Delicious Recipe Ideas For Father’s Day Dinner With Family

Not sure what to make for Father's Day dinner? Maybe your family enjoys easy grilled recipes or Instant Pot recipes. No worries, this post has a variety of Father's Day dinner recipes to try, including the best air fryer recipes. Plan a menu the family will love using these ideas for Father's Day dinner.

Planning dinner ideas for upcoming celebrations is one of my favorite things to do. It’s a topic I discuss with my husband months prior to the date.

However, for special occasions like his birthday or Father’s Day, I like to ask friends or rely on my Recipes for the Family board on Pinterest.

There are many options to choose from that can help you celebrate this special occasion. To narrow down on your choices, I’ve put together a roundup of recipe ideas for Father’s Day dinner your family will enjoy.

Each recipe has been broken down into different categories: grilled, air fryer, and Instant Pot.

Not sure what to make for Father's Day dinner? Maybe your family enjoys easy grilled recipes or Instant Pot recipes. No worries, this post has a variety of Father's Day dinner recipes to try, including the best air fryer recipes. Plan a menu the family will love using these ideas for Father's Day dinner.

25 Easy Grilled Recipes

There’s nothing more relaxing than taking the kitchen outdoors. Although I’m not one to grill, my husband loves grilling for the family on his days off. If your partner loves a delicious grilled meal, then I recommend trying one of these grilled favorites. The grilled fajita burgers are one of the best ideas for Father’s Day dinner!

Grilled Potato Salad
Grilled Venison Kabobs
Vietnamese Grilled Pork
Easy Grilled BBQ Ranch Chicken
Vietnamese Lemongrass Grilled Pork
Grilled Taco Burger
Easy Grilled Venison Backstrap
Grilled Steak & Shrimp Surf and Turf Kabobs
Easy Grilled Fajita Burgers with Guacamole
Grilled Blackened Salmon with Mango Pico De Gallo
Grilled Chicken Shawarma with Yogurt Tahini Sauce & Marinated Veggies (Gluten-Free, Paleo)
Grilled Shrimp Taco
Grilled Chicken Kabobs
Grilled Steak Fajitas
Honey BBQ Chicken Skewers With Grilled Corn
Grilled Chicken
WW Campfire Grilled Vegetables
Grilled Petite Sirloin Steak
Garlic Lime Grilled Flat Iron Steak
Grilled Asian-Style Pork Burgers
Grilled Halloumi And Avocado Salad

6 Best Air Fryer Recipes You Can Make For Dad

Maybe you don’t want to spend the day outdoors (or Father’s Day might fall on a rainy day). Rain or shine, these air fryer recipes are good ideas for Father’s Day dinner that are sure to delight your partner. Throw in some hamburgers or even a ribeye and let that air fryer do its thing!

Air Fryer Ribeye Recipe
The BEST Air Fryer Rib Eye Steak with Blue Cheese Butter!
Tasty air fryer hamburgers
Air Fryer Beer Brats
Air Fryer Fried Jalapeno Cream Cheese Burgers
Air Fryer Jalapeno Popper Stuffed Chicken

Instant Pot Easy Recipes To Try

Enjoying time with the family means not spending the entire day in the kitchen, mamas. There’s no reason why you should with inventions like the Instant Pot and slow-cooked meals. So pull out your Instant Pot and choose one of these ideas for Father’s Day dinner.

Instant Pot Mexican Carnitas
Instant Pot BBQ Pulled Pork
Instant Pot Fall Off The Bone Ribs
Instant Pot Loaded Potatoes
Instant Pot Keto Short Ribs
Instant Pot Pork Carnitas
Instant Pot Korean Beef Bowl
Instant Pot Potato Salad Recipe
Instant Pot Chinese Spare Ribs
Instant Pot Fall Apart Tender Short Ribs
Instant Pot Orange Chicken
Instant Pot Beef And Broccoli
Instant Pot Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich
Instant Pot Butter Chicken
Instant Pot Salisbury Steak w/Onion Mushroom Gravy [Recipe + Video]
Instant Pot Lamb Shanks

Do you plan ideas for Father’s Day dinner ahead of time? Comment below on what recipe you’d like to try!

Did you enjoy these recipes? Try something from my list of Mother’s Day Brunch ideas — or maybe pair one of these with drink recipes.

Not sure what to make for Father's Day dinner? Maybe your family enjoys easy grilled recipes or Instant Pot recipes. No worries, this post has a variety of Father's Day dinner recipes to try, including the best air fryer recipes. Plan a menu the family will love using these ideas for Father's Day dinner.

17 Comments

  1. We have our menu for Father’s Day but I’m saving this one for every day. So many amazing recipes.

    1. Thanks, Heather. Always looking for new recipes to try myself!

  2. There are some great ideas here. I know my husband won’t turn away anything grilled.

    1. Same! My husband loves grilling. Me? Not so much.. unless it’s indoors! 🙂

  3. These are all yummy recipes that my husband would love BBQ on Fathers Day. As long as I cook he would be happy.

    1. Aw! That’s awesome, Amy. Love cooking for the family.

  4. Oh dear! My husband is actually more the gourmand than I am (though we both love to cook) so usually he won’t let me make him something special on Father’s Day! Maybe I can share this list w/him for some new ideas, though – he is forever trying new recipes 🙂

  5. My husband will be grilling this weekend. These recipes give some inspiration for the meal

  6. I love these recipes. Not only for the Father’s Day. 🙂 I think I will choose some fun recipe that we can make it all together like tacos. It will make our dinner special!

  7. This is such an amazing list for Father’s Day! They all look delicious!

  8. We always grill out with family on fathers day and yes these are awesome ideas! So crazy that Fathers Day is almost here!

  9. This is very timely and useful for the upcoming Father’s Day. I will look into what me and kids can make for hubby.
    Thank you for sharing.

  10. Oh yum! I love grilling and Father’s Day is the prefect day to do some more grilling! It is so easy and even more delicious!

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