118 S. 20th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
In honor of Father’s Day, Village Whiskey will offer a special bacon and bourbon flight to enjoy in addition to the standard a la carte menu. Available for $30 per person, the pairing includes a flight of five house-cured bacons along with a tasting pour of American whiskey. Stop by for just snacks and a few drinks, or make a complete meal out of it by ordering from Chef Jose Garces’s menu of upscale pub fare, including herb-roasted oysters, duck fat fries and gourmet burgers.
1310 Frankford Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19125
Does your dad love beef? Fishtown favorite, Kensington Quarters will host its first annual Father’s Day “Beef and Ale” from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Sunday, June 19. Priced at $25 per person (excluding tax and gratuity), guests are invited to eat and mingle throughout the downstairs dining room and patio (weather permitting) while feasting on an all-you-can eat dinner of grilled sausages, hot dogs, sandwiches and picnic-style sides. Yard pints will be $4. No reservations are required. The regular dinner menu will not be available that evening.
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401 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Treat your dad to a Father’s Day cruise for a special way to celebrate Father’s Day. The Spirit of Philadelphia offers both brunch and dinner on June 19. Both meals are served buffet style with complimentary soda and juice, plus a free beer for dads over the age of 21. The brunch cruise goes from noon to 2 p.m. (boarding at 11:30 a.m.) and is priced at $49.90 per adult and $29.95 for children ages 3 to 12 years. The dinner cruise is from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (with 5:30 boarding) and costs $69.90 for adults and $41.95 for children. In addition to a great meal, the entire family will enjoy DJ entertainment, dancing and incredible views of Philadelphia from the large outdoor deck.
1111 Locust St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
If your dad has a big appetite for steak, you’ll want to take him to Garces Trading Company. During dinner service on Father’s Day, the Washington Square bistro will offer its house specialty (typically only available on Tuesdays) of unlimited prime culotte and duck fat fries for $35 per person. If all-you-can-eat sirloin and salty fries aren’t your thing, you can also order from the standard dinner menu. Dishes at Garces Trading Company are based on Chef Garces’ own travels throughout Western Europe, including Spain, Italy and France.
3131 Walnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Chef Kevin Sbraga’s southern-style University City spot will offer a special Father’s Day edition of its popular “Sunday Supper” on June 19. Guests can look forward to a menu of signature dishes like The Fat Ham’s hot chicken and baked mac and cheese, plus “Chef’s Choice” additions like smoked pork belly with baked beans. The multi-course dinner is served family style with plates that are meant to be passed and shared. Dessert for the event will be a chocolate peanut butter brownie with sea salt pretzels and Guinness ice cream. “Sunday Supper” is $30 per person with an optional whiskey pairing for the occasion. Curated by bar manager Dan Carr, the Father’s Day whiskey flight features three local PA distillers and is priced at $15 for dads, $20 otherwise.
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