Weekender: Make it a Vegas Father’s Day with hearty meals, laughs and entertainment

Cabo Wabo Las Vegas

Cabo Wabo Las Vegas

It’s Father’s Day weekend, so why not come to Vegas and make sure Dad has a good time? He’ll certainly appreciate some of the Father’s Day specials going on around town, or simply to visit some of the city’s finest and funniest entertainment.

Tacos & Tequila at the Luxor is serving up two-for-one margaritas and bloody marias, buckets of Sol beer for $18 and spicy brunch selections from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The Cosmopolitan’s French eatery Comme Ça is celebrating the occasion with a three-course menu from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dine on a selection of roasted bone marrow and oxtail jam or Dungeness crab cake, your choice of turbot flatfish, Heartbrand Akaushi New York strip, or a 45-ounce tomahawk ribeye (for an added charge), and to top it off: an ice cream sandwich. Comme Ca’s special starts at $56 per person.

Cabo Wabo Cantina serves up a Mexican-style brunch with selections like breakfast burritos and huevos rancheros, and ice-cold Waboritas from 10 a.m. until noon. At 10 p.m., they’ll also be hosting Sammy Hagar’s Battle of the Bands.

Mon Ami Gabi at the Paris is serving up Dad-worthy dining all day, with brunch selections including corned beef hash and poached eggs and their famous eggs Benedict. Brunch runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., El Segundo Sol at the Fashion Show Mall has a few delicious Mexican dishes with an inspired twist, from short rib tacos to queso fundido. They’ll also be serving up a selection of margaritas, including their unique ¡Mexelente! Mango Margarita.

Joe’s Stone Crab at Caesars Palace is offering three-course lunch and dinner menus, with your choice of filet mignon or stone crab in addition to soup, sides and a slice of homemade pie. Lunch is priced at $29.95 and dinner is $36.95. They’ll also be serving up Bloody Marys for $1.

Strip House at Planet Hollywood has a special T-bone steak and tequila pairing menu for Dad’s special day, in addition to tequila pairings with their regular selections.

Rockhouse Bar and Nightclub.

Rockhouse Bar and Nightclub.

Hash House A Go Go is offering “manly meals” for Father’s Day, with specials ranging from $8.75 to $20.95. Special items just for Father’s Day include the Papi Chulo Hash, the Spicy Hot BBBLT and Felix’s “Front of the TV Meal.” Brunch specials at the Imperial Palace and M Resort locations run from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Spa at Trump is offering a special Father’s Day treatment that consists of a 40-minute massage, a 40-minute Men’s Recovery Facial and a take-home gift. The Father’s Day Retreat treatment costs $159.

Dads get a free shot at Rockhouse Bar & Nightclub, as well as $5 cocktails, two-for-one beers and discounted souvenir guitar drink containers ($35 for 80 ounces of your choice of beverage).

Simon Restaurant & Lounge at Palms Place celebrates fatherhood with a brunch menu from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Selections include prime rib, bacon-wrapped pork loin, scalloped potatoes, Guinness stout gingerbread muffins and more. Brunch costs $49 for adults and $29 for children.

Fleming’s Steakhouse and Wine Bar offers a three-course brunch menu for $32.95 per person, with a children’s brunch menu available for $15.95. Fleming’s is offering dads a complimentary $25 dining card to use for a future visit.


Take Dad to one of Vegas’ best shows

Penn and Teller

Penn and Teller

Penn and Teller have been a comedic team since 1975, working their way up the ranks to a headline Las Vegas show at the Rio, their Showtime TV show “Penn & Teller: Bulls–t!” and national performances throughout the years. If you haven’t seen their infamous magic bullet trick in person, there’s no better time than now to finally see it. Penn and Teller perform Saturday and Sunday at 9 p.m. Tickets start at $86.35.

Matt Goss brings that classy Old Vegas flair to Caesars Palace Friday and Saturday night at Cleopatra’s Barge, aka: the Gossy Room. Leaving behind his boy-band aesthetic of years past, watch him channel the Rat Pack, performing classics and some of his own recent work. Tickets start at $40.


Vitamin A is the guest DJ at Encore Beach Club Friday, while Victor Calderon spins Sunday.

Have a few laughs

Award-winning comedian Lily Tomlin brings the laughs to The Orleans Saturday and Sunday at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $44.

Rodney Carrington brings his music and comedy routines to the Terry Fator Theater at the Mirage on Friday and Saturday night. Catch him at 10 p.m., with tickets starting at $84.49.

Bryan Callen comes to the Playboy Comedy Club at the Palms, Thursday through Friday at 10 p.m. (with an additional 8 p.m. show on Saturday). Tickets start at $39.99.

Monique Marvez and Sadiki Fuller will appear at Brad Garret Comedy Club at The Tropicana through Sunday, with 8 p.m. appearances each night and an extra 10 p.m. show on Friday and Saturday night. Tickets start at $37.40.