Where To Celebrate Father’s Day In Orange County

FlemingsINTEXT1Celebrate dad in Orange County over brunches, dinner, cruises and more. We have your full Orange County Father’s Day Guide.

Agora Churrascaria
Is your dad a meat and potatoes kind of guy? Indulge his craving this Father’s Day at Irvine’s premier Brazilian steakhouse restaurant for a meat lover’s feast. Enjoy a non-stop supply of 16 delectable cuts of meat, which are carved tableside. With selections ranging from filet wrapped in bacon to Picanha, a traditional Brazilian cut of sirloin served with rock salt, all fathers will be sent home happy, satiated and with a $15 gift certificate, good on their next visit. 1830 Main St., Irvine, 949.222.9910. agorachurrascaria.com

21 Oceanfront
Treat dad to a scrumptious meal at 21 Oceanfront for their Father’s Day surf n’ turf special which includes lobster tail with filet mignon, garlic mashed potatoes and seasonal vegetables. $59. Arrive early for drinks in their bar and listen to live entertainment while taking in the beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean. Bar lounge opens at 4 p.m.; dinner service begins at 5 p.m. 2100 W. Oceanfront, Newport Beach, 949.673.2100. 21oceanfront.com

Pizzeria Ortica
Executive Chef Justin Miller will be serving a pork-centric a la carte dinner menu of dishes all made from an American Kunekune pig, which Chef Miller will handpick from Old Reminisce Farms in Mira Loma. Dishes include: fennel sausage stuffed trotters and local cherries, grilled bone-in pork chops with baby tomatoes and salsa verde, bruschetta with borletti beans, braised ribs and agrodolce sausage and sliced whole roasted ham with braised cabbage, apple cider vinegar and grilled nectarines. 650 Anton Blvd., Costa Mesa, 714.445.4900. pizzeriaortica.com

Dads are guests of honor at Fleming’s special three-course brunch. Select from lobster bisque, Caesar salad or fresh fruit to start; followed by a choice of prime rib, eggs Benedict with filet mignon or smoked salmon or baked brioche French toast with walnut crisp, among other mouthwatering choices. Your meal ends with a choice of dessert offerings including white chocolate bread pudding, crème brulee or walnut turtle pie. Each dad will receive a $25 dining card for a future visit. $36.95 adults, $17.95 children 12 and under. Fashion Island, 455 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach, 949.720.9633. flemingssteakhouse.com

Dana Wharf Father’s Day Cruise
Step aboard the Dana Pride for a special Father’s Day dinner cruise. Enjoy a unique evening of fun on the water, complete with live music and a delicious barbeque dinner including barbeque chicken and beef brisket while taking in the views of Laguna Beach and the California sunset. $49 adults, $29 kids 3-12, children under two are free. 6:30-8:30 p.m. 34675 Golden Lantern, Dana Point, 949.496.5794. danawharf.com

Charlie Palmer
Take dad to their DIY Sunday Bloody Mary Brunch where he’ll have a choice of an appetizer, entrée and unlimited Bloody Mary’s where he can get creative and concoct his own creations. Select from dishes such as ahi tuna and green tea soba salad, house cured smoked salmon, steak and eggs, bourbon scented French toast and Kobe style beef sliders. 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. $35. 3333 Bristol St., Costa Mesa, 714.352.2525. charliepalmer.com

Treat dad to a delicious three-course champagne brunch where he choose amongst sweet corn and clam chowder, jumbo lump crab cake, jumbo tiger prawn risotto paella, roasted rack of lamb and three chocolate hazelnut crisp. $42.75 adults, $18.75 children 12 and under. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 900 Bayside Drive, Newport Beach, 949.721.1999 baysiderestaurant.com

Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar
In honor of Father’s Day, this family-run restaurant will be offering $3 specials on 16-oz Lazy Dog House beers and Firestone DBA. In addition, every dad that dines on June 16 will receive a free limited edition pint glass, while supplies last. Dads can pair their beers with the restaurant’s famed barbeque baby back pork ribs or prime steak such as the garlic butter glazed flatiron or bacon wrapped coulotte. 240 S. State College Blvd., Brea, 714.529.9300; 16310 Beach Blvd., Westminster, 714.500.1140; 13290 Jamboree Road, Irvine, 714.731.9700; 1623 W. Katella Ave., Orange, 714.769.7020. lazydogrestaurants.com

Learn to Grill with Dad at Surfas
Spend Father’s Day learning to grill with Dad! Create family-friendly favorites while sharing your love of grilling. Cook side-by-side together and enjoy a generous tasting of guacamole with charred corn and grilled chips, barbeque stuffed hamburger with cheddar cheese, grilled fingerling potatoes with warm bacon dressing and strawberry pie sundaes. Perfect for kids 8 and older and all kids at heart. $40 per person. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 3309 Hyland Ave., Costa Mesa, 9714.453.2665. surfasonline.com

Gentleman’s Spruce Up and Wind Down Experience at The Resort at Pelican Hill
Available on Saturdays throughout June, Dad’s will love this packaged escape which includes a signature hot lather shave and a choice of a 50-minute deep tissue massage or a men’s grooming facial. After sprucing up, dad can wind down with a whiskey tasting at the Pelican Grill. Starting at $250, excluding whiskey tasting. 22701 Pelican Hill Road S., Newport Coast, 855.467.6800. pelicanhill.com

Dana Point Concours d’Elegance
June 21-23. Dad will appreciate tickets to this fine automobile show at one of the most spectacular locations in the country, where he can check out the best cars and cycles ever built. The 31st annual show has evolved into the Orange County Collector Car & Motorcycle Weekend, Southern California’s premier celebration of the automotive hobby. The three-day schedule of events includes the popular reception on June 22 and an art exhibit on June 23. June 21, 9 a.m.-8:30 p.m.; June 22, 9 a.m.-8:30 p.m.; June 23, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. $30 adults, children 12 and under are free. St. Regis Monarch Beach, 24040 Camino Del Avion, Dana Point, 800.839.7520. danapointconcours.org

St. Regis Monarch Beach
Celebrate dad this Father’s Day with a five-star, five-diamond brunch which will be featuring a bespoke Bloody Mary Bar that lets him handcraft his very own cocktail with a three-level DIY bar complete with ice luge, four different juice styles (from mild to spicy and smoky), 20 different exotic garnishes and unique hot sauces for that extra kick ($10 per Bloody Mary). Dad and the entire family will enjoy the world-renowned brunch that includes unlimited champagne, carving station, fresh seafood, sushi, Asian BBQ and wok station, omelet and pancake station and more. $115 adults, $36 children 5-12. 1 Monarch Beach Resort N., Dana Point, 949.234.3200. stregismb.com




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