Where to Eat with Dad This Father’s Day

Father’s Day is right around the corner, have you decided what present you’re gonna get yet? And, just in case you’re still hoping to find somewhere for a special meal that day, we’ve rounded all the restaurants in Chicago running specials to celebrate the coolest man in our life. Here are the best places to eat with Dad on Father’s Day this year!

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1955 W. Addison St. Chicago, IL 60613


658 N. Ashland Ave. Chicago, IL 60622

This Father’s Day, Chicagoans can treat dad to Bartoli’s original deep dish and tavern-style pies. All customers will receive a complimentary order of small Buffalo Wings for Dad with the mention of “Father’s Day” when they place an order of $30 or more.* Dad will enjoy eight large wings with a choice of mild, spicy, or barbecue sauce served with celery and blue cheese or ranch dipping sauce.


*$30 minimum purchase required. Supplies limited. Offer valid at both Roscoe Village and West Town locations. Pick up and delivery only. One per customer. Not valid with any other offers or promotions.

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64 Green Bay Rd, Winnetka, IL 60093


Recently reopened and totally reimagined to mirror a classic French brasserie, Chef Michael Lachowicz has also overhauled the menu to highlight incredible French bistro fare that is marked with his laser-focused presentations of preparations that keep his passion for the cuisine so strong. For Father’s Day, Aboyer is offering a Specially created 3-course menu by Chef Michael Lachowicz for $69 per person, featuring Oysters Rockefeller, classic “Surf-n-Turf”, and more! Reservations are available via Tock.

El Che Steakhouse & Bar

845 W Washington Blvd Chicago, IL 60607

On Sunday, June 19th, join El Che and Sebastian Zuccardi for an unforgettable evening from the King Of Life Fire and proprietor from Zuccardi Family Wines. The evening will pay homage to traditional Argentinian Asado featuring seafood parrilladas, Creekstone Farms Prime Tomahawks, and more, paired with the elegant and amazing wines produced by Sebastian and his team. Tickets are $200.00 a person and can be purchased on Tock.


Heritage Restaurant & Caviar Bar

2700 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60622

Enjoy an evening on the patio with Heritage on Sunday, June 19th (Father’s Day). The one night event will feature a whole lamb roast, cider, porron cocktails – along with plenty of vodka and caviar to make the day complete. The lamb will be prepared over a traditional open fire “al asador” and be brushed with red wine vinegar and herbs from the garden. For those visiting the Puerto Rican Festival: stop by for our small plates, “pinxtos to-go”, along with bagged cocktails beginning at 4pm.


2202 N California Ave, Chicago, IL 60647

Cooked to perfection by Chef Chris Thompson, this indulgent 8 oz brisket patty is topped with 2-year aged Wisconsin cheddar, fried onion strings, bone marrow aioli, and stuffed between two soft brioche buns + a side of crispy Yukon potatoes ($18). Have Dad wash it all down with one of five Old Fashioned selections on Union’s drinks menu, including the Smoke + Dope Old Fashioned with four roses bourbon, roulette rye, sfumato rabarbaro amaro, regans and demerara, or the Beachin’ Mornings Old Fashioned with union mezcal, rittenhouse rye, house coffee pecan bitters, regans and honey at $12 each. Bottom’s up!

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District Brew Yards

417 N Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60622

District Brew Yards wants to celebrate all fathers with a Father’s Day sale. Buy the dad in your life any six of District Brew Yards’s 4-pack beers and get two engraved DBY beer tumblers. Spend a memorable afternoon in the pour-it-yourself beer hall, with a choice of 40 innovative craft beers. After pouring your beer of choice, relax out on the patio and enjoy your day with dad. Before you leave remember to grab a bite to go, your choices include a variety of barbecue by the half pound, grits, mac n cheese, smoked wings and fried pickles.


1055 E 55th St, Chicago, IL 60615

On Fathers Day, spend quality time with dad at Roux, Chef Charlie McKenna’s New Orleans-inspired all-day breakfast spot. Treat the father in your life to the good ol’ fashion comforts of southern food and hospitality. Roux staples include Biscuits and gravy, Country Ham, Brisket Hash, Cinnamon Roll and Fried Green Tomato Tartine. After breakfast, take a walk through University of Chicago’s beautiful campus in Hyde Park to enjoy the beautiful weather and walk-off the rib-sticking meal.

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Bar Pendry

230 Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60601

If you’re taking Dad out for a luxe day on Michigan Avenue, take him to new heights at the Pendry Hotel. Start the evening right with an elevated twist on a classic dad meal: Bar Pendry’s burger features a Wagyu patty, 3-Year cheddar-smoked bacon and house pickles on a sesame brioche bun. Pair it with a beer from their drink menu and you’ll be satisfied for just $25.

And remember: Ride to the top floor to reach the hotel’s new rooftop bar, Chateau Carbide, where you can finish the night by enjoying the best sights the city has to offer. As a nightcap, be sure to order their signature Rooftop Old Fashioned, made with Suntory Tok, falernum and orange. Make your reservations now via Tock!


900 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60611

Lirica is all the rage this Father’s Day as the location will be offering a variety of flavorful dad-themed drink specials and music from 11AM-2PM! Father’s will additionally be delighted to find “The Dad Snack” special, adding a slider to any cocktail and a round of chips and dip served family-style. Reservations for the event can be made here.

Dak Dak Korean Wings

321 E St Charles Rd, Villa Park, IL 60181

What dad doesn’t love chicken wings!? Dak Dak Korean Wings, a recently opened pick-up and delivery concept located in Villa Park, features a selection of flavorful Korean Wings and fries perfect for an easy Father’s Day lunch or dinner. Developed out of owner and Elmhurst native Joey Cornell’s love for Korean Wings, he created the concept and recipes when he was studying at Johnson & Wales and the school went full remote during the pandemic and never looked back! The menu is simple and features a selection of Bone-In and Boneless Thighs, four different sauces, and crispy fries. Cornell says it’s all about the technique with Korean Wings.

L. Woods Tap & Pine Lodge

7110 Lincoln Ave, Lincolnwood, IL 60712

Enjoy specials including White Cheddar Tater Tots with green tabasco sour cream, Crispy Coconut Fried Shrimp with fresh-cut fries and horseradish-orange marmalade, and Prime Rib of Beef Au Jus with choice of side and horseradish cream. Cheers to Dad with a Gold Rush with Old Forester bourbon, lemon-infused honey syrup and lemon or a Merriman’s Mai Tai with Plantation 3 Star and dark rum, lime, orgeat, dry curacao and honey-passion fruit foam and end the meal with a Peach & Blueberry Cobbler with vanilla ice cream. These specials will be available for dine-in and carryout along with the regular menu.


601 N Milwaukee Ave, Wheeling, IL 60090

Spend Father‘s Day at Saranello’s Sunday Brunch. Sunday brunch features an omelette station, carving station featuring NY strip steak and honey roasted turkey, antipasti with selection of imported and domestic cheeses and house cured meats, seafood station with house smoked whitefish and salmon and more. Save room for treats from our dessert table full of house specialties. Brunch is priced at $44.95 per adult, plus tax (gratuity not included) and half price for children aged 4-12. Reservations are available from 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

To reserve: email tiffany@heritage-chicago.com or call 773.661.9577!

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