The year 2020 has taught us to cherish physical contact and the year 2021 has made us smart enough to innovate with the health protocols in place. Father’s Day is not canceled even with restrictions in place for everyone’s safety. Maybe it’s not the same as the years before but you can still have a fancy dinner with restaurants open for delivery and takeout despite the COVID-19 situation.
Dads and the father figures in your life deserve the best on this day. We’ve created a list of dinner and lunch specials available in Toronto. Whether you’re celebrating together or apart, let them feel your love with these incredible menu options that are sure to make anyone’s day.
A trusted name for special events and occasions, KACE Catering is your go-to for delicious food for any event or get-together. They are well-known for their charcuterie boxes but they also have lunch and dessert boxes. For Father’s Day, we highly suggest you check out their 3-course Prix Fixe Dinner Box. Choose from their starter, entrée, side, and dessert options to complete your own 3-course dinner celebration.
You can even customize this further with their add-ons and special services. If you are temporarily apart because of the restrictions, they deliver in the Toronto and GTA area. KACE Catering will make sure you get quality food that you can enjoy anywhere.
- website: www.kacecatering.com/
- address: 1230 Sheppard Ave W, Unit 12, North York, ON M3K1Z9
Many people know Floralbash for their beautiful flower arrangements but they also have great food options for different celebrations. May we suggest you check out their lunch boxes for a casual outdoor gathering. It’s also a great box to have delivered to the family if you’re apart at this time.
They have their Luscious Brunch Box, a gourmet picnic box filled with waffles, croissants, muffins, yogurt parfaits, smoked salmon, cured meats, vegetables, bagel, cream cheese, fresh fruits, and nuts. This comes in different sizes that can serve one to at most 7 people.
- website: www.floralbash.ca/
- address: 1230 Sheppard Ave West, Unit 5B, Toronto, Ontario M3K1Z9
Because dine-in reservations are not available at this time, Miku Toronto created Aburi At Home. This is an online ordering platform that lets their customers experience the best contemporary Japanese cuisine at the comfort of their own homes.
Their extensive menu includes their signature flame-seared Aburi sushi, sushi platters, Bentos and bowls, sushi plates, ready-to-eat meal kits, frozen meal kits and so much more. Who says you can’t have a fancy dinner with amazing Japanese food at home? With Miku Toronto x Aburi at Home, you most definitely can! Best of all, you can send this food to your dad if you’re celebrating this Father’s Day in a socially distanced way.
- website: mikutoronto.com/mikuxaburiathome/
Oliver & Bonacini
The Oliver and Bonacini Hospitality Group is behind many of Canada’s best restaurants. Now you can get the same quality of delicious food that they’re known for, at home. They have created Party-In-A-Box that caters to customers in Toronto and Calgary. These were designed to take your small social gatherings to new heights. You’re still able to celebrate in style despite the protocols in place.
They have different box variants that you can customize and choose from depending on your personal preferences. Currently, these are Birthday Brunch, Shower-in-a-Box, and Backyard Soiree. Father’s Day may be different but you don’t have to skimp on the good stuff with your old man. Trust Oliver & Bonacini to give you the best food for an at-home celebration.
- website: www.oliverbonacini.com/
Her Father’s Cider Bar + Kitchen
With a selection of over 100+ ciders from Ontario and the whole world, Her Father’s Cider Bar + Kitchen is the top choice for cider lovers. They have refined and seasonal selections available for dinner and brunch, too.
This Father’s day, make sure you check out their dinner and brunch menus. Pair it with their draft ciders or choose from their small or large cider bottles to complete the meal. They have cocktails, wine and beer, and non-alcoholic beverages available as well.
- website: www.herfathers.ca/
- address: 119 Harbord St. Toronto, ON
George on Queen
George is a fine dining restaurant known for its delectable and luscious food options from chef Lorenzo Loseto. In lieu of COVID-19, they have made their top-rated menu available through George-to-Go. Now you can have the best dining experience at home.
Choose from their 4-course tasting menu, a 4-course menu, and a 5-course tasting menu. These include globally inspired dishes and the Chef’s signature tasting menus. Ingredients are seasonally sourced and you will surely enjoy an abundance of flavors, textures, and unique combinations.
- website: georgeonqueen.com/
Auld Spot is a well-loved community restaurant and pub that has been around since 1998. They are known for their amazing food and drinks along with their outstanding service. For the current times, they have opened their menu for takeout and delivery. We assure you that any dad will love their offers.
This Father’s Day, you can choose from their bestsellers to create a dinner or lunch for your celebration. They have freshly shucked oysters, bacon double cheeseburger, fish and chips, the herbivore, and more. There are options for additional sides and their chef’s daily special house-made dessert. Sounds like a delicious meal that’s perfect to enjoy together!
- website: www.auldspot.ca/
- address: 347 Danforth Avenue Toronto, ON M4K 1N7
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A Filipino restaurant, Tala is home to Philippine cuisine favorites. They are most famous for their pizza box’d kamayan kit and their binalot. To continue to serve their loyal customers, they have recently moved in with their sister restaurant, Tinuno, at 31 Howard Street.
Filipino food is tasty, flavorful, and unique. If you haven’t tasted this before, Tala is the perfect way to introduce yourself to this cuisine. Their SuperSilog boxed meals are perfect for breakfast, brunch, and even dinner. Make this Father’s Day all the more special with treats and grub from the amazing Tala team.
- website: www.instagram.com/tala.toronto/
- address: 31 Howard Street
MermaidsFind is a haven for delicious comfort food that great for everyday or special occasions. They have an extensive menu that includes family platters, lunch specials, seafood choices, side dishes, and bubble teas.
If you’re celebrating Father’s Day together, you can most definitely order a large family platter to enjoy. You can also choose from their many scrumptious choices. We highly recommend their seafood menu. Their crab, shrimp, and lobster offers are A Plus!
- website: www.mermaidsfind.com/
- address: 3200 Dufferin St. inside CAFE+ inside Cafe+ beside UPS store We are in the CAFE+ North York, ON M6A 3B2 Canada
Maple Leaf Tavern
Maple Leaf Tavern is a community Tavern restaurant that works with local Toronto suppliers to provide the best food and service to their customers. It has been a well-loved neighborhood destination in East Toronto. Now, they accept delivery and takeout in line with the current restrictions.
You can expect a Father’s Day special menu just as they had one during Mother’s Day. No matter what, they offer cheeseburger and steak at-home kits as well as roasted prime ribs available in single and family size. They have many more mouthwatering choices in their menu and you can arguably choose to create your own meal and have an amazing celebration at home.
- website: mapleleaftavern.ca