Father’s Day 2023: Fast-Food Restaurant Specials

Father’s Day 2023: Fast-Food Restaurant Discounts, Specials and Gift Card Deals

Food Franchise Brands Entice Guests with Special Offers and Promotions

Every June, Americans celebrate Father’s Day in honor of the wisdom and guidance that dads provide. Franchisors are making it easy this year to help dads feel special with Father’s Day restaurant promotions. Since Father’s Day spending is expected to hit $22.9 billion, many food franchises will likely see an increase in sales and traffic. And what better way to entice guests to come in than with discounts and deals?

Here is a sampling of fast-food discounts and gift card deals for Father’s Day 2023. 

Fast-Food Discounts and Gift Card Deals   

Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza & Wings

Through June 19, Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza & Wings has a gift card deal. Guests get a $10 bonus eCard for every $50 spent on e-Gift cards. 


BurgerFi, Father’s Day 2023

The burger franchise is celebrating the season with a gift card deal. Through June 19, guests get a $5 bonus eCard for every $25 in eGift cards that they purchase. 

Burger King

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Every dad wants to be a king on Father’s Day. On June 18, Burger King is offering a BOGO deal on Whoppers. The deal is available on the legacy fast-food franchise’s website or app.


Father's Day 2023

Chipotle is getting in on the dad joke with its limited edition phonetic “CHIH-POAT-LAY” eGift card. The corporate-owned brand is also selling a phonetic spelling t-shirt in the Chipotle Goods store. All proceeds from the store go to supporting organizations that make apparel and farming more sustainable.


What dad wouldn’t like a tasty treat on Father’s Day? At Cinnabon, customers get a $5 reward card with the purchase of $25 in gift cards.

Del Taco

Del Taco, Father’s Day 2023

On Father’s Day 2023, Del Taco has a BOGO deal. Del Yeah Rewards members can buy an Epic Burrito and get one free. 

Duck Donuts

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Father’s Day 2023 just got sweeter at Duck Donuts. From June 16-18, Duck Donuts Rewards members and guests ordering online can get $3 off the Breakfast Box using code DAD23 at checkout.

El Pollo Loco

El Pollo Loco, a Mexican-inspired franchise, is offering deals to guests who want to take dad out to dinner on Father’s Day. For every $50 eGift card purchase, Loco Rewards loyalty members will receive a coupon code for a free 8pc Leg & Thigh meal. The code expires on July 18 and is only valid for online orders. Rewards members will also receive coupons for a $20 Family Feast and $6 Chicken Avocado Burrito on June 18 only.


For those looking to dine out on Father’s Day 2023, Fazoli’s has a deal on wings. Guests get a free order of five boneless wings with any $10 purchase. 

Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream

Father's Day 2023

In honor of Father’s Day 2023, Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream is debuting its new Confetti Brownie Batter flavor. On June 18, guests will get a free upgrade to a medium cone of Confetti Brownie Batter when they order a small cone or dish of this new flavor.


For Father’s Day 2023, IHOP is rewarding patrons with a $5 bonus card with the purchase of a $25 gift card. The deal ends on July 9, and the bonus card is available for use through August 20. 

Island Fin Poké

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Island Fin Poké is adding tropical flavor to Father’s Day 2023. On June 18, guests get $5 off orders of $25 or more. This deal is valid in-store only.

Johnny Rockets

Johnny Rockets, Father’s Day 2023

Johnny Rockets has a few bounce back card deals to celebrate the special holiday. Customers get a $5 bonus card with every $25 e-Gift Card purchase. They also receive a $10 bonus card with every $50 e-Gift card purchase. To get a $15 bonus card, guests have to make a $75 e-Gift card purchase. With every $100 e-Gift card purchase, guests get a $20 bonus card.

Marble Slab Creamery

 Marble Slab Creamery, Father’s Day 2023

Looking to satisfy dad’s sweet tooth? Marble Slab Creamery has got you covered. Through Father’s Day 2023, the ice cream franchise’s loyalty members can enjoy $5 off ice cream cakes that are eight inches or larger.

Ono Hawaiian BBQ

Father's Day 2023

Ono Hawaiian BBQ is celebrating parents and graduates with a gift card promotion. Through Father’s Day 2023, guests who purchase $40 or more in gift cards will receive a free $10 bonus card. The bonus card is valid from June 19 through August 31 at any of the fast-casual brand’s locations.

Playa Bowls

Still looking for a last-minute gift for dad? Playa Bowls is commemorating the special holiday with 20% off online apparel using the code DAD at checkout. The deal is valid through June 18. 

Pieology Pizzeria

Pieology Pizzeria is getting in on the Father’s Day fun with a BOGO deal. Through June 19, guests can buy a thin-crust pizza and enjoy a second one for 50% off. The offer is valid in-store and online with the code DAD23 at checkout on Father’s Day. SUMMERBOGO is also valid if you want to celebrate early!

Ponderosa and Bonanza Steakhouses

Father's Day 2023

For Father’s Day 2023, guests can indulge in Ponderosa and Bonanza Steakhouses’ Father’s Day Premium Buffet, which features grilled, broiled, and roasted meats, chicken and seafood, side dishes, and desserts. Dad can also enjoy a Ribeye entree, served with steak fries or a baked potato. This special is available on June 18 at participating locations.

Round Table Pizza

What dad doesn’t love pizza? Customers get 15% off of any order made at Round Table Pizza on Father’s Day 2023. This deal is good in-store, delivery, and carry-out.  


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Shoney’s is getting in on the fun with a special Father’s Day Fresh Food Bar. Dads can also enjoy a complementary slice of Hot Fudge Cake (above) for dessert.

Smokey Bones

Smokey Bones, Father’s Day 2023

On Father’s Day 2023, Smokey Bones is offering a $10 bounce-back coupon to all guests. The gift coupon is redeemable with any $30 food and non-alcoholic drink purchase. 


Father's Day 2023

For those still looking for a Father’s Day gift, Whataburger released its Father’s Day Collection. This collection features a variety of golf and fishing related items like polos. tees, and hats as well as socks, tumblers, and more.


 Zaxby’s, Father’s Day 2023

On Father’s Day 2023, guests can indulge in Zaxby’s Chicken Bacon Ranch Loaded Fries (above) for free with a $15 purchase. This deal is valid at participating locations via the Zaxby’s app.

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Haley Cafarella is a passionate journalist and writer for IFPG. In her role as content and marketing specialist, she creates original articles for FranchiseWire and Franchise Consultant Magazine. Her specialties include educational articles about buying a franchise and franchise consulting. She also reports on franchise professionals who were recently promoted or hired through FranchiseWire’s popular HireWire series.

Haley has contributed to a variety of regional publications, including Quo Vadis, New Brunswick Today, and the Trenton Monitor. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from Rutgers University.
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