Where to eat on Father’s Day in Orlando

ouDad deserves a good meal. Whether you’re honoring your dad, your partner, or the father figure in your life, it’s time to celebrate. And a special holiday is a great reason to enjoy a great meal together. There are plenty of places to eat on Father’s Day in Orlando, and we’ve put together a comprehensive list.

Whether you’re looking for a Father’s Day takeout restaurant, a spot with his favorite food, or a restaurant with Father’s Day specials, this list has it all.

This list will be updated frequently before Father’s Day, be sure to check back as new promotions are added.

Some dads might want to show off their cooking skills, and if so, check out our ideas for a gourmet night at home. Or shop for fresh produce and other goodies at one of Orlando’s many farmers markets. But, if you want to treat her to a good meal, there are plenty of options.

Bite30, Orlando Restaurant Week, now runs for multiple weeks from June 1 to July 10, 2022. Participating restaurants have hosted a special 3-course prix-fixe menu for just $33/person. This year’s lineup includes 40 local restaurants.

We love celebrating special occasions and holidays at the Grande Lakes Resort near SeaWorld Orlando. Enjoy Father’s Day at Knife & Spoon with new American steak and seafood designed and directed by award-winning chef John Tesar. A la carte menu.

Father’s Day at Knife & Spoon
Dinner 5:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Reservations are required, please call
407-393-4034.

Also at Grande Lake Resort is Highball & Harvest. This Southern-inspired restaurant pays homage to its namesake, both in the cocktail and the way trains transported Florida’s crops. The menu includes ingredients sourced from local farms and the resort’s garden. A la carte menu and special menu.

Father’s Day at Highball & Harvest
Lunch 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
and dinner from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Reservations
required, call 407-393-4034

A favorite way to celebrate Father’s Day in Orlando is with a special screening at the Enzian Theater. This year’s event includes a Father’s Day BBQ and a screening of “Airplane.” Enjoy a delicious BBQ buffet, FREE beer and a fun movie at Enzian!

Father’s Day at the Enzian Theater
Sunday, June 19, 11:30 a.m.
Doors open at 11:30 a.m.
Start of the film at 12:30 p.m.: Airplane
$70 – $200

Entrance to the Enzian Theater

For many dads, nothing beats dinner at a steakhouse. The Double Eagle Steakhouse in Del Frisco offers a Father’s Day Special with an exclusive 32oz Prime Porterhouse topped with Alaskan King Crab Truffle Butter.

STK-Orlando serves Wagyu specialties throughout the month in honor of National Steakhouse Month and Father’s Day on Sunday, June 19. Throughout June, diners can celebrate with premium steak selections from here and abroad with the Japanese A5 Wagyu Spinalis or A5 Kumaou Wagyu, an Australian suspension steak, or the tomahawk, a classic Rosewood Ranch Gold Ribeye of Texas, and much more. As if that weren’t enough, steak lovers can add toppings including suet caramelized onions, bourbon bacon marmalade or Umami A5 butter.

Those looking to impress can treat dad to Wagyu + Whiskey pairings with a selection from the National Steakhouse Month menu, a Not Your Daddy’s Manhattan made with Woodford Reserve Bourbon, Angostura Bitters, brown sugar and vanilla bean, or an STK brunch selection. classic like cinnamon French toast or smoked pork belly Benedict accompanied by Bloody Mary. Dads will also receive a free bottle of STK Bold Sauce in honor of Father’s Day.


Enjoy Father’s Day Brunch at Tapa Toro on International Drive will offer paellas and lamb dishes, as well as other delicious Spanish flavors. The fun really begins when the flamenco dancers take the stage. Father’s Day Brunch – 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Flamenco dancing begins at 12 p.m. Or make it a night out with Father’s Day Dinner at Tapa Toro where dads get a free beer with their entry.

Also in the attractions area is Wine Bar George at Disney Springs. Just for Father’s Day, they will offer Pistachio crusted rack of lamb with tomato risotto and marinated artichokes.

One of our favorite places at Lake Nona is Canvas Restaurant and Market. This year they are offering a special Father’s Day dinner with savory flavors and some sweet treats.

If super laid back and easy going is his preference then Louis Bar invites guests to celebrate Father’s Day with a variety of alcoholic staples, including $2 mimosas until 3 p.m. Prices and participation may vary, check with your local Bar Louie for details.

What could be more perfect for dad than sipping a rum flight with dad in the name? Papa’s Pilar Rum Flight at Sloppy Joe’s Orlando features three rums from the Ernest Hemingway-inspired brand. For Father’s Day, Sloppy Joe’s Orlando at ICON Park Orlando is offering the flight for $20. The flight includes Papa’s Pilar Blonde Rum, Dark Rum and Sherry Cask Rum.

Sloppy Joe's Orlando Rum Flight
Sloppy Joe’s Orlando Rum Flight | Dani Meyering

You can also enjoy a good meal at home with the Father’s Day picked up by Ravenous Pig. The feast includes a 48oz dry-aged porterhouse steak, loaded hash browns, roasted carrots, truffle ciabatta bread and a dessert of stone fruit bourbon crisp. Plus, you can add cocktails to go.

Cocktails to go Image credit: The Ravenous Pig

Relax at home with Tapa Toro Spanish Cuisine which offers take-out meals for Father’s Day.

Get yourself a “green box” the day before Father’s Day to dine on the go from Seasons 52. Each can is freshly made with less than 595 calories per serving (one of the reasons we love Seasons 52), and chilled so you can reheat and serve when ready. It also includes six free Mini Indulgences desserts.

Grab a feast at 4Rivers Smokehouse. Priced at $54.99, the Happy Herd feeds 4 people and comes with your choice of 4 meats, 2 classic sides, 4 pieces of cornbread or slider buns. To process the whole band, the Savory Sampler is the way to go. Priced at $60 (serves 4-6) or $109 (10-12), the party package includes beef brisket, pulled pork, Texas sausage, 4R BBQ beans, macaroni and cheese, coleslaw, rolls and gravy. Place your tray orders in advance or 844-474-8377 for pickup on Saturday, June 18.


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In addition to special events, there are plenty of places to take Dad for a great meal. Make it a weekend and try a few places. It’s hard to say no to a good burger, and we’ve got a roundup of some of the best burgers in orlando – from casual to gourmet.

There’s something special about eating sumptuous seafood. Whether you want to get dirty with a seafood boil or have an elevated experience, here are our picks for the best places for seafood in orlando.

A plate of fried seafood at the Waterfront Orlando

The Waterfront Orlando – fresh seafood

Maybe something a little smoky and sassy is more his speed. There are plenty of places to barbecue around Orlando and we have a list of our favorite barbecue spots in orlando. Of course, there’s something so satisfying about a cheese pizza. Whether it’s something casual and tasty or a bit upscale, check out our favorite places for pizza in orlando.

For the ultimate indulgence, make plans at one of Orlando’s Best Brazilian Steakhouseswhere you can indulge in sumptuous fire-cooked meats served “rodizio style” right at your table.


Check out our guide to the best brunch restaurants in Orlando to find spots for a memorable Sunday brunch.

Feature image courtesy of STK Orlando

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