Because sometimes a man just wants to sit and eat.

Father’s Day is coming up in a couple weeks, and if you’re looking for a way to thank your dad for a job well done, I can’t think of a single one who wouldn't enjoy a nice meal. Several restaurants are hosting Father's Day-specific brunch specials, but we’ve included a few more ideas for good measure.

Check out the list and map, call in those reservations and have a wonderful Dad’s Day!

Father’s Day Specials:

Banchetti

Time: Outdoor seating, 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Price: $21.95 for adults, $11.95 for children ages 3 – 10
Reservations: Call 716-691-4045
Sample Menu: Carved Prime Rib, Prepared Pastas and Made-To-Order Omelets

Salvatore’s Italian Gardens Restaurant

Time: 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Price: $29.00 for adults, $19.00 for children under age 12, free for children under age 5
Reservations: Call 716-683-7990 or visit the website
Sample Menu: Prime Rib Au Jus, Poached Salmon with Dill Butter and Eggs Benedict with Fresh Hollandaise

Templeton Landing

Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Price: $33.95 for adults, $14.95 for children
Reservations: Call 716-852-7337
Sample Menu: Farm Fresh Omelets, Crab Legs & Mussels and Prime Rib. Plus, complimentary champagne and dad’s first beer is free!

The Lodge at Hidden Valley Animal Adventure

Time: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Price: Varies
Reservations: Call 585-535-4100
Sample Menu: Filet Mignon, Block Island Swordfish and Wild Mushroom Ravioli

The Roycroft Inn

Time: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Price: $30.00 for adults, $15.00 for children under age 12, free for children under age 3
Reservations: Call 716-652-5222
Sample Menu: Inn Smoked Turkey With Gravy, Roast Prime Rib or Beef and Beer Battered Fish

Tuscarora Inn

Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Price: $25.95 for adults, $14.95 for children ages 5 – 12
Reservations: Call 716-434-1288
Sample Menu: Carving Station With Beef & Ham, Steamed Clams and Barbequed Ribs

Other Options:

31 Club 

Time: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Price: Varies
Reservations: Call 716.332.3131 or visit the website
Sample Menu: Banana Foster Waffles, Blackened Shrimp Over Cheesy Grits and Eggs Polenta. Also, buy-one-get-one-free Bloody Marys, Mimosas and Bellinis starting at noon.

Betty’s

Time: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Price: Varies
Reservations: Call 716-362-0633
Sample Menu: Portabello Benedict, Chilaquiles and Mickey’s Casserole

Butterwood Sweet & Savory 

Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Price: Varies
Reservations: Call 716-652-0131, ext. 112
Sample Menu: Po Boy Sandwiches, Steak Benedict and Stuffed French Toast

Cecelia’s Ristorante

Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Price: Varies
Reservations: Call 716-883-8066 or visit the website
Sample Menu: Cannoli French Toast, Brunch Burgers and Crab & Lobster Benedict. Also, bottomless Mimosas!

Cole’s

Time: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Price: Varies
Reservations: Call 716-886-1449
Sample Menu: The “Huey, Louie, Andouille” Three Egg Omelet, Eggs Florentine and the Buffalo Combo

Rizotto Ristorante

Time: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Price: Varies
Reservations: Call 716-204-4455
Sample Menu: Homemade Frittata, Jumbrot and, of course, Risotto

Samuel’s Grande Manor

Time: 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Price: $20.95 for adults, $12.95 for children under age 12, free children under age 4
Reservations: Call 716-634-8425
Sample Menu: Seafood Newburg Over Rice, Ham & Roast Beef Carving Station and Flambé Desserts

Shango

Time: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Price: Varies
Reservations: 716-837-2326 or visit the website
Sample Menu: Statler’s “Green Eggs and Ham,” New Orleans Barbeque Shrimp and Wild Mushroom Frittata

The Grapevine

Time: 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Price: $12.50 for adults, $7.50 for children under age 11, $5.50 for children under age 5
Reservations: Call 716-691-7799
Sample Menu: Cheese Blintzes, Quiches and Chicken Ala King Over Biscuits

The Left Bank

Time: 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Price: Varies
Reservations: Call 716-882-3509
Sample Menu: Chicken Souvlaki, Suevos Rancheros and Potato Pancakes with Smoked Trout

Contributed by Ashley Steves