The HUGE List Of Mother’s Day SpecialsBuzz Worthy Mother's Day is right around the corner...time to make those plans!
Mother’s Day is right around the corner and you know everything will get booked up…now is the time to make those plans!
Lucky for you, San Diego businesses are making it easy to give mom the royal treatment – from brunches, to margaritas, to crafts and kayak trips – and we’ve collected a ton of great ones to give you inspiration. Here’s a HUGE list of great special offers from places she’ll love:
1735 Hancock Street
Brought to life by Celebrity Chef, Frankie “The Bull” Terzoli, this European-style fish market and dining destination is offering a Seafood Buffet extravaganza for your Mother’s Day brunch! Celebrate your day in style with your choice of buffet-style plates of sustainably-sourced, fresh-caught seafood including smoked salmon frittata, lobster deviled eggs, glazed ham, steamed mussels, crab cake poached eggs, endless snow crab, smoked fish salad, octopus salad, an assortment of delicate crudo, and much more. Reservations required!
213 N Coast Hwy, Oceanside
Oceanside’s tequila cocktail haven is serving up what that mom really wants this Mother’s Day – margaritas! With an extensive selection of specialty margaritas including Pineapple Jalapeno, Mango
Serrano, and Cilantro Smash, no flavor palate is left out when it comes to the drinks at this upscale Mexican eatery. Wash down your meal of scratch-made Mexican cuisine with an ice-cold drink, including a complementary house marg for moms!
5965 Village Way, Suite 105
Create a custom gift that is perfect to celebrate mom this year! Simply choose a basket theme, and this Pinterest-worthy do-it-yourself studio will guide you the rest of the way with easy step-by-step instruction to make your mom a special gift unlike any other. Each basket will include a handmade keepsake present for moms along with a gift card to one of the shops at The Village at Pacific Highlands Ranch including Breakfast Republic, Revive Salon, Westroot Tavern, and more!
5980 Village Way, Suite 106
Found in the heart of Carmel Valley, Dolce at The Highlands is home to an outstanding menu of farm-to-table seasonal California/Italian cuisine, complete with a relaxed and elegant dining room, a star-lit patio, and a world-class wine list of over 200 bottle selections. Open for lunch at 11:00 A.M. and serving their full menu along with several sweet brunch specials during the day and sophisticated entrée specials for Mother’s Day dinner, this sought-after destination for gathering large parties of family and friends is filling up fast! Reservations are highly recommended.
5965 Village Way
Treat mom to something sweet at this urban and unexpected Japanese-inspired eatery! After your filling family lunch or dinner spent slurping up savory noodles, sizzling yakitori, and sipping on signature cocktails, each mom will receive a complementary dessert. Choose from the frosty Black Sesame or Green Tea ice cream, the strawberry, mango, and green tea Mochi Trio, or the Ice Cream Bao Sandwich with house made cinnamon-sugar whipped cream for an Asian twist on this mouthwatering dessert!
The Village at Pacific Highlands Ranch
Searching for the perfect gift for mom? The cutest tabletop shop in Carmel Valley is bringing out all the stops for fabulous Mother’s Day gifts and cards! In addition to their whimsical collection of mugs and glasses, candles, hand lotion, wall art, toe bags, and fun gifts and accessories, this cheery shop has amassed an adorable collection of unique cards and mom-themed mugs, wooden signs, and more for the Mama Bear in your life.
4130 Park Blvd
Chef Brad Wise at Hundred Proof, located in the vibrant neighborhood of University Heights, was inspired by his Mama’s Overnight Baked French Toast that she would make every holiday morning. He’d wake up early to the aromas of vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg which soaked into the French baguettes overnight and couldn’t wait to bite into the crispy, buttery caramelized edges.
3752 Park Blvd. Suite 105C
All of Pastry Chef Jeremy Harville’s playful pastries on the dessert menu at TRUST are inspired by his childhood. Treat your mom to something sweet this Mother’s Day with the Profiteroles. They are a must-try on the menu and made with banana cream, caramel and sea salt. Moms can also indulge in his famous Ultimate Sticky Buns at brunch.
723 Felspar St
Dave Warner, Corporate Executive Chef for Eat.Drink.Sleep. and JRDN, put a special Mother’s Day twist on the Jumbo Sticky Buns available only on their brunch menu. Growing up, Chef Dave’s mom would take him to the local farm stands where they would buy wild blueberries that are a signature fruit of that area in New Jersey. Taking inspiration from his childhood, this dish is topped with blueberries, blackberries and fresh cream plus a mint garnish that create a perfect combination of flavors in every bite. What better way to celebrate Mother’s Day than by the beach?
750 W Fir St #103
Chef Fabrizio Cavallini, Executive Chef & Co-Founder of Bencotto, was born and raised in Emilia Romagna, a famous Italian region celebrated for its culinary excellence. All of his dishes are inspired by his mother’s traditional cooking with a modern interpretation. For Mother’s Day, Chef Fabrizio will be serving up a Lobster Ravioli and Stuff Cheese Gnocchi with truffle sauce that will win over mom’s heart and appetite.
750 W Fir Street
Who doesn’t love an Italian dish inspired by mama? Chef Fabrizio Cavallini is known for his cooking talents, most notably his handcrafted pastas and sauces, all inspired by his traditional Italian mother. Give your mom an experience she will never forget this Mother’s Day with the special cheese wheel offering of Tagliatelle with broccoli rabe and pancetta.
616 J Street
Enjoy Mother’s Day Brunch at Jsix restaurant with a recently-launched brunch menu, featuring dishes such as Brioche French Toast with apricot almond sauce, mascarpone gelato and toasted almonds and Crab & Avocado Toast, made with lemon, radish, sprouts, and avocado on a rustic loaf. Another hearty brunch favorite includes the Open-Faced Breakfast Sandwich, made with one egg sunny, maple-honey ham, bacon, cheddar, cholula-mayo, caramelized onion on brioche bread and served with mixed greens or fruit. For those staying at Kimpton Solamar Hotel for Mother’s Day, the hotel is offering a 5-minute complimentary massage to moms upon check-in in the lobby and a “mom-mosa.”
5000 Willows Road, Alpine, CA
Celebrate mom with a special Mother’s Day brunch at Locale , inside the Viejas Casino & Resort, beginning at 11 a.m. on Sunday, May 13. One of the best farm-to-table restaurants in the San Diego area is offering bottomless mimosas, food and drink specials, a live band and outdoor dining. Contemporary California Cuisine with focus on seasonal and regionally sourced ingredients, Chef Antonio Votta’s menus are both serious and imaginative, with familiar dishes re-imagined. The modern restaurant design features three distinct areas: an open kitchen concept that overlooks the main dining room, a lounge space with comfortable seating and a lively bar area, as well as an enclosed patio area that provides a bit more privacy and mountain views.
5083 Santa Monica Ave Suite 1F
Dine with a view on Mother’s Day at OB Surf Lodge . In honor of moms, the restaurant is offering one cent “mom-mosas” for all moms who dine during brunch. Some of their savory brunch menu items include a Breakfast Biscuit Sandwich served on one of their fluffy homemade biscuits, Crab Cake Benedict, Poblano Avocado Toast and Brie Stuffed French Toast.
2246 Avenida de la Playa , La Jolla
Take mom out on the water Mother’s Day weekend with Everyday California’s 2:1 kayaking deal, followed by dinner at Shore Rider in La Jolla Shores, at 20% off. In addition, moms will receive a complimentary glass of champagne or mimosa, upon arrival at the Shore Rider.
1055 Second Avenue
The Westgate Hotel’s afternoon tea, hosted in the Grand Lobby, is the perfect place to celebrate with pinkies up. While relaxing to the melodious sounds of a harp, guests will indulge in a delightful array of finger sandwiches and buttery pastries while they sip on traditional teas and a glass of champagne. Each mom will receive a gift of macaroons to mark the occasion.
1055 Second Avenue
Let’s make this Mother’s Day extra special to celebrate the ladies we love. From complimentary mimosas and Bloody Mary’s to a juice bar, made-to-order omelettes, fresh seafood, eggs benedict, mini doughnuts, an ice cream station and more, guests can choose from a mouth-watering selection of classic brunch favorites.
Flower Hill Promenade at 2690 Via de la Valle, Del Mar
The fast casual, health-minded concept will be offering a fresh strawberry MAmosa ($8). The restaurant will be handing out “I Love Mom”coloring sheets for kids to entertain themselves while moms sit back, relax and imbibe in peace. Flower Child will additionally be offering brunch, featuring light items like the Quinoa Breakfast Burrito, Vegan Hash, and the Late Riser (scrambled eggs, quinoa, heirloom bean, avocado, roasted chile, salsa, corn, greek yogurt and queso blanco) and freshly squeezed juices including the Liquid Sunshine with coconut water, carrot, ginger, turmeric and orange.
2550th Fifth Ave, San Diego
The timeless dining destination will be offering a three-course prix fixe brunch menu designed by Chef Stephane Voitzwinkler priced at $69.50 per person. Highlights include Maryland Blue Crab Cakes, Gonestraw Farm Poached Egg with Polenta, Eggs Benedict with Fresh Crab or Short Rib and Prime Steak Frites.
6009 Paseo Delicias, Rancho Santa Fe
Allow the iconic Rancho Santa Fe dining destination to charm you and your family away with Chef Martin Woesle’s Mother’s Day three-course prix fixe brunch priced $64.50 per person. Sample highlights include the seasonal White Asparagus with Ibérico Ham, the Shrimp Boudin and Lobster Salad, the Eggs Benedict with Smoked Scottish Salmon and the Lemon Tart with Limoncello. Mille Fleurs will also be offering an a la carte dinner menu.
The Pearl Hotel at 1410 Rosecrans St., San Diego
The Pearl Hotel’s ambitiously re-imagined new restaurant concept where mid-century meets modern eats will be featuring a three-course prix fixe menu $30 per person. A few highlights of the dishes that will be offered include the Nutella French Toast with hazelnut and cardamom syrup, the Gem Salad with Wild King Salmon, and the Fromager d’Affinois with honeycomb and sweet biscuit cookies. Oh, and moms get a free glass of champagne on the house! Reservations are highly recommended.
400 J St, San Diego
The sleek and sophisticated Gaslamp location will be offering a sparkling cocktail by the name of “Queen of the Day,” a bubbly concoction of Belvedere Peach Nectar Vodka, Aperol, St Germain, and MoninDesert Pear Syrup topped with Prosecco ($16).
3040 Carlsbad Boulevard, Carlsbad
Located in Carlsbad, this family-friendly outdoor dining establishment will be celebrating Mom with a brunch buffet for the whole gang. The full spread includes smoked brisket and prime rib, along with other brunch favorites, and will be available between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Mom can sip on bottomless mimosas or Frosé, a blend of Cupcake Rosé, diced strawberries, lemon and strawberry syrup, while socializing with friends and neighbors. Keep the kids entertained with games like giant Jenga and Connect 4, and even bring your dog along to enjoy the day!
3704 Mission Boulevard
If your Mom’s ideal day includes enjoying brunch by the beach, check out Miss B’s Coconut Club in Mission Beach on May 13th. For $32.95, guests will have their choice of brunch entrée, such as the Coconut Rum French Toast consisting of kolache toast, Miss B’s house rum, cinnamon & sugar, toasted coconut, mango berry syrup and fresh berries. The Cuban-style beach bar also features a delicious Veggie Hash, Jerk Chicken & Waffle and Yogurt Parfait among other tasty plates. Cheers to Mother’s Day with two hours of bottomless champagne and Miss B’s House Blonde beer, as well as delicious pastries and a hosted Watermelon Mimosa for all the moms.
2310 30th Street, South Park, San Diego
Fiesta over to South Park this Mother’s Day to treat your mom to brunch at this lively bar and eatery. Choose between entrée options like the Breakfast Carnitas Hash, a slow cooked golden-brown pork topped with fried egg, pickled onions, crema, avo-serrano sauce, and served with beans, potatoes and corn tortillas. Del Sur will be offering specials on mimosas for moms! You can also sip on any of their brunch cocktails such as the Bloody Maria, a concoction of 100% agave tequila blanco, Ballast Point Spicy Bloody Mary mix and lime with salt/tajin rim.
4051 Adams Avenue, San Diego
Show your mom how much you appreciate her this Mother’s Day by taking her to lunch at the quaint and delicious Kensington neighborhood pizzeria, The Haven. With appetizers, salads, pastas, sandwiches and the best Neapolitan-style pizzas in San Diego, you can’t go wrong! The Haven is also offering all moms $2 off beer, wine and mimosas throughout the day. They’re also running a special promotion where you’re invited to take a photo with your mom and tag ‘The Haven’ for a chance to win a $25 gift card.
2100 Costa Del Mar Road, Carlsbad
Celebrate mom with a weekend escape to Omni La Costa. Shop in one of our one-of-a-kind specialty boutiques, indulge in a delicious meal at one of our restaurants or let her decide with a gift card she can use anywhere around the resort. Gift mom with a relaxing day spent at the world-renowned La Costa Spa with their special mother’s day package that includes a treatment, unique class, complimentary champagne, roses and chocolate along with all-day access to the spa’s amenities on May 11th. During May 1-13, purchase a $100 gift card and receive a 15% off coupon in return that can be applied to a spa boutique purchase the day of scheduled treatment.
Cape Rey, 1 Ponto Road, Carlsbad
Show mom some love with these culinary adventures: A Mother’s Day Brunch where you and your mom can indulge in chef specialties and brunch classics, or, a three-course prix fixe dinner with four entree course to choose from – Prime Rib Eye, Barrel-aged Whiskey Brined Chicken, Macadamia Crust Halibut, or the Wild Mushroom Papperdelle. Reservations are highly recommended.
4303 La Jolla Village Drive, Suite 2100
This Mother’s Day, True Food Kitchen UTC and Fashion Valley will honor mothers throughout San Diego by serving a special Mom-osa Menu: three mimosas and one natural refresher, available on May 13th only.
4325 Ocean Boulevard, San Diego
Features stunning views of the Pacific matched with a two-course, prix-fixe brunch and complimentary mimosa for mom. First course options include decadent Sticky Buns, Corn Fritters, Grapefruit Brulee, Mixed Berry Yogurt and Avocado Toast, followed by a second course selection of Chilaquiles, Two Egg Breakfast, French Toast, Crispy Beef Hash, Cheeseburger, Waterbar Salad, and Sweet Potato Curry.
721 Grand Avenue, San Diego
Treat mom to brunch at Pacific Beach Alehouse and bask in stellar ocean views from their second-story patio as you share 1/2 bottles of rose’ while supplies last!
832 Garnet Avenue, Pacific Beach
Backyard Kitchen & Tap in Pacific Beach is geared up for Mother’s Day festivities with an offering of $5 Mimosas in addition to a complimentary dessert for all moms, all of which are sure to pair flawlessly with their inherent coastal flair fit for any special occasion!
333 Fifth Avenue, San Diego
Head to Union Kitchen & Tap Gaslamp for their gourmet Mother’s Day brunch from 9AM to 2PM, and treat mom to an exquisite Gourmet Buffet for only $35 per person, which will feature made-to-order omelets, a chocolate fountain and more, in addition to Bottomless Mimosas for $15 per person, fresh-squeezed orange and grapefruit juice, Ketel One Craft Bloody Marys, and $20 bottles of rose all day!
Phew! We told you that was a HUGE list!
But there’s something in there for everyone, so make those plans!