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Father's Day dining in Chicago

Check out our guide to brunches, whiskey, barbecue and other ways to treat your dad on Sunday, June 21

Amy Cavanaugh
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Amy Cavanaugh
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If you're not already taking Dad to the 6 Corners BBQ Fest for Father's Day, odds are you need a few ideas for how to celebrate. Restaurants are stepping in to help with specials on brunch, whiskey and barbecue, plus some spots will give Dad a treat to take home, so you'll earn lots of extra Dad-points.

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Beatrix
  • Restaurants
  • American
  • River North
  • price 2 of 4

Beatrix is offering brunch from 8am-3pm with specials like a braised pot roast and egg sandwich and steak chimichurri and eggs.

Bistronomic
  • Restaurants
  • French
  • Rush & Division
  • price 2 of 4

The French bistro will be serving brunch from 10am-2:30pm and dinner from 5-9pm. For brunch, get a two-course brunch meal for $27, which includes any appetizer and entrée, and for dinner, the three-course menu is $44.

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Bohemian House
  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Restaurants
  • Czech
  • River North
  • price 2 of 4

Treat dad to a complimentary order of Bohemian House's thick cut applewood smoked bacon with black pepper and maple on Father's Day. Bohemian House will be open for brunch.

Bub City
  • Restaurants
  • Barbecue
  • River North
  • price 2 of 4

Bub City will have brunch dishes like fried chicken and waffles and brisket benedict. For dads who like country music, Rebel Junction will perform.

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Commonwealth Tavern
  • Bars
  • Gastropubs
  • North Center
  • price 2 of 4

Commonwealth will be serving brunch from 10am-2pm both Saturday and Sunday. They are featuring a build-your-own bloody mary ($6) and a mimosa bar ($3). They also have a new brunch menu from chef Donny Farrell including a Pupusa ($12) with breakfast sausage, chihuahua cheese, red sauce, curdito and a farm egg.

Café Ba-Ba-Reeba!
  • Restaurants
  • Spanish
  • Lincoln Park
  • price 1 of 4

Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba!’s Tapas for Papas brunch includes a variety of brunch tapas and a build your own Bloody Mary bar. There's also a special brunch menu for kids.

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The Dawson
  • Restaurants
  • American
  • River West/West Town
  • price 2 of 4

The Dawson celebrates Father's Day with specials, including a $12 Pop’s Old Fashioned, and a barbecue plate, with a half rack of ribs, steak bites,  corn on the cob, smoked brisket, slaw and fries for $28. Brunch hours are 10:30am-4pm. There willl be live music on the patio from 4-7pm, plus $8 Mai Tais and $25 peel and eat shrimp with sides.

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  • Restaurants
  • Gold Coast

Three-course prix fixe menus will be offered for both brunch and dinner at Fig & Olive. Brunch ($40) is served from 11am-3:45pm with choices like rosemary lamb and truffle mushroom croquettes. Dinner ($52) will be served from 4-11pm. Some of the dinner options include beef tartare and 12 ounce sirloin with chocolate pot de creme for dessert. Wine pairings ($29) can also be added to the dinner menu.

  • Restaurants
  • Italian
  • Loop
  • price 2 of 4

For this Father's Day, Filini has taken the pork chop to the test by coming up with an extra-special version for dad. The 10 ounce pork chop will be stuffed with a gorgonzola dolce and served with apples, kale and brussels sprouts ($34). They will also be serving their brunch buffet.

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