16 Father’s Day Meal Ideas

Looking for some delicious recipes to cook up for your dad on Father’s Day? You’re in luck! I have a great list of options that are sure to satisfy everyone’s taste buds. These recipes are easy to make and packed with flavorful ingredients that are sure to impress.

Father’s Day Recipe Ideas

pan seared steak

1. Pan Seared Steak

Dad will absolutely love this Pan-Seared Steak recipe. It’s so delicious and tastes like something you’d get at a fancy restaurant. The garlic rosemary with butter really takes it to the next level, it’s seared, caramelized on the outside with a juicy inside and it tastes so good.

Get this recipe on Natashas Kitchen.

2. Chicken Parmesan

Try this delicious chicken parmesan dish that is topped with a homemade tomato sauce and lots of flavorful mozzarella cheese. It is absolutely delicious and will leave you wanting more.

Get this recipe on Cafe Delites.

3. Pot Roast

How about treating your dad to a delicious pot roast? It’s a classic dish that pairs well with vegetables and gravy. I’m sure he’ll love it.

Get this recipe on Spend With Pennies.

4. Honey Garlic Salmon

This is an easy recipe that you can have ready in 20 minutes. The salmon is baked to perfection and is combined with a tasty sweet garlic sticky glaze.

Get this recipe on The Chunky Chef.

bbq ribs

5. BBQ Ribs

This recipe shows you how to make the best BBQ ribs. You can make them in the oven, smoker, or on the grill. These fall-off-the-bone tender ribs are seasoned with a homemade rub and then smothered with barbecue sauce. They have a delicious sweet and smoky flavor.

Get this recipe on Once Upon A Chef.

6. Honey Garlic Wings

Here is a great appetizer that you can make for Father’s Day. These wings are really easy to make and they are topped with a tasty honey garlic sauce.

Get this recipe on The Salty Marshmallow.

7. Grilled Chicken

Fire up the grill and make your dad these delicious grilled chicken thighs. For this recipe, you will marinate the chicken in a homemade sauce and then grill them. They are so good and juicy and flavorful.

Get this recipe on Well Plated.

homemade pizza

8. Homemade Pizza

Skip the restaurant and make your own homemade pizza by following this recipe. This recipe shows you how to make homemade pizza dough that you will top with your dad’s favorite toppings.

Get this recipe on The Cozy Cook.

9. Ground Beef Tacos

Here is another recipe you can customize with your favorite toppings. This recipe shows you how to make the best ground beef tacos.

Get this recipe on House of Yumm.

10. Chicken Pasta Salad

This pasta salad would go great with any main dish that you decide to make. It is loaded with pasta noodles, chicken, cheese, bacon, dressing, and a few other ingredients.

Get this recipe on Lil Luna.

11. Roasted Chicken

I always like to make this recipe when I want to make baked chicken. It is rubbed with a garlic lemon rosemary spread and is packed with extra tasty flavors.

Get this recipe on Foodie Crush.

shrimp fried rice

12. Shrimp Fried Rice

Make your own restaurant-quality fried rice by following this recipe. This is a flavorful shrimp fried rice that you can have ready in 20 minutes.

Get this recipe on Averie Cooks.

13. Cucumber Salad

Here is another refreshing side dish that you can make for Father’s Day. This salad is loaded with fresh cucumbers, onions, and a sweet dressing.

Get this recipe on Downshiftology.

14. Chocolate Chip Cookies

For dessert make your dad a fresh batch of chocolate chip cookies. This is an easy cookie recipe that requires no chilling time. You can have them ready in under 30 minutes.

Get this recipe on Joy Food Sunshine.

loaded baked potatoes

15. Loaded Baked Potatoes

This would be a great recipe to pair with steak or chicken. These loaded baked potatoes are stuffed with beans, corn, cheese, and sour cream. You can also customize this recipe and use any of your favorite toppings.

Get this recipe on A Couple Cooks.

16. Pulled Pork Sliders

The last recipe on the list shows you how to make the best-pulled pork sliders.

Get this recipe on Tastes of Lizzy T.

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16 Father’s Day Potluck Ideas

Delicious Father's Day Recipes.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Father’s Day Potluck Recipes
Servings: 10
Calories: 500kcal


  • Baby Back Ribs
  • Spice Rub
  • BBQ Sauce


  • Pick a recipe to make.
  • Gather all your ingredients.
  • Follow the recipe instructions.
  • Make the recipe and enjoy.


Nutrition, serving size, and cooking time may vary depending on which recipe you choose.