FATHER’S DAY: Celebrate dad with these deals and restaurant specials

The Pine Club says it will deliver uncooked steaks locally every Friday and Saturday while restaurant is closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. 2015 file photo by TY GREENLEES
The Pine Club says it will deliver uncooked steaks locally every Friday and Saturday while restaurant is closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. 2015 file photo by TY GREENLEES

Unlike your Mother’s Day celebration of just one month ago, you’re now likely able to enjoy a nice meal at a restaurant or a day out on the town to celebrate the dads in your life. No matter how comfortable you may feel heading back out into the world at this time, we have included a mix of dine-in and carryout Father’s Day meal options (along with one sweet deal) to ensure that you have the best Father’s Day — Dayton-style, of course.

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These are the best Father’s Day meals and deals in the Miami Valley.

👪 Bonefish Grill

Dads who head to Bonefish Grill on Father's Day will be able to enjoy a three-course dinner that includes a choice of house or Caesar salad, a cold-water lobster tail with two signature sides and a cheesecake for dine-in only at $19.90. If you'd rather celebrate dad from home, Bonefish Grill is offering a bourbon salmon family bundle that includes your choice of house or Caesar salad served with family-style sides, fresh bread with pesto and freshly-baked cookies that feeds up to five for $43.90. Place your carryout order by visiting the restaurant's website.

Location: 2818 Miamisburg-Centerville Rd. in Dayton.

👪 Carrabba's Italian Grill 

In honor of Father’s Day, Carrabba’s Italian Grill is bringing back two specialty dishes, available for delivery, curbside carryout and inside dining from Thursday, June 18 to Sunday, June 21.

These are the specials:

- Short Rib Marsala featuring a tender bone-in short rib served over garlic mashed potatoes and topped with their Lombardo Marsala wine sauce.

- Rigatoni Al Forno featuring a hearty pasta tossed in a rich tomato cream and baked with Romano, mozzarella and goat cheese. The Rigatoni Al Forno will also be offered as a Family Bundle, feeding up to five for curbside carryout only.

If you prefer to give dad a gift card, Carrabba’s Italian Grill will be offering a $10 e-bonus card when customers purchase at least $50 in gift cards through Sunday, June 21. E-bonus gift cards will be valid through Dec. 31, 2020.

Place your carryout order by heading to the restaurant's website.

Location: 900 Miamisburg-Centerville Rd. in Washington Township

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👪 Salar Restaurant and Lounge

This Father's Day, enjoy the great outdoors or indulge in a delicious meal with your dad. These are the restaurant specials and deals taking place on Father's Day in the Miami Valley.
This Father's Day, enjoy the great outdoors or indulge in a delicious meal with your dad. These are the restaurant specials and deals taking place on Father's Day in the Miami Valley.

Want to celebrate your dad with a more refined cookout-style meal? Salar Restaurant and Lounge in the Oregon District is offering an interesting twist on the Father’s Day cookout this year to help you celebrate a nontraditional father.

This Father’s Day, treat him to a Sunday of specialty bourbon, lobster and steak. Beginning at 5 p.m. on Sunday, June 21, Salar Restaurant and Lounge will be hosting a cocktail hour featuring three rare bourbons from Willett Distillery and Elijah Craig paired with each course.

The following meals will be offered during each course of this special Father’s Day meal:

- Course One: 8 oz. grilled Canadian lobster tail with a passion fruit and Aji Amarillo brown butter, avocado salsa and crispy wonton Napoleon

- Course Two: 14 oz. grilled ribeye in pink Peruvian Andean salt and smoked pepper, served with cheese ravioli in a truffle sauce.

- Course Three: Chocolate Semifreddo: Creamy chocolate dome covered with Belgian dark chocolate crust, served with orange ice cream.

Tickets to the Father's Day meal are $177.23, including tax and gratuity, per person. Purchase your tickets now by heading to Salar's website.

Location: 400 E. 5th St. in Dayton

👪Jimmie's Ladder 11

Enjoy a more laid-back Father’s Day with a visit to Jimmie’s Ladder 11, where they will be featuring their “Fatherly” food and drink specials from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. for dine-in and carryout.

A Miller Lite lawn chair and Coors Light cooler will be raffled for all dads or anyone who orders a Father’s Day special.

Call 937-424-1784 to make a reservation now. For more information about the event, pay a visit to Jimmie's Ladder 11 Facebook page.

Location: 936 Brown St. in Dayton

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👪 Bob Evans

This Father's Day, enjoy the great outdoors or indulge in a delicious meal with your dad. These are the restaurant specials and deals taking place on Father's Day in the Miami Valley.
This Father's Day, enjoy the great outdoors or indulge in a delicious meal with your dad. These are the restaurant specials and deals taking place on Father's Day in the Miami Valley.

Until Sunday, June 21, Bob Evans guests can order the “Father’s Choice” family meal to-go by stopping in to the restaurant, calling ahead or ordering online. For added convenience, those who order online can take advantage of the restaurant’s new curbside pickup service.

The “Father’s Choice” meal serves four and features sausage links, scrambled eggs, home fries and pancakes. It is served hot and available for carryout, delivery and curbside pickup for $24.99.

Find the nearest Bob Evans location or order the Father's Day meal now by paying a visit to their website.

👪The Pine Club

The Pine Club steakhouse is offering free local delivery of steaks for Easter, although the grilling will be up to you.
The Pine Club steakhouse is offering free local delivery of steaks for Easter, although the grilling will be up to you.

Credit: JIM WITMER

Credit: JIM WITMER

What dad doesn't love steak? This Father's Day, pick up a Steak Box from The Pine Club. The Steak Box will include a bottle of Pine Club wine. Customers will need to pre-order before Saturday, June 20 at 5 p.m. to be eligible and pickups will be taking place on Thursday, Friday and Saturday between 5-8 p.m. behind the restaurant. Customers must be 21 years of age or older. The steakhouse offers Filet Mignon, Rib Eye and Strip Steak options as well as some combination packages. The selections can be viewed and ordered online at thepineclub.com/shop/steaks. Walk-up sales will be available at the pickup site behind the restaurant.

Location: 1926 Brown St. in Dayton

👪Sweeney's Seafood Bar & Grill

This Father's Day, enjoy the great outdoors or indulge in a delicious meal with your dad. These are the restaurant specials and deals taking place on Father's Day near Dayton, Ohio.
This Father's Day, enjoy the great outdoors or indulge in a delicious meal with your dad. These are the restaurant specials and deals taking place on Father's Day near Dayton, Ohio.

Sweeney’s Seafood Bar & Grill is offering a few crowd favorites to honor Father’s Day this weekend. Beginning on Friday, June 19 and running through the end of Father’s Day, this Father’s Day special will be available for inside, patio and bar seating, as well as for curbside pickup. The restaurant will be open from 4-10:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and from 4-8:30 p.m. on Sunday.

The Father’s Day specials are:

-- Appetizer: Crab Rangoon served with sweet Thai-chili sauce ($10)

-- Entrees: Grilled fresh North Atlantic halibut topped with light citrus butter served with fresh asparagus and salad ($33), or Fresh Canadian Walleye Meunière, lightly floured sautéed fresh Canadian Walleye topped with an olive oil butter blend, white wine and lemon juice served with fresh asparagus and salad ($28)

To obtain this Father’s Day special, diners will need to call the restaurant at 937-291-3474 after 2 p.m. to make reservations or place curbside pickup orders.

👪Pizza Hut

SHREVEPORT, LA - Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, is National Pepperoni Pizza Day.
SHREVEPORT, LA - Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, is National Pepperoni Pizza Day.

Credit: Shannon O'Hara/Getty Images for Pizza Hut

Credit: Shannon O'Hara/Getty Images for Pizza Hut

The Dayton area’s Pizza Hut franchise owner wants you to write this in your Father’s Day card: “Thanks Dad for EVERYTHING you do; please take the day off because Pizza Hut is treating you on June 21.”

All Dads receive a FREE Pizza Hut lunch on June 21, between noon and 4 p.m. on Sunday. Find participating locations by logging onto InnerCrust.com. Dads can choose from the Lunch4Less offerings:  pizza, wings or a sandwich are among the choices, with a side and a beverage.

Hallrich Inc. owns and operates 130 Pizza Hut locations in Ohio and surrounding states.

Ohio Division of Natural Resources
Ohio Division of Natural Resources

THINGS TO DO WITH DAD

Looking to get outside with your father on Father's Day? Fishing in Ohio's state parks is free for Father's Day weekend. No fishing license is required Saturday and Sunday during Free Fishing Days for Ohio residents, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife.