Celebrate Father’s Day in Orange County

Celebrate Father’s Day in Orange County over brunches, dinners and special treats just for dad. We have your full Orange County Father’s Day guide.

anaheim-white-houseAnaheim White House
Give dad the presidential treatment by bringing him to Anaheim White House for a Champagne Brunch. The three-course feast features selections such as gnocchi gorgonzola, eggs Florentine, omelet al formaggio, beef tri-tip, pollo ripieno and profiterolles. $32.50 pp, $16.25 for 12 and under. 25887 Anaheim Blvd., 714.772.1381. anaheimwhitehouse.com

balboa-bay-clubBalboa Bay Club
The Balboa Bay Club invites you to celebrate dad with a fun-filled day complete with a classic car show, brunch, afternoon barbecue and dinner. The Father’s Day 5th Annual Classic Car Show features beautiful cars and upbeat classics from the “We Five” band. The three-course brunch in the First Cabin restaurant includes a mimosa, choice of four appetizers, seven entrees and two different desserts ($49 pp, $24.50 for 12 and under). Enjoy an afternoon BBQ on the Terrace of Duke’s Place with delectable baby back ribs, fresh-grilled chicken, salmon, a selection of salads, corn on the cob and delicious dessert along with live steel drum and reggae music ($38 pp, $21.50 for 12 and under). As for dinner, guests can order from Chef Josef Lageder’s new summer menu for an unforgettable dining experience with dad. 1221 W. Coast Hwy., 888.445.7153. balboabayclub.com

baysideBayside Restaurant
Treat dad to a delicious three-course bottomless Champagne brunch on the bay at Bayside Restaurant. Starters include compressed jumbo lump crab salad, bruschetta or smoked prosciutto “speck” among others. As for entrees, enjoy selections such as smoked Scottish salmon “Bayside Benedict,” house-made potato gnocchi, chianti braised prime beef short-rib or oven-roasted wild mushroom crusted Alaskan halibut. Guests can enjoy poppy seed lemon cake with vanilla ice cream and California peaches or a three chocolate crisp with raspberries and chocolate sauce for dessert. Live entertainment will be featured throughout the brunch. $38.75 pp, $18 for 12 and under. 900 Bayside Drive, Newport Beach, 949.721.1222. baysiderestaurant.com 

dana-wharfDana Wharf Father’s Day Dinner Cruise
Go aboard the Dana Pride for an evening of fun on the water during the special Father’s Day dinner cruise. Local musician Mike Obryan plays classic rock and roll while guests take in stunning views of the California coastline. Dad is sure to enjoy the delicious barbecue dinner during the two-hour long cruise. Full cash bar available. $59 pp, $29  for12 and under. 34675 Golden Lantern, Dana Point, 949.496.5794. danawharf.com

dukesDuke’s Huntington Beach
Enjoy Father’s Day brunch beachside at Duke’s Huntington Beach. Dad can get his fill at the buffet, which features an omelette station, roast beef and ham carving station, Hawaiian style poke, coconut French toast, fresh baked muffins and croissants, fresh fruit and all the fixings. $26.00, kids $9.95. 317 Pacific Coast Hwy., Huntington Beach, 714.374.6446. dukeshuntington.com

five-crownsFive Crowns
This Father’s Day, treat dad to brunch fit for a king at Corona del Mar’s classic Five Crowns restaurant. Standout dishes include Five Crowns Eggs Benedict with buttermilk biscuits, thinly sliced prime rib and horseradish hollandaise; grilled Berkshire pork chop served with cheesy grits, sage brown butter and fresh peaches; and roasted filet mignon with olive oil mashed potatoes, Zuckerman Farm asparagus and sauce verte. For dessert, enjoy a stonefruit cobbler, dark chocolate brownie or summertime fruit sundae. 3801 E. Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar, 949.760.0331. lawrysonline.com/five-crowns

hornblowerHornblower Father’s Day Beer Brunch Cruise
Take a two-hour yacht cruise through Newport Harbor with dad this Father’s Day. The brunch menu features a selection of donuts and pastries; beer-steamed mussels; scrambled eggs with soyrizo, green chilies and cheddar; cinnamon French toast; and a New York striploin with a garlic & herb crust, atomic horseradish sauce and ancho chili demi glace among others. Sailors can enjoy free-flowing beer, Chamapgne and sparkling cider as well as scenic coastal views and live entertainment. $68 pp, 3 and under free. 2431 W. Coast Hwy., Newport Beach, 1.888.HORNBLOWER. hornblower.com 

laguna-sapphireSapphire Laguna
Experience excellent food, wine and a delightful ambiance with a gem of a brunch at Sapphire Laguna. The three-course, prix-fix menu features entrée selections such as Nutella-banana pain perdu with brioche bread, sweet cream and Vermont maple butter; polenta “pasticciata” with house-made spicy Italian sausage, parmesan spinach, tomato fondue and three eggs; and tandoori baked salmon with baby greens, tomato, garlic naan, cucumber raita and lemon-chaat masala. $48 pp, $24 for 12 and under. 1200 S. Coast Hwy., Laguna Beach, 949.715.9888. sapphirellc.com

scottsScott’s Restaurant & Bar
Every dad loves a good steak. Treat him to a special steak dinner at Scott’s Restaurant & Bar. The special Father’s Day menu features a bone-in 16 oz. New York Delmonico steak seared in an infrared oven at over 600 degrees, locking in flavor and giving the prime cut the perfect flavorful outer char. The mouthwatering steak is served with gruyere, cheddar and black truffle mac and cheese as well as organic summer zucchini. $55 pp. 3300 Bristol St., Costa Mesa, 714.979.2400. scottsresturantandbar.com

silver-trumpetSilver Trumpet Restaurant and Bar
Celebrate Father’s Day with a special lakeside, gourmet barbecue and brunch at Silver Trumpet Restaurant and Bar. The brunch buffet features favorites from the griddle and farm fresh egg dishes as well as a Bloody Mary bar. $39.95 pp, $13 for 12 and under. 3350 Avenue of the Arts, Costa Mesa, 714.442.8593. silvertrumpetrestaurant.com

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