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    39 Father's Day Gifts You Can't Go Wrong With

    Gifts for every dad, even the ones that "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.

    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 fathers 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 with storage for the bean bags in the back, so he can take it to every single tailgate he goes to (even if he's tailgating a high school theater production).


    Promising review: "This is the perfect alternative to the big, cumbersome cornhole game. My kids love it, and so do we. The set up simple, and it works perfectly. It has a really nice place in the back to store the bean bags. I think every kid should have one of these." —Watson

    Get it from Amazon for $26.70.

    3. A 22-liter cooler backpack he can fill with drinks and snacks for an epic picnic in the park or at the beach.


    Get it from Nordstrom for $274.95 (available in black, grey, and blue).

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


    Promising review: "I enjoyed reading this book especially when combined with the Spotify playlist. I learned quite a bit about the song writing and recording process of making a hit recording. It was a good trip down memory lane and also introduced me to some artists I wasn't that familiar with. A well written book that has something for any music fan." —Gene Herritz

    Get it from Amazon for $11.64.

    5. 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.


    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 $49.90.

    6. A tin filled with cookies and brownies for a delicious gift he can enjoy for a couple days. (Hopefully he shares at least *one* with you, but I can't make any promises.)

    Cheryl's Cookies

    The tin includes two frosted cookies, two peanut butter chocolate chunk cookies, two lemon burst cookies, two butter pecan cookies, two red, white, and blueberry cookies, a caramel peanut butter brownie, a blondie walnut brownie, and a chocolate fudge brownie. Okay, now I'm hungry.

    Get it from Cheryl's Cookies for $39.99. (Enter the promo code CCOBUZZ15 to get 15% off sitewide and enjoy gourmet cookies, cakes, snacks and more!)

    7. A punny t-shirt because all dads know that a man who doesn't spend time with his family isn't a real man.

    Life is Good

    Get it from Life is Good for $28 (available in sizes S-XXXL and in five colors).

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


    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 on Mike's Hot Honey here.

    9. 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.


    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 $39.95.

    10. 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!

    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.

    11. A sophisticated watch that also counts sleep and activity so he can feel super high tech while still looking super sophisticated.


    Promising review: "I love that my HR Steel not only tracks my sleep and activities, but it doesn't look like the alien sport-trackers. I love the analog watch look of what is actually a very sophisticated device!" —Leslie D Taylor

    Get it from Amazon for $59.99.

    12. A summer sausage and cheese gift box – the guy who tells the best ~cheesy~ jokes will have a gouda time eating this.

    Hickory Farms

    The box includes 2 summer sausages, a smoked cheddar blend, a farmhouse cheddar, a smoked gouda blend, a honey pineapple mustard, and a sweet hot mustard.

    Get it from Hickory Farms for $40.

    13. 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.


    Promising review: "I purchased this holder for my husband. He puts his glasses on the night stand 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 light weight. It holds glasses perfectly and is such a nice gift for someone who wears glasses." —Leslie R.

    Get it from Amazon for $6.

    14. A Moose Munch popcorn tin because the best ~pop~ deserves something really special and delicious—and this is it.

    Harry & David

    The tin is filled with six bags of caramel corn in the following flavors: classic caramel, milk chocolate, dark chocolate, milk chocolate-covered, dark chocolate-covered, and milk chocolate s’mores.

    Get it from Harry & David for $59.99+ (available in deluxe, gourmet, and premium) and take 15% off sitewide with code BUZZFEED15.

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


    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 $8.54.

    16. 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.


    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 $27.99.

    17. A coffee subscription service that 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.

    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+.

    And read BuzzFeed's full review of Atlas Coffee Club here.

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


    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 picture." —Tracy

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    19. A handmade spartan knife block designed to truly ~cut~ it in the kitchen. How can you not smile when you look at this?


    Promising review: "I LOVE this holder. It's sturdier than I thought it would be. My husband and I cook together, and this guy adds a lot of joy. I didn't need to adjust any of the holes for my knives, so was happy about that." —Alison J

    Get it from Amazon for $99.95.

    20. A pair of sunglasses he will feel like *such* a cool dad in. Moms have been cool for years, but it's time for dads to accept that they can be cool too.


    Get them from EyeBuyDirect for $49+ (available in six colors and in prescription and non-prescription lenses).

    21. A smartphone mount for a car 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".


    Promising review: "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 $14.99.

    22. A whiskey decanter for the dad who appreciates a nice after-dinner drink with friends and wants to show off how worldly he is.


    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 poor 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 $37.99.

    23. A pizza grilling crate that's stocked with all the ingredients to make delicious pizza on the grill. Now that's a way to spend Father's Day.

    Man Crates

    The crate is filled with 4 pizza stones, pizza flour, an herb blend, foldable pizza peel, 2-sided roller, and a recipe book so you can create delicious pizzas at home.

    Get it from Man Crates for $99.

    24. The "World's Strongest Coffee" – it's not for the faint of heart coffee drinker, but the real "coffee in my veins" drinker who's not here to mess around.


    Promising review: "My husband wanted this coffee for his Father's Day gift. I wasn't interested in trying it because I'm not all about super caffeinated beverages. My husband made me an iced coffee using it though, and it was AMAZING! It's super smooth and not bitter! I will be buying bulk!" —Michelle Maue

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99.

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


    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! —Klondike Keenum

    Get it from Amazon for $12+ (available in sizes S-4X and in 12 colors).

    26. A 12-inch cast iron skillet with great heat retention to make his cooking even more delicious than it already is.


    Get it from BuzzFeed's Goodful line, exclusively at Macy's for $14.93.

    27. A USA beer cap map for the micro-brew lover who insists on drinking local and visiting breweries on every vacation you take. This will give him a place to display all the amazing brews he's tried.


    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 home brew. 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 maple, cherry, and large maple).

    28. 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.


    Promising review: "These are excellent shoes. They're a nice style, color, and can be dressed up or down with shorts, jeans, or pants. I've only worn them few times so far, but they're comfortable right out of the box." —DHunk

    Get it from Nordstrom for $99.95 (available in sizes 7-14).

    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.


    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 (available in white and black).

    30. A portable speaker so he can play his tunes anywhere he goes, including in the water.


    Promising review: "If you are looking for a bluetooth portable sound solution, look no further. This thing rocks, the battery lasts forever, and it's rugged. It really is the best speaker on the market and is well worth the money."—Fisher6933

    Get it from Nordstrom for $99 (available in orange, blue, and black).

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


    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 key ring into a compact device that looks like a Swiss army knife.

    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 black, red, and silver).

    33. A shave kit because it's 2019 and EVERYONE should have a skincare routine. Has Queer Eye not taught us anything?


    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 french press that makes such delicious coffee, once your dad uses it, he'll immediately throw whatever basic coffee maker he has sitting on the counter away.


    Promising review: "I got this as a gift for my dad. I checked it out to make sure it was all intact before giving it to him. It seemed like great quality per my inspection; made me add it to my list when i need to replace mine. My dad said he loves it, and it makes great coffee." —zacktt

    Get it from Amazon for $15.97.

    35. A stainless steel grilling spatula he'll show off to all his friends when they come over for a barbecue.


    Promising review: "This was the best fathers day gift ever, and my husband is very picky!! He loves it, and the best part is that it's dishwater safe!" —Mary Margaret Hull Boardman

    Get it from Amazon for $20.36.

    36. A Google Nest Hub that'll basically become his personal assistant as it controls smart home devices, sets reminders, tells him the weather...and basically whatever other information he wants. Plus, it makes a great digital photo frame to show off all those pictures he has of his favorite kids (and probably the dog).

    Google Hub

    Get it from Target for $129 (available in white and black).

    37. A gift package filled with steak, burgers, potatoes, and chocolate cake – meaning, the perfect meal for Father's Day (or basically any day, really).

    Omaha Steaks

    The set includes two 9 oz ribeyes, two 5 oz. filet mignons, four burgers, potatoes au gratin, German chocolate cake, and a signature seasoning packet.

    Get it from Omaha Steaks for $69.99.

    38. 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.)


    Promising review: "We LOVE this little streaming devise. I've dumped my premium channels in lieu of what's available on my ROKU! It was SO easy to set up, and I love the availability of so many movies. I'm telling all my "old fart" friends about ROKU! Also, it was the great price that originally caught my eye." —Lynda Lowman

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99.

    39. A t-shirt so he can show off to the world just how great of a dad he really is.


    Get it from the BuzzFeed merch shop on Amazon for $21.99+ (available in sizes X-3XL and in eight colors; also available as a sweatshirt, tank top, and long-sleeved tee).

    40. 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.

    Uncommon Goods

    Promising review: "I was looking for something unique for my husband for a gift and found this picture! He loved 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

    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

    Still want for more ideas for dad? Check out The Best Father's Day Gifts of 2019.

    Looking for the perfect gift for any occasion? Check out all of BuzzFeed’s gift guides!

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