Give Dads the gift of “vitamin sea” this year! 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 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.View Website
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.View Website
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.View Website
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.View Website
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!View Website
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!View Website
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.View Website
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!View Website
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+.View Website