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Best Places for Mother’s Day Brunch in Orange County

Best Mother's Day Brunch in Orange County

Celebrate your mom on Mother’s Day by taking her to enjoy a beautiful Sunday brunch at one of these premier Orange County dining destinations. She is guaranteed to have an unforgettable Mother’s Day while dining at one of these best places for Mother’s Day brunch in Orange County.


Fairmont Newport Beach
4500 MacArthur Blvd
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Phone:(949) 476-2001

Mother’s Day Brunch will be served on Sunday, May 8, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. in Citrus at Fairmont Newport Beach. The brunch features a salad and appetizer buffet, table side entrée selections and decadent dessert buffet. Menu items include a Dungeness crab frittata, slow roasted peppered New York strip loin and handmade English pea raviolis. Bring the whole family and the children can enjoy their very own buffets and tableside entrée selections.

Mother’s Day Brunch Menu

Salads and Appetizers Buffet

Regionally Inspired European Charcuterie
Spring Bean Salad with Cured Cherry Tomatoes, Pickled Red Onions, Toasted Marcona Almonds
Roasted Fingerling Potato Salad with Tempura Spring Onions, Bacon and Egg Vinaigrette
Mediterranean Pasta Salad
Classic Caesar
Mixed Field Greens
French Country Salads
Locally Smoked Salmon, Prawns, Scallops & Trout
Fresh King Crab Legs, Prawn Cocktail & Snow Crab Claws
Sliced Organic and Exotic Fruits
Local and Domestic Artisan Cheese Display

Table Side Entrée Selections

Dungeness Crab Frittata, Truffles and Camembert, Potato Lyonnais, Spring Peas
Poached Hens Eggs on Speck Ham and Grainy Crumpet, Shaved White Truffle, Caramelized Spring Wild Onions, Chive Blossom Hollandaise
Slow Roasted Peppered New York Strip loin, Prosciutto Whipped Potato, Spring Asparagus
Shallot and Tomato Marmalade
Spring Wild King Salmon, Butter Cream Potatoes, Minted Fava Beans, Candied Kumquats
Handmade English Pea Raviolis, Spring Morel Mushrooms, Cured Tomatoes, Melted Sottocenere

Dessert Buffet

Spring Truffles & Caramel Confections
Lemon Panna Cotta
Individual Spring Baby Carrot Cakes in Mason Jars
Double Chocolate Hazelnut Fudge Cake
Assortment of French Macarons
Milk Chocolate & Orange Parfait
Chocolate Truffle Pops
Strawberry Shortcakes
Grand Marnier Grape Tarts
Cherry Bomb Cream Puffs
Pink Champagne Gelée with Fresh Berries
Assorted Decorated Sugar Cookies
Dueling Chocolate Fountains

Children’s Buffet

Peanut Butter and Jelly Pizza
Ham and Cheese Triangles
Seasonal Fruit Kabobs
Cheese Sticks
Vegetable Crudités

Children’s Entrée Selections

Local Halibut Fish and Chips
Honey Baked Ham with Mashed Potatoes, Baby Carrots
Macaroni and Cheese
Chicken Strips and Fries

Children’s Desserts

Decorated Spring Sugar Cookies
Chocolate Brownies
Vanilla Bean Pudding Cups

Adults $59++ (includes a complimentary Mimosa or Champagne)
Children $24++ (includes a complimentary beverage)

For reservations please call (949) 476-2001 or visit us on Open Table here.


Three Seventy Common Kitchen+Drink
370 Glenneyre Street
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
(949) 494-8686

At Three Seventy Common Kitchen+Drink, the simply delicious special Mother’s Day Brunch will be an intimate family celebration that won’t break the bank. No buffets here and no crowds of people – just a flavorful, comforting three-course meal offering fresh, inventively prepared local flavors.

Three Seventy Common Kitchen+Drink Mother’s Day Brunch
Sunday, May 8, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (Customary dinner served 5 to 9 p.m.)
$45 per person, exclusive of tax and gratuity; $5 for Sunday Specialty Drinks



Spring Vegetable/Chicken/Smoke/Tarragon/Cracker

Fruit + Prosciutto

Avocado Toast

Deviled Egg Salad
Lettuce/Tomato/Herbs/Onion/Dijon Tarragon Vinaigrette

Heirloom Tomato Salad


Crab Benedict
Succotash/Eggs/Béarnaise/Herb/Hot Sauce

Asparagus Potato Frittata

Biscuits + Gravy

French Toast

Spring Scramble
Chicken Confit/Cheese/Vegetables/Herbs

For The Table
Bacon/Sausage + Skillet Potatoes


Toasted Strawberry Cake
Lemon Curd/Smoke/Whipped Cream/Saba

Chocolate Walnut Brownie
Whipped Cream/Chocolate/Anglaise/Fruit


The Ritz Prime Seafood
2801 West Coast Hwy
Newport Beach, CA 92663
(949) 720-1800

For Mother’s Day, The Ritz Prime Seafood, Newport Beach’s newest upscale seafood and steak destination, will feature special holiday Brunch and Dinner a la carte menus. The experience is first class all the way at this newly reinvented luxurious dining room with its modern design, rich accents and floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the yacht-filled harbor. Or, guests can dine and take in the nautical view from the lovely side patio. Culinary Master Phil Kastel and his team have created a celebratory menu offering delicious selections to please all moms and their families – from the iconic Ritz Egg, softly scrambled with smoked salmon and topped with caviar, to signature Grilled Caesar & Prawns to Block Island Swordfish and Filet Medallions.

The Ritz Prime Seafood A La Carte Mother’s Day Brunch
Sunday, May 8, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; live music at the bar from noon to 4 p.m.
Toast Mother with a fine champagne or a thirst-quenching cocktail from the Bloody Mary Bar while enjoying Caviar Selections and Seasonal Oysters on the half shell. For appetizers, choices include Grilled Oysters, Tempura Veggie Roll, Aki Tuna Poke and more. Brunch entrees offered are the Ritzy Bison Burger with foie gras, shishito aioli and onion marmalade; Short Rib Hash & Eggs; Smoked Salmon Benedict; Egg White Omelette; Lobster Benedict; and Brioche French Toast. Other entree selections: The Ritz Seafood Salad, Grilled Lobster, Pork Tomahawk Chop and other hearty dishes. For dessert, guests may enjoy the restaurant’s irresistible signature toasted, eight-layer Coconut Cake atop passion fruit puree.

Mother’s Day Dinner A La Carte at The Ritz Prime Seafood
Sunday, May 8, from 5 to 10 p.m.
For Mother’s Day tributes, a curated wine list, beer and sake choices and hand-crafted fresh cocktails like Heat on the Harbor (Absolut Vodka, cucumber, basil and Serrano chili) are offered. Start the celebration with The Ritz Tower, which allows guests to create their own chilled seafood masterpiece to share. Or, guests may opt for starters such as the famous Ritz Egg, Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail or Rainbow Roll with hamachi, salmon, tuna, crab and avocado. Entrees feature sustainable fish selections including John Dory, Faroe Salmon, Block Island Swordfish, Grilled Lobster and Chilean Sea Bass – all served with special accompanying sauces. For meat lovers, selections are Jidori Chicken, Dry Aged Prime NY Strip, Filet Medallions and Pork Tomahawk Chop. Sides and salads offered are The Ritz Caesar & Prawns, Taleggio Mac & Cheese, Creamed Corn, Grilled Asparagus and more. Sticky Toffee Pudding, Chocolate Flourless Cake and the Ritz’s heavenly Coconut Cake are sweet ending options.

Gift Card Promotion
April 18 to June 19
As a special gift for her – and the gift giver – guests can purchase a $100 gift card and then receive a $20 promotional dining card. This promotion is available for both website purchases of EGift cards and traditional gift cards available online and in the restaurant.


The Island Hotel / Oak Grill
690 Newport Center Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660
(949) 759-0808

For their special day, Island Hotel Newport Beach is prepared to treat mothers like royalty. First, there’s the idyllic beach town setting of the hotel to set the mood. Then there is the lavish Brunch at Oak Grill. Chef Marc Johnson’s team really knows how to throw a party that is super delicious and lots of fun for the whole family, complete with entertainment, bottomless mimosas and a gift for mom. And, for an ultra-pampering present, the Spa is offering a “Celebrate Mom” experience for two that comes with sparkling wine, and for those expecting to be a new mom, a blissful treatment for “Mother To Be.”

Mother’s Day Brunch at Oak Grill
Sunday, May 8, from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
This holiday brunch is designed to please all mothers and their families – adorned with lovely spring flower arrangements and a wide array of free-standing, bountiful food stations. The Carving Stations feature Grilled Beef Filet, Market Fresh Fish and Herb-Roasted Chicken. There’s also a Custom Omelet Station; All-Your-Favorites Breakfast Station; Yogurt Parfait Station; Oyster Bar; Artisan Cheese and Charcuterie Table; as well as an Interactive Dessert Station. Live acoustical music and Bottomless Mimosas are part of the celebration, along with a $10 Bloody Mary bar.
$75 Adult price includes bottomless mimosas; $25 for children 5 to12. Price excludes tax and gratuity. Reservations encouraged. Call 949.760.4920 or visit

Mother’s Day Spa Specials at Island Hotel Newport Beach:

Celebrate Mom
A perfect pampering treatment for mothers and daughters or moms and friends. It includes two relaxation massages, two customized individual facials plus sparkling wine.
120 minutes: $550, excludes tax and gratuity

Mother To Be
For expectant mothers, this massage relieves pregnancy aches and pains, soothes tired feet and relieves stress while delivering a calming bliss.
60 minutes $150; $300 with Customized Facial, excludes tax and gratuity

For Spa appointments and gift certificates, call 949.760.4992.


Hotel Irvine / EATS Kitchen & Bar
17900 Jamboree Rd
Irvine, CA 92614
(888) 230-4452

At independent lifestyle Hotel Irvine, spring brings new must-go-to creative food and wine events including Your Mom Rocks Mother’s Day Party, which includes straight-from-mom’s recipe book fare, endless mimosas, selfie sticks and a gift for that special lady. Starting in April are fun, creative experiences including Tacos Twos Day offered at EATS Kitchen & Bar and at Red Bar and Lounge, $1 Buck Shuck oysters all night long on Wednesdays, Meat Your Match sausage nights on Thursdays and AYCE (all-you-can-eat) Mussel Fridays. California Wine Nights on specific nights in April, May and June will feature wines from Sonoma-Cutrer, Charles de Cazanove and Swanson Winery, respectively, paired with a five-course dinner created by Chef Jason Montelibano.

Your Mom Rocks Mother’s Day Party
Sunday, May 8, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Hotel Irvine is throwing the Mother’s Day honoree a party to celebrate how awesome she really is. Sunday brunch gets a little touch of style with an outdoor affair centered around simply having a blast. Guests can dig in to brunch favorites straight from mom’s recipe book like cinnamon crunch French toast, spinach and goat cheese quiche, roasted rack of lamb, crepes and Yorkshire pudding. Guests celebrate with endless mimosas, capture a few in-the-moment memories with selfie sticks and take home a gift created just for the rock star in their life.
$59 per adult, $15 per child ages 5 to 12. Pricing excludes tax and service charge. For more information, call 888-230-4452 or visit Reservations and tickets can be purchased online. Advance payment required.


The Ranch at Laguna Beach
31106 Coast Hwy
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
(949) 499-2271

$85 per person, and $35 for children under 12
(Complimentary sparkling wine for all moms)


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

Sunday, May 8
9 am – 3 pm

Adults — $75 pp, includes bottomless Champagne & Mimosas
Children 12 & under — $35


  • Smoked Fish Station – Gravlax, scallops, trout and salmon with dill mustard sauce, sliced red onions, capers, cream cheese, sliced tomatoes & toasted bagels.
  • Sabbath Boat Station – Ahi Poke, shrimp cocktail, ceviche, oysters in the half shell and chilled king crab legs with cocktail sauce, lemon and Tabasco
  • 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 & Portobello mushrooms.
  • Salad Bar & Fresh Fruit
  • Cooked-to-order Omelets – Country ham, sausage, bacon and bay shrimp. Shredded cheddar, Swiss, and jack cheeses. Diced tomatoes, onions, mushrooms, spinach and fresh cut peppers. Pico de gallo, salsa verde & salsa rojo.
  • Pancake Station – Maple syrup, whipped cream. Blueberries, chocolate chips, M&M’s, nuts and banana slices in Mickey or Minnie Mouse design.
  • Crepe Station – Freshly baked sweet (Nutella, strawberries, blackberries & fresh cream) & savory (Ratatouille with goat cheese) crepes
  • Carving Station – Filet of beef with green peppercorn sauce and ham with sweet pineapple relish
  • Hot of the Skillet – Smoked bacon, sausage, sliced ham steak, breakfast potatoes, roasted fingerling potatoes, scrambled eggs, Blintzes, baby spring vegetables, salmon with Grand Marnier soy sauce, roasted whole chicken with natural Jus, beef sliders and tater tots for the kiddos.
  • Dessert Display – Fruit tartlets, Éclairs, Tiramisu, cheese cake squares, assorted Bundtinis, chocolate fountain and marshmallows, strawberries, Oreos, vanilla wafers & crispy rice crispy treats.


Bistango Restaurant
19100 Von Karman Avenue
Irvine, CA 92612

Mother’s day 3-course Prix-Fixe
Sunday, May 8

Lunch – 11am – 3pm
Dinner – 5pm – 9pm
Live Entertainment – 6pm – 10pm

$58 pp, includes a glass of bubbly

First Course — Choice of one

Spring Shoots Salad with peas, corn, and daikon sprouts, citrus honey vinaigrette, sunchoke chips, p’tit basque cheese

Artichoke Bisque with crab and chive

Grilled Asparagus with ricotta, porcini & olive vinaigrette

Entrée– Choice of one

Lobster Risotto with corn, roasted tomato, and brandy

Rib-Eye Cap Steak with morel mushrooms and English peas

Wild Salmon with orange braised fennel, gold potato purée, and fritti shallots

Dessert — Any dessert from our regular menu (excluding soufflés)

Children’s (12 & under) Menu

$19 — Choice of one entrée and dessert of chocolate chip cookies & vanilla ice cream

· Cheese Pizza

· Margherita Pizza

· Penne Pasta with Butter & Parmesan Cheese

· Spaghetti Pork-Bolognese

· Chicken Fingers and French Fries


SOCIAL Costa Mesa
512 W 19th Street
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
(949) 642-2425

SOCIAL is celebrating moms with brunch on Sunday, May 8. Executive Chef Brian Jenzer has delicious, spring-inspired items on the a la carte menu like Avocado Toast with creme fraiche, confit cherry tomatoes, pea tendrils, radish, and tarragon; Cinnamon French Toast with brioche, summer berries, and maple syrup; and more. For every mom that dines for brunch, SOCIAL will treat them to a complimentary glass of champagne or dessert. To reserve, please call the restaurant at 949.642.2425.


AnQi by House of An
South Coast Plaza
3333 Bristol St
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 557-5679

Sunday May 8, 2016 – Brunch 11:30 am–3:00 pm; à la Carte Dinner Menu & Specials 11:30 am–9:00 pm

This Mother’s Day AnQi celebrates with a special brunch and dinner menu. Chef’s creations include Bacon-Wrapped Jumbo Prawn ($19), Olive Oil Poached Salmon Salad ($22), Pan Seared Chilean Sea Bass ($36) and Kumquat Crème Brûlée ($9). Brunch only selections include Ginger French Toast ($12), Eggs on Bao Benedict ($15) and Upside Organic Hen Egg Quiche ($16). AnQi’s full à la carte menu will be available all day.

Prices vary per selection (tax and gratuity not included)


Marché Moderne
South Coast Plaza
3333 Bristol St #3001
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 434-7900

Sunday May 8, 2016 – Lunch 11:30 am–2:30 pm; Dinner 5:30 pm–8:00 pm

Celebrate Mother’s Day at Marché Moderne with a special three-course pre-fixe lunch or select from the French bistros seasonal à la carte small plates, entrees and desserts.

Prices vary per selection (tax and gratuity not included)


695 Town Center Dr
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 463-6060

Sunday, May 8, 2016 – Pre-fixe Mother’s Day Lunch 11:00–2:30 pm; à la Carte Dinner Menu 5:00–11:00 pm

Take Mom on a culinary journey across Spain with Vaca’s special prix fixe Mother’s Day lunch. First course selections include Gazpacho de Uvas Verde, Ensalada de Tomate con Queso Cabra or Esparagos Fritos with 5 minute egg. For your second course, choose between Chuleta De Cerdo with Argentinian chimichurri, Pechuga de Pato with huckleberry jus or Halibut a la Parilla. For dessert, enjoy creamy espresso flan, Pavlova or coconut panna cotta with mango sorbet. Innovative cocktails and an extensive wine list available.

Three-course prix fixe $60 per person; à la carte prices and beverages vary per selection (tax and gratuity not included)


The Capital Grille
South Coast Plaza
3333 Bristol St
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 432-1140

Sunday May 8, 2016 – Brunch 10:30 am–3:00 pm; à la Carte Dinner Menu 10:30 am– 9:00 pm

Enjoy a lovely three-course pre-fixe brunch menu, starting with soup, salad or smoked salmon. Next choose an entree such as The Grille’s lobster frittata, dry aged NY strip with fried egg, 8oz. filet mignon or pan-seared salmon with citrus crab salad. End with a delicious dessert such as flourless chocolate espresso cake, crème brûlée or fresh seasonal berries with vanilla cream. Freshly squeezed juices, tea, coffee and soda are included or add one of Capital Grille’s special Signature Cocktails for $7. Children will enjoy a kid friendly three-course menu of fruit or salad, entrée (chicken fingers, mac’n’cheese, mini cheeseburgers, French toast or scrambled eggs) and housemade cookies and ice cream for dessert.

Three-course menu $49 per adult, $15 per child (tax and gratuity not included)


Seasons 52
South Coast Plaza
3333 Bristol St #2802
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 437-5252

Sunday May 10, 2015 from Mother’s Day Brunch 10:00 am–1:00 pm; à la Carte Menu 10:00 am–10:00 pm

Known for its seasonally inspired calorie-aware menu, Season’s 52 special Mother’s Day Brunch features chef creations including smoked salmon flatbread – 480 cal ($14), s52 eggs Benedict – 680 cal ($14 or add poached lobster for $9.90), brick oven brioche French toast with blueberry-infused maple syrup and whiskey-smoked brown sugar pecans – 790 cal ($14), vegetable frittata – 380 cal ($14), shakshuka with chorizo – 620 cal ($14), shrubby Mary cocktail made with crop organic tomato vodka – 200 cal ($10.50), white peach or raspberry prosecco Bellini – 170 cal ($11) and more. The full à la carte dinner menu will be available all day.

Prices vary per selection (tax and gratuity not included)


Mastro’s Steakhouse
633 Anton Blvd
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 546-7405

Sunday May 8, 2016 from 4:00 pm–10:00 pm – Mother’s Day Dinner

World-class service and a highly acclaimed fine-dining menu featuring USDA prime-aged beef, succulent seafood and classic steakhouse sides make Morton’s an excellent choice for Mother’s Day dinner.

Full à la carte menu available (tax and gratuity not included)


Morton’s The Steakhouse
1641 Sunflower Ave
Santa Ana, CA 92704
(714) 444-4834

Sunday May 8, 2016 from 5:00 pm–10:00 pm – Mother’s Day Steak and Lobster

Spoil Mom with Morton’s surf-n-turf steak and lobster duo this Mother’s Day. The special entree will feature a succulent steak alongside a cold-water lobster tail with drawn butter. The full à la carte menu will also be available.

Steak and Lobster $55; à la carte prices vary per selection (tax and gratuity not included)


Royal Khyber Fine Indian Cuisine
1621 Sunflower Ave
Santa Ana, CA 92704
(714) 436-1010

Sunday May 8, 2016 – Brunch from 11:00 am–2:00 pm; àla Carte Dinner Menu 5:30–9:30 pm

Royal Khyber’s Sunday brunch buffet features 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.

Prices vary per selection (tax and gratuity not included)


Darya Fine Persian Cuisine
3800 S Plaza Dr
Santa Ana, CA 92704
(714) 557-6600

Sunday May 8, 2016 from 12:00 pm–9:30 pm – Mother’s Day Dining

Darya’s will offer its full à la carte menu along with some special touches just for Mom.

Prices vary per selection (tax and gratuity not included)


CUCINA enoteca Irvine
532 Fortune Dr
Irvine, CA 92618
(949) 861-2222

Treat your mother to the bohemian perfection of CUCINA enoteca Irvine. Chef de Cuisine Tony Trujillo has prepared a delicious brunch menu, including such mouth-watering dishes as smoked salmon carbonara and blueberry tarragon waffles, along with some additional Mother’s Day specialities that are sure to leave her feeling extra loved. Enjoy a glass of bubbly from their extensive wine list of over 250 American and European wines while toasting to your mom and all she does.

A la Carte Brunch Options Include:
Monkey Bread
Fried Hen Eggs + Hash
Breakfast Pizza
Eggs Benny Caprese
Smoked Salmon Carbonara
Blueberry + Tarragon Waffle
Parmesan Waffle + Fried Chicken
Sunday Ragu

Plus Daily Specials!
Brunch and complimentary confection bag giveaway from 11am-2pm
*For reservations please call 949-861-2222 or visit


CUCINA enoteca Newport Beach
951 Newport Center Dr
Newport Beach, CA 92660
(949) 706-1416

CUCINA enoteca Newport Beach invites you to brunch in style this Mother’s Day. Sip deliciously crafted cocktails prepared table side with the roving Bellini Cart or tap into the avant grade collection with the Black as Night Cocktail. All mothers will receive a complimentary bag of confections while enjoying delectable brunch offerings including Chef de Cuisine Cesar Sarmiento’s specialty antipasti bar. Whether it’s lounging on their gorgeous alfresco patio or indulging inside their vibrant dining room you’re sure to have a Mother’s Day to remember.

Choice of entree + antipasti bar for $28:

Fennel Sausage + Rosemary Biscuit

Prosciutto Cotto + Pancetta ‘Monte Cristo’

Asparagus + Prosciutto Pizza

Grilled Shrimp + Marscapone Polenta

Steak + Fried Egg

CE Frittata

Sweet Crespelle

Savory Crespelle

Everything Bagel Rotolo

Brunch and complimentary confection bag giveaway from 11am-2pm
*For reservations please call 949-706-1416 or visit


Hilton Anaheim
777 Convention Way
Anaheim, California

The enchantment of Merry Olde England returns to Hilton Anaheim when the hotel’s British-themed Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch once again delights guests on Sunday, May 8th, 2016. Back again this year by popular demand, the royal brunch will be served in the hotel’s Mix Restaurant and Lounge from 10:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. and promises to be as entertaining as it is scrumptious. In addition to “Queen Mum for a Day,” Hilton Anaheim will provide a “Mum’s Suite” for Mom to relax and receive some pampering on her special day. For more information or to make a reservation, please call 714-750-4231 or visit

No Mother’s Day would be complete without a “Mum’s Suite” for Moms to spend some quiet time—before or after brunch—relaxing with a complimentary neck and shoulder massage and indulge in a glass of sparkling wine and a gourmet chocolate-covered strawberry.

In keeping with the royal theme, the exquisite brunch will feature items like Baked Oxford Ham, Bangers and Welsh Bacon, Corned Beef Hash, The Queen Classic Pork Cassoulet, Cambridge Smoked Salmon, local farmer’s market salads and traditional breakfast fare, as well as some of the Queen’s favorites, including quiche and scones, plus an assortment of mini cakes and Buckingham Palace goodies. There will also be a fun and delicious children’s menu.

For reservations, visit the dining section at to book your reservation via The cost is $52 per adult guest and $57 with sparkling wine service. The cost for children 12 and under is $20. Tax and gratuity are not included. Complimentary valet and self-parking is offered to all brunch guests.


FIG & OLIVE Newport Beach
151 Newport Center Dr.
Newport Beach, CA 92660

Founder Laurent Halasz’s olive oil oasis FIG & OLIVE Newport Beach is a love letter to his mother, Francine, and his childhood memories of strolling with her through picturesque farmer’s markets along the coastal Riviera.

This Motherกฏs Day (Sunday, May 8, 2016), Halasz invites locals to delight in four-course prix-fixe brunch ($40*) and dinner ($48*) menus alongside a passion fruit flavored cocktail, the Yellow Lilly ($12*).

Select prix-fixe items include:
Petite Burrata & Asparagus
burrata, asparagus, snow pea, hazelnut, arugula, micro-basil, and blood orange emulsion

Crab Salad
jumbo lump crab, celery, celeriac, snow peas, green apples, lime, cilantro, scallion, horseradish, and pink pepper

Sea Scallops
crisply seared scallops seasoned with breeze spice, carrot-orange puree, roasted orange segments, honey heirloom carrots, and charmoula

To add, Halasz encourages guests to handpick their Mother’s Day gifts from FIG & OLIVE’s elegant retail collection available for sale in the restaurant or online which offers everything from meyer lemon olive oil to tea-infused spices to the brands eponymous cookbook,

Sunday, May 8, 2016

Prix-Fixe Brunch: $40
Prix-Fixe Dinner: $48
Yellow Lilly: $12


Del Frisco’s Grille Irvine
772 Fortune Drive
Irvine, CA 92618
(949) 341-0376

The prime rib is $42 and consists of a slow Roasted & Hand Carved Roasted Ribeye, Herb Peppercorn Crust, Hand- Mashed Potatoes, Horseradish Spiked Cream Sauce & Natural Beef Au Jus.


Bayside Restaurant
900 Bayside Drive
Newport Beach

MAY 8, 2016
10:30 AM – 4 PM

3-Course Champagne Brunch
$56.75 per Person plus Tax & Gratuity





3-Course KIDS MENU
$21.75 – Children 12 or younger)

Asparagus Soup or Heart of Romaine Salad

Crispy Chicken OR “Curly” Pasta Alfredo OR Grilled Salmon

Vanilla Ice Cream


Anaheim White House
887 South Anaheim Blvd
Anaheim, CA 92805

11am – 9pm

Full dinner menu will be offered all day, including Anaheim White House favorites:


North Atlantic scallops, fresh cilantro, red onions, lemon juice, lime juice

Fresh linguine pasta, extra virgin olive oil, roasted garlic, cured grey mullet

Thinly sliced raw beef, extra virgin olive oil, fresh Parmesan shavings, micro green garnish, mustard


VENISON – All natural New Zealand rack of venison, red currant, raspberry coulis, orange sauce (lower in fat content than beef)

ROMEO & JULIET LOVERS – Poached 4 oz. Atlantic lobster tail in a Champagne sauce paired with 4 oz filet mignon with Italian Gorgonzola cheese

PRIME RIB – 12 oz. all natural & hormone free, Prime Rib, onions, garlic, fresh herbs, oven roasted over rock salt

RAVIOLI FORMAGGIO – Ricotta & Pecorino cheese filled ravioli prepared with an Italian Porcini mushroom sauce
SALMON CHOCOLAT – Steamed Atlantic salmon, Bruno’s creation of Belgium “white chocolate mashed potato”, Japanese ginger, orange, citrus beurre blanc

LOBSTER CIOPPINO – Frutti di Mare fresh mélange of seafood including whitefish, shrimp, calamari topped with Lobster tail

Gluten free and vegan options available.


American Tea Room’s
Fashion Island
549 Newport Center Dr
Newport Beach, CA 92660
(949) 432-6006

American Tea Room’s Tea Free for Mom promotion. Taking place on Sunday, May 8th at the Fashion Island location near Neiman Marcus, any mother that stops by the tea shop and café will be treated to a complimentary classic or signature tea with the purchase of another beverage. Highlights include the American Beauty Organic White Tea with colorful rose petals and flecks of mint leaf or the Chamomile Blossoms Organic Herbal Tea offering calming qualities. Guests can pair these rare and exotic teas curated by CEO David Barenholtz with a selection of pastries and desserts from Culinary Director Valerie Gordon of Valerie Confections.


The Blind Pig Kitchen + Bar
31431 Santa Margarita Pkwy.
Rancho Santa Margarita,CA

As a tribute to mother’s everywhere, The Blind Pig is offering an extra special Mother’s Day brunch menu on Sunday, May 8. Pulling together the staff’s moms’ all-time favorite dishes from menus past, Executive Chef Karl Pfleider will offer options like Gnocchi and Chicken with Alfredo sauce, Spicy Thai Glass Noodle Salad, Asparagus with Lemon Caper Vinaigrette, Chile Relleno, and more. To make a reservation, please call the restaurant at 949.888.0072.


Mastro’s Ocean Club, Newport Beach
8112 East Coast Hwy
Newport Beach, CA 92657
(949) 376-6990

Mother’s Day – May 8th Brunch 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Mastro’s brunch menu will be available from 10a.m. – 3:00 p.m. on Mother’s Day Sunday, May 8th. The menu features brunch favorites, but with a decadent Mastro’s twist, of course. Entrées include Maine Lobster Benedict, Lox and Bagel and an Egg White Omelette, and can be paired with sides such as Thick Cut Nueske’s Bacon and an Artisan Pastry Basket. To not forget the libations for Mom – Mastro’s will be offering bubbly cocktails all morning, such as a Peach Bellini and Sparkling Sunrise. Those who love the classic bloody’s for brunch, Mastro’s Basil Mary and Bloody Maria are a great way to start the day.


The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar (Tustin & Newport Beach)
Celebrate Mother’s Day the Winery Way! The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar will be hosting a very special brunch to honor Mom at both their Tustin and Newport Beach locations on Sunday, May 8 from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. They will be featuring a special 3-Course Brunch Menu courtesy of Executive Chef Yvon Goetz with dishes that are sure to satisfy. Prices and menus vary by location. Their variety of Sunday Brunch items intend to transport guests to a relaxing Napa or Sonoma getaway, with the added bonus of offering up the incredible hospitality that can only be found at The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar. To learn more or to make your reservation, please call their Tustin location at (714) 258-7600 or their Newport Beach location at (949) 999-6622.


Haven Gastropub (Orange)
Treat Mom to a meal to remember courtesy of Haven Gastropub! Located in historic Old Towne Orange, this beloved establishment known for its extensive beverage program – featuring an expansive craft beer selection and boutique wines – offers dishes laden with fresh, awe-inspiring ingredients to ensure that every patron’s tastes are met. Join them on Sunday, May 8 as Executive Chef Greg Daniels showcases a menu fit to offer up a truly memorable Mother’s Day. Haven prides itself in exhibiting a menu that offers a blend of old world European fare with a modern American twist resulting in a refreshing combination of treasured dishes from around the world fused with familiar, stateside staples. Trust us when we say that this will be one Mother’s Day that you and yours won’t soon forget. To make reservations, please call (714) 221-0680.


Driftwood Kitchen (Laguna Beach)
This Mother’s Day, treat Mom to an unforgettable Brunch at Driftwood Kitchen. Chef Rainer Schwarz has prepared a lavish seaside buffet with Mom in mind on Sunday, May 8th from 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. The special brunch is priced at $65 for adults, $25 for children, and free for kids under the age of 6. The extravagant buffet will feature various stations including a Hot Station with eggs benedict, breakfast sausages, applewood smoked bacon and grilled veggies; a Cold Station with house-baked breakfast pastries, iced seafood display, fruit, cheese & charcuterie, and fresh salads; a Live Action Station featuring made-to-order omelets and egg scrambles; a Carving Station with whole-roasted Greater Omaha Prime Rib and New Zealand Rack of Lamb; a Fish Station featuring Branzino Filet & Ora King Salmon; a Kids Station with French Toast, Mac ’n Cheese, and Chicken Fingers; and finally a Dessert Station which includes made-to-order crepes and various pastries. Reservations are highly recommended and can be made by calling (949) 715-7700.


The Deck on Laguna Beach (Laguna Beach)
The beautiful Pacific Ocean is the perfect backdrop to enjoy Mother’s Day. Guests can look forward to ocean-to-table favorites prepared by Chef Rainer Schwarz, hand-crafted cocktails and an unparalleled view of Laguna Beach. For inquiries, please call, (949) 494-6700.


Prego Ristorante (Irvine)
Prego Ristorante will feature a Tuscan-style Mother’s Day family buffet brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 8th. The spread is priced at $39.95 for adults, $19.95 for children 7-12 years old and free for those 6 years and younger – making it a family destination for this special holiday. Guests can add bottomless Bloody Marys or Bellinis for just $8.95. The buffet brunch includes Made-to-Order Omelet Bar, Seasonal Insalate Bar, Antipasti, Freshly Made Pastas, Carni Calde, Prime Rib Carving Station and Italian Pastries. Regular dinner service will also be available on Mother’s Day for those wishing to celebrate in the evening.


Waterman’s Harbor (Dana Point)
Celebrate Mom’s Special Day at the beautiful Dana Point Harbor on Sunday, May 8th. Chef Michael J. Doctulero has an incredible buffet planned featuring fresh seafood, prime rib, traditional breakfast items and mouthwatering desserts. Guests can add mimosas for just $10. Mother’s Day Brunch is available for Adults priced at $55 per person and children priced at $20 per person. For reservations, please call (949) 764-3474.


LUCCA (Irvine)
Lucca Cafe will once again offer their fabulous Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch Buffet on Sunday, May 8th. From 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., the restaurant will offer a full buffet featuring salads, breakfast items, a lavish dessert display, and so much more. Lucca’s Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet is priced at $39.95 per person, $44.95 including Champagne, and children under 12 pay their age. Reservations are required and can be made by calling (949)725-1773.


Provenance (Newport Beach)
On Sunday, May 8th, Provenance will offer a special Mother’s Day Prix-Fixe Champagne Brunch from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Priced at $49 per guest, the four-course menu features an array of new specials and classic brunch favorites followed by a lavish dessert buffet featuring Chef Cathy Pavlos’ mini Euro pastries. Kids menus and vegetarian options are available. Reservations are required and can be made by calling (949) 718-0477.


SOL Cocina (Newport Beach)
Pamper mom this year with an incredible brunch at SOL Cocina. Executive Chef Deborah Schneider’s is offering unique twists on a variety of Mexican favorites, such as SOL Chilaquiles Verde, Crab and Shrimp Cakes Benedicto, Huevos Rancheros, and Soufflé Carlotta. To complement the brunch experience, SOL’s bar creates spectacular hand-crafted to order fresh fruit margaritas, micheladas, mango mimosas and cocktails inspired by the authentic, seasonal flavors of the menu. For reservations, please call(949) 675-9800.


Babette’s (Newport Beach)
Make your Mother’s Day a memorable one by enjoying the picturesque sights and sounds of the Newport Coast while indulging in a spectacular meal. Join Babette’s Newport Beach on Sunday, May 8 from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. as they provide guests with an unforgettable culinary experience in honor of one of the most supportive women in our lives: Mom. They will be featuring their regular meal time offerings as well as a special a la carte menu for those looking to enhance their experience. Featuring only the finest in locally sourced ingredients, Babette’s focus is on providing patrons with clean food in an eclectic, cutting edge environment. Their dining room features both family-style and intimate seating to cater to anyone’s needs. For reservations, please call (949) 715-9915.


poqetDONUTS (Irvine)
Show Mom some love this Mother’s Day by granting her the gift of fresh, artisan doughnuts from poqetDONUTS! Make them a part of your festivities by stopping by on Sunday, May 8 and picking up your very own assortment of their vibrantly delicious signature creations. They will also be featuring a line of special, Mother’s Day themed doughnuts that will be sure to brighten up your loved one’s day! Located in Irvine, this artisan doughnut shop is sure to have everything you need to bring just the right amount of sweetness to any festivity. To learn more, please call (949) 932-0800.


Sapphire Laguna (Laguna Beach)
This Mother’s Day, leave the festivities to Sapphire Laguna! Located in picturesque Laguna Beach, Sapphire Laguna offers guests the opportunity to enjoy their charming courtyard and savor the views of the Pacific Ocean making it the perfect location for an unforgettable Mother’s Day meal. Join them on Sunday, May 8 during normal business hours and get ready to treat you and yours to a meal full of incredible food, beautiful sites and a great ambience. Guests will get to enjoy a special Brunch menu and Dinner menu featuring fresh appetizers, hearty entrees and delectable desserts! Reservations are required. To make yours, please call (949) 715-9888 or email [email protected]


ADYA (Anaheim)
Add some spice to your Mother’s Day menu with ADYA! Located inside the bustling Anaheim Packing House, Executive Chef Shachi Mehra showcases dishes laden with bold spices and flavorful ingredients, all of which are sure to put a Spring in your step and a song in your mother’s heart. Join ADYA on Sunday, May 8 during their normal business hours from 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. and get ready to enjoy their variety of delicious dishes. To learn more, please call (714) 533-2392.


solita Tacos & Margaritas (Huntington Beach)
Looking for the perfect meal to honor Mom this Mother’s Day? Look no further. solita Tacos & Margaritas is the perfect meal time destination! Featuring incredible dishes and a vibrant atmosphere, this sophisticated Mexican restaurant has everything you need to commemorate one of the most beautiful and celebrated holidays of the year. Located inside Huntington Beach’s prized Bella Terra Plaza, Executive Chef Deborah Schneider features dishes laden with the freshest in bold and tantalizing ingredients to bring a piece of Baja to this unique space. Whether you choose to make them your Brunch time haven or enjoy them for Lunch or Dinner, join them on Sunday, May 8 and get ready to indulge in their variety of mouthwatering dishes. To learn more or to make reservations, please call (714) 894-2792.


Il Dolce (Costa Mesa)
Join Il Dolce Pizzeria on Sunday, May 8 to ensure that you and your family have a Mother’s Day to remember! Executive Chef Roberto Bignes offers a menu showcasing only the finest in organic, fresh ingredients to ensure that every guest’s dining experience remains enjoyable to the very last bite. Featuring everything from classic antipasti to authentically made pizza, their menu is the personification of classic, gourmet Italian food. Their dining room includes both family style and intimate seating to ensure that every guest is treated to the experience they desire. To make reservations, please call (949) 200-9107.


PUBlic 74 (San Juan Capistrano)
This Mother’s Day, leave the festivities to PUBlic 74! Located in the idyllic town of San Juan Capistrano, PUBlic 74 offers guests the opportunity to enjoy their rustic dining room making it the perfect location for an unforgettable Mother’s Day meal. Join them on Sunday, May 8 during normal business hours and get ready to treat you and yours to a meal full of craft eats & cocktails, beautiful sites and a great ambience. Reservations are encouraged. To make yours, please call (949) 481-2723.


Anaheim Packing House
440 S. Anaheim Blvd.
Anaheim, CA 92814
(714) 533-7225
Cost: $40/person
One of Anaheim’s famous foodie gems, Anaheim Packing House is the perfect spot to treat your culinary-loving mom this year. A gourmet present in itself, this contemporary food hall boasts two-dozen innovative food purveyors. Opt to progressively dine or stay and linger at a special Mother’s Day Brunch hosted in their private dining room, Cooks Chapel from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mom’s will receive a rose upon arrival, and be treated to bottomless mimosas while listening to beautiful music from a live harpist. After brunch, check out other hot spots like Popbar, Pandor Bakery, Han’s Homemade Ice Cream, and Crepe Coop to satisfy mom’s sweet tooth.


THE RANCH Restaurant and Saloon
1025 E. Ball Road
Anaheim, CA 92805
(714) 817 4200
Cost: $75/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 handcrafted ravioli, blue crab benedict, coconut Belgian waffles and much more. Make sure to call for a reservation soon because spots fill up quickly!


The Anaheim White House
887 S. Anaheim Blvd.
Anaheim, CA 92805
(714) 772-1381
Choose an afternoon or evening reservation and bring the family to the iconic Anaheim White House to savor delicious Italian cuisine. Open from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m.; legendary Chef Bruno is offering his full dinner menu including house favorites; beef carpaccio or scallop ceviche to start, followed by entrees of fresh seafood, pastas and steaks.


House of Blues Anaheim
1530 Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 778-2583
Cost: Adults: $44; Children: $20
Does your mom rock? Mother’s Day Gospel Brunch at the 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, plus build your own bloody marys will be on the menu. 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
(714) 550-0906
Cost: Adults: $39.95; Children: $17.95
Curate an elegant outing at Bowers Museum at their award-winning restaurant Tangata. Sunday brunch begins between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., featuring Chef Harri’s favorites: Chicken Apple Sausage Hash, Red Wine Braised Short Ribs and a Pancake action station. To burn off the calories, take mom on a stroll to view Bowers art exhibits like Mummies of the World or Ancient Arts of China: A 5000-Year-old Legacy. (Access to museum not included with brunch ticket purchase)


Nixon Library
18001 Yorba Linda Blvd.
Yorba Linda, CA 92886
(714) 364-1161
Cost: Adults: $55; 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 breakfast stations, salad and dessert stations, and live music to accompany your meal. 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 10:30 a.m. with brunch being served at 11:00 a.m.


Tangerine Grill & Patio at The Anabella Hotel
1030 W. Katella Ave.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 905-1050
Cost: $25/person
Considered to be Anaheim’s own little oasis, the Tangerine Grill & Patio is the ideal peaceful escape to enjoy your day with Mom. Mother’s Day Brunch will begin early at 6:30 a.m. and feature a starter, entrée, glass of champagne, mimosa, or orange juice, all included with the purchase of your ticket.


San Diego/ Los Angeles


Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhouse welcomes families to celebrate Mother’s Day with a culinary journey through Southern Brazil. Guests can enjoy selections such as the house specialty picanha sirloin, filet mignon, ribeye, lamb chops, center cut bone-in pork chop, and chicken wrapped in bacon. As a special gift, Moms who dine on Mother’s Day weekend will receive a Dining Card good for a complimentary lunch or dinner on their next visit*.

The Mother’s Day menu is comprised of a variety of simply seasoned meats that are carefully fire-roasted and served tableside by authentic gaucho chefs. Additionally, Fogo offers a gourmet Market Table & Feijoada Bar, which includes seasonal salads, soup, fresh vegetables, feijoada (traditional black bean stew with rice, fresh orange and yucca flour), and much more. Southern Brazilian side dishes such as pão de queijo (warm cheese bread), crispy hot polenta, and caramelized bananas are served family style. To further complement the dining experience, the restaurant offers an award-winning wine list, tempting dessert menu, and creative and classic cocktails. Guests can also choose between lighter seafood selections, or enjoy the gourmet Market Table only option.

Fogo welcomes families of all sizes to celebrate their mothers on May 8. All locations will extend their hours, opening all day with seatings from 11:00am until 9:00pm. Meals for children six years of age and under are complimentary, and children seven to 12 years of age dine at half price for the Full Churrasco Experience. For information about specific locations or regarding group and private dining, visit

Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhouse
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Sunday, May 8, 2015

Mother’s Day pricing varies by location, see:

Children six years of age and under enjoy complimentary dining for the prix fixe churrasco menu, and children seven to 12 years of age dine at half price.

Reservations recommended.


Mimi’s Cafe

Mimi’s will celebrate Mom and those special to her by pampering her like they do in France, with a three-course menu, free pastry, gifts and a relaxing time with loved ones. Moms will receive a French Herb Heart-Shaped Palmier (French pastry) in every bread basket, a take-home muffin square to enjoy later and a Mimi’s French herb seed packet with the French Herb Palmier recipe on the back. And the celebration isn’t over yet.

To celebrate Mom again, Mimi’s will invite guests back to celebrate through May 29, Mother’s Day in France, with a free entrée.

Explains Stewart Slocum, CMO of Mimi’s, “Honoring our French heritage and love of Mothers everywhere, Mimi’s gives a reason to celebrate with the Moms in our lives twice by welcoming our Mother’s Day celebrants back to enjoy a free entrée through Fête des Meres (Mother’s Day) in France, May 29.”

For Mother’s Day beginning at 11 a.m., Mimi’s offers a three-course celebration menu for $16.99. Mimi’s guests will start with choice of cup of soup (French Onion, Corn Chowder or Tomato Basil), House salad or Caesar salad before moving onto the main entrée, which includes a choice of:

Quiche Florentine with fresh spinach, tomatoes, aged Parmesan and Swiss, with mixed fruit
Mushroom Brie Burger with sautéed whole cap mushrooms, caramelized onions and melted Brie on grilled sourdough
Hand-carved Slow-Roasted Turkey with mashed potatoes, gravy, cornbread dressing, fresh vegetables and orange-apple cranberry relish
Chicken Tillamook Cheddar Mac with pulled chicken in a rich Tillamook Creamery cheddar sauce with crumbled bacon, penne pasta and Parmesan crust
Chicken Chop Salad with a slow-roasted chicken breast, red & green bell peppers, mandarin oranges, basil, cilantro, chopped cabbage and romaine lettuce tossed in sesame dressing with fried wontons and sesame seeds
Grilled Atlantic Salmon with a light Chardonnay Dijon sauce, sautéed garlic spinach and roasted potatoes (add $1)
Dessert course includes Chocolate Chip Croissant Bread Pudding with all-butter and almond croissants with chocolate chips, salted caramel and whipped cream. Or, for $1 more, guests can enjoy Strawberry Shortcake Crêpe Cake or Key Lime Slab Pie.

Mimi’s will offer its signature “Mimi-Mosa” with fresh-squeezed orange juice with a Tangerine burst and Korbel California Champagne, along with three other Mimosa flavor choices, including Triple Berry, Mango and White Peach for $5 per glass. Glasses of wine, red or white from France, are $5 and bottles are $20.


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