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11 Things To Do For Father’s Day In Broward County

Brunch, booze and burgers aplenty await you and your old man this Father’s Day. Restaurants, bars and local businesses across the area are gearing up to celebrate on June 17. A peek into this year’s offerings include discounted beer, scotch flights, indulgent brunch and lunch dines, and even the chance to go indoor skydiving. 

Not sure where to start? We’ve rounded up the 11 best places to spend the holiday.

Bristol’s Burgers

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The Diplomat Beach Resort’s beachside restaurant will hand out complimentary burgers on Father’s Day. All you’ve got to do is dine with your family and purchase at least one entree. After munching on a burger and a milkshake, spend some time at Bristol’s free arcade, located near the front of the restaurant, or on the Diplomat Landing Marina, where there are free games such as cornhole, ping pong and giant Jenga. The free burger special runs from noon to 3 p.m.

3460 S. Ocean Drive, Hollywood; 954.602.8760; bristolsburgers.com

American Social Bar & Kitchen Las Olas

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Indulge in bottomless house mimosas and bloody marys for $18 per person, while Dad receives a complimentary hand-rolled cigar. While you’re at it, dine on brunch items such as strawberry French toast, steak huevos rancheros and specialty flatbreads. Brunch runs from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

720 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954.764.7005; americansocialbar.com/las-olas

Doc B’s Fresh Kitchen

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Fun fact: Craig Bernstein, founder of restaurant brand Doc B’s, named the company after his father, Dr. Bernstein. Celebrate Father’s Day with $4 draft beers from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., and an order of Dr. Bernstein’s favorite plates—The Bernie turkey sandwich paired with a slice of double-decker chocolate cake. 

452 N. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale; 754.900.2401; docbsfreshkitchen.com

iFLY Indoor Skydiving

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Give Dad the experience of skydiving—without the plane. iFLY Indoor Skydiving Fort Lauderdale is giving away $25 gift cards for every reservation made between June 15 to 17. The gift card is redeemable for after-flight purchases such as return flight vouchers, merchandise and media. The offer requires a minimum purchase of $150 on first-time and return flyer packages. To book your flight, visit iflyworld.com/fort-lauderdale or call 954.280.4359.

11690 W. State Road 84, Davie; 954.280.4359; iflyworld.com/fort-lauderdale

Shooters Waterfront

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Facing the Intracoastal Waterway, expect an all-you-can-eat buffet with bottomless mimosas and bloody marys. Food includes breakfast meats, create-your-own waffles, pancakes, crepe and omelet stations, sushi, a prime rib carving station and assorted bagels and pastries. Just for Father’s Day, the restaurant will offer grilled-to-order burgers, chicken breast, barbecue ribs and beer-broiled bratwurst. The special runs from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.  

3033 NE 32nd Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 954.566.2855; shooterswaterfront.com

Rocco’s Tacos & Tequila Bar

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This year, cheers to Father’s Day with free tequila and live mariachi bands. The Mexican restaurant encourages families to stop in for brunch and enjoy $13 bottomless mimosas or bloody marys paired with huevos chorizo, breakfast tacos and hot chicken ‘n waffles. Brunch begins at 11:30 a.m.

1313 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954.524.9550; roccostacos.com 

Terra Mare

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With menu items that cater to both sweet and savory lovers, you can’t go wrong with a Father’s Day brunch at Terra Mare. Highlights include a spicy peach sandwich ($12), ropa vieja empanadas ‘n eggs ($19), Korean fried chicken ‘n waffles ($23), lemon poppyseed pancakes ($16) and a lineup of mimosas and bloody marys made in-house with cold pressed juices. Brunch is served from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

551 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954.414.5160; terramarefl.com

ETARU Hallandale 

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Indulge in a Japanese-inspired Father’s Day brunch at oceanfront restaurant ETARU from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Priced at $75 per person, the meal will include a welcome cocktail with bottomless pours of Whispering Angel Rosé, or Louis Roderer NV Champagne for an added $20. Dig into an array of hot and cold starters on the robata counter, a choice of one main course and a dessert platter for the table. Main course options include spicy tobanjan glazed pork ribs, tiger prawn tempura, salmon teriyaki with sansho salt and lemon and black cod with yuzu miso. 

111 South Surf Road, Hallandale; 954.271.3222; etarurestaurant.us

Kuro

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With unlimited Veuve Clicquot by the glass, the Hard Rock Signature Brunch at Kuro ($89) includes a large spread of sweet and savory bites from 10 different food stations. Expect made-to-order omelets, Belgian waffles, bananas foster and pasta, along with a full raw bar of Alaskan king crab legs, shrimp and oysters, a chef-attended sushi station and a carving station stocked with sea salt-crusted ribeye. There will also be desserts prepared by the resort’s pastry chef, Ross Evans. The brunch will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

1 Seminole Way, Hollywood; 954.327.7625; seminolehardrockhollywood.com

Lona Cocina Tequileria 

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Try out Lona's new bottomless Sunday brunch during Father’s Day. Priced at $35 per person, indulge in a number of stations featuring made-to-order chilaquiles, waffles with assorted toppings and build-your-own tacos filled with chicken carbon and braised short ribs. For an additional $5 per person, upgrade brunch with a guacamole or queso fundido, which is served in a steaming skillet. Brunch is served between 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

321 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954.245.3069; lonarestaurant.com

Wild Sea Oyster Bar & Grille

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Located at the Riverside Hotel on Las Olas Boulevard, treat Dad to a special scotch flight at Wild Sea Oyster Bar & Grille. The seaside restaurant will offer one-ounce pours of the following scotches served side-by-side: Balvenie 12 Year DoubleWood, Balvenie 14 Year Old Caribbean Cask and Balvenie Peated Rare Release. 

620 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954.467.2555; wildsealasolas.com

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The Best Father's Day Specials and Offerings Throughout South Florida

Dad’s special day is right around the corner, and with everything fathers do for us year-round, it’s important to show our old man some well-deserved appreciation.

This Father’s Day, leave the stress of planning behind and browse our full list of meals and deals in South Florida that are sure to impress that special man in your life.

Fort Lauderdale and Beyond

Oceanside Brunch at Atlantic Grill

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Treat Dad to a Father’s Day brunch overlooking the ocean, with highlights including a slider bar, specialty carving station featuring prime rib or beef and specialty small plates like miniature lobster tacos. Dads can also pair their meals with complimentary craft beer.  

601 N Fort Lauderdale Beach, Fort Lauderdale; 954.567.8070; atlantichotelfl.com

 VIP Table Experience at Fontainebleau Miami’s StripSteak

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Treat the special man in your life to the VIP experience he deserves with this all-inclusive dinner package, being offered throughout the month of June. After being seated at a VIP table near the kitchen, Dad will be served a three-course prix fixe dinner menu including a seafood tower, tableside carved rib-eye steak and a boozy dessert. Following dinner, the guest of honor can enjoy a tableside Japanese Whisky Ceremony, featuring spirits from Japanese distilleries. Close off the special night with a tour of Fontainebleau’s impressive wine vault and pre-embargo cigar and rum collection.

4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305.538.2000; fontainebleau.com

Council Oak Steaks and Seafood’s Award Winning Brunch

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Have Dad choose from a variety of meal stations at this award-winning brunch. Signature breakfast food, meat carving, full raw bar, pasta and made-to-order sushi stations will bring a smile to your father’s face, along with unlimited mimosas, bloody mary’s, sangria, Bellini’s and spiked lemonades.

1 Seminole Way, Fort Lauderdale; 954.327.7501; seminolehardrockhollywood.com

Bloody Mary’s at Juniper on the Water

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Fathers are invited to get a bit boozy on their special day at Juniper with a complimentary bloody mary. Dad can also pair his well-deserved drink with dishes from a barbecue brunch buffet, including baby back ribs, pork sliders, a carving station and more.

1975 S Ocean Dr., Hallandale Beach; 954.544.3370; juniperonthewater.com

Jimmy Buffett Steak Special at Margaritaville

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Dads deserve to be treated like kings on their special day, and what better way to do so than to treat them to a King Cut Prime Rib, courtesy of the Jimmy Buffett-inspired JWB Prime Steak and Seafood.

1111 N Ocean Dr., Hollywood; 954.874.4444; margaritavillehollywoodbeachresort.com

 Spa Specials at Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort

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Give Dad the relaxing day he deserves with these Father’s Day spa specials. Packages include a Father’s Facial or the 50-minute Manly Massage with Private Cabana where he will enjoy a bucket of beer and a Dad BLT Burger.  

505 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954.414.2222; hilton.com

Sushi Specials at SuViche Las Olas

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Father’s Day just so happens to fall on National Sushi Day this year, which has resulted in some great deals for the sushi-loving dad. Fathers will receive one complimentary beer and sushi rolls will be buy one, get one 50 percent off in honor of both holidays.

401 E Las Olas Blvd. #150, Fort Lauderdale; 954.656.3663; suviche.com 

Boca Raton

Complimentary Happy Hour Drink at Cabo Flats

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Would Dad like a drink to celebrate his special day? Thirsty fathers can make their way to Cabo Flats and enjoy any complimentary cocktail, beer or wine of their choice from the happy hour menu. Kids will also eat for free.  

14851 Lyons Rd. #122, Delray Beach; 561.499.0379; caboflats.com

1352 US-1, Jupiter; 561.320.9644; caboflats.com

550 S Rosemary Ave. #160, West Palm Beach; 561.249.2818; caboflats.com

11401 NW 12th St. #R101 Dolphin Mall, Miami; 305.351.1911; caboflats.com

3450 NW 83rd St. #220, Doral; 786.724.0220; caboflats.com

Boozy Brunch at Tap 42

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Perfect for the father who loves to booze it up on his special day, Tap 42’s $20 unlimited mimosas, bloody mary’s and Funky Buddha Floridians are sure to have Dad feeling bubbly. Accompany his drinks with gastropub-inspired brunch items like Chicago-Style Steak and Eggs, The Prohibition Burger, The Drunken Goat and much more.  

5050 Town Center Circle #247, Boca Raton; 561.235.5819; tap42.com

1411 S Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 954.463.4900; tap42.com

Seaside Brunch and Complimentary Family Photos at Oceans 234

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Capture the memory of the special day and enjoy a delicious seaside brunch that’s sure to have Dad’s stomach smiling. Brunch menu items include Cap’n Crunch, banana and Nutella French toast, crab cake benedict, steak and egg skillets and much more. Select cocktails like the Blood Orange Margarita and Le Fizz will also be available.

234 N Ocean Drive, Deerfield Beach; 954.428.2539; oceans234.com

Palm Beach

Father’s Day Music Festival at The Butcher Shop

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Dancing, drinking and dry, aged, “tomahawk” rib-eye steaks are on the menu this Father’s Day. Since dads deserve more than one day, The Butcher Shop will be hosting a three-day music festival with live acts from local band Spred the Dub, DJ Chilly Willy and Cecil Anno of Tank Tops and Flip Flops. Fathers can enjoy a complimentary draft beer on Sunday, with specials running all weekend long, and a Father’s Day steak special, including rib-eye steak for two, sweet Florida corn and loaded mashed potatoes.

209 6th St., West Palm Beach; 561.812.2336; butchershopwpb.com

Southern Brunch at The Regional Kitchen and Public House

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For the dad that loves Southern home cooking, South Florida Chef Lindsay Autry will be serving her Father’s Day brunch buffet. The brunch menu will feature traditional Southern dishes like cornmeal flapjacks, fried chicken and waffles, as well as made-to-order omelets and desserts. Dads will also be treated to a complimentary cocktail during the event.

651 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach; 561.557.6460; eatregional.com

Steak Special at Okeechobee Steakhouse

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Dads will drool over this Father’s Day steak special inspired by second-generation proprietor and owner Curtis Lewis. The guest of honor will be served a 28-ounce, 55-day dry-aged prime porterhouse steak. It's a meal that’s sure to impress even the most captious dads.

2854 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach; 561.683.5151; okeesteakhouse.com

Father’s Spa Day and “Drunch” at Eau Palm Beach

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Being a dad can get stressful, so why not treat your father to a feast for all the senses at Palm Beach’s one-of-a-kind luxury spa? Dads will enjoy a wide variety of massage specials throughout the month of June, like “The Big Daddy” and “Father Nature.” Accompany his father’s spa day with “drunch,” which will feature a raw bar, sushi and prime rib carving station, as well as a bloody mary bar, craft beer garden and Dad’s favorite Johnny Walker.  

100 South Ocean Blvd., Manalapan; 561.533.6000; eaupalmbeach.com

Lobster Dinner at Spoto’s Oyster Bar

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Get things cracking with Spoto’s Oyster Bar’s Father’s Day special, complete with two-pounds of fresh lobster alongside a variety of mouthwatering sides. Spoto’s will also be hosting brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for those early bird dads.

4560 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens; 561.776.9448; spotos.com 

Celebrate Father's Day In Fort Lauderdale With Restaurant Specials And More

He dedicates his life to you, so dedicate your day to him. Your dad is the man who made it all happen, from your first steps to your first job. 

Make this Father’s Day one for the books with specials throughout Fort Lauderdale for every kind of father. 

Here's what's going on around town for the holiday.

 

Meals

Adena Grill and Wine Bar

Raise a glass to dad, and order up some mouthwatering grass-fed rib-eye steak or Colorado lamb chops. With the purchase of an entree, dads can enjoy a complimentary drink along with their exquisite, upscale meal. Alternatively, cozy up and celebrate at home, as take-out meals of $35 or more will be offered at a 25-percent discount.

900 Silks Run, Hallandale Beach

American Social Bar & Kitchen

Make dad's day a memorable one with a complimentary cigar rolling station, a chance to win a round of golf for four, and a specialty brunch with bottomless drinks. For $26.96 per person, the family can enjoy a buffet that'll fulfill any foodie's dreams. Made-to-order omelets, fresh-pressed Belgian waffles, prime rib, fried chicken, chilled snow crab legs and house-smoked Atlantic salmon are just some of the decadent options.

June 19, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

721 E Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale

Beauty & the Feast

For a meal fit for the king that he is, take your dad out for brunch. Beauty and the Feast will serve its famous slow-roasted pig, peel-and-eat shrimp and have a slider bar and omelet station. Signature small plate dishes, like chicken and waffles with orange blossom honey drizzle and bananas Foster French toast, will also be offered. Brunch costs $49.50 for adults, $29.95 for children ages 10 to 14, and $19.95 for children under age 10.

601 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale

Brimstone Woodfire Grill

Set the stage for dad's big day with an even bigger breakfast. Enjoy specialty brunch items, including the frittata española—made with eggs, red and green onions, roasted red peppers, tomato, bacon, ham and a cheese medley—or thick-cut French toast served with fresh berries, bananas and Applewood-smoked bacon. Pair any of these with bottomless mimosas for $15.

14575 SW 5 St, Pembroke Pines

Big City Tavern

For a night straight out of a Chicago tavern, treat dad to half-off draft and bottled beers with the purchase of an entree. Kids under the age of 10 can also eat free off the kids menu.

609 E Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale

Frankey’s Sports Bar

Fathers like sports bars—that’s a fact. So, treat him to Frankey's favorites, like organic chicken wings, nachos, and the Southwestern burger or Adena burger—plus half-off drinks with the purchase of an entree. Looking to celebrate with some family time at home? Frankey’s is also offering 25 percent off on take-out orders of $35 or more.

900 Silks Run, Hallandale Beach

Green Bar & Kitchen

For the health junkie dad, Green Bar & Kitchen will be hosting a healthy Father’s Day brunch featuring plant-based menu options. The hearty coconut burger, loaded fries, vegan nachos and fish tacos offer guilt-free ways to indulge.

June 19, 11 a.m.

1075 SE 17th St., Fort Lauderdale

Grille 401

Treat dad to a delectable meal with Grille 401’s new brunch menu, featuring favorites like shrimp and grits, chicken and waffles, and the brunch burrito, alongside a $15 bottomless mimosa and bloody mary bar.

401 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale

Hardy Park Bistro

Savor brunch, lunch or dinner in this cozy, neighborhood spot. Featured items include the refreshing arugula salad, Nueske's Applewood-smoked BLT, pork chops and potatoes, and the famous chicken schnitzel.

21 SW 7th St., Fort Lauderdale

Louie Bossi’s Ristorante, Bar and Pizzeria

Indulge in authentic Italian cuisine on your dad’s special day. Under the same ownership as Big City Tavern and Rocco’s Tacos, Louie Bossi’s is also offering half-off draft and bottled beers with the purchase of an entree, as well as letting kids eat free.

1032 E Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale

Rocco’s Tacos & Tequila Bar

Spice things up this year with some delicious Mexican fare and specials. This is one more local Big Time Restaurant Group option offering half-priced beer and free kids meals. 

1313 E Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale

Shooters Waterfront

Take in scenic waterfront views and equally satisfying eats. For $30 per person, indulge in an all-you-can-eat brunch buffet plus bottomless drink specials for an additionla $20. Brunch includes an endless assortment of breakfast meats, a custom omelet station, prime rib carving station, eggs benedict, pancake, waffle and crepe station with toppings, bagels with fresh lox, assorted salads and pastries.

The festivities don’t end at brunch—crack open a beer with pops during the monthly Full Moon Dinner Series that evening. For $49 per person, enjoy a five-course beer-pairing menu. Festivities will commence with a welcome glass of the restaurant’s recently launched Shooters Ale.

June 19, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (brunch)

3033 NE 32 Ave., Fort Lauderdale

Tap 42

With 42 beers on tap at this gastropub, there’s sure to be a brew that your dad will love. Treat him to a savory lunch, featuring items like the Prohibition Burger and Avocado Turkey Burger. Bottomless mimosas, bloody mary's and Funky Buddha Floridian beer are also available for $15.

1411 S Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale

 

Deals

South Florida Distillers

For an experience your rum-loving dad won’t forget, South Florida Distillers is offering tours of the distillery throughout the month of June to celebrate Father’s Day. Witness the process firsthand, and pick up a batch of dad’s favorites rum. Appointments can be made through the South Florida Distillers website.

1110 NE 8th Ave., Fort Lauderdale

Spa Atlantic

Your dad deserves some pampering, too. Spoil him with a 50-minute Muscle Melter Massage with scalp treatment for $110 ($150 value), a gentlemen’s haircut for $30, or a men-icure for $20.

June 15-19, book online

601 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale

Xtreme Action Park

For some real bonding, enjoy a day at the race track. All dads who bring their kids can enjoy a complimentary go-kart race around the track. Dads receive one pro race session, a one-day race license, a head sock, and a souvenir Coca-Cola cup for a free fountain drink.

June 19, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

5300 N Powerline Road, Fort Lauderdale

 

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