Father's Day food and drink specials around Tampa Bay

It's Dad's turn to be pampered.

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Father’s Day is just days away, and like all celebrations for Dad, it’s okay if they’re a little last minute. So, scan these events that are going on throughout Tampa Bay to make sure it seems like you’ve had this planned all along. From drink and brunch specials to some serious buffets, they are sure to satisfy any local dad-bod. Although most things marketed to dads are cliche, you can’t turn down steak, right?

All Father’s Day specials are on June 16 unless otherwise stated.

Boca All dads receive a free beer when they order a New York Strip Steak. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Various locations. bocatampa.com

Bonefish Grill A few bourbon-inspired specials all weekend just for Pops like Woodford and wagyu or a smoked old fashioned. $13-$35. Various locations. bonefishgrill.com.  

Brew Bus Brewing A menu the whole family can enjoy with home-cooked BBQ and a keg of Dad Bod IPA is on tap. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. $25-40. 4101 N Florida Ave., Tampa, 813-990-7310. brewbususa.com.

Caddy’s Indian Shores Grouper tacos and margaritas are featured as the special combo. Dad also gets a free koozie. Live music starts at 3:30 p.m. 10 a.m.-10 p.m. 20025 Gulf Blvd., Indian Shores, 727-595-3172. caddys.com

Carrabba’s Italian Grill Dad can enjoy any regular priced entrée and take home their choice of made-from-scratch entrées like Chicken Bryan or Lasagna with a soup or salad. $10. Various locations. carrabbas.com

Columbia Dad can sample anything off the regular menus and along with some special meals. Various locations. columbiarestaurant.com.

Eddie V’s Celebrate Dad this weekend with a Bone-In Filet dinner reserved just for him. 4400 W Boy Scout Blvd., Tampa, 813-877-7290. eddiev.com.

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar Two special 3-course menus are offered over the holiday weekend. $16-$48. Brunch begins at 10 a.m. Various locations. flemingssteakhouse.com

Genghiz Khan Meditteranean Grill It’ll be a day he’ll never forget featuring a buffet, bottomless mimosas, Bloody Mary’s, and a belly dance show. He can also take a picture with the belly dancer. $5-$25. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 3114 Bay to Bay Blvd., Tampa, 813-805-6400. gengizkhan.com

Golden Dinosaurs Vegan Deli Healthy goodies take over the food truck at Mastry’s Brewing Co. with an exclusive taco menu. 1-4 p.m. 7701 Blind Pass Rd., St. Pete Beach, 727-202-8045. mastrysbrewingco.com

Hamburger Mary’s Have a fun brunch with the divas of Hamburger Mary’s and laugh, relax, and enjoy the all-you-can-eat buffet. Drag show starts at 1 p.m. Brunch starts at 11 a.m. $12.95. 28910 US Hwy 19 N, Clearwater, 727-400-6996. hamburgermarys.com

HEW Parlor & Chophouse Brunch and dinner specials are featured and Dad gets a free beer with purchase of a dinner entrée. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. for brunch, dinner runs from 5-10 p.m. 453 Edgewater Dr., Dunedin, 727-683-5990. fenwayhotel.com

Independent Bar and Café A bash complete with beer, BBQ, and music. Don’t forget to sign-up for the “Dad-bod” contest to win a special prize. 3-8 p.m. 5016 N Florida Ave., Tampa, 813-341-4883. independentbartampa.com

Oak & Stone Until June 15, any father receives a FREEdom card when they purchase any food item. Bring the card back on Father’s Day to get a free 40-ounce beer with the purchase of any food item. Various locations. oakandstone.com

Ocean Prime Dad can take a break from the grill to enjoy offerings like braised short rib surf & turf or steak and eggs. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. $9-$23. 2205 N Westshore Blvd., Tampa, 813-490-5288. ocean-prime.com. 

Metro Diner Several specials for Dad include steak & eggs, beer, and dinner certificates. $2.99-$14.99. Various locations. metrodiner.com. 

Modernesian Kava Social Ride around on bikes to a few restaurants in the area. Each restaurant is offering goodies. Live music is planned at the end of the trip. 6-9:30 p.m. 4312 N Florida Ave., Tampa, 808-561-2496. facebook.com/modernesiankava

Rocco’s Tacos Ready to dive into serious drink specials? Dads can enjoy the half-off draft and bottled beer with the purchase of any entrée. 11 a.m.-midnight. 2223 N Westshore Blvd., Tampa, 813-800-8226. roccostacos.com/tampa

Rusty Pelican A feast he won’t forget with all sorts of his favorite eats. Advance deposit required to secure a reservation; cancellations must be made 48 hours in advance. Adults $75, children $35, children under five eat free. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 2425 N Rocky Point Dr., Tampa, 813-281-1943. therustypelicantampa.com

Seminole Hard Rock Show Dad how much he’s loved with a treat at one of the casino’s dining destinations. $18-$50. 11 a.m.-midnight. 5223 Orient Rd., Tampa, 866-388-4263. seminolehardrocktampa.com.

Smokey Bones An indulgent 5-course Southern Brunch with bourbon cocktails, Mimosas, and Bloody Marys. Every father receives a Bonus Bucks gift card. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. $5-20. Various locations. smokeybones.com

Sundial St. Pete Celebrate the old man with a few of his favorite things for a day of live music, food specials, and games for the whole family. 4-8 p.m. 153 Second Ave. N., St. Petersburg, 727-800-3201. sundialstpete.com.

Tampa Bay History Center Raise a glass while exploring the exhibit “History by the Pint: Beer and Brewing in Tampa Bay”. Coppertail Brewing offers free samples of their Freedive IPA in the afternoon. Admission is $0-$15. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 801 Old Water St., Tampa, 813-228-0097. tampabayhistorycenter.org.

Tibby’s New Orleans Kitchen All Dad’s get a free draft beer after everything they’ve done for us. Must be 21 or older. Various locations. tibbys.com.

Ulele Complete lunch and dinner menus are available plus specials like charred octopus and chicken breast with smoked alligator sausage stuffing. Accepting reservations now. $15-$29. 11 a.m.-11 p.m. 1810 N Highland Ave., Tampa, 813-999-4952. ulele.com.

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