Show mom your appreciation by giving her the day off and treating her to a unique brunch experience on Sunday, May 14, from 11am – 2pm. For the first time, THE US GRANT Mother’s Day brunch will be held in the Presidential Ballroom accompanied with live music and a buffet featuring bottomless mimosas, breakfast specialties, an omelet bar, fresh salads, seasonal side dishes, carved prime meats, Pacific seafood delicacies, and a collection of sweet treats. Additionally, husbands and children can surprise mom by creating hand made bouquets with fresh seasonal blooms from THE US GRANT’s pop-up floral market Pricing for the Mother’s Day Buffet Brunch is $82 for adults, $72 for seniors, and $39 for children.
The US Grant – Mother’s Day Tea
Adding a twist to the timeless tradition, THE US GRANT presents its first Mother’s Day Tea on Saturday, May 13 from 1pm – 3pm in the newly refreshed lobby. Guests will sip on unique hot and cold brew loose-leaf tea, treasuring gourmet petite tea sandwiches, house made pastries, delicious desserts and champagne accompanied by live music. Also special for children, find a tailored children’s tea menu perfect for mom’s youngest guests with selections such as crispy chicken and fuji apple sandwiches, fresh berries with powdered sugar and more. Pricing for the Mother’s Day Tea is $59 for adults, $52 for seniors, and $35 for children..
Savor a special Mother’s Day brunch buffet menu at AVANT with bottomless mimosas available for $14 (11am – 3pm; Adults $75 | Kids $25) Soak up the sun with Veranda Fireside Lounge & Restaurant’s outdoor brunch buffet overlooking the golf course with live music and bottomless mimosas for $14 (11am – 3pm; Adults $68 | Kids $25) Take part in a family friendly brunch buffet on the Aragon Lawn, compete with a petting zoo, pony rides and live music (10am – 3pm; Adults $80 | Kids $30)
Cusp Dining & Drinks
Cusp’s Mother’s Day Buffet checks all the boxes with its stunning ocean view and flavorful, coastal menu from Chef Ingrid Funes. The buffet will be stocked full of brunch fare like Cinnamon Roll French Toast, Watermelon Feta Salad, Tortilla Soup, Salmon a la Veracruzana and a selection of desserts. From 10am-2pm, brunch is $65 for adults and $30 for kids 12 and under. Come from 9am-9:45m, and get $15 off the adult price and $10 off the kids price.
Pacifica Del Mar
Pacifica’s serene location offers striking ocean views, making it the perfect place to relax on Mother’s Day. The 3-course menu will feature brunch favorites like. There will also be a vast selection of brunch cocktails available, from Bloody Mary’s to fresh sippers. Pacifica’s Executive Chef David Burke will have a menu just for kids. Reservations strongly suggested. Brunch starts at 9:30am, and will be $42 per person. Dinner starts at 4pm.
Try something new this Mother’s Day. The newly opened Mexican kitchen at Hotel Palomar is offering a breakfast, lunch and dinner options aplenty. Brunch-goers can start with Chef Kraten’s Pitahaya Bowl with dragonfruit sorbet, fresh banana, berries and house made-granola or the Omelet Curadero with mushrooms, huitlacoche, requeson, epazote, salsa verde, and potato cakes. Order a Champurrado or house agua fresca to go with it. For lunch start with the Frutas de Carrito, and for dinner sample the Crab & Shrimp Flautas.
The Cork & Craft
The popular Rancho Bernardo restaurant, brewery and winery is serving playful dishes for the whole family. Menu items from Executive Chef Scott Cannon include the Berry & Yogurt Parfait, as well as the Craft Caesar Salad to start. Move on to the Seasonal Vegetable Frittata, infamous Garlic Noodles with poached egg, or the Dungeness Crab Cake Bennies. Moms will get a complimentary mimosa! Or opt to order an Abnormal beer or wine (extra). There’s also a menu for the little ones!
Take mom to a sophisticated dinner at BiCE, who will be open from 4pm – 8pm on Mother’s Day. Chef Mario Cassineri’s 4-course menu starts with a complimentary glass of bubbly for Mom. First course includes Burrata with sautéed escarole, black olives and spanish anchovies, while second course includes a Crab and Asparagus Soup with crispy roasted shallot and crème freche and Pan Seared Salmon with roasted pea puree risotto. Double Cut Lamb Loin with roasted nectarine makes a good third course. Save room for something sweet. BiCE’s Strawberry Panna Cotta is not-to-miss. BiCE’s 4-course menu is $49 per person. A kids menu for 10 and under is $25.
On Sunday, May 14 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., treat mom to a decadent all-you-can-eat style brunch featuring signature breakfast items like the Down Island French Toast, California Benedict, buttermilk pancakes with toasted coconut, an omelet station, fresh salad bar, desserts, free flowing mimosas and champagne. Enjoy the beautiful harbor out on the patio, or take a stroll along the boardwalk before or after brunch. Pricing for the fixed menu brunch are $32 for adults and $15 for children.
This neighborhood eatery located in the sunny Solana Beach is cooking up something special for moms on Sunday. Enjoy specials for the day, including Cinnamon Roll Fresh Toast stuffed with raspberry cream cheese and served with a homemade berry syrup, as well as the Surf and Turf Salad with Light Dijon Dressing, and fresh fruit Sangria served all day.
This Mother’s Day, Union Kitchen & Tap in the Gaslamp will be offering a gourmet brunch buffet from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. with a Ketel One Craft Bloody Mary Bar & live acoustic music.
Backyard Kitchen & Tap in Pacific Beach will be featuring a special Mother’s Day Brunch & Mimosas featuring a special menu and complimentary champagne for mom from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Four Seasons Residence Club Aviara
First course: House-made pastry board
Second Course, choices of: Sweet corn chowder Benton’s smoked country ham toast Wild arugula and strawberry salad
Third Course, choices of: Crab cake Benedict Seared salmon salad Chorizo-stuffed chicken Prosciutto-wrapped pork tenderloin medallions Cauliflower mac & cheese