It’s often said that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, and for many a good man, that certainly rings true. Whether he’s a pitmaster smoking steaks, an adventurous cook who loves to explore world cuisine, a newbie in the kitchen with lofty ambitions, or just simply an eater, the Cratejoy marketplace is stuffed with food gifts for men.
A food subscription box brings the gift of curated deliciousness right to the front door each and every month. Whether you’re on the lookout for Father’s Day, Valentine’s Day, or birthday gifts for him, help him explore foodie delights, snack on decadent treats, and prepare tasty home-cooked meals with ease.
Catering to every type of man, from gifts for coffee lovers and beer enthusiasts, to BBQ addicts and ketogenic dieters, there really is a box for everyone. Keeping hungry men in mind, we’ve gone ahead and done some of the prep work for you by rounding up some of the tastiest food subscription boxes we could find! Read on for our top picks.
Price: Starts at $15.00
About the Box: Most food snobs are that way for a reason - once you've tried the best of the best, there's no reason to eat anything else. Jerky Snob knows that feeling, and has scoured the market for only the highest quality handcrafted artisanal dried meat. Select from 3 different subscription options, sending from 2 bags up to 1 lb of jerky each month, bringing him everything from original smoked beef jerky to tasty flavors, like Korean spiced or Chipotle Garlic.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. Mondays and Thursdays following receipt of order
Price: Starts at $13.99
About the Box: Sure to please any hot sauce fanatics, the Hot Sauce of the Month Club is curated by the spice specialists at the Heat Hot Sauce Shop. Available in 2 subscription levels, opt for either 1 or 3 bottles each month in his preferred heat range. Selecting award-winning hot sauces from small-batch and artisanal producers, he'll get everything from vinegary to smoky and tangy flavors, along with pairing notes and suggestions.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 1st of the month
About the Box: A great gift idea for bachelors, family men and adventurous eaters, International Meal Kits from Takeout Kit offer an easy way to get restaurant-quality favorites served up in under an hour. Each month's box showcases the flavors and cuisine of a different country, sending pre-measured ingredients and simple step-by-step instructions that makes cooking a from-scratch meal easy and fun.
Shipping Details: Only ships within the U.S. within 4 days following receipt of order
Price: Starts at $39.00
About the Box: Grab the ultimate sampler subscription with the Explore Local Box, a monthly food box that delivers taste sensations from different cities across the U.S. Highlighting a unique U.S. city in every box, he'll unpack local treats, that may include items like dip mixes, artisanal candies, granola and tea blends, along with well-crafted products and decor items that showcase the featured locale. Give him the opportunity for coast-to-coast culinary exploration.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. on the 1st business day of the month
Price: Starts at $37.50
About the Box: Focusing on protein-packed, low-carb, whole-food snacks that are perfect for men who lead a healthy lifestyle or want to make gains in the gym, each Brotein Box comes filled with 8-12 full-size protein-rich snack items, like jerky, chips, protein cookies and muffins, bars and more. It's a perfect gift option if you want to make sure he always has a healthy grab-and-go snack option on hand.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. on the 5th of each month
Price: Starts at $27.95
About the Box: The Grill Masters Club is the ultimate gift set for men who love to fire up the grill and head out into the yard for some savory outdoor cooking. Each monthly box features 4 unique pitmaster-tested-and-approved grilling items, including flavorful meat rubs and spice blends, wood chips for meat smoking, a spicy hot sauce for some added kick, plus grilling gadgets, tips and recipes, all specifically curated by BBQ experts.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. in the 1st week of every month
Price: Starts at $69.99
About the Box: Looking for a gourmet gift that will give him the opportunity to sample the finest in Italian appetizers and sweets? Gusto di Roma delivers exactly that, sending a wide assortment of savory and sweet goodies either monthly, bi-monthly or quarterly. Unbox fantastic variety in every delivery, including items like authentic Italian pickles, marinades, salami, crackers, olives, biscotti and chocolate bars.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. within 48 hours from receipt of order
Price: Starts at $34.95
About the Box: A perfect gift for guys that like to kick back with a cold craft brew, he’ll get the chance to discover new favorites with an exploratory 12-pack from The HopHeads Beer Club. Each quarterly box brings a dozen 12oz bottles of some of the top hoppy American and international craft beers, featuring 4 different Pale Ales, IPAs, Imperial IPLs and more. Included is an info-packed newsletter detailing the beer profiles and offering food pairing ideas.
Shipping: Only ships to eligible states in the U.S. to arrive in the last week of the month
Price: Starts at $31.00
About the Box: Need a simple, straightforward gift for a coffee lover? Great to give as a Christmas gift, or as a gift at any other time throughout the year, what you can expect from Coffee Hot Chocolate is all in the name! Sending either 2 bags of premium roasted craft coffees or 1 gourmet hot chocolate mix complete with handcrafted marshmallows, it’s a no frills, uncomplicated monthly subscription box that’s all about the beverages.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. within 1-2 business days from receipt of order
Price: Starts at $23.50
About the Box: When his top interests in life are good food and all things Japan, Bokksu is here to provide a culinary adventure that merges the two. Thoughtfully curated around a Japanese cultural theme or festival, and available in 2 subscription options, choose from either the Classic for 20-25 snacks, or the Tasting for 10-14 snacks. Both also include a pairing tea and a tasting guide that gives the lowdown on each tasty treat, including how it is traditionally served, along with region-specific and allergy info.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from Japan within 1 week of receipt of order
Price: Starts at $9.99
About the Box: Kernel Crate is a unique gift that delivers one-of-a-kind popcorn flavors every month. Perfect for at-home movie nights or everyday snacking, each monthly box delivers 3 new flavors, ranging from strawberry lemonade and cinnamon roll, to ghost pepper kettle corn and BBQ bacon! Popped just days before it arrives, he's in for a fresh and tasty surprise packed into every delivery.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 15th of each month
Price: Starts at $23.99
About the Box: From the self-proclaimed 'snacksperts' to snack lovers everywhere, the Munchie Case is one of the best gifts for men who enjoy having a well stocked snack cabinet. Featuring both brands that are newcomers and those that are tried-and-tested, each box packs in 10-12 flavorful snacks, including cookies, chips, candy and more. Delivering a mix of sweet, salty, savory, sour, and chocolate, there's a snack to match whatever his taste buds desire.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. around the 4th of the month
Price: Starts at $5.90
About the Box: Whether he's looking for a taste of home or he's an adventurous snacker that's always game to try global flavors, MexiCrate is a monthly subscription that's filled with all the most popular Mexican candy and treats. Stocking over 150 snacks to guarantee variety, and available in 4 unique subscription options, each monthly box packs in everything from sour lollipops and tamarind-filled candies, to sriracha-infused hard candies and chocolate goodies.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S
Price: Starts at $14.00
About the Box: Help him take his love of pre-packaged cold cuts to the next level with Angel's Club, a monthly subscription from Angel's Salumi & Truffles that delivers top-quality salami and traditional dry-cured charcuterie. Available in 3 unique gift boxes, opt for the Salami-of-the-Month club for a single 6.5 oz salami, the Charcuterie-of-the-Month club for 2 hand-selected cured meats, or the Meat Lovers for 3 cured meats and 3 pairing items that are perfect for a monthly sampling board.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 19th of every month