15 Thoughtful (And Useful!) Father’s Day Gifts from Nordstrom — Starting at Just $17

updated Jun 17, 2021
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Here’s a universal fact: Dads are notoriously hard to shop for! For instance, mine always says that he doesn’t need anything, which is why closer to June 20 (aka Father’s Day) I find myself scrambling for the perfect gift that’s practical, still shows just how much I care. Over the years, I have discovered that Nordstrom is one of the best places to shop for dad. They always have something new in their home and kitchen section and carry lots of brands dads will love. Plus, shipping is free and they also have the option to add a DIY gift kit for an extra $2 or have gifts shipped in a Nordstrom gift box for $3! So whether you’re looking for grilling tools, accessories for his bar cart, cookware and gadgets to up his cooking game, or even coffee must-haves that will elevate his daily cup of joe, a quick search on Nordstrom always results in some of the best dad-approved gift ideas regardless of your budget. Below, we rounded up 15 of our favorite picks that are sure to make him smile on Father’s Day and beyond!

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If your dad is anything like mine, he is serious about his wine (and wine-related gadgets). This wine tool kit comes with everything he needs to take his home bar up a notch, including a corkscrew, a foil cutter, a champagne sealer, and a pourer with a stopper. Grab a bottle and toast to your favorite sommelier (I mean, dad).

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was $399.00

Delivery who? Quite possibly the hottest kitchen must-have of this summer, Ooni's gas-powered pizza oven heats up in just 20 minutes, and with a heated temperature of 932 degrees, it makes a delicious 12-inch pie in no time. This pizza oven can also cook steaks, fish, and veggies, so it's sure to be one of your dad's favorite gifts.

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Does your dad enjoy relaxing with a cold beer at the end of a long day? Well, now he can easily brew his own IPA on the stovetop using this beer making kit. It comes with all of the supplies he needs to brew a gallon of artisanal beer complete with a premium malted-barley blend, hops, yeast, and spices. Cheers to this unique DIY gift!

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If your dad's motto is "It's five o'clock somewhere," he'll love this cool addition to his bar cart. This silicon sphere ice tray makes perfectly round ice cubes that will look great floating in his Manhattan or Old-Fashioned.

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was $79.95

This portable grill is perfect for the dad who's always on the go. Whether he's camping, picnicking, or boating, he can carry this grill anywhere in its waterproof carry case (it also comes with a cutting board, multi-use thermometer, and a bamboo spatula). Bonus: this grill uses biodegradable charcoal pods, so you're also giving the gift of sustainability.

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Level up your dad's happy hour appetizers with this beautiful teak cutting board. Designed to be gentle on knives and resist odors and germs, this cutting board is the perfect grilling assistant or charcuterie platter.

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This pour over coffeemaker has a five-star rating, so you know your coffee-loving dad will enjoy it. Since it brews one to two cups of coffee, it's perfect for a quick energy boost before work, while its double-walled design and vacuum-sealed dripper ensure his morning cup of joe is always piping hot.

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Whatever your dad prefers to cook, this legendary cast iron skillet can likely do it. Its sloped sides and heat retention allow for easy flipping and even heating of burgers and pancakes, while its spouts help pour sauce or slough off excess oil. Don't forget to add a fun apron to your gift!

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This vacuum-sealed, stainless steel canister keeps a chilled bottle of wine cool for hours. Whether it's a bottle of bubbly on your beautifully prepared Father's Day dinner table or some chardonnay for date night with Mom, your dad will appreciate not having to take a trip to the fridge to refill his glass.

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This reversible grill/griddle is perfect for the grillmaster dad who also loves making Sunday breakfast for the family. The grill side replicates the taste of outdoor grilling, while the griddle side is perfect for flipping some pancakes. Le Creuset's signature enameled cast iron means superior heat distribution and retention, so his meat dishes will always have the perfect char.

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was $31.95

This AeroPress is for the coffee-loving dad who's very particular about the quality of his daily cup of joe. Designed by a retired Stanford engineering lecturer, the AeroPress brews one to three cups of either regular or espresso-style coffee in just about a minute, plus cleanup is quick and easy.

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For dads who may be planning on hosting some friends this summer, this gorgeous ice bucket and tongs set is a must-have. It's perfect for keeping ice cubes, canned drinks, or a bottle of wine chilled for hours. As an added bonus, it looks beautiful!

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With the weather heating up, this vacuum-insulated, stainless steel can cooler will keep your dad's drink chilled during barbecues, baseball games, and even just out on the deck. This minimalist cooler holds a 16-oz can and will make summer sipping all the more enjoyable.

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These editor-favorite silicone oven mitts are a great gift for the dad who loves grilling, cooking, or baking. They're heat-safe up to 650 degrees and extend up the forearm for extra protection. The coolest feature? Built-in magnets that allow him to hang them on any metal surface.

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was $40.00

Don't let bad weather or a tight schedule get in the way of dad's grilling game. With this microwave grill pan, he can achieve the perfect sear from the comfort of indoors without needing to refill the propane or get out the briquettes (Plus, it also functions as a panini press!).