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Lincoln Park Father’s Day Guide 2021

Posted on June 3, 2021

Celebrate Dad this Father’s Day in Lincoln Park with great dinners, gifts, and fun.

Fun & Games with Dad

Lincoln Common
2345 N. Lincoln
Calling all dads, dads-to-be, or anyone who wants to play a FREE round of mini-golf from 11am-2pm! This event is open to the public, no registration required Sunday, June 20.

1457 N. Halsted
Light up the night with Dad this Father’s Day weekend at NEWCITY. There will be an ice cream truck, a DJ and light show in the Plaza, LED Mini Golf and so much more! Enjoy dinner at one of NEWCITY’s delicious restaurants before the fun begins!

Dinner with Dad

1510 N. Wells
With over 40 TV’s and a menu of shareable snacks, burgers, pizza, beer, and signature cocktails, Benchmark is the perfect place to enjoy dinner and hang out with your dad on Father’s Day!

Broken English Taco Pub
2576 N. Lincoln
Broken English combines a unique take on Mexican street style tacos, refreshing beverages, eclectic music, and vivid artwork created by local talent. Broken English Taco Pub will provide you with an unforgettable experience for you and your dad.

2450 N. Clark
Gaslight is a lively neighborhood sports bar in Lincoln Park with 3 full bars, creative culinary, a spacious year-round patio, and secluded upper-deck lounge. They host private and semi private parties that include flexible party packages that include drinks and food which could be perfect for your Father’s Day celebrations.

2075 N. Lincoln
This Father’s Day, give dad what he really wants – Big ‘Em’s Baby Back Ribs – the perfect treat for dad and the whole family.

The J Parker
1816 N. Clark
The J. Parker will welcome fathers, families and friends for a special pairing this Father’s Day – Burgers, Brews and Views – from 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Snap a few fun photos with Dad while enjoying the unobstructed, 180 degree view of the skyline, Lincoln Park and Lake Michigan. The retractable roof makes for an all climate, dining and drink destination.

2934 N. Sheffield
Kirkwood is a neighborhood sports bar with a spacious beer garden, comfortable sidewalk cafe and unique indoor space that can accommodate any size group from small gatherings to large private events! They have an extensive dine-in and take-out menu with options for the whole family!

Mesa Urbana
1935 W. Lincoln Park West
Nestled on a street in Chicago’s beautiful Lincoln Park, Mesa Urbana is a true neighborhood restaurant. They have a delicious menu with a variety of options for the whole family. If you are looking for amazing Mexican food this Father’s Day, be sure to consider Mesa Urbana.

Old Pueblo Cantina
1200 W. Webster
On Sunday, June 20, treat dad to Red Chili Barbacoa served with BBQ cowboy beans, mexican rice and warm tortillas. Pair it perfectly with their Mezcal Old Fashioned for the full experience.

Check out the Lincoln Park Delicious Directory to find more great Lincoln Park restaurants.

Dessert with Dad

Firecakes Donuts
2453 N. Clark St.
Fire Cakes has recipes that are from closely guarded family secrets that make absolutely delicious donuts. They serve their donuts starting early in the morning and go well into the night because they believe everyone can use a sweet treat to get them through the day- especially on days like Father’s Day!

Insomnia Cookies
2260 N. Lincoln
Did dinner go later than expected? Not a problem! Insomnia Cookies has a variety of delicious, warm cookies to choose from until 3:00 a.m.! They also have an assortment of ice cream and other treats!

Nothing Bundt cakes
1953 N. Clybourn
Nothing Bundt cakes has the warmth and nostalgia of its home-kitchen roots, but we also take a modern approach for the world today. So if you’re enjoying a Bundt Cake with dad, perfection is guaranteed.

Sugar Junkie
1925 N. Lincoln
Sugar junkie is a walk-up dessert window in Lincoln Park using only the finest and freshest ingredients to create hand-crafted gelato, sorbet, gelato-cookie sandwiches, and take-and-bake cookie dough. Perfect for a quick and easy after dinner treat with dad!

Terry’s Toffee
1009 W. Armitage
Terry’s Toffee is hand-crafted, family owned, and has elevated ingredients that help form the equation to perfected toffee. They have expanded on a family recipe to include inventive toffee flavors, as well as pairings with biscotti, ice cream and popcorn.

Drinks with Dad

Goose Island Brewery
1800 N. Clybourn
Do you and your dad want to try some of the best beer in Chicago? Stop by Goose Island Brewery. They bring you tasty pints using 32 fermenters, over 15 different yeasts, state-of-the-art filters, centrifuges and all the other equipment necessary to deliver amazing results.

Hops and Curds
2470 N. Lincoln
Their philosophy is simple and deeply rooted – Provide the very best quality food, beer, cocktails, service, entertainment, and hospitality. Hops and Curds has high standards and strives to make things more fun and interesting than your run-of-the-mill, cookie-cutter spot. What dad doesn’t like a unique spot to relax and sip on a refreshing beer or cocktail?

J9 Wine Bar
1961 N. Halsted
This amazing wine bar has a small and fabulous retail wine selection for your convenience. Most bottles are $29 or under! They are also continuing to offer wine by the bottle and glass, as well as cocktails, for you and your dad to carry out.

Liquor Expo
2154 N. Halsted
Want to stay in this Father’s Day? No problem! Liquor Expo located on Halsted and Webster has one of the best selections of craft beer in Chicago! They also have 30 minute delivery within a 2 mile radius. If you are looking for a recommendation, they have done all the research for you and can direct you to the best local beer in town for your dad!

Shop for Dad

Classic Kids
1003 W. Armitage
Give dad the gift of memories with our Fathers Day Minis on June 19th include the photoshoot for Dad and his little ones + one artisan soldered 5×7 piece for $225. Contact their studio to book : 7732962607

Dearborn Denim
5202 N. Clark St.
Does dad need some new clothes? Stop by Dearborn Denim for the best selection of mens’ jeans and apparel. With their wide variety of styles and selections, you will be sure to find something that he will love! Everything in their store is ethically made by a community of hard working individuals in Chicago.

910 W. Armitage
Going to a nice dinner for Father’s Day? Get your dad some classy clothes beforehand as a present at Indochino! They can customize suits for your dad for any occasion and will make sure he is looking great and satisfied.

Jacob Young Custom Clothiers
2214 N Lincoln
Jacob Young is a high end men’s formal clothier brand that provides timeless, functional, and sophisticated custom made suits. They offer a variety of selections to choose from, and are there to help you make decisions throughout a personalized process. Make sure your dad is looking his best this Father’s Day!

Find more great gifts for Dad in the Lincoln Park Stylish Directory.


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