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Cigar Gifts for Father’s Day

If your dad is a cigar aficionado, then a cigar-related gift is the perfect choice. Here is our expert advice from our 56 years as San Diego’s first cigar store. Father’s Day is the perfect opportunity to show your dad how much you appreciate him and all that he does for you. And what better way to do that than with a gift that he’ll truly enjoy?

Here are some great gift ideas for Father’s Day that any cigar lover will appreciate.

Cigars: Of course, the most obvious gift for a cigar lover is cigars themselves. What is great about this gift is that you can buy two and spend some quality time together. Take a peek at what brands dad likes that is best – that way you know he will enjoy them. If you don’t know what to get, select a light to medium cigar of good quality. Everyone can appreciate a well constructed mild cigar, but a strong cigar may be more intense if one isn’t used to it. There are many quality mild choices available.

You might enjoy printing out a few of our Free Cigar Review Worksheet for yourself and your father, rate a few sticks and find out if ‘like father like son (or daughter)’ rings true when it comes to cigar enjoyment.

Quality Cigars for the Occasional Smoker

Here are a few high quality choices that are sure to please the person who smokes as a special treat. Of course, because they are quality they will be appreciated by the more regular cigar smoker as well.

Macanudo Cafe
Best selling for a reason. This cigar is a favorite of novice cigar smokers, but stands out with great ratings from the pros.
Ashton Classic
Mild but supremely well crafted, this cigar delivers velvet complexity with notes of nutty coffee cedar goodness.
The original in the yellow box. Well balanced with a little spice, green grass and pepper that goes great with a long talk over good coffee.

Unique Cigars For the Cool Dad

With extra details and unique ingredients a boutique cigar is the perfect choice for the dad’s who stand out. Not just conversation starters these choices offer a unique experience for the most unique dads.

Caldwell Long Live The King
With small runs and unique flavor profiles, each Caldwell is a little work of art. Long Live the king is a medium to full cigar that invites you to sit down with a stiff drink. Notes of leather nutty goodness.
RoMa Craft Intemperance
this award winning brand packs a lot of flavor by carefully crafting cigars with some unusual tobaccos. Lots of flavor, but mellow in strength.
Illusione Epernay
Medium body and a Nicaraguan profile that adds a twist – almost citrusy, almost floral, and definitely deliciously different. When I first tried this cigar, it made me think differently about what cigars could be.

Luxury Cigars for Extra Wow

Sometimes you want to celebrate with an extra special cigar that goes above and beyond to show how much you care.

Arturo Fuente OpusX
Named cigar of the year 2023 for good reason, but Fuentes come in a wide variety of blends – all of them delicious. An Opus X signals status and luxury to many people.
Padrón 80 Years
Aged for at least six years, this cigar is perfect for special occasions. Filled with smoothness and complexity, it is a luxury sure to be appreciated.
La Flor Dominicana Andalusian Bull
Sometimes luxury means hard to find, and this cigar is regularly sold it. It’s no wonder why though, it is an instant classic with beautiful looks and complexity.

Cigar Accessories that Make Great Gifts

If you are not sure what cigar would please the palate, you might want to consider a fabulous cigar accessory that is sure to become a cherished item.


A humidor is an essential piece of equipment for any cigar lover. It helps to keep cigars fresh and in good condition by regulating the humidity level. Brands like Prometheus, XIKAR, and Cigar Caddy are all great options when it comes to humidors, but there are also artisan made brands that make beautiful and functional humidors. Look for a quality box with a good seal. Craftsmanship is key when it comes to a great humidor.

Cigar Cutters

A good cigar cutter is an essential tool for any cigar smoker. Brands like XIKAR, Colibri, and Prometheus are known for their high-quality cutters that will make a great gift. It is sure to be loved, and is a great addition to a sokers everyday carry.


A nice flask is a great gift for any man, whether he’s a smoker or not. Brands like Brizard & Co and Visolall known for producing high-quality flasks that are perfect for Father’s Day. In clean polished metal or covered with exotic woods or leather there is sure to be one that fits your dad’s personality perfectly.


A high-quality lighter is a must-have for any smoker. Brands like Zippo, XIKAR, Colibri and Prometheus are all known for producing lighters that are both stylish and durable. Lighters are highly collectible and often become family heirlooms.

Father’s Day is the perfect occasion to show your dad how much you appreciate him and all that he does for you. And what better way to do that than with a gift that he’ll truly enjoy? If your dad is a cigar aficionado, then a cigar-related gift is the perfect choice. The above mentioned brands are a great starting point when choosing a gift for Father’s Day.