Restaurants were still closed for dine-in on Mother’s Day, but for Father’s Day, there are plenty of options now that we’re in Phase 2 of the reopening. So give your old man a big hug (from six feet away, of course) and treat him to one of these places. Bring a mask, and don't forget to make reservations ahead of time.
Here’s a bouquet Dad will love. Big Jerk is offering an arrangement featuring a half rack of ribs and three drumsticks, as well as a mac & cheese-filled vase. $25 each (order 24 hours in advance). 702-427-5267, bigjerkcarribean.com.
The Italian eatery in the Forum Shops at Caesars is offering a Classic Package ($150) and a Mangia Package ($185) that feature favorites like Caesar salad, chicken Parmigiana and a variety of pasta dishes from the menu, designed to feed groups of four to six. 702-473-9700, carminesnyc.com.
Cousins NY Pizza & Pasta
The New York-inspired pizzeria is offering one free medium cheese pizza for dads on Sunday. But don’t stop there. The menu is full of options for the whole family, including appetizers, pastas, hero sandwiches and calzones. And don’t forget the cheesecake. To ensure availability of free pizzas, preorder by calling 702-333-0086. cousinsnypizzaandasta.com.
El Segundo Sol
Sit outside on the patio with your dad and indulge in fresh guacamole, taco and fajita platters and ice-cold drinks. 3200 Las Vegas Blvd., 702-258-1211, elsegundosol.com.
Give dad the gift of pie with Grimaldi’s Father’s Day meal deal, which includes an 18" traditional cheese pizza, large house or Caesar salad and a bottle of Tribute Cabernet Sauvignon. You can even add a custom message to the wine bottle. $40, June 19-21. grimaldispizzeria.com.
Hank’s Fine Steaks & Martinis
Highlights from the menu will surely make Dad smile: Organic tomato gazpacho with Persian cucumber and Osetra Imperial Caviar; pan-roasted John Dory with a sunchoke puree; 60-day 32-oz. dry-aged cowboy steak with fingerling potato hash; and a red velvet souffle. Green Valley Ranch, 702-617-7515.
Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab
To celebrate Father’s Day, the seafood favorite is offering a special Shellfish Dinner for 4 for carryout. Orders must be placed by 5 p.m. on Friday for a Sunday pickup. The restaurant is also open for limited dine-in. 702-792-9222, joes.net/las-vegas.
Takeout or dine-in, make Father’s Day a meaty one with Lawry’s signature cuts. Grill packages include 8oz. filet mignons (4 pieces, $99) and 14oz. prime New York steaks (4 pieces, $119). They come with instructions, Lawry’s famous seasoned salt and pepper, and three sauces: Diane, peppercorn and red wine shallot butter and available for curbside pickup from 11 a.m.-8 p.m. A special dine-in menu featuring classics and specialty cocktails is served from 4-8 p.m. 702-893-2223, lawrysonline.com.
Mon Ami Gabi
A Parisian bistro is just the kind of locale that makes for a memorableFather’s Day—with lovely Strip views from the patio and dishes like grilled Prime steak and eggs. Paris Las Vegas, 702-944-4224, monamigabi.com/las-vegas.
The Henderson favorite is offering a Father’s Day brunch—featuring filet medallions and lobster mac & cheese specials, as well as new dishes from the menu—with complimentary beer, glass of wine or nonalcoholic beverage of Dad’s choice. 702-451-1893, pastashop.com.
All three locations (Container Park, The Gramercy, and Henderson) are offering dads free tequila shots on their special day. pinchestacos.com/menu.
The Father’s Day Brunch is a feast indeed, with house-smoked salmon, a half-dozen fresh bagels, blueberry pancakes, triple-decker sandwiches, Cobb salad, fried chicken and waffles, a pastry basket and beverages. $125, Bellagio, 702-693-7075, bellagio.mgmresorts.com/en/restaurants/sadelles.html.
The Henderson brunch spot is celebrating Father’s Day with a menu featuring the BBDs (beers, beef and dads), including: BGR, made with house blend beef, truffle special sauce ($15); pot roast melt sandwich with Gruyere, demi-glace and caramelized onions ($15); and an 8 oz. skirt steak and eggs with charred tomatillo chimichurri ($20). All are served with a craft beer of choice. 702-625-5216, thestovelv.com.
The locals favorite at Red Rock Resort will have an a la carte menu with dishes such as burrata salad with summer stone fruit and speck ham; grilled jumbo prawns with Calabrian chile; and a Surf n’ Turf with a 24-oz. Double R Ranch 21-day dry-age bone-in ribeye and butter-poached baby Tristan lobster tail. Red Rock Casino, 702-797-7576.
You and your dad can literally pig out at the Linq restaurant with the Ultimate BBQ Feast, featuring a rack of ribs, beef brisket, barbecue chicken, a host of sides, cornbread and biscuits, and banana pudding. $150, 702-389-7400, virgilsbbq.com.