Brenner’s Steakhouse on the Bayou
Why slave over the grill when you can join the Dad’s Day Cookout—complete with live music—at this grass paved urban oasis? On Sunday, June 18, the Brenner’s cooks will be flipping Porterhouse steaks from 3PM-8PM. Each plate includes a grilled steak, salad and baked potato ($30). One Birdsall St., 713.868.4444
The Dia de los Padres brunch buffet spread means Mexican seafood galore: antojitos from the comal, seafood enchiladas, huevos a la Mexicana, raw oysters, coctels and ceviches, plus Mexican pastries. To drink, eye opening cocktails, fresh squeezed juices, and Mexican coffee ($45/adult). 2200 Post Oak Blvd., 713.622.9996
Pappas Bros. Steakhouse
This award winning steakhouse wows papa every time with a handsome clubby vibe, house dry-aged beef, and the perfect wine. For the Cabernet fan, splurge on the Dads & Cabs event, Friday, June 16 at 5:30PM, featuring more than 15 Cabernet Sauvignons from around the world and substantial appetizers ($115). 5839 Westheimer Rd., 713.780.7352, and other locations
If Dad likes fine whiskey, check out this Highland Park whiskey tasting Sunday, June 18 at 5PM, featuring limited edition Fire, 17 year Ice, and 12 year Dark origins ($55 per person). 1201 Caroline St.
Not just a steakhouse, Tony Vallone’s handsome spot in suburbia is a true slice of Americana with dishes including gumbo, chicken fried quail, lobster nachos and six different pastas. At dinner, order the tableside salt baked whole fish, steak Diane with Cognac sauce, or warm spinach salad and let Pops enjoy the show. 947 Gessner Rd., 713.395.6100