Father's Day is fast approaching (it's Sunday, fyi), and while brunches seem to be reserved for moms for whatever reason, dad will still feel the love with these special menus.
This Southern Italian gem in Fremont is offering a three-course menu that could include (depending on dad’s whim), steak and eggs; savory gougers; an old fashioned waffle with Chantilly, bourbn syrup and over easy eggs; and so much more. The full menu can be viewed online. Price is $25. Reservations: 206.547.9707 or agrodolcerestaurant.net.
Perfect for Father’s Day, the Sunday brunch menu at this Elliott Bay-side restaurant has lots of shellfish, salmon, El Gaucho beef and their signature Gaucho Benedict baked into a tart shell. The fried chicken with Beecher’s cheese biscuits is to die for. Plus, the Wicked Mary is pretty amazing. The full menu can be viewed online. Price is $39/person, $19/kids, free for kids 5 and under. Reservations: 206.956.9171.
If dad would rather drink his brunch or dinner, sibling Ballard restaurants Bastille and Stoneburner are both making it possible to toast him with a $5 Old Fashioned during business hours. No reservations required.
Chef Jason Wilson is inviting all dads for a special six-course menu that includes chile mole with chickpeas, charred onions, octopus, and blood sausage; corn smut with pork belly, mustard greens, and grapes; and caramel bone marrow with chocolate, cherries, and salt. Price is $75. Reservations: 206.324.4549 or chefjasonwilson.com.
Dads can celebrate their special day with bacon, eggs, craft cocktails and organic Mediterranean cuisine with a specially designed three-course menu that features such dishes as Spicy Skagit River Ranch bacon hash; Eggs Morney; and shortbread cookie Napolean. The full menu can be viewed online. Price is $25. Reservations: 206.706.2977 or golden-beetle.com. Bonus: complimentary parking in the lot behind the restaurant.
Maria Hines’ inaugural restaurant is no stranger to special occasion dining and this Father’s Day is no exception. Dads and families are invited to a three-course brunch on the Tilth garden patio or in the craftsman-style dining room. Three selections under each course offers ample options for diners, including an apricot Scone with pecans, apricot jam, and honey comb; grits and eggs with braised greens and tomato; and stuffed French toast with cherry, tarragon and mascarpone. The full menu can be viewed online. Price is $30. Mimosas and Bloody Marys are an additional $10. Reservations: 206.633.0801 or tilthrestaurant.com.
Volunteer Park Café
This quiet little café on the ege of Capitol Hill is offering a special three-course Dad’s Day dinner starting at 6 p.m on Sunday. The menu includes a wedge salad, pot roast and cherry lattice pie. Price is $40. Alcohol is an additional charge. Reservations: 206.328.3155 or www.alwaysfreshgoodness.com.