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Father’s Day restaurant deals and discounts

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 18, 2023 is Dad’s big day to enjoy time with the family. 

Most Father’s Day deals are only valid on June 18, 2023. 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 some Father’s Day dining deals for 2023:

Legends restaurants

Kids eat free deal at Legends restaurants. The deal is offered Tuesdays and Sundays while the promotion is on.  Legends restaurants are in Plantation, Pompano, Sunrise, Deerfield, Lighthouse Point  and Palm Beach Gardens.

BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse

Celebrate Father’s Day with this ongoing deal! Tuesday through Sunday, BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse offers 50% off any large Deep Dish or Tavern-Cut Pizza with promo code HALFOFF. 

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. 

Sonic Drive-In

If you’re looking for a more inexpensive day with Dad, check out the current deals from Sonic Drive-In. You can always stop by for the chain’s daily happy hour and enjoy half-price drinks while catching up with Pops. 

Shake Shack

Shake it with pops on Father’s Day! Shake Shack is offering a buy-one-get-one FREE shake special online every day from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. — get promo code here. The sweet offer runs through July 31


Take Dad on a “cheap” lunch date at Wendy’s. From June 12 to 18, enjoy a FREE Crispy Chicken Sandwich with any purchase of $5 or more. The offer is only available via the Wendy’s app.

Father’s Day gift card bonuses for 2023

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 — through June 20


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 — through July 9.

Maggiano’s Little Italy

Enjoy an Italian feast with Dad on his big day at Maggiano’s Little Italy. Get a $20 bonus card with the purchase of a $100 gift card. The bonus offer is only available online. 

Panera Bread

Break bread with Dad at Panera Bread. Get 20% off all gift cards purchased online. Use the gift cards on sandwiches, soups and more for an enjoyable and budget-friendly Father’s Day lunch. 

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. 


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 at Taco Bell. Buy $50 or more in select digital gift cards and get 15% off instantly. That means you will only pay $42.50 for a $50 gift card. The offer is only available online. 

The Cheesecake Factory

Dads are always so sweet! Treat Dad to an extravagant lunch or dinner at The Cheesecake Factory. Purchase a $25 gift card and receive a $5 bonus card; a $50 gift card and receive a $10 bonus card; or a $100 gift card and get a $20 bonus card. You could even use the gift card to buy a cheesecake for a Father’s Day brunch at home. 

Other Father's Day discounts and ideas for fun 


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