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Where To Go & What To Do Father’s Day Weekend in LA

In case you haven’t heard, Father’s Day is Sunday, June 16th. Yup, it’s finally that time to honor our dad’s & papa’s, and our father-like figures that have been around to encourage and motivate us to reach our dreams. We’ve got a running list of things to do with Dad here in LA all week and weekend long. There are brunches, BBQs, steak dinners, and everything in-between. Here are the best things to do this Father’s Day Weekend in LA.

Where to Eat

1. Ardor

Location: 9040 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069

Ardor, by Chef John Fraser, is serving up a meal fit for a king on June 16th. “The Kings Feast” fixed menu will be offered exclusively on Sunday and is the perfect way for the whole family to indulge. The Feast will begin with a choice of one craft beer or glass of wine for Dad. Then a series of dishes will be served family style, including Milk Bread, Raw Cauliflower Cacio e pepe, and a Green Goddess salad. The entree course offers a 10 oz. Dry Aged Strip Loin, topped with Grilled Shishitos, Bonito Nori Salt, and Yuzu Himalayan Salt. Guests will have the option to add on Grilled Shrimp or upgrade to a 32 oz. Bone-In Ribeye Tomahawk. Sides will include Hand Cut Fries, Ardor’s signature Onion Rings, and Charred Snap Peas with Yerba Santa Tzatziki. Book your reservations before they fill up.

2. Fleming’s Steakhouse 

 Locations in Los Angeles, Pasadena, and El Segundo

Not only is Fleming’s Steakhouse open early at 2 pm on Saturday 6/15 and at Noon on Sunday 6/16, they’re also offering a special Father’s Day Steak & Surf 3 Course from Friday through Monday of Father’s Day weekend (June 14th – June 17th). You can select from a Filet Mignon with your choice of Crab-Stuffed Shrimp Scampi or Lobster Tail Scampi. Go big with the Prime Surf & Turf featuring 20 OZ. USDA Prime Bone-In Ribeye and Lobster Tail or go even bigger with the Prime Event featuring a 35 oz. USDA Prime Tomahawk and Lobster Tail. All entrees include salad and dessert. Reserve your seat now


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Location: 6516 Selma Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028

Not only is K’ATEEN serving a special dinner for dads, they will be offering complimentary tequila and mezcal shots for him upon arrival for dinner on the 16th. The Yucatan-inspired restaurant will be serving up a special Recado Negro Short Rib dish featuring char-braised 13oz prime short rib, corn huarache, queso fresco, and jus. You can also enjoy Chef Wes Avila’s truly unique menu for the rest of the weekend with Yucatán influences combined with his own unique artistry. Highlights from the highly-inspired dinner menu include: Stripe Bass Ceviche, Carne Asada Ribeye, Cauliflower Al Pastor, and much more. Grab your reservations here.

4. Bourbon Steak LA

Location: 237 S Brand Blvd, Glendale, CA 91210

Treat dad to an all-out spectacular dining experience at Bourbon Steak LA, featuring an exclusive brunch menu just for the occasion. Get a taste of luxury with the Bourbon-Aged Prime Rib Eye Roast featuring Potato Puree, Gruyere Popover, and Perigourdine or the Australian Wagyu Tomahawk with Fodant Potato, Roasted Cipollini, and Bordelaise. Sip on the Father’s Day Flight including Makers 46, Russel 10 Year, and Woodford Double Oak. The “Call Me Old Fashioned” Father’s Day Cocktail is also available now through Sunday. Reserve your table here.

5. Cafe Sevilla

Location: 140 Pine Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802

Spend Father’s Day the “old fashioned way” at Cafe Sevilla. All day on 6/16, you can enjoy all of the Old Fashioned smoked cocktails for just $10. Treat dad to brunch and bottomless mimosas from 11 am – 3 pm, or enjoy an all-day dinner menu with live Latin music in the evening by Robert Incelli Latin Jazz Band from 6 – 9 pm. Dads can also receive a complimentary lobster tail if they order a paella. Grab your table here.

6. Parkers’ Lighthouse

Location: 435 Shoreline Village Dr, Long Beach, CA 90802

This Father’s Day, treat Dad to a scenic dining experience at Parkers’ Lighthouse in Shoreline Village. The Father’s Day special includes a 12 oz. New York Strip Steak, Broccoli Rabe, and Potato Gratin. For those seeking an upscale experience, Queensview Steakhouse, located on the third floor of Parkers’ Lighthouse, offers an elegant supper club atmosphere with live jazz music and a menu featuring prime steaks, chops, lobster and fresh grilled fish.


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7. Ocean Prime

Location: 9595 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90212

Spoil dad this Father’s Day at Ocean Prime with a specially curated brunch and limited dinner menu. Some of our favorite menu items include the Lobster Toast, Crab Cake Eggs Benedict, Short Rib Surf & Turf, and the Brioche French Toast for a little something sweet. There will also be yummy cocktails like the Lychee Sparkler and Mango Tequila Sour. Reserve your table here.

8. LouLou Santa Monica

Location: 395 Santa Monica Place#300, Santa Monica, CA 90401

Celebrate Dad with a special brunch at LouLou Santa Monica. You can expect a DJ and live performances to get the morning started right. There will also be a brunch buffet along with prime rib roast. Reserve your table here.


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9. The Front Yard

Location: The Garland, 4222 Vineland Ave, North Hollywood, CA 91602

Treat Dad to a memorable Father’s Day celebration at The Front Yard in the heart of North Hollywood. Celebrate with the dedicated Father’s Day special on June 16 from 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm, featuring a Prime 16 oz Bone-In Ribeye served with Garlic Wild Mushrooms and a Mini Bleu Cheese Wedge Salad. Pair this delectable entree with Dad’s choice of  Bulleit Bourbon, Rye Manhattan or an Old Fashioned. Grab your reservation here.

10. Merois 

Location: Pendry West Hollywood, 8430 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069

Spoil dad with the ultimate Father’s Day dining experience at Merois, set atop Pendry West Hollywood. The signature restaurant is offering a special Wagyu & Whiskey tasting, providing an elevated tasting experience while taking in the amazing views. Guests will also indulge in Merois’ delicious menu curated by famed Wolfgang Puck that spotlights Puck’s eye for the sophisticated subtleties of Japanese, Southeast Asian and French/California cuisine. The Whiskey and Wagyu tasting is $165/person and the Wagyu Tasting is $120/ person. Reservations here.

11. STK LA

Location: W Los Angeles – West Beverly Hills, 930 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90024

Celebrate Father’s Day in style at STK LA  in W Los Angeles – West Beverly Hills with an indulgent dining experience from June 14th – 16th. The modern steakhouse will feature several decadent specials throughout Father’s Day weekend, including succulent Roasted Prime Rib Surf & Turf, accompanied by Charred Baby Carrots, Pesto, Ricotta, and Salsa Verde. For the Fathers looking for a taste of luxury, a Wagyu sampler will showcase the finest of cuts: Masami Ranch Bone Marrow, A5 French Dip, Stone Axe Top Sirloin, and Margaret River Wagyu. Find your reservation here.

12. Porta Via

Locations in Beverly Hills, Calabasas, and Pacific Palisades

Porta Via serves Italian-inspired, contemporary Californian cuisine and is offering a specialty brunch menu on the 16th until 2 pm. Start the day with one of their juices, mocktails, or cocktails (the PV Bloody Mary is our pick). A sneak peak into the menu includes delicious items like Eggs Royale, Blue Berry Griddle Cakes, an Ahi Tuna Tower, and a Burrata & Tomato Salad. We’re also dreaming about the Parmigiano Crusted Halibut and Linguine Vongole. See the full brunch menu and reserve your table at one of their 3 LA locations here.

What to Do

1. Father’s Day Whisky Tasting Experience

June 14th, 6pm-7:30pm

Location: La Boucherie, 900 Wilshire Blvd fl 71, Los Angeles, CA 90017

This Father’s Day Weekend in LA, celebrate Dad with a whisky tasting experience at La Boucherie. Treat your dad to a special evening with the finest whiskies at this exclusive tasting event and sample premium whiskies including Oban, Lagavulin, and Mortlach. The staff will be able to guide you through the entire process and help you discover your new favorites. While you sip, you can also enjoy amazing views of LA. Tickets start at $75. Find more info and reserve your spot HERE.

2. Rodeo Drive Car Show

June 16th, 10am-4pm

Location: Rodeo Drive from Wilshire Blvd to S. Santa Monica Blvd

The 29th annual Rodeo Drive Concours d’Elegance will showcase more than 100 rare, exotic, and beautiful automobiles in the heart of Beverly Hills on Father’s Day and guess what its FREE! Fathers, families and car enthusiasts of all ages are invited to enjoy an up-close look at some of the world’s most exotic and expensive vehicles. Don’t miss the chance to see cars from McLaren, Pagani, Czinger and more, plus race cars, classics and custom-built showstoppers. See more details here.

3. Dodgers Game: A Special Father’s Day Gift

June 16th, 1:10 pm

Location: 1000 Vin Scully Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Father’s Day weekend wouldn’t be complete without a baseball game. Take the dads, grandpas, uncles, and the rest of the family to see the Dodgers play the Royals. Be sure to get there early, as this is a special Father’s Day Beach Hat gift with entry and even the kids are going to want one. Buy your tickets now.


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4. BBQ and Brews at The Huntington Library

June 16th, 10:30 am – 4 pm

Location: 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA 91108

Celebrate Dad with a brunch buffet at The Huntington Library featuring BBQ favorites like Nashville hot chicken, cider-braised pulled pork, and Texas brisket. Sides include lobster mac & cheese, street corn, potato salad, and mouthwatering desserts. Dine al fresco on the Celebration Garden Lawn while enjoying music, lawn games, and beer and whiskey tastings. Grab your tickets here.

5. Premier Brunch Cruise

June 16th, 11 am & 12 pm 

Location: 13757 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey, CA

Spend the day on the water with festive dining and entertainment aboard the Premier Marina del Rey Father’s Day Brunch Cruise. Indulge dad in a chef-prepared buffet meal featuring savory and sweet classics, bottomless mimosas, top-notch service, and breathtaking views of the marina while listening to the live band play all your favorite hits. Book your ocean escape here.

6. Dining in the Dark

June 14th, 6 pm & 8:30 pm

Location: City Club Los Angeles, 555 Flower Street 51st Floor, Los Angeles, 90071

Surprise your dad with a fun and memorable dinner this Father’s Day weekend. This unique dining experience allows you to eat while blindfolded, heightening your senses of taste and smell. Enjoy 15% off now with the code USFATHER15 in sessions until the end of June This cool dining adventure includes an appetizer, main, and dessert. Enter a realm of sensory delight where an intimate setting invites you to break away from routine and relearn how to use your taste buds. Get your tickets now for this one of a kind experience.


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7. BBQ at The Aquarium of the Pacific

June 16th, 11 am – 2 pm

Location: 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802

Celebrate Father’s Day at the Aquarium of the Pacific with a delicious BBQ lunch served on the outdoor Veranda dining area with picturesque views of Rainbow Harbor. Tickets include admission to the aquarium, so don’t miss the opportunity to explore the magnificent ocean animals while creating cherished memories with the whole fam. All fathers will receive a complimentary beer or soft drink! Be sure to RSVP.

Now that you’ve got Father’s Day weekend planned, check out what else is happening in LA in June.