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The Essential Dining Guide to Father's Day in Dallas

Father's Day is this Sunday. Might want to make reservations now.
Treat Dad to a stellar Father's Day meal this year. Monarch's crab legs should do well.
Treat Dad to a stellar Father's Day meal this year. Monarch's crab legs should do well. Monarch
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Father’s Day is this weekend, and Dallas restaurants are pulling out all the stops to celebrate dads in style. Whether you’re looking for a leisurely brunch or an elegant steak dinner, we’ve rounded up a list of places throughout the city to make this Father’s Day memorable.

Billy Can Can

2386 Victory Park Lane
The bougie wild wild west restaurant Billy Can Can near Victory Park will have a three-course Father's Day dinner, all served family-style. There are three appetizer options, an "extravagant meat platter" that will include 44 Farms bone-in prime Kansas City Strip, saloon-made sausage, quail, smoked chicken and brisket. There will also be sides and desserts. Tell the old man to wear his stretchy pants. The dinner is $80 per person, sans tax and tips. Make reservations.

Bread Winners Café & Bakery

Plano, Uptown, NorthPark Center, Plano
At Bread Winners Café & Bakery, Dad can choose from fried chicken and waffles ($21) or prime ribeye steak and eggs ($27). As an added treat, he’ll automatically be entered into a drawing for a Knob Creek gift basket. If he’s more into a liquid celebration, a cold brew old fashioned also qualifies him for the gift basket giveaway.

Culpepper Cattle Company

Dallas and Rockwall
Culpepper Cattle Company will have a DADillac Special ($19.82 per person): Cadillac fajitas (steak, chicken, shrimp and cheddar jalapeno sausage) paired with signature Cadillac-style queso. The exclusive Cadillac margarita pitcher ($42) is made with top-shelf Patrón tequila.

Cut & Bourbon at Live! By Loews

1600 E. Randol Mill Road, Arlington
Cut & Bourbon at Live! By Loews Hotel in Arlington will have a four-course meal featuring a coffee-rubbed Texas Akaushi steak for $100.


1717 Leonard St.
Ellie’s Father’s Day brunch runs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and includes a spiced coffee-rubbed brisket sandwich, lemon ricotta pancakes, huevos rancheros and more. Father’s Day brunch isn’t just about the food, however. There will also be a special tasting of Casa Dragones tequila, a custom cigar-rolling experience and live jazz music.


614 W. Davis St.
On Father’s Day only, Encina will have a fried chicken feast for $45 per adult ($25 for kids) from 6 to 8 p.m. The three-course menu includes a green salad, buttermilk-brined fried chicken and sides: bacon and tomato braised collard greens, hatch chile mac and cheese, whipped potatoes with sweet corn-chicken gravy and buttermilk biscuits with sorghum butter. Dessert is a warm peach cobbler with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

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Evan's Meat Market has some great Father's Day deals.
Kathy Tran

Evan’s Meat Market

4266 Oak Lawn Ave.
Evan’s Meat Market is a classic neighborhood butcher shop with a Cajun twist. The market offers high-quality meats, classic po’ boys and ready-made dishes and sides. Evan’s will run a special June 10–16: 25% off A5 Wagyu, originally priced at $125 per pound.

Fearing’s Restaurant

2121 McKinney Ave.
Treat Dad to an unforgettable lunch for Father’s Day at Fearing’s Restaurant: a three-course menu ($138 per person). For starters, choose from a buffalo “bowl of red” chili on barbecue chips, barbecue duck ‘carnitas’ with roasted pineapple taco or a colossal shrimp michelada. Main course choices include cast iron seared Bay of Fundy salmon, a smokehouse plate or Granny Fearing’s "paper bag shook" fried chicken. For dessert, get banana pudding with toasted meringue or cookies and cream bar with Valrhona chocolate brownie.


9850 Walnut Hill Lane
Goldie’s will have Commissary Ribs ($22) sourced from the talented crew at barbecue spot Ferris Wheelers. For sides, choose from the secret sauce slaw or roasted yams. Raise a glass to dad with the new frozen watermelon paloma ($13), made with fresh watermelon, a hint of lime and a splash of tequila, all blended to a frosty perfection.

Knife Steakhouse

Dallas and Plano
Knife Plano and Knife Dallas will celebrate Father’s Day with a special trio tasting featuring a non-dry aged, 45-day dry-aged, and 90-day dry-aged New York Strip, each paired with three premium bourbons from Buffalo Trace Distillery, priced at $115. Additionally, Dad will get a complimentary house old fashioned. Reserve your table soon.


2550 Pacific Ave.
Komodo is celebrating Dad with blues, bourbon and Peking Duck. On Sunday, June 16, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Dad will receive a complimentary Brother’s Bond bourbon cocktail upon arrival.  Then dig into the buffet, which is $65 per person. If you want to upgrade to the Eye of the Tiger unlimited drink package, it’s $30 per person and includes two hours of beer, wine, prosecco, premium cocktails and hard seltzers. A live blues band will play all day.

Mexican Bar Company

6121 W. Park Blvd., Plano
Mexican Bar Company's lineup on Father's Day includes options like a ribeye and center-cut 10-ounce pork chop or pollo a las brasas, and an adobo marinated whole butterflied chicken served with plantain rice and garlic mojo.


1401 Elm St., 49th Floor
Monarch's Father's Day brunch ($120, $65 for under 12) includes warm breakfast pastries, deviled eggs with prosciutto, and king crab Benedict and black truffle omelets. For dessert, get the Rum Baba made with roasted peaches, vanilla cream and a hint of spirits. For dad’s dining for dinner, a complimentary cigar awaits. Rolled on site, it’s a nod to tradition and celebration.

Saint Ann Restaurant and Bar

2501 N. Harwood St.
Saint Ann's Father's Day brunch is $65 per person and includes a turkey and brisket carving station, pulled pork shoulder, jalapeno cheddar sausage, salmon, sides including mashed potatoes, maple-baked beans and loaded corn. For those who appreciate a good pour, enjoy half price on select whiskeys.

SER Steak + Spirits

2201 N. Stemmons Freeway
A special Father’s Day dish will be available June 13–15 at SER Steak + Spirits at the Hilton Anatole. For $49, treat dad to an over-the-top “Land, Sea and Air” burger with Texas wagyu patty, foie gras, tempura fried lobster tail, Iberico bacon, English cheddar cheese, a secret sauce and house-made pickles on a sesame seed bun, served with truffle fries.

Stillwell’s Steakhouse and Bar

2575 McKinnon St.
For $125 per person Stillwell's at the Hotel Swexan will offer a “Smokehouse Sunday” with barbecue glazed smoked beef rib, grilled Caesar salad, mac and cheese, table-side old fashioned service and donut bread pudding soaked in vanilla custard and baked to perfection.


8687 N. Central Expressway (NorthPark Center)
Terra — the wood-fired Italian restaurant at Eataly Dallas — is hosting a Father’s Day brunch for $75 per person that includes a raw oyster bar, shrimp and crab, prime rib and caviar and a la carte eggs. Mimosas, cocktails and bloody marys are sold separately.


Dallas, Plano, Southlake
On Father's Day Truluck's will be open 4–9 p.m. Spoil dad with seafood and steaks, from branzino to South African lobster tails. Reservations are highly recommended and can be made through Open Table.
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