ATLANTA CHEFS CELEBRATE DAD WITH EXTRAORDINARY MENUS FOR FATHER’S DAY
Families are Invited to Treat Dad to Delicious Menu Items on June 19
ATLANTA (June 15, 2022) – Chefs all around Atlanta have created exquisite menu options to honor dad in the best way—with a fabulous meal. Guests are invited to choose from the following exclusive Father’s Day specials and events from area restaurants on Sunday, June 19.
Wood’s Chapel BBQ invites families to celebrate dad the old-fashioned way. The Summerhill eatery offers an array of barbecue options from pork, ribs, prime brisket, salmon, chicken, turkey, homemade sausage, all the fixins’ and dessert. Order online for pickup and delivery.
Families can take dad to Hot Dog Pete’s to enjoy delicious takes on this all-American staple. The eatery will be open 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Hero Doughnuts & Buns is not all about the dough. The Summerhill cafe shows off its variety of menu items with breakfast and lunch buns, as well as coffee, cocktails and beer. Online ordering and delivery through DoorDash are available. For Father’s Day the shop is offering its new Dad’s 6-Pack for grilling Hero burgers at home. Each $39.99 box includes six ground beef patties from Inland Seafood, six house-made brioche buns, a bottle of Hero’s famous Cracked Sauce and all the Hero burger toppings. Place preorders by calling 470-369-6800 for pickup Friday, Saturday or Sunday over Father’s Day weekend.
Hot Dog Pete’s knows what dad wants for Father’s Day: to grill out and drink beer. The Summerhill eatery satisfies with its Pete’s Pack featuring a choice of six ready-to-grill custom-blended hot dogs, fresh buns from Alon’s Bakery and all the classic toppings for $29.99. Packs can be pre-ordered online for pickup and delivery.
How Crispy Express brings fried chicken to a new level. Families are encouraged to bring dad to experience the Summerhill eatery’s fried chicken sandwiches, salads and sweets. Online ordering is available.
Halfway Crooks invites dad and man’s best friend to enjoy cold beer at its rooftop and biergarten under the elms. With many selections to choose from, the Summerhill eatery is known for their German-style beer and menu of specialties and sandwiches. Reservations are not required; first come, first served.
5Church Midtown is a place to “stay sexy” and enjoy a Father’s Day dinner with flair The prestigious Midtown location is featuring the 5Church lamb burger layered with red onion marmalade, Gorgonzola fondue, arugula and secret sauce on a brioche bun and served with hand-cut fries ($16). If dad has a steak dinner on his mind, 5Church offers many steak options such as prime filet mignon, prime New York strip and flat iron steak. Brunch highlights include prime rib Benedict with poached eggs, spinach, heirloom cherry tomatoes, English muffin and hollandaise and braised beef short rib hash with fingerling potatoes, peppers, poached eggs and Creole hollandaise. Reservations are encouraged and can be made on OpenTable.
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There is no better way to chill out for Father’s Day than with all-day Sunday brunch at Slabtown Public House, the new dining destination from Red Beard Restaurants. The BeltLine eatery is the perfect place to bring dad for refreshing drinks and brunch delights such as The Slabburger with roasted green chilis, colby jack cheese and garlic butter on a brioche bun ($20) and fresh baked cinnamon rolls ($8). Sunday all-day brunch hours are 11 a.m.-7 p.m. For those wanting to celebrate dad on Saturday, brunch is served from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and then guests can order from the regular menu with favorites like sheet-tray nachos and jerk-roasted Mississippi catfish.
The Woodall gives dad all the sophisticated Southern luxury he can handle. Whatever time of the day it may be, there are plenty of choices for the family including serious steak and eggs, breakfast tacos and pigs in a blanket to name a few. Weekend brunch starts at 10:30 a.m. with dinner beginning at 4 p.m.. OpenTable reservations are encouraged.
Zunzi’s South African-inspired cuisine features sandwiches, bowls, salads and wraps. For a before outing meal, dad will love the award-winning Conquistador with French bread, chicken, romaine lettuce, tomato, provolone, Parmesan, Zunzi’s sauce and Zunzi’s dressing ($12.99) or Fisherman’s Deck with French bread, salmon, romaine lettuce, tomato, red onion, dank sauce, Zunzi’s sauce, Zunzi’s dressing and lemon wedge ($12.99). Online ordering is available.
Father’s Day diners can catch some mouthwatering seafood at The Big Ketch Saltwater Grill. Open regular hours on Father’s Day, the Buckhead eatery showcases its coastal-inspired cuisine including a featured surf and turf burger with blackened Gulf shrimp, Creole mayonnaise, shredded lettuce and white cheddar cheese ($22.95). Reservations can be made on OpenTable.
Gypsy Kitchen offers dad cultural Spanish riches influenced by Moroccan and Indian traditions. The Buckhead Village eatery opens at noon for reservations with a live flamenco guitarist in the afternoon. The classic menu will be available as well as a chef feature of roasted harissa chicken, saffron rice, apricot chutney and za’atar labneh ($34).
Johnny’s Hideaway lures dad in to showcase his retro dance moves. The iconic nightclub offers the King’s Corner to celebrate the rockin’ dads in town, and its classic menu also will be available.
Families can shower dad with love and bourbon at The Southern Gentleman this Father's Day. This Southern-inspired gastropub in Buckhead Village is open 11 a.m.-6 p.m. with a specially crafted three-course prix-fixe menu priced at $59 per adult and $29.50 per child (excluding tax and gratuity). Reservations can be made online.
Storico Vino is known for its spirited atmosphere and traditional dishes inspired by the northern coast of Italy. On Father’s Day, the Buckhead Village eatery is offering its festive Boozy Brunch complete with a spritz bar, bloody mary bar and live music from noon-4 p.m.
Revival brings the warmth of homecooked meals to tables starting on Father’s Day June 19 with the launch of its new Sunday Supper series. Every Sunday, the Decatur restaurant hosts a traditional, themed Southern supper served family-style. This month’s theme is family-style BBQ. The cost is $30 per person for adults and $15 for children and includes food and non-alcoholic drinks. Sunday Supper is served 4-7 p.m., and Revival’s regular menu is not offered. Reservations are required via Resy.
The main street staple is created with a philosophy of reimagined comfort food with a fine-dining twist to connect with family and friends. Carson Kitchen suggests a plethora of options for the family this Father’s Day. Crispy chicken skins, bacon jam, cocoa-espresso New York strip and glazed donut bread pudding are some of the dishes that turn heads on the main menu while the chicken and mac and cheese waffle with spiced Mornay sauce and garbage hash with short rib, pork belly, red wine demi and sunny egg star on the weekend brunch menu. Online reservations can be made on Resy.
Cattle Shed Wine & Steak Bar pinpoints the finer things in life. Chef Olivia Hurst brings the family together with delicious and interesting dishes. Classic menus will be offered on Father’s Day along with an immense selection of wines. The Alpharetta eatery accepts reservations online.
Milton’s Cuisine & Cocktails knows the way to a father’s heart is with food. Chef Derek Dollar has carefully crafted an exclusive Father’s Day menu. The three-course prix-fixe menu is $55 per adult and $27.50 per child. Highlights include sticky peanut butter-toffee beignets; loaded potato puffs with smoked bacon, green apples, chive, smoked Gouda sauce and Cholula; farmhouse scramble with scrambled farm eggs, garden greens, applewood bacon or sausage, and choice of creamy grits or brunch potatoes; wagyu flank steak pasta with fresh pappardelle, roasted red pearl onions, baby zucchini, heirloom cherry tomatoes, horseradish-smoked blue cheese cream sauce and bourbon balsamic syrup; and chicken-fried B.L.T. with arugula, vine-ripe tomatoes, avocado aioli, everything bagel spice, cornmeal Texas toast and truffled-Parmesan french fries. Hours are 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Reservations can be made online.
Combining the majesty and freshness of the land and sea, Ocean & Acre provides an array of options to satisfy the whole family on Father’s Day. The Alpharetta eatery features a selection of chef’s specials along with its classic brunch and dinner menus. Brunch menu highlights to celebrate dad include crab Benedict with crispy crabcakes on sourdough toast with poached egg and hollandaise sauce ($24) and challah French toast with thick-cut challah bread, spiced crème anglaise, maple chantilly, seasonal macerated fruit and maple syrup. Brunch is served 11 a.m.-3 p.m. followed by dinner until 8 p.m. Book reservations online.
All HOBNOB Neighborhood Tavern locations—Brookhaven, Dunwoody, Atlantic Station and Halcyon in Alpharetta—open at 10:30 a.m. so dad can start the day with brunch. The menu is the perfect blend of breakfast and lunch with features such as a breakfast burger, chicken and waffle sliders, bottomless mimosas, as well as Father’s Day specials of a ribeye steak with bourbon steak sauce, truffle mashed potatoes, Brussels sprouts with garlic and chili and a bourbon pairing. Reservations can be made online.
Dad can be celebrated at the neighborhood gathering spot Marlow’s Tavern. The classic American tavern is sure to put a smile on dad’s face. The restaurant has a spread of menu items including salads, sandwiches, burgers and tavern favorites. Locations and reservations can be found online.
PITA Mediterranean Street Food is a quick and easy way to serve dad some exceptional destination eats. Daily handmade falafels, salads, hummus, and freshly prepared sauces are all served as a complement to the ever so delightful shawarma, bowls, pita platters and more. Online ordering is available.
Taco Mac celebrates all the dads with the love of all things manly. The beloved sports bar offers an exceptional selection of beers on tap and award-winning chicken wings. The restaurant has a television at every angle to watch all of dad’s favorite sports. Pickup is available to order online.
Tin Lizzy’s Cantina invites dads to kick back and relax on Father’s Day. With many locations in metro-Atlanta, the eatery will open at 11 a.m. serving its classic menu boasting unique tacos and tequila cocktails. Walk-in dining is available, and reservations can be made on OpenTable.
Twisted Kitchen honors dad with a fast-casual dining experience. The affordable option gives dad choices that include pasta, salads and wraps. From build-your-own to choosing a signature “twisted” dish, the family is sure to find something they all love. The eatery will be open from 11 a.m.- 9 p.m.
Cowboy Chicken in McDonough is open normal business hours on Father’s Day offering its menu of woodfired-rotisserie chicken, flavorful Wild West sides, new taco plates and more. Family meals for four or six people are offered to go for those wanting to spend Father’s Day at home. To give dad a little extra, gift card purchasers will receive a free $10 gift card for every $50 spent.
Outside of Atlanta
Whisk Dad away to Northern Italy with a meal from Enzo at Home. This restaurant experience at home from Enzo, the much-anticipated restaurant opening in the Town at Trilith in Fayetteville, Georgia, this summer, features a choice of salad followed by a choice of wheat penne and verdure with zucchini, asparagus, basil pesto and buffalo mozzarella or paccheri lamb Bolognese with pecorino Romano, mozzarella and basil. Entrée choice. Entrée choices include New York strip tagliata with crushed potatoes, roasted tomatoes and Calabrian chimichurri or roasted salmon with mint-fava bean puree and blood orange and pistachio agretto. The meal ends with a chocolate torte with hazelnut cream and amaretti and complimentary limoncello and Italian cookies. Meals cost $125 for two servings, $200 for four servings and $300 for six servings. Orders can be placed online by Thursday, June 16 for delivery on Friday, June 17.
Heirloom Café cherishes dad this Father’s Day with ingredients from local producers, farmers and artisans. The Athens eatery is situated in the historic Boulevard neighborhood and offers a weekend brunch from 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. featuring doscuit holes, pulled pork hash and a grassfed burger that dad is sure to enjoy.
For those looking to whisk dad out of town for Father’s Day, Milton’s Black Mountain is the perfect place to enjoy cocktails and experience the eatery’s seasonal Southern menu. Chef Nathaniel Felder’s Father’s Day menu introduces guests to contemporary Southern flavors with features such as grilled wagyu sirloin, fresh corn cake, shaved spring vegetable fricassee, charred tomato, herbs and local ramp vinaigrette ($36) and crab- and leek-stuffed local trout with caramelized spring onion, spinach and lemon caviar cream ($26). The dining room and bar will be open for dinner Sunday from 5- 9 p.m. serving its traditional menu and Father’s Day specials. Tables may be reserved online.
The Anvil Pub & Grill in Birmingham invites families to celebrate dad this Father’s Day with his favorite English traditions. Boasting seasonal flare, The Anvil’s menus are filled with global twists on ingredients sourced from local farms. Over Father’s Day weekend, specials include a bourbon-based cocktail, a steak entrée and featured dessert. The eatery also will serve its full brunch, lunch and dinner menus to satisfy guests any time of day. Guests may submit reservation requests online.
Dads living in or visiting Savannah will love a stop at Zunzi’s and Zunzibar for the eatery’s South African-inspired menu and festive beach-vibe drinks. The number-one guy deserves a chance to experience The Conquistador, named the number-one sandwich in Georgia by People magazine and Mental Floss.