Treat your father to something especially wild at Lincoln Park Zoo's historic Cafe Brauer. Choose between four sessions that will feature live music and an incredible BBQ-themed breakfast brunch buffet, as well as coffee, juice, and soft drinks. Fathers in attendance will receive a sample beer tasting in celebration of the day.
2021 N. Stockton Drive
South of main zoo grounds at Nature Boardwalk
11 a.m. and noon seatings
Adults (Ages 13+): $45
Children (Ages 1–12): $20
Tiny Tots (12 months and younger): Free
Zoo Members: Please enter the first 3 digits of your membership ID in the 'Enter Promotional Code' field to apply your 10% member discount.
Please note: Tables accommodate 10–12 guests, and each seating will have fewer than 200 people, which will allow families to enjoy a leisurely and comfortable brunch. Parties of 10 or fewer may share a table with other guests.
Attire: casual, business casual, Sunday best
Each seating includes:
Coffee, juice, and soft drinks
Select beer tasting for fathers in attendance
American potato salad
Macaroni and cheese salad
Classic sweet-and-sour cole slaw
Corn bread and biscuits served with honey and butter
BBQ, pulled, smoked pork shoulders with hot links
BBQ house-smoked chicken
Texas smoked briskets
Three-cheese macaroni and cheese
BBQ baked beans
Cherry, apple, chocolate, and pecan pies
Chocolate and ice box pudding
Assorted cobblers served with homemade whipped cream
Coffee, hot tea, orange juice, and soft drinks
Cash bar with a selection of bloody mary’s and mimosas.