Happy Father’s Day to all. Now that restaurants are finally fully open, it’s time to celebrate your father with an amazing meal. Here is a list of some of our favorite restaurants: 


Short Rib, a favorite dish at the Upper West

Santa Monica is home to the Upper West. Chef Nick Shipp will offer Dads an eclectic variety of  delicious dishes. Steak, fish, chicken, or whatever your Dad craves is available at the Upper West. Call 310-586-1111 to make your reservation, or order to go with the restaurant. Visit the website for more info – https://theupperwest.com/

If your dad is a loves steak… Show Dad he is the RAREST of them all by treating him to STK Steakhouse this Father’s Day! Make his reservation for Dad’s Day Brunch, featuring STK Signature Brunch Classics, OR Dad’s Night Out where he can indulge in Wagyu & Whiskey! CLICK HERE to read a review of STK on our sister site EatTravelGo.com; Visit the website for various restaurant locations – https://stksteakhouse.com

The Palm Restaurant is offering a Slow Roasted Beef Rib for $40 for Father’s Day special. Pair with NEW Butcher’s Choice, Private Label Wine for $99.

This upscale franchise has two locations in Los Angeles. DOWNTOWN: 1100 S. Flower Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015, (213) 763-4600; BEVERLY HILLS: 267 North Canon Drive, Suite A7, Beverly Hills, CA 90210; (310) 550-8811; https://www.thepalm.com

This Father’s Day celebrate Dad over modern Italian cuisine at Pasadena favorite, Mi Piace! Start the celebration with a special Father’s Day drink. Classic Brunch dishes are available: Chocolate French Toast made with fresh baked marbled chocolate bread layered with a sautéed strawberry pistachio brown sugar sauce, and Lemon Ricotta Pancakes prepared in-house with lemon zest ricotta and fresh blueberry compote from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. 

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Brunch at Mi Piace

For Dad’s that prefer a late Lunch or early Father’s Day Dinner, Chef Gil does not disappoint with four delectable delightful Appetizer Specials such as his Oyster Platter with shallots, ginger, tarragon, sake soy mignonette and creamy horseradish, New Zealand Snapper Crudo with fresh citrus, Fresno chili and organic micro greens, Lobster Slider on a perfectly butter brushed Brioche with chopped tomatoes, cucumber, celery, and tarragon crème fraiche, and Charcuterie and Cheese comprised of San Daniele prosciutto, Fra’ Mani ham, cured bresaola, saucisson, Coppa salami, cornichons, Chef’s selection of cheese and extra virgin olive oil crostini. Chef Gil also surprises Dad with his savory selection of Entrée specials featuring his Slow Braised Lamb Shank made with port wine, harissa, cumin, Israeli fresh herbs and vegetable pearled couscous, Seafood Spaghetti with a Caribbean lobster tail, New Zealand green lip mussels, San Marzano Espelette sauce, and orange zest, Braised Monk Fish Provencal prepared with a Champagne basil broth, heirloom tomato, Maui onions, and citrus organic jasmine rice pilaf, or the Prime Bone-In Filet Mignon with Cognac demi glaze, crème fraiche, whipped Emmental cheese, and duchess potatoes. So, pop the Champagne and celebrate Dad at Mi Piace this Father’s Day! CLICK HERE to read a review of Mi Place on our sister site EatTravelGo.com; 

Mi Piace will be open on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 20th, 2021, for Brunch and Lunch from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm, and for Dinner from 4:00 pm to 11:00 pm; 25 East Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena, CA 91105; 626.795.3131; http://MiPiace.com

This Father’s Day celebrate Sicilian style and let Owner and Executive Chef Calogero Drago prepare a festive Father’s Day late Lunch or early Dinner on one of Celestino Ristorante’s gorgeous Outdoor Patios, in the dining room.

Celestino Pasta Spread; photo by acuna-hansen

Chef Drago will be featuring his full Classic Menu this Father’s Day featuring 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 his Homemade Authentic Family-Style Lasagna Menu that can be pre-ordered 24 hours in advance. For something sweet, savor and share a Tiramisu, Panna Cotta (Vanilla Custard with Strawberries), or for something even more decadent, indulge in the Torta Al Ciocolato (Flourless Chocolate Cake) for the perfect finish to a fabulous Father’s Day!

Celestino Ristorante will be open on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 20th for Indoor Dining, Outdoor Patio Dining, Takeout, and Delivery from 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm; 141 South Lake Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91105; 626.795.4006; https://celestinopasadena.com/

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