27 Father’s Day Restaurant Specials and Freebies

Let’s let all the dads tell their dad jokes this Father’s Day. Whether you’re celebrating at a restaurant with a big group or ordering in for a chill night in, give them the day to feel recognized and loved. 

Treating Dad to a special Father’s Day meal doesn’t mean you have to pay the big bucks. We’ve compiled a list of Father’s Day restaurant specials, freebies and gifts that you can take advantage of for the most impactful and affordable celebration.

Deals listed below will often require you to make a purchase in order to qualify for the freebie or receive the bonus gift card. Deals may also vary by franchise locations and are also subject to change or sell out.

Father’s Day Specials and Deals for 2022


Take dad to half-off appetizers and snag a gift card too. From now until June 26, you’ll get a $10 bonus card when you buy a $50 gift card!

Baked by Melissa

Don’t want to show up to a Father’s Day brunch empty handed? Check out Baked by Melissa’s Father’s Day Cupcakes and Gifts. You can find limited-edition gifts that come with a card and colorful gift box or go all out with the Pop’s Party Cupcakes 100-pack of cupcakes. 

And if you shop via RetailMeNot, you can snag 9% cash back when shopping Baked by Melissa until June 30.

Baskin Robbins

You can never go wrong with ice-cream cake. Baskin Robbins has two Father’s Day cakes that will surely fuel the sugar rush for some serious dad jokes. Their King of the Grill cake is perfect for the grill master as its design features a charcoal grill cooking up hotdogs and burgers. They also have a beer-design cake that can be customized with a chocolate “Dad” plaque. Called Cool Down with The Cold One Cake, it perfectly pairs with the King of the Grill Cake. Use the code GRILLMASTER to get $5 off ice cream cake purchases of $35 or more when you preorder online until June 15. 

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BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse

From now until June 19, you’ll get a $10 bonus gift card for every $50 you purchase in e-gift cards. 

Boston Market

If you’re staying in for Father’s Day,  you can head to Boston Market to snag their Father’s Day Family Meal Special for $34.99. The deal comes with one whole rotisserie chicken, half stack of ribs, four sides and four cornbread and can be used between June 14 and June 16. You’ll need to present the coupon when ordering. 

Bubba Gump

From June 18 to 20, Bubba Gump is offering Get a Taste of Forrest’s Backyard BBQ. This packed meal features BBQ baby back ribs, crab and shrimp boil, andouille sausage, corn on the cob, red potatoes, mac and cheese, french fries and garlic bread. You have the option to pick between cajun and garlic seasonings. For drinks, you can try their new grilled pineapple margarita. And bonus gift – just for dad – you can take home The Souvenir Flask with your purchase!

California Pizza Kitchen

There are two deals just for the dads at CPK. You can buy one pizza, pasta or salad on June 19, Father’s Day, and get one free the next time you visit the restaurant. The deal applies to those who dine in and order take-out orders. And if you can’t make it to CPK on Father’s Day, if you spend $50 on a gift card between June 7 and June 10, you’ll get a bonus of $10. 

Cheesecake Factory and Grand Lux Cafe

A classic stop for families of all sizes, The Cheesecake Factory and Grand Lux Cafe are offering a $25 bonus gift card for gift card purchases of $100. This deal will be ongoing until June 19 and the bonus card will be redeemable from June 20 to July 20. 


For every $50 worth of gift cards you purchase at Chili’s, you’ll get a $10 bonus e-gift card. 

Cracker Barrel

For big parties, you’ll want to head to Cracker Barrel. They’re giving out $10 gift cards when you pre-order a side for 10 or more on Father’s Day Weekend.

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Eddie V’s

Want to treat dad to some wagyu? Head to Eddie V’s to celebrate Father’s Day with their 11-ounce Snake River Farms wagyu strip that was made exclusively for Dad’s special day. Pair it with a glass of Blanton’s Single Barrel Bourbon. And end the meal with a gift of a limited edition bottle topper! 

Einstein Bros

Starting Thursday, June 16, you can start making online pre-orders at the bagel bakery. Plus, Einstein Bros is offering customers a 20% off e-gift card beginning Thursday, June 16. 

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar

If you really want to spoil dad this Father’s Day, head to Fleming’s for their Prime Surf and Turf three-course meal. The special course will be available from June 16 to June 20. You can choose from the Prime Bone-In Ribeye and Lobster 3-Course or the Filet Mignon 3-Course that pairs with either Lobster Tail Scampi or Crab-Stuffed Shrimp. 

Fogo de Chao

For every $125 you spend on e-gift cards, you’ll receive a $25 bonus e-gift card. The deal is available until June 19. 


Stuck on a gift for dad? What about some luxurious chocolates? Ghirardelli has a wide variety of chocolate pre-made gift baskets available. If you already know exactly what chocolates dad likes, you can opt to create your own custom chocolate gift too. Plus, get 1% cash back from RetailMeNot through June 30.

Jeni’s Ice Cream

For the dads – and families – who have a sweet tooth, Jeni’s Ice Cream created three bundles of 6 or 9 pints of ice cream that include flavors like Coffee with Cream and Sugar Pint, Powdered Jelly Donut and Sweet Cream Biscuits and heac. 

Joe’s Crab Shack

Joe’s Crab Shack is offering a three-course prix-fixe menu all of Father’s Day weekend for $23.99. 

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Marco’s Pizza

Pizza is always a good idea. Marco’s Pizza is offering 20% off any pizza to celebrate Father’s Day. You can choose from a variety of options like the All Meat, Deluxe, Garden and White cheezy. If you’re ordering online or through the app, use code JUNE20 from June 13 to June 19. 

McAlister’s Deli 

At McAlister’s, you’ll receive a $5 reward for every $25 worth of gift cards you purchase. Offer ends June 19, so make sure you get your cards soon! The $5 reward can be redeemed after June 20. 

Melting Pot

The Forever Fondue melting pot will be available starting Sunday, June 19 and every Monday through Wednesday until July 20. You’ll be able to pick an all-you-can-eat three-Course Signature Endless Entree that comes with a fresh salad, an Endless Entree and finish it off with chocolate fondue starting at $42 per person. If you’re feeling extra decadent, you can make it a four-course meal. 

Metro Diner

Metro Diner comes in full force with a new menu just in time to celebrate Dad. The new menu features 100% Angus burgers: The Holy Davoli, Hawaiian Burger and the Italian “Bada Boom!” Burger. You can also find the new Sicilian Scramble Bowl on their menu, which features Andouille sausage, scrambled eggs, hearty Marinara served over hashbrown potatoes. 

Moe’s Southwest Grill

The gift of something free. Dads don’t have to pay for their kids at Moe’s every Sunday, including Father’s Day. Moe’s is also offering their reward members an extra $50 for catering orders of $300 or more using the code GRAD22. And if you aren’t a Moe Rewards member already, signing up is easy. You can sign up online or on the app for this deal. The deal lasts until June 30.


PDQ, short for People Dedicated to Quality, is celebrating fathers by offering a free sub with any meal purchased on Father’s Day. The offer is available only for in-store purchases while supplies last. You can use it to try out their new limited-time menu: Let’s Ranch Sub, Oh, Honey Mustard Sub and The Spicy Sub.

Red Lobster

Reward dad with a gift card at Red Lobster. For every $50 spent in a Red Lobster restaurant or online, you’ll receive a $10 off bonus coupon that can be used on an order of $30 or more from June 27 to August 31. 


At Schlotzsky’s, buy a $25 gift card and get $5! The deal is available until June 20. 

STK Steakhouse

Give the gift of a fine steak for dad this Father’s Day. Treat him to a Dad’s Day Brunch that features brunch classics, or go for Dad’s Night Out to indulge in wagyu and whiskey. Plus, every dad will get a free bottle of STK Bold Sauce to take home for the nights they grill their own steaks. 


Head to Yogurtland to pick out a gift card for Father’s Day. For every $25 e-gift card purchased from June 13 to June 18, you’ll get a $5 bonus card that can be redeemed in-store from June 19 to July 17.

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