(UPDATED) Where to Eat on Father's Day 2013: Treat Dad to Something Sweet & Something with Meat
Unlike Mother's Day, Father's Day is not filled with champagne and mimosa brunches, or frou-frou breakfasts-in-bed. But, that doesn't mean you can't take your dad out for breakfast, lunch, dinner or even cupcakes this Father's Day.
Photo courtesy of The Counter Mention the phrase, Burgers for Dad this Father's Day and your dad can enjoy a complimentary 1/3 lb burger from The Counter.
Show Dad how much you love him by filling his stomach with delicious food from one of these many Houston restaurants offering Father's Day specials.
Line & Lariat
Photo courtesy of Debora Smail Enjoy a three-course menu at Line & Lariat with your father.
220 Main St., In Hotel Icon, 832-667-4470
Line & Lariat will offer a three-course menu featuring bacon-wrapped quail, filet mignon and homemade ice cream and sorbet for just $35 per person. Treat your dad to a delicious lunch or dinner from 11 a.m. until the restaurant closes.
La Casa del Caballo
302 Westheimer Road, 832-623-6467
Take your father to La Casa del Caballo for a complimentary glass of wine and a 12-ounce ribeye steak with an 8-ounce grilled lobster for $55 from noon until 5 p.m. Make your reservations today so you can treat dad to a delicious surf and turf meal.
The Bird & the Bear and Ouisie's Table
2810 Westheimer Road, 713-528-2473
2929 San Felipe, 713-528-2264
Treat Dad to a three-course menu for $40 per person at both The Bird & the Bear and Ouisie's Table with choices from oysters Rockefeller and tuna tartar for the first course, Ousie's chicken fried steak with mashed potatoes and mustard greens or shrimp and cheese grits for the second course and a lemon ice box pie for dessert. Each course will be served with an alcoholic drink, as well.
1103 S. Shepherd, 713-521-2239
From 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., treat Dad to a three-course brunch at Backstreet Cafe. For $45 per person, you can enjoy appetizers such as panzanella salad with heirloom tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, arugula and chunks of Parmesan, or corn chowder with cornbread croutons and bacon crumbled on top. Your dad will love the grilled ribeye steak with French fries for an entrée, or huevos rancheros with grilled hanger steak, cotija cheese, refried beans, fried eggs and salsa served with corn tortillas for a more breakfast-like entrée. Finish the meal with one of Backstreet's desserts, like passion fruit banana cream pie or an orange chocolate mousse with orange marmalade served with a layer of sponge cake.
Goode Company Texas Barbeque
20102 Highway 290 W.
8911 Katy Freeway, 713-464-1901
Each Goode Company Texas BBQ location will offer a prime rib meal from 11 a.m. until 10 p.m., while supplies last, of course. Treat dad to an 8-ounce or 12-ounce prime rib and a loaded baked potato. You definitely can't go wrong with meat and potatoes on Father's Day.
2502 Algerian Way, 713-581-6101
From 11 a.m. until 3 p.m., Haven will offer a Father's Day brunch to satisfy any father's sweet or savory cravings. If your dad has a sweet tooth, he will definitely love the brioche French toast with peach sugar-cane syrup and vanilla bean Greek yogurt or the cinnamon roll with pecans, peaches and a flambé peach sauce. For the savory cravings, your dad can choose from a wide selection of eggs, omelettes and meats, like the chateau loin of beef with butternut squash and pecan hash, or the eggs Broussard with a tasso ham-puff pastry, poached eggs, hollandaise and a stuffed tomato with creamed greens.
1600 Westheimer, 713-524-7744
Join Hugo's for a Father's Day brunch buffet for just $39 per adult and $12 per child. The buffet will be filled with authentic Mexican dishes from Hugo's from 10 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.
Mockingbird Bistro Wine Bar
1985 Welch, 713-533-0200
For just $55 per adult and $25 per child ages 12 and under, take dad to dinner to enjoy Maine lobster bisque with a tarragon crème fraiche and brioche croutons, or a prime beef tartare served with a quail egg for the first course, followed by a selection of meats, like a petit filet served with crispy jumbo shrimp or a Kurobuta pork chop and a warm potato salad for the main course. Finish the night with the restaurant's dessert trio featuring a double chocolate brownie served with a pecan caramel sauce, a coconut panna cotta and a strawberry cheesecake lollipop.
8502 FM 359, 281-533-0099
Take your dad to a brunch buffet at Ray's Grill to feast over a selection of breakfast items, like pancakes, biscuits and gravy, breakfast tacos and pastries. Dad can also enjoy lunch items, such as carved leg of lamb, macaroni and cheese and smoked salmon. Choose from a selection of desserts as well to round out the meal with something sweet to eat.
Sorrel Urban Bistro
2202 W. Alabama, 713-677-0391
Enjoy a special Father's Day menu at Sorrel Urban Bistro featuring crab cake benedict with a spicy hollandaise or a smoked filet mignon and jalapeno cheese omelet for breakfast. Lunch and dinner items like roasted organic Cornish hen or vegetable and goat cheese ravioli may be enjoyed as well throughout the day. Sorrel will also offer a choice of desserts, like caramel cheese cake with a whiskey crème fraiche or brandy spiked chocolate mousse.
Star Fleet Entertainment Yachts
280 Grove Rd, 281-334-4692
If you want to take dad on an adventure this Father's Day, reserve a spot on a yacht lunch or dinner cruise over Clear Lake and Galveston Bay. For two and a half hours, treat dad to a gourmet buffet featuring grilled chicken breast with a mango burre blanc sauce or Guinness and red wine braised beef, followed by homemade peach cobbler for dessert. After lunch or dinner, the cruise will continue with complimentary champagne, drinks and dancing. The first cruise lasts from 1 p.m. until 3:30 p.m., and the second cruise lasts from 5 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.