The 27 Best Gifts for Dad

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Dads are hard to shop for, period. They never seem to want anything and they don’t share lists like our moms often do. So, what do you buy the man who already has enough shaving kits and always seems to use the same leather wallet, no matter how many new ones you get him? Don’t worry! We got you covered! From personalized gifts to hot sauce to the comfiest sweat pants, we’ve rounded up the best gifts for dad that are anything but basic.

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27 Unique Gifts for Dad

Scroll down for 27 of the best gifts for Dad to shop in 2023!

1. For the Dad who Loves Hot Sauce

truff hot sauce gift ideaTRUFF Hot Sauce Gift Box – $69.99
What do you get when you combine the pungent umami of truffles with the heat of red chilies and a vinegar kick? Say hello to truffle-infused hot sauce—it’s the kind of combo that has you forehead-smacking and asking, “Why didn’t I think of that?”


2. For the Jet-Setting Dad

away black suitcaseThe Bigger Carry-On: Aluminum Edition – $100
For the Dad who loves traveling, this Aluminum Bigger Carry-On suitcase is sized to fit in the overhead bin of most major airlines and compact enough for train and car trips alike – plus, this suitcase makes a statement wherever it goes! It also comes with a removable battery that can charge your phone up to 4x.

3. For the nostalgic dad

Polaroid instant go camera gift for DadPolaroid Go Instant Camera – $100
For the Dad who misses film, this pocket-sized Polaroid Camera capture memories on the fly!

4. For the Dad Who Needs To Upgrade His Sweats

Ponto Performance Sweatpants

Ponto Performance Pant – $84
These super soft performance sweatpants (which have almost 3,000 4 star reviews!!) feature a straight-leg modern fit and endless comfort. Light, stretchy and buttery soft, he’ll be wearing these pants on the plane + around the house.

5. For the Pizza Loving Dad

backyard pizza oven

Ooni Outdoor Pizza Oven – $349
Become a true pizzaiolo with the Ooni Outdoor Pizza Oven! This pizza oven has been rated the one to purchase from numerous chefs and it makes pizza in 60 seconds!

6. For the Tech Loving Dad

leather wireless phone charger

Multi-device wireless charging – $105
Multi-device wireless charging, without any of the drawbacks of “dead-zones”. Not only does it look great, the CATCH:2’s 5-coil array allows for the most forgiving charging experience on the market for a multi-device charger. This station can charge two devices at once.

7. For the Dad Who Loves Space

mars dust globeMars Dust Globe – $35
A modern twist on a classic snow globe, this beauty will awaken the adventurer in anyone who shakes it. When the dust clears, you’ll see the planet view of Mars, with detailed topography of Valles Marineris and Olympus Mons on one side, and an adult and child astronaut on the other. It’s a hopeful symbol of a future where our ability to explore will know no bounds…..such a rad + unique gift for Dad!

8. For the Stylish Dad

Black Onyx Square Signet Ring – $600
A bold statement piece for the Dad who loves to stand out, this signet ring is handcrafted in 14k solid yellow gold and black onyx. The perfect gift for a dad who loves jewelry.

9. For the Simpson’s Loving Dad

simpsons family portraitSimpsons Family Portrait – $24 and up
Turn your family into a Simpsons family! Such a fun + unique gift idea for the Dad who loves watching the Simpsons!!

10. For the Dad Who Loves Wine

cascade collection wine flightCascade Wine Mixer Flight – 2 for $85
The Cascade Wines flight (from In Good Taste) brings you a half dozen mini wines representing the best Washington has to offer.

11. For the Dad Who Loves to Learn

masterclass subscriptionMasterclass Subscription – $100
Does your Dad love learning? Masterclass has over 100 classes to select from. Learn from Timbaland, Tom Morello, Malcolm Gladwell, Aaron Sorkin, Gordon Ramsay, Tony Hawk, Steph Curry and so many more!

12. For the Hip Dad

pima tee from buck mason as a gift for dadBuck Mason Pima Tee – $35
The Pima Tee from Buck Mason is the softest tee and gives an elevated look for the classic jeans + tee dad. Editors Note – these tee’s are Jason’s fave (and Brad Pitt’s!)

13. For the Dad who Loves Sneakers

veja sneakersVeja Sneakers – $145
Dad will feel great wearing these stylish Veja sneakers that are made with raw materials that are environmentally friendly, adhere to fair trade principles, and are produced in factories with high social standards

14. For the Sentimental Dad

photo frame for dad's giftFramed Photo – $45
When Dad says he doesn’t want anything, this is the gift. Dad’s LOVE photos of you and them and Framebridge makes it so easy – simply choose your frame color and upload your photos. They print, frame, and deliver them in red gift boxes. We love these frames since they can stand up on their own *and* hang on any wall.

15. For the Mind, Body and Soul Dad

foam roller water bottleFoam Roller Water Bottle – $49.99
MOBOT is the world’s first and most portable trigger point foam roller that doubles as a reusable water bottle. You can drink and roll where ever your next adventure takes you!

16. For the Dad who Loves to Workout

deep tissue massage gunDeep Tissue Massage Gun – $59.99
The high-impact motor of the Flyby is as quiet as an electric toothbooth, but wow – it can stimulate, loosen, or alleviate sore muscles. With over 10,000 reivews with an average rating of 4.5 stars on Amazon, this would make a perfect gift for any Dad’s with back pain or who love back massages.

17. For the Dad who Loves his Apple Watch

leather apple watch bandLeather Apple Watch Band – $11.99
How about a new band for his fave Apple Watch? This leather Apple Watch Band is made of genuine leather and can easily be swapped with his current band.

18. For the Dad who Loves the Outdoors

YETI Tundra Haul Portable Wheeled CoolerYETI Tundra Haul Portable Wheeled Cooler – $399.98
The first-ever YETI cooler on wheels is perfect for the Dad who loves to hang at the beach, go camping, fishing…enjoy the outdoors and trust you’ll have ultra cool drinks + food!

19. For the 80’s Dad

create your own reel viewerCreate Your Own Reel Viewer – $29.99
Cherish days gone by with this grown-up version of one of childhood’s greatest gadgets! You can add your favorite photos for Dad to admire whenever he wants….

20. For the Minimal Dad

thin aluminum wallet gift for dadThe Ridge Wallet – $85
Not only can dad ditch his overstuffed wallet, he can ditch the wallet completely. This aluminum card carrier holds up to 12 cards and plenty of cash, though you’d hardly be able to tell. It’s minimal and dead useful, just like he appreciates. Comes in a bunch of colors as well.

21. For the Dad who Loves to Cook

knife set gift by our placeKnife Trio – $145
Cover all your slicing needs with just three knives. This trio includes the Everyday Chef’s Knife for sturdy chopping and all-the-time use, the Serrated Slicing Knife for anything soft and squishy or hard and crusty, and the Precise Paring Knife for those tinier (but very important) tasks. Comes in 4 colorways.

22. For the Photography Loving Dad

gray malin photography bookGray Malin: The Essential Collection – $39.65
This book was just released and features the work of best selling photographer Gray Malin’s. This new collection features beloved images from his most iconic shoots, as well as new material that has never been seen or published – perfect for the Dad who loves photography

23. For the Dad Who Loves Star Wars

Star Wars I Am Your Father MugCustom I am Your Father Mug – $19.99
How fun is this?! You can add your names to this I Am Your Father mug – such a cute gift for any Star Wars fan!

24. For the Dad Who Loves His Morning Cup of Joe

Fellow Coffee Grinder – $345
This award-winning coffee grinder not only looks super stylish on your counter, but it is the best home coffee grinder in our opinion! Jen + Jason use this one every day and rave about it. If your dad loves coffee and is looking to up his home coffee system, this is an excellent gift for dad.

25. For the Dad Who is Always Losing His Keys or Wallet

Tile MateTile Mate – $24.99
Is your Dad always losing his keys or wallet? This Tile Mate is the perfect (and SO useful!) gift! Directly attach the Mate to everyday things like keys, bags and other stuff you need to keep track of regularly and use our their free app on iOS or Android to find them. So rad!!

26. For the Dad with a Beard

hank beard balmHank Beard Balm – $46
We think FBC also known as funky beard complex is real, although there are no peer-reviewed papers on this topic.  Just think about it. Where have these beards been?  This Hank Beard Balm (made with non-toxic ingredients) as well as thoughtfully selected oils, offers your Dad a way to keep the beard under control with anti-microbial qualities combined with deep complex, and pleasing natural plant aromas.


27. For the Girl Dad

girl dad shirtGirl Dad Shirt – $24.50
There is something special about being a Girl Dad – celebrate with this soft tee…comes in lots of colors!

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