Celebrate Father’s Day at some of South Florida’s hottest restaurants
Sunday, June 17, 11 AM-6 PM: Father’s Day Brewski & Brunch | $49 per person. This Father’s Day, Market is cooking up a special unlimited Breakfast Table. Enjoy a selection of bites and dishes from the Raw Bar, Charcuterie, Hot Station, and of course the Pastry Pod, all for $49 per person. That price includes one local draft beer for dad. Add on $6 Local Draft Beers, $10 Tropical Mimosas and $12 Aperol Spritz & Market Negronis. Reservations: 786-257-4600
Sunday, June 17, 11 AM-4 PM: Father’s Day Brunch | $45 per person for unlimited Bloody Mary’s, Bellinis and Mimosas. Guests can brunch while taking in a breathtaking view overlooking the ocean at Matador Room’s gorgeous Terrace space. Savor delicious menu items like huevos rancheros made with local farm eggs or share a black truffle and fontina pizza with your family. Reservations: www.matadorroom.com
Thursday, June 14 – Sunday, June 17, 12 PM-11 PM | $35 per person. Celebrate dad at Malibu Farm Miami Beach on Sunday, June 17 with craft beers, fresh food, and a breathtaking view. The popular fresh, organic, local restaurant offers a true beachfront dining experience and this Father’s Day, enjoy a special “Tap Takeover” tasting menu featuring Biscayne Bay Brewing Company’s most popular brews! The $35 Father’s Day special includes a flight of four Biscayne Bay Brewing Company beers (4 oz. each) paired with four different appetizers specially created by Malibu Farm’s Chef Helene Henderson. Throughout the entire weekend, all beers offered on tap at Malibu Farm will be from Biscayne Brewery. Dads can also enjoy $12 individual appetizers and $5 draft beer all weekend long.
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Sunday, June 17th: Father’s Day Brunch | 8:30 PM – 5:00 PM – Located in the trendy SOFI neighborhood of South Beach just one block away from the ocean, The Local House serves as a cozy neighborhood restaurant that encourages you to relax, eat and linger long after your meal is done. Treat dad this Father’s Day to a bountiful brunch of local favorites, including The Local Breakfast, Steak & Eggs, Seafood Scramble, Buttery Lobster Egg Benedicts, and the Huevos Rancheros. Raise a glass to dad and pair your meal with one of The Local House’s refreshing morning cocktails or bottles of wine. Insider tip: Try the Summer Air cocktail, made with Prosecco, Champagne, Elderflower, Peach & Lavender Bitter, and celebrate dad in style. Reservations: www.localhousemiami.com or call 786.230.8396.
The new, eclectic Italian concept located in the heart of Sunny Isles Beach encourages families and friends to join them this Father’s Day for an exclusive Sunday Brunch experience. Crafted with Dad in mind, options include the light and airy Buttermilk Waffle ($10) with fresh sliced strawberries and bananas drizzled with Nutella and topped with ricotta; the 5 oz. Hanger Steak and Eggs ($26) served atop a rich and creamy King Crab polenta and topped with a perfectly fried egg; a Fresh Fish Sandwich ($23) with caper aioli, lettuce and tomato served on freshly baked ciabatta bread with truffle fries; rich and savory Oxtail ‘n’ Eggs Benedict ($12) with homemade Hollandaise sauce and grated Parmesan; and a Pastrami Brisket Sandwich ($16) with Mozzarella and Manchego cheese served with crispy French fries. Biella’s regular a la carte lunch menu will also be available during Brunch service. Biella Ristorante is located at 17082 Collins Avenue in Sunny Isles Beach. The restaurant is open for brunch on weekends from 10 AM to 4 PM and serves dinner from 5 PM to 11 PM. Self-parking is available and valet is offered nightly. Telephone: (305) 974-0174; www.biellaristorante.com
Treat dad to a very special brunch at Habitat by Chef José Mendín located inside 1 Hotel South Beach. On Sunday, June 17 from noon to 4 PM, Habitat will be teaming up with Wynwood Brewing for an unforgettable affair. For $70 per person (excluding tax and gratuity), Habitat will be offering its extensive, decadent brunch buffet as well as Wynwood Brewing-inspired dishes that include La Rubia Blonde Ale-Battered Fish and Chips as well as Pop’s Porter Robust Pork Ribs and, of course, bottomless brews. Prefer bubbles to beer? Add bottomless mimosas for only $28 per person. Habitat’s endless selection of food stations includes options from the Sea – Raw Bar with fresh oysters and shrimp; a Ceviche Station offering a selection of fish and sauces; and various offerings of Handcrafted Sushi such as Pubbelly Sushi’s beloved Yellowtail Roll. Warm selections – Fire – include made-to-order Omelets with a selection of inventive proteins such as pincho de Pollo con aji panca, glazed filet mignon, and lemongrass langoustines; Tortilla de Patatas; Chilaquiles; and breakfast favorites such as Waffles and Pancakes. Save room for the dessert creations of Corporate Pastry Chef Maria Orantes and Habitat Pastry Chef Patricio Larrera. Inspired offerings include a Cinnabao – a mash-up of a cinnamon roll and a bao bun; a Donut Bar featuring a rotating selection of handmade donuts; a variety of croissants featuring unexpected fillings such as the Crema Catalana Croissant and Cheesecake Croissant. Kids (ages 6-12) can enjoy the sumptuous buffet for $35; Kids under 6-years-old eat free with the purchase of an adult brunch. Habitat is located at 1 Hotel South Beach, 2395 Collins Avenue on Miami Beach. Reservations are recommended and are available via OpenTable. Telephone: (305) 604-6700.
The trendy steakhouse on bustling Lincoln Road is inviting families to dine with them this Father’s Day. This year, the chic eatery is offering a delectable BBQ Short Rib and Cheddar Burger with Onion Rings ($19) for dads. Whether dining indoors or al fresco, diners can indulge in the restaurant’s insanely popular two-course $26 lunch menu, which features delicious options like Slow Braised BBQ Short Rib Empanada – Certified Angus Beef short rib with apple and blue cheese salad; Grilled Churrasco – Certified Angus Beef 8 oz. Adobo seasoned top loin with grilled onions and roasted garlic confit; and Pan Roasted Scottish Salmon with sautéed baby spinach, roasted corn, mango, and crunchy almonds. Pair any dish with signatures sides like Gouda Tater Tots, Cheddar Mashed Potatoes or Grilled Asparagus. If you can’t make it for lunch, stop by for dinner and indulge in their signature steaks like the 12 oz. Filet Mignon and 16 oz. Prime Ribeye or fan favorites like the Prime Short Rib and Lobster Risotto with baby tomato and red wine. Purchase a $100 gift card for dad and receive a $25 gift card for yourself. Meat Market Miami Beach is located at 915 Lincoln Road. Telephone: (305) 532-0088; www.meatmarket.net
Miami Beach’s elevated Thai hotspot, located in the heart of Sunset Harbour’s restaurant row, will be serving up an extravagant Sunday brunch for Fathers’ Day. Kick back, relax and celebrate Dad with the ultimate Thai-infused brunch experience with a plethora of a la carte options. The menu, hand-crafted by Chef Piyarat Potha Arreeratn, more affectionately known as Chef Bee, is a modern, Asian-fusion take on classic brunch favorites. To start, guests can indulge in NaiYaRa’s appetizer selection perfect for sharing such as the Fried Duck & Biscuits ($12) with sweet chili sauce for dipping; Crispy Pork Belly Buns ($10) served with sweet soy glaze and homemade pickles; Son-in-Law Eggs ($9) an innovative, Thai twist on the classic Scotch egg – crispy hard-boiled eggs with ground chicken, crispy shallots and tamarind sauce. Eclectic breakfast plates will include an Eggs Benedict ($16) with Chinese 5-spice biscuits, sweet soy glazed pork belly, red curry hollandaise, and a spicy plantain hash; Black Sesame Pancakes ($14) banana brûlée, Chinese sausage butter, and bird chili maple syrup; Matcha Waffle ($12) with seasonal mixed berries, sweet red bean and bird chili maple syrup and Steak & Eggs Fried Rice ($16) – grilled skirt steak, fried egg, tomatoes, and scallions. A sushi menu will also be available upon request. Bottomless Bloody Marys, Mimosas, Bellinis, and White Sangria will be available for $30 per person. New libations will include but are not limited to, the refreshing Lemongrass Lemonade ($14) made with Citron vodka, freshly pressed lemon, lemongrass syrup, and sparkling water; Peachy Keen ($14) made with Mandarin vodka, fresh brewed iced tea, white peach puree, lemon, and cane syrup served tall with vodka-soaked peach wedges. For something a bit stiffer, the Play Thyme ($14) is comprised of freshly juiced pineapple, bourbon, and two sprigs of thyme served on the rocks and garnished with a thyme-smoked pineapple wedge. NaiYaRa is located at 1854 Bay Road in Miami Beach. Brunch will be served from 11 AM to 4 PM. Happy hour will follow brunch service from 4 PM-7 PM and will also include the “Bottomless” option; the Happy Hour bar bites menu will be available. The restaurant serves dinner nightly from 5 PM-11 PM. Telephone: (786) 275-6005; http://naiyara.com/
Treat Dad this year at Ofa, Sunset Harbour’s progressive Brazilian restaurant and bar. Offering a menu of progressive Brazilian cuisine that is rooted in tradition but representative of the country’s rich, contemporary gastronomy, the dynamic eatery welcomes diners and imbibers to savor flavorful, soulful South American fare and expertly crafted cocktails. For Father’s Day and the kickoff of Brazil’s first match in the 2018 FIFA World Cup, Ofa Restaurant will be offering a $35 per person, 3 for 3 appetizers and beer special. Beginning on Sunday, June 17th and being celebrated for every Brazil match moving forward, Ofa will offer guests a choice of three Aperitivos such as Pao de Queijo, Rice Croquettes, Beef Croquettes, Yucca Fries and Coxinha paired with three bottles of either BudLight or Budweiser. A la carte options are also available and include traditional dishes such as Picadinho, a hearty staple, featuring filet mignon cooked in a tasty meat sauce, baked plantains, crispy kale, and house farofa on a bed of brown rice and finished with a fried egg; Arroz de Polvo – a creamy octopus rice; and Fraldinha Na Grelha – grilled skirt steak served with grilled seasonal vegetables, roasted corn, garlic farofa and topped with a Brazilian vinaigrette. To complement, pair each bite with Brazil’s national cocktail, the restaurant’s signature Caipirinha or a selection of house wines, Proseccos or beer. Ofa is located at 1929 Purdy Avenue in Miami Beach. Lunch is served Tuesday – Friday, Noon to 3 PM; dinner is served Tuesday – Friday, 6 PM to 11 PM; Saturday Noon to 11 PM; and Sunday Noon to 5 PM. For reservations, call (305) 763-8766 or book via Resy; www.ofarestaurant.com.
One of Miami Beach’s hottest restaurants, Stiltsville Fish Bar, is celebrating Dad with a selection of delectable brunch specials on Sunday, June 17, in addition to the regular a la carte menu. Over-the-top specials include “Grouper T-Bone” with grilled grouper collars, mojo marinade, red onion and tamarind barbecue glaze ($15); Royal Red Shrimp Cocktail served with coleslaw (½ lb. $17, 1 lb. $30); Crab Cake Crusted New York Strip Steak with béarnaise sauce, loaded mashed potatoes with bacon and chives, and eggs anyway ($45); and for those truly looking to indulge the “What Do You Get for the Dad Who Already Has Everything? Everything Else…” which includes the choice of a New York Strip or filet mignon topped with a butter broiled lobster tail and tomato hollandaise, buckwheat waffle with rum raisin ice cream and bourbon maple syrup, house-made bacon, eggs your way, and a two oz. pour of Don Q Reserve 1865 ($300). Reservations are required. Stiltsville Fish Bar is located at 1787 Purdy Avenue on Miami Beach. Telephone: (786) 353-0477; www.stiltsvillefishbar.com.
South Beach’s culinary gem on Washington Avenue from Top Chef Jeremy Ford, is inviting families to celebrate Dad’s special day with a dining experience promised to delight the senses. On Sunday, June 17, 2018, guests can enjoy rotating seasonal specialties available a la carte featuring locally sourced, natural ingredients, along with specials like Dry-Aged Cowboy Steak with duck fat potato, spring onion, and foie gras bordelaise; and Whiskey Cake with brown butter caramel and roasted banana ice cream. Stubborn Seed is located at 101 Washington Avenue in Miami Beach. The restaurant is open for dinner Sunday through Thursday from 6 PM to 11 PM; Friday and Saturday from 6 PM to midnight; Closed Mondays. Telephone: (786) 322-5211; www.stubbornseed.com