Cigar menu ($85). Guests will be greeted with choice of a Zamn Zaddy Beer, Grand Canyon Prickly Pear Vodka or Pacifico Clara Carreno Espadin with chili salt. Appetizer options include octopus fritto with pickled fennel puree and salsa peperoncino or the Wagyu meatball with pomodora, Parmesan and herb salad. Choose between wood fired sirloin Wagyu steak and frites with truffle maitre’d butter and roasted garlic aioli, or the pappardelle pasta with milk braised lamb, house-made tomato sauce, mascarpone and mint. Tiramisu is for dessert, along with a glass of Very Old Barton Kentucky Straight Bourbon and cigar to take home. Add a wine pairing for $35.
Details: 17797 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. 480-573-0001, theamericanorestaurant.com.
Maple & Ash
If he loves a good bourbon, gift him a custom engraved bottle of his favorite and a signature custom menu at your table when you dine in. Options include Maker’s Mark ($60), Maker’s Mark 46 ($70) and Knob Creek Single Barrel ($80). Orders must be placed by June 15. Pair it with the featured dish: an Oscar-style classic 16-ounce Chicago cut ribeye with fire roasted King crab ($95).
Details: 7135 E. Camelback Road, Scottsdale. 480-400-8888, mapleandash.com.
Celebrate with a Grill at Home Kit ($50) complete with all the accouterments to cook up an at-home fiesta. It comes with two 8-ounce marinated flat iron steaks, two marinated bone-in chicken breasts, a build-your-own tomato and Oaxaca cheese salad kit, one pint of rice, one pint of black beans or refried beans, four flour tortillas, 5 ounces of shredded jack cheese, and a 32-ounce growler of Pacifico, Modelo Especial, Dog Fish, Dos Equis Lager or Modelo Negra. For those who choose to bring dad in, dine-in specials for him include half-off Ribeye Cascabel with shrimp, roasted corn and mushroom in a smoky Cascabel sauce. Guests will get penny draft beers and house margaritas. Limit of two penny drinks per customer. Grill at Home Kits must be ordered by June 20 for pickup on June 21.
Details: 2534 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. 480-994-1799. Also, 322 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix. 602-601-6390, lossombreros.com.
Bourbon & Bones
If he’s a meat lover, treat him to this special: a 14-ounce prime New York strip and lobster Oscar style ($60).
Details: 4200 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. 480-629-4922, bourbonandbonesaz.com.
Indulge in chef’s specials like the Santa Lucia squid-infused fettuccine with seafood, served with sautéed with crustaceans, clams, mussels, calamari and a half-Maine lobster in signature tomato sauce ($45). There’s also the hand crafted tortelloni pasta filled with a purée of filet mignon and sautéed vegetables in a rich tomato sauce ($42), a 16-ounce prime rib ($56) and the dramatic Filetto di Maiale – pork tenderloin sautéed with asparagus, green peppercorns and finished with a bourbon flambé ($28). A children’s menu will also be available. Dad will receive a complimentary tiramisu dessert. Also, make gifting easy by arranging for dad to receive a special Top Golf gift card presented during his dessert course. The restaurant will shop for the $30 gift card that’s good for one hour at the driving range. Reservations for the gift card must be made by June 19.
Details: 7114 E. Stetson Drive, Scottsdale. 489-990-9500, marcellinoristorante.com.
The pizzeria has teamed with Tribute Wine to offer a special deal ($40) that includes an 18-inch cheese pizza with a large house or Caesar salad and a bottle of Tribute Cabernet Sauvignon. Choose between two Father’s Day-themed Tribute Wine bottle labels. This deal is available June 19-21.
Details: 15147 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. 480-596-4070. Also 2168 E. Williams Field Road, Gilbert. 480-814-7722. Other locations at grimaldispizzeria.com.
Keeler’s Neighborhood Steakhouse
Dad gets $1 draft beer or house wine with the purchase of any steak. A limit of two per dad.
Details: 7212 E. Ho Hum Road, Carefree. 602-374-4784, keelerssteakhouse.com.
Liberty Station Tavern, Terravita
Dine in and dad gets $1 beers with any BBQ item. Limit of two $1 beers per dad. Or, get 20% off all to-go BBQ orders.
Details: 34522 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. 480-595-9930, libertystationtavern.com.
S & V Urban Italian
Dad gets a free meal with the purchase of an entrée of equal or lesser value when you dine in or order it to go. Offer not valid with other coupons.
Details: 9343 E. Shea Blvd., Scottsdale. 480-451-1850, sandvurbanitalian.com.
Kasai Japanese Steakhouse
All dads get 25% off their tab. Let him choose from a selection of appetizers, steaks, sushi options and teppanyaki dishes.
Details: 14344 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. 480-607-1114, kasaiscottsdale.com.
The one-day-only Meat Lover’s Special ($12.99) is packed with a generous helping of bacon, ham and sausage, two eggs and pancakes. It comes with coffee or tea.
Details: 2040 N Alma School Road, Chandler. 480-855-3663, chasesdiner.com.
Thirsty Lion Gastropub and Grill
All dads who stop in get a free brunch entrée from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Details: Tempe Marketplace, Loop 202 and McClintock Drive, Tempe. 480-968-2920. Also, Desert Ridge Marketplace, Loop 101 and Tatum Boulevard, Phoenix. 480-419-5070. Other locations at thirstyliongastropub.com.
Give dad a pick-me-up when you bring him in for one cent alcoholic drinks at locations that serve liquor. If he’s driving, he’ll get a free non-alcoholic beverage of his choice. And, he gets a free extra scoop of the protein of his choice with the purchase of a bowl.
Details: 4041 S. Gilbert Road, Suite 1, Chandler. 480-361-6533. Also, 9788 W. Northern Ave, Suite 1430, Peoria. 623-215-3505 Other locations at koibitopoke.com.
Gadzooks Enchiladas & Soup
Dad can build his own enchilada and get his choice of beer, Osborn Oro Margarita or the 7th Street Sangria for $10.
Details: 505 W. University Drive, Tempe. 602-279-5080. Also, 4031 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix. 602-279-5080. Other locations at gadzooksaz.com.
Dad gets a free slice of cake or Black and White cookie, while supplies last. Family meal options include brunch for four ($59.99) or eight ($109.99) with scrambled eggs, bacon, ham steak, home fries, bagels, cream cheese, fruit salad and a muffin loaf. A brisket meal box for four ($69.99) comes with sliced brisket, home-style gravy, green beans, cheddar macaroni, salad, cocktail rolls and dessert. A turkey meal box for four ($69.99) and the NY Deli Feast for 4-6 ($79.99) are also available.
Details: 3481 W. Frye Road, Chandler, 480-398-3008. Also, 7700 W. Arrowhead Towne Center, #1145, Glendale. 623-344-3104. Other locations at chompies.com.
VooDoo Daddy’s Steam Kitchen
Celebrate with the family over a soul food takeout meal ($84.95) that covers all the bases: hand-battered buttermilk chicken tenders, cheese grits, gumbo, eight beignets and a six-pack of Red Stripe. Pre-orders are recommended.
Details: 1325 W. Elliot Road, Suite 106, Tempe. 480-659-6145, voodoodaddy.com.
Thai Chili 2 Go
All entrées (starting at $11) are buy one get one free on dad’s big day. All orders are to-go or delivery only.
Details: 21202 S Ellsworth Loop, Ste. 109, Queen Creek. 480-550-8041. Also, 2750 W Dove Valley Road, Ste. 180, Phoenix. 480-566-8065. Other locations at tc2go.com.
Pedal Haus Brewery
Gift him a free set of logo beer glasses with the purchase of one of these specials: grilled salmon with Israeli cous cous and asparagus ($16.25), full rack of ribs with baked beans and coleslaw ($24.25) or the double cut bone in pork chop with creamy mashed potatoes and asparagus ($22.25).
Details: 730 S. Mill Ave., Tempe, 480-314-2337. Also, 95 W. Boston St., Chandler. 480-656-1639, pedalhausbrewery.com.
The featured dish is the Arrachera Con Chilaquiles Rojos ($24), an adobo marinated skirt steak served with red chilaquiles topped with melted Oaxaca cheese and queso fresco. The drink special is the Who’s Your Daddy – jalapeño-infused tequila, grapefruit juice, lime juice, agave and a side of prickly pear syrup to float ($13). Both are available for dine-in and to-go orders. The deal is offered at the Tempe Marketplace, Desert Ridge Marketplace and Queen Creek Marketplace locations.
Order one of the signature take ‘n bake pizzas for $14, and toss it on the grill or bake at home when everyone’s ready to chow down. Options include: margherita, Mediterranean, pesto chicken, Hawaiian BBQ, veggie, steak and blue, and the meaty Italian.
Details: 1003 N. Dobson Road, Mesa. 480-247-9788. Also, 13070 W. Rancho Santa Fe, Avondale. 623-266-7998. Other locations at firedpie.com.
A dad-themed Father’s Day Brunch Menu includes a fresh grapefruit Paloma with tequila, mesquite and smoked chile salt ($13), Sirloin Steak Ranchero topped with eggs any style ($16), slow braised prime rib benedict with housemade hollandaise ($17) and Bananas Foster French Toast ($13). The brunch menu is served on Father’s Day from 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Additionally, a weekend specialty menu will be served 1:30 p.m.-close on June 20-21 that features lobster flautas ($13), pineapple habanero baby back ribs ($18) and slow braised certified Angus beef short ribs ($25).
Details: 6685 W. Beardsley Road, Glendale. 623-561-6674, urbanmargarita.com.
Lakeside Bar & Grill
Just for him, the Beef and Brew special ($10.49) includes the Lakeside Burger, fries and a domestic pint. The deal is available for dine-in and carry out. Dads opting to dine in can enjoy a bourbon flight of three 1-ounce bourbon pours for $10.
Details: 9980 W. Happy Valley Road, Peoria. 623-566-1470 or 602-587-8106, lakesidebarandgrillaz.com.
The day’s special will be a beef stroganoff dinner ($15.99, $59.99 for a family meal for four) that includes beef tips with onions and mushrooms in a creamy sauce served over fettuccine and topped with sour cream. A salad and garlic toast come with. The special is available for both dine-in and curbside pick-up, and there will be prizes for the first 50 dads who order the beef stroganoff dinner. Patron shots for $5, a Smirnoff grape bomber for $4 and Bud Seltzer for $3 are among drink specials. Orders for the beef stroganoff dinner must be placed 24 hours in advance.
Details: 4338 W. Bell Road, Glendale. 602-547-9406, padremurphys.com.
Reel Pizza Pies
This new pizza spot will celebrate dad with 25% off the specialty Meat Head Pizza that’s loaded with sausage, pepperoni and ham.
Details: 13953 W. Waddell Road, #103, Surprise. 623-800-0909, reelpizzapies.com.
Cold Beers and Cheeseburgers
All fathers get a free meal. The offer does not include drinks.
Details: 6718 W. Deer Valley Road, Glendale. 623-213-7622. Also, 4604 S. Higley Road, Gilbert. 480.638.9141. Other locations at coldbeers.com.
Angry Crab Shack
The Father’s Day Seafood Boil Bag ($35) includes lobster tail, mussels, head off shrimp, snow crab, corn and potato.
Details: 7608 W. Cactus Road, Peoria. 480-739-2949. Also, 2740 S. Alma School Road, Mesa. 480-730-2722. Also, Other locations at angrycrabshack.com.
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