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    Updated Jun 8, 2020

    38 Father's Day Gifts You Basically Can't Go Wrong With

    Including gifts for the dads who say they "don't need anything".

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    1. A spice gift set for the dad who's an un-grill-ievable cook but wants to take his spice game to the next level.

     Closeup of spice set
    amazon.com

    The set includes six spices in the following flavors: grill master, smokey southwest, citrus pepper, fresh bay, and peppered habanero. The spices are handcrafted and made in the US.

    Promising review: "I bought this product for my dad for Father's Day, and he was so happy to receive it! This product comes with a range of wonderful flavors of spices for both people who love spicy things AND sweeter things. I would buy this product again, but this time for myself because I loved it so much." —Julia Perez

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    2. A travel bean bag toss game he can set up in the backyard (or any strip of grass, really) and then easily put away when it starts to rain.

    Two people playing cornhole
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I absolutely love the lightweight, portable game. The colors are vibrant, and the game is sturdy and well-crafted. Bonus: when not in use, it is quickly and easily stored in its canvas bag. I got it for some family fun, and my 3- and 4-year-old grandsons are having a ball learning to play!" —Laurie K

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99 (available in four colors).

    3. A crewneck sweatshirt that is super comfortable but still looks nice so he can just throw it on and go on with his day.

    Model wearing crewneck sweatshirt in light blue
    Nordstrom

    Promising review: "This is an excellent product. It's soft material and is very well-made. My wife gave me several compliments. So I will enjoy wearing it" —SmityGo

    Get it from Nordstrom for $98 (available in sizes S-XXL and in five colors).

    4. Anatomy of A Song, a book any music lover will find fascinating as they learn how some of their favorite songs came to be.

    Cover of the book Anatomy of a Song: The Oral History of 45 Iconic Hits That Changed Rock, R&B and Pop by Marc Myers
    Grove Press

    Get it from Amazon for $11.59 or Bookshop for $16.58 (to support local bookstores).

    5. A Hydroflask cooler cup designed to be both a can or bottle cooler *and* a cup just by switching the top sleeve. So it's basically two cool gifts he can use in one.

    One grey cooler cup being used as a cup and another in a model's hands with a can inside
    Hydroflask

    Promising review: "I have enjoyed using this HydroFlask Cooler Cup very much. This kept my can drinks cool for a long time. Although I do have to remember to put the top ring on it when using this a can or bottle cooler since this makes the can or bottle secure. (I forgot once and spilled.) I have used this flask as a cup for cold and hot drinks, and it worked great. I like the size and feel of the cup. One day I put my cold water bottle in the flask to keep in my car as I did some errands. Although the outside of the flask eventually became hot, my water stayed cool. This is such a great dual-use cooler cup that I like a lot." —MartyL

    Get it from REI for $24.95 (available in seven colors).

    6. A wet shave kit that'll make him look super ~sharp~ and also feel super fancy. Don't be surprised if he starts walking around with his pinky in the air.

    Gentleman's Jon Complete Wet Shave Kit
    Amazon

    The kit includes a safety razor, badger hair brush, alum block, stainless-steel shave bowl, shave soap, and five astra razor blades.

    Promising review: "This comes packaged nicely. Everything is snug and not rattling around the box. My husband had a beard for 5+ years, and after he used the clippers, he used this to get a clean shave. It worked wonders! He usually has really bad razor burn no matter what kind of razor he uses. This left him clean and bump free! The aftershave helped a lot! I also like that it doesn't have a really strong smell, but it still smells really nice." —Lexi Vaughan

    Get it from Amazon for $49.50.

    7. A coffee subscription service – delivers globally curated, freshly roasted beans or grounds from around the world right to his door every month. This means that he'll still be thinking about the great gift you gave him months down the line. Now who's the favorite sibling? You, it's totally you.

    Table with a small box filled with a coffee bean bag, hand around a cup of coffee, another hand holding a postcard that cast Costa Rica
    Atlas Coffe Club / Via instagram.com

    Every two or four weeks your dad will receive a half bag to two bags based on his coffee preferences from one of 50+ countries they source from. Now that's a good way to start the morning.

    Get a 3-, 6- or 12-month subscription from Atlas Coffee Club for $55+. Plus, right now you can get $10 OFF a monthly subscription on your first bag, and up to $50 OFF World Tour of Coffee Gift.

    And read a full review of Atlas Coffee Club here.

    8. Or a subscription to Trade Coffee, which delivers beans from roasters in the US based on his specific tastes. He'll be saying, "Thanks a ~latte~" for the gift for months.

    Red coffee bag with the words "Trade" and "This Coffee Was Made For You" on it
    Trade Coffee Co / Via instagram.com

    Once you give him the gift, he can redeem it online and get a personalized selection after taking a quiz on his coffee tastes. Then he'll get matched with one of more than 400 brews from local roasters across the country that will arrive at his doorstep.

    Get a gift subscription from Trade Coffee for $60+ (for three bags; also available in two, six, nine, 12, or 24 bags).

    9. A baseball game perfect for when you ask your father what he wants as a gift and he replies, "live sports."

    Wooden baseball game that looks like a diamond with score board, dice, and pegs
    Uncommon Goods

    And yes, this is what my dad actually said to me when I asked. The game is fairly simple. All you have to do is move a "batter" to home plate and then role the dice. Whatever you roll determines if you hit a single, got out, or hit a home run. Plus, the scorboard is dry erase so you can stay on top of the game. One, two, three strikes you're out!

    Promising review: "This game is well-made, easy to learn, and fun to play! I love that everyone in my family can play it with ease. While it doesn't replace our time at the fields, it is great family fun!" —Jen

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $56.

    10. A bottle of honey with a kick that'll make anything he puts it on taste like the ~bee's knees~.

    A bottle of Mike's Hot Honey being drizzled over a pepperoni pizza
    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is now a staple for my kitchen. How I cooked without it before, I'll never know. It makes the best vinaigrette ever, quick pan sauces for pork, and is an unexpected zip in dozens of dishes. Does it come in gallons? I have given it a gift several times, and everyone gets hooked." —Martha Ronemus

    Get it from Amazon for $8.48.

    And read our full review of Mike's Hot Honey here.

    11. A pair of horizontal stripe cotton-linen shorts to keep him looking *and* feeling ~cool~ all summer long.

    Model wearing the blue shorts
    Brooks Brothers

    Get them from Brooks Brothers for $59.50 (available in sizes 30-40).

    12. A wireless fast-charging stand so he doesn't have to fumble around looking for his charging cord that fell behind the nightstand for approximately the 100th time.

    iPhone sitting on the charging stand
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I bought four of these chargers as gifts for three iPhones and one Samsung Galaxy. It's been a few months now and everyone really likes their chargers. The favorite feature is being able to lean the phone and charge it while it's "standing" so the screen is easily viewed. It does charge through the phone case. It has a classy cloth type cover that looks nice on a desk or nightstand and keeps your phone from slipping. It's a nice upscale charger." —Lo Ko

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

    13. A scratch-off poster for the movie buff so he can brag about how many movies he's seen. This is also great for the casual movie-watcher who spends more time deciding what movie to watch than actually watching the movie!

    Poster with random squares scratched off to reveal the movie and a hand in the middle of scratching one of the squares
    Uncommon Goods

    Promising review: "I got this as a gift for my husband. He is a movie-lover and has seen most of these movies by himself at one point or another. He's always trying to get me to watch movies with him, and I thought this would be a perfect way for me to do so. He loved this, and it was by far his favorite gift. We have already started with watching and scratching off two movies. This is a good excuse for us to sit down together, after the kids are asleep and have a little date night. Words honestly can't describe how much I love this gift." —Ashley

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $15.

    14. A set of granite whiskey chilling stones specifically designed to chill alcohol without diluting it or adding flavors or impurities, meaning he can enjoy a stiff drink the way it's supposed to be made.

    Set of stones shown in the tray and in glasses
    Nisolo

    Promising review: "This is such a cool product! We love that the stones are made from recycled material. The wooden tray is super cute, too, and easily fits on our freezer door." —Emily L

    Get it from Nisolo for $36.

    15. A customizable book you fill out before you give it to him with all the reasons why you love him. *Cue the tears*

    Model holding the 'What I Love About Dad' book
    Amazon

    Promising review: "My dad LOVED it. I mean what do you give to someone who is turning 80? So, I gave it to him, and he read the whole thing while everyone else was chatting away. I could see his face, (a guy who rarely smiles) and could see his lips begin to curl. His eyes were fixed on the pages. every now and then he would smile and chuckle. I asked him if he liked it and he said with his Spanish accent, 'I'm gonna take it to my grave!' Deep." —Purring Kitty

    Get it from Amazon for $7.68.

    16. A classic jean jacket he can wear for years and years because it will never go out of style.

    Model wearing trucker jean jacket in black
    Levi's

    Promising review: "I love this jacket! the fit and overall color (the black is a deep wash). It goes with everything I pair it with!" —mycsisters

    Get it from Levi's for $98 (available in sizes S-2XL in four colors, XL-6X in black and blue, L-4X Tall in black and blue ).

    17. An eyeglass holder so ~on the nose~, he won't be able to stop laughing when he opens the gift. But he'll find it useful when he knows exactly where his glasses are in the morning.

    Closeup of wood eyeglass that looks like a face with glasses on it
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I purchased this holder for my husband. He puts his glasses on the nightstand when he goes to bed, and they usually end up falling on the floor or getting misplaced. This holder is great. It's made of heavy wood, so it's not lightweight. It holds glasses perfectly and is such a nice gift for someone who wears glasses." —Leslie R.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    18. A Captain America waffle maker because every dad is basically their own version of a superhero, and they need a fun breakfast food to prove it.

    Blue Marvel Captain America Waffle Maker with shield on the top
    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is a fun waffle iron. I like that one side has the shield and the other side looks like a regular waffle. It's easy to use and cooks evenly. Stands for truth, justice, and freedom." —KWPartyof7

    Get it from Amazon for $25.48.

    19. A stainless-steel guitar pick with a dad joke so good, it's impossible that he won't love it.

    Hand with the guitar pick in the middle that says, "I couldn't pick a better Dad"
    Amazon

    Promising review: "My dad is an avid guitar player, and I chose this as a gift for him. Obviously, he won't be using it and actually mentioned getting it glued to his guitar. It's really nice quality and looks just like the picture." —Tracy

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    20. An crew neck T-shirt he might think he doesn't need...until he starts wearing it and realizes that it gets softer with each wear, and now it's his favorite shirt he'll wear at least once a week.

    Model wearing the organic cotton crew in navy
    Everlane

    Get it from Everlane for $18 (or three for $45; available in sizes XS-XXL and in 11 colors).

    21. A Legacybox that'll make it so easy for him to turn all of his old photos and videos of you growing up digitally so you can all treasure them forever.

    Two models looking at old photographs and VHS while looking at a booklet about the Legacy Box
    Legacybox

    My dad has always loved taking photos. When I was growing up, he would take all the photos he took and put them in albums. But now since photos are digital, all of the albums have been sitting in storage. So, we decided about a month ago to try Legacybox to make some of the photos digital. We went through all the old photos we had and choose our favorites to converted to digital. We had such a fun time going through all the photos and reminiscing on all the good times. Plus, the whole process was super easy. The box came empty and then we just organized the photos and labeled them, put them in the box and sent the box back. Now, we're just waiting to get our digital files. You can also get everything on a USB or DVD. I highly recommend getting one if you have tons of photos in a basement or storage unit somewhere that you want to give a second life.

    Plus, you can get 40% off your order with the code BUZZ.

    Get it from Legacybox for $59.99+ (available in four sizes).

    22. A smartphone mount so he can keep Google maps up while he drives and *hopefully* end up at the right place at the right time...granted that he actually listens to the GPS instead of just insisting that he knows "a shortcut."

    The smartphone mount holding an iPhone clipped into the air vent in a car
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I got this as a gift for my dad and he loves it! Easy to use and mounts the phone well without having to deal with defective suction cups on other phone mounts. You can also transfer it to different cars with no hassle."—Kris

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    23. A whiskey decanter for the dad who appreciates a nice after-dinner drink that shows off how worldly he is.

    Closeup of Whiskey decanter that looks like a globe on a stand
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I love this decanter! It arrived on time and in one piece. It's very light and feels like it could break easily. But it looks amazing and will hold a good amount of alcohol. I was able to pour an entire 750 ml bottle into it with no problem. It also comes with a funnel which is very helpful. It's a really fun piece of functional art. It makes a great addition to any office." —Hannah

    Get it from Amazon for $49.97.

    24. A breakfast sandwich maker that'll make it *so* easy for him to make a delicious sandwich in minutes without having to leave the house. *Chef's kiss*

    Dual breakfast sandwich maker in silver with egg in the left side, bagel in the right, and other assorted ingredients around it
    Hamilton Beach

    All you have to do is choose your bread and layer on whatever you want in the sandwich, such as meat, cheese, eggs, etc. Then set the digital timer and in a matter of minutes, you'll have a delicious sandwich.

    Promising review: "For the man who loves breakfast sandwiches but hates the time they take to make, this seemed like a no-brainer for my dad. I bought it as a gift for him. I was a little worried, reading through the reviews, but he's used it a number of times now and he loves it! He said he just needed to get used to the settings, but now he's even more of a breakfast sandwich pro than he was before!" —Sarah S

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99+ (available in a single in three colors and a double in silver).

    25. A casual button-down shirt designed to give him a sleek look and show off whatever "dad bod" he's rocking.

    Men's navy printed button-down short-sleeved shirt with tan collar and tan and white specks on it
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I get compliments on this shirt from people you would never even expect. This shirt is sleek, stylish, and carries a vintage vibe that I love to incorporate into my fashion on a daily basis. I absolutely love the way it fits. It looks sleek tucked in and classy and cool untucked. I would HIGHLY recommend it! —Klondike Keenum

    Get it from Amazon for $25 (available in sizes S-4X and in 14 styles).

    26. A personalized cribbage game board that comes with two decks of cards and six pegs, plus spots to store them together so when he grabs it, he knows all the pieces will be there and ready to play.

    Open wooden cribbage board with two compartments for a deck of cards at each end and pegs in the holes with another cribbage board closed showing the personalization and a hand of cards next to it
    RCPersonalizedGifts / Etsy

    Get it from RCPersonalizedGifts on Etsy for $34.84.

    27. A sneaker to upgrade whatever shoe he's been wearing for about five years too long. He may say he doesn't "need" new shoes because his old ones are perfectly fine, but you know the truth.

    Olukai Lae'Ahi Li low top mesh sneakers in grey
    Nordstrom

    Get it from Nordstrom for $110 (available in sizes 7-14 and in grey, black, and white).

    28. A USA beer cap map for the microbrew lover who insists on drinking local. This will give him a place to display all the amazing brews he's tried.

    USA Beer Cap Map with an assortment of beer caps in it
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I bought this for my husband for his birthday, and he LOVED it!! What a great unique gift. He loves to try new beers and collect the caps along with making his homebrew. I think I hit a home run with this one. I wish it was just a little bigger, but overall it's pretty awesome. We may need another design soon!!!" —casey

    Get it from Amazon for $32.99+ (available in two sizes).

    29. A PhotoGrip Qi that'll make sure you never have to watch another shaky video of 30 minutes of fireworks ever again. No, I can't promise he won't take a video of the same fireworks he sees every year, but at least it will be better quality.

    Amazon

    Not only does the stand stabilize the phone and act as a tripod, but it also has a battery pack attached to keep his phone charged while using it. Now, that's pretty neat.

    Promising review: "This basically turns your phone into a point and shoot camera. Plus, the wireless charging is an excellent bonus. When I started a hike my phone was at 78%. By the time I ended the two hour hike, and after taking dozens of pictures, it was fully charged as I returned to my car!" —Jeffrey C.

    Get it from Amazon for $59.99.

    30. A shearling-lined slipper because they ones he's been wearing non-stop around the house the past couple months have probably seen better days, and his feet deserve a nice new pair to keep him comfortable.

    Slip-on slippers with brown suede upper
    Nordstrom

    For half sizes, order the next size down.

    Promising review: "I bought these for a hard to please guy. He loves them so much that I am buying a pair to keep on reserve. Great fit!"— Kath007

    Get them from Nordstrom for $69.95 (available in whole sizes 7-16).

    31. A funny mug to fully cement you with the title of "favorite child." It's a hard job, but someone's gotta do it, right?

    White coffee mug that says, "Dear Dad: Thanks for putting up with a spoiled, ungrateful, mess, bratty child like my sibling. Love. Your favorite."
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I bought this as gift for my dad and didn't label who it was from. He opened the package and immediately knew it was me. It was a fun gift and I would buy from this company again." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    32. A key organizer that'll turn a heavy and loud keyring into a compact device that looks like a Swiss Army knife.

    Keyport Pivot key organizer sitting on table with keys fanned out from it
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I absolutely LOVE my Keyports! I have several already, but I also give them as gifts. They make wonderful and unique presents. Keyport has made my life so incredibly easy—with multiple houses, everything is now neatly consolidated in one Keyport!" —sherry ohearn

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in three styles and black, red, and silver).

    33. A shave kit, because it's 2020 and EVERYONE should have a skincare routine. Has Queer Eye not taught us anything?

    Jake Black Shave Essentials kit
    Sephora

    The kit includes a glycolic facial cleanser, double-duty face moisturizer, and a shave lather for healthy and hydrated skin.

    Get it from Sephora for $25.

    34. A set of six coasters with 80s mistaken lyrics on them or to your dad, the lyrics he's probably been singing for the past 40 years.

    A set of six cork coasters with lyrics from 80s songs with mistaken lyrics, such as "rock the cat spa, rock the cat spa" and a tea cup on one of them
    Amazon Handmade

    Now sing along with me, "She's a good girl, loves her mamma, loves Cheez-Its, and America too"!

    Promising review: "These coasters are great. We love them, and they keep a conversation going." —S. M. Tarver

    Get it from Amazon Handmade for $25.

    35. A Star Wars cheese board you won't have to ~force~ him to use, because it's just so cool to look at.

    Wood cheeseboard with engraved Death Star on top and twist opening to reveal cheese-cutting tools
    Target

    The board is made with eco-friendly rubberwood and swivels open to reveal four tools made of stainless steal and rubberwood handles.

    Promising review: "I got this for my hubby as a gift! Let’s just say it was a huge hit!! He and I both love it! It’s not too nerdy but still classy and the cheese tools work so well!!" —Kwilliams

    Get it from Target for $39.95.

    36. A pair of shredder claws — he might feel like Wolverine when he uses them to shred meat in seconds. Let's just hope he doesn't start to think his superpowers expand to other things as well—sorry, he still can't run as fast as the Flash.

    Red Bear Paw shredder claws on top of some meat on a cutting board
    Bear Paw Products

    Promising review: "These claws are just what you need to shred pork, chicken, beef, or other items. The points are sharp, narrow, long, and work well as a pair. It's much more efficient and quicker than using two forks. Even when I buy 'pulled pork' from Trader Joe's, and it's already 'pulled' this is an excellent tool for really shredding it properly. I thought I might have been a little extravagant in ordering this, but now I realize it is very useful beyond shredding. For example, you can hold a watermelon with one hand/claw as you cut with the other hand." —J. Renfrow

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (available in red, grey, and orange).

    37. A Roku to help him finally cut the cable cord while still being able to watch West Wing for the 100th time. (Oh sorry, that's just my dad.)

    Wall-mounted TV with Roku home screen
    Roku

    Promising review: "This little black box is magic! Simply hook it up to your tv, sign in or create and account, download the apps you want to watch from and you're good to go! We have two TVs, one smart, and one not-so-smart :) Even on our smart tv not all of the apps we have subscriptions for are available. For $24 get this device, hook it up, and boom! You're all set! We love it so much, we went back and got a second one for our other TV!" —Tech Geek

    Get it from Target for $29.99.

    38. And a baseball stadium blueprint that'll help you really hit your gift ~out of the park~. It will be hard to top this one, but I believe in you.

    Art print of Minute Maid Park on a wall next to a fireplace mantle
    Uncommon Goods

    Promising review: "I was looking for something unique for my husband for a gift and found this picture! He loved it and was absolutely blown away by the quality!" —Liz

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $185 (available in 35 stadiums).

    Your dad showing off the amazing gift you got him like:

    Rhode Island Ave. Productions

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