Don't Disappoint Dad

Why is honoring Dear Ol’ Dad fraught with so much chintz? No soap on a rope, boring tie, or goofy apron should be given to the person who provides you with fatherly love and support. Brothers, uncles, fathers, and friends should all be celebrated for the gift of love that they share. Per usual, the team here at has you covered. This upcoming Father's Day, Sunday, June 20, 2021, make Dad say "that's delicious!":

Father’s Day At Al Dente
Celebrate Dad with Al Dente’s signature Neapolitan pizzas and pastas. Enjoy brunch favorites such as Fettuccine alla carbonara, breakfast pizzas, vegetable omelets, and more. At dinner, you can enjoy a vast selection of pizzas, pastas, and more. Brunch is available from 11:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. and dinner is available from 4:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on June 20th. 3201 New Mexico Avenue NW;

Tell A Corny Dad Joke, Get A Complimentary Beer at Atlas
The Atlas Brew Works team will celebrate Father’s Day by offering a complimentary beverage to any guest that makes their team members laugh with a cheesy dad joke. From 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (while the Washington Nationals play) on Sunday, June 20th, tell a team member at Atlas Ivy City Brewery & Tap Room or Atlas Half Street Brewery & Tap Room a great dad joke and get a free drink if they laugh. Those who don’t drink beer can choose from a seltzer, wine, or cocktail. Limit one drink per customer. Atlas Ivy City has also partnered with The Lane on June 20 to reserve tables for fathers who want to grab a beer after spending time with their families at the parent-friendly social club. 2052 West Virginia Ave NE #102;;

L’Auberge Chez Francois Grilling Four-Course Wine Luncheon Experience
To kick off Chef Jacques' favorite season, L'Auberge Chez Francois is offering you a delectable Father's Day five-course wine luncheon experience to honor dad or your special someone this wonderful start of summer season. The afternoon’s sure-to-please menu includes sipping crisp, Belle Jardin Blanc de Blanc while enjoying a Chef Jacque’s Amuse Bouche. A table for two is $282 and the event will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. 332 Springvale Road, Great Falls VA;

Bark Social Father’s Day ­­­Event
Save the date for Father’s Day at Bark Social. Celebrate with your fur-babies from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. on June 20th. 935 Prose Street, North Bethesda MD;

Father’s Day Raffle With Bayou Bakery
Win the ultimate gift for Dad. The grand prize winner will get a Cuban three-course dinner for four, mojitos, Thrasher’s Rum of Potomac Distilling Company in DC and more. Every $25 purchase enters you in the raffle. June 11th through June 18th. 1515 N. Courthouse Road, Arlington VA;

Father’s Day At Brasserie Liberté
Indulge Dad in his favorite French classics at Brasserie Liberté. At brunch, you can enjoy the Liberté classic burger, steak and eggs, a mimosa kit ($35), and more. Brunch will be available on June 20th from 8:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. and dinner will be available from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. 3251 Prospect Street NW;

Fathers Day at Breaux Vineyards
Celebrate the dad in your life at Breaux. Join on Sunday, June 20th, for live music by Eric Selby and Deane Kern from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m., a new Meat Lovers flatbread, and a discount on sangria. Reservations required for the covered patio, umbrella tables, and inside seating. Groups over ten guests must also make a reservation. 540.668.6299;

Father’s Day at Bresca
Chef Ryan Ratino and the team at Bresca are launching a new degustation menu this Father’s Day celebrating the bounties of spring. Indulge in lamb neck (served with carrot, yoghurt, and rye); prawn mi cuit (prepared with buttermilk, snap pea and ginger); black bass (with broccoli rabe, shiitake mushrooms, and sauce américaine); and wagyu zabuton (with broccoli rabe, shiitake mushroom, and Pedro Ximénex). The degustation is priced at $93 per person. For the duck enthusiasts, Chef Ratino will have available his iconic dry aged barbary duck (served with sauce a la royale, cherry, and garlic scape) for an additional $35. 1906 14th Street NW;

Celebrate Father's Day with Blue BBQ at Boxwood Winery
Celebrate Dad at Boxwood Winery where he can enjoy upscale BBQ provided by Old Blue BBQ and two glasses of selected Boxwood wine. Treat Dad to lunch in the pavilion overlooking the beautiful vineyard and winery. Menu items include pulled pork, chicken, or Texas brisket, home style mac and cheese, bourbon beans, collard greens, sweet buttermilk cornbread, and more. 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. $65 per person. 2042 Burrland Lane, Middleburg VA; 

Virtual Caviar & Scotch Tasting from The Caviar Co
Give dad what he really wants this father's day with a caviar tasting from The Caviar Co. paired with the smooth, 12 Doublewood single malt scotch from The Balvenie. The Caviar Co. has partnered with The Balvenie and The Epicurean Trader to bring dads a trio of gastronomical excellence featuring their top selection of caviar and roe. Priced at $175, serves one to two people. 12:00 p.m. PST. 

Crumb Cake For Father’s Day By Clarkson Avenue Crumb
The simple taste of homemade goodness from Clarkson Avenue Crumb Cake Company is the perfect gift for Father’s Day. Clarkson Avenue bakes old-fashioned Brooklyn-style crumb cakes by using a family recipe from 1950s Brooklyn, NY.  In a modern twist, their crumb cakes come in a variety of flavors, they are made fresh and are shipped directly to your door.

Father’s Day BBQ & Booze Package From Colada Shop
Colada Shop is offering an oh-so-satisfying meal to celebrate Dad on this Father's Day.  The special package includes everything you need to make homemade Guava BBQ Lechón sandwiches and El Presidente cocktails. Each kit includes Cuban-style Bread, BBQ Pork, BBQ Sauce, Pickled Onions and Cilantro, plus a to-go pouch of the El Presidente cocktail.  The kit will make four generous sandwiches, three delicious cocktails and is priced at $70.00. Available to order for pick up on June 19th and June 20th. 1405 T Street NW;

Dirty Habit DC Father's Day Old Fashioned
This Father's Day, Dirty Habit wants you to enjoy an "Old Fashioned with your Old Man". Dirty Habit will is serving up a signature old fashioned and for the first round, if you purchase an old fashioned for yourself, your dad's first old fashioned is on the house. Brunch is from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and dinner is from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on June 20th. 555 8th Street NW;

Gifts For Dad at Foxtrot Market 
You can take that new tie or grilling tools out of your Amazon cart - Foxtrot has thoughtful gift ideas that go beyond what Dad’s expecting this year. Choose from the Dad’s Grass ($35), a gift set for the Dads out there who deserve a little break with CBD pre-rolls, a candle, and some gummies to pair. Or get him Dad’s Snacks ($25), an assortment of munchies that run the flavor gamut, with some nostalgic CBD candies to "keep the vibe going". All bundles are available for local pick/up for delivery, or to ship to Dad wherever he may be in the U.S. In addition to these curated bundles, Foxtrot has a wide range of locally sourced and brewed beers, sommelier-selected wines, and more.

Immigrant Food Father's Day Special
Immigrant Food's Father's Day special includes "Dad's Burger" paired with a refreshing Venezuelan Polar beer. Their Dad's Burger is a revamped version of the restaurant's signature brunch dish, The Immigrant Burger. 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on June 20th.  Multiple Locations;
Father’s Day Gift Of Appreciation From The Inn At Little Washington
The Inn at Little Washington has carefully assembled a list of their most popular items among their gentleman guests including Washington cufflinks, Chef O’Connell’s favorite fragrance, and more. Order by June 15th to receive by Father’s Day. 309 Middle Street, Washington VA;

Father’s Day At Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab
Joe’s Seafood will be offering a selection of salads, sandwiches, fresh seafood, and prime steaks for lunch and dinner. As a thank you for celebrating with Joe’s, every Dad will go home with a tin of Joe’s signature steak spice. June 20th from 11:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. 750 15th Street NW;

Dad’s Brew & BBQ at Juniper
Juniper Restaurant Restaurant, at Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown, is honoring all fathers on their special day with Dad’s Brew & BBQ. Executive Chef Jordi Gallardo and Sous Chef Mitch Eldridge are firing up the grill in the Courtyard. In addition to Juniper’s Sunday brunch menu, all Dads and their families will enjoy Juniper’s live grilling station with lime jalapeno smoked baby back ribs, brisket bourbon glaze, smoked sausage rope, rotisserie chicken, and grilled Jack Daniels chili glazed jumbo shrimp. An assortment of toppings will be available along with side dishes such as; baked potato salad, mac ‘n cheese, cornbread and baked beans. On Sunday June 20th from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Dad’s Brew & BBQ is priced at $39 per person including two beers and children under 12 are $19 each. Weather permitting, seating is also available on Juniper’s courtyard terrace. 2401 M Street NW;

Dad’s Day at La Vie
For this Father’s Day, the team at La Vie is featuring an exquisite and tender 32oz Tomahawk steak priced at $135. The specialty dish will feed the most insatiable of appetites and can be accompanied by the special Papa Don’t Peach cocktail (made with rye bourbon, house-made peach almond thyme syrup, angostura and peach bitters) priced at $16. 88 District Square SW;

Father’s Day Grill Package From Lebanese Taverna
Welcome grill season in style with a package of ready-for-the-flame Lebanese Taverna favorites. This package feeds four to six people and starts at $79. Pick-up on June 19th or 20th. 2641 Connecticut Avenue NW;

Lena's Wood-Fired Pizza & Tap Growler Special
Treat Dad with a beer or two by purchasing a membership card for a Lena's growler. Six growlers of beer for the price of five. Priced at $95. Membership cards may be purchased at the restaurant. 401 E Braddock Road, Alexandria VA;

Father’s Day Brunch At Mon Ami Gabi- Bethesda
This Father’s Day, treat Dad to a brunch at Mon Ami Gabi- Bethesda. Start the day with brunch dishes like the ham & cheese crepe or brioche French toast. The full dinner menu is also available for indoor and outdoor dining, carryout and delivery. Brunch is from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and dinner will be served until 9:00 p.m. on June 20th. 7239 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda MD;
Father’s Day Brunch At Mon Ami Gabi- Reston
Mon Ami Gabi-Reston will be offering a Father’s Day brunch with favorites like the smoked salmon with brioche, crème fraîche and egg capers. Sparkling cocktails and “Not Breakfast” lunch staples are also available, including steak frites. Dinner will also be available. Come from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on June 20th. Happy Hour deals will be available in the bar area from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. 11950 Democracy Drive, Reston VA;

Juneteenth Father's Day Celebration with Money Muscle
As a Black chef and father, Ed Reavis is proud and excited to offer a special menu to celebrate fatherhood and Black joy. This Juneteenth and Father’s Day weekend, Ed and his team at both Money Muscle BBQ and All Set Restaurant & Bar are excited to make new traditions to honor the past and celebrate the future. Guests can find a watermelon salad, the red color symbolizing the blood of former slaves, a sweet potato pie recipe from Ed’s grandmother and of course, BBQ. The menu is available in the dining room at All Set as well as from the Money Muscle BBQ food truck, which will be parked in the lot right next to the restaurant. Available June 18th, 19th and 20th.

Brunch And Boating On Father’s Day At National Harbor
From kayaks to hydrobikes, sightseeing by boat and floating with family, National Harbor has many ways to make fun on the Potomac River. Book a memorial Father’s Day with multiple boating and brunch options. It is the perfect location for a family outing and a special day with Dad. Brunch locations include Succotash (186 Waterfront Street),  Redstone American Grill (155 National Plaza),  Rosa Mexicano (153 Waterfront Street),  The Walrus Oyster and Ale House )152 Waterfront Street),  Sauciety at Westin National Harbor (171 Waterfront Street), and other restaurants that offer lunch and dinner include Bond45 (149 Waterfront Street);

Father’s Day Celebration From Nobu DC
Now that the entire family can get out of the house safely and comfortable, and know that dad especially loves delicious, flaming beef, bring your Dad’s Day celebration to Nobu DC, so he can chill instead of grill. On top of world-famous, prime Japanese Wagyu beef, dad can enjoy Japanese whiskeys, signature sakes, and more. June 19th from 5:00 p.m. to 9:45 p.m. and June 20th from 5:00 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. 2525 M Street NW;

Glenlivet Whisky Flights and All Day Dining at Opaline
Opaline Bar & Brasserie is celebrating all fathers on their special day with Glenlivet Whisky Flights on Sunday, June 20th from 11:30 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. One ounce pours of single malt Glenlivet include 12, 15 and 18 year old whisky at $30 per flight. Executive Chef Jonathan De Paz will pair the flights with specially seasoned popcorn. He and his team will be serving Opaline’s all day menu that pairs well with many of Dad’s favorites such as; Croque Monsieur, 12 ounce DemKota Ranch (SD) NY Strip and Pacific Halibut. 806 15th Street NW;

Father’s Day At Ottoman Taverna
Give Dad the gift of Turkish cuisine at Ottoman Taverna on Father’s Day. Indulge in bottomless food and mimosas for $39.50. At dinner, enjoy a-la-cart offerings or opt for the “Trip to Turkey” menu, which includes a choice of one cold mezze, one hot mezze, one entrée, and one desert for $34.95. Brunch will be offered from 11:00 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. and dinner will be served until 9:00 p.m. on June 20th. 425 I Street NW;

Father’s Day Authentic Peruvian Cuisine At Pisco Y Nazca
Treat Dad to indulge in authentic Peruvian cuisine by bringing him to Pisco Y Nazca Washington D.C. This year for Father’s Day, Pisco y Nazca will be open for brunch, lunch, and dinner and will be serving customer favorites such as aji amarillo ceviche, papas a la huancaína, and lomo saltado. Dad’s who decide to dine at Pisco y Nazca on their special day will receive special alfajores and a $20 gift card to be used on their next visit. For those who prefer to stay at home to celebrate Father's Day have the option to order half or whole lechon to-go and enjoy the restaurant experience at home. The half lechon runs for $199 and serves 6 to 12 guests while the whole lechon runs for $380 and serves 12 to 16 guests. Brunch starts at 10:00 a.m. and the restaurant will be open until 10:00 p.m. on June 20th. 1823 L Street NW;

Father’s Day Brunch At Riggs Washington, D.C. 
Both Café Riggs and the hotels’ recently opened outdoor patio and garden terrace will be serving brunch for Father’s Day. Menu options include a ham and cheese croissant, a classic French omelet, a perfect burger topped with caramelized onions, and more. June 20th from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 900 F Street;

Celebrating Dad at The Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City
Treat dad to the “Dad’s Decadent Day & Stay” package, full of luxury, whiskey and steak frites, starting at $519 per night. Each father will be welcomed with a local Virginia whiskey flight and a customized bottle of bourbon in the room. Families can select the customization for the bottle, commemorating the “#1 Dad!” or “The Perfect Pops” on a special bottle of his favorite bourbon. For dinner, indulge dad in an order of steak frites delivered to his deluxe room or suite. Reservations must be made seven days prior to arrival. Additionally, the hotel is offering a limited-edition lunch menu for Sunday, June 20th. The Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City’s Executive Chef (and proud dad!) Phil Skerman and his team have created a menu that blends traditional backyard barbeque with upscale dining to kick off summer in style. Enjoy a carving station of grilled favorites and family-style sides for the table that will have any dad asking for seconds or thirds. Plus, add a beer bouquet to your reservation for an extra surprise. Seating from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., $89 per adult, and $45 for children 5-12 (under 5 complimentary). 1250 South Hayes Street, Arlington VA;; 

Rose’s At Home Father’s Day Gift That Keeps On Giving
A very limited number of Rose's dinner club & wine share memberships are available. These memberships give a select few guests access to monthly tasting menus and curated wine lists - the perfect gift for the foodie dad in your life. 715 8th Street SE; 

Father’s Day Angel’s Envy Custom Engraved Bottle From Serenata
Celebrate Father's Day with custom whiskey bottle engraving and an Angel's Envy happy hour. Get the dads in your life the gift they, (and everyone else), really want… whiskey. Pre-order a custom engraved bottle of Angel's Envy from Serenata for the ultimate Father's Day Gift. Engrave a phrase or image onto your choice of the Angel's Envy Original Port-Finished Bourbon ($75) or the Angel's Envy Caribbean Rum-Finished Rye ($125). Custom engravings will be ready for pick-up June 17th through June 19th. 1280 4th Street NE;

Summer House & Stella Barra Father’s Day Brunch
Summer House in Pike & Rose is open for brunch on Father’s Day, serving dishes like the smoked salmon platter and breakfast tostadas. Looking for lunch or dinner? Selections of homemade sandwiches, salads and chef specials will be available alongside handcrafted cocktails, draft beers and a wine list of West Coast and imported bottles. Brunch will be served from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and dinner will be served until 9:00 p.m. on June 20th. 11825 Grand Park Avenue, North Bethesda MD;
Father’s Day Specials At Urban Plates
For Father’s Day, Urban Plates is featuring a variety of their crowd-pleasing steak dishes, which includes a grilled grass-fed steak plate or sandwich, a chimichurri grass fed steak plate, a grilled steak salad, and more. All of the Father’s Day plate options are priced at $15.50 or less. June 20th. The Urban Plates’ meal options are available for takeout, delivery, and dine-in. Multiple locations;
Father’s Day At Wildfire- Tysons
Let Wildfire do the cooking this Father’s Day. Wildfire will be open for dine-in and carryout all day, serving the regular dinner menu, including favorites like barbecued baby back bibs, filet mignon, macadamia nut crusted halibut, and more. June 20th from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.;