6 Foolproof Father's Day Feasts

Treat dad to a delicious meal this Sunday, June 18.



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Dads can be difficult to shop for, which is why you cannot go wrong spending some quality time with him at one of his favorite restaurants. Need some help deciding where to take dad for Father's Day. We rounded up five places that will make your dad feel special and satiated.

 

Upstate

How about a signature steak?

Give dad what he really wants: meat. From prime rib to filet mignon, Harry’s Savoy Grill has it. They are even offering their signature steak, a seared 18-ounce, 45-day aged rib eye, served with onion rings and a glass of Harry’s house wine for $45. There is also plenty of fish and homemade pastas on the menu. Dine between 3 p.m.-9 p.m.—for reservations call 475-3000.

2020 Naamans Road, Wilmington, www.harryshospitalitygroup.com/restaurants/harrys-savoy-grill


How many slices can your dad eat?

Does your dad have an intense appetite? Why not see how he stacks up against other dads during Seasons Pizza’s second annual Pizza-Eating Contest? Registration begins at noon and the contest begins at 12:30 p.m. Each competitor will receive a $50 gift card, and the father who eats the most pizza will win a $250 cash prize.

4723 Kirkwood Hwy., Wilmington, 998-6500, www.seasonspizza.com/stores/midway


Brunch, bourbon and cigars—oh my!

Treat dad to brunch at Lewinsky’s on Clinton and stay for cigars and bourbon smashes. Along with a full brunch menu, the following specials will be offered:

  • Pit Beef Benedict: Classic Baltimore-style pit beef on toasted brioche, topped with poached eggs and a warm horseradish cream, served with Old Bay home fries.
  • The Big Daddy: Slow-roasted brisket topped with Bell’s Two Hearted Ale barbecue sauce, cheesy grits, two eggs, a house made biscuit, and a side of roasted habanero honey butter.
  • Blue Crab Omelet: Three-egg omelet filled with jumbo lump blue crab, baby spinach, roasted artichokes and Gruyère cheese, served with Old Bay home fries.
  • Blueberry Mascarpone French toast: French toast filled with sweetened lemon mascarpone and topped with warm blueberry compote.

Bell’s Two Hearted Ale will also be available for $5 all day. And don’t miss out on the Bloody Mary bar, available every Sunday for brunch, for $5. From 2 p.m. until 8 p.m., cigars and bourbon smashes will be available on the patio. The smashes will be $6 each and will be served with a variety of fruit flavorings, including blackberry, roasted peach with brown sugar and watermelon.

Brunch is served from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Lewinsky’s on Clinton, 92 Clinton St., Delaware City, 834-8000, www.lewinskysonclinton.com


Downstate

Brunch or dinner (you decide!)

Abbott’s Grill in Milford and Laurel is offering two delicious dining deals for dad. In Milford, treat him to brunch, starting at 11 a.m. or dinner featuring big steaks and plenty of beer specials. Enjoy some one-on-one time on the outdoor patio and even challenge him to a game of pingpong, corn hole or darts (but maybe let him win a game or two). In Laurel, chef Ryan has some creative dinner specials prepared that will feature bourbon and bacon.

249 NE Front St., Milford, 491-6736; 115 Delaware Ave., Laurel, 280-6172, www.abbottsgrill.com


Over the line

Dine with a view

Take dad to quaint Chesapeake City for a decadent brunch at the Chesapeake Inn. Served from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., dads will have their fill of soups and salads, a carving station, waffles and eggs and plenty of seafood. Adults are $38.95 a person and children ages 4-12 are $14.95 apiece. Call (410) 885-2040 for reservations.

Chesapeake Inn, 605 Second St., Chesapeake City, Md. www.chesapeakeinn.com

Head across the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal to Schaefer’s Canal House for a Father’s Day buffet. Served from 11 a.m.-4 p.m., dads have their choice of breakfast items, soups and salads, a carving station and dinner entrees, including crab cakes and chicken Parmesan. Adults are $39.95 and children 12 years and under are $16.95. Call (410) 885-7200 for reservations.

Schaefer’s Canal House, 208 Bank St., Chesapeake City, Md., www.schaeferscanalhouse.com

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