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38 Tampa Bay restaurants offering Father’s Day specials

Here’s where to take your dad on June 18.
 
Fleming's is offering fathers a 20-ounce bone-in ribeye with a lobster tail.
Fleming's is offering fathers a 20-ounce bone-in ribeye with a lobster tail. [ DAVE SPATARO | Courtesy of Fleming's Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar ]
Published June 13, 2023|Updated June 13, 2023

Skip the tie and give Dad’s taste buds a treat from one of these 38 restaurants offering Father’s Day specials. Father’s Day is June 18.

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar: Fleming’s will offer a special three-course Father’s Day weekend menu from Friday (June 16) through Monday (June 19). Choose from the Prime Event (a 35-ounce prime Tomahawk and lobster tail), Prime Surf and Turf (a 20-ounce bone-in ribeye and lobster tail) or filet mignon paired with a choice of crab-stuffed shrimp scampi or lobster tail scampi. The three-course menu starts at $85-$90. All include choice of salad and dessert. Doors open early at 2 p.m. Saturday (June 17) and noon Sunday (June 18). 4322 W Boy Scout Blvd., Tampa. 813-874-9463.

Miller’s Ale House: Dad can enjoy a 12-ounce slow-roasted prime rib with a choice of one side for $15.99. For a location near you, go to millersalehouse.com.

Miller's Ale House is serving up prime rib for $15.99.
Miller's Ale House is serving up prime rib for $15.99. [ Courtesy of Miller's Ale House ]

St. Pete Meat and Provisions: If your father is a meat lover, order him a Father’s Day Meat Box to-go. It includes one 28- to 32-ounce bone-in ribeye, one rack of baby back ribs, four Italian sausages, four chorizo sausages, four steakhouse sausages and eight 8-ounce American Wagyu burgers ($149.99). 449 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. 727-350-4721.

The Habit Burger Grill: The entire month of June, you can take Dad out for two cheese charburgers, two orders of fries and two drinks for $20. 4855 East Bay Drive, Clearwater. 727-387-0404.

PDQ: Dad gets the gift of a free meal from PDQ for Father’s Day. Purchase any kids or adult meal, and Dad gets his choice of a free three-piece tender meal, eight-piece nugget meal, any sandwich meal or a salad. You can also give Dad the healthy snack of zucchini fries for Father’s Day. By popular demand, PDQ brings back the fresh-cut, hand-breaded treats. For a location near you, go to eatPDQ.com.

Bulla Gastrobar: Bulla Gastrobar opens at 10 a.m. for a three-course prix fixe brunch menu with bottomless mimosas and sangria. All dads get a free box of chocolate clusters during dinner and a $20 gift card to use on their next visit. 930 S Howard Ave., Tampa. 813-773-8626.

Columbia Restaurant: Items only available for Father’s Day include a fried chorizo and manchego appetizer ($10), 14-ounce tomahawk pork chop entree ($38) and a churro doughnut dessert ($12). The regular dinner menu is also available. For a location near you, go to columbiarestaurant.com.

Follow dinner at the Columbia restaurant with this one-day-only churro doughnut dessert.
Follow dinner at the Columbia restaurant with this one-day-only churro doughnut dessert. [ Courtesy of Columbia Restaurant ]
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Eddie V’s Prime Seafood: Eddie V’s is indulging Dad with an 11-ounce Wagyu strip steak ($104). Top off the celebration with a pour of a limited-edition batch of Eddie V’s single barrel select Blanton’s Bourbon. As a gift from Eddie, Dad gets a collectible Blanton’s topper by request. The restaurant will be open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. with live music from 4 to 8 p.m. and the full dinner menu available all day. 4400 W Boy Scout Blvd., Tampa. 813-877-7290.

The Capital Grille: Dads can enjoy a 20-ounce 30-day dry-aged NY strip with shaved black truffles and truffle demi ($90). Side selections include lobster mac and cheese ($30) and mashed potatoes ($20). Hours are 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. with the full dinner menu available all day. 2223 N West Shore Blvd., Tampa. 813-830-9433.

Grand Hacienda: All dads get a free beer or glass of wine with the purchase of an entree. For a location near you, go to grandhaciendarestaurant.com.

Seaglass Tavern: All dads get a free beer or glass of wine with the purchase of an entree. 11935 Sheldon Road, Tampa. 813-749-7711.

Bon Appetit Restaurant and Bar: Dad can eat like a king with a bone-in short rib osso buco served with sweet potato mash, wilted spinach and a port wine demi glaze ($48). Wash it down with an almond Old Fashioned made with Bulleit bourbon, orange bitters, a splash of Disaronno and a filthy cherry ($12). 148 Marina Plaza, Dunedin. 727-733-2151.

Safety Harbor Resort and Spa: Treat Dad to brunch with a welcome drink, live music, a seafood boat, carving stations and sides. $79, $31.75 ages 10 and younger. 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday (June 18). 105 N Bayshore Drive, Safety Harbor. 727-726-1161.

The Don CeSar: Take in a beautiful view of the Gulf of Mexico as you dip into a sophisticated Father’s Day brunch. 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday (June 18). 3400 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach. 844-338-1501.

Ella’s Americana Folk Art Cafe: Enjoy brunch with music by Dude Waters featuring SG Wood. No cover. Food priced separately. 3 p.m. Sunday (June 18). 5119 N Nebraska Ave., Tampa. 813-234-1000.

Yacht Starship (Clearwater): Give Dad a break from the grill as you board a yacht for a two-hour brunch buffet cruise with free drinks for Dad and DJ dancing. $69.95-$119.95, $54.95-$104.95 ages 2-12, 1 and younger free. 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Sunday (June 18). 25 Causeway Blvd., Clearwater. 813-223-7999.

Casa Santo Stefano: Specials include an antipasto pizza ($19), a veal short rib osso buco entree ($42) and ricotta doughnuts with chocolate gelato for dessert ($10). The regular dinner menu is also available. 1607 N 22nd St., Tampa. 813-248-1925.

Veal short rib osso buco is among the offerings at Casa Santo Stefano in Tampa.
Veal short rib osso buco is among the offerings at Casa Santo Stefano in Tampa. [ Courtesy of Casa Santo Stefano ]

Yacht Starship (Tampa): This two-hour dinner cruise includes a complimentary open bar while at sea and a DJ. Starting at $79.95, $54.95 children. 6:30 p.m. Sunday (June 18). 603 Channelside Drive, Tampa. 813-223-7999.

Flor Fina: Hotel Haya’s restaurant serves a three-course family-style Father’s Day barbecue ($65, $25 ages 6-12, 5 and younger free). Dishes include beef ribs, chicken, glazed salmon and sausage. 1412 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. 813-462-9660.

Grimaldi’s Coal Brick-Oven Pizzeria: Dad might enjoy a smoked brisket pizza made with barbecue sauce, smoked brisket, white onions and dill pickle chips. He can wash it down with a bourbon and blues cocktail made with muddled blueberries, thyme leaves, whiskey and lemon juice. For a location near you, go to grimaldispizzeria.com.

Council Oak Steaks and Seafood: Celebrate Father’s Day with fine dining featuring a 65-day butter-aged 16-ounce ribeye steak ($85). Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, 5223 Orient Road, Tampa. 813-627-7600.

Cipresso: Treat Dad to an Italian surprise with Cipresso’s special of stuffed veal chop saltimbocca, with prosciutto, mozzarella, maitake mushroom risotto and sage-sherry wine demi-glace ($65). Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, 5223 Orient Road, Tampa. 813-627-8130.

Hard Rock Cafe: Celebrate Dad this Father’s Day with the “Big Daddy” special of a half rack of barbecue baby back ribs, pulled pork and a sausage, served with fries, coleslaw, corn bread and beans ($32.99). Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, 5223 Orient Road, Tampa. 813-627-7757.

Rise Kitchen and Deli: The featured special includes a barbecue platter of a half rack of ribs and half chicken, with coleslaw, baked beans and corn on the cob ($38). Only available noon-8 p.m. Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, 5223 Orient Road, Tampa. 813-627-7625.

The Rez Grill: Treat Dad to a hearty Father’s Day meal with an order of huevos rancheros including Wagyu beef tips, sunny-side-up egg and pico de gallo. Available 11 a.m.-4 p.m. only. Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, 5223 Orient Road, Tampa. 813-627-8120.

Ulele: Specials include a crab ravigote appetizer ($19), braised short rib entree ($35) and chocolate creme brulee for dessert ($10). To drink, Ulele is offering a limited number of three-shot, high-end bourbon and rye flights ($100). The regular dinner menu is also available. 1810 N Highland Ave., Tampa. 813-999-4952.

Dad can enjoy a bone-in ribeye at Outback Steakhouse.
Dad can enjoy a bone-in ribeye at Outback Steakhouse. [ Courtesy of Outback Steakhouse ]

Outback Steakhouse: Specials feature a cinnamon pecan Old Fashioned, Bloomin’ Blonde Ale, prime rib (starting at $25.99) and bone-in ribeye (starting at $29.99). For a location near you, go to outback.com.

Melting Pot: The three-course “Forever Fondue” features salad, chocolate fondue and entrees including herb-crusted chicken, Memphis rubbed pork, shrimp and Teriyaki steak with your choice of cooking style and sauces ($52). 13164 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. 813-962-6936.

Carrabba’s Italian Grill: Dad can enjoy an Italian-style surf and turf meal including his choice of grilled filet or ribeye with lobster ravioli in white wine cream sauce ($35.99). Valid through June 18. For a location near you, go to carrabbas.com.

Metro Diner: Metro Diner is offering a trio of burgers for Father’s Day. Dad can have his choice of a barbecue bacon, black and blue or pimento cheese burger. Burgers ($13.99) are served with seasoned fries. For a location near you, go to metrodiner.com.

Dad can pick from a trio of specialty burgers at Metro Diner.
Dad can pick from a trio of specialty burgers at Metro Diner. [ Courtesy of Metro Diner ]

Rocco’s Tacos & Tequila Bar: Dads can enjoy a complimentary beer with the purchase of an entree. 2223 N West Shore Blvd., Tampa. 813-800-8226.

Whiskey Joe’s Bar and Grill: Treat Dad to waterfront dining and an all-new menu featuring Firecracker Shrimp Tacos ($13.49), Crab and Shrimp Topped Grouper ($31.99) and Cajun Seafood Pasta ($24.99). 7720 W Courtney Campbell Causeway, Tampa. 813-281-0770.

Boulon Brasserie: Boulon will offer a special Father’s Day dessert: the Black-Out Donut with bourbon and cherries. 1001 Water St., Tampa. 813-768-9988.

Forbici Modern Italian: The Italian restaurant offers a special Father’s Day dessert: Limoncello Tiramisu. 1602 W Snow Ave., Tampa. 813-251-8001.

Union New American: The Union is offering a Father’s Day cocktail special, Hearth roasted walnut and maple Old Fashioned ($18). 1111 N West Shore Blvd., Tampa. 813-768-9989.

Élevage SoHo Kitchen and Bar: The Epicurean Hotel’s restaurant will be open for Father’s Day brunch and dinner, offering the regular menu. In addition, two holiday items are the Dad’s BBQ Board ($50), which includes wings, ribs, hot links, cheesy grits, jalapeno corn bread, barbecue sauce and a beer, and the Four Roses Bourbon Flight ($16). Open 7 a.m.-10 p.m. 1207 S Howard Ave., Tampa. 813-999-8726.

RumFish Grill: In addition to the regular menu, RumFish is offering two specials from 5-10 p.m. Dad can get a Tomahawk ribeye with drunken jerked prawns ($110) and chocolate fudge cheesecake ($14). Drink specials include $5 drafts, wine and single mixer cocktails. Buy him a rum flight and he gets a free RumFish Grill shot glass. 6000 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach. 727-329-1428.

Paul’s Landing: The Vinoy Resort and Golf Club’s restaurant will feature a smoked Old Fashioned made with Oak & Palm Spice Rum ($18). 501 Fifth Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. 727-824-8007.