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Where To Celebrate Dad This Father's Day

Olivia Cooper | June 13, 2018 | Lifestyle

Not sure where to take Dad on Father’s Day? From restaurants to a 5k race, we’ve compiled a list of the best options in the area.


Davio’s Philadelphia

In addition to their regular menu, Davio’s will offer a delicious spread of special dishes for dad, for brunch and dinner. Treat pops to basil ravioli with prosciutto and ricotta impastata, grilled swordfish with herb farro, or petite filet mignon with crispy oysters. 111 S. 17th St, 215-563-4810.

The Philadelphia Father's Day Run

This Father's Day, break a sweat while supporting a good cause and head to the The Philadelphia Father’s Day Run. Previously named the Gary Papa Run, this 5k race will raise awareness and funds to fight prostate cancer. Runners are encouraged to wear a bow or neck tie, and a prize will be presented for best tie! 2451 Benjamin Franklin Parkway


Take Dad aboard this historic restored ship for a special treat this Father's Day. Featured cuisine will include delicious breakfast items, a fresh raw bar, carving stations, and a miniature dessert display. ($60 per person). 401 S. Columbus Blvd, 215-923-2500.

The Barnes Foundation

Is your dad a cultural buff? If so, take him to the Barnes Foundation to experience the new exhibition, “Renoir: Father and Son/ Painting and Cinema.” Purchase one exhibition tour ticket by June 17 and bring Dad along for free. 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, 215-278-7000.


Offering a lively Latin atmosphere, Amada will feature $8 Matador cocktails and a specialty dinner menu addition. The bone in pork chuleta with sunchoke puree, green onion vinaigrette and charred scallions is sure to make dads mouth water. 217-219 Chestnut St, 215-625-2450.

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar

Bring dad to Fleming’s in Radnor for a three-course prix fixe dinner featuring specialty cuisine like the 35 oz. prime Tomahawk steak and a bourbon tasting of Buffalo Trace, Basil Hayden’s and Knob Creek. After all he does, he deserves a nice, hearty meal! 555 E. Lancaster Ave, 610-688-9463.

Hungry Pigeon

This Sunday, Hungry Pigeon is partnering with Tired Hands chef Bill Braun for “This Ain’t Your Parents’ Beef & Beer.” Pick from a menu of dishes like steak tartare, roast beef sandwiches, and a prime-rib dinner beginning at 4 p.m., as well as a selection of Tired Hands taps. 743 S. 4th St, 215-278-2736.

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