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Mother’s Day Dining at Orange County Restaurants

THE WAY TO MOM’S HEART IS THROUGH HER STOMACH

Driftwood Kitchen – LAGUNA BEACH
Treat Mom to an incredible waterfront Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet at Driftwood Kitchen. Chef Rainer Schwarz celebrates the holiday with a lavish meal, accompanied by a complimentary glass of Champagne for Mom! This special brunch features breakfast pastries for the table, and attended stations featuring salads, seafood, charcuterie, cheeses, hot brunch specialties, carved-to-order Greater Omaha Prime Rib and New Zealand Rack of Lamb, made-to-order omelets, kids offerings, and a dessert bar. Driftwood Kitchen offers a full bar with signature cocktails and a selection of wines by the glass and bottle. This special Mother’s Day Brunch will be held on Sunday, May 8th from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Pricing for adults is $95, children are $19, those 6 years and under are free. Reservations can be made online at https://www.yelp.com/biz/driftwood-kitchen-laguna-beach-2 or by calling 949-715-7700.

Waterfront Beach Resort, a Hilton Hotel – HUNTINGTON BEACH
Treat Mom to an oceanfront brunch this Mother’s Day at the Waterfront Beach Resort, a Hilton Hotel. Mother’s Day Brunch features breakfast favorites, gourmet sushi, delicious meats, and more. Upon checking in, moms will receive a beautiful flower bouquet and bottomless Imperial Palace NV French Sparkling Wine to make her feel extra special. Throughout the day, the whole family will enjoy live music, artful poolside entertainment, airbrush painting, and yummy treats. It will be a day to remember for mom! Seating times available 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Pricing and reservations can be found at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/moms-brunch-with-ocean-views-tickets-325940997297.

The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar — TUSTIN & NEWPORT BEACH
Celebrate Mother’s Day the Winery Way! The Winery Restaurant & Wine Bar will offer a Mom-worthy menu with weekend-worthy twists on Chef Yvon Goetz’s Wine Country favorites. You’ll definitely want to enhance Mom’s special day with a Seafood Tower and Endless Mimosas! Prices and menus vary by location. To learn more or to make your reservation, please call Tustin at (714) 258-7600 or Newport Beach at (949) 999-6622. Find the menu for each location online at www.thewineryrestaurants.com.

Puesto – HUNTINGTON BEACH, ANAHEIM, IRVINE 
Puesto knows what Mom wants on her special day – margaritas! In honor of Mother’s Day, Puesto is offering Margaritas for Mama with a complimentary Puesto Perfect Margarita for all moms dining at any of its four Orange County locations on Sunday, May 8. The Puesto Perfect Margarita is a favorite – simple and balanced, featuring tequila reposado, freshly squeezed lime juice, and a hint of agave nectar. This margarita is just one of the offerings in Puesto’s craft bar program, which highlights freshly squeezed juices, house-made sodas, and a curated list of agave spirits (tequilas, mezcals, sotols, bacanoras & raicillas) sourced from throughout Mexico. Find Puesto’s menu, Orange County locations and reservation link online at www.eatpuesto.com.

Hendrix Restaurant & Bar — LAGUNA NIGUEL
Treat Mom to a Mother’s Day Brunch at Hendrix! On Sunday, May 8, they will be offering a Brunch Buffet from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.  The whole family can look forward to attended stations featuring salads, seafood, hot brunch specialties, carved-to-order rotisserie meats (Double R Ranch Prime Rib, Baked Ham, and Whole Honey Roasted Salmon), made-to-order omelettes, kids offerings, and a dessert bar. Complimentary glass of Champagne for Mom is included! This special buffet is priced at $85 per guest, $19 for children, and free for those 6 years and younger. Hendrix offers a full bar with signature cocktails and a selection of wines by the glass and bottle. Reservations recommended.  Find the full menu and make reservations online at https://www.yelp.com/reservations/hendrix-restaurant-and-bar-laguna-niguel-3 or call 949-248-1912.

Haven Craft Kitchen+Bar — ORANGE
Mom wants to brunch all weekend, and that’s exactly what she can do at Haven Craft Kitchen+Bar. Located in the heart of historic Old Towne Orange, Haven is offering a Saturday and Sunday Mother’s Day Brunch featuring fresh, awe-inspiring ingredients. Chef Craig Brady has created a menu with something for everyone — from his now-famous Duck Confit Chilaquiles, to fresh Farmers Market Salad and Mixed Berry Waffle. Don’t forget their Brunch-y beverages! Join them from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 7 and Sunday, May 8. To make reservations or place orders, guests may call (714) 221-0680 or visit https://www.havencraftkitchen.com/reservations.

Fable & Spirit – NEWPORT BEACH
This Mother’s Day, allow Fable & Spirit Executive Chef David Shofner to present an elevated take on classic Brunch favorites. Standout offerings include Wood-Fired Shakshuka featuring baked eggs, poblano, moroccan spiced tomato, crème fraiche, and queso fresco, served with naan; and House-Smoked Salmon on toasted pumpernickel, with everything bagel spice, citrus-infused red onion, dill crème fraiche, hardboiled egg, and crispy capers. On Sunday, May 8, Brunch will be offered from 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. and Dinner will be offered from 5 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.  For more information or to make reservations, guests may call 949-409-9913 or visit http://www.fableandspirit.com.

Dublin 4 Gastropub – MISSION VIEJO
Celebrate that special woman in your life with Mother’s Day Brunch at Dublin 4 Gastropub on Sunday, May 8, when Chef David Shofner will feature delicious brunch specials alongside his regular lunch menu! Specials include Crispy Edge Pancakes, House Smoked Salmon, House Cured Corned Beef Hash, and a Tradition Irish Breakfast with black and white pudding, rashers, banger, fried egg, confit tomato, thyme roasted mushrooms and country toast. Reservations may be as early as 11 a.m. by calling 949-582-0026 or visiting https://resy.com/cities/mvj/dublin-4-gastropub.


Sushi Roku — NEWPORT BEACH
Treat Mom to a contemporary sushi experience unlike any other in the region this Mother’s Day at Sushi Roku Newport Beach! They pride themselves on featuring the finest, freshest fish from around the globe, prepared with the kind of artistry that can only be executed by a seasoned sushi chef. Add on Champagne or sake – because we all know Mom needs it! Reservations are recommended by calling (949) 706-3622 or visiting https://www.sushiroku.com/menus/newport-beach.

Georgia’s Restaurant — LONG BEACH
When it comes to Mother’s Day Brunch, Georgia’s has you covered! Mom deserves a Soulful Sunday Brunch with Georgia’s signature Cornmeal-Crusted Buttermilk Fried Chicken & Waffles, Shrimp & Grits, Mardi Gras Omelet, Grilled French Toast, Steak & Eggs, and Cinnamon-Apple Waffles! Brunch-time beverages, including Mimosas and Bloody Mary, along with sangria, hurricanes, wine and beer may be added to complete the experience. Mother’s Day Brunch available at Georgia’s Long Beach Exchange location only. For more information, please call (562) 420-5637 or visit www.georgias-restaurant.com.

Black Angus Steakhouse | locations throughout Los Angeles and Orange County

America’s original steakhouse since 1964, Black Angus Steakhouse will offer limited-time specials on May 8 only, including Prime Rib and Lobster Tail, slow roasted prime rib paired with cold-water Atlantic lobster tails (1/2lb – $36.99, 3/4lb – $41.99, 1lb – $46.99, 1&1/2lb – $56.99). Flowers will also be available for purchase in person at the restaurant locations in addition to a special Strawberry Sparkler cocktail. Reservations for dine-in are required and can be made online or by calling ahead. For those celebrating at home, Black Angus offers many takeaway specials such as the Family Meals (includes steak, chicken, salmon options, and more) and the Campfire Feasts for Two. Guests should also check out Black Angus’ Meat Market if they’re interested in grilling Black Angus’ signature steaks at home.

Las Brisas | Laguna Beach

To help celebrate mothers and female role models alike, the iconic cliffside restaurant will offer a 3-course prix fixe Mother’s Day Brunch menu from 8am-3pm ($85 per person). Las Brisas will also be offering its regular dinner service from 3pm-close. Reservations can be made online or over the phone and menu details can be found here. Highlights include Smoked Salmon Tostada, Crab Scramble, Benedict Specials, Oyster Add-Ons, and Tres Leches Cake. There will also be a kid’s menu available for those 12 and under.

SOL Mexican Cocina | Playa Vista, Newport Beach, and Irvine

The popular Baja-inspired restaurant will offer a Champagne Brunch on Sunday, May 8, from 9am-3pm for $65 per person. Brunch highlights include Grilled Sweet Corn, Crab & Shrimp “Benedicto,” Rosca de Churro, and Bottomless Mimosas.

Solita Tacos | Valencia & Huntington Beach

Known for its great food and laid-back vibes, Solita will host a Mother’s Day Brunch on Sunday, May 8, from 9am-3pm for $40 per person. Brunch highlights include Watermelon Copa, Machaca & Eggs, Warm Cinnamon Berry Bread Pudding, and “Solita Buckets,” which includes Mimosa Buckets, Rainbow Buckets, Beer Buckets, and Michelada Buckets.

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