Give Dad the holiday he deserves–and however you celebrate, from food to fun outings to drinks to the perfect gift, we’ve got you covered.
Where to EAT:
Café Marmotte (290 South Downing St.) is a can’t-miss for the Dad who loves French cuisine with menu items like the croque Morbier burger with serrano ham, cave-aged gruyere and sauce Choron, topped with a sunny-side egg on a brioche bun.
The Ghost BBQ (2025 14th St., Boulder) is offering a free pint of beer, or bloody mary, to Dads who order an entrée during brunch on Father’s Day. You can also get your fill of $2 sliders and 50-cent wings.
Enjoy a beer and biryani special at Bombay Clay Oven (165 Steele St.). The signature lamb and chicken biryani, with basmati rice, cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, almonds and raisins, is served with a cool raita sauce and accompanied by a maharaja beer for only $17.99.
The Palm Denver (1672 Lawrence St.) is serving up a 16 ounce bone-in peppercorn-crusted filet with wild mushrooms and jumbo lump crabmeat butter for $65 over the weekend (June 17-19). Or, treat dad to dinner in with Palm’s Palm Pak steaks, delivered right to your door. Choose from a New York strip, filet mignon or ribeye, or try a combo sampler or chef specials.
Get a grown up “happy meal” for dad at Baur’s Restaurant and Listening Lounge (1512 Curtis St.). Included: a 10 ounce steak dinner with sides, a beer and a shot for $35. Guests can choose from a variety of beers and liquors.
Viewhouse Centennial (7101 S. Clinton St., Centennial) is putting on a special Father’s Day edition of their signature Sunday buffet brunch with dishes like eggs benedict skillet casserole, carved Stranahan’s whiskey brisket and a root beer float station. Brunch is $36.95 for adults and $9.95 for kids aged 6-12; kids under 6 eat free.
What to DO:
Make sure dad looks his best on Father’s Day! Al’s Barber Shop (1425 Larimer St.) is offering buy one, get one 50 percent off haircuts through June 18. Men’s haircuts are $38 and cuts for kids under 11 are $25.
Cook Street School of Culinary Arts (1937 Market St.) is dishing out two classes just for Dad: Tonight from 6-9:30 p.m. in the Bites ‘n’ Brews, the special man in your life can learn the basics of cooking with beer, and a menu that complements the flavors of craft brews. On Sunday, Dad can master grilling techniques at a special Father’s Day Grilling class from 11 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. Bites ‘n’ Brews is $99; Father’s Day Grilling is $89. Both classes include a complete meal and a selection of craft beers from local breweries.
Pamper dad with spa deals from the Inverness Hotel (200 Inverness Dr. W., Englewood). On June 18 and 19, he gets a free beer with either of two beer treatments: the vanilla porter pedicure ($65) or the 25-minute beer-infused body scrub ($69).
GQue Championship BBQ (5160 W 120th Ave., Westminster) is hosting a just-for-dads class. Learn how to cook ribs from the master himself, championship-winner Jason Ganahl, on June 25 from 9-11 a.m. The best part? Included in the $50 registration is an all-you-can-eat ribs meal after class.
What to DRINK:
For any dad who loves good jazz and a nice cocktail, a trip to The Crimson Room (1403 Larimer St.) is a must this weekend. Enjoy a Oaxacan Old-Fashioned with Mezcal, sugar, citrus zest, bitters and rose water ($13), or a classic Manhattan ($12). There’s live jazz and acoustic sets nightly.
Amante Coffee (1612 17th St., plus 3 locations in Boulder) will be serving up Macallan 12-year on Father’s Day for only $5 for Dads; they are also offering a buy one, get one of equal or lesser value for non-alcoholic beverages.
What to BUY: