Father's Day Brunch in Miami: A Guide to Meat, Beer, and Cigars for Dad
A father's feast.
Courtesy of Swine Southern Table & Bar
Father's Day is this Sunday, and chances are your dad might want nothing more than to stay on the La-Z-Boy and watch the game. But the recliner will always be there -- these Father's Day brunch specials will not. This Sunday, forgo buying yet another tie and show Dad some love by treating him at one of the restaurants below.
There's something on this list for every dad or abuelo, whether he's into brunch or is more of a steak-dinner guy. For bonus points, throw in a hand-rolled cigar and maybe a round of golf to boot. Note: Reservations are strongly suggested, and tip and tax are generally not included.
This Father's Day, treat dad to a gourmet a la carte brunch overlooking Biscayne Bay at 15th & Vine Kitchen and Bar from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Prices range from $6- $23. Standout dishes include blueberry lemon pancakes served with warm maple syrup; spicy black beans ranchero with chorizo; poached egg and green tomatillo salsa, and three flatbread options. Light salads and healthy options are available for those watching carbs. For $15 more, enjoy unlimited mimosas or bloody marys.
From 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. enjoy an all-you-can-eat brunch for $22.95 at American Social. Chilled snow crabs, Belgian waffles, and made-to-order omelets are just a few of the items that will be available. For $10 extra, indulge in unlimited mimosas and a full Bloody Mary bar. All fathers will be offered a hand-rolled cigar as a parting gift.
Bianca at the Delano will offer a special brunch in honor of all the dads on Father's Day from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. In addition to Bianca's traditional brunch offerings, the special Father's Day edition brunch will feature Zeppole di San Giuseppe - Saint Joseph's Fritters, a classic Father's Day dessert along with complimentary craft beer for all dads. Brunch starts at $75 per person and $35 for children under 12. Call 305-674-5752 or visit email@example.com.
Wynwood Brewing Company and the Executive Culinary Team at the Ritz Carlton in Coconut Grove will host a "Beer-B-Que" Father's Day Brunch on Sunday, June 15, from noon to 4 p.m. at the Ritz Carlton in Coconut Grove. The brunch is $55 for adults and $20 for kids with an added $10 option for unlimited mimosas, bloody marys, and craft beer. What could be better than live music and craft beers to celebrate dad? Reservations are required. Call 305-644-4680.
This contemporary steakhouse that recently opened at Trump National Doral will honor fathers with a gift -- their special, secret spice blend to all dads who dine with them for dinner on Sunday, June 15 for Father's Day. A blackboard special of a sizzling 16 oz. T Bone Steak using the same spice blend will be offered for $42. If you're craving surf & turf, a Maine lobster tail can be added for an additional $20.
The entire family can celebrate Dad with Bocce Bar's prix fixe menu, which costs $34 per adult and $15 per child and includes one entrée. Buffet options include an assortment of house-made pastries, and offerings from the antipasti table, omelet station, and endless desserts. Standout dishes include the Ricotta Pancake with rhubarb compote, seafood lasagna with shrimp, crab, and herbs, and roasted whole pig "Porchetta" with creamy polenta and pan jus.
Bulla is offering Dad a "man's meal," consisting of the Cowboy Bulla Steak ($32), 25 oz. rib eye drizzled with idiazabal cream, mojo picon and mojo verde served with salt crusted potatoes, piquillo peppers, and grilled asparagus. A $27 tasting menu is also available, which includes eggs, small plates, sweet items, and large, family-style plates. Bottomless sangria and mimosas are $15 extra per person.
On Sunday, Café Prima Pasta is offering pasta for papas and complimentary
"man-tinis" in celebration of Father's Day with special additions to the restaurant's a la carte menu and a happy hour from 4 to 6 p.m., where patrons enjoy 50 percent off the regular dinner and drink menus. Father's Day specials include Spaghetti Lobster Meatballs ($18), Florida lobster meatballs on a bed of homemade linguine; Tuna Carpaccio ($12.95), thin slices of sushi-grade tuna drizzled with olive oil and a splash of lemon served with capers, arugula and fresh tomatoes; Veal Rollatini ($34.95), pan seared veal stuffed with prosciutto, provolone and onions in a Marsala Barolo mushroom sauce; Chilean sea bass ($38.95), fresh sea bass baked with Florida oranges and garden herbs and Ossobuco ($38.95), veal shank served with risotto Milanese. All dads will also be treated to a complimentary shot of sambuca as a savory after-dinner drink.
"Wok Star" Eleanor Hoh and Casa Vinicola Zonin USA are partnering to host a dad-friendly cooking class Thursday, June 12 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Students will prepare three dishes paired with Italian wines. It will be small and intimate with only 12 people in attendance, at $85 per person. Visit eventbrite to reserve this Father's Day event.
Show dad some love with all-you-can-eat prime rib, parrillada, and all you can drink draft beer for just $39.95. Available from 4 p.m. to close.
Father's day brunch includes made-to-order Petite Belgian waffles, a cold seafood display, Blue Point oysters on the half shell and cocktail shrimp with traditional garnishes, a carving station featuring chef's choice of Nueske's ham or prime rib with horseradish sauce, and a vast omelette station -- eggs and omelets prepared to order. Stand-out entrées are include Thai chicken wings, seared Atlantic salmon, shrimp enchiladas, biscuits and gravy, and sweet potato corn hash. Finish on a sweet note with panna cotta, chocolate truffle cake, Key lime tart, and cinnamon fritters. Don't miss out on the Devon Bloody Mary, mimosas, Bellinis, and a glass of Domaine Ste. Michelle brut champagne, all at $5 each. Brunch will be served from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. and is priced at $32 per adult and $15 per child ages 5-12.
A three-course Father's Day brunch created by Epicure's specialty chef, Michael Love, includes thick-cut homemade challah french toast, tilapia lettuce wraps, prime beef sliders, and a complimentary glass of prosecco. Fixed price $29.95. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or 305-503- 8001.
Fleming's will host a Father's Day Brunch on June 15 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For $39.95 treat Dad to a three-course prime rib dinner.
Relax and celebrate Dad with a poolside view. The Father's Day BBQ will be available from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m for $39 per person plus tax. In addition to a full BBQ spread featuring steaks, bratwursts, Kobe burgers, and chicken and shrimp kabobs, guests and dads alike will also enjoy Florida Cookery's special smokehouse chili. Brunch includes a full bloody mary bar with all the fixings with Florida Cookery's homemade spicy bloody mary mix. For the cigar aficionado, dads can enjoy freshly rolled cigars from a specialized cigar menu. For reservations call 786-276-0333.
Celebrate Father's Day from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. by feasting on 16 cuts of fire-roasted meats and authentic Brazilian side dishes. The price is $48.50.
On Saturday, June 14 and Sunday, June 15, the patriarch of the family can indulge in Mekong Chicken and Waffles ($15) -- hot and sticky chicken wings, Mekong rum syrup and whipped butter; Coconut and Sesame Pancakes ($16) -- mint, toasted pecans, powdered sugar and coconut rum glaze; and Thai Short Rib Omelette ($16) -- braised short rib, red peppers and scallions served with Boran Salad. End brunch on a sweet note with Strawberry Mousse ($9) with Thai basil poundcake, candied kumquats and basil blossoms.
Lorenzo at the Redbury will celebrate Father's Day with brunch from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Standout dishes include Pork Belly Hash, Berkshire pork belly, Kennebec potatoes, two fried eggs, hot sauce, or the Bomba Burger, with fresh mozzarella, veal and beef burger patty topped with fried egg. Guests are invited to enjoy flavorful cocktails such as Bramble di Basilico e More, made with Plymouth gin, basil, lemon, crème de mure, and blackberries, or they can prepare their own uniquely crafted Father's Day cocktail at the bloody mary bar with Tito's vodka, Crop organic tomato or celery vodka. Choose from house-made garnishes and season with a variety of hot sauces.
Netherlands gouda tater tots at Meat Market.
Photo by Andrew Meade
Treat dad to a chargrilled Bison Burger ($20) complete with candied applewood bacon, chargrilled onions, avocado smash, gouda cheese, and frisée lettuce, perfectly paired with sweet potato fries and the ever famous Ommegang beer. For dinner, spoil dad with the Durham Ranch American ($55) -- a wood grilled, 16 oz. Buffalo ribeye with Meat Market chipotle seasoning and served with roasted mushroom and fried Brussels sprout salad. Finish off the meal with a Maple Old Fashioned ($14) that is sure to please Dad. For reservations, call 305-532-0088 or visit www.meatmarketmiami.com.
If Dad's in the mood for some Argentinian cuisine, celebrate at Novecento, featuring a special three-course menu that includes sparkling sangria or prosecco bottle for every two guests starting at $39 per person. Regular menu also available.
Spend Father's Day at Ortanique on the Mile from 5 to 9 p.m. Enjoy a three-course meal, featuring an appetizer of sweet corn fritters, a New York strip steak, and Irish Car Bomb Cake for dessert.
Indulge Italian style on Father's Day. The Quattro antipasti includes battuta di manzo all'albese ($18) -- beef tartar alba style, while main course offerings include risotto alla fliorentina ($35, risotto spinaci taleggio and fresh summer truffle) and nodino di vitello alla salvia ($48, veal chop with butter sage and mushroom caponata). For a decadent dessert, dad can indulge in semifreddo al gianduja ($10) -- chocolate hazelnut semifreddo, torrone gelato and caramelized bananas. Regular dinner menu will also be available.
All weekend long, dads and their families can enjoy perfectly paired Twin Cold Water Lobster Tails with the choice of a sizzling 12-oz ribeye ($58.95) or 6-oz filet ($48.95). Also available are Maine lobster and lobster mac-and-cheese dishes. For guests under the age of 12, a special menu is available, priced at $13.95. Dining dads will also receive a special gift from their friends at Ruth's Chris.
From 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., The Restaurant at the Setai will offer a buffet with a variety of dishes from their rotisserie, seafood, Indian, Sun Coast, and pastry stations. Brunch costs $110, and includes a free flow of champagne, Bellinis, mimosas, and bloody marys. For the kids joining dad, mini hot dogs, hamburger sliders, and cheese pizza will be offered. For an interactive experience, order the Tuna Toro & Kobe Beef cooked table-side on Hot Himalayan Pink Salt and Truffle Ponzu.
Fluffy Quinoa Waffles
Photo courtesy of SushiSamba
Enjoy a special prix fixe menu at $65 per person, which includes spinach, peppered bacon and poached egg; a Coffee & Cocoa rubbed-in ribeye, and Strawberry Orange Shortcake for dessert. Sam Adams beer will be featured and a complimentary sleeve of special-edition golf balls will be given to the dads.
Treat Dad to a sweet and savory meal at Sugarcane. Standout dishes include Jorge's smoked fish dip with shaved vegetables & Zak the Baker toast; New England style chowder boil with clams, oysters, shrimp, sweet corn and Dutch potatoes, and cumin & coriander smoked short ribs with smashed yuca and sweet garlic mojo demi. Facundo rum flights will be offered at 1 or 3-oz pours.
From 1 to 4 p.m., guests will feast on an exceptional brunch and dinner menu as well as complimentary hand-rolled cigars. Brunch offerings include dry-aged ribeye and eggs, lyonniase potatoes and mixed greens, bourbon-glazed pork belly, and dinner specials including Antipasto with Spec (finnocciona, serrano, pickled grape tomatoes, cornichons, and grilled sourdough) and a delectable 14-oz. grass-fed Joyce Farms New York Strip. Treat Dad to a Strawberry Shortcake Sundae, with Crème Fraiche pound cake, strawberry compote, and vanilla Chantilly.
At SushiSamba's Coral Gables location, treat dad to a three-course prix-fixe at $30 per person or à la carte. Includes bottomless prosecco for an additional $25 per person. Standout dishes include: Short rib Eggs Benedict with honey-soy braised short rib, organic egg, and aji Amarillo hollandaise; Churrasco Sandwich with charred beef ribeye, roasted shiitake, organic egg, and black truffle; Doce de Leite French Toast with fresh berries and sesame whipped cream. Don't miss out on the Feijoada, a savory stew of black beans, shredded pork, seared beef and carne seca with white rice, collard greens, farofa, and fresh orange slices
Spend Father's Day feasting at SushiSamba on Miami Beach. The three-course prix-fixe is $30 per person or à la carte menu and bottomless Pommery champagne prosecco can be added for an additional $25 per person. Standout dishes include house-made quinoa waffles with kuromitsu and vanilla cinnamon butter; a South American frittata with lingüiça, asparagus, heart of palm, and manchego cheese, and warm churros with shichimi-caramel and Peruvian chocolate.
For dads craving some southern comfort, Swine and Yardbird will offer brunch on Saturday, June 14, and Sunday, June 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Yardbird) and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Swine). Both eateries will serve Pappy's Pancakes ($100), a big stack of banana pecan pancakes with candied bacon, warm bourbon maple syrup, and three fingers of Pappy Van Winkle's Family Reserve (20 years) -- limited availability.
For Father's Day weekend at Tongue & Cheek, take advantage of the free coffee from 10 a.m. to noon. For $35 per person, enjoy an a la carte brunch menu or a special Ca Ja China Roasted Pork Menu and all the trimmings. In addition, children under 10 eat free. Treat Dad to a complimentary beer or bourbon cocktail.
For $55 per person, enjoy a bottomless brunch with unlimited mimosas, bloody marys, and New York strip cut table-side.
Enjoy brunch with a view at Verde from 11 a.m to 5 p.m. Items include smoked salmon with a bagel, cream cheese, tomatoes and capers; Eggs Benedict with a classic hollandaise; a gruyere omelet with fine herbs, spinach omelet with goat cheese and mushrooms, and steak & eggs. In keeping with tradition, Verde's menu offers boozy brunch staples to try, including the blood orange mimosa, the classic bloody mary, and the guava margarita.
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