Happy Father’s Day to you all! Treat your Dad right today! Here are some dining suggestions picked out by our staff. We have reviewed two of them on our sister site – EatTravelGo.com – see below for links.

This Father’s Day celebrate Sicilian style and let Owner and Executive Chef Calogero Drago prepare a fabulous Father’s Day Dinner for Dad on either of Celestino Ristorante’s gorgeous outdoor patios or in the main dining room. Chef Drago will treat your Papa right by featuring his full Classic Menu showcasing signature items like the Ravioli filled with Duck, Mushrooms, & Porcino Blueberry Sauce, Tortellini Stuffed with Pumpkin Cream, Butter & Sage, Risotto with Red Beets & Goat Cheese, Ossobuco, Bistecca, and a special Tasting Menu for Dads that would like to have something created just for them. 

Celestino Pasta Spread; photo by acuna-hansen

Celestino Ristorante will be open on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 19th, 2022, from 4:30 pm to 9:30 pm; 141 South Lake Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91105; 626.795.4006; www.CelestinoRistorante.com

Show your Father a great time at Qué Padre (That Father) this Father’s Day! Let Executive Chef Isaias Peña plan the party and kick-off Dad’s Father’s Day celebration with one of  Qué Padre’s handcrafted Margaritas, Frozen Drinks, or Specialty Cocktails. Executive Chef Isaias Peña knows how to put on a spread, Taco Lovers can select any of Chef Peña’s Signature Tacos such as the Carne Asada, Carnitas, Beef Birria, Hongos, Camerón, Pescado and Al Pastor. Dad enjoy a Burrito with a choice of Carne Asada, Carnitas, Pollo Asado, Birria, Hongos, or Shrimp, served with black beans, rice, corn, onions, cilantro and chips, Quesadillas, Fajitas, Ceviche Tostadas, Bowls, and much more. Chef Peña’s Mexican Chocolate Churros with a tequila-guajillo reduction and chocolate sauce is a perfect ending. 

Qué Padre will be open on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 19th, 2022, from 12:00 noon to 8:00 pm; 15203 Palisades Village Lane, Pacific Palisades, CA  90272; 310.461.8226; www.quepadretacos.com

Honor your Padre at El Granjero Cantina at The Original Farmers Market Los Angeles this Father’s Day! Enjoy dining with Dad on El Granjero Cantina’s lively patio as Executive Chef Jenni Sklar will be serving her innovative Mexican menu all day and evening. Dad can savor a perfect libation starting with El Granjero Cantina’s Specialty List of Tequilas y Mezcal, Mezcal List and Specialty Cocktails created by Tobin Shea.

El Granjero Cantina spread; photo by Michael Brown

CLICK HERE to read a review of this restaurant on our sister site EatTravelGo.com. El Granjero Cantina at The Original Farmers Market Los Angeles will be open on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 19th, 2022,  from 10:00 am to 8:30 pm; 6333 W. 3rd Street, Los Angeles, CA  90036; 323.879,9324; http://www.CantinaLA.com

If  your Dad loves dim sum, spend this Father’s Day at Chef Tony Dim Sum in Pasadena! Let Owner and Executive Chef Tony He dazzle Dad with his decadent modern dim sum that is made-to-order and includes ingredients like freshly shaved black truffles and gold leaf touches. Signature items including Asparagus with Black Truffle Sauce, Shrimp Dumplings with Gold Leaf, Steamed Lava Salty Egg York Bun, and Coconut Pudding (shaped like rabbits), House Special Lobster Salad, Deep Fried Crispy King Prawn, Sautéed Clams with Chives Pastry, Roast Peking Duck & Stir-fried Duck, and Stewed Chicken Soup with Matsutake Mushrooms.

Chef Tony Dim Sum will be open on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 19th, 2022, from 11:00 am to 9:00 pm; 2 E. Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena, CA 91105; 626.803.0028; https://www.facebook.com/cheftonypasadena/

This Father’s Day come celebrate Dad over modern Italian cuisine at local Pasadena favorite, Mi Piace! Start the celebration with a Mimosa, Bellini, or Mi Piace Classic Bloody Mary made with Absolut Vodka and house-made spicy Bloody Mary mix, garnished with a crisp celery stalk and celery salted rim. or let Dad be the center of attention as he orders Bar Manager Nikos Baltas’s The Italian Job comprised of Buffalo Trace Bourbon, Cocchi Vermouth di Torino, Amaro Montenagro, Miracle Mile Toasted Pecan Bitters, and apple wood smoke.

Mi Piace Pasta Spread; photo by acuna-hansen

Executive Chef Gil Saulnier makes this Father’s Day extra merry with his Mi Piace Father’s Day Specials offered all throughout the day. For Dads that love to Lunch or celebrate with an early Father’s Day Dinner, Chef Gil does not disappoint with delectably delightful Appetizer Specials served all day long such as his Oysters, Shrimp Cocktail, and Charcuterie & Cheese. Chef Gil surprises Dad with his savory selection of Entrée Specials featuring his Roasted Maine Lobster, Chilean Sea Bass, Mediterranean Branzino, or Prime Dry Aged Filet Mignon. Dads can also enjoy Mi Piace’s decadent Desserts which are always the sweetest part of any Father’s Day celebration, so do not miss the Midnight Fantasy, chocolate cake with Swiss bittersweet chocolate fudge and raspberry purée, Tiramisu, or New York Cheesecake with a creamy graham cracker crust, fresh strawberries, and whipped cream. So, pop a bottle of Champagne and celebrate Dad at Mi Piace this Father’s Day!

CLICK HERE to read a review of this restaurant on our sister site EatTravelGo.com. Mi Piace will be open on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 19th, 2022, for Lunch from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm, and for Father’s Day Dinner from 4:00 pm to 11:00 pm; 25 East Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena, CA 91105; 626.795.3131; www.MiPiace.com