50 amazing Father's Day gifts dads actually want
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From building our furniture to changing our flat tires to making us laugh with cheesy dad jokes, dads do a lot for us. And while we try to be grateful for everything they do for us every day of the year, Father's Day is the quintessential day for us to show them how much they truly mean to us. But how do you express gratitude to him with just one present?
The answer is simple: You buy him the present. The one he'll bring up at every family occasion, rave about with all his friends, and show off to everyone and anyone who will listen. While one present probably won't capture the love you have for dad, there are tons of gifts that he'll appreciate beyond words (and actually use). Since here at Reviewed, we're experts at finding the perfect gifts (at the best prices), we've rounded up 50 of the best Father's Day gifts of 2021 for every dad and every price point. Whether it's a luxurious Art of Shaving Kit, a boozy subscription box, or the cult-favorite cozy Everlane crew, these are the best presents to buy him this year.
Gifts Under $50:
1. For the dad who loves to look snazzy: A set of personalized cufflinks
There’s a reason these personalized cufflinks have over 33,000 (!!!) positive reviews—they’re classic-looking, affordable, and customizable. They can be engraved on the front or corner with everything from logos to names to quotes. Dad will cherish this personalized gift and will surely wear it for years to come—probably to every single special occasion.
2. For the dad who loves luxury: A luxurious shaving kit
There are two types of dads in this world: those who make shaving a luxury experience and those who don’t. If dad belongs in the former group, gift him this fancy Art of Shaving groomer kit. Within the kit are the shaving essentials—The Perfect Pre-Shave Oil, Shaving Cream, A Shaving Brush, and an After Shave Balm—sure to add time to his already time-consuming routine.
3. For the dad who can never find his AirPods: A personalized AirPods case
If he’s always trying to figure out which AirPods are his, then a personalized AirPods case will come in handy. The case is customizable—with his initials, name, fonts, and icons— and can easily hook onto any briefcase or backpack, which is why it has the seal of approval from over 14,000 reviewers. Aside from upgrading the boring white case it currently has, it’ll also protect his AirPods—thanks to the high-impact plastic material the case is made of.
4. For the joke master: A book of dad jokes
If your dad is the master of dad jokes, he'll absolutely LOVE this book. Full of cheesy, cringe-worthy jokes, they’ll probably elicit a slew of eye rolls—but also lots of laughs. Be prepared though as it will add over 500 new jokes to his portfolio.
5. For the dad learning how to garden: A gardening kit
Has your dad been begging you to start a garden with him? Look no further than this grow-your-own-mushroom kit. The kit has over 10,000 positive reviews on Amazon with the majority of them raving about the end results—a.k.a delicious mushrooms with minimal caretaking or cleanup required. To grow, place the box near a window with indirect light and mist twice a day—within a week they’ll be growing delicious mushrooms and be living out their gardening fantasies.
6. For the dad who always loses everything: A Tile Mate
Hear me out: If your dad is always muttering something along the lines of “has anyone seen my..?!” then he’ll benefit from a tile mate. The Bluetooth tracker clips right onto his keys, wallet, or sunglasses, and can locate things over 200 feet away. Reviewers praise its long battery life and loud volume of the ringer (no need to fret anymore about not finding those keys!).
7. For the dad who loves ice in every drink: Yeti Rambler water bottle
Is he always adding more ice to his already frigid beverages? Insert the water bottle he never knew he needed—but will absolutely adore: the Yeti Rambler Water Bottle. With the stamp of approval from Reviewed as our favorite outdoor water bottle, it’ll keep his drinks freezing cold and become his designated cup since you can personalize it with his name or initials.
8. For the dad who loves to watch movies: A streaming subscription
Whether he wants to re-watch his favorite old classics or discover the latest and greatest, Dad needs a streaming subscription (or multiple) for the best commercial-less watching experience. A streaming service ensures he’ll never run out of movie or TV show options, and will be the perfect way for him to unwind after a long day.
- Sign up for Hulu starting at $5.99 a month
- Sign up for HBO Max for $14.99 a month
- Sign up for Disney+ for $6.99 a month
9. For the dad who’s always fixing something: A tool kit
Do you refer to your dad as your own personal handyman? If yes, then it’s time to gift him a brand-new tool kit. Our experts dubbed this one their best value starter tool kit because it has all of the basics—plus thoughtful extras—at an extremely affordable price tag. This tool kit has everything your dad needs and more so he can fix whatever your heart desires.
10. For the dad who loves to read: A Kindle Unlimited subscription
While you can buy him a book, why not gift him a Kindle subscription so he can have access to hundreds of books at his fingertips? After all, he’ll have access to thousands of books with the service. Plus, he doesn’t even need to own a Kindle to get his new e-books, audiobooks or podcasts—the app can be used on practically any device including tablets, phones, and laptops.
11. For the dad who needs to zen out: A mediation app subscription
From how to get all the weeds out to how to unclog the toilet yet again, dads worry a lot. So occasionally they need to decompress—and a meditation app will help. Of all the ones we’ve tested, we love the Headspace app best because it’s beginner-friendly, has adjustable session lengths, and actually gives effective meditations.
Gifts Under $100
12. For the dad who loves meat: A Crowd Cow subscription
Waygu, Pork, Steak, and more can be delivered right to his door—thanks to the Crowd Cow subscription. The trendy meal delivery service offers a vast selection of high-quality meat, poultry, and seafood that he can pick and choose from or have a personalized subscription. Our style editor, Amanda Tarlton, tested it and confirms it’s one of the best meat delivery subscriptions out there.
13. For the fitness lover: A Ninja blender
For those who love to make smoothies or protein shakes every morning, a personal blender would be an excellent gift idea. Our favorite personal blender at Reviewed is the Ninja Fit. Aside from being super fast and efficient, it’s also durable and easy to transport and store, too.
14. For the dad who wears a lot of suits: A nice tie
What do you give the dad who already has everything? A much-needed upgrade on his daily tie attire, of course. With one of these tie options, he’ll finally stop wearing the same one he’s worn for the last five years. Fact: A good tie is never a bad idea.
- Get the Mini Dots Royal Blue Tie from The Tie Bar for $25
Get the Oxford Silk Nanotex Tie from Banana Republic or $59.50
- Get the Vineyard Whale Tie from Vineyard Vines for $85
15. For the dad who’s always in a sweatshirt: The cult-favorite Everlane sweatshirt
There’s no such thing as having too many sweatshirts. That’s why Dad will appreciate this incredibly cozy, classic sweatshirt from Everlane. Made from the softest mixture of cotton and french terry, reviewers rave it’s the most comfortable sweatshirt they’ve ever owned.
16. For the dad who loves golf: Personalized golf balls
Fact: Your dad won’t lose these neon yellow golf balls the next time he’s playing a round (or two) with his buddies. While you can buy the standard pack of golf balls on their own, you can also choose to add a personal touch to them by customizing the balls with a monogram or his name. It’ll become one of his most treasured gifts from you. They are truly chef’s kiss.
17. For the dad who adores comfort: A plush robe
It's no surprise that dads love robes—they’re soft, cozy, and incredibly luxurious. Since it’s time to get rid of his old, tattered one, why not treat him to this luxe one from Parachute? Made of super-soft Turkish cotton, reviewers claim it feels like being wrapped up in a cloud—so it’s something he’ll absolutely adore.
18. For the dad whose wardrobe needs an upgrade: A Stitch Fix gift card
Spoiler alert: it’s time to upgrade your dad’s wardrobe. With the personal styling service, Stitch Fix, users fill out a quick style quiz and receive a box of clothing selected for them based on their preferences. This way, you don’t have to convince him to go shopping—and, he’ll be happy with the stylist-selected wardrobe that he can wear for years to come.
19. For the dad who loves lazy Sundays: A set of cozy pajamas
Pajamas are a great gift because dads don’t love to splurge on them for themselves. The material, pattern, and what he currently wears will determine what pajamas he’ll adore. Some options we love include the 600+ reviewer loved plaid flannel L.L bean set, the smooth, all-cotton LandsEnd long-sleeve shirt, and the second-skin pajama pant from Tommy John.
- Get the Men's Scotch Plaid Flannel Pajamas from L.L. Bean for $69.95
- Get the Men's Broadcloth Pajama Shirt from Land’s End for $39.95
- Get the Second Skin Pajama Pant from Tommy John for $68
20. For the dad in dire need of a new wallet: A monogrammed leather wallet
Never underestimate the value of a good monogrammed leather wallet. Dad—and his pocket—will be elated by this classy one from Mark and Graham. The best part? You can customize it’s two colors—black or chocolate—with the monogram and font of your choice. It’s time to finally upgrade your dad’s ratty, torn wallet.
21. For the dad looking to learn a how to cook: A Hello Fresh gift card
Learning to cook can be a major challenge, which is why the gift of a meal kit subscription will be greatly appreciated by dad. One of our favorite meal kit food delivery services is Hello Fresh. Aside from its big portion sizes, it also has affordable pricing and tons of straightforward recipes.
22. For the dad who loves being comfortable and stylish: A pair of Allbirds sneakers
Sneakers are a great gift—so get Dad a comfortable, trendy pair. More than likely, the one he’ll love is Allbirds. Dubbed by reviewers as worth every penny, the wool sneakers are insanely comfortable and washable. Plus, our editors are obsessed with then, too!
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23. For the dad who loves to try new things: A home brewing kit
Store-bought beer is great, but has your dad ever tried brewing it himself? Although more tedious than just grabbing a pack at the store, the experience of crafting your own beer is way more rewarding (and, fun!). Dad will have the best time experimenting with all things yeast—thanks to this home brewing kit. Here at Reviewed, our testers labeled this kit as the best small-batch kit. It’s not only incredibly beginner-friendly but also arrives with an instructional DVD so he can see firsthand how to brew his first batch.
24. For the dad wanting to dive into his lineage: An Ancestry DNA kit
Is he looking to discover where his family origins date back to (perhaps, he’s royalty)? If yes, he can find out his lineage as well as other fascinating genetic and family information with an Ancestry DNA Kit. Ancestry DNA is one of the super well-known (and popular) DNA kits available as it’s very detailed and easy to use—just a simple saliva sample is necessary. And, we tested it and concur it’s worth trying.
Gifts Under $200
25. For the dad with a home office: The HP Envy 6055 All-in-One Printer
There's no replacement for a great printer. If dad's got a home office where he needs to print, scan, and copy, he needs a workhorse of a machine that can keep up with his demands. The HP Envy 6055 is the best affordable printer you can buy. In our testing, it worked seamlessly with Macs, PCs, iPhones, and Androids, delivering high-quality and fast prints on demand. If dad's printer is nearly as old as you are, this one's a must.
26. For the dad who needs to unwind: A Gravity weighted blanket
Weighted blankets are a great gift for tons of reasons. While giving off great warmth, they’ll allow dad to decompress and unwind after a long stressful day. Our favorite weighted blanket is the Gravity blanket as it has a great weight distribution and is easy to clean. It’ll provide dad with just the right amount of pressure—without him being suffocated or too hot—so he can sleep under it, too.
27. For the dad who’s always on work trips: A monogrammed toiletry bag
Yes, even men need nice toiletry bags and yes, this kit will help him stay organized. Aside from looking way better than the one he used to use, this bag allows him to easily pack up his essentials for all those last-minute work trips. The bag contains two large storage compartments, arrives in a wide range of colors, contains water-resistant lining, and can be customized, which is why reviewers boast about it.
28. For the dad who is always talking about Whiskey: A whiskey subscription
Whiskey hits differently when it’s personally selected for you every month—and it’ll appease your in-house Whiskey connoisseur—a.k.a Dad. He’ll be excited to receive three new Whiskeys to try every month and will surely convince all his friends and colleagues to join, too. Plus, with the membership comes exclusive perks—like virtual tastings, a complimentary premium bottle, and more.
29. For the dad who’s always up to date on the latest tunes: A portable speaker
Since he’s always jamming out to the latest Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber jams, he needs a fantastic portable speaker. Here at Reviewed, we chose the JBL Flip 5 as our number one bluetooth speaker since it has amazing sound quality and portable convenience. Better yet, over 30,000 Amazon reviewers concur that it has an impressively long battery life, too.
30. For the dad who loves to relax: A pair of UGG slippers
There's nothing better than a new pair of UGG slippers and your dad will agree. With over 3,000 rave reviews at Nordstrom, these soft slippers are lined with a plush shearling—UGGs are famous for this—that’ll keep his feet warm and cozy whenever he wears them. Warning: this will probably be his favorite gift ever!
31. For the dad who loves camping: A tent
Hear me out: It’s time to finally give dad the tent he’s been begging for. According to more than 11,000 Amazon reviewers, this one is the best as it’s spacious, can withstand rain (and dust storms, too), and is super comfortable to sleep in. Some reviewers even went as far as to mention that this is the best tent they’ve ever had.
32. For the dad who loves to enjoy the backyard: A Vivere hammock
Get dad in on chilling in the backyard with one of Amazon’s most popular hammocks: the Vivere. We put the hammock—which has over 20,000 glowing reviews—to the test at Reviewed. The results? It’s worth every single penny, thanks to its easy assembly, incredible support, insane comfort, and ample space to sit. As soon as you see him lounging on it all summer, you’ll know it was worth it, too.
33. For the dad who loves to dress up: A harmonious smelling cologne
Cologne is a tried and true Father’s Day Gift. And while there are plenty of options to choose from, we’ve selected three of the most popular scents to make deciding on one as simple as can be. Cologne is practical and will never go out of style—so it’s really the perfect gift for any dad (including grandpas, husbands, etc.).
- Get the Versace Man Eau Fraiche from Sephora for $120
- Get the Chanel BLEU DE CHANEL Eau de Toilette Spray from Ulta for $80 Get the Maison Margiela ’REPLICA’ Jazz Club from Sephora for $135
34. For the dad who never knows the weather: A smart speaker
What do you get the dad who has it all? A smart speaker of course. Aside from providing exceptional sound, the device can play music from a large number of streaming services—such as Spotify, TuneIn, Amazon Music, and more—via Airplay or Bluetooth, which is one of the reasons why we dubbed it our favorite smart speaker. It also arrives with Alexa on it, so your dad can ask the weather, news highlights, or random questions he wants to know the answers to.
35. For the dad who loves to keep an eye on things: An outdoor security camera
Does your dad always call you to see when the gardener or mail arrives? If you’re thinking the latter, you should gift your dad an outdoor camera. Consider it a gift for him and you as it will save him from calling you all day long with pesky questions. Here at Reviewed, we tested smart outdoor security cameras and can confirm that this one is the best.
Gifts Under $300
36. For the dad who values his morning grooming routine: A heated razor
A heated razor is something Dad never knew he needed—until he started using it. People love this wildly popular razor as it radiates warmth with its heated blade and provides the smoothest shave with its FlexDisc technology. You can choose just how hot it gets and It heats up within seconds.
37. For the dad who loves traveling: A new luggage
You can never go wrong with a good quality piece of luggage—and your dad will agree. Although your dad probably already has a suitcase (or too), he’ll definitely appreciate an upgrade. According to our testers, the Travelpro Platinum Magna Expandable Spinner Suiter is the best-checked luggage as it has an excellent build quality and organizational tools. Looking for a carry-on? The wildly popular Away Carry-On is a great option.
- Get the Carry-On from Away for $225
- Get the Travelpro Platinum Magna 2 29" Expandable Spinner Suiter from Amazon for $399.99
38. For the dad who swears by his morning cup of joe: A coffee machine
You’ve definitely heard him in the morning—grunting in annoyance—before his most crucial coffee of the day. Make life just a tad easier by upgrading his machine to our most versatile coffee machine pick. It’ll improve his coffee game with its high brew quality and cool features—like the warming pad and customization options.
39. For the dad who’s always jamming to oldies: A record player
While you may not love his taste in music, he still has a right to listen to his large collection of records from his teenage and college years. Known as our favorite record player, the Fluance RT82 has excellent build quality, great sound, and a removable headshell makes for easier cartridge upgrades. Trust us, he’ll be really excited to receive this gift.
40. For the dad who loves a good puzzle: A Hunt A Killer subscription
Hunt A Killer, a unique subscription box, is a great gift idea for the dad who loves solving a great puzzle. Each box (or season) is composed of six boxes that’ll give you clues as to who committed the crime. At the end of each season, he should be able to piece together the puzzle and solve the crime. Aside from receiving our seal of approval, it’ll be a fun puzzle for him and an activity the two of you can enjoy together.
41. For the sentimental dad: A best dad ever photo collage
For a gift he’ll treasure for years to come, try this best dad-ever photo collage from Minted. Personalize each element within the collage from the photos to the frame color and the color theme. You’re also able to insert a short message that’ll appear on the bottom of the photo to commemorate the time. Add in memories from a specific occasion or favorites from different times—and, he might just shed a tear (or two).
42. For the dad who commutes to work: A pair of noise-canceling headphones
Dad loves listening to his favorite jams on his commute—but the rest of the train does not. That’s why he needs a pair of noise-canceling headphones like our favorite ones from Sony. We found them to be the most comfortable and best at blocking noise. Plus, thanks to their customizable noise cancellation technology, he can choose just how in tune he wants to be with the outside world.
43. For the dad who’s always grilling: A BBQ grill upgrade
If money is no object, and you’re looking for the ultimate splurge-worthy gift, you can’t go wrong with a new barbecue grill. Sure, he’s dreamed of having a fancy new grill in the backyard, but you’ll finally make his dream come true. We dubbed this one as our favorite barbecue grill because it cooks evenly, perfectly sears meat and veggies, and arrives with a sturdy, well-built design and features. Dads who are grill connoisseurs will absolutely flip for this gift—and your summer will be that much better.
44. For the dad who’s always complaining about sore muscles: A Theragun
According to thousands of shoppers, the super trendy Theragun is a great tool to relieve sore muscles at home. Here at Reviewed, one of our staff members put the handheld massager to the test and loved that it was powerful enough to knead out knots and able to get even the hardest to reach spots. All in all, its five different massage settings will one hundred percent be appreciated.
45. For the dad looking to take the next level of grilling: A Smoker
If you’re shopping for a dad looking to take their grilling to the next level, it’s time to gift him a well-deserved upgrade. Insert: our best affordable smoker. It’ll give him his new favorite dishes to serve at summer BBQs and teach him to smoke so many things—like brisket, apple-wood smoked roasted chickens, fall-off-the-bone ribs, and more. For a more affordable option, our best-value smoker is a great alternative, too. Warning: Once he masters the skill, he’ll smoke everything he possibly can on it.
- Get the Cuisinart COS-118 Vertical 18-Inch Charcoal Smoker from The Home Depot for $162.99
- Get the Masterbuilt MPS 340|G ThermoTemp XL Propane Smoker from Amazon for $372.27
46. For the dad who loves crafting fancy cocktails: A Bartender set
The only thing better than cocktails are Dad’s famous homemade cocktails. Help him take his bartender game to the next level with this bartender set, which has our seal of approval. People love how easy it is to use and how versatile it is (he can make tons of different cocktails!).
47. For the one who has to sign important documents: An engraved pen
A classic, engraved Montblanc pen is a great gift for every Dad, but it’s particularly handy for those who sign a lot of important documents. It’ll not only add a special touch to his desk but will also remind him that you always have his back—especially during those difficult decisions. Created with a simplistic design in coated platinum, it’ll also turn signing into a luxurious experience.
48. For the dad who needs a reminder to take a break: Apple Watch
Nowadays, dad makes the short commute from his bed to his home office or desk. If he finds himself needing a reminder to get up and move throughout the day, try a smartwatch to ensure he remembers to stretch his legs. The Apple Watch Series 6 is the best smartwatch we’ve tested because it has great fitness tracking, advanced tracking, and a bright, always-on display.
49. For the dad who loves to cook: A Dutch oven
A Dutch oven is arguably one of the most utensils for your dad who loves to cook. Aside from braising meat and creating the perfect sourdough it’ll literally last forever and doubles as a beautiful serving dish—thanks to its gorgeous enamel finish. We dubbed it as our favorite Dutch Oven because its round size doesn’t take up too much space on the stovetop and it’s easy to clean.
50. For the dad who loves exercising: Peloton Bike+
If you’re shopping for a dad who’s into fitness, then a Peloton Bike+ is exactly the gift he’ll appreciate. It’s our favorite exercise bike because it has an auto-adjusting resistance, informative, and customizable metrics, and great sound and video quality—so he’ll feel like he’s in a live studio class.
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