Celebrate Dad with Unique Experiences and Delicious Food

By Visit Sandy Springs June 11, 2020

Sandy Springs has everything you need to celebrate dad this Father’s Day, Sunday, June 21.  From unique craft brews and finger-lickin’ good food, to one-of-a-kind gift ideas and activities, there’s something for every dad in Sandy Springs. 

Below are details on great gift ideas for Dad

Pontoon Brewing

8601 Dunwoody Place, Suite 500 Sandy Springs, GA 30350 (770) 674-1075

Add some hops to Father’s Day by gifting him his favorite beer from Pontoon Brewing. The local craft brewery has several brews for sale, including its New Wave Radical Blond Ale, an original brew that’s crisp and light, with a hint of semi-sweet fruit flavors. There is also a variety of IPAs, sours, porters and stouts on tap and ready for purchase. The brewery is currently only offering to-go orders.

Pick Up Method: Curbside

Porter Pizza and Brewery

6370 Powers Ferry Road NW, Unit 101 Sandy Springs, GA 30339 678-996-6908

Pair the perfect brew with a delicious pizza by treating dad to dinner at Porter Pizza and Brewery. The local favorite has plenty of options to suit the whole family, from basics like its “I’m So Cheesy” cheese pizza topped with plenty of mozzarella, to its five-meat Carnivore pizza, perfect for meat lovers everywhere. The restaurant also offers build your own pizza options, along with an impressive lineup of beer on tap. The restaurant is currently offering a limited menu and in-restaurant dining. Porter Pizza is open from Wednesday – Sunday, from 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. Take out is available for those who want to bring take their favorite pizza home.

Kaiser’s Chophouse

5975 Roswell Road Sandy Springs, Georgia 30328 404-549-2882

Kaiser’s Chophouse is the perfect place to treat dad to a delicious dinner. The Sandy Springs steakhouse, led by Chef Peter Kaiser, boasts USDA prime cuts of meat and seafood specialties, including favorites like the barrel cut beef filet, spinalis and prime New York strip, as well as Thai Maine lobster. The restaurant is open Tuesday – Thursday, from 5:30 – 9:00 p.m., and Friday and Saturday, from 5:30 – 10:00 p.m. Seating is limited, and reservations are recommended. Menu items rotate to ensure the freshest ingredients are served. Kaiser’s also offers curbside pick up for those who prefer to dine at home.

Big B's Fish Joint 

4600 Roswell Road, Suite D140 Atlanta, GA 30342 (470) 355-8326

Take the stress out of a Father’s Day fish fry by ordering one of Big B’s Fish Joint’s family-style meals. Meals include the Fish Fry, two cod filets, 12 jumbo shrimp, six chicken tenders, fries and Cole Slaw; the Catfish Fry, two catfish filets, 12 jumbo shrimp, six chicken tenders, cheddar grits and collard greens; the Grill Feast, two Scottish salmon filets, 12 jumbo shrimp, six scallops, a large mixed green salad and a large jasmine rice; and the Family Catch, three cod filets, 12 jumbo shrimp, six Gulf Oysters, fries and Cole Slaw. Each meal comes with dipping sauces and lemons. To order and see full menu options, visit the restaurant’s website, or call. Orders are available for curbside pickup or carryout.

Pick Up Method: Carryout or curbside

Casi Cielo

6125 Roswell Road, Suite 200 Atlanta, GA 30328 (404) 549-9411

Spice up Father’s Day by treating him to a delicious, Oaxacan-inspired dinner from Casi Cielo. The Mexican restaurant is known for its specialty mezcal cocktails and dishes that bring out the unique flavor found in Oaxaca, Mexico, such as the mixteco poblano, a pepper stuffed with duck, prawn and cheese. Other menu items include enchiladas rojas with chipotle chicken, enchilada sauce with chile guajillo, sour cream, cotija cheese and avocado and coliflor al josper with cauliflower, piperrada, lemon, chile powder, guajillo oil and pumpkin seeds. The restaurant is offering carryout or delivery, along with patio dining. Indoor seating is not available. Reservations are encouraged.

Pick Up Method: Carryout or Delivery

Battle and Brew

5920 Roswell Road, Suite A-120 Sandy Springs, GA 30328

Treat Dad to a one-of-a-kind evening by taking him to Battle and Brew for good food and fun games. This gaming bar and restaurant offers a stellar menu, premium craft drinks and plenty of games, ranging from board games like Settlers of Catan to video games like Mario Kart. Battle and Brew is currently offering indoor seating and has all games available. Menu items are limited but include an Impossible burger topped with mushrooms, roasted garlic aioli and provolone; the Jolene sandwich, which features Nashville Hot Chicken talons, dill pickles, slaw and Old Bay aioli; and house-made chicken tenders and waffles with a chili maple syrup. Reservations are strongly encouraged. Visit the website to learn more about their current operating procedures and to book your spot. Gaming tables and experiences have been properly spaced in adherence to social distancing regulations. The bar is not available for seating at this time.

The Springs Cinema & Taphouse

5920 Roswell Road, Unit C-103 Sandy Springs, GA 30328 (404) 255-0100

Nothing is nicer on a hot Georgia day than cooling off and catching a flick at the movie theater. Give dad a day of refreshing AC, delicious food and drinks, and all the action he can pack in by giving him a gift card or movie tickets to The Springs Cinema & Taphouse. This locally owned and loved theater has plush recliners and a wide variety of food and drinks to enjoy during your movie. In addition to classic snacks like popcorn, menu items include smoked pork sliders, ooey gooey grilled cheese, a variety of pizzas and churro donuts. Catch the latest release or revisit an old classic. The theater regularly shows a rotation of much-loved movies from previous decades, including the 1980s classic “The Goonies.” The theatre is currently re-airing different movies in the successful “Harry Potter” Franchise on select nights in June and July. For the safety of patrons, The Springs Cinema & Taphouse is spacing out groups in its screening rooms, allowing two “buffer” seats between each party. Tickets can be purchased on the Springs Cinema & Taphouse app. Kiosk and box office ticket sales will not available.

How to Redeem: Download the Springs Cinema & Taphouse App from your phone’s app store to purchase.

Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area Trail Units

Locations Vary

For the outdoorsy dad, take him to explore one of the many natural areas found in Sandy Springs. The city is home to three units of the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area (CRNRA), a preserved natural wilderness that lines the shoreline of the Chattahoochee River. These units include Powers Island, Island Ford and East Palisades. The area is full of winding and woodsy trails that offer unique views. In the summer months, several rental facilities along the river offer tubes, kayaks, paddleboards and more for those wanting to shoot the ‘Hooch. Whether exploring on foot or by water, there’s an adventure for every dad when exploring these unique CRNRA spots.

Steel Canyon Golf Club

460 Morgan Falls Road Atlanta, GA 30350 (770) 390-0424

Treat dad to a relaxing round of golf at Steel Canyon Golf Club. This 18-hole course is perfect for golfers of any skill level. Enjoy a cool morning with dad on the Champion Bermuda greens, working on the perfect swing and enjoying quality bonding time. The Club is open daily from 7:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. The driving range is closed every Monday morning until 10 a.m. for routine maintenance. Hours may change depending on the weather. Tee times may be booked online via Steel Canyon’s website.

River Through Atlanta

710 Riverside Road Roswell, GA 30075 (770) 650-8630

Make Father’s Day truly unique by booking dad a one-of-a-kind guided fishing tour down the Chattahoochee River with River Through Atlanta. The company’s expert guides have a passion for the river and everything that swims through it. River Through Atlanta offers a wide range of options, from fly fishing courses to trout fishing and bass fishing tours. Both half and full-day trips are available, with prices ranging based on the type and length of the tour. Reserve a trip or purchase a gift card online via River Through Atlanta’s website.

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