These restaurant picks are perfect for Father’s Day weekend.
If you’re giving dad a break from grill master duty this weekend, sub in a fun bite to eat while you’re out and about. From loaded nachos piled sky high to smooth and creamy strawberry shakes, we’ve got a little bit of everything to celebrate dad’s big day.
Studio 5 Food Editor Chelsea Fairbourn shares her superlative roundup of restaurants fit for Father’s Day weekend.
Find more picks from Chelsea on Instagram, @yourgirlneedsfood.
6 Restaurant Picks for Father’s Day
Best Treat: BOW TIE CREAMERY
1479 E. 5600 South, Ogden UT
Chelsea says that this creamery focuses on small batch flavors– meaning that there are lots of fun, unique flavors and great quality control. They invite new seasonal flavors to their menu every month, including a Dirty Dr. Pepper flavor on their June 2023 menu.
Best Food to Share: NACHO DADDY
241 W. 200 South, Salt Lake City UT
This restaurant specializes in… (you guessed it) nachos. Chelsea says to grab a few extra napkins, as this restaurant is a little messy, but delicious. With lots of fun nacho variations, she says it’s a great way to introduce new flavors to the family.
Best Theme: THE GARAGE GRILL
112 Dast Draper Parkway, Draper UT
Chelsea says that this restaurant is part restaurant and part museum, making it a great setting for families and especially for dad! The menu caters to all palates, carrying everything from burgers and loaded nachos to sushi. She says it’s the perfect “pit stop” for your Father’s Day weekend.
Best Burger: HI-MOUNTAIN DRUG
40 N Main Street, Kamas UT
Chelsea says that this is where her favorite burger of all time lives. She recommends the Philly Burger, a mix between a Philly Cheesesteak and a cheeseburger. She says they’re also known for their milkshakes and loves their Almond Joy milkshake.
Best Seasonal Flavor: TACO AMIGO STRAWBERRY SHAKES
1395 N. State Street, Orem UT
Chelsea says that this restaurant is a mainstay for seasonal summer flavors for her.
Best BBQ: PICA RICA
25 N Main Street, St. George UT
Chelsea says that this restaurant gets added to her list because it’s a great flavor fusion, combining traditional Mexican and American barbecue. From everything from brisket to barbacoa, and all the meats in between.