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These Houston Restaurants and Bars are Celebrating Father’s Day 2022 with Burgers, Bourbon and More

The Warwick has hand-rolled cigars and Old Fashioned cocktails on the docket this Father's Day.
The Warwick has hand-rolled cigars and Old Fashioned cocktails on the docket this Father's Day. Photo by Raydon Creative
Father’s Day is Sunday, June 19, and many Houston restaurants and bars have come up with tasty ways to celebrate the dads in your life. From decadent brunches and prix fixe affairs burger specials and whiskey packs, here’s where to eat, drink and celebrate Dad in Houston this Father’s Day.

8th Wonder Distillery, 2201 Dallas
This Father's Day, guests can order Old Fashioned cocktails for $5 a glass; and Delta-8 beverages withh be 20-percent-off all day, both to drink onsite and to-go.

Armandos, 2630 Westheimer
The Houston institution will be open for dinner from 3 to 9 p.m., offering a special eight-ounce Pasilla Mole Tenderloin on a bed of puréed potatoes and roasted baby carrots for $54.

Axelrad, 1517 Alabama
Axelrad will offer a 20 percent discount on all bombers, from 512 Young Funkenstein to Saint Arnold Commitment to Brooklyn Black Ops. 

Backstreet Cafe, 1103 South Shepherd
Enjoy a three-course menu from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for $49 per adult and $15 per child, plus beverages, tax and gratuity. Highlights include red gazpacho, crawfish beignets, ribeye chimichurri, brisket hash and eggs, and chocolate truffle cake.

Big Horn BBQ, 2300 Smith Ranch,  20211 Highway 6
On Father’s Day, pick any two burgers plus two sides, including fried okra, fries, or onion rings, plus two non-acoholic beverages, all for $25. The offer is good at Big Horn BBQ Pearland and Big Horn BBQ Manvel.

Black Bear Diner, multiple locations
Now through June 30, Black Bear Diner is going big for Father’s Day with three special offerings: The Big Daddy, with two 10-ounce burger patties on a sesame seed bun with two onion rings, one fried egg, two pieces of bacon, four pieces of cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, pickles, mayonnaise and thousand island dressing and served with a choice of side; a 14-ounce USDA Choice Porterhouse Steak & Eggs served with a house made biscuit and a choice of country potatoes, strip-cut hash browns, fresh fruit or grits; and a 14-ounce USDA Choice Porterhouse Steak Dinner served seasonal vegetables and a choice of side.

Blossom Hotel Houston, 7118 Bertner
The luxe hotel will offer a special Bourbon Whiskey Flight at its social hub, rendezVu, in honor of Father’s Day. The Bourbon Whiskey Flight features three Eagle Rare, Willet Bourbon, and Bulleit Rye; and the hotel will also include a charcuterie board available at a total package price of $32 from June 13 to June 19.

Bosscat Kitchen & Libations, 4310 Westheimer
Bosscat Kitchen & Libations will offer the special “Fathers of Bourbon” flight from Friday, June 17 to Sunday, June 19 for $25. The flight will showcase Basil Hayden Bourbon, Elijah Craig Small Batch Bourbon and Jefferson's Reserve Small Batch.

Brennan’s of Houston, 3300 Smith
Guests can enjoy a three-course brunch beginning with a lagniappe of salmon rillette, choice of starters including Snapping Turtle Soup and Crawfish Enchilada, entree choices from Eggs Brennan to Wood-Grilled Filet Mignon, plus desserts from Southern Pecan Pie to Hoodoo Chicory Chocolate Cake. Brunch runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for $62 per person. Reservations required by calling 713-522-9711. For dinner, Brennan’s will feature a special bar cart for tableside drink service of The “Fathers” of Cocktails, including cocktails like The Godfather (Glenfiddich and amaretto on ice) and World’s Greatest Dad (a classic martini).

The Capital Grille, multiple locations
The Capital Grille is helping guests treat Dad to an at-home luxury cookout with The Capital Butcher, offering a selection of uncooked signature cuts of steak, hand-carved daily and dry-aged in-house for 18-24 days. Guests can order steaks à la carte or choose from an assortment of Steak Grille Boxes that come with four steaks, proprietary seasoning and a gift of Signature Steak Sauce.

Caracol, 2200 Post Oak
Caracol will be offering its famous Sunday brunch buffet from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Cost is $52 per adult and $15 per child, plus beverage, tax and gratuity.

CRU, 2800 Kirby, 9595 Six Pines
Father’s Day Brunch runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., with three courses for $35 or a la carte options. Choose from dishes such as prosciutto-wrapped jumbo shrimp, beef tenderloin and eggs, lobster, asparagus and saffron risotto, and creme brulee.
click to enlarge Dario's Father's Day brunch features pork chops, Chilean sea bass and more. - PHOTO BY BECCA WRIGHT
Dario's Father's Day brunch features pork chops, Chilean sea bass and more.
Photo by Becca Wright
Dario’s Steakhouse & Seafood, 14315 Cypress Rosehill
Dario’s Father’s Day Brunch runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with a three-course menu for dine-in or takeout. Dine on lobster bisque, beef short ribs, Chilean sea bass and prime rib. Reservations are required – guests can RSVP online or call 281-304-1825.

DR Delicacy, 4120 Directors Row
For dads who enjoy the finer things, luxury food importer DR Delicacy has a special deal that will make pop stop in his tracks. All caviar will be 20-percent off from June 13-19.  Use the code 'FD2022' to score.

Eddie V’s Prime Seafood, multiple locations
Eddie V’s is serving an 11-ounce Snake River Farms Gold Label Wagyu Strip Steak, available exclusively in-restaurant this Father’s Day. A limited supply of Eddie V’s single barrel select Blanton’s Bourbon will also be available as an enhancement. Dads can receive the highly sought after collectible Blanton’s topper by request, while supplies last. Hours are noon to 8 p.m., with live music in the V Lounge from 4 to 8 p.m.

Eight Row Flint, 1039 Yale
Bourbon gift boxes are back just in time to celebrate dads and father-like figures. Boxes are $90 and feature two-ounce pours of Maker’s Mark Private Select, Barrel 14-year Single Barrel and Sazerac 7-year Rye Single Barrel and an Old Fashioned Kit for two. Boxes will be available for purchase online or by calling 832-767-4002 beginning Monday, June 13.

Etoile Cuisine et Bar, 1101-11 Uptown Park
Etoile Cuisine et Bar will be open on Father’s Day offering brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., dine-in or for curbside pickup. Enjoy dishes such as stuffed zucchini blossoms, vichyssoise, moules marinieres, mushroom-gruyere omelet, beef au poivre and creme brulee. The restaurant will also be open for dinner until 9 p.m.

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, multiple locations
Fleming's will offer its 20-ounce Prime Bone-In Ribeye and Lobster three-course menu Thursday, June 16 through Monday, June 20, with special weekend hours opening at 12pm on Saturday and 2pm on Sunday.

Goode Co. Barbeque, 5109 Kirby, 8911 Katy Freeway
Both locations will be open on Father’s Day from 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. for dine-in, to-go and curbside pick up.

Goode Co. Fish Camp, 8865 Six Pine
Goode Co.’s newest concept, inspired by Goode family excursions to their “fish camp” on Christmas Bay in the heart of Texas’ Gulf Coast, will be open on Father’s Day from 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Goode Co. Kitchen & Cantina, 9005 Katy Freeway, 8865 Six Pines
Two locations will be open on Father’s Day – Memorial and Woodlands – from 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Takeout and curbside pick up available.

Goode Co. Seafood, 10201 Katy Freeway, 2621 Westpark
Both locations are open from 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Goode Co. Taqueria, 4902 Kirby
Grab breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. or lunch and dinner from 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
click to enlarge Give Dad the gift of a reservation at hot new Israeli restaurant, Hamsa. - PHOTO BY KIRSTEN GILLIAM
Give Dad the gift of a reservation at hot new Israeli restaurant, Hamsa.
Photo by Kirsten Gilliam
Hamsa, 5555 Morningside
The newly opened modern Israeli stunner (from the team behind Doris Metropolitan) will be open for lunch and dinner reservations via Resy.

Hidden Omakase, 5353 West Alabama
Hidden Omakase is offering an exclusive 12-course Special Father's Day A5 Wagyu dining experience and a complimentary Japanese whiskey old fashioned for fathers at either 5 or 8 p.m. for $350 per person. Menu items Include an A5 wagyu flight, Hokkaido A5 wagyu jerky and a wagyu fat aged Miyazaki A5 Ribeye.

Hopdoddy, multiple locations
On Father’s Day, Hopdoddy is offering a second beef patty on the house with your burger, Just mention the promotion in person at any one of the burger joint’s restaurant locations. The option is available for dine-in only and applies to the regular beef, chicken and veggie burger patties.

Hugo’s, 1600 Westheimer
Hugo’s will be open for brunch this Father’s Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., serving its fan-favorite Sunday brunch buffet. Cost is $52 per adult and $15 per child, plus beverages, tax and gratuity. Hugo’s will also be for dinner on Father’s Day from 5 to 9 p.m. serving its a la carte dinner menu.

Hungry’s, Rice Village and Memorial
Hit either location to treat dad with Dad’s Ultimate Brunch Burger, offered during weekend brunch service from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. The burger comes topped with cheddar cheese, applewood-smoked bacon, avocado, lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle and mayo topped with a fried egg for $17.

Lulu's River Oaks, 2518 Kirby
Lulu’s will offer a veal chop special with truffle potatoes and a red wine jus ($70) available all weekend at brunch, lunch and dinner. Brunch goers can also enjoy $35 carafes of mimosas. Open 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

Karbach Brewery, 2032 Karbach
Karbach will host a Hops for Pops event this Father’s Day, celebrating the launch of its version of Homefront IPA in partnership and support of Soldiers’ Angels. All proceeds of the special brew will go to support programs that benefit U.S. service members, veterans, and their families. Along with fun activities including live music and a military vehicle show, a silent auction will also be held for two of the maple wood baseball bats that were used in the Homefront IPA brewing process.

Kenny & Ziggy’s, 2327 Post Oak
Kenny & Ziggy’s is open from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. offering its full menu for dine-in and pick-up, as well as delivery via numerous apps, plus a Father’s Day 24-ounce Roumanian Steak special (dine-in only) with two side dishes and a Father’s Day cocktail for $49.95 plus tax and gratuity.

KUU Restaurant, 947 Gessner
KUU will be open for brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and dinner from 4:30 to 9 p.m.

La Calle Tacos & Tortas, 401 Gray, 909 Franklin, 3321 Ella
The Mexican street food masters will serve up Cheladas for your papa. For $15, guests can get a bucket of four Cheladas in the flavor of their choice, with options from the classic Michelada that features beer and tomato to Clamato, mango and strawberry versions.

Local Group Brewing, 1504 Chapman
Local Group Brewing will host a watch party for the Canadian Grand Prix F1 race at 1 p.m. on Sunday, June 19, with representatives from Soak City Mobile Auto Detailing on site to provide detailing services to attendees.

Local Table, multiple locations
Local Table is offering dads a complimentary Brewmosa during Father’s Day brunch at all four locations: Katy, Garden Oaks/Oak Forest, Flushear and Cypress.

Logan's Roadhouse, multiple locations
Guests can enjoy a 12-ounce Prime Rib special for $29.99, paired with any Roadhouse side or upgrade to a premium side of red wine garlic mushrooms available on Father’s Day.

Maize, 14795 Memorial
Specials include the Oyster Kiss For Dad, featuring grilled oysters flavored with leeks, cream and crispy prosciutto ($18 for a half dozen or $36 for a dozen) and the Short Rib ($29), served with petite vegetables in guajillo chile sauce.

Mambo Seafood, all Houston-area locations
All fathers who dine-in at Mambo Seafood on Sunday, June 19 will receive a free bottle of Mambo Chelada Mix.

Marvino’s Italian Steakhouse, 24002 Northwest Freeway
The Father’s Day menu is $55/person (plus tax and gratuity) and is available all day Sunday, June 19 for dine-in or take-out, offering options from beef short rib ravioli and branzino to Cajun ribeye and tiramisu. Reservations are recommended but walk-ins are welcome.

MAX’s Wine Dive, 4720 Washington, 214 Fairview
The Washington location will be serving up bbq leg quarters with coleslaw and potato salad, available Friday to Sunday for dinner only; while over at Fairview, guests can enjoy a discounted Old Fashioned and a specialty brunch and dinner for Father's Day, the Pork Chop and Egg Breakfast for brunch and Pork Chop dinner made with two juicy house-brined porkchops topped with a honey-garlic glaze and served with rosemary garlic fingerling potatoes and broccolini.

Monkey’s Tail, 5802 Fulton
Monkey’s Tail will be offering a Steak and Eggs brunch special from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., featuring a 14-ounce ribeye served with hollandaise, eggs and spicy chili potatoes for $20. Beer buckets, beer pitchers and a variety of cocktails await.

The Original Ninfa’s, 2704 Navigation, 1700 Post
From Friday through Sunday, Ninfa’s will serve El Padrino ($15), a boozy take on The Godfather featuring limited-edition Patrón aged in Spanish oloroso sherry casks; Licor 43, known for its notes of vanilla and citrus; and botanical-tasting green chartreuse. Chef Alex Padilla will also feature a Fajita Burger ($30) topped with jalapeños, onions, pickles, carrots, chipotle mayo and cheese, served with an indulgent marrow bone and crispy homemade potato chip.

Nobu Houston, 5115 Westheimer
Nobu Houston will offer a variety of indulgent wagyu-based dishes as a unique option on the traditional Father’s Day steak dinner. Sip on a Nobu Sidecar or Michter’s Old Fashioned and enjoy dishes such as Wagyu Tataki, Wagyu Nigiri and Wagyu Tacos.

Ouisie’s, 3939 San Felipe
Ouisie’s has created a prix-fixe, Dad-focused Brunch and Dinner Menu for Father’s Day with three, multi-choice courses plus a choice of paired libations, from wines to an opening cocktail. Main course dishes include a seared sea bass, blackened rib eye and Ouisie’s nationally famous chicken-fried steak.
Cost is $59 per person, plus tax and gratuity. The regular Sunday brunch and dinner menus will also be available. Call 713-528-2264.

Phat Eatery, 23119 Colonial Parkway
Dads eat free with the purchase of another entree at Phat Eatery this Father’s Day. Visiting dads receive a complimentary draft beer and entree (one free entree per table, dine in only).

Pier 6 Seafood & Oyster House, 113 6th
Dads will receive a complimentary rolled cigar (while supplies last) and a Stella rep will be on site to provide free Stella glass etchings. Additional specials include Pier 6 Old Fashioneds for $6 all day and Hess Cabernet for $40 per bottle, or the next-level Baller Bloody Mary (garnished with Gulf shrimp, a Prestige oyster, pickled veg and more, $20) to accompany fun brunch and weekend menus.

Pizaro's, 1000 West Gray, 11177 Katy Freeway,
Pizaro’s is paying homage to family patriarch Bill Hutchinson with the Billy Goat Pizza, a white pie made with goat cheese and speck, drizzled with Mike’s Hot Honey. Enjoy it with a special beer flight that includes three craft cans for $20.

Pluckers, multiple locations
In honor of the holiday, Pluckers is giving dads who dine in with a Pluckers Club Member a free meal. The deal is valid as long as someone at the table is a Pluckers Club Member, even if dad isn't.

Pondicheri, 2800 Kirby
Pondicheri will be offering a Steak Special featuring grilled angus ribeye cooked with Kalonji, cardamom, and black pepper spices along with garlic and warm butter. Each order is served with oversized crispy onion rings, and guests can opt to add on saffron mashed potatoes or even an extra side of onion rings. The special will be available during lunch and dinner service on Saturday, June 18 and Sunday, June 19.

Prego, 2520 Amherst
This Rice Village eatery will be open for Father’s Day for dine-in and to-go from noon to 9 p.m. for dine-in, pick-up or delivery via apps, offering the regular menu plus off-the-menu specials.

Rainbow Lodge, 2011 Ella
Rainbow Lodge will be open for Father’s Day brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. serving Lodge favorites, including Smoked Duck Gumbo, Lobster & Avocado Wedge Salad, Shrimp & Grits, Brioche French Toast, Braised Bison Short Rib Benedict, Grilled North American Elk Chop Rainbow Trout with Lump Crab, and more, plus a number of Father’s Day specials and drinks. Curbside pickup also available.

Reserve 101, 1201 Caroline
On Friday, June 17 at 5:30 p.m., guests are invited for a special Dad's Day happy hour session of the bar’s exclusive Old Forester Cask Strength barrel release. For $40, get a tasting through the Old Forester portfolio before the unveiling of the new barrel. The event includes custom food pairings and light bites, as well as an opportunity to for guests to purchase their own bottle of the extremely limited public release.

Rodeo Goat, 2105 Dallas
Rodeo Goat Ice House celebrates Father’s Day by bringing back The Dad Bod Burger on June 18 and 19.
The all-natural 44 Farms beef patty comes topped with a fried macaroni and cheese patty, bacon, Fresno mayo, arugula and pickles is drizzled with Rodeo Goat’s signature queso for $13.50.

Seasons 52, multiple locations
Seasons 52 is offering Green Box, a balanced three-course Father’s Day dinner to go. Each box is serves four to six and is under 595 calories per serving. Boxes include choice of a Whole Side of Cedar-Plank Roasted Salmon or Wood-Grilled Beef Tenderloin, plus a salad, choice of two sides and Mini Indulgences. The regular menu is available in-restaurant for guests who would rather celebrate Dad in the dining room. Green Box orders must be placed 24 hours in advance.

Slowpokes, 2925 Richmond, 1203 W 34th, 8147B Long Point
Treat dad to a free cold brew or drip coffee with the purchase of a breakfast item at any of Slowpokes’ three locations: Spring Branch, Levy Park and 34th Street.

State Fare Kitchen & Bar, 947 Gessner, 15930 City Walk, 1900 Hughes Landing
All locations will be serving a Father's Day brunch special from June 18-19, offering a Steak & Eggs special featuring half-pound Cajun dusted ribeye dusted with skillet potatoes, blistered heirloom tomatoes and two eggs any style for $28.

Sylvia’s Enchilada Kitchen, 6401 Woodway, 1140 Eldridge
Sylvia’s Enchilada Kitchen’s two locations will be open for both in-house dining and curbside takeout for Father’s Day. The full menu with will be available - including the all-time dad favorite, the Tampiquena (beef fajita steak, one cheese or chicken enchilada, rajas poblanas con crema, rice & tortillas) – as well as a special three-course Father’s Day menu for 34.95. Curbside pickup also available.
click to enlarge TTR's Southern Pimento Bacon Cheeseburger special screams Father's Day. - PHOTO BY BECCA WRIGHT
TTR's Southern Pimento Bacon Cheeseburger special screams Father's Day.
Photo by Becca Wright
The Tasting Room at City Centre, 818 Town and Country
From June 17 to June 19, chef Beto Gutierrez will offer special menu item in honor of Father’s Day, including a Southern Pimento Bacon Cheeseburger and Bacon Bloody Mary.

Tobiuo Sushi & Bar, 23501 Cinco Ranch
Guests can honor Dad with Tobiuo’s 72-hour sous vide short rib with peach-carrot puree, pickled red onions, and herb trinity paired with a Japanese Old Fashioned made with Japanese whiskey, black sugar, and bitters for $30.

Treebeards, multiple locations
Paying homage to Dad with the theme “Sire,” locations will offer three featured “birds and the bees” cocktails priced at $10 all day, every day throughout June. The Jungle Bird combines Myer’s Dark Rum with Aperol, fresh lime and pineapple juice. The Falcon starts with Tito’s vodka, then adds in pomegranate liqueur, ginger beer, fresh lime and agave; and The Bees Knees features Gordon’s Gin, flavored with honey syrup and lemon.

Truluck’s, 5350 Westheimer, 1900 Hughes Landing
In addition to the regular menu, all locations will showcase Father’s Day specials including Tenderloin Medallions with Maine Lobster Oscar and Smoked Salmon with a twice baked potato ($125).

The Union Kitchen, multiple locations
With six locations throughout Houston, The Union Kitchen special Father’s Day menu items in addition to its regular brunch menu. Look out for country sausage Breakfast Meatballs in rich peppery gravy; a BBQ Brisket Benedict with smokey bbq sauce, poached eggs, jalapeño grit cake, Cajun hollandaise and hash potatoes; and the Churro French Toast with caramel syrup and fresh local berries; plus libations like The Dad Bod cocktail made with Elijah Small Batch Bourbon, peach schnapps, fresh lemon juice and maple syrup. The menu is available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Father's Day.

Urban South Brewery, 1201 Oliver
Urban South has two new special release beers in honor of Father's Day, available on tap and in can while supplies last. The Dad’s Day IPA is a hazy IPA hopped with Strata, Motueka and Galaxy hops, with tropical candied fruit notes of guava, pineapple, lychee and passionfruit; while the Big Papa Pils is a Czech pilsner mashed with traditional Bohemian Pilsner malt, hopped exclusively with Saaz hops and pitched with a classic Czech yeast.

URBE, 1101 Uptown Park
For its first Father’s Day, URBE will be offering a special three-course menu which includes choice of starter and entrée and a dessert buffet. Brunch will be served 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and cost is $45 per adult and $15 for kids, plus beverages, tax and gratuity.

The Warwick, 5888 Westheimer
The handsome restaurant is celebrating by offering dad’s the opportunity to enjoy a cigar, which will be hand-rolled on site. Guests can also treat their father’s to any of The Warwick’s three Old Fashions: the Warwick Angel (pictured), the Desperado or the Stock & Barrel.

Wild Oats, 2520 Airline
The team at Wild Oats will have a special Father’s Day prime rib station as part of the Sunday brunch buffet—always packed with salads, vegetables, proteins, sweets and more. Adults are $55, kids under 10 are $25, and kids under 3 eat free. Brunch hours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Willie’s Grill & Icehouse, multiple locations
Willie’s is offering a 48-hour sale on e-gift cards, offering all e-gift cards for 20-percent-off on June 18-19.

Xochi, 1777 Walker
The Sunday brunch buffet is served 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., with live music by Ikaru from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost is $52 per adult and $15 per child plus beverages, tax and gratuity.

The Houston Press will be updating this list up until Father's Day. Send your information to dish@houstonpress.com for consideration.
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