Father’s Day Dining Hot Spots in San Diego

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With Father’s Day just around the corner, what better way to celebrate Dad that at one of San Diego’s hottest spots? From Presidential treatments and classic burger pairings to beer-infused dining specials, there is something sure to please the most discerning dad.
Beaumont’s Eatery, San Diego, CA
Beaumont’s Eatery is the perfect place to kick off an upbeat Father’s Day with a boozy brunch and acoustic live music. Executive Chef George Morris will offer two specials in honor of dad’s special day, including a Steak n’ Eggs Sandwich with fried egg, shaved rib-eye, cambazola cheese, smoked Fresno chiles, butter lettuce and red onion, and a Surf n’ Turf Omelet with lump crab, prosciutto, brie and melted tomatoes. These specials will be served in addition to the restaurant’s new brunch menu, which includes items such as Sous Chef Tommy Fraioli’s “Tommy’s Toast” with blueberry brioche bread pudding, banana, hazelnuts, lemon curd and whipped cream or a San Diego classic Carne Asada Burrito. Also new to brunch are a slew of new cocktails by Bar Manager Gavin McManes, including a Monk Juice, EZSunday and seasonal Weekend Punch, as well as several mocktail options for the kids.

BiCE, San Diego, CA
For the dad who can’t get enough of Italian cuisine, BiCE San Diego offers a skillful mix of traditional and contemporary Italian dishes prepared with the best seasonal ingredients. The BiCE menu includes both classic and trend-driven Italian dishes, with standouts including homemade pastas, unique meat and seafood dishes and decadent desserts. BiCE will offer 15% off their impressive collection of Italian and Californian wines.

Brockton Villa, San Diego, CA
This Father’s Day, treat dad to a wonderful day of delicious food and spectacular La Jolla Cove views at Brockton Villa restaurant. Executive Chef Mareyja Sisbarro will serve a hardy list of brunch specials including Duck Hash ‘n’ Eggs, a Lobster & Crab Omelette and an indulgent Mint Chocolate Chip Pancakes. If dad is not a morning person, he can enjoy breakfast-inspired Father’s Day specials later in the day, such as the Burger and a Beer lunch special, including a half-pound Angus beef burger, applewood smoked bacon, hash browns, egg over easy, cheddar and hollandaise sauce. Breakfast will be served until 3p.m. and lunch will begin at noon. 1235 Coast Blvd. La Jolla, CA 92037 858.454.7393.

Herringbone, San Diego, CA
Located in the famed coastal community of La Jolla, Herringbone will be offering a two-course prix fixe menu for $30 or $40 which includes bottomless man-mosas. Dads will have the choice of everything from raspberry brioche donuts, corn chowder, chilaquiles and eggs, lobster roll, short rib hash, albacore burger and more. A special Father’s Day Kid’s menu will also be available for $12 which includes everything from a grilled cheese, “The #1” which features bacon, eggs, toast and potatoes, a brioche french toast or fruit and granola.

Searsucker Downtown, San Diego, CA
Located in the heart of downtown San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter, Searsucker is raising a glass to all dads this Father’s Day by offering a beer-braised bratwurst Benedict special with black pepper biscuits, sauteed peppers finished with an onion and mustard hollandaise. They will also be offering The Ron Swanson Pyramid of Greatness cocktail ($12) that is made with house infused blackberry peach bourbon, muddled peach, drambuie and pressed lemon.
1.5 oz House Infused Blackberry Peach Bourbon
.5 oz Drambuie
.25 oz Pressed lemon
1Ž2 Peach (Fresh, muddled)
Speared Peach Wedge w/ Half Blackberry garnish
Shake / Bucket / Same Rocks

Bunkers & Barrels – Father’s Day at Temecula Creek Inn
Located in the heart of Southern California’s wine country, Temecula Creek Inn is situated on a sprawling 21-hole golf course. A perfect escape this Father’s Day, the property is offering dad’s the opportunity to celebrate by hitting the links at one of Southern California’s most exciting courses and indulging at the on-property restaurant, Cork Fire Kitchen. The restaurant, known for barrel-aging some of the region’s most exciting whiskies will celebrate Father’s Day in style with a whiskey pairing menu. Aged in-house, the whiskies are a departure from standard top-shelf offerings. With small casks made out of a variety of woods, the barrels allow for an optimal whiskey-tasting experience. For more information, please visit temeculacreekinn.com or call 888.976.3404
Bunkers & Barrels includes:
Guest Room Accommodations for 2
Whiskey Tastings with Bites in Cork | Fire Kitchen for 2
Round of golf for 2
Available Friday, June 13 through Sunday, June 15
Rates starting from $379

The Commons Bar, San Diego, CA
Keep it simple this Father’s Day and treat Dad to a meal you know he’ll enjoy. The Commons Bar will be serving up their signature Commons Burger, a half pound Angus beef patty topped with the all the fixins’, paired with one of their draft beers. The perfect meal for any father outing.

The Patio on Lamont, San Diego, CA
Located in the seaside community of Pacific Beach, The Patio on Lamont is treating dads to an extra special pairing all weekend long. Dads can indulge in a Milk Braised Pork Cheek, with caramelized onion sweet potato mash, charred green beans and a candied bacon vinaigrette. Each dish is perfectly paired with Benchmark Brewing Company’s Oatmeal Stout, a rich, creamy malt with a hint of smokiness. Finally, for each table dining on Father’s Day, The Patio on Lamont will donate $1 to the Prostate Cancer Foundation.

The US GrantHotel, San Diego, CA
Father’s Day Presidential Treatment
THE US GRANT Hotel intrinsically embodies the ultimate Father’s Day gift – opened in 1910, the hotel was built by the son of President Ulysses S. Grant in honor of his father. To celebrate the upcoming holiday, the hotel invites Dads to revel in a classic trio of experiences during their stay. Upon arrival, Dad will be treated to a hosted cocktail in The Grant Grill, paying tribute to the former President’s known fondness for whiskey while enjoying THE US GRANT’s 100-day barrel aged Manhattan. To keep Dad dressed to the nines, THE US GRANT will provide a complimentary shoe shine; and as the finishing touch, a local master barber will provide a classic straight razor shave, available in-room. Dads deserve a dose of indulgence, and THE US GRANT is proud to celebrate Father’s Day steeped in presidential style! The package will be available for arrivals June 1 – June 30, 2014, based upon availability.

Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa, Rancho Santa Fe, CA
On Father’s Day, Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa will be celebrating with a special Pancake & BBQ brunch for Dad from 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m., featuring an array of delicious stations such as Eggs, House Made Buttermilk Pancakes, Classic Eggs Benedict, BBQ Pit with Slow Roasted Meats including Red Wine Marinated Tri Tip, BBQ Baby Back Pork Ribs, Smoked & BBQ Chicken Thighs & Legs, All Natural Brandt Beef Burgers with Condiment Bar, and even a station for the little ones. Dads can pair this delectable brunch with a special Margarita Bar and Ballast Point Beer Garden with six beer tastings from Sculpin IPA to Yellowtail Pale Ale. In addition, Dads can enjoy a variety of activities including a Callaway Swing Analysis and Golf Club sampling, Tee-Up Digital Driving Range, Family Photo Booth, Basketball One-on-One Shoot, Sledge Hammer, Fast Pitch Baseball and Quarterback Pass. The little ones will have the opportunity to craft a leather bracelet for Dad and enjoy a Jump House. Live music will be provided by Tim Wray Duo. The cost of Rancho Valencia’s Father’s Day Pancake & BBQ Brunch is $85 per person and $35 kids 11 and under. Reservations are required and can be made by calling (858) 759-6246.

True Food Kitchen
Dads can enjoy guilt-free burgers, pizza and beer this Father’s Day at True Food Kitchen. Manly menu items include the Grass Fed Bison Burger with umami, mushroom, onion, mayo, parmesan and a flax seed bun, Chicken Sausage Pizza with tomato, fennel and fontina and Grilled Steelhead Salmon, among several other nutritious yet delicious items that the whole family can enjoy. True Food Kitchen’s craft beer selection includes local staples including Coronado Brewing Co. “Orange Ave Wit,” Ballast Point “Pale Ale” and Green Flash “West Coast IPA,” as well as unique brews such as the Eel River “Acai Berry Wheat Ale” and Widmer “Omission” Pale Ale.

Posted by Meghan Ogilvie
6/14/14