Thursday, December 7, 2023

Where To Dine Out for Father’s Day 2021 In and Around Boca Raton

Treat pop to a memorable meal at one of these local restaurants that have created special menus or offerings for the main man (or men) in your life. 

City Cellar

city cellar

Dads will be gifted a complimentary beer with their meal, which can include a dish from the special brunch menu that has everything from crème brulee French toast and a crispy chicken sandwich to a ribeye and pork chop. Don’t forget the unlimited bloody marys for $15. 

700 S. Rosemary Ave., West Palm Beach; 561/366-0071;


The Four Seasons Resort’s waterfront restaurant is taking dad’s special day to another level with its Father’s Day Feast that includes beer tastings, a slew of brunch stations, raw bar and a few other fun surprises. 

2800 S. Ocean Blvd., Palm Beach; 561/533-3750;

Bonefish Grill

For the dad who loves a surf and turf, head over to Bonefish for a 7 oz. filet and steamed cold water lobster tail. The rest of the family can choose from favorites like the Key West ahi tuna or pineapple glazed shrimp.

21065 Powerline Rd, Boca Raton; 561/483-4949;

Jen & Jamey’s Virtual Cooking Classes

After their catering business, Chef’s Garden Catering and Events, had to pause due to the pandemic, owners Jen and Jamey pivoted to create online classes. You can treat your pop to a live public class where he can learn how to cook French style chicken or wild Alaskan king salmon or you can put together a private class just for the family, regardless of what time zone everyone is in. Visit for details.

Lucky Shuck Oyster Bar & Taphouse

Brunch here starts with powered beignets and keeps getting better with fried chicken, shrimp and grits and a variety of local beers. 

1116 Love St., Jupiter; 561/532-3331;

Burlock Coast Seafare & Spirits

A seaside brunch awaits you at the Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale restaurant. Featured dishes include the meat lovers and Swiss omelet, huevos rancheros and bootleg burger. 

1 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954/302-6430;

Louie Bossi’s Ristorante, Bar and Pizzeria

If dad wants to celebrate on Saturday instead of Sunday, Louie B is ready for him. He can look forward to plates like the salmon affumicato with eggs, grilled Australian lamp chops and shrimp risotto. 

100 East Palmetto Park Road, Boca Raton; 561/336-6699;

Viva La Playa

Give your father to options to celebrate. On Saturday it’s the “CrawDaddy Boil” from 2-5 p.m. The crawfish boil is also a fundraiser with a portion of proceeds to benefit local nonprofit, Little Smiles. On Sunday, dad can take advantage of the “Lobster Pop” lobster special from 4-9 p.m.

10 S. Ocean Blvd., Lake Worth; 561/247-7245;

Barbecue Sauce Recipe

Created by Irish athlete Conor McGregor, Proper No. Twelve whiskey boasts hints of vanilla, honey sweetness and toasted wood.  Its smoothness makes for a delightful pour, but it’s also great for a grilling sauce. Try this one at home. 

The Proper Whiskey Barbecue Sauce

  • 1/2 cup Proper No. Twelve whiskey
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tbsp salt
  • 3 cups ketchup
  • 1/3 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 tsp hot pepper sauce

Directions: Bring it to a boil in a sauce pot. Let it simmer for 20 minutes. Serve.

Christie Galeano-DeMott
Christie Galeano-DeMott
Christie is a food lover, travel fanatic, bookworm, Francophile, and she believes art in all its forms is good for the soul. When she’s not writing about the incredible dishes, people and places that capture South Florida's culture and vibe, Christie is irresistibly happy in the company of her husband and a glass of red wine.

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