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With Father’s Day right around the corner, we’ve compiled a list of things that are sure to make Dad smile: unique gifts, luxurious spa treatments and restaurants offering special Father’s Day brunch and dinner menus.
87 Highland Park Village, 214.420.3900
A decadent menu of grilled vegetable frittata, crab cake royal and poached eggs, salmon and sweet potato risotto, pan-roasted halibut and slow-roasted lamb loin awaits Dad and the family.
Cool River Café
1045 Hidden Ridge, 972.871.8881
Mouths will water at the chance to try the bone-in cowboy rib-eye for just $33. Post-meal, Dad can also visit the cigar lounge and billiards table.
Crú Food & Wine Bar
3699 McKinney Ave., 214.526.9463; 7201 Bishop Road, 972.312.9464
Make Dad feel adored by treating him to a three-course brunch (11 am to 3 pm, $24 per person) or four-course dinner ($65 per person). Brunch highlights include crispy rock shrimp, short rib hash, chile lime-glazed salmon and molten chocolate lava cake. Dinner includes crispy soft-shell crab, salt-encrusted New York Strip steak, pineapple upside-down cake and Chateau Montelena wine.
Sangria Tapas & Bar
4524 Cole Ave., 214.520.4863
Feast on tropical gazpacho, flash-fried avocado, lobster omelette, eggs Benedict and scrumptious tres leches cake (who can resist vanilla whipped cream and fresh strawberries?).
The Second Floor
Galleria Dallas, 13340 Dallas Parkway, Level 2, 972.450.2978
Thursday – Sunday, June 18 – 21, indulge in a $40 three-meat dinner special: house lamb kielbasa, spiced pressed pork shoulder and seared peppered ostrich tenderloin. Plus, every dad receives a complimentary dessert of his choice.
3180 Welborn St., 214.219.9908
Enjoy Father’s Day menu specials all weekend long: Among the delicacies are Opa Tataki sushi (pineapple carpaccio, shallots, wasabi fumi furikake, tosayu dressing), sake-lime prawns, grilled wagya strip steak and a crab and avocado salad. Available Friday – Sunday, June 19 – 21, 5:30 – 9 pm.
III Forks Steakhouse
17776 Dallas Parkway, 972.267.1776
Just for Father’s Day, the restaurant’s signature USDA prime bone-in ribeye is $33.
147 Pittsburg St., 214.741.1717
Through June 19, take 15 percent off boxed sets of beautiful Bell’Invito invites.
66 Highland Park Village, 214.522.8880
Stop in the Lafco boutique for a Dopp kit in brown or black leather ($265). The black one is packed with products in Lafco’s Feu de Bois scent, while the brown kit includes products in Lafco’s Redwood. Both sets include a reparative hand cream tube, bar of soap in a wax-lined box and a votive candle in hand-blown glass.
If Dad has a penchant for quality liquor, gift him a bottle of Casa Dragones Joven tequila ($275) or Blanco ($75). The tequila is handcrafted, hand-labeled, numbered and signed to identify the batch number, so Casa Dragones is only able to produce a limited amount of each of its styles. Available at Dallas Fine Wine, Goody Goody, King’s, Pogo’s, Sigel’s, Spec’s and Total Wine.
4524 McKinney Ave., 214.373.4444
Visit this Knox-Henderson boutique for unique gifts every father will love, from coffee-table books and Cupa shot glasses to chess and poker sets and the sturdy yet stylish Bedford Weekender bag.
Boardroom Salon for Men
3501 McKinney Ave., 214.559.4159
Dads can take $50 off annual memberships. Or, gift him the Fountain of Youth: a 15-minute coloring service that targets only gray hairs to give a natural salt-and-pepper look ($45).
5560 W. Lovers Lane, Suite 250, 214.352.4111; 6101 Chapel Hill Blvd., Suite 102, 972.836.0500
Gift Dad one of three Father’s Day packages from Hiatus: The Best Dad Ever!, Dad’s Essentials, and The 3rd Annual Frosty Mug Men’s Retreat. Each package features signature massages, facials, acupuncture and more.