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Atlanta Restaurants Serve Up Dad-Friendly Specials and Events
Give Dad a Father’s Day to Remember this June 18
ATLANTA (June 8, 2017) – Many of the Atlanta area’s best restaurants are serving food and drink specials and bountiful brunch buffets sure to please that special man in your life for Father’s Day. So on Sunday, June 18, give him the gift of a hassle-free meal with his loved ones. But don’t wait until the last minute to reserve a spot at these popular destinations: call and secure your reservation today!
American Cut at The Shops Buckhead is serving its dad-approved Sunday prime rib dinner from 4 to 9 p.m., featuring a 12 oz. dry aged prime rib served with beef jus, horseradish sauce and choice of side. The cost is $52 per person (not including tax and gratuity). 770-415-9766; americancutsteakhouse.com/buckhead.atl. Finish off the meal upstairs at The Regent Cocktail Club which hosts Sunset Sunday, featuring elegant handmade cocktails, gorgeous city views and music by DJ EU from 3 to 11 p.m. 770-414-9961; regentcocktailclub.com/atlanta.
Jefe's Tacos & Tequila, located in the Town Brookhaven development, is treating all dads to one free margarita—the perfect way to wash down its menu of gourmet tacos like the Trailer on Fire (Baja chicken with Jefe’s hot sauce, queso, lettuce and pico de gallo on a flour tortilla) and specialty items like burritos, fajitas, quesadillas and more. 404-963-6205; jefestacos.com.
Milton’s Cuisine & Cocktails in beautiful downtown Crabapple promises a special prix fixe Father’s Day brunch dad won’t soon forget and specials that pair perfectly with High West bourbon. Enjoy such enticing offerings as sticky toffee pecan beignets, shrimp and grits, blackened Atlantic salmon, a truffle-salted petite filet mignon and maple bacon bread pudding, all for $32 per person. Milton’s is also serving its regular menu, including Milton’s Prime, a selection of prime steaks including Milton’s signature wagyu flank steak (aged 35 days), filet mignon (6 and 9 oz., aged 35 days), grass-fed Delmonico rib-eye (aged 35 days) and dry aged bone-in New York strip (aged 60 days). 770-817-0161, miltonscuisine.com.
The Big Ketch, Atlanta’s local beach house, is the next best thing to a day at the beach. Both locations are looking to hook hungry fathers with a Father’s Day feast featuring crab cake, lobster tail, a skewer of shrimp or scallops (grilled, blackened or jerk style) with two sides for $34.95. 404-474-9508 (Buckhead), 770-993-5749 (Roswell), thebigketch.com.
Ray’s Restaurants are a Father’s Day staple thanks to its stellar brunch buffets. At Ray’s on the River (770-955-1187), enjoy magnificent views of the Chattahoochee along with several carving stations, seafood and salad bars, morning and afternoon/evening options and delectable housemade desserts ($45.95 for adults, $22.95 for kids ages 5 to 10) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Ray’s at Killer Creek in Alpharetta (770-649-0064) offers a plentiful buffet with such options as peel-and-eat shrimp, rosemary-roasted leg of lamb and roasted prime rib ($39.95 for adults, $19.95 for kids 5 to 10) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For those inside the perimeter, Ray’s in the City (404-524-9224) offers carved beef steamship round and pork shoulder carving stations, sushi, smoked salmon, charcuterie, chopped beef brisket, herb-roasted chicken and a dessert and pastry bar ($39.95 for adults, $19.95 for kids 5 to 10) in the heart of downtown Atlanta from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Each restaurant offers its own à la carte dinner menu from 5 to 9 p.m., with appetizing steak options. raysrestaurants.com.
For fun Atlanta-area restaurants with a twist this Father’s Day or any day, try the following:
· Enjoy Kaleidoscope Bistro & Pub’s acclaimed brunch menu with such options as Springer Mountain chicken wings, herb-crusted salmon, shrimp and grits, steak frites and, of course, the award-winning Kaleidoscope burger. Reservations are available throughout brunch hours, so reserve now before they fill up. 404-474-9600; k-pub.com.
· Communion Cantina, the beer garden-inspired backyard area behind Kevin Gillespie’s Revival, is a fun alternative to stuffy dinners, with an array of beer and cocktails, a small menu of Mexican food truck snacks and outdoor games. 470-225-6770; revivaldecatur.com/communion.
· The Federal serves Sunday brunch from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and dinner from 5-9 p.m., so you can treat that special man in your life to traditional American steakhouse favorites. The famous 50-day dry aged steak is sure to compete with even his grill skills. 404-343-3857; thefederalatl.com.
· Craving fresh seafood? Drift Fish House & Oyster Barfeatures a fresh Maine lobster bar that will reel in dads from all over town. 770-635-7641; driftoysterbar.com
· Midtown Takorea & Ssam Bar on Juniper Street is a fun alternative for Sunday dining, open noon to 10 p.m. Executive chef Tomas Lee’s BBQ pork sliders are a Korean spin on dad’s favorite backyard barbecue meal. 404-532-1944; mytakorea.com.
HOBNOB Neighborhood Tavern is serving up their new Champion burger this Father’s Day weekend. Featuring pork belly, provolone, house-cured kimchi and served on brioche buns with a side of house cut French fries or seasonal veggies, this burger is sure to be a winner. 404-968-2288 (Midtown; 404-464-8971 (Brookhaven); hobnobatlanta.com
Make it an all-day event!
· Go explore Vickery Creek Park, head over to Gate City Brewing to cool down and then finish it off with a patio dinner at The Big Ketch on Canton Street. For more information to plan dad's perfect Father's Day in Historic Roswell, visit ExploreRoswell.com.