Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Dine With Dad This Father's Day at the Best Atlanta Restaurants

Tired of gifting dad with another generic tie? Treat him to an unforgettable meal at one of Atlanta’s best restaurants on June 15.

A Sunday in Midtown leads to the Dad's Day brunch buffets at 10th & Piedmont and G's Midtown on June 15 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Brunch is $24.95 per person. For reservations, call 404-602-5510. 

Article 14 is cooking up specials just for dad on June 15. Enjoy a lobster bake for two that includes two-pound Maine lobster and two draft beers ($55). To make reservations, call  404-443-8432.

Diners in the Virginia-Highland neighborhood can take dad to Atkins Park Restaurant & Bar for brunch from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. The Father's Day weekend specials include Green Egg smoked beef brisket sliders, white cheddar, tomato BBQ sauce and watermelon salad ($10); two house made shortrib hot dogs, spicy chili, shredded cheese and vidalia onion rings ($10); and smoked prime rib, vidalia onion mashed potatoes, garlic green beans and horseradish cream ($24). If dad's a night owl, visit the Virginia-Highland staple for dinner. For more information or to make a reservation, call 404-876-7249.

Let dad relax on Father's Day and leave the cooking up to Bantam + Biddy. Call in for the family meal, which serves three to five people ($48). The take-out-only meal includes dad's choice of whole roast chicken, meatloaf or pork loin served with a family sized organic green salad with choice of dressing, cornbread, three family sized sides and a half-gallon of freshly brewed tea. Call at least 30 minutes ahead of time to prepare. For the Ansley Mall location, call 404-907-3469 and for the Midtown location, call 404-835-6450.

Nestled in the heart of Virginia-Highland, Bar Meatball is offering a Father's Day deal that can't be passed up. From sandwiches to classic meatballs, dad can enjoy a free meal (up to $20). For more information, call 404-228-2901.

Some dads won't be able to pull themselves away from World Cup action. Der Biergarten offers authentic German food plus a sportsmanlike atmosphere. Bring the whole family to share the Konig Ludwig platter, which serves six hungry people or 10 people as an appetizer. Normally, this hefty helping of jagerschnitzel, wiener schnitzel, schweinshaxe, sausages, sauerbraten, potato salad, sauerkraut, braised red cabbage and spatzle is $96, but it's only $60 on Father's Day. For more information, call 404-521-2728. 

If dad's a pizza guy, bring him by Hearth Pizza Tavern between 11 a.m.-10 p.m. for the perfect pie. Order an eight-inch triple-meat pizza for a personal feast, topped with pepperoni, sausage, chorizo, truffle oil and fresh torn basil ($9) or opt for the 12-inch size to share ($16). For more information, call 404-252-5378.

Father's Day at HOBNOB Neighborhood Tavern includes bottomless mimosas for $16.95, live music on the patio from 1-4 p.m. and a brunch menu that indulges with apple-cinnamon pancakes topped with candied pecans or hits a lighter note with a healthy frittata. Book a reservation by calling 404-968-2288.

Treat dad to a fancy meat and three at JCT. Kitchen & Bar this Father's Day. From 5-9 p.m., the whole family can enjoy gourmet comfort food for $26 per person. Each diner chooses one meat, such as black skillet fried chicken, and the table agrees on three side dishes to share family style. Every table receives deviled eggs and warm biscuits with apple butter to begin, as well as a helping of farm stand salad. Round out the meal with the dessert of the day. For more information or to make a reservation, call 404-355-3500. 

Treat dad to a royal feast at King + Duke in Buckhead on Sunday, June 15. The brunch menu is offered from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. and dinner service lasts from 5-10 p.m. Dine inside or on the patio. For more information, call 404-477-3500.

Cater to dad's generous nature and treat him to a spot at The Last Brigade Supper at Gaia Gardens on Sunday, June 15 at 5:30 p.m. Benefitting Wholesome Wave Georgia, the evening begins with a pre-dinner reception and tour of Love is Love Farm with owners Joe Reynolds and Judith Winfrey. The dinner reunites talented chefs who have worked side by side at Canoe, including Brian Horn (JCT. Kitchen & Bar, No. 246, The Optimist). Tickets are $125 per person and include wine pairings with dinner. Clickhere to purchase tickets.

Just north of the city in beautiful historic Crabapple, Milton's Cuisine & Cocktails' chef Derek Dollar presents a Father's Day brunch menu. Brunch costs $32 per person for adults and $16 per person for children 12 and younger and is served from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Celebrating dad later in the day? Reserve a seat for Milton's prix fixe dinner menu for $38 per person. Email to reserve a table. For more information, call 770-817-0171.  

Dear old dads rejoice! No. 246 teams up with Hop City for a beer dinner on Sunday, June 15 at 6:30 p.m. Enjoy five delicious courses paired with five unique beers from Rogue Ales and Spirits for $60 per person. To reserve a seat, call 404-350-9998.

Historic Old Vinings Inn offers a Father's Day "Man Brunch" buffet from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on Sunday, June 15. Visit the action stations for sliced marinated flank steak and whole roasted suckling hog with all the fixins'. The hot buffet displays shrimp and grits, baked ziti with truffled pork and seared chicken over spring pea risotto. The buffet costs $35 for adults and $15 for children. For more information or to reserve a table, call 770-438-2282.

Celebrate dad one day early by sipping on saisons at Orpheus Brewing on Saturday, June 14. The tasting room doors open at 2 p.m. and close at 5 p.m., giving dads enough time to mull over dinner options in the nearby Virginia-Highland or Midtown neighborhoods. For $12, dad gets a Belgian-style glass and drink tickets.

Ray's Restaurants loves dad. On Father's Day, Ray's on the River in Sandy Springs is offering their award-winning buffet from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. that costs $39.95 for adults and $19.95 for children ages five to 10. Venture in for regular dinner service from 5-9 p.m. For preferred seating, call 770-955-1187. In Alpharetta, Ray's at Killer Creek is serving a buffet from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. for $26.95 for adults and $12.95 for children ages five to 10. The regular dinner menu is available from 5-9 p.m. For preferred seating, call 770-649-0064. Take dad downtown to Ray's in the City for lunch or dinner service between 11 a.m.-9 p.m. À la carte brunch items are available during lunch. For preferred seating, call 404-524-9224.

Treat dad to one of the best burgers in town on Father's Day at Ted's Montana Grill. The chef-inspired menu features the finest cuts and best selection of bison, including high-quality, flavorful steaks and award-winning burgers along with a variety of other unique menu items. They also offer souvenir photos, so bring dad by to fill up and make a memory.

If dad's natural habitat exists behind the grill, pump up his barbecue bragging rights with ingredients from Whole Foods Market. Let dad kick back and relax and brush up on grill skills with WFM videos on grilling vegetables or using parchment packets. Fill a colorful and reusable bag with dry-aged burgers, freshly baked buns and a selection of gourmet cheeses. Swing by the beer aisle for ice cold craft beers to wash it all down.

Willy's Mexicana Grill loves dads, so bring them in for a buy-one-get-one offer. On Saturday, June 14 and Sunday, June 15, those who purchase a kid's meal or regular meal get a free entrée for dad. Extras aren't included, but patrons can't resist springing for extra chips and guacamole. To participate, show the Father's Day flyer on Willy's Facebook page to a cashier, or sign up for the Willy's Burritohead Club to get deals like this via email.

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