15 Father’s Day Gift Baskets to Really Wow Your Dad

Updated: May 13, 2024

No matter what he's into, dad will love having one of these Father's Day gift baskets show up at his door.

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15 Father's Day Gift Baskets To Really Wow Your DadEmily Way/Taste of Home, VIA MERCHANT (3)

Father’s Day is quickly approaching, with this year’s dad-centric celebration falling on Sunday, June 16, 2024. Gift baskets are an easy yet thoughtful way to show Dad how much you love and appreciate him this Father’s Day. And there are some really unique Father’s Day gift basket options out there for men that you can order online and have shipped right to your own (or Dad’s) doorstep.

“Gift baskets have remained a popular choice for gift-giving for centuries. Their ability to adapt over time, along with their versatility in content and design, make them the best choice for gifting to people of all ages,” says VP of Brand and Creative Strategy at GourmetGiftBaskets.com Erin Hager.

According to Eric, food gift baskets in particular make a solid option for Father’s Day. “When there are no words, you can always count on food! Giving the gift of food creates an experience that allows people to share moments and memories, connecting them to a feeling of comfort or nostalgia,” he says.

Whether he loves grilling a thick, juicy steak, indulging in decadent cookies or sipping high-end whiskey, these are the best Father’s Day gift baskets of 2024, chosen and vetted by our editorial staff.

If Dad believes dessert should be its own food group, he’ll want to dive head first into this drool-worthy basket of sweet treats. It’s filled with some of Harry and David‘s most popular baked goods. He’ll love indulging in double chocolate chunk cookies, honey-filled baklava and lemon poppy seed coffee cake, to name just a few.

“The desserts inside are fresh, and the variety is perfect for sharing—or secretly hoarding!” says Editor Emily Way, who sampled the assortment. “It’s such a sweet way to show dad you’re thinking of him.”

Porter Road meat collection
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For the Meat Lover

Porter Road

There’s no denying that steak makes for one of the best Father’s Day gifts. But why settle for one when you could give dad a whole platter of cuts? Enter this carnivore-approved meat delivery service, where you can send assortments with the meat of your choosing. Inclusions feature dry aged steaks, bacon, chorizo sausage and more.

“We tried a wide assortment from the brand, including ground chorizo, chicken breasts, pork chops, ribeye steaks, bacon, burgers and breakfast sausage,” says James Beard-nominated cookbook author Allison Robicelli in her review of the service. “Each cut was deeply flavorful and cooked up beautifully. The steak browned nicely using a reverse-sear method, and the bacon was meaty—well worth the calories! We were also impressed with the breakfast sausage.”

Cometeer Coffee

For the Caffeine Fiend

Coffee Pods

If Dad appreciates a high quality cup but simply doesn’t have the time to dedicate to intensive brewing methods, snag him a month’s worth of coffee pods from Cometeer. Brewed by expert baristas and flash frozen for freshness, these concentrates ship cold to his door and keep in the freezer. When he’s ready for a hot or cold cafe-style cup, he simply needs to melt them and mix with water or milk.

“On first sip, I was pleasantly surprised,” says Senior Editor Katie Bandurski in her review of Cometeer. “This cup could have come from a coffee shop. It was rich, bodied and had a nuanced flavor I would never expect from near-instant coffee.”

Dads that love experimenting in the kitchen always appreciate a new cooking method. Enter: The hot pot starter set from the chili crisp experts at Fly By Jing. The gift set comes perfectly portioned for two people and includes a dual set of chopsticks, serving ladles with slotted sides and a hot pot with flexible temperature controls and a tight-fitted lid. These spicy food gift baskets also arrive with two packages of spicy hot pot base, enough for four servings of hot pot. Just add dad’s favorite veggies, noodles and proteins for a filling and wholesome meal.

“The reusable hot pot makes this a thoughtful gift that keeps giving even after Dad finishes off his spicy bases,” says Emily. “I suggest bundling this pick with the brand’s classic sauce trio, which includes the chili crisp Fly by Jing is famous for!”

Sugarwish Cocktail Mixer Gift
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For the Cocktail Connoisseur

Aged and Charred Cocktail Smoker Kit

Add a kick to Dad’s drinks with this whiskey smoker kit, which comes with an assortment of wood chips that impart complex, smoky flavors with the use of an included butane torch.

“The butane torch filled up and operated flawlessly,” says Emily of this cocktail kit. “It’s super satisfying charring up the wood chips and watching the smoke drop into the glass. From there, just pop the lid on top of the smoking block to seal in the flavor for a few minutes. The result? A deliciously smoky cocktail with notes of Applewood, cherry, hickory or oak.”

Craft Beer Box

For the Craft Brewer

Craft Beer Box

If Dad loves waxing philosophical about the best IPAs, snag him an exploratory beer box. The Brew City Tours club really is a club, complete with its own monthly podcast for die-hard brew fans. Each monthly box focuses on a single city and includes eight different beers, complete with tasting notes and information about the featured breweries. Dad can tune into the monthly Zoom call for live tastings and guest speakers, including brewing experts and fellow beer enthusiasts.

Hot Ones

For the Spicy One

Hot Ones Gift Box

If his favorite show on YouTube is Hot Ones (or he just loves spicy food), snag him a collection of the sauces featured in Season 23. This hot sauce gift collection comes with 10 different flavors spanning a variety of tasting notes, from oak-smoked jalapeño to vegan queso.

“I appreciate that the box comes with a very in-depth analysis of each sauce’s spice levels, pairing notes and a little about the brands,” says Emily.

Hearty Party Gift Box

For the Entertainer

Hearty Party Gift Box

For the dad who’s always hosting dinner parties or just likes having the guys over to watch the game, he’ll get a lot of use out of this party-forward gift basket. Clocking in at 4.1 pounds, it’s a haven of gourmet goodies, like summer sausages, cheeses, mustards and crackers. Bonus: Gift him one of these top-rated charcuterie boards to serve all the snacks.

Jerky Gift Basket For Men

For the Protein Lover

Jerky Gift Basket

From Sriracha beef to cracked pepper turkey to honey ham, this meaty gift basket has a plethora of bold-flavored jerkies and cheese sticks. It’s just what the dad who’s always on the go needs to keep him full and fueled during all of his activities.

Around The World Beer Bucket 12 Beers

For the Beer Drinker

Around the World Beer Bucket

Give Dad something to cheers about with this boozy gift basket. It comes with a variety of craft beers from around the globe, along with snacks to enjoy with his pour. He’ll enjoy sipping lagers, IPAs, pilsners, ales and ciders.

Smokehouse By Thoughtfully Ultimate Grilling Spice Set Ecomm Via Amazon.com

For the Grill Master

Grilling Spice Set

This spice-filled gift basket will upgrade Dad’s grill game this summer. He’ll have his choice of 20 smokehouse rubs and seasonings, whether he’s in the mood for chili garlic, rosemary and herb or Jamaican jerk. More than 4,800 Amazon shoppers have given it five out of five stars.

Father’s Day gift baskets with Moose Munch, dried fruit, chocolate-covered pretzels? Oh my! This variety-filled gift basket is ideal for the dad who’s always in the pantry rooting around for a snack. It has a little bit of sweet and a little bit of savory for every craving.

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For the Stressed Out Dad

Self-Care Gift Box for Men

Help Dad get some much-needed R & R with Shea butter shaving soap, organic muscle therapy salve and soothing shower steamers—all of which are found in this self-care gift basket. All of the bath and body products are organic, made with all-natural ingredients. These Father’s Day gift baskets make for a thoughtful first Father’s Day gift!

Whiskey Tasting Gift Basket

For the Nightcap Sipper

Whiskey-Tasting Gift Basket

This whiskey-tasting gift basket is filled with the fixings for an indulgent happy hour (or any special occasion, for that matter). Dad can treat himself to a perfectly chilled tipple, thanks to the set of four whiskey tasting glasses. Then, he’ll indulge in pistachios, citrus chili cashews and butter toffee almonds. To top it off, it ships in a classy sealed wooden crate with a laser-etched crowbar, so it’s a whole experience to open. These Father’s Day gift baskets will take his tasting experience to the next level. Cheers!

Personalized Pizza Grilling Crate

For the Takeout Fan

Personalized Pizza Grilling Crate

Yes, you can make pizza on the grill (or in an outdoor pizza oven), and yes, it’s even better than you’d think. With this ‘za gift basket, dad will have everything he needs to get started, including a stainless steel pizza peel (which you can get personalized with his name), pizza grilling stones, a two-sided pizza roller, artisanal pizza dough and seasonings. It’s one of the Father’s Day gift baskets that you’ll get to enjoy, too!

For this piece, we consulted VP of Brand and Creative Strategy at GourmetGiftBaskets.com Erin Hager, who gave us insight into what to look for in Father’s Day gift baskets.