Father's Day is Sunday, June 19, (but you knew that, right?) and if you haven't already got your gift wrapped and ready to go, consider that taking dear old Dad out for a meal can be a great way to show him you care. Many restaurants in metro Phoenix will be offering special deals in honor of Dad's big day, including everything from free burgers and pizza to three-course menus at upscale steakhouses.
Don't be that kid. Treat Dad the way he deserves, and check out these Father's Day dining deals in metro Phoenix.
Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers
All four Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers locations in metro Phoenix are celebrating dads with a Fathers Eat Free deal on Sunday, June 19. Fathers will receive one free entrée from the restaurant with no purchase necessary. As you might have guessed from the name of the restaurant, burgers dominate the menu, with options ranging from simple burgers topped with American cheese, lettuce, tomato, and a pickle to an indulgent ones topped with mac and cheese and a grilled tomato. The deal excludes the following menu items: O-Lineman, Mammoth Double, and Build Your Own Burger. For more information, visit Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers' website.
Shake Shack is giving any dad who comes into the restaurant a free cup of custard. Dad can choose between three flavors: vanilla, chocolate, and the Shake Shack's flavor of the week. The Father's Day special will be available at both Valley locations on Sunday, June 19. For more information, visit Shake Shack's website.
Mesa's Organ Stop Pizza is offering an all-you-can-eat pizza buffet and salad plus unlimited soft drinks during its Father’s Day Musical Lunch. Diners will be able to choose from four different pizzas, including cheese, pepperoni, combination, and Hawaiian special, and as the name suggests, you'll enjoy your food and drinks with a side of live organ music. Dairy- and gluten-free options will be available, as well as beer, wine, and ice cream, which will be available for purchase. The restaurant's regular menu will not be served. Tickets are available online or can be purchased in the restaurant gift shop. Adult tickets cost $12. Tickets for kids ages 3 to 9 cost $10. Lunch will run from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Doors will open at 11:15 a.m., and music will begin at approximately 11:45 a.m. For more information, visit Organ Stop Pizza's website.
The Phoenician's J&G Steakhouse will be offering a special three-course menu for dads and the folks who love them this Father's Day. Diners can choose from three different appetizers, entrees, and a dessert. Options will include dishes such as shrimp dumplings, prime cap steak, and the restaurant's signature warm chocolate cake. Tickets cost $40 per person. For more information, visit the J&G Steakhouse website.
Paul Martin's American Grill
On Father's Day, Scottsdale's Paul Martin's American Grill will offer a discounted brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and dinner all day until 9 p.m. Brunch will consist of a three-course prix fixe menu for $20 per person. The menu includes fresh baked blueberry bread with lemon honey butter, seasonal fruit, a choice of one entrée, plus an alcoholic or nonalcoholic beverage. The also meal comes with a choice of coffee, fresh-squeezed juice, or a brunch-time cocktail such as the Bloody Maria featuring Peligroso Blanco tequila, house-made bloody Mary mix, grape tomatoes, olives, and a tajin rim. All day long, Paul Martin's will also be serving its full dinner menu, which includes a three-course prime rib dinner special. The special is $27 and comes with a field greens salad, prime rib, mashed potatoes, and house-made shortbread cookies and ice cream for dessert. For more information, visit the Paul Martin's American Grill website.
Scottsdale Quarter's Tanzy Restaurant is offering a special three-course prime rib dinner on Father's Day. The first course will be a crisp wedge salad followed by a 14-ounce, herb-roasted prime rib served with crispy fingerling potatoes and Brussels sprouts. The third course includes a mint brownie accompanied by pistachio ice cream. The meal costs $45. The Father's Day menu will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. For more information, visit Tanzy Restaurant's website.
Thirsty Lion Gastropub & Grill
Thirsty Lion Gastropub & Grill's three metro Phoenix locations will all offer half-price beer flights on Father’s Day. For $5, diners and their dads can choose six of more than 24 beers and ciders on tap to try Thirty Lion’s beer flight samples. Choose from a selection of IPAs, ciders, and local seasonal beers, and pair an ice-cold beer with one of the gastopub's burgers, steaks, or pizzas. Thirsty Lion has locations in Tempe, Scottsdale, and Gilbert. For more information, visit Thirsty Lion Gastropub & Grill's website.
ZuZu at the Hotel Valley Ho
ZuZu at Scottsdale's Hotel Valley Ho is serving up brunch and a special beer dinner in honor of Dad's day. From 6 a.m. to 3 p.m., you'll be able to order items off the brunch menu and enjoy live music from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Guests also can make customized drinks at the restaurant's bloody Mary and mimosa bar from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The restaurant's featured brunch special will be a braised pork Benedict with tender pulled pork, poached eggs, and roasted-green-chili hollandaise served on a homemade English muffin with breakfast potatoes.
Guests also can make it a beer-filled Father’s Day with ZuZu’s Brew Master Dinner, part of a monthly series featuring different craft breweries. Four beers from Tempe's Huss Brewing Company will be paired with hors d’oeuvres, crispy pork belly, soft-shell crab, and sticky chocolate caramel cake with vanilla ice cream. The reception starts at 6 p.m., and dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. The event costs $42 per person, and reservations are recommended. You can make them by calling 480-421-7997. For more information, visit ZuZu's website.
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Humble Pie is giving away free pizza to all dads on Father’s Day from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m. Dads can choose their favorite pie from options ranging from pepperoni to chicken Parmesan. This is a dine-in only deal and includes one full-size pizza per father. Any additional toppings will be charged full price. The deal is good at Humble Pie's six locations in the Valley, excluding the two locations at Sky Harbor. For more information, visit Humble Pie's website.
La Bocca Urban Kitchen + Wine Bar
La Bocca's Phoenix and Tempe locations will be offering special pricing on pizza and alcohol purchases in celebration of Father's Day. The wine bar will offer a beer and pizza combination for $12 all day or a wine and pizza combination for $15 all day. Guests can enjoy plain pies like the margarita featuring tomatoes, mozzarella, olive oil, and a few basil leaves or chow down on the meat-eater friendly Porco that's topped with pulled pork, serrano chilies, mozzarella, caramelized onions, extra-virgin olive oil, and fresh herbs. For more information, visit La Bocca's website.