Father’s Day is the perfect day to spoil dad with an amazing meal. Below you’ll find some of the best local restaurants around the Valley you will want to take dad to celebrate the holiday!
21001 N Tatum Blvd #95, Phoenix, AZ
ComicX, located in the family-friendly hub of Desert Ridge Marketplace, is all about magic, fun, and family dining, making it the perfect spot to celebrate Father’s Day! On the holiday, the comic book-themed restaurant, bar, and store will be offering $1 national draft beers for dad with a purchase of an entree (limit 2 per dad). Dads can pair their beer with the Infinity Challenge Burger ($24) made with three blackened Angus beef patties, pulled pork, house crispy bacon, ham, a fried egg, avocado, roasted peppers, Calabrian chile aioli, a slice of tomato, lettuce, and crispy onions or any of the other restaurant’s other American pub fare classics! Dine with your dad this Father’s Day amongst authentic superhero memorabilia, life-sized comic book figurines, and massive cinematic displays while you all feast on creative, over-the-top dishes fashioned after the theme!
The Wine Bar
3205 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix, AZ
Tarbell’s Wine Bar, located adjacent to Tarbell’s restaurant in Camelback East Village, is offering a limited-time Father’s Day cocktail featuring Tarbell’s-pick Knob Creek bourbon, Giffard peach liqueur, housemade peach simple syrup, and tangy lemon juice ($16). Enjoy the specialty holiday cocktail while munching on international small plates like the Glazed Pork Tenderloin with potato succotash, collard green-apple slaw, and house-made cornbread, or the Prosciutto and Fig flatbread expertly crafted with fresh pesto, savory prosciutto, local Crow’s Dairy herb-chevre, arugula, black mission fig and balsamic. While The Wine Bar will be closed on Father’s Day, guests are welcome to bring their dad for a refreshing holiday cocktail between June 13 – 18 to celebrate before Father’s Day!
The Italian Daughter
23687 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ
Take your dad to The Italian Daughter to experience a dreamy Italian meal featuring handcrafted pasta made in-house, stone-fired pizzas, craft charcuterie boards, decadent desserts, and more for Father’s Day. Enjoy live piano music while digging into a stone-fired, 12-inch pizza like the Margherita pizza ($16) made with San Marzano tomato sauce, and fresh mozzarella topped with basil and an extra virgin olive oil drizzle for good measure. This delicious pizza, or any pizzas from The Italian Daughter, can also be made with gluten-free pizza dough upon request. Other standout menu items include the Butternut Squash Purses ($26) mixed with Frangelico cream sauce and amaretti dust and the Slow Braised Short Rib ($32) cooked with demi, tomato, sofrito, and house-made gnocchi. Bonus– The Italian Daughter will be offering $2 off stone-fired pizzas and $2 off specialty cocktails for guests seated in the bar and lounge area on Father’s Day!
4801 E. Cactus Road, Scottsdale, AZ
Treat dad to an unforgettable dining experience at the Mexican food party hotspot, The Mexicano! The Mexicano will feature two Father’s Day Specials including Seafood Paella ($36) made with soffrito, Spanish rice, scallops, shrimp, calamari, clams, saffron, and tomato broth. The second special is Short Rib Fajitas ($48) crafted with 6-hour braised short ribs, aromatic herbs and vegetables, chipotle, and a red wine reduction.
Blue Clover Distillery
7042 East Indian School Road, Scottsdale, AZ
If you feel like treating dad to brunch, make sure to take him to Oldtown Scottsdale’s first-ever and only micro-distillery, Blue Clover Distillery, for a delicious brunch. The Basic ($10) comes with your breakfast basics, two eggs styled your way, crispy applewood smoked bacon and crunchy tater tots. If something spicy is on your mind, try the Smothered Green Chile Breakfast Burrito ($10) which comes with a side of crispy bacon. Don’t forget to add the Blue Clover Infused Spicy Vodka Bloody Mary ($10) to your brunch experience. Brunch is available from 12 p.m to 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
4712 N. Goldwater Blvd., Suite 110, Scottsdale, AZ
This Parisian-inspired cafe, bistro, and wine bar at Scottsdale Fashion Square has delicious food options, a hip Euro-inspired atmosphere, and a tantalizing cocktail program that dads are sure to enjoy. The day-to-night locale lends itself as a perfect spot to celebrate dad for brunch, lunch, or dinner. Shareable dishes like the Tuna Tartare Tartine ($17) or Smoked Salmon Carpaccio ($21) for the whole table are a great way to start a family meal. For brunch, the Crispy Sunny Eggs with Prosciutto ($16) are a must with cooked-to-perfection eggs served with an arugula salad and pesto. For dinner, the Steak Frites ($29) is a well-loved dish with slices of steak cooked in dad’s way with a choice of chimichurri or peppercorn sauce and of course accompanied by petite fries. Reservations for Father’s Day weekend are encouraged.
The Sicilian Butcher
15530 N. Tatum Blvd. Suite 160, Phoenix, AZ
3151 W. Frye Road, Chandler, AZ
9780 W. Northern Ave #1100, Peoria, AZ
The Sicilian Butcher is bringing two amazing specials to its three Valley locations for Father’s Day. The first special is Seafood Risotto ($26) featuring fresh shrimp, scallops, clams, calamari, spicy tomato herb broth, and served over saffron risotto. If you have a taste for a hearty entree, the second special is a must-try! The Sicilian Butcher’s limited-time Lamb Osso Bucco ($28) is made expertly with braised lamb with aromatic herbs and vegetables in a red wine reduction sauce and served over the restaurant’s signature saffron risotto. Treat dad to a delicious Italian-style meal with The Sicilian Butcher’s Father’s Day special menu items offered from June 17 through June 19.
2855 W. Ray Rd #4, Chandler, AZ
4315 E. Indian School Rd, Phoenix, AZ
8777 N. Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ
14838 N. Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd., Scottsdale, AZ
For all the “cool dads” out there — stop in for brunch this Father’s Day at this energetic Scottsdale brunch spot. Hash Kitchen offers mouth-watering meal options like its decorative pancakes ($8-$14), over-the-top French toast options ($9-$14), signature hashes ($14-$19), and more! Hash’s creativity doesn’t stop with food either; cheers to your dad with drinks like the HK Boozy Bucket ($14) with lemon-lime syrup, 99 Flavor watermelon, tequila, and a watermelon White Claw, a Mimosa Flight ($16) featuring Hash’s Kitchen’s original craft flavors or a massive Bloody Mary from Arizona’s largest build-your-own Bloody Mary bar ($14)! If you’re looking for a socially vibrant brunch party to kickstart your Father’s Day, Hash Kitchen is the place for you!
101 E. Baseline Road, Tempe, AZ
7501 E. Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard, Scottsdale, AZ
Celebrate Father’s day with the best Sonoran-style Mexican cuisine in the Valley at Someburros! Must-try items include The Borracho Burro ($10.95) made with a soft flour tortilla filled with green chili beef, covered with green sauce, melted cheese, topped with sour cream, and fresh guacamole or the Famous Crispy Tacos ($3.45/ea). Celebrating at home or hosting a get-together? Treat dad to one of Someburros’ many delicious party platters for an at-home celebration. Try popular options like the Taco Platter ($46) which comes with 15 crunchy tacos of your choice topped with lettuce, cheese, and tomato and comes with a half-pint side of Someburros’ famous hot sauce, or the Fiesta Platter ($53) which comes with 40 Mexican miniatures including 10 red chili beef, 10 green chili beef, 10 bean mini chimis, 5 beef, 5 chicken taquitos and a large bag of chips, pint of their signature hot sauce and a half-pint of guacamole.
3225 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix, AZ
Tomaso’s, named after the late Master Chef and Italian father Tomaso Maggiore, will be offering two Father’s Day specials that were favorites of the titan chefs. Offered through Father’s Day weekend, guests can enjoy Shrimp Parmigiana & Lobster Ravioli ($36) made with jumbo shrimp, herb bread crumbs, and San Marzano tomatoes topped with fresh mozzarella. The second special will be the Lamb Osso Bucco ($38) featuring braised lamb with aromatic herbs and vegetables in a red wine reduction sauce and served over saffron risotto. In honor of Father’s Day, Tomaso’s will donate 100% of the sales from these two dishes to the Tomaso Maggiore Culinary Arts Foundation.