Celebrate Father’s Day in Los Angeles 2016

ather’s Day in Los Angeles
Celebrate Father’s Day in Los Angeles at STK LA over dry aged beef with foie gras butter paired with truffle brioche.

Show the special dad in your life how much you appreciate him over decadent brunches and dinners across the city. Here’s where to dine out on Father’s Day in Los Angeles.

Edited by Christina Xenos

Central Los Angeles

Treat dad to a decadent dinner at the new modern American restaurant from Chef and Restaurateur Geoffrey Zakarian inside the Montage Beverly Hills. The restaurant is accompanied by The Garden Bar, which offers an all-day menu and classic cocktails. Both spaces offer indoor and outdoor seating overlooking the Beverly Canon Gardens. At Georgie, dine on fare like goat cheese stuffed squash blossoms; cumin-spiced soft shell crab; dry-aged Creekstone Farms tomahawk steak; roasted diver scallops with grilled leeks, chanterelle mushrooms and egg vinaigrette; hen egg tagliolini with Santa Barbara sea urchin, Meyer lemon and chive blossom; and more. The wine list includes high-end choices by the glass made possible through a Coravin system; while cocktails feature fresh ingredients like avocados, fresh juices and herbs—don’t miss the tableside martini service.

Enjoy an endless brunch full of delicious eats and such Culina favorites as Belgian waffles, dim sum, sushi, an elaborate carving station and savory entrees. Special vegan options in addition to farmer’s market inspired salads will be available. Our dessert station will be as decadent as ever with housemade doughnuts, gelato, sorbets and sugar cones. Pastry chef Federico Fernandez’s delectable dessert selections will be something Dad will never forget. A special “Man Cave” will be set up in our Grappa Room featuring spicy chicken wings, pulled pork sliders and barbeque pork ribs. $119/pp, $49/pp children. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Bourbon Steak Los Angeles
Toast your favorite dad over a menu perfect for two. The dinner features a baby iceberg wedge with house-cured bacon; hickory wood-fired American Angus 22 oz. rib eye, along with sauces and sides like cream spinach with feta cheese and shallots and a massive twice baked potato. All guests will take home a Michael Mina cookbook, two custom copper cups, the restaurant’s Moscow mule recipe and a carafe of housemade ginger beer.

Tres by José Andrés
Dine on an array of Spanish classics and brunch favorites, including a luxurious caviar display and SLS holiday display featuring carvings of roasted Wagyu strip loin and porchetta. Also enjoy fresh pastries, smoked salmon display, cheese and charcuterie and more. $62/pp, $38/pp children.

Bouchon Bistro Beverly Hills
Treat dad to a decadent brunch or dinner at the Beverly Hills dining destination. Daytime offerings include beignets du jour, steak and eggs and chicken and waffles. For dinner, dine on backboard specials like big eye tuna tartare with Haas avocado mousse and Snake River Farms 48-hour braised short ribs short ribs.

Circa 55
Indulge in a lavish brunch buffet with free-flowing prosecco and authentic poolside BBQ in the swanky backyard of The Beverly Hilton. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. $81/pp, $40/pp children 12 and under.

THE Blvd
Tread dad to a special all-day menu that includes entrees like a 10 oz dry aged New York strip, bone-in veal chop, blackened Chilean sea bass and more. 11:30 a.m.-11 p.m.

Celebrate in the rustic carriage house of the Harold Lloyd Estate over a special Father’s Day Sunday Supper, highlighting the best in season from the weekly farmers markets. $45/pp.

Celebrate the holiday over specialties from the restaurant’s brunch or dinner menu, prepared by Chef de Cuisine Adam Cherney. Daytime dishes include choices like vanilla bean French toast with mixed berry compote; A.O.C. brioche with melted gruyère, frisee, prociutto and a sunny side up egg; and duck confit hash with wild mushrooms and poached eggs. Dinner brings plates like braised short rib with carrot, sugar snaps and mustard cream; roasted chicken “ode to Zuni” with panzanella, fennel and green olives; and grilled whole fish with coconut rice, bok choy, lemon grass sambal.

The Peninsula Beverly Hills
With the unveiling of newly renovated Belvedere Restaurant, the launch of its Terrace patio and the hotel’s annual Rooftop BBQ there’s more than one reason to dine at The Peninsula Beverly Hills on Father’s Day. To add another to the list, is The Belvedere’s new seafood-centric Nicolas Feuillatte Champagne Sunday brunch. The luxurious buffet-style experience includes signatures like oysters on the half shell; lump crab on brioche; “action” stations where items such as Yukon Gold and tarragon waffles topped with lobster and béarnaise will be made to order and more, including endless Nicolas Feuillatte Champagne. $85/pp, $25/pp free flowing champagne.

Indulge with dad at one of the best steak houses in the city. Wolfgang Puck’s renowned restaurant inside the Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel offers its steak-centric menu from 5-9 p.m.

Fig & Olive Melrose Place
Dine on special three-course brunch and dinner menus. Highlights include tomato watermelon gazpacho, quinoa tabbouleh, sea scallops and more.

Ray’s and Stark Bar 
Executive Chef Fernando Darin offers an all-new, artistic, and globally inspired menu on the LACMA campus. Dine on a special Father’s Day brunch that includes selections like pork belly sandwich with soft scrambled eggs and fried shallots; saffron risotto with lamb sweetbreads and lebneh; and Dad’s burger with bacon, avocado and chipotle aioli.

La Dolce Vita
The Beverly Hills dining destination offers a “Steak, Scotch, & a Sports Car” dinner experience, which features a 2005 Ford GT stationed outside of the restaurant, an 8oz. Grilled Wagyu rib eye, and a flight of four whiskeys representing each Scotch region’s producing style for $80.

Nick + Stef’s Steakhouse
Treat dad to a special Father’s Day dinner with menu highlights like dry-aged New York strip with braised beef cheek; wood-grilled Kurabuta pork; and banana cheesecake.

Faith & Flower
The downtown hot spot offers an International Rib Festival for the holiday. Menu highlights include dry-fried pork spareribs, spicy beef ribs, whole iceberg wedge salad and hot foccacia loaf.

The Restaurant at Mr. C
Celebrate with an indulgent, Venetian lunch buffet poolside. The menu features an Italian Grigliata station with grilled specialties like hamburgers with sundried tomato aioli, BBQ short ribs, salmon, herbed chicken, corn on the cob, and summer vegetables, alongside classic Cipriani pastas, a jacket potato bar, hand-sliced Prosciutto de Parma, roasted beet and baby kale Caesar salads, and housemade desserts like mini lemon meringue tarts. Also enjoy endless pours of Peroni Nastro Azzurro or glasses of house wine and live music. $85/pp, $47/pp children 4-12. Noon-4 p.m.

Au Fudge
the go-to family-friendly restaurant and community clubhouse is spoiling Dad this Father’s Day with massages, specialty cocktails and a themed photo booth in their creative space. Activities include chair massages, hand and foot massages, dress up themed photo booth, mixology bar, Little Abstract Art projects and more. $75/pp, $40/pp children. Seatings at 10 a.m., noon, 2 and 4 p.m.

Treat dad to all of Mastro’s cuts like 24-oz. porterhouse, 32oz “Chef’s Cut” rib eye chop and 18oz bone-in filet; sides like lobster mashed potatoes; and new cocktails for summer.

Ocean Prime
Treat dad to a surf and turf spread in the heart of Beverly Hills. Enjoy a soup or salad, 8-oz. filet and choice of shrimp scampi, crab cake or sea scallops, in addition to a choice of classic steakhouse side. Top it off with the restaurant’s scotch service, which offers an extensive list of scotches curated by Ocean Prime’s Beverage Director, Ryan Valentine.

Dine under the glass roofed atrium on a Cal-Med menu for brunch and dinner. Highlights of the bunch menu include Larder Baking Company pastries, savory egg dishes, main courses and child-friendly dishes. Chef de Cuisine Amy Deaderick offers a dinner menu that includes lamb meatballs with currants, pine nuts and feta; 32 oz. bone-in ribeye with chimichurri butter and arugula; and scallops with pecorino pudding, saffron peas, morels and gremolata.

Plan Check Kitchen + Bar
Spend your weekend dining on a comfort food feast with Plan Check’s new brunch. All locations will offer an array of dishes that include fried chicken & crullers, pork belly Benedict, breakfast doughnuts topped with Captain Crunch cereal milk and more. Also find bottomless cocktails, mimosas and bloody marys. Locations on Sawtelle, Fairfax and downtown.

Haché LA
The Silver Lake burger Mecca offers a special burger brunch where eggs and bacon can be added to every burger. Highlights include Habanero Brunch Burger with four chile mix, garlic mayo, queso fresco, bacon and egg; and the Roaring Forties Brunch Burger with Portobello, blue cheese, caramelized onions, mustard, bacon and egg.

The Pikey
The acclaimed English Pub in Hollywood celebrates Father’s Day over a summer-focused menu for brunch and dinner. Dine on banana and bourbon French toast; house-smoked St. Louis ribs with scrambled eggs and cheddar biscuit for brunch; and their weekly Sunday night roast with roasted pork belly and roast short rib with oven-roasted potatoes and Yorkshire pudding for dinner.

The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa
Celebrate over a Champagne brunch featuring a spread of gourmet dishes including grilled filet Mignon with celery root puree and wild mushroom sauce; horseradish-crusted salmon with pickled onions and tarragon vinaigrette; roasted chicken wild rice salad with dried cranberries, celery, toasted pine nuts and red wine vinaigrette. Gourmet carved meats, fresh seafood display, market salads and an indulgent dessert spread will cap off the brunch experience. Champagne is included with brunch. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. $48/pp, $20/pp children 5-11.

Hanjip Korean BBQ
Just in time for Father’s Day the Culver City Korean BBQ hotspot is launching a decadent AYCE brunch. Get your fill of banchans and bulgogi, along with other meats like brisket and pork belly. Find two options for $19 and $25.

Napa Valley Grille
Celebrate over the wine-centric restaurant’s new brunch that features dishes like oxtail hash, shrimp and stone-cut grits and prosciutto Benedict duo.

Le Petit Paris
Treat dad to a special three-course prix-fixe menu with selections like escargots with parsley and garlic; Mediterranean lamb shank with curry semoule and golden raisin; sorrel roasted salmon with green asparagus; and a surprise dessert buffet. $49/pp.

The Lobster
Head to the newly renovated seaside restaurant in the heart of Santa Monica to dine on menu offerings like lobster and shrimp sausage chilaquiles for brunch, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Church & State
Dine on a special prix-fixe menu for Father’s Day. Selections include an amuse of oyster stuffed with pork belly and fennel; charred octopus, with spring onions, currants and nettles; vegetarian option of seasonal market vegetables, potato gnocchi and English pea jus; local halibut dressed with smoked beets, black rice and tarragon butter; and braised short rib, with daikon, kohlrabi, creamy polenta, and red wine jus. $55/pp, wine pairings $26/pp.

Dine on special dishes for brunch and dinner like brunch pizza, a white pizza with egg, pancetta, mushroom and basil; steak and eggs; and blueberry ricotta pancakes for brunch. For dinner indulge in king crab salad with beluga lentils; cavatelli with wild boar ragout and turbot with Napolitana sauce. At Bar Toscana, Mixologist William Perbellini’s offers an exclusive Father’s Day cocktail, the Father’s Favorite with The Real McCoy 12-year, homemade bitter cherry syrup, aromatic bitters and a handmade ice sphere.

Salt’s Cure
Dine on a three-course dinner for the holiday. Entrees include their seasonal dumpling preparation, currently featuring wild mushrooms and arugula pesto, fresh fish or a select cut of meat from the in-house butcher, and dessert or a cocktail or glass of wine. $35/pp.

Taste on Melrose 
Surprise dad with a one-day-only selection of grilled favorites that include baby back ribs with papaya barbecue sauce, truffle fingerling potato salad and kale and quinoa coleslaw; hoisin pulled pork sandwich with pickled Asian slaw and house made Togarashi sea salt potato chips; and Allagash cheddar biscuits and porcine gravy with grilled andouille sausage, fried eggs and a choice of rosemary garlic potatoes or organic mixed greens.

Chaya DTLA
Celebrate dad with Japanese barbecue cooked on our authentic kushiyaki grill. Enjoy Chef Joji Inoue’s grilled Kaisen (fresh seafood) from Kyushu, Japan. Pair these dishes with hand-selected, rare bottles of Japanese whiskies, including Hibiki 18-year and Yamazaki 18-year single malt.

The District By Hannah An
Chef-Owner Hannah An adds a twist on a “father’s favorite” of fried chicken and biscuits with Szechuan spice brined fried chicken and biscuit with buttermilk gravy and a sunny-side up egg. Also find more dad-centric specials like steak, whiskey, beer and hand-crafted cocktails.

Little Tart Restaurant
Celebrate over gourmet burgers and beer in Koreatown. Dads can enjoy a choice of any burger (like the Tart Burger with a 6 ox. patty, caramelized onion, blue cheese, mustard aioli on brioche) on the menu with fries, and their choice of any beer for $12.

SOL Cocina
Treat dad to brunch or dinner with Mexican flavors in Playa Vista. Brunch specials include chilaquiles verdes; mahaca wrap ahogado and breakfast burrito. For dinner dine on grilled sweet corn, carnitas street taco plate and chipotle garlic ribeye steak.

Demitasse Roastery & Kitchen
Grab a seat on the patio to enjoy brunch specialties like Sweet Potato Pancakes, served with yogurt spuma, dates and a strawberry maple syrup sauce; or Tocino, cured pork belly topped with a coddled egg on chickpea hash. Also find adult beverages like the spicy Demi-Mary with organic tomato juice, soju, horseradish and a blend of herbs and spices; and Adult Spiced Latte, made with cardamaro, cinnamon syrup, nitro cold brew, cream and organic cinnamon.

June 17-19. Show Dad how much you care with the perfect combo: steak, fois gras, truffle and good wine. The steakhouse is offering a special dish of dry aged beef with foie gras butter paired with truffle brioche and a glass of Justin Cabernet created exclusively by Executive Chef Robert Liberato.

Belcampo Meat Co.
Tread dad to $1 burgers (with the purchase of a burger) at the restaurant’s Santa Monica, Grand Central Market and W 3rd Street outposts.

La Bohème
Dine on a special three-course prix-fixe dinner with menu highlights like lobster arancini; lasagna bolognese; salmon marsala; panna cotta and more. 5-9:30 p.m.

Celebrate dad over a complementary beer or mimosa, original Toulouse sausage and roasted potatoes and chocolate whisky eclair.


The Langham Huntington, Pasadena
Make Pasadena a destination for celebrating dad. The Langham offers everything from a Whiskey & Cigar Brunch at The Royce Wood-Fired Steakhouse; Dim Sum Brunch at The Terrace; “Daddy & Me” Chocolate Afternoon Tea in the Lobby Lounge and more.

Dine on traditional Italian cuisine from Executive Chef Calogero Drago. Highlights include Pappardelle con Fagiano e Morelle, a gamey, sophisticated fettuccine dish with pheasant and morel mushrooms; Bistecca alla Fiorentina, a Florentine-style T-bone steak; and Ossobuco alla Milanese, a veal shank served with saffron risotto.

From DIY Shabu Shabu to fresh seafood selections to a special Father’s Day surf & turf featuring pan-fried Maine lobster and a 10-ounce prime New York steak with wasabi mashed potatoes and onion ring tempura, Oswa is your destination to celebrate dad in Pasadena.

The Raymond 1886
Celebrate over with specials for brunch and a three-course Father’s Day feast for dinner. Brunch specials include a breakfast burrito; griddle cakes with pecans, bananas, honey butter and maple syrup; and cheddar and herb cakes.

Santa Monica + Venice

Herringbone Santa Monica
The ocean-side dining destination in Santa Monica invites father’s to enjoy a complimentary pour of craft beer along with popular surf & turf dishes like the Roasted King Salmon or hearty 14-oz. rib eye.

Chaya Venice
Celebrate over specials just for the holiday like fried Pacific oysters, umami chicken wings, grilled lobster tail and shrimp yakisoba and more.

Ox & Son
Known for his bold bites and elevated comfort food, Chef Brad Miller is giving thanks to dads with 2-cent beers all day long, bbq pork ribs and Dad’s Spicy Hot Steak & Eggs Wet Breakfast Burrito (available from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.).

The Valley

Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village
Celebrate dad with an elevated brunch buffet from Executive Chef Jesse Hansen. Find an experience tailored especially for him with highlights like an “In The Kitchen” meat station with hoisin-glazed pork ribs and roasted beef ribeye; and a seafood induction station with oysters on the half shell, jumbo shrimp, and king crab legs. Additional signature brunch stations include Onyx sushi, an over-the-top omelette station and gourmet salads. The Hotel’s new Executive Pastry Chef Patrick Fahy has also created an array of pastries, breads, cookies and cakes that will make the experience that much sweeter. Craft beer tastings will be available throughout the brunch featuring local brewery Five Threads, who will showcase a selection of their most popular brews. For kids of all ages, a milkshake bar serving vanilla bean, chocolate, and strawberry cheesecake shakes with a selection of gourmet toppings will round out the experience. $129/pp, $64.50/pp children 12 and under. 10:3- a.m.-2 p.m.

Saddle Peak Lodge
Celebrate the men in your life at Saddle Peak Lodge with a special three-course Father’s Day Brunch. The menu includes items like smoked salmon and bagel, pan-seared Skuna Bay salmon, thick-cut brioche French toast, goat cheese quiche, and prime rib with seasonal veggies. $55/pp, $35/pp children.

The Gadarene Swine
Treat dad to a special vegan Father’s Day brunch with menu highlights like bloody beer (the restaurant’s take on a michelada), bittersweet greens salad, brown rice veggie wrap with macho sauce, and cherry and berry cobbler with sugar cookie crumble topped with keffir lime-mint ice cream.

The Bellwether
Chef Ted Hopson wants you to celebrate dad with his special Breakfast Burger available at the Studio City restaurant on Father’s Day only. The delicacy is served between hash brown buns and topped with cheddar, bacon, a sunny side up egg and tapatio.

South Bay

Shade Hotel
Shade Hotel’s “Who’s Your Daddy” Father’s Day event will include a BBQ feast (think tri-tip tacos, carnitas sliders and chicken sliders) sides like lobster mac and cheese and ancho pasta salad, grilled corn salad and more. Guests can also enjoy entertainment, and one lucky dad will win a TaylorMade golf bag from Golfsmith. 1-5 p.m. $45/pp, $15/pp children 10 and under.

Hey 19 Public House
The South Bay neighborhood gem will offer a Chimichurri Steak & Eggs + Boilermaker (a beer and a shot) combo special for $19 during brunch on Father’s Day. Also on tap: Dad-approved brunch favorites like Fried Chicken & Waffles and renowned Owner/Mixologist Demi Stevens’ potent bloody mary bar, featuring a lineup of twists on the classic cocktail. 11 a.m.-3 p.m.


Sign up for FREE to receive our exclusive Weekend Roundup!

Get the best things to do in our favorite SoCal spots delivered to your inbox every week

Los Angeles

Orange County

San Diego