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Best Father’s Day dining deals and freebies 2024

On Father’s Day, many restaurants and retailers are offering discounts and freebies to make celebrating with Dad a little easier on the wallet.

Whether your dad is a steak guy or has a passion for Mexican or Italian food, you’ll be able to treat him right without worrying about your budget.

June 16, 2024 is Dad’s big day to enjoy time with the family. 

Many Father’s Day deals are announced the week leading up to the Sunday, so check back for updated offers. 

Most Father’s Day deals are only valid on June 16, 2024. However, some may be available through the entire weekend or month of June. Note the fine print before you make a purchase.

Also, all offers are only available at participating locations, so double-check to ensure your city or market is participating. 

Here are Father’s Day deals for 2024:


Sit back, relax and snack with dear ol’ Dad at Applebee’s on Father’s Day.

Enjoy half-price Late Night Half-Price Appetizers at the popular restaurant. With no limit, you can indulge on a frugal feast. Promotional hours vary by location.  


Enjoy an Italian feast on Father’s Day! On June 16, 2024Fazoli’s is offering a FREE regular Fettuccine Alfredo or Spaghetti with meat sauce (or marinara) with any entrée purchase. Use promo code FATHERS24 at checkout. 

Hurricane Grill & Wings

On June 16, 2024, visit Hurricane Grill & Wings for a tropical escape and enjoy a FREE Domestic Draft with any entrée purchase of $14.99 or greater. The offer is available for dine-in only.

Legends Tavern & Grille 

Celebrate Father’s Day with a free Legendary Monk beer for Dad with the purchase of a meal. 

Marco’s Pizza 

What better way to spend quality time with Dad than with a pizza party!

Just in time for Father’s Day, Marco’s Pizza is offering a Mega Meal Deal with a large one-topping pizza, Cheezybread and Cinnasquares for just $19.99 — use promo code MEGAMEAL

The deal is available June 10 to 16, 2024

Olive Garden

If you take Dad to Olive Garden, enjoy an extra take-home entrée for just $6.

Pick up enough for the whole family. Choose from Fettuccine Alfredo, Five Cheese Ziti al Forno or Spaghetti with Meat Sauce.

Pizza Hut

Everyone loves pizza, especially dads!

Have an inexpensive pizza party on Father’s Day, thanks to Pizza Hut’s ongoing deals and discounts. Plus, it’s an easy prep and clean-up for all involved. 

Shake Shack

Shake it up with pops on Father’s Day!

Shake Shack is offering a FREE shake (any size) with $10 minimum purchase every day from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. — get promo code here.

The sweet offer runs through June 26, 2024

Sonic Drive-In

If you’re looking for an inexpensive meal with Dad, check out the current deals from Sonic Drive-In.

You can also always stop by for the chain’s daily happy hour and enjoy half-price drinks while catching up with Pops. 


Give Dad the gift of bacon! 

From June 14 to 16, 2024, Wendy’s is offering a buy-one-get-one FREE Baconator sandwich. Choose from a Breakfast Baconator, Baconator or Son of a Baconator. 

Father’s Day gift card bonuses for 2024

Many restaurants are celebrating Dad by offering gift card bonuses and discounts. Buy the gift card as a treat for your father or use it to save when you take the family out to dinner to celebrate the holiday.

Most of the offers are available through June 18. However, all bonus cards have date restrictions and/or limits, so review the fine print first before buying


Let Applebee’s make dinner for Dad. Buy a $50 gift card and the restaurant will throw in a $10 bonus card for him. 


Cut it up with Dad at Benihana. Receive a $10 promotional card with the purchase of $50 in gift cards or, for more value, get a $60 promotional card with the purchase $200 in gift cards. 

BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse

Buy Pops a $50 electronic gift card at BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse and get a $10 bonus card


Does Dad enjoy Tex-Mex and margaritas? Treat him to lunch or dinner at Chili’s. Buy him a $50 gift card and get a $10 bonus card. The offer is only available online. 

Einstein Bros. Bagels

Need bagels for a Father’s Day brunch? All Einstein Bros. Bagels digital gift cards purchased online are 20% off


Wing it on Father’s Day! Take Dad out for a few drinks and wings at Hooters. For every $25 gift card purchased, get an extra $5 Bonus Bucks


Hop over to IHOP for a Father’s Day breakfast or brunch. Buy a $25 gift card and get a $5 bonus card.

Maggiano’s Little Italy

Enjoy an Italian feast with Dad on his big day at Maggiano’s Little Italy. Get a $20 e-bonus card with the purchase of a $100 gift card. 

Marco’s Pizza

Pizza fans can score 10% off on e-gift cards at Marco’s Pizza — from June 10 to 16, 2024

Panda Express

Get a FREE Panda Bowl with the purchase of a $30 gift card online at Panda Express

Panera Bread

Break bread with Dad at Panera Bread. Buy a $25 gift card and receive a $5 bonus card

RA Sushi

If Dad loves sushi, get him a $50 gift card at RA Sushi and get a  $10 promotional card. If Dad really loves sushi, buy him a $200 gift card and receive a $60 promotional card

Red Lobster

Fishing for savings on Father’s Day? Buy Dad a $50 gift card at Red Lobster and receive two coupons each good for $10 off your next order of $40 or more in July and August. 


Dads love burgers! Smashburger is holding a Father’s Day Flash Sale — from June 10 to 16, 2024. Buy a $60 gift card and get $15 in Smash Cash


Slather on the savings, please. Dads everywhere love a good sub sandwich. Enjoy a FREE 6? sub with the purchase of a $25 gift card at Subway

Taco Bell

Spice up Father’s Day! Buy $50 promotional gift card and get $10 e-gift card at Taco Bell. The offer is only available in-restaurant. 

The Cheesecake Factory

Dads are always so sweet! Treat Dad to an extravagant lunch or dinner at The Cheesecake Factory. Purchase a $100 gift card and get a $20 e-bonus card. You could even use the gift card to buy a cheesecake for a Father’s Day brunch at home. 

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