6 Chicago Spots for a Father's Day Dinner and Drinks

The editors | June 10, 2019 | Food & Drink

Wood oven-fired mushroom pizza ($18) is served up at Pacific Standard Time. 141 W. Erie St., pstchicago.com

Father's Day is just around the corner, so treat your dad to an indulgent dinner and delectable drinks at one of Chicago's best restaurants.

III Forks
Specializing in USDA prime cuts of meat, this national chain employs in-house butchers to cut its steaks to order. Also look for some locally sourced items as well as a bar bites menu at this chic spot just north of Millennium Park. 180 N. Field Blvd., 312.938.4303 $$$

Bar Sótano
Rick Bayless does it again with this subterranean mezcal bar, a quaint space located below Frontera offering Mexican market-themed cocktails and spicy, flavor-packed fare like grill-roasted wagyu and drowned taquitos. 443 N. Clark St., 312.391.5857 $$

Cafe Spiaggia
The more casual counterpart to Spiaggia serves fashionable Italian fare from a seasonal menu, including housemade pastas and interesting shareable plates. 980 N. Michigan Ave., 312.280.2750 $$

This iconic Gold Coast steakhouse attracts celebs and VIPs nightly with its classically crafted cocktails, USDA Prime Angus steaks—exclusive to Gibsons—and fresh seafood. 1028 N. Rush St., 312.266.8999 $$$

Pacific Standard Time
From two alums of Nico Osteria, this California-inspired space is a breath of fresh air, with two wood-fired hearths churning out delicious pizzas, pitas and succulent main plates for dinner and the recently added Sunday brunch. 141 W. Erie St., 312.736.1778 $$$

Prime & Provisions
At this elegant Loop steakhouse from the same group as Siena Tavern, you’ll find USDA all-natural prime heritage Black Angus beef in its state-of-the-art dry-aging room, in addition to a selection of fresh seafood. A two-story wine tower complements the luxurious setting. 222 N. LaSalle Drive, 312.726.7777 $$$$


Photography by: anjali pinto/courtesy of pacific standard time