surveyed dads about gifts they want for Father's Day.... surveyed dads about gifts they want for Father's Day. Eating dinner out at their favorite restaurant tops the list. Credit: iStock

Not sure what to get Dad this year for Father's Day? According to a new survey, you may want to take him out to eat. surveyed 999 fathers with children younger than 18 living at home, and found 31 percent want a dinner out at a top-notch restaurant. Other gift ideas that topped the list:

— A weekend getaway with the whole family (27 percent)

— Electronics (26 percent)

— Tickets to a show or sporting event (26 percent).

A barbecue, cigars, books and a room remodel came in at the bottom of Dad's wish lists.

The survey also found that 57 percent of dads prefer celebrating with the whole family while 12 percent say their favorite way to spend Father's Day is by themselves.

If you haven't gotten around to buying a gift for Dad, check out our last-minute ideas for $25 or less.


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