Son Cubano

We’d never want to pigeonhole the dining tastes of all fathers.

Certainly, the old standbys — barbecue ribs and hot dogs and cheeseburgers — spring to mind when we think of dining on Father’s Day, which falls on June 19. But what if the father figure in your life prefers spicy tandoori chicken? Or a flaky grilled salmon Niçoise? Or a creamy lobster Benedict?

Every dad deserves to eat well on Father’s Day. Here are North Jersey restaurants of diverse creeds offering special meals for dad on June 19. (Don’t worry, there’s plenty of barbecue on here, too.)

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1776 by David Burke, Morristown

Brunch at 1776.

Dads and golf — it’s a classic combo for a reason. Many a sporty dad loves to show off his prowess on the course, and he can do (almost) exactly that in a Topgolf Suite at 1776. After a little healthy competition on the automated golf course, head down to the main dining room, bar/lounge our outdoor patio for brunch and dinner specials.

An a la carte brunch will be available from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. And Father’s Day dinner specials will be served from 4 to 9 p.m.

Go: 67 East Park Place, Morristown; 973-829-1776,

Son Cubano, West New York

Son Cubano is a Latin restaurant with a skyline view and décor reminiscent of glamorous Havana. Take in the vibe, as you and your dad dine on tender steaks and fresh seafood. And to drink, you can opt for a wine from its award-winning wine menu or a showy cocktail. On Father’s Day, Son Cubano will offer a $75 three-course, prix-fixe brunch menu ($30 for kids). Start off with avocado toast or sugar shack oysters; move on to roasted half chicken or New York strip; and finish your meal with a double chocolate mousse cake or flan. Add ons are also available, including empanadas, clothesline bacon and a cheesecake lollipop tree.

Go: 40-4 Riverwalk Place, Port Imperial, West New York; 201-399-2020,

Ventanas, Fort Lee

Ventanas fire pit in Fort Lee

The hip dads among us may prefer to slip into the club-ish atmosphere of Ventanas for a fun Father’s Day meal. The restaurant, complete with a circular bar, quirky sea-creature chandeliers and an outdoor patio, has a decidedly modern vibe, and not just because it’s located in the Modern apartment complex.

For Father’s Day, Ventanas will offer an $85 prix-fixe meal ($30 for kids) from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Choice of starters include lobster dumplings and oxtail empanadas; entrees range from steak and eggs to lobster Benedict to braised short rib; and for dessert, chocolate mousse cake. Black truffle fries, clothesline bacon, a cheesecake lollipop tree and more can be added for an extra cost.

Go: 200 Park Ave., Fort Lee; 201-583-4777,

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