It’s that time of the year again — time to thank your father or those who have been father figures in your life for their love and support.
And, what better way to thank the man than with food? Here are 10 restaurants worth trying this Father’s Day.
If you’re father is into casual dining…
If you’re dad love pizza (and good pizza), try Blind Lady Ale House in Normal Heights. The restaurant specializes in pizza, offering everything from bacon jam pizza to egg and bacon pizza to summer squash, among other options. It also serves up an abundance of craft beers on tap — all at a reasonable cost.
For the best American-Mexican fusion meals around, head to Carnitas Snack Shack, which now has three locations in San Diego. Favorites at the restaurant include pork belly, carnitas tacos and the triple threat pork sandwich. The menu changes daily.
Does he like his Thai food? Sab-e-Lee is about as good as it gets. The restaurant, which has a location in Carmel Mountain and Linda Vista, brings authentic cuisines to San Diego. Try the restaurant’s specialities like the chabroiled beef, the grilled catfish or the fried tilapia.
If seafood is the way to go when it comes to your pops, try Harbor Fish Cafe in Carlsbad.The casual eatery offers everything from the classic fish and chips, to wraps and clam chowder. You’ll also get a seaside view at this joint.
How about really good mac-n-cheese? It doesn’t get better than Sublime in San Marcos. The restaurant offers various styles of mac-n-cheese, along with pizza, fries, burgers and sandwiches. Expect a good selection of local beers too.
If you’re father is into fine dining…
Want to treat your dad to a really good steak? Head to Cowboy Star in downtown San Diego. The restaurant offers New York strips, ribeye steaks and a Miyazaki Wagu filet straight from Japan.
Enjoy a taste of France with Addison in Del Mar. Try dishes ranging from short rib to coffee-roasted canard and of course, foie gras. The restaurant also offers a four-course meal for $110.
This Little Italy restaurant is brought to you by Chef Richard Blais. Juniper and Ivy offers a delicious twist on simple dishes like buttermilk bisquits, deviled eggs and snap peas. Try the lamb sausage pasta or the stone crab meat for a real treat.
Fogo de Chão brings the best of Brazil to downtown San Diego. The eatery offers steak, seafood and lamb, among other delectable dishes. All dishes are served fresh and will surely show dad your appreciation.
Finally, if you’d like to host your dad to a Korean BBQ meal, try Dae Jang Keum in Kearny Mesa. The restaurant offers a wide selection of meats grilled straight on your table, along with authentic side dishes. Dad can also enjoy a glass (or a few glasses) of Soju.