It's an annual tradition — you are lovingly and dutifully performing the task of taking dad out to dinner on Father's Day in Ocala. We call it very sweet!  

Now, whether you live in this beautiful horse capital of the world or are just visiting for the weekend, here is a list of the top 10 best restaurants in Ocala to create beautiful memories this Father’s Day. 


Latinos y Mas
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2030 South Pine Avenue, Ocala FL, 34471
Take your dad to one of the best fusion Latin restaurants in the city. They have everything from burritos and guacamoles to quesadillas and enchiladas — all made fresh with quality ingredients. And their margaritas are some of the best in town! You can't go wrong here!
24 SE 1st Ave, Ocala FL, 34471
It is a local favorite and a great place to take dad on Father's Day. They have been serving for decades and have ample experience serving fresh seafood dishes. Harry's menu features a variety of oysters, shrimp, mussels, clams, crab legs, crab cakes, and clam chowder.
La Cuisine French Restaurant, Ocala, FL
48 SW 1st Ave, Ocala FL, 34471
La Cuisine French Restaurant is a fine dining restaurant located in the heart of Ocala. Let your dad enjoy a unique French-Bistro atmosphere here. The service here is also great, and they ensure that your dining experience goes smoothly.
Ipanema Brazilian Steakhouse
2023 S Pine Ave, Ocala FL, 34471
This restaurant offers a delicious combination of Brazilian cuisine and American steakhouse favorites. Enjoy the sensual sounds, aromatic flavors, and decadent décor with your dad.
Mesa De Notte Ristorante
2436 E Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala FL, 34470
Mesa De Notte is a modern Italian restaurant in the downtown area of Ocala. It is known for its creative cuisine and extensive wine list and is a great place to treat Dad to a special meal this Father's Day.
Yum Yum Kitchen
Restaurant $$
13101 W Highway 326, Ocala FL, 34482
This is a great choice for a Father's Day dinner in Ocala, FL. Enjoy the special day while dining under the oak tree on a picnic table. You can also ask for delicious vegan options at Yum Yum Kitchen.
The Mojo Grill & Catering
Restaurant $
Ocala FL, 34471
This locally owned restaurant is all about food, family, and music. Your father is going to love the vibe.
Brooklyn's Backyard
Restaurant $$
2019 E Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala FL, 34470
This American pub serves delicious pizza, pasta, hamburgers, wings, BBQ, desserts, etc. They also serve gluten-free food. They serve the perfect hometown flavor that your dad will adore.
Brick City Southern Kitchen & Whiskey Bar
10 S Magnolia Avenue, Ocala FL, 34471
This premier barbecue restaurant and whiskey bar in the city is worth your Father’s Day visit. This family-friendly restaurant has indoor and outdoor settings to enjoy both vibes.
Ayuttaya Thai Cuisine
Restaurant $
2437 Southwest 27th Avenue, Ocala FL, 34471
Want to treat Dad to the best Thai cuisine? Ayuttaya Thai Cuisine is the perfect place to take him this Father's Day! It's located right in Ocala and offers an extensive menu of delicious Thai dishes. Visit this place to make ever-lasting memories with your father!
Mark's Prime Steakhouse
Restaurant $
30 SE Magnolia Exd, ocala FL, 34471
Mark's Prime Steakhouse has a goal to create a unique dining experience that will please the palate and soothe the soul. We serve the finest beef, the...