Father’s Day is just around the corner, and we want to help you celebrate in style.
Does dad enjoy a sophisticated, three-course meal sided with champagne? Or is he more of the beer-drinking, pub food-loving type of dad? Whatever his preference, we’ve got you covered.
Here are some restaurants in the Stuart area dad is sure to love.
Take your pirate-loving pops to this plunderers paradise on his big day. With the motto no shoes, no shirt no problem, this casual hotspot makes for a delicious dinner –or brunch- with Dad. Try the Crunchy Fish Munchies, or their delicious Clam Strips.
401 South Ocean Dr., Fort Pierce
Chuck’s Seafood Restaurant
Is dad a lover of all things seafood? Then Chuck’s is perfect for him. Complete with beautiful waterfront seating, this casual restaurant is great for that laid back, beer-sipping, flip-flop-wearing father.
822 Seaway Drive, Fort Pierce
You can’t go wrong this Father’s Day at Cobalt Restaurant. The classy indoor setting complements the beautiful view of the ocean from the patio, and the food is beautiful enough to compete with the sights. For dad, we recommend the braised short ribs with white truffle hollandaise, or the grilled mahi with coconut rum beurre blanc and mushroom cous cous.
3500 Ocean Drive, Vero Beach
District Table and Bar
The perfect restaurant for those casual, country dads, District Table and Bar features an evolving menu that incorporates fresh farm-to-table ingredients. The laid-back setting and Southern vibe meshes perfectly with the variety of items on the menu. Check the online menu to see what's being served up on Father’s Day.
900 SE Indian St., Stuart
The Dolphin Bar & Shrimp House
Eating at the Dolphin Bar makes you feel like you never left the boat, and dad will love the laid-back, ocean atmosphere of this open-air restaurant. Buy him a beer, and order some delicious fresh seafood, like the Dolphin Ala Dolphin, a fresh sautéed fish dipped in an herb Parmesan egg wash and topped with a lemon butter caper sauce.
1401 NE Indian River Dr., Jensen Beach
Give dad the best of both worlds—land and sea—at the Gafford. The intimate setting and Southern soul food is sure to put dad (and his belly) in a good mood on his special day. We recommend the Southern Surf and Turf with green chile pork verde, Texas-style shrimp, roasted corn, crumbled chorizo and cojita over jalapeño cheese grits.
47 SW Flagler Ave., Stuart
LouRónzo’s Italian Fusion
Nestled in the heart of quaint Downtown Stuart is a restaurant that pushes the boundaries of traditional Italian food. With an extensive drink menu and three-course meal options, dad is sure to feel like he’s taken a trip to Europe. For appetizers, try the Anatra Croccante—crispy duck confit with hazelnut-encrusted goat cheese, currants and apple cider gastrique—and for the main course, we recommend the Filetto Di Manzo, a seared 9-ounce filet mignon topped with lump crab, blue cheese and black truffle polenta.
301 S. Colorado Ave., Stuart
On The Edge Bar and Grill
Enjoy a fun and casual setting at On the Edge Bar and Grill. This open-air restaurant places you right on the beach, so dad can look out over the ocean while enjoying live music, a cold beer and some delicious fish tacos.
1136 Seaway Drive, Fort Pierce
The Original Tiki Bar
Treat dad to a tropical getaway—if only for a night. The Original Tiki Bar’s atmosphere, food, drinks and open-air dining provide a relaxing night out. The menu features a variety of tropical food, from burgers to tacos, and even a raw bar! Try the delicious, Tuna Lucaya with soy ginger glaze, pickled ginger, seaweed salad and cucumber wasabi dressing.
2 Avenue A, Fort Pierce
Osceola Street Café
Is your dad an early riser? This intimate, yet casual café, located in Downtown Stuart, is the perfect place to treat fathers and grandfathers to a relaxing brunch. The special Father’s Day brunch menu will feature the eatery's delicious eggs benedict and shrimp and grits.
26 SW Osceola St., Stuart
Pietro’s on the River
Take dad out to Pietro’s on the River to enjoy a first-class meal with a complimentary side of sunset. Overlooking the ninth hole of Island Dune Country Club, this classy eatery will spoil dad the way he deserves.
8735 S. Ocean Drive, Jensen Beach
If you plan to take Dad out on the boat this Father’s Day, end your day at sea with a delicious meal from Sailor’s Return, where you can dock right behind the restaurant! At 4 p.m., dad can enjoy live music from the Coque Ross Band. And for dinner, we recommend treating him to the tasty NY strip with herb butter and port wine demi sauce, or the lollipop porkchop with a mushroom Madeira wine sauce.
625 SW Anchorage Way, Stuart
The Twisted Tuna
Fun-loving fathers will have a blast at this award-winning restaurant on the water. With its live music, delicious seafood and fun atmosphere, its no wonder Twisted Tuna was recently nominated among The Best Waterfront Restaurant on the Treasure Coast. Treat dad to a Father’s Day dinner here and see what all the talk is about.
4290 SE Salerno Road, Stuart
(Photo via Facebook/Sailor's Return)