With all the tickle fights, thumb wrestling and video games that he plays with the kids, dad deserves the very best. If dad is ready to spend some father-kid bonding time he won’t soon forget, click through the slideshow, for eight great ideas to treat him to a day tailored to his style.

For the Grill Master: Iron Pig Alehouse

Sure, no one can grill like dad, but it's his day to kick back. Give him the day off and enjoy a fun family meal at Iron Pig Alehouse in Pacific Beach, ranked one of San Diego's top 10 BBQ spots on Yelp. With delicious brisket, pulled pork and more than 30 beers on tap, dad is sure to feel relaxed. The seating is family style with long benches and there are plenty of high chairs and a "piglet" menu with yummy choices to please the littles.

Insider's Tip: Happy Hour is every day from 3-6 p.m. and they take reservations.

1520 Garnet Ave.
San Diego, CA 92109
858-412-4299
Online: ironpigalehouse.com

Photo Credit: Jack G. via Yelp

What do you do for Father’s Day in San Diego? Tell us in the comments how you celebrate dad.

— Cherie Gough