The Big List Of Mother’s Day Specials In San Diego

We lovvvvvvve our mamas! Show her the love this Mother’s Day by treating her to one of these amazing Mother’s Day specials!

And don’t forget to make reservations early – they’ll go fast!

Italian “festa della mamma’ at Primavera Ristorante

Primavera Ristorante in Coronado, will celebrate an Italian ‘festa della mamma’ with a three-course brunch menu from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., priced at $56.95 per person, including $1 mimosas for all moms. Brunch selections include: avocado alla griglia, grilled shrimp, salmon bruschetta, smoked salmon with red onion, capers and herb crème fraiche; cialde con crema, Belgian waffle topped with sliced bananas, strawberries and vanilla crema, served with apple chicken sausage; limoncello mousse topped with mascarpone crème fraiche and fresh berries; and more. Additional brunch cocktails will also be available, including a pomegranate Bellini, made with prosecco, pomegranate and fresh mint; and bloody mary.


A one-of-a-kind dining experience at Hidden Fish

Thank your mom for all she’s done by booking a one-of-a-kind dining experience at Hidden Fish, San Diego’s first omakase-only sushi spot! The 13-seat restaurant, located on Convoy Street, delivers traditionally prepared, top-level seafood sourced from around the globe. Diners can also sip sake, wine or beer throughout dinner but hurry – Hidden Fish only has 50-minute reservations left for Sunday, May 12th so book your mom an unforgettable dinner today.


Treat Mom like a Queen with Teas + Champs at The Westgate Hotel

She raised you and dealt with her fair share of snuggles and struggles. We’re talking about the woman behind the magic, your mother. Celebrate mom this Mother’s Day with a well-deserved weekend at The Westgate Hotel. From Mother and Daughter Teas to a decadent Sunday brunch, mom will be blown away by the poised elegance and delicious delicacies.

Mother's Day Dining Around San Diego

Mumm Loves Moms and so do we at Barleymash

Mumm’s Champagne loves moms and so does barleymash! Treat your mom to barleymash’s specialty Mother’s Day Brunch, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., where all moms receive a complimentary glass of Mumm’s bubbly. Pair with any of the Gaslamp District spot’s tasty breakfast menu items, such as the colossal Sin-A-Bun cinnamon roll, with brown-butter Frangelico cream cheese and chocolate hazelnut sauce, a breakfast sandwich or classic barleymash, topped with fresh veggies!

Mumm champagne

Spoil your mom at Mezé Greek Fusion

Mezé Greek Fusion will spoil moms with the introduction of a decadent new dish: blueberry baklava waffles. Topped with tahini and Greek honey, Mezé Greek Fusion’s blueberry baklava waffles are priced at $12. The complete brunch menu, available from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., will also be available for the holiday.

waffles with berry toppings

A meal right on the water at The Marine Room 

Celebrate your mom this year with a delectable meal right on the water. À la carte entrée highlights include Center Cut Black Angus Filet Mignon, Togarashi Sesame Spiced Ahi Tuna and Thai Style Butter Basted Lobster Tail. A variety of special desserts are also available, including Spindrift Cobblestone Pie, Gluten Free Lilikoi Macadamia Dacquoise and Organic Lavender Lemon Cake. The Mother’s Day menu is available on Sunday, May 12, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The Marine Room restaurant

The coolest mom deserves one of the most Intagrammable spots in San Diego

If your mom is not like other moms (cause she’s a cool mom), treat her to a Spicy Mamacita Margarita at Miss B’s Coconut Club on Mother’s Day. Available at the Mission Beach island-inspired bar and eatery throughout the month of May, this margarita is slightly spicy, but oh-so-delicious. You can also kickback and relax with any of Miss B’s tropical sips, like the Caribe Welcome served in a hollowed-out coconut, or the sharable Havana Good Time. Don’t forget to snap a pic of you and your mom at Miss B’s – one of San Diego’s most Instagramable spots!

Mother's Day Dining Around San Diego

A well-cooked steak for mom at Lou & Mickey’s

For the woman who can’t say no to a well-cooked steak, Lou & Mickey’s, is serving a family-friendly Mother’s Day Brunch Buffett from 10a.m.-3p.m. Menu highlights include freshly-carved Prime Rib with horseradish & au jus and a Pineapple Honey-Glazed ham
Breakfast specialties like Eggs Benedict, Made-to-order Omelets, fresh Waffles with an apple compote. Other favorites like New Zealand King Salmon, Wild Mahi Mahi, fresh Oysters and more are gonna be one of your mom’s choices too.

newly-cooked beef steak

Seafood galore at Water Grill

If a shrimp cocktail and fresh oysters is more her style, take mom to Water Grill to enjoy Mother’s Day specials like Roasted Wild Alaskan Halibut with lobster sauce, Oregon morel, fava beans and gnocchi. They’ve also got Surf & Turf – An 8oz. Filet Mignon & Wild South African Lobster Tail served with chimichurri and drawn butter.

surf and turf

Serving up gorgeous views and a delightful brunch buffet at The Shores 

The Shores Restaurant has announced its Mother’s Day Brunch menu designed by Executive Chef Bernard Guillas and Chef de Cuisine Percy Oani. Located along the sands of La Jolla Shores with views that extend from La Jolla Cove to the Scripps Pier, the restaurant specializes in local, seasonal ingredients – and offers families an ideal location to celebrate special occasions and treat Mom to an unforgettable meal on her special day.

Mother's Day Dining Around San Diego

Brunch and Bubbles at JSix

Toast to mom with a boozy brunch at JSix. The East Village hotspot will be treating moms to a welcome cocktail on Mother’s Day. JSix’s brunch menu includes favorites like Green Chilaquiles with tomatillo, avocado, chicken, cotija and crema, and Brioche French Toast with apricot almond sauce, mascarpone gelato and toasted almonds.

Toast with toppings

Rise and Shine at the Florence

Celebrate mom with a buffet-style brunch at San Diego’s newest restaurant, The Florence. The Sabre Springs culinary hub will be launching its weekend brunch on Mother’s Day, featuring a variety of delicious options, including a carving station, taiyaki (fish-shaped pancakes), salads, pastries, fresh fruit and more. Treat mom to a cocktail with twists on classics such as an Avocado Bloody Mary and Cucumber Mimosa. Guests can also enjoy live music and patio games for the perfect day in the sun.

interior, theflorence

Casual downtown brunch with Mexican flair at Curadero

Moms are in for a special treat this year at Curadero, the vibrant Mexican kitchen downtown. Every mom that join them for brunch will be greeted with a complimentary amuse buche from the bar and kitchen. From the bar, enjoy a Copa Primavera cocktails with Absolut, Meyer Lemon, Strawberry Shrub, and Rose Cava from bar manager Alex Gregg. From Chef Brad Kraten’s kitchen, a Blue Corn Sope with crispy carnitas, black beans, platano, and mango salsa. The entire family can enjoy brunch comfort foods, like Ensalada Picada, Molletes, or telera bread, refried beans, queso menonita, chorizo and pico de gallo, Create Your Own Omelette and Ahi al Pastor.

cocktail drink

A celebration with the whole family at Park 101

For a Mom’s Day celebration the whole family is sure to love, head North of San Diego, to Carlsbad’s Park 101. The open-air dining establishment will be serving up specialty brunch dishes, as well as their weekend Mega-mosas! $15 gets you a bottle of Cupcake Prosecco and your choice of orange juice, guava or strawberry puree. All mothers will also receive a complimentary mimosa on Sunday, May 12th when they come in during brunch, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Reservations are highly encouraged and can be made by emailing [email protected]

Park 101

Ocean views and food for the whole family at Cusp Dining & Drinks

From the food to the views, Cusp’s Mother’s Day Brunch is sure to impress Mom. Chef Ingrid Funes will be serving her regular brunch menu with a few decadent specials. Start the meal one of Chef Funes’ specials, like Crab Benedict with herb focaccia, roasted tomatoes and hollandaise, Brioche Fresh Toast with lime curd and blueberry compote and Fresh
Cinnamon Rolls. Classic dishes includes Greek Salad, Barbacoa Hash and Housemade Pancakes with assorted toppings. In addition to brunch, which will be served starting at 9am, guests are encouraged to take mom out to dinner, where Chef Funes’ has a special surprise for dinner guests. Mother’s will enjoy a welcome glass of bubbly during dinner only. Reservations strongly suggested.

Cusp Dining and Drinks ocean view

Playful dishes for the whole family at Giardino 

The popular Lemon Grove restaurant will be offering a tasteful brunch buffet this Mother’s Day, serving playful dishes for the whole family. The popular and cozy Italian eatery will be offering multiple stations, including Egg Creations, Sweet Dishes & Desserts, Pasta and Salads! Endless mimosas will also be available for $12. Buffet will be served from 9am-3pm.

food on that table

Mother’s Day Champagne Jazz Brunch Cruises

Whisk Mom aboard for an indulgent brunch on the water complete with a full buffet, free-flowing champagne, relaxing jazz entertainment featuring live jazz by Elliot Lawrence (9:30 am cruise), The Classic Jazz Trio (11:00 am cruise) and Dave Scott Duo (2:30 pm cruise), and stunning views. Choose from three brunch cruise times or an evening dinner cruise, and celebrate in style.

Hornblower cruises

An iconic brunch with epic views at The Med

One of the most popular brunches in San Diego is held at La Valencia’s premier restaurant, The Med. Executive Chef Alex Emery and his talented team have created a whimsical menu featuring Valencia Orange French Toast, Spinach & Heirloom Tomato Quiche + Leek & Black Truffle Quiche, Assorted Tea Sandwiches, a Carving  Station, Slow Roasted Herbed Cornish Game Hens and a decadent dessert station to name a few. Brunch is enjoyed with a side ocean views for $89 per adult, and $39 per child. Brunch from 10am-2pm, with regular dinner service starting at 5:30pm. Reservations required.

Mother's Day

Family-friendly al fresco dining at Pacifica Del Mar

Pacifica’s serene location offers striking ocean views, making it the perfect place for the family to gather and celebrate on Mother’s Day. The multi-course menu will feature Pacifica favorites like Strawberry & Arugula Salad, Smoked Salmon Avocado Toast, Sugar and Spiced Salmon Hash, as well as desserts such as their Lemon Meringue Tart. The menu is $45/pp, and includes a glass of orange juice, coffee, mimosa, bubbly or Bloody Mary. Pacifica will also have a 3-course menu just for kids for $16. Reservations strongly suggested. Brunch from 10am-2pm, regular dinner menu starting at 4pm.

Mother's Day Dining In San Diego

Bring your mom to any of Fish Shop’s four Southern California locations

Pacific Beach, Point Loma , Encinitas  or Hermosa Beach – take your pick! Whichever you end up dining in, you get the freshest fish and a chance to win some awesome prizes! On Mother’s Day, each mom who comes in will be handed an envelope with either 20 % off their next meal, a $10 Gift Card or coupon for free alcoholic beverage (not to exceed $8). At

Fish Shop, you can create your own custom tacos, sandwich, salad or plate, or choose from favorites like the Fish N’ Chips or oysters.

Fish Shop at Pacific Beach

Rise, shine and dine with brunch at Bankers Hill Bar + Restaurant

The popular modern-American eatery will celebrate moms with a featured prix fixe, three-course brunch, available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for $38 per person. Brunch selections include: cheddar grits with crispy pork belly, tomato, chili flake and stewed kale; ‘French toast’ deviled eggs with cinnamon brioche dust, maple syrup and fresh berries; lemon ricotta pancakes with lemon curd, macerated berries, powdered sugar and whipped lemon butter; serrano ham and smashed avocado benedict on house-made English muffins, topped with charred onions and hollandaise, served with signature BH home fries; and more.

bankers hill bar exterior

Baja-style brunch for Mamá at Death by Tequila

The popular Baja-inspired restaurant will offer a tropical guava mimosa with hibiscus in honor of the holiday, made with fresh tangerine juice, hibiscus, guava and lemongrass, garnished with a hibiscus flower and priced at $9. Death by Tequila’s brunch menu will also be available beginning at 10 a.m., featuring signature farm-fresh dishes such as smoked salmon served with dill cream cheese, pickled onions, Meyer lemon, capers and artisanal toast; huevos rancheros, two eggs over easy served with chorizo, queso fresco, cherry tomatoes and warm tortillas; eggs “benedicto,” English muffins topped with country ham, slow-poached eggs and hollandaise served with home fries; and more.

Mother's Day Dining In San Diego

A three-course brunch at Bleu Bohème

The restaurant will offer an extended prix fixe brunch from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., priced at $55 per person. Brunch selections include: tartare de saumon fumé, house rum-smoked salmon with goat cheese crêpe, lemon zest, capers and caviar crème frâiche; moules à la crème d’ail, black mussels roasted in garlic cream, shallots and white wine; eggs Benedict, made with either crab cakes or Canadian bacon on a Wolferman’s English muffin with poached eggs, Hollandaise sauce and rosemary roasted potatoes; mousse au chocolat, a rich dark homemade Callebaut chocolate mousse with seasonal red berries; and more. Specialty brunch cocktails will also be available, including classic Bellini, made with JP Chenet Blanc de Blanc Brut and peach purée; strawberry mint mimosa, made with Montsarra Cava Brut with muddled fresh strawberries and mint; and bloody mary.

Mother's Day Dining In San Diego

The Sterling Brunch at Theatre Box

Theatre Box will toast to moms with bottomless mimosas and bloody marys during Sugar Factory’s Sterling Brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Mother’s Day. The Sterling Brunch will include a breakfast buffet with omelet and waffle stations, as well as signature breakfast dishes including roasted herb salmon, biscuits and gravy, and more, priced at $45 for adults and $15 for children age 12 and under. Bottomless mimosas and bloody marys will also be available, priced at $20. Two seatings will be available for Sugar Factory’s Sterling Brunch, the first at 10 a.m. and the second at noon.

Theatre Box

Barre and Buttercups at 10 Barrel San Diego

Treat your mom like the queen she is with a morning at East Village’s 10 Barrel Brewing. The morning will kick off with a scenic rooftop barre class taught by Barre Body Studios and continue with a flower crown workshop hosted by A.H.R. Florals. Tickets include a complimentary beer or mimosa to sip on after you sweat and while you shape your festive headwear with mom.

10 Barrel Brewing

Mother’s Day Brunch at CUCINA enoteca Del Mar

In celebration of mom’s + women we love so much, join CUCINA for a day of delicious bites, wine + cocktails! Also on the same day we are launching our Feast + Craft Farmers Market/Makers Market in partnership with Whole Foods with a Coronado Beer Garden and food trucks. Free crafts all day to celebrate mom 🙂

Cocktail drink at Cucina

Raise a glass to moms at Havana 1920

Havana 1920 will raise a glass to moms with a featured craft cocktail, the Old Cuban. A combination of aged rum, lime, demerara and a float of sparkling wine, Havana 1920’s Old Cuban will be available for $12.

Havana 1920

Specialty brunch dishes and drinks at El Chingon

El Chingon will celebrate mamás with specialty brunch dishes and drinks, available from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., including Baja breakfast tacos, Baja-style fried avocado, sunny side up egg, pico de gallo, chingón cheese blend and crema on a corn tortilla; chilaquiles chingones, corn tortillas simmered in red or green salsa, two eggs, avocado, chingón cheese blend, crema and refried beans; and more. Brunch cocktails will include frosé, made with Kettle One vodka, Pink Flamingo rosé, peach and strawberry juice; pineapple margarita, a combination of Patrón silver tequila, lime, agave and pineapple; among others.

El Chingon food

Bring mom to the hottest, new brunch spot – Louisiana Purchase

Whose mom wouldn’t love celebrating at San Diego’s hottest new brunch spot – Louisiana Purchase?! Reserve a table on the patio and enjoy dishes with Creole and Cajun flare, like the LP Sardou – steak and creamed spinach on an English muffin, topped with crab boil poached eggs and housemade sauce. On Mother’s Day, all moms get a FREE mimosa, or you can browse the cocktail menu for NOLA-inspired sips.

brunch at louisiana purchase

An unforgettable day with mom at the Maverick

For a Mother’s Day your mom will never forget, take her for a stroll on the beach and then head to Mavericks Beach Club  for a special brunch event. From 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., listen to live music as you and enjoy a $25 Mother’s Day brunch buffet, with a complimentary bottle of champagne (limit one per table). There will also be a mimosa bar that guests can visit!

Mavericks Beach Club

Caviar + Champagne at The Oceanaire

A sparkling glass of French bubbly and small glistening spheres of fish roe – only a few pairings live up to this classic and delicious combination. Rap royalty and Russian czars enjoy it alike, and you can too from May 12th-19th at The Oceanaire . Serving up these delicacies of Wild American Hackleback Sturgeon Caviar and a classic bottle of crisp dry Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label Brut Champagne ($99), The Oceanaire promises an evening of refined luxury just in time to treat mom, a sweetheart, or yourself.

Champagne and Caviar

Mother’s Day Brunch at 20|Twenty

Moms will always cherish the thought and care of a traditional Mother’s Day breakfast in bed. Invite mom to enjoy a chilled glass of rosé or spirit-free elixir and a decadent brunch complete with ocean views and opportunities for quality family time. The beach-chic setting of 20|Twenty Grill, located inside the recently opened Westin Carlsbad Resort & Spa, is the perfect place to do just that.

brunch on the table

That’s an amazing list…mom is going to be very happy!

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