Celebrate Dad with BBQ kits, themed pastries and more in and around the city this Father’s Day
1. Railtown Catering
Railtown CateringOffering Father's Day BBQ packages to-go (feeds four, $199), Railtown's southern-inspired feast is sure to impress. The menu includes 35-hour Texas-style beef brisket, applewood smoked pork shoulder, beer-brined Maple Hill Farms chicken, jalapeño corn bread and so much more. Plus, those serving a bigger crowd can add additional sides and proteins such as the Memphis-style baby back ribs ($45.00, serves four), and a variety of Beyond Meat sausages ($18.00 for two sausages). Southern-style desserts are also available to order including a chocolate peanut butter pie ($38.00) and a seasonal strawberry shortcake ($38.00).
397 Railway Street, Vancouver; Details online
2. Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts
Pacific Institute of Culinary ArtsPacific Institute of Culinary Arts’ very own Blue Hat Bistro will be offering a Father’s Day tasting menu to impress Dad ($115 per person). The six-course gourmet affair features an array of dishes that conjure up the fresh flavours of the season and spotlight B.C.’s bounty of seafood and includes wild B.C. spot prawns and pea salad, beef tenderloin carpaccio, Pacific king salmon with Saskatoon berry glaze and more.
101—1505 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver; Details online
3. Tractor at Home
Tractor At HomeStay at home this Father's Day and treat Dad to summer grilling delights from Tractor at Home. With dishes that include pork, chicken and fish tacos, fresh and delicious salads, BBQ ribs, buttermilk chicken, garlic Dijon salmon, an array of pastas, burgers and so much more, there's something for everyone on the menu.
4. Odd Society Spirits
Odd Society SpiritsJust in time for Father's Day, Odd Society Spirits has released a limited-edition maple rye whisky ($40). Waiting almost four years for it to age and using B.C. grown rye, the robust and spicy whiskey includes notes of cassia, dried apricots and toasted marshmallow, with a lingering silky maple finish.
1725 Powell Street, Vancouver; Details online
BotanistSpoil Dad and take him out to brunch at the Botanist this Father's Day. With dishes from executive chef Hector Laguna and cocktails from head bartender Jeff Savage, the Botanist is the perfect place to celebrate Dad.
1038 Canada Place, Vancouver; Details online
6. Mon Paris Pâtisserie
Photo Credit: Nora HamadeMon Paris' Elena Krasnova has created delicious Father’s Day treats with a touch of tradition, including chocolate cigars ($28) filled with rum-flavoured chocolate ganache, as well as the ‘Best Dad Ever’ opera cake ($45), a six-inch square cake spiffed up in a tuxedo and made with coffee-drenched biscuit, coffee crémeaux and dark chocolate mousse.
4396 Beresford Street, Burnaby; Details online
7. Fanny Bay Oyster Bar
Fanny Bay Oyster BarChef Tommy Shorthouse and his team will treat fathers and father figures by offering up a Salmon Wellington Feast for Four for $150 (or $37.50 per guest), plus tax and gratuity. Available exclusively for dinner service on Saturday, June 18 and Sunday, June 19, the centrepiece of each feast is a Spring Salmon topped with Dungeness Crab, Seaweed and Mushrooms Duxelles, wrapped in spinach and pastry, cooked to order and cut tableside.
762 Cambie Street, Vancouver; Details online
Photo credit: Rich WonImpress Dad with chef Douglas Lee of Winston's Father’s Day special, which features BBQ Beef Ribs with fermented red bean curd, chillies and scallions ($20) this Father's Day.
228 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver; Details online
C|PrimeCelebrate Father’s Day with a prime rib feature including a 14-oz slow-roasted prime rib, crispy Yorkshire puddings, truffled mash potatoes, wine-braised shallots, honey-glazed heirloom carrots and au jus ($65).
1015 Burrard St., Vancouver; Details online
10. Glowbal Restaurant
Glowbal RestaurantTreat Dad to Glowbal’s special Father’s Day brunch menu with highlights that include: smashed avocado toast, Wagyu beef steak tartare, smoked salmon organic eggs Benny, braised beef short rib with fried gnocchi, plus more of his favourites. In addition, a special feature of grilled steak and fries served with chimichurri and smoked tomato aioli will be available to order.
590 West Georgia, TELUS Garden, Vancouver; Details online
11. Honey Salt
Honey SaltTake Dad to enjoy a surf-and-turf feature from Honey Salt this Father's Day. Including a 12-oz 63 Acres NY striploin, broiled Nova Scotia lobster tail, smoked mashed potato, grilled asparagus and peppercorn ($72) with feature wine, Prisoner “Unshackled” ($19 to $82).
39 Smithe Street, Vancouver; Details online
12. H2 Kitchen + Bar
H2 Kitchen + BarWhoever you're treating this Father's Day, take them to H2 at the Westin Bayshore for a celebratory dinner in Coal Harbour. The restaurant’s Sunday Supper Series ($42 per person) kicks off on Sunday, June 19, with a three-course menu that includes grilled baby romaine heart salad, smoked prime rib carvery and sticky toffee pudding.
1601 Bayshore Drive, Vancouver; Details online
CINCINAvailable exclusively on Father's Day, CinCin is featuring a shareable Fiorentina Porterhouse steak from its famous wood-fire grill alongside two cocktail features: The Godfather Vancouver and the Mezzanotte Manhattan.
1154 Robson Street, Vancouver; Details online
ThierryFor Dads with a sweet tooth, Thierry's Whisky Hazelnut Cake (from $8.95) is the perfect addition to your Father's Day celebrations. Made with whisky hazelnut sponge, hazelnut buttercream, whisky cream, hazelnut meringue and milk chocolate, there's no doubt Dad will be asking for seconds.