Father’s Day Brunch

Father’s Day is June 19—which means it’s right around the corner. Check out our carefully curated Father’s Day gift guide, peruse some Father’s Day cards (you can even add a good dad joke inside), and then plan out your ultimate Father’s Day brunch. But skip the crowds! You can make a wow-worthy spread in the comfort of your own home. (And Dad will love it.) We’ve compiled a big list with all of Dad’s favorite sweet and savory breakfast and lunch dishes. Trust us, any one of these is sure to impress.

Eggs Florentine with Homemade Hollandaise

Poached eggs, toasty English muffins, rich, creamy sauce… It’s classic brunch food done right.

eggs florentine with homemade hollandaise

French Onion Flatbread

We took the best parts of your dad’s favorite soup—the richly caramelized onions and the hearty gruyère cheese—and turned them into a pizza. You’re welcome.

french onion flatbread

Brown Sugar and Rosemary Glazed Bacon

This isn’t just bacon—it’s bacon done right.

brown sugar and rosemary glazed bacon

Overnight Pancakes

This overnight batter gives the pancakes a surprising amount of flavor — and saves time the next morning! Serve them up with some extra special Caramel-Maple Syrup.

overnight pancakes

Tomato & Fresh Basil Frittata

Need to feed a crowd for Father’s Day brunch? Try this casserole-style frittata.

tomato  fresh basil frittata

Loaded Breakfast Sandwiches

Stacked high, these breakfast sandwiches have everything Dad is craving: fennel sausage, eggs, and roasted tomatoes!

loaded breakfast sandwiches with fennel herb sausage patties

Pimento Cheese Bar

What dad doesn’t love a) snacks, and b) buffets? This build-your-own cheese dip offers the best of both worlds.

pimento cheese bar

Beef Burgers with Jalapeños, Cheddar, and Crispy Pepperoni

Is dad a heat hound? Then break out the grill and heat up one of these burgers for him!

beef burgers with jalapeños, cheddar, and crispy pepperoni

Ham and Cheese Pinwheels

Similar to ham and cheese croissants, these pinwheels are perfect for a celebratory brunch.

ham and cheese pinwheels

The Old Man and the Sea Cocktail

Hoist one to your own Old Man (especially if he’s a Hemmingway fan) with this bright, refreshing cocktail. Dad not into imbibing? Swap the rum for more grapefruit juice. It makes a very tasty mocktail.

the old man and the sea cocktail

Lowcountry Shrimp Boil

Want to feast dad in casual style? Make him this classic Louisiana-style outdoor feast.

lowcountry shrimp boil

Chicago Deep-Dish Pizza

If Dad’s a fan of Da Bears, the Blues Brothers, or any other part of the Windy City’s charm, he may appreciate a homemade slice of their famed pizza. It’s easier than you think!

chicago deep dish pizza

Twisted Sticky Caramel-Pecan Roll

If Dad’s got a sweet tooth, wake him up this with deliciously decadent caramel-pecan roll. (You might want to make two, since he’ll probably want seconds.)

twisted sticky caramel pecan roll

Chicken and Corn Bread Pancakes with Spicy Syrup

What dad wouldn’t want to wake up to a stack of chicken and cornbread pancakes?!

chicken and corn bread pancakes with spicy syrup

Mushroom and Asparagus Pizza

If dad loves pizza for breakfast, then give him a slice of something wow-worthy. Bonus: Make it in the outdoor pizza oven that you’re giving him for Father’s Day!

mushroom and asparagus pizza

“Nashattan” Aged Manhattan Cocktail

On Father’s Day, it’s always five o’clock somewhere. You’ll need about a month’s lead time to make this—or just get dad an aging barrel, and let him make his own!

"nashattan" aged manhattan cocktail

Croque Madames

Forget the name (or call it a croque monsieur with a fried egg), because this sandwich is everything dad wants: ham and cheese on rustic sourdough, drizzled in a rich sauce, grilled to perfection, and topped with everyone’s favorite breakfast.

croque madames

Mile-High Biscuit Sandwiches with Sweet Heat Hot Chicken

A sweet heat hot chicken flanked by two halves of a flaky bun? It’s what every dad dreams of eating for breakfast.

mile high biscuit sandwiches with sweet heat hot chicken

Blueberry-Pecan Pancake Bread Pudding

A frugal dad may appreciate the use of leftover pancakes, but every dad will love that this make-ahead casserole is packed with flavor.

blueberry pecan pancake bread pudding

Cornflake-Crusted Baked Chicken

The cornflake covering counts as breakfast, right? This almost-like-fried chicken is perfect: crunchy and delicious.

cornflake crusted baked chicken

Country Ham French Toast

Just add a slice of ham to this classic French toast recipe to give a savory kick to all the sweetness.

fathers day brunch french toast

Anchor Steam Mac and Cheese

Savory and rich this baked pasta combines two of Dad’s favorite things—beer and pasta.

anchor steam mac and cheese

Tomato-Cheddar Strata with Broccoli

If you’re feeding a crowd (or just some big eaters) bake up this easy strata. It’s loaded with French bread, tomatoes, and broccoli, and topped with both Cheddar and ricotta cheeses, so it’s sure to fill everyone up.

tomato cheddar strata with broccoli

Parmesan Egg-in-a-Hole

Fry up sunny-side-up eggs in thick slices of Texas Toast for a rich satisfying start to the day.

white toast with wholes cut out, and and egg cooked in the middle

Roasted Mushroom and Bacon Dutch Baby

Here’s a sophisticated dish packed with down-to-earth flavors, perfect for a dad who enjoys something unexpected.

roasted mushroom and bacon dutch baby

Chocolate-Cherry Cinnamon Rolls

Savory bittersweet chocolate and sweet cherries take these cinnamon rolls to the next level. Bonus: They can be made the day before.

chocolate cherry cinnamon rolls

Grab and Go Spinach and Ham Egg Bakes

These make-ahead egg cups are super simple to whip up and chock-full of Dad’s favorites: ham, spinach, eggs, and cheese!

grab and go spinach and ham egg bakes

Meyer Lemon-Blueberry Cake

Individually sized blueberry Bundt cakes make a perfect ending to a spectacular Father’s day brunch.

meyer lemon blueberry cake

Old-Fashioned Lemonade

As easy as 1, 2, 3—sugar, fresh lemon juice, and water—are all it takes to whip up a batch of good ‘ole fashioned lemonade. Add vodka or gin for an adult kick.

old fashioned lemonade

Ham Biscuit Sandwiches with Apricot Mustard

Buttery biscuits get a boost from sliced ham, apricot jam, and sharp cheddar cheese. Trust us: You won’t be able to eat just one.

ham biscuit sandwiches with apricot mustard

Vegetable, Ham, and Goat Cheese Frittata

This brunch-ready dish can easily feed a crowd (or just one very hungry dad).

Honey Nut Cheerio Turnovers

Use dad’s favorite breakfast to make dad’s other favorite breakfast! 🤯

Herbes de Provence Shrimp with Basil and Pea Couscous

This is an ideal brunch meal. Grains, vegetable, and protein all together. Add a glass of wine, and you’ve got the perfect meal.

Earl Grey Crème Brûlée

If Dad loves all things British (and has a sweet tooth) try this recipe. Traditional crackly-topped custard gets infused with Earl Grey tea for a fancy treat. Make it fancier by cooking it in vintage teacups.

Curry Chicken Salad

Tender poached chicken breast gets tossed with curry powder, cilantro, raisins, and of course mayo. Serve with crackers, toast, or pita.

Crepes with Strawberries and Lemon Curd

Transport dad back to that European vacation with homemade crepes served with tart lemon curd and fresh strawberries.

Chocolate-Matcha Swirl Pound Cake

This sophisticated pound cake is a looker! Green-tea batter and chocolate batter get swirled together to create a sweet, slightly bitter flavor combo.

Spicy Beet Bloody Marys

Nothing says “Happy Father’s Day” like a spicy, loaded cocktail.

Glazed Blueberry Rolls

Opt for fresh blueberries instead of frozen with these gooey glazed rolls that you can prepare the night before your big brunch.

Blackberry Tart

Serve up this fruity tart for a bite that’s both tart and sweet, thanks to the mascarpone, lime, and blackberry filling.

Rooibos-Blueberry-Glazed Donut Holes

Dad will love having one (or a few!) of these perfectly-sized bites. The hint of lemon combined with the burst of blueberry makes for a super-fresh sweet.

Banana Bread Flapjacks

Toasted pecans give these banana-filled pancakes a sweet and satisfying crunch.

Deep-Dish Bacon and Leek Quiche

Filled with fluffy eggs, crispy bacon, and Gruyère cheese, this dish is hearty enough to feed the whole family.

Pancake Breakfast Sandwich with Sausage and Avocado

Take your breakfast sandwich to the next level by using pancakes as bread.

Spanish Tortilla with Manchego and Green Olives

Dense with veggies, this one-skillet wonder will totally hit the spot.

Raisin-Walnut Coffee Cake

Who doesn’t love cake for breakfast? This sweet cinnamon coffee cake filled with crunchy walnuts is a crowd-pleasing favorite.

a round raisin walnut coffee cake

French Toast

Learn how to make the best French Toast ever with our go-to recipe. Dad will be impressed!

french toast with berries, cream and syrup on top

Roasted Potato and Chorizo Hash

Serve up this savory hash loaded with spicy chorizo, cheese and flavorful potatoes for a hearty and filling brunch dish.

roasted potato and chorizo hash with a fried egg

Lemon-Almond Poppy Seed Muffins

These not-too-sweet muffins are the perfect treat to surprise Dad with on his special morning.

lemon almond poppy seed muffins in a muffin tray with icing drizzled on top

Jammy Egg Toasts

Pair crispy toast with not-too-runny eggs and a shallot vinaigrette for a delicious and savory start to Dad’s day.

jammy egg toasts with fresh herbs on top

Pecan Sticky Buns

These sweet sticky buns will have the whole fam up and ready to celebrate Dad in no time.

pecan sticky buns on a wire rack

Gruyère, Bacon and Spinach Scrambled Eggs

Fancy-up basic scrambled eggs with this delicious recipe (that isn’t much harder than the classic!).

gruyère, bacon, and spinach scrambled eggs in a pan

Greek Yogurt Pancakes

Add an extra dose of protein to your pancakes with greek yogurt!

greek yogurt pancakes on a pancake griddle

Classic Omelet and Greens

A side of greens dressed with lemon juice and Parmesan makes brunch extra healthy … so you can save room for Father’s Day cake later.

classic omelet and greens on a white plate

Sheet Pan Sausage and Egg Breakfast Bake

For all the hungry dads, this one-pan breakfast features mushrooms, tomatoes, sausage, eggs and bacon.

sheet pan sausage and tomatoes with fried eggs

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread

Fresh ginger stirred right into the batter makes this pumpkin recipe extra special — and spicy!

a loaf of pumpkin chocolate chip bread


Serve this with a hunk of bread for dunking in those delicious, tomato-y juices.

a pan of shakshuka with eggs

Mini Sesame Zucchini Loaves

Make ’em mini so Dad gets his own loaf. Don’t forget the butter!

mini sesame zucchini loaves on a wire rack with a side of butter

Potato Chip Omelet

Yepp, there are crushed potato chips (use them in a pinch if you don’t have potatoes!) stirred right into the omelet batter for extra heft that Dad will eat right up.

potato chip omelet on a white plate and a side of arugula

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