Here’s a list of some great places to take Dad for a nice brunch offered on Father’s Day Weekend, June 15-16, 2019.

Bernardus Lodge and Spa
June 16 – 12:00pm – 2:30pm
Adults $45 Children ages 5-12 $20, plus tax & gratuity

Celebrate Father’s Day with a summer-style celebration at Lucia Restaurant & Bar. Our grand barbecue buffet offers free-range chicken, natural Angus beef hamburgers, artisan sausages, country potato salad, organic green salad, and corn-on-the-cob. From artisan beers to fresh-made seasonal dishes, or craft cocktails, Lucia is defined by an everything from scratch ethos that turns pure ingredients into pure artistry. Linger the afternoon away with a game of bocce ball or practicing your precision on the putting green. Reservations 831-658-3400

Quail Lodge and Golf Club
Father’s Day BBQ at Edgar’s Restaurant
June 16 – 11am – 9pm

Celebrates Father’s Day the only way Dad would want…with a full-day barbecue! Celebrate the leading gentleman in your life with a delectable barbecue menu comprised of all of dad’s favorites.  Edgar’s will be offering a slow smoked BBQ family platter complete with the delicious mains including tri-tip, chicken, salmon and classic BBQ sides. Call 831-620-8910 for reservations. 

Mission Ranch
Live Jazz
Served 10:00am – 1:30

Sundays, we offer a buffet brunch with live jazz. It is often described by our guests as amazing and has been voted the Best Brunch by local newspaper polls. The Restaurant at Mission Ranch is one of the most spectacular spots to dine on the Monterey Peninsula. The view is gorgeous: sheep grazing in our meadow, Santa Lucia Mountains in the near distance and Point Lobos with the Pacific Ocean’s crashing waves. The Restaurant at Mission Ranch offers a varied and pleasing menu, moderately priced, featuring Classic American Cuisine.

Reservations a Must
6pm- 9pm
In an intimate dining space within the tiny L’Auberge hotel, award-winning Michelin Star chef Justin Cogley and pastry chef Yulanda Santos serve innovative and artful dishes for a whimsical nightly tasting menu ($185) focused on seasonal coastal cuisine. Expect eight to ten courses that range from a single turnip baked in salted dough and served with nori in a hollowed-out ciabatta bun, to a Monterey Bay Abalone finished with caviar and fine strands of hand-foraged seaweed and potato. Wine pairings will complement your meal and more than double the price of your ticket; save your pennies for this unexpected culinary stunner. Reservations recommended, 831-624-8578

Yeast of Eden
In Carmel Plaza
10am – 9pm

Alvarado Street Brewing’s spinoff project is focused on beers made with wild and naturally occurring yeasts and boasts a food menu specifically designed to pair with mixed fermentation beers. On tap, beer fans will find a mix of Alvarado’s own beer with other local breweries like the Rare Barrel and Cellarmaker. There’s also a roomy patio (which you can bring your dog) and dining room with views of the brewing operation.

Estéban Restaurant
Tapas hour beginning at 4pm
June 16 beginning at 4pm

Celebrate Father’s Day with something you know he’ll love! In honor of Dad, catch the final results of the U.S. Open at Esteban’s with an early Tapas hour beginning at 4pm. Here you can also treat him to a burger and fries with an ice-cold draft beer special for $20. Call 831-375-0176 for reservations.