15 Unique Gift Ideas for a Dad Who Wants Nothing

Are you on the hunt for a unique gift for your loving dad? We know that they can be hard to buy for, plus it's even harder to shop for gifts for a dad who wants nothing. That's why we've taken the time that you don't have and round up some of the best monthly subscription boxes for dad with all interests and passions. You'll find everything from hot sauces and craft beers to enjoy in his man cave, to grooming supplies, spices and coffees from all around the world.

Whether you're shopping for a Father's Day gift, a unique birthday gift, or having a hard time nailing down the perfect holiday gift, we've recommended some totally cool gift ideas for all types of dads.

And a subscription box is such a thoughtful gift because it's not only what's in them, it's the fact that they delivering month after month. What a sweet way to let Dad know that you think about him often. Read each entry on our list, and try to imagine the look on your dad's face when he opens the first box!

Unique Gift Ideas for a Dad Who Wants Nothing

1. Used Books Monthly

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Price: Starts at $5.79/month

About the gift box: Used Books Monthly is a great gift for a dad who loves to read! Every month he'll receive a gently used book in the genre of your choosing, like mystery, adventure, or non-fiction books. You can also pick the subscription based on how avid a reader your dad is. Choose 1 book per month for a light reader, 2 for a quicker reader and 4 per month for the bookworm.

Shipping: Only ships within the US on the 5th of each month

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2. Gentleman's Box

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Price: Starts at $29.00/month

About the gift box: The Gentleman's Box is a lifestyle subscription box curated for the modern or classic gentleman. Each monthly box contains 4-6 useful items, like shaving and grooming products, fashion accessories, and tech items, with each box valuing over $100. Plus, all US customers receive a one-year subscription to GQ magazine. Keep dad dapper and on-trend every month!

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the US 3 days after order is placed

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3. Mullybox - Better Golf.

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Price: Starts at $27.08/month

About the gift box: If dad loves spending time on the golf links, then Mullybox is the perfect gift for him! Each box is curated around a new golfing theme (like putting or golf fitness) and contains practical gifts like golf balls and tees, plus 2-3 other golfing items related to that month's theme. He'll receive fun items like golf apparel, training aids, and golf accessories from brands like Callaway, OnCore, and Tee Claw.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the US on the 4th of every month

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4. Cooler Can Monthly

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Price: Starts at $6.83/month

About the gift box: Cooler Can Monthly is a great gift idea if you're shopping for a beer-loving dad. Each month's box includes a new limited edition koozie from dive bars and quirky pubs from all over the USA! It's a super fun gift if you're looking for something a little more on a wallet friendly side!

Shipping: Only ships within the US on the 22nd of every month

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5. Sleuth Kings

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Price: Starts at $26.60/month

About the gift box: One of the most unique and best gifts for dad is Sleuth Kings, a monthly mystery subscription box! Each month's box includes a new mystery to solve, plus all the puzzles, ciphers, and clues to crack the case. Mysteries can be solved as a solo-mission or with a group, making it the perfect gift for any game night! Plus, for every 4 cases solved subscribers receive a bonus mystery!

Shipping: Only ships within the US on the 4th of each month

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6. Hot Sauce of the Month Club

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Price: Starts at $13.99/month

About the gift box: If you're shopping for a dad who loves testing his taste buds with spicy foods, then Hot Sauce of the Month Club is definitely worth a try! Choose the heat level (mild, classic, or extra hot), and between 1 or 3 bottles, and dad will receive artisan hot sauces in wide variety of flavors and styles. The perfect way to bring the heat every month!

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the US on the 4th of every month

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7. Brothers Coffee Company

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Price: Starts at $18.00/month

About the gift box: Brothers Coffee Company takes gift-giving to a new level -- $1 from each purchase is donated to charity! This customized coffee subscription delivers ground coffee from a different handpicked roaster every month, plus tasting notes and an information card with details about that month's roaster. Simply choose light roast, dark roast or both and dad will receive high-quality coffees to fill his coffee mug every month!

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the US during the first week of every month

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8. Shaker & Spoon

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Price: Starts at $40.00/month

About the gift box: Shaker & Spoon is a DIY craft cocktail kit that's curated around a new spirit or liquor. Each month's box includes 3 new cocktail recipes, plus everything needed (except the booze, for shipping reasons) to make 4 drinks from each recipe. This is the perfect gift for any dad who loves the art of craft cocktails.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. on the first consecutive Monday-Tuesday of each month

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9. Sock Wagger

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Price: Starts at $10.93/month

About the gift box: Help dad get rid of those holey socks with a subscription to Sock Wagger! Each month delivers a new pair of superior quality socks in fun prints and patterns. And, he can always exchange socks he doesn't like, or even skip a month when his sock drawer gets too full.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the US on the 8th of every month

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10. All You Can Spice

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Price: Starts at $8.99/month

About the gift box: Shopping for a dad who loves to cook? Then All You Can Spice is a great gift ideas for him. Each box features a new spice blend with flavors from a different region around the world, plus 3 recipes to make using that month's spice blend. He'll get try his hand at new cuisines and dishes with no-fail recipes. Freshness is guaranteed, and so is the exquisite flavor!

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the US on the 20th of every month, or the following Monday if the 20th is on a weekend

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11. BroteinBox

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Price: Starts at $37.50/month

About the gift box: Keep dad snacking smart with BroteinBox. Each monthly box includes a variety of 8 to 12 full-sized high-protein snacks like turkey jerky, protein chips, protein bars and other healthy snacks. The perfect way to prevent dad from getting those hunger pains!

Shipping: Ships to select countries from the US on the 5th of each month

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12. Barrel & Blade - Monthly Tactical Subscription Box

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Price: Starts at $49.99/month

About the gift box: If the dad you're shopping for is the type of guy who's always prepared, then gifting him a Barrel and Blade subscription will take his EDC game to the next level. Each month Barrel and Blade sends only solid, dependable and useful tactical, prepper and survival gear chosen by top experts in the field. Each box has a retail value of at least $85 and never includes pointless gizmos meant to just fill the box up.

Shipping: Only ships within the US only in the first week of each month

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13. Cryptid Crate

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Price: Starts at $37.99/month

About the gift box: One of the most unique gift ideas on our list, Cryptid Crate delivers all things cryptozoology and paranormal! Each box includes 4-7 items pertaining to myths and legends like Big Foot, Sasquatch, ghosts, UFOs and aliens. Items include hats, t-shirts, books, home decor, collectibles and figurines all curated by fellow lovers of mysterious creatures!

Shipping: Ships to select countries from the US around the 1st of each month

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14. The HopHeads Beer Club

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Price: Starts at $34.95/box

About the gift box: If dad fancies himself a beer snob, then HopHeads Beer Club is the gift for him. Every month, he'll get twelve 12 oz beers from at least two different craft breweries from both the U.S. and international breweries. Plus, each box includes a bartender's bottle opener and a newsletter with information about each included brewery and beer!

Shipping: Only ships within the US, usually during the last week of the month

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15. OddBlox

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Price: Starts at $14.39/month

About the gift box: One can never have too many t-shirts, right? OddBlox is a monthly t-shirt subscription that delivers unique prints and designs in themes like psychedelic, retro, or just plain odd! Choose the theme that would speak to dad most and he'll get a new t-shirt delivered to his door each month.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the US during the 2nd week each month

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