Father’s Day: Tucson Restaurants Celebrating Dads in 2023

June 7, 2023
By Addie Ibarra
By Addie Ibarra

Save the grilling for another day! This Father’s Day has special dishes, cheap pints of beer, and meal deals that are big enough to feed the entire family.

Is your dad hard to shop for? Does he have everything he could possibly need, including all your love? If you’re looking for a gift that just keeps, giving might I suggest a Foodie 500 membership? It’s all that and a bag of chips.

Keep in mind that we’ll be adding to the list each day leading up to Dad’s big day, so check it occasionally if you haven’t found the perfect meal for your parent. Oh, and pay attention to the dates because some of these are happening before Father’s Day on Sunday, June 18.

Rad Dads Father’s Day Brunch and Dinner

Sunday, June 18 (multiple times)
Playground Bar and Lounge, 278 E. Congress St.

For the rad dad. Celebrate the dads, fathers, poppas, and paternal role models in your life at Playground! Try out their incredible food and drink menus — we recommend the I’ll Be Bac (Del Bac Dorado, House Bitters, Demerara, Amarena) and the Jalapeño Popper Burger (Two chorizo smash burgers, bacon wrapped cheddar stuffed jalapeños, American cheese, cheese sauce, lettuce, and shaved onion) for dad-themed deliciousness! Celebrate with the whole table with $20 bottles of wine! Beats provided by ZAW.

Blues, Brews & BBQ: Father’s Day Edition

Sunday, June 18 (multiple times)
7000 N. Resort Dr.

The resort’s Father’s Day edition of Blues, Brews & BBQ will have some serious star power, too, featuring guest chefs from around Tucson. The festive experience will be held inside and outside of The Canyon Club.

What’s so special about this Blues, Brews & BBQ is that there’s a mighty list of guest chefs overseeing each food station at the event. The star-studded list includes Javier Castro and Ryan Clark of Casino Del Sol ResortDon Guerra of Barrio BreadDaniel Thomas of Fukushu Restaurant Concepts (Obon and others), Kyle Nottingham of Miraval Arizona Resort & Spa, chef Ramiro Scavo, and Tristan White of Dragoon Brewing Company.

Reservations are required for Blues, Brews & BBQ so make sure you do that sooner than later. Seats at the table are $65 for adults, $32 for kids, and $16 for those five years old and younger.

Learn more.


Sunday, June 18 from 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Feast, 3719 E. Speedway Blvd.

For the dad who’s always there for you. While Feast is typically shuttered on Sundays, the crew is willing to work a little extra so that you can take out the fatherly person in your life whom you feel deserves a treat. 

Feast will be serving up some special treats like Elvis waffles, Maine lobster eggs Benedict, Squash Blossoms, and more. Check out the full menu here.

PY Steakhouse

Sunday, June 18 from 3 – 8 p.m.
PY Steakhouse, 5655 W. Valencia Rd
Father’s Day (Photo courtesy of PY Steakhouse)

For the dad that likes to indulge. The Father’s Day menu at PY Steakhouse is *chef’s kiss*. You’ll start with a pour of Whiskey del Bac classic ‘chef’s selection’ single barrel, followed by bread service and a wedge salad. Indulge in a tomahawk steak, followed by a chocolate stout layer cake. You’ll even take home some cigars!

The full PY Steakhouse Menu will also be available.

Cost: $99 per person. Contact Jennifer Aspery for reservations at Jennifer.Aspery@casinodelsol.com.

The Century Room: Songs for my father

Sunday, June 18 at 4:30 and 7 p.m.
The Century Room, 311 E. Congress St.

For the dad that likes live music. Join Century Room Artistic Director Arthur Vint & his Associates in celebrating Father’s Day with “Song For My Father”, featuring the music of Horace Silver!

Cost: $20 – $30 tickets. For this show only, offspring under 21 are 1/2 price with the code “DADBOD”. Tickets are available here.

Under 21 MUST be accompanied by parent or legal guardian.

Father’s Day Pig Roast Picnic

Sunday, June 18 from noon – 4 p.m.
Legends Bar & Grill at Omni Tucson National Resort, 2727 W. Club Dr.

For the dad that likes to golf, Legends Bar & Grill will feature:

  • Draft beer and bourbon specials
  • Longest putt and cornhole contest with prizes
  • US Open final round viewing

Reservations are required and can be made on OpenTable.

Father’s Day BBQ Brunch

Sunday, June 18 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Hacienda Del Sol Guest Ranch Resort, 5501 N. Hacienda Del Sol Rd.

For the dad who always grills. Treat dad to our Father’s Day BBQ Brunch. Enjoy classic brunch fare with a southwestern bbq twist. We’re talkin’ brisket, pork ribs, smoked sausage, cajun shrimp, grilled chicken, and more. All dads will receive a complimentary beer, shandy, or michelada.

Cost: $70* per adult | $40 6-12 years of age | Children 5 & under complimentary
*tax & gratuity will be applied to final balance

Call (520) 529-3500 to book your reservation today!

Donuts with Dad

Sunday, June 11 from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Hacienda Del Sol Guest Ranch Resort, 5501 N. Hacienda Del Sol Rd.

For the sweet dad. Color Me Mine is hosting an early Father’s Day event which will include donuts, beverages, and studio fees for 2.

Cost: $35. For more information, check out the Color Me Mine website.

Father’s Day WEEK at Ghini’s French Caffe

Monday, June 12 – Sunday, June 18
Ghini’s French Caffe, 1803 E Prince Rd.

For the dad who deserves more than just 1 day of celebrating. Ghini’s will have 2 for $15 dad-mosas and dad-bloodys (classic Mimosas & Scratch Bloody Marys) or $1 off single Bloodies and Mimosas (regularly $10 each) – and $1 off all Bottled Beers.

Father’s Day specials at Cafe a la C’Art

Sunday, June 18
Cafe a la C’Art, 150 N. Main Ave.

For the dad who’s up for anything. Though Cafe a la C’Art won’t be accepting reservations on Father’s Day, they’ll be open and slangin’ mouthwatering cocktails and dishes.

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Addie Ibarra, native Tucsonan, is a fierce lover of adventure, travels, and food. Addie has her Masters in Legal Studies and hopes to one day apply that towards helping people (and animals) around the globe, while traveling and tasting along...

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