It’s Dad’s day! Time to celebrate your father or grandfather with great food, a day off, and family togetherness. Where should you take him? We’ve got the scoop! Here are a few of our favorite spots for the holiday. Remember to make reservations to guarantee a spot!
The Mexican eatery in Rosemont lets dads eat for free from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on Sunday, with the purchase of a full-price entree.
Alberto’s Restaurant and Banquets
Dad’s Day the Alberto’s Way features a cookout, a beer, and access to the pool from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. The cookout takes place inside the Majestic Tent at this Carol Stream restaurant.
The location inside the Hilton-Lisle Naperville is taking reservations for the Sunday Champagne Brunch from 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. This exciting buffet includes fresh seafood and salads, a carvery, desserts, and much more. Dinner is served from 4-10 p.m.
Either location in Naperville or Chicago can help you celebrate your dad! Choose from 1 lb. of grilled shrimp with honey chipotle butter for $35, 1 lb. of bone-in prime ribeye for $45, or 1 lb. of Alaskan king crab for $60. Each entree comes with a double baked potato with sour cream, cheddar and Nueske’s bacon, and balsamic grilled asparagus. Dessert is free – one dessert per dad. This deal is available from 6/16-61/8.
Chicago Prime Italian
Allow your dad to step away from the grill! Instead, take him to the Father’s Day BBQ on the Patio from 2-6 p.m. at Chicago Prime Italian. The all-inclusive price is $25 per person, and features barbecued favorites, live music on the patio, and a cash bar. Dishes include pulled pork, brisket, brick chicken, chicken wings, rib tips, and hot links, along with Southern fried potato salad, BBQ Cowboy beans, mac and cheese, mustard greens, corn bread, and a kids’ menu.
This Hillside restaurant will be open from 2-7:45 p.m. on Father’s Day, with the party going on on the patio and live music available from 3-7 p.m. Enjoy grilled meats and fine tapas all day long! Dads receive a free gift.
Harry Caray’s Italian Steakhouse
Harry Caray’s locations in River North, Lombard, and Rosemont will be hosting an event perfect for dads! Brewers and founders of Burnt City Brewing will discuss their local brews, and specials will be available from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Brewers present the beers to anyone who orders a special flight for $11 and will explain the flavor profile and brewing process for each beer. Harry Caray’s executive chef has created a mixed grill special, which includes a petite filet, double lamb chop, and citrus crusted roasted scallops with beer pairings and accompaniments for $55.
Harry Caray’s 7th Inning Stretch
The Harry Caray’s restaurant at Water Tower Place, attached to the Chicago Sports Museum, is featuring burgers, beers, and sports on Father’s Day. A special pairing menu features entrees served with appropriate beers. The Heater Burger, with pepper jack, jalapenos, chipotle aioli, crispy onions on a brioche bun, is served with Revolution Anti-Hero IPA for $13. A turkey burger comes with Half Acre Daisy Cutter Pale Ale for $13, and pulled chicken tacos are served with Harry Cary’s Let’s Win Two Wheat Ale for $15. Steak Frites paired with Goose Island Green Line Pale Ale are available for $24.
Treat your dad to bowling, billiards, beers, burgers, and BBQ on Father’s Day! If you make an Eat Then Bowl reservation, you’ll get free bowling for dad, special party package offers, pin painting for the kids, and food and drink menu specials. Locations are in Lincoln Park and Rosemont.
LEGOLAND Discovery Center
Okay, it’s not dining, but we know dads, kids, and moms love this place, so we’re adding it anyway. Dads go free on Father’s Day with the purchase of a child ticket.
The Pac-Man-themed eatery in Schaumburg lets you drop in for the Galactic Grillout brunch at $25 per person. Gourmet burgers, craft beers, and video games make this a great dad’s day getaway.
RAM Restaurant & Brewery
Make your reservations here for Father’s Day specials such as the $26.95 All You Can Eat Big Red’s IPA Baby Back Ribs with beans, cole slaw and fries. With each adult entree, kids eat for $1 off the 12 & Under menu. Also, dads get a free growler jug with any growler fill purchase. Growler fills are $5 off on Sunday.
In Wheeling, the weekend is reserved for dads. Start off Saturday with a cooking demo and lunch on the patio at 11 a.m. Chef Mychael Bonner shows grilling techniques and tips. A three-course menu and a glass of wine is served. The menu: grilled vegetable bruschetta and pork scotadita (spicy pork rib) for starters, then grilled wild salmon with elote. Dessert is grilled figs with burnt marshmallow gelato. The event costs $29.95. Then, Father’s Day Brunch is a special version of the Champagne Sunday Brunch. It features make-your-own waffles and omelettes, a carvery table, fresh seafood, house-made pasta, and limitless desserts. Cost is $39.95 per person – kids under 12 are half price). Mimosas and Bloody Mary’s are available.
Lincolnshire’s steakhouse features a $48 filet mignon and lobster tail dinner on Sunday, and the full menu will also be available.
Weber Grill Restaurants
Treat Dad with Father’s Day specials at Weber Grill Restaurants in Chicago, Schaumburg, and Lombard. Holiday features include a grilled t-bone steak for $45, dueling ribes (baby back and mustard-glazed St. Louis ribs) for $34, or grilled pork striploin for $24. The regular dinner menu is also available; make a reservation today.
Stay tuned! We’ll update as we get more restaurant information.