Father’s Day Brunches in the San Francisco Bay Area

Father’s Day Brunches in the San Francisco Bay Area

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Dad’s love brunch too, so this father’s day treat Dad to one of the best brunches the Bay Area has to offer. Whether you are going for aesthetic, specialty menus or carefully crafted cocktails, there is something to be found here for the whole family to enjoy. There is no happier place than a place that feeds you, so what better way to celebrate than with a great meal to pair with great company? 

San Francisco

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International Smoke

Michael Mina and Ayesha Curry have the recipe for a perfect Father’s Day at International Smoke! In addition to its menu of globally-inspired dishes from the grill and smoker (ribs, filet mignon, Tomahawk ribeyes and short ribs), enjoy Father’s Day specials all weekend long including Smoked Brisket Lumpia with spicy sesame aioli ($22) and Soft Shell Crab Tempura with crab-fat fried rice and blistered shishito peppers ($32). Both dishes are available Friday through Sunday.

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KAIYŌ Cow Hollow

Calling all dads– KAIYŌ Cow Hollow is welcoming you to celebrate Father’s Day with a 2-course prix-fixe Nikkei brunch menu (priced at $38 pp), served up by Chef Alex Reccio. 

Course options span to include Ceviche Mixto, Nikkei Riblets, Pan con Chicharron (crispy pork shoulder!), Baked Miso Black Cod and of course, Chicken Karaage and Waffles. To top it off, try one (or two) or their cocktail specials made specially for fathers because frankly, the best deserves the best. 

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Berber presents Les Rois: A Father’s Day Sultan’s Brunch on Sunday, June 19, for Father’s Day, and adds a contemporary twist to this multi-course Moroccan brunch — a satisfying selection of seasonal flavors and North African spices reimagined with classic brunch favorites by their Michelin-acclaimed chef and team. Combined with soulful performances by international musician/DJ Maïa, it’s perfect for those looking for an elegant brunch to celebrate Father’s Day.
Father’s Day Brunch: $39 multiple times, starting at 11 a.m. Reservations on Tock
Father’s Day Dinner Show: $95 for four-course set menu and cirque dinner show at 6:30 p.m.. Reservations on Tock.

East Bay

Photo: Courtesy of Study Hall Rooftop Lounge

Study Hall Rooftop Lounge

On Father’s Day weekend, Study Hall will be offering two house-made BBQ Brisket sandwich combos. For $25, guests can grab one of the Study Hall smoked sandwiches paired with a beer (Trumer Pilsner or Boont Amber Ale) or for $40, they can upgrade to a top shelf whisky shot pairing (Dalmore 12 year scotch or Pinhook Bourbon). 

To the backdrop of 12-story campus views and the Bay Area skyline, Study Hall is the perfect East Bay venue to settle in for an evening of juicy meat and flowing taps and it’s just steps away from Downtown Berkeley BART for easy access! 

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Alley & Vine

For Father’s Day this year, Trumpet vine-draped Alley & Vine will be offering a prix fixe brunch with the likes of Shellfish Bisque, A&V’s new Burger, and Shakshuka alongside other favorites for $55 per person. For those who prefer a later start to their day, alley & vine will also be offering a Prime Rib special during dinner service.

On top of the food, local beers from Fort Point, Original Pattern, and Alameda Brewing would are also highlighted on the menu.

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South Bay

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A refined Chinese dining concept located in Westfield Valley Fair in Santa Clara – is offering a special Father’s Day menu. It is designed for intimate family celebrations of up to four guests and available June 18-19, exclusively during dinner service. The Father’s Day menu pays tribute to the complex flavors that reflect traditional Chinese cuisine. Executive Chef Eddie Lam takes seasonal, premium ingredients from his local farming partners and masterfully turns them into dishes that celebrate some of the country’s most nuanced dishes, from Imperial Wagyu Tomahawk and Charred Chinese Kale to a bed of Shiitake Mushroom Potato Purée.

The special Father’s Day dinner menu is priced at $500 for a group of up to four and will be served family style.

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Photo: Courtesy of Adrestia


Chef Hideki Myo is serving up a made-for-dad special on Father’s Day – a Togarashi Crusted Prime Rib with roasted summer squash, brown butter potato puree and roasted garlic au jus and wasabi cream ($58). The dish is served with a complimentary  Toki Japanese whisky Old Fashioned. 

Enjoy the rest of Adrestia’s menu on Father’s Day, which celebrates local and seasonal ingredients and Japanese and broader Asian cuisines. Chef Myo’s menu also features Father’s Day favorites including New York Strip Steak with truffle potato puree, Bloomsdale spinach, Merlot reduction ($48), 40oz Bone-In Ribeye Steak that is great for sharing family-style with hand seared mushrooms and cherry brandy sauce ($165) and a Wagyu Burger with Tomarashi cheese, Miso Aioli on toasted brioche bun and served with fries ($25). 

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North Bay

Photo: Courtesy of Folktable


As an alum of Oakland hot spot Horn Barbecue, Chef Gomez of Primal Cuts, brings an elevated approach to the classic summer BBQ genre to Sonoma.  This father’s day they are featuring a special BBQ platter at Folktable.

Folktable, under the direction of Bravo Top Chef star Casey Thompson, was one of just three North Bay restaurants to receive MICHELIN Guide’s Bib Gourmand distinction in 2021. Culinary experiences that embody Sonoma’s agricultural abundance with seasonally inspired menus and fresh ingredients sourced from organic farms  local purveyors, and partners. It is a can’t miss for Dad this father’s day. 

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