9 Restaurant Deals and Freebies for Father’s Day Weekend

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Father’s Day is this Sunday, June 16, and there are a couple of ways you can show Dad how much you love him.

First, buy him a gift. For ideas, check out “9 Great Father’s Day Gifts Under $50.” Just be sure to order ASAP and make sure you or Dad will receive the gift on time.

You can also take Dad out for a celebratory meal this weekend. Following are some restaurants offering deals and freebies to celebrate the big day.

As always, call ahead to your nearest location to confirm it’s participating in these offers.

For more deals available this weekend, check out “12 Major Restaurants Offering Gift Card Freebies This Week.”

Arooga’s Grille House & Sports Bar

Dad can eat for free when you purchase an item of equal or greater value. The deal is dine-in only and available at participating restaurants.

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The ice cream parlor is celebrating Father’s Day with special ice cream cake designs for Dad. In addition, you can get $3 off any ice cream cake or cookie cake till June 30. Stop by the website for more details.

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Brann’s Steakhouse and Grille

Buy an entree on Saturday, and Dad can get a free 8-ounce sirloin steak. The deal is for dine-in only, and you’ll need to use the coupon Brann provides.

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El Torito

This “authority in great Mexican food” is hosting an all-you-can-eat Father’s Day buffet brunch from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday.

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Olive Garden

Here’s a restaurant where the whole family can save on a meal with Dad. Olive Garden’s Buy One Take One offer involves two entrees for the price of one, with the freebie being a take-home entree. The offer is available for a limited time.

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Ruth’s Chris Steak House

Bring Dad in for a Father’s Day meal, and he will get a free $25 gift card. The card is valid from June 17 until Sept. 1.

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Dads get free frozen yogurt on Sunday. TCBY notes that the offer varies by location and may include:

  • The first 6 ounces free
  • A small cup of yogurt for free
  • A cone of yogurt for free

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Texas Steakhouse & Saloon

If Dad eats here on Sunday, he will receive a certificate for a free entree on a future visit.

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Dads get a free Old Fashioned Sundae on Sunday.

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Do you plan to take advantage of any deals this Father’s Day weekend? Let us know which ones — comment below or over on our Facebook page.

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