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Tucson Restaurants: Father’s Day

Father’s Day is June 21. Consider taking dad out for a meal and treat him right. Usually swamped with Mother’s Day restaurant specials, not many restaurants are whooping it up for dad but where they do — steak seems to be plentiful, way beyond any hint of portion control. There’s even a pastrami burger, whatever that is?

Barrio Grill
135 S. 6th Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85701
(520) 629-0191
www.restaurant.com/barrio
In addition to their regular menu Barrio will feature several specials including: Seafood Chowder with crab, shrimp, scallops and mussels in a saffron broth ($6), Mesquite grilled 18 oz porterhouse topped with Tecate Cholula Vidalia onion rings with a “J-one” steak sauce served with sautéed spinach and roasted garlic in a baked Idaho potato stuffed with yellow cheddar, bacon and Anaheim chili sour cream ($30), and King crab legs poached in a citrus bouillon served with basil infused drawn butter ($32/lb).
 
Chad’s Steakhouse & Saloon
3001 N. Swan
Tucson, AZ 85712
(520) 881-1802
www.chadssteakhouse.com
In addition to the regular menu, Chad’s will feature a special steak dinner that includes salad, New York Strip, three jumbo Guaymas shrimp, beans, and Chad’s famous cheesy bread with a scoop of ice cream for dessert ($19.95).  Reservations are recommended.
 
Cup Café
311 E. Congress
Tucson, AZ 85701
(520) 622-8848
www.hotelcongress.com/cup
In addition to the regular menu, The Cup will be offering specials throughout the day…
Breakfast: Steak (small ribeye) and eggs (any style) with sweet potato hash ($12.50) Cannibal omelet- steak, bacon, chorizo, green chilies and jack cheese with potatoes ($8.75)
Lunch: Grilled pastrami burger with grilled onions, swiss, and house made saurkraut and 1000 island dressing ($10.50) Prosciutto grinder with Willcox tomatoes, veggies and café vinaigrette ($7.50)
Dinner: Grilled filet with spicy crab compound butter, duxelles and gorgonzola (stuffed) roast onion and sweet potato gratin ($24), Pan seared trout with hickory smoked cashew butter sauce, roasted red potatoes and sautéed asparagus ($17), Bourbon raspberry BBQ roast chicken with roasted garlic mashed potatoes and green beans ($18).
 
Frankie’s South Philly Cheesesteaks
2574 N. Campbell Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85719
795-2665
www.frankiescheesesteaks.com
All fathers will receive a free side dish OR drink with the purchase of any sandwich. (Blogger’s not: I love Frankie’s.)
 
Jonathan’s Cork
6320 E. Tanque Verde Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85715
(520) 296-1631
www.jonathanscork.com
In addition to the regular menu, Jonathan’s will be offering a surf and turf special ($35) and Veal Oscar ($29).
 
Maynards Market & Kitchen
400 N. Toole Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85701
(520) 545-0577
www.maynardsmarket.com
Maynards will be featuring a 12 oz Certified Angus Beef Ribeye (dry aged in-house) wrapped in bacon and char grilled with a twice baked potato, grilled asparagus and béarnaise sauce, with choice of salad and choice of 22 oz draft beer ($36).

All family members with Dad will receive $2 off all entrees with purchase of this promotion.
 
Ghini’s French Caffé
1803 E. Prince Rd.
(520) 326-9095
www.ghiniscafe.com
Free house-made strawberry shortcake for Dad with the purchase of an entrée.
 
 
Hifalutin, Rapid Fire Western Grill
6780 N. Oracle Rd
Tucson, AZ 85704
(520) 297-0518
www.hifalutintucson.com
In addition to the regular menu, Hifalutin will offer a 12 oz New York strip with a baked potato and veggies ($21.95).

Take Dad for a hike first so he gets his metabolism burning.

Karyn Zoldan
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