fried chicken sandwich from side project brewing in maplewood photo courtesy of side project brewing

13 St. Louis restaurants celebrating Father's Day in style

With Father’s Day just around the corner, there is no better time to give the father figure in your life a break from the grill and treat him to some great bites around St. Louis. Whether you’re looking for a spot with a beautiful atmosphere and view or just want to enjoy delicious food from the comfort of your home, St. Louis offers something for every dad to enjoy.

612North Event Space + Catering
612North Event Space + Catering will host their first-ever Father’s Day BBQ Brunch from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 16. This all-you-can-eat brunch experience comes with numerous BBQ options and breathtaking views of St. Louis. Offerings include a prime rib and sausage carving station, a Korean fried chicken and waffle station, Memphis dry rub barbecue chicken, bagels and lox, classic breakfast selections, as well as assorted pastries and fruits. An interactive photo booth is included along with a complimentary bottled beer or signature cocktail for all dads. Tickets are available on Toast and must be purchased before Saturday, June 15.

612 N. Second St., St. Louis,

Bistro La Floraison
Bistro La Floraison offers a relaxing morning for all dads with a French-inspired brunch experience. Dishes are fit for breakfast or lunch and include elegant egg dishes, fresh pastries and light bites. Top it off with signature cocktails, Champagne and more. Reservations are strongly suggested and can be made via Resy.

7637 Wydown Blvd., St. Louis, 314.725.8880,

Casa Don Alfonso
Casa Don Alfonso offers a Father’s Day brunch buffet from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 16. Located in The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis, this Italian eatery is serving up traditional brunch items including pancakes, waffles, omelets, bacon and sausage, along with the Sorrento-inspired buffet featuring a carving station with prime ribeye and a live dessert station. Bottomless drink upgrades will be available for an additional cost. Their featured Father’s Day drink will be their Affumicato Vecchio Stile, also known as their Smoked Old-Fashioned, served with Rittenhouse Rye, allspice, cinnamon and Angostura bitters. Reservations and tickets are required, available until sold out, and can be made via OpenTable.

100 Carondelet Plaza, St. Louis, 314.719.1496,

Charlie Gitto’s on the Hill
This Italian restaurant has just launched a line of take-home steak boxes just in time for Father’s Day. Orders placed before Father’s Day can be picked up June 13 or 14.

5226 Shaw Ave., St. Louis, 314.772.8898,

Eckert’s Farm
Eckert’s is hosting a Dudes Day Out event on Saturday, June 15, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Cider Shed Pavilion and Plaza. Guests can enjoy ​​various activities like axe throwing, whiskey samples and a cider doughnut eating contest. Guests can browse and shop from onsite vendors with coffee, wooden sculptures, salsas, apparel, sauce and spices, ATVs, grills and more. Eckert’s is also hosting a BBQ & Brews event on Sunday, June 16, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. where visitors can celebrate Dads with a variety of barbecue plates and beer. Options include barbecue pork steak, barbecue chicken salad and barbecue pulled pork nachos. Enjoy live music by Falling Fences from 1 to 4 p.m. as well as yard games like Giant Jenga and board games. Both the Saturday and Sunday events are free to attend and seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

951 S. Green Mount Road, Belleville, 800.745.0513,

Expat BBQ (coming soon to City Foundry STL )
Niche Food Group’s globally inspired barbecue concept set to open later this year, Expat BBQ, will host a brisket tasting event on Sunday, June 16, at Urban Chestnut's Biergarten location starting at 11 a.m. while supplies last. Chef Sam Nawrocki will be serving up brisket sandwiches made with chipotle in adobo, avocado salsa verde and cilantro. The barbecue restaurant, which is set to be Niche Food Group’s 11th concept, will feature flavors from around the world made with American barbecue techniques.
Urban Chestnut Biergarten, 3229 Washington Ave., St. Louis,

Good Company
This new cocktail bar and restaurant in the Grove is hosting a Banhez Mezcal pairing event at 1:30 on Sunday, June 16. Guests can try three mezcal pours, two mezcal-based cocktails, and a three-course Oaxacan tasting menu. Tickets available online.

4317 Manchester Ave., St. Louis,

Hello Juice & Smoothie
Specializing in cold-pressed juices and organic craft smoothie bowls, this health-focused juice bar is offering a special combo deal this Father’s Day. On Sunday, June 16, Hello Juice is offering a The Dad's Day Deal featuring a 12-oounce smoothie (2 fruits + milk choice) and the Hello Eats Fajita Bowl (sweet potatoes, peppers, onions and sirloin drizzled with hot honey). The Dad’s Day Deal is available for in-store pickup at the Grove and Kirkwood locations.

Multiple locations,

Idol Wolf
Located inside the 21c Museum Hotel St. Louis, Idol Wolf offers the opportunity to dine with art this Father’s Day. Inspired by the food traditions of Spain, the brunch menu features Spanish and American favorites including French toast, Basque baked eggs and chorizo, plus brunch cocktails and NA options. Idol Wolf is also offering a free beer to all dads with the purchase of brunch. Reservations can be made via OpenTable and are available until sold out.

1528 Locust St., St. Louis, 314.325.0360,

Le Meridien St. Louis Clayton
The Le Meridien St. Louis Clayton hotel and the hotel's restaurant, Café la Vie, are hosting a Father’s Day special on Sunday, June 16, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. The dinner special comes with a 12-ounce sirloin, a half rack of baby back ribs, two 4-ounce chipotle chicken sausages, a baked russet potato, mac n’ cheese and broccolini. Additionally, families that spend over $150 at Café la Vie on Father’s Day will get four free pool passes to use later this summer. Passes grant access to the hotel’s rooftop pool for a full day and can be used any day this summer depending on availability. Father’s Day reservations can be made via OpenTable.

7730 Bonhomme Ave., Clayton, 314.863.0400,

Pastaria Deli & Wine
Pastaria Deli & Wine, a Niche Food Group concept, offers a Natural Wine Basket perfect for wine-loving dads. The gift basket comes with a book about natural wine along with two bottles of wine and a wine key. The basket can be purchased in-store or via Toast.
7734-2 Forsyth Blvd., Clayton, 314.773.7755,

Side Project Brewing
Side Project Brewing, which has three locations in Maplewood, celebrates Dads and father figures by offering complimentary beers on Father’s Day. The promotion is limited to one beer per dad at each of their locations; this means that Dads can get up to three free Side Project beers. The brewery also hosts a Father's Day "Dad Swag" raffle at all three locations, including Yeti products, Side Project beer and merchandise. Families can grab a pint and a slice at the Side Project Patio and Pizza Champ, enjoy a charcuterie board at the Side Project Cellar or try the new food menu at the Side Project Brewery.

Multiple locations,

Winslow’s Table
For those looking to stay home and leave the cooking to someone else this Father’s Day, Winslow’s Table is here to help. Featuring both brunch and lunch offerings, feast on farm-fresh breakfast spreads, house-made pastries, freshly roasted coffee, mimosas, sandwich platters and salads for a group. 48 hours notice from time of order is required with a minimum order of $120. Orders can be placed via Toast.

7213 Delmar Blvd., University City, 314.725.7559,