Guide | Celebrate Father’s Day in San Diego

Top Spots to Celebrate Father’s Day in San Diego

beerFrom cocktail classes, to beer cruises, to good ole fashioned dining, we’ve rounded San Diego’s top places to celebrate this Father’s Day.

Maritime Museum of San Diego
June 20, 21. For a one-of-a-kind adventure, set sail with the Maritime Museum aboard the California’s official tall ship, the Californian. From 10-11:30 a.m., guests can enjoy photos, food and libations before setting sail around the beautiful San Diego Bay. Passengers can help haul a line, man the helm and observe a cannon salute, while the crew tells the history of sailing and exploration in San Diego. Adults: $70/pp, children under 12: $49/pp. 1492 North Harbor Dr., San Diego Marina, 619.234.9153.

Brunch at Kitchen 4140
June 21. Celebrate dads by dining out on Father’s Day. Kitchen 4140 offers a special brunch menu including smoked prime rib and classic favorites like country fried steak, crispy fried duck confit and red velvet waffles. The brunch will be served alongside a flight of beers from North Coast brewing. 4140 Morena Blvd., Bay Ho, 858.483.4140.

Polite Provisions’ Cocktails 101 Class
June 22. Turn dad into a cocktail pro with the gift of Polite Provision’s Cocktails 101 class. From 6-8 p.m., bartending guru, Erick Castro will guide guests through a hands-on learning experience. Each guest will have a personal workstation complete with all necessary jiggers, strainers, glasses and ingredients to mix up three craft cocktails. $60/pp. 4696 30th St., Normal Heights, 619.677.3784.

Stake Chophouse & Bar
June 21. For a menu worth celebrating, head to Stake Chophouse & Bar to enjoy a three-course Father’s Day menu featuring a choice of New York strip or dry aged rib eye steak, a hearty appetizer and a salted caramel pudding dessert. Also available is an optional whiskey flight pairing to accompany the dinner. 5:30-10:30 p.m., $59/pp. 1309 Orange Ave., Coronado, 619.522.0077.

Brunch at The Westgate Hotel
June 21. Enjoy brunch with the entire family at The Westgate Hotel. The special brunch will include seafood, made-to-order omelets, carving stations and a beer tasting. Guests can enjoy craft brews from Stone Brewery, Refuge Brewery and Modern Times while enjoying live music. 10 a.m.-2 p.m., $55/pp. 1055 Second Ave., downtown, 619.557.3566.

Master Griller Class at The Curious Fork
June 20. For the grilling enthusiast, let dad hone his skills with Chef Kurt Waefler, an instructor at San Diego Culinary Institute. From 6-7:30 p.m., attendees will learn some new techniques for Paleo-style dining, including BBQ chicken with Carolina sauce, Thai BBQ chicken and cauliflower tabbouleh salad. $35/pp. 512 Via de la Valle Ste. 102, Solana Beach, 858.387.3675.

Craft & Commerce
June 21. On Father’s Day, Craft & Commerce is treating dads to a complementary Old Fashioned during brunch. Enjoy brunch specials like the steak & eggs, smoked & smoked sandwich, panzanella salad and even the bacon ice cream sandwich for dessert. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 675 W. Beech, Little Italy, 619.269.2202.

The Red Door Restaurant & Wine Bar
June 21. For brunch or dinner, treat dad at The Red Door Restaurant & Wine Bar for a farm to table dining experience. Father’s Day specials will include the prime rib and fried egg sandwich, and the stuffed 10oz rib-eye with house-made goat cheese, bacon jam, garden herbs, scallop potatoes and garden beans. 741 W. Washington St., Mission Hills, 619.295.6000.

Hornblower Champagne & Beer Brunch Cruise
June 21. Hornblower Cruises knows what dads really like and cater to his favorite dishes aboard the Father’s Day Beer Brunch Cruise. Menu highlights include bottomless beer and champagne, and a full buffet lineup with assorted pastries, eggs Benedict, carved smoked ham, grilled teriyaki plank salmon, and a vast assortment of dessert cakes, tortes, truffles and more. 970 North Harbor Dr., San Diego Marina, 619.686.8715.



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