With Father's Day fast approaching, it is time to start thinking about treating that special man to a day he won't soon forget. Great food is a good place to start.
Below is a list of local restaurants perfect for a day out with your dad, brother or husband to make Father's Day stress free.
Faustina's Cinnamon Swirl Pancakes
151 S. 500 East, SLC, 801-322-0404, oasiscafeslc.com
Oasis Cafe is hosting a brunch between 8 a.m. and 2:30 p.m that will mirror the daily menu filled with local organic vegetables, sustainably ranched meats and freshest seafood. The lunch menu is also available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Z'tejas Southwestern Grill
191 S. Rio Grande Street at the Gateway Mall in SLC, 801-456-0450, ztejas.com
Enjoy the delicious Southwestern menu at Z'Tejas. Families dining on Sunday, June 16 will receive a $25 gift card for dad to use at a future visit (limit one per dad). You must purchase two entrees to qualify.
Blue Boar Inn and Restaurant
1235 Warm Springs Road, Midway, 801-650-1400, theblueboarinn.com
Blue Boar Inn and Restaurant will have a Father's Day brunch on Sunday, June 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The menu will be a mixture of breakfast and lunch including prime rib, smoked brisket, cinnamon marbled brioche French toast with sweet cream butter alongside ham, bacon or sausage. Reservations are strongly recommended.
454 E. 300 South, SLC, 801-746-4441, faustinaslc.com
Faustina will host an al fresco brunch Sunday, June 16 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. The menu will feature breakfast and lunch foods such as eggs, breakfast breads, sandwiches and salads.
Riverhorse on Main
540 Main St., Park City, 435-649-3536, riverhorseparkcity.com
Riverhorse on Main will be partnering with Epic Brewery to host an "Epic Father's Day Dinner," a five-course feast starting at 6 p.m. The meal will open with crispy smoked quail pops, followed by blue corn-crusted lobster dogs, overnight pork sliders, a main dish of North American buffalo and apple bacon pie. The regular menu will also be available.
9600 Little Cottonwood Canyon Road, Snowbird, snowbird.com
Enjoy live music and summer activities when you attend the Father's Day Brunch and BBQ. The brunch will include everything from banana pancakes and Eggs Benedict to fire-braised pork ribs and duck breast with a maple-cream reduction. This will be at the same time as Snowbird's Annual Brewfest where the best local breweries attend with their best beers.
Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
20 S. 400 West at the Gateway in SLC, 801-355-3704, flemingssteakhouse.com
A special Father's Day brunch will be served between 11:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. The regular menu will also be available. Dad will receive a $25 gift certificate to use on a future visit. Reservations strongly recommended.
The Garden Cafe at Grand America
555 S. Main St., SLC, 801-258-6807, grandamerica.com
The Garden Cafe is having a brunch featuring freshly prepared, all-you-can-eat delicacies. There will be fresh seafood, roasts, sushi and desserts (cakes, pies, bread pudding and a chocolate fountain).
9565 S. Wasatch Boulevard, Sandy, 801-942-1751, lacaille.com
La Caille is having a Father's Day Brunch Buffet between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 16. It will feature fruit and yogurt parfaits, croissants and fresh-baked breads, charcuterie and cheese with marinated vegetables, salads, Northwest smoked seafood and cracked dungeness crab, sous vide Morgan Valley lamb sirloin with pheasant sausage, egg soufflé, potato croquette, ham, bacon and sausage, Eggs Benedict Florentine, panchetta wrapped chicked, carved prime rib and a dessert buffet.
Tucano's Brazilian Grill
162 S. 400 West, SLC, 801-456-2550, tucanos.com
Enjoy an entire weekend with dad at Tucano's on June 14 and 15. There will be churrasco of salmon, roasted ribeye, grilled shrimp, Kobe beef, filet mignon and more. Everyone gets a special dessert and dad gets a bottle of Amazon Curse Tucanos BBQ Sauce.
Buca Di Beppo
202 W. 300 South, SLC, 801-575-6262, bucadibeppo.com
Take dad to enjoy an authentic Italian meal in a fun, vintage setting. Each dad will receive a free cannoli on June 16.
The Roof Restaurant
15 E. South Temple, SLC, 801-539-1911, templesquarehospitality.com
On Saturday, June 15 from 5 p.m. to close, The Roof Restaurant is hosting a Father's Day supper. The foods featured will include salads, roasted prime rib, honey baked ham, chilled shrimp with chef-inspired cocktail sauce, homemade chips and salsa, baby-back BBQ pork ribs, slow-roasted baked beans, chicken enchiladas, mashed potatoes, shrimp ceviche shots, soups and complimentary soft drinks and Dad's Root Beer Floats. Reservations required.
Pig and A Jelly Jar
401 E. 900 S. Suite A, SLC, 385-202-7366, pigandajellyjar.com
Craving comfort food? On Sunday, Pig and a Jelly Jar will be serving a three-course meal featuring chilled roasted red pepper soup, broccoli bleu cheese casserole, corn on the cob with jalapeño butter and carrot cake.