Father’s Day Freebies, Gift Ideas and Specials

Ready for Father’s Day? If you’re not, don’t panic because we have a list of freebies, gift ideas and specials to help you along the way.

Food and Drink
Fleming’s Steakhouse – Who doesn’t love steak, especially good steak? Take your dad or fatherly figure to brunch or dinner on June 17 and he’ll receive a $25 gift card. Reservations are going fast and are highly recommended. I recently called the El Segundo location and they have a few openings for brunch and dinner. Special valid at all participating locations.

The Counter – For the man who enjoys the simple things in life. Receive a complimentary 1/3 lb. burger from The Counter on June 17.  All you need to do is say “My dad is a BFD” (big freakin’ deal). One free burger with one paying guest. Additional and premium toppings are extra. Special valid at all participating locations.

San Pedro Brewing Company – Another great burger deal! 99¢ Burgers & Beers starting at 6 PM. Special ends at 11 PM. 331 West 6th Street , San Pedro, CA 90731. (310) 831-5663

Whale and Ale – The restaurant/pub is giving away a Whale & Ale silk-screened beer glass to all dads, June 17 only. Special starts at 12:30 PM and ends at 8 PM. 327 West 7th Street, San Pedro, CA 90731. (310) 832-0363

Lunada BayHouse Restaurant- Bring four or more guests to brunch with dad to receive a $30 gift card. Brunch will be served from 10 AM to 2 PM. 2325 Palos Verdes Drive West, Palos Verdes Estates, CA 90274. (310) 544-1704

Blue Jam Cafe  – Complimentary beer and champagne for dads all day on June 17. 7371 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90036. (323) 951-9191

Red O - Brunch with complimentary Platinum Margaritas! So what’s in a Platinum Margarita? Patron Gran Platinum tequila, Prunier Cognac, lime juice, agave nectar and homemade fruit ice cubes. Thirsty yet? Brunch will be served on Sunday, June 17 from 10:30 AM to 3 PM. 8155 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90046. (323) 655-5009

Additional restaurant options can be found in LA Weekly’s 2012 Father’s Day Dining Guide.

Casa Noble Tequila coupon - $5 off coupon for a 750ml bottle of Casa Noble Tequila. Coupon expires 6/30/12.

Father’s Day Gift Ideas
iPad protector from Sea to Summit – If you dad loves the outdoors as much as his gadgets, then this is a great gift option. The case is completely waterproof and touch capabilities are 100% functional even while the protector is on. Price: $39.95

SONOS Wireless Hifi Speakers – We love when acoustics and technology collide. With SONOS you can enjoy great sound quality and no wires. Get access to your entire music library (ex. iTunes) and internet radio stations like Pandora or Spotify. Use your current router to connect your speakers wirelessly.  Then control your tunes via your Android, iPhone or iPad. Price: $299

Man Crates - Manly gift packages for men. No baskets or ribbons here, just an old-fashioned crate filled with your choice of fun items – beer, snacks, whiskey, etc. The website has a variety of options to choose from – crates for gamers, athletes, beer lovers, etc. Each crate is shipped with a crowbar to ensure a fun and very manly unwrapping process. It’s all in the details, folks! Price: $54.99-$119.99

Victorinox SwissTool X - A multi-tool with 24 functions: pliers, 2mm, 3mm, 5mm, and 7.5mm flat head screwdrivers, wire cutter, bottle opener, blade, metal saw, wood saw, reamer, Phillips screwdriver, chisel, strong crate opener, wire bender, wire stripper, wire scraper, can opener, 9-inch and 230mm ruler, electrical crimper, lanyard hold, metal file, and scissors. Now that’s a mouthful! Price: $89.98

Apple Products – The company released new laptops this week. An upgraded MacBook Air with a faster processor and better camera, and a redesigned MacBook Pro that is faster, lighter, thinner and contains a beautiful, high-resolution screen. Price: $999 -$2199

Don’t worry Android fans, we didn’t forget about you guys. Check out the gadgets featured in the CNET video below. More gift options available at dads.cnet.com.

Happy shopping, and a very Happy Father’s Day to all dads!

[Image credit: Yvette T.]

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