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The Best Places in Orange County for Mother’s Day Brunch

Pamper Mom this year by bringing the family together to enjoy a celebratory meal on Mother’s Day. We have compiled a listing of the best places to take Mom for Mother’s Day Brunch in Orange County.

Three-Course Mother’s Day Brunch at Three Seventy Common Kitchen+Drink
370 Glenneyre
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Phone: 949.494.8686
370common.com

Sunday, May 14, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Chef Ryan Adams’ team will please mothers and their families with a Three-Course Brunch. First Course selections include Tomato Soup with spring vegetable grilled cheese, Salmon BLT Salad and Avocado Toast with crab, radish, pancetta and cheddar. Second Course choices are Asparagus Ramp Frittata, Spring Scramble with chicken confit, cheese, vegetables and herbs, Crab Cake Benedict and more. And, For the Table: bacon, sausage and skillet potatoes. For Dessert: Toasted Honey Cake with citrus frosting, rhubarb, whipped cream and strawberries or Chocolate Walnut Brownie with fruit. And for the younger set is a Kids’ Mother’s Day Brunch Platter with little people-friendly items such as fruit salad with mixed berries and fruit, scrambled eggs, French toast, breakfast potatoes, bacon and sausage with chocolate chip cookies for dessert.
$48 per person, exclusive of tax and gratuity; $5 Mom-mosas and Sunday Funday Drinks will be available; Kids’ Platter $18 for kids 12 and under, exclusive of tax and gratuity. Reservations at 949-494-8686.

Mother’s Day Brunch in The Backyard
Hotel Irvine
17900 Jamboree Rd.
Irvine, CA 92614
For hotel: 888-230-4452
www.HotelIrvine.com

Sunday, May 14; Three Seatings: 10 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m.
This Mother’s Day, the fun and festivities are an outdoor affair featuring a Farmers’ Market-inspired menu with Hand-Tossed salads, Ahi Poke and Ceviche stations, Roasted Berkshire Ham and a build-your-own Mimosa Bar with fresh-squeezed juices. Plus guests can shop for locally sourced gifts like jams, honeys and fresh flowers as an extra treat to show the leading lady in their lives how awesome she really is.
$65 per adult; $15 per child ages five to 12, excluding tax and gratuities. Children four and under are free. For reservations visit HotelIrvine.com/happenings or call 949-225-6780 for more information.

Mother’s Day at Oak Grill
Island Hotel Newport Beach
690 Newport Center Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Phone: (949) 760-4920
www.IslandHotel.com

Sunday, May 14, from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
It’s the day to treat leading ladies to Sunday brunch on the sun-filled outdoor deck at Oak Grill. This Mother’s Day, Chef Peter is doing all the heavy lifting serving up a delicious brunch for the whole family. Enjoy live-action stations featuring Build-Your-Own omelettes and On the Water selections including an Oyster Bar, Fresh Crab Legs and Ceviche, and the Farmer’s Market serving up Mediterranean Pasta Salad, Artisan Cheeses and Charcuterie. The Chef’s Carving Corner will have Filet of Beef, Herb-Roasted Chicken, Prime Rib, Whole Baked Salmon and Lake Superior White Fish. For younger guests, selections include Chicken Tenders, Hot Dogs and Quesadillas. For the whole family, the Sweet Tooth station tempts with housemade Beignets, and an assortment of mini desserts, such as Pink Champagne Cupcakes, Deep Dark Chocolate Tarts and more. And, moms will love bottomless mimosas to top off a great Mother’s Day.
Buffet pricing is $90 per adult and $25 per child, ages five to 12. Children four years and under eat free. Pricing excludes tax and gratuity. Reservations encouraged. Call 949.760.4920 or visit opentable.com.

Mother’s Petite Retreat at the Spa at Island Hotel Newport Beach
During the month of May, the Spa at Island Hotel Newport Beach will honor all mothers with a Petite Retreat, including a 30-minute classic relaxation massage, Island signature 30-minute facial, Island signature manicure, Island signature pedicure, plus a glass of champagne and chocolate covered strawberries after the treatment session.
Pricing is $275, excluding tax and gratuity. For reservations, call 949.760.4992.

Bistango
19100 Von Karman Avenue (The Atrium Building)
Irvine
(949) 752-5222
www.Bistango.com

Mother’s Day
Sunday, May 14
Lunch 11am-3pm; dinner 5-9pm (live entertainment 6-10pm)

$65 per adult (excludes tax & tip)
$19 2-course meal for children 12 and under

Three-Course Menu
Menu price includes a glass of French Bubbly

New England Clam Chowder
Jalapeno Crème Fraîche, Micro Cilantro, Tortilla Strip

Or

Blue Crab Meat Salad
Crushed Avocado, Breaded Shrimp, Spicy Tomato Coulis

Or

Waldorf Salad
Micro Arugula, Grapes, Warm Walnut Crusted Goat Cheese

Port Wine Braised Veal Osso Bucco
Exotic Mushrooms Risotto, Candy Shallots, Asparagus, Red Wine Reduction

Or

Mushroom Crusted Alaskan Halibut
Lilies Potato Purée, Asparagus, Porcini Mushroom Sauce

Or

14oz Rib Eye Steak au Poivre
Creamy White Corn, Brandy Green Peppercorn Sauce

Whiskey Raisin Bread Pudding
Vanilla Ice Cream, Candy Apples, Caramel Sauce

Anaheim White House at Christ Cathedral

Not one to be deterred by major challenges, Sir Bruno Serato, owner of the Anaheim White House restaurant that was devastated by fire earlier this year, will serve Mother’s Day brunch on Sunday, May 14th from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Christ Cathedral in Garden Grove, 13280 Chapman Ave. Families used to taking dear old mom to the iconic restaurant may continue their tradition at Christ Church. Cost for the open buffet is $35 per adult, $17.50 for those 12 and under and no cost for children under 6. Reservations are strongly encouraged by 714.528.6888 or visiting [email protected]

MENU

Gourmet Soup Station

· New England clam chowder
· Rustic Tomato Basil

The Bakery Corner

· Assortment of Mini Croissant, Muffins, Cookies, Danish & Scone
· French Baguette with Selection of Jam, Jelly & Honey
· Corn Flakes, Cereal & Muesli

Salad Station

· Grilled Vegetable Pasta Salad
· Frisée, Orange, Fennel & Asparagus
· Salad Caprese with Fresh Basil & Balsamic Drizzle

Seafood Station

· Smoked Salmon, Bagel & Dill Crème Fraiche
· Smoked Trout Dip with Capers & Chives
· Cajun Shrimps

The Egg Station

· Scrambled Organic Eggs Bar
· Ranchero Sauce, Spinach Sauce, Mushroom Sauce & Assorted Salsas
· Roasted Breakfast Potatoes
· Apple Smoked Bacon & Sausage

Signature Hot Selection

· Natural Chicken Breast Medallions– Dijon Mustard Sauce
· Grilled Salmon Fillet – Fire Roasted Tomato Sauce
· Roasted Beef Tri Tip – Marsala Sauce
· Creamy “Au Gratin” Potatoes – Gruyere & Parmesan
· Fusilli Pasta – Chunky Primavera Tomato Sauce

Dessert & Cheese

· Assorted Imported Cheese Platter, Fig Jam, Dry Fruits & Nuts
· Chef Selection of Mini Tarts, Mousse & Chocolate Crunchies

House Brewed Coffee & Organic Milk

Dana Wharf Mother’s Day Cruise
34675 Street of the Golden Lantern
Dana Point, CA 92629
(949) 496-5794

Join us Sunday, May 14th, at 10 am for a Two Hour Coastal Cruise aboard the Ocean Adventures Catamaran. This trip will depart Dana Point Harbor and cruise up the coastline to Laguna Beach. “MOMosa” or Champagne, fresh seasonal fruit, juices, pastries and muffins will be served. In addition, all whale watching cruises on Mother’s Day will serve moms a complimentary glass of champagne. ($49 adults; $29 kids).

TAPS Fish House & Brewery

13390 Jamboree Rd, Irvine Market Place 714.619.0404
101 E. Imperial Hwy, Brea Downtown 714.257.0101

Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 10:00 am to 2 p.m.
Sunday May 14, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Choices! Join TAPS Fish House & Brewery either Saturday or Sunday of Mother’s Day weekend for its renowned Sunday Brunch. The Las Vegas-style extravaganza features seafood on ice; prime rib & honey baked ham carving stations; made-to-order omelets, waffles and pasta dishes; a variety of TAPS signature dishes and other breakfast favorites. Save room for the decadent desert bar and interactive chocolate fountain. A choice of free flowing champagne or two craft beers are also included in the price of brunch. TAPS regular Sunday dinner service will be available from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Reservations recommended.

$44.99 per adult; $14.99 for children 9 and under (exclusive of tax and gratuity)

The Catch, Anaheim
2100 E. Katella Ave.
Anaheim
714.935.0101

May 14, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Join The Catch on Mother’s Day for a brunch buffet for the whole family. From 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. enjoy juicy prime rib and honey baked ham; made to order omelets, waffles and pasta dishes; seafood on ice; classic breakfast favorites; The Catch signature items and a decadent chocolate fountain with dessert bar. Free flowing champagne and mimosas are also included in the price of brunch. Reservations recommended.

$44.95 per adult; $14.95 for children 10 and under (exclusive of tax and gratuity)

Bad to the Bone BBQ
31738 Rancho Viejo Rd
San Juan Capistrano

Say it with ribs on Mother’s Day at Bad to the Bone BBQ, located at 31738 Rancho Viejo Rd. The popular barbecue restaurant, founded by Oklahoma roper, Marty Wells, will offer a barbecue brunch with Southern breakfasts and signature smoked meats from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 14.

Mother’s Day brunch selections include chicken and waffles, a cinnamon-nutmeg waffle topped with maple pecan butter and crispy boneless chicken topped with sausage gravy, priced at $11.95; cowboy skillet hash with crispy seasoned potatoes, bell pepper, onion, smoked beef brisket, pepper jack cheese, roasted tomatillo salsa with guacamole, topped with two fried eggs, priced at $12.95; and a breakfast frittata, Spanish-style oven baked omelet with roasted pasilla peppers, corn tortilla, smoked pork shoulder, pepper jack cheese, chipotle crema, roasted tomatillo salsa and crispy O’Brien potatoes, priced at $12.95. Homemade soups will be available for the occasion, including tomato basil and green chili lobster bisque, priced at $4.99 for a small bowl and $9.95 for large.

Dessert options include chocolate pecan pie, available as a slice for $4.95 or the whole pie, for $19.95; and fresh fruit cobbler, priced at $4.95.

The full menu and more information are available at www.badtothebone-bbq.com.

Ways and Means Oyster House
21022 Pacific Coast Highway
Huntington Beach, CA 92648

For those hoping to celebrate oceanfront, Ways & Means Oyster House is the perfect place to treat mom to a seafood brunch. Located inside the luxury shopping and dining center, Pacific City, Ways & Means offers sweet and savory brunch specials, ocean views, bottomless mimosasand the popular W&M Bloody Mary, made with jumbo shrimp, brown sugar-chile bacon, olives, onions and celery. Food specials include Chocolate Chip Pancakes, Steak & Eggs, Chorizo & Egg Tacos and Smoked Salmon Spinach Scramble. This​ ​Mother’s Day, brunch will be offered from 10:00am-3:00pm, with reservations highly recommended. Kids under 10-years-old eat for free, with the company of an adult. For more information, visit www.wmoysters.com, call (714) 960-4300.

Old Vine Cafe
2937 Bristol St. Suite A-102
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Since opening nearly 10 years ago, Old Vine Café remains a favorite contemporary dining destination in Orange County. The european-inspired concept located at THE CAMP retail and entertainment center offers seasonally driven menus and an extensive and thoughtfully curated wine list in an elegantly casual atmosphere. For Mother’s Day, Old Vine Cafe will be offering their breakfast/brunch menu from 9 am – 3 pm. Highlights include Rabbit Mole (Braised Rabbit, 2 Eggs, Pasilla & Cashew Mole, Fresh-Baked Corn Bread) and Caramel Apple French Toast (Freshly Baked & garnished with a Caramel and Chocolate Swirl). Mother’s Day will be first come, first serve, however, there will be additional outdoor seating available to cut down on wait times. Located at 2937 Bristol St. Suite A-102 Costa Mesa, CA 92626. For more information visit www.oldvinecafe.com or call (714) 545-1411

Cha Cha’s Latin Kitchen
110 W. Birch St.
Brea, CA 92821

Mothers have the opportunity to experience a unique Mother’s Day celebration at Cha Cha’s Latin Kitchen in the heart of Downtown Brea. This year, Cha Cha’s will be offering their signature Mother’s Day brunch, starting at 9:30am, where moms can enjoy an authentic two-course meal with entree options including Huevos Rancheros and Grilled Mahi Mahi. Moms can also sip on bottomless mimosas while enjoying the sights and sounds of Cha Cha’s lively atmosphere and live latin jazz trio! For more information visit www.ChaChasLatinKitchen.com or call (714)-240-1055. Cha Cha’s is located at 110 W. Birch St., Brea, CA 92821.

Coastal Kitchen
34091 Pacific Coast Hwy
Dana Point, CA 92629

Coastal Kitchen, the newest addition to the Lantern District in Dana Point has quickly become a favorite spot among locals. Coastal Kitchen’s relaxed southern California vibe is reflected in their clean decor and from-scratch menu. This Mother’s Day, they will be offering both their signature lunch & dinner menu with dishes such as Jumbo Lump Crabcakes, pan seared Scallops, and Filet Mignon. In addition to their quality dishes, Moms can also sip on a selection of hand-crafted cocktails this holiday. Coastal Kitchen’s family friendly environment is perfect for families looking to spoil their mom on this special day. For more information call 949-449-2822 or visit www.coastalkitchendanapoint.com.

Andrei’s Conscious Cuisine and Cocktails
2607 Main Street
Irvine, CA 92614

This Mother’s Day, Andrei’s is offering moms a special 3-course brunch and bottomless mimosas from their new mimosa fruit cart!

On Sunday, May 14th from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm, families can enjoy a prix-fixe brunch menu for $45 per person and $15 per child (under 12-years-old). Add access to the bottomless mimosa cart for $12, which includes fresh seasonal fruit. Moms can sit back and relax on the rooftop terrace, covered in herb and citrus gardens along with fire heaters for ambiance.

The Irvine-based modern eatery boasts Mediterranean flavors, locally-sourced ingredients, and an inspiring cause. The restaurant is that it was named after Andrei Olenicoff, and 100% of the restaurant’s net profits are donated to The Andrei Foundation, an organization that mainly focuses on eye research.

For more information on Andrei’s Conscious Cuisine & Cocktails, visit http://andreisrestaurant.com/ and for Andrei’s Foundation, visit www.andreifoundation.com. Located at 2607 Main Street, Irvine, CA 92614.

AnQi by House of An
South Coast Plaza

Opens at 11 a.m. on Mother’s Day with special brunch offerings, AnQi specialties and a la carte menu. For Mother’s Day weekend, AnQi will offer guests the opportunity to purchase ăn: to eat – Recipes and Stories from a Vietnamese Family Kitchen for $25; a $10 savings. 714.557.5679

The Capital Grille
South Coast Plaza

10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m; à la carte menu 10:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. A three-course brunch menu, which includes a starter, entree and dessert. Endless Mimosas $12 surcharge. children’s three-course brunch menu $15 for those 10 and under. 714.432.1140

Royal Khyber Fine Indian Cuisine
South Coast Plaza

11 a.m. to 2 p.m. enjoy a brunch buffet with unlimited appetizers, tandoori kabobs and delectable chicken, fish, lamb and vegetable dishes made with fine Indian seasonings and spices. Add endless mimosas, champagne or Twisted Bloody Marys for an additional charge. 714.436.1010

Seasons 52
South Coast Plaza

brunch 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; a la carte menu until 10 p.m. Special Mother’s Day brunch features smoked salmon flatbread, s52 eggs Benedict with poached lobster, brick oven brioche French toast; vegetable frittata, and a special orange marmalade parfait mini created in honor of the South Coast Plaza’s 50th anniversary. Sangria, Bellinis, mimosas and Sriracha Bloody Marys available by the glass or as endless sips for $14.90. 714.437.5252

Vaca
South Coast Plaza

A Sunday lunch menu will be served 11 am. to 2:30 pm, with the charcuterie menu from 2:30-5 and dinner at 5 to 11 p.m. 714.463.6060

Water Grill
South Coast Plaza

Brunch Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. A la carte menu with offerings such as house smoked salmon, quiche Lorraine, huevos rancheros, lemon ricotta pancakes and crab Benedict. A la carte dinner menu available as well. 949.208.7060

Back Bay Bistro
1131 Back Bay Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660

Back Bay Bistro welcomes guests to celebrate Mother’s Day with a gourmet brunch buffet, bottomless mimosas and an unforgettable waterfront atmosphere on Sunday, May 14 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Seafood Station
Ahi Poke, Shrimp Cocktail, Ceviche, Oysters in a Half Shell, and Chilled King Crab Legs with Cocktail Sauce, Lemon, and Tabasco

Crepe Station
Freshly Baked Sweet and Savory Crepes Including Ratatouille with goat cheese, or Nutella, Strawberries, Blackberries and Fresh Cream

Cooked to Order Omelets
Omelet or Whole Eggs Made to Order with: Country Ham, Sausage, Bacon, and Bay Shrimp, Assorted Cheeses, Diced Tomatoes, Onions, Mushrooms, Spinach, Fresh Cut Peppers, and Salsa

Smoked Fish Station
Gravlax, Scallops, Trout, Salmon with Dill Mustard Sauce, Sliced Red Onions, Capers, Cream Cheese, Sliced Tomatoes, and Toasted Bagels

Pancake Station
With Maple Syrup, Whipped Cream, Blueberries, Chocolate Chips, M&M’s, Nuts, and Bananas Slices in a Mickey or Minnie Mouse Design

Hot Off the Skillet
Smoked Bacon, Sausage, Sliced Ham Steak, Breakfast Potatoes, Roasted Fingerling Potatoes, Scrambled Eggs, Blintzes, Baby Spring Vegetable, Salmon with Grand Marnier Soy Sauce, Roasted Whole Chicken with Natural Jus, Beef Sliders, Chicken Fingers and Tater Tots for the Kids

Antipasti Display
Prosciutto, Salami, Capicola, Soppressata, Fresh Mozzarella, Roasted Cipollini Onions, Assorted Mustards, Marinated Artichoke, Olives, Gherkins, and Cherry Peppers, Balsamic Grilled Asparagus, Zucchini, Gooseneck Squash, and Portobello Mushrooms

Carving Station
Filet of Beef with Green Peppercorn Sauce and Roasted Turkey

Salad Bar, Composed Salads and Fresh Fruit
Heirloom Salad with Buffalo Mozzarella, Roasted Cauliflower, Israeli Couscous, Hearts of Palm and Papaya, Spring Pea Point Reyes and Bacon, Summer Beet Salad

Dessert Display
Fruit Tartlets, Éclairs, Tiramisu, Cheese Cake Squares, Assorted Bundtinis, Chocolate Fountain with Marshmallows, Strawberries, Oreos, Vanilla Wafers, and Rice Crispy Treats

Sunday, May 14, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

PRICE:
$75 for adults (includes bottomless Champagne and Mimosas)
$35 for children 12 years and under

Brunch With Mom
Sunday, 5/14/17, 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Hands-On Cooking Class
$70.00

Join Surfas as we celebrate mom, lets treat our moms to a fun day out they will never forget. In this class we will make some brunch favorites and sip on bubbly while we cook. We will be making mouth-watering individual coffee cakes with just the right amount of crumb topping , home-made potato pancakes and roasted apple sauce. Grilled Asparagus with a perfectly poached egg and zesty hollandaise sauce. We will top of the meal with mixed berries with a lemon curd cream parfait. * Please Call for a Individual price to add another person to the reservation* Make and Taste: Individual Coffee Cakes, Potato Pancakes with Roasted Apple Sauce, Grilled Asparagus with a Poached Egg and Hollandaise Sauce, Mixed Berries parfait with Lemon Curd Cream. *must be 21 or older to attend as alcohol will be served.

Bayside Restaurant
900 Bayside Dr
Newport Beach, CA 92660

Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch
May 14th, 2017

FIRST COURSE
(SELECT ONE)

EXOTIC MUSHROOM SOUP
Snipped Chives and Garlic Focaccia Croutons

GARDEN SALAD
Organic Grapes, Blue Cheese Crumbles, Toasted Pistachios, Balsamic Dressing

HEART OF ROMAINE SALAD
Heirloom Baby Tomato, Parmesan Dressing, Focaccia Croutons

ROASTED RUBY BEETS
California Goat Cheese, Local Strawberries, Balsamic Reduction, Toasted Walnuts

TARTARE OF AHI TUNA
Chili, Soy, Ginger, Crushed Avocado, Cucumber, Crisp Wonton

DEVILED EGG SALAD TARTINE
Smoked Salmon, Pumpernickel Toast, Dill

PROSCIUTTO CARPACCIO
Wild Arugula Salad, Shaved Reggiano Parmesan

TOMATO “BURRATA” MOZZARELLA
Vine Ripe Tomato, Di Stefano Burrata, Basil Pesto

MAIN COURSE
(SELECT ONE)

FRITTATA (BAKED ITALIAN STYLE OMELET)
Cave Aged Swiss Cheese, Crushed Avocado, Roasted Potato, Cherry Tomato

“BAYSIDE” BENEDICT
Canadian Bacon, Brioche Toast, Poached Hen Egg, Hollandaise, Asparagus

CRAB CAKE FLORENTINE
Wilted Spinach, Roasted Potatoes, Hollandaise

SHRIMP SCAMPI
Famous Green Risotto with Snap Peas

FREE RANGE CHICKEN BREAST
Soft Polenta, Wilted Spinach, Lemon Sauce

LINGUINI PASTA
Maine Lobster, Lobster Sauce, Roma Tomato

VEGETARIAN FUSILLI PASTA “PRIMAVERA”
Garden Vegetable Medley, Parsley, Parmesan

GRILLED PRIME FLAT IRON STEAK
Potato Trio, Seasons Vegetables, Green Peppercorn Sauce

SLOW ROASTED AMERICAN KUROBUTA PORK CHOP
Bacon Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Chipotle “C1” Sauce

MEDITERRANEAN SPICE RUBBED SPRING LAMB LOIN
Roasted Red Bliss Potatoes, Grain Mustard Sauce

GRILLED PACIFIC SWORDFISH
Lemon Risotto, Mango-Pineapple-Passion Salsa, Petit Greens

WILD MUSHROOM CRUSTED SCOTTISH SALMON
Potato Puree, Asparagus, Riesling Sauce

DESSERT

DARK CHOCOLATE CAKE
Chocolate Frosting, Chocolate Sauce, Oreo Crumbles

OR

RASPBERRY ALMOND TART
Vanilla Bavarian Cream, California Almonds

$56.75 per Person plus Tax & Gratuity

Children’s Menu
FIRST COURSE

ASPARGUS SOUP OR CHOPPED HEART OF ROMAINE

MAIN COURSE
(SELECT ONE)

CRISPY CHICKEN with Mashed Potatoes and Spinach
CURLY PASTA with Alfredo Sauce
GRILLED SALMON with Mashed Potatoes and Asparagus

DESSERT
VANILLA ICE CREAM with Chocolate Sauce

$21.75 per child

(12 and under)

THE RANCH Restaurant and Saloon
1025 E. Ball Road
Anaheim, CA 92805
http://www.theranch.com/
(714) 817 4200

Cost: $85/person
Farm-to-table fare, impeccable service, and unbeatable ambiance, treat mom to THE RANCH Restaurant and Saloon this Mother’s Day. Beginning at 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., THE RANCH is serving up a four-course brunch which includes Vanilla Bean Crème Brulee bomboloni, a Maryland Blue Crab Salad, Duck Confit Ravioli and much more. Make sure to call for a reservation soon because spots fill up quickly each year!

House of Blues Anaheim
Anaheim GardenWalk,
400 Disney Way #337
Anaheim, CA 92802
http://www.houseofblues.com/anaheim/
(714) 778-2583

Cost: $45/person
Does your mom rock? Mother’s Day Gospel Brunch at the brand new House of Blues Anaheim will allow you to indulge in an all-you-can-eat buffet while listening to gospel classics. Breakfast will include tender carving stations, southern specialties, lots of mouth-watering desserts, and much more. No need to spring for flowers – House of Blues will present each mom with flowers upon arrival to the venue.

Tangata at Bowers Museum
2002 N. Main St.
Santa Ana, CA 92706
www.bowers.org
(714) 550-0906

Cost: Adults: $45.95; Children: $19.95
Curate an elegant outing at Bowers Museum at their award-winning restaurant Tangata. Sunday brunch begins between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., featuring bottomless mimosas, confit Sonoma duck chilaquilles, and a vanilla pancake station. To burn off the calories, take mom on a stroll to view Bowers art exhibits like Gemstone Carvings: The Masterworks of Harold Van Pelt or California Bounty: Image and Identity. (Access to museum not included with brunch ticket purchase)

Nixon Library
18001 Yorba Linda Blvd.
Yorba Linda, CA 92886
http://nixonfoundation.org/shows-events-details.php?id=188
(714) 364-1161

Cost: Adults: $70; Kids 10 and under: $25
Treat your mom to an executive brunch in the magnificent White House East Room at Nixon Library. Brunch will include a “Presidential Red Carpet Arrival” to make your mother feel like the woman of the hour. Brunch will include Baja Cali Shrimp cocktails, tequila and lime cured salmon, Applewood smoked chicken apple sausage, chef carved tenderloin of beef, salmon medallions, cheese omelets, Belgian waffles, basmati rice, grilled Mediterranean vegetables and a sweets station. 21 and over? Enjoy a complimentary glass of champagne with your meal. Moms will also receive a red rose to make her feel even more regal. Check in begins at 9:30 a.m. with brunch being served at 10:00 a.m.

Spring Tea Garden
501 N Harbor Blvd
Fullerton, CA 92832
https://www.springfieldbanquet.com/
(714) 447-0579
This Mother’s Day spoil your mom at Spring Tea Garden with a “one-of-a-king” — or in this case, queen, tea experience. With a generous selection of vintage tea party hats to choose from for those ready to relish in the classy affair, Spring Tea Garden boasts an elegant yet cozy ambiance, three tiers of food that are far from lackluster, and a fine selection of over 20 teas, need I say more?

Whimsical Brunch in the Ballroom
The Ranch at Laguna Beach
31106 S. Coast Hwy
Laguna Beach, CA 92651

For reservations: (949) 715-1376
www.ranchlb.com

Sunday, May 14 between 10am- 2pm

Join us for a brunch buffet designed by Chef Imbelli and Harvest Team and a photo booth, face painting and crafts for kids!
$89 per adult; $40 per children 12 and under, ++ tax and gratuities.

Mother’s Day Brunch at The Queen Mary

A local favorite, the Queen Mary Champagne Sunday Brunch takes you on a worldwide culinary adventure and features over 50 unique dishes from around the globe. Delight in traditional western breakfast fare like made-to-order omelets, pancakes, eggs benedict and homemade hash. Experience a southwestern sensation with Albondigas soup and carne asada tacos, or spice it up with Hot n’ Sour soup or Asian style ribs. Cleanse your palate at our refreshing salad station featuring a chef crafted Cobb salad, imported tuna nicoise and a variety of domestic and imported cheeses. The highlight is our signature carving station, which offers perfectly prepared prime rib with au jus and leg of lamb with mint jus.

Wrapped in the elegant grace of the Grand Salon and featuring live entertainment, the Champagne Sunday Brunch has the air of a royal soiree and is anything but typical. Free flowing champagne, live music and a tantalizing signature menu makes the Mother’s Day Brunch at the Queen Mary a Long Beach tradition that cannot be missed. http://www.queenmary.com/events/mothers-day/

SUNDAY CHAMPAGNE BRUNCH
Hours: 9AM – 4PM
Price: $69.95 per adult, $24.95 per child 12 and under
Parking: Self-parking is $8 with validation/Valet parking is $15 with validation (up to 3 hours).
Reservations: Strongly recommended – Call 562-499-1606 or Visit http://www.queenmary.com/dining-bars/reservations/ to make a reservation now.
Menu: http://www.queenmary.com/site/assets/files/1550/2016-brunch.pdf

Other Dining Options include:

SIR WINSTON’S RESTAURANT, 4-COURSE MENU
Reservations: http://www.queenmary.com/dining-bars/reservations/ or call 562 -499-1657
Hours: Sunday 12PM (NOON) – 7PM
Price:$82 per adult, $24.95 per child 12 and under
Special 4-Course Menu: http://www.queenmary.com/site/assets/files/1550/2016-sirwinstons.pdf
Parking: Self-parking is $8 with validation and valet parking is $15 with validation (up to 3 hours).
Reservations are strongly recommended.

CHELSEA CHOWDER HOUSE & BAR, 3-COURSE MENU
Reservations: http://www.queenmary.com/dining-bars/reservations/ or call 562-499-1685.
Hours: Sunday 5-10PM
Price: $57 per person
Special 3-Course Menu: http://www.queenmary.com/site/assets/files/1550/2016-chelsea.pdf
(Starting at 5PM) (Regular menu is still available)
Parking: Self-parking is $8 with validation and valet parking is $15 with validation (up to 3 hours).
Reservations are strongly recommended.

Mother’s Day “Family Style” Special
Franco
6919 Melrose Ave

Los Angeles, CA 90038
Mimosa or Bellini

Appetizers

Zucchini Blossom
Herb Ricotta Stuffed & Fried Squash Blossoms
Rustic Basil-Tomato, Garlic Focaccia
Salsiccia Casereccia
Roasted Italian Sausage, Rustic Potato & Rapini, Calabria Pepper

Pear Salad
Roasted Anjou Pears, Arugula, Radicchio, Caramelized Walnuts, Gorgonzola, Aged Balsamic

Calamari Fritti
Crispy Fried Calamari, Spicy Tomato

Burrata Caprese
Heirloom Tomato, “Di Stefano Burrata”, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Roasted Pepper, Genovese Pesto

Entrée

Fusilli “Franco’s Mom”
Served with Pork Sausage & Beef Meat Ragu Parmiggiano

Ravioli Zucca
Roasted Butternut Squash, Light Brown Butter cream Sage Sauce, Parmiggiano
Brasato di Manzo
12oz Slow Braised “Creek stone “Short Ribs of Beef Sauté Spinach, Root Vegetables, Wine Reduction
Dessert

Panna Cotta
Fresh Seasonal Berries
Tiramisu
Lady Fingers, Espresso, Liquor
Mascarpone Cheese

Coffee and tea

$ 35.95

Taxes and gratuity not included

The Duke Hotel Newport Beach
4500 MacArthur Blvd
Newport Beach, CA 92660

The Duke Hotel Newport Beach and its signature restaurant Citrus announce a delightful hotel stay package and decadent brunch menu in celebration of Mother’s Day. Guests are invited to treat mom to a relaxing weekend getaway while enjoying a variety of tasty dishes, refreshments and bottomless mimosas on the holiday.

The Mother’s Day Weekend Hotel Package will be offered for a three-night stay Thursday, May 11 through Sunday, May 14 and is priced at $350, with $139 per additional night. The hotel package includes:

Valet parking
Welcome amenity for two people
Mother’s Day brunch at Citrus for two people
$50 gift card redeemable at The Spa Santé and Salon located at the hotel

The Mother’s Day Brunch will be offered from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 14 and is priced at $59 per person, plus tax and gratuity. The special brunch menu includes a complimentary glass of Champagne or mimosa and choices including:

Breakfast Station
Raspberry and Lemon Mascarpone-Stuffed French Toast, Bacon, Breakfast Sausage, Home Fried Potatoes, Tuscan Vegetable Egg Frittata, Muffins, Danishes, Bagels, Breakfast Pastries and Seasonal Fruit Selection

Butcher Board
Sliced Cured Meats, California Cheese Selection, Marinated Olives, Hummus, Rocket Pesto, Tapenades Artichokes, Roasted Peppers and Artisan Breads

Greens
Heirloom Tomato, Fresh Mozzarella Salad, Iceberg Wedge, Feta, Cucumber, Tomato Cucumber Avocado, Watercress Salad, Kale Caesar Salad with Sourdough Croutons, Mixed Greens, Blood Orange Vinaigrette

Sea
Smoked Seafood Display and Accompaniments
Prawn Cocktail, Shucked Oysters, Crab Claws
New Zealand Mussels with Gazpacho Relish
Seafood Poke with Ahi, Shrimp, Salmon, Seaweed Sesame, Soy, Scallions, Kukui Nuts, Chile and Cilantro

Pasta
Interactive Chef Station
Penne Pasta with Spicy Italian Sausage, sweet basil, pear, onions and San Marzano tomato sauce
Northern California Wild Mushroom Gnocchi with aged pecorino, crispy morels and truffle oil

Hot Entrees
Slow Braised Beef Short Ribs with Parmesan Herb Risotto and Citrus Gremolata
Chicken Saltimbocca with Lemon-Thyme Butter Sauce
Asian Barbecued Red Snapper with Bok Choy, Steamed Rice and Garlic Soy Sauce
Roasted Baby Vegetable Medley
Mashed Yukon Gold Potatoes

Carved
Chef Attendant
Roast Breast of Turkey with Orange-Cherry Compote and Pomeray Garlic Aioli
Roasted Rib-Eye with Horseradish, Shallot-Mustard Sauce, Onion Marmalade, Mini Pretzel and Brioche Rolls

Dessert Display
Seasonal Tarts, Cupcakes, Pastries, Assorted Mousse Cups
Spring Truffles and Caramel Confections, Lemon Panna Cotta, Individual Spring Baby Carrot Cakes in Mason Jars, French Macarons, Milk Chocolate and Orange Parfaits, Chocolate Truffle Pops, Strawberry Shortcakes, Pink Champagne Gelée with Fresh Berries and Assorted Decorated Sugar Cookies

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