Your Guide to Father's Day in Pasadena

Published : Thursday, June 14, 2018 | 5:38 AM

Celebrate Father’s Day in Pasadena today by showing Dad how much you appreciate him! Treat him to a memorable brunch, dinner or event. Here are some of the many ways you can do this around the City of Roses.


The Langham Huntington Pasadena – 1401 S. Oak Knoll Avenue, Pasadena. Aside from Royce LA, the Langham Huntington offers the following Father’s Day specials: Father’s Day Dim Sum Brunch at The Terrace, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. $68 per person, $32 for children ages 4-12. Call (626) 585-6218; Daddy and Me Chocolate Afternoon Tea In The Lobby Lounge, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. $62 per person, $32 for children ages 4-12. Call (626) 585-6218; and Father’s Day At Chuan Spa, available until June 20. 50 minutes at $180 and 80 minutes at $260. Call (626) 585-6414.

The Mixx Pasadena – 443 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. Father’s Day Brunch is 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information visit or call (626) 500-0021.

Parkway Grill — 510 S. Arroyo Parkway, Pasadena. Featuring Father’s Day specials along with the regular menu. Dinner from 5 p.m. Call (626) 795-1001 or visit




Arroyo Chop House – 536 South Arroyo Parkway, Pasadena – Arroyo Chop House is the ONLY restaurant in the San Gabriel/San Fernando Valleys to serve U.S.D.A. Prime Beef exclusively—every cut. Prime Beef is so exclusive that only 2% of the beef production is graded U.S.D.A. Prime, compared to U.S.D.A. Choice which represents 70% of the beef market. Sun-Thurs 5:00pm – 9:30pm / Fri/Sat 5:00pm – 10:30pm. You may call (626) 577-7463 or visit .

Royce LA – At the Langham Huntington – 1401 S. Oak Knoll Avenue, Pasadena. The Royce Wood-Fired Steakhouse will feature an interactive brunch experience featuring flowing mimosas and Bloody Marys, displays of fresh breakfast pastries and elaborate food displays. Dads will also enjoy a complimentary Macallan Scotch tasting. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. $108 per person ($48 for children ages 4-12). Call (626) 585-6410 or visit

El Portal – 695 E Green St, Pasadena – Weekends are a special time to take the family to dine out, gather friends for an evening of fun, or to have a romantic dinner with your better half. Our Chef and Managers plan for that special evening with great food and drink specials with you in mind. If you are thinking of going out this weekend, or even during the week, craving our authentic dishes, just give us a call….we will be happy to reserve a table for just the 2 of you or for a party of 20 or more. Friday – Saturday | 11 am – 10 pm / Sunday | 11 am – 8:30 pm. Call 626.795.8553 or visit

Parkway Grill – 510 South Arroyo Parkway, Pasadena – Father’s Day Dinner at Parkway, Sunday, June 17, 2018, 5:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Complimentary on-site valet parking for your convenience. You may call You may call or visit

Smitty’s – 110 South Lake Avenue, Pasadena – Smitty’s Grill is proud to have a well-rounded wine list including wines available by the glass. Our award-winning wine cellar has been recognized by the esteemed Wine Spectator annually since opening. . We focus on American West coast boutique wines which complement Smitty’s menu of American comfort food classics. Dinner, Sun 5:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.. You may call (626) 792-9999 or visit


Other Great Choices

BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse – 234 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. All Dads get a free pint glass on Saturday, June 16, and Sunday, June 17. While supplies last. Call 626) 204-0845 or visit

Buca di Beppo – 80 West Green Street, Pasadena. Dad dropping hints about Father’s Day? Give him what he wants. Make a reservation today! Call (626) 792-7272 or visit for more information on their Father’s Day menu.

El Cholo Pasadena – 300 E. Colorado Blvd. in Pasadena has come up with some great dishes on their special menu dedicated to Dad’s! For more information, visit or call (626) 795-5800.

Del Frisco’s Grille – 55 S. Lake Avenue, Pasadena. You can’t measure your love and appreciation for Dad, but a 16- oz 45-day Dry Aged Strip is a good start. Available all day Sunday. Call (626) 765-9913 or visit

Fleming’s Steakhouse – 179 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. Celebrate Dad all weekend long at Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar with a three-course menu featuring the 35 oz. Prime Tomahawk and a premium bourbon tasting. If Dad prefers Sliced Filet Mignon Eggs Benedict, Fleming’s is opening early at 10 a.m. on June 17 for brunch. Call (626) 639-0490 or visit

Il Fornaio – 24 West Union Street, Pasadena. Treat your family to a special day at Il Fornaio filled with authentic Italian elegance, a deliciously creative menu and memories for a lifetime! Call (626) 683-9797 for information on their Father’s Day menu or visit

Gus’s BBQ – 808 Fair Oaks Avenue, South Pasadena. Treat Dad to the meal of his dreams with a Flintstone-sized Beef Rib plate served all day! Reservations now open. Call (626) 799-3251 or visit

Gyu-Kaku – 70 West Green Street, Pasadena. Celebrate Father’s Day at Gyu-Kaku! Cook a delicious meal for Dad right at your own table! They’ll do all the hard work, all you have to do is grill! Call (626) 405-4842 or visit

ICHI GYO ICHI ET – 61 S. Fair Oaks Avenue, Suite 110, Pasadena. Open for Father’s Day. Make a reservation now! Call (626) 219-6238 or visit

Magnolia House – 492 South Lake Avenue, Pasadena. Father’s Day Reservations now open! Treat Dad to great drinks in a relaxed atmosphere. Call (626) 584-1126 or visit

Maison Akira – 713 E. Green Street, Pasadena will be offering Sunday Brunch for Father’s Day for $60 per regular adult and $55 for seniors. A credit card deposit is required for each reservation. No-shows will be subject to a non-refundable deposit. Call (626) 796-9501 or visit

Paul Martin’s American Grill – 455 S. Lake Avenue, Pasadena. Celebrate Dad with the Grill’s three-course Prime Rib special, or indulgent, mesquite-grilled Filet Oscar. Call (626) 773-7600 or visit

Ruth’s Chris Steak House – 369 East Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. From hand-crafted cocktails to Ruth’s signature bone-in cuts cooked to perfection, celebrate Dad with a day that’s all about him. Call (626) 583-8122 or visit

Slater’s 50/50 – 61 N. Raymond Avenue, Pasadena. Father’s Day Sunday Brunch at Slaters will feature the “Dad” flight and Bloody Mary Buffet alongside their famous brunch, which includes a meat carving station, breakfast and lunch favorites and an awesome chocolate fountain of fruit! Plenty of desserts for all and Dad gets a free burger! Call (626) 765-9700 or visit

Turf Terrace, Santa Anita Racetrack – 285 Huntington Drive, Arcadia. Enjoy the amazing view from Santa Anita Park’s premier dining establishment, Turf Terrace. At $75, your Father’s Day Package includes a three-course plated brunch, glass of champagne or beer on arrival, clubhouse admission, a racing program, a table at Turf Terrace restaurant for the entire day. A $35 child’s ticket substitutes drinks for ice cream. 12 to 5 p.m. For parties larger than 20, call (626) 574-6400 to make reservations Wednesday through Sunday. Visit



Special Father’s Day Church Service at Unite Church, 2101 East Washington Blvd., Pasadena from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Enjoy tacos and churros immediately following service in celebration of Dads! All are invited and welcome. Visit for more information.

Descanso Gardens – 1418 Descanso Drive, La Cañada Flintridge. Father’s Day Bull and Oyster Roast. Let Dad indulge in beef and oysters at this Descanso spin on an East Coast classic meal, at 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3:30 p.m. Sunday, June 17. $60 adult, children 10 and younger are free. Reservations required. Visit

The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens – 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino. On Saturday and Sunday, June 16 and 17, give Dad a day to remember. Treat him to mouthwatering barbecue with tasty sides and ice-cold beer, available for purchase at the Patio Grill (adjacent to the Rose Garden Tea Room) from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Choose from smoked brisket, Carolina-style pulled pork, espresso-braised short rib, and grilled chicken sandwiches; mac and cheese, cabbage slaw, beans and potato salad sides; and hot dogs and cheeseburgers for the kiddos! No reservations required. General admission. Visit

The Pasadena Police Department’s 17th Annual Father’s Day Car Show – 300 E. Green Street, Pasadena. Live music, food booths, raffle prizes, a police helicopter auction and a LoJack vehicle location system will be featured. Open to all classes of cars. Visit

Volunteer at the Pasadena-Altadena Community Youth Association – Central Park, 219 S. Fair Oaks Avenue, Pasadena. Volunteer on Father’s Day by helping feed homeless U.S. veterans. Sunday, June 17, starting at 3:30 p.m. Donate a dish for the homeless or a toy for kids. Call (626) 277-3457 and ask for Coach Ron. Each joyful volunteer also donates $10 to provide for free high-quality haircuts for the homeless veterans. You can make your donations online at Visit for more details.

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