Like other holidays before it, Father’s Day may be a little quieter this year, considering Seattle is still in the early phases of reopening during the COVID-19 pandemic. While some restaurants around the city are resuming dine-in services in a limited capacity, many are still offering appealing takeout and delivery options. Among some of the celebratory to-go meals for Sunday are barbecue kits, tamales, kaiseki, and Hawaiian dishes, along with a few places offering merch for gift ideas.Read More
Where to Order Father’s Day Meals in Seattle for Takeout and Delivery
Barbecue, kaiseki, Hawaiian feasts, and more
1. The Barking Dog Alehouse
This family-friendly spot in Phinney Ridge has grill kits available for takeout this weekend. The package includes two ribeye steaks, twice-baked stuffed potatoes, asparagus, apple berry cobbler, and a 32-ounce growler of beer. There are also some barbecue tool kits available for $16 as an add-on, for those still in need of last-minute gift ideas.
Though its famed Sunday fried chicken dinner is sold out, Ravenna’s acclaimed Southern restaurant from chef Edouardo Jordan is offering a special Father’s Day CSA box, featuring beer from Stoup Brewery, a selection of meats (including Manchester quail), and pantry items such as jerk spice and raw cookie dough. Pickup available Saturday from 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
3. Frelard Tamales
This Mexican restaurant offers gift sets for Father’s Day, which includes gluten-free, vegan, vegetarian, and meat tamales to heat at home, tres leches cake from Seattle’s Tres Lecheria, and some merch, such as wood coasters designed with the topography of Washington, Oregon volcanoes or the restaurant’s logo.
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Per usual, chef Eric Rivera has a number of options at his multifaceted Ballard restaurant. Father’s Day takeout menus include a meal based on the old school computer game the Oregon Trail (with woodsy snacks), grill packs that include dry-aged steak, salmon or vegan options, and a Puerto Rican feast with pollo guisado, tostones, and more.
5. Serious TakeOut
Chef Tom Douglas’s new Ballard offshoot of Serious Pie has Father’s Day dinner boxes available, which includes a grilled bread salad (a favorite of Douglas’s daughter Loretta). It comes with applewood-grilled chicken or steak, plus a salmon appetizer and pecan pie from Dahlia Bakery.
Wallingford’s longtime organic food destination from chef Maria Hines has heat-at-home family meals for Father’s Day, which include pork rib chops with blueberry mostarda, roasted new potatoes, corn on the cob, and bourbon caramel ice cream with cocoa almonds for dessert. According to the restaurant, each meal can serve four.
7. Art of the Table
The Fremont fine-dining restaurant is going with an all-barbecue menu for Sunday, including spare ribs, short ribs, and smoked chicken. There are also some premade sausages and bacon available for possible gift ideas.
8. Eden Hill Restaurant
This Queen Anne mainstay from chef (and dad) Maximilian Petty is offering a hearty $30 barbecue plate available for to-go orders, with spare ribs, kielbasa sausage, baked beans, macaroni salad, and jalapeño cornbread. Those who want to tack on other items from the regular menu can do so for takeout or delivery Sunday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
9. Wa'z Seattle
This Japanese fine-dining restaurant near the Space Needle is devoted to the art of kaiseki, a multi-course meal that features elegantly plated dishes. For Father’s Day Wa’z is offering a “Kaiseki-Gozen” to-go selection (7-8 courses with wagyu beef, King salmon, and sea urchin), and Sapporo beer for $100.
10. Boat Street Kitchen
This Queen Anne restaurant by the pier has a $36 per person Father’s Day price fixe brunch menu. Item’s include buttermilk biscuits with honey butter, shakshuka with poached eggs, braised bone-in pork ribs with blueberry balsamic glaze, and bourbon and salted caramel tart for dessert.
The upscale Capitol Hill restaurant offers a grill box for Father’s Day (including Painted Hills New York steak, ground Oregon pork, and Nicky Farms elk and huckleberry sausage), as well as a lighter larder box for the pantry, with items such as yogurt, Bing cherries, and strawberry-rhubarb preserves. There are also bourbon flights for curbside pickup.
12. D&E Famous Fried Chicken
The family-owned Pioneer Square favorite is teaming up with Mike’s Shave Ice for a Hawaiian-influenced Father’s Day menu, which includes mochiko fried chicken, kalua pork, and shaved ice in flavors such as mango-sago and strawberry-lilikoi. No-contact pickup is available from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, but preorders must be in by Friday at 9 p,m.
Chef Melissa Miranda named her Filipino Beacon Hill restaurant after her dad (Musang was his nickname). So it’s only appropriate that she has a Father’s Day baon meal for takeout, which includes whole grilled stuffed pompano, pancit canton (stir fried noodles), and ensaladang tagsibol (a salad with snap peas, cherry tomatoes, and vegan bagoon).
14. Jack's BBQ
The well-known barbecue restaurant is offering its giant beef ribs for takeout orders Sunday at its SoDo location, with limited availability. For those who miss out on that, there are also plenty of large brisket, pulled pork, and chicken plates as well, along with a selection of to-go cocktails, including smoked old fashioneds and bruised cherry Manhattans.
15. Lil Red Takeout & Catering
This unassuming catering operation on Rainier Ave S is one of the better barbecue places in town, with an extensive menu of Jamaican jerk chicken, whole snapper, oxtail, and wings, along with satisfying sides, such as fried yams. It also recently acquired a new slicer for house-smoked bacon and sausages. Available for Sunday preoders via Grubhub,