Celebrate Dad: 10 top spots for Father’s Day in Miami


Sunday, June 19th is Father’s Day, and treat your Dad, Grandfather, or husband for brunch or dinner and leave the cooking to these wonderful Miami restaurants.

Osteria Morini- 1750 Alton Road, Miami Beach

This Father’s Day, treat dad to a delcious dinner at Osteria Morini, the South Beach neighborhood restaurant situated on the Collins Canal and serving high-quality Northern Italian fare. Enjoy a special Dad-friendly offering, the Grigliata Mista ($59), which features a mix of grilled skirt steak, pork ribs, lamb chops and chicken sausage served with roasted peppers, onions, salsa verde, and veal sugo. The indulgent dish perfect for sharing pairs seamlessly with Morini’s Negroni Flight ($25) featuring a tasting of three signature negronis.

Meraki Greek Bistro- 142 SE 1st Ave, Miami (Downtown) and 3462 Main Hwy, Miami (Coconut Grove)

Let Meraki Greek Bistro in Downtown and Coconut Grove handle the grill this Father's Day with their Poikilia Grilled Meat Platter ($90), enough to share with the whole family, featuring a variety of grilled meats including filet mignon, lamb, ribeye, churrasco, pork, lamb chops, loukaniko (Greek sausage) along with Greek fries, pita, and tzatziki. Wash it down with a free Greek beer, available all day at both locations for all the great dads.

Abbalé Telavivian Kitchen- 864 Commerce Street Miami Beach 33139

The Israeli-inspired restaurant from hospitality entrepreneurs Omer Horev and Sam Gorenstein, will be hosting a Summer BBQ-themed Father’s Day Brunch, including Smoked Local Fish Dip with caviar, labneh and Jerusalem bagel chips ($24); Yellowfin Tuna Burger with harissa-lime sauce, LTO, pickled cucumber and za’atar potato chips ($29); Summer Maine Lobster Pita with tahini mayo, amba, cilantro and za’atar chips ($34); Sticky Tamarind Glazed Smoked Lamb Ribs with watermelon-sumac salad ($27); and Charred Florida Corn with Bulgarian feta crema, sumac and cilantro ($12). For dessert, Pastry Chef Hedy Goldsmith has created a Grilled Peach Melba Sundae with pistachio gelato, meringue and candied spiced nuts ($15 Speciality gift boxes for Abba (the Hebrew word for father) will be available for purchase and will consist of an Abba crew neck, Abba hat, house smoked salt, a bottle of red wine and cookies by Hedy.

Zitz Sum- 396 Alhambra Circle, Suite #155 Coral Gables, FL

Chef Pablo Zitzmann will be tapping into his Colombian roots and launching Alcalde, a Colombian comfort food pop-up, which will be offered twice a month. The a la carte menu consists of Zitzmann’s take on traditional Colombian fare with standout dishes including: Cebiche de Chicharron with crispy pork belly, leche de tigre, onion and aji limon ($14); Pancakes a la Julieta con crumble de Milo – Zitzmann’s mom’s pancake recipe with coffee and Milo crumble ($16); Bistec al Caballo Estilo Portillo with Wagyu beef churrasco, onion jam, sunny side up egg and potato ($32); Huevos Pericos con Tomate y Cebolla with soft scrambled eggs, tomato & scallion sofrito and potato nuggets ($14); and Ajiaco Santafereño – a traditional Colombian soup ($22). Sweets by Zitmann’s wife Natalia include Alfajores de Arequipe y Guayaba – dulce de leche and guava cookies ($6); Torta Maria Luisa – blackberry and black pepper cake ($8); and Fresas con Crema – strawberry pavlova and coconut cream ($8). To round out the brunch menu, specialty drinks will include a classic Colombian Refajo ($8), Lulo Spritz ($12) and Aguapanela Envenenada ($16).

CAFE LA TROVA - 971 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33130

In addition to several a la carte dinner specials and live music starting at 7 p.m., Master Cantinero Julio Cabrera has crafted a special cocktail for dads to enjoy this Father’s Day: Martini Rumbero ($14) made with Fifty Pounds Gin, Coffee beans infused Vermouth Blend, and orange bitters.

COTE Miami- 3900 NE 2nd Ave. Miami, 33137

Treat Dad to an unforgettable meal at COTE Miami this Father’s Day and a special take-home gift of COTE’s Signature Gastronome’s Salt®, a proprietary salt blend, carefully composed of British Maldon salt, Himalayan pink salt, and Korean thousand-day sea salt. Have the family join in and experience the Butcher’s Feast Feast ($64 per person ++), a thoughtfully priced offering that provides guests with a tour of COTE’s finest plates featuring four selected of USDA Prime and American Wagyu with an array of Korean accompaniments including pickled seasonal vegetables and salads; fresh Red Leaf Lettuce with Ssaam-jang; fluffy Savory Egg Soufflé; Two Stews with Rice; followed by Soft Serve ice cream topped with soy sauce caramel for dessert.

FIOLA MIAMI- 1500 San Ignacio Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33146

Executive Chef Danny Ganem is creating a selection of Father’s Day specials fit for a king at Coral Gables' premier destination for delicious Italian eats. Guests can enjoy an array of raw bar items, appetizers, house-made pastas, brunch favorites, and desserts. Menu highlights include Lamb saddle and eggs, hamachi Crudo with apricot, green almonds, parsley crema, and agrumato oil; Whole Roasted Florida Snapper–Taggiasca olives and caper berries in a puttanesca sauce; Cowboy Veal Milanese; and Australian Wagyu Skirt Steak accompanied by pancetta & egg, caramelized cipollini, and truffle osso bucco sauce.

SUGARCANE RAW BAR GRILL- 3252 NE 1st Ave, Miami, FL 33137

Celebrate Dad this year at SUGARCANE Raw Bar Grill’s tropical garden. The brasserie-style restaurant is offering a specialty Father’s Day cocktail and unique dish for Dad’s to indulge in from Friday, June 17 through Sunday, June 19. The Beef Cheek Benedict is a fresh remake of the classic dish and features braised veal cheek, poached eggs and hollandaise sauce on sourdough toast. The specialty cocktail, New Old Fashioned, showcases Bulleit Rye whiskey, Lillet Blanc, passion fruit syrup, fresh lemon, angostura bitters.

Fi’lia- 1300 S Miami Ave. Suite 100. Miami, FL 33130

Head to SLS Brickell’s contemporary Italian eatery on Father’s Day to celebrate with a stellar a la carte brunch list, which includes Lemon Ricotta Pancakes with Vanilla Whipped Cream and Blueberry Compote ($15), Croissant and Lox with Dill Cream Cheese, Smoked Salmon and Red Onion ($16), and Chicken Milanese and Eggs, served with arugula, lemon dressing, and parsley aioli on ciabatta ($18), along with an array of pizza and pasta options and a variety of sandwiches and artisan toasts.Bottomless mimosa and bloody mary choices are available, along with a list of varietals and cocktails.

Katsuya South Beach- SLS South Beach 1701 Collins Ave Miami Beach, Miami, FL 33139

Featuring the dynamic pairing of master sushi chef Katsuya Uechi and design impresario Philippe Starck, Katsuya is truly a feast for the senses. With specialty cocktails, unique rolls, and spectacular sushi and sashimi platters, Chef Uechi skillfully translates Japanese flavors for the American palate. Treat Dad to a special dinner of robata specialities, including Whole Black Bass with Sea Bean and Salsa Verde ($68), Koji Lamb Chop with Wasabi-Toki just and Mushroom ($20 per piece), and steakhouse cuts such as New York Strip ($76) and Skirt Steak ($54).

Information provided by various sources. Please make reservations and call ahead to confirm details.

Editors Note:

We all know what Father’s Day is: the one day of the year where we take time to recognize how special dads are. Of course, we can do that every other day of the year, too! Another thing we can do every day is make sure to use apostrophes correctly. Father’s Day is actually the grammatically correct name of this holiday, which is celebrated every year in the United States on the third Sunday in June. In 2022, it falls on June 19th.

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