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Places to Celebrate Mom in NYC on Mother’s Day
April 18, 2024, 7:20.56 pm ET


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American Bar

American Bar in the West Village is known for its timeless Continental cuisine in a space with old-world European charm. Guests can treat their moms to much deserved sweet delights, savory dishes and boozy sips this Mother’s Day from 11:00am - 2:45pm. Highlights include sweet dishes such as warm cinnamon buns, pancakes with sweet ricotta and roasted berries, and brûléed grapefruit with mint honey. On the savory side there is Lobster cobb salad, Steak and eggs, Cheeseburger and fries, and a French Dip. Reservations via Resy.

Brooklyn Kura

For the natural wine loving mom, sip craft sake at Brooklyn Kura. Expert sake sommeliers will walk mom through a rotating list of nearly a dozen sake on tap, including exclusives like Occidental (a dry hopped sake with a lovely rosé-esque blush hue) and shiboritate (meaning ‘freshly squeezed,’ the first product of sake production). Pair with inventive shared plates like Two-Toned Focaccia (togarashi and black garlic), Kurobuta Lil' Smokies (Berkshire pork sausage, cocktail weiner style) and Chicken Fried Oyster Mushrooms (with black garlic ranch). The taproom will also host a Mother’s Day Sake and Desserts Pairing Experience at 2pm on Sunday, 5/12 with sweet treats like Oishii strawberries, local cheese and honey, and housemade lavender cookies.

Caviar Russe

Toast mom for Mother’s Day at Caviar Russe. The Michelin-starred restaurant and lounge is offering an indulgent three-course pre-fixe package ($250/pp) to spoil mom’s palate with its sustainably sourced, ultra-premium imported caviar and additional decadent delights. The first course starts with 25 grams of Classic Osetra caviar with Glass Charles Heidsieck Champagne, Shrimp Cocktail, and Smoked Salmon, followed by its second course featuring signature Golden Egg – a soft-boiled egg boated in breadcrumbs topped with caviar served inside a parmesan broth that coats the palate with its umami flavors. To finish, guests will receive its chocolate tart and handmade Madeleines, a light and airy treat.

Daniel Corpuz

For those who are looking for Mother's Day gifts but want to spice things up from the traditional box of chocolates, Daniel Corpuz Chocolatier has a beautiful assortment of luxury bonbons that are both delectable and unique, widely inspired by the flavors and ingredients of Daniel Corpuz's Filipino-American heritages. Flavors like Ube, Philippine Coffee and Matcha will resonate with those from Southeast Asian cultures while Kalamansi, Black Sesame and Roasted Corn bonbons perfectly push the boundaries of what a delicious bonbon can be. And for those looking for something classic, flavors like Sea Salt Caramel, Chocolate Crunch and more are always available. Four different Curated Bonbon Boxes are available for shipping (12 for $48; 24 for $90), while those in NYC can customize the ideal box for their mom at Daniel Corpuz Chocolatier's storefront in Canal Street Market.

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Raise a glass to mom at America’s first restaurant. Delmonico’s will host a Mother's Day Celebration on Sunday May 12th featuring a 3-Course menu selection by Executive Chef Eddie Hong for $145 per person. Options include things like Caesar Salad, Caramelized Bacon, Dover Sole, Eye of Delmonico, Lamb Chops and more. For dessert, try a signature Baked Alaska. Also available, an optional Seafood Plateau for $50 per person. A 20% gratuity will be added to all checks.

Hole in the Wall

Hole in the Wall is celebrating Mother’s Day at locations in FiDi (15 Cliff Street), Murray Hill (626 1st Avenue), in Flatiron at Hotel Henri (37 W. 24th Street) and Williamsburg (292 Bedford Avenue)! This Mother's Day, moms stopping by can enjoy a complimentary mimosa alongside signature dishes like the Chili Scramble, Avocado Toast, and a Brekky Roll featuring applewood smoked bacon, chorizo pate, folded eggs, chimichurri, and mayo on a milk bun with tots on the side. They can also indulge in options like the Spicy Fried Chicken Sandwich or Crispy Pork Belly with sticky glaze, chili, fried shallots, and lime. Pair your meal with refreshing drinks such as a Jalapeno Bloody Mary, Blood Orange Negroni, Aperol Spritz.

Isla & Co.

This Mother's Day, moms visiting Isla & Co. Midtown inside Hotel Hendricks (25 W. 38th Street) or in Williamsburg (107 N. 12th Street) will receive a complimentary treat! This Australian-style, all-day Brasserie, part of the Parched Hospitality Group, will offer moms a complimentary mimosa during their meal. Guests can also indulge in a variety of Aussie-inspired dishes, along with coffee and cocktails, including an Espresso Martini Flight available all day and night.


hakubai will be open for a special Mother's Day celebration. Guests can choose from two exquisite tasting menus: $225 Spring Tasting Menu: Indulge in Hakubai's seasonal delights; $275 Mother's Day Tasting Menu: This elevated experience includes champagne pairings, new dishes and a delightful MarieBelle chocolate box – the perfect sweet ending to a memorable evening. Sunday, May 12th, 5:30 PM - 10:00 PM. Reservations via Resy.

Haven Rooftop

Celebrate Mother's Day in style at Haven Rooftop above the Sanctuary Hotel (132 W. 47th Street) with a lavish brunch experience that promises culinary delights and live entertainment from the Kate Curran Trio above the city skyline. On Sunday, May 12th, from 11am to 4pm, indulge in a one-hour bottomless mimosa extravaganza for just $34 with the purchase of an entree. Enjoy the vibrant atmosphere enhanced by soothing melodies of live jazz starting at 11:30am and going until 2pm. Reservations can be made by calling 212-466-9000 or emailing

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If you're looking for a chic and buzzy atmosphere to celebrate Mother's Day, look no further than KYU NYC, the Asian-inspired, wood-fired restaurant in Manhattan's bustling NoHo neighborhood. This Mother's Day, the restaurant will be offering a complimentary slice of its famous "Mom's Coconut Cake" to celebrate all the moms spending their day with KYU. From Cinnamon Rolls and Short Rib Hash for brunch to KYU Classics such as Beef Short Ribs, Roasted Cauliflower and Korean Fried Chicken during dinner, KYU has something for everyone and every mom.

Le Jardinier

Join Michelin-Starred Le Jardinier for a 3-course Mother’s Day brunch menu featuring spring's finest bounty, curated by Executive Chef Andrew Ayala and Executive Pastry Chef Salvatore Martone. Dish highlights include starters such as avocado faruci with tomato gazpacho and Maine lobster with cocktail sauce or grilled yellowfin tuna with yuzu crème fraiche and edamame with nigella seeds. Main course options include but not limited to Australian lamb loin with spiced eggplant, black eyed peas and sumac, or Carolina gold rice risotto with stinging nettles and baby artichokes topped with parmesan. The meal is rounded out with La Rose, a strawberry cheesecake mousse with chiffon cake and pineapple compote. Reservations can be made via Resy and ticket prices are $155 per person.

Loreley Beer Garden

It’s Rosé time during Mother’s Day at Lower East Side favorite Loreley Beer Garden, where Moms can enjoy rosé in all its delicious forms — including a complimentary glass of rosé bubbly at brunch! A perfect way to toast Mom, they will offer 10 different rosé wines by the glass and bottle (still and sparkling, including champagne); carafes of Rosé Sangria; Wölffer Rosé Cider on draft, and Loreley’s signature Strawberry Frosé made with rosé, vodka and fresh strawberries. The Mother’s Day brunch menu (12-4pm) will be served a la carte and feature twists on classics like Eggs Benedict Royale with smoked salmon; Black Forest Ham & Gruyere Omelet; and Chicken Schnitzel & Waffles alongside favorites such as and Buttermilk Pancakes with fresh berries.

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This Mother’s Day, treat your favorite lady to brunch and drinks at Milady’s. The Milady’s brunch menu features classic favorites like a Bacon, Egg, and Cheese on housemade potato bread, and the Milady’s Burger. For the adventurous mama, try the Stuffed Acorn Squash (toasted quinoa, brussel sprouts, roasted red peppers, goat cheese, maple) or Salt Cod Croquettes (spicy pickles, remoulade). To wash it all down, cheers to Mom with a cocktail she is sure to love, including the Milady’s Martini (Fords Gin, Rosé Vermouth, Fino Sherry, Santoni Amaro) and the Hey Little Hollywood (Grey Goose L’Orange, Singhani 63, Cointreau, Cranberry, Orange, Peychaud's Bitters, Olive Oil).


Celebrate Mother's Day in style at Nerai (55 E. 54th Street) where a momentous celebration will take place from 2pm to 8pm! Alongside their delectable a la carte menu, Nerai will present a special Mother's Day dish: pan-seared halibut with a red pepper and fennel compote, pickled beech mushrooms, tomato consommé, and a luscious saffron aioli, priced at $46. Ranked among the top 55 restaurants in NYC by TripAdvisor and boasting an enchanting patio, picturesque sidewalk seating, and two floors of elegant indoor dining fit with white linen tables and plush seating, it’s the perfect place to celebrate Mother's Day. Reservations via Resy.

Patent Pending

For the mom whose bar cart is always stocked, treat her to a night of memorable mixology with Patent Pending’s renowned craft cocktails. Located in NoMad, Patent Pending offers expertly-crafted cocktails divided into five Tesla-inspired categories, with drinks like the Odd Love (Rye, Spanish Brandy, Patent Coffee, Cherry, Walnut, Absinthe), Hit by a Taxi (Japanese Whisky, Armagnac, Sweet Vermouth, Pu'erh Tea, Curacao, Star Anise) and Impossible Idea (Chichicapa Mezcal, Navazos Rum, Blackened Banana, Luxardo Maraschino, Oloroso Sherry, Nardini Amaro).

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Philippe Chow

Philippe Chow, the beloved Chinese restaurant known for its luxe Beijing-style cuisine, will be raising a glass all to moms all Mother's Day weekend, May 10-12. Each mother dining in during the special holiday will receive a complimentary glass of sparkling rosé and a set of elegant pink chopsticks adorned in flowers as a cherished keepsake at both Upper East Side and Downtown locations. With a variety of famous family-style dishes like Peking Duck, Chicken Satay and hand-pulled noodles, as well as two tiers of tasting menus, Philippe Chow is the perfect place to honor mom with a group meal!


With Mother’s Day right around the corner, POPULAR’s outdoor dining space, Bowery Garden is the perfect al fresco dining experience to make mom feel special. The expansive open-air terrace is inspired by Tuileries Garden in Paris and the Gardens of Italy. Upon entering, you feel like you’ve been transported to Europe. Just on Mother’s Day POPULAR will offer bottomless mimosas for just $45. Enjoy brunch favorites with a Peruvian twist like Ceviche Clasico, Chilaquiles with Aji Amarillo Sauce, Bone-In Ribeye with Lomo Saltado Sauce, and French Toast with Mascarpone and Berry Compote.


Treat your mom like royalty and enjoy a Mother’s Day brunch fit for a queen at REYNA (11 E. 13th St). Embark on a culinary experience with shared bites such as savory Manchego and Cauliflower Croquettes or sweet Baklava French Toast. Entrees include options like a classic Shakshouka, Eggs Benedict with decadent options of Lobster, Candied Bacon, or Feta and Spinach, and a melt-in-your-mouth short rib grilled cheese. No brunch is complete without a refreshing beverage in hand, and Reyna has you covered and more with their Bottomless Brunch Add-On for $45 p/p that includes Aperol Spritzes and Mimosas. Additionally, their cocktail selection features enticing options like a zesty Mezcal Smokeshow with Pineapple Cayenne Syrup, or a Cleopatra’s Secret, shaken with Gin, Saffron, and Egg White and served up table side.

Sabai Thai

This Mother’s Day, keep Mom happy, or “sabai”, at Sabai Thai, the Central-Thai-Inspired restaurant on the bustling Park Avenue South. The gilded restaurant will be offering its a la carte menu of cherished Thai dishes with a modern, Western twist, along with artisan craft cocktails and highballs for both lunch and dinner. Menu highlights include Soft Shell Crab Fried Rice, Pineapple Duck Curry, and Pork Belly Stew. Thai-inspired craft cocktails include Koh Pha Ngan (roku house-infused raspberry gin, Aperol, rosemary syrup, lime and egg white) and Koh Phi Phi (Bacardi rum, guava juice, dragon fruit, and lemon).

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Saint Theo’s

Saint Theo’s is a coastal-Italian-inspired restaurant in the West Village from restaurateurs Robert Goldman [Principe] and Kyle Hotchkiss Carone [American Bar, Holiday Bar]. Celebrate Mother’s Day with a delicious menu inspired by Venice and the Italian coast, highlighting fresh seafood, simple yet elevated housemade pastas, and seasonal ingredients. The beverage program led by Simon Sebbah features specialty cocktails and a list of Italian wines and amari. The breezy, vibrant space boasts a dining room, bar, lounge, and an outdoor patio space perfect for celebrating the holiday in the warm weather.


To celebrate Moms, Bleecker Street hotspot Savta is treating each Mom to a complimentary mimosa during Mother’s Day brunch (11am-4pm) served a la carte. Set in a cozy brick-lined space with a lush outdoor back garden, the recently opened California-inspired restaurant has something for every Mom, from basket of house baked croissants; freshly shucked Raw Kumamoto Oysters; Truffle Omelet topped with slices of black truffle or Lox on Everything Sourdough Bagel to its signature vegetable dishes like Japanese Eggplant with agrodolce and tahini; a nutty Grilled Avocado with citrus and roasted sesame; or Crispy Artichoke Hearts.


For the mom who keeps the party going with margs and tacos, feel transported to Mexico as you soak up the Baja California vibes at seeyamañana. A relaxed bar and restaurant serving up vibrant agave-based cocktails and plant-inspired fare in the NoMad neighborhood, seeyamañana (and its eclectic downstairs music venue, seeyabajo) is sure to bring the tropical vibes to her this Mother’s Day. Must-trys include the Prickly Pear (with tequila, mezcal, amaro, cactus flower, grapefruit, and lime) and Eucalyptus (with tequila, epazote, green peppercorn, papaya vinegar, and lemon), plus Street Taquitos, Vegan Enchiladas, Summer Ceviche, Esquites, and more.

Photo: Sereneco/Briana Balducci


Perfect for a stylish Mother’s Day out, Sereneco serves bright, seasonal fare in a chic and airy space (with wraparound patio seating when weather permits). Brunch highlights include a new Smoked Salmon Plate (capers, red onion, horseradish creme fraiche, sourdough), Buttermilk Pancakes (powdered sugar, maple syrup, citrus cream; choose between strawberry basil compote, dark chocolate-tahini spread or caramelized walnuts), Shakshouka (baked local eggs, red pepper-tomato sauce, mizithra cheese, pistachios, sourdough bread), and more. Reservations via Resy

Sessions at The Hard Rock Hotel New York

Perfect for the rockstar mom, Sessions Restaurant & Bar at the Hard Rock Hotel New York is offering a special brunch menu, including Chips ‘N’ Dips with house-made chips, breadsticks, onion dip and hummus and the Club Sandwich layered with turkey, bacon, lettuce, tomato and avocado mayo. Savor the artistic blend of flavors in the Monet’s Garden cocktail infused with grapefruit, rosemary, rose petals, juniper berries and star anise, or their Cote De Roses special engraved bottle, priced at $45. Sessions will serve regular breakfast until 11AM on Mother’s Day, followed by a special brunch menu served from 11:30AM-4PM

The Happiest Hour

For the burger-loving mom, take her to one of New York’s best burger spots, The Happiest Hour in Greenwich Village. Try the Happiest Hour burger (an icon & legend for almost a decade) as well as a just-debuted *new* Happiest Smash burger. The new burger is built with house-made special blend patties topped with secret sauce, caramelized onions, sour pickles, bacon fat umami, and melted cheese - a real treat for any red-meat loving mom! Pair the mouth-watering sandwich with the property’s famous crispy fries and delicious cocktails for a satisfying Mother’s Day meal.

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The Noortwyck

The Noortwyck is an intimate and elegant gem nestled in the heart of the West Village. With approachable and stylish interiors, The Noortwyck provides an idyllic backdrop for any Mother’s Day brunch. With a brunch menu that perfectly balances the savory with the sweet, Mom is sure to have a brunch to remember, no matter what she favors. Brunch highlights include Sweet Potato Milk Bread, Duck Fried Rice, Shakshuka, and Chocolate Babka French Toast.

The Standard Grill

On Saturday and Sunday, May 11th and May 12th, The Standard Grill, located at The Standard High Line, will celebrate the matriarchy of the family with its Mother’s Day brunch offered alongside their regular brunch menu. Specials include Braised Lamb Hash, Strawberry Shortcake and Lemon Meringue Pie. Additionally, The Standard Grill will partner with Kinda Formal for a pop-up shop floral activation where customers and friends of the Meatpacking District can build their own custom Mother’s Day flower bouquet. Reservations can be made through Resy.

Swingers, The Crazy Golf Club

Swingers, The Crazy Golf Club is a global hospitality and leisure brand focused on creating immersive, one-of-a-kind venues and providing premium guest experiences through unparalleled hospitality, healthy competition and serious fun in the perfect setting. The NoMad location showcases three intricate courses, The Waterwheel, The Clocktower and The Windmill, all with unique obstacles and diverse challenges, perfect for friendly competition. Guests will enjoy food from city favorites like Emmy Squared Burger, Sauce Pizzeria, Tacos Fonda and Mah Ze Dahr Bakery, as well as an abundance of craft cocktail (and mocktail) options.

Upstairs at The Kimberly

Take your mom sky-high this Mother’s Day at Upstairs at The Kimberly (145 E 50th Street) Perched 31 stories above the bustling city streets, Upstairs offers skyline views and provides a welcome escape from the concrete jungle at this rooftop garden oasis. The New American, seasonal menu offers bites ideal for sharing, large plates for an elevated meal, and will offer a complimentary Mimosa or Bloody Mary with the purchase of one of Upstairs’ Mother’s Day entrée specials to toast to the woman of the year. Indulge in Mother’s Day Specials like a Crispy Burrata Salad, Stuffed French Toast, Butterfly Roquefort Filet Mignon, Salmon Burger, and Homemade Lady Finger Tiramisu.


Recently opened, YAO, located in the Financial District, has created a Mother's Day menu of Cantonese specialties for moms. YAO, by Executive Chef-Owner Kenny Leung and Co-Owner Thomas Tang of the acclaimed August Gatherings, has crafted a four-course Mother’s Day brunch tasting menu at an approachable price of $68 per person, On Saturday, 5/11 and Sunday (5/12), YAO will serve its specially curated brunch tasting menu from 11:30 a.m.- 3 p.m. as well as its a la carte menu all day. The four-course tasting menu includes Fried Crab Meat with Shrimp, Grilled Angus Short Rib, Fried Rice with Scallop, plus Dessert