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Written By Bonefish Grill | Published on June 15, 2021 at 5:34 am

After a little more than a year of hunkering down with masks and social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic, we are finally getting back to normal or what used to be normal, just in time to celebrate Father’s Day.

Restaurants are now back at 100% capacity as Gov. Andy Beshear has lifted the mask mandate. If you still are not feeling crowds, carry out is still available. So, here’s how you can celebrate Father’s Day and support local restaurants.

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Bonefish Grill

WHAT: If you can’t decide on treating dad to steak or seafood this Father’s Day, Bonefish Grill has you covered with its Filet & Lobster Tail entrée featuring a 7-ounce cut with a seasoned and steamed cold water lobster tail. Dad will also enjoy these seasonal dishes, Shrimp Rangoon Salmon, Key West Tuna, Pineapple Glazed Shrimp, Watermelon Martini and Coral Reef Punch.

WHEN: June 20

WHERE: 657 S. Hurstbourne Parkway

MORE INFORMATION: Dine-in and carryout available. Reservations are suggested.

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City Barbeque and Catering

WHAT: Smoked meats (pulled pork and chicken, beef brisket, ribs, turkey, sausage and bone-in chicken), appetizers, sides, salads, desserts and vegetarian options.

WHEN: June 18-20

WHERE: 9429 Viking Center Drive

MORE INFORMATION: Dine-in, curbside pick up and free delivery for orders of $25 and more. 502-996-8003;


Drake’s servs craft beer, burgers and sushi. Magnus Lindqvist

WHAT: Celebrate dad with Drake’s June beer, burger and sushi of the month: Hop Valley Bubble Stash IPA (bubble stash is brewed exclusively with late addition Mosaic Cryo Hops); Grecian Garden burger (fresh, never frozen patty with feta cheese, cucumber, red onion, tomato, creamy tzatziki and oregano on a warm butter-toasted bun); Celebration Roll (tempura shrimp, spicy tuna, avocado & spicy mayo rolled in sushi rice and seaweed; topped with torched yellowtail, sushi sauce, red tobiko and green onions).

WHERE: 3921 Summit Plaza Drive

WHEN: 11 a.m. to midnight, June 20

MORE INFORMATION: 502-384-3921;

El Nopal

El Nopal Elvis night features not one, not two, but three generations of the famed rocker” aria-label=”Danny Dale didn’t think he’d spend years of his life in jumpsuits performing as Elvis. His path from Louisville to Graceland was anything but normal.

WHAT: Mexican cuisine and more with drinks to go.

WHEN: June 20

WHERE: 962 Baxter Ave., 502-434-7385; 3010 Bardstown Road, 502-822-1123; 811 Eastern Parkway, 502-634-3171; Gardiner Lane Shopping Center, 3010 Bardstown Road, 502-822-1123; 4414 Dixie Highway, 502-785-4090; 9451 Westport Road, 502-327-6551; 4214 Outer Loop, 502-968-2566; 730 Rolling Creek Drive, New Albany, Indiana, 812-590-3434; 2365 Landmark Way NE, Corydon, Indiana, 812-738-0300

MORE INFORMATION: Dine-in or carryout. More locations and information at

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Franco’s Restaurant & Catering

Franco’s soul food on Dixie Highway is perfect for lunch

WHAT: Serving soul food classics, fried catfish, chicken wings, mac and cheese, greens, meatloaf, sweet potatoes, desserts and more.

WHEN: noon to 7 p.m. June 20

WHERE: 3300 Dixie Highway

MORE INFORMATION: Dine-in or carryout. 502-448-8044.

Fresh Market

WHAT: For Father’s Day, Fresh Market is preparing all-in-one meals perfect to put on the grill. The complete meals are ready-to-cook and can be conveniently ordered for pick-up in the store. Tomahawk Meal,  serves four and includes: premium choice Tomahawk steaks (two count, 2-pounds each), veggie kabobs (four count), shrimp cocktail tray, smokey mozzarella pasta salad and chocolate fudge pie, $99.99; Kabob Meal, serves four and includes: your choice of steak Asada skewers or salmon skewers (choose four steaks, four salmon or mix and match with two of each), loaded twice-baked potatoes (four count), rustic apple tart, Talenti Tahitian vanilla bean gelato, $49.99.

WHERE: 1805 Rudy Lane

WHEN: June 18-20

MORE INFORMATION: Order online through June 15 and pick up at the store. 502-895-7593;

Joe’s Crab Shack

A 2000 Courier-Journal file photo of Joe’s Crab Shack on the Louisville waterfront. Michael Clevenger/Courier-Journal

WHAT: Treat Captain Day to a seafood feast featuring a 3-course prix-fixe menu that includes soup or salad, Caesar or house salad or clam chowder. Entrees (choice of one), East Coat Platter, seafood stuffed crab, bacon-wrapped shrimp filled with seafood stuffing, cheese and Jalapeños, fish and chips, clam strips and coleslaw; Land & Sea, 8-ounce top sirloin topped with garlic butter, grilled shrimp served over mashed potatoes and seasonal vegetables; The Steamer Steampot, mussels, clams, shrimp, garlic seasoning; Fisherman’s Choice, choice Of Mahi Mahi, salmon or tilapia grilled or blackened served over rice and seasonal vegetables and dessert.

WHERE: 131 River Road

WHEN: June 18-20; noon to 10 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday.

MORE INFORMATION: $23, tax and gratuity not included. Add 1/2 pound peel n’ eat shrimp with Old Bay seasoning, served hot or cold for $7. Dine-in, carry out or curbside pick-up. 502-568-1171;

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