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PHOENIX Father's Day Guide

Written by Claire Demirjian Category: Lists Issue: June 2017
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Mother’s day has come and gone. Now it’s time to celebrate your old man. (Side note: Does anyone other than your old man still call their father "old man?") This year, instead of swinging by CVS for a discounted keyboard necktie, how about treating Dear Old Dad to something fab made right here in the Valley? We've rounded up the best gifts, activities, deals and, of course, dining options for dear old dad.

GRAB AND GIFT

LDV Winery Wine Gallery
6951 E. 1st St., Scottsdale
480-664-4822, ldvwinery.com
Dads will receive 25% off LDV Winery Petite Sirah (by the glass, by the bottle, or by the truckload)! It’s a manly wine for all the manly dads out there.

Le Macaron
15323 N. Scottsdale Rd.  #145, Scottsdale
480-948-1099, lemacaron-us.com
Le Macaron is offering two specials to celebrate all the dads out there. Customers can purchase a box of 5 macarons and 4 chocolates for $21.90, or a box of 4 macarons and 2 chocolates for $14.90.

PHOENIX Magazine Subscription
phoenixmag.com/fathersday
Ya, we're biased, but we bet your dad will love staying on top of the latest Valley news, trends and dining reviews with a one-year print + digital subscription to PHOENIX (July 2017-July 2018) for just $15. Order before Sunday and get a free copy of our June 2017 "FREE PHX" issue (full of amazing freebies around the Valley) plus a bottle of V's Babershop Shave Cream.

QUALITY TIME

Daddy & Daughter Tea Party - Girly Girlz
15425 N. Scottsdale Rd., Ste. 240, Scottsdale
480-998-4832, girly-girlz.com
What dad doesn't like dress-up? Treat him like king of the (play) castle with a three-course dessert tea party, keepsake project, ballroom dancing and more. $15.95 per person. Advance booking required.

Quintero Golf Club
16752 W. State Route 74, Peoria
928-501-1500, quinterogolf.com
All fathers can play at the award-winning Quintero Golf Club on Father’s Day for only $49. Plus, the course is offering two-for-the-price-of-one starting at 10 a.m. Sunday. To book, use the “pay later” option on the website.

FREEBIES (AND OTHER WALLET-FRIENDLY DEALS)

Free Cake for Dad at Chompie’s
9301 E. Shea Blvd., Scottsdale (other locations in Tempe, Paradise Valley, Chandler and Glendale)
480-860-0475, chompies.com
At this New York-styled restaurant, dads enjoy a free slice of Chompie’s signature Black and White Tuxedo Cake with the purchase of an entrée on Father’s Day.

Free Pool at Rack Scottsdale
3636 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale
480-970-9058, rackscottsdale.com
Rack is offering all dads free pool for the day. Rack features four pool tables and endless drinks and pub fare. Open 3 p.m.-2 a.m. on Sundays.

Free Gift Card at Famous Dave's
2206 E. Williams Field Rd. #101, Gilbert (Other locations in Chandler, Peoria and Mesa Riverview)
480-722-2781, famousdaves.com
Take dad to any Famous Dave's BBQ joint in the Valley on Father's Day, and he'll get a $10 gift card to use for a future visit. Valid only in Chandler, Peoria, Mesa Riverview or SanTan Village locations.

Free Raw Fish at Ocean Poke Company
3619 E. Indian School Rd., Phoenix
602-283-5153, oceanpokeco.com
Is your dad a hipster and/or health nut? You're in luck: Ocean Poke Company is offering free poke bowls for Dad all day Sunday, with purchase of a regular bowl.

Free Meal at Social Tap Eatery
4312 N. Brown Ave, Scottsdale
602-432-6719, socialtapeatery.com
Social Tap is treating Father’s to a free meal, all day Sunday. Bring him to brunch and pig out on the their breakfast burger or chicken and waffles.

Half-Off at El Palacio Restaurant & Cantina
2950 E. Germann Rd., Chandler
480-802-5770, epfamilyrestaurants.com
Dads receive half off all day with the purchase of an entrée.

Almost-Free Beer at Tavern Americana
20469 N. Hayden Rd., Scottsdale
480-502-6740, tavernamericana.com
On June 18, fathers enjoy penny beers with the purchase of an entrée. In addition, the restaurant is offering any burger with fries (or salad) for $10 or any one-topping pizza for $5.

MMMMM... FOOD

Brat Haus
3622 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale
480-947-4006, brathausaz.com
Dads get the “Pig Mac” burger and any draft beer for $15, the “Das Brat” and any draft for $18, and even dog dads get a doggie brat for free on the house. Plus, Father's Day falls on Stein Sundays, when guests can enjoy bottomless steins (select beers) and mimosas for $20 from 12-3 p.m.

Pedal Haus Brewery
730 S. Mill Ave., Tempe
480-314-2337, pedalhausbrewery.com
Pedal Haus Brewery is full of good local brews, delicious eats and yard-style activities. Beer enthusiasts rejoice and bring Dad over for “Sunday Funday” in honor of Father’s Day, on June 18, where all dads can enjoy a pint for $10 and $5 off growlers the entire week leading up to Sunday.

Market Street Kitchen
20825 N. Pima Rd., DC Ranch Marketplace
480-278-7044, marketstreetkitchen.com
On Friday and Saturday, MSK will feature the Prime Rib Dip Combo ($18) and the Prime Rib Entree Combo ($36) during lunch. Combos include choice of a draft beer or house wine. On Sunday, enjoy the regular brunch and dinner menus, as well as special Prime Rib features. Dads receive all day Happy Hour drink specials.

Rusconi’s American Kitchen
10637 N. Tatum Blvd., Phoenix
480-483-0009, rusconiskitchen.com
Chef Rusconi is offering a special menu just for fathers. Get your choice of a starter (e.g. shrimp and grits), plus an entrée (steak) and dessert (bread pudding) for $44.

Carvalho’s Brazilian Kitchen
23623 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale
480-563-1562, carvalhos.co
Dads love meat, right? Fulfill his carnivorous destiny with the Brazilian Steak Combo at Carvalho's: 12 Oz. Picanha Grelhada (grilled culotte steak) plus Brazilian Beer or Caipirinha, or a non-alcholic Brazilian beverage for $23. Includes grilled pineapple, Brazilian potato salad or black beans and rice.

24 Carrots Natural Café
1701 E. Guadalupe Rd., Tempe
480-753-4411, 24carrotsjuice.com
On the other hand, veg-head dads also deserve good food. This vegan diner is serving up its biscuits and gravy plate ($12), veggie breakfast sandwich ($10.95), and caramel machiatto pancakes ($10) for dads starting at 9 a.m. Always vegan, gluten free by request.