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Toronto's Best Father's Day Meals

Toronto's Best Father's Day Meals

Toronto's Best Father's Day Meals

Dad doesn't ask for much. Day after day, he's there to field questions, help with repairs, dole out words of advice and, at times, loan cash that he doesn't necessarily expect you to repay. This Father's Day, show you appreciate him with the gift of one of Toronto's Best Father's Day Meals. Whether he prefers to be in charge, would rather be doted on, likes tried-and-true tastes or craves surprise at every meal, there's a feast here guaranteed to please.

Carve time out of your schedule this weekend to celebrate your dad, stepdad, granddad, and any and all father figures in your life. From the sporty and supportive to the goofy, the workaholics, the nature fiends, and every type in between, June 19th is their day. Help make it special with one of the best father's day meals in Toronto.

46 Blue Jays Way

Wahlburgers

Wahlburgers

Available on Father's Day weekend, the Super Summer Bacon Burger Father's Day combo at Wahlburgers is the type of nostalgic, naughty dream dad longs for but is rarely gifted. Each 8-ounce patty is served with smoked Cheddar, crispy onion rings, bacon, roasted corn salsa and bacon aioli. With poutine and dad's choice of draft pint alongside, this combo may just give you the boost you need to finally be declared dad's favourite.

181 Wellington St W

TOCA

TOCA

TOCA's Festa Del Pappa is a brunch buffet taking place on Sunday, June 19th. Treat dad to a host of favourites — from seafood and carving stations to sweet and savoury entrees — with the added bonus of beer from Folly Brewing for all fathers in attendance.

9 Old Mill Rd

Old Mill Toronto

Old Mill Toronto

With brunch and dinner buffets, along with a "King's Edition" afternoon tea, The Old Mill can help you celebrate dad the way he likes best. Gather the family and toast to the patriarch over plates brimming with favoured dishes, from eggs Benedict and prime rib, to seafood, pastries, and more.

99 Queen St E

The Carbon Bar

The Carbon Bar

Nobody's disputing dad's title as the family's OG barbecue king. Still, even champs deserve a day off. This Father's Day, treat dad to a Pit Master Platter from The Carbon Bar, complete with pork ribs, pulled pork, beef brisket, jalapeño sausages, sides and sauce. The only problem? Dad just might decide to put his feet up more often once he's had a taste.

106 Broadview Ave

The Broadview Hotel

The Broadview Hotel

Fun for the whole family, The Broadview Hotel BBQ features live music, interactive games, heaps of grilled goodies, and a complimentary beer for pop. Taking place in Lincoln Hall and on Lincoln Terrace on June 19th, the event promises to feel like a family barbecue, where everyone can join in the fun.

633 King St W

Oretta

Oretta

Most dads don't need more ties, socks, belts or obscure tools designed to improve their hot-dog-grilling success. What they need is forced relaxation, accompanied by beautiful bites, sparkling sippers, and the company of the folks they love most. Treat dad to brunch at Oretta or Oretta Midtown on June 19th, and enjoy a Zeppole al Caffé loaded with house-made coffee gelato. The exclusive treat is only available on Father's Day, so you'll want to reserve now to avoid missing out.

550 Wellington St W

1 Kitchen

1 Kitchen

Celebrate Father's Day at 1 Kitchen with a no-waste brunch that leaves nothing to be desired. In addition to the restaurant's regular menu, there are two specials on offer this weekend in honour of dad. Whether he's a steak and eggs kind of guy or prefers Tater Tot Hash, each farm-to-table offering is guaranteed to please.

330 King St W

O&B At Home

O&B At Home

Surprise dad this year with a finish-at-home kit from O&B Grocery. From a tomahawk steak with a smoked pepper rub, to shawarma-spiced chicken skewers, there are plenty of options sure to entice. Add a cocktail kit to your order and dad will want for nothing.

101 College St

Mercatto

Mercatto

Dads with a taste for bold wine sipped alongside a perfect slice will thrill at the sight of Mercatto's pizza and wine bundle. Each includes a bottle each of Chianti Classico and Barolo from Profile Wine Group along with your choice of four pizzas for dad to enjoy. Whether he prefers wild boar with roasted peppers, pepperoni, or mushroom with lush béchamel sauce, you'll find the perfect pie for your pop on Mercatto's tempting menu.

1214 Queen St W

Melody Bar

Melody Bar

If regular brunch is too mundane of your dad, treat him to a meal served with a side of Miss Moço at Melody Bar's Father's Day Drag Brunch. Enjoy a menu of brunch faves — from shakshuka to chicken and waffles, classic skillet breakfasts, and more — as you soak in one of city's sassiest, most joyful shows.

488 Wellington St W

Marben

Marben

Meat-eater, or not, any proud papa will be thrilled to enjoy an evening of quiet comfort at Wellington Street's Marben Restaurant. Opt for chef Chris Locke's grass-fed beef John's Burger, or the team's Tempeh Quinoa Burger, pair each with a chilled pint, fries and the pleasure of your company, and you'll know exactly what to gift dad next year.

1198 Queen St W

J’s Steak Frites

J’s Steak Frites

If dad's a stickler for value, quality and convenience, J's Steak Frites will impress at every turn. With a menu that includes one item — Steak Frites — at a price point that feels like a steal, dad will be able to enjoy every morsel without financial woes ruining his night. Dine in on June 19th, and enjoy pastry chef Tara Tang's ethereal choux bun filled with coffee cream, on the house.

60 Yorkville Ave

d|bar

d|bar

Be the first to enjoy d|bar's newest dishes this Father's Day. For the occasion, the team has a menu of five new bistro brunch classics sure to entice. Whether you choose Eggs Florentine, Truffle Grilled Cheese, Omelette, Steak & Eggs, or the D|Burger, with caramelized onions and Morbier cheese, you and dad will both eat like royalty.

275 Cherry St

Cherry Street Bar-B-Que

Cherry Street Bar-B-Que

Cherry St. Bar-B-Que has enough custom Father's Day platters to ensure that dad can put his feet up without fear of running out of barbecue'd goods. From the Family Style platter, for six, to the Big Poppa, you'll find a combo with enough beef back ribs, brisket, bbq chicken, wings, and sides, to fuel a Father's Day to remember.

19 Waterman Ave

Chef Drop

Chef Drop

From breakfasts to desserts, dinners, and more, Chef Drop's comprehensive array of meal kits can suit any craving. Still, the 50-day Dry Aged Bone In Rib Eye dinner from E11even is the most direct way to any grill king's heart. With three, easy-to-prep courses, and a hefty hunk of protein to sizzle, there's no better way to ensure that dad reaches Father's Day nirvana.

60 Yorkville Ave

Cafe Boulud

Cafe Boulud

Invite dad to brunch at one of the city's swankest spots and we guarantee he'll be impressed. Even more so once he digs into one of the team's Father's Day specials, such as Braised Shortrib Benedict or Steak & Eggs Prime Striploin. Top it all off with a classic bistro dessert, such as profiteroles or warm madeleines, and dad just might be overcome with emotion.

Parking Lot

Beauty Eats

Beauty Eats

Beauty Eats has three Father's Day Boxes on offer this year, each filled with enough tasty tidbits to feed a crowd. Opt for the Beauty Fried Chicken, Beauty Brisket or Beauty Mixer Basket and you and the family could be feasting on smoked brisket, deep-dish Detroit-style pizza, corn bread, mac and cheese, tots, even chocolate cake, come June 19th.

162 Cumberland St

Alobar

Alobar

Each Father's Day Barbecue Box from AloBar includes everything you need — from Caesar salad, and a 32-ounce, bone-in ribeye, to jumbo prawn skewers, and sour cherry cheesecake — to give Father's Day the celebratory feel it deserves. Created for parties of four, each box is available for pre-order pickup on June 19th.

1543 Dupont St

ALMA+GIL

ALMA+GIL

Celebrate Father's Day this year with a lettuce wrap feast from Alma y Gil. Tailor made for one, two or four diners, each feast includes lemongrass beef skewers, sugar cane shrimp, glazed pork jowl and a host of garnishes, sauces and optional add-ons. Order for pick-up or delivery on Father's Day weekend.

Toronto's Best Father's Day Meals

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Toronto's Best Father's Day Meals

Christine Peddie

Christine Peddie

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Dad doesn't ask for much. Day after day, he's there to field questions, help with repairs, dole out words of advice and, at times, loan cash that he doesn't necessarily expect you to repay. This Father's Day, show you appreciate him with the gift of one of Toronto's Best Father's Day Meals. Whether he prefers to be in charge, would rather be doted on, likes tried-and-true tastes or craves surprise at every meal, there's a feast here guaranteed to please.

Carve time out of your schedule this weekend to celebrate your dad, stepdad, granddad, and any and all father figures in your life. From the sporty and supportive to the goofy, the workaholics, the nature fiends, and every type in between, June 19th is their day. Help make it special with one of the best father's day meals in Toronto.

46 Blue Jays Way

Wahlburgers

Wahlburgers

Available on Father's Day weekend, the Super Summer Bacon Burger Father's Day combo at Wahlburgers is the type of nostalgic, naughty dream dad longs for but is rarely gifted. Each 8-ounce patty is served with smoked Cheddar, crispy onion rings, bacon, roasted corn salsa and bacon aioli. With poutine and dad's choice of draft pint alongside, this combo may just give you the boost you need to finally be declared dad's favourite.

99 Queen St E

The Carbon Bar

The Carbon Bar

Nobody's disputing dad's title as the family's OG barbecue king. Still, even champs deserve a day off. This Father's Day, treat dad to a Pit Master Platter from The Carbon Bar, complete with pork ribs, pulled pork, beef brisket, jalapeño sausages, sides and sauce. The only problem? Dad just might decide to put his feet up more often once he's had a taste.

633 King St W

Oretta

Oretta

Most dads don't need more ties, socks, belts or obscure tools designed to improve their hot-dog-grilling success. What they need is forced relaxation, accompanied by beautiful bites, sparkling sippers, and the company of the folks they love most. Treat dad to brunch at Oretta or Oretta Midtown on June 19th, and enjoy a Zeppole al Caffé loaded with house-made coffee gelato. The exclusive treat is only available on Father's Day, so you'll want to reserve now to avoid missing out.

550 Wellington St W

1 Kitchen

1 Kitchen

Celebrate Father's Day at 1 Kitchen with a no-waste brunch that leaves nothing to be desired. In addition to the restaurant's regular menu, there are two specials on offer this weekend in honour of dad. Whether he's a steak and eggs kind of guy or prefers Tater Tot Hash, each farm-to-table offering is guaranteed to please.

101 College St

Mercatto

Mercatto

Dads with a taste for bold wine sipped alongside a perfect slice will thrill at the sight of Mercatto's pizza and wine bundle. Each includes a bottle each of Chianti Classico and Barolo from Profile Wine Group along with your choice of four pizzas for dad to enjoy. Whether he prefers wild boar with roasted peppers, pepperoni, or mushroom with lush béchamel sauce, you'll find the perfect pie for your pop on Mercatto's tempting menu.

1214 Queen St W

Melody Bar

Melody Bar

If regular brunch is too mundane of your dad, treat him to a meal served with a side of Miss Moço at Melody Bar's Father's Day Drag Brunch. Enjoy a menu of brunch faves — from shakshuka to chicken and waffles, classic skillet breakfasts, and more — as you soak in one of city's sassiest, most joyful shows.

488 Wellington St W

Marben

Marben

Meat-eater, or not, any proud papa will be thrilled to enjoy an evening of quiet comfort at Wellington Street's Marben Restaurant. Opt for chef Chris Locke's grass-fed beef John's Burger, or the team's Tempeh Quinoa Burger, pair each with a chilled pint, fries and the pleasure of your company, and you'll know exactly what to gift dad next year.

1198 Queen St W

J’s Steak Frites

J’s Steak Frites

If dad's a stickler for value, quality and convenience, J's Steak Frites will impress at every turn. With a menu that includes one item — Steak Frites — at a price point that feels like a steal, dad will be able to enjoy every morsel without financial woes ruining his night. Dine in on June 19th, and enjoy pastry chef Tara Tang's ethereal choux bun filled with coffee cream, on the house.

60 Yorkville Ave

d|bar

d|bar

Be the first to enjoy d|bar's newest dishes this Father's Day. For the occasion, the team has a menu of five new bistro brunch classics sure to entice. Whether you choose Eggs Florentine, Truffle Grilled Cheese, Omelette, Steak & Eggs, or the D|Burger, with caramelized onions and Morbier cheese, you and dad will both eat like royalty.

19 Waterman Ave

Chef Drop

Chef Drop

From breakfasts to desserts, dinners, and more, Chef Drop's comprehensive array of meal kits can suit any craving. Still, the 50-day Dry Aged Bone In Rib Eye dinner from E11even is the most direct way to any grill king's heart. With three, easy-to-prep courses, and a hefty hunk of protein to sizzle, there's no better way to ensure that dad reaches Father's Day nirvana.

60 Yorkville Ave

Cafe Boulud

Cafe Boulud

Invite dad to brunch at one of the city's swankest spots and we guarantee he'll be impressed. Even more so once he digs into one of the team's Father's Day specials, such as Braised Shortrib Benedict or Steak & Eggs Prime Striploin. Top it all off with a classic bistro dessert, such as profiteroles or warm madeleines, and dad just might be overcome with emotion.

Parking Lot

Beauty Eats

Beauty Eats

Beauty Eats has three Father's Day Boxes on offer this year, each filled with enough tasty tidbits to feed a crowd. Opt for the Beauty Fried Chicken, Beauty Brisket or Beauty Mixer Basket and you and the family could be feasting on smoked brisket, deep-dish Detroit-style pizza, corn bread, mac and cheese, tots, even chocolate cake, come June 19th.

162 Cumberland St

Alobar

Alobar

Each Father's Day Barbecue Box from AloBar includes everything you need — from Caesar salad, and a 32-ounce, bone-in ribeye, to jumbo prawn skewers, and sour cherry cheesecake — to give Father's Day the celebratory feel it deserves. Created for parties of four, each box is available for pre-order pickup on June 19th.

1543 Dupont St

ALMA+GIL

ALMA+GIL

Celebrate Father's Day this year with a lettuce wrap feast from Alma y Gil. Tailor made for one, two or four diners, each feast includes lemongrass beef skewers, sugar cane shrimp, glazed pork jowl and a host of garnishes, sauces and optional add-ons. Order for pick-up or delivery on Father's Day weekend.