Father's Day is around the corner! Celebrate Dad with a thoughtful gift from one of Albany's small businesses. Or, plan to give Dad a break from grilling and pre-order a takeout special from a local restaurant. Keep reading for ways to celebrate Dad this Father's Day! 

Dining Specials, Takeout & To-Go Offerings


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Jack's Oyster House

Treat Dad to a Father's Day Lobster Bake from downtown Albany's legendary Jack's Oyster House. The $100 package serves 4 to 6 people and includes two lobsters, char-grilled steak, pork sausage, steamed littleneck clams, roasted potatoes, corn on the cob, and green beans. New England Clam Chowder, a strawberry shortcake kit and an appetizer platter are available as add-ons. The Lobster Bake package is available for pick up on June 21 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. 


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Mazzone Hospitality

Mazzone Hospitality has teamed up with Troy-business Brown's Brewing for an unforgettable meal for Dad! Choose between four pre-built packages (All American, New England Lobster Bake, King of the Grill and Hot Off the Grill) that each come with a four-pack of Joanns IPA from Brown's Brewing. Additional a la carte options such as hot dogs, skewers, mac and cheese, corn on the cobb and more are available. Packages ordered by June 15 will include a custom etched pint glass with dad's name. 


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City Line Bar & Grill

Celebrate Dad with a takeout special from City Line Bar & Grill. Available on June 20 and 21, order a $50 family style meal to feed four people. Choose from a variety of appetizers such as southwest rolls, avocado fries, or spinach artichoke dip to enjoy with the main entree of sausage, peppers and onions. Pick between chocolate chip cookies or cannoli dip for dessert! Call to pre-order today. 


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Umana Restaurant & Wine Bar

Celebrate Dad with a takeout meal from Umana Restaurant & Wine! The special Father's Day menu includes southern fried chicken, surf & turf grits, Dibi lamb po boy and crab-less cakes. Plus, every order comes with fresh ginger lime juice and beer for a shandy! Pickup and local delivery is available. 

Gift Ideas


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Box of Local Love

Taste of Troy Food Tours has curated a second "Box of Local Love" with local heroes, first responders and fathers in mind. The box includes a chocolate bar from Primo Botanica, a bag of Stacks Espresso coffee, a bottle of ama cocina's mango-habanero hot sauce, a gift card to Cider Belly Doughnuts and more items from small businesses in Albany and Troy. The orders must be placed by June 12th for guaranteed gift box delivery by Father's Day. 


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Father's Day Gift Box

Local gourmet popcorn shop What's Poppin has teamed up with a couple of other small businesses for a Father's Day Gift Box. Each box contains delicious items from Send Me Waffles, Damn Good Jerky, Planted Organics and What's Poppin that dad or grandpa will love. A limited number of boxes are available for $49.95, shipping included! 


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Fort Orange General Store

Downtown Albany shop Fort Orange General Store has you covered with gifts for Dad! Peruse Fort Orange General Store's online shop's "For Dad" section with gift ideas such as pint glasses, Albany-themed posters, cocktail kits, hats, and more. The shop has curbside pickup and is now open for limited hours on Tuesday to Saturday from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM.


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Albany Distilling Company

Cheers to you, Dad! Order Dad a bottle of his favorite Albany Distilling spirit and have it shipped straight to his door (New York only). If you are local to the Albany area, pickup for cocktails to-go and growler refills are available from Albany Distilling Bar & Bottle Shop. Not sure which spirit Dad would enjoy most? Albany Distilling has $25, $50 and $100 gift cards that make the perfect Father's Day gift for dad. 


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Emack & Bolio's

This Father's Day will be extra sweet with a gift from Emack & Bolio's! If Dad is a chocolate lover, fill up a Father's Day Box with a variety of handmade chocolates from the sweet shop. Or, order an Ice Cream Cake a few days ahead of Father's Day to cap off any delicious meal.