Don’t want to give Dad another tie? Take him out for a nice meal or a drink instead. Here are 38 restaurants and bars offering specials. Father’s Day is Sunday.
Eddie V’s Prime Seafood: Eddie V’s will be open from noon to 8 p.m. Father’s Day, with live music in the lounge from 4 to 8 p.m. The special for the day is an 11-ounce Wagyu strip steak (dine-in only). $98. 4400 W Boy Scout Blvd., Tampa. 813-877-7290.
Seasons 52: Seasons 52 is offering the Green Box, a three-course dinner to-go that serves four to six. Boxes include choice of a whole side of cedar-planked salmon or grilled beef tenderloin, which comes with salad, choice of two sides and mini desserts ($165-$195). The regular menu will also be available for guests who choose to dine in. 204 WestShore Plaza, Tampa. 813-286-1152.
The Capital Grill: Capital Grill wants to help you offer Dad an at-home luxury cookout with The Capital Butcher, a selection of prime, uncooked steaks. Choose from a selection of cuts including New York strip, ribeye or a combination of the two ($140-$160). Accompaniments include lobster mac and cheese ($50) or mashed potatoes ($20). The regular menu is also available for dine-in. 2223 N West Shore Blvd., Tampa. 813-830-9433.
Bulla Gastrobar: Bulla wants you to celebrate Dad with “Boo-Ya.” The restaurant opens at 10 a.m. for a brunch three-course prix fixe menu. Also, Dad gets a $20 gift card to use on his next visit and a box of chocolate clusters (dinner only). 930 S Howard Ave., Tampa. 813-773-8626.
Wine Exchange at Hyde Park Village: Dad can sip on $8 Angel’s Envy Old Fashioneds during dinner and enjoy a free dessert. 1609 W Snow Ave., Tampa. 813-254-9463.
Timpano Hyde Park: Timpano opens Father’s Day for brunch at 10 a.m., with dinner at 4 p.m. The regular menu of steak selections is available. 1610 W Swann Ave., Tampa. 813-254-5870.
Rivers Edge Restaurant: Sheraton Tampa Riverwalk Hotel’s restaurant is offering a bourbon-infused menu. Specials include a spicy candied bourbon bacon cheeseburger and fries ($18), spicy bourbon barbecue wings ($15), maple bourbon-glazed salmon with mashed potatoes ($28) and bourbon shrimp over rice ($28). Specials are available for lunch and dinner. 200 N Ashley Drive, Tampa. 813-226-4400.
Willa’s: The brunch and dinner special is a roasted prime rib with asparagus and horseradish cream for $35. Dad can also get a Mother’s Medicine Jack Daniel’s drink with pineapple, lemon and mint for $15. 1700 W Fig St., Tampa. 813-519-4552.
American Social: American Social made its own expression of Maker’s Mark. Guests can purchase an entire bottle of the expression for $75.99 from June 6-19. Over Father’s Day weekend, guests can sip a Private Select Old Fashioned for $14, or buy Dad a cocktail in a collectible wax-dipped Maker’s Mark glass for $20. 601 S Harbour Island Blvd., Tampa. 813-605-3333.
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Duffy’s Sports Grill: Dad gets a free pint of Bud Light or Miller Lite to sip as he enjoys a center-cut top sirloin ($17.99) or New York strip steak ($21.99) during regular business hours Saturday and Sunday. 1580 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. 813-875-7340.
Rocco’s Tacos and Tequila Bar: Dad gets a complimentary Bloody Mary, mimosa, rose or house margarita with the purchase of an entree from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday only. Kids 10 and younger eat free. 2223 N West Shore Blvd., Tampa. 813-800-8226.
Outback Steakhouse: Outback is celebrating Father’s Day with “Auss-some” meals and drinks including the 22-ounce Melbourne porterhouse, 8- or 12-ounce prime rib, a Smoked Cinnamon Pecan Old Fashioned and a Bloomin’ Blonde Ale. Specials are available June 16-19. Prices vary by location. For a location near you, go to outback.com.
Carrabba’s Italian Grill: Treat your father to new recipes at Carrabba’s, including the Tuscan grilled ribeye with spicy Sicilian butter, bay scallop scampi, spaghetti primavera with shrimp, prosciutto-wrapped tenderloin, limoncello bread pudding and watermelon basil lemonade. For a location near you, go to carrabbas.com.
Metro Diner: Treat Dad to a new burger or scramble bowl. Burgers include the Holy Davoli ($14.99), topped with pickle slaw in between two grilled cheese sandwiches stuffed with tomato and bacon; the Hawaiian Burger ($12.99), topped with grilled pineapple, ham and Swiss cheese; and the Italian “Bada Boom” Burger ($12.99), topped with marinara, onions, green peppers, tomato and provolone cheese. Breakfast bowls include the Sicilian Scramble Bowl ($11.99), the Avocado Bacon Scramble Bowl ($11.99), the Southwest Scramble Bowl ($11.99) and the Steak and Scramble Bowl ($12.79). For a location near you, go to metrodiner.com.
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar: Celebrate Dad in a big way with a 20-ounce prime bone-in ribeye and lobster three-course meal ($105). Or, pair a filet mignon with crab-stuffed shrimp scampi or lobster tail scampi (starting at $85). Children’s three-course meals start at $16. The regular menu is also available. Offer valid June 16-20. 4322 W Boy Scout Blvd., Tampa. 813-874-9463.
Bar Louie: Bar Louie invites guests to celebrate Father’s Day with a variety of boozy staples including $2 mimosas until 3 p.m. 2223 N West Shore Blvd., Tampa. 813-519-1900.
Fazoli’s: Enter the code FATHER in the promo section of the Fazoli’s app to get a free order of five boneless wings with any purchase of $10 or more. Offer valid June 15-19. 4011 E Busch Blvd., Tampa. 813-644-4789.
Elevage SOHO Kitchen and Bar: The Epicurean Hotel’s restaurant offers brunch and dinner special. Brunch features ribeye and eggs ($45) from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dinner features options including free short ribs for grandfathers (with an additional purchase; ribs are $45 for non-grandfathers), ribeye and lobster ($70) and bone-in ribeye ($80) from 5 to 10 p.m. Dad can also get a shot or a beer and a burger in the Lobby Bar ($22) from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. 1207 S Howard Ave., Tampa. 813-999-8726.
Capital Tacos: Any child that goes into Capital Tacos with Dad and says “Happy Father’s Day” at the register gets double dessert in their kids meal. Also, Dad gets free pinball. 119 W Bloomingdale Ave., Brandon. 813-315-8752.
HEW Parlor and Chophouse: In addition to the regular menu, the Fenway Hotel’s restaurant is offering a 16-ounce smoked prime rib platter with horseradish, au jus, baked potato, broccolini and Yorkshire pudding ($60). 453 Edgewater Drive, Dunedin. 727-683-5990.
Columbia Restaurant: Columbia has added a special appetizer, entree and dessert to the menu for Father’s Day. Start out with Tostones Con Picadillo ($12). That’s twice-fried green plantains topped with picadillo. The entree is a filet mignon with bourbon sauce ($48). For dessert, try a flame-caramelized Crema Catalana ($10). 2117 E Seventh Ave., Tampa, 813-248-4961; or 1241 Gulf Blvd., Clearwater, 727-596-8400.
Ulele: Dad can sip a Smoked Old Fashioned ($14) made from 110-proof Maker’s Mark bourbon as he enjoys a 14-ounce stuffed pork chop ($30) and a bourbon bacon eclair ($10). 1810 N Highland Ave., Tampa. 813-999-4952.
Casa Santo Stefano: Dig into a 16-ounce tomahawk pork chop with mixed salad and potatoes ($30). Finish it off with a classic panna cotta topped with seasonal berries ($9). 1607 N 22nd St., Tampa. 813-248-1925.
Flor Fina: In addition to the regular menu, Flora Fina is offering a three-course “Big Sexy Steak Dinner” for two ($148). It includes salad, a 16-ounce Kansas City strip, sides, a bottle of wine, a locally hand-rolled cigar and choice of dessert or three fingers of single malt. 1412 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. 813-568-1200.
Hoots: If Dad wants wings, take him to Hoots and get 10 boneless wings for free when you buy 10 boneless wings. 204 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. 727-220-4607; and 12817 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, 813-374-0899.
Melting Pot: Let Dad dip his heart out in an endless fondue with all-you-can-eat salad, entree and chocolate fondue. Available Father’s Day and every Monday through Wednesday through July 20. $52. 13164 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. 813-962-6936.
Ruth’s Chris Steak House: June 17 through 19, indulge Dad with specialty cuts including Ruth’s 11-ounce filet and 16-ounce ribeye. Prices vary by location. For a location near you, go to ruthschris.com.
Kona Grill: Kona Grill starts out Father’s Day with a brunch featuring dishes like steak and eggs and spicy lobster avocado toast. Dinner items include prime rib and a “choose your own” surf and turf adventure. Price varies by dish. 4134 W Boy Scout Blvd., Tampa. 813-877-5938.
4 Rivers Smokehouse: Give your pitmaster the days off with party packages. The Happy Herd ($54.99) feeds four people and comes with your choice of four meats, two sides and four pieces of corn bread or slider buns. The Savory Sampler package feeds up to six ($60) or 12 ($109) and comes with brisket, pulled pork, sausage, beans, macaroni and cheese, coleslaw, slider buns and sauce. 623 S MacDill Ave., Tampa, 1-844-474-8377.
Caddy’s: Caddy’s Gulfport celebrates with the Caddy’s Daddy’s Special. Order a Father’s Day Burger (a bacon barbecue burger, $16.95) and get a free Bud Light NEXT. Also, there’s live music all day. 3128 Beach Blvd. S, Gulfport. 727-592-2842.
Rusty Pelican: Celebrate Father’s Day with a four-course brunch or a la carte dinner. Brunch includes a shared platter, choice of mixed green or Caesar salad, choice of entree and dessert ($82, $35 children). Brunch is served from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and dinner from 5 to 9 p.m. 2425 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa. 813-281-1943.
Cipresso: Enjoy a tomahawk veal chop ($65) for Father’s Day. Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa, 5223 Orient Road. 813-627-8130.
Timpano Hyde Park: Timpano opens at 10 a.m. for brunch and 4 p.m. for dinner to offer a 20-ounce bone-in New York Strip steak “Pizzaiola” ($74) and other steak options that pair well with homemade pasta dishes. 1610 W Swann Ave., Tampa. 813-254-5870.
OddFellows Ice Cream Company: Dad gets a free waffle cone with the purchase of a single, double or triple scoop on Father’s Day. 718 S Village Circle, Tampa. 813-443-3597.
Bartaco: Bartaco is offering taco packs served with your choice of protein, toppings and tortillas so you can build your own tacos at home. 1601 W Snow Ave., Tampa. 813-258-8226.
Maggiano’s Little Italy: The entire family can feast on a four-course meal featuring a selection of menu items including chicken Parmesan and Rigatoni “D.” Dad can sip on Maggiano’s signature barrel-aged cocktail which features Old Forester Bourbon, Disaronno Amaretto and cointreau. 203 WestShore Plaza, Tampa. 813-288-9000.
Bonefish Grill: Bonefish wants you to treat Dad to a bourbon-glazed 7-ounce filet paired with five jumbo shrimp. Other seasonal specials include shrimp Rangoon dip, pineapple glazed shrimp, Baja scallop scampi and shrimp and shrimp Rangoon-topped salmon. All specials available June 14-19. For a location near you, go to bonefishgrill.com.
Safety Harbor Resort and Spa: Celebrate Dad with brunch featuring a carving station, omelet station, seafood boat, breakfast selections, hot dinner entree items, salads, soups and dessert. 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. only. $74, $31.75 child. 105 N Bayshore Drive, Safety Harbor. 727-724-7706.