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Where to Find Father’s Day Specials in San Diego

Celebrate dad with these local deals

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Father’s Day is just around the corner — and with people more readily returning to dining out, you may be thinking of bringing dad out for a special meal to celebrate. Here’s a curated guide to local deals in the San Diego area happening this Father’s Day weekend.

Editor’s Note: The latest CDC guidance for vaccinated diners during the COVID-19 outbreak is here; dining out still carries risks for unvaccinated diners and workers. Please be aware of changing local rules, and check individual restaurant websites for any additional restrictions.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Veranda Fireside Lounge and Restaurant

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17550 Bernardo Oaks Dr
San Diego, CA 92128
(888) 993-1856
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Located at the Rancho Bernardo Inn, the Veranda Fireside Lounge and Restaurant is offering a la carte menus for breakfast, lunch, and dinner on Father’s Day. Families can enjoy a round of golf on the resort’s 18-hole course before heading to the restaurant for something to eat.

Photo Courtesy of the Rancho Bernardo Inn

2. International Smoke Del Mar

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3387 Del Mar Heights Rd Building 1
San Diego, CA 92130
(619) 331-4528
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If your family isn’t quite ready to dine out, or you’d just generally prefer to eat at home, International Smoke is providing a butcher box to-go for Father’s Day, offered on Saturday, June 19 and Sunday, June 20. The box come with two cuts of steak, seafood and veggie sides, and seasonings. The $175 box serves two people and comes with a 20-ounce boneless beef ribeye, 8-ounce center-cut filet, shrimp cocktail, and more.

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3. Farmer & The Seahorse

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10996 Torreyana Rd Ste 240
San Diego, CA 92121
(858) 260-5400
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On Father’s Day, Farmer & The Seahorse is hosting a prix fixe menu from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Nosh on delicious fresh oysters or roasted whole animal with grilled vegetables prepared by father-son chef duo Drew and Sam Deckman. The cost is $75 per person, plus gratuity. Make sure to reserve a seat by calling (858) 260-5400.

Drew and Sam Deckman
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4. Spiro's Mediterranean Cuisine

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909 Prospect St Ste 100B
La Jolla, CA 92037
(858) 352-6588
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Spiro’s has locations in both La Jolla and Coronado, both of which will be serving up Father’s Day Weekend happy hour specials, including $2 off beer and wine. Enjoy a cold brewski while eating their beef souvlaki platter served with rice pilaf and tzatziki.

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5. Oceana Coastal Kitchen

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3999 Mission Blvd
San Diego, CA 92109
(858) 539-8635
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Sundays just happen to be when the Mission Bay resort offers its weekly Champagne Brunch, a three-course prix fixe menu for $59 that includes mimosas. A la carte brunch items are also available.

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6. Bleu Bohème

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4090 Adams Ave
San Diego, CA 92116
(619) 255-4167
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Located in Kensington, Bleu Boheme is offering beef and beers for Father’s Day weekend. The holiday special is the signature boeuf bourguignon paired with a local beer from Kensington Beer Company for $35. Reservations are recommended.

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7. Garden Kitchen

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4204 Rolando Blvd
San Diego, CA 92115
(619) 431-5755
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If your dad is a beer guy, Garden Kitchen in collaboration with Nickel Beer Company is hosting a seven-course beer dinner that may just be the meal for you. Guest chef Karen Barnett will be helping out for the night. The cost is $125 per person; make sure to reserve a spot by calling (619) 431-5755.

8. Rare Society

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4130 Park Blvd
San Diego, CA 92103
(619) 501-6404
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Rare Society’s special steakhouse dinner includes an Australian Wagyu Tomahawk from a farm in Queensland, Australia that’s considered to be one of the top producers in the region. Sides includes truffled cream spinach and creamed corn, while dessert is a mouth-watering butter cake topped with sour cream ice cream. Reservations are recommended.

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9. Parc Bistro-Brasserie

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2760 Fifth Ave
San Diego, CA 92103
(619) 795-1501
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The Park West restaurant is offering its regular brunch menu on Sunday, complete with bottomless mimosas, but special Father’s Day entertainment will feature live Beatles music from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

10. Punch Bowl Social San Diego

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1485 E St
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 452-3352
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Bowling on Father’s Day has never sounded so enticing. If dad bowls a strike at Punch Bowl Social, he gets a free entree. Plus, $5 Old Fashioneds will be served all night.

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11. Lionfish

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435 Fifth Ave
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 738-7200
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This 5th Avenue eatery is serving up a Father’s Day brunch from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m., created by executive chef James Beard and Smart Catch leader JoJo Ruz. Featuring sustainable seafood and prime meats, the menu will have something for everyone. Bottomless mimosas are $25 extra. Reservations are recommended.

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12. Quiero Tacos

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879 W Harbor Dr Suite W14-E
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 230-5433
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Check out the newest location of Mike Hess Brewing at Seaport Village and chow down on some tacos from resident Quiero Tacos. On Sunday for Father’s Day, the restaurant is offering a buy one get one free special on many of its most popular tacos.

People on the front patio of Mike Hess Brewing/Quiero Tacos in Seaport Village Courtesy Mike Hess

13. Stake Chophouse & Bar

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1309 Orange Ave
Coronado, CA 92118
(619) 522-0077
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The Coronado steakhouse is featuring a 30-day dry-aged tomahawk steak dinner and a 30-day barrel-aged old fashioned cocktail that’ll only be available on Father’s Day weekend.

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14. Serea Coastal Cuisine

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1500 Orange Ave
Coronado, CA 92118
(619) 435-6611
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Located at the iconic Hotel del Coronado, Serea offers gorgeous views to enjoy during their delicious Father’s Day brunch, taking place on Sunday, June 20 from 9:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Menu highlights include oysters, salmon, steak and eggs, and a California breakfast burrito. Reservations are recommended.

Photo Courtesy of Serea

1. Veranda Fireside Lounge and Restaurant

17550 Bernardo Oaks Dr, San Diego, CA 92128
Photo Courtesy of the Rancho Bernardo Inn

Located at the Rancho Bernardo Inn, the Veranda Fireside Lounge and Restaurant is offering a la carte menus for breakfast, lunch, and dinner on Father’s Day. Families can enjoy a round of golf on the resort’s 18-hole course before heading to the restaurant for something to eat.

17550 Bernardo Oaks Dr
San Diego, CA 92128

2. International Smoke Del Mar

3387 Del Mar Heights Rd Building 1, San Diego, CA 92130
Photo Courtesy of International Smoke

If your family isn’t quite ready to dine out, or you’d just generally prefer to eat at home, International Smoke is providing a butcher box to-go for Father’s Day, offered on Saturday, June 19 and Sunday, June 20. The box come with two cuts of steak, seafood and veggie sides, and seasonings. The $175 box serves two people and comes with a 20-ounce boneless beef ribeye, 8-ounce center-cut filet, shrimp cocktail, and more.

3387 Del Mar Heights Rd Building 1
San Diego, CA 92130

3. Farmer & The Seahorse

10996 Torreyana Rd Ste 240, San Diego, CA 92121
Drew and Sam Deckman
Photo Courtesy of Farmer & The Seahorse

On Father’s Day, Farmer & The Seahorse is hosting a prix fixe menu from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Nosh on delicious fresh oysters or roasted whole animal with grilled vegetables prepared by father-son chef duo Drew and Sam Deckman. The cost is $75 per person, plus gratuity. Make sure to reserve a seat by calling (858) 260-5400.

10996 Torreyana Rd Ste 240
San Diego, CA 92121

4. Spiro's Mediterranean Cuisine

909 Prospect St Ste 100B, La Jolla, CA 92037
Photo Courtesy of Spiro’s

Spiro’s has locations in both La Jolla and Coronado, both of which will be serving up Father’s Day Weekend happy hour specials, including $2 off beer and wine. Enjoy a cold brewski while eating their beef souvlaki platter served with rice pilaf and tzatziki.

909 Prospect St Ste 100B
La Jolla, CA 92037

5. Oceana Coastal Kitchen

3999 Mission Blvd, San Diego, CA 92109
Oceana

Sundays just happen to be when the Mission Bay resort offers its weekly Champagne Brunch, a three-course prix fixe menu for $59 that includes mimosas. A la carte brunch items are also available.

3999 Mission Blvd
San Diego, CA 92109

6. Bleu Bohème

4090 Adams Ave, San Diego, CA 92116
Photo Courtesy of Bleu Bohème

Located in Kensington, Bleu Boheme is offering beef and beers for Father’s Day weekend. The holiday special is the signature boeuf bourguignon paired with a local beer from Kensington Beer Company for $35. Reservations are recommended.

4090 Adams Ave
San Diego, CA 92116

7. Garden Kitchen

4204 Rolando Blvd, San Diego, CA 92115

If your dad is a beer guy, Garden Kitchen in collaboration with Nickel Beer Company is hosting a seven-course beer dinner that may just be the meal for you. Guest chef Karen Barnett will be helping out for the night. The cost is $125 per person; make sure to reserve a spot by calling (619) 431-5755.

4204 Rolando Blvd
San Diego, CA 92115

8. Rare Society

4130 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92103
Photo Courtesy of Rare Society

Rare Society’s special steakhouse dinner includes an Australian Wagyu Tomahawk from a farm in Queensland, Australia that’s considered to be one of the top producers in the region. Sides includes truffled cream spinach and creamed corn, while dessert is a mouth-watering butter cake topped with sour cream ice cream. Reservations are recommended.

4130 Park Blvd
San Diego, CA 92103

9. Parc Bistro-Brasserie

2760 Fifth Ave, San Diego, CA 92103

The Park West restaurant is offering its regular brunch menu on Sunday, complete with bottomless mimosas, but special Father’s Day entertainment will feature live Beatles music from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

2760 Fifth Ave
San Diego, CA 92103

10. Punch Bowl Social San Diego

1485 E St, San Diego, CA 92101
Official Photo [Punch Bowl Social]

Bowling on Father’s Day has never sounded so enticing. If dad bowls a strike at Punch Bowl Social, he gets a free entree. Plus, $5 Old Fashioneds will be served all night.

1485 E St
San Diego, CA 92101

11. Lionfish

435 Fifth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
Photo Courtesy of Lionfish

This 5th Avenue eatery is serving up a Father’s Day brunch from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m., created by executive chef James Beard and Smart Catch leader JoJo Ruz. Featuring sustainable seafood and prime meats, the menu will have something for everyone. Bottomless mimosas are $25 extra. Reservations are recommended.

435 Fifth Ave
San Diego, CA 92101

12. Quiero Tacos

879 W Harbor Dr Suite W14-E, San Diego, CA 92101
People on the front patio of Mike Hess Brewing/Quiero Tacos in Seaport Village Courtesy Mike Hess

Check out the newest location of Mike Hess Brewing at Seaport Village and chow down on some tacos from resident Quiero Tacos. On Sunday for Father’s Day, the restaurant is offering a buy one get one free special on many of its most popular tacos.

879 W Harbor Dr Suite W14-E
San Diego, CA 92101

13. Stake Chophouse & Bar

1309 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118
stake Blue Bridge Hospitality

The Coronado steakhouse is featuring a 30-day dry-aged tomahawk steak dinner and a 30-day barrel-aged old fashioned cocktail that’ll only be available on Father’s Day weekend.

1309 Orange Ave
Coronado, CA 92118

14. Serea Coastal Cuisine

1500 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118
Photo Courtesy of Serea

Located at the iconic Hotel del Coronado, Serea offers gorgeous views to enjoy during their delicious Father’s Day brunch, taking place on Sunday, June 20 from 9:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Menu highlights include oysters, salmon, steak and eggs, and a California breakfast burrito. Reservations are recommended.

1500 Orange Ave
Coronado, CA 92118

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