Advertisement

Guide to Restaurants Your Dad Will Definitely Love

City Guide, Food & Drink, Food & Drink Guides

logo-buf-600w

Written by Step Out Staff

Published on June 1, 2022
Photo courtesy of Big Ditch Brewing Company

It’s officially June and before you know it, Father’s Day is going to be here. If you’re looking for a way to treat Dad to a few drinks and a meal without having to start up the grill, we can help! Whether you’re looking for a chill place to grab a bite after hitting the putting green, or something fancier for the whole family to get in on, these places have a “cool dad” vibe that make for the perfect Father’s Day dining spot.

Did one of these places close? Send us a note!


ADVERTISEMENT


Full Service

Big Ditch Brewing Co.

55 E Huron St Buffalo, New York 14203 • $$$$$

Buffalo

  • Brewery
  • American

Big Ditch Brewing Co. is one of Downtown Buffalo's shinning stars when it comes to brewery/restaurant combos. The tap room is huge, yet welcoming and does ...

  • Brunch
  • Bar Area
  • Happy Hour
  • Late Night
  • Lunch
  • Patio
  • Private Parties
Full Service

Brickyard Pub

432 Center St Lewiston , New York 14174 • $$$$$

Niagara County

  • American
  • BBQ
  • Southern

Your quest for perfect BBQ and great grilled food has led you to the Brickyard Pub $ BBQ, where we will bring you the best wood fired cooking, with the ...

  • Family Friendly
  • Lunch
  • Bar Area
  • Handicap Access
  • Happy Hour
  • Late Night
  • Take-out
Full Service

Dinosaur BBQ

301 Franklin St. Buffalo, New York 14202 • $$$$$

Buffalo

  • BBQ
  • Seafood
  • Southern

Located in the heart of Buffalo's Theater District, the Dinosaur Bar-B-Que occupies a former vault that stored movies for Universal International Pictures. A ...

  • Bar Area
  • Handicap Access
  • Happy Hour
  • Late Night
  • Lunch
  • Patio
  • Reservations
  • Take-out
  • Gluten Free Menu
Full Service

Fat Bob’s Smokehouse

41 Virginia Pl Buffalo, New York 14202 • $$$$$

Buffalo

  • BBQ
  • American
  • Burgers
  • Southern

Fat Bob's Smokehouse's award-winning barbecue is a staple in the WNY community. Serving smokehouse BBQ favorites and homemade eats since 1999, we believe ...

  • Heated Patio / Outdoor Seating
  • Lunch
  • Patio
  • Bar Area
  • Handicap Access
  • Happy Hour
  • Late Night
  • Live Music
Bar

Glen Park Tavern

5507 Main St Williamsville, New York 14221 • $$$$$

North Towns

  • American
  • Buffalo Food
  • Seafood

Glen Park Tavern says: Glen Park Tavern, which is located at 5507 Main Street in Williamsville, New York; is the place to be when you are looking for ...

  • Patio
  • Bar Area
  • Happy Hour
  • Live Music
  • Lunch
  • Reservations

ADVERTISEMENT


Fast Casual

Hamburg Brewing Company

6553 Boston State Rd. Buffalo, New York 14075 • $$$$$

South Towns

  • Brewery
  • American

We are proud to say we are producing some beers with New York State grown ingredients! Check out our Beers page to see which beers feature NYS grown barley ...

  • Bar Area
  • Patio
  • Take-out
  • Good for Beer Lovers
  • Fireplace
Full Service

Hofbrauhaus Buffalo

190 Scott St Buffalo, NY 14204 • $$$$$

Buffalo

  • Beer Bar/Hall
  • German
  • Brewery

The ninth American franchise of Munich's famous Hofbrauhaus, the Buffalo operation features live German music nightly, long tables and benches, beer hall, ...

  • Lunch
  • Bar Area
  • Live Music
  • Patio
  • Happy Hour
  • Good for Beer Lovers
  • Reservations
  • Family Friendly
  • Private Parties
  • Late Night
  • Late-Late Night
  • Heated Patio / Outdoor Seating
Fine Dining

Hutch’s

1375 Delaware Ave Buffalo, New York 14209 • $$$$$

Buffalo

  • American
  • International
  • Seafood

A great bar, excellent food from a creative menu and a top notch dining experience keeps this place full all the time. Website says: Hutch's diverse ...

  • Bar Area
  • Handicap Access
  • Happy Hour
  • Patio
  • Reservations
  • Special Occasion
  • Private Parties
Full Service

JP Fitzgeralds

4236 Clark St Hamburg, New York 14075 • $$$$$

South Towns

  • American
  • Buffalo Food
  • Irish

Great Reubens and much more JP Fitzgerald s is the Southtowns hottest spot for casual fun with family and friends. From "The Best Reuben Sandwich in WNY" ...

  • Family Friendly
  • Sports Bar
  • Bar Area
  • Handicap Access
  • Happy Hour
  • Late Night
  • Lunch
  • Patio
  • Reservations
  • Take-out
  • Private Parties
Full Service

New York Beer Project

6933 S Transit Rd Lockport, New York 14094 • $$$$$

Niagara County

  • Brewery
  • Pub Food

Celebrating the unique and vibrant global beer culture, New York Beer Project is found in the town of Lockport, New York at the epicenter where two counties, ...

  • Heated Patio / Outdoor Seating
  • Bar Area
  • Brunch
  • Happy Hour
  • Late Night
  • Live Music
  • Lunch
  • Patio
  • Take-out
  • Private Parties
  • Rooftop Patio

ADVERTISEMENT


Full Service

Pearl Street Grill & Brew Pub

76 Pearl St Buffalo, New York 14202 • $$$$$

Buffalo

  • American
  • Brewery
  • Buffalo Food
  • Burgers
  • Deli-Sandwiches
  • Pub Food

Pearl Street Grill $ Brew Pub is the second largest brew pub in America.Premier spot downtown for pre/post Sabres, Bison or Bandits games, any First Niagara, ...

  • Patio
  • Sports Bar
  • Bar Area
  • Handicap Access
  • Happy Hour
  • Late Night
  • Live Music
  • Lunch
  • Private Parties
  • Reservations
Full Service

Pizza Plant Italian Pub – Canalside

125 Main St Buffalo, New York 14203 • $$$$$

Buffalo

  • Pizza
  • Italian

Spreading Beer, Wine and the love of good food across Buffalo. - Home of some of the most delicious food, beer and wine in Buffalo for 40 years! ...

  • Family Friendly
  • Bar Area
  • Boat Friendly
  • Handicap Access
  • Happy Hour
  • Live Music
  • Lunch
  • Patio
  • Take-out
  • Gluten Free Menu
Full Service

Pizza Plant Italian Pub – Transit

7770 Transit Road Williamsville, New York 14221 • $$$$$

North Towns

  • Beer Bar/Hall
  • Burgers
  • Italian
  • Pizza

Pizza Plant is original, delicious, and has a beer list worth talking about (and drinking from). The space, menu, and service is uber family friendly *and* ...

  • Family Friendly
  • Lunch
  • Patio
  • Bar Area
  • Happy Hour
  • Private Parties
  • Take-out
  • Gluten Free Menu
  • Fireplace
Full Service

Remington Tavern

184 Sweeney Street North Tonawanda,, New York 14120 • $$$$$

Niagara County

  • American
  • Seafood

Remington Tavern Seafood Exchange, an eatery from Chef Mark Hutchinson of Hutch's and Chef Paul Jenkins of Tempo. Originally named Power House #4 in 1895, ...

  • Boat Friendly
  • Patio
  • Bar Area
  • Handicap Access
  • Happy Hour
  • Live Music
  • Lunch
  • Reservations
  • Waterfront
  • Private Parties
Bar

Skoob’s Village Grille

50 Central Ave Lancaster, NY 14086 • $$$$$

Other

  • American
  • Burgers
  • Buffalo Food
  • Pub Food

Located in the heart of Lancaster Village we are your local sports bar & restaurant with a full service event space. Our drool-worthy menu has your ...

  • Bar Area
  • Catering
  • Sports Bar
  • Late Night
  • Lunch
  • Good for Beer Lovers
  • Private Parties
  • Good for Whiskey Lovers
Full Service

Southern Tier Brewing Co. – Buffalo

7 Scott St Buffalo, NY 14203 • $$$$$

Buffalo

  • American
  • Pub Food

Now Open! Bringing a Southern Tier craft beer experience to the good people of Buffalo! The Southern Tier Brewing Company taproom in Buffalo is a brand ...

  • Lunch
  • Bar Area
  • Waterfront
  • Sports Bar
  • Good for Beer Lovers
  • Family Friendly
  • Private Parties
Full Service

The Yelling Goat

205 Central Ave Lancaster, New York 14086 • $$$$$

Cheektowaga and East

  • American
  • Pub Food

Welcome to 'The Goat' as we are affectionately called. A place where we build the best burger you've ever had, serve award-winning Berbere wings and thin ...

  • Bar Area
  • Lunch

Did one of these places close? Send us a note!

We launched a new look!

Our new design features a better browsing experience, modern mobile navigation, more visual displays of key info, better filtering options on the search page, and much more.

We hope you love our new look! That said, we’re #ForeverTweaking and would greatly appreciate your feedback so we can make StepOutBuffalo.com *all* you want and need as your go-to resource for the best of Western New York!

Send feedback >

Written by <a href="https://stepoutbuffalo.com/author/step-out-staff/" target="_self">Step Out Staff</a>

Written by Step Out Staff

A group of Step Out Buffalo team members worked together to create this post from research and writing to editing and imagery. Thanks for reading!
Find More ➭ Father's Day, Guides

Registration

Forgotten Password?

X
You must be logged in to use this feature.