Father’s Day is Sunday, June 19, and if there’s one thing all dads love, it’s food. (Yes, beer is a food.) The upcoming holidays are the perfect excuse to skip the kitchen (and do the dishes), get out of the house, and indulge in the specials local spots are offering just for the dads in your house. life.
From barbecue to bourbon to brunch, here are the tastiest ways to celebrate dad this weekend:
1600 15th Street
Skip the fancy restaurant service and bring home the perfect steak to grill. Chef Max Mackissock offers his superb A5 Steak Sauce and Steak Gravy in a $24 gift set for Dad. You can also add a 30-ounce bone-in strip of NY for $99, or two beef tenderloins for $79, which also includes step-by-step cooking instructions. Buy the gift box and order steaks online via Tock.
4132 West 38th Avenue
Order the Father’s Day rib steak special for two and take it home with this dinner kit. The package starts at $99.95 and includes steak, steak sauce, twice-baked potatoes, grilled broccolini, and buttermilk pie for two. Raise the bar with old-fashioned cocktails to go or a bottle of wine. Book the meal online and pickup June 19.
CRU Food & Wine Bar
1442 Larimer Street
Brunch might be more like a mom thing, but dads love spreads of breakfast and lunch foods too. Especially at CRÚ, where from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the team honors dads with a $35 prix-fixe three-course menu, or a la carte if he prefers. The special menu includes appetizers like salmon and avocado toast or shrimp wrapped in prosciutto; entrees like lobster and asparagus risotto or rib and egg breakfast tacos; and for dessert, cheesecake, red velvet cake or crème brûlée. Bonus: Mimosas and Bellinis are only $6, no matter who you are.
Eddie V’s Best Seafood
5111 DTC Parkway, Greenwood Village
This seafood spot is offering an 11-ounce Snake River Farms wagyu steak especially for Father’s Day. For the ultimate indulgence, add a shot of Blanton’s bourbon, the restaurant’s unique barrel, and you’ll also get a limited-edition over-bottle to take home. You can also dig into a shell tower, Maine lobster tacos, or a side of crab fried rice to go with the meal. Book this one-day Father’s Day party from 12-8 p.m. by logging online.
The Jones Family Spirit House
3245 Osage Street
Not only was Family Jones our pick for Best Distiller in Colorado this year, but on Father’s Day, the venue can help you celebrate that best dad of your life. Take him and anyone else in on the fun on a private tour of the distillery. The special event includes tastes, history, a whiskey cocktail and a bottle of Ella Jones Colorado Straight Bourbon whiskey. Each tour costs $25 and can be booked by contacting the site by phone.
4499 West 38th Avenue
Pop into this Berkeley brewery for a free pint of beer or coffee between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Choose from a long list of beers, including a gluten-free lager, Sky Plane Stout, This Is Your Hefe Speaking, Tropical Tailwinds Pineapple Gose and so on. much more. Also order food from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The menu includes roast beef sandwiches, a variety of pizza bagels, club sandwiches and more.
Hilton Denver Inverness
200 Inverness Drive West, Englewood
The brunch served at this hotel turns out to be epic, and this Father’s Day, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., there’s even more going on. Enter Bourbon, Bacon & Brisket, a brunch special hosted on the garden terrace that features – you guessed it – bourbon, bacon and brisket. But also a raw bar, seafood, omelet station, sushi, tons of desserts, pastries, and more. Make the day even more special by adding a round of golf at the J. Press Maxwell 18-hole PGA Championship Golf Course, right next to the hotel. Reservations are recommended and prices start at $64.95 for adults, $32 for children six to twelve (five and under eat free).
Poka Lola Social Club
1850 Wazee Street
Dads of kids and dogs can hand out a few old-fashioned $6 cocktails on Father’s Day from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. Order a side of barbecue sliders and fried chicken bites with habanero barbecue sauce for a complete celebration.
Que Bueno Suerte
1518 Pearl Street South
While the regular menu is also available, this spot serves Father’s Day-only specials, including a breakfast burger with chorizo, bacon, cheese, and a fried egg; and papas fritas topped with cheese, guacamole, pico de gallo and carne asada. Each father is entitled to a beer or a special dessert: sopapillas stuffed with burnt plantains, served with vanilla ice cream, pecans and whiskey caramel. All other adults can celebrate with 25% off Bloody Mary, Michelada and Old Fashioned cocktails.
Tap & Burger
Each of the four Tap & Burger spots (Highland, Sloan’s Lake, Westminster and Belleview) will celebrate those dads in our lives with meat. The theme is centered around the patriarch of Bob’s Burgers. Yes, we’re talking about the mustachioed man himself, Bob. Try chef Carrie Baird’s ode to this father with a special burger dubbed “Onion Ring Around The Rosemary.” Plus, all dads who dine at the restaurant on Father’s Day will receive a free draft beer.
3330 Brighton Blvd.
Dads love barbecue, so why not take them straight to the source, to the Source. Chef Bill Espiricueta’s Smok has been serving up killer meats for years, and on Father’s Day, he’ll be offering free hot Nashville chicharrones to all those grandpas, dads, pops and dads out there. Eat in or take away.
1889 16th street
Treat Dad to an at-home feast this Father’s Day with the restaurant’s special Steak & Rye Whiskey kit, which can serve up to four people. It includes the Italian version of a T-bone steak (aka the 50-ounce dry-aged bistecca alla fiorentina), homemade focaccia, garlic-lemon-chili rapini, and chocolate chip cookies. The $300 treat also includes a locally made bottle of Laws San Luis Valley Straight Rye Whisky. Pre-order this pack from Tock and pickup at Tavernetta the afternoon of June 19.