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20 Tantalizing Places to Take Mom for Mother’s Day in NYC
April 30, 2022, 9:41.35 am ET


Photo: Amali

Amali, a Mediterranean-inspired eatery in Midtown, is serving Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes with English pea remoulade, chili, and mint, as well as omelets with Stracchino Cheese, Asparagus, and Wild Mushrooms this Mother's Day. End on a sweet note with a special pastry basket. 115 E. 60th St, NYC

If mom has a soft spot for Italian food, treat her to a special Mother’s Day meal at Babbo. Specials include Ricotta Gnudi with morel mushroom, asparagus and fava beans, and a Wagyu Steak with spring primavera salad and bone marrow vinaigrette. 110 Waverly Place, NYC

Photo: Bar Marseille

Bar Marseille in Rockaways is inspired by the French Riviera. Lobster Tagliatelle with tomato and fresh basil, and Crispy Crab Cake with Red Peppers and Aioli are among the Mother's Day specialties. If you’re leaning toward seafood, order Swordfish with Ratatouille. 190 Beach 69th St, Queens

Calle Dao, Chelsea’s popular Chinese Cuban restaurant is offering a Prix-Fixe menu for $45 per person in addition to the regular Brunch Menu. Items include favorites such as Steamed Cuban Eggs Benedict, Crispy Duck with Baos and Steak and Eggs. 461 W 23rd St, NYC

Casa Carmen, the new Mexican eatery from the matriarch of Mexican cuisine, is celebrating mom with a lengthy list of margaritas and vibrant Mexican fare like Ceviche Verde with the catch of the day, Sauteed Prawns with charred chipotle salsa and Caramel Flan for dessert. 114 Franklin St, NYC

Photo: Estuary

Celebrate mom by the water at Estuary at The ONE°15 Brooklyn Marina. Options include Oysters with citrus & pepper compote; Crabcake over pineapple salsa, Roasted Half Duck with fingerling potatoes and grilled asparagus; and Ramp Risotto with jumbo shrimp & clams. 159 Bridge Park Drive, Brooklyn

Favela Cubana, Washington Square Park’s a Brazilian Cuban joint is offering a Prix-Fixe menu for $40 per person in addition to the regular Brunch Menu. Items include favorites such as Empanadas, Lechon and Chorizo Hash and Smoked Salmon Toast. 543 LaGuardia Pl, NYC

Photo: Isla & Co. Williamsburg

Isla & Co. in Williamsburg is offering moms a complimentary mimosa to kick off their meal. Helming the kitchen is Executive Chef Matt Foley, formerly of two Michelin-starred Marea in NYC, who is best known for his flavor development and visual plating. 107 N. 12th Street, Brooklyn

Lamia’s Fish Market in East Village is offering some Mother’s Day specials. Each mom will get a complimentary cocktail, a Mommy’s Poppin Banana Flambe Martini with a bubble on top to pop, and a Make Your Own Risotto for Two finished tableside in a giant cheese. 47 Avenue B, NYC

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Lindens at the Arlo SoHo is offering special brunch ($55/pp) and dinner ($65/pp) menus. Items include include Spring Carrot Ravioli with pancetta with brown butter, Buttermilk Pancakes with mixed berries, Sea Bass with grilled fennel , and Strawberry Rhubarb Crème Brulee for dessert. 2 Renwick Street, NYC

Treat mom to something sweet or savory at Lodi at Rockefeller Center. Mother’s Day Specials incluse Oysters with Aged Balsamic Mignonette; Crostino di Tonno e Caviale ,Tuna Crostino with Caviar; and Caviale e Farinata. Platinum Ossetra Caviar with Farinita and Creme Fraiche. 1 Rockefeller Plaza, NYC

Photo: Marathi

Marathi, Tribeca’s Greek Bistro Marathi is transporting mom to a bright Greek island for lunch. Offerings include Greek Pancakes with yogurt, honey, walnuts; Avocado Toast with sourdough and sunny side up egg, and Chef's Special Eggs Benedict with potato feta hash. 200 Church Street, NYC

Mareluna in SoHo is offering a Mother's Day Brunch in SOHO. The $55 Prix-Fixe menu for $55 per includes favorites such as Burrata & Caramelized Figs, Crocchette di Parmigiana, Crab Eggs Benedict and Forest Mushrooms al Tartufo. 137 Sullivan Street

Photo: Momoya SoHo

Japanese spot Momoya SoHo is launching its Sunday brunch on Mother’s Day. Items include Matcha Molten French Toast filled with warm matcha chocolate lava, fluffy Yuzu Ricotta Soufflé Pancake, and Shokado Bento Box with sushi, tempura, sashimi and a dessert all in one box. 47 Prince St, NYC

Celebrate mom with an Italian dinner at Portale with a $95/pp prix-fixe menu. Items include Insalata di Cavolo Nero, with baby kale, currants, and pistachio; and Cavatelli Pasta, with ricotta, arrabbiata sauce and cilantro pesto. Desserts includes a Cinnamon Roll for two until 2:30pm. 126 W 18 St, NYC

Socarrat Paella Bar, with three locations, is taking mom on a getaway to Spain. From May 6th through May 8th the Spanish eatery is offering Mama’s Lobster Paella with chunks of whole lobster, calamari, scallops, shrimp, mussels, clams, and more. The dish is priced at $48 per serving. Various

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SONA, Flatiron’s popular Indian restaurant, is offering playful takes on dishes for Mom, such as the BEC, Bacon & Egg Naan Roll with tomato chili jam, Burrata Tikka Masala with tandoor roasted chicken and tomato cream reduction, and White Chocolate Rabdi Panna Cotta for dessert. 36 E 20th St, NYC

The Mary Lane is featuring brunch dishes focused on fresh, seasonal ingredients that mom will love. From a Spicy Shakshuka to Buttermilk Pancakes with apple-ginger compote to Sautéed Hudson Valley Steel Trout with a warm niçoise salad, there’s something for everyone. 99 Bank St, NYC

Photo: The Mermaid Inn

The Mermaid Inn’s Upper West Side location is offering brunch-worthy fare to treat mom. Enjoy options like Classic Eggs Benedict, with ham or smoked salmon, or heartier fares including a Shrimp Po’Boy, and a drool-worthy “Nearly Famous” Lobster Roll. 570 Amsterdam Ave, NYC

Vestry is offering a 3-course prix-fixe menu for mom ($90/pp) highlighting spring. Items include Green Asparagus with a poached egg and sauce girbrice; and Saffron Risotto with basil pesto, pine nuts and sun-dried tomatoes. There’s a cheeky Cheezy Cheesecake for dessert. 246 Spring St, NYC

Happy Mother's Day!!


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