Father’s Day in the Garden State

Looking for a place for Father’s Day brunch or dinner in the Garden State? You’ve come to the right place. We hope you’re hungry! And if you know of another great place doing a Father’s Day meal or event, add it to the comments!

Alba Vineyard, Milford, 908-995-7800
Come to Alba Vineyard from noon to 5 p.m. for a Father’s Day celebration! Featuring live music, as well as local vendors and crafters, there’s more than just wine for Dad to enjoy. Tickets are $10 for those over 21, with tickets for ages 13 to 20 costing $5. Wine tasting costs $10.

Bibi’z Restaurant and LoungeWestwood, 201-722-8600
Celebrate Father’s Day at Bibi’z Lounge, where all dads receive a complimentary beer, mimosa, or wine with their meal. Prix-fixe brunch is available  from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., for $39 a person. A la carte dinner will be served from 3 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Crystal Springs ResortHamburg, 844-247-9137
Father’s Day celebrations include the 7th annual NJ Beer & Food Festival on Saturday, June 20, featuring over 120 beers from 40 breweries including many craft brews from New York and New Jersey, paired with delicious barbecue in a picturesque outdoor setting (3 to 7 p.m., $75) and the Father’s Day barbecue in the Chef’s Garden with Crystal Spring’s Chef John Greeley and NYC’s acclaimed Hometown Bar-B-Que Pitmaster Billy Durney on Sunday, June 21. Lunch includes a barbecue menu, chef demonstrations, unlimited beer from Coney Island Brewing and live entertainment. Two sessions: 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Adults $70; Kids 12 to 20 $45; 4 to 11 $22; under 4 free (tax and gratuity additional).

Escape Montclair, Montclair, 973-744-0712
Chef Bryan Gregg will celebrate Father’s Day with a two-course brunch and a special barbecue dinner showcasing locally-sourced ingredients. On Sunday, June 21, brunch is from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and dinner is from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. $19 per person plus taxes and gratuity (children’s menu will be available) for brunch. Dinner will be a la carte, with a special selection of barbecue dishes, including pork belly, pork shoulder, rubbed beef and chicken. For the brunch menu, click here.

Grounds for SculptureHamilton, 609-586-0616
The Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton hosts a Father’s Day barbecue from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Enjoy plenty of classic barbecue food for lunch, and don’t forget to take in the beautiful landscape and artwork. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for kids ages 6 to 17.

The Iron Room, Atlantic City, 609-348-6400
The Iron Room, part of  the Atlantic City Bottle Company, is hosting a special Father’s Day brunch. In addition to a special Father’s Day brunch menu, every dad will receive a complimentary select beer or whiskey. The bar will be offering specials all day.

The Melting PotWhippany, 973-428-5400
Enjoy countless amounts of fondue at the Melting Pot’s “Endless Fondue” event June 19-21. The special includes $43.95 per adult and $19.95 per child under the age of 10.  The endless fondue event consists of four courses, with the first course being a cheddar or spinach artichoke cheese fondue, the second course is a choice of salad, the third course is an entree and the fourth course is any selection of chocolate fondues. This event is guaranteed to please any family on Father’s Day.

Morris Tap & Grill, Randolph, 973-891-1776
Visit Morris Tap and Grill this Father’s Day for man-sized meals and half-price growlers, including 16oz porterhouse and mixed grill of shrimp as well as chicken and steak.

North End American GrillWildwood, 609-435-5691
Come out to the North End American Grill for a Father’s Day brunch celebration! Served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., this So-Cal-inspired menu features many specials for the day, along with live music and outdoor dining.

Paragon Tap & TableClark, 732-931-1776
Enjoy a traditional Father’s Day brunch at Paragon Tap & Table. With famous burgers, sandwiches, steaks, seafood and vegan/vegetarian options, this restaurant has something for everyone. For wine lovers, the restaurant offers an impressive wine collection and cocktails, as well as 20 artisan craft beers. D

Sammy D’sAtlantic City, 609-441-5402
Check out the brunch from 7a.m. to 3 p.m. at Sammy D’s this Father’s Day. The brunch entails Who’s Your Daddy? rum punch for only $5 all day—for dads—as well as extra crumby crumb cake, barbecue pork benny donut, two poached eggs, barbecue pulled pork with chipotle honey glaze, savory donut and jalapeno hollandaise. The dinner special for Father’s Day is from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. for $35 per person. The Who’s Your Daddy? rum punch special for dads, for $5 the entire night, continues, along with Philadelphia cheesesteak and broccoli rabe, roast, pork, grilled sirloin steak, a backyard Jersey tomato salad with blue cheese and crisp onion rings and a chocolate chocolate cake to end the night.

Satis Bistro, Jersey City, 201-435-5151
This Father’s Day Satis, a Salumeria and European cafe, offers brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The brunch includes a wide selection of cheese, salumi, and prosciutto along with pancakes, scrambled eggs, french toast, and more.

Terre à Terre, Carlstadt, 201-507-0500
Choose off the brunch or dinner menu: whether dad’s in the mood for crab cakes or a prime rib prepared just the way he likes it, Terre à Terre will serve up a meal he won’t forget. Sunday, June 21, brunch is from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., dinner is from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.