Consider this your annual reminder to phone your old man on Father's Day this Sunday. And although those who live far away from their fathers might have to do with a quick chat, those who live closer to their fathers can take them out for great meals without breaking the bank.
This year fathers eat for free at certain restaurants, and there are many other chains offering enticing specials that will be sure to provide your dad with two of his favorite things: free food and quality time with you.
Keep reading for a list of restaurants offering free Father's Day meals on June 20.
BJ's Restaurant and Brewhouse
If your dad likes brews or a wide variety of entrees, BJ's is for you! Buy $50 in gift cards and you can get a $10 bonus card on their website through June 27.
Bubba Shrimp, Co.
June 18 through June 20, order margaritas for two and take home a souvenir flask. See, free gift for dad included!
Buffalo Wild Wings
Who doesn't love a good plate of wings? Buy $30 through June 20 in BWW gift cards and get a $5 eBonus card for use between June 21 and July 31.
California Pizza Kitchen
For the entire month of June, dads can get a $10 eBonus when you spend $50 or more. Or, if you buy a pizza, pasta, or salad on Father's Day, you'll get a free one for your next visit.
Get a $10 bonus card when you buy a $50 gift card on their website. Plus, keep an eye on social media for the Chili's Father's Day merchandise kit — who knows, you could get a great gift out of it!
Cracker Barrel offers Father’s Day family meal baskets for dad. Sweet!
On Saturday, June 19 and Sunday, June 20, get a free half-dozen donuts on orders of $12 or more via Grubhub.
Duffy's Sports Grill
Dads get a free pint of beer with the purchase of a meal June 18 and June 19.
On Sunday, June 20, get a free medium sub with the purchase of a medium or large sub, chips and a drink at Firehouse Subs with a coupon.
Breakfast for dinner, anyone? This Father's Day, get a $5 bonus card when you buy a $25 gift card on their website.
On Sunday, dads who visit an Insomnia Cookies store will receive one free Classic cookie, or get a free six-pack of Classic cookies with any in-store purchase, when they mention the offer. This deal is available in-store only and dads must be present to get the deal. See the details on their Facebook page.
Moe's Southwest Grill
Who doesn't love a burrito? Get $5 off a meal kit when you order through the Moe’s app. Use the code DADSRULE June 18 through June 21.
Get $10 off on orders above $30 when you buy a $50 gift card on their website.
The Cheesecake Factory
Get a $30 bonus e-Card when you buy a $100 Gift Card online through June 20. The $30 e-Card is valid for dine in or order pickup on their website.
Dad can get the first 6 ounces of frozen yogurt for free! See the details on their website.
Get $15 in Bonus Bites when you buy a $50 e-gift card on the website.
Happy Father's Day, and happy eating!