Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 6/14/21

Specials and where to celebrate Father’s Day this year!

Toast to Dads With a Free Pint at TWO urban licks on Father’s Day:  
This Father’s Day, Sunday, June 20th, 2021, it’s not hard to put two and two together to know where to raise a glass to dads everywhere.  Offering brunch and dinner for the occasion, since TWO options are better than one, all dads are invited to enjoy a complimentary pint of cold beer with the purchase of an entree.  Boasting a 26-foot wine on tap barrel wall, lively atmosphere, wood-fired cuisine and expansive patio on the Atlanta BeltLine, this iconic dining destination is just the place to celebrate Father’s Day. The popular brunch and lunch menu, created by Executive Chef Matt Weinstein, is available from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and features classic and signature offerings from their Fried Chicken Biscuit, French Toast and Fritta to the Empanada, Burger, and Brisket. Guests can also enjoy dinner from 4 to 9 p.m. with go-to favorites including the acclaimed Salmon Chips, Smoked Prime Ribs, Rotisserie Chicken, 16oz. Prime Rib, Blackened Salmon and more.  TWO urban licks is located at 820 Ralph McGill Blvd. Atlanta, GA 30306. To make a reservation, call 404.522.4622 or visit  twourbanlicks.com.
Show Dad He’s the Rarest of Them All at STK Atlanta:  
As the old cliché says, the best way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. If that’s true, this Father’s Day, STK Atlanta has the recipe to make every dad fall head over heels. Whether it’s indulging in signature classics for brunch a taking advantage of a Wagyu & Whiskey dinner menu, the Midtown hotspot is pulling out all the stops to make sure this Father’s Day is the best one yet. At dinner, dive into a mouthwatering Wagyu special from the National Steakhouse Month menu that includes Wagyu Beef Tartare and Caviar, Korean Style Short Rib, Zingy Rubbed Skirt steak, and more and pair it with STK’s Not Your Daddy’s Old Fashioned. For early risers, brunch will begin at 10 a.m. with chef-driven favorites and specials, including the Wagyu Beef Skirt Tostada and Wagyu Burger and fries, and bottomless mimosas.  Guaranteeing to start or end his big day with a bang, STK will help show each dad that he is the RAREST of them all. To make a reservation or for more information, visit www.stksteakhouse.com.
Make Father’s Day Un-Fore-Gettable at Puttshack: 
On Sunday, June 20th, treat Dad to his ideal activity, hitting a hole in one! Any king of the green will enjoy a day or evening at Puttshack, the newest tech-infused mini golf spot in Atlanta and first in the US. Located at The Interlock in West Midtown, this 25,000-square foot venue is the complete Father’s Day experience and ideal activity for the entire family.  With competitive mini-golf courses, creative cocktails, and a wide variety of decadent dishes, Puttshack is sure to be a Father’s Day he can’t “fore-get”.  Puttshack is located at 1115 Howell Mill Rd, Atlanta, GA 30318.  For more information visit www.puttshack.com.
If You Think Dad is Cooking on Father’s Day, You Must be Nuts; Dantanna’s Has You Covered: 
If Dad needs a day off from grilling out this Father’s Day, Sunday, June 20, 2021, head to Dantanna’s for a special menu created by Executive Chef Brad Parker.  A dad and veteran chef, Parker’s theme this year is, “If You Think Dad is Cooking on Father’s Day, You Must be Nuts”.  In addition to Dantanna’s full lunch and dinner menus, the specialty Father’s Day menu features Curry Cashew Mussels – Maine whitewater mussels, shallots, garlic, curry, coconut milk, cashews and cilantro; Pecan Crusted Trout – local trout pecan-panko crust, peach butter, roasted garlic mashed potatoes and green beans; Pine Nut Pesto Scallops – seared jumbo scallops, pine nut-basil pesto, sautéed mushrooms and Brussels sprouts; and Dantanna’s Bananas – bananas in brown sugar rum sauce, macadamia nut muffin and vanilla ice cream.  For dads that love to grill and don’t want to leave the comfortable confines of the backyard, Dantanna’s Butcher Market Baskets are an ideal gift.  Served ready to cook at home for 2, 4, 6 and 8, steak lovers can choose from The Lean and Mean Basket, The “Man I Love Meat” Basket or The New Yorker Basket, filled with mouthwatering 60-day aged prime cuts and delectable sides including the #1 Loaded Jumbo Baker Potato, fresh salads, and Chocolate Bourbon Pie. Dantanna’s Buckhead is located at the Shops Around Lenox, 3400 Around Lenox Rd NE #304, Atlanta, GA 30326.  For more  information or to make a reservation, visit  www.dantannas.com  or call  404.760.8873 for Dantanna’s Buckhead.
Give the Gift of Relaxation at Utopia Foot & Shoulder Massage for Father’s Day:
If Father’s Day calls for the gift of relaxation and rejuvenation, Utopia Foot & Shoulder Massage is an ideal and affordable intown escape for all dads.  Located in Grant Park, Utopia has become known for its calming environment, unparalleled service and ability to melt away stress.  From available from Friday, June 18th to Sunday, June 20th., Utopia is offering a Father’s Day Package for $70 that includes a 60-minute foot and shoulder massage, 15-minute scalp massage, foot detox salt and Mary’s essential oils.     Book online at https://utopiaatlanta.com/book-now/. Gift cards are also available for purchase.  Located at 465 Boulevard SE Suite 106A, Utopia Foot & Shoulder Massage is easily accessible for residents of Grant Park, Ormewood Park, Cabbagetown, Reynoldstown, Glenwood Park, East Atlanta and more. For more information, visit https://utopiaatlanta.com.

Sun., June 20 – “Flight of Dads for Dad’s Day” at Second Self Beer Co.

To celebrate beer-loving dads around town, Second Self is offering a “Flight of Dads for Dad’s Day” special featuring three variations of their pastry stout Dad series:

  • Stepdad Made Breakfast – an imperial stout with coffee, oats, blueberries and maple syrup

  • Grandad Made Breakfast – an imperial stout with coffee and oats aged in bourbon barrels for 20 months

Available as a flight for $10, this special will be available only on Father’s Day at the Westside brewery. The beers can also be purchased individually throughout the weekend and following week surrounding the holiday.

Sun., June 20 – “Tie One On” Father’s Day Event at Hampton + Hudson

Dads can head to Hampton + Hudson as early as 10am on Sunday for brunch, served until 2:30pm. At 2pm, the Atlanta United game against Philadelphia will be played throughout the restaurant with sound. Drink specials offered all day will include $3 Monday Night brews and $5 Elijah Craig Old Fashioneds. Plus, the first 25 Dads in the door will receive a Monday Night Brewing tie, Elijah Craig socks and other swag.

Father’s Day food specials will include a Double Decker Smash Burger with bacon and onion rings and a Bone-In Ribeye with bone marrow butter and Belgian fries.

Sun., June 20 – Drink Specials for Dad at Nina & Rafi

On Father’s Day, Dads dining at Nina & Rafi can enjoy $5 Creature Comforts Classic City Lager (4.2% ABV) and house Fernet all day long.

Sun., June 20 – Father’s Day Bourbon Brunch at The Southern Gentleman

Treat dad to The Southern Gentleman’s annual Father’s Day Bourbon Brunch at Buckhead Village. They’ll be serving their classic Sunday brunch menu along with can’t-miss chef features like Smoked Duck Wings and Skirt Steak & Eggs. They’ll also have an ASW Distillery whiskey education, tasting area and flight specials for dads to enjoy all day! Reservations are available here.

Sun., June 20, Beginning at Noon – Father’s Day Brunch at Gypsy Kitchen

Father’s Day at Gypsy Kitchen will be a celebration of travel, culinary curiosity and joyful connections made over a terrific meal. Starting at noon on Father’s Day, Gypsy Kitchen will offer their classic menu with chef specials like a Roasted Chicken & Chorizo Paella, Grilled New York Steak & Short Rib and a Chocolate Torte with coffee & cocoa nib praline with blood orange drizzle. Reservations are available here.

Available Until June 30 – Cupcakes from Georgetown Cupcake


  • Father’s Day Dozen (left) – Indulge dad’s sweet tooth with gourmet cupcakes! A collection of 12 different flavors like Salted Caramel, ‘DAD’ Chocolate and Light Blue Buttercream, Coffee Toffee, Red Velvet with ‘Happy Father’s Day’ fondant, Peanut Butter Banana Fudge and more. Available June 1-June 30 for pick-up, delivery or nationwide overnight shipping. $38/Dozen.


  • BEST DAD EVER Dozen (right) – Show how appreciated dad is with this collection that includes flavors like Lava Fudge, Peanut Butter Chocolate Cheesecake, Cookies & Crème Birthday Fudge, Double Milk Chocolate Birthday, Vanilla Confetti & Purple Buttercream and more, each decorated with rainbow ‘BEST DAD EVER’ fondant discs. Available June 1-June 30 for pick-up, delivery or nationwide overnight shipping. $38/Dozen.