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Fun Father’s Day Ideas in Marina del Rey

Give Dads the gift of “vitamin sea” this Father’s Day! Show them how special they are with some fun, on-the-water activities including delicious brunches on the Marina del Rey waterfront. So here’s where to go on Father’s Day, June 16.

Cafe del Rey

4451 Admiralty Way $50 per person Brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The menu: crispy s0ft-shelled crab BLTA, grilled ribeye & Maine lobster surf & turf, slow-roasted leg of lamb and a delectable dessert of s'mores with house-made marshmallow. Bonus: Nearly every table in the restaurant enjoys relaxing harbor and marina views.

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Gone Fishing

Nothing beats a day of fishing with Dad for Father's Day. Book a single-day fishing excursion. Choose from open-party (public) half-day and three-quarter-day fishing trips out onto Santa Monica Bay, offered year-round. Private charters are also available.

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Cast & Plow

Located inside the The Ritz-Carlton Marina del Rey, 4375 Admiralty Way Sunday Brunch from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The menu: This elevated brunch experience includes egg white frittata, New York steak toast, and organic salmon.  Bonus: A flamenco guitar duo adds to the relaxing Sunday brunch scene at this sophisticated waterfront restaurant.

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Father's Day Beer Brunch or Dinner Cruises

Boarding at Fisherman’s Village $85 per person Two-hour brunch cruise in the scenic harbor; choose from 11 a.m., 12 a.m., 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. departures   The menu: A brunch buffet with free-flowing house beer, champagne or sparkling cider, a late afternoon supper cruise, or fun dinner cruise. Bonus: Free-flowing house beer for the dads including a Hornblower signature beer stein.

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Parasailing Adventure

For thrill-seeking Dads, give the gift of breathtaking, panoramic views of the Pacific Coast while parasailing. Take flight as a pair or three-person tandem and enjoy the ride!

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June 26 Summer Beer Dinner at Tony P's Dockside Grill

4445 Admiralty Way $65 per person Get Dad a seat at a fun five-course Summer Beer Dinner on Wednesday, June 26 at Tony P’s Dockside Grill. Enjoy Brat Burger Sliders, Cajun-Spiced House-Smoked Salmon and Dry-Rub Pork Riblets and more with five beers that perfectly accompany each course. Bonus: Give this gift to beer-lovin' Dads!

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Stand-up Paddleboarding

4135 Admiralty Way Starts at $25 per person; lessons included. Take Dad on a stand-up paddle board in and around the Marina with PRO SUP Shop. Learn from the pros on the calm waters of Marina "Mother's" Beach. 

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The Warehouse

4499 Admiralty Way $51.95 per adult; $19.95 per child (ages 3 to 12) Brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The menu: Sunday Brunch Buffet offers an endless feast of omelets, pancakes, waffles, Eggs Benedict, lox & bagels, and other mouthwatering breakfast items, plus a carving station, seafood bar, an array of Mexican dishes, Asian-style goodies, and more. Reservations are for parties of up to 8 people only. Bonus: The kitschy nautical interior is unique and makes for a fun brunch spot!

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Whiskey Red's Father's Day Buffet

13813 Fiji Way $59.95 per adult, $29.95 per child (ages 5 to 12) Brunch from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The menu includes Grill Station with Carne Asada, Hamburgers and BBQ Ribs, Prime Rib Carving Station, Taco Bar, Crab Legs, Dad’s First Beer on Us*, Live Entertainment and much more! Bonus: This place has one of the best waterfront views in the Marina--perfect for giving Dad a relaxing Sunday view. *Must be 21+.

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