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Where to Celebrate In New York City: Father's Day 2016

Check out this round up of the best places to take your father on his special day

Show Dad how much you love him in the best way possible: treat him to an out-of-this-world meal!

Ocean Prime
Quality meat, fabulous food, and whiskey cocktails — what else could Dad want? On Sunday, Ocean Prime will offer a special dinner menu so you can spoil Dad with hearty dishes like Murray’s Farm chicken with ratatouille and lemon pan jus; oscar-style prime steak; colorado lamb chops with arugula pesto, snap peas, and mint vinaigrette; Dutch Harbor king crab legs with asparagus and drawn butter; and Chilean sea bass with whipped potatoes and a Champagne truffle sauce. top it off with a chocolate peanut butter pie and cocktails like the classic Manhattan, the Kentucky rose, and whiskey clover. As a thank you, all dads will also receive a $25 gift card to Ocean Prime.

Treadwell Park
Celebrate Dad at Treadwell Park, a unique beer hall located in the Upper East Side, with a beer-centric brunch complete with games for the kids. Dads can choose from a wide selection of craft beers on tap as well as some brunch cocktails including the kip royale with crème de cassis, gruet brut, and lemon oil and the Rob Schneider with carrot eau de vie, grapefruit, and gruet brut. Treadwell's indulgent brunch selections include house smoked beef brisket and fried eggs; a classic eggs Benedict; and a giant waffle with fresh berries and maple syrup, just to name a few. It will be providing kids with a gaming station complete with games like Jenga and Uno. Finally, give Dad a great take away gift with a Crowler filled with "Shower Beer" from Yonkers Brewery.

Jacob's Pickles
Jacob's Pickles is where you go for a good ol' Southern comfort brunch. The Upper West Side restaurant has a heavy menu full of pickled everything from carrots and beets to green beans and Brussels sprouts. Favorites include homemade biscuit sandwiches made complete with gravy (such as the southern BLT or the mushroom gravy smothered fried chicken biscuit sandwhich), and the buttermilk fried chicken and pancakes. It also offers a variety of incredible tasty cocktails such as the strawberry jam jar or the apple pie moon shine, or the bloody Mary served in a mason jar with a stalk of romaine, a hard boiled egg and a bacon strip. There's also a ton of craft beer to choose from as well as a nice selection of root beer on tap. The mac and cheese is killer and the selection of entrées are equally indulgent. Popular items include the shrimp and bacon grits, low country meatloaf, and the St. Louis ribs.

Strip House
Is your dad an old-fashioned carnivore? The Father’s Day special at the Strip House features baked Montauk clams with tarragon and brioche crumble and a hefty 24-oz. dry-aged T-bone steak with whipped Hudson Valley foie butter. As for a celebratory drink for Dad? Order a few rounds of the barrel-aged old fashioned, made of McKenzie rye, luxardo Maraschino, and bourbon cherries. 

Ivy Bar & Grill
For a lively Father’s Day experience, head to Ivy Bar & Grill in Hell’s Kitchen. With wooden tables, burning candles, and decorative lanterns, the eatery has a homey atmosphere to enjoy time spent with friends and family. Specialty dishes that Dad will love include the creamy kale and artichoke dip; the succulent lamb burger; and the fresh lobster mac ‘n’ cheese. Ivy Bar & Grill is also known for its cocktails, that include the pineapple infused Ivy martini; the Woodford Reserve vanilla bean-infused Manhattan; and the pomegranate white cosmopolitan.

Dos Caminos
Want to spice up the food selection on Sunday? Bring the fiesta to any Dos Caminos location. Father's Day offerings include spicy chicken picadillo empanadas with salsa fresca and cotija cheese; watermelon and papaya salad with grilled avocado, baby arugula, and tequila-lime vinaigrette; pan torrejas, which is a Mexican french toast blt, with chile fries; Negra Modelo and chile braised brisket with Mexican coleslaw and barbequed black bean; and bing cherry tres leches for dessert. The specialty cocktail featured will be the mezcal negroni, comprised of Sombra mezcal, Carpano Antica vermouth, coffee-infused campari, and orange peel garnish.  

Mamo Restaurant
Treat dad to some of the most upscale food SoHo has to offer at Mamo restaurant. This French/ Italian Provencal menu from executive chef Massimo Sola offers seasonal favorites such as the salmon carpaccio with asparagus salad and burrata; trofie primavera with julienne vegetables; or the signature mamo burger. More importantly, since it's a special day, don't skip dessert! Try the rich affogato alla vaniglia con fragole calde or the cheesecake alla lavanda (cheesecake with a lavender twist).

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